What is Krew?

  1. The MAIN job of the Krew is CLEANING. Krew members must have an understanding of their position and daily routines, which may include: cleaning camp bathrooms, continuous cleaning of the lodge, emptying trash containers and proper disposal of any recyclables, washing dishes, setting tables, unloading supplies, prep cooking, as well as other facility maintenance and projects.

  2. The Krew must work well alongside their fellow members, have the endurance needed for their work, and respect the decisions made by the camp leadership.

  3. The Krew falls under the supervisory chain of command of the Crew Bosses, Facilities Director, Property Manager, Administrative Staff members, and the Directors.

  4. Krew members should know their responsibilities and be prepared to help with those of others. The typical workday lasts until 5:30, but the members should be ready to work at any time on short notice. Krew members attend Evening Play.

  5. Krew should be self-motivated and inspired to participate in all camp activities, given that their schedule allows them the chance. The Crew Bosses will tell them which activities are mandatory.

  6. Krew members should understand their position as Geneva Glen staff members and comply with the "Personnel Policies and Practices."

  7. Krew should have a basic understanding of hazardous tools and chemicals and learn the brand names and terms. Emergency first aid should be understood and practiced.

  8. Crew Bosses will conduct performance reviews during the second half of the summer season.

  9. All Krew members must follow the regulations of the State of Colorado and the Jefferson County Health Department.

  10. The Krew assists in parking cars and carrying campers' luggage on Check-In and Check-out days.


Krew Responsibilities

Work Crew

  • Keep the lodge clean and safe for campers and staff
  • Keep all bathrooms clean and well stocked throughout camp
  • Keep all trash bins at low level and in a way where weather or bears cannot cause litter
  • Help unloading food trucks and other supply trucks
  • Help parking cars on change over weekends
  • Assist with evening plays if needed
  • Help transport overnight supplies
  • Help with the basic maintenance of the camp and camp vehicles
  • Help with the designated jobs given on each day, including the Sunday clean-up
  • Participate in crew training programs including counseling training / area training

Dish Crew

Dish Crew
  • Follow the rules of the Health Department
  • Respond to the cook’s needs and assist as instructed
  • Keep the dishes clean, along with the other designated areas assigned to the crew
  • Set the tables before meal times
  • Follow the schedule of the dish washer duties and perform correctly
  • Perform mail duties
  • Assist in the daycare program for year round staff
  • Conduct Cabin inspections
  • Perform bell-duty
  • Serve at the Concierge Desk and answer phones
  • Become involved in program activities as possible
  • Participate in crew training programs including counseling training / area training
  • Respond to the cook’s needs and assist as instructed
  • Assist with Sportswear (Inventory, Check-in, Check-out)
  • Set out water and juice prior to meals
  • Fill dining table baskets
  • Prepare condiments for meals
  • Clean tables following meals
  • Maintain the clean the coffee counter
  • Check and record refrigerator temperatures
  • Become involved in program activities as possible
  • Participate in crew training programs including counseling training / area training

Krew Job Description

Work Crew

Minimum Qualifications

  • Desire to live and work in camp community
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision from, and work with others
  • Self-starter
  • Current CPR and first aid certificates preferred
  • At least sixteen years of age

Responsible To

    Crew Bosses / Facilities Director / Property Manager / Executive Directors

Camp Goals

    Our goal is to provide youth with a summer camp experience that: promotes the discovery of one's own dignity and worth; develops empathetic, culturally competent campers who welcome and respect all individuals, regardless of what they look like, how they identify, where they come from, their socioeconomic status, their faith and who they love; stimulate a love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values and respect and inspire service and responsibility to foster exemplary school and community leaders.

General Responsibility

    To maintain grounds, facilities and camp kitchen; all tools, supplies, equipment. Be good role models for campers.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist cooks when needed
  • Maintain clean, sanitary kitchen
  • Wash dishes
  • Maintain clean, neat bathrooms
  • Maintain garbage and storage rooms
  • Make minor repairs
  • Facilitate general cleaning of camp

Essential Functions

    Physical ability to lift heavy equipment, work in demanding atmosphere

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