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We seek motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to join our mission to make the world a better place. If that sounds like you, please view our jobs at https://www.gswcf.org/en/our-council/careers.html 

**Please note: We are unable to accept international staff this summer.**

Camp Wildwood in Wildwood, FL is about 75 miles northeast of Tampa and 25 miles south of Ocala. Wildwood offers 589 acres of original Florida – piney woods and palmettos in sandy soil, huge live oaks with Spanish moss and marshlands. The campgrounds include an array of activities and amenities, from swimming in a Junior Olympic sized pool to the Griffin Nature Center, options are endless! Campers stay in cabins, tents or dormitory style buildings. Camp Wildwood is the only GSWCF camp to offer the equestrian program. 

Camp Wai Lani Camp Wai Lani in Palm Harbor is on the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 25 miles northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Campers can take a swim in the pool, take aim in archery, visit the Marine Lab, or push their comfort zone with the Challenge Course . Campers are housed in two-story buildings featuring screened-in patios on the first floor.

SEASON: The summer season runs from the end of May/beginning of June (start date depends on position) through August 1 and includes staff training. 

POSITIONS: Available positions include

  • Counselors
  • Counselor/Riding Instructor (Wildwood only)
  • Marketing & Merchandising Specialist/Counselor
  • Heathcare Supervisor (RN preferred)
  • Girl Program Coordinator
  • Teen Mentoring Specialist
  • Day Camp Specialist (Wai Lani only)
  • Food Service Manager
  • Cook
  • Kitchen Assistant

 

  • Summer Camp Healthcare Supervisor

    Healthcare, non profits
    Camp Wildwood

    Position Purpose: 

    The Healthcare Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff, and associated paperwork.

    Dates of Employment: Weekly, starting May 30. Multiple weeks possible.

    Dates: May 30-June 5

    June 6-June 12

    June 13-19

    June 20-26

    June 27-July 3

    July 11-17

    July 18-24

    July 25-31

    Virtual orientation required prior to camp arrival.

    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $400 per week, commensurate with experience.

    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses, etc.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
    • Oversee the implementation of COVID- 19 policies, including pre-screens, daily logs and symptom tracking.
    • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in training and developed with Camp Director per SAC and ACA requirements.
    • Oversee the camp health center, including set-up, administration and close-down, depending on need.
    • Maintain inventory of all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Prepare and record accident/incident report forms.
    • Create camper and staff allergy list for food service staff and counselor.
    • Prepare, distribute, and maintain first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
      • Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
    • Ensure camp staff know their role related to health care and first aid.
    • Manage the screening of all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp.
      • Prior to arrival: verify healthy history and examination in online system; call to ‘pre-check’ on medications and speak with guardians of campers
      • Oversee the implementation of a check-in health screening.
    • Keep all medications used by campers and staff secured, per ACA.
    • Report any health problems or symptoms of concern to the Camp Director.
    • And other duties as assigned

    Qualifications: 

    • Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
    • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license preferred
    • Driver’s license.
    • Experience in both child and adult illness/injury care.
    • Desire to work with children and young adults.
    • CPR certification or willingness to obtain
    • Community health knowledge.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Counselor/Riding Instructor (Equestrian, Horseback)

    Education, non profits, jobs with animals
    Camp Wildwood

    Position Purpose
    Counselors are the primary caregivers and source of enthusiasm for each camper.  The Counselors are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out programs and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills, while being a positive role model.
     
    Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 to August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5
    • Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
    • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
    • Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
      • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
      • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
      • Create their own activity option/elective for campers based off their skills/interests (such as horseback riding, juggling, arts & crafts, sports, etc.)
    • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.

     
    Equestrian Specialization (Wildwood only):

    • Assists in the development and delivery of a horseback riding programs that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities. 
    • Assists in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment.
    • Can demonstrate knowledge of horsemanship and riding skills in English, Western, or both styles. Responsible for the safety of staff, campers, and horses at all times.

    Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)

    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Ability to interact and relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assigned program areas.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

     
    Physical Aspects of the Job:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Counselor

    Education, non profits
    Camp Wai Lani and Camp Wildwood

    Position Purpose
    Counselors are the primary caregivers and source of enthusiasm for each camper.  The Counselors are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out programs and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills, while being a positive role model. See below for more information regarding specialized activity areas available.
     
    Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
    • Attend all in-person training sessions.
    • Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
    • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
    • Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
      • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
      • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
    • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
    • Choose 1 or more specialty area to develop skills and/or obtain certification.

     
    Specialty areas:

    • Arts & Crafts: furthers the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of arts and crafts activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assists in the management of the arts and crafts building and related equipment and supplies. Develops and delivers arts and crafts program that is appropriate for the age and ability pf the campers. Should be familiar with various types of arts and crafts including, but not limited to: ceramics, friendship bracelets, painting, wood burning, tie-dye, drawing, etc.
    • Lifeguard: furthers the mission of the camp by providing supervision and ensuring a safe environment at the camp’s aquatic activities. Assist in the management to the physical operation of the aquatic facilities and equipment. Should be Red Cross or BSA Lifeguard certified or willing to participate in the training. Maintains aquatic equipment and reports any issues to camp maintenance staff.
    • Outdoor/Camping Skills: furthers the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of outdoor skills activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assists in the management of the outdoor skills equipment and supplies. Should be familiar in topics such as, but not limited to: shelter building, backpacking, hiking, water filtration, knots, knife safety, outdoor cooking, Leave No Trace, fire building, orienteering, etc.
    • Cooking: furthers the mission of the camp through development and delivery of cooking activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assists in the management of the cooking/kitchen equipment and supplies. Should be familiar with cooking techniques for both indoor and outdoor cooking, and baking.
    • Environmental Education: furthers the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of nature or environmental activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities and reflect the camp’s commitment to stewardship of the natural environment. Should be familiar with native Florida wildlife and ecosystems. (Wildwood Only, Will be tasked with the care and maintenance of the live animals in our Griffin Nature Center)
    • Archery: furthers the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of archery activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities.  Assists in the management to the physical operation of the archery and related equipment. Should be certified in archery or willing to obtain certification through USA-Archery.
    • Waterfront: Camp Wai Lani only) To further the mission of the camp through assisting in the planning and implementation of swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and paddle board activities at the camp’s waterfront. Develop (with the help of the Waterfront Coordinator) and deliver activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities. Assist in the care of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment. Should be Red Cross Small Craft Safety certified or willing to obtain.

     
    Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)

    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Ability to interact and relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assigned program areas.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

     
    Physical Aspects of the Job:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Food Service Manager

    Food and Beverage, Managers and Supervisors, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani

    Position Purpose:
    To support the day to day operation of the summer camp program through the planning and delivery of meals and snacks to staff and campers. To ensure food preparation meets the Florida Department of Health standards. To ensure that special dietary needs of campers and staff are met.
     
    Dates of Employment: May 30, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $400 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:
     

    • Ensures Health Department standards are met.
    • Leads a kitchen staff daily review meeting.
    • Supervises kitchen staff schedules daily.
    • Supervises menu implementation; daily meals, daily snacks & pack-outs as requested.
    • Completes a pre- and post- camp kitchen prep checklists.
    • Trains staff on kitchen procedure.
    • Coordinates the purchasing of food for menu including truck orders and local shopping trips.
    • Ensures all dietary needs are met through alternative food items.
    • Manages the maintenance of the kitchen equipment as needed.
    • Attend orientation week.
    • Attend staff meetings as designated by the Camp Director.
    • Follow all camp rules and staff policies.
    • Participate in camp activities as designated by the Camp Director.
    • Maintain a positive attitude and professional manner with campers, parents, volunteers, and staff.
    • Complete paperwork as designated by the Camp Director.

