Lifeguard (Ages 16+)
Camp Raanana @ the J
Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor
2935 Birch Hollow Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
*Camp Raanana @ the J takes place for two weeks in August
Camp Raanana @ Cedar Lake
Michigan United Conservation Club
2500 Pierce Road
Chelsea, MI 48118
*Camp Raanana @ Cedar Lake (9:30 AM-3:30 PM), mid-June through mid-August. You will take a bus from the J to Cedar Lake and back each day.
Pre & Post Camp
Morning Drop-off (9:00 AM) & Afternoon Pick-up (4:00 PM)
Pre-Camp (7:30-9:00 AM) & Post-Camp (4:00-6:00 PM)
*Ability to work Pre or Post Camp for more pay
Waterfront Director (during swimming or water activities)
Minimum 16 years of age
Lifeguard Certified (may be able to obtain upon hire)
Possess current First Aid/CPR certification.
Meet all qualifications of Counselor / Counselor-In-Training (CIT) role (depending on age)
*You are not required to be Jewish, but must be open to learning about Judaism (i.e. songs, prayers, etc.).
**Must be able to pass a background check
Staff training will be held prior to camp beginning. Applicant will have the opportunity to become First Aid/CPR certified prior to the first day of camp).
Responsibilities as a Lifeguard
□ Listen to, respect, follow the decisions, and report any emergencies or any inappropriate behavior to the Camp Director (Waterfront/Assistant Waterfront Directors during waterfront or water activities)
□ Listen to, and respect opinions of other staff including fellow, lifeguards, Counselor’s-In-Training (CIT’s), and counselors
□ Utilize learned skills to provide rescues / medical assistance as needed
□ Responsibilities of Counselor / CIT role applies
□ Guard at all waterfront activities assigned
□ Provide surveillance during aquatic activities to prevent and manage injuries
□ Ensure high quality waterfront experience for each individual camper in attendance
□ Other duties as assigned
Physical Aspects of the Job
□ Ability to communicate orally and in writing
□ Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards
□ Ability to enforce safety regulations and execute appropriate emergency procedure
□ Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury) and possess strength and endurance require to maintain constant supervision of campers
□ Activities may include / require:
• Prolonged standing, walking
• Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment
• The need to lift up to 50 lbs
• Prolonged exposure to outdoor elements (sun, wind, rain, etc.) and animals or insects (bugs, etc.)
Successful completion of all the required duties and expectations will ensure that the experience of the camper will be a safe and positive one.
□ Salaried for up to eight weeks between June and August. Commensurate with experience. Absences unpaid.
□ Certain overnights mandatory
Questions: Tamara Lewis, Programs Office Manager, (734) 971-0990 ext. 141 or e-mail email@example.com