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We’d love to have you share Christ with us! We value having faithful, reliable, fun and loving counselors and staff to invest in the lives of young people with us. Interested in joining our team? Click below for descriptions and applications for New Life Camp employment opportunities.

Current Full Time Staff Positions Available

Temp Staff Hiring and Event Coordinator

  • Duties Include:
    • Securing and Processing summer and temp staff hiring applications, interviews, and required background checks.
    • To recruit, coordinate, train and schedule the Receptionist Crew.
    • Assisting with check-in for various programs as assigned by the Director of Programs.
    • To communicate frequently with the various program leaders to identify their hiring needs and to refine the on-boarding process.
    • To stay fully aware of the latest legalities related to staff and temp staff contracting.
    • Contract processing for various programs such as Storm Athletics, LEARN Homeschool Programs and others as assigned, and in coordination with the Business Manager.
    • Assisting with last minute sick and absentee replacement for summer staff.
    • Coordinate the Camp LIT program (Leader in Training)
    • At a roughly 25% ratio of time investment, this role will be the primary Events Coordinator at New Life Camp. (“Events” in this case refers primarily to those events planned and coordinated for Development purposes and will as an example include events such as: campus festivals, 5K runs, Golf tournaments, assorted donor events, etc. Such events are “all hands on deck” and the Events Planner is empowered to direct and coordinate all full time staff participation in all such events.)
  • This is a full-time, fully exempt position.
  • Camp offers vacation/ leave benefits, a health plan, phone stipend, and retirement benefits after 1 year of employment.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • This position is also part of an overall camp team assisting in the execution of multiple camp programs.
  • Start date would be ASAP.
  • A strong and growing relationship with Christ, and the ability to disciple others.
  • Adept with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel.
  • Comfortable in a high pressure and fast paced environment
  • A highly organized, process-oriented thinker
  • Excellent people, communication and administrative skills
  • Computer aptitude to learn and use Campwise, the NLC CRM, efficiently
  • Experience with NLC life will be a plus but not required
  • A college degree in a related field (Human Resources, Psychology, Communications, Hospitality Services, etc.) would be a plus, but is not required.
  • Life as a full-time staffer at New Life Camp is often busy and often requires work on evenings or weekends rotationally.  Only those prepared for that reality should apply.
  • Compensatory time off is usually offered.   New Life Camp is an FLSA exempt faith-based non-profit.

Communications and Development Specialist

  • Duties Include:
    • Offer administrative and full range of support to the Communications Director/Department and camp.
    • Input and track financial gifts in Campwise.
    • Liaison with Business Manager and Development team to provide donor gratitude pipeline process.
    • Assist with newsletters and other camp communications as needed.
    • Develop, implement and maintain a social media strategy in conjunction with the Communications Team.
    • Help manage the Camp Store.
    • Liaison with the Media Design Specialist to assist with maintaining logos, design and web work.
    • Assist with necessary promotional work production and distribution as directed.
    • Help coordinate adequate signage around the physical camp.
    • Stay refreshed through continuing education in the field of marketing and communications.
    • Serve as the primary administrative assistant to the Executive Director and or the Director of Development when needed.
    • As a starred position to be available, and dotted line accountable to the Director of Summer Camp Programs and off-season programs for rotational extended hour, extended duty tasks.
  • This is a full-time, fully exempt position.
  • Camp offers vacation/ leave benefits, a health plan, phone stipend, and retirement benefits after 1 year of employment.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • This position is also part of an overall camp team assisting in the execution of multiple camp programs.
  • Start date would be ASAP.
  • A strong and growing relationship with Christ, and the ability to disciple others.
  • Adept aptitude for computer data management.
  • Communications basics such as Mailchimp software, a quick study on Adobe products and the camp CRM systems will be essential.
  • Adept with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with NLC life will be a plus but not required
  • A college degree is highly preferred, especially in relevant fields of study (Communications, Computer/Data Management, or any related field of study will be considered.)
  • Life as a full-time staffer at New Life Camp is often busy and often requires work on evenings or weekends rotationally.  Only those prepared for that reality should apply.
  • Compensatory time off is usually offered.   New Life Camp is an FLSA exempt faith-based non-profit.

