Lead Camp Counselor

Posted: 11/17/2023

Join us for an unforgettable summer adventure as part of our camp staff team at Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming! We offer a unique opportunity to explore three captivating camp locations in the heart of our council. Each site is filled with natural beauty and rich experiences, making your summer one to remember.

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming hires for summer camp positions that rotate to each of these camps:

· Timbercrest Camp near Red Lodge, Montana

· Camp Castle Rock near Butte, Montana

· Camp Sacajawea near Casper, Wyoming

To learn more about our camp locations, visit: https://www.gsmw.org/en/discover/our-council/visit/Properties.html#camp

As a member of our camp staff, you'll not only inspire and lead campers in their As a member of our camp staff, you'll not only inspire and lead campers in their summer adventures but you will also have the chance to explore these unique camp locations yourself. Our team stays in rustic cabins, lodges, and yurts, providing an authentic camping experience. Additionally, you'll become part of a close-knit community where personal growth and unforgettable experiences are the norm.

So, if you're passionate about the outdoors and eager to make a positive impact on young lives, join us at camp for a summer full of exploration and personal growth!

Dates of Employment: May 30, 2024 – August 12, 2024
 

The Lead Camp Counselor provides a unique blend of instruction, mentoring, and leadership to campers as their primary caregiver for the week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Direct, supervise, and organize campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes

· Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff

· Responsible for leading and assisting with teaching a variety of activities

· Be a role model to campers and staff using the Girl Scout Law and Promise as a base line

· In charge of the emotional well-being of campers, especially during times of homesickness

To view the full job description, visit: https://www.gsmw.org/en/our-council/careers/seasonal-employment.html

Experience/Education

· High School diploma or the equivalent; three months to one year experience working with youth, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

· Minimum of 21 years of age in the 2024 calendar year and ability to transport campers in a 12 passenger van required
 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT CAMP

Professional Development: Experience you gain at camp can be valuable in future job opportunities; showing adaptability and dedication

Training and Certifications: CPR, First Aid, Child Development, and Archery

Personal Growth: Enhance your communication, problem solving, and leadership skills

Room and Board: Food and sleeping arrangements provided

Community and Lifelong Friendships: Camp is a place where lifelong friendships are formed with those from around the world!

*** Opportunity to visit the oldest national park, Yellowstone National Park!***
 

Summer Camp is a great way to add work experience and desirable skills to your resume, especially for those pursuing a degree in Education or Recreation!

Apply now and be a part of an incredible journey that will leave you with cherished memories for a lifetime!

https://www.gsmw.org/en/our-council/careers/seasonal-employment.html

Direct inquires for more information to Liz Evans at 406-252-0488 or levans@gsmw.org

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $400.00 - $450.00 per week