Staff & Volunteers

Leadership at Camp Squeah is a value that is shared and implemented for the benefit of both staff and guests. Meet Camp Squeah’s staff and find out how you can become a part of our team. We often have summer and seasonal volunteer and job opportunities available.

Year Round Staff

Meet our staff members who serve all year round at Camp Squeah. Our year round staff serve each other as a means of leading each other and providing an example of God’s heart through service.

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Summer Staff & Volunteers

Camp Squeah’s summer team is lead by a group of mature, loving and servant hearted young adults who disciple, care for and lead by example all summer staff who in turn are the living examples of Jesus to campers.

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Seasonal Staff

Learn more about Seasonal Staff paid job opportunities at Camp Squeah. Seasonal staff opportunities currently exist in the spring and fall seasons of the years.

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Current Job Position Postings for Camp Squeah

Assistant Cook

Squeah Camp & Retreat Centre has an opening for an ASSISTANT COOK. Working alongside the Head Chef and Food Services Manager, the Assistant Cook will ensure all food service-related details and requirements are met while leading a shift team.

This is a full-time, seasonal position with a minimum of 40 hours per week.
The typical contract runs from mid-late April and ends in late November.
The kitchen runs daily on 2 x 8-hour shifts, but occasionally extra hours are required.

Assistant Cook Job Description

Main Objective: To provide food services in the Squeah kitchen.
Principle Tasks:
– Lead kitchen shifts in the day-to-day operations of the kitchen
– Food preparation and cooking of meals
– Maintaining a clean work environment (cleaning and sanitation)
– Effectively leading an organized shift in a busy environment and meeting deadlines for food service
– Applying FoodSafe principles to ensure food safety
– Support with menu development or ideas, supporting Squeah’s on-going food service program
Opportunities exist outside the kitchen, including but not limited to:
– Barbecue cooking
– Basic gardening
– Assisting in new projects
General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
– A heart for serving, and a passion for food & cooking
– A strong knowledge and experience of cooking for and serving between 40-200 guests
– Minimum certification in FoodSafe level 1
– A knowledge of food allergies and dietary concerns is preferred
– An attitude of striving for excellence and continuous improvement
– An ability and willingness to learn and to nurture & impart knowledge to others, including mentoring staff
– Works alongside the Squeah Kitchen Leadership Team.
– Directly responsible to the Head Chef & Food Services Manager

To apply, contact Reid Nickerson, Food Services Manager.
– Tel. (604) 869-5353 (x.103)
– Email: foodservices@squeah.com
– Web site: www.squeah.com

Camp Squeah is a ministry of Mennonite Church British Columbia, located in the beautiful Dogwood Valley near Hope, BC, Canada. It is a childrens’ summer camp and outdoor education centre which is utilized by many organizations throughout the year for conferences and retreats. The diverse and very active summer camp program includes children’s camp sessions that range in duration from 3-6 days, backpacking trips, and junior and senior leadership training camps. Our summer camp program is developed and presented from an Anabaptist, Christian perspective. Care for our environment and a ‘challenge by choice’ philosophy for guests is applied to all program planning and activities. Our leadership programs encourage the development of skills from a servant leader perspective. Camp Squeah is a place for children, for students and teachers, for small and large groups. It is a place of renewal, learning, play and retreat.

Summer Staff positions

Check out our Summer Staff page for more information on applying for summer staff positions.

Fall Staff positions

Check out our Seasonal Staff page for more information on Fall Staff positions.