Mount Hermon

Ponderosa Lodge Band Specialist

Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2017 2:33 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Targeted Job Start Date
Summer Staff
Projected Position End Date


Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


The Ponderosa Band Specialist is responsible to lead the band in leading worship for all Ponderosa Lodge gatherings as well as 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, and cultivating spiritual disciplines through provided programs and curriculum in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.
(Applicants must be part of a previously formed band. All members must apply separately for position. Please no bands exceeding 4 members.)


Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Lead worship at Ponderosa Lodge during Forum times and some staff meetings.
  • Work with the Program Lead for worship and music to enhance all programming.
  • Actively participate with enthusiasm, watching for teachable moments with campers.
  • Serve as needed during busy times in a variety of activities and implementation of program, especially in the recording studio or the fountain.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Lead.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • AV Tech.
  • Other band members.



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.




  • Some college experience preferred.
  • CPR First Aid Certified. 

Work Experience:


  • Prior experience working with junior high and high school students. 

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.
  • Positive role model, listener, enthusiastic leader, and friend.
  • Possess creativity, willingness to learn and ability to teach.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Able to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.

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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