Waterfront Summer Jobs

Waterfront Summer Jobs

Spend your summer on the beautiful Lafayette Reservoir! We are hiring a Director, Assistant Director, and Counselors for our waterfront activities.

Waterfront Director

The Head Waterfront Counselor should have experience teaching and organizing lessons and activities in fishing, rowing, canoeing, and kayaking. It is beneficial for the head waterfront director to have worked, and become familiar with our organization through previous employment, or through other camp experiences. It is the responsibility of the head waterfront counselor to oversee the entire waterfront program and assist staff in preparing the waterfront curriculum for fishing, rowing, canoeing, and kayaking. The head waterfront counselor is also required to complete written evaluations of staff and campers, and will be asked to accompany and supervise campers on bus routes for our day camp and camp plus programs as needed.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 21
  • Ability to obtain a valid California Fishing License
  • Ability to obtain ARC Lifeguard Training Certification
  • Excellent Driving Record and valid drivers license
  • Must attend Administrative Staff Training and Staff Training

47 hrs/week, starting at $600/week

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Waterfront Assistant Director

The Assistant Head Waterfront Counselor should have experience teaching and organizing lessons and activities in rowing, canoeing, kayaking, and especially fishing. It is also recommended that the assistant head waterfront counselor have prior experience supervising staff, and would benefit from having been employed by Roughing It before. The assistant head waterfront counselor will assist in all areas of the waterfront, and also directs a daily, after camp fishing program for up to 16 campers. Other duties of the assistant head waterfront counselor include assisting the head waterfront counselor in supervising staff and helping to create challenging and fun activities at the waterfront for campers of all ages and abilities. The assistant head waterfront counselor will also complete written evaluations of staff and campers, and will be asked to accompany and supervise campers on bus routes for our day camp and camp plus programs as needed.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 20
  • Ability to obtain a valid California Fishing License
  • Ability to obtain ARC Lifeguard Certification
  • Excellent Driving Record and valid drivers license
  • Must attend Administrative Staff Training and Staff Training

47 hrs/week, starting at $585/week

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Tenn Campers Pose in Kayaks as a Group

Kayaking Counselor

The Kayaking Counselor will work with campers who have little or no experience in kayaks. S/he must have prior experience kayaking, and should have an excellent understanding of strokes, and other related skills and knowledge. The kayaking counselor will create and implement a kayaking curriculum for campers that will focus on age appropriate activities while considering the wide range of camper abilities. The kayaking counselor will complete written evaluations of all campers who participate in kayaking, and will assist other counselors in the rowing, canoeing, and fishing programs.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed first year of college (by start of summer)
  • Ability to obtain Lifeguard Training Certification

43 hrs/week, starting at $525/week

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Young Campers Navigate their Rowboat in the Reservoir

Rowing Counselor

The Rowing Counselor is responsible for creating and implementing age appropriate rowing lessons, and will plan fun, challenging activities for campers of all ages. The rowing counselor should be a safe, strong, confident rower with a good understanding of strokes, and other related boating knowledge. The rowing counselor will be required to complete written evaluations of all campers who participate in rowing, and will assist other counselors in the canoeing, kayaking and fishing curriculums.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed first year of college (by start of summer)
  • Ability to obtain Lifeguard Training Certification

43 hrs/week, starting at $525/week

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Young Boy Campers Learn to Fish

Fishing Counselor

The Fishing Counselor must be a knowledgeable and skilled fishing person who enjoys sharing their love for the sport of fishing. The fishing counselor works with campers of all ages, and is responsible for implementing the fishing program for Outdoor Explorer campers. S/he will plan new activities for the fishing curriculum, and maintain a daily fishing log, tracking all fish caught by campers. The fishing counselor will complete weekly written evaluations on all campers. The fishing counselor may assist in other areas of the waterfront, including rowing, canoeing and kayaking on an as-needed basis.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed first year of college (by start of summer)
  • Ability to obtain Valid California Fishing License
  • Ability to obtain Lifeguard Training Certification

43 hrs/week, starting at $535/week

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Young Campers Row in Lafayette Reservoir

Canoeing Counselor

The Canoeing Counselor should be a safe, strong, confident canoeist with a good understanding of canoe strokes, and other related boating knowledge. The canoeing counselor is responsible for creating and implementing age appropriate canoe lessons and activities, for campers. The canoeing counselor is also required to complete written evaluations of all campers who participate in the canoeing program, and will assist other counselors in the rowing, kayaking and fishing curriculums.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed first year of college (by start of summer)
  • Ability to obtain ARC Lifeguard Certification

43 hrs/week, starting at $525/week

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Assistant Waterfront Counselor

The Assistant Waterfront Counselor assists in all areas of the waterfront, and helps to plan and teach activities for the fishing, rowing, canoeing and kayaking programs. This counselor will help to complete written evaluations of all campers, and must have, at least, a basic knowledge of all waterfront activities we offer at Roughing It.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed first year of college (by start of summer)
  • Ability to obtain Lifeguard Training Certification

43 hrs/week, starting at $525/week

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