Year-Round Camp Counselor (Team Leader)

Want to invest your time in something fun and meaningful? Be a camp counselor (children's team leader) at Youth Haven! You'll have all sorts of fun with the kids and have an opportunity to be a positive role model for them. Most importantly, you'll share with them the love of Christ and the hope only He can give!

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan & Eloy, Arizona
Position Type: Both Full Time and Weekend Only Positions Available

Position Description:

Additional staff (typically college-aged) are needed for our Children's Programming teams in Michigan and Arizona with two position types available; weekend only and full time. In both positions, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of children during their experiences at Youth Haven and share your time and heart with them throughout their stay. Our team leaders see themselves as missionaries, serving God in home missions. As such, they are passionate about the opportunities they have to share their faith and be the hands and feet of Jesus to the children Youth Haven serves.

As a weekend only staff member, this is an opportunity to serve as often as you would like and we have needs. This may include multiple weekends per month, or as your schedule permits.

As a full time staff member, you will serve as part of Youth Haven's core team, working in our children's program each week. In addition to team leading during our on-site sessions, you will also have an opportunity to help with Youth Haven's Kids' Klub after school outreach.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Be the spiritual, emotional and physical leader of a team of boys or girls during their stay at Youth Haven
  • Full Time staff:
    • Assist with Kids' Klub after school outreach
    • Assist with follow materials and program
    • Assist with misc grounds and facilities work as needed midweek

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must Love Jesus and have an active, growing relationship with Him!
  • Must Love Children!
  • A sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and values, understanding the opportunity to be involved with Youth Haven as a home missions organization
  • Be a high energy person and desire to have fun!
  • Be a safety conscious & responsible individual
  • Work within a team environment
  • Demonstrate leadership ability with a compassionate spirit
  • Complete a weekend orientation and volunteering session after you submit your application
  • Weekend only staff need to be available from Friday evenings around 5:00pm till Sunday afternoons around 2:00pm when schedule. Full time staff serve with the children every weekend during each session.
  • Full Time Only - Be able to re-locate to either Michigan or Arizona campus and live in provided housing

Youth Haven is a great place to work, with each member of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. We offer competitive salaries and other benefits to our staff based upon experience and positional responsibilities. If you feel that serving the Lord at Youth Haven is what you'd like to do, and you possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.

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