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Challenge Course Facilitator (Full Time Summer 2023 Seasonal)

Location: East Troy
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Who We AreGirl 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 SummaryFacilitate specialized programming in high and low ropes courses, including regular challenge course activities and teambuilding. Uphold all policy, procedures, and safety standards for the wellbeing of staff and campers. Be an active participant in campers' experience and camp community. 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

  • Implement and oversee Challenge Course and teambuilding programming that is appropriate to each age and comfort level.
  • Be responsible for the health and safety of all participants, adults and children alike.
  • Maintain an organized and clean facility, equipment, and supplies; report needed repairs.
  • Provide challenge course instruction and supervision.
  • Supervise campers' participation in structured and unstructured activities while at and away from program area.
  • Ensure campers understand and follow rules and safety guidelines while present in program areas.
  • Supervise and assist with cleaning, sanitation and care of supplies, equipment, and property.
  • Engage in learning to build skills towards effectively interacting with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.
  • Keep records and return completed paperwork on time.
  • Assist with opening and closing of camp for the season.
  • Other duties as assigned. Requirements:Who You Are & Keys to Success
    • At least 18 years of age.
    • Willingness to complete training specific to our high ropes course.
    • Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout program and enroll as a Girl Scout member.
    • Be an active participant in campers' experience and camp community.
    • Comfort and ability to live, sleep, and work in a rustic outdoor environment with irregular hours.
    • Effectively and respectfully communicate instructions, issues, and needs with campers, staff, and supervisors including with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.
    • Physical demands and work environment regularly requires the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas.
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds.
    • Commitment to creating and maintaining a positive, fun, and professional environment.
    • Willingness to be an active respectful member of camp and all camp activities while upholding Girl Scout traditions. Additional Skill Preferences
      • Possess high ropes certification.
      • First Aid/CPR certification
        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 , Challenge Course Facilitator (Full Time Summer 2023 Seasonal), Other , East Troy, Wisconsin

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