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Family Camp Assistant

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Family Camp Assistant supports the mission of Forest Home by coordinating various aspects of Family Ministry programs, including Summer Family Camp, Memorial Family Camp and the Home for the Holidays weekend retreat.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plans the schedules and activities for children and youth programs within family camp events
Selects Bible study curriculums for children and youth programs within family camp and adapts them to the family camp curriculum standard
Oversees the efficient and safe operation of Chipmunk Corner during family camp events
Facilitates the hiring process for Family Camp residential staff members, attending recruiting events, as needed, conducting interviews, and completing all hiring procedures
During summers, assists with the mentoring and discipleship of residential staff members
Coordinates the recruitment and approval of Childcare Assistants
Plans the schedule and activities for CCAs
Selects the Bible study curriculum for CCAs and adapts it to the family camp curriculum standard
Shares oversight of Family Camp event execution with the Program Director of Family Ministries
Assists the Program Director of Family Ministries with other responsibilities, as needed
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Experience serving in children’s or youth ministry (preferably in camp setting) of all ages.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Uphold and support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Forest Home
Actively supports and participates in the staff spiritual life activities
Signed statement of faith
Assume responsibility for initiating a pleasant atmosphere by displaying a professional attitude through performance, appearance, and demeanor
Regular, timely attendance
Responsible, focused and aware of surroundings
Must be comfortable and confident in possible high stress situations
Ability to hear from God and pray for people, both in person or on the phone
A self-starter.
Excellent people service skills, with the ability to provide service and streamline processes without compromising the integrity of the department or Forest Home and its policies and procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to perform high quality, detailed work.
Work weekends and nights, varied shifts.
Able to lift heavy objects up to 30 lbs. on a daily basis.
Has reliable means to be able to get to Forest Home in all types of weather conditions.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate office machines. Requires mild physical work; some lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 20 pounds. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times.

FOREST HOME EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of Forest Home’s at-will employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the Forest Home Employee Handbook.

FOREST HOME CORE VALUES

Surrender to Christ (Romans 12:1-2)

Abide with the Lord daily through study of His Word and prayer
Surrender to the Lord daily through obedience to His Word
Worship the Lord with the Forest Home Community
Commit to grow in your faith through regular attendance at a local church
Prioritize God, Family, and Work appropriately
Be prepared to share your testimony with staff or guests
Walk in Biblical purity (1 Timothy 4:12) by rejecting one's sinful nature
Love (I Corinthians 13)

Display the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control (Galatians 5:22)
Be respectful to others
Demonstrate compassion
Serve (Philippians 2:3-11)

Give generously to God and others through time, talent and treasure
Seek to put others’ needs above your own
Demonstrate humility in both spirit and deed
Actively look for ways to serve
Walk in Integrity (Titus 2:11-12, Proverbs 4:23-27)

Show loyalty to others, even when they are not present
Do the right thing, even when others are not present
Extend trust and seek to believe the best in others
Ask for forgiveness quickly when necessary
Be truthful and transparent with others
Strive for Excellence (Colossians 3:23-24)

Demonstrate accountability with time and resources
Request and receive training
Desire to improve, and challenge others to do the same
Commit to exceeding guest expectations
Refuse mediocrity
Engage in Community (I Thessalonians 5:11-13)

Seek first to understand before being understood
Communicate clearly, empathetically and respectfully
Work through conflict Biblically (Matthew 18-15-17)
Participate in intentional and purposeful community activities
Partner with teammates for the goal of unity and team effectiveness
Play and appreciate “campy” fun
Faithfully pray for one another
Innovate (Ephesians 3:20-21)

Dream Big
Proactively seek solutions
Think outside the box
Dream, plan and execute new ideas
Acknowledge and trust that all things are possible through Jesus Christ our Lord (Matthew 19:26)
Location: Forest Falls, CA

Time:  Part-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Assistant

 

 

Updated: 11/18/2019 1:30:30 PM

Job Contact:
Jason Barker
(909) 389-2300

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Why work at Forest Home Christian Camps and Conference Center:

Forest Home Staff Members are motivated by their passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with nearly 40,000 men, women, and children every year who visit our seven camp centers! Prayer is the cornerstone of our ministry at Forest Home; and as we surrender to Him and walk in obedience to His Word, our staff is used in mighty ways. If you have a passion for people coming to know Jesus Christ, desire to serve the Lord in the unique ways He has gifted you, and you are interested in exploring a ministry opportunity at Forest Home Inc., we welcome you to begin the process by checking out our current openings.

40000 Valley of the Falls Dr.
    Forest Falls, CA 92339-9674

(909) 389-2300

Recruiting Video (if applicable): https://www.foresthome.org/about/