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Now Hiring

UPDATED MAY 11

If you or someone you know would be interested in join our Christian camping ministry team, please share this invitation.

Our top priority in hiring seasonal staff is building a strong team committed to welcoming and serving all who visit our sites with the love and hospitality of Jesus Christ. Every team member is essential to this mission. If you share a love of the outdoors and fellowship in God’s creation, we encourage you to apply.

Albright Park (Reed City)

  • Summer Staff: Lifeguard
  • Follow instructions below to apply.

Camp Kinawind (Boyne Falls)

  • Summer Staff: Cook, Lifeguard
  • Follow instructions below to apply.

Crystal Springs (Dowagiac)

  • No positions at this time.

Judson Collins Center (Onsted)

  • Part-time Seasonal Housekeeper (To apply: To apply send letter and resume by May 18 to registrar@umcamping.org or mail to Executive Director, PO BOX 120007, Grand Rapids, MI 49528-0007. Read full job description.)
  • Part-time Seasonal Cook
  • (To apply: To apply send letter and resume by May 18 to registrar@umcamping.org or mail to Executive Director, PO BOX 120007, Grand Rapids, MI 49528-0007. Read full job description.)
  • Summer Staff: Lifeguards, Food Service, Maintenance. Follow instructions below to apply.
  • Volunteer: Health officer (by the week or multiple weeks) Contact JudsonCollinsCampDirector@umcamping.org.

Lake Huron Retreat Center (Burtchville)

  • No openings

Lake Michigan (Pentwater)

  • 2 Cooks
  • 2 Lifeguards
  • Follow instructions below to apply.

Lakeview Family Campground (Lakeview) 

  • Summer Host: responsible for managing the grounds and daily operations. Read complete job description.To apply send letter and resume by April 30 to pstewart@umcamping.org or mail to Executive Director, PO BOX 120007, Grand Rapids, MI 49528-0007.
  • Summer Staff: Housekeeping, Office-staff. Follow instructions below to apply.

Myers Lake Campground (Byron)

  • No openings at this time.

Wesley Woods (Dowling)

  • 1 Cook (year round, part-time)
  • 3 Lifeguards (summer only, Mid May-Mid August)
  • Follow instructions below to apply.

 Michigan Area United Methodist Camping

  • No openings at this time.

How to Apply

  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.