Main Site Leadership Team

  • Summer
  • Alberta
  • May 1, 2023

Hope Mission Summer Camps

Building Lives Worth Living

Job Summary (two positions available)

Program Lead:  Coordinate and supervise all areas of the Main Site camp program (games, activities, chapels, etc.); mentor and support counsellors; provide support with camper behaviours; lead a staff Bible study.

Male/Female Unit Leader: Support counsellors; ensure counsellors are following policies and procedures and working towards camp goals; assist with camper support; oversee activity areas; lead small groups and one on one meeting for staff discipleship; assist where needed.  

Key Attributes:

·         Passion for supporting vulnerable children, youth, and families. 

·         Leadership: confidence giving instruction to large group of children, youth and peers

·         Team Work & Collaboration: Works well with others in a team environment

Problem Solving: Creative and quick thinking is stress full situations, able to assist in crisis situations using de-escalation skills
Positive Outlook: Ability to engage in regular physical activity (running, rock climbing, etc.)  and make camp activities fun and exciting
Flexibility: Ready and willing to adapt and serve as needed given the ever changing demands of Summer camp ministry
Major Duties and Responsibilities:

–          May – June

o   Plan, organize, prepare, and pioneer all aspects of Main Site Program/Activities

o   Plan and prepare devotionals, Bible studies for Main Site Program

o   Participation in Staff Development/Meetings

o   Administrative duties as assigned/required

o   Cleaning duties on team rotation with other staff

–          July – August

o   Execute and coordinate all aspects of Main Site Program/Activities

o   Supervision and oversight of Main Site Counsellors

o   Lead, facilitate, devotionals and Bible studies for staff, counsellors and cabin groups

o   Participate in camp wide activities (wide games, chapel, etc.)

o   Sleep in cabins when needed (community housing provided)

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

·         Experience working with underprivileged youth, children and families in any setting

·         Degree in Youth work, Ministry or Outdoor Recreation an asset

·         Camp Ministry/Outdoor Recreation and Leadership Experience an asset

·         Class 5 Driver’s License is an asset

Other Requirements:

Being a Christian Organization, we require our employees to agree and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith.
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset
Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.
To apply, please complete the following staff application form:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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