Lifeguard or WSI Swim Instructor

We have two positions available at the pool - lifeguard or WSI swim instructor. Upon completing the application, you will be contacted by our Pool Director to figure out what opportunity is best for you!

At Running Brook, we believe that camp is special because of the people who are there. Camp is a place where youth come to play and grow in a group - as a member of our staff, you will play an integral role in this incredible experience. Along the way, we hope you will learn about yourself and gain valuable experience to use throughout your life.

What We Offer

  • An opportunity for you to positively impact youth by being a leader and role model
  • Flexible professional development opportunities to benefit you regardless of career path
  • A community of coworkers with the drive to create meaningful change while having fun
  • Day camp experience - enjoy camp during the day, rest and refresh at night
  • Competitive pay with increases based on level of experience
  • Daily iced coffee and lunch

What You Will Do

  • Be available for the camp season, June 24 through August 16, Monday to Friday, 8:15am-4:00pm
  • Participate in pre-camp training and professional development
  • Assist with daily pool opening and closure
  • Perform rescue drills and procedures
  • Maintain a positive attitude and an enthusiasm for your work with all campers
  • Practice self-care in order to put your best foot forward
  • Communicate effectively with leadership team, counselors, campers, and parents
  • Be safe and have fun with the whole Running Brook community!
  • Supervise participants in the swimming area for all lessons and free swim periods.
  • Share responsibility of lifeguarding for afternoon Extended Day program (additional compensation provided)
  • Instruct 6 classes of campers of all ages in Red Cross swim program
  • Write reports and chart campers’ swim progress
  • Supervise participants in the swimming area
  • Share responsibility of lifeguarding for afternoon Extended Day program (additional compensation provided)

What You Need

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification
  • able to re-certify with us if expiration is within 1 month of camp starting or if it expires during the summer
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • WSI certification preferred (Swim Instructors Only)
  • 1+ years of experience (Swim Instructors Only)
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours
There is room for everyone at camp. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of ages, abilities, and backgrounds at camp. We encourage, value, and honor diversity and support a cultureof equity and inclusion. We are an equal-opportunity employer, committed to fostering equity at every level of the organization. We recognize that this is a long-term, ongoing commitment that requiresactive learning and change on the part of our organization.
FALL 2023
Summer 2023 staff are invited to re-apply

Staff positions for Summer 2024 open to new applicants

JANUARY 2024 - JUNE 2024
Hiring continues until all positions are filled

MAY & JUNE 2024
Mandatory staff training and orientation - dates / times to be announced

JUNE 24, 2024
First day of Day, Adventures & Creative Arts Camps

AUGUST 16, 2024
Last day of Day, Adventures & Creative Arts Camps


785 Beaver St.
Waltham, MA 02452
Phone: 781-314-0994
Fax: 781-894-5706

Director: Kenna Weber, L.M.F.T.

Office Hours: We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please give us a call with any questions that you have, or to schedule a personal tour.