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Assistant Camp Director
Summary
Title:Assistant Camp Director
ID:1008
Department:Camp
Shift:N/A
Description

Position Summary:
Assist the Camp Director in staff training, scheduling, supervision, motivation and evaluation.   Accept the Camp Director’s responsibility and authority when the Camp Director is out of camp.

Essential Duties:
  • Supervise Camp Counselors to insure that interesting, motivating, and thorough programs are scheduled and carried out for all campers and help develop counselors’ skills utilizing the GSUSA National Program Portfolio and also delivering activities stated in camp brochure.
  • Continue to develop and deliver the Teen Mentoring internships.  Coordinate, assign, evaluate, train, and support the Program Aides and CIT.  Become a liaison between Pa/CITs and counselors as needed.  Train staff on working with Program Aides/CITs.
  • Attend and help facilitate pre-camp training and all camp staff meetings.
  • Support Camp Director by assisting with paperwork and organization of camper and session files, attendance or others as assigned.
  • Help maintain high morale amongst campers and staff, and help build the team.
  • Accept Camp Director’s responsibility and authority when the Camp Director is out of camp.
  • Support general camp where needed; ie: Assist Health Supervisor, Kitchen, Counselors, etc….
  • Outline and enforce measures for safety of every person in camp.
  • Participate in regular camp program, such as flag ceremonies, campfires, cookouts, dining hall meals, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the Council’s goals
Education/Certifications:
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Experience as a Girl Scout member, knowledge of the Girl Scout program, and experience on a camp staff preferred.
  • Strong management, leadership and supervision background or experience, including conflict management and mediation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with children and adults in small groups.
  • Acceptance of principles and beliefs in Girl Scout movement.
  • Demonstrates skills in organization, managing, program planning, and supervising staff. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work with persons from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Experience or interest in working with children
  • Experience and enjoyment of camping/outdoors
Physical/Mental Essential Requirements:
  • Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, moderate lifting and carrying (up to thirty (30) pounds). 
  • Full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Minimum age of 21, preferred due to insurance requirements for driving company vehicles. 
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Occasional need to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to focus on detail and accuracy of work product. 
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Insurable under the Council’s policy for driving and proof of personal vehicle insurance.
  • Live at camp and work 24 hours a day during the camp season, following the summer camp schedule
  • Ability to work and live on site at camp in the summer and occasional weekends as needed and be available prior to the on-site camp session for some planning.
  • Occasional high stress may be experienced in dealing with staff, parents, girls, and volunteers.
  • A commitment and passion for the Girl Scout Mission and an ability to effectively promote and communicate the Mission and Vision to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Willingness to become of member of GSUSA
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