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Staff Applications Open December 1st, 2018.

Camp Kadesh is looking for the staff of Summer 2019.  If you are a person that is in love with the ministry of summer camp and understand how it can change the world... we are looking for you.  The following is a breakdown of the various roles that we have.  If you are new to Kadesh or just have questions feel free to contact our office.

Applying for the First Time after the LIT1 Program

Wanting to work at camp this summer? We are looking for people who are seeking spiritual growth and are actively involved in the community around them. If you are applying for the first time after completing the LIT program and are in high school, you will be applying for a JR1/LIT2 position. Once an application has been submitted and an interview is complete, we will decide if we feel you are ready for a Junior staff position or if we feel you would benefit from the LIT2 program before becoming a staff member in the future. 

** Indicated roles are listed as 2 month term, but have the opportunity to be combined with our Outdoor Recreation Program positions to create a 4 month opportunity for those looking for employment from May to August.

Lead Positions

(Round 1 for Lead Applications closes January 14th, interviews take place January 20th-21st)

Program Coordinator (PC) (2 positions available) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Four month position - April 28 to Aug 23
The Program Coordinators maintain and organize all summer camp activities and schedules. They are in place to ensure the camp runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible from a programming standpoint. They are a first point of contact for all general direction in these areas of programming.  For more information: Program Coordinator Job Description & Details

Waterfront Coordinator (WC) (1 position available) -  Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Four month position - April 28 to Aug 23
The Waterfront Coordinator will be responsible on the waterfront for enforcing all rules, managing the operation of boats and equipment, and responding to all waterfront emergencies and is the first point of contact for any questions concerning the waterfront.  Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and hold a current National Lifeguard Award (NLA). For more information:  Waterfront Coordinator Job Description & Details

Leadership in Training Coordinator (LITC) (2 positions available) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Four month position - April 28 to Aug 23
The LIT Coordinators are responsible for the leadership and spiritual development of the LITs. Their role is comprised of three main components: discipleship, training, and cleaning coordination. They will work with the LITs in the specifics of the program to teach and mentor.  They will be directly responsible for organizing and executing cleaning in the kitchen and extended chalet facilities.  For more information: LIT Coordinator Job Description & Details

Support Positions

(Round 1 for Support Applications closes January 28th, interviews take place January 30th-31st)

First Aid Responder (FAR)

(1 position available) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
June 27 to Aug 23
The First Aid Responder is the primary responder to all land based emergencies and medical needs. They will oversee the screening of campers and collection of medication at registration, and administering of camper medication and general care throughout the week. They will also be a responder in support of any waterfront emergency.   For more information: First Aid Responder Description & Details

Multimedia Coordinators (MMC)

(2 position available)  Applications Open December 1st, 2018
June 27 to Aug 23

The Multimedia Coordinators are responsible for capturing and crafting the media that each camper will be able to take home each week. They are also responsible for technical elements of the chapel sessions such as running sound and slides as well as any other A/V needs at camp.  This team also works with the Director to acquire and create the necessary media for year round promotion of Camp Kadesh. ( For more information: Multimedia Coordinator Description & Details

Maintenance Assistant (MA)

April 28 to Aug 23 (1 position available)  - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Responsible to complete a variety of tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Site Manager. 

Cabin Positions

(Round 1 for Senior Applications closes January 28th, interviews take place January 30th-31st)

(Round 1 for Junior Applications closes February 11th, interviews take place February 24th-26th)

Leader In Training 2 (LIT2)

(2 Male & 3 Female positions available in each 3 week term) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018

The LIT2 Program will have the opportunity for further cabin-leading observation and hands on experience by getting partnered with a cabin each week that they will spend each evening with and stay overnight in the cabin with. They will also have opportunities to learn how to lead a cabin time and to help give leadership to clean up and tuck times. They will join into clean up and sessions times with the rest of the LIT group in the mornings and afternoons. This is for those that have completed the LIT1 program and are looking for further training before becoming a junior staff member. LIT2 Description and Details

Junior Cabin Leader 1 (JC1)

(7 Male & 9 Female positions available in each week) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018

