Jump-In Coordinator

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
Job Description
Jump -In Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications

• 25 years old or older as required by the American Camp Association.
• Experience teaching and working with large groups of children.
• Experience working with and supervising adults.
• Ability to assess and respond immediately with good judgment in a crisis.
• Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with staff members, coaches and campers.
• Interest in, and knowledge of, Girl Scout Program.
• Ability to train, supervise, and release staff.
• Ability to use good judgment regarding health and safety and personnel.
• Must participate in all required training.
• Acceptance of the Girl Scout Promise and Law and commitment to become a member of Girl Scouts of the USA

Mission Statement

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Vision Statement

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is recognized throughout New Hampshire and Vermont as a leading expert on girls. Our innovative leadership programs help girls discover, connect and take action as they develop strong values, a social conscience, and a deep sense of self and their potential.

Nature and Scope

The It's a Girl Thing, Coordinator is responsible for the total operation of the camp. This position requires the ability to work continuously with children and adults eight hours a day, while maintaining a high level of energy and enthusiasm. The Coordinator also oversees campers, finances, camp supplies and transportation.

Training

1. Will have completed Orientation to Girl Scouting and Girl Scout Leadership Essentials Training.
2. Plan and carry out staff training in a timely fashion.

Responsibilities

The Coordinator:

1. Is responsible for training, supervising, and releasing both paid and volunteer staff members.

A. Enforces all GSGWM personnel policies and develops procedures pertinent to camp.
B. Plans and implements a required staff training which provides staff members with the tools
and materials needed to perform their jobs.
C. Ensures ongoing supervision of all staff members and Jump In Coaches to maintain safe and high quality program.
D. Attends all scheduled GSGWM camp trainings.
E. Oversees and ensure that all required employment paperwork from volunteers and paid staff, six weeks prior to camp beginning.

2. Is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing camp program.

A. Ensures that the Girl Scout mission, vision, and program goals are carried out.
B. Implements program with a particular focus on self-esteem, removing gender stereotyping, and valuing differences.
C. Implements program to be consistent with expectations the GSGWM Girl Membership Department (girl planning, progression, Older Girl Leadership), including but not limited to implementation of the Girl Scout Journeys in all programming.
D. Provides program resources to staff to insure a flexible, creative, and memorable program.

3. Is responsible for developing and enforcing procedures.

A. Develops camp-specific risk and crisis management plans in compliance with GSGWM crisis management plan.
B. Train Staff on risk and crisis.
C. Communicates immediately with Manager, Series and Travel in the event of any emergency or crisis.
D. Handles emergency situations, follows up with documentation (incident/accident reports), and submits information to Human Resources in a timely manner.

4. Manages finances, camper and staff placement, the purchase of supplies, and communication with parents.

A. Ensures that all supplies are in place, receipts are turned in timely.
B. Maintains good communication with parents through parent letters, and phone conversations.
C. Ensures that all equipment is well cared for and returned to proper storage.

6. Keeps accurate records and completes paper work in a timely manner; including reports, insurance claims, accident reports, evaluations, camper information, work reviews, and inventories.

7. Will have a goal of increasing camper numbers by 4% and retention rate of 6%.

8. Performs other duties as assigned by the Day Camp Coordinator.

Responsible to:

The Camp Director is responsible to the Manager, Series and Travel who provides training, ongoing supervision, and the materials and tools needed to carry out the delegated responsibilities.

Keene, New Hampshire
2013-03-15
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
Melissa Mason
mmason@girlscoutsgwm.org
(603) 627-4158

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