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Working  at  river  of  life

River of Life Camp offers opportunities for service and spiritual growth that you won’t find anywhere else. Thinking about the possibility of working here? Learn more by reading below, or by contacting us directly.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR RETURNING ALUMNI STAFF:
December 31st
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR NEW STAFF:
April 30th
 
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Positions We’re Looking to Fill: 

Overnight Camp

Overnight Camp Assistant Counselor 

HIRING 8 | 13 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
The Overnight Camp Assistant Counselor is responsible for both the physical and spiritual needs of the campers entrusted to their care.

Overnight Camp Lead Counselor

HIRING 8 | 17 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Overnight Camp Lead Counselor is responsible for the both the physical and spiritual needs of the campers entrusted to their care, as well as the discipleship of their assigned Overnight Camp Assistant Counselor.

Overnight Camp Head Counselor

HIRING 2 | 18 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Head Counselor is responsible for the spiritual and physical needs of the counselors entrusted to their care, including assistance with the care of campers.

Program Director

HIRING 1 | 18 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Program Director is responsible for overseeing the planning, preparing, and implementation of all games and activities.

Day Camp

Day Camp Assistant

HIRING 6 | 13 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
The Day Camp Assistant is responsible for assisting the Day Camp Counselors in taking care of the physical and spiritual needs of the campers entrusted to their care.

Day Camp Counselor

HIRING 6 | 16 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
The Day Camp Counselor is responsible for meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the campers entrusted to their care.

Day Camp Supervisor

HIRING 2 | 18 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Day Camp Supervisor is responsible for the Day Camp Counselors entrusted to their care, the campers entrusted to their care and the guidance needed to follow the daily schedule and program.

OTHER POSITIONS 

Program and Maintenance Staff

HIRING 12 | 13 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
The Program and Maintenance Staff are responsible for setting up and running daily activities and program games and for maintaining a clean and attractive campus.

Head of Maintenance

HIRING 1 | 18 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Head of Maintenance is responsible for training, overseeing and discipling the program and maintenance staff in order to maintain an efficient and well-kept property.

Worship Leader

HIRING 1 | 17 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Worship Leader is responsible for producing any live worship music that our camp needs, utilizing any musical talent other staff members may have, and caring for our sound equipment.

Head of Technology

HIRING 1 | 16 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Head of Technology is responsible for taking photos and recording as much of the camp’s daily events and activities as possible to make camp videos while maintaining the technology used at camp.

Kitchen Worker

HIRING 12 | 16 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
Kitchen Workers are responsible for supporting the Head Cook with preparation, operation, and maintenance of the kitchen while adhering to the rules and regulations set forth by the camp and the State.

Head Cook

HIRING 1 | 18 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Head Cook is responsible for planning, preparing and providing the meals necessary for an exciting camp experience while adhering to the rules and regulations set forth by the camp and the State.

Lifeguard

HIRING 1 | 16 OR OLDER | ALL SUMMER | PAID
The Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining a safe environment during designated swimming periods.

Nurse

HIRING 6 | 18 OR OLDER | CAN BE PARTIAL SUMMER | VOLUNTEER
Camp Nurses are responsible for the care of ill or injured campers and staff and related administrative duties.
Check out our online application to view a full list of all the positions we offer!
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Got Questions About Working at River of Life?

 

“Do I have to come to training week (Overnight Camp) or training weekend (Day Camp)?”

Yes, training week/weekend is mandatory for anyone looking to work at River of Life Camp. If, for some reason, it is not possible for you to attend, please contact us in advance to work something out.
 

“Are there paid positions?”

Yes, we do have some paid positions available for those who are 17 or older and can be here the entire summer. Some of those positions are listed above!
 

“How many weeks make up the entire summer?

Our Overnight Camp is 7 weeks long including our training week (June 25th to August 11th). Our Day Camp is 10 weeks long including the training weekend (June 15th to August 24th).
 

“What if I want to serve but can’t give my entire summer?”

We would love to work with you to make it happen! In order to serve in Overnight Camp (especially as a counselor) we ask that you at least be able to give a week (Sunday afternoon to Friday night or Saturday morning, depending on the week) plus the training week. In order to serve in Day Camp we ask that you at least be able to give a week (Monday morning to Friday afternoon) plus the training weekend. For kitchen workers, we ask that you be able to give a week of 5 morning (Monday to Friday) or 6 afternoon (Sunday to Friday) shifts, but can still work with you even if you can only give one day a week.
 
If you have any more questions, please feel free to contact us!
 
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What’s it like to work here? Get an idea by watching our 2016 Training Week in Review!