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Everwood Day Camp company profile

Lifeguard/Swimming Instructor

Job Location

125 Lakeview Street - Sharon, MA, United States

Job Description

Working as a Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, you will provide swim instruction and lifeguarding to boys and girls, aged from 4 to 15. This is as rewarding and interactive as a lifeguard/swim instructor position can be! You will be part of a large team of waterfront staff and receive ongoing training and feedback. Our Lifeguard and Swim Instructors will be assisted by Counselors during Instructional and Free swim periods and be supported by an experienced Head Lifeguard and Waterfront Director at all times. In addition to swim instruction training, a free Lifeguard certification course is available to successful applicants if they are not already certified or need to re-certify. This is a benefit worth up to $500 and is something that is transferable to other jobs in the future! The upkeep and basic maintenance of the lakefront beach area and docks is also part of the job. We welcome Skype, Facetime or Zoom interviews!

Job Requirements

JOB & CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate swimming fundamentals and techniques through drills and games.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Applicants must at least have at least finished 11th grade by the end of June.
Current lifeguard qualification (this certification can be done at Camp after hiring).
Strong Swimmer - course prerequisites: Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.

PREFERRED
Experience of working with children.
Experience of teaching swimming.

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 29th to Aug 28th.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 3rd when we are closed.
Salary range is $2790-$3000+ for nine weeks of work.
Extra income can be made ($500 to $790 as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.

LOCATION

Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA.
Housing is NOT included.
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. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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
Email jen@everwooddaycamp.com
Website http://www.everwooddaycamp.com/

Posted

May 25, 2020

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