- At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma
- At least 6 months experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
- CPR Certified
- Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training
|SAFE ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENT|
First-time Safe Environment Certification for Residents of the Archdiocese of Seattle:
- Go to www.seattlearch.org
- Click on the “Safe Environment” icon box
- Select “Register for class” in the menu box
- Sign up for a class
- Print 3 copies of Certificate of Completion, one for your records, one for your parish, and one to submit to the MI Youth. You may email the MI Youth copy to email@example.com or give it to the MI directors at camp.
Yearly Certification Update for Residents of the Archdiocese of Seattle:
- Follow steps above to the register for a class page.
- At the bottom of the page, click on “My Obligation.
- This will take you to your account which you set up the first year and tell you which classes you may take to update your certificate.
- Log in. Update and information and take the test on line.
- Your Certificate will be emailed to you in about a day.
- Print 3 copies, one for your records, one for your parish, and one to submit to MI Youth. You may email the MI Youth copy to firstname.lastname@example.org or give it to the MI directors at camp.
For those Volunteers who are residents from outside the Archdiocese of Seattle:
- Prior to MI Youth event, submit Virtus – Protecting God’s Children or Praesidium Certificate to MI-Youth Office.
Submit online application HERE
Mail the Permission to Procure a Report form along with check or money order of $35 for processing fee to:
MI Youth Office
115 Forfar Drive
Bella Vista, AR 72715
*Your background check will be on file for seven years
Submit online application HERE (coming soon)
Strives to serve in the spirit and ideals of the MI
- [Interior Life, Heroic Charity, Obedience, Suffering willed out of Love, Mission]
- Upholds Retreat Rules, MI Code of Conduct Policy, and Safe Environment Policy
- Ensures the safety of teens and leaders in or near body of water by preventing and responding to emergencies
- Maintains constant surveillance during water recreation activities; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of participants in the event of emergency
- Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
- Ensures participants follow the safety rules of the facility
- Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by facility Director or retreat Director
- Carries a Life Guard Certification Card on person at all times during active duty
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
- Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
- Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures
- Knowledge of MI Youth Safe Environment policies