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College Benefits of Lifeguarding

College applications can offer a boatload of stress. Figuring out what makes you a good candidate can be difficult. Good grades and SAT scores are important factors, but colleges consider so much more when choosing their incoming students. That’s why you have to stand out beyond a good SAT score and GPA. Extracurricular activities outside of school show colleges that…

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Why Become a Lifeguard?

For many people, summertime is the best part of the year. Schools are out, the weather is great, and you get to spend more time with friends and family. Upgrade your summer even more by taking on a lifeguarding job! Lifeguarding is a rewarding summer job with flexible hours, so you still have time to enjoy the company of your…

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It’s Time to Refer a Friend!

You’ve already decided that you want to lifeguard with Guard for Life this summer, why not share the experience with a friend? Refer a friend! Having a lifeguard job can be a rewarding experience for anyone. Guard for Life wants to hire your friends so they can be a part of our lifeguard community with you! Benefits of Referring a…

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Diving Back into Lifeguard Season

Get your sunglasses and SPF ready! With warmer weather steadily approaching, lifeguard season is just around the corner! Make sure all of your ducks are in a row so that you are ready to be the best lifeguard. There are some key points you’ll need to consider before diving back into lifeguarding. Secure your Job Whether you’re a first-time lifeguard…

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Becoming a Lifeguard

UPDATE: Check out our most updated post! Summer is almost here, which means now is the time to start thinking about what your next adventure is going to be! Joining Guard for Life will not only help you make a difference in your community and earn competitive pay, but you’ll make life-long friends and it looks great on resumes. If this…

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Now Hiring: Mermaids?

Always dreamed of living under the sea alongside Ariel? Well, we can’t make that happen… but unique swim schools opening around the world can give you the next best thing — mermaid lessons! The use of a monofin — a “swim fin” with both feet strapped in together — has become an increasingly popular activity, drawing in a curious public…

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What Makes You a Great Lifeguard?

Everyone knows that lifeguards are our water saviors, watching our families and friends as we relax and enjoy ourselves knowing that our safety is their top priority — but is that all that lifeguards do?   No way! It takes a strong spirit and an intelligent mind to become a lifeguard. They spend hours in the sun, tend to emergency…

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