Camp Business Manager (Seasonal)

Multiple Locations, CT

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Business Manager works directly with the Camp Manager and is responsible for the management of camp business operations, including but not limited to:  camp registration information, attendance and financial reporting, distribution of information to campers and families, and interfacing with various GSOFCT Departments including program services, registration, shop, human resources, IT, and camp property team.  She/he must be familiar with State, ACA, Girl Scout Safety Activity Check Point Standards, and GSOFCT policies.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Participates in the daily camp administration; responsible for the overall business operation of the camp and its public image.
  • Act as liaison to Human Resources for data collection of paperwork necessary for employment and payroll.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of pre-camp training, in-service training and staff meetings throughout the summer.   Participates in supervisory conferences.
  • Follows and enforces Camp Staff Personnel Policies.  Provides conflict resolution and problem solving with staff as needed.
  • Supervises the operation of camp Trading Post, including inventory, sales and operations for campers during camp sessions.
  • Ensures business office is adequately staffed.  Manages customer service relations via telephone and in person with the campers, staff and parents; including returning telephone calls and delivery of messages promptly.
  • Keeps records, reports, and maintenance requisitions as necessary.
  • Provides effective communication skills (both verbal and written) to camp staff, campers, camp administrators and various GSOFCT representatives. 
  • Keeps the Camp Director and Manager informed on activities, problems, and concerns on an on-going basis. 
  • Assists with the development and implementation of camp emergency procedures and drills including an accurate up-to-date daily listing of all individuals at the camp facility.
  • Ensures and maintains professional camper/staff relationships.
  •  Participates in opening and closing procedures of the camp season.
  • Ensures that all health, safety and program standards are followed at all times in compliance with ACA, Council policy, Girl Scout Safety Activity Check Point Standards, and State Laws and regulations.
  • Supervises the bus transportation system for the camp.
  • Works with camper registration files keeping records, generating reports and other required lists.
  • Attend one of the three overnights
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

20 years old. 

High School graduate or equivalent.  Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting. 

Ability to keep accurate, detailed records and reports.

Ability to multi-task.

Computer proficiency in Excel (Spreadsheets, data input, formulas).

Ability to work with a diverse group of campers and staff (background and abilities).

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and physically able to endure out-of-doors work environment in extreme weather conditions.

The ideal candidate will possess management experience which relates to job responsibilities including successful experience in camping, swimming, group leadership, and organizational skills. Must possess experience working with children. Must demonstrate his/her lifeguarding and swimming competency skills. The candidate must show willingness to abide by the policies and practices of Girl Scouts of Connecticut.

CERTIFICATIONS

CPR/AED and First Aid or willingness to obtain.