(Travelers Rest, SC Area)

May 20, 2024 through July 27, 2024 

This position stays onsite (including overnight)

Sunday, 12:00 p.m. –  Friday, 4:00 p.m. 

1 Saturday required: July 27 – camp clean-up day 

Dates off: July 4-6, 2024 

Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands council is the largest organization serving girls in South Carolina. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.  If you love the outdoors and love kids, a position at Camp WaBak—our 130-acre overnight camp in the northwestern area of Greenville County—might be perfect for you. Our camp staff supervise and guide girls in 1st-12th grade as they participate in a wide variety of camp programming including swimming, boating, archery, hiking, tent camping, arts and crafts, cookouts, campfires, team building, and more! 


The Assistant Camp Director supports the Camp Director in the administration and coordination of the camp operation by carrying out program coordination and staff supervision duties as delegated. The incumbent will be first in line to act as the Camp Director in his/her absence and provide support to the counselors and program staff. 


Explore more about Overnight Camp at Camp WaBak:


  • No prior Girl Scout experience required to apply.  
  • Must be at least 21 years old. 
  • HS Diploma or equivalent required (advanced education or college preferred).
  • Successful reference check, drug screen and background check. 
  • Experience planning and leading activities for children in grades K-12. 
  • Staff supervision experience preferred. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to make independent decisions, interact effectively with staff and volunteers, and work well with children.
  • Upon hire, must hold personal membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
  • Must have personal transportation and the ability to drive. Must possess a valid driver’s license, maintain personal auto insurance which meets the council insurance company’s requirement for coverage.
  • Individuals who are Bilingual (Spanish) are encouraged to apply.
  • Assists in the smooth functioning of summer camp by performing other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with development, implementation, and evaluation of staff training sessions. 
  • Supervise, guide, and evaluate staff performance throughout the summer and conduct additional in-service staff training as needed. 
  • Interpret, enforce, and assist in teaching state standards, ACA standards, and Girl Scout Safety Activity Checkpoints. 
  • Serve as the coordinator of staff happiness to keep morale high. 
  • Comprehend, monitor, and initiate crisis management plans and overall safety guidelines, including emergency procedures. Be aware of the ongoing medical needs of the campers. 
  • Develop, plan, coordinate, and execute all-camp activities, including opening and closing ceremonies, evening programs, all-camp events, theme meals etc. 
  • Develop weekly program kits for each camper session and work with Lead Counselors to prepare for program delivery each session. 
  • In the absence of the Camp Director, manage and support the camp with daily responsibilities as trained and guided by the Camp Director. 
  • Assist in preparing an evaluation of sessions, including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports, and recommendations for the following season. 
  • Participate in a rotating on-call, night schedule with other administrative staff. 
  • Incumbent will primarily sleep in a cabin with other administrative staff, which is separate from girls, but may occasionally reside in a cabin with girls to meet coverage needs. 
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share engaging social media content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news) within Girl Scout brand standards. 
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner, and engage commentors.  


  • Activities occur both inside and outside with employee subject to both environmental conditions to include fluctuating weather conditions (hot, cold, windy, etc.) as well as outdoor exposure to variety of vegetation and animals.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, work with fingers, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions.
  • Ability to perform light work exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.



Summer seasonal employment is a unique experience and falls under the seasonal exemption standard categorized as “seasonal amusement or recreational establishment” by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Department of Labor (DOL). This exempts the position from federal minimum and overtime wage requirements as we compensate a daily rate plus. The potential weekly earnings for this position  is between $400 - $450 depending on availability, scheduling, experience and any related certifications. Seasonal staff are eligible for a performance based bonus that will be paid after the first 4 weeks of summer camp and at the end of summer camp.  This is a seasonal position only with no eligibility for benefits.  

Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.)

Girl Scouts of South Carolina - Mountains to Midlands (GSSC-MM) is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with GSSC-MM, please contact Human Resources at . GSSC-MM reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.