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Program Internship

Job Purpose:

• Create a safe, inspiring and wholesome camp program and retreat ministry for both youth and adults that conveys the inclusive love and acceptance of God for all people and Christian values as expressed in the Episcopal tradition. Plan, direct, implement and supervise the Adventure Challenge Program. Coordinate, design and facilitates year-round retreat and hospitality ministry and programs for all guests.

Duties:
• Reports to Executive Director.
• Program Assistant Administration duties including mail collecting, answering phone, writing thank you letters, filing, monthly camper mailings and seasonal donor/alumni mailings.
• Register retreat groups and campers using Camp Brain software.
• Work with Food Service Manager to coordinate meals and food service bookings for retreat groups.
• Update the Camp website, blog, social media and e-newsletters.
• Coordinate volunteer projects and Service Saturdays and community projects.
• Develop and manage programs in the retreat season. Facilitate and develop use of the camp by outside groups throughout the year.
• Weekly housekeeping projects and duties, prior to group arrival and after group departures.
• Welcome and providing orientations for retreat groups and retreat hosting throughout their stay.
• Coordinate and facilitate the Challenge Course program – inspections, equipment, set-up, safety checks, records, rules, evaluations, policies and trainings.
• Create and distribute brochures and marketing materials for summer camp and retreat ministries.
• Develop and plan the Winter and Summer Camp Programs with direction from Executive Director. Develop a daily and weekly schedule including the special activities of the camp. Responsible for the day to day functioning of program activities in the school year.
• Responsible for ordering and administration of camp and retreat supplies for all programs.
• In keeping with the Community Covenant Policies, the Program Assistant is expected to lead and maintain a positive, safe, nurturing environment, free of bullying and free of all inappropriate physical contact. They must report all unsafe situations and events as well as all interventions to the Executive Director.
• Act as a role model in all areas, and in particular, help to foster Christian community.
• Set a good example for all staff and guests, including appropriate language and dress, punctuality, the sharing of clean-up and other chores, compliance with the ban of use of tobacco products, alcohol and drugs, and display of good sportsmanship and proper table manners.
• Encourage respect for all other persons, the personal property of others, all camp property, equipment and facilities. Promote good public relations with campers’ parents and visitors.
• Any additional duties or tasks, going above and beyond to make sure campers, retreat guests and staff have a safe and positive experience at Camp DeWolfe.

Minimum Qualifications:
• At least 21 years of age.
• Enrolled or completed in a college degree program.
• 2-4 years supervisory experience.
• Ability and experience in supervising staff and leadership skills are essential.
• Ability to work independently, efficiently, and professionally, without supervision.
• Organizational skills, good time management skills and ability to take initiative are essential.
• American Red Cross Standard First Aid/CPR required..
• Training and experience in Adventure Challenge Facilitation.
• Desire and ability to work with others in the outdoors among a Christian community; ability to relate to peer group, accept supervision and guidance, and assist in teaching an activity.
• Good character, integrity, hard work ethic, judgment and adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.

To apply for this position please complete the staff application found here http://campdewolfe.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2015_Staff_Application.pdf and return to the camp office.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Programming

 

 

Updated: 4/2/2017 2:30:59 PM

Job Contact:
Matthew Tees
(631) 929-4325

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Why work at Camp DeWolfe:

Camp DeWolfe is situated on the North Shore of Long Island NY with a private beach access to the Long Island Sound. For over 65 years youth from across Long Island and then NYC are have come to Camp DeWolfe as a place to experience God's love through community, nature and experiential education.

408 North Side Road
    Wading River, NY 11792

(631) 929-4325

Recruiting Video (if applicable): http://campdewolfe.org/summer-camp/