Under the direction of the Camp Director a lifeguard will uphold the rules and the guidelines of the pool to ensure the safest environment for all members.




Work with one other Life Guard to ensure the safety of every individual at the CAMP WANNAGOAGAIN! both in and around the pool as well as the rest of the facility including the lake front area of Paddle Boats.

Lifeguard will supervise all waterfront activities.

Lifeguard able to visibly manage up to 20 youth in the pool or in paddle boats on the lake. 

To enforce regulations pertaining to showers food and drink conduct.

To help in maintaining the premises in a clean and sanitary condition.

To learn and review all emergency procedures.

To report 15 minutes prior to scheduled hours in proper uniform (whistle trunks and Orange Staff Shirt men and one piece suit and provided orange staff  shirt for women).

To secure a substitute lifeguard when unable to fulfill assigned duties and notify supervisor of changes.

Maintain a clean deck area and changing area

To maintain all certifications required by the CAMP WANNAGOAGAIN

All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Other information:

 Must be 16 years of age or older.

Must have CPR Certification and Basic First Aid certification.

In addition to the above requirements it is expected that a lifeguard will bring to his/her position maturity responsibility positive values and sincere interest in working with people.

Ability to follow Camp Director and staff�s lead in the use of visuals and other augmentative devices to communicate with campers.

Must be able to stand for the duration of the shift
Must be able to bend and stoop occasionally
Must be able to lift at least 15 pounds occasionally
Must be able to spend long periods of time in the pool or at the lake front
Remain alert with no lapses in consciousness
Communicate verbally including projecting the voice across distances and communicate swiftly and effectively with emergency personnel over the telephone and in person
Hear noises and distress signals in an aquatic environment including in water understanding that significant background noise exists in aquatic environments. 
Operate alone as a lifeguard without other lifeguards for support
Observe all assigned sections of the water area
Perform all needed rescues and survival skills


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: RI Autism Project Inc. USA:RI:Johnston


Work Type: Per Diem


Shift: Shift 2


Union: Non-Union