EYF Sports · Knoxville, Tennessee
Department EYF Sports
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level




EV Davidson - Carl Cowan Pool 


Emerald Youth Foundation is a Christian, urban youth and community ministry in Knoxville, TN serving over 2,000 young people annually. Emerald Youth’s ministry is implemented through a network of more than 18 churches and faith-based organizations to raise up a large number of urban youth who love Jesus Christ and become effective leaders who help renew their communities.


Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with Emerald Youth Foundation and EV Davidson-Carl Cowan Pool policies and procedures.


Pay is set at $10/hr, or $25/2 hr. pool party + $10/hr. for extended hours.

School Year Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday, must be available between the hours of 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Opportunities for evening and weekend shifts during community pool days and pool parties available.


  • Maintain constant surveillance of pool area to ensure safety.
  • Respond to emergency situations immediately.
  • Understands and enforces pool safety rules, policies, and guidelines according to Emerald Youth Sports Aquatic requirements.
  • Develops positive relationships with swimmers and families, encouraging parent involvement.
  • Performs chemical testing and checks throughout the day.
  • Assists with pool and pool area upkeep and cleanliness, i.e., monitoring pool area, organizing equipment, reports damages.
  • Updates required records and reports data as required.
  • Completes accident and incident reports as needed
  • Attends meetings and other general duties required by supervisor.


  • Dedicated Christian with clear knowledge of the Gospel and a passion for the mission of Emerald Youth Foundation; connected to a church community; possesses a strong reputation for honesty, integrity, and high moral standards. 
  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Red Cross Lifeguard certification required.
  • CPR, First Aid Certification preferred (will train).





It is the policy of Emerald Youth Foundation to provide employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, sex, age, or national origin.

Section 702 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides that the religious discrimination law will not apply to a religious corporation, association, educational institution or society with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion to perform work connected with the carrying on by such a corporation, association, educational institution or society of its activities.

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  • Location
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Department
    EYF Sports
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience