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Assistant Camp Director - May Flather

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POSITION:                 Assistant Camp Director

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Camp Director

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:  Assist in training and supervision, guidance and leadership of all unit staff with regard to unit program; assist the Camp Director in the administration and coordination of the camp by carrying out duties as delegated and in furtherance of camp goals and objectives.  Ensuring compliance with Camp May Flather Procedures, GSUSA Safety Activity Checkpoints, Safety and Risk Management in Girl Scouting, Safety Management at Girl Scout Sites and Facilities, GSCNC directives, industry standards, and in accordance with any relevant county or state ordinances.

  • Act for the Camp Director in her/his absence.
  • Supervise Unit Leaders and confer with them daily.  Coordinate Unit Leader meetings to assure scheduling of units and activities.  Provide guidance and conduct Unit Leader performance evaluations at the conclusion of each session and a final written evaluation at the end of the summer.
  • Assist in planning and attend Staff Training.
  • Oversee the Program Director in planning and providing programming, including her support of the Arts and Crafts and Tripping staff.
  • Oversee the CIT/JC Unit Leader in supervision of the Counselor in Training and Junior Counselor campers.
  • Assist with evaluation of camper activities and experiences based on observations and staff and campers reports.
  • Assist with arrival and departure of campers as assigned, including necessary paperwork.
  • Learn, understand, and practice risk assessment and management throughout camp. Ensure staff and campers are safe and follow accepted procedures at all times.
  • Complete other tasks and jobs as assigned


  1. Demonstrated leadership and experience, skill, attitude, behavior, confidence, and judgment in the above areas.
  2. Ability to lead, organize and delegate work.
  3. At least two years work experience in an organized camp, preferably with supervisory or administrative responsibility.
  4. Maturity and acceptance of responsibility.
  5. Able to make decisions and manage people in any/all emergency situations.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  7. Commitment to the goals and the purpose of  Girl Scouts, Camp May Flather and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital.
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