STAFF
POSITIONS

a greater summer Experience

Summer
Positions Available

You may just think “counselor” when thinking of roles at camp but we have a variety of different positions for which we hire each summer. Check them out below – click each position to read what they’re all about!

Unit Leader

Unit leaders are staff with past camp experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and spiritual maturity. They will be responsible for mentoring and discipling 10-15 staff members while overseeing the operation of their assigned areas. Areas include: counselors, the Crew, hospitality team, challenge team, worship team, aquatics, and more.

Counselor

From high energy rallies, ceremonies and main events, to intimate moments around the campfire at night, counselors serve as the hands and feet of Jesus to kids who are longing to be valued and loved. Our counselors have the incredible role of ministering to kids all summer long and providing them a life-changing camp experience as they climb the tower, eat meals in the lodge, talk around the campfire and so much more.

Day Camp Counselor

Counselors for our summer day camp, get to supervise and care for kids in 1st – 5th grade, providing them with, what might be, their first camp experience. From joyful laughter to tears that miss home, you’ll be there to share it with them and point them to a God who loves them more than they can comprehend.

Administrative Staff

Things like daily camper mail, registration, supply levels, phone calls, and our camp store needs excellent staff to make sure camp runs smoothly each week. We are looking for attentive people with a love for customer service.

Media Staff

They help us share the fun, excitement, and life-changing moments that happen at camp every summer. We’re looking for people who have skills and experience in shooting, editing, and telling a story through photography and video. Over the summer you’ll gain great experience and walk away with a portfolio to take with you to future positions.

Worship Musician

The team members will create skits, dance, sing and get downright silly as they lead and teach kids what it means to worship Jesus.  We are looking for people that want to use there God-given talents to lead others and glorify the Lord musically. During the day our worship musicians are assigned another position at camp, but in the evenings they lead us in worship.

Wrangler

Our wranglers get to create an atmosphere of love and learning in the horse barn as they teach kids how to ride and appreciate horses. Wranglers will spend much of their day in the barn caring for the horses and facilities, but will also participate in our camp-wide activities in the evenings.

Lifeguard

Our lifeguards keep the water safe, perform swim checks and assist our counselors in showing kids love and providing them a fun experience. During the day this team is assigned to one of our water activities, and then participates with a cabin in camp-wide activities every evening.

Challenge Staff

As a challenge staff member you’ll get to encourage kids to push their limits as they climb the tower, step onto the paintball course and learn teamwork in the initiatives course. During the day this team is assigned to leading challenge activities, and then participates with a cabin in camp-wide activities every evening.

Hospitality Crew

Our hospitality crew helps to create an environment of community through preparing and serving meals, operating the camp store, and keeping up our staff coffee shop.  We are looking for individuals that are hard workers, want to serve others, and care for both campers and other staff members.

Night Security

They will ensure proper areas are closed and locked and assist in resolving any unexpected issues or emergencies overnight.

Health Care Staff

Health care staff provide first aid, ensure camper medication is administered and keep health records during the summer. You will be working closely with nurses and doctors from Akron Children’s Hospital. Experience necessary.

Equine Counselor

Equine Counselors have the same role as overnight counselors but they also are trained in horses just like our wranglers. Our Equine Counselors, with their campers, will ride the trails and participate in Equine programming for half the day, and the other half of the day will accompany their campers to the pool, tower, or other Camp activities.  Our Equine Counselors have the incredible role of ministering to our Equine Campers all summer long and providing them a life-changing camp experience. 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Lead our summer staff by example!

Camp Carl Unit Leaders lead the charge for summer camp by discipling our summer staff, overseeing their specific areas, and setting the tone for a summer of selfless service. It’s so important to have this core group who lead the way in maintaining a healthy and enthusiastic staff over a long summer.

Unit leaders are staff with past camp experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and spiritual maturity. They will be responsible for mentoring and discipling 10-15 staff members while overseeing the operation of their assigned areas.

The unit Leader positions we are looking to hire for 2023 are Female Counselors Unit LeadersMale Counselors Unit LeadersCrew Unit LeadersDay Camp Unit LeaderAquatics Unit LeaderChallenge Unit Leader, and Equine Unit Leader.

Love kids through the fun of camp!

Camp Carl Counselors are the heartbeat of our ministry. They are on the front lines of loving and caring for each and every camper!

From high energy rallies to intimate moments around the campfire at night, Camp Carl counselors serve as the hands and feet of Jesus to kids who are longing to be valued and loved. Our counselors have the incredible role of ministering to kids all summer long and engaging with them during a life-changing camp experience!

Love the littlest of campers each day!

Day Camp brings the incredible experience of Camp Carl to kids who might not be quite ready to spend the week away from home.

