Youth Aid Program
If your Junior Guard is between the ages of 15-17, they should consider trying out to become a Junior Lifeguard Youth Aide. As a Youth Aide you work under the close supervision of the Junior Lifeguard Supervisor. This uniformed position will work directly with the Lifeguard Staff in order to develop job skills, quality work habits and leadership qualities through work experience.
NOTE: Youth Aides must be 15 years of age before the beginning of the 2nd session of JGs.
The tryout will consist of a competitive 500 yard open ocean swim. Candidates who complete the swim in the allotted time with qualify for the Run-Swim-Run portion of the tryout which will consist of a 100 yard run- 200 yard swim-100 yard run.
The top candidates in the Run-Swim-Run will move forward to a competitive oral interview. The interview will be a mix of personal experience and qualification questions as well as relevant scenarios. Candidates interviewing will be ranked and Youth Aide positions offered based on operational need*. (A resume and Professional business attire are highly recommended for the interview process).
* It is highly desireable to be available for both sessions of Junior Guards.
Youth Aid Tryouts:
Saturday April 12th, 2014; 9:00 am @ Dunes Beach
Session I - June 16 to July 11, 2014
Session II - July 21 to August 15, 2014