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Weekend Activities Facilitator
Summary
Title:Weekend Activities Facilitator
ID:1003
Department:Camp
Shift:Weekends
Description

The Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana is accepting applications for a Weekend Activities Facilitator for the 2017 Summer Camp Season!

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitate assigned activity or assist with assigned activity according to GSNIM policies and procedures
  • Inventory, set up, and maintain program facility and equipment
  • When facilitating Equestrian activities, care for horses as needed
  • Assure that all operations follow GSUSA, ACA and GSNIM guidelines
  • Maintain and submit all required records as necessary
  • Serve as a role model in guiding campers through appropriate behaviors, language, attitudes, and activities
  • Participate in orientation, staff training, skill verifications prior to facilitation
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and program for following season(s)
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the Council’s goals.


Education/Certifications:

  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Appropriate certification for activity:
    • Successful completion of GSNIM high and low ropes training and climbing wall(s) training
    • Archery Certification
    • Lifeguard, waterfront module
    • Canoe/Kayak certification
    • Sailing certification
    • Other as needed


Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong background in leadership or supervision
  • Excellent judgment and emergency management skills
  • Excellent organization and communication skill
  • Experience teaching, either formally or informally
  • Knowledge and/or experience in outdoor education
  • Willingness to adhere and promote the philosophies of Girl Scouts
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Experience 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 18 years
  • 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.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Occasional high stress may be experienced in dealing with girls, staff 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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