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Media Director – Timbercrest Resident Camp – Girl Scouts of Western New York – Randolph, NY

Girl Scouts of Western New York in Randolph, NY


Girl Scouts of Western New York

Temporary

To manage the operation of the camps blog, staff Facebook page and other social media outlets for Camp Timbercrest in compliance with Council social media guidelines and procedures.

Essential Functions:

    • Develops professional goals for the summer that will help support and meet GSWNY’s mission and camp goals.
    • Must attend mandatory social media training meeting in June (date and time to be determined)

    • Manages all posts and photos of the camp blog on a daily/hourly basis.
    • Manages all posts and photos of the staff/camp Facebook page on a daily/hourly basis

    • Takes digital photos of daily camp life and of campers and staff engaged in activities

    • Manages the Group Imaging account and assures that all camper unit photos are ready for distribution on Friday

    • Manages the Bunk 1 incoming emails to campers. Collects and disburses on a daily basis

    • Conducts daily video segments of campers and staff engaged in camp life and posts on camp blog and Facebook

    • Creates the camp reporters program and works with & teach campers how to conduct interviews and create articles for the S’mores newsletter

    • Creates and disburses weekly Camp Seven Hills or Camp Timbercrest S’mores newsletter to campers, staff and parents.

    • Works with the program director and or unit director on assuring campers receive “camp kudos” from the camp mascots.

    • Assist the administrative team with other duties of the camp operation, as deemed necessary by the camp director.

    • Works with other administrative staff members to conduct nightly rounds of the camp property.

    • Will share the responsibility, with the other administrative staff for required on property weekend coverage.

    • Participates in all aspects of camp including pre-camp, open house and post camp.

    • Attends staff meetings with scheduled/necessary.

    • Apply behavior management techniques to conflicts with children when necessary.

    • Report incidents/ accidents to supervisor or health supervisor immediately.

    • Report suspected child abuse to supervisor immediately.

    • Required to stay on the property during hours of operation (Sunday 10:00am to Friday 9:00pm).

    • Accepts other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications:

    • Willingness to abide by the policies and practices of the Girl Scouts of Western New York Inc.

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms such as Facebook blogging, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.

    • Experience, knowledge or interest in creative writing

    • Experience, knowledge or interest in digital photography

    • Computer knowledge, Outlook, Excel, Office Suite

    • Certified Sex Offender Registry and Criminal Background Checks will be completed for personnel file.

    • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and peers in an outdoor environment.

    • Current certification in First Aid and CPR or individual is willing to complete certification course during designated training day.

    • Prior camp experience and/or interest in the Girl Scout Camping program.

    • Willingness to place the needs of girls and camp above personal desires.

    • Good health and stamina necessary to work in the camp setting.

    • The acceptance of irregular work hours.

    • The acceptance and understanding that employment is at a resident (overnight) camp.

Physical Requirements:

    • Assist the campers in emergency situations.

    • Lift 35 pounds.

    • Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision.

    • Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers.

    • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and ability to adapt well to changing situations.

    • Participate in structured and unstructured activities.

    • Provides excellent customer service to other staff members, campers, parents and visitors to camp.

    • Accept and follow directions both in verbal and written form.

MEMBERSHIP & EEO

Girl Scout Membership:

All Employees of Girl Scouts must maintain an active, annual membership in Girl Scouts of Western New York. This membership must be renewed annually, and all newly hired employees are expected to enroll with GSWNY within the first 30 days of their employment.

Girl Scouts of Western New York celebrates diversity in all forms and is committed to creating an inclusive, collaborative and supportive environment for all. All employment decisions are based qualifications, merit, performance and the needs of the organization. As an equal opportunity employer, GSWNY does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other groups or persons protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Benefits:

EXEMPTION

Girl Scouts of Western New York seasonal camps are subject to the Federal and New York State exemption laws under Section 13(a)(3) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Seasonal staff working at camp may be paid in accordance with this exemption.

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Media Director – Timbercrest Resident Camp – Girl Scouts of Western New York – Randolph, NY

Girl Scouts of Western New York job in Randolph, NY