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Summer Camp Lifeguard

Part-time PART_TIME ; posted: Wednesday, Mar 31 2021

2021-03-31

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Easterseals Florida

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Basic Responsibilities:

Are you looking for a Great Place to Work this summer?  Easterseals Florida, voted 2020 Great Place to Work by staff is seeking energetic, motivated and creative individual to fill our summer camp lifeguard/counselor position for our 2021 summer camp season at Camp Challenge in Sorrento, Florida. Easter Seals Florida Camp Challenge provides children and adults with disabilities and special needs a summer getaway filled with laughter, friendship and fun.  Our lifeguards are a big part of making that happen. 

The lifeguard organizes activities in and around the pool. The lifeguard will work closely with other staff to schedule and oversee these activities and ensure that campers have a safe and positive experience.  The lifeguard will also assist campers in other recreational activities such as sports, archery, the challenge course, arts and crafts, swimming, talent night, and making s'mores at campfires. Since the lifeguard also serves as a summer camp counselor, you assist with the personal care needs of some of our campers, such as assisting with meals, bathing, dressing, toileting, sensory needs, and helping manage difficult behaviors.  A full week of training will be provided.  Summer camp 2021 will be approximately 7 weeks starting in June, 2021.

COVID-19 Considerations: All staff are required to wear masks and follow our COVID Safety & Sanitation Guidelines.

Qualifications:

What We Value:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training
  • Current Lifeguard Certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Great communication skills
  • Compassion, energy and creativity
  • Ability to assist in the physical care of our campers including lifting and transferring
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with people with diverse abilities and backgrounds
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Being ready and able to work one of the hardest, yet one of the most rewarding, jobs in your life

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).


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