Mount Hermon

  • Traveling Day Camp Director

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Job ID
    Program Ministries
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Conference Center
    Posted Date
    8 months ago(2/16/2018 6:19 PM)
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Full Time


    Position Eligible for Referral Bonus Program


    Position Objective


    In collaboration with the Vice President, Programs and the Program ministries team, the Traveling Day Camp Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a weekly summer day camp program that would travel to different locations executing an excellent, Christ-centered camp experience in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values. 


    Key Job Accountabilities


    • Work closely with VP, Programs to create and develop all aspects of a successful traveling day camp program including, but not limited to, all aspects of activity and curriculum development as well as budgeting, creating systems to support camper registration, hiring of support staff, and all safety and security issues while at different locations.
    • Serve as the primary lead in cultivating and securing church partners that would want to host the neighborhood day camp program at their location including, but not limited to, making initial contacts with churches and ministry partners all the way through the contracting process.  
    • Facilitate hiring all summer support staff and counselors necessary to support the activities of the neighborhood day camp program.


    • Travel throughout the summer ensuring neighborhood day camps are implemented with excellence, as well as working to strengthen relationships with partner churches and ministries who are hosting the day camp program.  
    • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Supervisory Responsibilities


    • Responsible for supervising all summer staff hired to support the traveling day camp program.


    General Qualifications

    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required.


    Work Experience

    • Camp, conference, church ministry, or day camp experience is required.  Experience with other traveling day camp programs is preferred.
    • Experience in program and curriculum development is required.  Experience developing event themes as well as prop/set design is preferred.
    • Experiencing leading and supervising others preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Proven organizational skills and ability to lead others
    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Must be a self-starter with an ability to see things through to completion.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve in a professional manner.
    • Ability to develop programs, event themes, curriculum and prop/set design.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Physical Demands


    • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
    • Position requires walking, and climbing up/down stairs and ladders.  Additional requirements include sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, pushing and pulling, hearing, and grasping.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. is required.

    Additional Requirements/Skills


    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


    *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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