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2018-19 Camp Internship

Visit creekstaff.com/internship for more information and the application.

Program Objectives

The Internship Program at Carolina Creek Christian Camps is designed to walk with young adult participants as they grow and mature spiritually, professionally and in community with one another. Interns will have the opportunity to develop in, as well as receive training with regards to…

Identity In Christ
Spiritual Formation
Discipleship
Communal Living
Leadership (Biblical, Professional, and Social)
Ministry Career Skills

This is not a GAP year program but is intended to provide work experience for post-graduates who desire to explore ministry careers related to Christian camping, hospitality, children’s or youth ministry, culinary fields, marketing or creative media ministries. Supervisors construct an individualized curriculum for each Participant that will help them accomplish their own professional goals.

Requirements

The Intern Program Participant at Carolina Creek Christian Camps (CCCC) must be a follower of Jesus Christ, still maturing and looking to grow in developing his/her faith. He/she must be fully in accord with CCCC’s mission statement, statement of beliefs, and community guidelines. He/she must be committed to be an active member of the intern community, participating in all assignments directed by the Intern Director.

All Participants are required to commit to the entire twelve-month program. Summer assignments will be determined in collaboration with each Intern as their professional skills and objectives are discovered throughout the year.

Expectations for particular departmental assignments are listed in the job description for each.

Primary Responsibilities

Participants in the Intern Program serve on our ministry team, as needed, whenever guests are present. This includes most, but not all weekends throughout the year, as well as some midweek groups. Direct ministry assignments will vary depending upon the giftings and abilities of each individual, but all participants should expect to be deployed as needed to accomplish our mission.

Facilitate Carolina Creek adventure/recreation, aquatics, and target sports in a safe manner for all guests.
Lead a small group of campers in Bible Studies, activities, and other program elements for midweek and weekend programs.
Assist the Kitchen Staff in the serving and cleaning of meals for all guest groups.
Assist the Guest Services team in the cleaning of dining halls, common areas, and cabins.
Assist the Grounds Team in beautifying and maintaining our grounds.
Participate in meetings and complete assignments received by Intern Director.

Each intern will be assigned to a specific team at Carolina Creek. They will be able to apply the leadership principles they are learning from the Intern program in the daily work at Carolina Creek. This department will be secondary to the primary responsibility of leading the program and guest groups experience.

Program Intern:

Assist in the maintenance, cleaning, and installation of all Carolina Creek adventure/recreation and aquatics activities.
Assist in the planning of all program events including programmed weekends, midweeks, mid-winter, and summer programs.
Assist in the implementation of program events including set design and preparation of facilities.

Guest Services Intern:

Assist in the coordination with guest groups and staff to develop a schedule of adventure/recreation, meals, and other activities.
Assist the Guest Services Team in the logistics of arrival and departure of guest groups.
Assist in the implementation and execution of improvements to the guest experience.
Interface with pastors and group leaders to understand and help accomplish their objectives for their group.

Marketing/Sales/Creatives Services Intern:

Assist the Marketing/Creative Services Team with project coordination, development initiatives, the creation of collateral used for staff recruiting, summer recruiting, donor development, camper acquisition, sales collateral and the web content.
Assist in the development of the marketing efforts including dashboards data, digital communication, video’s, photograph, written materials, website content, program environments, social media, and multimedia.
Assist in the development of the Sales and Registration team efforts including customer care, camp representation at events, assisting in tours and improving the sales cycle.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Program Intern:

Specific skills related to adventure, recreation, and aquatic activities. Will need to be able to become ACCT Level 1 Certified and/or Red Cross Lifeguard Certified.
Ability to lead a small group in Bible Study
Must be flexible with an ability to adjust in problem-solving situations
Must possess strong interpersonal relations skills

Guest Services Intern:

Must possess strong interpersonal relations skills, being able to handle conversations with pastors, leaders, and parents.

Must be flexible with an ability to adjust and problem solve in challenging situations
Specific skills related to adventure, recreation, and aquatic activities. Will need to be able to become ACCT Level 1 Certified and/or Red Cross Lifeguard Certified.
Ability to lead a small group in Bible Study

Marketing/Sales/Creative Services:

Must be flexible with an ability to adjust and problem solve in challenging situations
Must possess Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and/or Adobe Creative Suites knowledge
Must be flexible with an ability to adjust in problem-solving situations
Must be able to assist in the facilitation of Carolina Creek activities including high ropes, aquatics, and/or target sports.

*Must possess strong interpersonal relations skills

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

 

 

Updated: 6/25/2018 2:11:56 PM

Job Contact:
Travis Cutbirth
(936) 594-4446

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Why work at Carolina Creek Christian Camp:

We exist to provide a fun, safe outdoor environment for people to grow personally and spiritually. We offer summer camps and retreat opportunities and strive to serve each guest that enters our gates!

84 Wimberly
    Huntsville, TX 77320-0104

(936) 594-4446

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