Staff positions fall into three different categories, counseling, program and support. Each position has its own responsibilities, but all camp staff work together to introduce kids to the love of Jesus and to encourage them to grow in their personal relationship with him. All staff can expect to assist in other areas when needed. Click on the title of the position for which you wish to apply. You will then be directed to a window to begin filling out your application. If you need help with the application process, please contact MaryJo at MaryJo@PineLakeCamps.org.
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The male and female Head Counselors are members of a three person Program Staff (Program Director, Female Head Counselor, and Male Head Counselor. Summer Program Staff will be generally responsible for working together for the creative design and the coordinated, efficient implementation of the summer camp program. Head Counselors specifically are invested in ministering to Counseling staff as spiritual leaders and mentors. Head Counselors are expected to have Counseling experience.
A Cabin Leaders is responsible for day and night supervision in a cabin of 8-11 campers. Counseling is the most physically and emotionally demanding job at camp, but also one of the most rewarding. Counseling requires someone that can find enjoyment though spending an extensive amount of time with kids and is committed to their growth. A counselor should be at least one year out of high school (though some exceptions may apply).
The Lead Maintenance and Maintenance Team Members are responsible for cleaning up various areas of camp including bathrooms, buildings, guest facilities, and general grounds areas.
The Adventure Coordinator teaches low ropes, rifles, archery, and other skill classes. This person is also responsible for the care and upkeep of all adventure equipment and facilities and assisting the program directors in leading evening activities.
The Lead Lifeguard and Lifeguard Team Members manage all activities, equipment and personnel at both the pool and boat areas. This involves teaching skills classes, managing open swim times, and evening activities. Applicants should be an American Red Cross WSI.
Leaders in Training (LITs) are volunteer positions designed for High School students age 16 or older who have an interest in futhering their leadership skills in a ministry environment. Their primary responsibility will be to assist and learn from Cabin Leaders but may include various other duties. Applicants must be willing to commit to a staff training period and at least two weeks of summer camp.