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Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Lifeguards will assist in organizing and administering activities both at the pool and boating areas while also assisting in the dayto-day activities in their unit and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. Lifeguards will assist the Waterfront Director and Unit Managers in the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist the Waterfront Director with assessing all staff members’ swimming abilities during staff week  Enforce all waterfront safety rules for all persons on camp property  Keeps open lines of communication with the Waterfront Director and other waterfront staff  Assist in teaching specialized trainings during staff week.  Assist with assessing all campers’ swimming abilities at the beginning of each session and classifying them according to their ability level  Assist with teaching water safety and swimming lessons to campers and staff    When not acting as a lifeguard, will live in a unit as a Unit Counselor and assist other unit staff members with unit program and supervision of campers  Report any incidents/accidents promptly to the Waterfront Director and Health Supervisor  Report suspected child abuse to Camp Director  Helps ensures that the course is meeting GSUSA, ACA and NYSDOH standards.  Ensures the proper use and care of all equipment  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director/Waterfront Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 17 years of age.  Current certification in American Red Cross’ Waterfront Module/Lifeguarding/CPR for the Professional Rescuer or willing to complete certification course during designated training day  Documented waterfront experience  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.      Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.  Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Lifeguard/Unit Counselor” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.   The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Unit Manager will oversee the unit structure and will assist Unit Counselors to facilitate activities and help campers to understand and live up to and to develop and appreciation for and enjoy the outdoors. They will be the primary planner for the unit once the girls voice their opinions about programming for the week.  Unit Managers will oversee the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for the health and safety of campers and counselors   Supervise unit staff including Unit Counselors, Junior Counselors and CITs with an assigned unit  Coordinate breaks and time off for staff within assigned unit  Work with other leadership team members to carry out staff week training schedule  Teach specialized trainings during staff week    Participate and help to coordinate, with input from campers and unit staff, unit activities that will be done throughout the week. This includes, but not limited to overnights, cookouts, hikes, etc.  Assist with planning activities and programs that coincide with the weekly theme/camp brochure and meet the needs and interests of the campers  Work with the other staff in the unit to develop a staff team so all share in the total unit program.  Assist in operating activities as needed under the direction of the Assistant Camp Director  Assist in teaching activities through the use of the Girl Scout Camping program and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience  Participate in structured and unstructured activities  Apply behavior management techniques to conflicts between children when necessary and know when to seek the help of the Behavioral Specialist   Assist in maintaining unit housekeeping, sanitation and care of unit supplies  Assist in maintains unit first aid kit  Assist in keeping records and prepare reports as required  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques  Assist in emergency situations  Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp  Comply with personnel policies  Work as a team player  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 21 years of age  High school diploma or equivalent  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority    Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful.  Prior experience supervising others. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.  Bending, crouching, kneeling, climbing may all be a part of daily tasks   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Unit Manager” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.  
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  To assist in the implementing of safe and effective usage of the ropes course elements and equipment. The Ropes Course Counselor is passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Follow GSUSA, ACCT, ACA and NYSDOH standards and regulations.  Teach games, initiative and introductory activities to participants.  Teach participants about each ropes course element, including proper use and safety procedures.  Assist in developing and implementing a progression of activities for campers.  Provide campers with attainable challenges on the ropes course.  Reports any accidents/incidents to Ropes Course Director or Health Supervisor.  Ensures the proper use and care of all equipment, including recording in ropes log book.  Conduct daily inspections of equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.  Assist in maintaining records of equipment in the Ropes Course Equipment Log.  When not acting as Ropes Course Specialist will live in units as Unit Counselor and will assist in all unit activities.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.    Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accepts others duties as necessary by the Ropes Course Director/Camp Director  Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 18 years of age.  High school diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.  Must attend, participate in and successfully demonstrate required skills during preseason mandatory ropes course facilitator training in June (date and location to be determined).  Demonstrate mastery of skills listed on the Challenge Course Checklist.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.   Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.    Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.  Bending, crouching, kneeling, climbing may all be a part of daily tasks.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Ropes Course Specialist” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Arts & Crafts Specialist/Unit Counselor will be responsible for planning and teaching a camp art curriculum based on session program themes. They will also assist the Unit Manager and other Unit Counselors in the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Plan, develop and implement programs that are in conjunction with the camp program and are within the budget.  When not working as Arts & Crafts Specialist, assist Program Director in preparation of theme events and All Camp activities.  Keep the arts & crafts area clean and orderly at all times.  Maintain an inventory of all arts & crafts supplies.  Teach specialized trainings during staff week.  Maintain a well-equipped first aid kit in the activity areas.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Report all incidents/accidents to Program Director or Health Supervisor immediately.      Help ensure that the program is meeting GSUSA Activity Checkpoints, ACA and NYSDOH standards.  Participate in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Program Director/Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 18 years of age.  High school diploma or equivalent.  Experience in various art mediums (including but not limited to: painting, drawing, jewelry making, sewing, sculpture, nature, photography, etc.)  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.    Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.         TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Arts & Crafts Specialist” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.  
