Seeking energetic and dedicated summer staff to be unit leaders (must be at least 21 years old) and unit assistants (must be 18 years old) at our Girl Scouts camps in NH and VT. Also looking for kitchen staff assistants specifically at our resident camp Farnsworth in Thetford VT.
Create memorable camp experiences and guide girls as they build courage, confidence and character through camp activities. Students earning degrees in outdoor programs and education are encouraged; any students with an interest in outdoor living, programming for children, and enthusiastic about sharing these experiences are welcome to apply no matter your major.
Unit leaders and assistants are ultimately responsible for:
1. the safety and welfare of the campers in the unit.
2. ensuring that Girl Scout Mission, Vision, and Program Goals are carried out.
3. sharing responsibility for the success of the program in her unit.
Have a certification in a specialty? We want to know! Looking for Lifeguard, Archery and Airsoft. Must have current CPR/FA and specialty certification/documented training.
These are seasonal summer positions at day and resident Camp. Training varies but will take place between June 10 and 24. Training is required. Camp season is from June 25 – Aug 17. Exact dates will vary by camp.
Unit Leaders and Unit Assistants report to the Camp Director. All camps happen outdoors! Candidates must be able to work continuously with children and adults while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm.
Our summer staff are recruited from around the world. They are college students, mothers, teachers and others who enjoy working with children. They all complete an application and interview, provide references, and undergo a formal background check. All staff complete an intensive pre-camp training orientation before campers arrive. There are 2 counselors for every 12 girls at day camp and 2 counselors for every 10 girls at resident camp.
Ready to join a great Outdoor Programming team? Find the full job description and submit applications online at https://www.girlscoutsgwm.org/en/our-council/employment.html or call 888-474-9686 for more information.
- Position Type: Program
- Location: Chittenden County; Orange County
- Employment Type/ Status: Temporary/ Seasonal