Ben – Manager He and his family moved from Canberra in 2018, where Ben had spent some time school teaching and pastoring a church. He grew up on a farm near Gloucester, and has fond memories of coming to Camp Elim on numerous school, youth and church camps.

Ben is looking forward to partnering with various ministries and seeing how God can use his gifts at Camp Elim.




Jaz – Office Administrator Jaz grew up in the local area and loves 4WDing, camping and the bush. She has worked numerous jobs in retail and in the health sector. Jaz joined the team here in 2019. She is putting her accounting qualifications to work in the office, and will most likely be the friendly person who takes your next booking.



Katrina – Kitchen supervisor Katrina has escaped western Sydney to come and enjoy living in paradise. She and her husband lives onsite to ensure a staff presence. Previously Katrina has worked in managing stock and in a school canteen.  She loves early morning walks on the beach with her family, and a good jigsaw.





Lain – Onsite Caretaker Lain escaped western Sydney with his family. He lives with his family onsite to ensure a staff presence. Previously Lain was a youth worker, dealing with troubled children, chaplaincy, and after school care.  He loves the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Lain is a jack-of-all trades at Elim. You will see him working in the kitchen, running activities and taking bookings in the office.



Rodney – Caretaker/Groundsperson Rodney has been in the local area for the last 15 years. He is our longest standing employee, working at Elim for 13 years. Rodney loves riding his motorbike, playing with engines, and the outdoors. Rodney has a background in outdoor maintenance and delivery driving.

You can thank Rodney for keeping the lawns, gardens and buildings at Elim looking great!




Bailey – Activities Instructor Bailey moved to the Forster area in 2018, and having completed his training in Outdoor Education, he started working at Camp Elim in 2019. Bailey loves the outdoors and and is good at heights.

In addition to being an activities instructor, Bailey helps in the kitchen and with maintenance. He also works for a local OOSH child care.



James – Ministry Coordinator / Activities Instructor James started working at Camp Elim in 2019. He has previously worked with Anglican Youthworks as an Activities Instructor. He loves spending time with his family and the outdoors. James is currently studying to be a High School teacher.

James will be keen to work in partnership with Christian schools and church groups to support and build on Christian Education through activities, talks and Bible studies.




Alison – Cleaning Alison moved to Forster from Canberra 10 years ago. When Alison isn’t spending time with her children she loves crafting. Alison started working at Camp Elim in 2018. Alison is excited to serve here at Elim, and works hard to ensure your accommodation is clean when you come and visit.