Day Camp Coordinator – Closes 6/1/17

Position Day Camp Coordinator
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description General Responsibilities
1. Support Day Camp staff
2. Work with Program Director in development of Day Camp program
3. Understand, interpret, follow, and enforce the camp’s standards and policies
4. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and be Christ’s witness in all your ways and works
5. Assist other staff in providing for ALL campers’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs
6. Strive to build self-esteem, self-efficacy, and self-value in each camper and staff member
7. Be responsible for the stewardship of all camp/ church facilities and equipment
8. Represent the camp and its purpose in a positive manner when you are in public
9. Possess an attitude and actions which continually reflect that Christ lives within you and that you view your position as an opportunity to be in His service
10. Promote an atmosphere of Christian cooperation among the campers and among fellow staff members

Specific Responsibilities

1. Day Camp
a. Be the liaison to Day Camp Staff at each site and oversee the effective program execution of Day Camp
b. Prepare materials for Day Camp Teams
c. Work with Program Director to develop curriculum, arts and crafts, schedules, and materials
d. Refer discipline problems (camper and staff) to Program Director when necessary
e. Keep track of money from canteen and gas
f. Travel to Day Camps

2. Arts and Crafts
a. Lead arts and crafts
b. Assist in developing age appropriate crafts for each week
c. Keep track of inventory for Day Camp supplies and inform the Program Director when more are needed

3. Other
a. Assist in other program or support duties as assigned
b. Attend daily and weekly staff meetings
c. Take time each day to fill your spiritual needs
d. Make sure YOU and the other staff members are practicing good hygiene, sleeping habits, and eating habits while at camp
e. Be on call to serve as a counselor with all the responsibilities of that position, if need be

Qualifications Required Qualifications
1. Preferred age – 21 years old
2. Dedicated Christian who is willing to share their faith in Christ with others
3. Desire and ability to work with children and other staff outdoors
4. Have a good background in outdoor ministry
5. Possess strong leadership qualities

Desired Qualifications
1. Possess the ability to lead others in group activities
2. Organization skills
3. Self-motivation to get things done and start things on his/her own
4. Willingness to experience outdoor living and to teach/learn new skills
5. Ability to accept supervision and guidance
6. Possess imagination, a sense of humor, patience, conviction, sincerity, enthusiasm, initiative, self-control, adaptability, willingness to learn, integrity, ingenuity, a sense of spiritual direction, and the presence of God in his/her life

Compensation

$220/week
Days/Hours Varies, June 10-Aug. 11
Contact Info Amy Ecklund – Program Director, 1185 Roy Rd. Bellingham, WA 98229  EMAIL:  program@camplutherwood.org
How to Apply Fill out application at www.camplutherwood.org/employment
Send in references at www.camplutherwood.org/employment
Position Close June 1, 2017

Male counselors – Closes 6/1/17

Position Male counselors
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description General Responsibilities
1. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and provide personal guidance when needed
2. To be with your campers at ALL times unless on break
3. Be responsible for the stewardship of all camp facilities and equipment
4. Represent the camp and its purpose in a positive manner when you are in public
5. Possess an attitude and actions which continually reflect that Christ lives within you and that you view your position as an opportunity to be in His service

Specific Responsibilities
A. Directly responsible for the needs and actions of the 8-10 campers placed in your care each week (this includes typical on-site campers, specialty campers, and off-site day camp campers), especially in the following five areas:

1. Spiritual Needs: To identify and meet the spiritual needs of ALL campers
a. Daily leadership of Bible Study for the cabin group
b. Plan and lead a daily bedtime devotional for the cabin group
c. Assist with the planning and leading of worship and campfire including skits and music
d. Promote an atmosphere of Christian cooperation among the campers and among fellow staff members
e. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and be Christ’s witness in all your ways and works

2. Physical Needs: To identify and meet the physical needs of ALL campers by being responsible for his/her health, cleanliness, and safety
a. Guard campers from dangerous activities or circumstances
b. Make sure YOU and your campers are practicing good hygiene, sleeping habits, and eating habits while at camp

