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14 Jan 2024

Temporary 2024 Wellness Supervisor – Tomahawk Ranch – Girl Scouts of Colorado


Job Description

Summer Camp Wellness Supervisor at Tomahawk Ranch

Make a difference in the life of a camper and spend an unforgettable summer in the Rocky Mountains! Tomahawk Ranch is located one-hour southwest of Denver in Bailey, Colorado. Activities include arts and crafts, backpacking, boating, horseback riding, zip lining, farm with ranch animals, dance & drama, archery and sports, photography, international cultures, nature and science, astronomy, homesteading, gardening, and outdoor skills. Camp themes include Wizarding, Fantasy (Percy Jackson, Zombies, Renaissance), Wild West & Mountain Adventure! Tomahawk Ranch is licensed by the State of Colorado and accredited by the American Camp Association.

This position is part of our health team at Tomahawk Ranch. We are looking for experience in social work, school counselling, person life-coaching/counselling, work with persons requiring special needs or equivalent to implement care and support designed to support our staff and campers’ mental, emotional and social health while at camp.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Late May to Mid-August 2024 (approximate dates TBD)

Pay: $846-$1002 depending on experience and certifications (plus food and lodging valued at $200)


  • Employee Assistance Program – 100% Employer Paid.
  • Sick Pay in accordance with Colorado Law.

For more information about Tomahawk Ranch please visit our website!

Tomahawk Ranch Overnight Camp | camp (girlscoutsofcolorado.org)

Wellness Supervisor General Duties: The Wellness Supervisor is responsible for the oversight, implementation, and management of mental, emotional, and social health services at Tomahawk Ranch, a Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) camp property. This position is responsible for providing daily, on-call, and weekly wellness services for all persons, working in tandem with the health supervisor to provide whole body health at camp. Additionally, this role supports the property, hospitality, operational, programcabin leadership team as needed as part of the Tomahawk Ranch team. A primary function of this, and every other job at the Tomahawk Ranch, is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of service.


General Responsibilities

  • Participate as an active member of the camp staff team within all aspects of camp program.
  • Work with health supervisor, assistant health supervisor, executive camp director, GSCO health supervisor, and camp directors to provide wellness care for all persons within camp program.
  • Assist in the weekly and daily health screening procedures and results of all persons.
  • Communicate and advise staff on accommodations to provide for special medical/health/wellness considerations.
  • Maintain constant professional communication and partnership with caregivers regarding the mental and emotional health care and services provided to campers.
  • Provide support and oversight in routine and emergency health procedures in consultation with the executive camp director and in keeping with established guidelines.
  • Provide a comfortable, soothing, and caring environment and space for all people.
  • Encourage self-care among campers and staff by communicating needs, taking breaks, utilizing rest times, mindfulness strategies, and advocating for mental, and emotional health.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness, organization, care, maintenance, and inventory of assigned areas.
  • Provide requisitions for ‘wellness kit’ supplies, or various resources needed.

Program Responsibilities

  • Provide wellness, mindfulness, ‘Popsicles of Positivity’, and team building programs, with a focus on self-care, positivity, kindness, empathy, and JEDI practices.
  • Assist with the implementation of general camp program for campers during overnight, troop day, and family camp sessions.

Camper Leadership & Supervision

  • Provide care and supervision for all cases of mental illness, emotional support, neurodivergent persons, and special considerations of campers.
  • At all times, act ‘in loco parentis’ regarding the wellness services for all campers in overnight camp sessions.
  • Accountable for assuring campers receive quality wellness health care.
  • Support & counsel campers in daily living, camp activities, and developing peer relationships.

Staff Leadership & Supervision

  • Provide support to staff seeking help/assistance in areas of mental, emotional, and social health.
  • Aid staff when reports of child abuse/neglect are made and contacting county due to the reporting of child abuse/neglect.
  • Perform initial and ongoing training in mental health, wellness practices, homesickness prevention & support, behavioral and special considerations, bullying/aggressive behavior, and guidance (discipline) strategies, for the purposes of staff continued education.
  • Continually evaluate staff on the camp-wide mental, emotional, and social health procedures & practices.
  • Provide mental health first aid advice according to procedures.
  • Provide in-person medication administration training for staff, as needed & assigned.
  • Verify staff competence before assigning them health care/first aid care role. Follow up on treatment given. Monitor staff performance throughout the season.


  • Manage administrative responsibilities in a timely, independent, and detail-oriented manner.
  • Accountable for the documentation, review, and submission of all reports/situations, occurrences due to mental/emotional/social health issues.
  • Participate in camper and staff feedback forms as necessary for the overall camp’s strategic planning.
  • Respect the confidential nature of all information pertaining to staff, volunteers, and campers.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and training for planning purposes, communication resolutions, and carrying out assignments.
  • Coordinate and communicate schedules to campers & staff as necessary.
  • Carry out ongoing observations to assure that goals and expectations of leadership & care are positive and appropriate.
  • Interact with digital systems including WorkBright, CampMinder, Office365, Slack, Instagram, & Facebook.
  • Follow policies, procedures, and standards set by the American Camping Association, Girl Scouts Safety Activity Checkpoints, Colorado Department of Health and Human Services, and other certifying industry organizations.


  • Work and support plans are developed with the Executive Camp Director, director, and leadership teams in conjunction with camp strategic plan, budget, and policies.
  • Provide and/or support camp-wide emergency procedures during on-site and off-site trip incidents.
  • Provide and/or support camp-wide health practices in conjunction with the health & assistant health supervisor.
  • Provide support as necessary to all operational, program, cabin leadership, and director staff.
  • Support the work of the site, kitchen, and housekeeping staff as needed.


  • In accordance with the philosophy of Girl Scouts of Colorado, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.
  • Support the efforts and commitments of Girl Scouts of Colorado in pluralism and diversity throughout the organization and within each community served.
  • Embrace diversity and inclusiveness by contributing to positive relationships between diverse racial, ethnic, and social groups in the Council as a whole and between employees and volunteers.


Education and/or Formal Training

  • Higher education at college/university or equivalent professional experience.
  • Must have current OR willingness to obtain the following certifications: First Aid/CPR, Child Abuse Mandated Reporter, Universal Standard Precautions, Medication Administration, WFA/WFR.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Experience within the mental health care industry.
  • Experience working as a social worker (i.e. previous or current licensed social worker), school counselor, personal life coach, special education teacher, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience working with emotional health concerns, behavioral considerations, and the integration of social inclusion.
  • Experience within crisis management and trauma informed care.
  • Flexible and adaptable dealing with changing situations, environment, and procedures.
  • Preferred experience working in an outdoor program and/or camp setting.
  • Working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience in leadership of children, peers, and/or staff.
  • Willing to provide innovative and engaging program development and facilitation in an informal, outdoor setting.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check acceptable to GSCO standards.
  • Must be at least 25 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license, driving record acceptable to the Girl Scout insurance company standards, with 5 years of driving experience.

We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Our workplace is inclusive, and we strive to create an accessible and accommodating environment for all employees. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding accommodations for disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are invited to interview and require accommodations, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and accessible interview experience. If you have questions about accessibility or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at ca*****@gs********.org or 877-404-5708. We are here to help.

Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://gscolorado.workbrightats.com/jobs/1062073-286035.html

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