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Camp Counselors 2019

Mission:

“Camp Monahan, of the Archdiocese of Regina, provides a Christian camping experience for youth ages 6 to 15 with opportunities for social, physical, intellectual, creative, and spiritual growth.”

Camp Monahan is seeking camp counselors, 16 years of age or older as of May 31st, 2019. All staff will be responsible to care for, guide, and mentor children ages 6 to 15 through our summer camps. Programs include swimming, chapel, outdoor exploration, arts and crafts, archery, and canoeing. Camps are from July 7th – Aug. 9th. Mandatory training week is July 2nd – July 5th. Staff are also required to help at camp shutdown days, Aug. 9th & 10th. All staff will participate in reflection and ongoing evaluation with the Camp Director and board members. All staff are expected to be off Camp grounds Friday evenings and are expected back Sunday mornings.

Leadership and Care:

→ Be able to model Christian faith-based values to best ensure holistic care of campers and staff

→ Supervise a group of children through various camp activities daily

→ Participate fully in all camp activities, and carry out assigned responsibilities with care and diligence

→ Maintain a safe and respectful environment for all campers and staff at all times

→ Maintain open lines of communication in regards to day-to-day camp activities with the Camp Director

→ Attend and participate fully in staff training, daily meetings, and weekly reflections

Requirements:

→ Active faith in Jesus Christ, and an openness to sharing and participating in this faith with campers, parents, volunteers, and public

→ Excellent interpersonal, organization, and leadership skills and is able to apply these to maintain the spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental well being of all campers and staff

→ Be able to provide a Vulnerable sector criminal record check

→ Live onsite during training week, summer camps, and clean-up days

→ CPR/first aid is an asset

→ Prior camp or staff experience at Camp Monahan is an asset, but not a requirement

Wage:

→ Junior positions $483.00 /week, all positions include room and board

→ Senior positions $546.00/week, please identify in your cover letter if you are applying for this (there are additional supervisory and administrative roles that are required for this position, these details will be discussed at the time of interview)

Skills:

→ Proactive and organized in order to foster an efficient day-to-day camp flow

→ Critical thinking in order to problem solve issues that arise day-to-day

→ Be able to work independently, and with a team

→ Follow directions in a timely and professional manner

Why Work for Camp Monahan:

→ Strengthen your leadership skills

→ Develop effective conflict-resolution skills

→ Strengthening faith through service and shared prayer experiences

→ Be a part of the Camp Monahan family, a vibrant faith community

→ Experience one of Saskatchewan’s most historic camps

→ Make a difference in a young person’s life

Interested applicants can either mail or email an updated resume, cover letter, and at least two references to the Camp Monahan Association no later than March 31st, 2019. A criminal record check and up to date certificates are required of all successful applicants. This person must adhere to Camp policy and be a positive role model at all times.

Camp Monahan Personnel Committee

PO Box 26035

Regina, Saskatchewan

S4R 8R7

monahanappsonly@gmail.com