Reports to: Waterfront Director
GIRL SCOUT MISSION AND VISION: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girls Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (GSGWM) is recognized throughout New Hampshire and Vermont as a leading expert on girls. Our innovative leadership programs help girls discover, connect, and take action as they develop strong values, a social conscience, and a deep sense of self and their potential.
The Waterfront Assistant is responsible for teaching swimming, small crafts (if offered), and for lifeguarding. She is responsible for participating in unit program when not teaching or lifeguarding. The Waterfront Assistant is responsible to the Waterfront Director. The Camp Director provides training, ongoing supervision, and the materials and tools to carry out the delegated responsibilities.
Day Camp program happens in many locations with terrain varying from flat to hilly. Program often requires movement from one activity area to another, involving some distances. Girls are placed in units by age level and then broken into smaller groups to plan and carry out program. Each day is different. Program is flexible and must be creative.
This position requires the ability to work continuously with children and adults, while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm. The position is full-time Monday thru Friday during Camp Season with pre-camp trainings also required.
Dates vary by camp location.
Please refer to Offer of Employment.
- Assists in developing, organizing, and implementing the waterfront program, including small crafts (if needed)
- Supervises campers, staff, and visitors according to the GSGWM, ACA, and camp aquatic policies.
- Teaches with particular emphasis on self-esteem, and valuing differences.
- Participates in planning for program with entire camp, attends staff meetings, and participates in unit program whenever possible.
- Advises, consults, and instructs staff and campers in carrying out waterfront program.
- Ensures Girl Scout mission, vision, and program goals are carried out.
- Maintains all records, reports, and equipment as required.
- Completes swimming records and award certificates
- Submits camper information, evaluations, and inventories in a timely manner.
- Keep all equipment in good repair. 3.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Waterfront Director.
Apply by: July 20 2015
Camp/Organization: Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (ACA Accredited)
Location: Bedford, NH
Type of Position: Program Head
Time Frame: Seasonal
• 18 years old or older. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training or equivalent. • Experience teaching swimming and/or life guarding to groups. • Current CPR and First Aid certification. • Must participate in all required training. • Acceptance of the Girl Scout Promise and Law and commitment to become a member of Girl Scouts of the USA. Essential Skills & Abilities • Ability to respond immediately and with good judgment to all emergency situations. • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and campers in an emergency. • Ability to participate in a strenuous camp program with the campers, while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm. Work Schedule and Conditions • Day Camp program happens in many locations with terrain varying from flat to hilly. Program often requires movement from one activity area to another, involving some distances • Evening work commitments • The position is full-time Monday thru Friday during Camp Season. Training Requirements • Will have completed Orientation to Girl Scouting Leadership Essentials Training. • Participate in all required staff training. • Will have participated in Small Craft Certification if required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Lifeguard training is provided as part of compensation package.