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Development Associate- Special Events

Camp Summit is seeking a Development Associate to: plan, implement and achieve the goals for 2 major special events, monthly miscellaneous events, and donor cultivation activities; create and implement donation appeals; and, implement all Social Media fundraising.  This position reports to the Director of Development.


Responsibilities include timely and efficient project management for two major events, multiple small events, donor cultivation activities, and direct mail appeals. Duties include managing timelines, event logistics, solicitation of sponsorship and in-kind donations, event marketing, recruiting and managing volunteer committee members, maintaining records and achieving goals. Works with staff, volunteers and board members to achieve successful events.


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; experience in event planning; development and fundraising experience a plus. Other requirements: self-starter, proficient in managing deadlines and multiple projects, detail-oriented, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), proficient in Microsoft Office, graphic design skills a plus and knowledge of a donor database.


Please send letter with salary requirements and resume to:  

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Seasonal Staff

Camp Summit hires seasonal staff for each summer and fall season to fulfill a safe ratio of two campers to every one counselor. Most staff members live in the cabins with the campers during their one-week stay.


Many of our staff are college students pursuing fields of human interest. We also work with international agencies to recruit personnel from all over the world. Benefits include salary, room and board, laundry facilities, and the experience of a lifetime!

Age Requirement:  18+

(16+ if working in our kitchen)


Become a Volunteer Counselor

In addition to our seasonal staff, we have numerous opportunities for volunteers to work directly with our campers throughout the year.  Come spend a week during spring break, summer, or fall.  Or volunteer for a weekend session!

Age Requirement:  16+

Volunteer Counselors must meet all of the requirements of our paid staff, including training, reference checks and a criminal background check.

More Ways to Volunteer

We have volunteer opportunities for all interests. Host an activity for our campers, help with campground maintenance, volunteer for a special event, or assist in our office!

Don't go it alone... bring your family, friends, co-workers, churches, and organizations!

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Camp Summit, Inc. | 17210 Campbell Road, Suite 180-W | Dallas, Texas | 75252 | Office: 972-484-8900 | Fax: 972-620-1945

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Camp Summit is a 501(c)(3) organization:  EIN # 75-2488486