Head Lifrguard

  • Summer
  • Beamsville
  • $640 per week CDN / Year
  • Jun 30, 2024

Cave Springs Camp

Outdoor adventures and spiritual growth

Job Summary:
We are looking for a Head Lifeguard and Lifeguards to manage and supervise the pool and pool activities. They ensure the pool is maintained and all regulations are followed. They work together to ensure safe swimming at all times. When not lifeguarding they assist with planning and leading camp program activities. NLS Certification required. On site living is required.

Term: Full-time 9 weeks (or negotiated weeks): June 29 to August 30, 2024.

Job Responsibilities:

Assess and maintain the safety of all people in and around the pool or swimming area.
Remain alert and use all senses while guarding.
Perform first aid and emergency care treatment when required.
Work as a team with other lifeguards and camp staff.
Handle discipline situations with respect and courtesy.
Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the pool area, equipment, and first aid inventory.
Complete all necessary checklists and reports.
Conduct daily testing of the swimming water; record results and report any concerns to the Camp Director.
Communicate and enforce all Cave Springs swimming and pool regulations, policies and procedures are followed.
Evaluate conditions for safety and initiates aquatics emergency action plan as required.
Be prepared to execute emergency procedures.
Assist with daily cleaning tasks in the pool area.
Attend all scheduled staff meetings.
Assist program team with designing and preparing camp activities.
Provide leadership, support, and assistance with camp activities.
Provide camper support, assistance and leadership.
Fill in for counselling and program staff as needed and assigned.
Carefully manage, maintain, and care for camp spaces and equipment.
Contribute to a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for all campers and staff.
Act as a positive role-model for staff, campers, volunteers, and others associated with the camping program.
Communicate effectively with all staff members.
Demonstrate effective teamwork, positivity, professionalism, and inclusivity.
Set personal goals and engage in ongoing self reflection and growth.
Act as a role-model for personal self-care, including health and well-being.
Attend and fully participate in all camp training sessions and events.
Work effectively with year-round and seasonal Cave Springs staff.
Model and uphold all community norms and expectations.
Support and follow all policies, procedures, and practices of Cave Springs Camp.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

NLS Certification is required
Knowledge about pool maintenence (ie. chemicals and testing) is an asset
Experience working with children is an asset
Strong documentation skills
Strong leadership skills
Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and team members

Please apply through our website.
Information about all the positions available, as well as about Cave Springs Camp in general, can be found on our website: https://cavespringscamp.on.ca/become-camp-staff/positions/

Should you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email and we’d be happy to help.

Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Directing Team. Thank you for your interest in working at Cave Springs Camp!

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