It’s fun to work at The Y!

We are looking for an energetic Swim School Teacher and Administration superstar to join our Swim School team at Onehunga War Memorial Pools

You’ll be supporting the Swim School Manager with the smooth running of department. Providing administration support and expertise, alongside great customer service.

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop into a Swim School Teacher, with assistant and training provided to gain the required qualifications.

This is a part time role offering a minimum of 20-30 hours per week.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage and administer swim school reception services, policies and procedures
  • Accurately process all Swim School enrolments and bookings, managing class booking numbers and wait lists.
  • Assist with class preparation and school group set up as required

What experience/skills do you need?

  • Minimum 12 months experience in an administrative role
  • Minimum 12 months experience in a customer facing – customer service related role
  • Computer Savvy and competent in Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • High work standards, including time management
  • Excellent communication and problem solving ability
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders and partners, while having a good awareness of the surrounding community
  • Credibility and professional integrity: Ability to act in a manner that conveys high personal and professional standards, while engaging with a personable and approachable nature role specific
  • Ability to work independently or work well in a team across all cultures and ages with The Y

What The Y offers:

  • Free gym membership and discounts on YMCA services e.g. childcare, holiday programmes, sports leagues, etc.
  • Apprenticeship Boost Scheme (Outdoors, Swim School, Lifeguards, Fitness, OSCAR, Youth)
  • Professional development, career advancement and safeguarding training
  • Working in a community-focused environment
  • On-site parking

About The Y North:

As a not-for profit, everything we do each day has a positive impact, and we have fun doing it! We believe in the power of inspired and connected communities, where people feel safe and are motivated to reach their full potential. Our values of Caring, Respect, Honesty and Responsibility are at the core of our culture and the valued connections and friendships you’ll build here are lifelong. The Y employees and careers represent many lifestyles and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, with jobs and hours to suit everyone’s stage of life from 14-70+. Our varied services and activities offer a wide range of career pathways where your development will be supported to help you reach your career goals. Our STAR Awards, Outward Bound scholarship opportunities, and long service recognition reward your contribution. We have benefits to suit your lifestyle, with access to free counselling, free annual flu vaccinations, free gym membership for all employees, and discounts for our services such as early learning centres, before and after school care, camps, swim school and sports leagues.



All applicants must:

  • Currently hold the right to work in New Zealand and currently be in New Zealand.
  • Return a satisfactory Police Vet before commencement of employment.

The Y North is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent. Staff will be required to attend Safeguarding workshops, trainings and online modules to comply with The Y North Safeguarding Policy.