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Co-Lead Teacher

Evergreen Presbyterian is hosting Camp Orbit for 20 kids ages 6 – 13 this summer from July
15-19! This affordable, one-week day camp will give them the opportunity to explore, wonder,
and seek a relationship with creation and the Creator. Most importantly, they will get the chance
to learn more about themselves and hopefully make new friends and precious memories.
The vision of Camp Orbit is to provide children and families with a safe nurturing space and
opportunity to explore, wonder, and seek a relationship with creation and the Creator. We are
striving to create the kind of experiences that will move kids to discover, hope, care, connect;
and feel seen. We are also building trust with kids so we can help kids trust God. Camp Orbit
focuses on cultivating deep relationships with the Creator and love in our children. We will follow
the curiosity of our children, encouraging them to explore themselves, their relationship with
God and the world around them with wonder and respect.

The Camp Orbit Co-Lead Teacher plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of a
summer camp program. Here’s a general job description:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher in planning, organizing, teaching and implementing daily camp
    activities, ensuring they are safe, engaging, and age-appropriate.
  • Supervise campers during all activities, including field trips, sports, arts and crafts, and
    other planned events.
  • Maintain a positive and inclusive environment where campers feel safe, valued, and
    respected.
  • Assist in the drop off and pick up of campers.
  • Support the Lead Teacher in managing behavior and resolving conflicts among campers.
    Collaborate with other staff members to coordinate schedules, plan special events, and
    ensure the overall success of the camp program.
  • Communicate regularly with campers’ parents or guardians, providing updates on their
    child’s progress and any concerns that may arise.
  • Assist in the maintenance of camp facilities and equipment, ensuring they are clean,
    safe, and in good working condition.
  • Adhere to all camp policies and procedures, including those related to health, safety, and
    emergency protocols.
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers, demonstrating leadership, responsibility, and
    a passion for working with children.
  • Assist with the serving of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a camp or educational setting.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm for outdoor activities and a willingness to participate in camp programs.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid (preferred but not required).
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Currently or formerly in school studying religious studies or youth education.

Camp Counselor

Evergreen Presbyterian is hosting Camp Orbit for 20 kids ages 6 – 13 this summer from July 15-19! This affordable, one-week day camp will give them the opportunity to explore, wonder, and seek a relationship with creation and the Creator. Most importantly, they will get the chance to learn more about themselves and hopefully make new friends and precious memories. The vision of Camp Orbit is to provide children and families with a safe nurturing space and opportunity to explore, wonder, and seek a relationship with creation and the Creator. We are striving to create the kind of experiences that will move kids to discover, hope, care, connect; and feel seen. We are also building trust with kids so we can help kids trust God. Camp Orbit focuses on cultivating deep relationships with the Creator and love in our children. We will follow the curiosity of our children, encouraging them to explore themselves, their relationship with God and the world around them with wonder and respect.

The Camp Orbit Counselors play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of a summer camp program. Here’s a general job description:

  • Lead and supervise a group of campers during daily activities, ensuring their safety, well-being, and active participation.
  • Plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate activities, including games, crafts, worship, and Bible study sessions.
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers, demonstrating Christian values and principles in all interactions.
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment where campers feel valued, respected, and spiritually nurtured.
  • Assist in the coordination of special events, such as campfires, talent shows, and community service projects.
  • Support and collaborate with other camp staff, including fellow counselors, program coordinators, and volunteers.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with campers, parents, church staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Uphold and enforce camp policies and rules, including those related to behavior, safety, and emergency procedures.
  • Participate in training sessions, staff meetings, and evaluations as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Camp Director or supervisory staff.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children and youth in a camp, church, or educational setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm for outdoor activities and a willingness to participate in camp programs.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid (preferred but not required).
  • Must pass a background check.