Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Program Specialist: Small Craft - Camp Misty Mountain


Job Summary

The Program Specialist (Small Craft) will provide support to specialty program areas including, but not limited to, Aquatics (pool and small craft) activities.   

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Supervise staff and campers in the areas of aquatic safety, rigging, equipment care, theory, and practical skills in small craft activities, and a high level of individual and team development facilitation techniques ,
  • Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of safety and quality programming are met in both pool and lake environments.
  • Become certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, in Small Craft Safety, with skills in canoe, kayak, SUP, sailing, and windsurfing.  


Skills & Experience

  • Experience/certification in the skills required for this position within the last three years. 
  • Successfully complete multi-day on-site facilitator course during Staff Session Training including:  
  • Lifeguard certification, including CPR/FA, Bloodborne Pathogens, and use of an AED
  • Small Craft Safety or equivalent boating course
  • Skills Course in craft used at camp including canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, windsurfers, and AquaFinn Sailboats (lateen rigged dinghy nearly identical to Sunfish)


  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate performance and give feedback
  • Ability to make observations and complete paperwork
  • Supervisory experience
  • Maturity in problem solving and decision making
  • First aid and CPR training
  • Provide proof of USA citizenship or appropriate Alien documentation
  • Must be able to complete & clear a Criminal & Sex Offender background check


Physical Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Work is performed in the outdoors with regular exposure to insects and wildlife; weather conditions prevalent at the time (i.e.: heat and humidity, rain and storms); and walking several miles a day at a brisk
  • Noise level is usually minimal to moderate.











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