Camp BlueSky Managing Director 


Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Start Date: January 2023
Length of Service: 4 years

 

Vision & Mission: BlueSky Global Ministries (BSG) exists to build relationships through adventure to engage people of all nations with the gospel. We do this through three main avenues in Nairobi, Kenya: BlueSky Adventures, Camp BlueSky and BlueSky Community.


Overview:

The Camp BlueSky Managing Director position is a leadership role serving all functions within the Camp program in Kenya. The Managing Director provides leadership and oversight to the Camp staff, develops a high-performance team culture, and drives the strategic growth of Camp programs, operations, and staff. The Managing Director will also serve as a member of the BlueSky Kenya (BSK) Leadership Team, collaborating effectively across departments for the purpose of the ministry. 

Reports to: BlueSky Kenya Country Director


Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the BlueSky Vision: Purpose, Mission, and Core Values

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate camp program for BlueSky target audience, focusing on continuous improvements

  • Lead the full-time and summer core team as they implement the program/content 

  • Create and manage annual budget to ensure year-after-year growth

  • Aid in staff recruitment, influencing BSG U.S.-based efforts and leading East Africa-based efforts, and make final hiring decisions

  • Further develop and implement pre-camp training program with Staff Care Manager

  • Develop curriculum for camp using a Biblical theme and inform staff discipleship plan

  • Provide spiritual leadership for camp staff

  • Create/develop year-round opportunities to work with students and families in a camp setting, expanding Family Camp and Adventure Camp experiences

  • Ensure camp programs are carried out in a professional manner and according to global safety standards

  • Assess and refine camp logistics and processes, such as registration systems

  • Provide developmental opportunities for core team by investing in the growth of their character, competency, and chemistry

  • Build community partners throughout Kenya, East Africa, and in the U.S.

  • Work closely with BlueSky Community team in areas of overlap with student groups

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum four years camp leadership experience

  • Heart for the nations with proven spiritual leadership experience

  • Experience serving on and leading cross-cultural and diverse teams preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Excellent time management and organization skills

  • Refined interpersonal skills; highly relational, capable of connecting with others quickly across ages and demographics, and able to work well individually and in a team environment

  • Ability to manage both small and large groups and provide leadership and direction to supporting personnel 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google programs and willing to learn web-based software, e-learning platforms, and mobile apps

  • Related certifications such as Wilderness First Aid preferred


Support Raising:

All BlueSky ministry staff raise full financial support to serve. Support amount will be determined based on individual need and family situation.


For more information or to apply, please begin by submitting an Interest Form.