Summer Camp Positions

  • The applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior
  • The counselor will be paired up with a co-counselor to lead 18-20 campers per week.
  • The counselor will love and accept every camper just as they are while walking with them towards God’s best for their lives through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • The counselor will be responsible for the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health of each camper.
  • The counselor will supervise their campers’ activities and know where they are at all times.
  • The counselor will enforce camp policies, procedures and rules.
  • The counselor will lead their campers in competing for Honor Cabin.
  • The counselor will mentor Counselors-In-Training.
  • The counselor will be expected to stay overnight.
  • The applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • The counselor will be paired up with a co-counselor to lead 18-20 campers per week.
  • The counselor will love and accept every camper just as they are, while walking with them towards God’s best for their lives through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • The counselor will be responsible for the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health of each camper.
  • The counselor will supervise their campers’ activities and know where they are at all times.
  • The counselor will enforce camp policies, procedures and rules.
  • The counselor will lead their campers in competing for Huddle of the Week.
  • The counselor will mentor Counselors-In-Training.
  • The counselor will be expected to arrive by 8:00am and leave at 6:00pm.
  • The applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • Some Program Staff will be assigned to Huddles and Cabins to specifically run their program.  Other Program Staff will be on a team with Program Staff in Training running program elements for all of camp.
  • The Program Staff will carry out the program (ex. Archery, Climbing Wall, Crafts…).
  • The Program Staff will serve the campers (ex. Special needs support, snack shack, setting tables…).
  • The Program Staff will clean the camp (ex. Mopping, washing dishes, taking out trash…).
  • The Program Staff will supervise camper activities.
  • The Program Staff will enforce camp policies, procedures, and rules.
  • The Program Staff will mentor Program Staff-In-Training.
  • The Program Staff will be expected to stay overnight.
  • Intern must be a high school graduate as of June 2021.
  • FAPs serve both Overnight Campers and Day Campers, and thus are required to spend the night.
  • The intern will receive training, communication and support all summer long from a certified nurse.
  • The intern will administer first aid to campers and staff.
  • The intern will administer medication.
  • The intern will process medical forms.
  • If accepted, the Lifeguard must have a current Lifeguard certification.
  • New Life Camp will cover the cost of Lifeguard Certification Training up to $200, to be reimbursed after the Lifeguard’s sixth week on duty.
  • Lifeguards will show proof of Lifeguard Certification before their first pool or lake duty.
  • Lifeguards will take part in training exercises and drills throughout the summer.
  • Lifeguards will supervise the pool or lake.
  • Lifeguards will enforce policies, procedures, and rules at the pool and lake.
  • Lifeguards will prevent accidents from happening.
  • Lifeguards will provide rescue and emergency care.
  • Primary lifeguards will work 20-40 hours per week, weather permitting.
  • Secondary lifeguards will work 10-20 hours per week, weather permitting.
  • Tertiary lifeguards will fill holes as needed.
  • This is a part time position. You would be one of several receptionists on a rotating team.
  • The position is based on 3 seasons: Winter/Spring, Summer, and Fall. Hours will vary during those seasons and will be arranged with the applicant’s schedule.
  • The applicant must have excellent people skills. Often, the Receptionist is the first and primary contact that families and vendors have with New Life Camp.
  • The applicant must be organized and productive. While Receptionists will be trained on the following, a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is beneficial.
  • Additional tasks:
    • Answering phones
    • Responding to emails
    • Customer services with visitors
    • Receiving and organizing packages
    • Signing campers in and out
    • Data entry
  • If you are interested in this position please click here to email us.
  • The application must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • An alternate is willing to be on call during the week indicated.
  • As being contacted to help during a certain week could occur with little notice, they are not obligated to fill any given position.
  • If they agree to fill a position, the salary for their time here would be dependent on:
    • Position held
    • Orientation sessions completed; Orientation sessions are not required for Alternates, but completing sessions increases pay rate.

Application Process

Timeline
  • November – Accepting all returning staff applications for whatever positions they would like to apply for.
  • November – Accepting new college-age applicants.
  • January – Accepting applications from High School Seniors
  • February – Accepting applications from ages 15 and over.

LEARN Positions

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate with expertise in the field of study they desire to teach.
  • Applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • Applicant will be interviewed for position.

Commitment

  • Teach in-person class for 1.5 hour a week for 32 weeks to homeschool students.
  • Classes will be held early September through early May.

Positions

We are primarily looking for instructors to teach the following classes:

  • Algebra 2
  • Geography
  • Speech and Debate

We have hired our instructors for the fall, but you are welcome to apply in case there is a new opening or you have interest for the spring.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate with expertise in the field of study they desire to teach.
  • Applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • Applicant will be interviewed for position.

Commitment

  • Teach in-person club for 1-1.25 hours per week for 10 weeks.
  • We have two separate semesters for the fall and spring:
    • Fall: mid-September to mid-November
    • Spring: mid-January to end of March
  • Teaching both semesters is not required but encouraged.

Qualifications

  • The applicant must be at least 15 years old before the start of the semester.
  • Applicant must know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
  • Applicant will be interviewed for position.

Commitment

  • Oversee and assist children with activities for 4 hours in the morning and/or 2.5 hours in the afternoon.
  • Some activities meet for 10 weeks per semester, and some meet for 13 weeks per semester
  • We have two separate semesters for the fall and spring:
    • Fall: mid-September to mid-November for 10 weeks or mid-December for 13 weeks
    • Spring: mid-January to end of March for 10 weeks or end of April for 13 weeks
  • You are not required to commit to both semesters, but it is encouraged.

Storm Athletics Positions

New Life Camp offers baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, and volleyball for homeschool students through our Storm Athletics program.  Please reach out to us if you are interested.

Internships

New Life Camp is starting a paid internship program.  This internship program runs year-round and is open to people looking for experience in running non-profits, camp ministry, and sports ministry.  This is a great program for college internships and getting experience working at a camp.

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