Camp Instructor

Camp Instructor Positions Available 
Choir – Strings – Piano – Winds – Voice
Recreation – Spiritual  

At OMMC our goal is to build music leadership in the Mennonite context. We provide campers, aged 12-16, with an appreciation for the musical heritage of the Christian church in a setting that is musically, socially, and spiritually stimulating. The camp runs for 2 weeks each August. This year, OMMC will be held from Sunday, August 14 – Friday, August 26, 2016.

Under the leadership of the camp director, and with the support of OMMC committee members, the instructors work to provide a spiritually and musically enriching camp experience for teenagers. These positions are full-time residential during the 12 days of camp, with some preparation time before camp begins.
We are looking for the following qualities in our Instructors:

  • an interest in, and commitment to, working with youth
  • a commitment to Anabaptist and Mennonite values 
  • an awareness of the broad range of music used in Anabaptist churches today
  • excellent organization skills
  • demonstrated musical proficiency (music instructors) or an appreciation of music (recreation/spiritual)

Music Instructors: 

  • Lead daily ensemble lessons
  • Work with the camp director to prepare a program for the final camp concert as well as a Sunday morning church service.

The Recreation Instructor:

  • Prepare full camp activities for afternoon and evening recreation times. 
  • Prepare campfires with other camp staff and campers

The Spiritual Director:

  • Create an overall theme for the camp, together with the director.
  • Prepare, lead and support campers in leading daily chapel services.
  • Prepare material for daily faith-based discussion groups

All Instructors: 

  • Meet daily with a small group of campers to facilitate faith-based discussions. 
  • Participate in other areas of camp life as required. 

Application deadline: Monday, March 21, 2016
Please email your resume to:

Ontario Mennonite Music Camp (OMMC) is a program of Conrad Grebel University
College, sponsored by Mennonite Church Eastern Canada.