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Girl Scouts of Western NY Camp Support Staff - Camp Seven Hills (Seasonal/Part-Time) in Holland, New York

Job Descriptions:

ABOUT GIRL SCOUTS:

Are you mission-driven, looking to work in a dynamic team environment, and influence the lives of girls? If so, take the time to check out Girl Scouts of Western New York.

Since 1912, Girl Scouts has empowered girls to develop the skills and the voice to become successful and productive citizens. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

If you are looking for a seasonal position whereby you can be part of this exciting, empowering, and valuable experience, we encourage you to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

SUMMARY:

Assist Property Staff and Camp Director with set-up of campsite, preparations for daily camp activities, maintenance of grounds and facilities, and other seasonal -camp-related tasks as assigned. A large percentage of hours will be spent mowing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Large percentage of time spent on mowing grounds.

  • Ensure that campsite is set-up, prepared and maintained for activities throughout the day.

  • Assist with property opening, set-up and closure in accordance with camp procedures.

  • Assistance with maintenance of facilities, including but not limited to removal of debris, maintaining clean facilities throughout campsite, clearing of walking paths and waste removal as needed.

  • Support camp staff and property staff with loading and transportation of supplies.

  • Assist in light repairs of camp structures as needed.

  • Partner with Camp Director and Property Staff to ensure campers’ and staff safety, by immediately reporting any required repairs or potentially unsafe conditions in any part of the camp.

  • Create, complete and maintain records and prepare reports as appropriate.

  • Be readily available and willing to assist campers, camp staff, volunteers and visitors with various needs throughout the day, ensure completion of all assigned tasks and/or effectively communicate status as appropriate, and maintain excellent customer service with all.

  • Work closely with Property Staff and Camp Director on a daily basis to ensure optimal operations of camp.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • 1 year experience landscaping, building/grounds maintenance.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to accurately follow and understand instructions.

  • Willing and physically able to work outdoors in all types of weather.

  • Facilitate with basic repairs (carpentry, light plumbing and general mechanical skills).

  • Basic knowledge of and willingness to learn, understand and adhere to safety protocols.

  • Must be able to use hand and power tools.

  • Must be able to wear and utilize all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Ability to work flexible hours throughout the camp season.

  • Must be able to self-transport to the camp and work independently.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Commitment to the principles of the Girl Scouts movement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to sit or stand; walk on uneven surfaces; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Work is performed indoors and outdoors with regular exposure to insects and wildlife, weather conditions (i.e. extreme temperature, humidity, rain and snow). Exposure to dust and odors may occur.

GIRL SCOUT MEMBERSHIP:

  • All Employees of Girl Scouts must maintain an active, annual membership in Girl Scouts of Western New York. This membership must be renewed annually, and all newly hired employees are expected to enroll with GSWNY within the first 30 days of their employment.

Keyword: Non-profit

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT:

Girl Scouts of Western New York celebrates diversity in all forms and is committed to creating an inclusive, collaborative and supportive environment for all. All employment decisions are based qualifications, merit, performance and the needs of the organization. As an equal opportunity employer, GSWNY does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other groups or persons protected by federal, state or local law.

WHY NOT VOLUNTEER?!:

If this role is not quite what you are looking for, but you are still interested in being part of the Girl Scouts of Western New York community, why not become a volunteer? We are always looking for adult volunteers to help us bring our program to girls in our communities, where we strive to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place! For more information on becoming a GSWNY volunteer (https://www.gswny.org/en/for-volunteers/ways-to-volunteer.html) , please visit our website at: https://www.gswny.org or email Customer Care at customercare@gswny.org We look forward to hearing from you!

From: Girl Scouts of Western NY

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