Job Posting 91875

Summer Camp Program Lead
Hope Mission
Calgary area, Edmonton area
Camp Hope/ Brightwood Ranch
closes in 39 days (Mon, 1 May)
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







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



Job Summary 

Program Lead:  Coordinate and supervise all areas of the Main Site camp program (games, activities, chapels, etc); mentor and support counsellors; provide support with camper behaviours; lead a staff Bible study.

Male/Female Unit Leader: Support counsellors; ensure counsellors are following policies and procedures and working towards camp goals; assist with camper support; oversee activity areas; lead small groups and one on one meetings for staff discipleship; assist where needed.  


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 Main Site Program/Activities
    • Plan and prepare devotionals, Bible studies for Main Site Program
    • 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 Main Site Program/Activities
    • Supervision and oversight of Main Site Counsellors
    • Lead, facilitate, devotionals and Bible studies for staff, counsellors and cabin groups
    • Participate in camp wide activities (wide games, chapel, etc.)
    • Sleep in cabins when needed (community housing provided)

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience working with underprivileged youth, children 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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