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Now Hiring Waterfront Monitors for the SummerClick to Open
Are you taking classes on campus this summer? Want a part-time job working by the water? We are now hiring kayak and paddleboard monitors. Applicants must be students.
Contact Amanda Callahan at email@example.com
Special Skills Needed:CPR and AED certified preferred, general knowledge of kayak and motorboat operation and usage, Lifeguard Certified is encouraged but not required. All Waterfront monitors must pass the swim test administered by the Waterfront Coordinator that includes a 100 yard swim and treading water for 10 minutes. Applicants must be responsible and trustworthy. Waterfront Staff are responsible for the safety of kayakers and other waterfront users and must be willing to take that responsibility seriously. There will be lifting and physical work involved. Safe lifting training will be provided by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. A positive attitude is a must; students in this position are ambassadors of the waterfront.
Job Description: Monitoring, cleaning, and maintaining recreational waterfront equipment. Obtain IDs of those wishing to use kayaks, and collecting waivers. Examine equipment before returning IDs. Enforcing Waterfront safety regulations. Provide basic instruction on usage of kayaks, and share knowledge of local waterways. Monitor weather. Must have knowledge of proper procedures for emergency action with regard to the waterfront. Monitors who have a Boating Safety License and experience using a small outboard engine open boat may use the boat to monitor kayaking activities when safe to do so.
What You Need to Know About 25Live Room Reservation System Merging with the University Events CalendarClick to Open
As of April 8, the University Events Calendar has been merged with the calendar from the university's 25Live room reservation system. Now, when you reserve a space for an event on campus, it will be added to the University Events Calendar. You'll no longer have to submit the same information in two separate systems.
When reserving a space through 25Live, please write a clear event title so that anyone viewing your event on the calendar will easily understand what it is. We also ask that you add an event description, including any necessary information about cost, registration and whether it is open to students, faculty, staff or the general public. If your submission does not have a clear event title or it is lacking an event description, we may ask for more information before approving your event.
If you have any questions about how to use 25Live, please contact Deb Burgo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JoIn the RWU Summer Golf LeagueClick to Open
Spring is in the air and if you are a golf enthusiast, I'm sure you can't wait to start playing. RWU runs a Summer Golf League and we are looking for new members. We play Tuesday nights, tee off between 4:30-5:15pm at Swansea Country Club. League runs from May 14 - Aug 13, greens fees are $25 for nine holes (walking) carts are available for additional charge. If interested please contact Mike Gallagher, email@example.com or ext 3570.
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