Lifeguarding Jobs in China

Have a passion for being in the water? Are you trustworthy and professional? Then you may be asked to become a lifeguard at camp.

The first thing you'll notice about most of our camps are the impressive waterfronts. As a camp counselor, you'll spend some activities down at the lake with your campers, so why not dive in at the deep end & become a lifeguard?

If you're looking for lifeguarding jobs abroad and you're dependable, a strong swimmer, and want a challenge, become a lifeguard in China.


  • Pass a lifeguarding course
  • Be focused, alert and dependable
  • Have a passion for being in the water
  • Be a strong swimmer


Bonus Qualification

  • NPLQ / RLSS certification
  • ASA level 2 swimming teacher
  • American Red Cross (ARC)
  • An expired lifeguarding qualification

Why should I teach lifeguarding at camp?

If you’d like to spend your summer by the water, swimming and soaking in the sunshine; then this is role for you.

When applying, you should look to highlight your ability and skill level in and around the water. You need to be a strong swimmer and if you don’t have previous experience in lifeguarding, you must be extremely eager to learn.

Lifeguarding jobs abroad are certainly some of the best ways to earn money and we can’t think of a better or more fun place than summer camp.

What does a lifeguard do?

  • Maintaining the safety of campers and staff using the waterfront or swimming pool facilities.
  • Overseeing waterfront activities.
  • Carrying out first aid if necessary.
  • Performing in-water rescues if needed.

As a camp counselor, when you take your campers to waterfront activities you may be asked to lifeguard.

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Your role as a camp counselor involves taking your group of children around camp and leading & assisting their participation in a range of activities.