Employment

Seeking Summer Camp Staff

Experience one of God’s special places, with cool green woods, warm sand dunes, and a beautiful shoreline. Lake Michigan camp is a unique campground just south of Pentwater, Michigan offering youth camping as well as a RV campground open to the public from May 1 – October 15 and a year-round Retreat Center.

Lake Michigan Camp and Retreat is currently accepting applications for these 2019 Summer positions:

  • Campground Host: Campground Host will assist in customer hospitality and with minor grounds or housekeeping responsibilities. This is a volunteer position of no more than 20 hours per week in exchange of a campsite with electric and water hook-up. Position available from May 1 – October 1.
  • Kitchen Assistants: Assist Head Cook with executing meals and clean-up for our three weeks of Youth Camps: June 23-29, July 14 -27. Volunteer or paid position with possible campsite or staff housing.
  • Summer Staff: Excellent opportunity for high school, college students, school employees. Positions include: Life Guards (must be 18 for open water training), Housekeeping and Grounds Assistants. Staff housing provided and meals when prepared.
  • Life Guards: Needed the three weeks of youth camps (June 23-29, July 14-20, July 21-27). Could be combined with other positions or limited to these three weeks.
  • Apply using instructions below or send email to lakemichigancampdirector@umcamping.org

Is a half mile of pristine Lake Michigan waterfront is calling your name? Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat gives you the opportunity to experience and work at one of Michigan’s greatest natural treasures.

How to Apply

  1. Click on “Log In” and create a new account (if you don’t have one)
  2. Paid Positions: Click on “Reservations,” then look under New Reservations and click on Your Name under “Make an individual reservation for.”
  3. Paid positions: Scroll down to find “STAFF All Site” Application. Select this item, then scroll to the bottom of the screen and click “REGISTER.”
    Volunteer positions: Scroll down to Lake Michigan and click on “Volunteer,” then scroll to the bottom of the screen and click “REGISTER.”
  4. Complete the application. Check off Lake Michigan Be prepared to submit three employer/personal references using their email addresses. You’ll be asked to complete a personal disclosure statement and submit to a criminal background check.

How to Apply via e-mail or snail mail

  1. Download application.
  2. Complete it and send it to lakemichigancampdirector@umcamping.org or mail it in (address on application)

Contact

  • 5807 Ridge Rd
    Pentwater, MI 49449

    Office: 231-869-5627
    Director, Dana Hunt

    Reservation Line: 833-588-2267, option 1
    campgroundregistrations@umcamping.org

  • 231-869-5627
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Welcome our newest team member Sandy, our Summer Chef. Sandy is the Kitchen Manager at the Pentwater School, has lots of experience and has already begun preparations for cooking for opening weekend on May 4th. This Director couldn’t be happier to have Sandy on our team!

Welcome Sandy to the Lake Michigan Camp 2019 Summer Staff Team.
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Welcome our newest team member Sandy, our Summer Chef.   Sandy is the Kitchen Manager at the Pentwater School, has lots of experience and has already begun preparations for cooking for opening weekend on May 4th.  This Director couldn’t be happier to have Sandy on our team!   

Welcome Sandy to the Lake Michigan Camp 2019 Summer Staff Team.

 

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Welcome Sandy!! I am a ready and willing volunteer. I look forward to helping!

Welcome Sandy!

Hooray!

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