Program Coordinator

Scott Mission Camp

Contact Information
Job Title
Program Coordinator
Camp Name
Scott Mission Camp
About the Position

Position: Program Coordinator
Reporting To: NextGen Program Manager (Camp Director)
Status: Summer Contract
Primary Work Location: Caledon 


  1. Program Planning and Development:
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Program Coordinator, AV Coordinator, Crafts Coordinator, and Program Assistant to identify and prioritize programmatic goals and objectives for the duration of the summer 
  • Plan the summer camp themes for pre-camp training week, main sessions, youth week, and awards camp 
  • Design and develop new programs and ministries that meet the spiritual, educational, and practical needs of staff and campers for main sessions, youth week, and awards camp 
  • Brainstorm and implement daily evening games based on weekly themes 
  • Conduct research to identify relevant resources, speakers, and materials to enhance program and ministry offerings throughout the summer 
  • Conduct all shopping requirements to gather all of the necessary resources to implement the programs that have been planned for pre-camp training week, main sessions, youth week, awards camp, SGTs and Town Halls 
  • Oversee and manage the program budget to ensure that each activity is utilizing what has been allocated to it 
  • Oversee and schedule activity times/time off schedule to  mobilize staff and ensure that the camper to staff ratio policy is being maintained 
  • Keep track of all program receipts throughout the summer and submit them to the Camp Director for budget tracking 
  • Prepare, organize and facilitate a pre-camp banquet 
  • Select and set up potential guest speakers/events  for special weeks at camp 
  • Reference the information provided by the Director or Assistant Director detailing the activity preferences of Scott Mission Camp staff to assign activity leaders for each camp activity 
  1. Program Implementation:
  • Coordinate all aspects of program implementation, including scheduling, logistics, and material and human resource allocation 
  • Facilitate effective communication among program team, camp staff, and camp participants, ensuring clarity of objectives, expectations, and guidelines 
  • Create and administer all camper and staff awards 
  • Emergency support staff for hospital runs, behaviour and driving campers home early 
  • Support staff to cover staff breaks, ratios on the hill and night rounds 


  1. Ministry Coordination:
  • Assemble ministry teams and provide schedules and objectives for training during pre-camp Ministry week 
  • Create lesson plans that connect with the overall camp theme 
  • Provide leadership in the worship and bible lesson ministry teams during the summer by facilitating discussions and devotionals related to worship and teaching 
  • Prepare and deliver engaging and age-appropriate bible lessons and devotions for campers 
  • Incorporate storytelling, interactive activities, and discussion prompts to help campers understand and apply biblical truths 
  • Create, schedule, and lead bible studies for daily staff devotional 
  • Create and organize weekly schedules for worship and bible lesson teams 
  • Plan and lead worship sessions, including song selections and arrangements 
  • Conduct ongoing rehearsals with worship team musicians and vocalist to ensure well prepared worship sessions 
  • Communicate with guest speakers or worship teams who may be involved in participating in camp worship sessions 
  • Connect with Gideons for weekly visits and bible delivery 
  • Purchase instruments and sound equipment as needed 
  • Coordinate management of the sound system, musical instruments, and audiovisual equipment during worship sessions as well as set up and tear down 


  • A deep personal commitment to Christian faith and values 
  • Bachelor’s degree in theology, education, psychology, social work (preferred) 
  • Prior experience in program coordination, ministry leadership, or related roles 
  • Ability to unite, lead, and mobilize a team towards common objectives 
  • Strong ability to manage different personalities within a team 
  • Creativity and problem-solving abilities 
  • Organizational and time/project management skills 
  • Strong financial education and budgeting skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication 
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse people groups 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and lift moderate to heavy objects  
  • Proficiency in using technology and software for program management and reporting 
  • G class driver’s license 


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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