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Work at Summer Resident Camp!

Girl Scouts Louisiana East is seeking qualified, experienced individuals to work as program and general staff for the 2014 camp season. All staff must be energetic, positive role models, exhibiting good judgment, demonstrating solid leadership skills. The staff must also subscribe to the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Camp staff must be flexible to reassignment throughout the summer. All staff will go through a personal interview, reference verification and background screening. Prior to campers arriving, the staff will participate in a training week. Girl Scouts Louisiana East will accept both female AND male applicants.

Our camps are designed to provide a unique atmosphere where girls are respected, nurtured, challenged and empowered. Under the guidance of our staff, campers participate in activities that build self-esteem, develop skills, increase knowledge, enhance teamwork & cooperative behaviors, and of course HAVE FUN! Our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association, which is a national organization that sets high standards for the health and safety of campers and staff and the delivery of quality programs.

Job Positions and Brief Descriptions of duties:

Administration

Camp Director (Min. age 25 yrs.) Responsible for recruiting qualified staff, planning and presenting orientation week and in-service training that meets the needs and interests of staff members and is consistent with the goals and objectives of the camp program. Oversee development and implementation of camp programs. Responsible for management of camp operations. Supervise and evaluate designated staff members and areas. Submit a Camp Director report at the end of the season. Knowledge of Girl Scout program and ACA standards, desired. Supervisory, administrative and organized camp experience required. Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record required.
Assistant Camp Director (Min. age 23 yrs.) Oversee development and implementation of camp programs. Assist the Camp Director with management of camp operations. Serve as Camp Director in her absence. Knowledge of Girl Scout program desired. Supervisory, administrative and organized camp experience required. Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record required.
Program Manager (Min. age 21 yrs.) Oversee management of program specialty areas and inventory. Assist with camp operations and all camp events. Supervisory and camp program development experience needed. Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record required.
Business Manager (Min. age 21 yrs.) Manage business and administrative operations of camp, including financial records, purchasing, transportation, and other logistics. Experience in basic business procedures and good organizational skills needed. Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record required. Preferred qualifications include: Knowledge of organized camp and Advanced First Aid/CPR (Level II), EMT, or Wilderness First Aid.

Health Services

Health Supervisor (Min. age 21 yrs.) Oversee wellness and safety of campers and staff. Manage all health center operations. Licensed as MD, PA, NP, RN, EMT or Level II First Aid certificate required. Red Cross First Aid and CPR training also required.

Unit Staff

Unit Leader (Min. age 21 yrs.) Manage the operations of a camp unit and oversee the health and well-being of campers. Implement a unit program within established guidelines. Supervise Unit Counselors. Group leadership, youth work experience, supervisory, program development skills needed.
Unit Counselor (Min. age 18 yrs.) Assist with managing the operations of a camp unit and with implementing the unit program. Supervise the health and well-being of campers. Caring, nurturing, fun personality required. Camp, leadership and youth work experience desired.

Waterfront

Waterfront Director (Min. age 21 yrs.)Responsible for the development and implementation of the waterfront program. Experienced in teaching, and working with children. Holds current certification as WSI, Lifeguard with open water module. Experience working with a boating program. Supervises waterfront staff team.
Lifeguard (Min. age 18 yrs.) Assist with waterfront operations and aquatic programs. Current Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer required. Previous lifeguard experience preferred.

Equestrian Program

Riding Director (Min. age 21 yrs.) Implement a comprehensive equestrian program that includes Western riding. Oversee care of horses and equipment. Supervise equestrian staff. Experience teaching Western riding needed. Previous management or supervisory experience at a horseback riding facility required. Serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team with Ad-Staff. First Aid and CPR training or willingness to obtain.
Riding Instructor (Min. age 18 yrs.) Assist in implementing a riding program, including teaching Western riding and horse care. Extensive horseback riding experience and teaching skills needed. First Aid & CPR training or willingness to obtain.

Food Service

Cook (Min. age 18 yrs.) Assist in managing food service operations and meal preparation. Knowledge and experience in quantity cooking required. Supervisory skills desired.

Forms

Application: Please click on 2014 Camp Staff Aplication to fill in, print, scan and email to aarneal@gsle.org. If you are a returning applicant, please click on 2014 Returning Camp Staff Application.
Request for References: Download and print the 2014 Request for References to fill out. For more information on how to join our team for the 2014 summer camp season, please contact Angela Arneal, 225-747-0403 or aarneal@gsle.org.
ALL Camp Staff members will be required to get a physician to fill out their portion of the Camp Staff Health Examination form.

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