Make it your best summer - at CBD!
Camp Blue Diamond is seeking a gifted individual with a passion for outdoor ministry to serve as the next Program Director. CBD is a 238 acre retreat facility, summer camp, and family campground nestled within the Rothrock State Forest near Petersburg, PA. It is affiliated with the 55 congregations of the Middle PA District Church of the Brethren. The mission of CBD is to encourage discipleship of Jesus Christ and to facilitate growth and healing in each person’s relationship with God, others, themselves, and the created world.
The main role of the Program Director is to oversee all aspects of programming, working to ensure that each is Christ-centered, allowing campers and staff to experience growth and healing in their relationship with God, others, themselves and the created world. The duties of the Program Director include but are not limited to managing and supervising summer staff, organizing retreats, helping to coordinate rental groups, assisting with kitchen and housekeeping duties during Outdoor School, and participation in Camp Board meetings, church visits and the American Camp Association. Outdoor ministry at CBD requires flexibility and teamwork. In this spirit the Program Director may be called upon to provide help in other areas of camp as needed. The Program Director is accountable to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
Qualifications for this position include strong inter-personal skills as well as leadership, organization, and communication, along with a basic knowledge of program development, computer skills, and marketing. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, along with camp leadership experience. The applicant must be a Christian and should be a member of the Church of the Brethren or have an appreciation and understanding of Brethren beliefs and values.
This full-time, salaried position includes health benefits, pension, a generous PTO/holiday package, and on-site housing and utilities. For a full description of the position, please read the CBD PD Job Description below.
To apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Jerri Heiser Wenger, Co-Executive Director, via email@example.com or Camp Blue Diamond, PO Box 240, Petersburg, PA 16669. Questions: Call CBD at 814-667-2355.
Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2021. An appointment should be made in November, with an anticipated start date in January 2022.
Find details about CBD summer camp employment opportunities on the Summer Staff webpage.
To apply print off this application and mail to Camp Blue Diamond, or use the online application below. (Sorry all positions for 2021 have been filled. In November we'll start accepting applications for 2022)
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