Assistant Unit Leader

Job Description

Position Summary

As an Assistant Unit Leader, responsible for oversight of unit and cabins. Ensuring campers are safe and comfortable as well as planning evening activities for campers.  Ensure all activities are fulfilled and create a great experience for campers.

Key Responsibilities in Activity Area

  • Encourage the implementation of Girl Scout programming
  • Promotes girl planning and a progression in activities to fit campers age and experience
  • Lead assigned activities during the activity periods while creating a fun, inspiring, and positive environment
  • Create a well-rounded and balanced program with activity specialists in the department
  • Ensure multiple GS levels are being offered a variety of activities
  • Ensure all documentation and reports are turned in on time
  • Develop and implement programming
  • Continuously engage with campers throughout activity periods
  • Encourage creativity and utilization of natural materials in camp programs
  • Develop a weekly inventory
  • Adhere to a daily and weekly cleaning schedule of program area and ensure all equipment is in good repair
  • Assist in inventory procedures at the opening and close of camp

Key Responsibilities in the Unit

  • Awaken campers on time and communicates proper attire for the day
  • Teach camping skills and appreciation of the outdoors to campers
  • Assist in planning and carrying out of experiences in the unit with the help of unit staff and through use of girl planning
  • Work together with other members of the unit to complete all tasks at hand
  • Assist in supervising the unit with housekeeping, sanitation, care of supplies, and equipment
  • Help to coordinate and successfully implement group living for the unit
  • Assume responsibility for the health and safety of the campers in the unit by: maintaining a well-equipped first aid kit, reporting accidents promptly, and keeping the health supervisor informed of the health status of campers and unit staff
  • Help to keep written records and make formal reports as required for session evaluations, unit’s daily first-aid log book, and any other reports requested by the Camp Director
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 19 years of age preferred
  • Ability to develop and lead activities
  • Desire and ability to work with children in an outdoor setting
  • Ability to live and work in the outdoors in conditions including but not limited to loud noises, heat, rain and cool temperatures.
  • Ability to walk a mile over uneven terrain
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications or ability to pass training during pre-camp
  • Attend and complete pre-camp training; as a result: ability to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury)
  • Strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of campers
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Attend and complete pre-camp training; as a result: ability to observe camper behavior, assesses its appropriateness, enforce safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enthusiasm, good sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • Ability to work weekends throughout the summer
  • Possess knowledge of group living skills and good communication skills
  • Follow uniform standards and policies
  • Must be able to pass required background checks
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

To Apply

To apply, please complete our Job Application and email to [email protected]

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Camp Small Valley, Halifax, Pennsylvania
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