Girl Scouts of Utah
  • 16-Dec-2018 to 22-May-2019 (MST)
  • Outdoor Program
  • Provo, UT, USA
  • Other
  • Seasonal

If you have a passion for outdoor education, high adventure, and empowering girls and young women, then Girl Scouts might have a position for you! Girl Scouts of Utah is seeking weekend program staff to work at Camp Cloud Rim (Park City) or Trefoil Ranch (Provo). These individuals generally have the opportunities to work 2-4 weekends per month providing exceptional program activities and customer service.

Outdoor Program Facilitators play a vital role in creating an empowering and enthusiastic camp culture, and will work throughout the season with a variety of groups and ages. These team members have the responsibility of creating a high-quality experience, ensuring the emotional and physical safety of campers, staff, and guests. All employees will ensure that the experience is girl driven and girl focused, and will work as a leader in the camp community to create a culture of empowerment and enthusiasm for everyone. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead Programs and Activities with campers by providing adult guidance, supervision and leadership
  • Interpret and administer personnel policies as well as Safety activity check points and the American Camp Association guidelines
  • See that activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the Safety Activity Check points and using exceptional judgement
  • Act as a activity leader in a variety of program areas such as canoe, archery, challenge course, and lifeguarding (training is required)
  • Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behaviors, language, attitudes and activities while maintaining a child's self esteem and providing positive correct feed back when appropriate
  • Facilitate communication, conflict resolution and problem solving with the campers
  • Help girls develop individual responsibility
  • Keep supervisor informed of plans, problems and concerns pertinent to camp operation
  • Be Aware of the medical needs of campers as related to program activities
  • Assist with cleaning all camp as needed throughout and after program events
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 Skills & Experience

  • Good Health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting
  • Ability to make decisions and act wisely in an emergency
  • Understanding of the needs, abilities and interests of girls
  • Gain training/certification in at least one area: archery, canoe, challenge course
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR/AED
  • Preferred minimum age 21 (required age to be approved Council driver)
  • Stamina to keep up with active children
  • Ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to walk to and from activities 2-5 miles per day
  • ability to lift 25 lbs
  • enthusiasm and a sense of adventure
  • willing to help children learn and grow
  • experience working with children 
  • stamina to work in an outdoor setting
  • ability to motivate and coach children
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