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Assistant Camp Cook

The Assistant Camp Cook will be responsible for assisting the Camp Cook in meeting all of the dietary needs of the campers and staff at Harbour Ridge Camp during the weeks of camp.  This will include:

  • Meal and snack preparation and serving

  • Maintaining health and cleanliness standards of kitchen and dining hall

 

The Assistant Camp Cook will be expected to work a unique schedule as follows:

Week 1: July 7 – July 8 9:00am – 5:00pm

Week 2: July 11 – July 15 7:00am – 7:00pm*

Week 3: July 18 – July 22 - OFF

Week 4: July 25 – July 29 7:00am – 7:00pm*

Week 5: August 1 – August 5 – OFF

Week 6: August 8 – August 12 – 7:00am – 7:00pm*

Week 7: August 15 – August 19 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Week 8: August 22 – August 29 – OFF

*Exact time may vary but a 12 hour shift will be the expectation.

$15.00/hour + accommodation & meals (if required, during camp weeks)

The Assistant Camp Cook will report to the Camp Cook.

 

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

Cabin Leader

Reports to: Program Director

Start Date: July 4, 2022

End Date: August 22, 2022

Cabin Leaders will be hired to work directly on the front lines with children and youth. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: preparing and leading activities, games, as well as leading cabin groups to and from activities, and caring for campers well being. During overnight camps, Cabin Leaders will oversee their cabin groups during the day, evening, and overnight. A natural ability to love and work with children is essential! This team member will need to demonstrate flexibility, patience, endurance and have a strong desire to share Christ.  Cabin leaders will also assist with Wesley Acres programming during non-camp weeks.

Head Cabin leaders must be at least 18 years old. ($300.00/week + accommodations & meals)

Cabin leaders must be at least 16 years old. ($200.00/week + accommodations & meals)

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

Camp Cook

The Camp Cook will be responsible for meeting all of the dietary needs of the campers and staff at Harbour Ridge Camp during the weeks of camp.  This will include:

  • Meal and snack planning

  • Ordering food and supplies

  • Meal and snack preparation and serving

  • Maintaining health and cleanliness standards of kitchen and dining hall

 

The Camp Cook will be required to have extensive cooking experience for large groups and at a minimum a valid Food Handler’s Certificate.

The Camp Cook will be expected to work a unique schedule as follows:

Week 1: July 4 – July 8 9:00am – 5:00pm

Week 2: July 11 – July 15 7:00am – 7:00pm

Week 3: July 18 – July 22 - OFF

Week 4: July 25 – July 29 7:00am – 7:00pm

Week 5: August 1 – August 5 – OFF

Week 6: August 8 – August 12 – 7:00am – 7:00pm

Week 7: August 15 – August 19 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Week 8: August 22 – August 29 - OFF

$600/week (including OFF weeks) + accommodation & meals (if required, during camp weeks)

The Camp Cook will report to the Camp Director.

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

Camp Director

Reports to: Executive Director, Wesley Acres Retreat Centre and Campground
Start Date: Dec 2021 - March 2022

Job Summary

To create a world-class year-round camp experience within the framework of the Mission and Vision of Wesley Acres Inc. In the summer months the Camp Director will manage, supervise, and facilitate the Harbour Ridge Camp programs, staff, and operations. In the non-summer months the Camp Director will focus on program development, year-round camping opportunities, staff recruitment and development, camper recruitment, fundraising, and support the ministry of Wesley Acres Inc. through the development and facilitation of program elements for groups and retreats. The Harbour Ridge Camp Director will work closely with Executive Director, Administrative Services Manager, the Harbour Ridge Committee, and all other staff at Wesley Acres.

Essential Summer Tasks

 

• Facilitate a world-class camping experience for campers of all ages including all aspects of the camp program

• Manage Harbour Ridge staff and campers within the framework of the Harbour Ridge and Wesley Acres Inc. philosophies and policies

• Facilitate Harbour Ridge Camp staff training

• Facilitate and oversee appropriate discipline amongst the campers and staff Essential Year-Round Tasks

• Creatively develop and improve the Harbour Ridge Camp summer camp experience year over year in cooperation with the Harbour Ridge Committee

• Seek out and attend an annual camping conference

• Identify and recruit for Harbour Ridge Camp seasonal camp staff positions

• Promote Harbour Ridge Camp with local churches, organizations, schools, community groups, etc.

