Summer Staff Positions

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Position Title
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Accounting Intern
The Accounting Intern would assist in the bookkeeping and accounting that needs to be done during the summer months. This program could qualify for college credit as they report to a NYS licensed CPA. The daily tasks would include assisting with accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, various cash accounts, journal entries and weekly reporting. Applicant should have used Quickbooks, completed at least one year in the accounting major including Accounting 101 and 102, and have a recommendation from a professor in the Accounting Department
Camp Nurse
A. Qualifications
  1. Licensed as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Experience with children and young adults.
  3. Current CPR and first aid certification.
  4. A committed Christian who has proven experience working within a Christian community context and for/with full-time Christian professionals.
  5. A person whose experience indicates a proven ability to relate to other people, especially in a high stress situation.
  6. Minimum age - 21 years.
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. He/she will work with and be solely responsible to the Executive Director of Delta Lake Bible Conference Center.
C. Tasks
  1. Stock and Maintain Infirmary.
  2. Inventory all supplies.
  3. Communicate with State Health Inspector.
  4. Maintain regular hours of availability.
  5. Arrange any needed visits to other medical facilities.
  6. Check and supply all first aid kits on the campgrounds.
  7. At registration time greet campers and parents and collect and check all health forms and do pre-camp health check.
  8. Complete health forms, insurance forms, etc.
  9. Maintain Medical Log.
  10. Keep medications locked up.
  11. Dispense prescription medications to campers for self-administration.
  12. Advise Log Cabin Office personnel of all matters of health which the nurse is communicating to State Health Inspector.
  13. Secure appropriate food for campers too sick to attend dining hall.
Counselor- Haven Camp
A. Haven Counselor
Qualifications
  1. Minimum age - 18 years
  2. A committed Christian who has a servant_leader attitude.
  3. An ability to communicate God's love to developmentally disabled people both by life and lip.
  4. A social and spiritual maturity drawn from experiences with God.
  5. A minimum of a High School diploma.
B. Accountability
  1. Counselors are interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. Counselors are amenable to the respective Deans and Haven Director.
C. Tasks
  1. Live in assigned room and be ready to assist campers and their needs.
  2. Assist in assigned work responsibilities: activity area, program, services, etc.
  3. Make sure campers get ready in the morning, go to the bathroom regularly, participate in services and activities, do not distract other campers during the services, and get ready for bed.
  4. Serve meals to campers.
  5. Complete camper evaluations.
  6. Bring campers to events on time.
  7. Seize opportunities to counsel/discuss with individual campers.
  8. Develop and lead a devotional each evening for their cabin group.
  9. Keep track of the whereabouts of each camper. Report any missing campers to the Haven Director.
  10. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and nightly Haven meetings.
Haven Counselor in Training
A. Qualifications
  1. Minimum age - 16 years
  2. A committed Christian who has a servant_leader attitude.
  3. An ability to communicate God's love to developmentally disabled people both by life and lip.
  4. A social and spiritual maturity drawn from experiences with God.
  5. Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
B. Accountability
  1. Counselors in Training are interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. Counselors in Training are amenable to their Senior Counselors, respective Deans and Haven Director.
C. Tasks
  1. Live in assigned room and be ready to assist campers and their needs.
  2. Assist in assigned work responsibilities: activity area, program, services, etc.
  3. Help Senior Counselors to make sure campers get ready in the morning, go to the bathroom regularly, participate in services and activities, do not distract other campers during the services, and get ready for bed.
  4. Serve meals to campers.
  5. Complete camper evaluations.
  6. Bring campers to events on time.
  7. Seize opportunities to counsel/discuss with individual campers.
  8. Help Senior Counselor to develop and lead a devotional each evening for their cabin group.
  9. Keep track of the whereabouts of each camper. Report any missing campers to the Haven Director.
  10. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and nightly Haven meetings.
Counselor - Youth Camp
A. Qualifications
  1. Minimum age - 18 years
  2. A committed Christian who has a servant-leader attitude.
  3. An ability to communicate God's love to sometimes unlovely young people both by life and lip.
  4. A social and spiritual maturity drawn from daily devotions and experiences with God.
  5. A minimum of a High School diploma.
  6. A training class or supervisory experience with children.

B. Accountability
  1. Counselors are interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. Counselors are amenable to the respective Deans.
  3. Counselors are responsible to the Program Director. However, when a counselor is assigned to a program area where a program specialist is in charge, (such as waterfront, boat dock, or crafts), the counselor would follow that person's direction and assist in every way possible.

