Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3887
OrganizationGeorge Pringle Memorial Camp
Position Board member
Location George Pringle Memorial Camp, West Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Our mission is to provide progressive Christian ministry and education to children of all ages in a natural setting. We provide opportunities for city kids to get out and experience outdoors skills and challenges. This is your opportunity to help us.

The board is comprised of people who provide oversight and direction to the operations of the camp, and fund-raise for camp.

More about the camp- George Pringle camp is owned and operated by the United Church of Canada (UCC), one of the traditional Protestant Christian denominations. It has provided day & overnight programs, and school programs, for generations of adults and children from Vancouver Island. It is in a beautiful lakeside setting only 30 minutes from Victoria. We also offer rentals to appropriate groups.
UCC welcomes people of all gender identity and orientations and seeks to bring people to faith in God and knowledge of Christ. We are located on the traditional grounds of the Malahat and Cowichan First Nations.
Description We are looking interested people ideally with a background in camping ministries to serve on the board.

Board members serve for a 2 year term, renewable twice, for a max. of 6 years.

The members work with the chairpersons, secretary, treasurer and other board members of the George Pringle Memorial Camp Society to ensure that the camp is on a steady course. The board works together to draft budgets for the coming year and review current financial statements, manage personnel, fundraise, help out at camp on occasion, review and provide policy guidelines.
Training Details For new board members at large, training is mostly through experiencing our meetings and finding your niche. We have policies to read over. Twice a year we have in-person sessions comprising one Friday evening and the next day.
Working Conditions The board meets monthly via Zoom, plus periodically there are lengthier in-person meetings at Camp Pringle, on the west side of Shawnigan Lake.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Evening
Time Detail Monthly zoom meetings - 2 hours Periodic in-person meetings - 8 hr, maybe once or twice a year.
Age 23+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Not on a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Events/Fundraising, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s) Collaboration, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Stewardship, Ethical Framework, Managing Money
How to Apply
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Email Send an Email Message
Contact Susan Ko/ Shawn Watts
Phone 1-250-743-2189
Address 2520 West Shawnigan Lake Road Shawnigan Lake, V0R 2W3


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