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Waterfront Director will direct and supervise the camp’s aquatic program on both the pool and boating area. The Waterfront Director will be passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Coordinate pool and lake activities and lessons including boating and swimming.  Model program participation and appropriate camper interaction.  Take an active role in risk management and camper safety.  Mentor, support, and supervise waterfront staff in activities, teaching, and planning.  Facilitate an effective “Buddy” system.  Maintain all safety standards and equipment according to NYDOH and ACA standards.  Keep accurate records of pool maintenance.  Instruct campers in swimming lessons when applicable.  Maintain camper records and assist in all aquatic programs.  Report all maintenance issues to the Property Manager.  Keeps open lines of communication with the Camp Director on a daily basis.  Work with other leadership team members to carry out staff week training schedule.      Teach specialized trainings during staff week.  Develop an ongoing, season-long lifeguard training schedule.  Supervises and submits a written evaluation for all staff hired as lifeguards  Daily monitoring of water at pool and waterfront  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 21 years of age  Have 2 or more years as a lifeguard in a pool and/or waterfront  Have a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification from American Red Cross (or accepted equivalent)  Current American Red Cross Waterfront Module certification (or accepted equivalent).  Current New York State accepted Lifeguard Management certification or willingness to obtain.  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision.   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Water Front Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.  
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Garden Specialist will prepare the garden and butterfly habitat for campers to weed, plant, water, harvest, and contribute to garden infrastructure. The Garden and Nature Specialist/Unit Counselor will be responsible for planning and teaching a gardening and outdoor education curriculum. Creativity with project creation ideas a must. They will also assist the Unit Manager and other Unit Counselors in the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Lead fun garden-based activities for campers focused on ecology, food justice and connecting to nature.  Plant, grow, harvest plants with campers and staff.  Develop and deliver an outdoor survival program that is appropriate for the ages and ability of the campers to include basic outdoor skills and environmental activities.  Deliver progressive and innovative outdoor education activities.   Work with arts & crafts counselor to make nature-based crafts and activities.      Keep garden area clean and cared for.  Manage the care of the physical facilities and outdoor education equipment.  Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment necessary for the garden and nature programs.  Coordinate and collaborate on a schedule for garden and nature programs.  Work independently while developing creative programming.  Teach staff and campers about the principles of sustainable agriculture.  Teach specialized trainings during staff week.  When not working as Garden and Nature Specialist, assume the role of Unit Counselor within the assigned unit and help with all aspects of camp life.  Report all maintenance issues to the Property Manager.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participate in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 18 years of age.  High school diploma or equivalent  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.    Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful  College experience in ecology, agriculture or environmental science PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.  Bending, crouching, kneeling, climbing may all be a part of daily tasks   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Garden and Nature Specialist/Unit Counselor” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Ropes Course Director will ensure that the ropes course program is being safely and effectively implemented, which includes safely using equipment, elements, and supervising ropes course staff while they implement ropes course programs. They will also assist the Unit Manager and other Unit Counselors in the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Follow GSUSA, ACCT, ACA, and NYSDOH standards and regulations for challenge courses.  Teach specialized trainings during staff week, including putting through willing staff through the low and high courses.  Supervise and evaluate ropes course specialists.  Conduct in-services on a weekly basis to ensure safety skills, stamina, and knowledge.   Teach games, initiatives, and introductory activities to staff and campers.  Assist in developing and implementing a progression of activities for campers participating in ropes course programs.  Provide campers with attainable challenges on the course.  Conduct daily inspections of all equipment for safety, good repair, and cleanliness.  Maintain records of equipment in the Ropes Course Equipment Log on a daily basis.  Live in a unit and assist the other unit staff members with all unit program and supervision of campers.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.    Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 21 years of age.  Minimum of 2 years documented experience/training in ropes course facilitation from a recognized organization.  Must attend and pass required ropes course training prior to season.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful PHYSICAL DEMANDS:    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.    Ability to lift 40 pounds.    Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Ropes Course Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Responsible for recommending and providing appropriate physical/mental/emotional care to all staff and campers.  