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Forest Home

Camp Director - Forest Home Ojai Valley

Forest Home
Oak View, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/30/2012
Categories: Camp Jobs - Facilities Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


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To provide spiritual and organizational leadership for the overall ministry of Forest Home Ojai Valley.





  • Maintains Forest Home's commitment to Scripture and the inerrancy of the Bible in all camp ministries.
  • Maintains overall quality of programs and ministries.
  • Partners with church leaders in providing appropriate spiritual nurture of guests and participants.
  • Provides spiritual leadership and nurture to the Ojai Valley staff.



  • Recruits for, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff in direct reporting positions.
  • Maintains a high quality of staff competency, providing growth opportunities, support, leadership, and development.
  • Evaluates staffing needs, positions, work loads, and structures in order to maximize organizational effectiveness at all levels.



  • Directs the Ojai Valley site’s short and long-range planning processes as outlined by the President.
  • Oversees the business of the Ojai Valley site including 4-year strategic growth plan, annual operational budget, decision making for this site and facility projects.
  • Works with Director of Operations to coordinate facility priorities and needs.



  • Represents the Ojai Valley Forest Home ministry to the public.
  • Participates as a member of the Forest Home Executive Team.
  • Represents the Ojai Valley Forest Home ministry to Forest Home ministries.



  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Supports and participates in staff spiritual life activities, including staff meetings and yearly Staff Retreat.



  • Supervises the staff of Ojai Valley.



  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in related field desired but may be offset by additional experience. 
  • Staff, facility, public relations, and ministry management skills and experience are essential. 
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a related position highly desirable.
  • A self-starter.
  • Excellent people service skills, with the ability to provide service and streamline processes without compromising the integrity of the department or Forest Home and its policies and procedures.
  • Accomplish assigned projects utilizing highly developed communication (written and verbal), project management, time management and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform high quality work.
  • Regular, timely attendance.
  • Signed statement of faith.
  • Servant heart and Christ-like attitude.