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Camp Director

Camp Director

Company: Land of Hope
Contact Person: Marian Nessim
363 Worthington Avenue
Richmond Hill, Ontario , L4E 4S3
Phone: 4169983929

Position Description

The Summer Camp Director is part of the leadership team and oversees the general program operations of Summer Camp. The following is a summary of the needed tasks and duties:


 Recruit, hire, supervise and support a full complement of summer staff in accordance with Ontario’s employment standards

 Develop staff training materials and subsequent program for pre-camp staff training and inservice training during the summer. 

 Responsible for planning and implementing all summer activities to be conducted during the camp. 

 Provide opportunities for professional development, spiritual and personal growth for summer staff

 Ensure the evaluation of all summer staff 

 Ensure policies and practices 

Management & Administration:

 I collaboration with leadership team, set summer schedule and develop marketing material (brochure, posters, bulletin announcements, letters etc.)

 Collect photos to update website and social media

 Look for opportunities to effectively promote camp locally and provincially

 Communicate and engage effectively with campers, parents, staff, volunteers and alumni

 Build relationships with summer volunteers

 Work with Land of Hope Team in monitoring all expenses and revenues within the framework of the operating budget

 Conduct regular on-site work place and health and safety inspections

 Assist with fundraising and promotional events throughout the year

 Attend Land of Hope meetings throughout the year Program as needed 

 Plan, guide and oversee the summer camp program

 Operate all aspects of the summer camp program (including policies and procedures) in a safe, timely, efficient and relevant manner in accordance with current standards

 Submit financial reports as needed: payroll, expense reports, etc.

 Ensure all programs promote camper and staff well being

 Make sure program areas, buildings, and facilities are well maintained 

 Set goals and objectives for program areas

 Provide an accurate reflection of the camp mission statement in camp programs, staff training, policies , publicity and overall management

 Ensure quality material is developed for each age group

 Provide spiritual development opportunities and support for staff

 Stay current on church trends


The successful candidate will have:

 a post-secondary education with five (5) years experience related directly to children’s summer camping;

 the ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation, and supervision to a staff of 20 young adults;

 the ability to set objectives, delegate and prioritize workflow such that goals are efficiently met;

 a strong theological background, preferably in the Chrisitian faith, and the ability to guide staff on their faith journeys;

 a knowledge of health and safety regulations specific to camping situations;

 excellent verbal and written communication skills A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements.

Posted: July 26, 2017 | Renewed: February 1, 2018 | Expires: August 1, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4281 ]