Must provide care and administer treatment in accordance with the NYDOH, GSUSA, HIPAA and the ACA; while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understanding the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Administer first aid under the standing order of camp physician.  Dispense medication prescribed by physician to campers and staff as indicated.  Provide first aid in case of an accident and follows physician standing orders in case of illness.  Take responsibility for calling physician when warranted.  Maintain accurate records in a bound notebook of all visits to the health center.  Maintain and secure confidentiality of all health forms in compliance with HIPAA.  The Health Director, Camp Nurse and the Camp Director have the only access to these securely locked medical records.  Decisions to release medical information to other staff members will be based on the camper’s needs and parents’ authorization.  Model and teach good health practices for all staff and campers.  Supply and maintain first aid kits for specified areas in camp and for out of camp trips and hikes.    Refer campers and staff to physician’s care at clinic or hospital with approval of Camp Director.  Confer with parents as necessary.  Screen incoming campers for any illnesses, infections, bruises, rashes and other health concerns.  Notify the appropriate staff members of camper allergies, medications and health concerns including the Head Cook and Unit Managers.  Establish a system for health screening for arriving campers and staff, as well as a system for health screening for trips out-of-camp.  Communicate with the Camp Director on a daily basis.  Conduct an inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring the timely arrival of supplies.  Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, including, but not limited to standard precautions, how to administer aid and what type of aid needs more then general first aid.  Responsible for the safety and well-being of campers and staff while in the Health Center.  Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized Health Center at all times.  Live on camp property for the duration of the camp season.  Participate in camp activities when possible   Report incidents/accidents to Camp Director immediately.  Report suspected child abuse to the appropriate authorities immediately and inform the Camp Director as soon as possible.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participate in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:    Current New York certification in one or more of the following is a must: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant, or Emergency Medical Technician (as per NYS code part 7-2 8A)  Current New York State accepted certification in CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain.   Be at least 21 years of age.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful.  Pediatric experience helpful. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.    Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Health Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.     This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Assistant Camp Director will assist the Camp Director in the administration and coordination of the summer resident program. They will also help the Unit Managers and Program Director in the coordination and care of the campers and daily camp life while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 19th – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists the Camp Director in acting as host for the camp and its community  Keep open lines of communication with the Camp Director on a daily basis  Assume the responsibility of Camp Director in her absence  Required to stay on the property during hours of operation  Assist in emergency situations  Assist the Camp Director with hiring of staff  Work with other leadership team members to carry out staff week training schedule   Teach specialized trainings during staff week  Participate and assist in the planning of the Camper, Unit Manager, Unit Counselor, Junior Counselor and Counselor in Training daily schedules   Directly supervise Unit Managers      Provide support and guidance to CITs  Submit a written evaluation for all direct reports  Participate in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp  Orchestrate with the Camp Director check-in and check-out camper procedures  Work with the leadership staff to conduct nightly rounds of the camp property  Work during weekend programs  Work closely with the Program Coordinator to implement any special programming   Apply behavior management techniques to conflicts with children when necessary and work closely with the Behavior Specialist to solve any camper issues  Work as a team player  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Report suspected child abuse to Camp Director immediately  Submit written final evaluation to the Camp Director of the position’s strong points, weak points and ideas for next season  Report all maintenance issues to the Property Manager  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques  Report all incidents/accidents to Program Director or Health Supervisor immediately  Help ensure that the program is meeting GSUSA Activity Checkpoints, ACA and NYSDOH standards  Comply with personnel policies  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 21 years of age.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of at least 2 years of experience in administrative, supervisory camp position  Possess valid driver’s license and be cleared to drive the council’s leased/owned vehicles through the council’s insurance agency  Demonstrate ability to guide/supervise other adults  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority    The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Send resume and cover letter to Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Assistant Camp Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.  Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.   The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.  
