JOIN OUR TEAM THIS SUMMER!
Every year we hire incredible program staff and volunteers that serve and invest in the lives of the hundreds of children and youth who come to Circle Square Ranch each year.
Summer Volunteer Opportunities
Staff and volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Staff and volunteers are selected through a thorough hiring process including an online application, interview and police check. Once accepted, all staff are required to participate in a comprehensive training program. Ongoing evaluation continues throughout the course of their commitment.
Opportunities to Serve
Cabin leading can be both challenging and incredibly rewarding. Cabin leaders should have some experience working with kids and demonstrated ability to take leadership and initiative.
Barn staff are also Western Town cabin leaders.
Lifeguards are also Western Town cabin leaders.
- Archery and other target sports (experience an asset)
- Wilderness skills
- X combo (mix of extreme sports)
- Climbing (must pass a weekend training course in spring)
Does this sound like you?
At least completed grade 11 OR 17 years old OR completed the “Staff-in-Training” program (formerly the “Leaders in Training” program). Interested applicants finished grade 9 or 10 should apply to Staff-in-Training first (3-week program).
Believes in and follows Jesus in their daily life including reading scripture, involvement in Christian community, prayer, intentionally caring for people and sharing the gospel.
Desires to grow in their faith, to tell others about Jesus and to help youth grow in their faith.
A servant leader who is willing to be flexible and help out wherever needed.
Enjoys working with children – able to care for and engage them.
Willingness to live in the camp environment – rustic conditions, bunk beds, shared accommodations, outdoor activities, long hours.
Willing to give up use of phones and electronics during the camp week (except during daily break), in order to help foster a unique, relational camp environment.
Able to cooperate with others, admit mistakes, take responsibility and put others first.
Eagerness to participate in camp activities, including teaching outdoor skills, games, skits, etc.
Able to obtain a criminal record check (18+) and references.
Able to attend a week of Pre-Camp Training (usually the last week of June).