Becoming a lifeguard offers a great opportunity to spend your summer outside, making life-long friends in a recreational environment while also providing an important service to patrons and their families. This job provides excellent exposure to the American culture and lifestyle.
Our guards live in furnished apartments close to their work location.
J-1 coordinators are in every office to help facilitate fun cultural trips on your days off. Students have gone to amusement parks, beaches, museums, shopping, even kayaking!
Compensation ranges anywhere from $10-$11 per hr.
Program fee is $685 for Lifeguard and $1250 for Non-Lifeguard positions
Lifeguards are required to perform the following:
Swim distance using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting: 100-200 meters
Feet-first surface dive, retrieve a 4.5 kg. brick, and bring it to the surface
Tread water without using arms for 2 minutes
* Lifeguard Training provided.
Summer Season begins May
Submit an application today to work as a Lifeguard in the USA for the summer
WorkAbroad Jamaica,offering opportunities to J1 students who would like to experience work and travel inthe USA.