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Summer Camp Job - Lifeguard

Assist the Aquatics Lead in the organization and care of the waterfront activities, while serving as a lifeguard for departmental program offerings.

Perform the duties of a lifeguard as scheduled, always alert and focused on the safety of all.
Assist in maintaining a safe, well-cared for waterfront area.
Participate in scheduled training and practice of lifeguarding skills.
Make suggestions, as needed, to the Aquatics Lead, regarding the operation of the waterfront.
Help make campers, staff, and guests feel welcomed at the waterfronts.
Teach and show Christ's love to fellow staff and campers in word and in deed.
Attend all meetings, both departmental and camp-wide.
Be involved in other camp activities as planned by the Recreation and Ministry Departments, as the schedule allows, mainly after dinner hours.
Assist in various responsibilities in order to facilitate Sunday camper drop- off and Saturday camper pick-up.
Fulfill temporary assignments to other duties, including Cabin Leader, as needed.


Is a professing Christian, committed to a Christian lifestyle in keeping with the biblical model.
Strives to demonstrate the Christian Lifestyle through thought, attitude, actions, and behavior; strives to model a personal faith in Jesus Christ by exhibiting the Fruit of the Spirit.
Exhibits a sincere love for the Lord and desires to see people come to know Him personally and grow in their faith.

Agrees with, and supports, Timber-lee Ministries’ philosophy and policies.
Demonstrates excellent work ethic and excels at providing quality guest experiences.
Understands and exhibits behaviors and skills needed to function in, and be accountable in, a team environment.
Shows a positive and cooperative attitude of ministry to the position, guests, and fellow employees.

Must be at least 16 years old.
Has, or is able to obtain or participate in Timber-lee training to obtain, current Red Cross lifeguard certificate.
Must be able to handle working in hot, humid conditions.
Performs assigned tasks in a timely and effective way.
Is able to physically traverse the multi-terrain campground in all seasons of the year; able to be on one’s feet for long periods of time.
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age at time of hire to be considered for this position.

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Programming



Updated: 7/11/2024 12:14:36 PM

Job Contact:
Abby Hannula
(262) 642-7345

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Why work at Timber-lee:

Located in East Troy, Camp Timber-lee is a year-round operational camp with over 600 acres. We serve schools, churches, retreat groups and individuals with a multitude of activities! Our mission is to create engaging communities where each young person encounters Christ through a dynamic camp experience. Come join the team committed to this purpose!

N8705 Scout Road
    East Troy, WI 53120-1773

(262) 642-7345

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