Last updated January 25, 2023

Aquatics (Scouts BSA Camps) Director Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 4, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $350/week
  • Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, or being willing to obtain at the camp’s expense.
  • Possess a current BSA National Camping School certification for “Aquatics Instructor” or be willing to attend at camp’s expense.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train, and motivate the waterfront staff in all aquatics activities
  • Offer a quality aquatics program to include merit badges, Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat, free boating, and swimming
  • The maintenance, inventory, security, safety, and use of all aquatic equipment.
  • Set-up and takedown of all camp aquatics facilities
  • Classify all campers according to their swimming ability during check-in and as needed throughout the camp period
  • Oversee submission of all area advancement report on all aquatics activities using computerized record keeping practices.
  • Submit staff evaluations for aquatics staff as requested, and a written evaluation of all waterfront staff at the close of camp
  • Submit a complete inventory of all on-hand aquatics materials and equipment, to include the serviceable condition of each, and recommendations for replacement of those supplies needed for next year’s summer camp operation
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Camp Director.

Aquatics Director (Webelos Camp) Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 10, 2023 to August 8, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 3, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $320/week
  • Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, or being willing to obtain at the camp’s expense.
  • Possess a current BSA National Camping School certification for “Aquatics Instructor” or be willing to attend at camp’s expense.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train, and motivate the waterfront staff in all aquatics activities
  • Offer a quality aquatics program to include Cub Scout awards, boating, swimming, and the use of water features (trampoline)
  • The maintenance, inventory, security, safety, and use of all aquatic equipment.
  • Set-up and takedown of all camp aquatics facilities
  • Classify all campers according to their swimming ability during check-in and as needed 
  • Submit staff evaluations for aquatics staff as requested, and a written evaluation of all waterfront staff at the close of camp
  • Submit a complete inventory of all on-hand aquatics materials and equipment, to include the serviceable condition of each, and recommendations for replacement of those supplies needed for next year’s summer camp operation
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Camp Director. 

Aquatics Outpost Director (Lenhok’sin) Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 3, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $275/week
  • Room and board: Tent quarters are provided in the “staff site”. Staff members are asked to provide their own tent while staying out “outpost” during the week. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. Preferred 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, or being willing to obtain at the camp’s expense.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train, and motivate the waterfront staff in all aquatics activities
  • Offer a quality aquatics program to include paddle boarding, kayaking, and swimming.
  • The maintenance, inventory, security, safety, and use of all aquatic equipment.
  • Set-up and takedown of all camp aquatics facilities.
  • Classify all campers according to their swimming ability during check-in and as needed throughout the camp period.
  • Submit staff evaluations for aquatics staff as requested, and a written evaluation of all waterfront staff at the close of camp.
  • Submit a complete inventory of all on-hand aquatics materials and equipment, to include the serviceable condition of each, and recommendations for replacement of those supplies needed for next year’s summer camp operation.
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Camp Director. 

Caving Outpost Assistant (Lenhok’sin) Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June  10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be the opportunity additional weeks of employment if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $209/week
  • Room and board: Tent quarters are provided in the “staff site”. Staff members are asked to provide their own tent while staying out “outpost” during the week. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Caving Director in  providing caving/spelunking tours to Lenhok’sin High Adventure participants, including topics on cave safety, cave formation and science, and leave no trace.
  • Maintain strict discipline at all times when campers, leaders, and other staff are in the area.
  • Assist in the proper care, storage, and maintenance of all program and camp equipment.
  • Assist in the set-up and take-down of all program areas and campsite facilities.
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in area and camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Area Director, Program Director, or Camp Director.

COPE Director (Ropes Course Lead) Job Description

Employment Dates

June 10, 2023 – August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 4, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week.

Compensation

Salary starts at $350/week

Staff will live on site at Camp Olmsted during previously listed dates. Tent quarters with electricity are provided in “staff site.” Laundry facilities are on site. All meals Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch are provided. Staff also receive an employee discount for BSA uniform parts at NCAC Scout Store locations.

Job Description  

We are looking for a COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) Director to supervise and run weeklong COPE courses, featuring low, medium, and high course elements for Scouts BSA and Venturing participants at the Goshen Scout Reservation. They will engage scouts in team building exercises and encourage them to challenge and expand their individual comfort zones. This position is also responsible for the oversight/teaching of the Climbing Merit Badge, and evening “open climb’ program. More information on the Project COPE and Climbing Program can be found at www.gotogoshen.org/olmsted.

The COPE Director should be an enthusiastic and experienced camper, and possess originality, creativity, and open mindedness. The COPE Director reports to the Camp Olmsted Camp Director and Program Director, and is responsible for area staff members in accordance with the standards of the Boy Scouts of America and the National Capital Area Council.

