Volunteer & Internship Opportunities at Christmount

We are always looking for volunteers & interns to help facilitate programs, help with facility improvements, and supplement staff responsibilities at Christmount. 

Whether you're looking to help with a camp, sling a paintbrush, wash dishes,

or greet guests as they check in, we have the right spot just for you! 

We also have short-term Internships available for those looking for a little something extra. 

Check out the options on this page and then contact us to let us know you're interested. 

All Adult Volunteers must complete a Background Check;

and all Youth Volunteers must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Camp Sunshine

Adults: May 17-22, May 31-June 5

Youth Day Camp: June 29 - July 3

Camp Sunshine, a special overnight camp for high-functioning adults and a special Day Camp for youth with special needs, is a week of fun, fellowship, recreation, and worship. Overnight Campers stay in the Group Lodge and are supervised by a trained staff who work with them personally to insure that each person has a great time at camp. The camp is packed with games, activities, singing, music, crafts, and more! 

Volunteers must be High-School or older. We try to limit the number of Volunteers each week to 15-20. 

Camp Brooke - under construction - will be back in 2021!

Led by staff and volunteers, Camp Brooke gives girls guidance as they begin the transformation from young girls to young women, dealing with many of the physical, emotional ethical, and spiritual issues that arise during this time in their lives. Through group discussions, games, singing, creative writing, crafts, nature study, and guest speakers from the community, the girls will learn more about themselves and the world in which they must live and thrive. 

Volunteers must be female and at least college-age

 

Camp Agape,  June 28 - July 4, 2020

Christmount hosts a NC Regional summer Youth Camp for at risk youth with a focus on providing an amazing experience that includes worship, programming, and play. Volunteers are needed to serve as Camp Counselors, playing an integral part of camp life - creating daily experiences and memorable moments for the group through team-building activities, fun, and games. Volunteers must be 18 or older. 

Adult Work Week, May 3-8, 2020

Adult Work Week and Family Work Weekend are mission opportunities to help Christmount prepare for the summer season. Raking, painting, weeding, light construction, trail maintenance, preparing supplies for camp - it's all part of readying Christmount for a summer of wonder  where lives are changed. And we have lots of fun!

There is a small fee to volunteer with Adult Work Week to help cover costs associated with lodging and meals. 

Summer Staff  May 15 - August 9, 2020 (*PAID Internship Positions*)

The Summer Staff experience features a wide array of opportunities and responsibilities. In addition to receiving specialized training for coordinating the Camp Sunshine Programs, you will also work with traditional camps and mission groups. Summer Staff will have the opportunity to specialize in a specific field of study such as Hospitality, Education, Culinary Arts, or whatever your degree program or field of interest might be.

Space is limited to 6 Interns each summer - so apply early!  

Short-Term Internships (Year-round; available for Young Adults, ages 21-28)

Choose from a 3-month, 6-month, or 9-month internship at Christmount. We will help develop an internship based on your specific goals, skill-set, and passions. Some options might include:

  • Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism

  • Culinary Arts / Food Service

  • Social Media, Marketing, and Sales

  • Landscaping / Organic Gardening

  • Event Planning

  • Special Education (Lakey Gap Autism Programs & Sunshine Programs)

  • Grant-Writing and Development

  • Eco-Justice and Social Justice

 

In addition to responsibilities on-site at Christmount, the Intern will also have opportunities to network with community organizations and local congregations. 

Internships include lodging and meals, and a small monthly stipend will be provided for the Intern. 

RV Volunteers (April - November)

RV Volunteers must have their own RV and be willing to commit to an average of 25 hours per week of volunteer service at Christmount. Service opportunities will be tailored to match the gifts and abilities of each volunteer. 

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