Serving on Summer Staff
by Patrick Lynn
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” – 1 Peter 4:10
With summer fast approaching, you’re probably already making plans and marking up your calendars. Maybe coming to camp is already on your list, but if you really want to make a huge difference in your life, consider serving on the summer staff at Maranatha. If you have a heart for young people and a desire to share your faith, serving on the summer staff is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of campers in a meaningful way. Maranatha is a place where campers can come to experience God’s love and grace in a safe and positive environment. As a summer staff member, you will have the opportunity to help create this environment, build relationships with campers, and share your own faith journey. In addition to making a difference in the lives of others, serving on the summer staff at Maranatha offers a range of personal benefits, including the chance to grow in your faith, develop valuable skills, make lifelong friendships, and have fun!
Here are just a few of the many benefits of serving on the summer staff at Maranatha:
- You will make a difference in the lives of campers.
As a summer staff member, you will play a crucial role in creating a safe and positive environment for campers. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with campers, lead activities and games, and share your own faith and testimony. Your presence and dedication will have a lasting impact on the lives of the young people you serve.
- You will grow in your faith.
Working at a Christian camp like Maranatha is a unique opportunity to deepen your own faith. You will have daily devotions and Bible studies, and you will be surrounded by other staff members who share your beliefs. You will have the chance to not only share your own stories and insights, but to also put your faith into action by serving others.
- You will develop valuable skills.
Serving on the summer staff at Maranatha will help you develop a range of skills that will benefit you in your future endeavors. Whether it’s driving a boat, working in the kitchen, or lifeguarding, you will learn how to work in a team, communicate effectively, problem-solve, and lead others. These skills are highly transferable and will serve you well in any future job or career.
- You will make lifelong friendships.
Serving on the summer staff at Maranatha is a bonding experience that often leads to lifelong friendships. You will work closely with other staff members, sharing experiences and challenges, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
- You will have fun!
Above all, serving on the summer staff at Maranatha is fun and rewarding. You will have the chance to participate in camp activities (like our mandatory fun mid-summer adventure), make new friends, and create wonderful and precious memories.
If you are interested in serving on the summer staff at Maranatha, submit an application today; you won’t regret this life-changing experience!