- Job date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 23:45:51 GMT
- Expected salary: $255 per week
- Job title: Teen Mentoring Specialist
- Company: Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
- Location: Wildwood, FL
Reports to: Camp Experience Coordinator
To serve as a positive role model and mentor to those campers enrolled in the Counselor-in-Training (CIT) training or volunteering programs.
Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
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.
- Attend all in-person training sessions.
- Utilize the Leadership Program Training Outline to work with CIT Campers and complete their week of training.
- Work with Camp Experience Coordinator or Coordinator Team CIT volunteer daily schedule, work with Girl Program Coordinator or Camp Director to schedule CIT Volunteers, CIT job assignments, special events and help when necessary during camper activity sign-up.
- Evaluate CITs and review with Head Counselor.
- Provide constructive feedback to the Camp Director about the success and future of the CIT program.
- Assist or cover day camp programs and operations as needed.
- Notify Coordinator Team or Camp Experience Coordinator of CIT or Day Camp progression, updates, issues, etc.
General Job Functions:
- Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including while 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.
- 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.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Age 18+ required, 21+ preferred.
- Prior experience with teens in camping or related youth work preferred.
- Knowledge in the development and delivery of recreational programs preferred.
- Experience in supervising and scheduling youth is preferred.
- Customer service skills and experience.
- Strong verbal communication skills.
- 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 Position:
- 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.