Cabin Coordinator

Position Overview

Cabin Coordinators are responsible for engaging, equipping, and encouraging the Summer Cabin Leading Staff. Cabin Coordinators work in pairs (Male & Female) and are assigned to one of our three campuses – Wild Woods, The Point, or Timber Ridge. They are trained to organize meetings that are informative and spiritually encouraging, complete moderate administrative duties, and intervene in common challenging camp situations involving specific campers.

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, 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 soft skills for leading adults and kids alike.

If this summary has your 'ear, then this summer on staff at Trout Lake Camps as a Cabin Coordinator could be your summer job "fit".

This is an entry-level, summer-only role. Prior Cabin Leading experience is helpful but not required, Successful Cabin Coordinators must demonstrate initiative to learn and grow in this challenging, but rewarding 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
  • A person with a valid driver's licensed with no more than one moving violation in the last year
  • A young leader curious about a career calling into full-time ministry

What You'll Do:

  • Attend and Assist in the Training of Cabin Leaders during Staff Training (Begins late May)
  • Develop meeting agendas, Bible devotions, and camp training exercises in group settings
  • Make daily rounds through out your camp, engaging and encouraging Cabin Leaders and their campers
  • Intervene and address specific needs and concerns of campers
  • Motivate, coach, and evaluate cabin leaders
  • Identify and report safety concerns involving campers or staff
  • Call and connect with parents of campers
  • Produce and collect documents including camper evaluations, cabin sentences, and cabin leader bios
  • Trained to drive camp wagons as needed
  • Assist in program activities including serving as a Cabby Buddy, chapel times, and camp activities

For Bonus Points:

  • You have previous cabin leading / camp counseling experience
  • You have experience leading a mission trip
  • You're known as the friend to text or call during moments of crisis
  • 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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If this sounds like you,
then take the next step
and fill out an application.

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)