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Part-Time Adventure Staff

Reporting to the Manager, Camp Pathway, this role is responsible for instructing and operating adventure programs at assigned camp locations, while providing leadership for campers.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Operate and instruct at various adventure programs, including zipline, rappel, climbing, archery, tomahawk throwing and lifeguarding.
•    Ensure that safety policies and procedures are followed.
•    Ensure campers are engaged in the Challenge of Choice program.
•    Provide leadership and guidance to all campers.
•    May perform other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements:
•    Required minimum 18 years of age.
•    Previous experience working with girls in a recreational/educational setting preferred.
•    Combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered.
•    Must become a member of Girl Scouts.

Schedule:
8-15 hours per week; shifts are Saturdays and Sundays ONLY
Program is August 29-November 15

Important Note: The safety of our campers and staff is the number one priority of the Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri. We thoroughly investigate the background of all prospective staff members including personal and professional reference verification and criminal background checks.  Applicants will be automatically disqualified for this position if investigation reveals convictions for crimes against children, crimes against the elderly or felony drug trafficking.  All other convictions will be considered relative to the requirements of the position on a case-by-case basis.

To apply, send a resume to adventurestaffcareers@gsksmo.org.

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in candidates for employment. EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled.
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Program Leader


Program Leaders will deliver the Girl Scout Troop experience to girls in grades K-5 in afterschool settings in low-income schools in the Kansas City metro area. They serve as a positive example for girls by modeling positive attributes such as reliability, respect for others, inclusiveness, and a positive attitude. This job will include working on some weekends during the school year for special events and camp. Work hours vary depending on the site, but typically range from 3:45-6pm. During cookie season, staff may need to work later hours. This position also includes paid time to prepare for troop meetings each week.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTSProgram leaders must have the ability to work independently and as a member of the team. This means they must take the initiative to prepare ahead of time for troop meetings and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. They must also be able to coordinate programming with their coworkers and volunteers.

  • Experience leading groups of children.
  • Experience implementing curriculum.
  • Ability to manage behaviors and respond appropriately.
  • Ability to complete accurate paperwork and meet deadlines.
  • Must be available to work M-F between the hours of 3:45-6pm.
  • Capacity to provide leadership and supervision of volunteers.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Must be able to attend all staff meetings and trainings.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must pass background and driver’s record check and hold a valid state driver’s license with proof of state required liability insurance.
  • Must provide your own transportation.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid Certified within ninety (90) days of employment.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience implementing a program/curriculum
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Bilingual

STARTING SALARY: $11.21 per hour; approximately 10-15 hours per week
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HOW TO APPLY:

Returning Staff: Complete the Application​ for Returning Staff.

New Applicants: Complete the New Staff Application.

Email your completed application to JuliaLloyd@gsksmo.org

or mail to:

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri
Attn: Julia Lloyd
8383 Blue Parkway Drive
Kansas City, MO  64133

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in candidates for employment. EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled.