Looking for a summer job that makes a difference, join our 2022 camp staff today! Our resident camp is a place where energetic and passionate staff come together to provide a safe and positive learning environment for girls ages 6-17. At Girl Scouts of GCNWI camps we have a wide variety of opportunities for you. Campers and staff alike spend the summer living outdoors, trying new activities, gaining independence, and building long-lasting relationships.
As camp’s Sailing Instructor and Lifeguard you will be critical to the success of the summer with the responsibility of supervising campers and staff in camp’s aquatic activities with an emphasis in sailing. In this role you will supervise and guide campers through on-site sailing instruction, progressive learning experiences, and water-based program activities.
Our summer season runs from early June through mid-August, including staff training and excluding our fourth of July break.
Camp staff that live on-site work from 11 a.m. Sunday morning until 10 p.m. Friday evening every week.
Camp staff that commute typically work 40 hours a week between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., actual shifts vary and will be determined in conversation with the Camp Director.
The nitty-gritties: Paid summer camp position with 24 hours off each week and breaks every day. Includes room and board (yes that’s right you will live on camp and get all your food provided for free!), First Aid & CPR certifications, and a rocking camp staff shirt!
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. Develop your outdoor skills and leadership to help build your resume away from the pressures of your typical everyday routine. 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.
Pay range: $600-660/week if living on site or $13-15/hour if commuting; dependent on qualifications and experience
Sailing Instructor Responsibilities:
- Provide fun, positive, and active leadership to campers
- Help build a supportive environment where campers can grow, make new friends, and try new things
- Role model problem-solving, collaboration, and initiative to campers and other staff
- Supervise and guard all aquatics activities, utilizing certifications, and emergency management as needed
- Provide quality water-based programming and lessons
- Act as instructor for sailing programs and other boating programs as needed
- Provide sailing demonstrations as a tool to instruct sailing lessons
- Maintain proper care of sailboats and equipment and instruction of such care
- Oversee campers during group activities, meals, and transitions to and from scheduled events
- Maintain responsibility for aquatics facilities, shower house, and equipment in regard to condition, readiness, and cleanliness
- Assist with other camp programs when aquatics areas are closed
- Other duties as assigned
Apply today to join our summer camp team! (Your future self will thank you!)