Audio/Visual Specialist

Position Overview

Audio Visual Specialists at Trout are responsible for managing Audio & Visual equipment and capturing moments of impact through photos and videos. Audio Visual Specialists work under the direction of the Media and Communications Manager and are generally assigned to one of Trout's three campuses – Wild Woods, The Point, or Timber Ridge. They are trained on best practices to using camp cameras to capture high quality video clips and daily photos of campers that are used on our website, social media platforms, marketing materials, and more. They also run the soundboard and presentation elements at their assigned camp at the direction of their camp Program Director.

You love Jesus. You trust the Bible as God's Word. And you don't just want a "summer job" where you punch in and punch out. You want to develop your skills and grow in your walk with Christ in an awesome community of peers who can support and encourage you.

You're motivated to share your faith in a way that impacts the lives of your peers and will challenge you physically and emotionally as you harness new skills for leading adults and kids alike.

If this summary has your 'ear', then this summer on staff as an A/V specialist could be your summer job "fit".

This is an entry-level, summer-only role. Prior camp experience is helpful but not required, Successful Audio Visual Specialist must demonstrate a compelling interest in and affinity for computers, cameras, and electronic systems. An initiative to learn, grow, balance multiple tasks and meet daily benchmarks is required in this role.

Who You Are:

  • A committed Christ-follower who displays a commitment and attitude of reflecting Jesus
  • A diligent servant who is energized by team fellowship & collaboration
  • An individual who can be trusted to follow established rules, policies, and procedures to keep staff and campers safe
  • A person who measures productivity by the number of people they encourage and have a daily impact on

What You'll Do:

  • Attend staff training (Begin late May)
  • Learn, practice, and take high-quality, promotional level pictures using our camp cameras
  • Make daily rounds throughout your camp, capturing at least 100 postable photos of campers
  • Edit, touch-up photos using Adobe Premier suite and upload to Trout website
  • Provide A/V needs and run presentation slides and videos for camp site program needs
  • Assist with camper exit and entrance day responsibilities as assigned
  • Trained to drive camp wagons and pontoon boats as assigned
  • Assist in program activities including serving as a cabin buddy, ministry teams, and weekend chapel services

For Bonus Points:

  • Brewing your morning coffee requires at least seven different apparatuses, none of which are a coffeemaker
  • You love curating the perfect profile picture for social media
  • You were the "go-to" soundboard tech at your church
  • A former Trout camper or staff member

Work Perks:

When you join the Trout Lake Camps summer staff, our prayer is that you will grow spiritually in your walk with Jesus, your leadership will be sharper & you'll see a connection between your work and the work that God does in the lives of campers. Safe. Fun. Gospel. are the hallmarks of the Trout staff experience.

  • Onsite housing provided (dorm-style housing in either male or female housing)
  • Free meals while camp is in and out of session
  • Work experience may qualify for university credit (contact your school's internship office)
  • Spiritual development opportunities
  • Supportive and positive working environment
  • Staff social activities throughout the summer

Starting Pay Is $350 A Week!

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Summer Positions at Trout work (Memorial Day through the end of August).
Some minor accommodations can be made for time off on a case-by-case basis.

Attendance at our Summer Training is required for this position.
(Memorial Day through Middle of June)