Lifeguard

Description: Lifeguard events, programs and activities with responsibility, safety and genuine concern for swimmers and participants.

Job Requirements

·         Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth between 4 and 18 years of age.

·         Strong group leadership skills and an understanding of group dynamics.

·         Strong communication skills both oral and written are required.

·         Must be currently lifeguard certified.

·         Passion/background in swimming is preferred.

·         Knowledge of pool systems, tools and water treatment a plus.

·         Conduct fun and meaningful swim lessons for all age levels.

Job Responsibilities

Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications
Ensure safety of group/individual swimmers
Maintain pool equipment and maintenance
Other duties as required
Teach proper swim technique to all levels
Ensure fun and safe learning environment
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Sitting, standing, active up and down within the pool area. Must be a strong swimmer.

Terms of Employment:

Part time hours based on schedule and need of staffing. Hourly rate of pay ranging from minimum wage to $12/Hr. based on experience and qualifications. Terms of employment will be agreed upon hiring of position.

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Welcome to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County

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The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need help most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For nearly 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County has provided quality programming and services not only to those less-advantaged children and their families but to all youth in our community. The Club is part of a nationwide movement of more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, and we provide services to more than 1,800 members annually.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County offers a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and families. Programs include after school licensed child care, homework help, a teen center, summer camp, swimming lessons and aquatics, a fitness center, dance and drama, computers and technology, music and music production, and the fine arts.

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Interested candidates must submit a letter of intent, application and resume to:

Christopher B. Perrotti

95 Church Street

Newport, RI 02840

Phone: 401-847-6927 ext. 131

Email: cperrotti@bgcnewport.org

To apply for this job email your details to aweeks@bgcnewport.org

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

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Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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