Job Openings

Are you looking for a paid summer job that is guaranteed to grow you as a person, be the time of your life, and look awesome on a resume? At Camp Aldersgate, you’ll discover more than just a summer job. We offer great summer opportunities for outstanding Christian men and women.

If you are pursuing a career working with children, working at camp is quite possibly the best summer job you could ever put on a resume! All majors can benefit from working a summer at camp. Camp teaches you skills which  translate to all industries.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We would like to have you on our staff if you want to help us meet our Mission:

Help People Experience and Share the Love of Jesus Christ

We do this within the boundaries of our Core Values:

  1. Safety First, Spiritual, Emotional and Physical
  2. Respect, for People, Camp and Creation
  3. Commitment, to Christian Spiritual Birth, Growth and Renewal
  4. Friendships, New and Stronger
  5. Have Fun

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR STAFF:

  1. When available below; submit an online application.
  2. If your application qualifies for one of our open positions, we will contact you to set up a personal interview.  We would love it if you could make it out to camp for the interview, but if you can’t do that, don’t let that stop you from applying. We can make other arrangements if need be.
  3. Submit 3 references after the interview.
  4. Get hired and make a difference in the world by being important in the life of a child.

QUALITIES WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for individuals to join us in this adventure who:

  • Are 18 or older by June 1st. Except for Kitchen Assistants, must be 16 and have reliable transportation.
  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a desire to share it with others.  Including Kitchen Assistants.
  • Enjoy working with children and being in the outdoors.
  • Detest and agree to abstain from gossip at all cost. (We are so serious about this, it’s the first thing on very short list called “Get Fired For These Things”. This one includes everyone. Gossip messes up Christian community and we will not work with people who gossip.)
  • Like to have fun…seriously.
  • Can attend the entirety of staff training. (varies depending on position. we will talk about this during the interview, or when you call or email us to ask)

2018 Summer Staff Dates

  • Staff Training begins on May 27th, 2018 (2 weeks of training with Friday Evenings-Sunday at Noon off)
  • 8.5 weeks of camp with Friday Evenings to Sunday at Noon off and a hour off every day
    • (Most staff will be given 1 week off during this time-a great time to schedule family vacations or college visits-ask for details during interview)
    • All staff will be required to work a half day on either Saturday June 30th, 2018 or Saturday, July 7th, 2018)
  • Ending Date= Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
  • Working the entire summer is expected; some exceptions are made for school-related activities and important life or family-events. Don’t discount a summer of ministry because you can’t work for one week. All requests for time off must be submitted to the Camp Director at least 3 weeks in advance.

 

POSITIONS WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL

 

RESIDENT POSITIONS
(You must live at camp Sunday through Friday)

Camp Counselor (Female Positions are open, Male Positions are open)

Counselors lead campers through the entire camp experience by supervising them, leading certain activities, facilitating daily spiritual development by leading Bible studies, morning watch, and teachable moments, and more! This is not an entry level easy position.  We are looking for people with real experience leading kids and youth. (Sunday School Leader, Baby Sitting/Nannying, VBS, Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching, Day Care, etc are some examples of real experience working with kids)
Salary: $210/week + Room and Board (+$10/week every year you return)

Program Coordinator (Female Positions are open, Male Positions are open)

This position can be an entry level position. No experience required.  You will coordinate the behind the scenes magic for a few groups of campers.  You provide direct support to counselors by ensuring they are stocked with the supplies they need for each activity, sometimes leading activities yourself. Assist with other tasks such as dish washing, setting up for events, and other duties as assigned. You attend a daily program staff meeting to coordinate with the other Program Coordinators and Program Supervisors to keep everything running smooth.
Salary: $190/week + Room and Board (+$10/week every year you return)

Program Supervisor (Position is open)

This is a supervisory position.  Our Program Supervisor supervises Program Coordinators and is responsible for scheduling, organizing of behind the scenes program details, and assisting with leading staff training. Complete weekly written evaluations of each member of your team. Experience required in either supervising others or Camp Counseling or Programing.
Salary: $230/week + Room and Board (+$10/week every year you return)

Counselor Supervisor (Position is open)

This is a supervisory position.  Our Counselor Supervisor supervises Counselors and assist in leading staff training, coach counselors in skills like behavior management, homesickness techniques, camper bonding, and more. (Experience in these areas a plus). Complete weekly written evaluations of each member of your team. Experience required in either supervising others or Camp Counseling.
Salary: $230/week + Room and Board (+$10/week every year you return)

Health Director (Position is open)

This position dispenses all medications, keeps records of all medications and incidents up to date, deals with the majority of first aid and illness issues that may come up during camp. Must have major organizational skills and love details.  All of this happens under the daily supervision of our Visiting RN. This is a great positions for someone pursuing a degree in the medical field.
Salary: $230/week + Room and Board (+$10/week every year you return)

Waterfront Director (Position is open)

This position supervises all aquatic activities and staff. This is not a dedicated full time position, rather a position that can be added to any other position other than Camp Counseling. The primary duty is ensure safety of the Waterfront.  Provide inservice training to lifeguards.  Keep waterfront clean and organized.  Keep all waterfront equipment and boats in a clean, maintained and ready condition. Must have experience as a lifeguard.  Preferred aquatics management experience.

 

 

COMMUTER POSITIONS
(These positions usually do not include housing for the summer.)

Cooks (AM and/or PM) (Position is open)

Work to deliver our handmade menu. We DO NOT USE preprocessed frozen food. Supervise Kitchen Assistants.
Hourly Rate: $12/hr

Kitchen Assistant (AM and/or PM) ((Position is open)

Help the cooks prepare handmade meals.  Wash dishes,  Assist in other kitchen duties.
Hourly Rate: $9/hr

Visiting RN (Position is open)

Visit camp at least a half hour each day to check in and oversee our Health Director’s work. Review logs, give second opinions, be on call for questions/support. Assist with camper check in on Sunday afternoons
Salary: Negotiable

 

 

APPLY ONLINE! 

If you have questions, give us a call or drop us an email on our Contact Us page

 

 

 

 
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