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Paid Internship - Special Needs Youth Camp Lifeguard

Company: Camp Starfish
Location: Rindge
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

We're looking for motivated individuals who have a desire to work outdoors with children who have emotional, learning and behavioral challenges.Camp Starfish Waterfront Specialists are camp counselors who supervise water safety and teach swim lessons at our waterfronts on Lake Monomonac. Candidates must be strong swimmers and able to pass a lifeguard certification course (provided as part of camp training).Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safety in and around the waterfront area at all times
  • Teach individual 1:1 swim lessons
  • Anticipate hazardous conditions and take precautionary measures
  • Render first aid and CPR as needed and within the scope of employee's certifications
  • Encourage camper participation in camp activities
  • Help campers who may require additional time or explanation
  • Support campers who may require extra attention or assistance
  • Implement and monitor individualized camper behavioral plans
    • Being able to pass the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
    • Being able to do the followning:
    • 300-yard swim using front crawl or breaststroke
    • 2-minute tread using legs only
    • Ability to retrieve a 10-lb dive weight from 7 ft deep, surface and swim 20 yds with the weight, using legs only
    • Exit the pool without using a ladder within 100 seconds.

Keywords: Camp Starfish, New England , Paid Internship - Special Needs Youth Camp Lifeguard, Other , Rindge, Northeast

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