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY New York, NY, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Head Counselor will take on additional counselor responsibilities to assist the Site Director with daily operations, maintaining protocol, and adhering of camp policies. She will display passion for the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl.   REQUIRED:  A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed at the GSGNY office in June and July 2019 (dates provided) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 7 weeks of camp (July 8th – Aug 23rd). Those applicants that cannot attend these training date will NOT be considered.    HEAD COUNSLER RESPONSIBILITIES: • Holds required certifications or is willing to obtain required certifications and take on the associated responsibilities. Certifications include: Food Handlers License, Responding to Emergencies (RTE) CPR-Pro & First Aid, Water Safety/Lifeguard • Assist Site Director with confirmation of Transportation/Transportation planning.   • Assist with overseeing all food storage and preparation.  • Act as Site Director in her absence. Assist with supervision of Counselors and CITs.  • Other responsibilities as dictated, verbally or in writing, by the Site Director or Manger of Urban Day Camps.      ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for the health and safety of campers. • Implementing activities and programs that coincide with the weekly camp theme and meet the needs and interests of the campers. • Assist in operating activities as needed under the direction of the Site Director. • Teach activities through the use of The Girl Scout Leadership Experience  What Girls Do = Discover + Connect + Take Action                                                               How Girls Do It = Girl-led + Cooperative Learning + Learning by Doing • Participate in structured and unstructured activities. Ability to lead songs or games.  • Apply behavior management techniques to conflicts between children when necessary.   • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment through sanitation practices and care of supplies. • Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp. • Keep records and prepare reports as required. • Oversee and supervise campers throughout the day and maintain 1:6 ratio at all times. • Act as chaperone and supervise campers when on off-site trips. • Perform all necessary day-to-day administrative duties including, but not limited to taking attendance, Sign-in/out campers with approved guardians, filing any necessary incident reports, and creating trip buddy lists. • Monitor camper behavior closely and report any incidents to the Site Director as soon as possible. • Participate in weekly fire drills, chaperoning campers, and following protocols. • Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques. • Assist campers in emergency situations. • Comply with personnel policies. • Work as a team player. • Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc. • Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards: • At least 18 years of age. • High school Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree or pursuing highly preferred.  • Minimum of 2-year experience working with children. • Able to provide a physical exam from licensed doctor that occurred after September 2018.  • Must commit to working for the entire duration of program at one of our 7 sites. • An adventurous spirit. Willingness to learn and participate in physical/outdoor activities new to you.  • Good character, integrity and adaptability. A proper role model for our campers.  • Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file. • Willingness to place the needs of girls as a priority and enthusiasm for empowering girls to learn and practice new skills. • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment. • The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a full day camp and that therefore, hours are long with few breaks. • Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers. • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations. • Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program. • Environmental interest, knowledge, or experience.  • Well versed in camp songs, cheers, and teambuilding activities.  PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. • Ability to lift 40 pounds. • Good health and stamina necessary to work in the Summer Camp setting.  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.         TO APPLY: • Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.  • Questions? Contact Kristen Glass at kglass@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “UDC Head Counselor” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. • Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY New York, NY, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Site Director will lead the day to day camp programming at one of seven camp locations. She will be responsible for camper and staff management and development, implementation of outdoor educational programming, handle daily scheduling and transportation, and develop and maintain a safe, fun and enriching camp program. The Site Director will also be directly involved in leading activities (with the assistance of counselor staff) and working with campers; this is not purely a management position. She will display passion for the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl.  REQUIRED:  A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed at the GSGNY office in June and July 2019 (dates provided) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 7 weeks of camp (July 8th – Aug 23rd). Those applicants that cannot attend these training date will NOT be considered.  SITE DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES: • Keep open lines of communication with the Manager of UDC on a daily basis. • Supervise a team of counselors and manage a day camp with 25-30 youth participants.  • In charge of all daily operations, maintaining protocol, and adhering of camp policies as well as management of activity supplies, meals, safety and sanitary procedures and that any issues are communicated to management immediately.  • Act as main point of contact for all parents/guardians. • In charge of all camp record keeping. Must be organized and diligent with all paperwork.     • Holds required certifications or is willing to obtain required certifications. Certifications include: Food Handlers License, Responding to Emergencies (RTE) CPR-Pro & First Aid, Water Safety/Lifeguard • Must be able to attend a Department of Health Camp Director’s Orientation.  • Must complete a State Central Register Database Form and pass a criminal history check.  • Must complete a NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services background check and fingerprint analysis against the Sex Offender Registry.  • A current medical form and TB test to be completed within the first month of employment.  • Act as Camp Health Director by performing all necessary duties including checking participant medical files for allergies, illnesses or conditions that would modify activities.  • Lead and supervise daily planned excursions throughout the five boroughs. Maintain daily schedule and confirmation of Transportation/Transportation planning.   • Supervise food storage and preparation.  • Overseeing all educational programming; leading/teaching at times and delegating to support staff appropriately.  • Conduct weekly staff meetings and manage a team of Counselors and CITs. Monitor staff conduct and participation, providing feedback to the Urban Day Camp Manager as often as necessary.  • Assist in leading new hire orientation for temporary summer staff members.  • Assist and submit camp (pre- and post- survey materials) and staff evaluation materials.  • Submit a weekly report to or meet with the Manger of Urban Day Camps.  • Other responsibilities as dictated, verbally or in writing, by the Manger of Urban Day Camps.  ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for the health and safety of campers. • Assist with implementing activities and programs that coincide with the weekly camp theme and meet the needs and interests of the campers. • Assist in teaching activities through the use of The Girl Scout Leadership Experience  What Girls Do = Discover + Connect + Take Action                                                               How Girls Do It = Girl-led + Cooperative Learning + Learning by Doing • Participate in structured and unstructured activities. Ability to lead songs or games.  • Apply behavior management techniques to conflicts between children when necessary. Assure that all behavior management is carried out appropriately.   • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment through sanitation practices and care of supplies.   • Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp. • Assist in keeping records and prepare reports as required. • Oversee and supervise campers throughout the day and maintain 1:6 ratio at all times. • Act as chaperone and supervise campers when on off-site trips. • Perform all necessary day-to-day administrative duties including, but not limited to taking attendance, Sign-in/out campers with approved guardians, filing any necessary incident reports, and creating trip buddy lists. • Monitor camper behavior closely and report any incidents to the Manager of Urban Day Camps as soon as possible. • Participate in weekly fire drills, chaperoning campers, and following protocols. • Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques. • Assist campers in emergency situations. • Comply with personnel policies. • Work as a team player. • Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc. • Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards: • At least 21 years of age. • Bachelor’s Degree in education, social work, environmental studies or relevant required. Master’s or pursuing Master’s preferred.  • Minimum of 3-year experience working with children. • Minimum of 1+ years’ supervising staff. • Background in environmental studies, nature-based learning, or equivalency.  • Ability to lead engaging, dynamic activities for campers including but not limited to: S.T.E.A.M activities, interactive trips, hands-on science experiments, team-building games, and arts & crafts.  • Able to provide a physical exam from licensed doctor that occurred after September 2018.  • Must commit to working for the entire duration of program at one of our 7 sites. • Effective and clear communicator. • An adventurous spirit. Willingness to learn and participate in physical/outdoor activities new to you.  • Good character, integrity and adaptability. A proper role model for our campers.    • Displays empathy as well as strict adherence to rules/protocol.  • Willingness to place the needs of girls as a priority and enthusiasm for empowering girls to learn and practice new skills. • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment. • The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a full day camp and that therefore, hours are long with few breaks. • Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers. • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations. • Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Strong and engaging Leader.  • Creative problem solver and able to innovate at a moment’s notice.  • Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program. • Environmental interest, knowledge, or experience.  • Well versed in camp songs, cheers, and teambuilding activities.  PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. • Ability to lift 40 pounds. • Good health and stamina necessary to work in the Summer Camp setting.  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming. • Ability to project voice and speak for extend periods.         TO APPLY: • Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.  • Questions? Contact Kristen Glass at kglass@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “UDC Site Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. • Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Archery Instructor/Unit Counselor will be responsible for providing campers with a high quality and safe archery experience. They will also be passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 23rd – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teach all archery sessions.   Submit weekly evaluations of activities.  Maintain a well-equipped first aid kit and all archery equipment.   Report all incidents/accidents promptly to the Program Director and Health Supervisor  When not working as Archery Specialist, assume the role of Unit Counselor within the assigned unit and help with all aspects of camp life.  Communicate the importance of safety to all staff and campers.   Maintain a clean and organized program area.   Deliver programs with a highly energetic and enthusiastic attitude.   Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the archery range and equipment.  Must plan/develop and implement programs that are in conjunction with the camp program and within budget and placing supply orders through the Program Director.  Ensure the safety of all participants and staff at the archery range.     Deliver creative programming to help ensure campers are having fun and learning a skill.   Ensure that the archery range is meeting GSUSA Activity Checkpoints, ACA and NYSDOH standards.  Report all maintenance issues to the Property Manager.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participate in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Program Director/Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 18 years of age.  High school diploma or the equivalent.  Pass the Archery Certification Exam in order to have the experience and knowledge for the archery range.  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful  Prior experience leading archery or other target sports. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming.   TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Archery Specialist/Unit Counselor” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.
