Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Lead Cook- 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

    • Assumes direct responsibility for Food Service including but not limited to:
    • maintaining inventory and placing food orders as needed
    • managing preparation, serving and clean-up of all meals
    • supervising cookout packing
    • supervising dish-washing process
    • accommodate special dietary requirements as reasonable
    • Train, schedule, supervise and evaluate Food Service personnel
    • 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 Director

    Skills & Experience

    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly
    • Experience in food service or related experience including menu planning, ordering and sanitation
    • Current ServSafe certification in food service and sanitation
    • Supervisory experience
    • 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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