Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Camp Program Coordinator

US-GA-Armuchee | US-GA-Luthersville | US-GA-Armuchee
Category
Camp
Type
Full-time Regular (FTR)
Status
Exempt
Salary Range
$30K/Annually
# of Openings
3
Education
High School Diploma/GED
Travel
None

Job Summary

The Camp Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating fun, educational weekend outdoor programs that utilize the Girl Scout outdoor badge curriculum and other aspects of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. The Camp Program Coordinator will partner with Girl Scout troops, Service Units, school groups and other organizations to drive increased utilization of Girl Scout camp properties during the non-summer months and serve as the coordinator for outdoor services to users of the properties. The Camp Program Coordinator is a contributing member of the Camp Leadership Team and strives to provide safe, quality programs for all Girl Scout participants. The Camp Program Coordinator will be assigned primarily to one camp location but will work collaboratively with her/his peers at other Girl Scout properties to ensure the development and delivery of consistent, high quality outdoor experiences for all members of the Girl Scout movement.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, promote, deliver and evaluate outdoor programs that utilize the Girl Scout outdoor badge curriculum and other aspects of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience at one of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s three primary camp properties (Camp Timber Ridge, Camp Meriwether, or Camp Misty Mountain).
  • Serve as the primary onsite staff resource during weekend and other events during the non-summer months to ensure a consistent high qualify, safe, fun experiences for all camper groups.
  • Work with camp director to promote and market Girl Scout year-round camp experiences to girls and families during summer camp and year-round to community groups such as schools, day care centers, and other youth-serving organizations.
  • Hire, direct and supervise temporary weekend event staff including certified activity instructors and facilitators for activities such as archery, challenge course, water craft, etc.
  • Manage compliance with budget for weekend outdoor program activities.
  • Manage weekend program logistics, ensuring staffing, supplies and facilities are adequate, safe and appropriate    
  • Ensure weekend programming is consistent with overall outdoor program vision for the Girl Scout movement nationally and locally.
  • Along with camp director, identify, cultivate and steward Girl Scout program partners such as school districts, other youth-serving organizations, and corporate donors and volunteers.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation or education preferred
  • A passion and vision for outdoor education and girls’ leadership programming
  • Girl Scout volunteer or girl program experience a plus
  • Strong customer service skills and focus
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and experience communicating with diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of marketing tools and techniques for engaging camp participants, including social media
  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills, including crisis management
  • A minimum of two years’ experience supervising staff and/or volunteers at a camp or similar environment.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours, including regular weekend hours
  • Ability and willingness to live, sleep, and work in a rustic outdoor environment during events
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Working knowledge of standard business software including MS Word, Excel; experience with CampMinder and/or SalesForce is a plus
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

 

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sleep overnight on camp property in Council provided housing during events.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires the physical strength and stamina to live, traverse, and conduct activities on steep, unleveled, rough terrain. Ability to lift and/or transfer objects weighing 50 pounds or more.

 

Must be able to successfully complete and clear a criminal, MVR, and sex offender background check**

 

 

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