Staff & Volunteers
Find your perfect role at Camp Squeah
Become Part of the Legacy
The legacy of Camp Squeah is rich: thousands of lives have been enriched in this place of refuge. When you work or volunteer here, you support unforgettable experiences of social, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual development in the lives of children and adults.
It is the mission of our summer ministry team to provide a place of refuge for each camper and create an environment for personal and spiritual growth, eagerness to try new things. Our team strives to share the Gospel message with every camper; planting mustard seeds through sharing the Word during Bible Study and evening chapel as well as serving whole-heartedly .
- Grow personally & spiritually
- Live in community
- Experience the beauty of BC
A variety of positions are available, including full summer and weekly opportunities.
Would you like to spend your spring or fall working in a community-oriented and beautiful place? When Squeah is not hosting summer campers, we are still busy with retreats and outdoor education groups. During these times, we need paid staff to help run our kitchen and activities.
The Application Process
If you are 17 or older and would like to serve with Camp Squeah, apply online as soon as possible. You will be asked to provide references who can speak for your good character and readiness to take on this responsibility.
If you have questions about summer opportunities, reach out to our Summer Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews typically begin early in the year, and continue until summer starts.
If you have questions about seasonal opportunities, reach out to our Outdoor Education Director at email@example.com. Applications and interviews for seasonal opportunities occur year-round.
This is the core ministry role at summer camp! Cabin Leaders are responsible for leading a small group of campers through their camp experience. Cabin leaders build relationships by spending most of the day and night with their campers, including a one night overnight hike. Through forged relationships and engaging Bible studies, cabin leaders share God’s love for campers.
Kitchen Dedicted Staff Member
Kitchen dedicated staff work alongside our OE staff members but have the duties largely focused in our industrial kitchen. If you prefer more set and consistent hours and enjoy working in a kitchen and serving food to guests, this may be the position for you. Consider joining out seasonal team as a kitchen dedicated staff member! FOODSAFE level 1 is not required but is a great asset. Training is provided at the beginning of the season.
Outdoor Education Staff Member
This role has a variety of responsibilities and duties including kitchen work, activity facilitation, janitorial, custodial, maintenance and other jobs. If you enjoy a variety of different work in the day and are flexible when you can work, this may be the position for you. An ability to care for and work with children and families is essential as you’ll be given time facilitating activities with many different groups. Days off will vary and the amount of hours is dependent on the number of guest groups booked, but generally it’s near full time work for most weeks through the season applied for.
Activity Support Staff
This role is critical to positive camper experiences at camp! Activity Support Staff live in cabins with campers, assisting with supervising a small group, while spending the day leading fun camp activities and supporting other camp events and services, such as the kitchen. Activity Support Staff show passion and enthusiasm for each activity they lead, challenging campers to try new things and experience God’s loving community at the same time.
Summer Program Coordinator
The Summer Program Coordinator (formerly Assistant Program Director) is responsible, along with the Program Director, to give care and leadership to the Summer Leadership Team and oversee the summer program, including staff scheduling, assignments, and conflict resolution. This person leads by example, ready to serve in any role necessary, and seeks to build positive and encouraging relationships among the summer leadership team and staff.
The Activity Director plays an important part of the |Summer Leadership Team, providing specific leadership to the Activity Support Staff . While responsible for activity scheduling, maintenance, and coordination of camp activities, the Activity Director also provides leadership through support and mentorship of activity staff.
The Resource Counselors serve on the Summer Leadership Team, with a focus on caring for and leading Cabin Leaders. RC’s become the face of camp as they lead many of the transitional moments, keeping the flow and rhythm of the camp day flowing. They also routinely monitor camper and cabin leader well being. There is no such thing as a typical day, with RC’s jumping in to engage campers needing extra support, or stepping in to give Cabin Leaders a break.
The MUD Director, a member of the Summer Leadership Team, gives organization and leadership to the summer MUD (Work Crew) programs. The MUD Director is responsible for directing a team of leaders to mentor teenagers in practical service and camp ministry. They coordinate opportunities for discipleship and learning while managing a list of daily “chores” for the MUD crew.
The SLT Director, a member of the Summer Leadership Team, gives organization and leadership to the Servant Leadership Training programs. The SLT Director is responsible for directing a team of staff to mentor teenagers, developing leadership in camp ministry. They oversee the planning and execution of a program that combines discipleship training with hands-on practical experience, as teenagers serve campers in cabins alongside staff.
First Aid Attendant
The Summer First Aid Attendant, a member of the Summer Leadership Team, is responsible for the health needs of staff and campers. The First Aid Attendant serves to organize and dispense daily camper medications according to parent instructions and responds to all onsite first aid situations. The First Aid Attendant also prepares first aid supplies for overnight hiking groups and serves as “base camp,” wearing an on-call radio at all times. OFA II certification is required.
The Lifeguard is responsible for the safe supervision of staff and campers at the swimming pool, along with basic maintenance of the pool and surrounding area. He or she must possess a valid NLS certification and preference will be given to those with experience. This role is considered an Activity Support Staff position, which includes opportunities to help in the kitchen and to live in a cabin with campers, working alongside a Cabin Leader.
The Multimedia Specialist creates an atmosphere of fun and excitement at camp by capturing and elevating memories. This includes capturing video and image content for use in weekly slideshows and year-round promotions. In addition, the Multimedia Specialist creates an immersive experience for our campers by assisting with audio and video presentations.
Become Staff or Volunteer
Apply here for the opportunity that’s right for you.