Everwood Day Camp company profile

Lifeguard/Swimming Instructor

Job Location

125 Lakeview Street - Sharon, MA, United States

Job Description

Working as a Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, you will provide swim instruction and lifeguarding to boys and girls, aged from 4 to 15. Our campers attend Camp for an average of 6 weeks so you have the time to build relationships and also develop their skills significantly over the course of the summer. 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. You 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. Free Lifeguard and WSI certification courses will be running at Camp in June before Camp opens and are available to successful applicants if they are not already certified or need to re-certify. This is a benefit worth up to $1000 ($500 per course) 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.

Unlike most lifeguarding summer jobs, we GUARANTEE the hours and work for the whole summer, rain or shine!

Job Requirements



16+ years of age.
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 have at least finished 11th grade by the end of June.
Current lifeguard qualification (this certification can be done at Camp).
Ability to address stressful situations appropriately in a fast paced, interactive environment
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. Everwood Day Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Experience of working with children.
Experience of teaching swimming.
Teaching certification (W.S.I. or equivalent - this can be done at Camp).


9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 29th to Aug 28th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 17th (8wks) and hours are guaranteed.
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 (up to $700), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.


Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI!
Housing is NOT included.

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/


January 22, 2020

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