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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.

Full Time Staff Positions

The only way to be considered for these positions is to complete the application and submit your resume (click APPLY NOW below). If you have questions concerning a position that the description below does not answer, please select I’M INTERESTED BUT I HAVE QUESTIONS below to email us. We will not conduct any phone conversations in advance of receiving an application.

Communications and Development Specialist

  • Duties Include:
    • Offer a full range of support to the Director of Communications, Communications Department and camp in general
    • Serve as the main camp photographer. (Requires extended hour presence at some evening and weekend activities.)
      • Responsible for capturing camp activities such as summer camp. LEARN, and sports programs.
      • Edit and filter through photos for appropriate content that can be used in marketing/promotional materials
      • Coordinate with Registrar to track permissions.
    • Input and track financial gifts in the camp’s CRM (Customer Relationship Management program)
    • Assist the Financial Manager and Development team to provide donor gratitude pipeline process.
    • Assist with newsletters and other camp communications as needed.
    • Develop, implement and maintain social media in conjunction with the Communications Team.
    • Help manage the Camp Store including but not limited to inventory, package prep and online store maintenance (peak times during summer camp).
    • Liaison with the Director of Communications 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 (second priority) to be available, and dotted line accountable to the Director of Programs for summer camp 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 as early as mid-May 2022.
  • 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.
  • Videography and Video editing capabilities will be a plus but not required.
  • 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.

Facilities Crew Member

New Life Camp is seeking a Facilities Crew member to add to our team. The position involves general maintenance, repair, and custodial work at our 70-acre facility. New Life Camp offers a strong team atmosphere, a great working environment, and probably the best starting benefits package in the industry in terms of health care and Paid Time Off. If you enjoy staying busy, like being part of a team and share our core mission and values of loving and accepting children in the name of and through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ… Then you may be our perfect fit!

  • This is a full-time, fully exempt position.
  • Camp offers vacation/ leave benefits, a health plan, and retirement benefits after 1 year of employment.
  • A strong and growing believer in Jesus Christ who will accept and share in our primary mission. (The job is part mission and ministry as well as traditional work.)
  • Has some aptitude and experience in light repair and general maintenance processes.
  • Does not mind getting their hands dirty occasionally.
  • Will understand the nature of working at a camp and be willing to work a varied and flexible schedule. Extended hour work is common in certain seasons, but so is compensatory time off.
  • Has at minimum a certified High School Diploma and a valid NC driver’s license, but even those with college degrees will feel challenged by some ministry aspects of the work.
  • The ability to pass all necessary background checks.
  • Social Skills around varied age groups is a must.
  • The job occasionally requires lifting of 30-40 pounds.
  • Highly Desired “Bonus” Skills: Able to operate heavy equipment like tractor, chainsaw, skid-steer, and knowledge of Audio Visual equipment operation.
  • 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, accept and introduce children to Jesus Christ and equip them to live lives that glorify God.
  • 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 16-18 campers per week.
  • The counselor will love, accept and introduce children to Jesus Christ and equip them to live lives that glorify God.
  • 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.
  • Program Staff will be assigned to Huddles and Cabins to specifically run their program. (ex. Run Archery, Setup for Meals, Clean Bathrooms…)
  • Some Program Staff will have additional roles that serve the entire camp (ex. cleaning shared buildings, administration, event production…)
  • 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 2022.
  • 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.
  • The Intern is responsible for capturing daily life at camp and making images available to parents through the online parent portal and social media. Images will also be used for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Though not required, videography experience will enhance your application.
  • Each application will be asked to submit a portfolio or work, preferably containing posed and candid pictures alike. If the applicant has produced videos they should submit these as well.
  • The Intern is a summer staff position and will be expected to stay at camp overnight.
  • The Intern will ideally capture a photo of each of the 250 campers on-site each day whether in large group, small group or individual shots.
  • The Intern will be tasked with taking cabin and huddle photos for purchase.
  • The intern will be tasked with capturing events (Activities, Meals, Assemblies…)
  • The intern will watermark each photo that will be opened to public access.
  • The intern will be exposed to editing.
  • 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 applications for Returning Staff and Age 18 or over
  • December – Accepting applications from: Age 17 or older
  • January – Accepting applications from: Age 16 or older
  • February – Accepting applications from: Age 15 or older
Pay
  • A Summer Staff could make as much as $400/week in Overnight camp their first summer.
  • A Summer Staff could make as much as $275/week in Day Camp their first summer.
  • Applicants can apply for as many weeks as they would like. (There are 8 total Overnight Camp weeks and 9 total Day Camp weeks.)

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:

  • Physical Science for 7th-9th grade students

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.