Wanted: New Executive Director

Our beloved director, Rufous, has indicated a desire to step down by 2020 after serving CCWNY as Director for 15 years so she may spend more time with her family. A search committee has been formed, and we are actively seeking God’s person to fill this role. Going forward we will be hiring an executive director to work with a summer director. We are pleased that Amanda “Pteri” Tobias will be our summer director working along side Rufous (until we have a new executive director) . Please be praying with us as we search and make the necessary transitions in leadership.

Interested applicants, please see below:

To be considered for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to: search@campcherithwny.org

Camp Cherith of Western NY is a non-denominational Christian camp located in Hunt, NY near Letchworth State Park in the western NY Finger Lakes Region. Camp Cherith is ACA accredited and a CCCA member and has been ministering to youth for over 70 years. The board of trustees is now accepting resumes for the executive director position.

This is a year round, full time, salaried position. The applicant must be a dynamic, highly energetic self-motivated individual who works well alone and as a team player. They must have a strong Biblical background and firm personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord. They must have a love for youth and enthusiasm for Christian Camping Ministries. Applicants must have a minimum of two prior seasons of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp.

Experience in recruitment, marketing, budgeting, staff development, fundraising, property management and facility development are desired. The executive director will be under the direction of the board of trustees and be responsible for the day to day operations of the camp. They will show personal dedication to the overall objectives of Camp Cherith and the development of staff both professionally and in their relationship to Jesus Christ by teaching and example. 

Camp Cherith operates primarily during the summer as an overnight and day camp program. Off season events vary annually according to renter or user group reservations. This position will have varied hours, with longer hours expected in the summer season and fewer weekly hours during the winter season. During the summer the executive director will be working with a summer camp director. This position may be open for training alongside the current director for the 2019 camping season. Start time is flexible. Housing may be available.