Assistant Camp Director

Scott Mission Camp

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Assistant Camp Director
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Scott Mission Camp
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About the Position

Position: Assistant Camp Director 

Department: Ministry 

Reporting To: NextGen Program Manager (Camp Director) 

Status: Full Time Permanent  

Primary Work Location: Summer– Caledon; Year-round – 5 McLachlan or 1550 O’Connor based on need and organizational demand. 


Position Summary:  As a key member of the Ministry team, the Assistant Camp Director (ACD) will assist the NextGen Program Manager (NGPM) in providing leadership Scott Mission Camp and year-round programming that supports a Jesus-centered transformational journey of the children and youth served by Scott Mission in various communities across Toronto. The primary focus of the ACD will be to help ensure effective planning of all aspects of Scott Mission Camp leading up to the summer camp season and to provide on-site leadership support of Camp in Caledon during the summer months. The ACD will also support the NGPM and other Ministry Managers and staff in the implementation of effective transformational programming for children and youth in the City, helping to bridge children and youth into both year-round and summer programming. The Assistant Camp Director will collaboratively support the Ministry management team in executing the strategic ministry vision for Scott Mission Camp and year-round programming for children and youth, as articulated by Scott Mission’s Executive Team and the Chief Ministry Officer. 





  • Cultivate a vibrant faith in Jesus Christ, and lead with godly character and conduct that is informed by the Vision, Mission, Statement of Faith, and Mark of Scott Mission. 
  • Pray regularly for Scott Mission community members and staff and provide Jesus-centered pastoral care and spiritual support to Camp staff and campers. 
  • Assist the Camp Director in the oversight, planning, and implementation of all aspects of Camp. 
  • Participate in and help facilitate staff orientation, training, daily management, and evaluation of summer staff team. 
  • Assist Camp Director in ensuring compliance of Camp with OCA standards and all policies and procedures as articulated by Scott Mission. 
  • Participate in and assist in the oversight and implementation of year-round programming for children and youth.  
  • Assist in camper follow-up efforts, including facilitating events and bridging children and youth into both summer and City programming. 
  • Help gather impact reports, including metrics, stories and feedback from children, caregivers, and staff.  
  • Maintain proper documentation and strict confidentiality in accordance with Scott Mission policies. 
  • Ensure clear and consistent communication vertically and cross-functionally and foster a culture of transparency and support across all functions within the Mission and directly as part of the Ministry team.  
  • Attend all team meetings, and participate in Scott Mission wide activities and initiatives, including All Staff meetings and retreats. 

Required Experience and Education 

  • Post-secondary education with at least 3+ years of leadership experience in a camp environment or related field. 
  • Strong understanding of spiritual formation and discipleship. Theological training is an asset. 
  • Strong knowledge of stages of children and youth development and behaviour management. 
  • Experience working with individuals and groups of children of various ages and backgrounds. 
  • Exceptional administrative skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and active listening skills. 
  • Proven interpersonal and conflict management skills; ability to work with people with diverse background. 
  • Team player with demonstrated flexibility and willingness to be mentored. 
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible in daily routine and to carry out work with integrity. 
  • Self-starter and result-oriented, excellent problem solver. 
  • Ability to respond to crisis with sound judgment in a timely fashion. 
  • Physical stamina to handle the demands of a summer camp environment. Able to live on-site at Scott Mission Camp in Caledon during summer months. 
  • Current certifications in First Aid and CPR. 
  • Computer literacy: Windows, Office365. 
  • Valid Driver’s license and ability to work weekends. 

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.  

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to: 

The Scott Mission welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

Employment is conditional to results of Police Reference Check and satisfactory reference. 


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