Camp Lifeguard

Closing date: 
March 30, 2019
Job Description: 

Location: Camp Grafton, Magna Bay, Shuswap Lake, BC

We are looking for a life guard 16 or older to join our camp team. Camp Grafton is a children's summer camp located on Shuswap lake. We have a 45 acre property where we run a variety of activities. The chosen applicant will guard the swim zone with the assistance of one other guard for approximately three hours a day. The swim zone is located on the lake where we have two docks and a roped off area. Outside of swim time the applicant will be able to participate in numerous camp activities such as archery, canoeing, field games, etc. while being fed the best camp food. Volunteering at Grafton is an unforgettable summer experience. The positions run Sunday to Friday, July 2nd to August 6th. Applicants can choose how many weeks they will like to volunteer for. Our volunteers will be awarded honorariums upon completion of their week.



• Document events, and prepare reports during the camp season

• Supervise all waterfront activity

• Obtain information from camper’s registration form regarding camper’s swimming ability or any related health problems which may affect the camper’s safety.

• Develop, implement, evaluate and be responsible for all aspects of waterfront health and safety, in cooperation with other staff.

• Educate the campers, Volunteer Leaders, Volunteer Staff, and Summer Staff as to the Waterfront Policies and Procedures, especially those regarding safety, and enforcement thereof.

• Ensure the safety and maintenance of all waterfront facilities and equipment.

• Assess the swimming ability of campers, Volunteer Leaders, Volunteer Staff, and Summer Staff on the first day of each camp session and enforce restrictions on the basis of the assessments.

• Work with other staff as a team and ensure that Emergency Procedures are regularly reviewed and tested.

• Actively participate as a member of the Program Staff team in other aspects of camp when the waterfront is closed.

• Model enthusiastic, mature leadership to campers and volunteers.


Contact Info
Jason Marchese
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia