Program Extraordinaire

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

Job Description

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: $250/week

(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