Program Staff / On Call

Pottsboro, TX
Type: Lay
Posted Aug 3, 2018
Job Title
Program Staff / On Call
Name of church or organization
All Saints Camp and Conference Center
Job Location
Pottsboro, TX
Job Description
Job Description
Job Title: On-Call Program Staff
Reports To: Executive Director, Program Director or their designee
Employee Category: II
Salary Range:
$16,500 – $22,400

Additional Compensation: Housing, Food (when a group is on camp), Medical Insurance, Dental and

Vision Insurance, Training for certifications needed by the camp, 10% Retirement benefit

Mission statement for the Christian Formation programs:
“Sharing the glory of God in creation and the love of Christ in word and deed.”
Camp All Saints is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. Reflecting the basic principles of the Christian Faith, Camp All Saints provides quality programs and facilities that promote positive character development. All persons in the employ of the camp are expected to be familiar with and supportive of the basic polity and practice of The Episcopal Church.

Mission for our Environmental Education program:
“To promote environmental stewardship, personal growth, and academic excellence through the integration of a solid core curriculum and challenging team building activities.”

Through our Journey on Lake Texoma (JOLT) program we provide safe, clean, fun classes and
adventures that promote environmental stewardship and personal growth for guests of Camp All Saints. We also provide and nurture a learning center atmosphere, where ideas are exchanged and
student/teacher relationships, both secular and theological, are facilitated and respected.

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:
On-Call Program staff share the responsibility of serving as the primary persons immediately available to our guests during the year. As part of a larger program team it is understood that “On-Call” staff work collaboratively with each other and staff in different departments to meet the needs of our guests.

This is a dynamic position for individuals seeking to develop skills in ministry formation, education, and
human services in a camp setting. This position is ideal for a college graduate or person pursuing a degree/career with an emphasis in:
• Christian Formation
• Environmental Studies
• Education
• Adventure Programming
• Outdoor Environmental Education
• Guest Services & Marketing

Expectations:
• To serve as a role model and leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas summer programs.
• To assist with summer staff development.
• To serve schools as a presenter of Outdoor Education for students K-12, but primarily the 5th grade, a program known as Journey on Lake Texoma or “JOLT”
• To be responsible to receive groups using the camp as renters and help them utilize the camp’s resources on a year-round basis.
• To serve as a facilitator in Adventure Activities for the duration of the year for our user groups.
These include: Waterfront, Challenge Course (Low and High Ropes), Archery, Survival Skills,
Hiking, and Mountain Biking.

• To live on the camp site in order to be close to those whom you are serving.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Summer Camp:
1. Assist with the development of Camp All Saints summer program including program design, Christian formation, and supervision and evaluation of summer counseling staff.
a. Lead small staff groups during training and continue to support your staff group
throughout the summer.
b. Train staff in adventure program areas.
c. Check in with cabin groups in the evening and assist with discipline issues with campers.
Willingness to call parents when needed to help with campers.

Journey on Lake Texoma: (JOLT Program)
1. Supervise groups of up to 30 children in camp activities, and implement positive behavioral management when necessary.
2. Develop lesson plans and activities related to learning objectives of the camp.
3. Teach and lead science classes aligned with Texas TEKS.
4. Teach and lead adventure-based activities.

Retreat Host:
1. Serve as host to Camp All Saints guests, providing hospitality services.
a. Be attentive to group needs.
b. Check-in with guests at meals.
c. Handle checks, group counts, looking after the condition of camp both before and after
a group uses the camp.

General Duties:
1. Provide overnight on-call service to guest groups.
2. Safely operate All Saints vehicles including golf carts, off-road service vehicles, and water craft.
3. Assist other departments when needed.
a. Clean cabins and facilities
b. Make beds
c. Assist the camp maintenance staff with the upkeep of camp property and facilities. (This
is usually done when we have no groups in camp)
4. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Additionally, candidates are expected to have the following capabilities:
• Ability to read customers
• Ability to handle surprises
• Ability to change when needs arise and to be flexible
• Initiative to assist without being asked
• Clear Communication skills (on the phone, in person, and digitally)
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum two years college education or related work experience. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and one or more years of experience in a professional camping organization preferred. Current certifications in CPR, First Aid, AED, Lifeguarding, and Level 1 Challenge Course Practitioner, Food Handlers Permit, and Safe Church training, or willing to obtain. Have a class C driver’s license or ability to obtain.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to communicate effectively and respond to common inquiries from guests, regulatory agencies, or members of the staff. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Speaking Spanish is a plus.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Must be able to work in temperature extremes over 100 degrees and under 32 degrees. Must be able to walk/hike up to five miles over rocky terrain. Must be able to stand and walk for up to eight hours a day. Position requires bending, reaching, squatting, standing, sitting, climbing, walking, repetitive motions, good visual acuity, and good speaking skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job, work schedule, and/or to require that other different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workloads, rush jobs, or technological developments). Further employment privileges and responsibilities are found in the policy and procedures manual provided each employee.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
There is an online staff application that can be found at: http://campallsaints.com/aboutus/employment.html
Application Deadline
10/31/2018
Link to the job posting or application
campallsaints.com/aboutus/employment.html
Website
campallsaints.com