Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Health and Admin Coordinator

US-GA-Luthersville
Category
Camp

Job Summary

Looking for a place to make a difference and spend your summer outside making memories? Do you have a passion for summer camp, high adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, STEM or empowering girls, teens and young women? If you answered “yes!”, then Camp Meriwether is for you! We have 270 acres of rolling hills, wooded areas, and beautiful scenery that is just an hour drive from Atlanta near Newnan, GA. We are a true camp complete with a lake for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards; archery; challenge course; climbing wall, dual zip lines; flying squirrel; miles of hiking trails; arts and crafts facility; large swimming pool and climate controlled cabins and dining hall.  During the summer we operate a premier overnight summer camp in Southwest Georgia for girls 2nd-12th grade.

 

We are looking for dynamic people to provide a top rate camping experience for young girls.  All staff will live and work on camp starting the end of May until the end of July. Staff will we assigned a group 8-10 girls weekly they are responsible for during group times and then will teach 5 activities of their interest during the day. A typical week for staff begins Sunday afternoon when a session begins until Saturday morning when a session wraps up. Staff can expect 2-3 hours each evening and this changes based on evening program with the girls. Staff can expect to have Saturday’s off and Sunday mornings each week. Staff applying should have a willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the girls have a fantastic time while at camp and be 100% girl focused while in your care!

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Manage Health Center including maintaining all records and documentation
  • Screen incoming campers and collect medications
  • Document and administer medications to camper during their stay at camp
  • Schedule appointments and transportation to clinic as necessary
  • Administer cleanliness and safety inspection system and health related programs as requested
  • Care for campers and staff housed in the Health Center due to illness/injury and provide first aid as needed
  • Work with staff to ensure they stay healthy by checking in with them daily and giving guidance as needed
  •  Assure that all operations follow Safety-Wise, ACA and Camp guidelines.
  • Supervise “Temp Check Tuesday” and “Water Bottle Wednesday”
  • Maintain and submit all required records.
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and program for following season(s).
  • Other duties as requested by the Camp Leadership Team.

Skills & Experience

Qualifications

  • Must be currently certified in first aid and CPR
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to operate telephone, computer (Microsoft programs), fax and copy machines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to make decisions and act wisely in an emergency
  • Understanding of the needs, abilities and interests of girls
  • Preferred minimum age 21, High School graduate
  • Provide proof of USA citizenship or appropriate Alien documentation
  • Must be able to complete & clear a MVR, and Criminal background check.

 

Essential Functions

  • Ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to walk to and from activities (2-5 miles per day)
  • Experience working with children
  • Stamina to live in an outdoor setting

 

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. 
  • Work is performed in the outdoors with regular exposure to insects and wildlife; weather conditions prevalent at the time; and walking several miles a day at a brisk pace. Noise level is usually minimal to moderate.

 

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