Business Manager - Summer Resident Camp

Girl Scouts San Diego
4720 Boulder Creek Road
Julian, CA 92036
United States

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Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Resident Camp
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
Some Travel

Job Description

Every summer girls arrive at Girl Scouts San Diego’s Camp Whispering Oaks in Julian, CA excited for new adventures, fun, and making lifelong memories.

Camp Whispering Oaks features a sports field and basketball court tucked amongst oak and pine trees, unique stargazing venues, abundant wildlife and a small, close-knit camp community. Campers choose from programs focusing on science and space, outdoor skills, sports, theater and the arts. Campers and staff sleep in fully enclosed indoor cabins with electricity.

The Business Manager is responsible for overall camp logistics including managing inventory of all supplies, coordinating transportation to and from camp, and supporting the camp director in all facets of the camp operations to ensure a safe, fun and high quality camper experience.


  • Purchase camp supplies to include coordination of regular session shopping trips and place orders with approved vendors.

  • Manage program and office supply inventory and camping equipment inspection, storage and repair.

  • Oversee bus stop and on-site drop off/pick up procedures and operations, including but not limited to camper/parent check-in, delivery of luggage, managing bus chaperones, and coordinating with council employees.

  • Manage daily camper blog; taking and uploading camper photos; printing and distributing parent e-mails; and overall management of e-camp software.

  • Assist with overall camp operations including leading camp activities, delivery of camp mail, materials, supplies and food to units and out-based camp activities.

  • Transport campers and staff as needed.

  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all internal and external clients.

  • Adhere to all safety rules and precautions and comply with all council policies and procedures.

Job Requirements
*Must be at least 21 years of age.
*Must be First Aid/CPR certified.
*Submit health history record prior to first day of work.
*Attends all staff meetings, and in-service training.
*Ability to effectively and professionally engage, build and maintain rapport with campers and staff.
*Comfortable and able to work outside for long periods of time in varying degrees typical of summer days.
*Valid drivers’ license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation. Daily and/or occasional travel may be required. Must be comfortable driving narrow, winding mountain roads with passengers in mini or cargo vans.
*Willingness to accept the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout Movement and acceptance of the relevant and compelling benefits of Girl Scouting.

This full-time seasonal role begins June 7, 2019 and ends August 18, 2019.
Girl Scouts San Diego
Human Resources
1231 Upas Street
San Diego CA 92103
United States
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