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Girl Scout Summer Camp 2024 - Overnight Programs/Life Guarding/Sailing

Job Title
Girl Scout Summer Camp 2024 - Overnight Programs/Life Guarding/Sailing
Job ID
27719647
Location
CONROE,  TX 77303
Other Location
SEABROOK
Description

Imagine having the opportunity to create a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to do socially responsible work.
What type of organization would you choose?

For more than 100 years, Girl Scouts has helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in every area of life. From the youngest Girl Scout to our graduating high school seniors, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges. Through our programming, girls are exposed to a vast array of educational topics such as the arts, entrepreneurship, the outdoors, STEM and more. In Girl Scouts, girls learn what it takes to be a leader. The leadership program for girls is based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience model, which allows girls to discover a positive value system and a strong sense of self, connect with others, build healthy relationships, identify causes that are meaningful, and take action to make the world a better place.


OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMP
Agnes Arnold: Conroe, TX
Misty Meadows: Conroe, TX
Casa Mare: Seabrook, TX
VIRTUAL CAMP TOURS


** CAMP DATES: Late May to early August **
 
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council runs three yearly summer overnight camps: Misty Meadows Ranch, Camp Agnes Arnold, and Casa Mare. GSSJC camp staff will be trained to work at all three camps and have the opportunity to work at any of the three camps during the summer. Staff will live onsite Sunday noon through Saturday noon. Room and board are provided for all staff.

SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM STAFF POSITIONS

Program Specialist

Program Specialists facilitate a variety of activities depending on the individual’s skills such as archery, riflery, challenge course, canoeing and kayaking, lifeguarding and other camp activities. Staff are only required to be certified in two to three activities. All certifications are provided by GSSJC. Program Specialists report to the Program Directors. (Can be 16 years of age or older.)

CIT Specialist
The CIT Specialist facilitates the CIT/WIT (Counselor/Wrangler in Training) and Aide Programs as designed by GSUSA and GSSJC. The CIT Specialist reports to the Program Directors.

Head Lifeguard
Head Lifeguards manage and facilitate day to day pool operations and/or waterfront operations and are a mentor to lifeguard staff. Head Lifeguards report to the Aquatics Director.

Lifeguard
Lifeguards facilitate day to day pool operations and/or waterfront operations. Lifeguards report to the Aquatics Director. (Can be 16 years of age or older.)

Sailing Specialist
Sailing Specialists facilitate sailing activities at Casa Mare. During weeks sailing is not happening at Casa Mare Sailing Specialist will act as Program Specialists or Counselors at Misty Meadows Ranch and Camp Arnold. Sailing Specialists report to the Program Directors.

General Information:
GSSJC provides applicable trainings and certifications for hired staff.

All staff are considered role models to all campers at GSSJC overnight camps and are expected to participate in camp activities such as evening all-camp activities, meals in the lodge, evening camper supervision, and camp check in and check out.
 
Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Enjoy working with youth
  • Valid Driver’s License - if driving is a required duty at camp (for the position offered)
  • Ability to reside at the camp property for the duration of the camp season (All meals and housing arrangements are covered by GSSJC for Overnight Camp positions)
  • This position performs its duties indoors and in outdoor weather conditions. This position is exposed to outdoor weather conditions, requiring a tolerance to work in hot summer conditions.  Not all sleeping arrangements may be climate controlled.
  • Additional requirements and duties as necessary to perform the job
 

 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Statement:  Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council fosters belonging and respect for all girls. We empower all girls, volunteers, and staff to fulfill their potential and make the world a better place. Our Girl Scout Promise drives us to provide diverse, equitable and inclusive experiences where all girls, volunteers and staff are confident they belong. We stand firm in these commitments and united by these ideals.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is a 501c nonprofit organization.

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