Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Administrative Coordinator-Camp Meriwether

    Job Locations US-GA-Luthersville
  • Job Summary

    Looking for a place to make a difference and spend your summer outside? Do you have a passion for summer camp, high adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, STEM or empowering girls, teens and young women then Camp Meriwether is for you! We have 270 wooded acres 40 miles right outside the Atlanta, Ga area. We are a true camp complete with a lake for canoe, kayak and paddleboards; archery; challenge course; zip line; giant swing; 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 residential camp for girls scouts in the k-12th grade.


    We are looking for dynamic young women to provide a top rate camping experience for your girls.  All staff will live and work on camp starting the middle of May until the end of July. Staff will we assigned a group of girls weekly they are responsible for during group times and then will teach 5 activities of their interest during the day. In the evenings we have overnights for our day camp girls and one night a week is staff in-service. A typical day for staff begins a little before 7 am and wraps up around 10pm with campers in the cabin. 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


    • Participate in supervisor training prior to camp.
    • Help plan and implement staff orientation and training.
    • Review camp minder 2 weeks prior to the start of the session and work with parents to get all forms uploaded and completed.
    • Answer the phone and provide customer service to who is on the other end.
    • Ensure all office and administrative functions are completed each day
    • Assist with check-in and check-out.
    • Interpret and administer personnel policies as well as ACA and Camp guidelines.
    • Process camper paperwork during check in and out and ensure all is completed in Camp Minder.
    • Take camper mail to mailbox each day
    • Oversee the sorting and delivery of mail.
    • Lead or assist activities as needed.
    • Alert camp director of any potential problem situations.
    • Take pictures of campers daily for website and assist with uploading of the photos.
    • Observe and evaluate camptivities and unit activities
    • Carry out other duties as designated by the camp director.

    Skills & Experience


    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly
    • Ability to operate telephone, computer (Microsoft programs), fax and copy machines
    • Supervisory experience or participate in supervisors training
    • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
    • Demonstrate ability to guide, motivate and coach staff members
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Preferred minimum age 21
    • Ability to walk over rough and uneven terrain
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds
    • Must be able to complete & clear a Criminal, and Sex Offender background check


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