Jobs

How to Apply for Camp Staff Positions

  1. Click on “Log In” and create a new account (if you don’t have one)
  2. Click on “Reservations,” then look under New Reservations and click on Your Name under “Make an individual reservation for.”
  3. Scroll down to find Staff Application for the site you want. Select either New Staff or Returning Staff, then scroll to the bottom of the screen and click “REGISTER.”
  4. Complete the application. Check off all sites you are interested in. 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.

Employment Opportunities

UPDATED JANUARY 24

Working in camping and retreat ministries is an opportunity to change lives and make disciples of Jesus Christ. 

 Michigan Area United Methodist Camping

  • No positions at this time.

Albright Park (Reed City)

  • No positions at this time.

Camp Kinawind (Boyne Falls)

  • Summer Staff 2019: TBD.
  • Follow instructions above to apply.

Crystal Springs (Dowagiac)

  • Summer Staff 2019: Kitchen staff, Lifeguards
  • Follow instructions above to apply.

Judson Collins Center (Onsted)

  • 2019 Summer Staff: Counselors, Lifeguards, Food Service, Cook, Health Officer, Maintenance.
  • Follow instructions above to apply.

Lake Huron Retreat Center (Burtchville)

  • no openings at this time.

Lake Michigan (Pentwater)

For the 2019 camping season:

  • 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.
  • Head Cook: Head Cook will work with camp director in planning and executing meals for our three weeks of Youth Camps: June 23-29, July 14 -27. Volunteer or paid position with campsite or single person cabin provided.
  • 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.
  • Apply using instructions above or send email to lakemichigancampdirector@umcamping.org

Lakeview Family Campground (Lakeview)

  • No positions available at this time.

Myers Lake Campground (Byron)

  • No positions available at this time.

Wesley Woods (Dowling)

  • No positions available at this time.