Senior Staff

Staff applications for summer 2017 are now open!

All senior staff positions are paid roles and require that you have graduated from grade 12. 

Counselor (Multiple Positions to be filled)

9 week position
Responsible to the Associate & Executive Directors

Being a counselor at YFBC is a great opportunity for you to grow in your faith and relationship with the Lord while serving others through camp ministry.  You will learn and grow in your leadership skills by developing relationships with your campers by welcoming them, praying for them, and interacting with them daily. You will be in charge of your cabin by making sure their needs are met to the best of your ability, whether physical, emotional, or spiritual.  You will have the help of a counselor-in-training, whom you will guide and encourage as they develop their own leadership skills and grow in their faith.  You may also have this role for other junior staff staying in your cabin.  A counselor is expected to lead a skill event, lead cabin devotions, and encourage/motivate campers to keep their cabin clean. It is important to have a positive and friendly attitude, participate in all  activities, remain professional with all other staff,  and overall, model the example of Jesus Christ as you serve at YFBC.

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Head Cook

Two-three month position
Responsible to the Associate & Executive Directors

The head cook gets to work behind the scenes, creating the amazing camp food everyone loves!  Your role includes planning menus for the variety of camps/dietary restrictions, purchasing food to meet the budget and guidelines of the YFBC Board, preparing and serving meals, and maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen. It is expected that the Head Cook abides by the Department of Health and Safety regulations.  At the end of the summer, the kitchen will need to be deep cleaned and an evaluation will need to be provided for future Head Cooks and the YFBC food service department. Examples are sample menus, supply lists, or recipes. Other areas of your leadership role is managing the junior kitchen helper and volunteers, leading devotions with the kitchen staff, and being the example of Jesus Christ as you serve at YFBC.

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Program Director

Three-four month position
Responsible to the Associate & Executive Directors

The program director is a key role in leadership during our summer of camp.  This position is responsible for setting up and preparing for all camp activities, leading and giving instructions for activities, and being up front to make announcements, create excitement, and connect with the camp community as a whole.  The program director may have the opportunity to start 4-8 weeks earlier than camp in order to help with YFBC events and preparations for summer camp.  This time may also include work around the YFBC yard to prepare the site before campers arrive. This individual will encourage all campers and staff to be excited about camp and the program while leading by example and modeling Jesus Christ as they serve at YFBC.

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Junior Staff DIRECTOR (Position filled for 2017)

Three-four month position
Responsible to the Associate & Executive Director                                                                                                    

The Junior Staff program  is a very important part of our summer camp ministry and directing this program is a great opportunity to invest in these young leaders.  The CIT Director position starts 6-8 weeks before camp begins in order to recruit CITs, WITs, & Junior Kitchen Help and process applications.  There will also be other responsibilities given to this individual as they join the year-round staff in preparing the yard and facilities for the camp season.  Once camp begins, the CIT Director will lead the Junior Staff Program by  planning and presenting their orientation days, leading  Junior Staff devotions, coordinating their time-off, and being an example of biblical leadership as you encourage and guide these Junior Staff to grow in their leadership skills and relationship with Jesus.  All Junior Staff are responsible to the CIT Director and the Executive Director. 

As part of the summer leadership staff, the Junior Staff Director is not limited to the tasks listed above.  There are tasks and jobs where an extra set of hands may be required and as a leader you will be called upon to help. It is important for the Junior Staff Director to be involved in camp activities and spending time with campers when possible. This is also a great support to counsellor and other leadership staff.

Wrangler

9 week position
Responsible to the Site Manager & Executive Director

The Wranglers main role is providing leadership for the YFBC Horsemanship Program. This includes feeding, caring for, and cleaning up after the horses and petting zoo animals. The wrangler will oversee and be active in the campers horse riding program during the skills  portion of the camp day. This includes instructing the campers in basic riding lessons, making sure they are aware and follow safety rules and precautions. The wrangler will also provide leadership for the Teen Trail Ride camp, not only with the horse activities but, for the program beyond the riding aspects of the camp.  They will also fill the role of 'cabin counsellor' for this week and be a physical and spiritual leader for these campers, caring for the needs of the campers and leading devotionals/campfires.   The wrangler will also provide leadership and encouragement, working along side the Junior Staff Director, for the wranglers-in-training (junior staff positions).  The  wrangler is expected to have a positive and friendly attitude, remaining professional with all other staff, and being the example of Jesus Christ as you serve at YFBC.

As part of the summer leadership staff, the wranglers position is not limited to the tasks listed above.  There are tasks and jobs where an extra set of hands may be required and as a leader you will be called upon to help.  Once the 'wrangler' tasks are finished for the day, it is important for the wrangler to be involved in camp activities and spending time with campers when possible. This is also a great support to counsellor and other leadership staff.

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More details for each position can be requested by emailing holly@yfbc.ca

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