Who is eligible for Summer Staff? We are looking for college students with the following characteristics:
What do the Summer Staff do?
The primary job of the staff is to serve the campers and to set an example for them in every way.
Salary and Experience The starting salary for first-year staff who complete Staff Training is $340 per week. This is for a week - Sunday afternoon through Friday afternoon. Staff lodging and meals during the week are provided. Staff will go home on most weekends. There are many weekends that we have campers, and we will ask some staff to stay. Please plan to work at least one weekend during the summer. Salary is pro-rated for the weekends.
No experience is necessary to be on staff. We do give first preference to those with FFA or FCCLA background or those who participated in the Wildlife Camp or Horse Camp programs.
Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center Training Classes
The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center offers four training classes that you can choose from. Lifeguard, Horseback Riding Instructor, Low Ropes Instructor, or Shooting Sports Instructor.
Lifeguard: Staff will have the opportunity to become a certified lifeguard.
Low Ropes Instructor: Staff will be trained as an instructor on the Center's Low Ropes Course.
Horseback Riding Instructor: Staff will be trained in barn management, horse health, and learn to instruct campers for trail rides. We prefer that staff have some horse experience prior to taking this training course, but it is not mandatory as long as you are comfortable around horses.
Shooting Sports Instructor: Staff will be trained to be an assistant instructor at the shooting range.
High Ropes (Optional Training): Staff members will also have the opportunity to become trained as an assistant instructor on the Center's High Ropes Course.
Camp John Hope FFA-FCCLA Center Training Classes
The Camp John Hope FFA-FCCLA Center offers three training classes that you can choose from. Lifeguard, Low Ropes Instructor, and Shooting Sports Instructor.
You will be required to have two recommendation forms completed on your behalf by someone other than a family member. If you were a member of FFA or FCCLA, one of your recommenders should be an advisor, if possible.
Upon the submission of your Summer Staff Application, you will receive a Recommendation Letter Form link that you will be required to dissiminate to your two designated recommenders. The Recommendation Letter Form link will be emailed to you within forty-eight hours of completing the application.
Note: Your application is not complete until all recommendation forms have been completed by your recommenders.
You will receive an email upon completion of your 2022 Summer Staff Application. Please allow up to 2 business days upon completion of your application to receive this email.
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