• Head Lifeguard


    Description:

    The camp is located on the shores of beautiful Lac de L'achigan in Saint-Hippolyte. We are an English summer camp that welcomes about 100 young people from 6 to 17 years old. The majority of our campers are followed in youth protection. Camp Weredale offers these young people a safe and beautiful environment in which they can be close to nature, create lifelong friendships and hopefully begin to heal.

    Responsible to:

    One of two Assistant Directors

    Job Description:

    You would be responsible to provide campers with a well-rounded camp experience; ensure the welfare, health and safety of campers as well as develop and animate activity programming for designated camper groups.

    Responsibilities:

    • To ensure the high level of supervision and safety of all waterfront programs and activities;
    • To oversee the cohesion of the lifeguard team and to schedule the lifeguard rotation;
    • To ensure the planning and implementation of safe, enjoyable aquatic activities;
    • To provide the proper care in emergency situations;
    • To oversee and teach basic swimming skills;
    • To be responsible for the maintenance and inventory all waterfront supplies and equipment;
    • To request and order any necessary equipment and supplies;
    • To continue to evaluate the waterfront activities and programs and suggest and implement possible solutions and / or changes;
    • To hold regular staff meetings and staff training sessions in accordance to the needs of the group;
    • To plan, organize and implement special events;
    • To participate in regular supervision and formal evaluations;
    • To conduct supervision and formal evaluations of the waterfront staff as required;
    • To fill out any necessary paperwork;
    • To maintain a positive relationship with the counsellors and other staff;
    • To assume duties of cabin counselor on occasion, if required;
    • To assist in other areas of camp life as needed such as Hutline, special events, rainy day programming, evening programming etc.;
    • To perform all other related tasks as requested by the immediate supervisor.

    Requirements:

    • Must have completed Secondary 5 and preferably one year of college;
    • Must have all necessary Lifesaving Society qualifications;
    • Must be willing to obtain a Pleasure Craft Operator Card during pre-camp;
    • Prior related experience would be considered an asset;
    • Must recognize the paramount importance of water safety and be committed to ensure all rules are enforced;
    • Must have excellent people, communication, and organizational skills;
    • Must be emotionally mature and willing to accept responsibility;
    • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision;
    • Must be capable of respecting confidentially regarding camper medical, behavioral issues and family history;
    • Must be reliable and dependable.

    Salary Offered:

    $3,180

    Employment Status:

    Summer, full-time, day, evening, weekend. Transportation, lodging, and food are included at Camp Weredale during the stay.

    Duration of Employment:

    June 17, 2023, to August 18, 2023.

    To apply send your resume to campweredale@hotmail.com.