C. Tasks - General
  1. Live in cabin with assigned campers and be ready to assist them.
  2. Keep track of the whereabouts of each camper in their cabin group, being sure to have checked within every 15 minute period. Report any missing campers to the Log Cabin Office.
  3. Spend at least 1/2 hour of quality one-on-one time listening to each camper before they leave camp.
  4. Complete camper evaluations at the end of each camp week.
  5. Oversee cleaning of cabin.
  6. Assist in assigned work responsibilities: activity area, waterfront, program, cleaning, etc.
  7. See that all your campers are on time to events. Line up campers at the appropriate times. Encourage them to be straight and quiet
  8. Aid the Program Director in maintaining order and in giving instructions to campers.
  9. Lead campers in camp activities.
  10. Help campers to know the camp rules and follow them.
  11. Discipline campers as necessary according to the camp discipline policy to maintain camp rules and standards. Never spank or hit a camper or do anything that might be taken that way.
  12. Teach campers to respect authority by your own attitude to authority as well as holding them accountable to camp rules and policies.
  13. Teach campers proper table manners; a part of teaching them to "regard one another as more important then themselves". Phil. 2:3
  14. Assure camper safety and health by watchful supervision. See that he or she gets necessary rest, washes and changes clothes regularly, and eats properly.
  15. Encourage campers to learn new skills and improve skill levels already attained. Teach them to do all things well. I Cor. 10:31
  16. Encourage campers to work together and help one another, not laugh at one another or mock. Titus 3:1
  17. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  18. Maintain good public relations with campers parents.
D. Tasks - Spiritual
  1. Live an exemplary Christian life before campers. Titus 2:6-8, I Tim. 4:16, I Peter 2:21
  2. See to use appropriate opportunities throughout the day (those "teachable moments" that occur in camping) to instruct campers in spiritual principles. Duet 6:6-9, II Tim. 4:1,2
  3. Seize opportunities to counsel/discuss with individual campers.
  4. Develop and lead a fifteen minute devotional and question answering time each evening before bed. Use this time to challenge campers to commit themselves to the Lord. Also give opportunities to pray.
  5. Spend time with campers in order to develop a relationship of openness where campers will share their problems and needs. Show how God can meet their deepest need in Christ.
  6. Lead campers in morning Bible study and discussion as directed by the Program Director.
  7. Through gentle questioning and careful listening, know the spiritual situation of each camper by Monday night so that you may encourage each camper toward personal maturity in Jesus Christ.
  8. Pray daily for the specific needs of each camper.
  9. Have a three minute testimony which you can give without notes and without notice on "The Difference Jesus Christ has Made in My Life."
Dinning Hall Staff
Kitchen Staff
A. Qualifications:
  1. Desire to work at camp
  2. Ability to learn to do tasks as assigned. Ability to accept supervision.
  3. A committed Christian willing to have a servant heart.
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director in consultation with the Food Service Manager.
  2. He/she will work under the supervision of the Food Service Manager.
C. Tasks
  1. Assist in areas of food preparation and clean-up. Set food out before the meal.
  2. Keep food trays full during the meal.
  3. Combine food from two lines into one line after all guests have gone through the line.
  4. Wipe off food service areas after each meal or more often when needed.
  5. Store food after meals as directed by Assistant Chef or Food Service Manager.
  6. Help unload, store, and move supplies in kitchen.
  7. Assist in any area as requested by Food Service Manager.
Dish Crew
A. Qualifications
  1. Desire to work at camp
  2. Ability to learn to do tasks as assigned
  3. Ability to accept supervision
  4. A committed Christian willing to have a servant heart.
Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. He/she will work under the supervision of the Food Service Manager.
C. Tasks
  1. Washing dishes in the dishwashing machine.
  2. Washing pots and pans by hand.
  3. Emptying garbage cans in the kitchen and dish room following each meal.
  4. Sweeping kitchen and dining hall after each meal.
  5. Assisting in areas of food preparation and clean-up
  6. Wiping off counters after each meal or more often when needed.
  7. All scrub pads left out neatly to dry.
  8. Sinks cleaned inside and out and left to dry.
Snack Shop Staff
A. Qualifications
  1. Desire to work at camp.
  2. Ability to learn to do tasks as assigned.
  3. Ability to accept supervision.
  4. A committed Christian willing to have a servant heart.
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director in consultation with the Food Service Manager.
