Camp AV Specialist

21457 Happyland Dr, Richardsville, VA 22736, USA Req #28426
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Location: Camp Rappahannock, Richardsville, VA

Position Type: Seasonal

About this opportunity:

This position is responsible for prepares, plans, and operates audio/visual equipment for meetings, events, classes, seminars at the Salvation Army camps. Ensure camp activities are recorded to be used in Salvation Army publications. Captures video/pictures for Salvation Army publications.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates audio/visual equipment for various camp programs, including worship services and concerts.
  • Operates and installs audio/visual equipment.
  • Keeps sound room clean and organized.
  • Reports to Program Director any problems with audio/visual equipment.
  • Secures and locks all audio/visual equipment after each session.
  • Videotapes camp activities daily.
  • Produces a weekly review video for each camp session including all music camps. Produce a staff video and camp promotional video.
  • Instructs camp employees in the selection, use, and design of audio/visual materials, and assist them in the preparation of instructional materials and the rehearsal of presentations.
  • Plans and prepares audio/visual teaching aids and methods to be used in camp classes.
  • Performs simple maintenance tasks such as cleaning monitors and lenses and changing batteries and light bulbs.
  • Maintains collections of audio/visual material such as films, video/audio tapes, photographs, and software programs.
  • Ensures campers and staff follows safety procedures.
  • Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed.
  • Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection.
  • Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Two years’ experience in video production preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • CPR & First Aid Certification

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:Some physical requirements of the Camp Audio/Visual Specialist position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate audio/visual equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.

To learn more about Salvation Army Camps, click here!

Why work for us?

Since 1907, The Salvation Army has been operating camp programs across the southeast region of the United States. Today, The Salvation Army has eight camps in the Sout and over 40 across the country. Working a Salvation Army camp isn’t like other summer jobs. You will earn an income, you will receive invaluable job experience, and you will make friendships that will last you a lifetime – but, unlike most other summer jobs, you will also powerfully impact the life of a child or teen for the better. At Salvation Army camps, disadvantaged kids (in particular) have three square meals a day, have the opportunity to further develop social skills, learn creation care, feel valued, and encounter God’s love. You will never regret saying “yes” to camp this summer. Apply for a Salvation Army camp and be part of something bigger than yourself: making lives better in Jesus’ name.

Additional Information:

Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/10/2024 – 06/15/2024 and participation is required. The 2024 summer Camp program session will be held 06/17/2024 – 07/20/2024. If you are unable to work the entire season, please let us know on your application.

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon indicated on the job posting.

Application Submittal Period: 11/2023 – 06/2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-TEMP/SEAS/CAS
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 21457 Happyland Dr, Richardsville, VA 22736, USA