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Camping Specialist

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Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital


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Published 9 days ago

$43,000 - $43,000

About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.


An Excellent Opportunity

Have you been dreaming of a full-time job in outdoor program? 

We are seeking an experienced Camping Specialist for our regular, full-time staff who will live at camp during the summer, directing a sleep-away program. In the non-summer months, in addition to planning and preparing for sleep-away camp, this specialist will also support our year-round outdoor programs for Girl Scouts.


Here’s What You Will Be Doing

  • Plan and direct one of our three well-established, popular sleep-away camps for girls, ages 5-17 years
  • Create and implement outdoor programming for our members to support volunteers in their delivery of virtual and in-person activities at large- and small-scale events
  • Collaborate with staff in other departments to support outdoor program needs of girls, volunteers, and funding partners
  • Partner with Marketing and Communications department and other Camping Services team members in creation of outdoor program marketing materials
  • Ensure safety and compliance of programs


Skills Needed to Win

  • Passionate about introducing youth to the outdoors in a variety of ways
  • Experienced in program and people management, including at least 2 years in youth outdoor education or resident camp program
  • Knowledgeable of camp properties and safety management
  • Excellent with girls, ages 5-17, and equally skilled at working with adults of all ages and backgrounds
  • Superior judgement, especially in times of crisis
  • A collaborative leader with confidence and maturity
  • Skilled communicator for variety of audiences
  • Excellent with Microsoft Office software
  • Love being outdoors – ready and able to live at camp from June 1 – mid-August
  • Able to work evenings and weekends, regularly
  • Aren’t bothered by heat, humidity, rain, sunscreen, or bug repellant
  • 25 years old or older
  • Have access to automobile for travel throughout the Greater DC Metro Area
  • Girl Scout experience, especially as an adult volunteer, very helpful (but not critical)


Some of Our Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid HMO for employees (dependent coverage, POS, dental/vision available)
  • 3% employer contribution to 403(b), plus additional 2% match
  • Generous paid leave benefits
  • Paid holidays/office closures include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and December 26-31. The Presidential Inauguration Day is also an observed holiday on January 20th every four years.
  • Friendly colleagues who are dedicated to a common mission to make a difference in the lives of girls


About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

When joining Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in a benefit-eligible position, you will enjoy the following generous package:

• 3 health insurance options (The Council pays the full monthly premium for individual coverage in the HMO or HMO/HSA and contributes $89.17 per pay period to the HSA for employees on that plan.)

• Dental and vision plan

• 100% employer-paid life and AD&D insurance

• 100% employer-paid long-term disability insurance

• Voluntary employee-paid short-term disability insurance

• Immediate, 100% vested, employer contribution of 3% to 403(b) plan

• 403(b) match of 2% available after 12 months of employment (3 year vesting)

• A generous paid vacation policy (0-1 year = 15 days; 1-3 years = 18 days; >3 years = 24 days)

• 9 paid holidays, annually – PLUS office closure December 26-31

• 12 paid sick days, annually

• 10 paid New Child Leave days for qualifying staff

• Flexible spending plans for certain medical and dependent care expenses

• Employee assistance program

• Metro SmartBenefits® (pretax transportation program)

• Garage parking at our main office, conveniently paid through pretax payroll deduction

When joining Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in a benefit-eligible position, you will enjoy the following generous package:

• 3 health insurance options (The Council pays the full…

Location

4301 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Suite M-2, Washington, DC 20008

How to Apply

To view all of our openings and to apply, go to http://gscnc.org/jobs or to apply for this specific job opening, click the website URL above.

To view all of our openings and to apply, go to http://gscnc.org/jobs or to apply for this specific job opening, click the website URL above.

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