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Camping Specialist

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POSITION:            Camping Specialist

REPORTS TO:        Camping Services Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES: Under general supervision and direction, the Camping Specialist is primarily responsible for the coordination of Community-Based and Fee-Funded programs throughout the calendar year. The incumbent proactively supports Council goals for Camping Services through collaboration with Membership Services with a focus on increasing girl enrollment and retention.


  • Ensure the development and implementation of Day and Sleep Away programs.
  • Work with the Membership staff and Public Relations to advertise and market all day camp and sleep away camp programs.
  • Review and revise, annually, day camp manuals.
  • Develop and lead Camp Director and Membership Staff annual trainings specific to day camp operations.
  • Oversee registration process for day camp programs including updating web pages, and responding to participant inquiries.   
  • Responsible for the management and follow through of all day camp health and safety issues and ensure all camping programs meet GSUSA guidelines and state regulations.
  • Work directly with Membership Specialists to coordinate and ensure high quality day camp programming.
  • Coordinate grant program delivery and reporting.
  • Oversee program supplies and bus contracts for all day camp programs.
  • Assist membership staff in identifying and securing locations for day camp programs.
  • Responsible for the coordinating the collection and reporting of statistics related to day camp programs.
  • Maintain a master schedule of school events, holidays, and breaks to assist with the scheduling of council camping events
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field is required.
  • Substantial knowledge of and experience in the human services field and/or community service agency.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people and projects as shown by previous work with families and youth.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Survey Monkey would be helpful.
  • Acknowledged research and evaluation techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a public community setting.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds without difficulty.
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule consisting of frequent, evening and weekend meetings and activities.
  • Must have access to an automobile for travel within the jurisdiction.
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to: 

Betsy West
Senior Staff Recruiter

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite M-2
Washington, DC  20008
Via email:
Via fax: 202-274-2161

Equal Opportunity Employer

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