Resident Camp Lead
Job Details
High School
Nonprofit - Social Services

Position Summary:  This is a seasonal summer position that will require living on site at either Mah-Kah-Wee or Riverpoint Program Center as assigned. This position will be responsible for the direct supervision of all unit staff and campers in a safe, supportive and fun environment, while ensuring the compliance of all designated safety guidelines. All in this position will be required to attend training, set up and clean up weeks. 
 Essential Functions:  Responsible for providing and maintaining a safe and fun environment that will support the overall well-being health and safety for all girls and staff within the unit.  Supervise and evaluate all unit staff.  Guide activities and experiences through girl led planning and the Girl Scout Program.  Facilitate camper and staff mediation for confrontation and seek administrative help as needed.  Responsible for leading and supervising campers and unit staff on out of camp trips.  Responsible for proper care/use of camp equipment.  Participate in all camp activities and events.  Ability to observe and assess camper behavior and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques  Ability to observe peers and correct behavior using appropriate behavior-management techniques   Attend and participate in all staff meetings.   Be a role model; maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude.  Establish and maintain a good working relationship with all staff.  Complete and submit all required paperwork and reports as directed.  May be assigned to drive a camp vehicle used in transporting campers to/from events.  Other duties as assigned by the Outdoor Program Manager/ Camp Director. 


Qualifications & Education:  High School Diploma or GED.  Minimum Age of 21 with 5 years previous driving experience.  Valid Driver’s License and personal vehicle insurance card.  Minimum of 2 years of experience in a youth focused leadership position and/or degree in related field.  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.   Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers and carry out all program requirements.   Willingness to live and sleep in a camp setting and operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.   Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.  Must submit a current Health Examination prior to the first day of pre-camp. 
Preferred:  Bi-lingual (Spanish & English)  Previous experience in a camp/youth focused setting preferred 
The actual job functions and/or knowledge, skills and abilities may be updated at any time.