College Work Week
Diocese of Lexington’s Appalachian Outreach Ministry
May 13-19, 2012
College students: the Diocese of Lexington’s Appalachian outreach ministry, St. Timothy’s, is hosting a College Work Week from May 13-19, 2012. All college students from any college and university are welcome! For more info, see here: http://www.visit-eam.org/index.php/st-timothys-episcopal-outreach-center/ or contact Bryant Kibler at email@example.com.
Resident Summer Staff Member at Camp Stevens in Julian, CA from June 11-August 13, 2012
This position is a great summer adventure and your chance to make a real difference in the life of a child and your community. Qualified applicants will be emerging leaders who have a strong desire to positively contribute to the whole summer camp operation. This operation includes socially conscious camp programs, physical property maintenance and intentional community living. The staff members are expected to be excellent role models for campers and counselors, fostering an appreciation for group development while having fun in the great outdoors. Summer camp staff will live and work on site from early June through mid August. Deadline: April 1, 2012
Counselor at Peterkin in Romney, WV from June 3-August 4, 2012
One of the most important roles at any summer camp is the camp counselor and Peterkin is no different. Peterkin counselors live in the lodges with campers, help lead small groups and electives, help lead and plan worship, and much more. Counselors must be the equivalent of one year out of high school and it is preferred that they are two years past high school graduation. The camping season begins with staff training on June 3 and ends August 4. Prospective counselors must undergo a through background check. Compensation information available on request. Applications will be available on the Peterkin website. Deadline is March 15. For more information contact Stephen Day at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Peterkin: Nestled in a valley near historic Romney, West Virginia, Peterkin Camp and Conference Center boasts 1,400 acres of unsurpassed natural beauty, with clean mountain streams and miles of hiking trails. Peterkin offers a refuge of serenity amid the stress and hectic pace of our everyday lives, a place that encourages us to relax and reconnect with nature by enjoying outdoor activities such as trout fishing, hiking, swimming and tennis. The quiet wooded coves are perfect for quiet times of meditation and relaxation. Taking a ‘time out’ at Peterkin is sure to bring regeneration to body, mind and spirit.
Camp Staff and Volunteers at Camp Marshall in Montana for Summer 2012
Camp Marshall is open to applications for summer employment and volunteer opportunities for the summer of 2012. This link will take you to our camp’s web site, and on-line applications. The web-page is still “new” so keep looking to the site as new information is added. Be sure to let me know if you have any questions. David Campbell, Camp/Christian Formation Director, Episcopal Diocese of Montana.
Resident Summer Staff Member at Galilee in on the shores of Lake Tahoe from June 4-August 4, 2012
If you have an appetite for adventure and want to make a difference in children’s lives, Galilee could be the place for you! Galilee is an Episcopal camp that offers a meaningful and adventurous program for kids ages 7 to 17. As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will take the lead in building a welcoming community where campers and counselors alike can flourish. The camp is located right on the shore of Lake Tahoe, one of the most breathtaking sites of natural beauty in the country. As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will:
• Lead overnight backpacking trips, including cooking and camping as a group
• Take groups rock climbing on a challenging natural crag
• Explore Lake Tahoe on kayaking adventures
• Work with other young adults in a shared leadership model
• Mentor high school – aged counselors and help them develop as leaders
• Sing, dance and lead improvisational theater
• Reflect on and evaluate the program and your own experiences
• Live in an inclusive Christian community and share in the creation of creative worship
Resident Staff must be at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school. A year of college or work experience is preferred. As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will be an essential part of the summer program. You will have opportunities to contribute to the goals and themes of each session in addition to facilitating the day-to-day experiences of the groups. You will also attend a staff training, be a part of our counselor training program, and act as a role model for campers and counselors throughout the summer. Lifeguard certification is required. Galilee provides free lifeguard training June 4-9. If already a certified lifeguard, you may arrive on June 11 to begin staff training. The summer camp season runs through August 4. Compensation: $250 per week for 8 weeks plus full room and the best (mostly local and organic!) food around. For more information please visit http://www.galileetahoe.org. For application materials or other questions, please contact Jesse Tichenor at email@example.com.
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks
For those who love the outdoors and are looking for a perspective-altering experience, A Christian Ministry in the National Parks offers an opportunity for renewal and exploration. You’ll be assigned to one of our national treasures where you’ll see many sides of the park, from Sunday campground worship, hiking and interacting with visitors to the backside service industry that keeps the park running. Applications are already being accepted.
Volunteer in Community June 18 – July 13, 2012
If you are a single woman between the ages of 20 and 50, our Volunteer in Community program welcomes you to explore a shared way of life with the Benedictine Women of Madison. You’ll live at the monastery, and experience the rhythm of work, prayer, study and leisure in this ecumenical Benedictine community.
The Lilly Summer Discernment Institute
The Lilly Summer Discernment Institute is now accepting applications from undergraduate students across the nation interested in exploring careers in ministry and/or service for the summer. The program will run from June 4 – July 28, 2012. All applications are due by March 1 and must be submitted on-line. Students interested in exploring vocations in ordained ministry or service with non-profit organizations are encouraged to find full-time placements with substantive exposure to the type of work that interests them. The program provides a $2400 stipend for their work and some travel support.