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Program Director


Here’s an opportunity for a born-again servant-minded Christian to become part of a team dedicated to building the Kingdom of God through leading Summer Youth Camping, hosting Guest Group Retreats, and directing other exciting year-round youth ministry events.

The purpose of Camp Haluwasa's Summer Program Director is to further the mission of the camp through the managing of our summer staff and delivery of youth programming; teach and manage camp programs; oversee approved camp activities appropriate to the campers' age and abilities; and working with all camp departments to assist in the management of the overall all camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director.

The applicant should be a mature leader, physically fit and have experience in: youth/children ministry, and event management, AV setup and media presentation, etc. Other necessary skill sets are being comfortable as a front person able to command an audience's attention while making a positive connection with campers and parents. An important part of this position is keeping staff and campers safe, gaining the respect of the ministry team through strong leadership, training, and keeping everyone accountable to camp regulations and our Christian standards.

This position calls for applicant to work directly with camper parents/guardians, staff, and campers. Applicant must be able to stay calm and work through any situations and be able to work closely with the Camp Director at all times. Organizational skills with a productivity mindset is mandatory. Must have a heart attitude to further the Kingdom of God and share the Gospel with today's youth and adults.

Work Experience:
Past Youth Ministry Work Experience preferred - Past Leadership Experience is preferred - Training will be provided.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to lead teams and staff.
Must be able to give a Bible message, devos and teach God's Word to both children and teens in a dynamic way.
Must be able to clearly present the Gospel and Share How To Ask Jesus Into Your Heart.
Must be able to use a computer, Microsoft Office 365, create and manage databases.
Must be familiar with PowerPoint, AV media applications and audio equipment.
Must be highly organized and handle time management well.
Speaking at churches, youth groups and other events are an important part of this position.
Leading camp songs and playing either a guitar or piano is preferred, but not required.
Keeping camp items inventory and management is required.
Planning and Knowing Youth Games and fun events are an important part of this position.
Being open to doing multiple jobs here at Camp is an important part of service here at Haluwasa.
Understanding that our ministry work encompasses many different working hours and days - it is demanding but very rewarding!
Must love the outdoors, having fun with youth, serving others and most of all - Serving the Lord with all your heart!

The full-time compensation package includes salary, staff housing at camp, utilities, company phone, and other benefits.

Please send your resume, salary request and cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for this position.

Mail/Send to:
Michael Ellwanger - Camp Director
Camp Haluwasa
377 Ehrke Rd.,
Hammonton, NJ 08037

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



Updated: 4/1/2024 10:48:35 AM

Job Contact:
Michael Ellwanger
(609) 561-3081

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Why work at Haluwasa, Inc.:

An exciting ministry opportunity for someone that has a servant heart and a willingness to serve as a team member.

377 Ehrke Road
    Hammonton, NJ 08037-9540

(609) 561-3081

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