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Wheaton College - Wheaton, IL

HoneyRock
Advance Camp Program Coordinator
Responsibilities
  This position will work under the supervision of the SLS Program Manager to coordinate the Advance Camp program. It is based in Wheaton during the school year and at HoneyRock in the summer. They will help coordinate the Wheaton-based adventure trip program during the school year. They will assist with Wheaton-based student and camper recruitment efforts.

Under the direction of the HoneyRock Program Managers, Coordinators are part-time employees who lead a program area of HoneyRock. They work between 20-25 hours per week during the school year (September through April) and have a full-time, seasonal staff role in the summer (May through August). These positions are integrally linked to graduate study in the field. As a result individuals must carry a course load of 8-12 credits each semester through the Wheaton College Graduate School in either the Christian Formation and Ministry or Evangelism and Leadership programs with the Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration.
 
Duties
  1.  As a member of the HoneyRock permanent staff team, fulfill the mission, vision and core values of HoneyRock and Wheaton College.
  2.  Engage as an active member in HoneyRock staff meetings, retreats and in-service training for the purpose of planning, information sharing, support, and personal, professional, and community development.
  3.  Plan and coordinate the programs under your responsibility with the input and support of your immediate supervisor.
  4.  Assist the program manager with the hiring and training of the seasonal staff/students involved in your program area.
  5.  Supervise and disciple the seasonal staff/students under your care in line with the core values and desired outcomes of HoneyRock.
  6.  Complete the program assessment of both the campers and staff/students for your area and write a report following HoneyRock staff procedures. Make recommendations for program improvement for the ensuing season.
  7.  Develop annual growth goals for your program area (depth of impact and/or level of enrollment) in conjunction with direct supervisor and the HoneyRock program team.
  8.  Develop and complete a marketing plan for your program areas that will help achieve the enrollment and budget goals established for your program. This may include Internet promotion, exhibiting at conferences, phone calls, personal meetings, appropriate presentations and any other appropriate means.
  9.  Complete at least one publishable research article and presentation during your tenure as a Graduate Coordinator. This can be done in conjunction with an assignment in your graduate program.
  10.  Participate in the regional CCCA conference offered each March and in at least one national conference in a related field during your tenure as a Program Coordinator.
  11.  Perform other duties as requested.
   
Qualifications
  1.  Bachelorís Degree
  2.  Previous experience in camp, adventure or related ministry
  3.  Evidence of Christian character and commitment
  4.  Communication, leadership, and management skills
  5.  Desire and/or calling to work in the camp/adventure ministry field
  6.  Ability to relate to students and staff and work on a team
  7.  Understanding of issues related to gender and ethnic identity development
  8.  Must not have any other major time commitments beyond being a student and a Graduate Coordinator
   
Overview of Program Coordinator Position:
  The Program Coordinator positions are designed to prepare exceptional leaders for the Christian outdoor, adventure, and camp ministry movements. This is accomplished by giving these individuals the context for integrating their coursework with real life ministry as part of the HoneyRock staff. Individuals in these graduate assistantships are enrolled in the Outdoor and Adventure Leadership graduate concentration, are expected to integrate their learning with their program leadership responsibilities, are fully immersed in the HoneyRock community, and are mentored along the way by a professional in the field. It is our hope that the stipend from employment will cover most of the cost of tuition, especially if supplemented with financial aid. These positions involve 3 summers and 2 school years of ministry and learning. The first summer, the new Coordinator is an assistant to the outgoing Coordinator. This is followed by a school year taking courses, the middle summer running their program, a second school year finishing the degree, and final summer training their replacement. We work with upcoming graduates to find a role in ministry in the US or abroad upon completion of the 28-month experience.
   

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