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JOIN OUR
SUMMER STAFF TEAM

Camp Chestermere welcomes you to be a part of our vibrant summer staff team, where the spirit of Jesus shines through in every experience. Our 2024 theme, "TRUST," focuses on Jesus as our anchor, guiding us through a season of faith and fun. If you have a heart for God, a love for children, and a calling to serve in summer camp ministry, discover opportunities in our SLT Support, Ministry and Logistics streams.

Embrace the adventure, submit your application today, and become a positive influence that lasts.

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Ministry Positions

These roles provide a unique opportunity to connect directly with campers, build relationships and model the love of Jesus.  These roles require individuals who are comfortable leading devotionals, sharing their faith journey and praying for campers as they walk alongside them in a fun-filled, high energy and exciting camp experience.  Ministry Roles include:

-Senior Overnight Cabin Leader
-Senior Day Camp Leader
-Junior Overnight Cabin Leader
-Junior Day Camp Leader

Logistics Positions

Modeling the love of Jesus through service, these roles are critical for those who enable ministry to happen by designing and delivering programs, keeping kids safe and healthy and ensuring summer camps run like clockwork. 
Logistics Roles include:

-Kitchen Assistant

SLT Support Positions

These roles uniquely connect with campers and model the love of Jesus through service. They play a critical role in designing and delivering programs, ensuring safety, and creating an exciting camp experience. With devotion to love, service, and commitment, these roles fosters a transformative environment where everyone feels valued and included.
SLT Support Roles include:

-Medic Support
-Lifeguard
-Kitchen Lead

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M I N I S T R Y  J O B S

As part of our Ministry team, the Senior Day Camp Leader role provides a unique opportunity to connect directly with campers, modeling the love of Jesus. This role primarily involves maintaining excellent care for campers, leading activity areas, and ministering to campers in a spiritual manner.

 

While senior leaders are preferably over 18, and junior leaders are preferably 16 or older, age alone does not determine the position. Positions may be based on the applicant’s ability to mentor other leaders, lead devotions, and experience with children. All applicants should be open to loving guidance and feedback for personal growth. The final decision will be made through interviews or references.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure the well-being of up to 8 campers during the day, as well as attending evening meetings, and supporting evening overnight camp activities.

  • Minister to campers spiritually, leading devotionals and facilitating one-on-one conversations to encourage a lasting relationship with Christ.

  • Remind campers of daily essentials and adjust activities to suit their needs.

  • Provide mentorship and support to other Seasonal Staff members, fostering a positive and collaborative environment.

  • Attend and participate in all staff devotionals, fireside times, and evening events.

  • Lead activity areas, providing a safe environment for skill acquisition and fostering creativity in campers.

  • Uphold Camp Chestermere policies and procedures, including those related to camper disclosures, incident reports, and health.

  • Actively participate in the Camp Chestermere community, attending required meetings and events.

  • Obtain a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check within the last three years for employment (for those over 18 years old).

 

Although Day Camp and Overnight positions are posted separately, leaders may be asked to help out in the other stream based on camp needs, unless specific arrangements are made with the leadership team.

As part of our Ministry team, the Junior Day Camp Leader role provides a unique opportunity to connect directly with campers, modeling the love of Jesus. This role primarily involves maintaining excellent care for up to 8 campers during the day, leading activity areas, and ministering to campers in a spiritual manner.

 

While senior leaders are preferably over 18, and junior leaders are preferably 16 or older, age alone does not determine the position. Positions may be based on the applicant’s ability to mentor other leaders, lead devotions, and experience with children. All applicants should be open to loving guidance and feedback for personal growth. The final decision will be made through interviews or references.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure the well-being of up to 8 campers during the day, as well as attending evening meetings, and supporting evening overnight camp activities.

  • Minister to campers spiritually, leading devotionals and facilitating one-on-one conversations to encourage a lasting relationship with Christ.

  • Lead activity areas, providing a safe environment for skill acquisition and fostering creativity in campers.

  • Attend and participate in all staff devotionals, fireside times, and evening events.

  • Remind campers of daily essentials and adjust activities to suit their needs.

  • Uphold Camp Chestermere policies and procedures, including those related to camper disclosures, incident reports, and health.

  • Actively participate in the Camp Chestermere community, attending required meetings and events.

  • Obtain a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check within the last three years for employment (for those over 18 years old).

 

Although Day Camp and Overnight positions are posted separately, leaders may be asked to help out in the other stream based on camp needs, unless specific arrangements are made with the leadership team.

S L T   S U P P O R T

As an integral part of our Activity & Administration stream, the Medic Support role exemplifies the love of Jesus through dedicated service. Activity and Administration roles play a critical role in enabling ministry by designing and delivering programs, prioritizing the safety and well-being of children, and ensuring the seamless operation of summer camps.

 

The Medics are responsible for ensuring that all medical procedures are in place and followed in administering medications and first aid to staff, volunteers, and campers. This support role involves assisting the Medic in various responsibilities, promoting a safe and healthy environment for everyone involved. 

 

SLT support positions are within the SLT structure, yet reporting to the SLT lead in their roles. While they may share some responsibilities, the individual who has been preparing for an additional two months is able to take charge and have the final say. Therefore, this role offers a unique chance to contribute to camp excellence, receiving SLT training, compensation, and leadership responsibilities despite a later start date. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in reviewing medical forms in advance of camps and manage the intake of medications during the camper check-in process.

  • Provide support in the daily administration of medications and first aid to staff, volunteers, and campers.

  • Collaborate with the Medic in recording all medical interactions with campers and staff while ensuring strict privacy maintenance.

  • Act as a support responder in any medical emergencies, collaborating with the year-round team, emergency medical services, and parents as required.

  • Offer support in providing input into camp activities to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and campers.

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff devotionals, fireside times, and evening events.

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, comfortable in a supportive leadership role, exceptionally gentle and kind, and ready to take initiative.

  • Applicants at least 20 years of age and have completed a minimum of 2 years of nursing, completed EMT, or possess equivalent qualifications will be prioritized.

L O G I S T I C S 

As part of our Logistics team, the Kitchen Assistant role is crucial to supporting the day-to-day operations of the kitchen and ensuring meals are prepared and served in a safe and timely manner. This position contributes to the overall ministry by facilitating program delivery, ensuring safety, and maintaining efficient camp operations.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Follow instructions from Kitchen Leads for meal preparation and serving.

  • Assist with inventory management in collaboration with Kitchen Leads.

  • Maintain a safe, organized, clean, and well-maintained kitchen environment, strictly adhering to Food Safe protocols.

  • Familiarize yourself with the kitchen schedule and operating procedures, and assist in training volunteers and summer Kitchen Assistants.

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff devotionals, fireside times, and evening events.

 

Note: Food Safe certification is recommended for this position.

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