- Job date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 02:54:02 GMT
- Expected salary: $255 per week
- Job title: Counselor/Riding Instructor
- Company: Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
- Location: Tampa, FL
Reports to: Coordinator Team
Counselors are the primary caregivers and source of enthusiasm for each camper. The Counselors are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out programs and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills, while being a positive role model.
Dates of Employment: May 24, 2020 through August 1, 2020
Weekly Pay Range Starting At: $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
Essential Job Functions:
- Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5
- Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
- Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
- Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
- 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 others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
- Lead and assist with teaching of activities, and support skill progression at all times: day, evening and cabin time.
- Create their own activity option/elective for campers based off their skills/interests (such as horseback riding, juggling, arts & crafts, sports, etc.)
- Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
- Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
Equestrian Specialization (Wildwood only):
- Assists in the development and delivery of a horseback riding programs that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities.
- Assists in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment.
- Can demonstrate knowledge of horsemanship and riding skills in English, Western, or both styles. Responsible for the safety of staff, campers, and horses at all times.
Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)
- Must be 18 years of age
- Ability to interact and relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assigned program areas.
- Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
Physical Aspects of the Job:
- 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.
GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.