Girl Scout Council of Greater NY Holmes, New York, USA
Mar 27, 2019
Seasonal
The Program Director will manage, develop, implement and promote well-rounded programs and activities for campers and staff. The Program Director will also poll/survey campers when possible to ensure their ideas are integrated in camp programs while being passionate about the mission of Girl Scouting and understands the great impact camp can have on a girl. REQUIRED: A candidate must be available to attend ALL trainings as needed (June 19th – June 28th) in preparation for the summer program as well as be available to work for the ENTIRE 8 weeks of camp and clean up (June 30th – August 25th). Additional certification classes may also be required. Those applicants who cannot attend these training dates will NOT be considered. RESPONSIBILITIES:   Plan and coordinate using summer camp theme:  all-camp programs, camper’s choice activities, opening and closing campfires while maintaining program budget.  Notify all staff and campers of the daily camp schedule and special activities by making announcements at meals and posting these by Sunday evening.  Plan and implement theme meals (i.e.:  Caveman Lunch, Backwards Day, etc.).  Coordinate and assign all-camp kapers.  Oversee daily flag ceremonies and ensure there are staff and campers to participate in flag ceremonies.  Collect all badge requirement sheets from counselors.      Review activity counselors’ activity planners, offer support and guidance when necessary and assure that they are following the camp program as indicated in the current camp catalog.    Maintain an inventory of all arts & crafts supplies and keep Craft pavilion organized.  Supervise and submit a written performance evaluation mid and end of season for the following direct reports:  Arts & Crafts Specialist, Garden Specialist, Archery Specialist, Outdoor Survival Specialist, Ropes Course Director, and Ropes Course Specialists.  Work closely with the leadership staff on a daily basis.  Work with other leadership members to conduct nightly rounds of the camp property.  Work with other leadership team members to carry out staff week training schedule.  Teach specialized trainings during staff week as directed/chosen by Camp Director.  Submit a written evaluation of the position (including strengths, weaknesses, and ideas for the position) at the close of the season.  Keeps open lines of communication with all supervisees.  Report all maintenance issues to the Property Manager.  Assists the Camp Director in acting as host for the camp and its community.  Helps ensures that the course is meeting ACA and NYSDOH standards.  Demonstrate sound problem-solving techniques.  Assist campers in emergency situations.  Participates in all aspects of camp including staff week and post-camp.  Comply with personnel policies.  Work as a team player.  Set a good example for campers and staff in terms of cleanliness, punctuality, manners, appropriate language, appropriate attire, etc.  Subscribe to the mission and beliefs of the Girl Scouts of the USA by becoming a member if not already a member.  Provide excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents, guardians, and other visitors to camp.  Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director. Minimum Qualifications in accordance with ACA (American Camp Association), NYSDOH (New York State Department of Health) and GSUSA (Girl Scouts of the USA) standards:  Be at least 19 years of age.  High school diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.  At least 2 years of supervisory experience.  Knowledge and/or background in program design and development.    Possess a valid driver’s license and be cleared to drive the council’s leased/owned vehicles through the council’s insurance agency.  Ability to guide/supervise other adults.  Clearance through the Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Check for personnel file.  Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp as a priority.  Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.  The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp and that therefore, work hours are irregular.  Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.  Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.  Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program helpful PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.    Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.  Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while leading programming. TO APPLY:  Please go to https://girlscoutsnyc.campbrainstaff.com to apply.   Questions? Contact Margeaux Sullivan at msullivan@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Program Director” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.   The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.  Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability   as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible