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Summer Camp Job - Timber Challenge Associate

Serves as a recreation (Timber Challenge) instructor for departmental program offerings, including, but not limited to: Zipline, High Ropes, the Tower, and Archery.

Description
Facilitate program offerings, with safety being forefront.
Participate in all scheduled training.
Assist in the upkeep of the recreation (Timber Challenge) activity areas.
Make suggestions, as needed, to the recreation (Timber Challenge) Lead, regarding the operation of the activity areas.
Help make campers, staff, and guests feel welcomed.
Teach and show Christ's love to fellow staff and campers, in word and in deed.
Attend all meetings, both departmental and camp-wide.
Be involved in other camp activities as planned by the Recreation and Ministry Departments, as the schedule allows, mainly after dinner hours.
Assist in various responsibilities in order to facilitate Sunday camper drop- off and Saturday camper pick-up. .
Fulfill temporary assignments to other duties, including Cabin Leader, as needed.

Qualifications

Spiritual
Is a professing Christian and is supportive of Timber-lee’s mission and core values as well as committed to the truths found in our Statement of Faith.
Commitment to a Christian lifestyle and demonstration of character in keeping with the biblical model.
Strives to demonstrate the Christian Lifestyle through thought, attitude, actions and behaviors that reflect a personal faith in Jesus Christ by exhibiting the fruits of the Spirit.
Exhibits a sincere love for the Lord and desires to see people come to know Him personally and grow in their faith.

Organizational
In agreement of, and supports, Timber-lee's Ministries philosophy and policies.
Demonstrates excellent work ethic and excels at providing quality guest experiences.
Has excellent communication skills and the ability to teach or lead others.
Understands and exhibits behaviors and skills needed to function and be accountable in a team environment.
Passion for people, learning new things, and a sense of adventure.

Positional
Chosen candidate required to live on-grounds in shared dorm style units (non-married).
Is able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
Capable of reaching and touching items at a height of 84” off the ground.
Comfortable or demonstrated capability to work at various heights with attached protective gear (55ft or lower) above the ground.
Individuals in these positions must maintain a weight below a maximum climber’s weight of 265lbs.
Individuals must possess or be capable of possessing lifeguard certification within 60 days of position start and able to demonstrate ongoing proficiency as a swimmer and lifeguarding recertification.
Is able to physically traverse the multi-terrain grounds in all seasons, and work in outdoor environments in all seasons of the year.
College degree preferable.
Must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid drivers license.
2 year contract with evaluation and potential for extension of contract.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire to be considered for this position.

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Ropes

 

 

Updated: 10/17/2023 12:04:00 PM

Job Contact:
Abby Hannula
(262) 642-7345

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Why work at Timber-lee:

Located in East Troy, Camp Timber-lee is a year-round operational camp with over 600 acres. We serve schools, churches, retreat groups and individuals with a multitude of activities! Our mission is to create engaging communities where each young person encounters Christ through a dynamic camp experience. Come join the team committed to this purpose!

N8705 Scout Road
    East Troy, WI 53120-1773

(262) 642-7345

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