Reports to:  Camp Program Director

Job Description:

  • The assist the Program Manager in coordinating to all aspects of FVCA summer camp programs
  • To assist and lead the spiritual side of summer camp
  • To supervise, encourage and support all summer staff, campers and teens
  • To lead in the creation of a spiritual atmosphere throughout camp
  • To be able to function under pressure and long hours
  • To be able to enforce rules and discipline
  • Coordinating leading and assisting chapel time, round up, cabin time, devotionals, etc…

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 college student age and youth in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA
  • Must have a desire to minister to summer staff 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 be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must have organizational abilities and creativity
  • Must have supervisory/mentoring experience
  • Need to adapt and relate, cross-culturally and embrace diversity
  • Have had previous leadership and summer camp experiences and Christian ministry experience
  • Must have a sound theology based on FVCA statement of faith

Responsibilities & 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 towards summer staff, campers, teens, volunteers, etc… Should reflect in your actions
  • 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 debriefings with the summer leadership team
  • Pour into and minister to summer staff, campers, and teens with your time, prayers, energy, assistance and encouragement – think and make notes about how you will intentionally do this throughout the summer
  • Meet with summer staff, to counsel, prayer and encourage when needed
  • Help to supervise and assist in all activities in your area of the camp
  • Plan and coordinate an atmosphere of prayer, worship, and intercession during summer camp
  • 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!!!
  • Be missions minded
  • You will be asked to take on different tasks and or assignments as needed

Note:
This position is the oil that lubricates the entire summer camp. You are required to have a strong relationship and devotion to God. Your spiritual maturity will play a big role in this task. We can only give what we receive from God.