Day Camp Assistant Unit Leader - Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England


Job Description

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


  • Must be 18 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 Unit Leader
  • 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: Program Director Seasonal/Temporary - Summer

Apply by: April 20 2019


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

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

Type of Position: General Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal


  • Must have reliable transportation
  • 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


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Michelle Burke

500 Greenwich Avenue
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886