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Job Description

Imagine working with a group of individuals- each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts! 

For generations Girl Scouts have enjoyed day camp on the shores of pristine Lucas Lake at Camp Silver Brook.  Once a private resort, the camp located just outside West Bend Wisconsin, hosts a full summer of outdoor fun and memories.  Girls spend their days swimming, boating, cooking over a fire, engaging in STEM activities, playing sports and games, earning badges acknowledging their skill development and more.  With one overnight a week day campers get a taste of camp night life.  On Saturday troops get a chance to enjoy much of the same fun offered at day camp.  With most of your nights free you can explore the quaint community of West Bend. Located a short distance from Milwaukee you have access to multiple summer festivals, shopping, museums, restaurants and more on the weekend.    

Position Summary: Implement safety standards, procedures, policies for the health and safety of campers and to exhibit good role model behavior with campers. Assist with program implementation with a focus on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. 

Seasonal position: June 1 - August 15, 2020. Weekly salary of $290 plus room and board. Camp not in session each Sunday, and July 2 - 5.

Major Accountabilities: 

  • Supervise campers’ participation in structured and unstructured activities. 
  • Be responsible for maintaining the health and safety of campers. 
  • Know each girl in the unit, helping her to learn to respect the rights of others and understand and appreciate herself and others. 
  • Ensure implementation of Girl Scout program and badge earning activities. 
  • Implement various evening, overnight and Saturday programming.

Position Requirements: 

  • Experience in teaching, guiding and working with children. 
  • Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of Girl Scouts and enroll as a 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 require the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas and on uneven natural paths. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Application Closing Date: 
5/1/2020
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Job Location: 
West Bend, WI
Job Starting Date: 
6/1/2020

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