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Christian Camping Internship

Christian Camping Internship

Overall Responsibility
A Christian Camping Intern will be placed in roles that are up front with guests as well as working behind the scenes. They will be the face, hands, and feet of Glorieta Camps and God’s purpose here. This unique position will allow Interns to work together as a team and with the other Glorieta Staff to fill a vital role at Glorieta by serving groups to fulfill Glorieta Camps mission. When not working with guest groups each Intern will get an opportunity to shadow all areas of Camp ministry. The internship program at Glorieta Camps gives you an opportunity to
see every side of camping ministry. Through the program each intern has the opportunity to be mentored by full time staff as well.

The first focus of this internship will be learning what it looks like to work behind the scenes in each different department. Each month each intern will have an opportunity to shadow one of the full time staff members, in order to learn and experience what it takes to make camp happen.
The interns will have an opportunity to shadow housekeeping, operations, administration as well as all of our programs.
The second focus of this internship will allow interns to take their skills that they have learned and apply them by hosting retreat groups that come out as well as take part in leadership roles within the intern program.
Key Areas of Responsibility (after given training)
Building relationship with and getting to know our guests
Leading group development
Running adventure activities
Prepping/Setting up for new groups
Running retail
Cooking/Cleaning in the kitchen
Cleaning camp after groups
Hosting groups
Marketing/networking – Including but not limited to phone calls, emails, and various
Marketing trips
Other responsibilities may include
Linens upkeep
Special projects (construct program elements etc.)
Waterfront upkeep, installation, and removal
Overall Activity upkeep when needed.
Event planning
Recruiting summer staff and traveling to college campuses
Trail maintenance
Other jobs based on Interns set of skills or passions
Pursuit of a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and commitment to scripture
Gets excited by meeting and getting to know new people frequently
Strong sense of hospitality and customer service
Ability to create energy in a group setting
Ability to create a portion of a schedule for a group
Strong sense of community and ability to get along with many staff within a
small community
Strength in controlling emotions when tired or frustrated and continue to be
hospitable, smile, and treat guests with kindness
Easily communicates with guests and youth pastors in a professional manner
Willing and able to learn and be teachable
Work well with and relate to youth
Stipend – $500.00 a month + $25.00 per month cell phone reimbursement
Housing -is provided in the Staff housing area
Meals - are provided when working with a groups
Training- CCCA state sectional, CPR, Lifeguard, Group Development and ropes training
Other Duties of ALL Glorieta Camp Staff:
Glorieta Camps operates year- round. We have guest on the premises almost every day of the year. Serving guest is our number one priority, and therefore ALL staff must participate in guest service in some capacity. Tasks may include, cooking, cleaning, facilitating group activities, running retail locations, general maintenance of camp property, and work projects as needed.

There are often groups here on weekends, and all staff members will be required to work certain weekends as needed

Work Context: This job will be performed primarily on location at Glorieta Camps at the main campus.

Travel:Working offsite will happen infrequently during marketing, recruiting or training trips.

Physical Demands:
Ability to walk for long distances across varying terrain.
Some lifting of heavy objects will likely be required
Work Environment: Will split time working inside/ outside depending on needs of camp and busy-ness of season

Disclaimer:This job description is not entirely comprehensive of all tasks required by this position.


Time:  Internship
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Support Staff / Intern



Updated: 7/24/2018 11:42:44 AM

Job Contact:
Kyle Plett
(505) 757-6161

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Why work at Glorieta Camps:

We are looking for people who believe wholeheartedly in our mission of inspiring Christ-like change through outdoor adventure, authentic relationships and Biblical truth.

11 State Road 50
    Glorieta, NM 87535

(505) 757-6161

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