Job Opportunities – Camp

Promise Camp:

Promise Camp is a highly relational Christ-centered residential summer camp. Campers range between 7 and 17 years of age and are frequently from unchurched, single-parent families, and from various cultural backgrounds. The camp program is divided into 6 one-week sessions and a leadership development camp which runs concurrently for 2 two-week sessions. Family Guidance offers ten days of onsite paid training as well as supervision and assistance throughout the camp.

Head Counselor

Head counselors are primarily responsible for overseeing, encouraging, and assisting the lead and co-counselors under their care. They are housed in a bunkhouse but will participate in every aspect of daytime and evening programming. They are “at the ready” to assist counselors with difficult campers or situations. They are also the main relief for counselors who are ill, exhausted, or need some time at Jesus’ feet. They provide a Christ-like example and leadership to the counselors and campers under their care throughout nearly every aspect of the camping week. Full Job Description

Lead Counselor

The Lead Counselor is an integral part of the daily operation of the camp. He or she will work directly with at-risk youth providing friendship, fun activities, and guidance. Counselors are the “front line” ministers with the kids, and provide a Christ like example and leadership in every aspect of the camping week. Full Job Description

Co-Counselor

The Co-Counselor is an integral part of the daily operation of the camp. He or she will work directly with at-risk youth providing friendship, fun activities, and guidance. Counselors are the “front line” ministers with the kids, and provide a Christ like example and leadership in every aspect of the camping week. Full Job Description

Outpost Leadership Development Counselor

The Outpost Leadership Development program is more of an intensive track that will run concurrently with the regular Promise Camp weeks. The program aims to challenge campers to discover and develop God-given servant leadership gifts and to learn how to use them at camp and back in the city to serve the Lord and live a Kingdom lifestyle. Outpost Counselors are experienced Promise Camp counselors who have proven passion and abilities at working with older youth in leadership development disciplines. They are great team players who thrive in a less-structured environment and who love youth and adventure equally. Outpost counselors will work together in a small group leading 14-17 year old campers through a two-week, intensive and intentional disciple development and leadership skills training experience. Full Job Description

Worship Coordinator

The Worship Coordinator works directly with at-risk youth and the entire Promise Camp summer staff leading and providing worship and teaching opportunities. Full Job Description

Activities Coordinator

The Activities Coordinator works directly with at-risk youth providing games, crafts, and activities which provide fun, challenge, and learning related to faith and the journey of following Christ. Full Job Description

Facilities Crew

The facilities crew member helps to clean and maintain facilities, stock restroom areas, and help with grounds keeping duties (mowing, weed whacking, poison ivy control, etc.). Full Job Description

Questions or Additional Information

Contact Jennifer Engel, Camp Director
412-741-8550 x7117
jengel@familyguidance.net



Register online for Promise Camp using CampWise! Christian Assciation of Youth Mentoring Help our kids thru United Way and other Workplace Giving Campaigns! Keeping mentors connected! Corporate Security & Investigations Promise Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association