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For questions or to apply for positions with Lifetime Activities and NYSP, contact Program Coordinator Mary Wolk, at mary.wolk@mail.wvu.edu 

Lifetime Activities & NYSP summer job opportunities PDF

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor 

Daytime Hours: National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) 

Perform basic life guarding duties during swimming lessons scheduled for the NYSP campers. The age group of the swimmers will be 10-16 years of age. Instructors will prepare and teach group swim lessons and conduct activities appropriate for this age group. Must attend staff orientation session, abide by all WVU/NYSP policies and procedures, and provide a good role model for NYSP participants. NYSP camp is held at WVU Shell Building/Natatorium, Evansdale campus. 

Required Skills:

Current Lifeguard certification and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification. WSI certification preferred. Exhibit leadership qualities and customer relations skills – friendly, reliable, motivated. Knowledge and understanding of the importance of lifeguarding/instructing with the ability to apply techniques learned. 

Hours needed: 

Must be available to work June 20 – July 15, 2016 Mon.- Fri. 9:00am – 12:00pm 

Evening and Weekend hours: Lifetime Activities 

Lifetime Activities classes are held at the Natatorium (Evansdale Campus) and the Elizabeth Moore Hall Pool (Downtown Campus) May 16 – August 5, 2016 – times vary. 


Group Leader National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) 

Responsible for leading a group of approximately 25 children ranging in age from 10-16 (grouped by ages) to various lessons and activity areas. Take daily attendance and lunch counts. Assist with sport instruction and overall supervision of children. Professional behavior is expected and must be alert to children and activities at all times. Must attend staff orientation session, abide by all WVU/NYSP policies and procedures, and provide a good role model for NYSP participants. Program will start and end at the Shell Building. 

Required Skills: 

Exhibit good leadership qualities and interest in working with children. Positive attitude, reliable and good communication skills. Ability to interact and motivate children to participate in all activities. 

Hours Needed: 

Must be available to work June 20 – July 15, 2016 Mon. - Fri. 8:30am – 1:00pm 


Sport Instructor National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) 

Responsible for teaching children between the ages of 10-16 a variety of sport skills and activities. Prepare daily/weekly lesson plans and responsible for setting up all necessary equipment for a specific sport. Assist with morning and lunch supervision of children. Must attend staff orientation session, abide by all WVU/NYSP policies and procedures, and provide a good role model for NYSP participants. . Professional behavior is expected at all times. 

Required Skills: 

Prior experience instructing children in camp or school settings. Knowledge of preparing lesson plans and implementing activities. 

Hours Needed: 

Must be available to work June 20 – July 15, 2016 Mon. - Fri. 8:30am – 1:00pm 


First Aid & Safety Liaison – Athletic Trainer for National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) 

Be the liaison between the Shell Athletic training Room and NYSP camp. Responsible for providing on site first aid/medical support for the National Youth Sports Program. Participants include approximately 200 youth between the ages of 10-16. Assure the safety of campers at all times and at various locations. Be ready to respond when needed. Activities take place at Shell Building, Outdoor track and PE Field, and Natatorium. 

Required  Skills: 

CPR/First Aid certification required, Athletic Training Certification preferred but not necessary, and need knowledge and experience attending to physical activity related accidents and injuries. 

Hours needed: 

Must be  available to work: June 20 – July 16, 2016 Mon. – Fri. 8:30 – 1:00pm 


Blue & Gold Kids Club Summer Camp Staff 

Responsibilities include being a group leader and providing supervision and instruction to children between the ages 5-11. Must prepare (set up and clean up) for activities, lead games and activities in day camp setting. Assist with before/after camp supervision and be present during lunch time. Must be dependable, have a positive attitude and good communication skills. Program will take place at the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences outdoor fields and indoor space. The CPASS building is located on the Evansdale Campus.

Required Skills:

Must have interest and experience working with children and/or summer camps.

Hours Needed:

Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; June 13 – July 8, 2016