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Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island, serving more than 15,000 girls, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Our youth-serving agency operates two beautiful camps in Bayport and Yaphank New York, as well as offering over 100 programs, enriching the girls in our community. Join our team, earn a competitive salary while empowering today’s youth.

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 Summer Camp Team

(Updated 7/19/2021)

Join our team, earn a competitive salary while empowering today’s youth, and make new friends while working in a fun, safe, outdoor environment. Positions for college students, graduates, teachers and parents are available. Volunteers are welcome! Volunteer a minimum of two weeks and your child(ren) may enroll in our camp program at a reduced rate.

Summer Camp Information:

  • Dates: June 28 - August 27, 2021; 9 one-week sessions, except for Week 2, which is a 4-day week due to the Independence Day Holiday.

Positions Available:

Counselors

Job Summary:

We are looking for team members who are level-headed in all situations, cooperative with fellow team members and enthusiastic to work with children and young adults in an active indoor/outdoor camp environment. Experience with children is preferred. Please bring or upload any applicable certifications.

Working Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:45am - 4:30pm / 9:15am - 6:00pm

Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older.

Pay: $85.00 per day

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their group, within activities and throughout camp. Supports campers as a group and individually as needed
  • Participates actively and enthusiastically in the development and implementation of age appropriate, diverse program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes
  • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner; helps campers to respect the rights of others and to appreciate similarities and differences among themselves
  • Directs campers and staff in good housekeeping and sanitation practices in the group
  • Maintains accurate records and reports as required, such as lunch counts, attendance, etc.
  • Be alert to camper personal and health needs and discuss with Health Supervisor and/or Camp Director when necessary; ensure that health and safety standards are followed
  • Demonstrates ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to observe camper/staff behavior, assess appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate conflict resolution and management techniques
  • Ensures that ACA standards, New York State Health codes and Safety Activity checkpoints are followed at all times, such as camper-to-staff ratios when acting as counselors and/or pool watchers, sign-out procedures, etc.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant camper supervision.
  • Registers as an adult member of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
  • Accepts other duties as assigned.

 

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, creed, socio-economic status, disability or age.

Questions? Contact Cathrine at cadamo@gssc.us or (631) 543-6622 ext. 216

 

 

EOE. AA. No third parties.

Working Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:45am - 4:30pm / 9:15am - 6:00pm

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification, not exceeding one year in duration
  • Current certificate in Lifeguarding not exceeding 3 years in duration

Pay: $20 per hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains accurate records of camper swimming ability and attendance
  • Implements and oversees bather accountability system to include use of the Buddy Board and conducting Buddy System checks every 15 minutes to begin immediately after camper pool entry
  • Must continuously scan the pool and may never take their eyes off the pool during an active waterfront session
  • Responsible for care and use of boats, canoes, lifesaving and waterfront equipment; responsible for set up and pack up of waterfront equipment for the season
  • Ensures camper swim ability is categorized appropriately
  • Conducts staff and camper training of waterfront safety rules and procedures
  • Reports all accidents or injuries to the Health Supervisor and Camp Director
  • Apprises the Camp Director and Property Manager of any pool issues that may warrant closing or servicing
  • Ensures that the camp meets aquatic safety criteria as set forth by ACA standards, New York State Health codes and Safety Activity checkpoints, including maintain appropriate camper to lifeguard/staff ratios
  • Ensures that the pool area, signs, safety equipment, log book, attendance sheets and shed are in order and in presentable condition; under the direction of the Aquatics Director, vacuums pool and brushes walls daily
  • Participates in alternate activities and responsibilities when the waterfront is closed
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant camper supervision.
  • Registers as an adult member of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
  • Accepts other duties as assigned.

Job Description

The health supervisor will be responsible for managing the Health Center records for the camp’s facilities, while supporting campers and staff with illnesses and injuries.

We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible and reliable professionals who love working with children and want to experience the summer camp life.

Working Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:45am - 4:30pm / 9:15am - 6:00pm

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Nurse practitioner, Registered nurse, Licensed practical nurse, Emergency medical technician.
  • Current American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Certificate.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Cert, not exceeding one year in duration.
  • Possess strong organizational, communication and decision makings- skills, while exercising good judgment.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • A strong desire to work with children and young adults.

Pay: $20 per hour