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Summer Camp Lifeguards- HIRING NOW!

Looking for certified lifeguards to support our summer programs. Youth work experience preferred.

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Responsibilities: 

Lifeguards

  • Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.
  • Maintains constant surveillance of participants; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of participants in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 6 months to 1 year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Current American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED certification.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation, based on American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard standards.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.

Water Safety Instructor Certification recommended, but not required. Current Lifeguard Certification required.

Work Schedule: 

Monday-Friday, varies.

Qualifications: 

General Required Qualifications for Girls Inc. Staff

  • Demonstrated experience in youth programming.
  • Knowledge of Girls Inc. of Worcester programs or willingness to learn.
  • Adhere to confidentiality policies and conduct appropriate for a representative of Girls Inc.
  • Ability to maintain personal boundaries, while respecting the students’ rights to privacy and establishing limits on appropriate personal conversations.
  • Mature, responsible, organized, with experience in time management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the content and philosophy behind Girls Inc.’s programs; willingness to learn from Girls Inc. National trainings and publications.
  • Ability to problem solve and make improvements.
  • Must be punctual and dependable.

General Desirable Skills and Qualities for Girls Inc. Staff

  • The ability to occasionally accommodate a flexible work schedule and responsiblities.
  • The willingness to travel on occasion.
  • The willingness and ability to participate in learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • The willingness and ability to participate in agency-sponsored events, Annual Meetings, Awards ceremonies, etc.
  • Knowledge of child development and the necessary elements to build a quality after school program, as well as familiarity with the advantages of single gender programs.
  • The ability to work as a team player with Girls Inc. of Worcester staff and volunteers.
  • The ability to listen and take direction well.
Salary and Application Information: 

$14-16/hour, seasonal. School year positions available as well.

Responsible to: 
Director of Programs