Trinity Lutheran Bible Camp Counselor Job Description
The following is a detailed outline of the jobs and responsibilities of a TLBC Counselor. These descriptions are to be used in accordance with the Conduct Policy and Expectations of a Counselor.
Since this is a volunteer position, many of you may find the work you do also appropriate for use as community service and as experience for job application later. Please feel free to use this description and my name as references for your future work opportunities.
Working in a group setting, the following goals are expected:
1) Love one another as Jesus first loved us.
2) Build up one another.
3) Work together to finish the task set before us.
4) Communicate openly with one another in a positive way.
Further discussion will be held during training to prepare for the safest Camp possible and to help Counselors prepare to keep Campers safe and happy in the cabins!
Please be prepared to:
Job and Responsibility Descriptions:
 Complete task you are asked to do and help those around you without being asked.
 Share frustrations and concerns with an adult and listen to what others have to say.
 Be on time and participate in all activities
 Lead or assist your Bible Study Group in 4 Bible Studies.
 Have an open and willing heart to minister to the spiritual needs of your peers and Campers.
 Oversee the Campers in family style meals each day.
 Provide activities for peers and Campers through games, music, drama and sports.
 Fulfill the duties described as Kitchen, Bathroom and Litter Patrol by the staff.
 Share the responsibility with your Counselor partner to encourage Campers to participate in the morning Polar Bear Swim or Morning Stretch.
 Be personally responsible for the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of several young children.
 Be responsible to your Campers and Counselor partner, remain with Campers until they are all in bed, and be present at the location assigned during Counselor Time and in your cabin and ready for bed by time indicated on daily schedule.
 Be willing to abide by the guidelines determined by the administration as behavior that reflects Christian behavior and assist Campers in doing the same.



  • 192 community service hours
  • Experience with children and teaching for resumes and applications
  • 8 days of fellowship and faith strengthening activities
  • Opportunity to minister to the next generation of Christians
  • Completed 9th grade and under 21
  • Availability from the evening of July 17 to midday July 25
  • Enrolled in an education program
  • Currently attending church, Bible study, or strengthening your faith in another way
  • Love for God, and children

“Therefore Go and Make Disciples of All Nations…”
Matthew 28:19
Retreat Dates: March 17-19, 2017
Director: Danielle Hobbs: 360-701-8871

Check-In Information:
WHEN? Check-in: Friday, March 17, 2017

WHERE? Faith Lutheran Church and School 7075 Pacific Avenue ● Lacey, Washington ● 98503
Registration cost covers food, lodging, secondary insurance, and program materials.
WHAT TIME? To check-in: Between 6:15 pm and 7:00 pm

The Retreat program will begin sharply at 7:15 pm Please be sure to check-in NO LATER than 7:00 pm. If you arrive later than 7:00 pm, you will miss the exciting opening. If circumstances beyond your control occur, please call the Director @ 360-701-8871 as soon as you are able to let us know you are on your way.
Attendance to the retreat is not mandatory, but in our experience as the facilitators of this ministry, we strongly recommend attending, as it is a helpful resource in preparing for Camp in July. Attendance at this Retreat does NOT guarantee you a position as a Counselor, nor will non-attendance eliminate you. Anyone attending this Retreat is asked to make every effort to clear any other commitments you may have the weekend of the Retreat so you can concentrate on Christian growth. If circumstances beyond your control occur, please call as soon as possible to discuss your options!

2017 Retreat Registration