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Hampshire Regional YMCA

camp counselor

Hiring: Lifeguard

By January 18, 2023May 26th, 2023No Comments

*Part-time, seasonal*


Beautiful Norwich Lake is the backdrop to our fun-filled camp, and the waterfront lifeguards are essential to keeping water activities safe & fun. Our waterfront houses swimming, boating, fishing, and more programs. Norwich lifeguards have the privilege of watching and helping kids achieve new water goals all summer long.


Job Duties

  • Supervise and guard all waterfront activities, using first aid, CPR, and rescues as needed
  • Understand and implement appropriate response to water and weather conditions
  • Evaluate swimming abilities of campers and staff
  • Assist in management and care of physical facilities and equipment related to the waterfront program
  • Teach and enforce waterfront rules to campers and staff



  • Current lifeguard, CPR, and first aid certification required
  • Waterfront experience required
  • Experience working with children preferred

 Pay Rate: $15.45 – $17 per hour

Benefits include a free membership to the Y and the opportunity to participate in a 403(b).


Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter to kira.mattheson@hrymca.org


Or mail/in person to Hampshire Regional YMCA Attn: Kira Mattheson 286 Prospect St. Northampton, MA 01060