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Summer Camp Job Descriptions

Below are provide job descriptions for the various positions available for the summer. Positions are available for full summer, 
one week sessions, multi-week sessions and weekend.

Please contact the Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry for clarification or questions 412-977-2010 or uocyouth@aol.com

Program Staff

Cabin Staff - The main responsibility of cabin counselors is the care and mentorship of the campers in their cabin. Cabin counselors are required to know where their campers are at all times, create a welcoming Orthodox community within the cabin, keep their cabin to the schedule, and manage all aspects of cabin life. Cabin counselors may also be asked to aid in teaching of classes or organization/execution of activities. Cabin counselors participate fully in all aspects of camp life and the programming.

Events Coordinator - The Events Coordinator (EC) is responsible for the planning and execution of day and evening events/activities. Some pre-planning prior to the encampment may occur with the coordination of the encampment director. The EC will coordinate the staff during the encampment to ensure events are properly set-up, executed and cleaned-up.

Media Coordinator (age 18 + for all programs) The Media Coordinator (MC) is responsible for the daily execution of documenting and promoting the program through photography and compilation of the daily online newsletter. The MC will also produce the program magazine by the end of the session and provide on-line content for social media.

Crafts/Projects Coordinator - The Crafts/Projects Coordinator (CPC) is responsible for execution of any crafts or projects conducted by the campers. Some pre-planning prior to the encampment may occur with the coordination of the encampment director. The CPC will ensure that the crafts/projects are set-up, executed and cleaned-up as well as coordinating staff during the event.

Ukrainian Culture Coordinator - The Ukrainian Culture Coordinator (UCC) is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of Ukrainian culture/history/dance classes at Diocesan Church School Camp and/or Ukrainian culture classes/workshop and Ukie Night performance at Teenage Conference. The UCC is not required to teach all aspects of the Ukrainian Culture program - they are required to coordinate the program and the individuals (staff members or special guests) who will conduct the classes.

Support Staff - Individuals serving on the Support Staff team will aid in any area of the programming that needs assistance. They will work daily with the encampment director to ensure all aspects of camp life run smoothly.

Weekend Staff - Weekend Staff (WS) may be asked to aid in any capactity needed this may include: cabin counselor, general staff assistance, and airport transport.

Mommy & Me/Daddy & Me Staff - MMDM Staff are responsible for aiding in the general smooth running of the encampment. Additional responsibilities may include: religious education instruction, craft coordination/completion, and events coordination. Staff will work daily with the encampment director concerning programming.

Big Brother/Big Sister - Big Brothers and Big Sisters(BBBS) main responsibility is to aid their assigned families in any way necessary. BB/BSs may be asked to help with additional needs of the programming.

Big Brother/Big Sister Advisor - The main responsibility of the BBBSA is to coordinate and supervise the Big Brothers and Big Sisters. The BBBSA may be asked to help with additional needs of the programming.

St. Nicholas Program Staff (Ages 18+) SNP Staff are responsible for the aiding in the general smooth running of the program. SNP staff may be asked to take additional training specific to working with youth with disabilities. Additional responsibilities may include: religious education instruction, craft coordination/completion, and events coordination. Staff will work daily with the encampment director concerning programming.


Staff Aids - Staff Aids (SA) - Staff Aids are supplemental staff for Diocesan Church School Camp. Their responsibilities are varied and may include: creation of camp magazine, aiding any encampment coordinator, aiding encampment director, and camp photographer.

Staff Aid Advisor - (SAA)The main responsibility of the Staff Aid Advisor is to coordinate and supervise the Staff Aids at Diocesan Church School Camp. The SAA may be asked to help with additional needs of the programming.


Medical Staff - Medical staff (MS) must be a licensed nurse or doctor in the state of Pennsylvania. MS are responsible for the safety and general health of all campers and staff as set forth in the guidelines for UOCCP Medical Procedures. 

Extended Staff Employment - Additional three-weeks of employment working on All Saints Camp preparatory projects beginning on May 21, 2017.

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