Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Health Assistant- Camp Timber Ridge

    Job Locations US-GA-Mableton
  • 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 Timber Ridge is for you! We have 240 wooded acres right outside the city center of Atlanta in Mableton/Smyrna 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; large swimming pool and climate-controlled cabins and dining hall.  During the summer we operate a premier day camp in the Atlanta area for girls PreK-9th grade and a residential program for teens 9th-12th grade.


    All staff will live and work on camp starting the end of May until the start of August. As the Health Assistant you will see to the medical needs of our campers and staff. You will review camper and staff health forms, help with first aid, distribute camper and staff meds, keep the health room stocked with supplies and look out for the general welfare of campers and staff.


    A typical day for staff begins a little before 7 am and wraps up around 7pm except for overnight nights. Staff can expect 2 hours off each evening. 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 in Camp Minder
    • Screen incoming camper’s records and make notes, if incomplete call parents
    • Collect medications at check in
    •  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
    • Assure that all operations follow ACA and Camp guidelines.
    • 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

    • 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 Criminal, and Sex Offender 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


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