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18 Apr 2024

Seasonal Camp Waterfront Director

YMCA of Central Massachusetts – Posted by YMCAofCentralMA Lancaster MA, Sutton MA, Charlton MA

Job Description

Are you at least 21 years of age and have supervisory skills? Do you enjoy working in outdoors by a lake, and working with children? If so, come join our dedicated, loving, and enthusiastic Summer Camp Team!
If you are chosen as our candidate, you will be expected to supervise the waterfront at one of three camp locations –being responsible for the waterfront safety and overall supervision of teaching of YMCA swimming lessons, guarding of free swimming, and the leading of boating (canoeing); The position requires pre-camp training held in June and the position runs for the duration of camp from late June to late August.
The Camp Waterfront Director of the YMCA of Central Massachusetts must fulfill the following qualifications in his/her position.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have 2 months prior experience in supervisory role at a similar aquatics’ facility and/or verification in aquatics management/supervision
  • Current Lifeguard Training from a nationally recognized organization
  • Current CPR Training for the professional rescuer/healthcare provider by a nationally recognized organization
  • Must have First Aid Training from a nationally recognized organization
  • Water Safety & Swimming Instructor (WSI) from a nationally recognized organization (preferably American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor) which includes both Swim instruction for all ages and swim and Basic Water Safety/Rescue Instruction levels.
In addition to the position requirements, the Waterfront Director must satisfy the following duties.
  • Waterfront Management including safety and equipment
  • Lifeguard schedules and discipline
  • Maintain waterfront and boathouse cleanliness
  • Annual Pre/Post Camp Clean-Up
The Waterfront Director must fulfill all lifeguard duties/expectations which include the following:
  • At all times, display: Enthusiasm, acceptance, sensitivity, patience, and self-control.
  • Plan and implement daily lessons and free swims.
  • Instructors must be in the water for every swim lesson.
  • Help plan camp-wide activities.
  • Assist other camping staff when needed.
  • Attend all staff trainings, meetings, and Family Nights.
  • Ensure the safety of campers and staff while in the waterfront areas.
  • Prepare, maintain, and breakdown the beach/swim areas daily.
  • Maintain equipment and property.
  • Develop progressive swim programs for all abilities.
  • Supervise boating programs.
  • Alert Camp Director of any dangerous situations.
  • Represent the YMCA and the community both on and off the clock.
  • Set Face-Book, Twitter, Tumbler accounts etc., to Private and refrain from having any internet communication with program participants / staff under the age of 18.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.
  • Camp Lowe: Lancaster, MA
  • Camp Foskett: Charlton, MA
  • Camp Blanchard: Sutton, MA
Job Type: Summer Seasonal Full-Time
Shifts: Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm June 1st, 2024 to August 23rd, 2024, includes 1 day per week ending day at 5:30pm for community swim lessons
**Pre- and Post-Camp training and preparation is required–dates TBD
Pay: $20.00/hour for new hires and $21.00/hour for returning Waterfront Directors
Benefits: Access to facilities to all YMCA employees and Employee Assistance Program
If this sounds like something you are eager and qualified to do and want to apply, please submit your application with your resume today! 
About Us:
The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
The YMCA of Central Massachusetts provides an environment that reflects, respects, and celebrates our differences and the richness of diversity, resulting in strengthening the foundation of community through our pillars of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The YMCA of Central Massachusetts is made up of our 6 branches throughout Worcester County: Central Community Branch (Worcester, MA), Greendale Family Branch (Worcester, MA), Boroughs Family Branch (Westborough, MA), Montachusett Community Branch (Fitchburg, MA), Leominster Community Branch (Leominster, MA), and Tri Community Branch (Southbridge, MA).

How to Apply

Please submit your online application and resume today by clicking the links below: Camp Lowe Waterfront Director (Lancaster, MA): Camp Lowe Waterfront Director - Click Here to Apply! Camp Foskett Waterfront Director (Charlton, MA): Camp Foskett Waterfront Director - Click Here to Apply! Camp Blanchard Waterfront Director (Sutton, MA): Camp Blanchard Waterfront Director- Click Here to Apply!

Job Categories: Aquatic Director. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: $20.00 per hour, 40 hours per week for 11-12 weeks, and Summer Seasonal Full-Time. Salaries: $10,000-$20,000.

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