Glen Lake Camp Mission: Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Glen Lake Camp Core Values: Love deeply, Host graciously, Serve intentionally
Staff Purpose: The Program Director seeks to lead and serve as a faithful part of God’s work in and through the Ministry of Glen Lake. The Program Director serves on a ministry team dedicated and committed to a team approach to the ministry entrusted to us.
The Program Director is responsible for the development and execution of all Glen Lake program content, programs, and seasonal staff management.
The Program Director must develop program curriculum, recruit, hire, and train seasonal program staff.
The Program Director is responsible for the recruitment, evaluation, and training of all volunteers for camp programs.
The Program Director also provides support for the management staff, sales department, and marketing of camp programs.
The Program Director leads a team of dedicated persons in order to provide safe, fun, and Christ-centered camp experiences.
Duties: (include but not limited to):
Develop, plan, organize and implement effective summer camps including staffing and curriculum.
Prepare and manage budgets for camp programs.
Evaluate existing programs and recommend additions or deletions as needed.
Partner with the Central Texas Conference of the UMC to provide programming.
Review and update summer staff job descriptions annually.
Recruit, interview and hire summer staff.
Plan and implement a summer staff training program.
Create a community and network of college students reaching beyond summer and one season.
Effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team of approximately 45-75 summer staff.
Recruit, interview and place volunteers.
Plan and implement a volunteer training program.
Complete Summer Staff and volunteer background checks, MinistrySafe training, and ALL documentation.
Collect, organize, and submit new hire paperwork.
Maintain annual licensure and state requirements for camp and retreat center.
Oversee inventory and orders for Craft Store supplies/equipment.
Oversee retail management of Camp Store.
Evaluate summer staff and jointly develop improvement plans when necessary.
Serve as an appropriate role model for children and young adults.
Host retreat groups as required, seeking to make all feel welcome and meet their camp related
Participate in the ongoing marketing and promotion of both the camp and retreat ministries.
Create and circulate communications and promotional pieces (virtual and print materials)
Website creation, maintenance, and manage Social Media for all aspects of ministry.
Partner with Executive Director on special projects, programs, and events.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Active member of the United Methodist Church.
An active and growing faith in Jesus Christ, with a heart for ministry and a passion for helping
others grow in their personal walk with the Lord.
Integrity, consistent work ethic, and a proven success in leadership at a Christian camp or similar
Interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
A team-oriented servant attitude and the ability to relate well with others.
Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative particularly when preparing and
implementing camp programs and recruit staff.
The ability to handle conflict in a respectful and professional manner.
The Program Director will adhere to the principles of confidentiality concerning the business of
Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
A master’s degree in Christian Education or similar field
2-5 years in a manager/director position in Christian camping
Paid Time Off: detailed in the Employee Policy and Procedure Manual
Matching pension benefits available after one year of employment
On-site housing with basic utilities included (water, electric, and gas)
Health Insurance for the Program Director
Contact: Daran Miller
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