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Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator

Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator

Company: Summit Community Church
Contact Person: Priscila Pascoal
1750 Stouffville Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario , L4E 0K3

Position Description

  • Job Duration: Part-time hours (May 4th to June 19th & July 29th to August 10th) - approx. 20 hours/week and full-time hours (June 22nd to July 26th) - approx. 50 hours/week.
  • Pay Rate: TBA
  • Reporting To: Priscila Pascoal - Director of Children’s & Family Ministries
  • Position Location: 1750 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 0K3

Organizations Profile

Summit Camps 2020 is an outdoor summer camp experience at Summit Community Church. It exists to guide children to know and intentionally follow Jesus Christ through connections with experienced and well-trained camp staff, as well as epic camp programming. Summit Community Church is a member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance whose mission is to guide people to know and intentionally follow Jesus Christ. Working with this ministry is more than just a job. It is a commitment to be a part of a team working towards the same vision of becoming a family of loving communities that intentionally follow Jesus Christ and sacrificially expresses His transforming presence in our world. 

Position Summary

The position of Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator is a part-time position starting May 4th. During May and part of June, he or she is responsible for the recruitment and training of camp staff; lending administrative support where needed; communicating with parents (guardians), campers and staff; and overseeing the plans for electives and all camp programming.

From July 6th to July 24th, the 3 weeks of camp, the Programs Coordinator is responsible to oversee and direct the programming of the camp (including electives and large group games) in conjunction with the rest of the camp staff. For the remaining of time, the Programs Coordinator is required to write a descriptive report on the overall camp experience, a detailed explanation of all the camps activities and future recommendations. As well as, the organization and storage of all camp supplies and materials. This is a leadership position that will shape our summer experience for campers, families, camp staff and LITs during our Summit Camps 2020 camp weeks.

In conjunction with the camp staff, the programs coordinator will ensure the effective operation of all camp programs on a day-to-day basis during camp weeks. He or she will be responsible for the supervision and ongoing training of volunteers, camp staff and LITs; the implementation and upholding of safe practices to ensure camper and staff safety before, during and after camp hours; the successful coordination and managing of camp electives, activities and care programs; overseeing the a Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant for the Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator position will:

  • maintain the function of all Summit Camps 2020 programs in conjunction with the camp staff
  • communicate with parents (guardians) and campers before, during and after camp programs
  • collaborate with the Director of Children’s & Family Ministries in the recruitment, training and assigning of volunteers, camp staff and LITs to be well equip in their roles
  • identify camper intellectual, dietary and/or medical needs where applicable, and communicate with parents (guardians) to ensure the child receives informed care for a quality camp experience
  • monitor camper safety and behaviours to prevent accidents and enforce compliance with camp rules
  • oversee a Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week
  • work with staff to plan and implement volunteer, camp staff and LIT appreciation days
  • practice good stewardship of Summit Community Church grounds and resources by inspecting Summit Camps equipment and maintaining clean facilities and program areas
  • support planning and participate in all camp related meetings, including an emergency procedures and First Aid training day
  • identify, solve and report any incidents or health and safety concerns to the Director of Children’s & Family Ministries

Administration & Communication Responsibilities

The successful applicant for the Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator position will:

  • manage the camp email account, replying to all camper, parent (guardian), camp staff and volunteer inquires
  • ensure the completion of all relevant camper medical and registration forms
  • manage staff and camper evaluations after camp weeks
  • acquire and distribute Tax Forms to families upon the completion of Summit Camps 2020 camp weeks


  • Grade 12 and/or post-secondary (or equivalent) experience
  • Preferably, prior experience working in a camp environment or with children
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Possesses an engaging, enthusiastic and energetic personality
  • Skilled in organization, communication and time management
  • Versed in conflict resolution with the ability to mediate challenging circumstances
  • Displays authentic vulnerability and matured responsibility
  • Proof of clearance (must acquire a Vulnerability Sector Check from a York Region Police Department)
  • First Aid certification preferred

Please submit your resume to Priscila Pascoal via email at

Posted: January 24, 2020 | Expires: April 30, 2020
Posted Under: Ministry - General
Career ID: [ 7694 ]