Lifeguard - Northern California Summer Camp

Lifeguard - Northern California Summer Camp

05 May 2019

Lifeguard - Northern California Summer Camp

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Job Descriptions:Camp Mendocino is a residential summer camp located in Northern California. All Camp Employees are expected to live, sleep and work at Camp. Camp Mendocino provides meals and lodging for the duration of the employment period.Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) is dedicated to providing children and teens with safe, fun places to learn and grow, with professional staff to offer support and guidance, serving as caring mentors and role models. One aspect of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco's programs is Camp Mendocino (our residential summer camp). Camp Mendocino is a nationally recognized program where staff members work with youth ages 8 to 17 of all backgrounds to help them gain the qualities and skills needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. Camp is located four hours north of San Francisco and spread over 2,000 acres. We provide transportation between San Francisco and Camp at the start and end of the summer.We offer a wide range of activities at Camp including: swimming, a four part challenge course, mountain biking, archery, dance and drama, arts and crafts, environmental education, sports, overnight camping, and much more! Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. View other exciting career opportunities with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco by viewing our webpage at www.kidsclub.org/jobs. The Camp Lifeguards oversee all waterfront activities, including water safety, and swim tests. The lifeguard team plans and implements waterfront programming to engage campers and foster character development and promote healthy lifestyles in coordination with the Program Managers. Provide oversight during activity times and as needed. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide a safe environment for all staff and youth while at the waterfront

Ensures life jackets are worn at all required times

Adhere to all safety rules and protocol

Administer swim tests for all campers

Supervise counselors assisting at the waterfront

Maintain all waterfront equipment

Foster character development consistent with BGCSF philosophy

Participate in all camp activities, such as: talent shows, camp fires, and flagpole

When not running programming engage with assigned youth group, and assume all responsibilities of a counselor, including overnight supervision of youth in cabins

Other duties as specified by direct supervisor

Swimming lessons are not part of this job

Required Experience:SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Current Red Cross Lifeguarding certification or equivalent

Experience supervising youth as a lifeguard

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers and campers

Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations in a professional manner

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Desire to work outdoors 24/7

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE PREFERRED:

Experience working with youth in an overnight camp setting

Experience working with youth from disadvantaged circumstances

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for at least 3 miles

Must be able to be stand for 8 hours (with breaks)

Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 30° to 100°

SCHEDULE: Temporary/Seasonal position. Applicants should be available June 13-August 8, 2019.Keyword: Lifeguard - California Summer CampFrom: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

Job Details

  • ID
    JC2221488
  • State
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  • Source
    Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
  • Date
    2019-05-05
  • Deadline
    2019-07-04
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