Job Posting 101737

Male/Female Head Counsellor
Hope Mission
Edmonton area
Evansburg, AB
closes in 11 days (Mon, 24 Jun)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $1800/month + Room & Board

Job Title : Male/Female Head

Counsellor Based at : Brightwood Ranch

Reports to :Program Manager

Hours of work : 4 Month Paid Position – May to August

Salary : $1800 per Month*

Start date : May 6th, 2024

Status : Contract Position: ending August 23rd, 2024



To serve, strengthen and uplift men, women, youth and children through the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ ___________________________________________________________________________________


We are located on 220 acres of rolling hills one hour west of Edmonton. We offer 6 day overnight camps for children and youth ages 6-17. Activities include archery, riflery, zipline and climbing wall, petting zoo, horsemanship, an escape bus, laser tag, and wide games. We run junior & intermediate camps out of our cabins on the main site and a tipi village, and youth development programs for high school youth. All cabins have shower & bathroom facilities.

Job Summary: Main Site Program Lead:

Co-ordinate, supervise, develop, implement and execute all areas of the mainsite residential camp program. Head Counselor Male/Female Unit Lead: Provide oversight, support and leadership to the counselling summer staff. Assist campers who require extra support.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Servant leadership attitude
  • Confidence giving instruction to large group of children, youth and counsellors/peers
  • Creative problem solving/de-escalation skills  Works well with others in a team environment
  • Fun, high-energy and quick thinking/response time
  • Passion for preteens and children
  • At least two years of previous experience working with children in some avenue 
  • Able to live on site in community for 4 months (May through August)
  • Driver’s License is an asset
  • Punctuality
  • Good physical health – for wide games, skill building activities and walking distances
  • Previous camp experience 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 to Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures. 

*Every returning staff member receives $200 per month raise. All staff that complete the full 7 weeks of camp and 2 weeks of training receive a $1000 bonus at the end of the summer

For more information, check out our Summer Staff Information Pamphlet

To apply for a position, go to our Summer Staff Application Form

If you have any questions, email us at 


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

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