     
    General Job Functions:

    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
    • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
    • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Aid in ensuring that camp meals and snacks meet Safety Activity Checkpoints and American Camp Association safety requirement.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned.

     
    Qualifications: 

    • Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
    • Experience in cooking; commercial style preferred
    • Experience in working with youth 
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • First Aid and CPR certification preferred
    • Possess or willing to obtain Certified Food Manager certification.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
    • Strong human relations skills and have ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including substantial amounts of weekend and evening work.
    • Flexibility to live on-site and in the outdoors in communal living during resident camp season (optional, approximately 8 weeks)
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently, manage time, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment.
    • Excellent leadership qualities which include the ability to collaborate, organize and work effectively while using
    • Creativity in problem solving.

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Physical ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
    • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
    • Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury
  • Summer Camp Girl Program Coordinator

    Education, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani

    Position Purpose:
    To support the day to day operation of the summer camp program through the planning and delivery of program activities and events.  To ensure activities are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management of activities, schedule, and with the morale of campers and staff as directed by the camp director.
     
    Dates of Employment: May 30, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $305 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours;  and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
    • Supervise and evaluate counselors on a regular basis, both formally and informally based upon their personal goals; provide them with written evaluation midway and upon completion of their contract.
      • Work as in integral member of the Coordinator Team.
    • Work with Coordinator Team to oversee programming and create schedules for campers, staff and CIT Volunteers.
    • Work with Coordinator Team to develop and lead staff meetings on a rotating basis.
    • Assist in planning staff training/pre-camp and provide opportunities for staff development throughout the summer.
    • Work with the camp director and Coordinator Team to train staff on risk management plan for the camp.
    • Assist in planning staff training/pre-camp and provide opportunities for staff development throughout the summer.
    • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Ensure and monitor the success of the program and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various program activities.
    • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Serve as camp ‘MC’ for various activities.
    • Create and maintain ‘rainy day’ activity packs/totes for each unit and program area.
    • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures in all program areas as stated in SAC and ACA guidelines.
    • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas.
    • Provide feedback positive and constructive guidance to counselors.
    • Provide recommendations and concerns to Camp Director regarding program.
    • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.

    General Job Functions:

    • Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including while sharing cabins during nighttime.
    • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
    • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as activity leaders.
    • Participate in evening activities.
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
    • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
    • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
    • Create their own activity option/elective for campers based off their skills/interests
    • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
    • Meet regularly with the CIT Specialist.
    • Aid in ensuring that camp programs meet SAC and ACA safety requirement.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned.

     
    Qualifications: 

    • Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
    • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for youth preferred.
    • Training and/or experience in teaching program to adults and children desired.
    • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     

  • Summer Camp Kitchen Assistant

    Food and Beverage, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani and Camp Wildwood

    Position Purpose: 
    To assist in providing nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to all campers, staff, and guests. Maintain physical operations of assigned areas including cleaning, preparation, and implementation required in various camp activities.
     
    Dates of Employment: May 30, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses, etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Assist in the daily operations of the camp’s operations including food service.
    • Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and equipment.
    • Work as a member of a the summer camp team
    • And other duties as assigned

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in institutional or food service setting preferred.
    • Desire to work in the support of all kitchen camp operations
    • Knowledge of standards of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and kitchen procedures preferred.
    • Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods preferred.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

     
    Physical Aspects of the Job:

    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Physical ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
    • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
    • Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Marketing and Merchandising Specialist/Counselor

    Education, non profits, creative, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani and Camp Wildwood

    Position Purpose: 
    The Marketing and Merchandise Specialist is responsible for photographing campers and staff throughout each camp day, uploading the photographs to our camper photo site. In addition, they are expected to actively film live video to be used in our slideshow/video and year-round marketing. Serve as an assistant to the Retail Sales Associate at the Camp Trading Post to ensure the satisfaction of each customer while preserving the Girl Scout Mission.
    Counselors are the primary caregivers and source of enthusiasm for each camper.  The Counselors are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out programs and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills, while being a positive role model.
     
    Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
    • Attend all in-person training sessions.
    • Media duties
      • Ensure campers with denied photo waivers wear the appropriate warning wristband and be familiar with who these campers are for photography purposes.
      • Take activity, cabin, etc. photos of campers throughout various times during the day.
      • Ensure all campers are photographed at least once per day.
      • Group cabin photos should be taken and uploaded by Sunday night of the group’s arrival.
      • Ensure photos reflect the variety of programs occurring at camp each day (i.e. not all horseback photos).
      • Ensure ALL equestrian campers are photographed with a HIGH QUALITY image on horseback at least twice.
      • Screen, sort, and upload each day’s photos by 9:00 p.m. nightly.
      • Develop and oversee camera check-out system for counselors to help cover all activity areas.
      • Manage Bunk1 photos, notes, and replies.
      • Select a daily photo to feature on camp’s Facebook page ensuring variety of girl diversity and various activities.
      • Create photo file organization system to include separate folders for staff-only, best of, and weekly folders for future use by GSWCF.
      • Create an end-of-summer staff slideshow for staff celebration.
    • Store duties
      • Assist the GSWCF Retail Associate during check-in/check-out and scheduled Trading Post hours.
      • Occasionally operate the trading post without assistance when circumstances keeps campers from shopping during their scheduled trading post time.  
      • Process sales of merchandise on cash register.
      • Process cash, gift certificates, checks, or credit transactions; issues receipts, refunds, credits, or exchanges and keeps money secure at all times.
      • Help families set up trading post accounts for their camper.
      • Provide high quality services to all internal and external customers (employed staff, campers, etc.) by portraying a positive image of Girl Scouting.
      • Select and show merchandise to store customers; demonstrates and/or describes use; assists customer in selection of merchandise.
      • Keep the store inviting, full of product and clean by ensuring that stock levels are maintained neat and in an attractive manner in the merchandise units and assists with the day-to-day housekeeping maintenance of the Store.
    • Cabin duties
      • Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
      • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
      • Work with co-counselor to ensure positive camp experience for all campers and staff.
      • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
      • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
      • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.

     
    Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)

    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Ability to interact and relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assigned program areas.
    • Bondable.
    • Retail and cash-handling experience.
    • Mathematical ability and general accounting comprehension.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and co-workers
    • Dependable, prompt, courteous and trustworthy.
    • Good oral and written communication and human relations skills.
    • Ability to accept additional tasks, duties, training, and/or direction from management.
    • Computer savvy and have the ability to operate a cash register and 10 key calculator.
    • Ability to constantly stand, bend, and reach .
    • Ability to lift 40-50 lbs.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

     
    Physical Aspects of the Job:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Teen Mentoring Specialist

    Education, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani

    Position Purpose:
    To serve as a positive role model and mentor to those campers enrolled in the Counselor-in-Training (CIT) training or volunteering programs.
    Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
    • Attend all in-person training sessions.
    • Utilize the Leadership Program Training Outline to work with CIT Campers and complete their week of training.
    • Work with Camp Experience Coordinator or Coordinator Team CIT volunteer daily schedule, work with Girl Program Coordinator or Camp Director to schedule CIT Volunteers, CIT job assignments, special events and help when necessary during camper activity sign-up.
    • Evaluate CITs and review with Head Counselor.
    • Provide constructive feedback to the Camp Director about the success and future of the CIT program.
    • Assist or cover day camp programs and operations as needed.
    • Notify Coordinator Team or Camp Experience Coordinator of CIT or Day Camp progression, updates, issues, etc.

    General Job Functions:

    • Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including while sharing cabins during nighttime.
    • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
    • Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
      • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
      • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
    • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
    • Prior experience with teens in camping or related youth work preferred.
    • Knowledge in the development and delivery of recreational programs preferred.
    • Experience in supervising and scheduling youth is preferred.
    • Customer service skills and experience.
    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

     

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Day Camp Specialist

    Education, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani

    Position Purpose:
    To further the mission of the camp through assisting in the planning and delivery of activities at the camp’s day camp programs that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities.
     
    Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
     
    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
     
    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    • Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
    • Attend all in-person training sessions.
    • Work as in integral member of the Coordinator Team.
      • Work with Coordinator Team to create programming and scheduling for campers, staff and CIT Volunteers.
      • Work with Coordinator Team to develop and lead staff meetings on a rotating basis.
      • Work with Coordinator Team to plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun waterfront program.
      • Assist in planning staff training/pre-camp and provide opportunities for staff development throughout the summer.
      • Work with the Camp Director and Coordinator Team to train staff on risk management plan for the camp.
      • Assist in planning staff training/pre-camp and provide opportunities for staff development throughout the summer.
    • Assist in the design and deliver day camp programming that meets the needs and interests of youth in a safe manor.
    • Assist in managing the program supplies and equipment to ensure stewardship of current resources.
    • Manages the day camp check-in & -out process, including extended care activities
    • Oversee the daily operation of day camp including meal time, hospitality, program, customer service, & health care.
    • Aid in capturing camp/camper moments through photographs and videos.

     
     
    General Job Functions:

    • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
    • Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.

    Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.

    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
      • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
      • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
      • Create their own activity option/elective for campers based off their skills/interests
    • Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
    • Aid in ensuring that camp programs meet SAC and ACA safety requirement.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned.

     
    Additional Qualifications:

    • Age 18 years or older, 21+ preferred.
    • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
    • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population preferred.
    • Training and/or experience in teaching program to adults and children preferred.
    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Strong customer service skills or experience.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

     
    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer Camp Cook

    Food and Beverage, non profits, jobs on water
    Camp Wai Lani

    Position Purpose:

    To support the day to day operation of the summer camp program through the planning and delivery of meals and snacks to staff and campers. To ensure food preparation meets the Florida Department of Health standards. To ensure that special dietary needs of campers and staff are met.

    Dates of Employment: May 30, 2021 through August 1, 2021

    Weekly Pay Range Starting At:  $400 per week, commensurate with experience.

    Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.

     

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Ensures Health Department standards are met.
    • Attends kitchen staff daily review meeting.
    • Assists in supervising kitchen staff schedules daily.
    • Assists in menu implementation; daily meals, daily snacks & pack-outs as requested.
    • Completes a pre- and post- camp kitchen prep checklists.
    • Prepares meals at designated times.
    • Ensures all dietary needs are met through alternative food items.
    • Manages the maintenance of the kitchen equipment as needed.
    • Attend orientation week.
    • Attend staff meetings as designated by the Camp Director.
    • Follow all camp rules and staff policies.
    • Participate in camp activities as designated by the Camp Director.
    • Maintain a positive attitude and professional manner with campers, parents, volunteers, and staff.
    • Complete paperwork as designated by the Camp Director.

     

    General Job Functions:

    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
    • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
    • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Aid in ensuring that camp meals and snacks meet Safety Activity Checkpoints and American Camp Association safety requirement.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications: 

    • Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
    • Experience in cooking; commercial style preferred
    • Experience in working with youth 
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • First Aid and CPR certification preferred
    • Possess or willing to obtain Certified Food Manager certification.
    • Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
    • Strong human relations skills and have ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including substantial amounts of weekend and evening work.
    • Flexibility to live on-site and in the outdoors in communal living during resident camp season (optional, approximately 8 weeks)
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently, manage time, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment.
    • Excellent leadership qualities which include the ability to collaborate, organize and work effectively while using
    • Creativity in problem solving.

    Physical Aspects of the Position:

    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Physical ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
    • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
    • Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).

     

    GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

How to Apply

For full position descriptions and to apply, visit: https://www.gswcf.org/en/our-council/careers.html 

Questions? Contact Erin Hollen ehollen@gswcf.org 


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