Staff Applications Open!
Staff Applications for the Summer 2020 season are open! Spend your summer working on crystal clear Higgins Lake. We would love to have someone like you on staff!
If you are interested in making your time at camp into an internship, please let us know. We would be happy to work with you on that! There is also some scholarship and student loan assistance available when you work at Camp Westminster for the summer. Contact us for more details!
Check out this information put out by the American Camp Association about the importance of Camp Counselor experience!
Things you could do at Camp Westminster this summer:
Responsible for the emotional, physical, and social well-being of a group of campers aged 7-17. You will also lead activities, encourage connections, and be a role model for all campers (Including counselors that are already trained or willing to be trained as lifeguards and/or ropes facilitators)
Help create and schedule day and evening programming for campers and counselors, assist in leading staff training, ensure proper ratio of campers and counselor is met in all activities and assist where needed in other office duties.
Westminster on the Road Director
Create Day Camp programming for Westminster on the Road, maintain positive relationships with participating churches, schedule WOTR counselors in daily activities and assist in marketing the WOTR program.
Westminster on the Road Counselor
Assist WOTR Director with any and all program needs, act as activity leader when scheduled, maintain positive relationships with church volunteers, and be a positive role model to all day camp campers.
Arts and Crafts Specialist
Create age-appropriate arts and crafts plans for choose-its and activity sessions, maintain cleanliness in arts and crafts cabin, ensure campers take home their crafts at the end of the week, and assist with decorations for special days (i.e. Christmas in July)
Expedition and Out Trip Coordinator
Organizes and oversees all Out Trips, manages site reservation, communicates bus usage for trips, assists in scheduling, packing, and ordering food for trips, and goes on trips as necessary.
Ensures health of all campers and staff, responds to medical emergencies, administers medication, ensures Health Office is in compliance with Michigan Licensing and ACA standards.
Ensures waterfront is in compliance with Michigan Licensing and ACA standards, monitor all water activities, maintain lifeguard certification, maintain cleanliness of Waterfront Office.
Office/Camp Store Manager
Mange check-in and check-out procedures for campers, answer parent questions, inventory Camp Store and order things as needed, keep the business office organized.
Photographer/Media/Social Media Specialist
Take pictures and video of all camp activities and all camp areas throughout the summer, edit photos as needed, upload photos for camp to use, create social media posts.
Worship/Bible Quest Coordinator
Serve as point person for Bible Quest information, create camper Bible Quest weekly, organize supplies, assist in creating bulletin for Sunday worship.
Coordinate LifeWorks Leadership Program through recruitment, organizing program activities, assist in planning out trip, and ensuring positive experiences for campers.
Maintain certification of ropes instructor, inspect ropes courses for safety, serve as leader for all guest groups.
Outdoor Education/Nature Specialist
Create programming/lesson plans for Nature Choose-it and activity sessions, and ensure cleanliness of Nature Cabin.
STEAM Coordinator Job Description
Create programming/lesson plans for the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) camp, choose-it, and activity session.
Play instrument for Bible Quest, Vespers, and Sunday Worship as needed.
Teach campers sailing basics and/or advanced sailing techniques based on ability, maintain sailboats and sailing equipment, maintain powerboats, and ensure cleanliness of Senior Log.
All positions are contracted from June 7th-August 10th unless otherwise determined by director.
*Please note, most of these positions also include being a counselor. Contact the office for the full job descriptions.