Mount Hermon

  • Ponderosa Lodge Counselor/Adventure or Recreation Rotator- Male

    Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
    Posted Date 10 months ago(9/28/2017 2:35 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Summer Staff
    Projected Position End Date
  • Overview

    Summer Staff - Organized Camp

    Position Objective:

    Counselors are responsible to model a genuine lifestyle of Christian discipleship, providing for campers safety and well-being while befriending and nurturing spiritual growth through program activities and curriculum in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


    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 all programs, serving in both counseling and adventure/recreation positions with enthusiasm.
    • Oversee and implement a variety of adventure or recreation activities as assigned.
    • Share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including cabins, living areas, workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
    • Attend all staff meetings and events.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Counseling Leads.

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

    Work Experience:

    • Prior experience working with 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.
    • Positive role model, listener, enthusiastic leader, and friend.
    • Possess creativity, willingness to learn and ability to teach and lead Bible studies.
    • 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/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.



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