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Summer Camp Director

Job Title: Summer Camp Director
Classification: Full Time Salary
Reports To: Camp Director (Part of the Program Team)

Mission: For all people to Encounter God. Build Relationships. Experience Creation.
Vision: A world where everyone can have a holistic experience of God.

Purpose & Overview:
To be a representative of the Camp in an appropriate and professional way that helps keep the camp mission oriented, relevant to the communities we serve and assists in moving the camp forward.
Be a part of the Program Team that will develop, implement and review year-round program opportunities.
Commitment to Equality and Inclusion:
Krislund enthusiastically welcomes staff and participants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We seek to continually assess our practices through a broad lens of cultural competency and is committed to taking action and changing for the better of all. We are firmly committed to maintaining a work atmosphere in which people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles may grow personally and professionally and all are highly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties:
• Hiring and supervision of the summer staff team
• Coordinate outreach and recruitment efforts with Program team to churches, schools, colleges & community organizations
• Work with the Camp Director and/or Program Team to review all programs to include cost analysis, connection to mission, future potential
• Work with Program Team to develop, implement and grow summer programming for campers
• Work with Program Team to develop and implement Staff Training for program and summer staff that meet state, OSHA and ACA standards
• Work with Program Director to ensure that all program equipment has been inspected, is safe, repaired correctly and stored in a safe and functional environment. Monitor all logs & records for program areas
• Understand the trends in camp programing in North America
• Manage store inventory
• Monitor and Update Inventory on all Program Supplies
• Work with Program Team to revitalize camper retreats at Krislund
• Work with Program Team in development of social media, web site, photography, print materials, etc.
• Actively help Program Director during retreat season.
• Be prepared to step in for others or fill vacant positions as necessary
• Other Duties as Assigned

Preferred Minimum Education, Experience and/or Certification:
• In agreement with Krislund’s Mission, Vision, Core Values and Theological Foundation.
• Has strong leadership qualities and is a good Christian role model.
• Must be 21 years old
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in creating, developing, implementing and reviewing programs for all ages in either a camp, educational or recreational setting
• Experience in development, implementation and review of Christian education
• Currently hold or obtain within 6 months of hire certifications in: challenge course, archery, first aid/CPR/AED, mental health first aid, mandatory reporter training, and state pesticide license (Pool). Other certifications if needed (CDL)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Understanding of the Policies & Procedures of the Camp and ability to implement them.
• Ability to be organized, efficient, time & detail oriented and confidential
• Computer Knowledge: Office Suite, Windows 10/11, Google Suite & Camp Software (currently CampBrain), or ability and willingness to learn
• General knowledge of office duties and equipment i.e.: phones, emails, laminator, etc.

Work Environment:
• Full time some weekends. Schedule dependent on needs.
• Primarily office environment, with outdoor exposure year round
• Business casual, appropriate attire for setting

$25k - $35k, negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience

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



Updated: 9/20/2022 1:20:46 PM

Job Contact:
Josh Boyd
(814) 422-8878

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Why work at Krislund Camp and Retreat Center:

Krislund is a vibrant year-round Christ centered ministry that touches the lives of children and adults, enabling each to meet or enhance their relationship to Jesus Christ. Krislund's goal is to provide facilities and hospitality as well as leadership for summer youth programs and fall and winter retreat groups. The goal stems from the faith-based desire to assist young people as they grow spiritually and mature in self-awareness and leadership skills. Further, as Krislund staff host and/or lead weekend and mid-week retreats, they strive to reflect Christian values of acceptance, hospitality, and generosity. Situated on 860 acres of mountain land and rolling hills, Krislund began in 1963 as a ministry to provide summer outdoor and adventure camping experiences. Krislund has built upon this foundation so that in 2017 the ministry reached over 1600 youngsters in summer resident overnight camps, resident day camps, travel day camps and community camps. Krislund has many partners including churches, community leaders and specialists such as environmental advocates and skilled hobbyists. Krislund has developed premier adventure courses and lodging facilities to welcome over 125 groups comprising nearly 2,800 persons for retreats and programs Campers and retreat groups come from throughout the region as far south as the Maryland border and north to the New York border. Capacity for summer activities is in excess of 300 with winterized (AC/Heat) lodging for 190 persons. Lodging types range from very clean rustic cabins which include private baths, two double beds, and heat/AC, to medium sized and larger lodges. With a committed board of Directors, skilled staff and a large contingent of volunteers, Krislund is poised to grow into a future with great expectation

189 Krislund Dr.
    Madisonburg, PA 16852

(814) 422-8878

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