SUMMER STAFF 2017


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Summer Staff Roles

While Summer Staff will have an individual role, the entire team is responsible for the success of the retreat. You will “own” one area, but the whole team will contribute.
Please review all roles before applying.

 

 

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.

Every Flip Flop Intern will:

  • Work closely with each Flip Flop group lead 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.
  • 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 Night at the Oscars.
  • 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.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicant should be at least a rising college junior or senior in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicant should be at least a rising college junior or senior in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Worship/Production Intern:

The Production/Worship Intern will have the opportunity to shadow well-known worship leaders as well as lead worship weekly during Morning Watch, Refuel and Nigh of Worship. In addition, this role helps prepare environments, along with Work Crew and the Hospitality Lead that enrich the Lighthouse experience, and provide families a restful retreat.

Every Production/Worship Lead will:

  • Lead in the technical/audio set up for each environment during the retreat.
  • Lead Worship during Morning Watch and Refuel if applicable.
  • Prepare playlists for each environment.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicant should be at least a rising college junior or senior in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicants should be at least a rising college junior or senior in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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 in three primary areas:

  • Spiritual Leadership: Invest in the work crew team by leading them in a directed small group time.
  • 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.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicants should be at least a rising college junior or senior in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Communications Intern:

The Communications Intern exists primarily to help capture the story of Lighthouse as it’s happening. They will assist the Lighthouse Staff with capturing photo and video footage to be used in social media and marketing pieces, creating the retreat slideshow each week, and developing content for blog posts, newsletters, etc.

Must have photography and/or video experience with a desire to learn about storytelling in marketing and communications.

Requirement: To be considered for this role, applicants should be at least a rising college sophomore in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Work Crew:

The Work Crew works hard behind the scenes setting up, and tearing down each retreat environment. This group of 6-8 students do 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 summer sun.

Requirement: Applicants for this role should be at least a rising college sophomore in the 2017-2018 school year.

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CONTACT

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4470 Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30338