Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Announce Seasonal Employment Opportunities at Jockey Hollow and Lake Rickabear Girl Scout Camps

Lifeguards, archery specialists and zip line specialists to receive free training and certification upon hiring

Riverdale, N.J. – May 25, 2022 – Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ), the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, announces it is now hiring seasonal employees for several positions at its two Girl Scout Camps, Lake Rickabear in Kinnelon, N.J., and Jockey Hollow in Mendham, N.J. Girl Scout Camp runs at both locations from July 5 to August 19 and all employees must attend a mandatory staff training during the week of June 27.

Headquartered in Riverdale, N.J. with service centers in Randolph and Paramus, and a resource center in Paterson, Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey is dedicated to offering every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success in a safe, no-limits place designed for and by girls. With over 100 full-time and seasonal employees, the GSNNJ team works together to achieve its mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

The employment opportunities available at Lake Rickabear and Jockey Hollow start at age 16 and up depending on position and are ideally suited for individuals who enjoy working with kids, love the outdoors and are searching for a summer job. Girl Scout Camp offers a fast paced, high-energy environment that is a perfect fit for those looking to grow their experience and have the opportunity to take on a mentorship role.

Available positions at both camps include:

Administrative staff



Nurses and EMTs

Activity specialists (arts and crafts, archery and challenge course/zip line specialists)

Archery specialists, challenge course specialists and lifeguards will all be provided with free training and  certification upon hiring.

“We are thrilled to be gearing up for our 2022 Girl Scout Camp season where girls thrive in the great outdoors and enjoy new adventures in a supportive, all-girl environment,” said Sandra A. Kenoff, President/Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey. “However, none of that would be possible without the energy, support and dedication of our outstanding camp staff. We are looking forward to growing our staff at each of our camps this summer so we can ensure our Girl Scouts build their courage, confidence and character while learning new skills including boating, swimming, cooking, fishing, horseback riding, zip lining, archery, woodworking, and more.”

Candidates interested in learning more about any of the above job openings are encouraged to visit

For more information about camp employment opportunities, please contact Rachel Jaffe at

About Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey

Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs from coast to coast, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges—whether they want to climb to the top of a tree or the top of their class, lace up their boots for a hike or advocate for climate justice, or make their first best friends. Backed by trusted adult volunteers, mentors, and millions of alums, Girl Scouts lead the way as they find their voices and make changes that affect the issues most important to them.

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey serves girls ages 5-18 in Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and northern Warren counties, bringing the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to more than 17,200 girls and nearly 9,700 adult members. Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for every girl and her family.

To learn more about Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey or to volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit and stay connected by following GSNNJ on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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