Boy Scouts of America - Northern Star Council
  • 22-Jun-2017 to 25-Jul-2017 (CST)
  • Camping - Seasonal
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Other
  • Contract

Room and board

Seeking a weekend Lifeguard through August 5, 2017 at Stearns Scout Camp, located near Annandale, MN. Lifeguard training will be provided if needed. Compensation starts at $1,000 for the full season (or prorated if working less than the full season) and is dependent on number of days worked. Must be age 16 or older for this position.

General responsibility: Assist the Aquatics Director in conducting all facets of the camp aquatics program.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  1. Attend staff training.
  2. Promote water safety and offer instruction in water safety and skills.
  3. Assist the Aquatics Director in offering age-specific programming to campers.
  4. Assist the Aquatics Director in maintenance of all equipment and facilities.
  5. Hold a BSA Lifeguard or American Red Cross Lifeguard certification. Training will be provided if needed.
  6. Assist in the safe operation of waterfront activities including free swims and boating.
  7. Other duties necessary for the safe operation of the waterfront under the direction of the Aquatics Director.
  8. Participate in regular in-service trainings and follow-up evaluations.

General qualifications:

- Knowledge of Scouting is helpful but not required.

- Work location: The camp is located near Annandale. Employee must be able to commute to camp, or be able to live at camp on weekends. Room and board are provided; accommodations consist of tent housing.

- Work schedule: Requires working Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.

- Interpersonal skills: Must have the ability to get along with staff, youth campers, and volunteers, and maintain a friendly and helpful attitude. Must have problem-solving skills. Must be able to be a team leader and player, build relationships and communicate effectively. Must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

- Confidentiality: Must be able to maintain confidentiality of all information dealing with staff, youth, volunteers, vendors, and council.

Please email your work experience or resume to, or apply online on this site.  

For more information about Northern Star Council, see

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