Camp Minnesota Employment Application Form

All persons seeking employment with Camp Minnesota, a ministry of  the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, are required to complete this application form.  The information provided on this form is confidential and is requested for the wellness of our campers, volunteers, leaders, staff and conference programming agencies.

Camp Minnesota is an equal-opportunity employer and makes its employment decisions without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, handicap, or other protected status under local, state, or federal Equal Opportunity Laws.

Thank you for your interest in this powerful ministry!

Personal Information
*First Name
*Last Name
Preferred Name
*Address 1
*City
*State
*Zip
*Phone
*Email
*Is this your permanent address?
Yes
No
If no, please list your permanent address here:
Gender
No answer
Male
Female
Name of church or faith community with which you are connected:
Denomination (if not United Methodist)
Camp Information
I am interested in a position at:

Check all that apply.

Koronis Ministries
Northern Pines
Kowakan/Boundary Waters
North Dakota/South Dakota
What type of position do you want at camp?

Click here to view current job openings

*Start date you would be available to work:
*End date you would be available to work until:
Please list any specific dates you need off during the summer:
Education
Educational Background:

(Please check all that apply)

High School
Technical/Trade School
College
Graduate School
Seminary
Other
If other, please explain:
Camp Program Skills

In the following list, please check mark those items in which you have experience and skills:

Arts and Crafts
ceramics/pottery
drawing/painting
leather craft
metal work
phototgrapy
woodworking
Adventure/Challenge
challenge/ropes course
climbing/repelling
spelunking/caving
Camping/Pioneering
backpacking
camping
hiking
orienteering
outdoor cooking
outdoor living skills
wilderness trips
Nature
animals/animal care
astronomy
birds
environmental studies
flowers
forestry
insects
rocks/minerals
weather
Sports/Fitness
aerobics/excercise
archery
baseball/softball
basketball
bicycling/biking
boxing
fencing
fishing
football
golf
gymnastics
hockey (ice/in-line)
horseback riding (English)
horseback riding (Western)
martial arts
riflery
skating (ice, roller, in-line)
soccer
tennis
track/field
volleyball
wrestling
Drama/Music
theater
clowning
dance
singing
instrument
Waterfront Activities
board sailing/wind surfing
canoeing
diving
kayaking
rafting
rowing
sailing
SCUBA
swimming
synchronized swimming
water skiing
WSI: Water Safety Instructor
Watercraft/Canoe Instructor
Miscellaneous
academics
aviation
community service
farming/ranching/gardening
foreign language
leadership development/CIT
radio/TV/video
religious studies
storytelling
team building
working with persons with special needs
worship service leadership
What three activities would you be most interested in teaching?

You may be asked to teach these activities several times a week.

Camp Support Staff Skills

In the following list, please check those items in which you have experience and skills:

Business/Administration
bookkeeping/accounting
computer/technical
computer/software
Health/Safety
CPR
first aid
lifeguard
nursing
Maintenance
auto mechanics
carpentry
electrical
plumbing
Food Service
cooking/meal preparation
Food Handler's Permit Certification
menu planning
purchasing
sanitation
Certifications
Please list all current certifications you hold:
Do you possess any special skills or training that would benefit you as an employee and enrich the ministry of Camp Minnesota?

Answer the following questions only if applying for a position requiring driving.

Do you have a valid driver's license?
Yes
No
No answer
Do you have a current chauffeur's-type license?
Yes
No
No answer
Do you have a commercial driver's license?
Yes
No
No answer
Employment Experience

