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Trading Post/Transportation/Courier - Camp Four Echoes
Summary
Title:Trading Post/Transportation/Courier - Camp Four Echoes
ID:5747
Job Status :N/A
Company :Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho (GSEWNI)
Description

Girls Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is looking for a Trading Post/Transportation/Courier!
Approximately $1,900 plus room and board for 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 10 - August 11 for the 2019 Camp Season

  • Must be 21 years or older

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Program Director and/or Girl Experience Director, the Trading Post/Transportation/Courier is responsible for overall operation of the Trading Post including including: accurate inventories, receipting money, making sales to campers, staff, and parents and preparing deposits. The Trading Post/Transportation/Courier exhibits enthusiasm and patience while exemplifying the Girl Scout core values of honesty, caring, courage, and character.

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)
  • 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 that each camper has at least one opportunity to visit the Trading Post during their week at camp; communicates with Unit Leaders
  • Oversees transportation needs on opening and closing days
  • Runs errands in town and helps keep business aspect of camp running
  • Models personal responsibilities such as conflict management, positive relationships, following rules, and respecting camp property
  • 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
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be 21 years or older

Education/Experience:
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification
  • Experience in bookkeeping, sales, and appropriate software
  • One (1) year experience in an office or administrative role preferred
  • 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

Physical Abilities:

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, 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.

Work Environment:

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.


 

 

 
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