The Salvation Army

Aquatics Instructor

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Regular Part-Time


Position: Aquatics Instructor
Location/Dept.: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia PA
Availability: Immediate
Schedule: Part-time - (as needed during swim lessons cycles) Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as may be required in performance of duties or as requested to support the ongoing program offerings of the Kroc Center.

Reporting Relationship: Aquatics Manager (AM), Aquatics Supervisor (AS)

Salary: $19.89 Grade :76 Status: Non exempt



 The Aquatics Instructor provides swim lessons to individuals of all ages and instructional levels. Additionally, this function assures the safe utilization of all aquatic areas by Kroc Center members and guests. The use of superior customer service in providing oversight of these areas is required. Must be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of aquatic operation, as needed and assigned. Maintain a safe and positive exercise environment in the center’s water park and competitive swimming areas. Supervise member and guest use of aquatic venues. Demonstrate knowledge and practical application of the center’s safety and emergency procedures. Assure that all aquatic emergency equipment is in good working condition and is readily available, as needed.


 High school diploma or GED or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement, PA state lifeguard certification required, prior work experience as a lifeguard in PA preferred. Current WSI and CPR/AED/First Aid required.  Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required.  Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Proficiency in oral and written communication skills.  Prior teaching experience preferred (all levels and ages) As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter.  Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check.  Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission Statements of The Salvation Army and the RJKCCC.  


Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:

           The Salvation Army Kroc Center

           Human Resources Department

           4200 Wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19129

           Fax: (215) 558-1499

           External applicants: Aquatics Instructor (


                                      No phone calls please

 Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 7/9/24

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Requisiton No. 1653


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