Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Lifeguard in Fontana, California
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, fosters character development, and promotes healthy lifestyles in coordination with the Program Managers. Provide oversight during activity times and as needed.
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
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
Experience working with youth in an overnight camp setting
Experience working with youth from disadvantaged circumstances
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 6 - August 2, 2020.
Keyword: Summer Camp, Camp Counselor, Swimming, Youth
From: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco