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Camping Site

Summer Housekeeping Assistant

Job Type

Seasonal Full-Time

Position Purpose Statement

Serve in the housekeeping department as assigned and support each department in reaching service goals to meet the needs of our guests.

Job Description

Answerable to: the Executive Director

Department: Housekeeping

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in the pre and post summer camp cleaning of cabins and buildings

  • Assist in cleaning each room after use by guests

  • Assist in daily cleaning of public restrooms

  • Assist in laundry duties

  • Replace all linens, towels and personal care items

  • Assist in management and organisation of equipment and inventory

  • Assist in cleaning meeting and conference rooms as well as multi-purpose building after use

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • On-Call - may be required to take late night service call shifts in the case of housekeeping emergencies.

  • Activity Facilitator - may be asked to help facilitate camp activities such as Archery, Paintball, the Rock Wall, etc


  • Demonstrate a servant leadership approach and help to direct volunteers by facilitating a supportive environment for spiritual formation of staff and the internalisation of VPBC’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.

  • Help manage and direct volunteers, support professional and personal development of the summer staff and volunteers through on job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities.


  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Remain faithful to Personal Principles, Practices, and Policies as expressed in the VPBC Lifestyle Code of Conduct

  • Adhere to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Some on call nights and weekends may be required

  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation 

  • Verify employment eligibility through completion of USCIS Form I-9

Physical Demands

The physical environment requires the one holding this position to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions on uneven and hilly terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be constantly moving, sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, bending, lifting furniture, climbing stairs, and balancing. There is a lot of repetitive motion. The employee must be able to safely lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

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