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Trip Coordinator (Full Time Summer 2023 Seasonal)

Location: East Troy
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Who We Are Girl Scouts create the world they want to live in and strive to make it better every single day. They explore their strengths, take on new challenges, and can always be themselves, regardless of background or ability. Working for Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is much more than just a job; it's an opportunity to bring your talent, passion, and perspective to a girl-centric, mission driven organization. We are seeking individuals committed to making a difference and are enthusiastic team players who want to join an organization with a proud history and a growing future. Joining our staff means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment that strives for equity for all.
Position Summary Supervise and provide support to trips and tripping staff both on and off of camp. Organize and implement program activities, as well as uphold all policy, procedures, and safety standards for the wellbeing of staff and campers. This seasonal full-time position is needed at Camp Alice Chester in East Troy, WI from May 2023 through August 2023.
What You'll Do

  • Supervises and provides support to outdoor skills lead and trip leaders.
  • Coordinate with outfitters, vendors, and campgrounds prior to and during camp session.
  • Provide schedules and itinerary for off-site programs.
  • Organize equipment and meals for off-site trips and weekly in camp cook outs.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the health and safety of campers both in camp and off-site on field trips.
  • Train and supervise trip staff to lead adventure trips both on and off of camp which includes but are not limited to Hiking CampingRock ClimbingWhite Water RaftingHorseback RidingKayakingCanoeingCavingZiplining
    • Prepare and conduct pre-camp and in-service staff trainings.
    • Oversee set-up of trip equipment and assist with pre and post season inventories and storage of equipment for winter.
    • Maintain and ensure appropriate adult to camper ratios with groups.
    • Teach skills necessary for trip staff to run trip programming successfully such as campsite set up, emergency procedures off site, fire building.
    • Supervise and assist with cleaning and care of supplies, equipment, and property.
    • Submit or place orders for equipment and /or supplies when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
    • Interpret and enforce State Standards and the Girl Scouts Safety Activity Checkpoints, and American Camps Association Standards
    • Prepare, review, and submit records and requested reports on time.
    • Comprehend, monitor and be willing to assist with crisis management plan and overall safety guidelines, including emergency.
    • Other duties as assigned. Requirements:
      • At least 21 years of age.
      • Experience and/or education in camp/recreational programming preferred.
      • First Aid/CPR preferred or willingness to be trained.
      • Ability to schedule and supervise staff.
      • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
      • Good driving record and valid driver's license for at least one year. Valid driver's license, compliance with the council's policy of automobile insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements for coverage of the council's business auto insurance carrier.
      • Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout program and enroll as a Girl Scout member.
      • Comfort and ability to live, sleep, and work in a rustic outdoor environment with irregular hours preferred.
      • Physical demands and work environment regularly requires the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas and as well as inclement weather and extreme temperatures.
      • Ability to lift 40lbs.
      • Commitment to creating and maintaining a positive, fun, and professional environment.
      • Effectively and respectfully communicate instructions, issues, and needs with campers, staff, and supervisors.
      • Uphold and respect camp and Girl Scout traditions.
      • Willingness to be an active member of camp and all camp activities.
      • Must have background check completed by GSWISE.
        EEO & Anti-Racist StatementThe Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) has a vision for a deeply inclusive membership, staff, and volunteers. To foster a culture of belonging while providing equitable service delivery above and beyond Equal Opportunity requirements, GSWISE candidates must be committed towards cultural competency growth and to work within diverse teams. Our Girl Scout Law demands we seek racial equity for everyone and do our part to dismantle systemic racism. GSWISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Keywords: GIRL SCOUTS OF WI SOUTHEAST INC, Milwaukee , Trip Coordinator (Full Time Summer 2023 Seasonal), Other , East Troy, Wisconsin

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