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Looking for an awesome summer job?

Click here to be brought to our summer staff job descriptions and applications. Otherwise, continue scrolling for Volunteer Applications.

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Summer Program Volunteering 

We want you! Rough Acres is highly dependent on volunteers to help us with daily operations of the camp program. Camp programs and traditions are brought to life by the dedication of our new and returning staff. Being a part of the RABC team is a rewarding opportunity to serve our awesome God in ministry and build friendships that last a lifetime. Volunteer Job Descriptions, as well as a list of remaining needs-per-week can be found at the bottom of this page.

To apply to volunteer, please follow the steps below.  For more information or any questions, please contact Sydney at roughacres@roughacres.org.

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Step 1: Complete the online application form.

If you have questions or concerns, email roughacres@roughacres.org 

Step 2: Complete the online Waiver form.

(Volunteers under age 18 must have their guardian complete the "Under 18" waiver. All others fill the "Over 18" form.

Step 3: Complete the online Medical form.

(Information is kept private between First Aid Attendant and Director.)

Step 4: Complete a Criminal Record Check.

Use our Access Code: X2VNQLLA2Y to apply online at https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/.  Or you can contact the director (roughacres@roughacres.org) for a paper form to apply manually for a record check through RABC.

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Camp Leaders (Must be at least 15 years of age or over). Camp leaders work in pairs to supervise a cabin of 6-8 campers for one week. They help their campers to follow the schedule of activities while caring for and encouraging them. ​ Support Staff (Must be 15 years of age* or over, or have completed the LIT program.). Support Staff work in small teams to do support work during camp programs; washing dishes, cleaning bathrooms, helping to lead games and activities, and supporting camp leaders as needed. First Aid (Must be at least 18 years of age or over to apply, OFA level 1 required. OFA 2 or 3+ preferred). The First Aid Attendant responds to and reports on First Aid needs during camp programs, and stores & distributes any medication that campers bring with them. First Aid attendants are welcomed to participate in all camp activities as well! Kitchen Helper (Must be at least 16 years of age or over to apply, Food Safe an asset). Kitchen helpers work in small teams to prepare and serve meals at the camp. Head Cook (Must be at least 16 years of age or over to apply, Food Safe an asset). The Head Cook works with and leads the kitchen helper team to prepare and provide the meals according to the menu prepared. Chapel Speaker (Must be 18 years of age or over, and have experience in ministry). Chapel speakers prepare chapel sessions that are age appropriate for the camp they sign up for. Chapel sessions are typically morning and evening except on the first and last day of camp. The chapel speaker can also serve by encouraging and mentoring staff, getting to know campers, and being a source of prayer and guidance during camp. However, there is much room for flexibility to meet a volunteer's schedule in this role. Staff Babysitter (Must be 12 years of age or over and have completed a babysitting course or have babysitting experience). Staff Babysitters are sometimes required to supervise on-site staff children (such as for the cooks or chapel speaker). Often babysitters will work in pairs depending on the number of children. *Want to volunteer as a family? Younger volunteers have often come along as "junior staff" with parents/guardians. Contact us to discuss options! For any additional questions please contact the director. Thank you!

Current Staff Needs 

This list of volunteer needs for the summer is updated frequently! 

 

Chapel Speaker: 

Needed for Intermediate Coed 1 (July 7-12)

First Aid Attendant:

Needed for Family Camp (June 29th-July 1st)

Junior Girls (July 28-August 2nd)

Teen Camp (August 4-9th)

Junior Coed (August 18-23rd)

Cooks/Kitchen Helpers:

Needed for all weeks this summer!

Cabin Leaders:

Needed for all weeks this summer!

Support Staff: 

Needed for all weeks this summer!

 

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