Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator position is a 17 week program core team position.
This position starts at (Tier 3) $350/week + room and board


  • The Program Coordinators work as a team and reports directly to the Associate Director (Chris Oldham) and the Summer Camps Director (Dan Martens) in given seasons.


  • Exhibit spiritual maturity and be a good Christian role model.

  • Preferred candidates will have had at least one year of Camp Kadesh program experience. Any applicant should have significant program experience at another camp.

  • Enjoy and connect well with people of all ages, especially youth and children.

  • Have a heart for evangelism and missions.

  • Highly organized and motivated.

  • Ability to speak confidently in front of large groups of people.

  • Knowledgeable in all Camp Kadesh activities (including but not limited to canoeing, archery, wall climbing, etc.)

  • Willingness to be outdoors in all types of weather.

  • Able to work in a team environment and independently.

  • Must be computer literate and should be familiar with programs such as Microsoft Office as well as various web based programs.

  • Previous leadership experience is an asset.

  • Outgoing and energetic personality an asset.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Lifeguard Certification an asset, but not mandatory.

  • Saskatchewan Class 5 licence (or equivalent) an asset.


  • Adhere to the Camp Kadesh Staff Manual and the MPSM Code of Conduct

  • Regular weekly planning meeting with the program team.

  • Be involved and take leadership roles in staff meetings, leadership clusters, one-on-ones, and camp community groups.

  • Contribute in a positive manner to the Kadesh greater community

  • Facilitate and implement the Kadesh spring and summer program in a positive and timely manner.


  • Responsible for the coordinating of the Kadesh spring & summer programs

  • Training and coaching of staff on program implementation and skills.

  • Work closely with the Directors and other program staff to ensure the safety of staff and guests is maintained.

  • Enforce all rules and safety measures.

  • Be familiar with Camp Kadesh’s waterfront operations, as well as the Saskatchewan Camping Association and Lifesaving Society’s standards for practices and equipment (including safety, recreational, and boating equipment)

  • Respond and adapt programming to changes in weather

  • Organize and coordinate weekly program schedules

  • Assign staff in accordance with schedule templates created by the Director(s)

  • Ensure timing of schedules in maintained.

  • Receive feedback from program staff in relation to program equipment

  • Ensure all equipment is repaired and fully functional.

  • Daily inspections (or delegation of inspections) of all waterfront equipment.

  • Communicating media needs with audio/video team