Team and Careers

 

SAMBICA Careers

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The best job ever.

SAMBICA full-time team members are servants of Jesus working to forward His Kingdom, create rich community, and inspire youth to a relationship with Jesus Christ - all while having a blast! 

Working at camp is as fun and rewarding as it sounds. Members of our team enjoy monthly bonding events, community dinners, personal and professional development opportunities, and more.

SAMBICA offers competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid-time-off, a retirement plan, and on campus-housing. Benefits are determined by position.

 

 

Current Openings

Mission: Strengthen the business backbone of SAMBICA, leveraging systems and processes to multiply our ministry impact as a “Light on the Lake”, inspiring youth to a relationship with Jesus.

Specifics: Support and enhance our business practices in customer service, registration, finance, IT, HR, retail, innovation, PR, and social media. This position can be adapted to match SAMBICA’s needs and the unique desires and skillsets of a successful candidate.

Associates Program: This two-year program is designed for career-ready young adults looking to launch their career in a vibrant ministry setting. Associates will invest in SAMBICA while SAMBICA develops them through professional work, exploration of calling, mentoring, and building up their community both inside and outside of SAMBICA. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits provided. Associates will have a primary professional focus, while also contributing around 20% of their time to support other areas of camp.

Accountabilities:

Customer Service: Positive and proactive customer service to parents, campers, and guests. Every interaction is a ministry opportunity.

Business Functions based on need: Ready and willing to contribute to the business functions of SAMBICA (registration, finance, IT, HR, social media, etc.).

Business Functions based on opportunity: Actively, creatively pursuing opportunities to enhance SAMBICA’s business functions. Proven ability to own a project through the stages of ideation, feedback, research, selection, implementation, and adjustment.

Help Camp Run: Joyfully contribute 20% of your time, roughly one day per week, supporting other areas of camp (Youth Programs, Facilities, Hospitality, Housekeeping, etc.)

Summer Role: Take on a significant leadership role within our summer team. Specifics to be defined during the year.

Core Competencies:

  1. Heart: A contagious love for Jesus and a passion to share His love with the next generation.
  2. Hunger: A desire to be part of a small team making an exponential impact for/with the Lord.
  3. Humility: Flexible, adaptable, teachable.
  4. High EQ: Excellent intra-team relational skills to find and maximize business opportunities.
  5. Creativity and Initiative: Able to innovate and implement effectively.
  6. Communication: Excellent personal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications:

  1. Agreement with and willingness to sign SAMBICA’s statement of faith.
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred, or demonstrated career readiness.
  3. Flexibility in potential shared housing situations.

Compensation:

  1. Industry-competitive salary.
  2. Medical coverage provided directly or through a stipend.
  3. Generous paid time-off (22 days plus breaks at Christmas, Thanksgiving, post-summer).
  4. Retirement plan with 3% matching.
  5. Housing options (potential on-camp and off-camp options TBD).
  6. Community-building events provided by SAMBICA.

To apply, send resume to matt@sambica.com

Mission: Create exceptional settings and inspiring atmospheres for guests of SAMBICA, serving them in a Christ-like manner at this “Light on the Lake.”

Specifics: Two associates will work with the Guest Programs Manager and Head Chef to serve guests of weekend retreat groups, mid-week guests, and regularly scheduled facility users. Aligned with SAMBICA’s vision to Inspire Youth to Relationship with Jesus Christ, many of our guests are youth-focused groups. We also have a variety of adult or family guest groups. One Hospitality Associate will focus on hosting groups, one will focus on food service, and both will assist in planning, execution, and housekeeping for groups.

Associates Program: This two-year program is designed for career-ready young adults looking to launch their career in a vibrant ministry setting. Associates will invest in SAMBICA while SAMBICA develops them through professional work, exploration of calling, mentoring, and building up their community both inside and outside of SAMBICA. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits provided. Associates will have a primary professional focus, while also contributing around 20% of their time to support other areas of camp.

Accountabilities:

Hosting Focus: Proactively communicate with and anticipate the needs of each group to exceed the goals of their time at SAMBICA. Help provide a great and lasting impression of SAMBICA.

Food Service Focus: Along with the Head Chef, create, plan, and implement memorable dining experiences for each guest of SAMBICA.

Bookends: Along with the Guest Services Manager and Head Chef, complete the “bookends” of each group’s experience. This includes front end planning, communication, and housekeeping, and completing back end evaluation, debrief, and cleanup.

