Staff Reference Form

NOTE FROM JOURNEY QUEST: The nature of the ministry of Journey Quest requires that we have mature, dependable, and spiritually minded staff. We do not expect them to be perfect, and we are excited to help them grow and make personal improvements. It is our mission to make disciples by building Biblical qualities into our staff’s lives. We are concerned that the people who come to Journey Quest see Christ through the lifestyle that each staff member portrays. Be objective in completing this form and submit it directly to us.

Please leave blank any questions you feel unqualified to answer. Your information will be held in strict confidence.

Applicant Information

Applicant's Name: *
Applicant's Email: *

Reference's Information

Your Name: *
Your Email: *
Daytime Phone: *
Mailing Address:
City:
State:
Zip/Postal Code:
Occupation:
Relationship to Applicant: *

Reference Questions

1. How long and under what conditions have you known this person?
2. Is the person a Christian? If so, for approximately how long?
3. Does the person appear to be growing in his/her Christian experience?
If so, what are some examples of the growth that you see?
4. Does the person take an active interest in Christian service?
If so, what are some examples?
5. Please describe the person’s spiritual life and Christian testimony among peers and community:
6. What are the person’s strong points?
7. Does the person have any traits that you feel might hinder the effectiveness of an outdoor ministry?
8. Are you recommending the person because of what he/she can do for our program or for what we can do for him/her, or both?
9. Would you want your own child or teenager to be placed under the direct supervision of this person?
10. In your opinion, does the person have the desire and/or abilities to work with young people in a camp setting? Please explain:
11. What are the person’s special abilities or talents?
12. Please rate the applicant on each of the following areas:
a. Leadership Ability
b. Communications Skills
c. Ability to Deal with Conflict
d. Initiative / Self Starting
e. Punctuality
f. Enthusiasm
g. Response to Authority
h. Dependability
i. Teachability
j. Willingness to Serve
k. Spiritual Maturity
l. Physical Fitness
m. Office Skills
n. Mechanical Skills
13. Additional Comments:

Certification

  I certify that these statements are true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that my responses will be held in strict confidence and will not be shared with the applicant.
E-Signature: *
 
 

What Our Guests Are Saying

“Unforgettable experience!”
Kyle G
Via TripAdvisor
“From beginning to end, this was an incredible experience! Kody Adcock was my guide for the day, but the entire staff and crew was wonderful! They made me feel so comfortable and we had plenty of laughs along the way...The water was wonderful, the stories were spectacular, and the scenery was amazing! I'd recommend a trip with JourneyQuest to anyone looking for an adventure and ready to get their adrenaline going! Thanks guys!” Read Full Review
“Pleasant surprise”
Bob K
Sanger, Texas
“We floated the Gorge with Journey Quest before we attended a John Eldridge bootcamp...Everyone knew immediately God put us with them as the float adventure tied in with the spiritual bootcamp perfectly. Everyone felt like John was talking to our group at the bootcamp. We had a great time with both adventures and look forward to doing it again next year.” Read Full Review
“Get ready to get wet and be amazed!”
WittyFool
Greeley, Colorado
“Our terrific guide showed us the glories of the amazing Royal Gorge, complete with anecdotes and a demand to row (forward 2!). I must admit that I may have missed some of the amazing Gorge because my eyes were shut as I paddled through waves breaking over my head, but I never felt amiss with Denise behind me. If you only see one part of Colorado's amazing beauty, be sure you see it with one of the Journey Quest guides. And don't be afraid to GET WET!!!” Read Full Review
“Excellent for Youth Groups!”
Erica D
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“The youth group I work with has gone rafting with Journey quest multiple times as a cap-off to a week of missions outreach. Not only is it a fun and exciting time of bonding, but it is so refreshing to hear your guide talk about the beauty of God's creation like a real, down-to-earth, and fun-loving person. All the guides I've met are very skilled at teaching, encouraging, and leading their rafting crew, which puts even those who are a bit squeamish about the endeavor at ease.” Read Full Review
“What a great afternoon!”
Percella Snyder
Via Google +
“Our family thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our rafting trip with our guides, Mark and Ryan. What makes it even better is the fact that they are Christians! We spent the whole day breaking spiritual bread with some awesome men of God...and we got to navigate the waters of Royal Gorge in the process! ” Read Full Review

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