Job Posting

Head Lifeguard

Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor Ed. Centre on the shore of Lake Huron – just north of Goderich, Ontario.

Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 70-100 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to lead the way in creating inclusive, healthy, and sustainable community through the Spirit of outdoor adventure. 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.

Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved a 225% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2024. 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-June) 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.

Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($475-$600+/week + Room&Board)

Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 30th-August 23rd, 2024, shorter term contracts available with prior discussion.

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, and to complete an online application, please visit our website!

If you have any questions please contact us!

Clayton Peters | Executive Director |


Waterfront / Swim Specialist


Camp Menesetung

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(519) 524-6497