Mount Hermon

Amata Counselor

US-CA-Mount Hermon
2 months ago
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Summer Staff
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Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


Amata Counselors are responsible to model a genuine Christian lifestyle to teen girls (grades 8-10), casting vision for the Amata program and supporting babysitting training, and providing camper’s 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.


(The Amata program is a two week camp experience that teaches girls entering 8th–10th grades what it means to live as God’s beloved. It provides mentoring for female students and babysitting training where they receive professional training and hands on practice babysitting and be CPR/1st Aid Certified through the American Red Cross.)


Key Job Accountabilities:         

  • Live with and lead approx. 7-9 campers each week. Lead small group Bible studies. Seek out and connect to campers leading them one step closer to Jesus through activities and curriculum.
  • Actively participate in the entire program enthusiastically supporting the objective and curriculum of the program.
  • Share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas clean including rooms, central living areas and workspaces.
  • Works alongside campers aiding in babysitting training and hands on experiences to provide leadership, accountability and encouragement.
  • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through discipline and guidance of campers.

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 and high school students.
  • Prior camp counseling experience preferred.
  • Prefer prior experience in leadership roles.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Preferred previous experience babysitting and/or certified.
  • Preferred previous experience working with junior high and 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:


  • 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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