Summer Camp Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Staff / Seasonal

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

Start Date: June 18, 2024 (training nights on June 18th, 19th, and 20th)

Job Summary: 

BB&N is seeking a Summer Camp Camp Lifeguard/Swim Instructor for Summer Camp 2024. Primary responsibilities include Supervising and guarding all waterfront activities and safely guiding campers in their personal growth, daily living skills, and to their daily activities.

In addition, the Camp Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is expected to be committed to the following:

  • Participate in developing and implementing high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for campers within BB&N’s mission.

  • Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being.

  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff. Ensuring the site’s cleanliness and adhering to all safety guidelines associated with the camp program.

  • Positively represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.  Be a role model to campers and staff in attitude and behavior.

  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records, including incident reports, dietary restrictions/allergies, and daily attendance.

  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate should have some experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.

In addition, the candidate:

  • Must be 17 years of age

  • Must be available for training sessions on the nights of June 18th, 19th, and 20th.

  • Education and First AID and BLF certification, required

Salary: $22.00 per hour

To Apply:

Please visit the Careers at BB&N page to complete your online application. Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement, and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools takes the health and safety of its community members very seriously. Because we serve students, many of whom are not eligible for vaccination due to their age, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment. Documentation showing vaccination status will be required as part of the application process.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender