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.

 

Summer Camp Team

All applications launch Jan 10 2019 and will close Feb 15 2019. A group interview for all those selected and able to attend will be held on Sat Feb 23 2019. Please reserve the date!

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Camp Counselors

Counselors are the lifeblood of summer camp! Whether you’re playing games in the field or building fairy houses in the forest, counselors are the heroes that all our campers look up to. Please read job descriptions:

  1. Camp Counsellor

  2. Scamper Counsellor

  3. Apply online and upload your resume (last step online)

Summer Camp

Waterfront Team

Responsible for the supervision and programming on the Fircom waterfront, lifeguards are there to ensure that every camper has a fun time in and around the water! Please read the job descriptions:

  1. Waterfront Coordinator

  2. Lifeguard

  3. Apply online and upload your resume (last step online)

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Polaris Coordinator

Interested in going a little further? Polaris is our teen program, complete with 3 - 8 day out-trips in canoes or hiking. Help develop the leadership skills of the next generation in this incredible role. Please read the job descriptions:

  1. Polaris Coordinator

  2. Apply online and upload your resume (last step online)

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Coordinator Team

Coordinators make the magic happen! You will be supporting the counsellor team, creating dynamic new activities, and ensuring everyone feels included. Please read the job descriptions:

  1. Counsellor Coordinator

  2. Program Coordinator

  3. Spiritual Life Coordinator

  4. Apply online and upload your resume


Rentals Team

Rentals Host

Rental Manager

We're looking for a key part of our management team. This incredible role oversees our weddings, corporate groups, and a variety of other rental groups. If you have a passion for customer service, event management, leading teams, and care about attention to detail, write us today!

This position is year-round and has flexibility to work in East Vancouver and on Gambier Island. If interested, the successful person could live year-round in this rural paradise.

To learn more, please read the attached Job Description and email your resume & cover letter to margod@fircom.ca

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Rentals Host

We’re looking for individuals who thrive in quiet settings but are willing to rise to the occasion when faced with large groups and busy work days. Our rentals hosts are the core team responsible for comings and goings of our weddings, corporate groups, and holiday visitors.

If you have a passion for the outdoors, an eye for detail, and a history of customer service, let us know!

This is a seasonal position based at Camp Fircom, on Gambier Island.


Kitchen Team

Kitchen staff

Dishwasher

Be a pivotal part of the summer kitchen team, and ensure that all our camp dishes sparkle like the summer sun.

The position can be just for the summer season or extend into the fall if you are available. To learn more please read the Job Description. To apply please email analuzc@fircom.ca with a cover letter and resume.

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Prep Cook

Come be a part of the dynamic Fircom kitchen team! We make a variety of healthy delicious food from scratch for our guests and keep a very clean and organized working space with the best tunes!

The position goes from May till October and is a key part of the function of the kitchen. We are looking for a strong and reliable candidate. Could this be you? To learn more please read the Job Description. To apply please email analuzc@fircom.ca with a cover letter and resume.

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Prep/Dishwasher

Are you a student and looking for a summer gig? Enjoy being a part of the summer camp team but maybe not with kids all day? Come work with our team in the kitchen making the food everybody loves and thanks you for all day!

This position starts mid-June and goes till late August. This position has some funding requirements so to learn more please read the Job Posting. To apply please email analuzc@fircom.ca with cover letter and resume.

 

VOLUNTEER

 
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Volunteer work weekends

Volunteer Work Weekends

Many hands make light work! To speed through big tasks, Fircom organizes volunteer parties where groups of friends and individuals help us tackle specific projects. These types of volunteer parties typically happen in our off season, which runs between October and April.

Potential jobs range in intensity and no specific skills are needed. Examples of jobs include:

  • Site cleaning

  • Wood chopping

  • Garden work

  • Painting

  • Site repair and maintenance

Everyone is welcome! Come to share your knowledge and learn a little from someone new.

We have two volunteer work weekends coming up:

  • Feb 8-10, 2019 Craigcroft Accommodation

  • Mar 15-17, 2019 Craigcroft Accommodation

Fircom provides warm, comfortable accommodation and covers the cost of water taxi and meals. Volunteers can expect to put at least six hours of work per day, leaving lots of time for relaxing meals, games and campfires in the evening.

 

 

Summer Camp Volunteers

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.

If you’re interested in joining us for summer 2019 apply below!

Email info@fircom.ca with any questions.

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Interested in learning more? Feel free to contact us and we’d be happy to answer any of your questions.