Job Posting 99460

Mainsite Camp Counsellor
Hope Mission
Edmonton area
Evansburg, AB
closed 25 days ago (Fri, 24 May)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $1200/month + Room & Board

Job Title : Male/Female Camp Counsellor

Counsellor Based at : Brightwood Ranch

Reports to :Head Counsellor

Hours of work : 2 Month Paid Position – June to August

Salary : $1200 per Month*

Start date : June 24, 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: 

This position is responsible for the supervision, engagement, program facilitation and spiritual development of a cabin of eight campers. You will get the chance to be a role model to these kids while participating in a plethora of camp activities. See these campers grow as they conquer the climbing wall, learn how to shoot an arrow with safety and precision in archery, experience riding a horse for the fifth or even first time in their lives, laugh until your sides hurt during camp improv, and so much more. As much as it is a job, it is a great camp ministry experience we look forward to provide to all of our staff.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision, care, and engagement of a cabin of eight camper
  • Facilitate a Bible study time for cabin
  • Participation in games, challenges, camp rotations, focus skills, Bible times, chapels, and other activities
  • Behavioral management and de-escalation of campers

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Servant leadership attitude
  • Creative problem solving
  • Works well with others in a team environment
  • Fun, high-energy and quick thinking/response time
  • Passion for working with Children
  • Able to live on site in community for 2 months (July and August)
  • Driver’s License is an asset
  • 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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