Staff Opportunities

Summer Program Staff

All summer program staff are given a stipend for training week and then a bi-weekly pay based on position. Staff have off from Friday evening though Sunday afternoon.

Senior Counselors (age 18+) are called to invest in the lives of the campers that they serve. They are to develop relationships with each camper and be a healthy role model by being a model of Christ. Responsibilities include: leading a cabin of camper with a co counselor, leading cabin devotions, and leading some activities.    Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services are included.

Junior Counselors (age 16+) are paired up with a Senior Counselor and assist them with their duties and their cabin. JCs have the same responsibility to invest in the lives of their campers and to model the example of Christ.  It is prefer that they will have competed the SaLT Training to apply. Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services.

No weekend housing available for staff under 18 years of age. All Junior Counselors must go home on the weekends. Staff from out of state must make prior arrangements with a host family.

Each summer all counselors have the opportunity to train to lead the following activities: Lifeguarding, Ropes Course , Archery and Riflery. 

Area Directors (age 19 +) take charge of a particular activity area. Area directors supervise daily activities and ensure proper use, storage and maintenance of the equipment. Higher consideration will be given to those who are willing to serve as counselors and area directors. Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services.

The areas are: English Equestrian, Ropes Course, Crafts, Teen Program, and Waterfront.

Worship Leader  (age 18+) Director of Contemporary Worship: FHC is seeking an energetic and passionate Chapel Worship Leader who will give leadership to the planning and leading of music for daily chapels (2x’s a day) for its summer camps.

The ability to play guitar and/or keyboard is desired as well as strong vocal quality. This person should feel comfortable working with staff members as well as campers of various ages 6-18. They should also have a working knowledge of A/V technology, and strong organizational skills.

Service & Leadership Training Director (age 19+) SaLT. The SaLT Director will report to the Girls/Boys Program Directors. This program is designed to train teens to be leaders in their communities, leaders in the workplace, and begin the training process as possible future Junior Counselors at Fair Haven. The Director will oversee up to 30 teens during 1- 5 week session. It will be the responsibility of the Director to help lay the foundation for the teens in personal bible study, camp policy, leading of various activities, service projects, cleaning dishes and tables in the kitchen and training and practice of writing and giving cabin devotions and leading campers to Christ. Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services.

Equine Counselors – Senior Counselors hired to work directly with the Horsemanship Director and English Equestrian Program. A working knowledge of horses and their care are essential.

Jr. Equine Staff: (age 15+) Will report directly to the Barn Director for duties and responsibilities within the Horsemanship program. This position requires that applicant is available for the entire 5 weeks of camp and Training Week. May be required to help as a cabin assistant when the need arises. Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services.

Summer Hospitality Staff – Full Time & Volunteer

40 Hours a week – approximately 8 hrs daily
Minimum wage (unless otherwise noted)
For more information on staff benefits click here.

Cook (age 18+) Cook and prepare meals for 100+ people, oversee the kitchen staff, cleaning, and complete state paperwork.

Housekeeping (age 18+) Cleaning and maintaining of buildings and Cottages – Summer Camp and Post-season positions.

Camp Nurse – Must be an RN, LPN, EMT, CNA Certified or a Current Nursing Student. Operate our infirmaries, maintain all required records, administer medications, treat injuries and illness as they arise (deciding on appropriate medical action), and be involved with the medical portion of Sunday camper registration. Bi-weekly Salary, Room, board, laundry services.

Secretary – Oversee the operations of the West Haven office with responsibility to maintain files and Registrations, answer the phone, greet visitors and parents, and act as the registrar, and be involved with the Sunday camper registration.

Hospitality Staff – Part-Time

20-32 Hours a week – 4-8 hr shifts
Minimum wage (unless otherwise noted)
For more information on staff benefits click here.

Cook – Assist main cooks with their responsibilities. (Post-Season Employment/ Volunteers for Retreats and Rentals)

Childcare – Care for staff children (ages 3 and up) when staff are working, plan activities, and keep childcare area clean. Paid a weekly salary.

Laundry Assistant – Oversee staff laundry: schedule, drop off and pick up staff and kitchen laundry, wash and keep track (working with Secretary) of lost and found, and keep laundry area clean and organized.

Volunteer Positions

**All volunteers must complete a staff application**

For more information on benefits received while volunteering click here

Full Week Volunteer – Available to fill a position for one or more full weeks when needed.

Part Time Volunteer – Available to fill one or more of the support positions for a single shift – once weekly or as needed.