Camp Unit Counselors - Camp Hoffman/Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England


Job Description

Under the supervision of the Assistant Camp Director and with the support of the Unit Leader, the Unit Counselor assists in the planning and implementation of fun, interactive, girl-led activities for campers at both Hoffman and Green Forest. The Unit Counselor is instrumental in guiding and supervising campers through the various camping activities and experiences.

Apply by: July 10 2018


Camp/Organization: Camp Hoffman/Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (ACA Accredited)

Location: West Kingston, RI

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal


• Must be 18 or older
• Must have reliable transportation
• Be able to pass a background check
• Must be available for the full duration of the employment period

Required Training Approximately one week of pre-camp training including but not limited to Safety, Risk Management, Youth Development, Child Health and Welfare, Outdoor Skills, and Program Activities


• Have a desire and ability to work with girls ages 5-17
• Must have experience with youth programming or equivalent experience
• Teaching or child care experience desired; organized camp experience preferred
• Experience in Girl Scout programming, camp counseling and/or leadership techniques desirable
• Ability to use own expertise, talents, skills, and creativity to supplement and enrich camp programming
• Ability to accept supervision and guidance from Unit Leader
• Ability to work with other staff and volunteers in a team-teaching situation
• Interact with campers, staff, volunteers, and parents in a positive, professional manner

Additional Information

Camp Hoffman is located at 2850 Ministerial Road in West Kingston, RI Apply directly through the GSSNE website: General information and the detailed job description is also available under: “Work at Summer Camp”: Deadline for applications is June 1, 2018. No phone calls please.


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Michelle Burke

Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England 500 Greenwich Avenue
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886