Typically a minimum of two weeks commitment between June 27 to Aug 23** + May 17 - 20 Training weekend. Will work assisting one cabin of 8 to 11 campers per week under the supervision and example of a Senior Cabin Leader. This position is for the person that wants to be a Senior Cabin Leader eventually and would like to gain more experience working with campers in a cabin role for the first time.  This role also has aspects of working in program in the same way that our cabin leaders are part of programming.   This position is considered a development role. Junior Cabin Leader 1 Job Description & Details

Junior Cabin Leader 2 (JC2)

(7 Male & 9 Female positions available in each week) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018

Typically a minimum of two weeks commitment between June 27 to Aug 23** + May 17 - 20 Training weekend. The Junior Cabin Leader 2 position is for those that have served as a Junior Cabin Leader 1 previously and are looking to take on further responsibility in a cabin role. They will still serve alongside a Senior Cabin Leader and will be utilized more often in the larger cabins. There is opportunity for potentially co-leading with another JC2 towards the end of the summer. Junior Cabin Leader 2 Job Description & Details

Senior Cabin Leaders (SR)

(7 Male & 9 Female positions available in each week) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
June 27 to Aug 23** + May 17 - 20 Training weekend
These staff members take the primary leadership role in the cabins. They work to encourage spiritual growth in their campers through building relationships and teaching from the Bible and personal experience in cabin times. Senior Cabin Leaders also mentor and disciple the Junior Cabin leader as they learn what it takes to become a Senior Cabin Leader.  For more information: Senior Cabin Leader Job Description & Details

(We also are looking for individuals that would be willing to fill these roles for a short period of time or volunteer in these roles for a week. This time of year we are focused on filling the full summer roles first)

Program Team Positions

(Round 1 for Senior Applications closes January 28th, interviews take place January 30th-31st)

(Round 1 for Junior Applications closes February 11th, interviews take place February 24th-26th)

The Program Team has been created to work with the Summer Camps Director to oversee all aspects of summer camp programming.  This group, led by the Program Coordinators, will ensure all aspects for the summer program are planned, prepared and carried out on a daily and weekly basis.

Senior Program Team Member (SRP)

(2 potential positions available) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
June 27 to Aug 23** + May 17 - 20 Training weekend
This position is for the person that loves being involved in program and is ready to take a lead role in daily programming. This role is scheduled for most of our daily programming times, being a lead skill staff in all 4 skill blocks, free time and wide game. Program team members will assist the Program Coordinators with set up and take down for activities and will meet with them daily. Senior members may be given a specific area of focus throughout the summer for their activities.  For more information: Senior Program Team Member Job Description & Details
Program Team Members will include some people with specialized skills such as: Boat Drivers or special certifications (See also Lifeguard positon below) .

Lifeguard/Program Team Member (LGP)

(3 positions) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
June 27 to Aug 23** + May 17 - 20 Training weekend + possible in-service TBD
Will have primary responsibilities on the water front and play a support role in general program areas as part of the Program Team.  Must have minimum NLS, lifeguard experience, with skill and proficiency in various water activities an asset.  For more information: Lifeguard Program Team Member Description & Details

Junior Program Team Member (JRP)

(3 positions available in each week June 27 to Aug 23)- Applications Open December 1st, 2018

This position is for the person that loves being involved in program and would like to learn how to take more of a lead role in a variety of programming.  Junior Program members are expected to actively assist with with all activities they are a part of and take more of a lead role later into the season. This role would be scheduled for most of our programming times, being a part of all 4 skill blocks, free time and wide game.  This position is considered a development role and is intended to give a wide array of program experience.  For more information: Junior Program Team Member Description & Details

Food Service Positions:

Assistant Cook (AC)

(1 position available)  April 28 to Aug 23- Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Responsible for providing excellent food service to guests and staff and directly assisting the head cook as the second in charge of the kitchen.  This person would be required to have some experience with the Camp Kadesh kitchen or other similar camp kitchen experience.  This person should also be comfortable giving direction to others and have a willingness to be to oversee the kitchen when the Head Cook is not present.

Food Service Staff (FSS)

April 28 to Aug 23 (3 position available) - Applications Open December 1st, 2018
Responsible for assisting the cooks in the preparation, serving of food.  This position is for energetic, fun people that love to serve behind the scenes and provide great service to our camp community.

Leaders in Training 1 Program

Click her for for information about out Leaders in Training (LIT1) program.  The LITs are a vital part of our staff team and we have dedicated a whole area tothat program and have a special registration process for them.