Job Posting 90975

Youth Camp Program Lead
Hope Mission
Calgary area, Edmonton area
Brightwood Ranch and Camp Hope
closes in 83 days (Sun, 30 Apr)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $1800 per Month + Room and Board

 

Based at: Brightwood Ranch/Camp Hope

 

Reports to: Program Manger

 

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

 

Compensation: $1800 per Month + Room and Board

 

Start date: May 1, 2023

 

Status: Contract Position: ending August 25th, 2023

 

 

 

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OUR MISSION

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

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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
    • Plan, organize, prepare, and pioneer all aspects of Youth Program/Activities
    • Plan and prepare devotionals, Bible studies for Youth Camp/Crew
    • Participation in Staff Development/Meetings
    • Administrative duties as assigned/required
    • Cleaning duties on team rotation with other staff
  • July – August
    • Execute and coordinate all aspects of Youth Program/Activities
    • Supervision and oversight of Youth Camp Counsellors/Crew Counsellors
    • Lead, facilitate, devotionals and Bible studies for Youth Camp/Crew
    • Sleep in Yurts with Youth Counsellors and Campers
    • 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.

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