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Everwood Day Camp company profile

Head Lifeguard

Job Location

125 Lakeview Street - Sharon, MA, United States

Job Description

Lifeguard applicants must have a great personality, be hard working, detail oriented, work well as part of a team, be an outstanding communicator and love to solve problems. A capacity to learn and grow is a must. Ready for a challenge? We are looking for a Head Lifeguard at a Day Camp Waterfront which looks and acts more like a Resident Camp Waterfront. An optimal candidate for this position would have resident camp waterfront experience (or equivalent) or aquatics management experience. You will be responsible for supporting a Waterfront Director to manage a team of 15-20 lifeguard/swim instructors. Motivating our waterfront staff and instilling in them a strong sense of safety, warmth, enthusiasm, professionalism and pride is a crucial part of this role. You will also oversee our inflatable adventure course. All our swimming is done in a lake (no pools), using a floating dock system to separate and define swim areas.

If you are looking to forge a career in the Camp industry, in aquatics or in education you could not ask for a better experience than this Lifeguard position! Free LGT and/or WSI re-certs are available to the successful candidate! Equal Opportunity Employer.

We welcome SKYPE and Facetime Interviews!

Job Requirements



An enthusiastic, motivated individual.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate swimming fundamentals and techniques through drills and games.
The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Previous experience of managing adults.
Current lifeguard certification.
Experience of working with children.
Experience of teaching swimming.

Experience of working on open water (lake or similar).
Camp experience (Overnight or Day Camp).
Current W.S.I. certification.

9am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day).
June 29th to Aug 28th (9 weeks, preferred) or Aug 21st (8 weeks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 3rd when we are closed.
Weekly staff trainings (on nights and weekends) in May and June.
Salary is $4000 and up for 9 weeks of work, based on experience and qualifications.


Housing is NOT included - local staff only.
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis.

How To Apply

We are currently preparing for the summer of 2020 and are accepting applications for many positions.

Candidates interested in employment with Everwood Day Camp are invited to complete our online staff application.

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Contact Information

Contact Jen Kaplan
Head Counselor
Everwood Day Camp
125 Lakeview St
Sharon, MA, United States 02067
Phone 781-694-5829
Fax 781-636-2126


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