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Changing the world for the better. It’s a big responsibility, and we own it. After all, the Girl Scout mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.  

Want to help girls thrive and be a champion of change? Join the Girl Scout Movement at Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA).  

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All employment documents can be emailed to recruiting@gswpa.org or faxed to (412) 594-2539. Or, call 800-248-3355 with questions. 

Click the links below to view Federal and State mandatory postings for all applicants:
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Current Employment Opportunities

 
Various Summer Camp Positions

Year after year, our campers report that what they remember and treasure most from camp are the relationships and sense of community they develop with staff. Your passion can make a difference in the lives of girls. We are looking for energetic, outgoing individuals who have a desire to work with children outdoors. Whether you are leading a hiking trip, going on a trail ride or sending a girl down the zip line, you are making a difference. Join Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania this summer. We have three camps that cater to different age groups and activity specialties to help suit your professional development needs: Camp Conshatawba in Summerhill, Cambria County, Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard, Erie County, and Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County.

Every camp has different staffing positions available for summer 2017, some of which include: Assistant Camp Director, Health Supervisor, Horseback Riding Director, Assistant Horseback Riding Director, Horseback Riding Instructor, Barn Aide, Waterfront Director, Assistant Waterfront Director, Lifeguard, Canoe Instructor, Kitchen Manager, Cook, Kitchen Aide, Program Director, Nature Instructor, Activity Specialist, Adventure Staff, Unit Leader, Unit Counselor and Junior Counselor.

Summer camp employees will participate in pre-camp training; assist in the daily operations of camp; have the ability to work as a team member; live in a camp community and will change the life of a girl! Applicants must successfully pass required background checks.

New applicants should complete the New Camp Staff Application.

If you've previously been a member of the GSWPA summer camp staff, complete our Returning Camp Staff Application.

Seasonal Camp Director - Camp Hawthorne Ridge

Location: Camp Hawthorne Ridge, Girard, PA; Erie County; 

Essential Functions: 

• Manage all aspects of summer camp to include staffing, program, budget, safety, kitchen, supplies, etc;

• Oversee all of the day to day activities;

• Supervise and mentor seasonal camp staff;

• Oversee training of camp staff;

• Ensure a fun, educational, and safe environment for campers; 

Requirements:

• Full-time hours from May through August and 10-15 hours per week rest of year;

• Required to live on site approximately June-August; 

• Must be at least 25 years of age;

• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in administration or supervision of organized youth activities, outdoor education or program development for youth;

• Supervisory experience required; 

• Certifications in archery, canoeing and lifeguarding a plus;

• Must have current driver’s license and valid transportation;

• Clearances required;

• Successful candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills; 

TO APPLY: 

Submit a letter of intent, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by February 15, 2017.

Camp Maintenance (seasonal)

Camp Maintenance: seasonal from February-October, Camp Conshatawba, Summerhill. Responsible for general maintenance and care of all buildings, equipment and grounds: general knowledge and skills of carpentry and plumbing; knowledge of and experience with zero turn mower, log splitter, weed trimmer and hand tools; must have valid driver’s license; clearances required; $9 per hour; 30 hours a week; Email resume to recruiting@gswpa.org; EEO/AA

Camp Maintenance: seasonal from February-October, Camp Redwing, Renfrew. Responsible for general maintenance and care of all buildings, equipment and grounds: general knowledge and skills of carpentry and plumbing; knowledge of and experience with zero turn mower, log splitter, weed trimmer and hand tools; must have valid driver’s license; clearances required; $9 per hour; 20-30 hours a week. Email resume to recruiting@gswpa.org; EEO/AA