LIST THE MOST RECENT FIRST

*Employer #1
*Employer #1: Position
*Employer #1: Start Date
*Employer #1: End Date
*Employer #1: Supervisor Name
*Employer #1: Supervisor Phone
Employer #1: Supervisor Email
*Employer #1: Responsibilities - List the jobs you helped with, duties performed, skills used or learned, advancements or promotions while you worked for this employer
*Employer #1: Reason for leaving
Employer #1: May we contact your employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Would you like to list an additional employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Employer #2
Employer #2: Position
Employer #2: Start Date
Employer #2: End Date
Employer #2: Supervisor Name
Employer #2: Supervisor Phone
Employer #2: Supervisor Email
Employer #2: Responsibilities - List the jobs you helped with, duties performed, skills used or learned, advancements or promotions while you worked for this employer
Employer #2: Reason for leaving
Employer #2: May we contact your employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Would you like to list an additional employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Employer #3
Employer #3: Position
Employer #3: Start Date
Employer #3: End Date
Employer #3: Supervisor Name
Employer #3: Supervisor Phone
Employer #3: Supervisor Email
Employer #3: Responsibilities - List the jobs you helped with, duties performed, skills used or learned, advancements or promotions while you worked for this employer
Employer #3: Reason for leaving
Employer #3: May we contact your employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Would you like to list an additional employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Employer #4
Employer #4: Position
Employer #4: Start Date
Employer #4: End Date
Employer #4: Supervisor Name
Employer #4: Supervisor Phone
Employer #4: Supervisor Email
Employer #4: Responsibilities - List the jobs you helped with, duties performed, skills used or learned, advancements or promotions while you worked for this employer
Employer #4: Reason for leaving
Employer #4: May we contact your employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Would you like to list an additional employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Employer #5
Employer #5: Position
Employer #5: Start Date
Employer #5: End Date
Employer #5: Supervisor Name
Employer #5: Supervisor Phone
Employer #5: Supervisor Email
Employer #5: Responsibilities - List the jobs you helped with, duties performed, skills used or learned, advancements or promotions while you worked for this employer
Employer #5: Reason for leaving
Employer #5: May we contact your employer?
Yes
No
No answer
Please describe any volunteer experience you have.

(Please include dates)

Camp Experience

Please list the camps you have had experience with.

Camp #1: Name
Camp #1: Location
Camp #1: Dates of involvement
What was your position at Camp #1?
No answer
Camper
Volunteer
Employee
Would you like to list an additional camp?
Yes
No
No answer
Camp #2: Name
Camp #2: Location
Camp #2: Dates of involvement
What was your position at Camp #2?
No answer
Camper
Volunteer
Employee
Would you like to list an additional camp?
Yes
No
No answer
Camp #3: Name
Camp #3: Location
Camp #3: Dates of attendance
What was your position at Camp #3?
No answer
Camper
Volunteer
Employee
Would you like to list an additional camp?
Yes
No
No answer
Camp #4: Name
Camp #4: Location
Camp #4: Dates of involvement
What was your position at Camp #4?
No answer
Camper
Volunteer
Employee
Would you like to list an additional camp?
Yes
No
No answer
Camp #5: Name
Camp #5: Location
Camp #5: Dates of involvement
What was your position at Camp #5?
No answer
Camper
Volunteer
Employee
Application Questions
Write a brief biographical sketch, including specialized training in camping, and experience or training in other fields which might have a bearing on the position(s) for which you are applying.
What are your reasons for applying with Camp Minnesota?
What contributions do you think you can make at camp?
What contributions do you think a well-run camp can make to children?
What would you expect to get out of your experience working at Camp Minnesota?
Please describe one experience that helped you grow in your faith.
List any experience you have had working with children or youth.
Age group you feel most comfortable working with

(Please click all that apply)

Pre-K
Elementary School
Middle School
Junior High School
Senior High School
List any organization you are involved with on your school campus or in your community.
References

Please list the pastor of your local congretation and two other person [non-relatives] who have knowledge of your character, work habits, volunteer experience or abilities.

*Reference #1 Name
*Reference #1 E-mail
*Reference #1 Daytime Phone Number
*Reference #2 Name
*Reference #2 E-mail
*Reference #2 Daytime Phone Number
Pastor Name (or Reference #3 if you are not part of a faith community)
Pastor E-mail (or Reference #3 if you are not part of a faith community)
Pastor Daytime Phone Number (or Reference #3 if you are not part of a faith community)
Background Check

All potential employees are required to pass a background check prior to being hired by Camp Minnesota.  Background checks are run after an invterview has been completed.

Applicant statement
Authorization

(Check here if you agree)

By my electronic signature below, I promise that the information provided in this application (and in any related documentation or interview) is true and complete, and I understand that any false or misleading information or significant omissions may disqualify me from further consideration for employment, and may lead to my dismissal from employment, if discovered at a later date.

I hereby acknowledge and agree that my employment by any United Methodist Camp in any capacity will constitute an "employment at will".  This means that my employer and I will each have the right to terminate the employment at any time for any reason.  I have read all the information contained in this application, as well as job and camp policy information, and agree to uphold the same.

Do you meet or exceed the age 18 minimum age requirement?
Yes
No
No answer
Signature

(Full name)

Parent's signature (If applicant if under 18)
Date application completed
Date signed

Thank you for your employment application to be a part of the Christian camping ministry of the United Methodist Church of Minnesota.

We hope to see you this summer at camp for a life-changing and faith shaping experience!

God’s blessings,
Camp Minnesota Staff
(612) 230-6131 or Toll Free (855) 622-1973

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