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About Central Union Mission:

Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. In addition to its emergency shelter, which provides over 62,000 bed-nights each year, the Mission operates a holistic, Christ-centered transformation and workforce development program for men, provides benefits for veterans, helps people overcome addictions, operates a food and clothing distribution center which provides food for over 4000 people each month, runs a camp for underprivileged children, and offers a ministry to families and senior citizens. Charity Navigator has rated Central Union Mission as a three start charity, GuideStar awarded Central Union Mission a Gold Seal for our financial transparency and GreatNonProfits has given Central Union Mission a Top-Rated award.


OUR STATEMENT OF FAITH

PURPOSE:

To Glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the Gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. We hold the Bible to be God’s Holy Word in its entirety. It is inspired in every part by the Holy Spirit. (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21)
We hold that through preaching, teaching and ministering, Central Union Mission must use its resources and activities to bring men, women and children under the power of the Gospel; that they may have victory over sin, come into fellowship with God and live Spirit-filled, fruitful lives in Christ. I have read the Doctrinal Statement of Central Union Mission and I accept it without reservation.


Camp Bennett Maintenance Manager

Reports to: Director of Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center

Purpose: Oversee the maintenance needs of Camp Bennett. Handle general maintenance needs, plan for and implement preventative and long-range maintenance projects and handle emergencies. Download Job Description.

Major Responsibilities:

  • 70% Maintenance
    • Ensure that Camp Bennett is safe and up to code.
    • Handle the daily maintenance of Camp Bennett grounds, which includes, but is not limited to, lawn care, debris control, painting, building upkeep, and annual seasonal work.
    • Maintain records of supplies and orders.
    • Clear and treat sidewalks, parking lots, and driveway during winter seasons.
    • Inventory all assets at Camp Bennett.
    • Assisting in the repairs of buildings and facilities, including plumbing and electrical when appropriate
    • Performing all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards.
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  • 20%  Plan for and implement long range maintenance projects
    • Collaborate with Director to determine future needs at Camp Bennett
    • Support Director with details to complete projects timely
    • Act as a liaison in the absence of the Director
    • Prepare a list of equipment needs for all projects
    • Assist Director in creating a time-line for projects
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  • 10% Other duties as assigned
    • Be available and prepared to handle maintenance emergencies.
    • Maintain a list of approved vendors needed to repair and service Mission property.
    • Remaining on-call in case of emergency and other duties as they arise
    • Special projects assigned by CEO

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Five years or more related experience and/or training.
  • Experience operating and maintaining a tractor and mowing equipment.
  • Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, stooping, standing, walking for extended periods. Work involving climbing ladders.
  • Ability to cut grass and other landscaping without limitation or issue
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • An active member in a local Christian church and agreement with the Mission’s statement of faith, required.

Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center – Statement of Purpose

The Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center exists to provide an affordable venue for Christian events, camps, retreats and other activities directly related to Christian ministry and Christian purpose. Camp Bennett also offers local sports teams rental access to our gym and field facilities.

**Interested applicants should contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org


Camp Bennett Summer Camp Counselor

Reports to: Director of Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Camp Director, they will be responsible for looking after the safety and fun of the Camp Bennett campers. They will keep the campers entertained by interacting with them in all the camp activities. They will help set-up camp, welcome the campers, play with them, send them home, and clean-up. They will be in constant communication with parents for any special needs of the campers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 70% Supervision of Campers
    • Implement a variety of programs that engage the children in creativity, recreation, physical activity, fun, and discipleship.
    • Assure all campers are under constant supervision for safety purposes.
    • Assist with meal service.
    • Be aware of health concerns.
    • Ensure camp activities are safe and fun and appropriate.
    • Watch safety and appropriate behavior.
    • Maintain a positive attitude towards the Camp Director and the campers.
    • Talk to parents about any concerns with regard to their camper.
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  • 30% Clean/Set-Up
    • Covering tables with sheets of paper for protection.
    • Bringing out crafts and snacks for the day.
    • Setting up chairs for the correct amount of campers.
    • Takes part in clean-up procedures including:
      • Vacuuming Carpet.
      • Taking out all trash to the loading dock and putting it in the correct bin.
      • Putting away all equipment.
      • Changing tablecloths.
      • Wiping down all chairs used at the camp.
      • Collecting any items left from the campers to return the next day.

