ViSTO Performing Arts Camp Counsellor

at K2K Productions (view profile)
Location Woodstock, Canada
Date Posted January 24, 2024
Category Summer Job
Job Type Full-time


VISTO Performing Arts Camp will allow students to engage in weekly camp experiences. Camp Counsellors will be passionate about their faith, each other and eager to make a difference in young people's lives. Comprehensive VISTO training will allow everyone the opportunity to learn more about themselves and the world around them while growing individually and as a team. Through this leadership opportunity with small groups of young people ages 5-14 years, Camp Counsellors will facilitate conversations and learning about character and faith. Counsellors will create dynamic experiences and participate in high-energy activities to engage and encourage everyone. Active participation in rehearsals and activities is required. This role requires enthusiasm, stamina, and a willingness to grow in faith and leadership.


• An energetic individual age 15 to 30 years

• Interest in supporting youth ages 5-14 years and exploring the performing arts

• Someone with a genuine passion for following Jesus and growing as a leader and in faith

• A team player while carrying a high-level of responsibility and accountability

• Possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

• Demonstrate responsible, ethical, and professional conduct


• Work collaboratively with other leaders to create daily challenges and impactful skits

• Participate and encourage students during rehearsals and engage in all activities

• Facilitate face-to-face conversations with students that model wisdom, discretion, and grace

• Supervise campers to ensure safety, at all times

• Motivate others towards learning new skills and being the best version of themselves

• Problem-solve situations and circumstances with team members

• Stamina to engage in high-energy days

• Demonstrate emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness, and stability

• Clean, maintain and ensure proper use of camp facilities and equipment

• Memorize all emergency procedures, abide by, and enforce camp rules

• Strive for excellence in all aspects of each day while supporting others to do the same


• A fun work environment and culture working with students

• A community enriched summer experience working with like-minded people

• Daytime work hours; extended hours on Friday's

• Hours will vary slightly with different start & end times, within 8:00am - 6:30pm

• Weekends off

• A full-time, 7-week contract position that will allow you to grow in leadership, creativity, community, and faith

• Orientation & Leadership Training which will provide insight, personal growth, and build confidence prior to camp weeks

• Orientation & Training will include team building, spiritual gifts, leadership, discipleship, child development, safety and training, and suicide prevention training

• Inspiration, prayer and motivation from leaders surrounding this ministry who are deeply invested in students and their success (mentally, emotionally and spiritually)

• Work collaboratively with a team of 10 or more

• Camp Counsellors report to K2K Executive Director & VISTO Camp Director

• Casual, modest dress including Camp shirt(s) to be worn daily

• Discounted merchandise, if desired

• Possibility to billet in nearby family home for duration of contract

NOTE: Candidates applying for any position with VISTO Camp must obtain a recent (within the last two years) Police Check in the Vulnerable Sector, if requested. All employees must complete training for the safety and protection of vulnerable youth within the first week of employment.

Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

Contract dates: July 4 – August 20, 2024

Job Type: Full-time contract, 40 hours/week

Hourly Wage: $16.55-$17.55 per hour

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM and RESUME must be completed by Feb 29 to be considered.