Job Posting 99948

Camp Counsellor
Hope Mission
Calgary area
Rocky View County, AB
closes in 6 days (Fri, 26 Apr)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $1200/month + Room & Board

Job Title : Male/Female Camp Counsellor

Counsellor Based at : Camp Hope

Reports to : Lead Counsellor

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

Salary : $1200 per Month* - room and board included

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 ___________________________________________________________________________________


Camp Hope is located on 100 acres of forest 20 minutes west of Calgary along the Elbow River. We offer 6-day overnight camps for children and youth ages 6-15. The camp is rustic with campers and staff staying in tipis. Junior and intermediate camps are offered as well as a Youth Leadership Training program for ages 13-15.

Job Summary: 

This position is responsible, along with up to two other counsellors, for the supervision, engagement, program facilitation and spiritual development of a tipi group of eight campers. You will get the chance to be a role model to these kids while participating in a variety of camp activities. See these campers grow as they conquer the low ropes course, learn how to shoot an arrow with safety and precision, hike a mountain trail, run chase and cheer in a wide game, 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 and growing experience we strive to provide for you as our staff.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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