Employment Opportunities

For more than 85 years, Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region has been inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. We provide FREE after-school programs for all girls grades K-12. At Girls Inc., we establish an environment that is girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, where there is a sisterhood of support, high expectations, and mutual respect. We accomplish this by providing research-based programs in six areas:

  • Leadership & Community Action
  • Career & Life Planning
  • Sports & Adventure
  • Self-reliance & Life Skills
  • Culture & Heritage
  • Health & Sexuality

We believe empowered girls develop into achieving women. We are committed to helping girls build skills and capabilities for a responsible, confident and self-sufficient adulthood. Join our team!
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Current Job Opening: Eureka! Counselor at UAlbany

Girls Inc. Eureka!® at UAlbany
Job Announcement
Position Title: Eureka! Camp Counselor (Summer)
Reports To: Head Counselor & Eureka! Coordinator
Employment period: July 11th 2022- August 5th 2022 (Monday-Friday, not to exceed 40 hrs/wk) *Preemployment training/CPR training (Date TBD) and pre-camp planning time (June 27th-July 8th) up to 20
hours) will be offered prior to these dates. Instructors will be compensated for this time.
Agency Description: Girls Incorporated is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire all girls
to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. has provided quality programs for girls, young women, and
families since 1937. Cutting-edge, innovative programs are provided in areas such as science and math
education, sports & adventure, media literacy, leadership training, and pregnancy prevention. Our centers
are located at 962 Albany Street, Schenectady & 80 Central Ave, Albany.
Program Description: Girls Inc. Eureka!® is a free and unique five year program that provides girls
with a gentle introduction to STEM, personal development, sports, mentorship, and career exploration.
Girls commit to the program for five years, preparing them for the next step in their education after high
school. During the first two summers as a Eureka! member the girls participate in a four week camp at
UAlbany (main campus). The camp includes hands-on STEM, personal development, & sports (including
swimming) activities.
Eureka! Camp Counselor Job Responsibilities:
 Supervise rising 8th & 9th grade Eureka! members during all activities & off site field trips.
 Plan, facilitate and evaluate structured personal development &/or sports activities during the 4-
week long summer program.
 Assist professors & UAlbany staff with STEM activities (as needed).
 Supervise on bus trips (field trips, morning commute &/or afternoon commute).
*Schedule/responsibilities will be shared with co-counselors
Qualifications and Skills Desired:
 High school degree required
 Experience working with youth in educational or recreational settings
 Keen understanding of gender issues affecting girls and young women and a commitment to girls
centered programs.
 High level of cultural awareness
 Enthusiasm and excitement for working with girls of all ages
 Demonstrated ability to be professional, creative, innovative, and flexible
 Strong management, communication, and interpersonal skills
 Employment is contingent upon a clean background check

Individuals interested in the positions should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

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Current Job Opening- Summer Camp Counselor

Individuals interested in the positions should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

Summer Fun Camp Counselor

Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region has been inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold in the Capital Region for more than 80 years. We provide FREE after-school programs for all girls K-12. We also provide a six week summer camp at both or our locations. At Girls Inc, we establish an environment that is girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, where there is a sisterhood of support, high expectations, and mutual respect.

Girls Inc. GCR is looking for multiple seasonal candidates to join our summer camp team! Each camp counselor helps to provide research-based, hands-on and minds-on, age-appropriate programming that meets the needs of today’s girls.

These positions are available at both the Girls Inc. Schenectady Site and Girls Inc. Albany Site:

  • Location:

962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307 or

80 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Seasonal, July 11th– August 19th, 5 days a week, Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00pm. Three additional days of training in June, dates tbd.
  • Supervise campers such that they are protected from any unreasonable risk to their health or safety, including physical or sexual abuse or any public health hazard.
  • Maintain visual or verbal communications capabilities with campers during activities and account for assigned camper’s whereabouts at all times.
  • Plan and facilitate activities based on the theme of the week.
  • Experience working with children and valid driver’s license preferred.

Job Type: Seasonal

If interested please complete an Employee Application and submit that along with your resume to:

            [email protected]