Camp Tanasi Summer Employment

Are you looking for a fun and exciting job this summer? Working at camp might just be what you’re looking for! The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians is looking for camp staff to work at Camp Tanasi in Andersonville, TN. We are looking for staff in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Johnson City and the surrounding areas.

IMPORTANT: Due to technical difficulties, if you emailed your camp staff application to Oreon Millard, please either resend the email or print out and mail in your application. We apologize for the in inconvenience.

Work Dates

UPDATED! Pre-Staff Training for select staff

• June 3-4 Pool Training (all lifeguards)
• June 4-5 Tower Training
• June 5-6 Dock Training (all lifeguards)
• June 6 Archery Training
• June 7 Supervisor Training

Work dates for all staff

• June 8-12 Staff Training
• June 15-19
• June 22-26
• July 6-10
• July 13-17
• July 20-24

Available Jobs

Salaries listed are per week. Click on the job title to download the job description.
Health Care Coordinator (1, $676 for whole summer)
Health Care Manager (5, one per week, $404)
Kitchen Team Lead (Hourly rate dependent on experience and qualifications)
Kitchen Team Member (Hourly rate dependent on experience and qualifications)
Lifeguard (at least 5, $212 or $33*)
STEM Specialist (1, $212 or $23*)
Waterfront Specialist (at least 3, $212 or $33*)

*Staff can either have this as their only responsibility (first salary) or have it added onto a junior counselor, counselor or unit leader position (second salary). **Lifeguards may be any position.

To apply

Please print out the following forms:

Camp Staff Application
Available Resident Camp Staff Positions
Reference Form (NEW Staff Only)

NEW STAFF: You will need two different people to serve as a reference to whom you are not related. Please print out two forms and have your references mail or fax the form to the address or phone number listed on the form.

Please return your application and job preference form to the following address:

Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians
Johnson City Service Center
ATTN: Oreon Millard
1100 Woodland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

Fax to 423-929-8117

Scan and email Oreon “Owl” Millard, Camp Director, at

Please call 800.474.1912 for more information.

To Volunteer

If you are at least 18 years old and are interested in volunteering at summer resident camp for one of our summer weekend programs, please contact Becky Cavender or 1.800.474.1912 ext. 1016.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace