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Assistant Summer Camp Director (Female)

Reports To: Executive Director, Summer Camp Director
Supervises: Summer Camp Leadership Staff and Counselors
Key Relationships: Summer Camp Director, Activity Coordinator, Executive Director
Requirements: Must be a College graduate with a degree in education or youth ministry (or equivalent in experience).

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/

Mission: Mt. Gilead exists to glorify God by ministering to girls through a Christ-Centered camping experience that equips them to impact the world for Christ.

General Responsibilities:
Cares for the needs of Support Staff, Counselors, and Campers under her care.
Positively represents Christ and Mt Gilead in interactions with parents and visitors.
Broadens the campers’ interests and encourages their progress.
Keeps accurate records and reports as required by the Summer Camp Director.
Assists the Summer Camp Director with supervision of daily operations and activities.

Specific Responsibilities:
Assists the Summer Camp Director in assigning staff to activity specialties according to their skills.
Monitors and reviews all daily activities such as bible exploration, activity periods, free time and cabin time, reporting updates to the Summer Camp Director as needed and handling situations as they arise.
Notifies the Division Directors and Support Staff of assignments and gives support and encouragement when needed
Prepares materials for camper activity sign-ups, events and trips.
Files written activity procedures, weekly plans and evaluations of activities.
Coordinates the weekly schedule for activities with assigned hours off and cabin coverage for counselors.
Checks the safety and health standards of each area throughout the summer and makes changes as necessary to mitigate risk.
Orients activity leaders to their activity areas.
Encourages counselors and evaluates their progress with them weekly.
Coordinates trip programs, staff, food and transportation. Assists in and on trips when necessary or as directed by the summer camp director.
Coordinates assignments for staff when planning all-camp activities and campfires.
Collects feedback from staff and campers on activities and reports results to the Summer Camp Director as needed.
Assists in camper registration as assigned.
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Desired qualities:
Understanding of the aims, traditions and philosophy of Mt. Gilead
Love for the Mt. Gilead campers, parents, staff and visitors
Ability to earn respect from campers and staff without demanding it
Ability to balance friendship and authority in a Christ-like manner
Ability to get along with others, no matter the level of stress
Flexibility for the unknown and for the unexpected.
Spiritual and emotional maturity
Willingness to serve and perform tasks other than those assigned

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Assistant Director

 

 

Updated: 10/23/2016 2:05:54 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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