Summer Staff

Looking for a fun summer job? 

We are looking for Jesus-loving young adults who are passionate about leading the next generation and having fun!

A summer on staff with Camp Vertical provides extensive leadership growth and development, as well as an opportunity to serve in a creative and fun environment where kids are invited to discover more about Jesus. Our summer staff is also an amazing community of believers who truly feel like family and love to have fun! If you have any questions or would like more information, you may email Ashleigh at aowens@elmbrook.org

New Staff and Returning Staff Applications are now open!

Please read ALL position descriptions on the first page of the applications before beginning. 

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A Summer Job You Won't Forget!

We are hiring various different Staff and Leadership positions;

Student Leaders in Training (SLT)

SLTs are unpaid staff positions. These positions are created for people who hope to be part of full-time paid staff in the future. it is an opportunity for camp to invest in you while you learn the ropes of being a leader and get experience volunteering with kids at camp. 

You must be 15 years old by June 1 to apply as an SLT.

Camp Leaders

Leaders are responsible for building relationships with campers and connecting them to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This role is present with campers all day and will participate in camp activities with campers.

You must be at least 16 years old by June 1 to apply for a paid staff position.

Key Leaders

Key Leaders are responsible for building relationships with campers and connecting them to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They oversee campers, leaders, and volunteers in their assigned activity group, as well as ensuring the content for their activity group is relevant and engaging. 

Leadership Staff

Leadership staff serve behind the scenes of camp, assisting the rest of the Camp Vertical staff members. They liaison between activity groups and help with camp communication and needs.

You must be at least 18 years old by June 1 to apply for leadership staff.

Office Staff

Office Staff Members are present throughout the day to fulfill office and administrative needs, especially in regard to communication to and from parents.

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Staff applications are due Feb 18.

Interviews will be scheduled during the months of February & March.

Staff decisions will be made and you will be notified mid-April.

Steps of the hiring process take place in the months of April & May.

Mandatory Training Week for all summer staff is Saturday 6/4 through Saturday 6/11. 

Training is held in the evenings during the week (so there is no conflict with school)

Camp runs for 8 weeks from June 13 through Aug 12.

NO camp the week of July 4-8.

Mandatory Camp Cleanup Day is Aug 13 and would be your last day of employment.


 

Important Dates / Timeline

To Apply...

Staff Applications are now open!

  • Follow the link above to the online applications

  • All returning and new staff will fill out the same application

  • SLTs can fill out the same new staff application and will go through the same interview process as paid staff

  • If you are 18 or older and interested in applying for a leadership position (coordinators) make sure to check any position you are interested in, including Key Leading. You may be asked to come in for a brief leadership interview.

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