Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Camp & Event Coordinator- Camp Misty Mountain

US-GA-Armuchee
Category
Camp

Job Summary

The Camp & Event Coordinators work alongside the Camp Director and Equine Director as the Camp Administrative Team (CATeam) in all aspects of camp management including program design and implementation, staff supervision and support, operational functions, licensing and accreditation and all other facets of camp leadership.  Members of the CATeam must be motivated, professional leaders and comfortable in both a cooperative team-focused environment and be comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, emotionally-charged environment. 

Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of a Camp & Event Coordinator is to have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to manage Camp Misty Mountain programs, activities, and/or events as the senior staff member “in charge” in the absence of the Camp Director or other member of the leadership team.

 

In addition, this role includes all the functions of a Program Facilitator, which includes have the opportunity to receive training (and possibly certification) in a wide range of sports and activities and gain immense amounts of leadership and facilitation experience.  This is an ideal role for individuals seeking to expand their skills in customer service, youth leadership, experiential education, curriculum design, and environmental education.  Outdoor Program Facilitators at Camp Misty Mountain learn and facilitate activities including:  

  • Archery
  • Riflery
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming (Lifeguard Certification Available)
  • Team Challenge “Low Ropes” Program
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • “High Ropes” Challenge Tower
  • English & Western Horseback Riding (and Equine related programs)
  • Zipline
  • Hiking & Backpacking
  • Finding Your Way (Trails Signs, Map & Compass, GPS & Geocaching)
  • Outdoor Skills (Knot tying, lashing, fire building, outdoor cooking, etc.)
  • Weird Science (STEM Activities)
  • Songs, Games, and Guitars!
  • Night Time Exploration

Skills & Experience

  • Previous camp management experience preferred. 
  • Experience with the ACA accreditation process preferred. 
  • Previous Equine, Aquatics, and/or Challenge Course Program experience preferred.
  • Must have a passion for working with young women in the out of doors.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a MVR, Criminal, and Sex Offender Background Check. 

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