Lifeguard Jobs Abroad at Summer Camp

Are you...

  • 18+ by June 1st?
  • Available for 9 weeks?
  • A strong swimmer?
  • Ready for a summer of fun?

Do You...

  • Want to gain a lifeguard qualification?
  • Ready to spend your summer by the pool or lake?
  • Enjoy working with children?

Ready to...

  • Spend summer in America?
  • Travel to NY, LA and more?
  • Earn a new qualification?
  • Get a great tan?


Being a Lifeguard at Summer Camp

Sun, sea, sand and Summer Camp! If you’d like to spend your summer with one of USA Summer Camp’s lifeguard jobs abroad, this is the perfect job for you!

You’ll have one of the coolest positions at camp and get to experience your summer in the great outdoors. There are lots of activities on the water for campers to try out – from slides to water skiing – and they all need a lifeguard on duty to make sure everyone’s safe in the water.

Whether you’re already a qualified lifeguard, a swim teacher, or just a strong swimmer who is capable of being trained up, lifeguard jobs abroad are highly sought after at summer camp.


What other activities can I do when working abroad at Summer Camp?

The best thing about camp is that not only do you get to help campers stay safe abroad, but you can also:

  • Enjoy climbing
  • Water sports
  • Basketball
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people

This is the perfect summer camp job for somebody who’s looking for a lifeguard job abroad.  What better way to spend your summer?

Are you ready for one of the best roles at camp? Apply to be a Lifeguard Abroad Today!

There are not many summer jobs that can top spending your day by a huge camp lake or around a swimming pool. Apply today to have the best summer of your life with a Lifeguard Job abroad at Summer Camp!

The Lifeguarding Experience

A summer as a lifeguard means a summer spent in the sun! Experience one of the best jobs camp has to offer while ensuring the safety of your campers. Whether you’re manning the pool or the lake, being a lifeguard at summer camp is a once in a lifetime experience.


Lifeguards are classed as Advanced Skill Jobs and will earn over $2,000 while at summer camp!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Lifeguard Qualification to work as a lifeguard abroad this summer?

No, you don’t.  If you’re a strong swimmer then you’re ideal to work in a lifeguard job at camp.  You’ll often be trained and will gain your American Red Cross (ARC).

Some people may have Swim instructor qualifications as well. We have amazing jobs teaching swimming as well at camp.

I already hold a lifeguard qualification, is this ok?

Yes.  If you hold a NPLQ, RLSS or have an expired lifeguard qualification then this is perfect. You’ll usually take your American Red Cross (ARC) as well at camp which is another great addition to your CV.

How much do I get paid to work as a lifeguard abroad?

Lifeguards can earn a minimum of $2,000 for the summer.

What paperwork do I need to work as a lifeguard abroad for the summer?

To get our to camp you need to complete your References and Police Check.  You will also need to book an appointment with the US Embassy.  Attending your Visa appointment isn’t as daunting as it sounds and we have guides to help you every step of the way.

What does a lifeguard abroad job involve?

Lifeguarding jobs are a lot of responsibility. Your training for the role will teach you how to keep the swimmers safe, you’ll learn first aid and be capable of rescuing people when required.    Quite often a summer passes with no incidents so you get to sit in the sun and have fun with the kids and your fellow staff.

Will I get chance to take part in other activities whilst working as a lifeguard abroad?

Yes. Even though your job role is a lifeguard, you’ll have an active part in camp.  There are many breaks in the day for you to play other games, relax, grab a coffee or play a little soccer for example! You will join in with evening activities and skits and be a valuable team member in colour wars!

If I work as a lifeguard in America, will I have to pay for accommodation and food?

When you work as a lifeguard with USA Summer Camp, on top of being paid and having the experience of a lifetime, you’ll also be provided with free accommodation and food.

Are you ready for the
ultimate summer job?