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Camp Good News

Head Counselor

Camp Good News
Forestdale, Massachusetts, United States


Date Posted: 10/11/2008
Categories: Christian Camping
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:
Camp Good News is currently filling head counselor positions for its summer 2009 season. Camp Good News is an evangelical nondenominational camp for children ages 5-15. Founded in 1935 by the Reverend Wyeth Willard, Camp Good News is dedicated to bringing the gospel to youth through teaching, modeling and outstanding camp programs. Head counselors run one of three programs: junior girls, junior boys (ages 5-12) or co-ed senior camp (ages 13-15). Responsibilities include providing supervision and spiritual leadership to campers and counselors, designing, scheduling and overseeing camp activities, and working with camp leadership to maintain a fun, safe and healthy camp community. Job requires strong leadership skills and some ministry training or experience. Love of children and commitment to youth ministry is a must. Experience in one or more areas of camp programming is a bonus. Camp Good News is accredited by the American Camp Association. Job commitment begins on June 1st and continues through August 15th 2009. Salary range from 2500 to 5000 dollars for the summer, depending on level of education and experience.