Everton Summer Camp

Everton Summer Programs: Lifeguard

Objective: To support the Scouting mission and programs by providing supervision, engaging programs and activities, working with campers 1-on-1 and in a group setting and ensuring a safe environment at our camp pool and riverfront.

Reporting to: Camp Director or Designate

Dates of employment: Everton Summer Programs 2018 will run the following weeks

  • July 1st – 6th
  • July 8th– 13th
  • July 15th – 20th
  • July 22nd – 27th
  • July 29th – August 3rd
  • August 12th – 17th

Camp Staff will be required to attend a training date to be determined.

Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that the swimming pool is being used safely and in accordance with camp, government and Scouts Canada policies.
  2. Work cooperatively with another lifeguard to provide fun and engaging pool programs and special events.
  3. Ensure that all the campers know all of the rules, regulations and expectations for using the swimming pool at camp.
  4. Swimming pool maintenance as required by health regulations.
  5. Lifeguarding and teaching swimming lessons as required.
  6. Be an active member of the camp team, supporting all other programs offered at camp.
  7. When not supervising pool during swim times or engaged in pool maintenance, all lifeguarding staff are expected to support the camp program as required.
  8. Ensure full compliance to all applicable risk management policies and procedures by program participants, volunteers and employees.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.

Qualifications:

  1. Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  2. Current NLS
  3. Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  4. Enjoy camping and the outdoors
  5. Ability to work as a team
  6. Experience working with young people
  7. Outdoor skills, Scouting experience and experience working with Cub and Scout aged youth (8-14 year olds) would be an asset
  8. Must be willing to become a member of Scouts Canada and to submit to a screening process. A police record check is required for staff 18 years of age and older.
  9. Must be willing to abide by the Mission and Principles of Scouting

Working Conditions:

  • Lifeguards will receive accommodation and will be required to remain on-site at camp for the duration of their employment.
  • One day off per week will be provided, commencing Friday evening until Sunday morning.
  • Lifeguards will receive all meals at camp during the camp’s operational periods.

How to Apply: Please send a completed application, along with a resume either by email or mail to:

Heather Bender, Camp Director 558 Glendene Cres.
Waterloo, ON, N2L 4P4

Email: summercamp@scouter.ca