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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Indian Valley

Camp Location: Ellington, CT

Camp Description: Are you passionate about working with children? Would you like to share your interest, enthusiasm, and experience for a specific activity with kids? Are you also interested in spending the summer in a beautiful location having a ton of fun and meeting great new friends? We hope so, because we are looking for dynamic, energetic individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of children.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford

YMCA Location: Hartford, CT

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Indian Valley Family YMCA is looking for qualified and energetic individuals as Summer Camp Lifeguards. Under the direct supervision the Camping Program Director the Lifeguards will uphold the rules and the guidelines of the pool/waterfront to ensure the safest environment for all members. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: • Must be 18 years of age or older. • Must have current YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding • Must have CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification, AED, and Oxygen Administration. • Must have Basic First Aid certification. • Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills in swim lesson instructions. • In addition to the above requirements, it is expected that a lifeguard will bring to his/her position maturity, responsibility, positive values and sincere interest in working with people. HOURS: This position is a seasonal position. Approximately 40 hours per week from June 24-August 16. Hours of operation are approximately 8:30am-4:00pm M-F. No camp July 4. 40 hours of mandatory camp training will be held in June prior to the first day of camp. Some Saturdays and evenings are required.

Salary Information: $8.25-$10 per hour depending on experience

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: • Send employment application and/or cover letter and resume to Clarissa Santos at the YMCA of Greater Hartford 241 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103 or fax to 860-522-1314. • Applications and/or resumes can also be scanned and emailed to • Applications are available online at

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Contact: Clarissa Santos

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