Northern Virginia 4-H Educational & Conference Center, Inc.
Front Royal, Virginia
2017 Summer Camp Staff Application
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational center. The 4-H Center, which sits on 229 acres outside Front Royal, Virginia, has offered Junior 4-H Camp for more almost 30 years. We stress 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, and our average weekly number of Junior 4-H Camping participants is approximately 250+ youth.
What is expected of a summer program staff member at the Northern Virginia 4-H Center?
Typically, 4-H Center summer program staff have completed at least one year of college and have work and/or volunteer experience in 4-H, teaching, and/or youth programming. (Previous experience in 4-H is 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
Interest in teaching and learning
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 some positions, the 4-H Center can assist applicants in identifying ways to become trained and/or certified.)
What are the benefits of being a summer program staff member at the Northern Virginia 4-H Center?
Weekly salary (additional weekend opportunities for programming and/or lfeguarding hours)
Lodging (private room with a roommate)
Meals (all food is provided from Sunday dinner through Thursday lunch)
Training (approximately 15 days of staff training)
Weekend lodging and access to the 4-H Center pool
Thank you for your interest in being a part of Team NOVA! It is because of you that over 2,000 youth will have an amazing week of camp this summer. Please complete this application and required reference forms.
If you have any questions regarding 4-H Center program employment, please use the contact information below.
Program Manager, 4-H
600 4-H Center Drive
Front Royal Va, 22630