The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Lifeguard - Summer Camp 2019

    Job Locations US-MI-Comstock Park
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Overview

    Seasonal camp position for 2019. Hours per week will vary by session duration.


    Provide for the safety of all persons using the waterfront as directed by the Aquatics Director and according to the camp Aquatics Manual.


    Ensure that all aspects of the camper experience are conducted in a compliant fashion for The Salvation Army “Safe From Harm” program.


    Strict attention to duty will be required at all times when on duty at the waterfront. THIS MAY BE A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH. Perform daily observations of children for signs of abuse, physical ailment or injury. Report any problems as outlined in the "Child Abuse Prevention" section of this manual.


    Under the direction of the Waterfront Manager, provide instruction in swimming, boating and all waterfront activities.

    Assist in keeping the waterfront area clean and safe (seaweed, etc.).

    Assist in program activities during inclement weather.

    Cooperate with program director in combined staff activities, such as evening programs, skits, Sunday worship.

    Assist in supervising the use of boats by campers and staff.

    See that all persons using boats wear life jackets.

    Keep boats and boat area clean at all times.

    Assist with boating classes when needed.

    Perform daily cleaning responsibility to assure continued good operation of camp including volleyball pit, picnic area and playground as needed.

    Assist in compliance with state supervision guidelines as incorporated in this manual in the absence of the Waterfront Manager and Watercraft Manager.


    Attend and participate as needed in all evening programs.


    Assist in challenge course activities when swimming instruction is not conducted.


    Clean and sanitize Great Lakes Center lower level bathrooms daily.


    All other duties as assigned by your Supervisor or Camp Administration.


    Minimum 16 years of age. Currently possess or have the ability to obtain lifeguard certification and First Aid/Professional Rescuer CPR from nationally recognized provider.


    Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    WMNI Vision Statement

    We envision an army, united in its dedication to boldly follow where God leads, maximizing every opportunity to reach out in love with the life changing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


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