Overnight Camp Counselor with Lifeguard Opportunities!

Let's have a Summer to remember for a lifetime!!!

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of San Diego County


San Diego, CA 92123-1641

Camp Information

Camp Surf
560 Silver Strand Blvd
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Job Description

Let's have a Summer to remember for a lifetime!!!

Come join Camp Surf team for a Summer of meaningful work, lifelongfriendships and amazing memories on the beach!

You’ll receive a Daily Rate, Plus Room and Board!


  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience working with youth in the Day Camp, Resident Camp or like setting
  • Good customer service and communication skills when interacting with children, parents and the community
  • Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills including: standing, hiking and/or climbing for extended periods of time.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation.
  • CPR and First Aid certified upon hire and must be from one of the following:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute

Essential Functions

  • Assume full responsibility for a cabin group of 8-12 children including supervising the children 24 hours per day (evenings, overnights, mealtimes and most activity times)
  • Knowledge of camp operating procedures
  • Employ good teaching and leadership techniques in providing quality instruction
  • Use good judgment; make decisions that ensure the safety of the children
  • Follow all rules and instructions, carry and use properly necessary equipment during activities, know and follow camp emergency procedures
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of investment in camp, including the cleanliness of facilities, care of equipment and supplies, and stewardship of the natural environment
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with the team of other camp counselors and directors



Other Compensation

$48.00/Day PLUS Room and Board

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply Online

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