Camping Services Program Facilitator
The Program Facilitator is a temporary part time position that is accountable for implementing Outdoor Living Skills program to girls of all ages. She/he is responsible for the supervision and facilitating the delivery of programs within a small group teaching of specific coursework such as fire building, basic outdoor cooking, and a variety of more advanced skills such as compass use, tool safety and other activities as developed by the Camping Services Team.
- Works with a Co-Facilitator and Senior Manager of Camping Services to coordinate program trainings.
- She/he is responsible for the supervision and care of a designated number of participants, facilitating the delivery of programs within the group.
- Participates in the coordination seasonal program planning and scheduling
- Participates in regularly scheduled facilitator trainings and meetings to ensure open and positive communication.
- Submits appropriate requisitions such as food stuffs and equipment for their upcoming trainings by Tuesdays 4:30 pm prior to their upcoming training.
- Maintains health and safety standards for participants and their accompanying adults.
- Reports accidents/incidences and files reports promptly to the Senior Manager of Camping Services.
- Keeps records and prepares written reports as requested such as rosters and evaluations among other reports as necessary and submits them immediately after the event.
- Reports needed repairs of equipment and facilities to the Senior Manager of Camping Services.
- Maintains professional relationships with participants and the accompanying adults.
- Maintains ongoing inventories of supplies as needed for the program they are offering.
- Keeps the Senior Manager of Camping Services informed of activities, problems and concerns with participants on an ongoing basis.
SKILLS AND COPETENCIES:
- Must be a current member of GSOFCT.
- Age 21 years or older.
- Ability to effectively communicate and work with a diverse group of participants and the accompanying adults to encourage full participation in Girl Scouting.
- Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., work in extreme environmental conditions and walk on uneven terrain.
- Strong oral communication skills required.
- The ideal candidate will possess experience in working with children that includes the ability to organize and implement Girl Scout program in the out-of-doors according to the explicit guidelines established by the Senior Manager of Camping Services. Proven success in outdoor living skills is desirable. The candidate must have a desire to work with children for extended periods of time in all types of weather.
- Current First Aid and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain First Aid and CPR training and certifications.