Wreck Camp 2019 Staff Applications

Be a part of the tradition of Wreck Camp & apply for our 2019 staff! Please make sure you read all areas carefully and visit the position descriptions for new staff, returning staff, and committee chairs. If you have any questions, please email Jordan Conway at jordan.conway@studentlife.gatech.edu. 

**APPLICATIONS DUE OCTOBER 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM**

**INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEWS WILL BE OCTOBER 30-31, 2018**

**GROUP INTERVIEWS WILL BE NOVEMBER 6-7, 2018**

**STAFF NOTIFICATIONS WILL GO OUT ON NOVEMBER 12, 2018**

General Information
Please put N/A if you are a First-Year Student without a Georgia Tech GPA
Co-op/Internship Information
Mandatory Dates

Check next to all the dates indicating that you understand when the event is and that you will be in attendance. All trainings listed below are from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Mondays, except where indicated with an asterisk. If you cannot select a date, please list your conflict in the box below. 

While applicants are not required to be in the Atlanta area during the summer of 2019 (except the required dates above), Wreck Camp still needs the help of all staff during the summer. What are your plans for summer 2019? (This includes work, study abroad, etc.)
Campus and Community Involvement
Application Type
Committee Ranking

The seven committees are Camper Education, Evening Programming, New Programming, Wreck Camp International Reunions, Kickoff, and Fundraising. Each committee has specific responsibilities and duties to help Wreck Camp as a whole be a successful program. Please read the descriptions below and rank them in order of your interest, with 1 being your top choice and 7 being your last choice.  

Camper Education:

  • Assess and address the educational components of Wreck Camp
  • Creation of topics and formatting of Wreck Camp educational sessions
  • Traditions Education
     

Evening Programming:

  • Plan and facilitate all elements of the Wreck Camp Games & Color War
  • Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Wreck Camp Social
  • Organize all aspects of the Campfire ceremony
     

New Programming:

  • Explore programming and activity options to be added to the Wreck Camp schedule including but not limited to: a service project, free time activities, etc.
     

Wreck Camp International:

  • Coordinate all aspects of the Wreck Camp International program including recruitment, programming, presentations, speakers, supplies, materials, etc
     

Reunions:

  • Plan and organize at least three reunion events throughout the year
     

Kick-Off:

  • Coordinate all elements of the Wreck Camp Kickoff including small group table activities, welcome, staff introductions, speakers, Buzz, and more
     

Fundraising:

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan for Wreck Camp in order to increase scholarship funding as well as funds for educational programs and initiatives at camp

     

New Staff Essay Questions
Please answer each in at least 150 words
Returner Essay Questions
Please answer each in at least 150 words
Committee Chair Interest

***Before selecting, please visit the committee chair position descriptions.

Committee Chair Ranking

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous Wreck Camp experience
  • Committee chairs have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at time of application and maintain that GPA throughout the employment term cumulatively and per semester.
  • Committee chairs must be in good academic and judicial standing.
  • Availability to participate fully in all Wreck Camp events, including committee chair meetings, staff trainings, etc.
  • Must assign and abide by the rules of the behavior contract distributed when offered position
  • Committee chairs must understand and support the goals of Wreck Camp programs.
  • All applicants must schedule an appointment for an interview upon submission of their application.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in all meetings, trainings, and workshops associated with Wreck Camp.
  • Participate in the Wreck Camp staff training, supervision, and development process.
  • Assist with the on-going planning, implementation, and evaluation of Wreck Camp.
  • Work productively and cooperatively with all members of the campus community to effectively implement extended orientation programs.
  • Organize, direct, implement, and monitor areas of responsibility assigned in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Monitor and supervise all assigned Wreck Camp activities/events.
  • Work cooperatively with others to perform necessary ‘wrap-up’ duties after the Wreck Camp session, including producing a transition document/files for future returning staff.
  • Co-lead a small group at Wreck Camp.

 

Individual Committee Chair Position Descriptions

Camper Education
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead a committee of staff members.
  • Support the efforts of Staff Training & Development assisting with trainings as needed.
  • Assess and address the educational components of Wreck Camp.
    • Responsible for the development of the small group planning form and mascot group planning form (in conjunction with advisor).
    • Creation of topics and formatting of Wreck Camp educational sessions.
    • Research and identify keynote speakers appropriate for Wreck Camp.
    • Traditions Education.
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements, and preparing for staff training.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.

 

Wreck Camp Programming 
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead two committees of staff members (Evening Programming & New Programming).
  • Support the efforts of Programming & Logistics assisting with tasks as needed.
  • Plan and facilitate all elements of the Wreck Camp Games including:
    • Game development
    • Rule explanation and presentation
    • Compile supplies
    • Logistics run-through or practice
    • Scoring methods
    • Color War
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Wreck Camp Social including:
    • Theme development
    • Vendor and entertainment agreements (with advisor)
    • Purchase all food and supplies (with advisor)
    • Generate excitement and buy-in from campers
    • Wreck Camp Playlist
  • Coordinate all aspects of the Wreck Camp Campfire ceremony including but not limited to:
    • Securing and prepping speakers
    • Script development
    • Compile supplies
    • Facilitate “What’s Holding You Back” activity
    • Explore additions or edits to the existing ceremony
  • Explore programming and activity options to be added to the Wreck Camp schedule evaluating:
    • Supplies needed
    • Staff needed
    • Time needed
    • Any other contributing factors
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements, and preparing for staff training.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.
       

Wreck Camp International 
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead a committee of staff members.
  • Support the efforts of Programming & Logistics assisting with tasks as needed.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the Wreck Camp International program including but not limited to:
    • Room reservations
    • Schedule & logistics
    • Food & supplies
    • Securing speakers & panelists
    • Transportation
    • Staff & student participation
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements, and preparing for staff training.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.

 

Wreck Camp Reunions 
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead a committee of staff members.
  • Support the efforts of Recruitment & Retention assisting with tasks as needed.
  • Plan and organize at least three reunion events. These events may include:
    • Post-Wreck Camp Reunion
    • Summer Staff Reunion
    • Wreck Camp Alumni Reunion
    • Any other reunion events- get creative!
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.

 

Wreck Camp Kickoff 
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead a committee of staff members.
  • Support the efforts of Recruitment & Retention assisting with tasks as needed.
  • Coordinate all elements of the Wreck Camp Kickoff including but not limited to:
    • Participant check-in
    • Official welcome script & speakers
    • Icebreakers & activities
    • Lunch
    • Supplies
    • Bus logistics
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.

 

Wreck Camp Fundraising 
(1-2 positions available)

  • Lead a committee of staff members.
  • Support the efforts of Marketing & Outreach assisting with tasks as needed.
  • Plan and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan for Wreck Camp in order to increase scholarship funding as well as funds for educational programs and initiatives at camp. This plan could  include but is not limited to:
    • Benefit nights
    • T-shirt sales
    • Alumni donors
    • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Mentor, supervise, encourage, and support first year staff through the daily activities, conversations, and challenges at camp.
  • Complete 6 office hours per week, including meetings and one on ones, in the spring semester in the NSTP office planning all Wreck Camp programmatic elements.
    • Wreck Camp Directors meeting counts as two hours, Director 1:1 counts as an hour, committee meetings count as hours toward this 6.
Committee Chair Essay Questions
Please answer each in at least 150 words
Application Source
Agreement and Submit Form