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Summer Staff

 
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COLLEGE STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Each summer, we hire college student interns from all over the country who have a passion for service, families, and excellence. They live at the beach, serve every week of June and July, help offer consistency from week to week, and support Family Partners.

 
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College Student Work Crew

The college work crew program consists of students who serve every week of June and July behind the scenes to prepare all retreat environments. These students, alongside a Work Crew Intern, work hard to ensure that the families experience a restful week full of fun environments!

Summer Stuff Positions

Flip Flop Intern

At Lighthouse Family Retreat we believe every child should have an opportunity to just be a kid and have fun. We have built in Flip Flop time to allow that to happen.  As the Flip Flop Intern your job is to help foster that atmosphere. The Flip Flop lead provides fun activities and environments for children to interact, while their parents connect in Common Ground.    

 Expectations: 

  • Work closely with each Flip Flop group leads to ensure they have what they need to be successful for the retreat week. 

  • Review with the Flip Flop group leaders the Flip Floptions for the retreat. 

  • Prepare rain plans/pool assignments based on location. 

  • Review Flip Flop notes for each child on the retreat given to you by the Staff Lead.  

  • Help Flip Flop groups prepare acts for the Talent Show. 

  • Make sure all groups have snacks, water and sunscreen for the duration of Flip Flop. 

  • Work with the Retreat Medical Lead to be aware of any children on the retreat that might need more attention.   

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated supplies and maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion 

Requirement:  Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019.


Kitchen Intern

We want families to have an unforgettable Lighthouse experience and know mealtime is one major environment that allows the entire family to reconnect. As the kitchen intern, you have the wonderful opportunity to work alongside another adult kitchen leader to create a dining experience that allows families the opportunity to celebrate meal time together, share about their favorite memories of the day and ultimately reconnect as a family.  

Expectations: 

  • Daily Grocery/Shopping Runs for the Retreat 

  • Handle all receipts from vendors and make sure they get turned in to the Staff Lead 

  • Ensure each meal has all supplies necessary 

  • Communicate with caterers/vendors  

  • Work with the Kitchen Lead and Meal Teams on each retreat to create a family meal experience for all families 

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated supplies and  maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion 

 Requirement: Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019.


Hospitality Intern

The Hospitality Intern works to prepare each environment from the setting of retreat housing with t-shirts and other retreat goodies to making sure each retreat environment looks and feels welcoming to all of our families. This role also involves keeping up with the different supplies each family partner will need in order to make sure their retreat family’s unit is properly taken care of. This role will alternate spending one week on retreat, handling on site hospitality and spending alternate weeks in the warehouse preparing for the next week’s retreat. 

Expectations: 

  • During Warehouse weeks, prepare and organize all swag and supplies for the following week while helping with general warehouse organization 

  • While on retreat, work with Work Crew to set up and prepare all environments as well as keep track of supplies and replenish when needed 

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated Theme Night and Hospitality Supplies and maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion. 

  • Responsible for tracking and being a good steward of all all swag supplies. 

  • Collect inventory sheets at the end of each week in order to restock supplies and be ready for the following week. 

Requirement: Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019.


Communication Intern

The Communication intern documents our retreats with photos and videos, preserving precious memories for our families.  This role covers all events on retreat; meals, Flip Flop, nightly theme nights etc.  Special projects to capture may be assigned over the summer.  Each week, all photos and videos will need to be archived. 

Expectations 

  • Photography on retreat for family memories and Marketing purposes 

  • Weekly highlight  video creation 

  • Special Marketing projects as needed 

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated supplies and  maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion 

 Requirement: Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019.


Work Crew Intern

The Work Crew Intern exists primarily to serve as a liaison between the work crew team and the Lighthouse staff, and to lead the work crew throughout the week. 

 Expectations: 

  • Responsible for working with a different Production Team each week, made up of Family Partners assigned to assist with set up and tear down of environments. 

  • Community Development: Develop an environment for the work crew team by fostering a spirit of fun and excitement. 

  • Retreat Events: Lead in the facilitation, set up, and tear down of retreat wide events. 

  • Work with Staff Lead to communicate schedules and any changes that occur during retreat. 

  • Must be able to lead Work Crew members who are peers. 

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated supplies and  maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion 

 Requirement: Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019


Work Crew

The Work Crew works hard behind the scenes setting up and tearing down each retreat environment. Each retreat will have 3 Work Crew to handle everything from setting up tables under the tent during move-in to setting up beach chairs for retreat families during conched out and everything in between. This crew works hard to help ensure that all families experience a restful week.  

 Expectations: 

  • Need to be able to lift around 20 pounds 

  • Have a heart to work hard (and sweat A LOT) to get the job done. 

  • Be aware that you will be working in the hot Florida/ North Carolina summer sun. 

  • Must be able to take direction and be led by the Work Crew Intern, who will be  overseeing the Work Crew 

  • Need to have a team mentality and be willing to go above and beyond to make sure the job is done. 

  • Responsible to keep an inventory of all designated supplies and maintain them in a neat and orderly fashion 

  Requirement:  Must be a High School Graduate before Summer 2019.


 

Application now open!

To apply for a Summer Staff position, please first read the guidelines found below.