Staff Positions

The following are brief sketches of each position. A link to a more detailed job description follows each sketch. All listed positions are for summer employment.

WorshipCounselor: 14 to 20 positions (about half each gender).

When on site: reside in cabin with 4-8 youth campers. Some times work shared with another counselor; some times work “solo.” Lead “family group” of 6-10 campers in program, including Bible study and discussion, work projects, hiking, games, worship, service projects, etc. Serve in support position(s) one or more sessions as assigned. Follow and support all Christikon policies and procedures relating to staff and campers. When in trails program: lead backpack groups, working closely with one other counselor Assume responsibility for safety, health, social development, and spiritual growth of assigned campers. Detailed job description: Counselor

Head Cook: 1 position.

Supervise food preparation and meal planning according to Christikon food service policies and procedures. Supervise and train staff assigned to kitchen. Maintain menu files. Monitor food/supplies inventory, and order as needed for efficient, cost-effective use. Maintain a clean, sanitary food service. Meals are generally served family style, averaging about 70-90 persons per meal. Previous large-group cooking experience desirable. Detailed job description: Head Cook

Assistant Cook: 1 position.

Directly responsible to Head Cook. Assist with food preparation and other kitchen responsibilities. Detailed job description: Assistant Cook

Lodge Supervisor: 1 position.

Directly responsible to Head Cook. Supervise campers and staff in pre-meal setting and after-meal clean-up of kitchen, dining area, and Lodge. Maintain a clean and well-ordered kitchen and Lodge at all times. Assist cooks with pre-meal food preparations. Appreciation for order and cleanliness, and for working with people, desirable. This position is often filled from counseling staff, on a session-by-session rotating basis. Detailed job description: Lodge Supervisor

Secretary: 1 position.

Assist Director with office work, record keeping, correspondence, filing, registration, reporting, handling of funds, cabin assignments, and other administrative duties as needed. Operate office equipment, including computer, typewriter, copier. Supervise operations of the Canteen. Needs ability to type, work with the computer. Previous office experience helpful. Detailed job description: Secretary

Trails Room Coordinator: 1 position.

Sometimes works with an Assistant. Coordinate use of equipment and food for trails programs according to Christikon trails room policies and procedures. Maintain records of inventories and equipment. Pack out and check in food and equipment for trails groups. Monitor supplies and request ordering as needed. Repair equipment. Assist in orientations. Trails experience and appreciation for detail work helpful. Detailed job description: Trails Room Coordinator

Trails Room Assistant: 1 position.

May be combined with another position such as Service Aid. Assist Trails Room Coordinator with all duties, as assigned. This position is often filled from counseling staff, on a session-by-session rotating basis. Detailed job description: Trails Room Assistant

Maintenance Supervisor: 1 position.

General maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment according to Christikon maintenance policies and procedures. Daily waste collection from all waste receptacles; daily chlorination monitoring. Supervise camper/staff work projects. Primary operator of camp truck, making weekly trips to town for supplies and garbage hauling. Monitor maintenance supplies. Must be at least 21 years old. Ability to drive manual-transmission pick-up truck and do maintenance tasks. Experience with carpentry, plumbing, etc. helpful. Detailed job description: Maintenance Supervisor

Health Care Manager/Service Aid: 1 position.

Working under physician’s standing orders, supervise health care and screening of campers and staff. Maintain health records and inventories of medical supplies. Receive, store and dispense all camper medications in on-site program, and supervise medication procedures with trails staff. Assist in preparing and training other staff in health care responsibilities. Supervise infirmary. Prepare first aid kits for trails. Preference given to Registered Nurse, Graduate Nurse, EMT, or equivalent. First Aid certification provided. Daily launder kitchen and cleaning items. Stock bath house cleaning supplies. Daily clean bath house stools. Maintain clean guest rooms, bath houses, laundry, storage. Detailed job description: Health Care Manager and Service Aid.