Joy Ranch Summer Job Descriptions


Counselor

  • Responsible for providing a safe, enriching, Christ-centered experience for campers.
  • Facilitate safe and engaging experiences of faith formation, team building, worship, and more.
  • Be with campers at all times during the camp week, unless on a scheduled break.
  • Rotate into support staff throughout the summer helping with setup, clean up, kitchen, & facility needs
  • Bring creativity, energy, and passion to all areas of programming

 

Assistant Program Director

  • Creates general schedule outlines to then be communicated to program leadership team
  • Supervises, schedules, assists, and continues training of summer counselors and support staff
  • Coordinate program leadership team, helping to create communication and collaboration
  • Be a part of daily camp life, helping with announcements, transitions, and as needed assistance
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.

 

Activity Coordinator

  • Coordinates and supervises all arts & crafts and game activities and programming
  • Order supplies, teach, and assist the counselors in all activities.
  • Prep, maintain, and clean up activity materials.
  • Maintain and prep supplies for Bible Study and Devotions.
  • Plan and assist with daily worship and campfires.
  • Coordinate with other leadership staff.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.

 

Outdoor Coordinator

  • Coordinates and supervises all waterfront activities and programming.
  • Cares for and cleans waterfront and all waterfront equipment.
  • Runs water emergency drills and manages risk on waterfront.
  • Coordinates overnight camp outs and outdoor cooking.
  • Cares for and cleans camp out and cooking equipment.
  • Plan and assist with daily worship and campfires.
  • Coordinate with other leadership staff.
  • Must be a certified lifeguard and at least 21 years of age.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.

 

Wrangler

  • Plan and facilitate programming including horses.
  • Lead pony and trail rides, being responsible for safety of riders and horses.
  • Provide for proper care and feeding of horses, and keep records on horses.
  • Care and maintenance of tack and supplies.
  • Plan and assist with daily worship and campfires.
  • Coordinate with other leadership staff.
  • Other program duties as needed.

 

Healthcare Coordinator

  • Administers medications (prescribed and OTC) to campers.
  • Administer first aid and care for sick campers.
  • Manage risk and safety issues at camp.
  • Maintains healthcare records accurately.
  • Helps coordinate and participates in all areas of programming.
  • Take pictures and videos of daily activities at camp and post daily on social media.
  • Communicate with parents as necessary about healthcare or personal needs.
  • Collect and distribute camper mail.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.

 

Parent Communicator

  • Oversees media communications throughout the summer camp season including photography, videography, and social media promotion
  • Collecting a variety of photos each day at camp, sharing the camp experience with loved-ones back home through Joy Ranch's social media pages 
  • Assisting with a number of daily camp activities and program logistics
  • Needs to be comfortable and familiar with photo/video editing programs as well as social media sites

 

Trading Post Manager

  • Responsible for managing and operating the camp store.
  • Display new merchandise and keep current merchandise organized..
  • Responsible for record-keeping and money management.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.
  • Will also hold another position at camp, such as healthcare coordinator, or kitchen assistant.

 

Lifeguard

  • Responsible for teaching, safety, and equipment.
  • Be present at swimming or boating activities.
  • Will also hold another position at camp, such as counselor, activity coordinator, or kitchen assistant.

 

Relief Cook

  • Fill in for Head Chef one day a week.
  • Prepare meals & taking care of kitchen responsibilities.
  • Assist in preparation, serving, and clean-up of meals.
  • Help keep the kitchen and food storage areas clean.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.

 

Kitchen Assistant

  • Assist in preparation, serving, and clean-up of meals.
  • Help keep the kitchen and food storage areas clean.
  • Other duties around camp as assigned.