Camp Unit Leader - Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England


Job Description

Under the supervision of the Assistant Camp Director, the Unit Leader is responsible for supervising campers and unit staff and identifying and meeting camper needs by planning and implementing the camp program.


  • Must be 21 or older
  • Have a desire and ability to work with girls ages 5-17
  • Ability to use own expertise, talents, skills, and creativity to supplement and enrich camp programming
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance from supervisor
  • Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers, as well as conflict management
  • Ability to work with other staff and volunteers in a team-teaching situation
  • Interact with campers, staff, volunteers, and families in a positive, professional manner
  • Serve as a positive role-model for campers, staff and volunteers
  • Adjust, modify own behavior, and remain flexible and tolerant in response to changing situations and environments
  • Patience and capacity to show interest and compassion for every camper and staff member
  • Belief in the Girl Scout Mission and willingness to subscribe to the principles as stated in the Promise and Law
  • Commitment to assuring that the diversity of campers and staff is appreciated. Flexibility in working with campers and staff from all socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds.

Reports To: Assistant Camp Director

Apply by: April 20 2019


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

Location: Camp Cookie, Camp Rocky Farm & Camp Promising Acres

Type of Position: Director

Time Frame: Seasonal


  • Must have a valid driver license, reliable transportation, and current insurance
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Must be available for the full duration of the employment period


  • 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

Additional Information

Apply directly through the GSSNE website: General information and the detailed job description is also available under: “Work at Summer Camp”: These positions are seasonal/temporary at the following GSSNE camp sites: • Camp Cookie, 116 Long Entry Road in Chepachet, RI – July 8 to August 2, 2019 • Camp Rocky Farm, 160 Carroll Avenue in Newport, RI – July 29 to August 9, 2019 • Camp Promising Acres, 580 Dillon Lane in Swansea, MA – July 8 to July 26, 2019


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Michelle Burke

500 Greenwich Avenue
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886