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

Please make sure you fill out the online application completely and accurately by the deadlines listed at the bottom of this page.  Failure to follow the instructions listed on the application may cause you to lose all of your information.  We recommend that you save your essay in a Word document in the event that the application fails to submit properly. 

To apply for employment positions at Oakcrest Girls Camp, please follow the instructions below.   A complete application has three parts:

  • Online Application (including essay)
  • Bishop’s Reference
  • Personal Reference

Application (You may apply for more than one position on the same application.)

  • Check all positions you are interested in applying for.
  • Answer all questions and provide all requested information.
  • Complete the essay.
  • Check the boxes indicating you will be able to attend all staff trainings (March 30, May 11), pre-camp week (June 2-7), and the entire 10 weeks of camp (June 9-August 17).
  • Submit

Essay (One essay is adequate when appling for multiple positions.)

Directorship Essay (those applying for Director, Assistant Director, or Head Cook)

Include the following:

1.  What impact do you think Oakcrest 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.

Staff Application Essay (those applying for Counselor, or Specialist/Counselor, or Range Master)

Include the following:

1.  What impact do you think Oakcrest 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.

Kitchen Application Essay (those applying for Assistant Cook or 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.

References

Download Bishop Reference Form   Download Personal Reference Form

The Bishop’s Reference form:  To be 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.

The Personal Reference form:  To be 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 are sent by you, 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. [do action=”fancy-title”]Application and Reference Deadlines[/do]

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