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SUMMER CAMP: Assistant Camp Director

Company: Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and T
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Assistant Camp DirectorSUPERVISOR: Outdoor Program Manager
DEPARTMENT: Outdoor Programs
To further the mission of Girl Scouts Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas through the development and management of program, human resource, and strategic operations for the resident camp program. This position works with the Outdoor Program Manager and administration team to assist in supervision, training, coordination and administration of camp staff, daily camp operations and activities following state regulations, ACA Standards, Girl Scouts Safety Activity Checkpoints.------MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate camp programs which meet the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner.------

    • Assist in camper administrative duties to ensure a positive experience with resident camp program------

      • Coordinate camper check-in and check-out procedures.------
      • Communicate with parents on behavior and physical issues which arise during camp session.------
      • Work alongside Outdoor Program Manager on conflict resolution and problem solving with staff as needed.------
      • Evaluate the success of camp and the development of the campers' abilities and skills in various activities.------

        • Assist in the overall daily operation of summer resident camp including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision, and health care, including record keeping, office operations etc.------
        • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all areas.------

          • Oversee daily checks of living quarters for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.------
          • Ensure living areas as kept free of hazards and debris.------

            • Supervise and evaluate Unit Staff (counselors and specialists) to develop and implement all facets of camp program activities.------

              • Regularly monitor work of Counselors.------
              • Provide feedback and guidance counselors and specialists.------
              • Provide recommendations and concerns to Outdoor Program Manager regarding Counselors performance.------

                • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.------

                  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.------

                    • Set a good example to campers and other in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.------
                      Committee(s): CULTURAL EXPECTATIONS
                      Professionalism - complying strictly with corporate policies and procedures; conducting oneself with integrity, reliability, and accountability; demonstrating pride in attention to day-to-day work and processes; representing the organization well and being committed to its mission; developing and maintaining relationships with a spirit of inclusion and respect; exhibiting courtesy and attentiveness to the thoughts, feelings, and ideas of others; engaging in courageous conversations by being able to engage considerately with others; representing the organization appropriately and effectively with your words, actions, and appearance Timeliness - being accountable to deadlines and schedules; holding oneself to a high standard of punctuality and preparedness; optimizing personal timetables to accelerate organizational workflow and prevent/reduce inefficiencies of time, resources, and talent; being available and accessible during work hours; showing up for work on time and when you should. Organizational Citizenship - being a productive member of the organizational team; contributing to the collective whole of the organization; having a commitment to the success of the organization, as well as your member department; devoting yourself to the advancement of our collective mission. Environmental Respect - demonstrating respect and care for all organizational property and facilities; engaging in practices that support a welcoming and productive workspace; remaining mindful and sensitive to the needs/feelings of other team members; doing your part to keep property and facilities clean, uncluttered and well-maintained to support an optimally operational environment; dedicating yourself toward the Girl Scout ideal of 'leaving a place/space better than you found it; conserving energy and resources whenever possible.Possibility Thinking - striving to contribute to a 'next-level' mindset regarding organizational objectives; engaging in innovative work plans to achieve goals; participating in discussions and seeking input regarding problem-solving measures; exhibiting creativity and a willingness to try new things to achieve results.KNOWLEDGE AND CREDENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

                      • Valid driver's license and safe driving record

                        • In keeping with our commitment to the Girl Scouts Law and Promise, our council places particular emphasis on teamwork, investment in the success of the organization, and commitment to each other. To align with those values, we expect that all team members will actively engage in 'all call' endeavors as announced by the organization periodically. There are times throughout our year when the work of other departments becomes heavy and/or critically timely. In the spirit of teamwork, it is our requirement that requests for assistance be met with collaborative enthusiasm by all team members. Examples may include but are not limited to-membership recruitment/renewal campaigns and efforts, product program logistics and support to include cookie cupboards and volunteer assistance, volunteer appreciation and engagement, retail inventory and delivery (among regional offices), program signature event participation, and support, and property maintenance/improvement as requested.
                        • Must be 21 years of age------
                        • Experience in camp administrative roles------
                        • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population.------
                        • Experience in supervising others especially peers is desirable.------

                          • Additional experience with programming and administering camp programs is desirable.------

                            • Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience
                            • Clearance of background check and drug screen.------

                              • Access to reliable transportation.------
                                ABILITY AND SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS

                                • Subscribes to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement
                                • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, work independently, and meet deadlines.

                                  • Strong human relations skills and have ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds
                                  • Ability to exercise good judgement
                                  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
                                  • Solution driven with the ability to effectively problem solve
                                  • Attend administrative staff meetings---------

                                    • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff---
                                    • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders---------
                                    • Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions---------
                                    • Provide ongoing program ideas to counseling and activity area staff------
                                    • Organized and detailed orientated with a proven ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines---

                                      • Self-Starter, capable of adapting to any work environment------
                                      • Strong interpersonal skills and team player------
                                      • Strong oral and written communications skills------
                                      • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as data management and internet usage------
                                      • Knowledge of office and kitchen equipment and operations and maintenance------

                                        • Ability to drive different types of vehicles------
                                        • All other duties assigned or necessary to support the organization as a whole------
                                          Selective Abilities & Physical Demands------

                                          • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.------
                                          • Ability to observe camper behavior, asses its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.------
                                          • Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.------
                                          • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.------
                                          • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.------

                                            • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and walk long distances on rocky, uneven ground.
                                              HOURS AND TRAVEL

                                              • Ability to live at camp as needed during the summer season.

                                                • Flexible schedule, including night and weekends
                                                  **To apply for this position, please go to: www.girlscoutsdiamonds.orgDISCLAIMER
                                                  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to complete other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and T, Fayetteville , SUMMER CAMP: Assistant Camp Director, Executive , Huntsville, Arkansas

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