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Underprivildged Kids Camps Christian Summer Camp Staff

Hope Mission Summer Camps

Edmonton or Calgary, AB

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Job Description :

Hope Mission Operates two Christian Summer camps which provide a summer camp experience for kids from single parent, foster and group homes.

Brightwood Ranch
220 acres of rolling hills located one hour west of Edmonton, Alberta. We operate programs for youth ages 6-17 through 6 day resident camps. Our mainsite focuses on building relationships with kids through dinner cook outs, overnight campouts, cabin group campfires and other small group activities. Brightwood runs in-house leveled horse camps for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal knowledge and riding skills, teaching young kids to ride, and day riding trips. We also run youth development programs for one, two, four and eight weeks. These include personal development, learning about and teaching youth, and an outdoor educational component (tubing down the river, hiking trips, etc).

Camp Hope
104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta along the Elbow River. We operate 7 weeks for youth ages 6-15 through 6 day resident camps. Children sleep in tipis and focus on building relationships, outdoor activities, and wilderness skills. We also run a Leadership Development Program which focuses on character development, servant leadership, and personal growth.

Our Mission
Hope mission exists to serve, strengthen, and uplift men, women, youth and children through the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Vision
Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour. This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff are diligent in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ.

Camp Activities Include:
Horseback riding, archery, climbing wall, low ropes course, zip line, riflery, drama, crafts, petting zoo, wilderness skills, Bible studies, chapels, games and much more.

Summer Positions
4 Month Positions: program leads (oversee camp program development and implementation), unit leaders (provide support for camp staff and campers who require extra support), head wrangler, horse camp instructor, youth development program leaders, wrangler training program leader, secretary, maintenance, head cook, and assistant cook.
2 Month Positions (July and August): counsellors, nurses, kitchen helpers, male and female unit leaders, wranglers, climbing wall instructor, and dining hall hostess. Some people hired for these positions may be able to serve in May and June as resource staff.
We have potential opportunities for individuals who are able to provide a 1 month commitment as well, determined on a case by case basis.

Committed Christian
Love for underprivileged kids
Enjoyment of the outdoors

Start Date
May 1 or June 19, 2018 (depending on position) until August 23, 2018.

Monthly Wage
$1000-$2000/month plus room and board plus the ability to raise additional funds through church, friends and family.

For additional information about positions, salary and how our camp runs, please visit and check out the Staff Information Package.

Apply Online:

Please send:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

People and Culture, Hope Mission

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

Contact Details:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2L8
Fax: 780-453-1455

Contact Antonia DeBoer for questions about the camps and position descriptions at 

Apply By Date: 12/06/2019