Job Responsibilities

    • Create a welcoming environment for scouts to challenge themselves and strengthen their bond as a unit.
    • Curate a week-long COPE program, structured to create increasing challenges for individuals and teach teamwork skills through a series of initiative games, trust events, low, and high elements.
    • Responsible for the upkeep of all COPE and Climbing Area and elements.
    • Maintain staff morale in program area.
    • Actively participate in camp-wide programs (Campfires, flag ceremonies, etc.).
    • Take part in base camp duties (campsite preparation, general clean up, etc.).

Job Qualifications

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be or be willing to become a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Must be willing to attend and complete the “Cope Director” certification through the National Camp School (NCS) program, in accordance with the National Camping Accreditation Program (NCAP), prior to the beginning of employment, at the expense of National Capital Area Council.
  • Must be willing to take a variety of other BSA required trainings (including, but not limited to Youth Protection Training, First Aid (AED + CPR), and Weather Hazards), prior to employment date.

Health Lodge Director/Camp Health Officer

Position Description

The Health Lodge Director/Camp Health Officer is responsible for camp health and safety, and for the operation of the Health Lodge and its associated programs. The Health Lodge Director will respond to and manage medical emergency situations, and will work to ensure campers enjoy a safe and healthy camp experience. The Health Lodge Director reports to the Goshen Scout Reservation Director and lives on site at the Goshen Scout Reservation during the summer season.

Dates of Employment

June 10, 2023 to August 8, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 4, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation

Salary starting at $600/week.

Room and board: Living quarters with electricity are provided in the Goshen Scout Reservation “Health Lodge.” Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Must possess a valid EMT Certification (NREMT or state) or higher qualification
  • Additional certification in wilderness medicine preferred, but not required
  • Has completed, or is willing to complete the BSA Camp Health Officer’s Training Course.
  • Has completed, or is willing to complete BSA Trainings as required (including but not limited to Youth Protection Training, Weather Hazards).
  • Valid Driver’s License and History Insurable by Insurance Company.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and provide health care that meets the needs of campers and staff. Work with the Goshen Scout Reservation Director to coordinate off-site treatment for those who require it.
  • Respond to camp emergencies, including in backcountry areas.. Provide medical care as needed. Notify the Goshen Scout Reservation Director immediately when a medical situation is likely to lead to the activation of non-camp Emergency Medical Services (911).
    • Must be physically able to navigate rocky and uneven terrain and travel on foot while carrying emergency medical equipment in the event of a backcountry emergency.
  • Act as a liaison between the Goshen Scout Reservation and local EMS.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations and procedures of GSR Health Lodge, Camp First Aid rooms, and each camp’s health and safety staff (“First Aiders.”)
  • Train camp staff on their role in medical situations and procedures, as well as proper sanitation of camp supplies and facilities.
  • Maintain and oversee a master daily sick and injury log.
  • Maintain first aid and safety supplies in the Health Lodge and camp First Aid rooms. Restock and order supplies as needed.
  • Help to ensure camp facilities and areas  are safe and clean. Report unsafe or unsanitary facilities to the individual Camp Director so they can be addressed.
  • Manage required incident reporting to the Council, National BSA and other local agencies.
  • Work in conjunction with the Council Physician, local emergency services and local hospital.
  • Establish a good relationship with campers, leaders, and staff.
  • Assist in the set up and tear down of Health Lodge and First Aid room facilities.
  • Submit a “closing report” at the end of the season, including inventories, daily duties, and suggestions for improvement for the following season
  • Other duties as assigned.

Instructor Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023 (August 8, 2023 at Camp Ross)

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 15 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of the Area Director, run program area activities in an exciting and passionate manner. At a Webelos camp, this may include Webelos and Arrow of Light Adventures in addition to general activities. At a Scouts BSA camp, this may include Merit Badges, rank advancement requirements, or other awards in addition to general activities.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of lesson and activity plans for all activities that are assigned. Lesson and activity plans should be easy to comprehend and cover any necessary requirements.
  • At Scouts BSA camps, maintain accurate attendance and requirement records for Merit Badges and other relevant programs and provide these records to the Area Director.
  • Maintain strict discipline at all times when campers, leaders, and other staff are in the area.
  • Assist in the proper care, storage, and maintenance of all program and camp equipment.
  • Inform the Area Director of any program supply needs.
  • Assist in the set-up and take-down of all program areas and campsite facilities.
  • Under the direction of the Camp Commissioner(s), act as a Site Guide for a unit. Help introduce them to camp, answer questions, and be a liaison between the unit and the commissioners throughout their week to help them have a successful week in their campsite.
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in area and camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Area Director, Program Director, or Camp Director. 

