Position Summary: The Assistant Resident Camp Manager (ACM) assists the Resident Camp Manager in the administration and coordination of the camp operation and camping program; acts for the Resident Camp Manager in her/his absence.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Assist the Resident Camp Manager in staff week planning and instruction.
2. Act as co-hostess for the camp; promote positive staff and camper morale.
3. Assist Unit Leaders with program ideas and implementation.
4. Oversee the planning and implementation of all-camp activities and sign-up events, including special ceremonies and chapel services.
5. Promote high standards for leadership, program activities, and health and safety.
6. Assist the Resident Camp Manager in coordinating camp activities, organization, government, and disciplinary actions; oversee planning and carrying out of the Girl Scout Program in all areas of camp
7. Develop and maintain good relationships with parents.
Other Job Duties:
1. Assist Resident Camp Manager and Leadership and Learning Specialist-Outdoor Program (LLS-Outdoor Program) in recruiting, interviewing, selecting, and placing qualified staff members.
2. Enforce proper care of camp equipment and facilities during the camp season.
3. Prepare requested reports and make recommendations for the following season.
4. Direct the Counselor In Training (CIT) unit as necessary.
5. Carry out other duties as assigned.
Assist Unit Leaders with program ideas in implementation. ACM may assist manager in with employee problem solving, conflict resolution and discipline. Incumbent works with LLS-Outdoor Program and other council employees.
Minimum Education and Experience: Incumbent must be at least 21 years of age and have at least 2 years camp experience as a staff member in a leadership role. Experience in staff supervision preferred.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Must meet requirements for adult membership in the Girl Scout organization, have knowledge and an interest in the program goals and missions of the Girl Scouts, with the ability to interpret and apply these principles. Have knowledge of girls and interest in service to youth. Have ability to work well, individually and in groups, with people of diverse knowledge and experience, and to enlist their cooperative effort. Have willingness to take necessary trainings for this position and have sufficient time (days, evenings, and weekends) to be flexible and available. Must enjoy being in the outdoors. Possess a current driver’s license.
This position requires the ability to listen to others, observe others’ actions, read text and information, comprehend instructions and manuals, physical ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds, move about the camp property in various environmental conditions, climb, stoop, kneel, bend, stand, lift, work with fingers, grasp, feel and talk.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and to act as a role model in adherence to agency policies. This position description does not constitute a contract.