Leah Routenburg


Certified Lifeguard

Markdale, ON


My experience in many different roles within a variety of working environments has enabled me to develop a unique array of effective working skills.

As a Camp Counsellor I am known for being energetic, approachable, and effectively motivating children, teens, and adults; and helping them to embrace the camp environment. I am a go-getter, committed to implementing and leading group activities that are fun, educational and entertaining.

I am an enthusiastic Recreational Leader highly effective at developing a full event schedule that meets both budget and Camp community needs. Service-oriented professional with a friendly and adaptable approach. Pursuing new professional challenges with an expanding operation.

I am a fully certified and experienced lifeguard highly skilled in observing all swim patrons in the pool while upholding safety protocols. Strong team player with excellent communication skills and instruction abilities.

I am a Creator and owner of Business, Lunarhead Opus, selling and promoting my personal work and art pieces on social media and through community events such as art shows and auctions.


·  Event planning

·  Team building and collaboration

·  Certified Lifeguard

·  Creativity

·  Problem-solving abilities

·  Childcare management

·  Creative lesson plan development

·  Lifeguard procedures

·  NLS: National Lifeguard Service
·  Water Safety Instructor 
·  Bronze Cross
·  Bronze Medallion
·  First Aid
·  CPR 
·   AED defibrillator 


September 2018/ April 2019

Certificate of Intercultural Studies at Heritage Bible College and Seminary

September 2019/April 2023

Bachelor of Arts at Redeemer University


June 2018/June 2020

Head of Lifeguard Department at Camp Hermosa

• Kept watch over swimmers to ensure fast response when distress situations arose.
• Maintained a safe swimming facility by regularly checking pool chemicals and cleaning the pool, pool filters, and pump daily.
• Led swimmer instructional lessons with participants of varying ages to share optimal swim techniques and build strength.
• Garnered valuable advice to new swimmers on specific techniques and provided tips on building strength.

June 2018/June 2020

Recreation Department at Camp Hermosa

• Created engaging evening games and daily fun activities for campers of all ages
• Helped participants enjoy activities in a fun but safe manner.
• Provide entertainment through skits, competitions, and campfire challenges
• Raised $30,000 towards building new cabins through fundraiser called “treading for bedding”

September 2019/December 2019

Waitress at Muskoka Bible Centre

• Served plated dinners, buffet style dinners and hot beverages for parties of 50 to 200.
• Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
• Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
• Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
• Transported all dirty glassware and utensils from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
• Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.

October 2015/ May2019

Food Service Worker at Stevens Bar-B-Q Restaurant

• Performed prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
• Delegated tasks to team members to optimize productivity.
• Cleaned work areas, equipment and utensils.
• Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
• Upheld food safety standards at all times.

  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email lroutenburg@redeeemer.ca

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