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Camp Kerusso

The 2019 Staff Application is Now Closed

Summer is approaching quickly...

For many of you, that means that you’re looking for the right summer job.  If you would be interested in spending your summer on Lake Lanier, pouring your life into elementary kids...then check out the employment opportunities available at Camp Kerusso. 

We are looking currently looking for high school or college-aged candidates to fill the following available positions: Head Counselor, Facilities, or Lifeguard.

Scheduling is flexible, so you can work around athletic/family schedules.  While Camp Kerusso runs for a total of EIGHT weeks in June & July, we only require that applicants are available for a minimum of THREE weeks plus training.

Positions Available

Although we view employment at Camp Kerusso primarily as a ministry opportunity, all positions are paid. 

Team Leader (Activities or Administration)

  • Must have completed 12th grade or higher

  • Must have worked as a Kerusso Counselor for at least two years OR similar experience

  • Must be able to commit to at least 3 weeks

Team Leader, Activities

The mission of the team leader is three-fold.  First, he/she is responsible to partner with the Director to champion the mission, vision, and values of Camp Kerusso by working directly with the Counselors, program, and campers.  Secondly, the Team Leaders over activities will be responsible to carry out and oversee ALL of the activities at Camp with enthusiasm, passion, and energy while constantly keeping the safety of all campers and staff in mind.  Lastly, the Team Leaders will be asked to disciple a small group of Counselors.  This call to discipleship will include but will not be limited to a short Bible study each morning, praying with and for each Counselor, and keeping an eye on your team during the day, looking for specific ways to help, lift up and encourage each person individually.

Team Leader, Administration

The mission of the team leader is three-fold.  First, he/she is responsible to partner with the Director to champion the mission, vision, and values of Camp Kerusso by working directly with the Counselors, program, and campers.  Secondly, the Team Leaders over administration will be asked to oversee all daily on-site administrative needs including but not limited to the pavilion, pictures, schedules, lunch, and working directly with parents to ensure the safety and care of each child.  Lastly, the Team Leaders will be asked to disciple a small group of Counselors.  This call to discipleship will include but will not be limited to a short Bible study each morning, praying with and for each Counselor, and keeping an eye on your team during the day, looking for specific ways to help, lift up and encourage each person individually.

Counselor

  • Must have completed 1 year of High School 

  • Must be able to commit to at least 3 weeks

Our Counselors are called to champion the mission, vision, and values of Camp Kerusso by letting the love of Jesus flow through them as they interact, enjoy, protect, and provide for the needs of our campers.  They are the first line of activity and fun at Camp Kerusso, and our counselors will set the tone for the rest of the camp.  They are called to lay their own agenda’s aside and make the needs of each child the priority.  They are the very hands and feet of Jesus, and they are the face of Camp Kerusso.

Facilities Team

  • Must have completed 1 year of high school

  • Must be able to commit to at least 3 weeks

The Facilities Team is responsible to champion the mission, vision, and values of Camp Kerusso through the preparation, set-up, and maintenance of all events and equipment and the facility as a whole.  This team is responsible as the main support to ensure that all camp activities are in good working order, are in the proper places at the proper times, and who is responsible for cleaning up and storing all equipment at the end of the day.  They are also responsible to run the canteen and help the administrative team with all lunch activities.

Lifeguard

  • Must have completed 1 year of high school

  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) valid lifeguard certifications

  • Must be able to commit to at least 3 weeks

The Lifeguards are responsible to champion the mission, vision, and values of Camp Kerusso by ensuring the safety or our children, counselors, and staff while in and around the water.  They are also responsible for encouraging and establishing a safe but fun environment while the kids are swimming and participating in the blob.  With that said, safety must be of the highest importance, Camp Kerusso will cover the cost of getting/renewing your lifeguard certification. 

• June 3 - 7
• June 10 - 14
• June 17 - 21
• June 24 - 28
• July 1 - 3
(Kerusso X-TREME)
• July 8 - 12
• July 15 - 19
• July 22 - 26

Cost of Camp K will be $199 for all weeks of camp (including Kerusso X-TREME)