Program Coordinator of LIC


Program

SUPERVISION: Operations Director
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE AND LEADERSHIP
The most important aspect of the Program Coordinator’s position is to provide programing at

Lutheran Island Camp

that provides an opportunity for all campers to grow spiritually. This is to be done though the adherence to
the doctrine and practice of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Camp’s mission, the hiring of its staff, the
development of its program, and most importantly through an understanding that the Program Coordinator has a
responsibility to serve God’s children of all ages through his/her personal example, the example of staff, and the
programs themselves. The Program Coordinator will remain a member in good standing of an area LCMS
congregation.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
The Program Coordinator shall plan for the program needs of camp participants. This includes the planning and
development, in concert with the Director, of all Lutheran Island Camp’s programs for youth and adults. He/she
shall regularly evaluate and revise the programs to meet the needs of the congregations that use the camp, other
Christian entities, and the general public. He/she shall provide to the Board of Directors a regular report detailing
number of camper days, program themes, program costs as compared to the approved budget, and projections for
future program participation.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: STAFF HIRING AND SUPERVISION
The Program Coordinator shall hire, review, and supervise all program staff in relation to the established policies of
the organization. He/she shall support staff by assuring that adequate compensation is provided, that
necessary benefits are made available and that an opportunity for ongoing honest and forthright communication
exists between his staff and their supervisors. He/she shall be responsible to see that all staff has adequate
training, that they have opportunity for their own spiritual growth through Bible studies and worship, and that they
are challenged to do their best to the glory of God.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: DEVELOPMENT
The Program Coordinator shall be responsible to assist   in the development of resources to adequately
manage the camp. He/she may do this by identifying potential funding sources for programs, equipment, and
growth. He/she shall identify from participants and their families, those who have a special love for the camp and
its ministry and provide those contacts to the Director. He/she shall keep himself/herself informed of development
opportunities and actively participate in the planning and implementation of those activities that may have a direct
impact on programs and activities of camp. He/she shall be available as time allows for presentations related to
development activities.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: PUBLIC RELATIONS
The Program Coordinator shall work with the staff in the development of a public relations plan each
year. He/she shall assist in the development of the newsletter, brochures and other marketing materials. He/she
shall, as time permits, be available for presentations to church groups organizations, and other potential clients of
Lutheran Island Camp.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: PLANNING
The Program Coordinator shall be an active participate in the planning of the future of Lutheran Island Camp. This
is especially true as it relates to the projected program needs of those served by Lutheran Island Camp.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: ASSET AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Program Coordinator shall keep and provide an updated inventory of all program supplies and equipment and
shall inform the Director of any special needs that may be required for programming. He/she shall be responsible
that all outside groups understand and adhere to the policies and procedures the relate to the use f the camp and
its resources.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: GOVERNANCE, PHILOSOPHY, AND POLICIES
The Program Coordinator shall meet with the Program Committee of the Board of Directors and may attend those
Board meetings or sessions as the Director instructs. He/she shall be aware of all policies and
procedures adopted by the Board that directly or indirectly affect his/her areas of responsibilities. He/she shall
provide such reports to the Director and/or Board as are deemed necessary.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY: TEAM MEMBER
The Program Coordinator is expected to demonstrate leadership to all staff in participating as a team
member. This includes performing additional duties that may be assigned that are not a part of this document. It
also includes making supervisors and supervisees aware of opportunities, challenges, and dangers that he/she
may observe. The success of the camp in achieving its mission shall override any personal issues he/she may
encounter in his/her day-to-day duties.

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