Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center
Summer Camp Staff Application
Dear Potential Staff Member:
Thank you for your interest in employment with Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center. The 4-H Center, which sits on 174 acres inside the Appomattox/Buckingham State Forest, has offered Junior 4-H Camp for more than 70 years. We incorporate the 4-H philosophy of "Learn-By-Doing" in all 4-H Center programs, which means that participants learn by becoming actively involved in an activity. The 4-H Center is a large facility with an average weekly Junior 4-H Camping program population of approximately 220+ youth and 35+ Adult and Teen Volunteer Leaders.
What do we expect from our summer camp program staff members? A typical 4-H Center summer camp program staff member has completed at least one year of college and has work and/or volunteer experience with 4-H, teaching, and/or youth programming. (Previous experience in 4-H is preferred but not required.) Regardless of your previous work and/or volunteer experience, successful employment at the 4-H Center requires certain personal attributes, including:
Friendliness / Open Mindedness Patience Creativity Enthusiasm Interest in teaching and learning Positive Attitude Flexibility
We believe that 4-H Center programs and services give us the opportunity to positively impact our community. For that reason, we consider a positive attitude and the ability to be friendly and caring toward youth and adults to be as important as previous education, training, or certification. (For most positions, the 4-H Center can/will provide training or assist applicants in identifying ways to become trained and/or certified.)
What are the benefits of being a summer camp program staff member at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center?
Weekly salary (Starting at $215 for 1st year staff members; $240 for EMT, Staff Coordinator and Waterfront Director) Lodging (semi-private room) Meals (all food is provided from Monday breakfast through Friday lunch) Staff Shirt Weekends off Additional weekend employment opportunities Training (approximately 15 days of staff training) Lifeguard Certification for qualified applicants (Typical course cost of $250) Weekend lodging and access to the 4-H Center pool Valuable hands-on work/internship experience Memories to last a lifetime!
If you are interested in a position at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, please complete this application and required forms. If you have any questions regarding 4-H Center program employment, please call (434)248-5444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org