Job Opportunities

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Camp Fircom is an exceptional place run by exceptional people. Our team is comprised of employees and volunteers who work together in a positive, engaging environment that celebrates sustainable living.

There are plenty of opportunities for people to get involved, from volunteering to summer employment, and we are always happy to grow our dynamic community through a diverse group of volunteers and staff.

 

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Facilities Department

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Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Camp Fircom is a beautiful summer camp and retreat centre on rural, Gambier Island in the Howe Sound. Camp Fircom has been serving campers and guests from the Lower Mainland for 96 years. We are looking for a new Facilities and Maintenance Manager to join our team! This role will work and live at our camp five days per week. If desired they can live year-round at camp for free. Fircom is a 20-minute water taxi ride from Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver.

Camp Fircom is busy of seven months with groups and camps (Apr to Oct) and then has a five-month quiet season. The right candidate will enjoy self-directed projects in the winter months while also enjoy the bustling times of the summer months.

If you are interested in sustainability, woodworking, farming, this could be your dream job. Camp Fircom is an off-grid facility running its own artisanal well, solar renewable energy system, and organic farm and orchard and has a lovely big, new shop.

Please read the full Job Description before applying.

Applicants are to send a resume and letter of interest to Margo Dunnet, Executive Director at margod@fircom.ca


Currently all other positions have been filled!

Check back again for more positions in our Rentals, Kitchen, and Summer Camp departments.


 

VOLUNTEER

 
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Volunteering is an amazing way to get out of the city, connect with a welcoming community and know your effort is going towards making once in a lifetime experiences possible for youth and families

 

Volunteer Work Weekends

Join us at Camp Fircom for a weekend of hard work and great fun!

Check out the volunteer weekend page below for the upcoming work weekend dates.


Summer Camp Volunteering

DATES: We welcome volunteers for a variety of time periods, from 3 days to multiple weeks.
AGES: 16+
COST: Free with water taxi and food included

Available Positions:

Ages 16+

Throughout the summer our exceptional team of volunteers ensure that camp runs super smoothly. These are some of the volunteer roles we fill during the summer:

  • Camp Nurse: Responsible for being the on-call first aid attendant for the camp session, and for administering all medications. Certification required: Registered Nurse

  • Scamper Volunteer: Assists with the programming for our youngest campers (ages 6-7). Lives in Craigcroft accommodation with them.

  • General Volunteer: Excited to assist with tasks as needed! Whether playing soccer with a cabin group or cleaning the dining hall, you’re a get-it-done kind of person.

All volunteers are required to submit a criminal record background check, and additional certifications where applicable.

Email info@fircom.ca with any questions.

Volunteers will be needed for Summer Camp July 10th-Aug 14th, 2020.