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Application Instructions


Attention:  Please check your school’s calendar for any schedule conflicts. The Oakcrest 2019 schedule is from June 3 – August 16, 2019.

Online Staff Application The online application is for ALL positions including the kitchen staff positions.


Application Instructions and Checklist

To apply for employment positions at Oakcrest LDS Girls Camp, please follow the instructions below.   Application deadlines are listed at the bottom of this page. A complete application has four parts:  1) signed Application; 2) Essay (included in the online application); 3) Bishop’s Reference form; 4) Personal Reference form.

A. Application

1. Check all positions you are interested in applying for. (Yes, you may apply for more than one position!) 2. Answer all questions and provide all requested information. 3. Initial all items on the staff schedule (included on the application). 4. Sign and date the application.

B. Essay

Note: One Essay is adequate when applying for multiple positions

Directorship Essay (those applying for director, assistant director, or head cook) Include the following: 1. What impact do you think an LDS girls camp can and should have on its campers? 2. What is your motivation in applying for the Directorship? 3. How would you help motivate the staff and build unity. 4. A brief testimony.
OR Staff Application Essay (those applying for counselor, or specialist/counselor, or Range Master)  Include the following: 1. What impact do you think an LDS girls camp can and should have on its campers? 2. What is your motivation for applying to be a counselor/specialist? 3. How would you help build unity among your campers? 4. Share how you would be an asset in keeping a positive attitude, helping those around you and working as a good team member. 5. A brief testimony.
OR Kitchen Application Essay (those applying for assistant cook or (KDs) kitchen duty specialist) Include the following: 1. Share how you would be an asset in keeping a positive attitude, helping those around you, and working as a good team member. 2. Describe a time when you feel you had to work hard to accomplish a difficult task or goal. 3. Give an example of when you had a difference of opinion with someone and how you handled it. 4. A brief testimony.

C. Two completed reference forms:

Download Bishop Reference Form Download Personal Reference Form

1. The Bishop’s Reference form filled out by your college bishop (if currently in college), your Mission President (if currently serving a mission) or your home bishop if living at home. 2. The Personal Reference form filled out by someone who has supervised you in school, church, work, or knows your qualifications. This reference letter cannot be filled out by boyfriends, relatives or roommates. Important: Letters of reference must be sent by the person referring you. If they come from you, the applicant, your application will be disqualified. These references are confidential and must not be seen by the applicant. References will become the property of Oakcrest. ***Upon receiving your application, essay, and two references, your application will be reviewed and you may be contacted for an interview (we do not interview all applicants).

All applications and reference letters should be mailed or delivered to:

Oakcrest Committee c /o Julie Oldham 1078 Trimble Creek Dr. West Jordan UT 84088
Forms can also be emailed to oakcrestemployment@gmail.com


Application and Reference Deadlines

Director: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Assist. Director and Head Cook: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Counselors and Specialist/counselors: Sunday, January 6, 2019

Assistant Cooks and Kitchen Duty Specialists (KD’s): Sunday, January 6, 2019