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MISSIONARY YOUTH RETREAT LEADER
Youth Ministry, FT Volunteer
Camp Gray (Reedsburg, WI)
Looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Do you want to teach the Faith and touch kids’ lives? Do you want to learn valuable skills while having a ton of fun? Do you want to make lasting memories and build lifelong friendships? Want to do all this and more? Why not consider becoming a Servant Leadership Team Missionary at Camp Gray Catholic Camp and Retreat Center?
As a Servant Leadership Team (SaLT) Missionary and retreat leader you will plan, prepare, and lead Confirmation, team building, and leadership retreats for groups from churches and schools in the Diocese of Madison and beyond. Missionaries also facilitate groups participating in the Environmental Stewardship Program and are truly the front-lines of our mission here at camp during the school year. We also invite Missionaries to join us as part of our staff for the summer camp season, June through August. Be sure to check out this video about Camp Gray and our year-round programs:
Requirements: The SaLT Missionary must be at least 19 years of age and a high school graduate. College-level education is preferred, and a college degree is desired. Experience or training in working with children is essential. It is very important that the missionary is a person of integrity who is able to serve as a positive role model to youth. To properly support the mission and values of the camp, she/he must be a person of strong personal faith, with a positive relationship with the Catholic Church. As part of the staff faith community, the missionary must be committed to her/his own faith growth, as well has have a willingness to share his/her faith story.
Because each staff member lives and works closely with the members of the camp community, it is important that they be able to collaborate with others, communicate clearly and honestly, and be willing to contribute as community needs change. The incumbent must be, or be willing to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and must have an awareness of the need to care for the environment.
SaLT missionaries receive room and board, A monthly stipend, health insurance and opportunities for spiritual growth. You will learn valuable skills and have a ton of fun all while gaining the experience and adventure of a lifetime. Positions are available for 2014-2015.
As a SaLT Missionary you will:
- Lead Confirmation, team building, and leadership retreats for groups from churches and schools in the Diocese of Madison and beyond.
- Facilitate groups participating in the Environmental Stewardship Program, including:
*Teach classes to program participants
*Prepare for classes and activities, including the development of new activities
*Lead an afternoon “choice” activity
*Participate in planning, preparing, and leading all-camp activities (morning praise, games, etc.)
- Facilitate small groups on the Low Adventure Course
- Participate in the facilitation of retreat programs
- Participate in the evaluation of programs
- After camper departure, participate in the cleaning of common areas
- Assist with other tasks and projects, as requested by the Camp Director or Assistant Director
- Participate in daily staff prayer time
- Attend staff meetings
- Play with campers!!
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Camp Gray, E10213 Shady Lane Road, Reedsburg, WI 53959 608-356-8200
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