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Posted by: Mindy on Thu, Feb 8, 2018
Internship and Job Opportunities for Girl Scouts
'Boro Girl Scouts continually strives to offer the young women of Hillsborough as many opportunities as we can to allow them to practice leadership, to gain new skills, to build confidence, and to contribute to their community. Below are some opportunities, we hope you take advantage of!
Girl Scout Camps are Hiring! (Day Camps: DeWitt in Hillsborough, the Oval in Maplewood, Resident Camp: Hoover in Middleville, NJ)
Counselor in Training (July 9-20) - this is a camper opportunity where in addition to attending camp, girls will work specifically on leadership and learn skills that are needed to be a full camp counselor. The CIT theme is SISTERHOOD, so be prepared to build connections, make memories, learn and laugh with your sister campers, as well as be a role model. Lead the way for younger campers and work on a service project to help improve the camp site.
Camp Aide - this is a volunteer position for girls at least 14 years old who have either completed the GSHNJ Counselor-in-Training (CIT) experience, have camping experience at a Girl Scout camp, youth camp, and/or as a Girl Scout. Camp Aides will assist in providing an engaging camp program, will provide camper supervision for a group of girls, and will be involved in developing the weekly activity plan, all under the direct supervision of a Unit Leader or Program Specialist.
Jr. Counselors, Lifeguards, Counselors, Unit Leaders, Program Specialists (and more): Beginning at 16 years old there are a variety of paid positions available. Many staff members are experienced campers who having been coming to camp for years. Applicants must be mature, reliable, responsible, have good judgment, and a love of being outdoors. Working with children furthermore requires patience, the ability to assess the capabilities, needs, and interests of your campers, a sense of humor, and a fun-loving attitude!