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Assistant Director

Company: Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming

Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Who We Are

At Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming, we believe in building girls of Courage, Confidence, and Character. While working at Summer Camp you get the unique opportunity to teach these characteristics through hands-on activities. Girl Scouts are encouraged to discover whom they are while gaining independence and confidence in a supportive environment created by the camp staff. Summer camp is an empowering environment for Camp Staff as you build a community that teaches girls the importance of courage, confidence, and character

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming hires for summer camp positions that rotate to each of these camps:

· Timbercrest Camp near Red Lodge, Montana

· Camp Castle Rock near Butte, Montana

· Camp Sacajawea near Casper, Wyoming

Contract dates are June 1st through August 15th, to include 8 weeks of programs and 2 weeks of training. As a Girl Scout staff member, take part in leadership training, professional development, and experience cooperating across multi- generations. Explore the great outdoors with a group of like-minded coworkers. Share your passion and unique talents with tomorrow’s outdoor enthusiasts.

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Camp Director, the Assistant Director assists in directing and coordinating the implementation of Girl Scout Summer Camp. This position assists with ongoing staff development, supervision, and evaluation of Counselors.

The Assistant Camp Director carries out duties as delegated by the Camp Director. The Assistant Director ensures that campers and staff have a safe, fun, and positive experience that supports membership growth and retention. This position promotes Girl Scouting in the community; and maintains a positive parent, public, and community relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

● Assist in implementing camp programming to further the Girl Scout Mission

● Oversees and maintains inventory of camp equipment

● Transports groups to off-site field trips

● Fills in as a unit counselor, as needed

● Assist in the administration and management of camp’s day to day operation

● Assist Camp Directors in staff assignments for activities, cabins, and daily duties

● Support the success of the Camp Community

● Promotes high standards for leadership, program activities, and health and safety

● Other duties as assigned

Experience/Education

● High School diploma or the equivalent; minimum of (1) season of outdoor programming and camp administrative experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

● Must have two years of licensed driving experience in order to transport girls

● Minimum of 18 years of age preferred

Environmental Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The environmental conditions result in access or very little access to cellular phone service, data, text, or internet.

Benefits of Working at Camp

Camp Staff will be exposed to the following areas and learn skills that can be applied to their future careers.

· Oral Communication Skills

· Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills

· Interpersonal and Leadership Skills

· Collaborative Skills

· Creativity

But wait, there s’more!

· Room and board

· Professional development facilitated prior to program start

· Opportunity for growth within the organization summer to summer

· Competitive camp salaries

· Fun, meaningful work outdoors and the opportunity to visit Yellowstone National Park

If you have an interest in the above Assistant Director position, please submit the GSMW Online Residential Camp Application online, accessible via the careers link at https://www.gsmw.org/en/our-council/careers/seasonal-employment.html

Direct inquiries for more information to Liz Evans, Resident Camp Director at (406) 252-0488.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $400.00 – $450.00 per week

Availability:  Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

How to Apply

To apply online, please visit: https://www.gsmw.org/en/discover/our-council/Careers/Seasonal.html
Posted on: March 13, 2023
Job Type: Temporary
Job Starting Date:
May 31, 2023
Application Closing Date:
February 23, 2024
Job Salary Range:
400.00 to 450.00
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 years
Preferred/Required Degree Level: High School/GED
Population(s) Served: Youth - General
Job Category(ies): Summer Camp