SWAT Team

Want to do something that will last forever? Join SWAT – “Summer Workers at Timberline.” You’ll grow, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll be part of a ministry that is close to the heart of God. You will make an eternal difference!

An application and screening process allows us to determine your fit. If you are accepted, you will receive the following:

  • Quality staff training
  • Opportunities to serve in numerous areas (see below)
  • Room & board for the summer
  • A $2500 school bursary and the opportunity to raise $1500 more
  • A SWAT Team T-Shirt and a Timberline Staff Shirt

To qualify, you must be:

  • 18 years of age by December 31, 2017
  • Available June 23 – September 1
  • Returning to school in September 2017
  • Demonstrating an active and real Christian faith
  • Actively involved in a local, Evangelical church
  • Able to work well with a team and as an individual

Some of the specific areas we are looking for qualified workers include:

  • Counselors, Lifeguards, Wranglers, Activity Leaders
  • Actors, Musicians, Videographers
  • Skateboarders, Rock-climbers, BMX bikers

For more information, email Dobby, our Program Manager, or phone him at 604-463-9278, extension 22.

How many reasons do you need? Do it for God, for the kids, for yourself, for an amazing experience!

SWAT Team Training Camp Dates

Timberline’s SWAT Team training camp is offered once each year for those accepted through the application process. The 2017 training is on June 23-28.

The training begins at 7:00 p.m. on the Friday evening and ends at 10:00 p.m. on the Wednesday. The rest of the summer staff will be included from Saturday to Monday, so you’ll get to know them as well.

Application

To apply, please complete the Staff Application Form (check off the SWAT box), two Reference forms (filled in by an associate), and one Reference form (filled in by a pastor), and send them to us. Please see the Registration page for links to online registration and downloadable application forms.

Please note that SWAT Team applications are due by February 28. Applications received after this date will only be considered if the needs of the Ranch cannot be fulfilled by the applications on hand by February 28.