The Recreation Area Specialists are responsible for managing their assigned camp activities and buildings, ensuring they are in good repair, adequately stocked, and cleaned on a regular basis. They lead large group recreation activities at their assigned camp with groups of staff and campers (100-300). They report to their site Program Director and assist in skits, evening games and complete daily rounds of their assigned activity areas ensuring they are cleaned, repaired, and well stocked for the next day of activities.
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 a Recreation Area Specialist could be your summer job "fit".
This is an entry-level, summer-only role. Prior camp experience is helpful but not required, Successful Recreation Specialists are great at getting things done, following lists, ordering supplies before they run out, and are natural leaders on a megaphone in leading the fun at camp. An initiative to learn, grow, balance multiple tasks and completing a set list of daily tasks is required in this role.
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.
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)