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Adventure Program Director

Adventure Program Director
I. Ministerial Position
Adventure Program Director

II. Reporting Relationship
The Adventure Program Director reports to the Adult and Family Ministries Senior Director

III. Direct Reports
Ministry Coordinator
Program Maintenance
A/V Coordinator
Winter Retreat Coordinator

IV. Ministry Summary
The Adventure Program Director position will exemplify the following characteristics: 1) strong professing Christian (Romans 5:8, 10-11) whose character is proven (1 Timothy 3:8-13) 2) a role model of Christ in everything that they do (1 John 3:18) 3) believe in the authority of scripture (2 Timothy 3:16) 4) use their ministry as an example of Christ and to draw others closer to Him (1 Cor 13, Phil 2:1-4) 4) be accountable in relationship with others (Galatians 6:1-5). The position will lead, support, and sustain, innovative adventure and family programs to impact lives for the eternity through God’s word, creation, adventure programming and warm Christian fellowship.

V. Ministry Tasks
a. Ensure all adventure and programs meet ministry objectives (including but not limited to climbing tower, gun ranges, broomball, tubing, waterfront)
b. Develop creative and market driven adventure programs which support Adult and Family Ministry and Student Ministry goals and program objectives
c. Work with the following directors (Food Service, Creation, Horsemanship, Worship/Teaching) and ministry coordinator to ensure programming supports the overall ministry objectives
d. Lead and mentor adventure programing staff, summer staff and volunteers to grow in their faith and relationship with Christ and develop their leadership capabilities.
e. Supervise staff responsible for maintenance of program facilities and equipment and volunteer support
f. Oversee the set up and take down of seasonal ministries
g. Serve on-call during off hours as needed
h. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Adult and Family Ministries Senior Director (Hebrews 13:17, 1Peter 2:13)
i. Attend seminars/meetings appropriate for on-going training

VI. Qualifications
A. Agreement with the theological positions of Fort Wilderness Ministries. Agreement with and has signed the Statement of Belief and Support and the Lifestyle Commitment. Violation of these statements or incompetence in performing this role, insubordination to ministry leadership, or immoral behavior is reasonable cause for immediate dismissal and termination of employment. (2Tim 3:16-17, John 1:1-14, Col 1:14, 1 Cor 15:13-18)
B. Demonstrates a Christian lifestyle that reflects the Biblical perspective of integrity and appropriate personal and family relationships, business conduct and moral behavior. (Luke 6:40)
C. Effectively teaches and communicates the Christian faith to others and furthers the religious mission of Fort Wilderness (God's Word, Wilderness, Adventure and Relationships)
D. Able to work in a fast-paced environment while directing and supervising others (Matthew 28:19)
E. Able to work well with a wide range of staff, guests and age groups
F. Personal attributes will include: self-starter, adaptable, detail orientated, team player, effective communicator, safety minded, coachable, creative approach to adventure programs/ministry
G. First Responder preferred
H. Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, climb a ladder, bend and stoop
I. Experience with leading adventure activities including but not limited to climbing towers, zip lines, gun ranges, off site trips
J. Insurable driving record
K. Support from a sending church and ongoing participation in a local church with a desire and commitment for spiritual growth and development in your walk with Christ through prayer, God’s word and lifestyle which honors Him

VII. Benefits
A. This is an “at will” support-raising position. Compensation is based on the following: support raised, organizational responsibility, nature of the job including performance, and kingdom impact

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Must Raise Full Support
Category:  Programming



Updated: 10/27/2018 11:20:47 AM

Job Contact:
Katie Lutz
(715) 277-2587

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Why work at Fort Wilderness:

Fort Wilderness is a big family. For over 50 years we have been a refuge for people to have fun, play in the woods, eat well and ask questions about God they might not elsewhere. We are Fort!

6180 Wilderness Trail
    Rhinelander, WI 54501

(715) 277-2587

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