Expeditions & Camp Kanuga Staff Application Process
Thank you for your interest in serving on the Camp Kanuga team!
Those who join the Camp Kanuga team undergo an extremely thorough interview process and background check. In fact, Kanuga’s hiring standards surpass the minimum requirements set forth by the American Camp Association.
Camp Kanuga applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
For questions about the application process for our Residential or Starter Camps, please contact Camp Kanuga Director David Schnitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications differ depending on the position so please make sure to click the appropriate link.
Some positions require support staff members to be at least 21 years of age. Click on the links below to read the job description for each position.
|Support Staff Directors||Support Staff Managers|
|Assistant Director||Camp Chaplain|
|Crew Director||Camp Store Manager|
|Assistant Crew Director||Office Manager|
|Mountain Bike Director||Worship Coordinator|
|Art Director||Waterfront Director|
|Assistant Leadership Director||Climbing/Adventure Director|
|Social Media Manager|
Camp Kanuga Expeditions staff is carefully selected to make sure you have someone you can trust in the backcountry. These professional adult leaders go through an extensive training program that emphasizes techniques for team building and assisting in personal development, including technical skills and safety procedures. Two counselors (one male and one female) accompany each group of 12–13 Expedition campers.
Staff members typically are college graduates or college seniors, many of whom have experience with Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School, both considered excellent preparation for persons working with young people in outdoor programs.
The Camp Kanuga Expeditions staff is a dedicated team that is excited to work with teenagers (ages 12–17) and gain practical experience in the field. We expect our staff to be fun, enthusiastic, capable, compassionate, experienced, faithful and flexible while living in our small community. Expeditions staff members receive a weekly salary, room and board.
Join our team, and spend your summer leading adventure treks in the Appalachian mountains. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled, with interviews being scheduled on a rolling basis beginning in January 2017. If you have any questions, please contact our Program Director Dave Bollen at email@example.com.
CK Expeditions Job Descriptions
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Committed to the principles of equal opportunity, Kanuga accepts employment applications without regard to race, color, gender or national origin.
For more information about Camp Kanuga, please contact Director David Schnitzer at 828-692-9136, ext. 2840, or firstname.lastname@example.org.