Where do YOU fit?

What's next?

We believe there's something here for everyone! Check out general areas above, and specific roles below!

  • If you're interested in a specific role and haven't been part of the team before, please fill in our Volunteer Application Form (click the button below!)
  • You will also need 2 people to fill out a reference form for you (click button below). They can be leaders, mentors, bosses, coaches, pastors, teachers, etc.: people of standing who know you reasonably well.
  • In accordance with our child safety policy, we also require a Police Vetting Form. Please email it to the Ministry Camps Coordinator upon completion. (Note that it can take up to 21 working days for the police to process a vet - so the sooner you get it in, the better!)

Get in Touch: email our Ministry Camps Coordinator holidaycamps@campcolumba.org.nz or pick up the phone (03-205 3702).

Come as a family!

Sign up to be an adult helper at one of our school holiday camps and bring your kids for free!
There's something really special about serving together as a family - all working & playing together as part of our Camp Columba Community.

CAMP PARENTS - OR GRANDPARENTS!
CAMP PARENTS

OR GRANDPARENTS!

This is a ministry position focused on discipleship. You mainly support the leaders, with hands-on help whenever and wherever needed, fulfilling a number of smaller tasks, filling gaps and helping with discipline. You liaise and tag-team with Head Boy/Girl.

CAMP FIRST AIDER
CAMP FIRST AIDER

On a practical level, you dispense medication and administer first aid (for this you need a current first aid certificate and a bit of organisational ability). On a ministry level, you have the opportunity to encourage and support leaders and connect with campers in a special way.

PROGRAMME ASSISTANT-LEADER
PROGRAMME ASSISTANT-LEADER

Your role is to lead and disciple the Programme Assistants. You facilitate the timely and thorough completion of their duties (food prep&service, cleaning, set-up, etc.), coming alongside them practically and spiritually, teaching leadership skills and fun teamwork. You're responsible for breakfasts and snacks and liaising with the Kitchen Manager

KITCHEN MANAGER / HELPER
KITCHEN MANAGER / HELPER

You enjoy food and feeding hordes of hungry hooligans/campers, are efficient and keen to impact in the background. You cook the food (mainly lunches and dinners) and liaise with the PA-Leader about what needs doing. At the end of camp you oversee the clean-up, tidy the pantry and deal with left-overs. This can easily be a shared position.

CLEAN-UP RELIEF
CLEAN-UP RELIEF

Keen to help, but only have limited time? Come in for a couple of hours on the last day of camp to help with the final kitchen clean-up! The kitchen crew will love you forever as the final clean can seem like an insurmountable challenge after a big week - it really blesses them when you come in fresh and pitch in!

INPUT ROLES
INPUT ROLES

There's many ways you can input directly into campers and leaders alike.
Be camp speaker, run a workshop at a leadership camp or during a holiday programme, facilitate a prayer time or bible study, etc.. If you have skills, insight, passion to share - we want you to share it! This is a great opportunity for the experienced and inexperienced alike.

DEVELOPMENT
DEVELOPMENT

We are constantly looking for ways of improving and growing our site, our camps, and our activities. Do you have a skill set and a vision for Camp Columba? A new game/activity, and idea for a building project..? Or just keen to pitch in and make stuff happen? Talk to us!

SOFTWARE
SOFTWARE

Do you love digital media? Are you into music and sound - cables and sound desks etc? Are you a photography/film/marketing enthusiast keen to work on something with purpose? Are you a gifted administrator, love working programmes, creating databases, etc.? We need you!

 

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