Camp Shalom Summer Staff Application
Countryside Camp & Conference Centre is a Christ-centred organization promoting global community and greater good through a commitment to love God and love our neighbour. Our programs reflect the belief that each individual’s life is important to God and makes a difference to all. “Camp Shalom”, a program of CCCCA, operates residential camps, day camps and out-trip camps for children and youth, along with programs for adults with developmental challenges.

Our programs aim to teach campers to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with God. Our summer staff are selected for their spiritual testimony and demonstrated life experience; they serve as mentors in faith training and character development. Summer staff complete one of the most rigorous training programs currently offered in Christian camping.
  • Please Note

    Please note that you cannot save your answers half way through this form. On the lower half of this application is an autobiography section that you may write in another word processor if you wish. You may want to answer those questions first before filling in all of the other information.

    Also note that all applicants must be 17 years of age before Dec. 31st, 2019.
  • Personal Information

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    All applicants must be 17 years of age before Dec. 31st, 2018.
  • Although we try to be flexible we cannot grant more than a day or so off during the summer. This does not include exam time. There is always an overlap between our staff training and high school exams. See the FAQ page for more information.
  • Church Information

  • Work History

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  • Education

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  • Camp Experience

    List below any past experience that you may have with summer camps. This includes Camp Shalom and any other camp
  • Including and outside of Camp Shalom
  • Positions You are Applying For

    Please select, in order, the positions you would like to apply for.
    Below is a description of all positions. All positions (unless noted to be otherwise) are 10 weeks long.

    Program Coordinator (Adventure Camp and Special Needs) (13 week position) - Organizes & implements Adventure Camp and works with the other Program Coordinator to organize and implement Staff Training, Special Needs Camp and The Quest. Is in a significant leadership role over all other summer staff and volunteers.

    Program Coordinator (Munchkins and Special Needs) (13 week position) - Organizes and implements Munchkins (grades 1-3), and works with the other Program Coordinator to organize and implement Staff Training, Special Needs Camp and The Quest. Is in a significant leadership role over all other summer staff and volunteers.

    SPEC Program Coordinator (11 Week Position) – Organizes and implements Spec Trek, Spec Sports and Spec Arts programs. Is in a significant leadership role over other summer staff and volunteers.

    DISC Coordinator - Design and lead a 6 week discipleship program including a one week mission trip. During the weeks not leading DISC will be a cabin counselor.

    Sr. Healthcare Coordinator (“Nurse”) - Oversees all aspects of healthcare during camp including medication administration and injuries. Must be a 3rd year nursing student or greater.

    Jr. Healthcare Coordinator - Assists the Sr. Healthcare Coordinator in all aspects of healthcare during camp including medication administration and injuries. Must be a minimum of first aid certified.

    Head Lifeguard - Current NLS required - Please bring a copy of your Certs with you to the interview.

    Lifeguard - Current NLS required - Please bring a copy of your Certs with you to the interview.

    Sr. Kitchen Assistant - Works under our Food Service Director and is hands on in preparing meals. (11 weeks)

    Kitchen Assistant

    Maintenance Staff

    Media/Tuck Shop Coordinator - Taking photos and videos of the week at camp and creating a video to go home with the campers each week, doing daily updates to the website, etc. Also managing our Tuck Shop.

    Media/Tuck Shop/Worship Coordinator - Coordinating the musical worship at camp along with taking photos and videos of the week at camp and creating a video to go home with the campers each week, doing daily updates to the website, etc. Also managing our Tuck Shop.

    Special Needs Counselor - Leads a cabin of Special needs guests by doing the daily activities with them and sleeping in the cabin.

    Counselor - Leads a cabin of campers or special needs guests by doing the daily activities with them and sleeping in the cabin. Also responsible for leading a daily workshop/interest group on an activity of your choosing.

    Worship Counselor - Leads a cabin of campers or special needs guests along with coordinating the musical worship at camp.
  • Autobiography

    Please answer the following questions, using a short paragraph for each (Please be as honest as you can. None of us have it all together and we don’t expect you to either.

    For this section, you may answer each question in the online form provided or you may write your answers in another word processor and upload them.
  • If you wish, you may upload your answers from another word processor instead of filling in the fields below.
  • References

    Please provide information for three references.

    Important: Each reference will be automatically emailed and asked to fill out an online reference form.
  • Your reference will be automatically emailed and asked to fill out a reference form.
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  • Application Aggreement

    By submitting this form I agree to the following:
    1.I hereby verify that all information that I have written on this form is true.
    2.I have read, understood, and am in agreement with the Ministry Statement of “Camp Shalom” at the top of this document.
    3.I have read, understood, am in agreement with, and consent to adhere to, CCCCA’s Lifestyle & Conduct Policy (if Lifestyle & Conduct Policy is not posted on website or attached to application, please contact CCCCA to obtain current copy).
    4.I understand that service at “Camp Shalom” demands hard work and acceptance of the disciplines of a Christian community, including tedious and commonplace duties, as well as the more creative aspects of ministry.
    5.I further understand that should I be employed by “Camp Shalom”, the essential functions of my position would include, but not be limited to, the duties listed in my job description, and that Countryside Camp & Conference Centre Association, Inc. reserves the right to add to, delete, change or modify my job duties.
    6.I agree to obtain a criminal records check and vulnerable sector search at my own cost upon successful acceptance with CCCCA, Inc.
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