Day Camp Manager

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, May 27, 2022, 5:00pm

Address:

South Kingstown, RI
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

To plan and direct the operation of the Girl Scout program at Camp Hoffman and Camp Rocky Farm. To provide leadership and supervision of campers and staff and to aid the Camp Director. To provide health and safety of the campers- always within the framework of the Girl Scout program, policies, and standards. To fully support and actively participate in the team approach to camp management and achievement of goals. To encourage both campers and staff to live up to the Girl Scout Promise and Law. 

Job Responsibilities:      

  • Manages the operation of the day camp programs as well as actively promotes the Girl Scout ethical code in all phases of camp life.
  • Design plans and procedures, program curriculum, and staff training for the coming season.
  • Responsible to planning and carrying out precamp training
  • Performs staff evaluations with the assistance of the Camp Director
  • Supervises and manages schedules of day camp staff
  • Ensures that the health and safety of campers and staff is recognized and upheld.  Sees that emergency procedures for camp are developed and observed.
  • Maintains Girl Scout, State of Rhode Island, and ACA camping standards.  Sees that staff meetings are held weekly.
  • Work collaboratively with Program Specialists, waterfront staff, and Overnight Camp Manager to ensure successful programming
  • Develops and maintains necessary community contacts, i.e., vendors, medical services.
  • Maintain and manage relations and communications with parents/guardians
  • Prepares reports and sees that required records are kept up to date and reports filed.
  • Sees that all staff reports are completed at close of season, prepares and makes recommendations for program, equipment and facility needs for another year.
  • Follows established camp crisis procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:         

  • Be a current member of the Girl Scout movement and accept the beliefs principles and ways of work of the organization. Be interested in, know about, and be skilled in the Girl Scout programs and safety practices in a camp setting
  • Have ability to evaluate and make desired changes.
  • Have ability to use good judgement regarding personnel issues and health and safety procedures.
  • Have ability to direct others in crises situations.
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Be able to live and work in a rustic camp setting.
  • Ability to act as a role model for both campers and staff
  • Experience in Girl Scouts desired
  • Experience working with youth
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Have successful experience in planning and implementing outdoor living and activity experiences
  • 2+ years in a supervisory position

How to Apply:

Please apply for this position online by May 27, 2022. Please contact the Sr. Manager of Girl Experience with any questions at caudette@gssne.org.