Coaching, Coaching - Rowing, Coaching - Swimming & Diving, Coaching - Water Polo
Looking for Young and Excited members to join our team as a lifeguard and swim instructor!
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! Equal Opportunity Employer. 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!
DATES, HOURS AND BENEFITS
9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day) June 26th to Aug 25th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 18th (8wks) and hours are guaranteed. Mon to Fri each week except for July 4th 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.
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).
Experience of working with children. Experience of teaching swimming. Teaching certification (W.S.I. or equivalent - this can be done at Camp after hiring).
Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI! 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.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is for 9 weeks, not annual.
Everwood is a unique day camp with the look and feel of a traditional overnight camp. Originally designed as a resident camp, Everwood Day Camp is situated on over 70 beautiful acres of lush woods and open green fields on the shore of Lake Massapoag, a beautiful 350-acre lake in Sharon, MA.
Everwood Day Camp is a caring community where children make friends, learn, grow and are inspired to be t...he best person they can be. Everwood is inclusive, fun, vibrant, and safe. Our activities promote educational and personal growth, through our dynamic program of instruction in sports, arts, nature and outdoor adventure.
What do you get out of the staff experience at Everwood Day Camp?
•Whether you work at Camp for one summer or fifty you will gain a lifetime membership to a warm, welcoming community of our staff, our campers and their families.
•An amazing experience where you will work hard, share your talents and enthusiasm and learn new skills that will be useful in future, as well as being a great resume booster.
•You will be more confident and improve (or add to) your ability to be: patient, kind, a leader, a teacher, creative, organized, inclusive, empathetic, spontaneous, independent, motivational and fun. It will be difficult to compare the person you are when you start at Camp to the person you become by the end of the summer.
•Are you seeking entrance to a college/university, a new job or an internship? A reference from one of our Camp Directors can help open doors for you.
•Paid summer employment.
•Out of work hours you will forge wonderful friendships with our other staff members through our afternoon/evening staff activities! Sports, quiz nights, movie nights and more will be running regularly throughout the summer at Camp!
•The satisfaction that you made a lasting difference in the lives of young people.