Purpose for the Position

Twin Rocks Friends Camp & Conference Center takes joy in providing camps and retreats at the Oregon Coast for kids, youth, adults, and families, each with a common purpose: to use God’s creation and a Christ-centered environment to promote personal growth and devotion to Jesus Christ.

The primary duties of the Director of Programs & Discipleship are twofold:

  • Oversee the successful programming of Twin Rocks-sponsored camps & retreats, including family camps, summer camps for kids & youth, and a variety of adult conferences.
  • Ensure effective discipleship of youth and young adults, including summertime leadership development programs for high school and college-age students, and the year-round mentoring of young adult employees and interns.

To do so, the Director of Programs & Discipleship oversees the work of several staff members and dozens of volunteers.

Given the breadth of the job, the camp’s success closely follows that of the Director of Programs & Discipleship.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure the successful operation of Twin Rocks’ summer youth camps by overseeing the planning and implementation of summer camp sessions.
  • Ensure the successful discipleship of youth & young adults (including leadership development programs for high school and college-age individuals, and an intern program for young adults).
  • Ensure the successful operation of other programs offered by Twin Rocks Friends Camp, including ones targeted to serve adults and families.
  • Assist in the facilitation of program components offered to guest rental groups.
  • Oversee the work of the camp’s program staff team and dozens of volunteers.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and oversight of new programs that facilitate the creation of resilient followers of Jesus Christ.
  • Serve on the camp’s Leadership Team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Attitude of service and a commitment to Twin Rocks Friends Camp and its ministry.
  • Possess an evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the organization’s goals, including a signed agreement with Twin Rocks’ statement of faith and lifestyle expectations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and over the phone.
  • Previous camp program administrative experience and training strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or above strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to successfully supervise employees and manage a department.
  • Ability to undertake “essential responsibilities” in a timely, friendly, respectful, detail-oriented manner.
  • Preferred, but not essential: Background and involvement with evangelical Friends Church and/or Twin Rocks Friends Camp.

Environmental Conditions & Physical Demands

It is extremely helpful to be in good physical condition and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

This person will need to be open to other duties as assigned, including periodically working in other departments.  Duties will sometimes include food service preparation, dishwashing, guest hosting, and cabin cleaning, among others.

Language Development

Able to communicate clearly – verbally and in writing – in English with staff, guests, vendors, and volunteers. Proficiency in other languages – especially Spanish – is helpful.

Skills & Abilities

  • Maintain a viable, growing relationship with Jesus Christ and exemplify that relationship in daily life.
  • Ability to work with other staff in planning logistics and other decision-making.
  • Self-motivated person who can anticipate the needs of staff and campers.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and issues at the same time and yet maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to oversee the management of office machines.
  • Ability to interact extremely well with others, including campers, co-workers, and parents.
  • Ability to successfully supervise employees.


This is a full-time, year-round salaried management position, eligible for the management-level benefit package as outlined in Twin Rocks’ Employee Handbook.  Among other things, this includes salary, 401(k) retirement fund, funds for health insurance for employee and family, and paid vacation/holiday/sick time. Work hours vary from season to season, peaking during summertime (over the course of a year, the person in this position averages 48 hours/week).

Probationary Period

Positions at Twin Rocks Friends Camp are subject to a six-month probationary period.

Reports to

Twin Rocks Executive Director