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St. Christopher Facilities Summer Intern
Application 2017
Dear Applicant,
Thank you for your interest in the Facilities Summer Internship.
This Intership is a Summer work program that gives young men an opportunity to spend the Summer living and working at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center. (To learn more about St. Christopher, please visit  The Internship runs from May 15 to August 11 (with some flexibility).
Each week our entire staff meets for Chapel to pray, worship and study the Word of God together. You will be expected to participate in our weekly Chapel as well as morning Bible Study with the Facilities department. As an evangelical Christian organization, we consider these times critical for internalizing that we are all ministers, in whatever capacity God has called us. It is our fervent hope that you will grow greatly in your relationship with Jesus while you work here.  
Job Description  ~  Facilities Summer Internship
To support the daily operational needs of the Facilities department.  To ensure that our guests are cared for in accordance with our  mission: to provide an environment where Christ is encountered and where rest, restoration and renewal are offered.  As a Facilities team member you will minister by caring for the landscaping and built environment of the campus. Primarily this will include debris clearing; mowing; blow-downs of paths, roads, decks, & roofs; weeding, pruning, pressure-washing and boardwalk repair.
Responsible to:
Director of Facilities
You will work approx. 40 hrs./week from 7:00am - 3:00pm. You will work approx. 8 hrs each day, which includes a half-hour lunch. In the afternoons and on the weekends you are on your own.  Your behavior on your time off is as important to St. Christopher as your behavior when you are working.
Additional Responsibilities:

  • Live a lifestyle conducive to growing in the Lord and increasing effectiveness in Christian walk/life
  • Be a model worker and Camp citizen in all respects (i.e.  arrive at work on time, follow all Camp guidelines)
  • Attend weekly Chapel
  • Attend and fully participate in study/training times

You will be paid every two weeks at a rate of $200/week. Room and board are included. You will be sharing Apt. A with up to two other interns. Meals will be in the dining halls when served. There are no other benefits: in other words, you will be responsible for your own health insurance, there is no paid-time-off, no vacation and no Holidays.
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Below is a Doctrinal Covenant which spells out the belief system by which we operate. If the statements in this Covenant match your beliefs, then please proceed by filling out the application which follows. If you are not in agreement with the statements, we encourage you to look elsewhere for employment.
The actual work is rigorous. Most of your day is physically very demanding. South Carolina summers are hot and humid. We are only seeking applicants who are strong and in excellent physical shape and willing to dedicate themselves to a full day's work in challenging conditions.
Thank you again for your interest,
Ned Collins,
Chief of Operations

St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center

Staff Requirements

Christian Faith - All staff members are required to be Christians who are actively living out their faith, and seeking to grow deeper in their relationship with Jesus through consistent attendance at a church, through regular Bible study and prayer, and through accountability with other committed Christians. Please carefully read the enclosed statement of faith.

Behavior - Staff members are expected to adhere to the biblical standards expected of Christian leaders (see 1 Timothy 3 & 4). Failure to do so may result in a termination of your position. We are called as leaders to be beyond reproach. Further guidelines will be given during training, or if requested personally beforehand.

References – All applicants, old and new, are also required to fill out all sections of this application in order to update your qualifications and personnel information files. You will need to provide three references; preferably one from a recent employer, one from a church leader (Rector, College Pastor etc.) and one from a good Christian friend

 • Health History Form - All applicants, old & new, may be required to submit the health history form signed by a licensed medical doctor. All applicants making it to the final cuts will be required to sign a release for criminal history records check.

Payment - Payroll is done by direct deposit. No one will be paid until all required personnel forms and paperwork are completed.


St. Christopher’s Doctrinal Covenant

God  God is the all-knowing, all-powerful, perfect deity who created the universe and still rules it today. There is only one true God, who exists eternally in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Jesus Christ We believe in Jesus as the only begotten Son of God, who is one with God and equal to God in every way. Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. Jesus was fully God and fully man and lived a sinless life on earth. He died on the cross as a sacrifice for our sins, rose from the dead, appeared to more than 500 people, and ascended into heaven, where He is our Advocate at the right hand of the Father. No one can be saved except through Him.

The Holy Spirit  The ministry of the Holy Spirit is to bring glory to Jesus Christ, to convict people of sin, regenerate the believing sinner, indwell, guide, instruct and empower the believer to serve and glorify God.

The Bible  We believe the Bible is God’s personal and direct message to humankind, revealed to the prophets through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. The Bible is completely accurate in all it teaches about life, faith and salvation. The original writings of the Old and New Testaments are without error.

Humanity  We believe that God created people in His image, but they fell into sin with they disobeyed God. Consequently, the entire human race inherited a sin nature. Humankind is separated from God and destined to hell. Only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit can we be saved to eternal life in heaven with God.

Salvation  We believe that the only way to be saved from eternal death to eternal life is by believing in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as the only way to be right with God. There’s nothing we can do to earn our salvation. It is by the grace of God through Jesus Christ alone.

The Church  The church is comprised of all believers who have confessed their sins and accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. All believers are baptized into the church—also known as the body of Christ—by the Holy Spirit. Jesus is the Lord and Head of the church.

The Future  We believe in the personal return of Jesus Christ to earth, where he will defeat sin, Satan and death for good. We believe in a literal heaven, where all believers will live eternally with God and worship Jesus, the Lamb of God.

I am in agreement with the above statement, and will uphold the beliefs laid out within it. 

Please type in "Facilities Summer Intern".
3. Please provide us with the following information:
4. History with St. Christopher
a. Have you ever applied for a position at St. Christopher (including volunteer positions)?
b. Have you ever worked at St. Christopher (including volunteer positions)?
5. Current Church Information
May we contact this person as a reference?
6. High School Attended
7. College Attended
8. College/Other School Attended
9. Current/Most Recent Job
May we contact this employer as a reference?
10. Additional History

St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center, and the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina need information about job applicants for both volunteer and paid positions in our attempt to reduce the risk that persons who may have a history of propensity for misconduct are placed in a position that should result in charges of sexual misconduct. The questions in this application are not meant to question your integrity. St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center is concerned about protecting you, our students, guests, and the ministry of St. Christopher.

If you answer "YES" to any of these questions, please explain the situation. A "YES" answer does not automatically disqualify your application.

a. In your employment or volunteer history, have you ever received disciplinary action, suspension, or discharge for any reason? *This question is required.
b. Are you able to mop large floors, lift 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, and move heavy tables? *This question is required.
c.. In the past 10 years, have you been convicted of any violation of any laws or ordinances or are you now under any investigation, bail, or bond for any charges? This includes any motor vehicle violations such as speeding, DUI, DWI, reckless driving, etc… *This question is required.
d. Have you ever been convicted of child abuse or a crime involving actual or attempted sexual molestation of a minor or are you now the subject of a child abuse investigation? *This question is required.
e. We are a camp and conference center and many of our guests are children. One of the requirements for everyone who works here is that we run a background check. This check shows any arrest records you may have. Is there anything we need to know about before running a background check on you *This question is required.
11. Personal Questions
Please give time, thought and prayer to your answers as we wish to receive as full a picture of you, your personality and your possible call to work at St. Christopher.
12. References *This question is required.
Provide three references whom we may call. One should be from a former employer. One should be from a church leader (Rector, Pastor, etc.) and another should be from a good Christian friend.

Thank you!

Thank you very much for your careful completeion of this application.

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Once we have received your application, we will review it carefully. If we believe that you may be a good fit for us, we will contact you for a personal interview.

If you do not hear from us within 10 working days, it means that we have not considered you a good fit and we wish you all the best in finding just the right work elsewhere. God bless you and thanks again.