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Join the Ranger Summer Staff Team

Thanks for your interest in joining our summer staff team! To have your staff application considered, you must:

  • Submit an application through One Hope Canada, our parent organization. Senior staff and junior volunteers must complete the long application form while kitchen and maintenance volunteers, boat driver, and camp speakers must fill out our short form.
  • Get 3 adult references (one must be from a clergy member) to submit a reference form online; you will contact them as part of your online application
  • Anyone 16 years of age or older must submit an original Police Check every 2 years; do so by visiting your local police station. If you are applying for a volunteer position your local law enforcement detachment may grant you a free criminal record check if you present an original signed letter of recommendation from our camp. Please contact us to pick one up!

Applications will only be reviewed when these steps are completed.

If you have any questions about this process, contact us.

All applicants must agree and comply with One Hope Canada’s Statement of Affirmation in order to be hired. To view the Statement of Affirmation, Click Here.


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Junior Volunteers

Jr. Cabin leaders, Wranglers, Assistant Lifeguards and DIRT Camp Jr’s assist our senior staff in our camp program and camper care.

Jr. Cabin Leader (JC)

Jr Cabin Leaders, or “JC’s” work directly with the campers under the supervision of a Cabin or Tent Leader. JC’s are also involved in skills instruction, Bible Study, and all aspects of camp life. Preference will be given to those who have completed Work Crew already. Must be at least 16 years of age.
JC’s serve up to 3 weeks each summer though some exceptions are made.

Wranglers

Wranglers work alongside our Riding Director and barn staff to take care of the horses. They will assist in riding instruction and all aspects of the barn. They must come ready for long hours of work and must be familiar with horses. Must have completed Grade 9. Download a full job description for more information.

Assistant Lifeguard

Working directly under our head lifeguard to provide a safe and fun program at the pool. This person must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross or NLS certification. Please provide copies of certification with application.

DIRT Camp Jr (guys only)

DIRT camp Jr’s assist our paintball directors helping hand out paintballs, cleaning paintball equipment, participating in various work projects, and aiding with general programming as needed. They must:

  • Desire to grow spiritually
  • Have completed grade 9
  • Be ready for long hours of manual labour
  • Preferably have attended one of our DIRT or Teen Camps

All Junior Volunteer applicants must complete the long application form option.

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Senior Staff

In addition to their respective expectations, Senior Staff often oversee and mentor Junior Staff members. Most of these are paid positions; for more information, contact our office.

Cabin/Tent Leader – May 26-28, June 29-August 25

Cabin Leaders are responsible for leading a cabin or tent of 10 campers each week with the assistance of a Jr. Cabin Leader. Leaders are also expected to instruct and assist in a skill and to assist with the program as directed. Must be at least 18 years of age. Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of post secondary education. Paintball experience is preferable for DIRT Tent Leaders.

Work Crew Boss – May 22 – August 25

Work Crew Bosses will work closely with the camp director and site manager to organize the Work Crew program. Each session will have 10-12 participants. Activities include work (7-9hrs / day), play (1 hr/day), Bible study and devotions (1.5 hr/day) and leadership training (1hr/day). Bosses function as “Cabin Leaders” to Work Crew. If you have a heart for discipleship and you love hard work, this could be the best job you ever had!

Program Director – May 22 – August 25

The Program Director works in conjunction with the team to plan and implement the summer program (schedule, games and events, skills as needed). This position also includes training, directing, and encouraging the Cabin Leaders. Good communication and organizational skills are a must!

Riding Director – May 8 – August 25

The Riding Director is responsible for overseeing all the teaching and instruction of our horsemanship program. They lead and guide the wranglers to get the job done. Providing creativity and excitement with our horses demands someone with good communication skills and a love for horses. Prior experience with horses is a must. Download the full job description for more details.

Head Wrangler – May 26-August 25

The Head Wrangler is responsible for assisting the Riding Director in the teaching and instruction of our horsemanship program, but have a special emphasis on maintaining our riding and barn facilities. They assist the Riding Director in leading and guiding the wrangler team. Prior experience with horses is a must. Download the full job description for more details.

Head Lifeguard – May 26-August 25

The Head Lifeguard is responsible for providing a safe and fun program at our pool. This position is responsible to the camp director. Must be 18 years old and must have NLS and LSI certification valid through time at camp; campers are taught using the Lifesaving Society’s “Swim for Life” program. Please provide copies of certification with application, or contact us for help with receiving training. The Head Lifeguard also cleans our pool, helps administer pool chemicals and testing, and lifeguards at the lake.

Worship/Discipleship Coordinator- May 26 – August 25

The Worship/Discipleship Coordinator is in charge of leading the camp’s chapel services and campfires, utilizing music, drama and the arts as avenues to invite campers to worship. This person helps mentor and disciple Jr Cabin Staff and is responsible to take quality photos around the camp and work in conjunction with our Video Director to weekly produce slideshows. Prior team and cabin leading experience is a must.

Spring Staff – May 29-June 28

Traditionally some summer staff arrive early to help with our many school rentals. This provides a great opportunity to showcase camp to hundreds of potential campers!
Energy will also be focused on setting up and improving our site. If you are able to join us for this period, please indicate your availability on your application.


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Adult Volunteer & Support Staff

We are looking for kitchen and maintenance volunteers who are over 16 years old, and nurses and camp speakers who are over 20 years old. These applicants need only to submit the short application form through the link below.


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