  2. He/she will work under the supervision of the Food Service Manager.
C. Tasks
  1. Open Snack Shop at designated times.
  2. Serve customers and then staff as time allows.
  3. Keep supplies in order.
  4. Take money and give change to customers. Mark snack shop cards for staff.
  5. Clean counters after closing or whenever they are dirty.
  6. After closing clean any dishes or equipment used.
  7. Job may be combined with kitchen staff when needed.
Aquatics Director
A. Qualifications
  1. Training and experience in waterfront activities and management.
  2. Current WSI, Lifeguard Training, CPR or BLS training, First Aid.
  3. Ability to schedule and supervise staff.
  4. A committed Christian who has proven experience working within a Christian community context and for/with full-time Christian professionals.
  5. A person whose experience indicates a proven ability to relate to other people, especially in a high stress situation.
  6. Minimum age and experience - 21 years of age and 3 seasons previous waterfront experience.
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director in consultation with the Facilities Manager.
  2. He/she will work with and be solely responsible to the Executive Director of Delta Lake Bible Conference Center.
C. Tasks
  1. Establish and oversee all activities in and on the water.
  2. Supervise all staff and campers participating in aquatic activities.
  3. Be responsible for condition and placement of lifesaving equipment.
  4. Designate roped-off swim area and handle and coordinate swim tests.
  5. Maintain a log book of incidents and a daily log.
  6. Perform lifeguard duties.
  7. Assist Facilities Manager in beach maintenance.
  8. Oversee necessary paperwork: buddy tags, test results, awards, etc.
  9. Teach staff their responsibilities during staff training.
  10. Conduct initial and end of season inventory of equipment.
  11. Schedule work hours, rotation of lifeguards, etc.
  12. Coordinate fitness training and drills.
Head Lifeguard
A. Qualifications
  1. Training and experience in waterfront activities.
  2. Current Lifeguard and CPR certification.
  3. Will patiently supervise campers and staff.
  4. A committed Christian.
  5. A person whose experience indicates a proven ability to relate to other people, especially in a high stress situation.
  6. Minimum age - 18 years with 1 season previous waterfront experience
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director in consultation with the Aquatics Director.
  2. He/she will work with and be responsible to the Aquatics Director.
C. Tasks
  1. Supervise, under direction of the Aquatics Director, all staff and campers participating in aquatic activities.
  2. Guard the beach and swim area - as per their assignment.
  3. Enforce rules and regulations.
  4. Check float lines.
  5. Check the bottom of the swim area for debris.
  6. Participate in fitness training.
  7. Assist in preparing written reports of incidents.
  8. Assist in clean-up and maintenance of the beach front.
  9. Conduct Buddy Checks.
Lifeguard
A. Qualifications
  1. Training and experience in waterfront activities.
  2. Current Lifeguard and CPR certification.
  3. Ability to patiently supervise campers.
  4. A committed Christian.
  5. A person whose experience indicates a proven ability to relate to other people, especially in a high stress situation.
  6. Minimum age - 17 years
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director in consultation with the Aquatics Director.
  2. He/she will work with and be responsible to the Aquatics Director.
C. Tasks
  1. Guard the beach and swim area - as per their assignment.
  2. Enforce rules and regulations.
  3. Check float lines.
  4. Check the bottom of the swim area for debris.
  5. Participate in fitness training.
  6. Assist in preparing written reports of incidents.
  7. Assist in clean-up and maintenance of the beach front.
  8. Conduct Buddy Checks.
Boat Driver
A. Qualifications
  1. Training and experience in boat driving and management.
  2. Documented experience which indicates his/her knowledge and skill in supervising and teaching waterskiing.
  3. Must be certified by the State of New York, Department of Parks and Recreation as a Pilot and Joint Engineer
  4. If possible, current lifeguard, first aid, and CPR certification.
  5. Ability to supervise staff.
  6. A committed Christian who has proven experience working within a Christian community context and for/with full-time Christian professionals.
  7. A person whose experience indicates a proven ability to relate to other people, especially in a high stress situation.
  8. Minimum age and experience - 22 years of age and boat driving experience.
B. Accountability
  1. He/she will be interviewed and hired by the Executive Director.
  2. He/she will work with the Aquatics Director and be solely responsible to the Aquatics Director.
C. Tasks
  1. Oversee all staff and activities at the boat dock.
  2. Responsible for putting away and/or locking up equipment and boats each night.
  3. Check condition of equipment and boats regularly.
  4. Maintain a log book of incidents.
  5. Drive the boat during skill classes, free time, and at other requested times. Occasionally other staff may be assigned to drive the boat if they are qualified and approved by the Executive Director.
  6. Teach waterskiing to campers during skill class and free time.
  7. Assist Facilities Manager in maintenance of boat dock area.
  8. Conduct initial and end of season inventory of equipment.
Maintenance Staff
Assist the Facilities Manager for the summer
Summer Office Staff
Office Staff at Delta will assist the Office Manager in all areas from typing to delivery