The Adventure Continues
It takes a lot of good people
a great summer camp!
Welcome! Thank you for your interest
in serving God through service to others at
Being a part of the Cherith staff team is a challenging and rewarding experience. It is a privilege that demands hard work and willing sacrifice. Whether you are able to minister with us for one week or the entire summer, you will have the opportunity to stretch and grow as you serve the Lord.
As you prayerfully
consider becoming part of the Cherith Team, you are considering one of the best
opportunities to positively impact the life of another person. This mission
opportunity, right here in
All staff members at
responsibility. They are a walking, talking testimony. Cherith staff minister together, older and younger,
sharing ideas, friendships, and vision. Your individual uniqueness and giftedness is valued as an
important part of the whole ministry team.
pray about this possibility. It is not a summer vacation. Working at
can be a
real challenge. You need to be sure that
Some Frequently Asked Questions
1. Would I have to come for the whole summer?
No, although many do. You may come for one week, two weeks or all summer.
2. What is the minimum age for staff?
Other than Service Team positions we require our staff to be at least 17 years old or
graduates of our CILT program. Some age restrictions apply to other specialty positions also.
3. How much would I get paid?
expense reimbursement per week, as well as providing room and board.
4. What is the ‘Summer Missions’ Program?
This is a program that makes it possible for you, if you are a student and apply for the entire
summer, to raise support for yourself, to help with next year’s tuition fees.
Details are available by calling the camp office.
Staff Positions Available (an overview)
Cabin Leaders; Responsible for, and lives with, up to 7 campers. Leads Bible Ex. and
devotions (materials provided). Also leads or assists in activities.
Divisional Directors; Responsible for staff and campers in a particular age division.
Also responsible for divisional activities and may teach an activity.
Activity / Program Staff; We strive for excellence and provide high quality, action
packed, creative programs. Skill levels in waterfront, riding, crafts, target sports, etc.
Out-trip Leaders; We offer out-tripping programmes. You must hold a
NLS and Standard First Aid certificate. Preferred age 21 years old. Tripping experience
Assistant Trippers; Same as Cabin Leaders.
Health Care; Responsible for attending to medical needs, administering first aid, dispensing
medications, and keeping accurate records. Will also liase with local doctor on call.
Service Team; Kitchen Aides are responsible for setting tables, washing pots, running
the dishwasher, maintaining all health and cleanliness standards in the dining hall and
kitchen, and assist with food preparation. Maintenance Staff are responsible for all
aspects of camp cleanliness and upkeep. Some knowledge of general repairs valuable.
Cook; Responsible for food preparation, supervision of kitchen staff and inventory
Assistant Cook; Assists the cook in all aspects of the kitchen operation, and oversees
the kitchen on the cook’s time off.
Office / Tuck Coordinator; Prepares weekly registration sheets, handles registration
accounts, bank deposits, balances camper tuck accounts, oversees checkout, manages
the tuck shop, and does in town buying and mail pickup. (Valid drivers license required)
Where do I go from here? (It is easy)
Down load the application package, fill it out and mail it to the
along with a stamped envelope addressed to the Cherith office and encourage them to send
it right away. Once we have received all your information you will be contacted to arrange
a time for us to meet and get to know you and answer any questions you may have.
Application for individuals who served on staff at Camp Cherith - Ontario in 2016
Everyone else - please download and complete a 'New Staff' Application package