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2014 DAILY ROLES FOR SUMMER PROGRAM

Pool

  • it’s the lifeguard, adult, or leader). Depending on what we decide, everyone will either be assigned a certain class or we can rotate classes every day.

Bus Trip

  • Lifeguards and explorers meet on Calle San Diego street in front of Eric’s house by 10:30am ready to check in. After everyone has been checked in lifeguard and explorers will get assigned different roles. These roles will change every day.
  • The roles are the following: (Lifeguard and explorers meet at assigned pools and check in by 7:55am (with person in charge, whether Depending on the amount of helpers we get this year more roles will be added)

o   Two people will be assigned to take roll. One will take roll for the girls and another will take roll for the boys. (If there are less kids going to the beach, we can just have one person signing in both boys and girls)

o   One person will be assigned to be line leader for the day. Person who is the line leader will also be the first one on the bus and the first one off to make sure we reach our destination once we are off the bus.

o   One person will be assigned to be the last person in line. This person has to make sure that whenever we are leaving an area that no kid is left behind. This person is also the last person on the bus and off the bus to make sure everyone is off.

o   Two people will be assigned to do head counts and report the head count. Head counts will be taken before we get on the bus, once we get to the beach, and before leaving the beach.

o   Depending on the amount of students that go to the beach, two people will be in charge of collecting money before getting on the bus, to help speed up the process.

o   Everyone on the bus spreads out and works together to make sure all students are kept safe.
On the Beach

  • Everyone will also be assigned different roles on the beach (Depending on the amount of helpers we get this year more roles will be added)

o   Around 11:30am we eat lunch [This can also be lunch time for all of the helpers (except for helpers in charge of setting up and equipment) or all helpers can eat whenever they would like]

o   Two people will be in charge of the beach equipment (boards, fins, swimsuits). While students are having lunch, helpers will be in charge of getting equipment to the beach and making sure it gets rinsed off before we leave and put back in the van. (They will also be able to take lunch once everyone is on the beach)

o   Two people will be in charge of setting up. While students are in lunch, helpers will be in charge of finding a spot and setting up the area for Great Opps (ex: setting up the tent) (They will also be able to take lunch once everyone is on the beach )

o   Another task will be talking to the lifeguard regarding water temperature, safety hazards, current, etc. and reporting it to our students (This can also be a role for another two people)

o   Two people will be in charge of making sure trash gets picked up in all areas and that we leave our area clean. This includes advising students to pick up their trash.

o   Two people will be in charge of games or activities for students to play. This includes sports, taking students to see nearby tide pools, sandcastle activities, etc.

o   The people who get assigned the following roles will be rotating throughout the day at least every thirty minutes:

  • Two people will be assigned to watch the right side of the water
  • Two people will be assigned to watch the left side of the water
  • Two people will be assigned to watch the middle
  • Two people will be assigned to watch students who are normally in the back and around the volleyball courts
  • Three people in the water (One person on the right, one person on the left, one person in the shallow area)

 

 

v  Lifeguards and those certified in first aid will be assigned the first aid kit

Written: Adi Gomez

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