Reports to: Camp Program Manager and Camp Supervisor

Job Description:

  • Manage all activity areas (sports/games, art, waterfront, nature, round up, morning news etc.)
  • Supervise, and encourage and support activity area coordinators
  • Lead, supervise, create and maintain an exciting program of activities for summer camp
  • Assisting in other areas of summer camp as needed

Qualifications:

  • Have a relationship with God and profess to be a born-again Christian
  • Must have regular Church attendance, and a pastor or leader reference
  • Must have a desire to minister to activity coordinators and kids in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA
  • Must have an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social and emotional maturity
  • Must have organizational abilities and creativity
  • Must have supervisory/mentoring experience
  • Need to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity
  • Previous leadership and summer camp experiences are preferred
  • Must be 20 years of age or older
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have high energy and an outgoing personality

Expectations:

  • Follow all guidelines by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions
  • Model Christ-likeness in all things. Your attitude toward activities, summer staff, campers, teens, volunteers, etc… Should reflect in your actions
  • Be Missions Minded
  • Your spiritual and physical health is crucial to your ministry, therefore you are expected to meet with God daily, get enough rest, to be physically fit to endure the long days of camp, And to participate in all relevant meetings
  • Always be on time. Tardiness will not be accepted. If you are unable to be on time, you must make your supervisor aware, ahead of time
  • Assist with program evaluation at the end of each session, and at the end of the summer
  • To lead debriefing and thorough cleaning after the end of every session. Also, plan and guide weekly briefings with the summer leadership team
  • Pour into summer counselors with your time, prayers, energy, assistance and encouragement – think and make notes about how you will intentionally do this throughout the summer
  • Meet 1-on-1 weekly with each leadership team member to listen to them, guide them and pray for them
  • Plan and guide weekly briefings and debriefings with counselors
  • Have fun! Balance organization and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers. Your attitude will impact in a huge way the dynamics of summer camp
  • Positivity is a MUST!!!
  • You will be asked to take on different tasks and or assignments as needed
  • Supervise and assist in all activities in your area of the camp
  • Be willing to take on responsibility as your own

Note: 
Activities are the heartbeat and energy of summer camp. This job requires you to be spontaneous, flexible and enthusiastic. Creativity and flexibility are needed to change the program when asked. As an Activity Director, your energy sets the bar for everyone else.