Deaf Camp STAFF Description and responsibilities:
This application is for adults over 18 years old who have at least graduated high school, and adults in search for a full-time position for the full summer. If you are college student in search to fulfill internship hours, please return to Opportunities to Serve page on TheDeafCamp.com and select “Deaf Camp Intern” application. If you need more flexibility and can only help a day or few days a week, please select the “Deaf Camp Volunteer” application. If you are not sure which application fits you best, please contact TheDeafCamp@brentwoodbaptist.com and we will be happy to assist you in selecting which application fits you best!
Deaf Camp is a DAY camp, not an overnight camp, from Monday through Friday. A typical camp day is from 8:30am to 5:00pm. This position works with children aged 6 to 18 years old. Deaf Camp Staff will be trained and prepared at least a week prior to Deaf Camp, as well as go through debriefing week after Deaf Camp is wrapped up. Deaf Camp Staff will have opportunities to: immerse in Deaf culture and community, improve ASL receptive and expressive skills, work with Deaf children, their siblings, and hearing children of Deaf parents (known as CODA), and their families, as well as the opportunity to show Jesus’ love and give them the chance to get to know who Jesus is.
Intermediate ASL skills
Willingness to serve
Ability to lead and teach
Works well with Team
Good people skills
Basic knowledge/understanding of child development
Receives instructions well
Love for Jesus and the desire to connect campers to Christ
What to expect from us:
All camp related expenses covered such as weekly field trips, T-shirt, and staff outings. Stipend varies based on experience and signing ability. We have limited housing and transportation, meals for out-of-town applicants.
Responsibilities and expectations are general and may not be limited to these: