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Summer Camp Director (Female)

Position Title: Summer Camp Director (Female)
Classification: Full-Time Seasonal, June - August / Potential for Year-round
Job Location: Pocono Mountains (Tannersville, PA)

Reports To: Executive Director
Direct Reports: Summer Camp Leadership Staff and Counselors
Key Relationships: Summer Camp Directors, Managers, Executive Director

Contact: Adam Todd - Executive Director

State and federal background clearances will be required before employment begins.

All annual leadership staff are invited to join us this December for our International LDT Trip to Nicaragua. Learn more about our LDT program here:
http://www.mtgileadcamp.org/leadership-development-trips/

**Position Summary**
The Summer Camp Director works collaboratively with the Summer Camp Leadership and Summer Support Staff to lead and manage the implementation of the entire Summer Camp Program.

As an integral part of the management team, this position reports directly to the Executive Director. The primary responsibility of this position includes; working with the leadership team to cast and execute overall vision of the summer camp ministry, training and leading the full-time & seasonal summer staff; fostering a culture of excellence in leadership and building long-term relationships with campers and their families.

--Principal Duties and Job Functions--
*Responsible for leading and managing the implementation of the Summer Camp program
*Participate in Mt. Gilead’s recruiting procedures to support Mt. Gilead Summer Camp growth by recruiting staff at colleges and other partnership opportunities
*Responsible for staff training, safety and spiritual health of Summer Camp Staff
*Develop and maintain relationships with campers, youth leaders, parents and other Mt. Gilead supporters and ministry partners
*Competence, understanding and stewardship of the established program budget
*Responsible for encouraging, facilitating and leading a team of college students in their efforts towards growth as Christian leaders (spiritually, professionally and personally)
*Participate in the innovation and creation of new programs and new activities to remain relevant to our current generation of campers while respecting the traditions of Mt. Gilead Camp.

**Experience and Qualifications Requirements**

--Knowledge, Skills and Abilities--
*Knowledge of and passion for Mt. Gilead’s mission and philosophy of ministry
*Minimum of three years experience in ministry or related field preferred
*Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, marketing, operations management and leadership of others
*A solid understanding of children and youth ministry programming, principles and their applications
*Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required
*Have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel within the region when necessary
*Existing knowledge and strong network relationships with churches in the region preferred

--Personal and Professional Characteristics--
*Mature strong Christian faith, integrity, moral values and convictions
*Ability to communicate and read clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
*Problem-solving skills, exercising judgment, and making sound decisions in performing job duties
*Ability to detect unsafe equipment and actions and to take the appropriate corrective action
*Ability to exercise patience and diplomacy in dealing with camp employees, students, guest and the general public while performing investigative tasks
*A self-starter who is highly motivated and able to work unsupervised for extended periods
*Ability to handle restricted and confidential information in a professional manner and always maintain the information as such

--About Mt. Gilead--
Nestled in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos, Mt. Gilead has provided an exceptional Christian girls’ summer camp program for more than 60 years. Campers play, learn, and grow while participating in archery, swimming, riflery, drama, horsemanship, and canoeing – to name just a few! In a warm and friendly atmosphere, staff focus on loving girls to Christ and helping them to develop a dynamic relationship with Him. Meals are served family-style, praise and worship singing, campfires, fun camp traditions, off-the-wall silly songs, games, and activities all enhance the experiences of making new friends and enjoying Christian fellowship. The heart of Mt. Gilead is our Lord, and His praise is incorporated into every area of the camping program. Here girls mature and grow in Him, and make friends and memories that will last a lifetime!

You may submit your resume at our website or email your resume to: adam@mtgileadcamp.org - Attention: Adam Todd

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Programming

 

 

Updated: 10/23/2016 2:07:55 PM

Job Contact:
Adam Todd
(570) 629-0920

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Why work at Mt. Gilead Camp & Conference Center:

Nestled in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos, Mt. Gilead has provided an exceptional Christian girls’ summer camp program for more than 60 years. Campers play, learn, and grow while participating in archery, swimming, riflery, drama, horsemanship, and canoeing – to name just a few! In a warm and friendly atmosphere, staff focus on loving girls to Christ and helping them to develop a dynamic relationship with Him. Meals are served family-style, praise and worship singing, campfires, fun camp traditions, off-the-wall silly songs, games, and activities all enhance the experiences of making new friends and enjoying Christian fellowship. The heart of Mt. Gilead is our Lord, and His praise is incorporated into every area of the camping program. Here girls mature and grow in Him, and make friends and memories that will last a lifetime!

440 Rinker Road
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360

(570) 629-0920

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