nnJob DescriptionnWe are hiring compassionate and experienced Lifeguard to work in our Adolescent Unit! This is a key role whose primary goal is to provide a safe, supportive, nurturing environment for our clients. You would be a critical part of our treatment team! The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of all in-water activities for The Camp's clients. The lifeguard's major responsibility is to observe swimmers and enforce regulations for the guarding of life and the prevention of accidents at The Camp Recovery swimming pool.Our Holistic Approach Our holistic approach focuses on restoring and improving upon the mind, body and spirit of all adolescents & teens that attend this program. The first part of this specific approach includes guiding adolescents & teens away from continual substance abuse through detox, proper diet and exercise, and participation in experiential and recreational activities. We offer Yoga, Acupuncture, and Meditation tools. As their bodies begin to sober up, they are able to establish a clearer state of mind, which allows them to better connect to the Recovery Support Network options and additional therapeutic mediums. As their participation in these modalities becomes more frequent, our adolescents are encouraged to establish a spiritual connection with their recovery, either through their own personal faith or the natural environment they are entrenched in. By offering this holistic approach, our adolescent clientele can begin healing their bodies, minds and spirits as they look to obtain long-term sobriety by creating a healthier and happier lifestyle. Qualifications:• Education - High School Graduate or Equivalent• Experience - Knowledge or experience working with patients who are chemically dependent preferred• Certifications - Currently certified lifeguard • Licenses - Current Driver's License• Special Requirements - Knowledge of 12 Step Recovery • Age/Gender Specifics - Ability to work with male and female, adolescents(13-17), substance abuse/ dual diagnosed population. *Candidates pursuing CADC certification: Supervised practicum hours are available! *$200.00 Signing Bonus available to candidates who successfully complete their probationary period! *Employment is contingent upon successful DOJ clearance and completion of your background screening, including a pre-employment drug test - we are a drug free facility :) The Camp Recovery Center & Acadia Healthcare The Camp Recovery Center has been treating adults and adolescents for drug addiction for over 30 years, and has built a nationally recognized reputation in medical and therapeutic communities. Our compassionate and caring treatment programs provide the newest advances in addiction treatment, all while residing in a truly peaceful setting located in the Santa Cruz redwoods. We are committed to providing the best care available for those suffering from the disease of addiction. **** As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to develop your skills within our fast paced and growing program. There are many internal opportunities for advancement both at Camp Recovery Center and our parent company, Acadia Healthcare. **** Acadia is a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services. Acadia operates a network of 225 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 9,190 beds in 37 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of chemical dependency treatment to adolescents and adults, embracing the values of integrity, responsibility, respect, accountability, and excellence into the care we provide,. Whether you are battling an addiction to alcohol, heroin, meth, or pain medications, you can rest assured that the staff at The Camp will do everything in our power to not only help you heal, but to help you regain the confidence needed to lead a life of lasting sobriety.