Work in
the Sun

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. Early applicants will receive the option to live with friends in the region of their choice.

Your Own
Travel Guide

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!

Great Pay
Affordable Program

Compensation ranges anywhere from $8-$11/hr PLUS overtime. Program reimbursement of $100 is available in some locations. Program fee is $650, plus airfare, registration and visa application fee.

Lifeguards are required to perform the following:

  • Swim distance using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting: 100 meters
  • Feet-first surface dive, retrieve a 4.5 kg. brick, and bring it to the surface
  • Tread water without using arms for 1 minute

*International Lifeguard Training Program™ (ILTP™) provided.

Summer Season 2019 begins May 25th

Become a Lifeguard

Submit an application today to work as a Lifeguard at Continental Pools for Summer 2019

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Continental Pools started in 1991 with 23 pools and 1 office. Today, our organization services over 600 pools and we have expanded to 5 offices. Our success is owed to the incredible people we hire who take pride in their work. We keep these amazing employees around because we treat them like family. We have partnered with WorkAbroad Jamaica to offer opportunities to students who would like to experience work and travel in the USA.