SUMMER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Employment Dates: May 15th – August 2nd

 

CAMP SUPERVISOR (Reports to Camp Program Manager)

The Camp Supervisor will assist the Camp Program Manager in coordinating and leading all aspects of FVCA Summer Camp programs.  They will supervise, encourage, and support all summer team members and lead in the creation and maintenance of a positive atmosphere through the camp.  They should be able to work well under pressure, enforce rules, provide discipline, communicate well,  and work long hours.

Qualifications – The Camp Supervisor 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.  They must also have a valid drivers license and good driving record and must have supervisory/mentoring experience (managerial experience a plus), and have had previous leadership experiences.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  The Camp Supervisor 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. You will meet weekly with each leadership team member to listen to them, guide them, and pray for them, while also encouraging other summer staff with your time, prayers, energy, assistance, and encouragement throughout the summer. The Camp Supervisor will assist with program evaluation, debriefing, and thorough cleaning at the end of every session and at the end of the summer.  Supervise and assist in all activities in your area of camp, balance organization, and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers, and be willing to take on responsibility as your own.

 

UNIT LEADER (Reports to Camper Program Manager & Camp Supervisor)

The Unit Leader will work to manage and oversee part of the operation of the residential camper.  They will work to supervise, encourage and support counselors and leader in the creation and maintenance of a positive atmosphere throughout camp.  The Unit Leader will be present in all activities and assist counselors as needed .  They need to be able to function under pressure, work long hours, enforce rules, provide discipline when needed, be a great communicator, and highly outgoing.

Qualifications – The Unit Leader 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 20 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.  They must also have a valid drivers license and good driving record and must have supervisory/mentoring experience (managerial experience a plus), and have had previous leadership experiences.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  The Unit Leader 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. You will meet weekly with each team member to listen to them, guide them, and pray for them, while also encouraging other summer staff with your time, prayers, energy, assistance, and encouragement throughout the summer. The Unit Leader will assist with program evaluation, debriefing, and thorough cleaning at the end of every session and at the end of the summer.  Supervise and assist in all activities in your area of camp, balance organization, and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers, and be willing to take on responsibility as your own.

Always remember that your counselors are the backbone of summer camp.  Their spiritual and physical well-being will build or break summer camp.  Engaging with them is crucial.  As a unit leader don’t be afraid to take charge and uphold the tasks and rules that need to be implemented while maintaining a fun and exciting camp.

 

TEEN PROGRAM DIRECTOR (Reports to Camp Program Manager & Camp Supervisor)

The Teen Program Director is responsible for managing and directing all teen programs.  They will supervise, encourage, and support teen program counselors and leader in the creation and maintenance of a positive atmosphere throughout camp.  They will be present in all activities and assisting counselors as needed.

Qualifications – The Teen Program Director 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.  They must also have a valid drivers license and good driving record and must have supervisory/mentoring experience (managerial experience a plus), and have had previous leadership experiences.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  The Unit Leader 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. You will meet weekly with each team member to listen to them, guide them, and pray for them, while also encouraging other summer staff with your time, prayers, energy, assistance, and encouragement throughout the summer. The Unit Leader will assist with program evaluation, debriefing, and thorough cleaning at the end of every session and at the end of the summer.  Supervise and assist in all activities in your area of camp, balance organization, and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers, and be willing to take on responsibility as your own.

Always remember that your teen counselors are the backbone of summer camp.  Their spiritual and physical well-being will build or break summer camp.  Working and engaging with them is crucial.

 

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR (Reports to Camp Program Manager & Camp Supervisor)

The Activity Director will manage all activity areas (sports/games, art, waterfront, nature, round up, morning news, etc) while supervising, encouraging, and supporting activity area coordinators.  They will be responsible for leading, supervising, creating, and maintaining an exciting program of activities for summer camp and assisting in other areas of camp as needed.  They should be outgoing, have a high energy personality, and be a good communicator.

Qualifications – The Teen Program Director 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 20 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.  They must also have a valid drivers license and good driving record and must have supervisory/mentoring experience (managerial experience a plus), and have had previous leadership experiences.

Responsibilities/Expectations – Follow all guidelines set by FVCA, including the philosophy, goals, and objectives of FVCA, as well as any secondary procedures and instructions.  The Activity Director 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. You will meet weekly with each team member to listen to them, guide them, and pray for them, while also encouraging other summer staff with your time, prayers, energy, assistance, and encouragement throughout the summer. The Activity Director will assist with program evaluation, debriefing, and thorough cleaning at the end of every session and at the end of the summer.  Supervise and assist in all activities in your area of camp, balance organization, and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers, and be willing to take on responsibility as your own.

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.