Part of what makes CAMA Camp great is the fantastic staff! We are currently recruiting Counselors, CITs, Chili Dogs and Speakers.
The quality of the camp experience for the campers is directly tied to the quality of our camp staff. Over the past decades, we have seen many staff return to serve who were once campers. They understand what it feels like to be a camper away from home.
The following is a list of general characteristic requirements that make a great staff candidate.
1. Staff Age – fourteen to adult 2. Faith – Their life shows evidence of their Faith in Christ, and they are in agreement with the Doctrine of the Christian and Missionary Alliance 3. Experience working in Children’s ministry (preferred); Serving with CEF (Child Evangelical Fellowship), AWANA, Sunday School or VBS program with children camp ages and other Christian organizations. 4. Personal references from other ministry leaders who have seen staff work with children successfully 5. Energy to work with children 24/7 6. Time off from work or other responsibilities during camp week 7. Willingness to sacrifice personal goals and agenda’s to work as a part of the camp team 8. Able to follow a schedule and leadership
There are several types of positions:
Kitchen Youth Workers (a.k.a. "Chili Dogs")
Recreation and Craft Leaders
Each has an important role with its own set of tasks, responsibilities and demands. See the links below for more information about specific roles & responsibilites, expectations and application process.
Description of Roles and Responsibilities of CAMA Camp Staff members.