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Program Manager

Camp Burton is owned by the Washington Baptist Convention, supported by American Baptist Churches and "run" by the Executive Director and Camp Board.
Camp Burton as been a gathering place for individuals to worship, share, play and experience spiritual transformation for 110 years.

Camp offers "shared" housing, so a single person or (very flexible) couple is requested. We are in the process of a new site plan, but shared housing is the only option until we move forward on development.

We are looking to fill this position with someone who:
loves God and people
has previously worked at a camp or with youth
high energy
is organized
is flexible and ready to serve

At this point we do not facilitate programming during the year and summer is limited. We are looking for a person who is excited about developing and growing our faith-based camp programs, as well as "off season" options.
Camp Burton's Faith Adventure Camps are approximately 10-20 kids per camp
Family Camp - 60 participants
New Horizon's (Adult Special Needs) - 45 campers
"Guest" Camps: 45-200 campers and staff

During the summer you will:
-Work closely with the Executive Director and Conference Coordinator
-Plan and lead Camp Burton Faith Adventure Camps (ages 7-17), Family Camp, High School Adventure Camp and CB New Horizon's Camp
-Lead and direct youth-camp staff in programmed activities and events
-Create staff schedules depending on activities and camp session - Boat Drivers, Lifeguards, Craft Director, Archery Supervisor, Program Assistants, and Cabin Leaders
-Create, lead or assist with devotional and/or chapel times for youth.
-Be intentional in building relationships with campers and staff.
-Lead staff meetings as needed. Assist in staff training.
-Oversee under age staff members, living on-site, during specific sessions.

Be the point person for "GUEST" camps, assisting with the details of their programming and site needs.
*Guest camps will include a variety of groups, some non-religious, including
adults with special needs and medical-camp organizations.
Create staff schedules to support Guest Camp programming and site needs.
Lead activities as needed.

During the months of Sept - May, you will:
-Travel and recruit for camp staff
-Recruit campers
-Develop camp and program curriculum
-Work on promotional / advertising material & communication (online and print form)
-Create and process summer registrations
-Complete reports and assist with ACA accreditation
-Assist in areas around camp as needed: grounds, housekeeping, kitchen, hosting, office, etc..

*Camp Burton is called to Biblical hospitality and know all people who utilize our site- campers, staff, and guests, will be ministered to through our service.
If you are interested in this position, please ask us about our site policies and ministry values.
Camp Burton staff are a family. We do all we can to lift eachother up, for growth in the ministry and in personal lives.

Education, training and professional/personal growth opportunities are offered.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Programming



Updated: 3/13/2019 2:40:27 PM

Job Contact:
Michele Rutschow
(206) 463-2512

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Why work at Burton Camp and Conference Center:

Camp Burton offers a small, intimate environment in a spectacular Northwest setting. During the summer we hold faith-based camps for: adults with special needs, youth ages 7-17 and families. We also host a variety of non-religious guest camps such as the Sickle Cell Foundation and Camp Goodtimes, for kids with cancer. Our staff is diverse, flexible and servant-minded. If you are looking to serve in a variety of positions with a variety of folks, Camp Burton is your choice!

9326 S.W. Bayview Dr.
    Vashon, WA 98070

(206) 463-2512

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