Staff and Volunteer  Positions

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Volunteer Positions

Please note the description does not include every expectation or duty. For more information about each role, please email




Prepare meals and snacks for campers and staff each day during camp.  Together with the Kitchen Coordinator/Head Cook, make sure meals are made on time.  Plan with Director times of meals and special event meals. Be aware and attentive to any staff & camper with special food needs or allergies - preparing meals that accommodate those needs. Keep the kitchen organized and clean, and assist in mentoring younger kitchen staff and volunteers.


Kitchen Staff‎

Responds to the head cook. Prepares daily meals, and snacks from the menu. Serves food. Keeps the kitchen tidy. Being apart of teamwork in the kitchen.​


Male & Female Cabin Leaders‎

Model and teach Christ-likeness in attitude, action, and word. Prepare and lead cabin devotions with campers. Be eager to participate in all activities with campers. Develop sincere relationships with campers. Care and look out for the safety and hygiene of campers.  Help with daily option activities. Develop and help train Junior Cabin Leader.​


Junior Cabin Leaders (must be 16 or have completed LEAD)‎

Model and teach Christ-likeness in attitude, action, and word. Prepare and lead cabin devotions with campers. Be eager to participate in all activities with campers. Develop sincere relationships with campers. Care and look out for the safety and hygiene of campers.  Help with daily option activities. Responds to the Senior Cabin Leader.​


Crafts Director

Plan and execute crafts for the appropriate age of campers. Responds to the Director or Co-Director. Runs craft option during activity time. Preps craft space and materials beforehand. Makes sure the craft space is clean and organized after each activity. ​


Childcare Staff (must be 14 or older or have equivalent experience/training)‎

Watching over the volunteer’s children could be from 1 -12 years of age. The number of children in childcare differs each week depending on the parent volunteers. Planning and doing games/activities with the kids. At camp, we have a playground for the child care. Communicate with parents in regards to child discipline, routine, snacks, and child-specific care. Ensures the safety and well-being of children in his/her care. Plans and coordinates a daily activity schedule for child/children, which meets the approval of the Program Director, appropriate staff leader, and the parent(s). Arranges with the parent regarding time off.​


Activity Director Assistant (must be 16 or have completed LEAD)‎

Supports Activities Director. Organizing and running activities. Setting up for activities. Responds to the Activities Director



Works with the Director to execute the program before and during camp. See Director description for more details.​



Determine a schedule of activities (program) for the camp­ers to be involved in during the time you are a director.  This program should reflect the philosophy, goals, and standards of both Salem Acres Bible Camp and yourself; should be appropriate to the age of the campers, and should include any on-going or esta­blished programs that are run by Salem Acres Bible Camp.  Ensure that camp discipline and order is maintained.  This involves enforcing the rules, regulations, and standards set both by you and by the camp administration. Provide leadership, support, and feedback to the staff.​




Work closely with the Director in adjusting the program to suit the spiritual needs of the camp (e.g. staff devotions, camper devotions, prayer times, and spiritual status reports). Plan, prepare and implement chapel talks, object lessons, firesides, etc. as previously arranged for the program. Speak at chapels and campfires each day. Share the gospel during the week. Provide devotional material for the Cabin Leaders and Support Staff. Be committed to prayer in every aspect of your involvement at camp. Provide spiritual leadership during the camp and give feedback to the staff team on issues that may be of ongoing spiritual concern.​



Maintenance Staff‎

Working with our Facilities Director in doing different tasks around the facility. This can range from painting to chopping firewood, to creating paths in the forest, wasp control, and fixing toilets and doorknobs. Assist with regular safety checks of all equipment, facilities, and areas. Become fully acquainted with facilities, grounds, and emergency procedures. Perform all related duties as designated by the Facilities Manager.   


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Staff Positions

Requirements for Canada Summer Jobs Grants Positions:

  1. be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

  2. be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,

  3. have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

Jun 16, 2019

STEP Program


STEP Leadership Mentor (Female)

The Leadership Mentor provides supervision, support, and guidance to youth participants in the STEP programs in dealing with overnight care of participants safety, relationships, campers' participation and enjoyment of camp program. The role also directly implements the STEP Program. They will assist with the various training areas in the STEP Program, which includes meditation, discipleship, Bible study training and leading, first aid training, survival training, physical exercise training and eventually taking on leadership roles at camp.

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