Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Camp Counselor-Camp Timber Ridge

    Job Locations US-GA-Mableton
    Category
    Camp
  • Job Summary

    If you have a passion for outdoor education, high adventure, and empowering girls and young women, then Girl Scouts might have a position for you! Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is seeking summer staff for Camp Timber Ridge located in Mableton, GA.

     

    Our summer staff play a vital role in creating an empowering and enthusiastic camp culture and will work throughout the season with a variety of groups and ages. These team members have the responsibility of creating a high-quality experience, ensuring the emotional and physical safety of campers, staff, and guests. All employees will ensure that the experience is girl driven and girl focused and will work as a leader in the camp community to create a culture of empowerment and enthusiasm for everyone. 

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for assigned campers on a daily basis and to assist with the entire unit duties as assigned.
    • Participate in programs and activities with campers giving adult guidance and leadership.
    • Interpret and administer personnel policies as well as Safety-Wise, ACA and Camp guidelines.
    • See that activities are carried out in a manner consistent with Safety-Wise and good judgment.
    • Use girl planning to help the girls plan and carry out the unit program.
    • Act as a camptivity leader in a variety of program areas. (i.e. weird science, drama, sports, archery, etc.)
    • Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behaviors, language, attitudes, and activities.
    • Help girls live and work together as a unit.
    • Facilitate communication, conflict resolution and problem solving within the unit.
    • Help girls develop individual responsibility.
    • Keep their supervisor informed of plans, problems and concerns pertinent to unit operation.
    • Be aware of the ongoing medical needs of campers.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Skills & Experience

    • Good health and stamina necessary to live in the camp setting
    • Ability to make decisions and act wisely in an emergency
    • Understanding of the needs, abilities and interests of girls
    • Current certification in First Aid and community CPR
    • Preferred minimum age 18, High School graduate
    • Provide proof of USA citizenship or appropriate Alien documentation
    • Must be able to complete & clear a Criminal, and Sex Offender background check

     

    Essential Functions

    • Stamina to keep up w/ active children
    • Ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain
    • Ability to walk to and from activities (2-5 miles per day)
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds
    • Enthusiasm and a sense of adventure
    • Willing to help children learn and grow
    • Experience working with children
    • Stamina to live in an outdoor setting
    • Ability to motivate and coach children

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