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Camp Blessing Needs Volunteers for the 2016 Camp Sessions

11/28/2015 @ 8:00 am - 06/01/2016 @ 5:00 pm

We will need you in 2016!  Apply online starting Mid-November (note: be sure to “Check out your Cart” upon completion of application or we will not see your application)

VOLUNTEER

Volunteer Training is their first day of each camp, campers arrive the following day. COST is $135 each term for Volunteers.

Camp Dates:(NOTE: Volunteers arrive a day earlier)

Volunteers serve 6 days. Volunteer SOTK Training on the first day.  Campers attend 5 days.

  • Term 1 SOTK, June 9-14th, Campers arrive 10th at East Texas Baptist Encampment.
  • Term 2 SOTK, June 15-20th, Campers arrive 16th at East Texas Baptist Encampment.
  • Term 3 SOTK, June 27-July 2nd, Campers arrive 28th, at Camp Holy Wild.
  • Term 4 SOTK, July 4-9th, Campers arrive 5th, at Camp Holy Wild (“Sibling Week” –Special Campers come with sibling campers).
  • Term 5 SOTK, July 11-16th, Campers arrive 12th, at Camp Holy Wild  “Adult Week”.
  • Term 6 SOTK, July 18-23rd, Campers arrive 19th, at Camp Holy Wild.
  • Term 7 SOTK, July 25- 30th, Campers arrive 26th, at Camp Holy Wild.
  • Term 8 SOTK, Aug 1-Aug 6th, Campers arrive 2nd, at Camp Holy Wild.

Our need for enthusiastic, patient and loving volunteers is great – and the time you serve will be very rewarding. It’s a potentially life-changing experience.

Counselor (age 16-26) – provide one-on-one care with one of our campers
Jr.  Counselor (age 15) – assist counselors with campers
Barnstormer (age 13-15) – serve on a fun team that helps with meals and cleaning.
Nurses and Doctors
Cabin Mom/Dad (age 26+) – general support for camper cabins

It’s only $135 to serve for a week of camp. (this does not even cover what we pay for your bed and meals).

STAFF

We’re looking for a select group of people, mostly college-aged, who are growing in their relationship with the Lord. These candidates have leadership skills and a servant heart – with the ability to commit to June and July preferred. This paid position will require some additional training time. To apply for any volunteer or staff position, click below on the “apply now”. Primarily we need Cabin Leaders – leading and discipling a cabin of campers and volunteers. Other important positions include photography, videography, special diets cook/orginizer, and clinic.

STAFF TRAINING will usually be the first week of June. (for full time summer Staff, NOT volunteer SOTK’s)

Summer Staff Positions (may be placed in several or just one depending on needs each week):

Barnstormer Leader – Head of the Barnstormers aka Kitchen Krew.  Lead and disciple 13-16 yr olds as they serve in the kitchen, wait tables, clean camp and hang out.  Teaching them to serve as unto the Lord.
Cabin Leader – two cabin leaders are assigned to each cabin of campers and volunteers.  Cabin Leaders will lead bible studies, disciple, encourage, have fun, keep campers safe, train volunteers etc.
Photo – take photos daily of each camper to organize and handout to counselors, helping them create a unique photo book for each camper to take home.
Video – shoot video/edit/screen and make a 12-20min DVD to send home with campers each week.  Should have multiple shots of campers.  Duplicate DVD to send home.
Clinic – Help run clinic, train nurse volunteers on our med system, assist campers as needed.  Must at least have advanced CPR.  Not required to be an RN.
Special Diets – plan and prepare meals for dietary allergies and restrictions for all campers, volunteers and any staff.
Activity Leader – some are Lifeguard, Ropes Certified, but all are ready and willing to lead any activity.  Leading includes insuring safety, encouraging All to participate, keeping order while having a blast and teaching a biblical truth based on experience.
Worship Leader – gifted and experience at leading worship
Staff Kids – care for the director children and possibly volunteer nurses children.
Leadership Team – Preferably returning staff who want to step up to more of a leadership position that begins planning camp several months prior to summer.  Discuss with Glen or Laura if you have questions or interest.

Details

Start:
11/28/2015 @ 8:00 am
End:
06/01/2016 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
http://campblessing.org/volunteers-staff/

Venue

Camp Blessing Texas
Tomball, 77377 United States

Organizer

Camp Blessing
Email:
director@campblessing.org
Website:
http://campblessing.org/volunteers-staff/