Resident Camp Counselor
Are you ready to get outside? Do you enjoy the beauty of nature and the great outdoors? Are you courageous enough to lead others to be adventurous? Looking to make a difference and spending your summer making lifelong memories and friendships? If your answer is YES, Girl Scouts San Diego has an amazing summer opportunity for you.
What’s in it for you:
- Make a difference in the lives of girls that will last for a lifetime
- Opportunity to share your passion and enjoy being out in nature
- Build lifelong friendships with the camp team
- Become the coolest and most influential person in the campers’ lives
- Gain problem solving, team building, communication, and mentoring skills
Additional Job Details
- International Applicants Allowed?
- Work Visa Sponsoring Available
As a Resident Camp Counselor, you will provide a blend of leadership, instruction, mentorship, and inspiration to campers while guiding them and sharing the joys and adventure of summer camp and program activities, including:
- Providing direction, supervision, organization and guiding the experience and activities of a unit of campers, in their living unit and throughout camp
- Leading, planning and assisting with the teaching of camp activities and programs
- Living with and providing support and care to your assigned unit of campers during the day and overnight
- Maintaining high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff, and assisting with sanitation and disinfecting protocols
- Monitoring equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care and maintenance is adhered to; reports repairs needed promptly to camp director
- Maintaining clear and positive written and verbal communication with campers, staff, parents and volunteers
- Adhering to all council and ACA policies and procedures
- Being flexible to perform other duties, as assigned
This is a temporary seasonal employment opportunity.
- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Able to work the full summer camp season - June 25th - August 13th
- Ability to work with children and staff of different ages
- Must be willing to work in an outdoor setting and live on camp premises during the summer
- Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification, or able to obtain certification before the first day of work
- Valid drivers’ license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation (Daily and/or occasional travel may be required. Must be comfortable driving narrow, winding mountain roads with passengers in mini or cargo vans)