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YMCA Camp Belwood
in Fergus, ON
invites applications for the position of
Camp Lifeguards

Friday, July 12, 2019

Job Description

Join our team and make an impact in the lives of our campers for years to come!

The YMCA of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo is one of the community’s largest non-profit organizations. Last year alone we impacted the lives of nearly 100,000 people across Waterloo Region, connecting them to each other, their health, and their potential.

YMCA Camp Belwood offers a variety of exciting and enriching camping experiences to children and youth in our community including an overnight summer camp and day camp.

Located on Belwood Lake, just outside the town of Fergus, Ontario, Belwood sits on a 3-acre site hosting approximately 80 campers per session, 30 day campers and 40 staff members. Camp Belwood offers one week overnight sessions, a small day camp and an LIT program.

What you will do…

Foster a place of belonging and inclusion for all as you help give campers some of the best experiences of their lives. Create lasting memories and lifelong friendships with your peers working and living together in close quarters. Stretch your team building and problem solving abilities while you work together navigating a constantly changing environment.

Our Lifeguards have the incredible opportunity to make genuine connections with youth ages 5-15 years of age during their stay with us at camp. Help create a  safe, fun and engaging atmosphere while inspiring these youth to push boundaries, make new friends and develop new skills. Residential camp staff live on site throughout the summer with accommodations and meals provided.

Specific duties include:

  • Lifeguarding and supervising boating activities and reacting to emergencies
  • Lifeguarding the pool during camp general swim, cabin activites, and daycamp swims

Required Qualifications

  • National Lifeguard Pool
  • Standard First Aid, CPR -C with AED Skills
  • National Lifeguard Waterfront (an asset)
  • Lifesaving Instructor (an asset)

Contact Information

Stefanie Feth
stef.feth@ckw.ymca.ca
519-570-6716