Volunteer and Staff Needs

Find the up-to-date needs we have to make all that we do at camp possible. Keep scrolling for position descriptions.

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Positions

Paid Summer Staff

Cabin Leader

The Cabin Leader/Childcare Workers provide care for children and youth at our beautiful location overlooking the Red Deer River Valley.

The Cabin Leader/Childcare Workers provide care for children and youth at our beautiful location overlooking the Red Deer River Valley. Our summer camp program includes canoeing, tenting and hiking, archery, paintball, crafts, go-kart racing, soccer, skits, tetherball, basketball, and many other outdoor games. The Cabin Leader / Childcare Worker assists in activities specific to the spiritual and personal development side of camp such as including campers in biblical discussions, prayer, music, singing, and developing friendships and support networks at camp and at home. Finally, it includes leading and participating with campers in carrying out work duties such as cleaning dishes, cabins, etc.

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Paid Summer Staff

Kitchen Coordinator/Camp Cook

The Kitchen Coordinator / Head Cook is responsible for the delivery of food services at camp including menu design, scheduling, allergies, food ordering, food preparation and delivery, and kitchen cleaning/standards.

The Kitchen Coordinator / Head Cook is responsible for the delivery of food services at camp including menu design, scheduling, allergies, food ordering, food preparation and delivery, and kitchen cleaning/standards. They will also provide leadership for AHS Food Safety Standards, food preparation, service and storage. The Kitchen Coordinator / Head Cook will also assist in mentoring and leading younger kitchen volunteers.

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Paid Summer Staff

Media Coordinator

The Media Coordinator is responsible for preparing videos and other media for camp events and activities and for assisting speakers in the preparation and delivery of their presentation material.

The Media Coordinator is responsible for preparing videos and other media for camp events and activities and for assisting speakers in the preparation and delivery of their presentation material. Additional responsibility includes recording and producing a wide variety of media sources relating to the camp activities and events - including creating digital media for distribution to campers, parents and staff; and for use in other camp publicity and information [e.g. website, social media, printed material].

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Paid Summer Staff

Assistant Cook

Prepare meals and snacks for camper and staff each day during camp. Supports the Kitchen Coordinator/Head Cook, makes sure meals are made on time.

Prepare meals and snacks for camper and staff each day during camp. Supports the Kitchen Coordinator/Head Cook, makes sure meals are made on time. Plan with Director times of meals and specific even 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.

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Paid Summer Staff

Camp Driver

The position of Camp Driver consists of transporting campers and staff twice a week (Sunday and Friday) to and from Camp to a Calgary location.

The position of Camp Driver consists of transporting campers and staff twice a week (Sunday and Friday) to and from Camp to a Calgary location. Driver must be punctual, polite, safety conscious, and good natured who has multiple years of experience driving a bus on fixed routes and keeping a schedule. Responsibilities also include driving the camp truck with a canoe trailer to and from the Red Deer River and helping load and unload canoes from the trailer. Additional responsibilities will also include driving into town for extra supplies for camp, building supplies, food, etc. as needed. Driver must have a Class 2 Drivers License with Air Brake Endorsement (Q).

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Paid Summer Staff

Camp Nurse/First Aider

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Camp Nurse is responsible for the overall clinical operation of camp.

The Camp Nurse is responsible for the care of ill or injured campers and staff, and related administrative duties. The Camp Nurse ensures the nursing station is kept clean and stocked with appropriate supplies and medications; maintains clear, accurate and concise records on all campers and staff; keep a daily medical log, and maintains and documents the camper/staff chart; dispenses and keeps a record of daily medications administered; makes sure that medications brought to camp are locked in the medication cupboard; provides first aid packs for rafting and hiking and restocks after each trip; provides Epi-Pens and any prescribed camper medication to staff before departure; administers camper (and staff) prescription medications as directed; dispenses over-the-counter medications per our medication policy; assesses campers and staff who are ill or injured and determine if further medical attention is needed; assists in stabilizing campers and staff requiring transportation to medical facilities; contact with parents of ill or injured campers and staff (if appropriate) and updates as necessary; documentation of all injuries and care rendered; documentation of all over-the-counter medicines; maintain inventory of supplies; and counselling as needed (such as homesick campers).

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Paid Summer Staff

Staff Care Leader

The Staff Care Leader provides support and guidance to cabin leaders, youth participants in our leadership programs, and support services for the camp program (maintenance, kitchen and janitorial staff) in dealing with relationship building, camper relations, safety, and campers participation and enjoyment of camp program.

The Staff Care Leader provides support and guidance to cabin leaders, youth participants in our leadership programs, and support services for the camp program (maintenance, kitchen and janitorial staff) in dealing with relationship building, camper relations, safety, and campers participation and enjoyment of camp program. They are also required to participate in the mentoring of youth volunteers through leading and participating in Bible study. They are responsible for providing mental health support to all staff, paid and volunteer, and do so through scheduled and unscheduled check-ins. They may also provide help in the form of covering unforeseen vacancies in positions – i.e. if a cabin leader gets sick or needs a chance to rest after a rough night, the Staff Care Leader will cover duties and provide optimal care for children throughout the summer.

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Paid Summer Staff

Maintenance

The Facilities Safety Officer works with our full-time Facilities Coordinator to aid with the preparation of camp facilities for the summer season.

The Facilities Safety Officer works with our full-time Facilities Coordinator to aid with the preparation of camp facilities for the summer season. He/she is necessary in order to provide a clean and safe environment for children to participate in programmed activities. Tasks will include renovations of camp buildings, maintaining equipment and utilities, as well as building and installing new recreational apparatuses, and insect/pest removal. Responsibilities include maintaining the cleanliness of kitchen and dining hall facilities and assisting the Facilities Coordinator where needed. He/she will be equipped to train incoming summer staff and volunteers in these responsibilities.

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Paid Summer Staff

Worship

The Performing Arts Coordinator organizes, plans, and implements music to accompany campfire and chapel sessions.

The Performing Arts Coordinator organizes, plans, and implements music to accompany campfire and chapel sessions. This can entail the recruitment and scheduling of a music team. He/she will set the outline for each week in accordance with developmentally appropriate songs for the corresponding age groups and will prepare materials such as song sheets or PowerPoint slides. The Performing Arts Coordinator is also responsible for assisting speakers in the preparation and delivery of their presentation material. This can mean providing skits, plays, dances, and other forms of artistic expression in order to bring clarity and better understanding for the children. He/she will also be responsible to plan, supervise, and lead Art Options for campers, which include, but are not limited to: music, dance, jewelry making, painting, string art, sun-dry pottery, and painting, etc.

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