Girls Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is looking for Summer Resident Business Manager!
$1900 plus room and board for the Camp Season.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho has been serving girls since 1937. Our Resident Camp operates at Camp Four Echoes, a council-owned property of over 200 acres near Worley, ID. Over 500 girls each summer ages 5-17 enjoy programs in STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming, boating, hiking, and other skill-building fun. Each session, girls lead the way by planning their own activities with their camper group. Each week has a theme and campers plan activities and meals related to that theme. Camp Four Echoes, a Girl Scout camp, located on the wooded shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Six living units house 18-24 girls weekly. Each unit has flush toilets and running water, but no electricity. Meals are provided in a group setting in our central dining hall. We also have a staff lounge for your time off.
All staff live on-site June 6-August 13 for the 2018 Camp Season
Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Business Manager is responsible for running the business practices of camp, serving of girls ages 5-17 and seasonal camp staff. This position also assists in empowering the personal growth and skill development of both campers and staff. The Business Manager exhibits enthusiasm and patience while exemplifying the Girl Scout core values of honesty, caring, courage, and character.
$1900 plus room and board.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:
- Participates in 10-day staff training and assists in training staff on specific office and camp store procedures which includes purchase requests, time sheets, outgoing and incoming mail, care packages and camper/parent visits to the camp store (Trading Post)
- Answers phones in a timely and professional manner, answers questions when possible, takes messages or forwards calls as needed
- Maintains camper files in conjunction with the Assistant Camp Director-Staff, ensuring that all camper files are properly stored and maintained during the summer camp season
- Manages camp Petty Cash and gas cards, reconciles each account every week; communicates needs for additional funds to the Camp Director
- Works with the Program Specialist-Tripping and Transportation, provides needed paperwork for trips and closes day check out
- Stocks, runs and oversees the camp store (Trading Post) in conjunction with the council Retail Manager; prepares daily deposits to be brought into the council office once per week
- Maintains adequate stock in the Trading Post; communicates needs for stock and care packages to the council Retail Manager
- Ensures all timesheets are completed and turned in on time
- Ensures that each camper has at least one opportunity to visit the Trading Post during their week at camp; communicates with Unit Leaders
- Manages incoming and outgoing mail, including care packages
- Works to create a positive group culture through team-building and problem-solving activities
- Models personal responsibilities such as conflict management, positive relationships, following rules, and respecting camp property
- Follows and implements appropriate behavior management procedures when interacting with all campers
- Completes and submits all paperwork in a timely and efficient manner
- Exhibits punctuality and communication in time management, including daily and weekly breaks
- Respects and follows the “Camp is for the camper” philosophy by attending to camper and camp needs first
- Represents camp appropriately in the community and with parents by maintaining personal hygiene, following camp dress code, and communicating respectfully with campers, parents and other adults.
- Actively participates in staff trainings, meetings, and camp closing activities, including but not limited to deep cleaning, lifting or moving equipment, taking out trash and closing inventory
- Practices the Girl Scout Promise and Law with an inclusive attitude and a willingness to problem-solve
- Follows all procedures and regulations according to the GSEWNI Council, GSUSA, and state and federal guidelines and laws and the American Camp Association
- Must be 21 years or older
- Current First Aid & CPR certification
- One (1) year experience in an office or administrative role
- Willingness to subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout movement, including acceptance of the Girl Scout philosophy and willingness to maintain membership in the Girl Scouts USA
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:
Regularly lift objects up 20 pounds, repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Climb, pull, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist and crouch while performing custodial duties. Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time, up to 12 hours, and work in inclement weather. Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)
Mental & Other Skills/Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:
- Multi-Tasking Ability: ability to handle many diverse tasks/projects at one time; ability to prioritize and complete them on time.
While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee lives for up to 12 weeks in close proximity to others, including sharing living quarters, restrooms, laundry facilities and a common staff lounge. May only use personal electronics (such as computers, phones and other devices) only during personal designated breaks and out of sight of campers. Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of GSEWNI mission and daily work.