Summer Staff Employment

Staff applications for Summer 2024 open Friday, November 3

We are excited you are interested in a summer staff position at Cedarkirk!  We believe that the quality of our program is dependent upon the quality of our staff – that’s you! We are searching for caring, hard-working, and energetic Christian, young adults who can contribute to our summer camp ministry.  If you are looking for a summer experience that is fun, meaningful, and has the opportunity to make a lasting impact in someone’s life – as well as your own – consider applying for a position on our Summer Staff.

Each summer we hire about 40 talented individuals – musicians, explorers, problem solvers, heroes, listeners, role models, teachers, lifeguards, pastors, singers, athletes, artists, leaders, hikers, chefs, swimmers, comedians, nurturers… and the list goes on.  Simply put, we seek people like you to shepherd our campers and help shape and uphold the community of faith and fun that makes Cedarkirk “a place apart.”

Tell Me More About Serving at Cedarkirk

Cedarkirk Summer Staff live and work within a supportive community committed to leading small groups of campers through an exciting and life-changing week at camp.  From counselors to canoe instructors, staff members have opportunities to develop leadership skills and self-confidence, make life-long friends, grow closer to God, and step away from the typical distractions of life, all within a beautiful, wooded setting.  Serving at camp for a summer is not an easy job, but it is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences you will ever have.

***Residential camp applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment. Preference goes to applicants who are at least one year out of high school.

***Day Camp applicants must be at least 16 years of age with reliable transportation. 

The Cedarkirk Summer Staff will fill many different roles that will all give them the incredible opportunity to guide children and youth at camp. We are looking for folks who are willing to be camp counselors by leading a bible study, teaching archery, going canoeing, who are willing to be a part of a team, lead games, and a million other jobs! Click the Camp Counselor photo here to learn more about the summer camp counselor position.

Our Day Camp and Residential Unit Coordinators lead our major camp programs, overseeing counselors and program activities. As a Unit Coordinator you get the chance to be a big part of the behind-the-scenes work that makes camp magical. Click the Leadership Staff photo to to learn more about these positions

A huge part of the summer staff team  are those willing to take photos, lifeguard, lend a hand to maintenance projects, canoe with campers, and almost anything else you can think of! These positions include: lifeguard, canoe instructor, challenge course facilitator, photographer, and health officer. Click the Program Staff photo to learn more about those roles and our support staff positions.

How To Apply

If you’re ready to apply for a position on Cedarkirk’s Summer Staff (a.k.a. the best job ever), please click below to begin your application.

Click here if you’re ready to apply for a position on Cedarkirk’s Summer Staff (a.k.a the best job ever)

All staff must submit three references. Click the link above for the online reference form

Helpful tips before getting started:

  • Please take the application questions seriously. We have created those specific questions to get to know you better, so answer them fully and honestly. We don’t need a 1,000 word answer to every question, but one sentence probably isn’t enough to tell us about yourself.
  • We will not review your application until you have filled out all required fields and submitted it.
  • If you have any questions about the application itself or are having trouble using the online application, please contact Mandy Goff for assistance.

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