Job Posting

Head Lifeguard

Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Leadership Training Centre

On the Shore of Lake Huron – 5 Minutes north of Goderich, Ontario.


Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 60-90 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to provide amazing growth opportunities to campers (ages 5-15) of all backgrounds at subsidized rates – Camp is for Everyone. Camp Menesetung is affiliated with the United Church of Canada and we welcome and celebrate staff and campers of all faith and non-faith backgrounds (be that atheist, agnostic, spiritual but not religious, or religious – and anything in between). Our mission is explicitly NOT to seek to convert our campers, but to foster an environment where all feel comfortable sharing community, opening their minds, thinking big thoughts, and enjoying support & friendship.

Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved an 80% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2021. A word of caution and encouragement: this is a job that, if you are ready for it, has the potential to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life; this is a job that will change lives – yours and your campers. Choosing this job is a choice to challenge yourself to become a better person. Are you ready?

Camp Menesetung also supports a Spring Program Staff team (May-August) which all applicants are welcome to apply for in addition to this position.


Required Qualifications: Age: 18+, Standard First Aid/CPR-C, NLS, lifeguard experience, clean vulnerable sector police record check, vaccinated for COVID-19.


Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($420-$570/week + Room&Board)


Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 26th -August 19th, 2022.


Responsibilities: The Head Lifeguard is responsible for all water safety at camp. This includes: supporting assistant lifeguards, maintaining pool chemical levels and operations to regulation standards (training provided), developing pool program activities and ensuring that activities are safe and appropriate to camper swimming ability, and guarding the pool. Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details.


To Apply

For more information, learn about our COVID-19 job adaptations, and to complete an online application, please visit our website!


If you have any questions please contact us!


Colleen Lowrie | Camp Director |

Clayton Peters | Executive Director |


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

May 14, 2022

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(519) 524-6497