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Camp Lifeguard-Swim Instructor at Norwood

Company: Esf Camps
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join our Norwood team in Chestnut Hill, PA: Be a Hero to Campers as a Camp Lifeguard-Swim Instructor at ESF Camps!Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure filled with laughter, learning, and unforgettable moments? At ESF Camps, we are on a mission to create a summer like no other for campers from preschool to 8th grade. We are looking for energetic and passionate people to join our team and make a positive impact while having a blast!Every day, the Lifeguard-Swim Instructor brings the ESF Aquatics Program alive for our campers by teaching swimming, lifeguarding, ensuring pool safety, and supporting pool management. Curriculum and supplies are provided.Why ESF?Inspire Young Minds: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of children while receiving comprehensive training and support.Unleash Your Potential: We offer internships, fieldwork, and overall professional development opportunities.Become a Leader: Gain valuable leadership experience as you supervise and mentor children.Positive Environment: Experience being part of a team guided by ESF Core Values.Extra Perks:Convenient Summer Schedule: Enjoy nights and weekends off.Employee Referral Bonus Program: Increase your earnings through referrals from your network.Free Certifications: Reimbursements are available for qualified roles (including Lifeguarding).Camp Tuition: Enjoy a significantly discounted tuition rate exclusively for Team members children.Requirements:Swimming Background: Previous swimming background with swim team, water polo team or other structured swim program preferred.Experience: We are looking for experience working with children. Previous experience working with children in a camp setting is preferred.Age Requirements: Must be at least age 16 by the start of camp.Certification(s): Must have certifications: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid Certification, Current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer CertificationHours: Typically, from 8:15 am to 3:40 pm, Monday to Friday, with opportunities to teach after-camp swim lessons for additional income.Schedule Commitment: Any schedule changes or time off must be pre-approved by the site director.Required Training: Complete all required ESF and state-mandated training and onboarding.Dress Code: Maintain the 'ESF Look' (camp uniform) and embody the spirit of the camp.Essential Job Responsibilities:Teach Swimming: Provide daily swim instruction to campers ages 3-14 at various skill levels.Complete weekly progress reports for all campers and other required paperworkPool Operations: Implement proper pool procedures for opening, water quality (testing, chlorine, etc.), and closing.Safety & Positive Group Management: Ensure the safety and well-being of campers with an emphasis on positive behavior and effective group management. Promptly report any concerns to the Site Director.Teamwork: Work effectively with other Lifeguard/Swim Instructors and share various responsibilitiesBe the Ultimate Role Model: Supervise campers, while fostering a positive, welcoming, and safe environment.Demonstrate ESF Core Values & Code daily, from Gratitude to Bring It daily.Model the ESF Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp daily.Adhere to all company policies.Communication: Maintain clear, concise, and engaging communication with campers, families, peers, and our leadership team.Reporting Relationships:Reports directly to and takes direction from the Camp Aquatics Director, with additional accountability to the Site Director.Additional Responsibilities:Must have the physical capability to see (near and far), climb, bend, swim, float, kneel, and carry individuals during rescue operations.Push/pull, lift, and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per dayRespond to emergencies, including running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion.This job description is subject to change at any Jobble

Keywords: Esf Camps, Philadelphia , Camp Lifeguard-Swim Instructor at Norwood, Education / Teaching , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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