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Kidder Ranch Camp Lead

Kidder Ranch Camp Lead

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Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


The Ranch Camp Lead will lead and oversee the daily activities and program at Ranch Camp in coordination with the Head Wrangler and is responsible to model a genuine lifestyle of Christian discipleship, nurturing spiritual growth of campers through program activities and curriculum in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:


  • Implement and carry out coordination of all schedules and program for Ranch Camp and communicating responsibilities and needs to all staff.
  • Work successfully in tandem with the Ranch Manager and Wrangler Lead.
  • Execute quality programs and activities for elementary through senior high campers.
  • Ensure that all programs are holistic and accomplishing set objectives.
  • Prepare and lead all staff meetings and program activities for Ranch Camp.
  • Ensure the safety and organization of all staff and campers at Ranch Camp.
  • Conduct mid and end of summer evaluations for the program and all supervised staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Ranch Camp Manager.
  • Keep Ranch Camp clean and tidy, free of clutter.
  • Attend all staff meetings and events.
  • Share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including cabins, living areas, workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the broader program with enthusiasm.
  • Actively engage and help build the summer staff community with your attitude, words, and actions.
  • Ensure smooth execution of the program specifically by being on time, prepared, and willing to assist with immediate and/or unforeseen needs.
  • Oversee and participate as needed with Timberline trail rides.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Ranch Camp Counselors.


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.




  • At least 2 years college experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified.


Work Experience:


  • Previous Kidder Creek experience preferred.
  • Prior experience working with elementary, junior high and high school students.
  • Prior camp counseling experience preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to articulate the gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in Scripture.
  • Ability to demonstrate a personal, committed and thought-through faith in Christ.
  • Takes initiative with attention to detail and follow-through, creative, flexible and able to adjust to challenges of the program.
  • Able to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • Ability to lead worship preferred.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through, creative and able to adjust to challenges of the program.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing job assignments and schedules with short notice.

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, hiking long distances on varied terrain, swimming, climbing, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15 to over 60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children. Position also requires ability to hear, speak and see clearly in adverse conditions.


Additional Requirements/Skills:


  • 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.