Camp Volunteer Services Director

  • Full Time
  • Markham, ON
  • Jun 29, 2024

Unionville Alliance Church

Summary 
Last summer, we had 400 campers join us for Power Up! Camps. The Camp Volunteer Services Director will support the volunteer onboarding, training and supervision of camps.  
 
Job Responsibilities 
May include, but are not limited to, the following: 
As a team, collaborate with camp staff and Pastor of Children’s Discipleship to plan activities for camp, volunteer onboarding and more 
Recruit, equip, encourage, resource & celebrate volunteers for camps   
Co-create and adapt training modules for camp staff and volunteers, promote accessibility  
Responsible for volunteer onboarding process 
Lead on camp volunteer interviews 
Lead and organize volunteer appreciation event  
Ensure leaders are fully equipped and empowered in their roles, providing support and guidance  
Address any volunteer scheduling changes and find replacements   
Assist in Sunday morning programming as needed  
Address disagreements between camp staff, volunteers and between children if applicable  
Ensure children are engaged, actively get to know the children and leaders  
Take initiative to complete tasks & think ahead of schedule in case of emergencies &/or changes  
Be an example for all camp staff and volunteers in terms of having a passion for serving & leadership abilities   
Assist in debriefs; gather feedback to help improve camp; implement changes for the next camp and communicate with leaders 
Assist in camp clean-up/set up for next camp  
Personal & professional development: Create & implement an individual development plan (IDP) targeting areas of growth   
Perform related duties or special projects as assigned   
Complete a brief weekly reflection regarding experience, tasks, and self-improvement  
Mandatory abuse prevention training 
 
Skills & Qualities 
A strong understanding of our church’s mission and purpose for camps. 
Must be independent, energetic, self-motivated, and flexible.  
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  
Capable of leading a team and ability to work collaboratively.  
Experience in volunteer management preferred.  
Ability to think strategically, to execute the envisioned projects and plans effectively. 
Ability to prioritize and multi-task with strong attention to detail.  
 
Characteristics 
To be a fully devoted follower of Christ, living with character and integrity. 
Fully aligned with the mission, vision, and values of Unionville Alliance Church 
Is a team player and acts as a positive role model for children, youth, and fellow staff. 
Strong oral and written English communication. 
Organized, punctual, responsible, takes initiative and reliable. 
 
Applicants must be 15-30 years old. Position is contingent upon obtaining the Canada Summer Job Grant.  
 
Submit your applications at uachome.org/careers. 

To apply for this job please visit uachome.org.