Apply for Staff Positions

Glorieta Camps is looking for enthusiastic, fun-loving staff who love God, love kids and are serious about inspiring Christ-like change. Candidates should be at least 18 by May 2016 and be ready to provide solid Christian leadership with a servant’s heart.

Summer Program Positions Must be at least 18 by May 2016

For more information, contact jill@glorieta.org

Summer Positions

Must be at least 18 by May

Counselor: at least one year out of high school

We are looking for counselors for three different programs: Group Camp, Day Camps, and Family Camp. In the interview process, you can let your interviewer know which program you are most passionate/excited about serving in.

Group Camp Counselor

Each week co-ed partners will lead 20-25 junior high and high school students through purposeful and pre-planned experiences using incredible adventure activities at Glorieta Camps while displaying to students the love of Christ. Guide campers for all hours of the day, be a part of creating flexible schedules that cater to each groups’ needs, lead Bible studies, build relationships and facilitate activities/group development that will provide opportunities for scripture to come to life. Sleep in nearby dorms with other counselors unless the group requires otherwise. Counselors will also assist in behind-the-scenes programming and doing whatever it takes to keep camp running (including cleaning, dish-washing and necessary work projects).

Family Camp Counselor

These guides will prepare, lead, and interpret each activity the families choose. They will be the face and host for all families. They will also serve families during meals. Sleep in nearby dorms with other counselors. Counselors should plan on helping out with the behind-the-scenes workload. This means driving vans, washing dishes, cleaning rooms, leading/setting up activities, potentially leading worship, and anything else that may be required to help Family Camp run efficiently and successfully.

Day Camp Counselor

These counselors will be working with younger students (1st-6th grade) from morning to mid-afternoon. They will take care of them, lead them through Bible studies, adventure pieces, and group development. These counselors will work both at Glorieta and also with our travel camp, Adventure for the City. When traveling, they will stay at host homes provided by the church we are partnering with. When on-site, staff will sleep in nearby dorms with other counselors. Counselors should plan on helping out with the behind-the-scenes workload. This means driving vans, washing dishes, cleaning rooms, leading/setting up activities, potentially leading worship, and anything else that may be required to help Day Camp run efficiently and successfully. Must like travel and adventure!

Wilderness: at least one year out of high school

Wilderness Guide

Wilderness Guides are in charge of a camper’s entire trip and spiritual development within the wilderness. Guides learn to be proficient in backpacking as well as camp activities, first aid, risk management, and group facilitation. Guides participate in every part of the wilderness program; when not with campers they’ll cook meals, make camp a better place, set-up activities, and generally whatever it takes to make the wilderness program run.

Family Camp: at least one year out of high school

Family Camp Child Care

Those with a passion for working with children under the age of 5 who are both responsible and patient would be a good fit for this position. Will also be involved in all other aspects of camp as necessary.

Program & Conferences: at least one year out of high school

Program/Conference Staff

As thousands of students come through this program each week, Conference staff will have a wide array of responsibility. All Conference staff will help with cleaning on turnover days, be trained in our 3 retail locations and assist in the cleaning and reset of the dining hall after meals. All individuals will be cross trained in every area of conferences. Responsibilities include preparing and maintaining conference facilities for our guests throughout the campus, as well as running all activities. Be prepared for much interactions with our guests and to maintain a servant attitude to support our conference needs. Must demonstrate an ability to learn new skills, be able to present clear instructions to guests, and show the ability to work with other staff in a cooperative manner. We will provide lifeguard training.

Summer Support

Staff Positions

Food Services

Employees will work in all phases of cafeteria food service production including cooking, cleaning, hosting of guests, working the serving lines, and the dish room. They will be asked to help with both indoor and outdoor meals. They will contribute to a pleasing environment and healthy food experience. As with all positions, Food Service staff will be asked to help with any responsibility to help camp function (i.e. washing dishes, cleaning rooms, work projects, etc.).

The Wilderness Cook will need to manage guides as they assist in food prep and service. They will also be in charge of planning and packaging meals for trail.

Housekeeping

Duties include preparing for our guests by servicing and cleaning hotel and dorm rooms and other living/service areas. Must be willing to serve with a grateful heart and provide our guests with exceptional customer service. As with all positions, Housekeeping staff will be asked to help with any responsibility to help camp function (i.e. washing dishes, cleaning rooms, work projects, etc.).

Retail

Retail Staff is responsible for helping coordinate the operation of each Coffee Shop, Camp Store and other Retail Locations on campus. Glorieta's retail operations contribute to the overall camp community and heavily to camp revenue. Duties include selling and ordering product, inventory control, cash handling, supervision of staff assigned to retail and other duties as assigned by the Registrar. As with all positions, Retail staff will be asked to help with any responsibility to help camp function (i.e. washing dishes, cleaning rooms, work projects, etc.)

Maintenance & Landscaping

Applicants should be able to work well both alone and with others. Expect long days. Have fun and enjoy a sense of accomplishment while doing hard work. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic Housekeeping and facility upkeep
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance
  • Special Projects
  • Security

Medical

Assist camp-wide health needs for all guests and campers, specifically within Group Camp. Necessary characteristics include being organized, detailed, assertive, and self-motivator. Confident in medical skills and ability to stay calm and in control in all situations. Medical Staff should be ministry and servant-minded.

Digital & Social Media

Videographers and photographers with editing skills are needed for this position. Work with our full-time team to capture daily adventures of campers on film and create highlight films as needed and update Glorieta Camps’ social media pages as authorized.

Activity/Ropes Staff

A geographically diverse position with the main responsibility to set up, tear down, and belay adventure activities. Enjoy the flexibility of working with various activities while ministering to students during peak learning opportunities. Must demonstrate an ability to learn new skills, be able to present clear instructions to guests, and show the ability to work with other staff in a cooperative manner.

Service Team Leader

Lead High School students for three weeks at a time as they learn about servant leadership. You will wash dishes alongside them every day, as well as teach and help mold them in their efforts to be more like Jesus. You will disciple them, mentor them, lead them in Bible studies, run activities for them and do everything you can to pour into them as a group and as individuals.

Worship Leader: at least one year out of high school

We are looking for worship leaders for three different programs: Group Camp, Day Camps, and Family Camp. In the interview process, you can let your interviewer know which program you are most passionate/excited about serving in.

We are looking for multi-talented people with vocal, guitar (acoustic, electric, bass), percussion (full set and hand-drums) experience. Worship leaders will partake in prayerful planning of sets appropriate for staff, the designated age of campers (based on program) and youth pastors from all denominations. Lead in singing in an on-stage setting and on-location throughout camp. Will also be expected to help with programming and behind-the-scenes needs as necessary. Please email your demo to jill@glorieta.org

Internships: at least one year out of high school

Accounting/Admin Intern

Work behind the scenes with the Finance Manager to assist camp in being good stewards of God's resources. This position doubles as a valuable internship for anyone with a business major, but especially those majoring in Accounting. Must enjoy taking initiative and working in the office a majority of the time. Some experience in business is preferred, but not required.

Other Internships

We are able to accommodate many internship programs! If you are needing an internship, please inquire further as to whether we can fulfill your school's requirements: jill@glorieta.org