Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 17-May-2018 to 01-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Newport Sea Base
  • Newport Beach, CA, USA
  • Other

Overview of the Position

Volunteers assist in implementing programs in conjunction with the coaching staff and Rowing Director.  They are responsible for providing customer service, class/activity assistance, and class management.  Adhere to Newport Sea Base health and safety standards.  Need to be enthusiastic, patient, helpful, and comfortable with public speaking and engaging participants.  Must adhere to National BSA aquatics policies, all state and local boating safety laws, and environmental regulations. Must be able to swim.  You must be at least 14 years old, be certified in CPR and First Aid, and attain your CA Boater's Card upon being approved.  Directly reports to Lead Coaches and rowing Director. 

Primary Responsibilities/Duties

  • Participate in scheduled staff trainings throughout the year.
  • Assists coaches or Rowing Director with teaching classes.
  • Helps with keeping participants attentive, engaged, and respectful.
  • Ensures participants are safe and supervised at all times.
  • Communicates thoroughly and effectively with other program staff.
  • Be a positive role model and mentor to participants.
  • Enforce appropriate participant discipline procedures.
  • Teach participants how to use equipment and materials safely.
  • Assist in taking roll of participants.
  • Keep participants in close proximity, and be aware of their whereabouts at all times.
  • Report program/equipment shortcomings or problems to supervisor immediately.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before class begins to ensure class materials, photocopies and equipment is prepared.
  • Ensure proper set-up, usage, and clean-up of the facility, equipment, classrooms, and docks.
  • In partnership with lead coaches, be responsible for program supply inventory, request supplies, and help with maintenance, and rigging, of shells, oars, and other program equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 


            June-August (Summer Camp)  *Maximum: 15-40 hours per week                 

             September-May (School Year) *Maximum: 15-20 hours per week


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