Graduate Assistant (GA) positions are designed to sharpen the skills of ministry practitioners, equipping them to be exceptional leaders for the Christian outdoor, adventure, and camp ministry movements, and the church.
Application of your classroom learning to hands on leadership and ministry is a critical component of your education. The Graduate Assistantship (GA) position provides you with the opportunity to make a real contribution to New Life Ranch while earning income.
All Graduate Assistants will be exposed to many of the core skills needed for organizational leadership including: marketing, budgeting, program planning and evaluation, strategic planning, and staff recruitment, hiring, and supervision.
The Adventure Education Specialist (AES) is responsible for delivery of AE programs for school groups at NLR, equipment purchase and care, proposing new activities, staff recruitment, training and supervision, program planning and evaluation, and coordination with other NLR departments. In addition, the AES will contribute to AE strategic planning, budgeting and contribute to new group recruitment.
For more information or to submit and application contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Community Development Specialist (CDS) is responsible for delivery of CM programs for NLR’s neighbors in Colcord, equipment purchase and care, proposing new activities, volunteer recruitment, training and supervision, program planning and evaluation, and coordination with other NLR departments. In addition, the CMS will contribute to CM strategic planning, budgeting and contribute to outreach to local students and families.
For more information or to submit and application contact: email@example.com
Apply to the M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry or M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership through Wheaton or the M.S. in Outdoor Program Management through John Brown University.
All Graduate Assistantship applicants must first apply and be accepted into Wheaton’s M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry–Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration or the M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership–Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration. Or, John Brown University’s M.S. in Outdoor Program Management. For Wheaton’s Graduate School application instructions, visit How to Apply. For John Brown University’s application, visit Admissions.
Apply for Graduate Assistantships
Application deadline is July 15, 2018. Please inform your Graduate Admissions Counselor, as well as the New Life Ranch Outdoor Ministries Manager, of your intentions to apply for the GA position at your earliest opportunity.
After your application is received, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Job offers will be extended on a rolling basis between mid-February through August.