GSHPA is now accepting employment applications for those interested in working at our 2014 resident summer camps. This year, our resident camps will be held at Camp Small Valley in Halifax, PA from June 15 to July 14 and Camp Archbald in Kingsley, PA from July 15 to August 11. Staff must report to camp on the following dates for Pre-Camp Orientation, based on position:
Adventure, Lifeguarding, Leadership and Outdoors Staff: May 30 Ranch Staff: May 30 General Staff: June 7
Staff is required to work until August 11, 2014.
Candidates must have an interest in working with children and be able to pass required background checks. All candidates must be able to stay at camp Sunday morning-Friday evening. Some weekends may be required. Room and board along with most meals are provided.
Interested candidates should complete an application for employment and email to email@example.com or send by mail to GSHPA, Attn: Human Resources, 350 Hale Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17104.
Activity Unit Leader (Small Valley and Archbald) - Serves a dual role as a unit leader and activity leader; As a Unit Leader, responsible for oversight of unit counselors and cabins. Ensuring campers are safe and comfortable as well as planning evening activities for campers. As an Activity Leader, responsible for activity specialists in the assigned department, approve schedules for the week as well as lead own programs. Click here to read more.
Adventure Specialist (Small Valley and Archbald) - Serves as the daily off- site trips counselor. With guidance from the Adventure Director, plans daily half or full day trips out of camp. Leading girls in a wilderness environment and ensuring their safety at all times. Click here to read more.
Assistant Camp Director (Small Valleyand Archbald) - Assist in the directing and supervising of all camp programs and camp staff. The ACD is responsible for direct oversight of camp in the absence of the Resident Camp Director. Additionally, the ACD will schedule, monitor and support the CIT’s throughout the week. This position will oversee and support the Program Director to help facilitate staff and/or programs when needed. Click here to read more.
General Counselor (Small Valley and Archbald) - To identify and meet camper needs. Safely guide campers to and from activity periods. During activity periods support Activity Specialists. During evening activities support and/or assist Activity Unit Leader as necessary. Click here to read more.
Healthcare Supervisor (Small Valleyand Archbald) - Supervises health and cleanliness standards for camp. Works with the Resident Camp Director and staff to provide adequate physical health conditions for all campers. Responsible for the oversight of sick campers and distributing medications. Click here to read more.
Lifeguard (Small Valley and Archbald) - Responsible to teach and coordinate camp’s waterfront and swimming activities, and to assist in maintaining standards that lead to a quality program and facility. Click here to read more.