WANT THE BEST JOB EVER?!?!?!
Working at a summer camp is a job like no other. Luther Park is a place where people come to be who they are, and get to participate in extending the mission of God. To build an inclusive, loving community that meets people where they are at.
LPBC is an equitable employer. We are committed to the most marginalized people in our society — which includes people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people and young people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. Due to this, we always encourage people that hold these identities to come work with us.
2024 APPLICATIONS ARE LIVE!
We are very excited about your interest in joining us at Luther Park for an unforgettable summer experience. LPBC is a great employment opportunity for people who genuinely enjoy working with children and youth. Working at LPBC gives you the chance to work with different visitors and guests from around the world including (but not limited to) campers, students, teachers, parents, volunteers, alumni, wedding guests, rental/retreat guests, and church members. You will be a key member to LPBC’s development and be able to lend your unique and individual skills to enhance the LPBC programs and facilities. It has been a privilege and a blessing to have new and returning staff join our team. We are thrilled you are considering joining us this summer!
Submit your application today.
COUNSELORS: Counselors spend each week with campers in different programs at Luther Park or Luther Woods. Counselors live in cabins with campers; spend their days leading campers in activities, games, Bible study and more.
TRAVELING DAY CAMP LEAD COUNSELORS: The Day Camp Lead Counselor is responsible for planning VBS Day Camp programs with congregations, preparing materials for each VBS Day Camp and leading teams in the programming needs of each congregation. This is an active role, the lead counselor will be out on Traveling Day Camp interacting with congregation members, children, and staff.
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Lead Counselors work to coordinate camp activities, games, special events and more. Lead counselors will spend part of each day planning and coordinating and part of each day with campers and staff supporting them in any way possible. A Lead Counselor is an independent person who can work alone and with groups of people and will work closely with the Director and Program Director.
PALS/CIT COORDINATOR: Each day is spent with high school campers in the Partners Actively Learning and Serving (PALS) program and the Counselor in Training (CIT) program. The person in this role will coordinate work projects and planning of the high school leadership programs. The coordinator is an independent person who can work alone and with groups of people and will work closely with the camp directors.
MEDIA COORDINATOR: The Media Specialist takes pictures of all groups every day, organizes pictures, posts to social media and creates a slideshow each week. When not taking pictures, the Media Specialist assists with camp program, operations, and worship.
FARM COORDINATOR: The Nature Lead takes care of the farm center and garden. They will also coordinate the cabins that go out to the farm, and will be able to teach children of all ages every day about the farm, garden, natural surroundings and environmental education. When not teaching at the farm center, this person assists with camp program, operations, and worship.
HEALTH OFFICER: The Nurse or Medic is responsible for distributing camper medication, collecting and organizing health forms, maintain inventory of nonprescription medication and first aid supplies, maintaining health care record of campers and staff, and proving care for ill or injured campers or staff. Must be 21 years of age and hold a First Aid and CPR certification. RN, LPN, EMT, Nursing Students desired.
LIFEGUARD/HIGH ROPES FACILITATOR : The main responsibility of the Lifeguard/High Ropes Facilitator ensures the safety of campers and staff at the pool and on the lake as well as on the high ropes course. The Lifeguard/High Ropes Facilitator must be at least 18 year old, hold a current lifeguard certification. Additional responsibilities include cleaning the pool, maintaining equipment, general ropes course care and maintenance and additional task as need around camp. Ropes course facilitator training will be offered onsite, you do not need to hold a current certification.
KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Kitchen Assistants prepare and served well-balanced meals and snacks to campers and staff daily. Additional responsibilities include dishes, ensuring cleanliness of the kitchen and dining hall, and assisting with program support when needed.
MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT: The Maintenance Assistant works directly with the Property Manager and Program Director to assist in the daily operations of camp. This position requires general maintenance skills, lawn mowing, and a person who can work independently on projects.