Job Application - Girl Scouts Of NYPENN Pathways Inc

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Camp Hoover Adventure Coordinators - Syracuse, NY

Weekend Adventure Coordinator

Camp Hoover Adventure Center - Syracuse, NY


Looking for a rewarding and fun summer weekend job where you can help girls build their confidence and character? Join our friendly, innovative, and fun staff as an Adventure Coordinator at Hoover Adventure Center located on scenic Song Lake in Tully, NY. Our Camp has facilities for waterfront activities (swimming and boating), a full archery range for girls to assess their skills and our very own private island!

 Job Summary:

 In this important role, the Adventure Coordinator is responsible for leading our many outdoor activities which include slingshots, archery, tomahawk throwing, BB guns, boating, and swimming. The Adventure Coordinator will also be responsible for leading our outdoor badge programs, primitive camping trips, and will assist with a variety of all-camp programs and other camp related responsibilities.

 This is a summer position that will run from July 5, 022 to August 14, 2022

·       Must be available for the following dates:

-        July 5-7: Staff Training

-        July 8-10: Mom and Me Camps

-        July 15-17: Troop Core Camp

-        July 22-24: Troop Core Camp

-        July 29-31: Troop Core Camp

-        August 5-7: Troop Core Camp

-        August 12-14: Troop Core Camp

·       Reliable transportation required to and from Tully, NY.

·       Typical work schedule is Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

·       Rate of pay: $1200.00 for the season

·       The health and safety of our staff, girls, and volunteer community is our highest priority. Therefore, the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways is requiring all newly hired, (and current) staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved Covid-19 vaccine and follow all covid protocols implemented by the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways.


·       Must be over the age of 18 years of age.

·       Current First Aid and CPR certification, or willingness to obtain.

·       Willingness to obtain archery, tomahawk, slingshot, BB gun and boating training.

·       Lifeguard certification highly desirable.

·       Energetic and ability to bring a positive attitude to camp.

·       Be flexible, creative and a great role model.

·       Have experience working with children in the outdoors necessary.

·       Believe in the Girl Scouts mission.

Other Requirements:

  • Possess strong character, integrity, patience, sense of humor, enthusiasm, a high level of flexibility, and willingness to be a part of the camp community.

·        Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

·        Ability to safely walk on uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to ½ mile 

·        Endurance to meet emergency needs

·        Ability (and willingness) to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours

·        Comfortable with varying inside and/or outside environmental conditions, noise, outdoor elements such as rain, wind, sun, heat, and may be exposed to animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

·        Other duties as assigned.




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