Evening, Night, & Weekend Staff at Christian Hope Association
Lyden, WA

Job Description: Campus Ministry / Recreation Coordinator


Vision: Transforming Lives through Christ’s Love

Mission: Operating Christ-Centered Residential and Retreat Centers
Core Values: Hospitable Community/Authentic Relationships/Faith in Christ

Job Summary: If you have a passion for Ministry and recreation programming and enjoy working with adolescents and young adults, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

This position provides spiritual and moral support to the entire campus along with daily prayers and guidance given to all. This is accomplished by the duties and responsibilities listed below.  This role also coordinates, leads and attends daily recreation events with the Residential and Transitional residents and encourages staff to participate in the recreation events.

Campus Ministry

1.       Have religious designation questionnaire filled out and signed by parents within the first week of resident’s placement.

2.       Conduct an interview with resident to assess and review the religious designation questionnaire.

3.       Facilitate Sunday Church Service.

4.       Facilitate Sunday Bible Class.

5.       Pray with the campus weekly.

6.       Conduct a weekly evening Bible Study with residents

7.       Daily Devotional/prayer times.

8.       Community outreach nights, Pastoral Meetings, Counseling.

Recreation Coordinator

1.       Coordinates monthly/weekly calendar of events for residents and turn in weekly report to ROD. Avoid conflicts with resident’s program schedule, create excitement and buy in of staff and residents.

2.       Manage budget: Request charitable discounts, use advance sales of tickets or group rates for discounts Locate “free” events: town, school, local church events. Create on campus events- tournaments (pool, basketball), camping, group activities.

3.       Maintain financial records:  Request weekly check for activities (must be signed by supervisor and turned in by 10:00am Tuesday’s). Keep all receipts for expenditures and submit in a timely fashion.

4.       Coordinate Staffing: Attend and participate in recreational activities whenever possible. Recruit volunteers to chaperone. Appoint, coordinate and communicate to substitute when you are not attending an event.

5.       Create an Individual Recreation Plan for each resident: During resident’s first month interview and record interests. Purchase needed equipment so resident can enroll and play school sports.

6.       Responsible for recreational equipment: Keep an inventory of all recreational equipment on campus every 3 months. (Bikes monthly in writing.) also responsible to have bikes repaired if needed.  All recreational equipment purchases to be made by Recreation Coordinator.

7.       Transport resident to recreation events and activities: Responsible for vehicle and clean interior after each use.

8.       All other reasonable duties as assigned by supervisor.

Additional Responsibilities

1.      Assist throughout the day during times of transition

2.      Additional projects as assigned by the Site Director


Physical Demands of the Position:

The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform their immediate supervisor, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

·         Able to lead a workout and participate in recreational activities

·         Able to utilize TCI protective interventions

·         Able to navigate campus and supervise as residents move from one area to another

Job Requirements:

·         Must have a high level of integrity and ability to work with confidential information.

·         Must be flexible, self-motivated and able to follow through on tasks and projects.

·         Valid State Driver’s License


·         TCI certification prior to employment

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation or related field Preferred.

·         Five years of relevant experience.

·         Bi-Lingual a plus

Job Requirements:

·         NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)

·         NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)

·         NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)

·         NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Fingerprinting

Learn More and Apply at Christian Career Center.


Christian Hope Association
205 South B. C. Ave
Lynden, Washington 98264


Shannon Zebrowski

[email protected]



Lyden, WA
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Administrative and Support Services