Head of Waterfront - Songadeewin of Keewaydin for girls


Job Description

The Head of Waterfront is responsible for:

  • supervising lifeguards including skill verification, monitoring attendance and performance at swims, and running periodic “missing” swimmer drills 
  • running twice daily free swimming sessions, occasional morning and evening dips and an afternoon staff swim 
  • teaching swim classes 
  • maintaining a safe waterfront that follows the policies and procedures as outlined.

Apply by emailing Ellen Flight, Director at ellen@keewaydin.org

Apply by: April 22 2017


Camp/Organization: Songadeewin of Keewaydin for girls (ACA Accredited)

Location: Salisbury, VT

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: Highly competative


  • This is a residential position, but does not require living with campers
  • Be available from June 15 to August 19 


We are looking for a highly responsible person who:

  • is over 21 with current life guard certification for waterfronts 
  • has previous experience with supervision 
  • has life guarding experience on a waterfront
  • enjoys working with children, youth and college-age counselors

Should have, or be able to get, a motor boat operators license (VT has an online course)

Clean driving record and experience or willingness learn to drive a 15-passenger van.

Attending Waterfront Leadership School, May 28 - June 2, 2017 is highly desirable if one doesn't already have a waterfront management certificate

Additional Information

We are a girls' residential camp specializing in wilderness canoe tripping with a full in-camp programs.


Ellen Flight

950 W Shore Rd
Salisbury, Vermont 05769