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Youth Aide Program

If you are a returning Junior Guard that is between the ages of 13-16 you should consider trying out to become a Junior Lifeguard Youth Aide.

As a Youth Aide you work under close supervision of the Junior Lifeguard Instructors and assist in the daily operations of the program.

This position will work directly with the Lifeguard Staff in order to develop job skills, quality work habits and leadership ability through work experience.  It also looks great when you try out to become a State Lifeguard!

April 26th:
Location: Granite Bay Swim Beach
Candidates arriving at 9am will first observe the lifeguard tryouts and have the opportunity to warm up. Youth aide tryouts will follow at 10am. Interviews will be conducted within one hour of completion of the tryout. Candidates will be given 15-20 minutes to change into their interview attire before they interview.

May 10th:
Location: Granite Bay Swim Beach
Candidates arriving at 8am will first observe the lifeguard tryouts and have the opportunity to warm up. Youth aide tryouts will follow at 9am. Interviews will be conducted within one hour of completion of the tryout. Candidates will be given 15-20 minutes to change into their interview attire before they interview.


July 9th:
Location: Negro Bar
Candidates should arrive at 9am for tryouts. Interviews will be conducted within one hour of completion of the tryout. Candidates will be given 15-20 minutes to change into their interview attire before they interview.

Tryouts:

Physical Events

500 yard open water swim in 15 minutes
100 yard run, 300 yard swim, 100 yard run in 15 minutes

Oral Interview

Applicants are encouraged to have knowledge of the Junior Lifeguard program, CA State Parks Mission Statement, and basic lifeguard skills.  It is recommended that you attend your interview with a resume and in business casual attire.

Youth aide candidates need to have a parent or guardian in attendance at the tryout to swim.