Purruna Spencer Newton Centre

YMCA South Australia has partnered with Scotch College Adelaide to manage the school’s new $27 million Purruna Spencer Newton Centre.

The state-of-the-art Wellbeing & Sports Centre is a realisation of big dreams and an audacious vision and will serve Scotch College and the local community well into the future.

Located on campus in Torrens Park, the centre will feature an aquatics space with a 25m lap pool, a separate program pool, Pilates studio, stadium courts and a variety of multi-purpose wellbeing and consultation spaces. In addition to hosting student and staff programming, the state-of-art facility will offer the community a learn-to-swim program along with casual admission and membership options for fitness classes such as Reformer Pilates, Yoga and Aqua Fitness.

The YMCA is actively recruiting for a number of casual positions including swimming teachers, lifeguards, Pilates & Yoga instructors, and customer service staff.

Current Vacancies

PLLC March 2022 100

Swimming Teachers & Teacher In Charge (supervisor) - $26.78/hr - $31.56/hr

YMCA Swimming Teachers are an essential component in the delivery of the YMCA Swimming Lessons Program. Swimming Teachers are required to maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of YMCA aquatic programs, educational trends and industry development.

Interested but currently not qualified? That is okay, we are happy to work with anyone who displays enthusiasm with aligned values and is keen on a career in the Aquatics Industry. Training and education can be supported to gain ongoing employment with the Y. Contact our Swimming Lessons Manager.

Current vacancies

PLLC March 2022 188

Duty Managers - $31.56/hr

Duty Managers will provide leadership and supervision to assigned teams while overseeing daily operations, ensuring staff productivity, monitoring process compliance and creating a positive and safe work environment for all employees and patrons visiting the facility.

LifeGuards - $28.32/hr

Pool Lifeguards at YMCA facilities take on much greater responsibility than simply supervising water space. As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards will act as positive role models to build happier, healthier communities within the facilities that we manage.

Current Vacancies

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Pilates & Yoga Instructors - $55/class

Looking out over the Adelaide skyline, the facility will boast a brand-new boutique style Pilates studio with 16 reformer beds aiming at providing a variety of wellness programs. Complimenting the reformer studio will be a variety of Yoga and Pilates mat work programs with future provisions for Barre classes to complement the suite of programs on offer.

Current Vacancies

PLLC March 2022 165

Customer Service Officers - $26.78/hr

Customer Service Officers are the face of our organisation, responsible for ensuring all members and guests receive the highest possible level of service. You will be the first and main point of contact for all facility members and guests. You will be responsible for cash handling and POS, telephone operation, tours, program information, membership sales and enquiries. Your exceptional customer service skills will be challenged through the need to multi-task and problem solve, while always ensuring a positive customer experience.

Current Vacancies

Have you considered work as a Swimming Teacher?

Swimming Teachers inspire confidence and motivate swimmers to be confident and proficient while providing life-saving skills for life.

Being a swimming teacher is a very rewarding role, and works well as a flexible part time job that can span 50 weeks of the year. Watch the below videos to hear what it's like to be a Swimming Teacher with the Y!

Working at the YMCA

YMCA South Australia is a charitable, not-for-profit community organisation which has served the South Australian community for over 160 years. With a vision of creating opportunities for people and communities to connect with a better life, we deliver programs and services across the State including recreation centres, swimming pools, health and fitness centres, camps, early education and schools, disability services and youth development.

We look for inclusive people with a real zest for life whose positive and vibrant approach inspires those around them. Working at the Y in South Australia, you will join over 600 fun loving colleagues discovering a rewarding career full of diversity, rich in job satisfaction, with opportunities to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.