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Shades Mountain Kids Kamp Lead Counselor 2014

Shades Mountain Kids Kamp Lead Counselor 2014, Vestavia Hills Alabama

Contact: Felecia Dewing
Phone: (205) 823-2000
E-mail: fdewing@shades.org

Shades Mountain Baptist Church is located in Vestavia Hills, AL, just a few miles from Samford University. The Recreation Ministry offers summer camps for children called “Kids Kamp.” This ministry provides quality, affordable childcare for working parents and single parents who choose to have their children spend the summer with us, or simply a fun week of activities and education during the summer. We are intentional about sharing the Gospel with our “kampers,” and, over the years, we have had the privilege of leading 70 kampers to Christ. We also provide scholarships to families experiencing financial hardship. We are searching for Lead Counselors for the summer of 2014 that areable to meet the following expectations:

Heart and Attitude:

? Have a heart for sharing the Gospel with children between Kindergarten and 6th grade

? Work well with a team and with autonomy

? Model Christ-like behavior for volunteer counselors and campers

? Model enthusiastic, energetic attitude for volunteer counselors and campers ? Be punctual and exhibit a strong work ethic

Responsibilities:

? Supervise and lead a group of campers each day

? Know campers by name and lead games and “filler” activities as needed

? Plan and teach or assist with track times each week (afternoon activities)

? Supervise and interact with campers during snack and lunch times

? Supervise bathrooms and locker rooms as activities require

? Supervise small groups of campers during swim time

? Participate in opening and closing rallies each day - cheers, chants, songs, games and silliness

? Attend morning meeting and afternoon meeting each day of camp

? Participate in the early and late shift rotation as assigned

? Handle discipline issues with children and note in discipline log as needed

? Be prepared to de-brief games and activities with small groups of campers

Kamp Specifics:

? Understand the demands of a camp ministry that extend beyond a 40 hour work week

? Must be available weekdays beginning May 27 – August 8*

? Previous experience working with children in a ministry or camp setting is preferred

? Previous experience leading worship a plus

? Attend Kids Kamp staff training (May 2-4)

? Handle minor first-aid issues

Weekly Salary: $290

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Kids Kamp Coordinator, Felecia Dewing at

fdewing@shades.org. For more information, please call Felecia at (205) 823-2000 weekdays between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

*We are hoping to offer 11 weeks of Kids Kamp this summer instead of 10. August 8 reflects the 11th week.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2013.

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