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Camp/Outdoor Ministry

Program Assistant

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks (ACMNP)
Posted: 11/17/2022
Salary/Range: $40,000-46,000
Greenwood Village, CO

The Program Assistant will support the efforts the Co-Director of Program and Leadership and the Program Coordinator in administration of the ParkLife Program (summer and winter traditional program), the IMPACT Program (4-8 day trips), and seminary recruiting. The Program Assistant will also oversee local needs of the Denver-based office including, but not limited to, deposits, mailings, and general oversight of the office.


Key responsibility areas:

  1. Denver-based administrative support
    • Administer logistics for all mailings, including monthly thank-you letters.
    • Process mail, deposit gifts received, and scan invoices to administrator to be paid.
    • Submit deposits to bank 2-3x/week, scan receipts and check copies to administrator, and enter constituent information into Raisers Edge database.
    • Maintain accuracy of database in collaboration with administrator.
    • Maintain inventory of office needs and purchase necessary supplies.
    • Enter worship attenders into the database and mail out letters or postcards to worship attendees.


  1. Program support — ParkLife
    • Coordinate volunteer prayer partners for both summer and winter seasons.
    • Provide administrative support related to recruiting, training, and communicating with Ministry Support Committee (MSC) members.
    • Secure special use permits for traditional and IMPACT program participants.
    • Organize scholarship recipient information and distribute scholarship checks.
    • Support seminary/graduate school recruiting efforts, manage graduate student information, and coordinate mentor/student interaction.
    • Process initial applicant materials, including references and fees.
    • Answer inquiries about programs and application process.
    • Publicize Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP) and collect ALDP application materials.
    • Assist in equipping teams with supplies and resources necessary for a successful season.
    • Collaborate with Communications Coordinator to ensure that all publicity portals are up-to-date with worship service locations and times.
    • Training Conferences
      • Manage program related administration needs at conferences (in-person and on-line), including ALDP and volunteer training events.
      • Manage the administration of leadership assessment and distribution of results.
    • Ministry Team Member Communication
      • Facilitate communication with Ministry Team Members following their acceptance of their placement through mailings, e-mail, texts, and social media. This includes pre-season through post-season and should include relevant information, encouragement, and inspiration.
      • Communicate with team leaders throughout season to gather reports, statistics, and contribution records.
      • Provide MTM and MSC members with information to connect with one another pre-season.
      • Correspond with team members prior to arrival in designated park and record travel information to training as well as program fee payments.


  1. Program Support — IMPACT
    • Coordinate with Communications Coordinator to utilize social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Handshake, and other outlets to promote, inspire, and recruit within areas of responsibility.
    • Work closely with the Program Coordinator to manage information and details related to initial interest, contracts, transportation, billing, collection of fees, permits, assessments, etc.
    • Collaborate with IMPACT trip leaders, providing the information needed to lead trip.


  1. Serve as a contributing member of the ACMNP staff team with a heart for the entire ministry.


This position collaborates closely with the Program Coordinator and Communications Coordinator, though interaction and communication with all ACMNP staff is necessary. The Program Assistant reports to the Co-Directors and primarily to the Co-Director of Program & Leadership. All national office staff members are responsible for achieving annual goals developed with the Co-Directors. This is a non-exempt, full-time, 40 hour per week position and the salary will range between $19-22/hr DOE. Benefits include: generous PTO, flexible work hours, out-of-office work options, health, dental and LTD insurance, and a 3% matching employer contribution to a retirement program.  

To Apply: Amy Kennedy, 303-220-2808,