Qualifications we look for in a staff member:
- A sincere love for the Lord and a desire to see others come to know and grow in Him
- An eagerness to learn and grow both personally and spiritually
- Evidence of a consistent walk with God
- A servant-like attitude and ability to lay aside self for the good of the ministry and staff
- Flexibility and a willingness to work with leadership, fellow staff and guests
Victory has a policy stating that applicants under the age of 18 must have a legal parent or guardian in-state or have participated in at least one year of the S.A.L.T. program for their application to be considered.
Summer Staff Positions:
FOR AGES 16 AND UP
Overseeing program areas, the running of games, chapel activities, waterfront, and so much more, the Rec Staff are at the heart of the programming for summer camps! Working under the PA’s, Rec Staffers should be fun-loving, flexible individuals who have a desire to help create a safe and welcoming environment for campers to build relationships with one another, summer staff, and ultimately, with the Lord.
Our Gift Shop provides snacks, drinks and souvenirs for those visiting Victory. The Store Assistant should be friendly, outgoing, efficient, possessing basic math and organization skills. Store Assistants work under the Store Coordinator. This position may double as a Rec Staffer.
We want each of our campers to feel cared for when they come to camp. A big way that we do that is by feeding them good food that is safe for each camper regardless of dietary needs. The kitchen staff helps make this possible by helping prep meals, serving food, doing dishes and creating an efficient -yet fun!- atmosphere in the kitchen. Prior food service experience not required, but beneficial. Kitchen Assistants work under the Food Service Coordinator.
*Must be able to be on your feet for 6-8 hours a day.
*Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
The Media Assistant should have basic knowledge on how to use a digital SLR camera and some experience with photography. Familiarity with computers, photo editing, sound boards and/or videography is encouraged. This position may double as a Rec Staffer.
Our lifeguards help ensure that the Waterfront is a safe place for all campers and guests. Along with guarding and administering swim tests, lifeguards help keep the boat house, boats, and waterfront areas clean and organized. Lifeguards may spend much of their time at the lake, but will be called on to assist the Rec Staff at times when Waterfront is closed.
FOR AGES 18 AND UP
Description coming soon!
Wranglers work with our Ranch camp, using horses to point people towards Jesus. These individuals should be 18 years or older, have at least basic horsemanship skills along with a desire to invest spiritually in the lives of campers. Wranglers work under the Horsemanship Coordinator and Head Wrangler as well as alongside the counselors in a support role.
Description coming soon!
FOR AGES 20 AND UP
Our team of Program Assistants are members of our leadership team who oversee the daily life and schedule at Victory. The PA’s help plan and organize everything from big games and recreation equipment to the safe running of our waterfront or chapel programs. Each PA has a specific assigned role within the overall summer camp but may be called to work across multiple programs during the summer. A joyful servant’s heart and willing attitude are key to taking on the role of a PA, this position has a capacity for great impact camp-wide.
*Previous summer camp experience required.
SALT (Servant and Leadership Training) is our high school service and discipleship program. SALT staff should be 20 years or older, preferably with previous ministry experience. Victory is looking for those who love to SERVE with a good work ethic and positive attitude, who lead by example, and can intentionally disciple students ages 14-17. Some responsibilities of SALT staff include supervising a cabin of SALT campers, leading co-ed small groups both in work and discussion, as well as planning games and activities for the SALTeens during free time.
The Dean team helps plan staff activities, events, and weekly Prayer & Praise times, but their main focus is the discipleship for the summer staff. Deans meet regularly with assigned Discipleship Groups as well as scheduling weekly one-on-ones with the staffers in these groups. Daily duties may vary depending on camp needs or a staffer’s skills/interests, but the core of the Dean role is focused on spiritual development and encouragement for those around them.
Summer camps can be divided into three parts:
- Leadership Training – June 8-10
- Wrangler CHA Training – TBD
- Staff Fly In Date: June 11
- Staff Training – June 12-20
- Youth Camps – June 21-July 31
- Summer Staff Summit – July 31-August 2
- Staff Fly Out Date: August 3
- AK Mission Project – August 4-8 (more details to come!)
- Mission Team Fly Out Date – August 9