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Christian Summer Camp Staff for Underprivileged Kids Camps

Christian Summer Camp Staff for Underprivileged Kids Camps

Company: Brightwood Ranch
Box 277
Evansburg, Alberta

Position Description

Hope Mission Operates 2 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 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
    104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta near Bragg Creek. 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.

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.

Responsibilities and Duties

Summer Positions

  • 4 Month Positions: assistant cook, maintenance person, camp nurse.
  • 2 Month Positions¬†(July and August): male and female counselors, nurses, kitchen helpers, and wranglers. Some people hired for these positions may be able to serve in May and June as resource staff.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract. We also look for people willing to come for part of the summer as well.

Position responsibilities and duties vary. Check our the Staff Information Package on our website to read more about each position:

Qualifications and Skills

  • Committed Christian
  • Love for underprivileged kids
  • Enjoyment of the outdoors

Start Date

May 1 or June 19, 2019 (depending on position) until August 23, 2019.

Monthly Wage

$1000 - $2200/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 Page.

To Apply:

Complete the following 2 steps.

  1. Please send to: People and Culture, Hope Mission E-mail: hr
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry
  2. Please complete the online application form:

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


Posted: April 22, 2019 | Expires: July 21, 2019
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 6729 ]