Lifeguard (Seasonal)

Lebanon, CT


Responsible for the safety and delivery of all aquatic programs at Camp. They are responsible for guarding recreational swims and for small watercraft use, if assigned. Required to assist with the general camp program.   They are responsible for the supervision and care of campers during designated/specific activities and facilitating delivery of programs within a unit. 



  • Participates in the daily implementation of the aquatics program. Works cooperatively with Waterfront Director to enrich all-camp and aquatic programs including swimming, boating, and rainy-day activities to facilitate general camp operations.
  • Assists Waterfront Director to develop, follow and enforce all waterfront safety measures and emergency procedures to ensure all health, safety and program standards are always followed in compliance with state regulations, ACA Standards, Girl Scout Safety Activity Checkpoints, and GSOFCT Policies.
  • Participates in all staff training, including in-service and pre-camp skills training.
  • Follow Camp Staff Personnel Policies.
  • Assists the Waterfront Director in assessing swimming skills of all campers for classification, ensuring that every participant in their assigned camp facility has been through a swim assessment.
  • Maintains health and safety standards for campers, staff, and self.
  • Report accidents and files incident reports promptly with the Waterfront Director and/or their designee.
  • Responsible for the care and use of camp aquatics equipment as assigned.
  • Participates in all emergency drills including, but not limited to, aquatics emergencies.
  • Participates in unit and all-camp activities as assigned. She/he is responsible for the supervision and care of campers during designated/specific activities and facilitating delivery of programs within a unit.
  • Participates in opening and closing procedures of the camp season.
  • Always maintains professional camper/staff relationships.
  • Monitors water quality as appropriate to the facility. 
  • Keep records, reports, and maintenance requisitions as assigned.
  • Assigned evening unit counselor responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 18 years or older.
  • Ability to demonstrate his/her competency in both lifeguarding and swimming skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of staff and campers (background/abilities) to encourage full participation in Girl Scouting.
  • The ideal candidate will possess experience which relates to job responsibilities including successful experience in camping, swimming, group leadership, and organizational skills and experience working with children.    



High School graduate or equivalent. 



  • Lifeguard certification is applicable to the facility.
  • AED/CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid certifications are required. 
  • Water Safety Instructor preferred. 



Room and board provided.