Arts & Cultural Resources, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Youth Services
Camp Potomac Woods is an ALL girls, Girl Scout camp located in Leesburg, VA, serving campers ages 5 through 17. You do not need to have any experience with Scouts or Guides- just a love for working with children and the outdoors.
We offer a variety of programming that includes arts & crafts, dance & drama, swimming, horseback riding, leadership, canoeing, archery, outdoorsy activities and more! Our staff team is made up of people from all over the USA and the world. We strive to have a diverse staff, so that campers and staff members will learn more about each other and the world.
There's no shortage of positions available at Camp Potomac Woods this summer! We have opportunities available for individuals of all experience levels. Please see the list below for a short description of all of the opportunities available at Camp Potomac Woods in Summer 2021
Assistant Camp Director
Assists in training, supervision, guidance and leadership of all unit staff with regard to unit program. Assists the Camp Director with administrative tasks. 21+, current driver's license.
Program Director Coordinates and supervises unit schedules, all-camp programs, and program specialists. Coordinates supplies and resources for specialty programs and areas. 21+, current driver's license
Arts and Crafts Specialist Plans and implements the arts and crafts program. Provides resource materials and support for the unit staff. Assists with unit programming in the evening.
Arts and Crafts Manager
Position is available at May Flather to oversee multiple specialists. Manager position: 21+, current driver's license.
Nature/Science Specialist Plans and implements the nature program. Provides resource materials and support for the unit staff. Assists with unit programming in the evening.
Program Specialist Plans and implements a variety of activities for unit staff. Activities may include initiative games, archery, camping skills, etc. Provides resource materials and support for the unit staff. Assists with unit programming in the evening.
Support Director Coordinates all business operations of camp. Manages purchasing and record keeping and submits paperwork weekly. Oversees office operations including phone, mail, and office supplies. 21+, current driver's license.
Office Coordinator Oversees office operations including phone, mail, and office supplies. Prefer 21+.
Communications Specialist The Communications Specialist is responsible for photographing campers and staff throughout each camp day, uploading the photographs to our Camp Community site. The Communications Specialist is not involved with the relationship between the public media and camp.
Kitchen Assistant Assist the Kitchen Manager and Cook(s) with food preparation and service. Cleans food preparation areas and equipment.
Cook Reports to the Kitchen Manager. Responsible for the preparation of all camp meals in accordance with pre-planned menus. Must have the ability to lift heavy loads, Hold a current food handler’s certification
Camp Nurse Operates the camp Health Center. Supervises all aspects of medical care for campers and staff. Dispenses medication and follows Doctor's Medical Treatment Procedures. 21+, current RN or EMT certification, current driver's license.
Health Center Manager Assists with the operation of the Camp Health Center and all aspects of medical care for campers. Prefer 21+, nursing student, pre-med student or current RN or EMT certification. Current driver's license preferred.
Health Center Assistant Assists with the operation of the Camp Health Center and all aspects of medical care for campers. Must be 18+, and nursing student, pre-med student or current RN or EMT preferred. Current driver's license preferred.
Aquatic Manager Coordinates and supervises boating activities on the waterfront. Supervises pool and canoeing program. Also supervises pool and Pool Director. 21+, current driver's license, current lifeguard and CPR:PR certifications.
Lifeguard Assists with the implementation of the aquatic program. Works as a lifeguard. Assists with unit programming in the evening when pool/waterfront is closed. Current lifeguard and CPR:PR certifications.
Unit Manager Supervise and support the unit side of camp to insure that interesting, motivating, thorough and safe programs are scheduled and carried out for all campers. 21+, current driver's license preferred.
CIT/JC Manager Coordinates and implements the Counselor in Training leadership development program. Facilitates and guides teens' development of skills in camp activities, outdoor living and leadership. Oversees Junior Counselors within units. 21+, current driver's license preferred.
Inclusion Coordinator Coordinates accommodations for campers with special needs.
Unit Leader Manages the living unit, coordinates activities and assures girl partnership in the development of activities. Supervises unit staff. 21+ and current driver's license preferred.
Unit Counselor Assists the Unit Leader with planning and implementation of activities. Responsible for the direct daily supervision of girls in the living unit and program areas.
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