Position Summary: Plan and facilitate specialized troop events. Lead waterfront activities for troops. Assist with camp units and waterfront as needed.
Start and End Date: May 31 - August 16, 2013
Unpaid days off: One Sat. or Sun. each week and July 4-7.
* Assist in planning and facilitating specialized troop events, including off-site trips.
* Lifeguard and participate in waterfront activities.
* Teach small watercraft activities and outdoor skills.
* Participate in staff training.
* Plan and implement curriculum for troop events, ensuring it meets promises outlined in event descriptions.
* Teach outdoor and waterfront skills and promote a sense of responsibility toward preservation of natural resources.
* Assist in conducting initial and end-of season inventories of all equipment and supplies and safe storage at the end of the summer.
* Maintain an organized and clean Outfitting Center and conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety cleanliness, and good repair.
* Work closely with the Day Camp Program Team for the shared use of programming space and equipment.
* Interpret, and implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
* Prepare, review and submit records and requested reports on time.
* Prepare an evaluation and summary of current season including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports and recommendations for the following season.
* Interpret, enforce and teach state, American Camp Association and Girl Scout safety guidelines and standards.
* Comprehend, monitor and be willing to initiate crisis management plan and overall safety, including emergency procedures.
* Assist in the opening and closing of camp.
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Camp Director.
* Current certification American Red Cross Lifeguard or certification from another organization having equal standards.
* Current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid.
* Good driving record and valid driver''s license for at least one year. Valid driver''s license, compliance with the council''s policy of automobile insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements for coverage of the council''s business auto insurance carrier.
* Experience with small watercraft. Canoe or kayak instructor certification preferred.
* Experience in an aquatic setting; lake setting experience or certification is preferred.
* Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
* Ability to plan, originate, organize and carry out daily and special programs.
* Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout program and enroll as a Girl Scout member.
* At least 18 years of age.
* Comfort and ability to live, sleep, and work in a rustic outdoor environment with irregular hours.
* Physical demands and work environment regularly requires the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas and on uneven natural paths.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Keyword: Adventure Specialist, Camp
From: Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast