Jobs

Available Positions

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to marc@portagelake.org.

 

Program Director

Qualifications:

  • Vibrant faith in Jesus and passion to promote that faith in others
  • (Preferred) College degree and at least 5 years of experience working with youth at camp, in a church, or parachurch organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to forge positive working relationships, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and team-oriented servant attitude
  • Noted leader, self-motivated, creative, and ability to administrate and meet deadlines
  • Support and extend the mission Portage Lake Bible Camp & the Evangelical Covenant Church

Job Summary:  

The Program Director ensures excellence in programming during retreats, summer camp, and for other guest groups. He or she is responsible for planning and executing the schedule of each camp or group as well as provide direction and support to staff and volunteers to efficiently serve campers. This work involves but is not limited to hiring, training, and managing summer staff; scheduling retreat and summer staff; promotional visits to churches and maintaining those relationships; developing the summer theme including daily themes and day-camp counselor material; and work with other full-time staff to help campers to grow in faith and have an exceptional experience.

SUMMER

  • Recruit, train, and manage summer staff including development of staff manual
  • Develop summer theme, create daily theme material, tailor theme to kid & family camps
  • Create and keep staff schedule and develop program schedule with new and legacy ideas
  • Identify and recruit speakers for kid’s camps
  • Coordinate SWIM team (junior staff) recruitment and program development

RETREAT SEASON

  • Develop and execute retreat programing
  • Recruit, schedule and manage needed volunteers for retreats
  • Identify and recruit speakers and bands for retreats
  • Communicate with youth leaders and retreat leaders to maximize retreat experience

PROMOTION

  • Nurture relationships with GLC churches, youth leaders, and outside retreat leaders
  • Responsible for scheduling and staffing church visits and college recruiting events

GENERAL

  • All staff participates in general maintenance, cleaning, programming, and promotions
  • Attend ACCCC denominational gatherings and CCCA regional events

 

Associate Director

Qualifications:

  • Vibrant faith in Jesus and passion to promote that faith in others
  • At least three years of experience working in business operations
  • Skill in financial management
  • Desire to work as part of a team to promote and grow the mission of PLCBC

Job Summary:  

The Associate Director has the responsibility to coordinate all camp operations.   This will include managing financial processes, business matters, and fundraising efforts; assisting program and promotional development; and helping to raise the service and efficiency standards of camp. 

OPERATIONS

  • Oversee all aspects of camp operations
  • Management of all vendors and contractor invoices
  • Provide resources to campers & guest groups
  • Track and schedule regular maintenance (w/ Facilities Director)

FINANCES

  • Oversee all finances for the camp
  • Manage accounts payable & receivable, donations, fundraising, and staff compensation
  • Communicate with CPA and other financial institutions
  • Oversee operational relations with federal, State, and local entities

STAFF RELATIONS

  • Coordinate operations with Guest & Food Services, Program, Registrar, and Facilities
  • Oversee internship program
  • Arrange staffing for retreats
  • Set yearly calendar with Program Director and Marketing Director
  • Participate in summer staff hiring and oversight

MISSION & MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT

  • Collaborate in visioning and local outreach events
  • Implement new camp ministries and initiatives
  • Assist in organizing and executing fundraising events
  • Attend local colleges and church fairs to promote camp

GENERAL

  • All staff participates in general maintenance, cleaning, programming, and promotions