Girl Scouts - Summer Camp Program Supervisor - Sky High Ranch
Girl Scouts of Colorado Woodland Park, CO
- Expired: November 06, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
TITLE: Resident Camp Program Staff Lead - Sky High RanchREPORTS TO: Program DirectorDATES OF EMPLOYMENT: May 24th August 5th, 2019STATUS: SeasonalGENERAL PURPOSE: Supervise and support program staff while providing programming for units of 12-24 girls during 3-day, 6-day and 9-day residential camp sessions. This includes living in units. Guide, council and support program staff in daily living, planning camp activities, staff and camper interactions, and problem solving in order to carry out camp goals.
Help implement all camp duties and responsibilities. Direct the work assigned to staff, volunteers, and PAs. Daily and weekly schedules are developed under the direction of supervisors and in cooperation with other unit staff, based on camp program, girl planning and camp goals.
Plan, direct and implement activities in one or more assigned specialty themes each week for a unit of 12-24 girls. Support and counsel unit of girls in daily living, camp activities and... developing peer relationships all while carrying out camp goals.
Work on a team of 2-5 other cabin staff implementing all camp duties and responsibilities.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Create and maintain a positive rapport and communication with campers, parents, volunteers, and staff. Guide girls in developing peer relationships which includes and appreciates all members and accepts individual differences.
Confer regularly with supervisees individually to improve their performance. Share information with supervisor that may help improve staff performance, program or process. Provide support to volunteer staff as needed.
Orient, teach, and supervise staff assigned to assist with activities. Give direction to cabin staff responsible for the group. Verify staff competence before assigning them supervisory roles; monitor their performance throughout the season.
Support and delegate tasks to staff who accompany girls to an activity who are interested, qualified and assigned to assist. Demonstrate a recognition and understanding of good customer service in all dealings and interactions as an employee of Girl Scouts of Colorado by maintaining constructive relationships with co-workers, girl members, parents, volunteers, and the community. Talk to parents to share information and get input and insights, and to promote a positive image of the camp.
Get to know camper's strengths and weaknesses regarding the program. Consistently show interest in the campers. Work in conjunction with Unit Staff, CITs, PAs, and Volunteers providing adequate support.
2. Participate in and provide engaging, educational and fun programs. Implement program based on camp program goals, policies, and procedures to provide a quality outdoor education experience for girls.
Guide planning, activities, and experiences in the unit to carry out program goals using democratic government and girl planning appropriate to age and readiness. Incorporate camp skills and environmental awareness into the program. Use site resources.
Develop and direct a program of activities based on specialty themes, which provides opportunities for girls to experience variety, challenge, and progression suitable to their age, readiness, and ability. Carry out activities to encourage personal growth, learn skills, and provide challenges appropriate to age, ability and readiness. Coordinate unit plans with those of the entire camp; adapt activities to weather and changing conditions.
Supervise campers at meals and all-camp activities. Attend and participate in other camp program, such as unit campfires and cookouts and sleeping in units as assigned. Implement the written criteria and expectations for the conduct of activities; make written recommendations for change.
Plan, coordinate and evaluate activities with campers and cabin staff; serve as a resource to cabin staff. Be prepared with activities for all kinds of weather and/or other changes in the usual routine. Coordinate activities with those of the entire camp.