Male Section Head, Camp Crossroads, Torrance, ON

Male Section Head, Camp Crossroads, Torrance, ON (Posted 03/26/22; Closing 05/09/22)

Male Section Head (17 week position May 9-September 3)

QUALITIES

  • Must be known for his Christian obedience and faith (i.e. Christ-like lifestyle)
  • Desires a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Desire for maturity in both personal & professional development
  • Open minded and can support the vision and direction of camp
  • Have a mentoring/shepherding nature
  • Passionate about seeing kids come to Christ
  • High energy and outgoing personality
  • Ability to respect and uphold the rules of camp
  • Desire to add creative flare to their area of responsibility with passion and ownership
  • Teachable and takes initiative
  • Has the heart of a servant leader
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Discerning attitude
  • Confident in front of large groups of people

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide mature leadership to Summer Staff and campers through role specific responsibilities and general Summer Team responsibilities

  • Mentor & coach cabin leaders in order to provide better camper care
    • Lead sessions with staff and volunteers each week regarding the foundations of cabin leading
    • Oversee cabin spiritual development
  • Promote a healthy cabin life experience through:
    • Leading the Sunday evening rotation game during Overnight camper weeks
    • Overseeing cabin time opportunities
    • Coordination of on-site group cookout evening
    • Camper curfew enforcement (a.k.a. Night guard)
    • Camper behaviour management/discipline
    • Creating disability-inclusive programming opportunities for campers
  • Mentor & coach Bridge Staff through:
    • Orientation and training sessions
    • Weekly one-on-one meetings
    • Working with Program Director (PD) to assign Bridge staff assignments
  • Co-emcee 1-2 weeks during Family Camps: give announcements; make meal times fun, etc.
  • Assist with staff training when required
  • Collaborate with other Summer Team members to lead the summer programs:
    • Work with PD to design and facilitate programs for PeeWee Camp (ages 6-8) over the May long weekend
    • Provide support (i.e. feedback and participation) to Special Events Coordinator for camp wide special events in both Overnight Camps (i.e. Special Events) and Family Camps (morning program activities and Café Night)
    • (May/June ) Assist in support roles (ie. maintenance, food service, janitorial) as necessary
    • Participate in Firesides (campfire songs, skits, etc.) with direction of PD
    • Participate in the chapel worship team if musically inclined
    • Lead at least two 5-10 minute devotionals during daily staff meetings
    • Lead a week of “Mini-Wheats” during Family Camp (biblical object lessons for children)
    • Plan and execute 8 Family Camp Chapel sessions for your assigned age group (Micro Saints (3-5 yr olds), Scampers (6-9 yr olds), Heroes (10-13 yr olds), Teens (14-17 yr olds)
    • Assist PD in managing staff lights out.
  • Adhere to all current Covid-19 safety protocols as outlined by Camp Management
  • Assist with enhanced cleaning protocols as required (eg. Program areas)
  • Work with PD to plan a Summer Staff community event before summer begins
  • Attend all staff meetings, chapel sessions and firesides
  • Keep yourself and others accountable to the camp policies & procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director
  • Reports to the Program Director

QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred age of 21 or older
Past experience leading cabin groups in a Christian camp
Past experience supervising a staff team
Experience dealing with behavioural management and conflict resolution
Sound foundation in their knowledge of Scripture
Basic First Aid & CPR


TO APPLY:
Visit https://www.campcrossroads.com/staff/ and click the “Apply Here” button to fill out our on-line staff application. You will receive a confirmation email with further instructions on submitting your references. Once we have received your references you will be contacted to set up an interview.
Contact the office if you have questions: info@campcrossroads.com or 705-762-3111.