Thursday
May152014

Lay Missioner -- Free Church of St. John, Philadelphia, PA (Diocese of Pennsylvania)

The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania is seeking an individual to serve as Lay Missioner at the Free Church of St. John (FCSJ) in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.  The FCSJ is an Episcopal mission parish dedicated to living out the principals and practices of the Episcopal tradition in Kensington.  The Lay Missioner will work with the Mission Committee, parish members, and the local community to provide programming and resources to the diverse neighborhood surrounding the church. 

This is a full-time position.  The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary. 

For more information or to apply, visit: www.diopayouth.org/jobs.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, with the hope that this position will begin at the start of June.

Tuesday
May062014

Program Director -- Camp Mokule‘ia, Waialua, HI (Diocese of Hawaii)

Position Purpose: To further the mission of the Camp Mokule‘ia through a) delivery and supervision of program activities and events, and b) develop a road map for developing Camp Mokule‘ia’s full programming capacity through research, analysis, marketing plan and implementation.

Qualifications: (Minimum Qualifications and Experience)

  • Administrative experience
  • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities
  • Training and experience in teaching program to adults and children.
  • Experience in grant assessment and writing
  • Willingness to learn and grow in an entrepreneurial environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.

Compensation: Salary in the range of $40,000/year (pro-rated) plus very competitive benefits package offered by our co-employer Altres, Inc.

For Further information and complete job description contact:

Rev. David Baumgart Turner – Executive Director, Camp Mokule‘ia
Email: kahubt@gmail.com

Send (or email) Resume and Letter of Intent by May 16, 2014 to:

Rev. David Baumgart Turner
Camp Mokule‘ia
68-729 Farrington Highway
Waialua, HI 96791

Wednesday
Apr022014

Facilities Director – Camp Chicagami, Presque Isle, MI (Diocese of Eastern Michigan)

Camp Chickagami is seeking an organized, skilled and detail-oriented person to manage and maintain its facility; oversee on site volunteers, and hospitality management of the Camp’s user groups. Candidates should be willing to work flexible hours, have a proven history of good interpersonal skills, and be hands on and proficient in basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and landscape maintenance. Read complete job description here.

Start date: Mid-May 2014

Interested applicants should contact Mike English at 480-258-7376 or menglish@speednetllc.com

Tuesday
Mar182014

Housekeeper – Camp DeWolfe, Wading River, NY (Diocese of Long Island)

Camp DeWolfe is hiring for a part-time housekeeping position.

Job Purpose: The Housekeeper supports the Program Director in preparation and cleanliness of lodging and accommodations for the Retreat Season and Summer Camp Season, all according to guidelines by the Department of Health and ACA for Retreats and Meetings during the Off-Season. The Housekeeper serves in hospitality and housekeeping duties to ensure clean and fully supplied Retreat Lodging.

Duties:

  • Reports to Program Director.
  • Set a good example for guests and others including appropriate language and dress, personality cleanliness, punctuality, the sharing of clean-up and other chores, compliance with the ban of use of tobacco products, alcohol and drugs, and display of good sportsmanship and proper table manners.
  • Follow Safe Church guidelines and polices.
  • Ensure retreat housing is clean and prepared for guests following the previous group’s departure.
  • Upon guests’ and groups’ departure, clean each cabin, shower-house, lodge and meeting space used by a retreat group.
  • Tasks for cabins and lodges include: removing garbage, replacing garbage bag liners, sweeping floors, vacuuming floors, dusting, cleaning counters, cleaning bathrooms (toilet, sink, showers).
  • Tasks for meeting spaces include: removing garbage, replacing garbage bag liners, sweeping floors, vacuuming or mopping floors, cleaning counters, cleaning bathrooms (toilet, sink, showers).
  • Removing any used linens and starting a wash in the laundry facilities.
  • Making new beds for the Benson House and Cabins – as needed.
  • Replaces paper towel rolls and toilet rolls as needed.
  • Removes any lost and found items and leave in Benson House Porch.
  • Re-stock retreat housing as according to the housekeeping checklist in each building.
  • Completes re-order supply list at the end of each weekend and leave for the Program Director to re-order materials.
  • Any additional duties or tasks, going above and beyond to make sure campers and guests have a safe, clean and positive experience at Camp DeWolfe

Applications can be sent to: mtees@campdewolfe.org, and include cover letter and resume with references.

