Disciple Team Coordinator

Position Overview

Disciple Team Coordinators are responsible for engaging, equipping, and encouraging high school and junior high students in their faith and volunteer work at Trout. Each summer around 350 students from all over Minnesota choose to work and volunteer at Trout, approximately 100 per week. Disciple Team Coordinators work and live alongside these students as a team of 5 to lead, direct and maintain this unique camp community for those students.

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 teenagers. All you've been missing is a place to put it all together. This summer on staff at Trout Lake Camps as a Disciple Team Coordinator could be that place.

This is an entry-level, summer-only role. An initiative to learn and grow is required to be successful.

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 prefers outdoor work with their hands versus working behind a desk or staring at screen
  • A person with a valid driver's licensed with no more than one moving violation in the last year
  • A person who is not intimated by talking with parents of teens.

What You'll Do:

  • Attend staff training (begins late May)
  • Engage students daily in their faith with Jesus.
  • Organize, develop, and deliver Biblically sound daily devotionals
  • Ensure each Disciple Team student is engaged in their assigned weekly jobs and tasks. Pushing them for growth while loving them like Jesus.
  • Work alongside Disciple Team members daily in their work areas
  • Continuously monitor, identify and report hazards and safety concerns
  • Organize daily meetings that are engaging, fun, and communicate relevant camp information
  • Drive camp vehicles including cars, vans, wagons, and pontoon boats
  • Assist in other program areas of need including serving as a cabin buddy, chapel times, camp-wide games, driving camp wagons, and opening & closing day responsibilities

For Bonus Points:

  • You grew up being involved in a church youth group
  • You have a tremendous heart for seeing camp impact the lives of students
  • You know how to throw a party
  • A former Trout camper or Disciple Team 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

Summer Pay Starts At $5,700!

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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)