Program Extraordinaire

"Camp is the best place for innocent fun and getting in touch with your inner 10 year old." - Counselor

This person will generally answer to and receive assignments from the Program Director (PD) and work closely with the Assistant Program Director (APD). This position was created for a person who is passionate about Bethany Birches Camp’s ministry and can serve to implement the program on a daily and hourly basis. This role must be filled by a person who is flexible, energetic, creative, service-oriented and willing to adapt as the needs of the summer develop. This position is filled by a capable leader.

Duration: 12 weeks

Type: Full Time Seasonal

Minimum Age: 21

These are suggested but may be altered depending on the makeup of the summer team:

  • Implement the summer program by providing creative transition and clear instruction for each activity

  • Provide appropriate parameters for activities to keep program activities safe (physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially)

  • Working with APD and PD to create and improve BBC Program

  • Meet with Program Director as regularly scheduled each week

  • Supporting counselors as they build relationships with campers

  • On Site Wilderness Weekend Leader

  • Miscellaneous program and facility tasks in timely fashion (cleaning, setup/clean up of events such as cookouts, theme days etc.)

  • Recreation leadership

  • Worship coordinator (can be delegated as the talents of summer staff are unveiled)

  • Cooperation Course Facilitator (we’ll provide training)

  • Life Guard (we’ll provide training)

  • Counselor (in case of an emergency)

Starting Salary: $2,640

(higher pay commensurate with experience)

Additional Benefits

  • Living in the beautiful green mountains of VT all summer

  • Food is provided for you most of the summer

  • Support a Staff: Earn up to an additional $900 for the summer (In short, you raise money and camp matches dollar for dollar. We’ll help you with this process)

  • Coming back for another summer on staff? We’ll offer you a pay raise each summer you return!

  • Learn life skills like cooking, group management, conflict resolution, and flexibility

  • Use camp as a great addition to your resume and receive quality references from year round staff