11 Nov, 2021

Holiday Camp Director - Impact Camps

  • CYC Ministries
  • CYC Ministries, Burwood Highway, Wantirna VIC, Australia
Full time Camps & Outdoor Education Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

Are you passionate about giving primary aged young people an incredible and unique camping experience?


About the position

Working alongside the CYC Holiday Camps Coordinator, the Impact Camp Director will oversee and be responsible for all aspects of our Impact Holiday Camps. Through this, the successful applicant will ensure the continued growth of the existing Impact camp ministry, continuing to build on a strong foundation of both campers and leaders, as well as exploring new ways to maximise the Impact Camp experience.

Our Impact Camps are our Primary Holiday Camps which occur at our CYC The Island site across all four school holiday seasons.

Camp Directors are responsible for the planning, preparation and implementation of their camps including the camp program, recruitment and training of volunteer leadership teams, liaising with campsite management and staff, as well as the oversight of camp as a whole.

This position should appeal to someone with a strong passion for the ministry of Christian camping, and has experience in leading teams in a ministry context, and a passion for growing an existing ministry.


About the person

As the successful applicant you will be able to demonstrate the following qualities

  • A mature and consistent Christian faith with active involvement in a Christian community
  • Previous experience with either Christian camping and/or youth ministry
  • A passion for the impact of the gospel through camping ministry
  • An ability to connect relationally both with staff and volunteers
  • An ability to effectively plan, organise and problem solve
  • A high level of administrative skills
  • A willingness to invest in this role over the longer term to see ongoing growth 

As the successful applicant you will also have the following experience and qualifications

  • Proven ability to establish and lead a ministry through setting vision
  • Proven experience in leading volunteers
  • Proven ability to work in a staff team environment
  • High level of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Driver’s license and Working With Children Check
  • As per government requirements, successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination


To apply

This is a full-time salaried position, equivalent to 38 hours per week. Due to the nature of this role, there will be some out-of-hours work and camp involvement expected as part of the salary arrangement. The positions will be based out of our office in Wantirna, but will include out-of-office school holiday commitments.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and a copy of your resume to Tim Cameron via the 'Apply to this Job' button below. Initial applications will close Sunday November 28th.

Positional Results Description for this role is available on request.

Closing Date

28th November, 2021

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