Girl Scouts of Utah
  • 09-Jan-2020 to 09-Mar-2020 (MST)
  • Outdoor Program
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Seasonal

Assistant Camp Director of Units: Girl Scouts of Utah

Make a difference in the lives of girls and spend an unforgettable summer in the Wasatch Mountains! The Girls Scouts of Utah are seeking adventurous, fun loving, creative and empathetic staff for the upcoming 2020 season at Trefoil Ranch, one of our American Camp Association accredited camps.

Trefoil Ranch

Trefoil Ranch is located on 123 acres of beautiful ranch country tucked away in Provo Canyon. Trefoil Ranch features a lodge, ranch house, bunk house, showers, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Trefoil Ranch is home to about 20 horses, offering unique opportunities to experience equestrian programs. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. Girls can enjoy horseback riding instruction, high and low ropes courses, archery, biking, hiking, and other camp activities. 

Job Accountabilities:

1. As a member of the camp Leadership Team, assist the Camp Director in the development, implementation, evaluation, and administration of the council's program for resident camp.

  1. Assume responsibility for total camp management in the Camp Director's absence.
  2. Work with the Camp Director and leadership team to plan and facilitate staff training.
  3. Work with the Camp Director and leadership team in assigning campers and staff to units, assigning staff activities, and other responsibilities as directed.
  4. Work with the Camp Director and leadership team to maintain the American Camp Association standards book.
  5. Work with the Camp Director to schedule time off for staff.
  6. Work with Health Supervisor to assemble take home packets; ensure that they are distributed to parents/guardians during check out.
  7. Assist with transportation of campers and staff to the clinic or other health service facilities.
  8. Address conflicts between staff and/or campers and communicate with parents as needed.
  9. Assist in any area of camp as needed.
  10. Bring all problems in camp to the attention of the Camp Director.
  11. Complete weekly and end-of-season reports.

2.  Supervise and evaluate unit staff.

  1. Conduct weekly Unit Leader meeting.
  2. Disseminate all necessary paperwork and information throughout the week as necessary.
  3. Ensure that all paperwork is completed, collected, and filed appropriately.
  4. Meet with Unit Leaders throughout the week to ensure that outcomes and program goals are being met.
  5. Supervise all unit staff in units throughout the week and provide feedback.
  6. Conduct mid- and end-of-season evaluations of all unit staff.

 3. Participate in general camp program and operations.

  1. Assist with unit and camp housekeeping, sanitation, and care of supplies and equipment.
  2. Assist with camp-wide programs including workshops, all camps, campfires, camper's choice activities, and flag ceremonies.
  3. Attend and participate in staff training and the closing of camp.
  4. Eat meals with the campers and supervise clean up after meals.

 4. Understand and implement safety guidelines and standards as outlined by Girl Scouts of the USA, the American Camp Association, and any state and local codes.

 5. Perform additional duties as assigned.

 6. Job duties may be subject to change pursuant to the activities of the camp, camp needs, and the organization as a whole.

Qualifications:

  1. Resident camp experience preferred.
  2. Hold current Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications, or the equivalent.
  3. Hold a current Utah Food Handler's Permit.
  4. Possess good organizational, leadership, and teaching skills:
    • Ability to schedule and manage time, resources, and people.
    • Strong decision making skills while exercising good judgment.
    • Six weeks experience in a management or supervisory role is required (six months is preferred).
  5. Ability to follow direction from Team Leaders, adhere to policies, and follow camp procedures.
  6. Ability to communicate and work with groups of girls ages 6-17, and provide necessary verbal instruction to campers.
  7. Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  8. Ability to respond in a crisis situation.
  9. Have the council required health forms and documentation completed by a physician to ensure the well being of living and working in an outdoor camp setting that includes:
    • Ability to bend down and move, lift, stock, and carry boxes, program materials, and supplies (up to 50 pounds).

 

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