3. Emotional Needs: identify and meet the emotional needs of ALL campers
a. Get to know and understand each camper as quickly and as well as possible
b. Treat ALL campers fairly and show loving concern for all aspects of their welfare
c. Strive to build self-esteem and self-value in each camper
d. Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems/concerns
e. Teach your cabin group to live as a group and be aware of each other’s needs

4. Program/ Activities
a. Be involved/participate in all camp activities, whether leading it or not
b. Lead activities such as games, mealtime, singing, and worship or campfire aspects as assigned by the Team Leaders
c. Supervise all aspects of the campers’ day, including cabin clean-up, quiet time, evening activities, meal times, cabin activities and getting ready for bed

5. Camper Discipline
a. Understand, follow, and enforce all camp policies and standards
b. Make sure that your campers are behaving in an appropriate manner during all activities, including large group activities
c. Encourage respect for the property of others and for the camp’s facilities and equipment
d. When necessary refer discipline problems to the Team Leaders

B. Other Specific Responsibilities
1. Assist in registration of the campers and weekly clean-up assignments
2. Maintain good public relations with the parents and campers
3. As a team member, assist other staff in any task that will enhance the outdoor ministry of Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
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Diesel Technology Instructor – Closes 5/12/17

Position Diesel Technology Instructor
Employer Bellingham Technical College
Job Description Bellingham Technical College invites applications a full-time tenure track position in the Diesel Technology program. The position reports to the Dean of Professional Technical Education and is anticipated to begin in September, 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a successful and supportive learning environment for a diverse college student population with a wide-range of backgrounds and experiences. Instructors are responsible to plan, teach, and manage student learning in all assigned portions of the program including classroom, lab, and clinic instruction according to approved course study, state guidelines, program accreditation standards, and advisory committee recommendations.

The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs and is expected to include instructional strategies that use in-person, simulation, blended, online, and hands on techniques.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, develop and teach Diesel Technology coursework including theory and lab instruction that are part of the Diesel Technology two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degrees and/or the various Diesel certificates;
  • Teach courses in Diesel Engines, Electrical/Electronics, Hydraulics and Hydraulic Brakes, Preventative Maintenance, Drive Train, Air Brakes, Suspension/Steering, HVAC, and other related courses as assigned;
  • Follow the academic schedule as approved by the Dean; teach assigned courses at the times and dates specified by the academic schedule;
  • Apply necessary components of math, human relations, computer skills, and communications in the technical curriculum;
  • Provide timely and accurate assessment feedback to students;
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate students’ progress;
  • Maintain related student records, evaluations, and progress reports;
  • Develop, update and revise curriculum and lesson plans; conduct classroom discussions, lectures and demonstrations;
  • Advise students;
  • Hold office hours;
  • Participate in program management;
  • Participate in student recruitment activities;
  • Consult with other college faculty and staff on issues relevant to students’ success and retention;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of institutional effectiveness and outcome measures related to courses;
  • Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and interact consistently and fairly with all students;
  • Adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations (on campus, online, hybrid, etc.) as required by program;
  • Effectively use computer applications where appropriate, including learning management systems;
  • Adhere and ensure compliance with applicable safety laws;
  • Work with local, regional and national employers to facilitate job and internship opportunities;
  • Participate in community outreach activities;
  • Participate in program and campus events;
  • Serve on campus-wide committees;
  • Effectively work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences;
  • Demonstrate respect for others;
  • Coordinate with members of the program advisory committee to ensure the program training meets industry needs;
  • Work within College guidelines in purchasing supplies for the Diesel Technology program and maintain the program budget;
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Transportation division;
  • Demonstrate and model professional work standards: conduct, work ethics, positive interpersonal skills, problem solving, teamwork within the college and department;
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to Bellingham Technical College’s Mission;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Early Childhood Specialist (Temporary) – Closes 6/2/17

Position Early Childhood Specialist (Temporary)
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Please join our growing team of instructors, therapists and Family Resources Coordinators! We are excited to announce that we are adding a part time, temporary Early Childhood Specialist to our team of professionals. The person in this position provides individualized early childhood instruction in the home to primary caregivers & children birth to 3 years of age who have disabilities, delays, or are at-risk for developmental delays. Continue reading