Facilitator/ Counselor
Job Details
High School
Nonprofit - Social Services

Position Summary: This is a seasonal position that will require working on site at either Riverpoint or Mah-Kah-Wee Program Center as assigned. This position is responsible for the supervision and safety of campers and staff during specialty staff led program (i.e. Challenge Course, archery, small craft and tomahawk). When not assigned to a specialty program area this position will be assigned to a group of campers that they will be responsible for. All in this position must attend training, set up and clean up weeks. This position is directly responsible for all campers attending Girl Scouts of Citrus Summer Camps.  
 Essential Functions:  Supervise and execute specialty program (i.e. challenge course, archery, small craft and tomahawk).  Responsible for understanding all safety guidelines/risk management of the program area.  Provide surveillance during activity to help prevent and to manage injuries.  Have a strong visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.  Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the program area including daily checks of the surrounding areas and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.  Responsible for delivering appropriate program for the ability of the campers.  Responsible for camper’s safety and well-being when working in a unit team.  Responsible assisting with daily program for campers  Be an active and cooperative part of the unit team, providing supervision to campers at all times.  Be a role model; maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude.  Complete and submit all required paperwork and reports as directed.  Other duties as assigned by the Outdoor Program Manager/Unit Lead- Counselor. 
 This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and does not constitute a contract. 


Qualifications & Education:  High School Diploma or GED.  Must be at least 18 years of age.   Current Certification in Archery, Axe/Tomahawk, Small Craft or challenge course required.  Successful clearance of a Level 2 background screening and the National Sexual Offender Public Website.  Understanding of the Girl Scout Organization, National Program Portfolio and a willingness to subscribe to the principles expressed in the Promise and Law.   Ability to think clearly and have the physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers and carry out all program requirements.   Willingness to work in a camp setting and operate with daily exposure to the sun, heat and varying weather conditions.   Ability to communicate and provide necessary instructions to campers and staff in a group setting.  Willingness to live and sleep in a camp setting, work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available.  Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.   Must submit a current Health Examination prior to the first day of pre-camp. 
 Preferred:  Bi-lingual (Spanish & English)  Prior experience in specialty programing similar to the camp preferred. 
The actual job functions and/or knowledge, skills and abilities may be updated at any time.