CAMP EDEFY SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM:
NON-PAID INTERNS AND/OR VOLUNTEERS (MAY 19 - AUGUST 7, 2015)
JOB DESCRIPTION: Camp EDEFY is the youth program at PCM. ('EDEFY' stands for Encouragement, Discipleship, Evangelism, and Fellowship for Youth.) Volunteers and Interns are responsible for afternoon programming, working closely with the Family Shelter staff, assisting in coordinating and implementing day camp programs for the 20-30 homeless youth, grades K-8. Each day will feature lessons, activities and free play. There will be field trips and guest speakers each week. All staff work together to model the love of Jesus and encourage the campers’ growth mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and socially.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age, able to support PCM’s statement of Christian faith, demonstrate a high level of leadership, emotional maturity, motivation and self-initiative, compassion and empathy. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Must attend a pre-camp orientation, and successfully complete required staff training sessions and background checks.
HOURS: 12:00-5:00pm Monday – Friday. Must try and commit to a reoccurring schedule. i.e. one afternoon a week, 2 a week, 3 a week…etc. (Camp runs from May 19 – Aug. 7, 2015)
PCM SHELTER: MEN’S SHELTER ON-CALL SUPERVISOR
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: is able to respond lovingly in all situations, placing our guest’s needs above their own; is kind and compassionate, yet able to be assertive and firm; is flexible schedule-wise and available for a variety of shifts.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Being an On-Call Supervisor in the Men’s Shelter comes with a wide variety of responsibilities. In general, it is overseeing the day-to-day operation of a 101-bed emergency shelter.
Specific duties include*:
- Procedural Tasks: evening check-in and morning wake-ups
- Office Duties: including answering the phone or distributing mail
- Spiritual Responsibilities: such as counseling guests who are in crisis or offering prayer
*This list is far from comprehensive, as each day in the Men’s Shelter is unique. Ultimately, we are trying to communicate the love of Christ to our guests in all of our actions, even the mundane ones.
HOURS: Depending on shift availability, hours per week could range between 5 and 30. We are a 24 hour shelter, so there are shifts available at all times of the day.
On-Call Supervisors are utilized when one of the Full-Time Supervisors are off, usually for vacation or sick time. For vacations, we try to make a schedule at least one week in advance. We contact On-Call Supervisors about their availability and schedule accordingly. When a Full-Time Supervisor is sick, On-Call Supervisors are contacted by phone.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required.
To apply for a position at People's City Mission, please click here to download an application.
Applications can be dropped off or mailed to:
Sheila Thompson c/o People's City Mission
110 Q Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508