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Job Number:  45181
Summer Camp Staff for Underpriviledged Kids
Job Posted: Monday, 4 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
(9 days ago)
Hope Mission (Camps)
Region: Edmonton area Type: RFP (Request For Proposal)
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)










Job Title                              :             Camp Staff


Based at                             :             Camp Hope, Calgary AB


                                                           Brightwood Ranch, Evansburg AB


Reports to                          :             Assistant Manager, Hope Mission Calgary Program

                                                           Assistant Manager, Brightwood Ranch Program


Hours of work                   :             Seasonal work (May/June to August).

                                                           End of Contract:  August 24th, 2018








Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.  

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. 








Hope Mission is a Christian Social Care agency.  Our mission is to serve, strengthen and uplift men, women youth and children though the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ.


Hope Mission Operates 2 Christian Summer Camps which provide a summer camp experience for kids from single parent, foster and group homes.





4 Month Positions: program directors, unit leaders (oversee different camps’ program and staff), head wrangler, horse camp instructor, youth development program leaders, wrangler training program leader, secretary, maintenance, head cook, and assistant cook.


2 Month Positions (July and August): counsellors, nurses, kitchen helpers, male and female unit leaders, wranglers, climbing wall instructor, dining hall hostess and out camp food coordinator. Some people hired for these positions may be able to serve in May and June as resource staff.

We also look for people willing to come for part of the summer as well.





Camp Hope (Calgary, AB)


104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta near Bragg Creek. We operate 8 weeks for youth ages 6-15 through 6 day resident camps. Children sleep in Tipis and focus on building relationships, outdoor activities, and wilderness skills. We also run a Leadership Development Program for one, two or four weeks. This includes personal development, skill development, servant leadership, learning about and teaching kids and youth, and outdoor education which includes some off-site trips to hike in the mountains.


Brightwood Ranch (Evansburg, AB)


220 acres of rolling hills located one hour west of Edmonton, Alberta. We operate programs for youth ages 6-17 through 6 day resident and out tripping camps. Our main site focuses on building relationships with kids through dinner cook outs, overnight campouts, cabin group campfires and other small group activities. Brightwood runs in-house leveled horse camps for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal knowledge and riding skills, teaching young kids to ride, day riding trips and a week-long trip to ride in the mountains. We also run youth development programs for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal development, learning about and teaching youth, and an outdoor educational component (tubing down the river, lake and river canoe trips, camping, and hiking in the mountains).


Camp Activities Include:

  • Horseback riding, archery, climbing wall, low ropes course, zip line, riflery, drama, crafts, petting zoo, wilderness skills, Bible studies, chapels, games and much more.




Position responsibilities and duties vary. Check the Staff Information Package on our website to read more about each position, at: www.hopemission.com/summercamp




  • Love for underprivileged kids
  • Completion of High school is required
  • College or University, Bible school/Seminary education or work experience is an asset
  • Ability to Communicate effectively with kids and youth
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Organizational abilities
  • Ability to exercise authority without intimidation
  • Self-management skills 



  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is required.
  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith  (http://hopemission.com/about-us/values/)
  • Able to provide a clean Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Vision, Mission, Policies and Procedures.


START DATE:    May 1 or June 20, 2018 (depending on position)







  1. Resume,
  2. Reference list,  and
  3. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry 


TO:  People and Culture, Hope Mission





 We thank all applicants for their interest;

however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send:

1. Resume,
2. Reference list,
3. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

People and Culture, Hope Mission

We thank all applicants for their interest;
however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2L8

Fax: (780) 453-1455
www:   www.hopemission.com

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