Summer Camp Lifeguard

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, May 27, 2022, 5:00pm

Address:

South Kingstown, RI
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

To organize and administer activities (swimming, watercraft etc.) at the waterfront consistent with Girl Scout and American Camp Association standards and to integrate waterfront activities with unit plans and other specialized camp events. To fully support and actively participate in the team approach to camp management and achievement of goals.

Job Responsibilities:       

-Attend and conduct portions of pre-camp training

-Supervise Unit Leader (“watchers”) staff while at the waterfront

-Conduct weekly evaluations

-Enforce safety measures at the waterfront

- Assist with special waterfront events if needed

- Responsible for swim checking campers on incoming days

-Facilitate boating instruction

- Provide games and activities during free swim

-Perform daily set up, maintenance, and clean-up of waterfront as directed

-Reports accidents to Camp Director promptly

-Performs other duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications:          

-Be a current member of the Girl Scout movement and accept the beliefs and principles and ways of work of the organization

-Current lifeguard certification

-Current First Aid/CPR certification

-Ability to pass RIDEM Non-Surf test (Dates TBD by RIDEM)

-Be able to give and/or follow directions in an emergency

-Ability to act as role model for campers

-Experience as a Girl Scout camper or youth leader desirable

-Ability to work on a team

-Willing to work and live in a rustic camp setting

How to Apply:

Please apply for this position online by May 27, 2022. Please contact the Sr. Manager of Girl Experience with any questions at caudette@gssne.org.