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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
New Staff and Returning Staff Applications are now open.
Student Leaders in Training (SLTs)
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.
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 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.
You must be at least 18 years old by June 1 to apply for this position.
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. 1 year of Summer Staff Experience Preferred.
Office Staff Members are present throughout the day to fulfill office and administrative needs, especially in regard to communication to and from parents.
how to apply
All returning and new staff (including SLTs) will fill out the same application and go through the same interview process.
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.
Applications are now open!
TIMELINE & IMPORTANT DATES
Leadership Staff Applications Due
Leadership Staff Interviews
Leader and Key Leader Applications Due
Beginning of April
Staff decisions made & you will be notified
April / May
Steps of hiring process take place
Mandatory training week — training held during the evenings
June 12—August 11
NO CAMP — Fourth of July Week
Mandatory Camp Cleanup day/ final day of employment