Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:

Pay Range: 455/week
Organization's Mission: We have girls reaching their fullest potential all across the state. Our girls are discovering what’s important to them, connecting with their community, and taking action to make the world a better place!
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND RACIAL JUSTICE:   

Girl Scouts of Utah embraces a pluralistic movement committed to understanding our similarities and differences, building relationships, and promoting a dialogue of acceptance and respect. We believe we are stronger when we include diverse perspectives, experiences, and approaches.  

 Statistically women, specifically women of color, only apply for jobs for which they meet all qualifications. To increase diversity and equity in our hiring process, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all posted requirements.  
Position Summary: Girl Scouts of Utah is hiring a seasonal Head Counselor for our Summer Camp! 

 Do you want to be a part of an organization that makes a difference in the lives of others? 

Would you love to call the great outdoors your office?  

Do you love creating unforgettable memories for campers? 


GSU's mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  The Girl Scout leadership activities are organized around 3 keys of leadership: Discover, Connect, and Take Action, and are based on the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.   
Primary Responsibilities:  A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HEAD COUNSELOR:

Work with Camp Counselors to provide quality Girl Scout program for a unit of campers. 
Supervise and evaluate the counselors. 
Complete required documentation and paperwork. 
Manage health and safety conditions in the unit. 
Be responsible for camper care and supervision twenty-four hours a day (including nighttime). 
Assist with basic camp operation procedures. 
These are the main responsibilities for this role, but this list is not all encompassing.
Perform additional duties as assigned. These are the main responsibilities for this role, but this list is not all encompassing.

Experience working/volunteering with youth programs. 
Possess good organizational, leadership, and teaching skills: 

Must be a minimum of 18yrs old by start date
Pass a criminal background check, including sex-offender registries/driving records.
Hold/obtain Red Cross First Aid & CPR Certifications or the  equivalent.
Hold/obtain a Utah Food Handlers' Permit. 
Must complete Youth Protection Training within first week of employment. 
Ability to communicate and work with groups of campers ages 6-17 and provide necessary verbal instruction to campers. 
Understand and implement safety guidelines and standards as outlined by Girl Scouts of the USA, the American Camp Association, and any state and local codes.   
Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
Ability to respond in a crisis situation. 
Strong commitment to the mission and values of Girl Scouts of Utah. As a camp staff member, you are a representative of Girl Scouts of Utah.  Every personal contact is with a current or potential donor to or member of the council, and thus, the impressions you make can influence their actions.  
Service-oriented team player able to work in an inclusive manner with staff/volunteers from diverse backgrounds and across all levels of the organization. 

Have the council required health forms and documentation completed by a physician to ensure the well-being of living and working in an outdoor camp setting that includes: 

Ability to bend down and move, lift, stock, and carry boxes, program materials, and supplies (up to 50 pounds). 
Ability to walk, stand, and work on feet up to 8 hours a day. 
Ability to live in a high elevation (up to 9200') and outdoor setting. 
Have visual/auditory ability to respond to environmental and other hazards related to summer camp activities.  
Benefits / Why Work With Us: See job description
How to Apply: Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Closing Date: 02/09/2025
Location: Guardsman Pass Rd, Park City, UT


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Contact: Laurie Galletly
Phone: 555-555-5555