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Christian Summer Camp Staff for Underprivileged Kids Camps
Company: Hope Mission – Summer Camps
Type: Full-Time Summer Term Position

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 along the Elbow River. 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.
Summer Positions
4 Month Positions: program directors, unit leaders (oversee different camps’ program and
staff), head wrangler, horse camp instructor, youth development program leaders, wrangler
training program leader, secretary, maintenance, head cook, and assistant cook.
2 Month Positions (July and August): counsellors, nurses, kitchen helpers, male and female
unit leaders, wranglers, climbing wall instructor, dining hall hostess and out camp food
coordinator. Some people hired for these positions may be able to serve in May and June as
resource staff.
We also look for people willing to come for part of the summer as well.

Committed Christian
Love for underprivileged kids
Enjoyment of the outdoors

Start Date
May 1 or June 20, 2018 (depending on position) until August 24, 2018.

Monthly Stipend
$1000/month plus room and board.

For additional information about positions, salary and how our camp runs, please visit and check out the Staff Information Page.

Please send:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

To: People and Culture, Hope Mission

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2L8
Fax: 780-453- 1455

Contact Brent Ankrom for questions about the camps and position descriptions at

Brent Ankrom

Physical Address:
Hope Mission
9908 106 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2L8

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