Program Director (Webelos/Cub Scout) Job Description

Dates of Employment:

  • June 3, 2023 to August 8, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $400/week
    • Program Directors are eligible for a pay forwarding for off season duties beginning in January.
  • Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Possess a current BSA National Camping School certification for “Program Director” or be willing to attend at camp’s expense.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Direct and/or coordinate operation of camp programs including:
    • Instructional programs (merit badge programs under Area Directors)
    • Recreational activities (camp wide games and programs)
    • Inspirational activities (flag ceremonies, opening and closing campfires)
  • Oversee the overall camp program and develop the weekly camp schedule based on unit preferences.
  • Work closely with the Camp Director on all matters. Work collaboratively with the Facilities Director, Commissioner team, Area Directors, and other camp staff.
  • Assist Area Directors in the development and implementation of Camp Ross programs and goals.
  • Become familiar with BSA National Camp Standards (for Resident long-term camps), and assist the Camp Director in ensuring compliance in all Program areas.
  • Assist Area Directors with use of record-keeping practices.
  • Assist the Camp Director in camp staff hiring.
  • Assist the Camp Director in staff and program training.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.

Provisional Scoutmaster Job Description

Position Description
The Provisional Scoutmaster leads a provisional unit and acts as a Scoutmaster for scouts who are attending camp without their home unit. The Provisional Scoutmaster motivates these scouts to reach their camp goals and advocates for their needs. The Provisional Scoutmaster facilitates the “troop based program” while scouts are in their campsite and assists them in all aspects of their camp experience. This position may act as a liaison between the scout and their home unit/parent. The Provisional Scoutmaster reports to the Camp Administrative Team at Camp Marriott.

Dates of Employment
June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 4, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation
Salary starting at $300/week.

Room and board: Tent quarters are provided in the Provisional Campsite. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Familiarity with BSA programs is preferred
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).
  • Certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED, or willing to become certified at the camp’s expense.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the patrol method and group development to ensure smooth provisional unit operation.
  • Give provisional unit scouts the advice and tools to succeed in accomplishing goals, move forward in rank advancement, earn merit badges, perform service projects, and participate in camp program opportunities.
  • Advocate for the needs of the provisional unit scouts with regards to dietary concerns, medications and health concerns, preparation for camp activities, and campsite equipment.
  • With camp leadership, communicate with scouts’ parent/guardian(s) and home unit leaders.
  • Based on interest, may teach or assist part-time in camp program in a program area or help camp commissioner staff part-time with maintenance and conservation projects around camp.
  • Coordinate and work collaboratively with Camp Marriott Administration staff in the coordination of programs and activities, including camp wide activities, flag ceremonies, campfires, and service projects.
  • Write suggested changes, updates, opportunities, and program adjustments for the upcoming year.
  • Develop and maintain a program that imparts useful knowledge, that supports the aims and objectives of the Boy Scouts of America, and that is fun, challenging and safe.
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide programs that are exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meet the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that are fun and safe.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Marriott Administration Team.

Rifle and Shooting Sports Director Job Description

Position Description
The Rife and Shooting Sports Director is responsible for the oversight of all camp Shooting Sports programs, which include Archery, Rifle Shooting, and Shotgun Shooting. The Rifle and Shooting Sports Director is responsible for the supervision of outdoor ranges for all shooting sports program areas, and will instruct rifle program sections. The Rifle and Shooting Sports Director reports to the Program Director and Camp Director.

Dates of Employment
June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 4, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation
Salary starting at $350/week.

Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Possess a current “NRA Basic” and “NRA Instructor” certification in rifle and shotgun, or be willing to become certified at the camp’s expense.
  • Possess a current “USA Archery Level 1 Instructor” certification, or be willing to become certified at the camp’s expense.
  • Possess a current BSA National Camping School certification for”Shooting Sports Director,” or be willing to attend at camp’s expense.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate operation of Shooting Sports Program.
  • Supervise, train, and motivate the shooting sports staff in all their activities
  • Offer a quality shooting sports program experience, including merit badge achievements and open shoot programs
  • Is familiar with advancement requirements of shooting sports programs and activities offered by the Goshen Scout Reservation camps, including merit badges, awards, activities, and other recognition.
  • Oversee submission of all area advancement reports on all shooting sports activities using computerized record keeping practices.
  • Maintenance, inventory, security, safety, and wise use of all shooting sports equipment and program areas
  • Maintain strict discipline at all times when campers, leaders, and other staff are in the area
  • Adheres to all federal, state, and local laws, and adheres to any required BSA, National Rifle Association (NRA), National Archery Association, or other area-specific safety standards.
  • Is familiar with applicable sections of the following publications: BSA National Camp Standards, BSA National Shooting Sports Manual.
  • Submit a complete inventory of all shooting sports equipment, including condition and recommendations for next year’s supplies
  • Assist in the set-up and take-down of all program area and campsite facilities
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Camp Director.

