Camp Counselor Positions

Employment Dates are May 26th – August 2nd

Male/Female Counselors (Reports to the Unit Leader)

The Camp Counselors will supervise, guide, love, and care for a group of 5-8 campers (of age groups from 6-12 years old) during their entire week at FVCA.

Qualifications – Camp Counselors must have a relationship with God and profess to be a born-again Christian.  They must have regular church attendance and be able to provide a pastor or other church-leader reference. They must be 18 years of age or older with an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity, and a desire to minister to college-aged students and youth in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA.  They need to be able to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity and have organizational and creative abilities.  Candidate should be high energy and have an outgoing personality.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  Camp counselors should model Christ-likeness in all things – your attitude towards summer staff, campers, teens, volunteers, etc and 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. Camp Counselors should be mindful and following safety procedures at all times – maintaining the safety of your campers at all times and placing their welfare and interest above your own. You will need to work to develop relationships of discipleship that will assist campers in growing and maturing through a variety of camp experiences and help them become more aware of God in each aspect of their life, so they are capable of continued growth on their own after camp.  Flexibility, adaptability, organization, spontaneity, and positivity are a must.

As a camp counselor, your spiritual and physical well bring will build or break summer camp – engaging with your kids is crucial.  You have the toughest role in summer camp, but you have the most rewarding task.  You will make the difference in the life of our kids.  Take charge, love, serve, and uphold the tasks and rules that need to be implemented.

 

Male/Female Teen Counselors (Reports to Teen Program Director)

Teen Counselors will supervise, guide, love, and care for a group of 5-8 teens (age group from 13-17 years old) during their entire week at FVCA).

Qualifications – Camp Counselors must have a relationship with God and profess to be a born-again Christian.  They must have regular church attendance and be able to provide a pastor or other church-leader reference. They must be 21 years of age or older with an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity, and a desire to minister to college-aged students and youth in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA.  They need to be able to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity and have organizational and creative abilities.  Candidate should be high energy and have an outgoing personality. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  Camp counselors should model Christ-likeness in all things – your attitude towards summer staff, campers, teens, volunteers, etc and 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. Camp Counselors should be mindful and following safety procedures at all times – maintaining the safety of your teens at all times and placing their welfare and interest above your own. You will need to work to develop relationships of discipleship that will assist teens in growing and maturing through a variety of camp experiences and help them become more aware of God in each aspect of their life, so they are capable of continued growth on their own after camp.  Flexibility, adaptability, organization, spontaneity, and positivity are a must.

As a teen counselor, your spiritual and physical well bring will build or break summer camp – engaging with your teens is crucial.  You have the toughest role in summer camp, but you have the most rewarding task.  You have the ability to build future leaders.  Every moment spent with them will make the difference the life of our teens.  Take charge, love, serve, and uphold the tasks and rules that need to be implemented.