Program Coordinator (Paid)

published on 11/4/2019

Thank you for applying for the Program Coordinator position.  If you are hired for this position, you will serve for up to thirteen weeks in the summer of 2020.  We recommend applicants in this position plan to begin serving as early as May 29th on site.  The Program Coordinator is also recommended to consider assisting in the hiring and interview process for the resource staff and resident counselors in the spring before the summer of their employment begins.  The Program Coordinator’s wage is $5,200 for thirteen weeks of work in the summer from May 29-September 7.  


The Program Coordinator’s responsibilities will focus on developing leadership qualities important to a Christian camping ministry.  They will work closely under the guidance of the Program Director to help to oversee and direct the summer staff.  Their responsibilities will include planning spiritual practices for the summer staff, leading training sessions in orientation meetings, assisting in schedule-making, establishing relationships with guests and summer staff, and performing general office and daily tasks.

        This position requires that the applicant to be capable of working in a leadership role over people they potentially relate to as peers.  They must have the maturity to understand the professional boundaries that come in serving in a role of this nature.  To excel in this position, the applicant must have the capacity to accomplish tasks autonomously after being trained.  This applicant should have a strong spiritual life, capable of guiding and mentoring others.  Applicants should possess stamina and endurance, as well as a positive outlook.

Click here for the  Application Form.

Click here to download the Program Coordinator Reference Form.

For more information, email Hope Montgomery, Camp Magruder Program Director, at  To complete this application, applicants should send a one page Statement of Purpose describing their call to apply as the Program Coordinator, their spirituality at this time, and what qualifies them for this position.  The application is not considered complete until two reference forms for the applicant are returned, as well.  A complete application includes an application form, a Statement of Purpose, and two references form.  The applicant is responsible for sending out the reference forms and seeing that they are completed in a timely manner.  Upon returning a completed application, we will contact you to set up an interview.

*The application and reference forms are fillable forms that should be filled out and returned digitally.  Please contact Hope at with any questions.

Contact: Hope Montgomery

Location: Camp Latgawa, Camp Magruder, and Suttle Lake Camp

Address: Camp Magruder 17450 Old Pacific Highway Rockaway OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2310


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