Mount Hermon

  • Conference Center Youth Counselor/Support Staff - Male

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Posted Date 10 months ago(9/28/2017 1:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Summer Staff
    Projected Position End Date
  • Overview

    Summer Staff - Organized Camp

    Position Objective:


    Youth Counselors/Support Staff are responsible to model a genuine Christian lifestyle to junior high and high school campers, providing campers’ safety and well-being while befriending campers to nurture spiritual growth, in order to lead them one step closer to Jesus, in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


    Key Job Accountabilities:

    • Responsible to act as mentor to male and female students, engaging in spiritual mentoring and biblical studies.
    • Lead a daily small group of students reinforcing the daily objectives of the youth program.
    • Works alongside campers aiding in service and work activities to provide leadership, accountability and encouragement.
    • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through discipline and guidance of campers.
    • Responsible to plan, lead, and assist any and all program elements.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:


    • None.


    General Qualifications:


    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization. Of strong moral character and integrity.




    • High school graduate.
    • College experience, preferred 2 years.
    • Must be CPR/First Aid certified.

    Work Experience:


    • Prior or current experience working with junior high or high school students.
    • Prior camp counseling experience preferred.
    • Prefer prior experience in leadership roles. 

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Preferred previous experience working with junior high or high school students.
    • Love for youth of all ages is essential; capable of providing strong Christian role model.
    • Ability to articulate gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in Scripture.
    • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
    • Ability to engage in active listening.
    • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
    • A heart to serve whenever needed.
    • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Physical Demands:


    The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, and hiking. 


    Additional Requirements:


    • Will be assigned a secondary role as required for all Summer Staff.
    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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