Statement of Faith
Frequently Asked Questions
Knox Retreat Center
Your Event at Bingle Camp
Potential Staff Member's Name
The above named person has applied for a summer service position. This assignment will be advantageous only if the applicant is qualified in terms of possessing definite leadership potential, skills and Christian character. Your frank, honest and prompt evaluation will help protect the future interests of the applicant and of our camping ministry.
Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. It is important to know a person’s weaknesses as well as their strengths. Please give as objective a reference as possible so we can better determine where the applicant can most effectively be placed. Thank you for taking the time to complete this reference.
How long have you known the applicant?
In what capacity do you know the applicant?
Do you consider the applicant qualified and a desirable candidate? Please include your reasons.
Describe applicant’s energy level, endurance and physical health?
Do you consider the applicant to be a team player? Why or why not?
How does applicant deal with authority?
How does applicant work with children and youth?
In what ways does applicant provide and receive constructive criticism and helpful suggestions?
Decribe applicant’s ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgement.
Is applicant punctual?
How will this person interact within a close-quarters living situation?
How would you describe applicant’s self-confidence?
Is applicant liked and respected by associates?
How would you describe applicant’s sense of humor?
How does the applicant deal with conflict?
On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being shy and withdrawn with 10 being wild and crazy, how would you rate the applicant's personality?
On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being totally negative and 10 being totally positive, where would you rate the applicant?
In what areas could this person improve?
Are there any tendencies or traits which you feel might reduce applicant’s effectiveness?
Is there anything else you would like to tell us?
Is it okay for us to contact you if we have any other questions?
Thank you so much for taking the time to fill out this reference!