JOB ALERT: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas – Camp Gambill in Lake Gibbons needs an Activity Counselor/Lifeguard Counselor

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas – Camp Gambill

Lake Gibbons

Activity Counselor/Lifeguard Counselor

Job summary: Counselors are responsible for leading a fun, impactful summer camp program for all campers. They develop relationships, lead program activities and participate fully in daily camp life. This team member serves as a caring mentor, fun companion, patient teacher, positive role model, and helpful problem solver. This position reports to the Camp Director. Paid staff training is provided at the beginning of the summer and takes place at Camp Bette Perot near Palestine, TX.

Primary responsibilities include: Champion a positive, inclusive, caring, safe, and fun camp environment and promote the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Lead or participate in all camp activities: meals, program activities, rest, free time, kapers (chores), and staff trainings and meetings. Facilitate positive group relationships, including addressing conflict in constructive ways. Advocate for camper confidence, responsibility, challenge seeking, teamwork, learning, goal setting, relationship skills, and coping strategies. Adhere to camp schedule, direct campers and self to assigned spaces on time, and stay with assigned activity. Maintain campsite and activity supplies and equipment. Practice all safety standards on camp property and at activity spaces.

Benefits: Summer camp changes lives for the better! Join an amazing community where you will make new friends, develop personal and professional skills, engage your body and your mind in an outdoor environment, overcome challenges, and be the best version of yourself, plus have tons of fun! As part of a team mentoring, teaching, and helping, you get to make an incredible impact on campers, who remember the sense of belonging, friendship, growth, and magic of summer camp for their entire lives. Counselors receive meals when camp is in session plus paid staff training, paid certifications (where applicable), and invaluable work experience that prepares you to succeed in school, in work, and in life.

Counselors can live onsite in shared housing during the program week, at no cost, if desired.


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