• Recruit campers to attend Harbour Ridge Camp

• Fundraise for Harbour Ridge Camp

• Promote Harbour Ridge Camp and maintain or delegate responsibility for all Harbour Ridge Camp social media outlets

• Maintain or delegate maintenance of the Harbour Ridge Camp website

• Facilitate registration for Harbour Ridge Camp summer programs using Camp Brain software

• Develop and facilitate recreational programming for off-season groups and retreats

• Develop and facilitate off-season camping opportunities (eg. Youth weekends, marriage retreats, etc.)

• Develop and manage an annual budget for Harbour Ridge Camp

Job Specifications Education

• Minimum of Bachelor of Arts in Camping Ministry or equivalent experience

• Management/Leadership Development Training Experience

• Extensive camp ministry experience working with campers and youth

• Extensive camp leadership experience including managing staff and volunteers, and program development

• Fundraising and donor relations Other Requirements

• Agreement and adherence to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith

• Standard First Aid/Level C CPR / AED

• Level G Driver’s License

• Professional in communication, conduct and appearance

• Comfortable navigating social media

• Proficient in using Google Suites, Microsoft Office, Zoom, etc.

• Familiarity with Camp Brain software an asset

• Problem solver

• Quick on feet, ability to respond quickly to situations

• Successfully complete a criminal record check including vulnerable sector

• A heart for discipling young people to be passionate followers of Jesus Christ

• Be ready and willing to share the Gospel

• Be 'coachable' and show an interest in personal development, learning and growth

• Provide ongoing encouragement, support and training for other team members

• Maintain an environment which is warm, welcoming and where everyone feels valued and respected

• Responsible, enthusiastic and outgoing

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Assist in finding and applying for Government/Grant funding

• Camp Related Certifications an asset (eg. High ropes, archery, etc.)

• Develop partnerships with other potential groups

About Harbour Ridge

 

Harbour Ridge Camp is a ministry of Wesley Acres Inc. Wesley Acres is located in Prince Edward County overlooking Sandbanks Provincial Park.

Wesley Acres, Inc. is an affiliate of the Free Methodist Church in Canada.

 

www.harbourridgecamp.com

 

Please send resume and cover letter to executivedirector@wesleyacres.com. We thank all interested applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chaplain

The Chaplain will be required to provide biblical teaching as a part of the overall Harbour Ridge Camp program, to prepare evening devotions for the campers, and to be available throughout the camp for spiritual counsel and support.  The Chaplain is also encouraged to engage and immerse themselves in the camp program.

Week 1: July 11 – July 15

Week 2: July 25 – July 29

Week 3: August 8 – August 12

Week 4: August 15 – August 19

$500/week + accommodation & meals (if required)

The Chaplain will report to the Program Director.

 

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

Lifeguard

The lifeguard will be working on the waterfront to ensure the safety of all campers and staff who are in and around the waterfront area. The lifeguard must be present and attentive during all waterfront activities including swimming, canoeing, tubing, and water sports. During camps, the lifeguard may be required to help in other areas as needed. This team member will demonstrate flexibility, patience, and endurance. The lifeguard will be under the direct supervision of the Camp Director.

The lifeguard must be certified in First Aid and CPR (Level C) and have a current National Lifeguard Society Certification before July 11, 2022 .  All certifications must not expire prior to August 19, 2022.

Week 1: July 11 – July 15

Week 2: July 25 – July 29

Week 3: August 8 – August 12

Week 4: August 15 – August 19

$300/week + accommodation & meals

 

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

Nurse

The Camp Nurse will be hired to oversee the care of ill or injured campers and staff and will be responsible for related administrative duties. Some of these duties include the administration of all medications and maintaining up to date MARS records.

The Camp Nurse must be currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario or be studying nursing at a post-secondary institution. All applicants must have current First Aid and CPR Level C certification. Those who are registered nurses will be asked to provide their CNO Registration Number.

Week 1: July 11 – July 15

Week 2: July 25 – July 29

Week 3: August 8 – August 12

Week 4: August 15 – August 19

$500/week + accommodation & meals (if required)

The Camp Nurse will report to the Camp Director.

NOTE:

All positions (18 years or older) at Harbour Ridge Camp will be required to obtain a Criminal Record check and will be required to agree and adhere to the Free Methodist Church in Canada Statement of Faith.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to harbourridge@wesleyacres.com or go to www.harbourridgecamp.com/employment and click “Apply Now”.

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