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Onondaga Camp
in Minden, ON (live on site)
invites applications for the position of
Head of Swim Programs (Summer Contract)

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Job Description

Onondaga Camp is looking for a Head of Swim Programs to oversee all safety and proper program delivery of an extensive swim program. Onondaga Camp delivers Red Cross and LifeSaving Society Swim Lessons to over 400 participants daily.
  • Schedule and supervise a team of swim staff to deliver program to roughly 80 campers each hour.
  • Ensure staff are actively teaching swim levels for all periods.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of all swim records for each session.
  • Provide feedback to all staff, including informal and bi-weekly reviews
  • Ensure staff are actively engaged with kids, and getting in the water consistently.
  • Ensure swim tests are completed on the first night of each session.
  • Organize and schedule and Bronze Med & Bronze Cross exams at the end of August
  • Assist in managing the completion of report cards (completed by swim staff)

Required Qualifications

  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Qualification (NL). NL waterfront is considered an asset.
  • Lifesaving Society Examiners is an asset.
  • Previous experience working at a summer camp is preferable.
  • The ideal candidate possesses exceptional organization skills
  • As noted, this is a position which involves working closely with camp staff who are responsible for keeping our campers safe on the waterfront with strong guarding techniques and attention to safety. People skills and understanding of others is key in this position.

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