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Imagine having the opportunity to create a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to do socially responsible work. What type of organization would you choose? Would it be a health advocacy organization? A youth service organization? A prevention, education and training organization? Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is all this and more.

Our Council's vision encompasses developing self-esteem, encouraging personal growth, recognizing and addressing gender bias, appreciating diversity, fostering shared values, and developing and using resources effectively.


Summer Camp Employment
Unit Assistant
Position Title:             Summer Camp Unit Assistant
Department: Outdoor Program
Reports to: Outdoor Program Coordinator

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Unit Assistants are directly responsible for empowering campers to plan and carry out their summer camp activities and programs and ensuring proper supervision of campers under their care. Unit Assistants work under the supervision of a Unit Leader and Core staff at summer camp.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Ensures that Girl Scout Mission is delivered via daily and weekly summer camp program activities.
  2. Shares the responsibility for conducting successful Girl-Led and Girl-Planned programming at camp.
  3. Supports all camp functions including:  implementing safety and emergency procedures, caring for the site and property, and engaging in all camp-wide activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age: 18 years at start of camp
  • Previous Leadership and Supervisory experience with both children and adults
  • Willingness to accept and exemplify the Girl Scout Promise and Law and become a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to participate in a strenuous, outdoor based, camp program with the campers, while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Address needs of individual girls and provide direction and focus when necessary
  • Ability to respond calmly and exercise good judgement in a crisis or emergency situation

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Seasonal Summer positions at Day and Resident Camp. Training varies but will take place after June 16.
  • Day Camp Kettleford, Bedford, NH, July 8 - August 23, 2019; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Day Camp Seawood, Portsmouth, NH July 8 - August 16, 2019;; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Day Camp Twin Hills, Richmond, VT, July 8 - August 3, 2019; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Resident Camp Farnsworth, Thetford, VT, June 30 - August 16, 2019;; live and work onsite at resident camp; daily and weekly time off will vary.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disability.

Unit Leader
Position Title:             Summer Camp Unit Leader
Department: Outdoor Program
Reports to: Outdoor Program Coordinator

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Working under the supervision of Core staff at summer camp, Unit Leaders supervise 3-5 Unit Assistants and are directly responsible for ensuring proper supervision of up to 32 campers under their care. Unit Leaders ensure that all campers are aware of all program opportunities within camp and make them available to girls.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Supervise Unit Assistants in the delivery of summer camp programming and in the execution of the Girl Scout Mission.
  2. Share the responsibility for conducting successful Girl-Led and Girl-Planned programing at camp.
  3. Support all camp functions including: completing daily paperwork, disciplining campers, implementing safety and emergency procedures, caring for the site and property, and engaging in all camp-wide activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age: 21 years at start of camp
  • Previous Leadership and Supervisory experience with both children and adults
  • Willingness to accept and exemplify the Girl Scout Promise and Law and become a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to participate in a strenuous, outdoor based, camp program with the campers, while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Supports, Provide guidance, and mentors Unit Assistants; provides written observations and performance evaluations.
  • Address needs of individual girls and provide direction and focus when necessary.
  • Ability to respond calmly and exercise good judgement in a crisis or emergency situation.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Seasonal Summer positions at Day and Resident Camp. Training varies but will take place after June 16.
  • Day Camp Kettleford, Bedford, NH, July 8 - August 23, 2019; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Day Camp Seawood, Portsmouth, NH July 8 - August 16, 2019;; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Day Camp Twin Hills, Richmond, VT, July 8 - August 3, 2019; Mon-Fri; hours vary within 7am-6pm; Wed 7am-8pm.
  • Resident Camp Farnsworth, Thetford, VT, June 30 - August 16, 2019;; live and work onsite at resident camp; daily and weekly time off will vary.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disability.

Overview of Benefits
 

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains offers flexible work schedules and an environment which supports our core values of respect and cooperation. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

Medical/Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Paid Vacations/Sick/Personal Time
401K
Long- and Short-Term Disability Coverage and Life Insurance
11 Paid Holidays Per Year

We also offer some insurance coverage to both employees and volunteers.