Day Camp Counselors get to be part of some kids very first camp experience! They will supervise, play with, and care for kids in 1st – 5th grade. From joyful laughter to tears that miss home, you’ll be there to share it with them and point them to a God who loves them more than they can comprehend.

Capture the camp experience through photography and videography!

It’s important to tell the stories of what God does through Camp Carl and one of the best ways to do that is through photos and video! Storytelling is a key component to all that we do here.

The media team helps us share the fun, excitement, and life-changing moments that happen at camp every summer. We’re looking for people who have skills and experience in shooting, editing, and telling a story through photography and video. Over the summer you’ll gain great experience and walk away with a portfolio to take with you to future positions.

Protect the lives of our campers as a lifeguard!

So many of Camp Carl’s most popular activities are centered around water – thats why trained and capable lifeguards are such a crucial part of our summer staff! Our team of lifeguards make so many memorable camp experiences possible.

Our lifeguards keep the water safe, perform swim checks, and display love to all campers by providing a safe environment for fun! During the day lifeguards are assigned to water activities, then in the evenings, they facilitate camp-wide group games!

A valid lifeguard certification is preferred, however we do certify all of our lifeguards who are not already certified.

Lead and encourage campers on our challenge team!

Camp Carl is a place for so many kids to overcome their fears and experience new and exciting activities they might never get to experience elsewhere!

Our challenge staff gets to encourage campers to push their limits and try new things like climbing the tower, jumping off the zip line, and shooting archery. The challenge team leads and facilitates challenge activities each day, and helps to run and execute our camp-wide programming in the evenings.

We certify all of our challenge staff out at camp on our own equipment, but experience with ropes/challenge related activities is preferred.

Care for our horses and show kids the love of Jesus!

Wranglers allow us to be able to provide and care for 40+ horses on our property and allow for kids to have experiences with animals, that they may not get to be around elsewhere!

Our wranglers get to create an atmosphere of love and learning in the horse barn as they teach kids how to ride and appreciate horses. Wranglers will spend much of their day in the barn caring for the horses and facilities, but will also participate in our camp-wide activities in the evenings.

Care for campers and staff alike by preparing meals and more!

Camp could not operate with out a dedicated and hardworking hospitality staff! 

Our hospitality crew helps to create an environment of community through preparing and serving meals, operating the camp store, and keeping up our staff coffee shop.  We are looking for individuals that are hard workers, want to serve others, and care for both campers and other staff members.

Use your talents to lead our campers and staff in worship!

Consisting of talented musicians with a heart for God, our worship team members will create create an atmosphere of fun and focus on God as they lead and teach kids what it means to worship Jesus.  We are looking for people that want to use there God-given talents to lead others and glorify the Lord musically. During the day our worship musicians are assigned another position at camp, but in the evenings they lead us in worship.

 

Serve campers, parents, and staff with your customer skills and administrative mind!

Camp Carl wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for our talented, detail-oriented, administrative staff.

Things like daily camper mail, registration, office needs, phone calls, our camp store, and more needs excellent staff to make sure camp runs smoothly each week. We are looking for attentive people with a love for customer service.

Get hype and lead Camp in fun programming throughout the day!

From lunchtime skits, to leading camp songs, to planning and running large group evening games, our Programming Team is essential to the Camp experience

Our Programming Team is responsible for creating an environment of FUN at Camp! They plan create skits, dance on stage, plan games and camp-wide activities, and so much more! If you are on our Programming Team, prepare to get downright silly as you facilitate so much of what makes Camp special!

Love on campers and help them grow in their understanding of horses!

Equine Counselors have the same role as overnight counselors but they also are trained in horses just like our wranglers. Our Equine Counselors, with their campers, will ride the trails and participate in our Equine programming for half the day, and the other half of the day will accompany their campers to the pool, tower, or other Camp activities.  Our Equine Counselors have the incredible role of ministering to our Equine Campers all summer long and providing them a life-changing camp experience. 

Help keep our campers safe and healthy! 

With all the activities and adventures happening at camp, health care staff are essential to keeping kids safe and healthy.

Health care staff provide first aid, ensure camper medication is administered and keep health records during the summer. You will be working closely with nurses and doctors from Akron Children’s Hospital. Experience necessary.

 

Protect and supervise our property while campers and staff sleep at night!

Night Security staff are responsible to keep our campers and staff safe each and every night!

Our Night Security team sleeps during the day and works at night, ensuring that proper areas are closed and locked and assist in resolving any unexpected issues or emergencies overnight.

Help us maintain the wonderful facilities God has allowed us to use for ministry!

Our Maintenance and Facilities Team is crucial to the day-to-day operations of camp! 

We need a hardworking team of people willing to serve and do some manual labor to keep Camp running smoothly. This team allows kids to have the time of their life at camp and hear the gospel!

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