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Paid Internship – Unit Camp Counselor – Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

Post Date: January 31, 2023 at 3:24 pm

Application Deadline: April 1, 2023

Agency Name: Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

Website Address:


Contact Name: Sharon Moyer

Job Inquiry Phone: 9187455257

Job Inquiry Email:


Job Opening Title: Paid Internship – Unit Camp Counselor

Job Opening Description:

• Follow established procedures for supervising camper health and enforcing all safety regulations.
• Assume responsibility for health and safety of campers and staff.
• Maintain positive relations with families, visitors, and the public at all times.
• Follow all camp rules and regulations and enforce them among peers.
• Actively participate in staff training and meetings.
• Work cooperatively with unit, program, and administrative staff to provide an enjoyable environment for all campers.
• Provide opportunities so that each camper will have a positive camping experience.
• Participate and instruct campers in emergency procedures.
• Assist each camper with meeting personal goals and those established by the camp for camper and staff development.
• Respond to and provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
• Guide activities and experiences through use of girl planning and Girl Scout Program.
• Supervise all aspects of the camper’s day including wake-up, cabin/unit kapers, meals, rest periods, evening activities, bedtime, cookouts, and after-hours duties as assigned.
• Be an integral part of the unit activities and get to know campers and staff on an individual basis.
• Be knowledgeable about the eating habits, diets, and general health of campers and staff.
• Correct and document, as necessary, situations that endanger the emotional or physical safety of any person.
• Inform the Resident Camp Director of any camper or staff problems, issues, or concerns.
• Ensure unit, cabins, dining hall, and kaper areas are kept clean.
• Submit all required paperwork on time.
• Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Opening Basic Qualifications:

• Must have current GSUSA membership and be at least 18 years old.
• Current First Aid and CPR certifications or the willingness and ability to obtain.
• Ability to model behavior consistent with the Girl Scout Mission, Promise, and Law.
• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills for dealing with daily issues in a variety of situations.
• Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
• Patience to deal with 5 or more people at the same time.
• Ability to lift and move equipment weighing approximately 25 pounds.
• Ability to endure occasional exposure to sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.
• Physically able to move about the camp property in various environmental conditions.
• Ability to speak distinctly to communicate with members and staff on the phone or in person.
• Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and one’s peers.
• Willingness to accept supervision and guidance.
• Ability to teach and/or assist in teaching skills and activities.
• Act as a team player with the desire to do whatever is necessary to make the total camp program successful.
• Ability to live in an assigned area with a group of campers and staff for the duration of the camp season.
• This position is a Safety Sensitive position.

Job Description Summary:

Seasonal Unit Counselors will aid in supervising and effectively leading a group of campers in daily camp activities. Unit Counselors will provide a safe and nurturing environment for campers. Unit Counselors will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities and will ensure a fun and educational camping experience for all campers. Resident Camp employment is seasonal, with dates of employment approximately May – August.

Additional Information:

Do you remember going to summer camp, making friends and learning new things? You can help our Girl Scouts experience the fun of learning, growing and especially leading, as a unit counselor in a paid internship position with starting pay of $400 per week.

You will directly be supervising a group of 10-12 campers in their daily activities, living in the cabin Sunday through Friday, while fostering a positive camp experience and creating a safe and welcoming environment for campers and staff. Responsible for managing camper behavior and tending to hygiene of all campers. Minimum age: 18.

Typically work Sunday afternoon through Friday. Resident Camp employment is seasonal, with dates of employment approximately May 28 – July 31, 2023



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