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Male and Female Counsellors for Christian Summer Camps for Underprivileged Kids

Male and Female Counsellors for Christian Summer Camps for Underprivileged Kids

Company: Hope Mission Summer Camps
Contact Person: Brent Ankrom
Box 953
Edmonton, Alberta
Phone: 1-866-797-2624

Position 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 is 220 acres of rolling hills located one hour west of Edmonton, Alberta.  We operate programs for youth ages 6-17 through 6 day resident and outtripping 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, day riding trips and a week-long trip to ride in the mountains.   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, lake and river canoe trips, camping, and hiking in the mountains).

Camp Hope is 104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta along the Elbow River.  We operate 8 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 for one, two or four weeks.  This includes personal development, skill development, servant leadership, learning about and teaching kids and youth, and outdoor education which includes some off-site trips to hike in the mountains. 


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. 


Counsellor Position Description:

-To lead and guide a camper in such a way that they will have an opportunity to receive Christ and/or grow in their Christian life

-To be responsible for the campers’ safety and hygiene

-To teach or help teach assigned activities

-To lead cabin Bible studies and devotions each day and participate in chapel services

Counsellors are needed for children, youth and horse camps.  This is decided during our staff training and staff will remain in a program for a minimum of 4 weeks and up to 8 weeks.  



Committed Christian

Love for underprivileged kids

Enjoyment of the outdoors


Start Date is May 1 or June 20, 2018 (depending on position) until August 24, 2018.

Monthly Wage is $1000-$2000/month plus room and board and possibly 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.


Please send:

Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

To: 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 Brent Ankrom for questions about the camps and position descriptions at

Posted: April 9, 2018 | Expires: June 15, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 5219 ]