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One Hope Canada ( formerly CSSM)

Executive Director

Location: Blind River, ON

Job Information

Category: Camp & Conference Centre
Start Date: February 7th, 2017
Employment: Full time
Travelling: Some Travel
Openings: 1


Education: Professional
Experience: years

Job Description

Purpose: To implement the vision and spiritual emphasis of the Galilean Bible Camp Board and One Hope Canada. Reports to: Galilean Bible Camp Board and the One Hope Ontario Field Director. Positions Supervised: All camp staff – Program Director, Assistant Director, Food Service Manager, Office Administrator and Maintenance Manager. Qualifications: Post-Secondary Graduate, Training or experience in Management, Bible and Business. Personal Qualifications: Youth & Church Ministry Experience, love for Camping Ministry, Leadership; a mature Christian who practices spiritual disciplines, loves people, strong interpersonal skills, works well under authority and as a team member, inspires others, good communicator, possesses a humble & teachable spirit and hospitable. Wage: This is a missionary position, requiring you to raise personal support. However, Galilean Bible Camp, after 70 years of ministry, has a broad-base of support and is able to provide guidance in this area. On site housing is included with this role at no additional cost. Overview: Empowered by the Field Director and the Ministry Point Board, the Director of Galilean Bible Camp, with the tools and resources provided, is entrusted with fulfilling the purpose of One Hope Canada both personally and within their camp, and is responsible for all aspects of the camp. Responsibilities A. People (40%) • To ensure a positive, godly, welcoming atmosphere at the camp & conference centre • Promotion of Camp & Conference Centre • Work with Permanent Staff (Program Director, Assistant Director, Office Administrator, Food Services Manager, Maintenance) • Delegation of staff work schedule & holidays • Weekly staff meetings • Arrange regular accountability and performance review of all staff • Arrange deputation schedule • Prepare reports for the Galilean Board and attend Board meetings as ex officio member B. Programs (30%) • Overall responsibility for overseeing and promoting the IGNITE College Program a prospective experiential one-year bible college program • Ensure all camp programs are in line with the vision and policies of Galilean Bible Camp • Arrange for speakers, staff and volunteers for both the summer and retreat season • Screen camp rental applications and monitor rentals • Overall responsibility for camp programs and facilities C. Facility (30%) • Become knowledgeable of government regulations regarding water & public safety • Consult with the Board finance committee in preparation of yearly budget Core Competencies • Passion for the Gospel • Time Management • Team Building • Leadership Skills • Finance Management • Communication • Planning and Organizing • Self-Motivation • Good Judgement


Executive Director One Hope Canada is currently seeking a servant leader to join our team as Executive Director at Galilean Bible Camp in Blind River, Ontario, for a full­ time, permanent position. One Hope Canada (formerly Canadian Sunday School Mission / CSSM Ministries) exists to present the Gospel particularly to those with the least opportunity to hear of Christ, especially children and youth, and to disciple believers for living and serving through His church. Galilean Bible Camp was established in 1952 and ministers to approximately 500 children and youth each year. Check out the camp ­ The Executive Director is entrusted with fulfilling the purpose of One Hope Canada within their camp, and is responsible for all aspects of the camp. The Executive Director fulfills these responsibilities by leading a team of year­ round and summer missionaries. The Executive Director is responsible for working with and reporting to the Camp Board and the Ontario Field Director. As a part of the One Hope Canada team, you have access to the Ministry Resource Centre, all resources provided by One Hope Canada, and a team across the country consisting of over 200 other year ­round missionaries. Check out the mission – It’s a fast ­paced, exciting ministry role where you will be stretched and yet encouraged as you experience God and His work. This position is currently open and the start date is negotiable. Please submit resumes to the Ontario Field Director, Stephen Johnson, at:


Missionary support - assistance for training in deputation and support raising provided by One Hope Canada as well as Galilean Bible Camp & Conference Centre Board. The accepted applicant will remain in their current situation while raising support before beginning in the ministry. Raised funds will be paid out as a bi-weekly payroll with proper cpp and ei, taxes etc being taken care of by the One Hope Canada Ministry Resource Centre.

Contact Information

Name: Stephen Johnson