Looking for a summer job that's fun and rewarding?
Southern Rockies Camp is the place for you!
COME BE A PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL IN THE BEAUTIFUL SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO!
You have the opportunity to impact countless lives and share the love of Christ with kids. Our camp is located in the heavily wooded forest of the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico. High in the mountains with an elevation of 8,200-ft., wildlife abounds and the air and spring water make for a perfect summer camp experience.
Can you see yourself spending your summer with young people running and playing, shouting, squealing and laughing as they play games, work on crafts, ride a “zip-line” through the trees and race on trails? They design rockets out of one and three liter soda bottles and shoot the rockets filled with pressurized water far into the air to the delight of the designer and observer. Archers go off to conquer the bull’s eye, or the hikers go out to maneuver the trails made by wildlife. Campers climb, hike and become one with the animals on the trail as they learn the flora and fauna of the Sacramento Mountains.
We are looking for young men and women with a committed faith in Jesus Christ who have a desire to work in the great outdoors Staff positions can be challenging but will provide tremendous growth on both a personal and spiritual level. We will train you, encourage you and work right along side of you. We are looking for role models – wholesome and genuine leaders with a passion for guiding youth, an appreciation for God’s creation, and high expectations of themselves and what they can offer. Staff that want to change the world – one young person at a time and staff that is willing to work hard so we can all play hard.
We are looking for staff in the following areas and we love to utilize your strongest gifts, but ask that all staff serve unselfishly, no matter what. We are a team and our daily responsibilities will depend on the needs that day. On any day you could be asked to assist in the kitchen, on the ropes course, cleaning toilets, counseling youth, leading worship and much more.
CAMP FACILITIES MANAGER - Seeking a qualified, motivated self-starter for the position of Facilities Manager. This position is responsible for maintaining all buildings, grounds maintenance, and equipment, including daily facility operations. This is a developing facility and would include evening and weekend availability. The majority of the responsibilities involve hands-on work in the field. Qualifications include experience with buildings and grounds maintenance, electrical, plumbing and construction knowledge, and experience in a supervisory role. Strong work ethic, reliable transportation clean driving record and criminal background check required. Camping experience is also highly preferred, hospitality, and customer service is required. Success in hiring, supervising, and leading a team is required. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a part of developing a new generation for this camp facility by working with the owners to share and expand the vision and purpose of the camp. Single or Married - A couple willing to do camp food service is a plus and would be compensated accordingly. Most important - the Facilities Manager must have a strong, demonstrated relationship with Jesus Christ, guided by a commitment to follow Biblical principals for living a life of joyful service to God.
HEAD COOK/KITCHEN - Seeking an experienced and passionate, detail-oriented Head Cook/Kitchen Manager to manage and oversee all camp food service operations. Under the guidance of the Camp Executive Director, this position carries responsibility for providing quality food service within nutritional and cost guidelines. Must meet applicable New Mexico Health laws and certificates in food service area. Responsible for cleanliness and light maintenance of the camp kitchen and dining facility. Requires training, oversight and some recruiting of kitchen/dining room staff. Position is responsible for the preparation and management of the Food Service Budget as well as ordering and coordinating pick-up and delivery of product.
CAMP COUNSELORS - Camp Counselors will have responsibilities both in and out of the cabin including: developing meaningful relationships with campers, leading camp educational activies and monitoring the daily care and safety of campers. You wouldn’t believe how many children claim they “most admire/most appreciate/was most influenced by” their camp counselors.
KITCHEN CREW – Providing incredible camp food for our hungry campers and staff is an integral part of the ministry at Southern Rockies Camp and Retreat Center. You will work together to serve as the hands of Christ in our kitchen. As a team you will work together to make our dining hall a well-oiled machine that serves three delicious meals a day. You will work closely with our Kitchen Boss to make sure all jobs in the kitchen are done with excellence and care. This includes, but is not limited to preparing food, cooking, baking, serving campers from the line, washing dishes, cleaning up, etc. Don’t worry though, tons of cooking experience is not a requirement. If you have a cheerful heart, a willingness to have fun, an openness to learn, the Kitchen Crew is for you.
WORK CREW - As part of the Work Crew, you will work closely with our Camp Director to help set up, facilitate, and tear down for all events held during camp. There is always housekeeping duties, general ground and building maintenance projects and equipment upkeep that need to be handled on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to learn the in’s and out’s of what it means to keep the camp running. The Work Crew is essentially the grease that keeps the Southern Rockies Camp machine running smoothly. Without it,
Camp as you know it would cease to exist!
MEDICAL PERSONNEL – Do you truly enjoy working with children? Do you like being outdoors? Is a sense of community important to you? If so, Camp Nursing is a rewarding opportunity to care for others in a non-traditional setting. Working as a camp nurse is like no other job you’ve had. It’s a combination of first aid, school nursing, doctor’s office nursing, emergency nursing and sometimes mom nursing all rolled into one. Are you an Intern, EMT, Paramedic, Doctor or Red Cross Certified and needing a break from your stressful
life? Working at camp for a short time would allow you to stay within your field of calling and have some fun at the same time. We offer positions in exchange for camper fees – we pay for your child’s camp experience as you serve in a medical capacity. Does this sound like the opportunity you have been looking for? Don’t miss out on a wonderful experience.
TRANSPORTATION STAFF – We are looking for someone with an excellent driving record with experience driving passenger vans to help with our transportation needs. You must be at least 21 years of age. Commercial driver’s license is a plus.
Download your summer camp staff application. Please fill out and return to:
Bill & Nancy Davis
42535 State Hwy 118
Fort Davis, Tx 79734