Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is seeking enthusiastic, mission-driven Part-Time Camp Staff Members for positions at Camp Prairie Schooner in Kansas City, MO and Camp Tongawood in Tonganoxie, KS. Day Camp Staff will serve and support Girl Scout campers by leading and encouraging young girls in friendship, creativity and adventure. By working as role models and facilitating outdoor activities and experiences, staff will uphold the Girl Scout mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Year round positions are available during the Spring (Mar-May), Summer (May-Aug) and Fall (Aug-Nov). Compensation ranging from $11.00-$12.00 based on experience and qualifications.
Operate and instruct at various adventure programs potentially to include: zipline, rappel, low ropes, climbing, archery, slingshots, traverse wall, canoeing & kayaking, tomahawk throwing and other outdoor experiences.
Ensure that safety policies and procedures are followed.
Ensure the girls are engaged in the Challenge of Choice program.
Provide leadership to all campers.
May perform other related duties as assigned.
Previous experience working with girls in a recreational/educational setting preferred.
Knowledge of basic practices of youth development, day camp programs and activities for girls ages 6-17.
Highly motivated, enthusiastic, skilled communicator with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to teach campers, problem solve and exercise independent judgment.
Current membership in Girl Scouts of the USA or willingness to register.
Minimum 17 years of age. Background check required.
8-15 hours per week; shifts are Saturdays and Sundays ONLY during the Spring and Fall seasons; all week during Summer season with the potential for more hours.
camp, adventure, girls