Procter Center, a 1200-acre camp and conference center in London, OH (near Columbus, in the Diocese of Southern Ohio) seeks a full-time General Manager to serve beginning in April, 2014. Procter Center provides programings and hositality to the Diocese, the region, and the wider Church, as well as servig as the location for Diocesan Youth Summer Camping program. Salary range: $45-50K; attractive onsite housing and health insurance are provided.
Executive Director – Valle Crucis Conference Center, Valle Crucis, NC (Diocese of Western North Carolina)
The Valle Crucis Conference Center located in Valle Crucis, North Carolina is starting its search for a new Executive Director.
Tom Eshelman, the present director, has served for 18 years and will retire in December 2014. Please see the job profile and application form and help us spread the word about this wonderful available position.
If you have any question please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at The Valle Crucis Conference Center c/o Tom Eshelman PO Box 654, Valle Crucis, NC 28691.
The Episcopal Diocese of Washington is now accepting applications for two open Camp Director positions for the summer 2014 season. Applications will be accepted through January 1, 2014, and it is our hope that these positions will be filled during the first weeks of January.
A director of an EDOW summer camp has several main responsibilities. The director oversees the staff for his or her camp, which includes reviewing applications, conducting interviews, and contacting references during the hiring and orientation process. The director also provides direction and oversight in the planning of the camp program and schedule and leads the staff through the summer. S/he is responsible for communicating with camper parents during the summer months. The camp director also plays a spiritual role in the life of the camp; s/he is responsible for understanding the spiritual and formational goals of their camp program and integrating Christian formation. The camp director is called to pay close attention to the spiritual life of the camp as a whole, and the Christian formation of the staff in particular, working in conjunction with the Director of EDOW Camps, the staff chaplain, and the session chaplains.
The work of a camp director begins well before camp actually begins. Under the guidance of the Director of EDOW Camps, s/he helps plan and prepare for camp as early as January. Directors are expected to maintain open lines of communication – both through phone calls as well as via email – with the Director of EDOW camps and the other Camp Directors as hiring and pre- camp planning is conducted. Each director works in collaboration with the other camp directors, the Diocese of Washington, and the Lions Camp Merrick staff in order to ensure that the mission and goals of EDOW Camps are accomplished. All Camp Directors are expected to be at Lions Camp Merrick, MD for the entire length of staff training as well as each camp session.
For the summer of 2014, there are two camps that currently seek a new director: See detailed descriptions here. This position reports directly to the Director of EDOW Camps. Previous history with EDOW Camps is not required, although history with summer camp in general is preferred.
General Camp Director Job Requirements:
A successful candidate is willing to live in an outdoor setting and must have the ability to provide leadership to young adults, youth and children as well as the ability to create an atmosphere that is positive and healthy. Sound problem solving techniques, communication and leadership skills, and management/supervisory experience is desired. Must be willing to work long and irregular hours and live in residence with other staff members.
Must have certification in First Aid, CPR and Safe Church or be willing to attain before camp training dates. Must be able to attend all required camp dates (see below) and live at Lions Camp Merrick for the duration of the camp season. Must be able to physically participate and lead all camp-related activities and programs (including hikes, canoeing, overnight camping, field games, etc.).
All applicants will be subject to Sex Offender and Criminal Background checks prior to hire. Minimum Age: 25 years old
Camp-Specific Job Descriptions:
- Junior Camp:
- Director must attend director’s retreat, Feb 15-16 in Washington, DC. Expected to be on-site at Lions Camp Merrick from July 18-July 25 and August 2.
- Junior Camp is a camp that is open to rising 4th -6th graders. The director of this camp provides management to a staff, including Program Director, Session Chaplin, counselors and several other volunteer positions. S/he must have outdoor skills and camping experience, including planning and leading programs/groups.
- Middle Camp:
- Director must attend director’s retreat, Feb 15-16 in Washington, DC and be at Lions Camp Merrick for training (July 18-20) and all camp dates (July 26- August 2).
- Middle Camp is a camp that is open to rising 7th -9th graders. The director of this camp provides management to a staff, including Program Director, Session Chaplain, counselors and several other volunteer positions. Experience in camping, programming, planning and the outdoors is a plus.
Thank you for your interest. Please complete the application and return with a current resume to:
Iman Green, Director of EDOW Camps
Episcopal Church House/Mount St. Alban
Washington, DC 20016
All applications should be received by January 1, 2014 – no late applications will be considered. An in-person interview and background check will be required of all finalists.
Virginia’s Best Camp Seeking Summer Camp Director
Salary Range: $11,000 - $12,000
Start Date: February 1, 2014
End Date: August 15, 2014
Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is pleased to announce that we are hiring for our 2014 Summer Camp Director. The Summer Camp Director leads a staff of 45 individuals whose primary responsibilities are to supervise campers and introduce children to the love of Jesus Christ through various camp activities. S/he oversees the operation of the summer camp program at Chanco on the James. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living at camp is required during the season.
- Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience
- Working knowledge and/or experience as Assistant Director, Program Director, or senior leadership role at a summer camp.
- Familiarity with ACA standards and accreditation process
Interested participants should submit a resume and cover letter to Gareth Kalfas at email@example.com. Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626).
Affiliated with the Episcopal Church since 1928, Kanuga Conferences is situated on 1,400 mountain acres near Hendersonville, North Carolina, with scenic Kanuga Lake at its center. We welcome more than 25,000 guests annually to the year-round conference center, Camp Kanuga, Camp Bob and the Mountain Trail Outdoor School. Kanuga Conferences provides a varied selection of programs: Camp Kanuga, a traditional residential co-ed summer camp for ages 7-15; Kanuga Trailblazers, backpacking and canoeing expeditions for 15- and 16-year-olds; Mountain Trail Outdoor School, residential environmental and adventure-based program for public and private schools, also offering team and confidence building sessions for adult groups; Camp Bob, an outreach program that provides free summer camp sessions to ages 8-15 by partnering with sponsors and volunteers from 18 cities in seven states; Conferences, spiritual and educational, sponsored directly by Kanuga, held in virtually every month; Guest Periods, when families, couples and singles gather for a shared time of Christian community, playing, studying and worshiping together. Kanuga is also available for rent as a meeting facility January through late May, a few weekends in June and from September through December. Church groups, nonprofits and businesses are all welcome to enjoy our hospitality, inviting lodging and meeting facilities, a measure of privacy and freedom from distractions. See more at: www.kanuga.org.
Kanuga's Human Resources Manager will provide leadership in the design and implementation of workforce planning, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, risk management and legal compliance.
- Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of Human Resources experience, or
- Master's degree in Human Resources Management and 2 years of experience in the HR field, or
- Any similar combination of education and experience
- PHR/SPHR certification preferred
To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume and Kanuga application for employment (please see http://www.kanuga.org/images/uploads/general/job_application.pdf) to