Each CRU Camp is run by a leadership team of committed Christians who are eager to use their gifts to share both the Gospel and their lives with the young people under their care.
Volunteering on a CRU Camp will help develop your gifts and ministry skills which will be valuable for the rest of your life. It’s also heaps of fun and gives you the opportunity to make long-lasting friendships.
We’re always looking for more volunteers in all sorts of roles ranging from cooks to mechanics, leaders and camp parents in order to support and grow our camping ministry and help more kids explore Jesus and his claims!
Click through to find out more about the various roles you can take on a CRU Camp:
- Leader – care for and encourage campers as you share your life and faith
- Junior/Assistant Leader – (16-18 years) experience Christian leadership first hand with support from senior leaders
- Director – use your God-given networks and gifts to oversee exceptional camps so kids and leaders grow in faith
- Camp Parents and families – help kids and young leaders through new and challenging experiences as you model positive Christian relationships and family life
- Speaker – help kids understand Jesus and grow in their faith as you explore the Bible with them
- Cook – provide the ‘tasty energy’ needed for maximum fun and learning
- Mechanic, Boat Maintenance, Bus & Boat Driver – use your God-given skills and qualifications to help kids learn new skills on bikes, buses, boats, boards and skis
- Office Support – help us to make sure parents, leaders and kids have the best experience possible
To be one of our CRU Camp volunteers, you will need to meet some requirements:
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Have a growing Christian faith
- Be a current, active and regular member of a Bible-based Christian congregation
- Have a strong desire to see campers come to a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ as their Saviour and Lord
- Have a growing understanding of the Bible and a willingness to see it taught
- Accept Crusaders’ Basis of Belief and all policies relating to camp leadership
- Complete Crusaders’ Child Protection Training
- Display leadership skills or have the potential to develop them
- Have a sense of responsibility for property and equipment
- Be able to work in a team
- Be cleared under the government’s child protection legislation