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JOIN EHVOR

If you are not currently ocean lifeguard certified you can train to become a lifeguard and then apply for membership to EHVOR. 

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MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Please read the requirements below.

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RESCUE SWIMMER

​Class A Member

  • At least 18  years old

  • Year-round, full-time resident of the township of East Hampton (as of 2021)

  • Hold a current ocean Lifeguard Surf Level I Open Water Certification accredited by Suffolk County Department of Health Services or New York State

  • Renew CPR/BLS certification annually accredited by Red Cross or American Heart by Memorial Day

  • Attend at least 40% of general monthly meetings, 40% of primary events, 30% of multi-agency drills and respond to 10% of rescue calls

  • Complete the National Incident Management System (NIMS)100, 200, 700 (online FEMA classes) within 3 months of being accepted into EHVOR

  • Complete online Risk Management and Compliance classes (RMCs) by Memorial Day annually

SEASONAL RESCUE SWIMMER

​Season is from Memorial Day through September 30

  • 18 years old by June 1 

  • Seasonal resident of the township of East Hampton (as of 2021)

  • Hold a current ocean Lifeguard Surf Level I Open Water Certification accredited by Suffolk County Department of Health Services or New York State

  • Actively employed under the unified command of East Hampton Town, East Hampton Village, or New York State as a certified ocean lifeguard

  • Train regularly with lifeguard employing agency

  • Renew CPR/BLS certification annually accredited by Red Cross or American Heart by June 1

  • Attend at least 1 general monthly meeting during Season, 2 primary events, 1 multi-agency. drill and respond to10% of Rescue calls

  • Complete the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)100, 200, and 700 (online FEMA classes) by June 1

  • Complete online Risk Management and Compliance classes (RMCs) by June 1 annually

STILL WATER CERTIFIED

Not permitted to respond to rescue calls, permitted to lifeguard at bay events only

  • At least 18  years old

  • Year-round, full-time resident of the township of East Hampton (as of 2021)

  • Hold a current Still Water Lifeguard certification accredited by Suffolk County Department of Health Services or New York State

  • Renew CPR/BLS certification annually accredited by Red Cross or American Heart by Memorial Day

  • Attend at least 40% of general monthly meetings & 40% of primary events 

  • Complete the National Incident Management System (NIMS)100, 200, 700 (online FEMA classes) within 3 months of being accepted into EHVOR

  • Complete online Risk Management and Compliance classes (RMCs) by Memorial Day annually

AUXILIARY MEMBER

Non-lifeguard position: not permitted to respond to rescue calls

  • At least 18 years old

  • Must be a year-round, full-time resident of the township of East Hampton (as of 2021)

  • Willing to assist rescue swimmers at events via land and perform other duties including administrative, fundraising, PR, and/or water safety education

  • Renew CPR/BLS certification annually accredited by Red Cross or American Heart by Memorial Day

  • At least 40% of general monthly meetings and 40% of primary events 

  • Complete the National Incident Management System (NIMS)100, 200, 700 (online FEMA classes) within 3 months of being accepted into EHVOR

  • Complete online Risk Management and Compliance classes (RMCs) by Memorial Day annually

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member!

Please click below to fill out the online application:

 

We welcome new members!