Sunday
Apr152018

Spiritual Life Coordinator -- Incarnation Camp & Conference Center (Ivoryton, CT)

Incarnation Center is a camp and conference center located in Connecticut’s shoreline region (about 2 hours from NYC and Boston). Established in 1886 by the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Incarnation Camp is the longest running co-ed summer camp in the US. Today Incarnation is home to a variety of summer and year-round programs, including: overnight summer camps, day summer camps, a nature center, a retreat center, ropes course, working farm, after-school programs and community-oriented outdoor skills workshops.

Mission: Individual growth, discovery of life and renewal of faith are at the heart of Incarnation Center, a ministry of the Episcopal Church. We welcome all to our conference, retreat, camp and nature center programs and facilities in a beautiful environment where people, ideas and spirit flourish. Incarnation Camp seeks a Spiritual Life Coordinator to join our team for the summer of 2018.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Working with the Center’s Chaplain to coordinate spiritual life for the Camp’s various programs
  • Working with camper units to organize camper-led chapel for Sunday evenings
  • Pastoral care for campers and camp staff as needed
  • Organizing spiritual care for summer camp staff
  • Other responsibilities/ learning opportunities as identified in learning agreement

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for working with and teaching children and young adults in the outdoors
  • Experience teaching Religious Education in a diverse setting
  • Willingness to be open to other people’s beliefs and worshipping styles
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, willingness to act goofy, patience and adaptability
  • Experience working in a summer camp setting a plus!
  • General comfort level working/ camping outdoors
  • Currently enrolled in an M.Div. program (or similar/ recent graduate/ discerning seminary)
  • Passion for camping, outdoor ministry and working with youth

BENEFITS:

  • Summer stipend
  • Paid Training (CPR, Wilderness First Aid, Life guard)
  • Room and board provided
  • Access to 740 acres of property and mile-long, private lake
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting environment with staff from all over the world

Dates: June 18- August 18, 2018 (approx.). Please submit resume and letter of interest to Dana: dstivers@incarnationcenter.org. Questions? Call Dana, (860) 767-0848 ext. 106.

Friday
Apr062018

Summer Openings at Kanuga (Hendersonville, NC)

Various positions are open this summer at Kanuga. See employment page for details: https://www.kanuga.org/about/employment/

Saturday
Mar032018

Wilderness Trip Leaders -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles)

Camp Stevens is seeking two seasoned wilderness trip leaders to lead three sea kayaking trips on Catalina Island, one rock climbing trip and one varied backcountry trip in the backcountry of San Diego county, from the sand to the sea.

  • Responsible for all off-site camp program equipment and supplies, ordering, care of, use of and staff training in the use of all equipment, supplies, and specialized equipment.
  • Responsible for leading the off-site trips with 1-2 other leaders and a group of 10-12 teenagers.
  • Responsible for communicating with any parents or guardians regarding camper concerns, feedback, discipline, or behavioral contracts
  • Responsible for all wilderness program and emergency procedures. 
  • Housing & utilities when on site, food, accident and worker’s compensation insurance is provided.
  • Additional personnel policies are to be followed as stated in the Camp Stevens Staff Handbook.
  • The Wilderness Trip Leader needs to be physically fit and able to hike 10 miles at a time over rough terrain, carry loads of up to 50 pounds, provide safety for the climbing programs, feel comfortable at heights of up to 50 feet and have at least average eyesight and hearing.
  • Clean driving record to qualify for camp insurance to drive camp vehicles, and ability to obtain a commercial driver license in the state of California are required.
  • Must be 21+ years old, hold a current WFR certification, and have 3-5 years outdoor leadership experience in relevant areas.
  • Preferred qualifications: ACCT Level 2, lifeguard/open water rescue. Camp Stevens will support the incumbent in obtaining lifeguard certification and Commercial Driver License.

Send cover letter and resume to sierra@campstevens.org. Qualified applicants will be sent a full application.

Tuesday
Feb062018

Resident Summer Staff -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles)

Thank you for your interest in becoming a summer staff member at Camp Stevens! Camp Stevens is a 256-acre summer camp, outdoor education facility, and retreat center in the mountains of San Diego. We aim to inspire, challenge, and empower personal, social, and environmental transformation.

Summer Staff members are called to build intentional programming for campers rooted in the Camp Stevens mission statement and work with fellow staff to build an engaging and adventurous community at camp. Throughout the summer, each staff member will work with a pair of counselors to form a triad and lead an adventure group consisting of two cabins of campers. Adventure groups work together to build a strong and welcoming community while creatively designing intentional and personalized programming. Weeks in program will alternate with weeks working as support staff.

Staff members need to be physically fit and be able to hike several miles over rough terrain, carry loads of up to 50 pounds, provide safety for the rigorous ropes course programs, and have at least average eyesight and hearing. All summer staff members must be 18 years old to apply. The normal work week is 6 days per week (days off will be coordinated with supervisors).

To apply, follow this link and fill out this online application: https://goo.gl/forms/EMSmvvcVwZGYoqCz1, or contact programs@campstevens.org with any questions.

Monday
Jan082018

Male Head Counselor -- DaySpring, Parrish, FL (Diocese of Southwest Florida)

Job Description: Work with Female Head Counselor to mentor counselors and junior counselors to lead campers in fun, meaningful and formative experiences. Work with session chaplains and counselors to plan and implement chaplain's program and counselors' program each night. Provide orientation/training and daily check-in meetings with junior counselors. Ensure that counselors and junior counselors are engaging campers in safe and supervised activities at all times.

Job Qualifications: Must have completed at least two years of higher education and two summers as a counselor in a summer camp

Apply here. Questions can be sent to: grandall@episcopalswfl.org.