Youth Camps Leadership Team

  • Summer
  • Alberta
  • May 1, 2023

Hope Mission Summer Camps

Building Lives Worth Living

Job Summary (two positions available)

Youth Camp Program Lead: Plan and implement the Youth Camp Program (week long camp ages 13-16), including Bible studies, wide games, and camp activities (archery, rock climbing etc.). Provide oversight, support and leadership to Youth Camp Counsellors and campers.

Crew Program Lead: Plan and implement the Crew Leadership Program (4 week program ages 16 & 17), including Bible studies, leadership development activities, and service projects (camp cleaning & kitchen duty). Provide oversight, support and leadership to Crew Counsellors and campers.

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 Youth Program/Activities

o   Plan and prepare devotionals, Bible studies for Youth Camp/Crew

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 Youth Program/Activities

o   Supervision and oversight of Youth Camp Counsellors/Crew Counsellors

o   Lead, facilitate, devotionals and Bible studies for Youth Camp/Crew

o   Sleep in Yurts with Youth Counsellors and Campers

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

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

·         Experience working with underprivileged youth 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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