Job Application - Girl Scouts Of NYPENN Pathways Inc

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Camp Hoover Lifeguard - Syracuse, NY

Weekend Lifeguard

Camp Hoover Adventure Center, Tully NY

Summer position


Looking for a rewarding and fun weekend summer job where you can help girls build their confidence and character? Join our friendly, innovative, and fun staff as a Lifeguard at Camp Hoover Adventure Center located in the heart of Central New York on scenic Song Lake in Tully. Our Camp has facilities for waterfront activities (swimming and boating), a full archery range for girls to assess their skills, and our very own private island!

General Responsibility:

·       The Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring that all swimming activities occur in a safe and age-appropriate manner.

·       Serves as a lifeguard when the waterfront is open.

·       Must be available for the following days and times:

-        July 7: Staff Training (9am-5pm)

-        July 9: Mom and Me Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        July 10: Mom and Me Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        July 16: Troop Core Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        July 23: Troop Core Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        July 30: Troop Core Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        August 6: Troop Core Camp (8:30am-12pm)

-        August 13: Troop Core Camp (8:30am-12pm)

·       Reliable transportation required.

·       Camp is open on the weekends. Typical work schedule is Saturday mornings, with a few exceptions.

·        The health and safety of our staff, girls, and volunteer community is our highest priority. Therefore, the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways is requiring all newly hired, (and current) staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved Covid-19 vaccine and follow all covid protocols implemented by the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways.



  • Must be over the age of 18

·        Current Lifeguarding certification with appropriate Waterfront module and up-to-date CPR and First Aid necessary.

·        Possess good character, integrity, patience, sense of humor, enthusiasm, and willing to be a part of the camp community.

·        Have training and/or experience working with children in an outdoor setting preferred.

·        Believe in the Girl Scouts mission.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to safely walk on uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to ½ mile 

·        Comfortable with varying inside and/or outside environmental conditions, noise, outdoor elements such as rain, wind, sun, heat, and may be exposed to animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

·        Other duties as assigned.


An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V and LGBTQ