Requirements:

  • Experience in a setting with school age children preferably a camp setting.
  • Professional and respectful of others at all times.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.
  • Must enjoy interacting with children.
  • Excellent, proactive communication skills; listens to and responds to both coworkers and children’s needs.
  • Strong observational skills and detail oriented.
  • An active member in a local Christian church and agreement with Mission’s Statement of Faith required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to respond to situations requiring first aid
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities
  • Able to stand, stoop, hike, climb for prolonged periods with exposure to heat, sun, animals, and bugs
  • Able to lift up to 50lb

About

Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. In addition to its emergency shelter, which provides almost 60,000 bed-nights each year, the Mission operates a holistic, Christ-centered transformation and workforce development program for men, provides benefits for veterans, helps people overcome addictions, operates a food and clothing distribution center which provides food for over 4000 people each month, runs a camp for underprivileged children, and offers a ministry to families and senior citizens. Charity Navigator has rated Central Union Mission as a three start charity, GuideStar awarded Central Union Mission a Gold Seal for our financial transparency and GreatNonProfits has given Central Union Mission a Top-Rated award.

Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center – Statement of Purpose

The Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center exists to provide an affordable venue for Christian events, camps, retreats and other activities directly related to Christian ministry and Christian purpose. Camp Bennett also offers local sports teams rental access to our gym and field facilities.

**Interested applicants should contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org


Camp Bennett Seasonal Registered Nurse

Reports to: Director of Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center

Summary of Responsibilities: This position provides medical attention to campers and staff, administers medication to campers in compliance with MDH standards for Recreational Camps, and acts as health educator for campers and staff during the summer.

  • 90% Maintain compliance and oversee the medical components of camp operations seasonally
    • Manages the health program for camp serving campers ages 8-12. Camp dates are June 22 – July 31 with some preseason work required to review camper and staff medical records. 
    • Manage the opening pre-season set-up and postseason closing of the health center. Includes opening and closing inventory and equipment, and ordering supplies/equipment as needed with supervisor approval.
    • Assess camp/staff health through preseason review of all health reports for both campers and staff.
    • Communicate with parents or staff as needed to create a health plan for any health concerns.
    • Collect outstanding health forms and follow up parent communications.
    • Identify medical needs and communicates to appropriate staff (ex. Allergy Lists).
    • Provide proper nursing intervention regarding camper and/or staff illness, condition, or call for emergency care.
    • Administer immediate first aid to injured parties, perform nursing assessments, and complete any Injury Reports needed.
    • Maintains Medical Log regarding administration of medication, prescribed treatments, and other health and medical needs.
    • Follow state and MDH Standards for Recreational Camps. Familiarity with the health protocols and standing orders approved by a designated physician, and follows protocols with campers and staff.
    • Make rounds throughout the camp checking on campers, staff as needed.
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  • 10% Additional Duties
    • Other projects as assigned by the President/CEO and Director of Camp Bennett


Requirements:

  • Maryland, DC,or VA Nurse Licensure 
  • Knowledge of MDH’s Medical Standards for Recreational Camps 
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • An active member in a local Christian church.  
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Active driver’s license and transportation
  • Previous camp experienced preferred
  • An active member in a local Christian church and agreement with the Mission’s statement of faith, required.
  • The person in this role must be able to work well with children ages 8-12.


Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to respond to situations requiring first aid
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities
  • Able to stand, stoop, hike, climb for prolonged periods with exposure to heat, sun, animals, and bugs

About

Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. In addition to its emergency shelter, which provides almost 60,000 bed-nights each year, the Mission operates a holistic, Christ-centered transformation and workforce development program for men, provides benefits for veterans, helps people overcome addictions, operates a food and clothing distribution center which provides food for over 4000 people each month, runs a camp for underprivileged children, and offers a ministry to families and senior citizens. Charity Navigator has rated Central Union Mission as a three start charity, GuideStar awarded Central Union Mission a Gold Seal for our financial transparency and GreatNonProfits has given Central Union Mission a Top-Rated award.

Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center – Statement of Purpose

The Camp Bennett Christian Ministry Center exists to provide an affordable venue for Christian events, camps, retreats and other activities directly related to Christian ministry and Christian purpose. Camp Bennett also offers local sports teams rental access to our gym and field facilities.

**Interested applicants should contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org


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