2024 Summer Camp & Programming Ministry

Central Mission Center - Community of Christ
Youth Ministries
2024 Summer Camp & Programming Ministry Position
Applications Open Until February 29th, 2024

Central Mission Center is looking to find 2 individuals interested in gaining practical ministry training in youth ministry, to engage in activities to develop skills in youth ministry, test gifts and call to the vocation of youth ministry and provide support to the Youth Ministries program of Central Mission Center.

General Responsibility:

To assist the Youth Ministries team in preparation and implementation of the summer camping program. Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Share the gospel of Jesus Christ & encourage youth in their discipleship formation through the study of scripture, prayer, fellowship & service.
  2. Maintain personal, spiritual & professional growth.
  3. Attend summer camps when assigned to include, but not limited to: High School Camp, Middle School Camp, Junior Camp, Children’s Camp, Agape Reunion; SPEC (If 21)
  4. Assist in the planning, preparation & execution of administrative responsibilities of the camps.
  5. Participate in the development, setup & implementation of camp registration (to include name tags, copies, registration, health forms, etc.).
  6. Participate in a variety of roles in each camping situation. This may include, but not limited to, class teacher, activities coordinator, counselor, pastorate & minimal business management, campfire leader, program help.
  7. Prepare & send out mailings & other communication in preparation for events.
  8. Support congregational/Mission Center ministries where & when appropriate.
  9. May engage with local outreach efforts such as Hawthorne Place, local food pantries, or other partnership programs.
  10. Create an End-of-Summer bash for all summer participants.
  11. Journal learnings/experiences to be reviewed by youth minister/Mission Center team.

A look back at 2023-
Luke Clark-
"This summer was life changing in so many ways. It felt so good to be able to give back in the ways that have been so important to me in my life!"

Avary Boumstein -
"Camp was always a place where I felt like I could be myself and I was accepted no matter what, and I cannot explain how lucky I was to be able to create that space for others this year."

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively with youth of all ages by exhibiting creativity, empathetic understanding & patience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create, prepare & facilitate in leading activities (classes, devotions, campfire, etc.)
  • Maintains good character & integrity
  • Adaptability in a variety of environments and experiences
  • Understanding of the Enduring Principles & Mission Initiatives of Community of Christ.
  • At least one year out of high school, 21 or older preferred
  • Video production and/or proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Registered Youth Worker with Community of Christ (Required upon position start date)
  • Able to seek clarification & direction when needed
  • Active member in church life year around

Additional Information:

Applicants must have reliable transportation. The job requires very flexible hours.

Pay: $12.30/hour for an average of 8 weeks

Position Dates: May 28th through July 26th, 2024