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Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians.

We are seeking professionals committed to making a difference. Working with Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.

Now Hiring:

Camp Adahi Program Assistant

Do you provide extraordinary customer service? Would you enjoy being part of a nonprofit organization dedicated to girls and young women? Do you love the outdoor experience? If yes, the Girl Scout Council of Southern Appalachians is looking for you. 

We are seeking a seasonal, weekend Program Assistant for Camp Adahi in Menlo, Georgia on top of Lookout Mountain.

Under direction of the Director of Programming, the Camp Adahi Program Assistant supports the council's outdoor program by helping to provide a safe and educational outdoor experience for girl and adult members who are weekend camping. This position will assist with camp programs as needed. Camp Adahi is located near Cloudland, GA. A private, rustic cabin with private bath, refrigerator, and microwave is provided for this position's use.

Read more about the position in the job description.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@girlscoutcsa.org or mail to Human Resources, Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, 1567 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37919. Please note the job title in your email subject line or in your cover letter.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Eastern on Monday, August 14.

Seasonal Camp Staff
Seasonal openings for Camp Adahi and Camp Tanasi

Work some weekends in a beautiful outdoor setting. The following paid positions are available.

Seasonal openings at Camp Adahi:

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Horseback Instructor: Requires 2 years documented experience teaching horseback riding and/or Certified Horsemanship Association Certification.

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Canoe Instructor: Requires 2 years documented experience or American Red Cross Small Craft Safety and/or American Canoe Instructor Certification (flat water).

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Archery Instructor: Requires Level 1 Instructor or higher certification.

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Lifeguard: Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

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Kitchen Assistants: Requires current Serve Safe Certification.

Seasonal openings at Camp Tanasi:

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Climbing/Rappelling Tower Instructor: Requires training on our tower, which is provided annually.

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Archery Instructor: Requires Level 1 Instructor or higher certification. 

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Lifeguard: Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

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Kitchen Assistants: Requires current Serve Safe Certification.

All positions except kitchen assistants require current basic first aid training or higher AND CPR. Minimum age 16 years old.

Paid positions offer opportunities for weekend work. Scheduling of hours is based on activity requests by Girl Scout troops.

Please send resumes to Rebecca Lane at rlane@girlscoutcsa.org
or call 800-474-1912 for more information or to have an application mailed to you.

2018 Summer Camp Staff
The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is now hiring for 2018 Summer Camp Staff!


Positions available:

Read more about each position below, or read our Summer Camp Staff FAQ's for more information on Camp Tanasi and working at our camps. 

To apply, please download and complete the 2018 GSCSA Summer Camp Job Application PDF and email to careers@girlscoutcsa.org, or mail to Human Resources, Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, 1567 Downtown West BLVD, Knoxville, TN, 37919. Please note the job title in your email subject line.

2018 Summer Camp Staff Descriptions

Camp Counselor
Being a camp counselor means getting to spend your summer in nature and participating in fun activities like you did as a kid, but this time you’ll help in the planning of the events for other girls to experience and enjoy. All the while, you’ll be impacting the lives of the next generation in positive and rewarding ways helping create go-getters, risk-takers, innovators, and leaders.
Read the full job description. 

Day Counselor
As a day counselor, you’ll be in the center of the action. Helping plan, teach, coordinate, and carry out activities while guiding campers in their personal growth. Your impact will help shape girls into leaders as they build courage, confidence, and character at summer camp. 
Read the full job description.

Health Care Manager
The health care manager is an invaluable part of summer camp each year. You make cuts and scrapes disappear, stomachs feel better, headaches vanish, and so much more. Without you we couldn’t run a healthy and safe camp program for girls. You can serve all six weeks or one-week sessions.
Read the full job description.

Junior Counselor
Junior counselors are second in command when it comes to planning, teaching, coordinating, and caring for the campers. Working alongside the day counselors, you’ll get first-hand experience in what it means to be a leader encouraging those around you to become all they can be.
Read the full job description.

Resident Programs Manager
This role sets the tone for each week and ultimately the entire summer. Without you, there would be no fun and adventurous summer camp experience for the girls. Managing program activities and events, you make sure every aspect is safe, fun, and appropriate for every grade level.
Read the full job description.

Resident Units Manager
You excel at keeping things in order and maximizing opportunities. You’ll oversee sleeping units and evening activities, making sure each girl is comfortable and enjoys herself to the fullest.
Read the full job description.



 

 

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