Supporting Camp Positions

Employment Dates May 26th-August 2nd

Summer Camp Chaplain (Reports to Camp Program Manager)

The Summer Camp Chaplain will coordinate, lead, and assist in Chapel, round up, cabin small groups, devotionals, etc.  They will also lead in the creation of a spiritual atmosphere throughout camp.  The Summer Camp Chaplain will assist the Program Manager in coordinating all aspects of camp programs and should be able to function under pressure and work long hours.   They will also need to be able to enforce rules and provide discipline when needed.

Qualifications – The Summer Camp Chaplain 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 and have a desire to minister to college-aged students, summer staff, and young in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA and must have sound theology based on FVCA’s statement of faith. They must be 21 years of age or older and have an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity.  They need to have a valid drivers license and good driving record.  The candidate needs to be able to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity and must have organizational abilities and be creativity.  They must also have previous supervisory or mentoring experience or previous leadership/summer camp experiences and Christian ministry experience.

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 Chaplain 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 minister to summer staff by counseling, praying with, and encouraging them when needed and also plan and coordinate an atmosphere of prayer, worship, and intercession during summer camp. The Camp Chaplain 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.

This position is the oil the 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.

 

Operations Assistant (Reports to the Camp Program Manager, Facilities Manager, and Camp Supervisor)

The Operations Assistant will support the summer operations staff with weekly and daily housekeeping, assist in the maintenance of summer campgrounds, cleaning the facilities at the end of each session, and assisting in the coordination/preparation of buses, vans, and equipment for the pickup and dropoff of kids in the communities.

Qualifications – The Operations Assistant 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 and have a desire to minister to college-aged students, summer staff, and young in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA and must have sound theology based on FVCA’s statement of faith. They must be 21 years of age or older and have an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity.  They need to have a valid drivers license and good driving record.  The candidate should should be creative, organized, outgoing, high energy, a good communicator, and willingness to serve.  Supervisory/mentoring experience preferred.

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 Operations Assistant 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. Complete daily and weekly housekeeping tasks while following health and safety guidelines.  Assist in activities in other areas of the camp as needed and assist other summer staff with your time, prayers, energy, encouragement, and always have a positive attitude.  Have fun and balance organization and spontaneity to create lasting positive memories for staff and campers.

The presentation and cleanliness of camp reflect how we serve our kids.  You would have a very unique task and opportunity to assist FVCA to accomplish that mission.

 

Summer Camp Nurse 

Manages the health care needs of the summer staff and campers by reviewing health forms and providing first aid and care per the standing orders.  Communicate effectively with staff and campers about their health concerns and be caring and empathetic in responses while motivating a return to activities.  The Summer Camp Nurse will be responsible for maintaining the health center – cleaning, sterilizing, organizing, and re-ordering supplies as needed and managing health checks at camp pick up by working with volunteers and registered nurses.  They will also be responsible for keeping real-time documentation of health needs and care given while campers are in our care.  The Summer Camp Nurse will need to be able to function under pressure and work long hours, encourage and support all summer team members, and enforce rules and provide discipline when needed.

Qualifications – The Summer Camp Nurse 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 and have a desire to minister to college-aged students, summer staff, and young in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA and must have sound theology based on FVCA’s statement of faith. They must be 21 years of age or older and have an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity.  They need to have a valid drivers license and good driving record.  The candidate needs to be able to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity and must be able to function and manage stressful or emergency situations.  Prefer the candidate have a background as a CNA or be in nursing school and be able to administer care to the needs of the whole person – physical, emotional, and spiritual.

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 Nurse 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. Perform health check and documentation in a timely manner.  Collect and document all medication at pickup, dispense throughout the week, and return all medication to appropriate adult at drop off.  Be flexible, stay positive, balance organization and spontaneity, and create lasting positive memories for staff and campers.

 

Camp Registrar (Reports to Camp Program Manager)

The Camp Registrars  lead and assist in registering kids and teens for summer camp at FVCA.  They are generally the first line of communication for parents and will work closely with summer staff and directors.  They will need to ensure that all ACA and FVCA guidelines and standards are being followed during the registration process.

Qualifications – The Camp Registrar 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 and have a desire to minister to college-aged students, summer staff, and young in a camp setting consistent with the ministry, missions, values, and goals of FVCA and must have sound theology based on FVCA’s statement of faith. They must be 21 years of age or older and have an acceptable level of spiritual, mental, social, and emotional maturity. They need to be able to adapt and relate cross-culturally and embrace diversity. They need to have a valid drivers license and good driving record.  The candidate should should be creative, organized, outgoing, high energy, a good communicator, and willingness to serve.  They must have phone skills in making outgoing calls as well as receiving calls and a good working knowledge of Excel and Google Drive programs.  Previous leadership and summer camp experiences are helpful.

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 Registrar 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. Meet as much as needed with the Camp Supervisor to talk about the registration action plan and assist with organizing and filing forms at the end of each week and at the end of summer. The Camp Registrar will need to work as a liaison between parents and staff, calling parents if needed, communicating with them in a diplomatic way, and building a positive relationship with them.  Must be willing to have moderately flexible hours to have meetings outside of regular working hours and do some canvassing. Must have excellent communication skills and legible handwriting.  Candidate needs to be able to have fun, balance organization, stay positive, be spontaneous, and create lasting positive memories for staff and campers.  You may be asked to take on different tasks and assignments as needed.

Registration is what keeps us serving and ministering to kids in our communities.  The Camp Registrar plays a HUGE role in helping us meet the number of kids and teens in each session for our weekly and summer goals.

Summer Camp Cook

Hours:  Varies, days & hours tbd (open 7 days a week, 6:30am,-9pm) end of May/June through 1st week of August.

Job Qualifications:  Sanitation license (Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness). Ability to lift 25lbs or more with assistance. Ability to work as part of a team, or able to work independently. Interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers, other staff and children ages 5-18. Calm demeanor to work in a Christian environment around children. Comprehension and organization to follow directions and safety protocols. Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to handle tools, such as knife techniques for chopping, slicing, cutting and dicing. Ability to stand for a few hours (breaks are great here!) Ability to use a meat slicer, convection ovens, flat top grill, outdoor grill, dish machine and various other commercial kitchen equipment and tools safely.

Brief Description of Job Duties: Follow recipes, including measuring, weighing, mixing & cooking instructions. Bake, grill, steam and boil meats, vegetables, fish, poultry and other foods. Prepare foods according to USDA guidelines as required by the Summer Food Service Program. Check in and serve children, staff & volunteers indoors and outdoors. Maintain a clean and safe work & dining area, including handling utensils, equipment and dishes. Handle, store, label ingredients and food following FIFO and government regulations. Maintain food safety and sanitation standards. Follow all government guidelines regarding COVID-19.