Read complete job description here.

Tuesday
Mar182014

Program Coordinator – Camp DeWolfe, Wading River, NY (Diocese of Long Island)

Camp DeWolfe is hiring a full-time, year-round program coordinator.

Job Purpose: Create a safe, inspiring and wholesome summer camp program for youth and young adults that conveys the inclusive love and acceptance of God for all people and Christian values as expressed in the Episcopal tradition. Plan, direct, implement and supervise the Adventure Challenge, Waterfront and Summer Camp Programs. Coordinate, design and facilitates year-round retreat and hospitality ministry for all guests.

Job Duties:

  • Reports to Executive Director.
  • Assist Executive Director in developing the summer program including plan for supervising college staff.
  • Assist the Executive Director in hiring of the program staff.
  • Attend Board meetings and prepare necessary program reports as needed.
  • Create and distribute brochures and marketing materials for summer camp and retreat ministries.
  • Ensure all manuals and procedures are up to date with State regulations.
  • Administration duties including mail collecting, answering phone, writing thank you letters, filing, monthly camper mailings and seasonal donor/alumni mailings.
  • Register retreat groups and campers using Camp Brain software.
  • Work with Food Service Manager to coordinate meals and food service bookings.
  • Coordinate evaluations of groups, campers, parents and staff.
  • Update the Camp website, blog, social media and e-newsletters.
  • Coordinate the Scholarship procedures and applications with Executive Director.
  • Coordinate volunteer projects and Service Saturdays.
  • Develop and manage all programs in the retreat season.
  • Facilitate and develop use of the camp by outside groups throughout the year.
  • Facilitate housekeeping projects and duties with part time staff.
  • Coordinate the Challenge Course program – inspections, equipment, set-up, safety checks, records, rules, evaluations, policies and trainings.
  • Coordinate the Waterfront Program – inspections, equipment, set-up, safety checks, records, rules, evaluations, policies and trainings.
  • Develop and manage all programs of the Summer Camp Program and implement the schedule and leadership for all program activities and registrations. Develop a daily and weekly schedule including the special activities of the camp. Responsible for the day to day functioning of program activities.
  • Work with chaplains and other staff in Christian Formation program.
  • Responsible for ordering and administration of camp and retreat supplies for all programs.
  • Insure ongoing support and supervision for all program staff and campers, meeting with the counselors as a group daily and individually as needed. Coordinate and supervise counselors and activity staff including waterfront staff.
  • Develop, implement and support the staff in a staff training program. Training, equipping and supervising summer staff, ensuring that Safe Church and ACA guidelines are met. Offer appropriate guidance to counselors and campers with regard to compliance with camp policies, rules and procedures.
  • Teach the camp rules to each new session of campers and help enforce them.
  • In keeping with the Community Covenant Policies, the Program Director is expected to lead and maintain a positive, safe, nurturing environment, free of bullying and free of all inappropriate physical contact. They must report all unsafe situations and events as well as all interventions to the Executive Director.
  • Act as a role model in all areas, and in particular, help to foster Christian community.
  • Mediate inter-personal difficulties between counselors and campers.
  • Guide the counselors with their cabin groups and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activity and help each camper adjust and grow in the daily living with campers and camp life. Recognize and respond appropriately to inter-personal problems within the staff group.
  • Set a good example for all staff and campers and others including appropriate language and dress, punctuality, the sharing of clean-up and other chores, compliance with the ban of use of tobacco products, alcohol and drugs, and display of good sportsmanship and proper table manners.
  • Encourage a positive spirit within the counselor team and cabin groups and participate along with their staff in group events and program activities, as appropriate, and in singing camp songs.
  • Encourage respect for all other persons, the personal property of others, all camp property, equipment and facilities. Promote good public relations with campers’ parents and visitors.
  • As a leader of a Christian community, participate with enthusiasm in chapel, grace and other group worship. Lead campers/counselors in nightly devotions held in the cabins. Participate and lead weekly prayer groups for staff members.
  • Visit parishes, schools and working collaboratively with the Director of Youth and Young Adult Formation order to develop and implement programming for Youth and Young Adults across the Diocese of Long Island.
  • Any additional duties or tasks, going above and beyond to make sure campers, retreat guests and staff have a safe and positive experience at Camp DeWolfe.

Applications can be sent to: mtees@campdewolfe.org

Read the complete job description here.