Resident Camp Staff Supervisors

Resident Camp Staff Supervisors

These are Seasonal Positions for July 7 –August 14, 2014 with some possibility for extension of work based on enrollments for specific scheduled events/programs.

Position Summary:

These positions are responsible to the Camp Supervisor and Camp Director for providing maintaining a high level of effectiveness and efficiency for all those participating in camp and to assist and support the development and delivery of a safe and meaningful Girl Scout Leadership Experience and Camp Programming in the following areas:

1) Waterfront (Lakes and Pool), 2) Nature, 3) Arts and Crafts, 4) Archery, 5) Hiking, 6) Night Program,

other miscellaneous programming that may include, but not limited to, meal supervision and camp “kapers”.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Cooperate and participate to the fullest in all planning and programming of program activities.
  • Understand and know the campers and help them to respect the rights of others and to appreciate differences and similarities so that all campers get the most out of their stay at camp.
  • Is responsible for the health and safety of campers and staff including self.
  • Submit records, reports and inventories as required.  Help to maintain equipment.
  • Give direction and guidance as it is needed to ensure the quality and success of the camp program which will include but not limited to evaluating work performance of unit staff.
  • Carry out duties as delegated and take a positive leadership role in program areas and camper units.
  • Help to provide and maintain camp and unit cohesiveness.
  • Help guide activities and experiences in the camp units through the use of girl planning and the GSLE Program.
  • Perform other duties as delegated.
  • Take time off in accordance with GSOC and Camp Scherman policy as indicated by immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Willing to accept the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout Movement and accept the relevance and compelling benefits of Girl Scouting.  Accepts and adheres to the purpose and principals of the Girl Scout Movement.
  • Support all GSOC policies and procedures.
  • Experience supervising campers and staff in a camp setting.
  • Is 21 years of age or older.
  • Current and valid First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • Have an enjoyment and appreciation for the outdoors.
  • Good communication skills.  Ability to keep supervisor informed and aware of activities/problems with campers.
  • Ability to share living quarters with other staff in the out-of-doors, which may include, but not limited to, primitive camping, rustic cabins or dormitory cabins.
  • Willingness to work with all persons.