2017 TEC COUNSELOR APPLICATION

Below you will find information for how to fill out an application to serve as a counselor at TEC for the 2017 camping season. You may fill out the application form below or you may download and fill out an application in paper form by following this link. If you have an additional questions, please contact the Rev. Portia Corbin, Missioner for Youth and Young Adults.

Hiring for program staff positions will take place until all positions are filled. If you are serious about working at TEC this year, it is to your advantage to complete the application in a timely manner.

 

Expectations

All young adult program staff will be expected to work at TEC for the entire camp season. Staff training will begin on Monday, June 5th 2017. 

Staff will attend Niobrara Convocation on Pine Ridge from June 22-25th.  There will be a break following Convocation from June 26th to July 7th.  Staff members are welcome to stay at camp over the break.

Program staff are expected to be “on” and available 24 hours a day during camp sessions, and to participate fully in the life of the camp.  

 

Compensation

All program staff will receive $3,000 gross income for the entire camp season.

 

2016 Schedule

June 5-7               Staff Training

June 8-10             Family Camp

June 11-17           11th/2th Grade Camp

June 18-21           5th/6th Grade Camp

June 22-25           Niobrara Convocation on Pine Ridge, Red Shirt Table

July 9-15              7th/8th Grade Camp

July 16-22            9th/10th Grade Camp

July 22-24            Staff Retreat

 

APPLICATION TO WORK ON THE PROGRAM STAFF AT TEC, JUNE 5- JULY 24, 2017

Please complete all of the questions accurately and fully.
If the question does not apply to you, please write NA in the blank.

Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Phone *
Phone
Note: If you are chosen for a paid position, you will be required to show documents verifying your employment eligibility and identity to complete the INS Form I-9 as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Please include the following information: Current employer's company name, full address, your immediate supervisor's name, your immediate supervisor's phone number, the position you hold/held, dates of employment, and reason for leaving the position (if applicable)
Please include the following information for at least the two jobs you held prior to your current one (if you have held less than two jobs, please indicate that below): Please include the following information: Past employer's company name, full address, your immediate supervisor's name, your immediate supervisor's phone number, the position you hold/held, dates of employment, and reason for leaving the position (if applicable)
Please include the following information for all volunteer work you have done that deals with children or youth: Organization name, a contact person, phone number, your duties, and the dates you worked volunteered in this position.
Please include your complete educational history for all education you have completed including and after high school: Name of school, full school address, type of school, name of program/degree, and whether you have completed the program.
Please indicate someone whom we can contact for whom you have served in a professional/civic capacity. Include the person's full name, full address, daytime phone number, how long you have known this person, and his or her relationship to you.
Please indicate someone whom we can contact who knows you very well in a personal capacity. Include the person's full name, full address, daytime phone number, how long you have known this person, and his or her relationship to you.
Things that you should report are not limited to felony convictions, but also include misdemeanors, arrests, outstanding warrants, traffic violations and tickets, citations, charges that have not yet gone to trial, etc.
I agree to do my best to prevent abuse and neglect among children and youth involved in church activities and services. I agree not to physically, sexually or emotionally abuse or neglect a child or youth. I agree to comply with the policies for GENERAL CONDUCT FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH defined in the Policies for the Protection of Children and Youth from Abuse. I agree to comply with the GUIDELINES FOR APPROPRIATE AFFECTION with children and youth. In the event that I observe any inappropriate behaviors or possible policy violations with children or youth, I agree to immediately report my observations. I acknowledge my obligation and responsibility to protect children and youth and agree to report known or suspected abuse of children or youth to appropriate church leaders and state authorities in accordance with the POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM ABUSE. I understand that the church will not tolerate abuse of children and youth and I agree to comply in spirit and in action with this position. Acknowledgment, Release and Signature Form To the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this application is complete and accurate. I understand that providing false information is grounds for not hiring me or choosing me for a volunteer position or for my discharge if I have already been hired or chosen. I authorize any person or organization, whether or not identified in this application, to provide any information concerning my previous employment, education, credit history, driving record, criminal conviction record, sexual offender registry or other qualifications for my employment or volunteering. I also authorize Thunderhead Episcopal Center to request and receive such information. If hired or chosen, I agree to be bound by The Diocese of South Dakota’s policies and procedures, including but not limited to its POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM ABUSE and CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH. I understand that these may be changed, withdrawn, added to or interpreted at any time at the sole discretion of the diocese and without prior notice to me. I also understand that my employment or volunteering may be terminated, or any offer or acceptance of employment or volunteering withdrawn, at any time, with or without cause, and with or without prior notice at the option of the Diocese or myself. Nothing contained in this application or in any pre-employment or pre-volunteering communication is intended to or creates a contract between myself and Thunderhead Episcopal Center for either employment, volunteering or the providing of any benefit.