Searching in the Spirit 2019 Leadership Team
Member Job Description

We Are Looking For . . .

Someone who models good Christian values through:

  • a personal relationship with Jesus Christ with an active and growing faith and prayer life
  • a passion for today’s youth and a desire to understand and relate to them
  • a commitment to an evangelistic and discipleship lifestyle, and a desire to share what God has taught you
  • a servant’s heart, a listening ear, an accepting attitude, and a compassionate vision
  • a commitment to the Catholic Church and its ministries
  • a desire to leave his/her safety zone and reach youth where they are at
  • an appreciation for teamwork, and a desire to work hard at being a team player

 

Summer Staff Opportunities

LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBER (12 positions):

You will foster an environment of faith, love, and service to Searching in the Spirit participants by exhibiting a faith-filled life, good Christian values, and strong leadership abilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. TO MODEL FOR PARTICIPANTS GOOD CHRISTIAN VALUES:

  • honesty
  • love
  • respectfulness
  • dependability
  • sensitivity, unselfishness
  • kindness, friendliness
  • self-discipline, moderation
  • chastity

2.  TO PREPARE AND TO LEAD ACTIVITIES WITH YOUTH.

  • choose topic / activities
  • do background reading / prep
  • prepare outline, presentation, and participant book material
  • rehearse presentations / activities on pre-program prep week
  • lead large and small group games & activities
  • share your personal testimony
  • evaluate presentations / activities and recommend improvements

3. TO BE AN AMBASSADOR, INTERPRETER, AND MENTOR FOR YOUTH.

  • keep Program Director, Co-leaders, and M&O staff informed about successes of and challenges to youth on daily basis; bring concerns to leader meetings; draw attention to strengths and talents and growth of youth
  • help youth to understand camp rules and activities; help other leaders to understand individual youth in your care
  • share your personal gifts, skills, understanding, and stories with youth in your care

4. BE ACCOUNTABLE TO PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND DESIGNATED STAFF.

  • follow-through on assigned duties; report errors, omissions, challenges
  • report daily on “how it’s going” with youth and activities
  • seek direction as needed
  • be flexible – be willing to change program activities / schedules if the leadership team deems it necessary

Responsibilities:

  • Must be available to attend two meetings a month (or as needed) from February to August
  • Rehearsing presentations/activities on pre-program prep day
  • Evaluating presentations/activities and recommend improvements

Preference will be given to applicants who are born in the years 2000 to 2002 and who have not yet served 3 years on the Searching in the Spirit Team. You must be in at least grade 10 to apply.

CO-LEADER (2 positions):

In addition to being a Leadership Team member, you will work with the M&O to coordinate the preparation, implementation, and follow-up of the Searching in the Spirit Program. (min. 1 year Searching in the Spirit experience)

 

Application Closed – Thank you to all whom have applied.

 

GO TO BACK TO LEADERSHIP TEAM APPLICATION INFO PAGE

 

Application deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019, 12:00pm (noon)

 


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