Job Posting - Summer Site Manager 2020

AMEN|Saint Louis – A Ministry Embracing the Neighborhood
We are a ministry of Oak Hill Presbyterian Church, a small, urban church, located in South St. Louis, Missouri. We provide mission experiences, retreats, summer camps and housing for church groups, youth groups, college groups, activists, and others seeking to serve in the city. Each summer, we hire staff to lead the visiting teams and camps. We are looking for someone with energy who is experienced with caring for / leading children and youth, who can facilitate large groups in activities and discussions, who can manage schedules and itineraries, who can respond appropriately to emergencies and unexpected situations in the  moment, who can provide manual labor and volunteer task coordination with/for participants at their work sites, and who can minister to program participants as they grow, learn, and experience life in an unfamiliar environment.

The rate of pay for this position is $15 per hour, 35-40 hours per week. Mileage will be reimbursed. 
Start date and end date are negotiable but generally would be May 26 - August 15, 2020.

Job Requirements
  • Access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license.

  • Standard background check

  • 1+ years of experience in ministry and/or mission

  • 1+ years of experience working with youth

  • 18 or older

Summer Site Manager Responsibilities
  • Lead all groups through their programming and stay at AMEN House.  This includes being available to respond to emergencies after hours via text or phone call.

  • Conduct an orientation for each group when they arrive and walk-through following each group’s departure.

  • Be knowledgeable about all groups’ weekly itinerary and service sites, keeping them organized and on time about where they are supposed to be.

  • Accompany groups to work sites.  Volunteer with them daily and provide volunteer/task management as needed.  Maintain good relationships and communication with our partner organizations.  Volunteer work is manual labor, often outdoors, so applicants should be able and willing to perform physically demanding tasks with reasonable accommodation.

  • Lead faith-based education sessions about systemic injustice. Prior experience with anti-oppression education and/or group facilitation is a plus, but not necessary.  Training will be provided by AMEN. Willingness and comfort with leading challenging conversations about race and privilege is a must.

  • Collect evaluations from each group

  • Collaborate with the Director in designing and leading worship and faith reflection experiences for visitors.  Music leadership skills are a plus but not required.

  • Respond to emergency situations and unexpected changes in schedule appropriately.

  • Provide a pastoral presence to visiting teams as needed for processing their experience and integrating challenging new information into their worldview.

  • Taking photos of groups at every site to be posted on social media.

  • Collect and distribute forms at the beginning of each group’s visit, filing completed forms in the AMEN office.

  • Troubleshoot problems at the house or with groups; make adjustments to schedules as needed, able to be creative and flexible in finding solutions.

  • Generally be available 8 AM – 4 PM during the week, Sunday evenings, and Tuesday evenings. 

  • Monitor house cleaning and paper supplies, restocking toilet paper / paper towels / etc. between groups and completing any basic cleaning tasks that groups do not.

  • Manage and submit receipts for Prepaid Debit Card which is provided to purchase needed supplies. Log all hours, mileage, and summary of activities each week. 

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned by the AMEN Director.

This position is supervised by the AMEN St. Louis Director, with additional reporting to the Pastor and a designated member of the Oak Hill Mission Committee. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to with the subject line Summer Site Manager. 

Posting Date: 10/31/19