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Summer Staff - Leader for Youth Volunteer Program
We hire a small team of approximately 15 summer staff each year to help facilitate the summer camp season which hosts a variety of youth camps, family camps, and adult retreats. Every event is unique and will have from 50-250 people in attendance. Summer staff learn a variety of skills that train them to be camp professionals. Activity staff are trained to lead our adventure activities which include hiking, high and low ropes courses, zip line, rappelling, paintball, archery, archery tag, bubble ball soccer, disc golf, and various group games. Kitchen staff are trained in the preparation and execution of large group meal service. Maintenance staff are trained in basic cabin, grounds, and equipment maintenance. All our staff are trained to clean, run the camp stores, and assist in various other areas around camp. We also love to hire staff that bring additional gifts to the team such as music, counseling youth, and video/photography. We tackle each summer with a team approach, tasks will vary from day to day. We approach life together with a holistic perspective that includes regular time off, team devotions, and fun activities apart from our work.
Open positions include activities staff, leaders for our volunteer program, assistant cooks, assistant maintenance, and video/photo/audio tech. Summer staff training begins on site May 23rd and the summer camp season ends on August 8th. Pay for first year staff is $300/week, plus room and board. If you are interested in more information or in applying, see our employment page at https://elporvenircamp.com/join-our-team/ where you can fill out our online application. Applications are due by March 30. If positions are not filled by March 30 we will accept late applicants.
El Porvenir Christian Camp is a Christian camp and retreat center located in northern New Mexico. The camp rests at 7,600 feet elevation in El Porvenir Canyon in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. We are completely surrounded by the Santa Fe National Forest directly at the foot of 10,200 ft. Hermit’s Peak. Our simple motto, “providing a place where God changes lives” is fulfilled through the many camps and retreats that are offered to campers of all ages throughout the year. We are passionate about creating a safe place of wonder, adventure, connection, and rest where campers and guests return home spiritually renewed. Our mission is to be a Christ-led community that partners with event leaders and positions them to change lives in a summer camp or weekend retreat context.
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Category: Support Staff / Intern
Updated: 12/6/2021 5:23:35 PM