Shotgun Director Job Description

Position Description

The Shotgun Director is responsible for the oversight of all camp Shotgun programs, and assists at other shooting sports areas as necessary/requested, including rifle shooting and archery. The Shotgun director reports to the Shooting Sports Director.

Dates of Employment

June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, and Saturdays off after participant departure. There may be an opportunity for an extra week of employment, from June 3, 2023 – June 9, 2023, to assist in a reservation wide facilities week, if offered by the Camp Director.

Compensation

Salary starting at $320/week.

Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Possess a current “NRA Basic” and “NRA Instructor” certification in shotgun, or be willing to become certified at the camp’s expense.
  • Be physically able to act quickly in emergencies, effectively communicate, and clearly understand oral and written communications.
  • Possess superb leadership and managerial capabilities and have a high degree of personal integrity and dependability.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).

Specific Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate operation of Shotgun Program in collaboration with the Shooting Sports Director.
  • Work with the Shooting Sports Director to supervise, train, and motivate the shooting sports staff in all their activities.
  • Offer a quality shotgun program experience, including merit badge achievements and open shoot programs.
    • Is familiar with advancement requirements of the shotgun merit badge and relevant awards and activities offered by the Goshen Scout Reservation.
  • Record and submit all camper shotgun merit badge advancement to the Shooting Sports Director for digital area advancement report submission.
  • Maintenance, inventory, security, safety, and wise use of all shotgun equipment and range area.
  • Maintain strict discipline at all times when campers, leaders, and other staff are in the area
  • Adheres to all federal, state, and local laws, and adheres to any required BSA, National Rifle Association (NRA), National Archery Association, or other area-specific safety standards.
  • Is familiar with applicable sections of the following publications: BSA National Camp Standards, BSA National Shooting Sports Manual.
  • Assist in the set-up and take-down of all program area and campsite facilities.
  • Exemplify the Scout Oath and Law. Support Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policies and the Aims and Methods of Scouting. Strive to provide a program that is exciting, dynamic and appealing to today’s youth; that meets the needs of the youth and the units attending camp; and that is fun and safe.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Shooting Sports Director, Program Director, or Camp Director. 

Trading Post Manager Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 17, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure.

Compensation:

  • Salary starts at $250/week
  • Room and board: Tent quarters with electricity are provided in the “staff site”. Laundry facilities are on-site. All meals, Sunday Brunch – Saturday Brunch, are provided. Staff will receive a seasonal employee discount to the NCAC Scout Store for their staff uniform parts.

Essential Function

  • Preferred 18 years of age or older. Age exceptions may be made for exceptional candidates.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Willing to complete a variety of other BSA trainings (included but not limited to Youth Protection Training and Weather Hazards).
  • Previous retail experience preferred, but not required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Trading Post is ready for daily operations, is efficiently laid out, clean, and well-stocked.
  • Provide exemplary customer service by actively engaging with all youth and adult participants.
  • Record sales and receipts using the provided computerized system as required by the Camp Director, Retail Director and National Capital Area Council.
  • Advise the Camp Director and Retail Director of any discrepancies in inventory or sales receipts.
  • Secure Trading Post when not open for business.
  • Follow cash management procedures per the Goshen Scout Reservation and National Capital Area Council. Ensure cash and receipts are secure.
  • Maintain current and accurate inventories of the Trading Post merchandise in collaboration with the Retail Director.
  • Assist in the set up and takedown of program equipment.
  • Support and participate in camp wide programs, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director and Retail Director.

First Aider Job Description

Dates of employment:

  • June 10, 2023 to August 1, 2023

Work weeks last from Sunday – Friday, with one night off during the week, and Saturdays off after participant departure.

Essential Functions:

  • Preferred 18 years of age or older. Age exceptions may be made for exceptional candidates.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, or willing to become registered.
  • Certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, or being willing to obtain at the camp’s expense.
  • Previous first aid experience preferred.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Attend to the first aid needs of youth and adult participants and staff members.
  • Render basic first aid and document care.
  • Aid in coordination and communication with the Reservation Health Lodge Staff (Director and EMTs) and Camp Director in the event of an emergency.
  • Counsel youth participants.
  • Be particularly alert to conditions which affect health, safety, sanitation, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Depending on the camp, the First Aider will act as or help with office clerk responsibilities. This includes being responsible for answering the camp phone, assisting with general camper questions, maintaining a check-in and check-out log for campers, process camper mail, and other similar office tasks.