Overview

Salary: $48,000 pa + super
Start Date: Immediate – Beginning of Jan (Negotiable)

Luther Heights Youth Camp is hiring a full-time Outdoor Education Facilitator and Leader. Based at Coolum Beach, QLD.

We are a centre-based outdoor education Christian youth camp that welcomes everyone.

We are professional in delivering safe fun and excitement for campers from across Queensland.

We aim to “Be the highlight of your year” for the 10,000+ campers we serve each year.

We aim to be “A safe place where kids can be kids”- (as you can see we are about kids!)

Job Overview

  • Bring your personality, energy and spunk to help us deliver on our promise of “the highlight of your year”.
  • Facilitating learning and growth with kids of all ages in our beach and bush setting.
  • Coordinating, facilitating and delivering outdoor activities.
  • Assisting with all associated logistics and equipment management.
  • Spending time chat, playing, entertaining and joining in the fun with our campers.
  • Assisting with programming admin & resources

Who we are

We are Luther Heights Youth Camp: a centre based outdoor education Christian youth camp that welcomes everyone.

We are professional in delivering safe fun and excitement for campers from across Queensland.

We aim to “Be the Highlight of your year” for the 10,000+ campers we serve each year.

We aim to be “A safe place where kids can be kids”- as you can see we are about kids!

Christian means what exactly…

Jesus Christ is our model. He accepted, loved and served all people, regardless of their religious beliefs, race or culture.  In His example we welcome you.

It is our joy to know His love and to be saved through His grace. We hope you will experience this joy at Luther Heights.

We do not preach to you (or our campers), we love and serve you.  We will not change who we are for you, for we believe if we can model even a little bit of Jesus then you will find this attractive.

Our values are shaped by the example of Jesus Christ; who despite being God, humbled himself and gave His life in sacrifice for us (Philippians 2:5-8). We strive to imitate the leadership model that Jesus demonstrated.

You don’t have to be Christian to be considered for this role, however its important you know the environment you may be working in and what is important to us.

Who you are

Someone with a can do attitude, willing to try and willing to improve, willing to put your fears and limits aside to make camp more fun.

You’ve got character, spunk and are a clear communicator and EXCELLENT listener.

You’ve got plenty of experience in developing, running and leading outdoor activities and programs.

You’re someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, willing to try and willing to improve, willing to put your fears and limits aside to make camp more fun.

You understand the importance of managing risk, leading safety and procedural compliance.

Have a (or can get) a working with children blue card.

Qualifications in Outdoor Recreation is essential (min cert IV).

COVID-19 Vaccination Required

Who you are is more important to us that simply what you can do.

Written Selection Criteria

  1. Proven excellence in facilitating outdoor education / recreation activities for school aged children.
  2. Experience in developing, refining and improving outdoor education activities facilitation, procedures and risk management.
  3. Proven ability to facilitate a full weeks (35hrs +) of contact time with school aged children in an outdoor education environment.
  4. Please respond: Who is Jesus to you?  What does it mean to you that we our outwardly Christian?
  5. This is a facilitator role; provide examples of how you delivered more than required in a past facilitation capacity.

This position in open to all applicants, internal and external.

If this is you, please send us your resume and a written response to the selection criteria above to: Jenna Orford, email:  program@lutherheights.org.au

Applications close: Friday, 3 December 2021.

 

To apply for this job email your details to program@lutherheights.org.au.