Trails Room Coordinator


Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to the Christian faith, and a reasonable ability to articulate that commitment in ways appropriate to Christikon’s ministry and constituency.
  • Desire and ability to live together and work with other staff and with campers in an intensive and intentional Christian community.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control.
  • Maturity, common sense, good judgment.
  • Desire and ability to live in, work in and move about the mountainous terrain in which the camp is located.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • At least one year beyond high school, and at least 19 years of age during the camping season.

General Responsibilities

  • Carry out and provide necessary support for Christikon’s camping program in ways appropriate to Christikon’s Mission Statement.
  • Share responsibility for shaping a community of staff, campers and other guests that is grounded in Christian faith.
  • Follow and support Christikon goals, policies and procedures, and interpret them to campers, guests, and other staff.
  • Plan and lead worship, Bible study introductions, and group recreation as assigned.
  • Prepare for and participate in staff meetings and supervisory conferences.
  • Complete evaluations at the end of each camp session.
  • Lead “interest groups” during camp sessions according to one’s skills, background and interests, and as time and other assigned responsibilities permit.

Trails Room Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications: Appreciation for order and attention to details

Responsible to: Director

General Responsibility: Prepare and coordinate use of equipment and food for trails programs according to Christikon policies and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Organize, prepare, re-package, check out and check in food and equipment items for hiking, overnighting and backpacking programs according to established policies, procedures, checklists, and authorized menus.
  2. Provide for efficient, cost-effective use of available equipment and supplies.
  3. Monitor inventory of trails room supplies and equipment, and place orders when necessary with Director or Head Cook to ensure timely arrival of supplies.
  4. Coordinate maintenance and repair for trails equipment.
  5. Keep timely records of departure and return information for all groups leaving the camp on hikes, overnights and backpacks; submit records to office for permanent keeping.
  6. Assist in orientation of trails groups prior to their departure.
  7. Maintain a neat, orderly Trails Room and a clean, sanitary food preparation area in the Trails Room.
  8. Supervise the work of the Trails Room Assistant when that position is filled.
  9. These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Essential Functions

  1. Ability to lift, unload and move food and supplies.
  2. Ability to use Trails Room equipment safely, including camp stoves, electrical and mechanical equipment.
  3. Ability to maintain appropriate inventories of food and supplies.
  4. Ability to determine cleanliness of dishes, food contact surfaces, and food service areas.
  5. Ability to assess condition of food.

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