Summer Camp Assistant Director

Girl Scouts GCNWI- Camp Juniper Knoll
W5091 State Road 20 Camp Juniper Knoll
East Troy, WI 53120
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description
As camp’s Assistant Director you will be critical to the success of the summer supporting the leadership team, staff, and campers with exceptional leadership, role modeling, and problem solving.

Assistant Director Responsibilities:

  • Provide fun, positive and active leadership to campers and staff
  • Help build a supportive environment where campers can grow, make new friends & try new things
  • Role model problem-solving, collaboration, and initiative to campers and staff
  • Assisting the camp director in the planning, organization and implementation of camp activities
  • Assist in the supervision, monitoring, and participate in all aspects of camp
  • Assist in the care of camp equipment and in maintaining a clean camp environment
  • Take lead as part of the leadership team in training, supervising, and supporting camp staff
  • Oversee campers and staff during group activities, meals, and transitions to and from scheduled events
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures
  • Assist with management and care of program supplies and spaces, including specialty equipment
  • Assume responsibility for the physical health, safety and mental welfare of the campers and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Camp Staff Benefits:

The nitty-gritties: This is a paid summer camp position which includes room and board (yes that’s right you will live on camp and get all your food provided for free!). In exchange for your commitment to an exciting and action-packed summer, you will receive free First Aid and CPR certifications and a rocking camp staff shirt! Better yet, we will provide you 24 hours each week to recharge your battery in addition to scheduled daily breaks.

The real perks & career benefits: At camp you will quickly discover that the more you put into the experience, the more rewarding it will be. During the summer develop your outdoor skills and leadership in a unique environment separate from the pressures of your typical everyday routine. Throughout staff training and every day rigors at camp, you will experience countless opportunities to be challenged and held to higher standard. These experiences and challenges will help build your resume with universal skills and experiences. You will be a valuable member of this camp community, where your voice will be heard and you will receive the support you need to have a fun and successful summer.


Job Requirements
-Loves to interact with children and has prior experience working with children of various ages
-Enjoys spending time outdoors and has prior experience working in an outdoor setting
-2 years minimum of experience delivering exceptional customer service verbally and in writing
-2 years minimum of experience facilitating and supervising youth program
-High school graduate or equivalent
-21 years of age or older by June 13th (Preferred: 23 years of age with valid driver’s license)
-Proof of health physical clearing the candidate for work in a camp setting
-Willingness to live and work in an indoor and outdoor camp setting, which includes working irregular hours with limited or simple equipment, rustic facilities, wildlife and insects; limited technology while at camp, and daily exposure to sun, rain, and other weather conditions
Girl Scouts GCNWI- Camp Juniper Knoll
Sam Lucheck
20 S. Clark Street Suite 200
Chicago IL 60603
United States
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