Help Camp Run: Joyfully contribute 20% of your time, roughly one day per week, supporting other areas of camp (Youth Programs, Facilities, Business Administration, etc.)

Summer Role: Take on a significant leadership role within our summer team. Specifics to be defined during the year.

Core Competencies:

  1. Heart: A contagious love for Jesus and a passion to share His love with the next generation.
  2. Hunger: A desire to be part of a small team making an exponential impact for/with the Lord.
  3. Humility: Flexible, adaptable, teachable.
  4. Accessibility and Rapport: Readily available to and able to quickly connect with guest group leaders and participants, so they know they have a point of contact they can trust.
  5. Creative Planning and Execution: Skilled at thinking outside the box, adapting, and working a creative plan from start to finish –planning, marketing, registration, staffing, setup, execution, clean up, and debriefing. Own it!
  6. Communication: Excellent personal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications:

  1. Agreement with and willingness to sign SAMBICA’s statement of faith.
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred, or demonstrated career readiness.
  3. Flexibility in potential shared housing situations.

Compensation:

  1. Industry-competitive salary.
  2. Medical coverage provided directly or through a stipend.
  3. Generous paid time-off (22 days plus breaks at Christmas, Thanksgiving, post-summer).
  4. Retirement plan with 3% matching.
  5. Housing options (potential on-camp and off-camp options TBD).
  6. Community-building events provided by SAMBICA.

To apply, send resume to matt@sambica.com.

Mission: Prayerfully develop and creatively implement programming that inspires youth to a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Specifics: Two Associates will work with the Youth Programs Team to focus on summer and school-year programming. Summer programming includes 10 weeks of camp for grades 2-12. School-year programming includes break camps in fall, winter, and spring, along with the potential to add after-school programming and special events for grades 2-12.

Associates Program: This two-year program is designed for career-ready young adults looking to launch their career in a vibrant ministry setting. Associates will invest in SAMBICA while SAMBICA develops them through professional work, exploration of calling, mentoring, and building up their community both inside and outside of SAMBICA. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits provided. Associates will have a primary professional focus, while also contributing around 20% of their time to support other areas of camp.

Accountabilities:

Summer Planning: Work with Youth Programs Team to be summer-ready May 1st. This includes event planning, curriculum creation, theme development, schedule strategy, etc.

School-year Programming: Create, plan, and implement opportunities for engagement of all camper ages (grades 2-12) on a monthly basis.

Help Camp Run: Joyfully contribute 20% of your time, roughly one day per week, supporting other areas of camp (Facilities, Business Administration, Hospitality, Housekeeping, etc.)

Summer Role: Take on a significant leadership role within our summer team. Specifics to be defined during the year.

Core Competencies:

  1. Heart: A contagious love for Jesus and a passion to share His love with the next generation.
  2. Hunger: A desire to be part of a small team making an exponential impact for/with the Lord.
  3. Humility: Flexible, adaptable, teachable.
  4. Rapport: Able to quickly connect with campers and get them excited about what we offer.
  5. Creative Planning and Execution: Skilled at thinking outside the box, adapting, and working a creative plan from start to finish –planning, marketing, registration, staffing, setup, execution, clean up, and debriefing. Own it!
  6. Communication: Excellent personal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications:

  1. Agreement with and willingness to sign SAMBICA’s statement of faith.
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred, or demonstrated career readiness.
  3. Flexibility in potential shared housing situations.

Compensation:

  1. Industry-competitive salary.
  2. Medical coverage provided directly or through a stipend.
  3. Generous paid time-off (22 days plus breaks at Christmas, Thanksgiving, post-summer).
  4. Retirement plan with 3% matching.
  5. Housing options (potential on-camp and off-camp options TBD).
  6. Community-building events provided by SAMBICA.

To apply, send resume to matt@sambica.com.

 

SAMBICA Full-Time Team

Michaela Allen

Recreation Manager

Ashlyn Casto

Program Manager

Ryan Gilbert

Director of Ministries

Josh Murakami

Facilities Manager

Heidi Schneidau

Guest Programs Manager

Natalie Smith

Development Manager

Matt Wimmer

Executive Director

Chelsea Weeks

Office Manager/Registrar

Reed Warrick

Program Director

Nancy Brooks

Head Chef