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Leadership * Adventure * Service * Training
Full Time Seasonal
Starting Mid-May, 2019 through mid-August, 2019

Looking for a rewarding summer job working in a Christian Camp ministry?
Alliance Redwoods is looking for people who are interested in impacting lives for Christ by providing "Service as Tall as Our Trees". As L.A.S.T. Crew team members, you will serve our guests' needs by guiding summer activities/challenge courses and working in Guest Services, Facilities, Accommodations and Food Service departments as necessary. Training and activities will provide a well-rounded overview of what it's like to work at camp and the opportunity to work in multiple departments.

Our goal for the summer staff role is to “build up leaders by encountering Christ and community, facilitated through leadership, adventure and service development”.



Grow as a biblical leader and to be effective for Christ.
• Leadership courses
• Team Building experiences
• Staff led devotions and small group Bible studies

Jesus taught and lived in a small community. He built up his disciples to be leaders after he was gone. Christ charges us with the same mission. (Matthew 28:18-20)


Outdoor adventure is a great way to experience God’s creation.
• Facilitation of Activities for groups - High Ropes, Challenge Courses, Paint Ball, Archery, Life-guarding, etc.
• Backpacking, Kayaking, and Rock Climbing Trips (for staff only)
• Day trips to the Beach, Armstrong Woods, and San Francisco (for staff only)

Jesus taught his disciples while on the move. He brought them out in nature and out of their “Comfort Zone” to grow them spiritually. At Alliance, we see the value of doing that same thing. (Math 4:19-20)


Learn more about hospitality through the service of a camp/conference ground.
• Kitchen – dish washing, serving and cleaning of dining room
• Accommodations – cleaning lodging, restrooms, and meeting room setup
• Housekeeping – Cleaning lodging on “Turn” days
• Maintenance – Grounds keeping, painting, and trail maintenance

We can learn a lot by emulating Christ and how he served. (John 13:12-17)


• Training in all department areas will be provided
• Christian Outdoor Leadership training courses
• Learn skills necessary to facilitate groups in team-building, challenge course activities, and various other outdoor activities
• Learn how to build Godly community

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Employee must be/have:
• Born-again Christian with a Biblical lifestyle and an interest in maturing in his/her faith
• Demonstrated people skills
• A team player with a servant's attitude
• Self-disciplined and reliable
• Unwavering commitment to safety
• Ability to handle crisis events and work under authority
• Teaching or facilitating experience
• Physically fit to meet the demands of hiking the trails and facilitating the various challenge courses
• Communication skills including phone etiquette and basic computer skills

Education / Experience
• Be at least a rising high school senior or currently enrolled in a university program
• Lifeguard certified/CPR/AED preferred
• Outdoor leadership experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits
• Salaried
• Onsite Housing and Meals
• Fun Work Environment!
• Training is provided

Additional desired qualifications:
EMT, Wilderness First Aid Responder, canoe/kayaking instructor, Ropes Course Certification, climbing experience

For more information please contact:
Tina Karns
(707) 604-7813
Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds
Human Resources Department
6250 Bohemian Highway
Occidental, CA 95465

Please visit our website for our online application.

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



Updated: 12/28/2018 6:48:36 PM

Job Contact:
Tina Karns
(707) 874-3507

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Why work at Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds:

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a year round Christian camp and conference center that serves over 45,000 people annually. Come be part of an energetic team making "Making the Creator known through His Creation". We are a fun and dynamically growing Christian hospitality organization located in the spectacular Northern California coastal redwoods just one and a half hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area. Opportunities include: Canopy Tour Guide (zipline), Camp Programming, Outdoor Education, Food Services, Guest Services, Gift Shop, Maintenance, Business and Finance and Sales and Marketing. We provide both full and part time positions.

6250 Bohemian Highway
    Occidental, CA 95465-9107

(707) 874-3507

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