After-School ExplorersStaff Application
Apply to work at Camp Hanover for the After-School Explorers program!

This program is offered to local elementary aged students for after school care. Typical hours will be 2-6pm Monday through Friday. The program will begin on January 3, 2022. Some days of paid training will be required in December 2021.

• At least 2 years of valid work, volunteer, or educational experience. Environmental stewardship, nature education, or camp experience preferred
• Training or knowledge in natural sciences and outdoor survival skills
• Be able to hike 2 miles over uneven ground, rugged terrain, and wet areas
• Be self-motivated, a team player, flexible and well organized.
• Have effective time management and problem-solving skills
• Have good interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Willing and able to participate in an outdoor Christian camp community environment.
• Be of good character, able to exercise sound and sober judgment
• Be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
• Current First-Aid and CPR certification or willingness to get certified

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to the following):
• Be a positive example to participants and staff members by promoting and safeguarding the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of all members of the Camp Hanover community.
• Provide oversight of participants assigned to your care, provide for the spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of all children, and ensure all participants are supervised at all times.
• Plan and lead outdoor education activities for children during after-school care (grades K-5).
• Assist participants with school homework daily.
• Lead daily devotions with participants using curriculum provided by Camp Hanover.
• Provide opportunities for participants to live in, live with, learn about, and care for God’s creation.
• Communicate with parents/guardians regarding after-school program matters in a timely, professional manner.
• Participate in weekly planning meetings with the Associate Director of Environmental Ministry.
• Assist with care and maintenance of animals, garden, equipment and environmental program areas.
• Articulate and share Camp Hanover’s environmental stewardship practices to campers, guests, and the larger community.
• Willingly collaborate with coworkers and supervisors to ensure programmatic excellence

To apply, complete this application and email your resume to Applications will not be considered until both steps are completed.

If you have any questions about Camp Hanover After School-Explorers or other outdoor education programs, please contact our Associate Director for Outdoor Ministry, Laura Haney, at or 804-799-2811.
1/3/2022 - 6/16/2022
Ages 18 - 0
No Charge

Registration will end on 1/3/2022.