Birthday Party Attendant- Thomas E. Hannah Branch

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg Spartanburg, SOUTH CAROLINA

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the birthday party attendant is responsible for the supervision and personal safety of every individual using the pools and surrounding areas.  The birthday party attendant must communicate with patrons and lifeguards regarding use of pool, swim testing for all participants and time management of party activities.  The hours are flexible, dependant on Parties booked, and rotate between staff.  2 - 20 hours per month.


Birthday party attendant candidates must be 16 years old.

Prefer certified YMCA and/or American Red Cross Lifeguard with First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.

Become certified in Adult, Child, Infant CPR/AED within 6 months of hire.

Must be able to tolerate high temperature and humidity


  • Report for duty ½ hour before party begins.
  • Check in with party every 20 minutes.

  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of pool (party related trash), deck, and party areas.

  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude at all times.

  • Report for duty on time and prepared to assist patrons.

  • Give the pool rules prior to ushering the party into the pool.

  • Assist with swim tests and selection of appropriate flotation devices for non-swimmers.

  • Will place Swim-safe bands on all party participants under age 13.

  • Know and practice all emergency action plans and procedures.

  • Arrange furniture prior to party and clean up following party, including sweep floor and take out trash.

  • Secure a substitute in the event of illness or emergency and notify Aquatic Director.

  • Engage in positive public relations with members and participants.

  • Refrain from eating, reading, talking or texting on cell phones while on duty.

  • Perform additional tasks delegated by Aquatics Director for the overall benefit of the Aquatics Department and YMCA.

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