Mount Hermon

Redwood Camp Junior Lead

US-CA-Mount Hermon
2 months ago
Job ID
# of Openings
Targeted Job Start Date
Summer Staff
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Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


The Junior Lead works with the Core Leadership Team and Director of Children’s Ministry to develop, implement, and oversee Redwood Camp Junior youth program in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:           

  • Responsible to develop, implement, direct, and oversee Junior Camp program.
  • Works with Core Team to plan and oversee Counselor Time Off scheduled activities.
  • Responsible to actively participate in all aspects of camp program, portraying team work, hard work ethic, and fellowship.
  • Responsible to coordinate daily activities and games to promote teamwork, enthusiasm and participation.
  • Responsible to maintain an organized and stocked inventory of recreational equipment, reporting all needs to Administrative Lead.
  • Responsible to provide assistance in miscellaneous projects relating to Program.
  • Responsible to share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Redwood Camp Counselors.
  • Program personnel that assists with program implementation.



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 graduate preferred.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified.

Work Experience:


  • Preferred previous experience working with primary and junior youth.
  • Prefer prior experience in leadership roles in camp settings.
  • Familiarity with Redwood Camp ministry is preferred, not required. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Love for children of all ages is essential.
  • Effective leader and communicator who is organized and flexible, being able to adjust to challenging situations.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • Imaginative, passionate, teacher with the ability to think up and follow through.
  • Able to maintain strong, team-oriented work ethic in conjunction with general program staff.
  • Emotionally mature and willing to accept responsibility.
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.
  • Motivated and able to lead with empathy and discipline.
  • Must be prepared to problem solve on the job.
  • A heart to server wherever and whoever is in need.


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 climbing, 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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