BEST SUMMER JOB YOU WILL EVER HAVE!
Working at Westview on the James offers concrete learning opportunities, with unique leadership responsibilities, in order to provide staff with career building skills that they can take with them, even after the summer is over.
Summer Camp is a demanding and rewarding job. It requires a great deal of stamina, enthusiasm, interpersonal skill and patience. Staff members must be receptive to the campers and take very seriously the responsibility of nurturing these children in a safe and interactive environment.
MORE INFO AND DUE DATES
Leadership Team Applications - December 1st
Leadership Team: Assistant Summer Camp Manager, Operations Manager, Spiritual Life Coordinator, Unit Directors, Adventure Camp Coordinator, Resource Manager, Aquatic Coordinator, Medical Coordinator
All other applications are due January 31st
Counseling Staff: Senior Counselors, Senior Support, Junior Counselor
Program Specialists: Aquatic Staff, Resource Staff, Adventure Camp Staff, Nature Specialist, Craft Specialist
Support Staff: Head Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Maintenance Staff, Grounds Crew, Office Assistant
If you decide to apply, here is the job description for any and all Westview on the James employees:
TO DO WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE TO ENSURE THAT THE CAMPERS HAVE THE MOST AMAZING SUMMER CAMP EXPERIENCE.
THE STAFF'S NUMBER ONE PRIORITY NEEDS TO ALWAYS BE THE CAMPERS IN THEIR CARE.
Westview on the James & our camper parents expect our staff members to be positive role models for our campers. Westview on the James expects our staff to act in a Christ-like manner in all situations.
These expectations, along with the need to provide a safe environment for our campers, is the basis for our banning any tobacco products, non-prescription drugs, alcohol and marijuana on site at Westview on the James.
We will not tolerate staff members who use and promote illicit drugs while under our employ, or any staff member on site in an inebriated state. We suggest that you carefully consider your commitment to these policies BEFORE applying to work with us this summer.
Which Application do I fill out?
Returning Staff Application - If you are applying for a job at Westview and have worked at WOTJ before - use this form - even if you have missed a year or two. JCs from 2018 - you are considered Returning Staff - Use this form
First Year Junior Counselor Application for 2019 - We accept 20 engaged youth into our JC program each year. Please fill out the online application, then have your parents fill out the summer camp registration form and have two of your references fill out the reference form. Someone from Westview will contact you to set up an interview after January 15th. Use this form (Due by February 28th)
Volunteer Application - If you would like to volunteer at some point at Westview on the James
Reference Form - The reference form for new staff and JCs can be found here.