Retreat Staff and Internships

Retreat Staff and internships usually work under the supervision of Program Leadership or a Director and are typically responsible program implementation, and hosting groups. Some may be part of Internship Programs with intentional study and training for working in outdoor ministry as a career.

Program Assistant – Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp
Canon City, CO

Online Job Description:

Ben Jarvis


Program Ministry Assistant – Lutherdale Ministries
Elkhorn WI

Online Job Description:

Jeff Thompson



Servant Leader Internship Program – Crossways Camping Ministries
Waupaca, WI

General Responsibilities: This year-long ministry experience offers young adults an opportunity to develop their leadership skills, grow in faith, gain valuable learning experiences, and explore their vocational call. The program involves living in an intentional Christian community at Pine Lake Camp while serving in a variety of ways for all three sites of Crossways Camping Ministries and area congregations. Areas of focus include but are not limited to retreat hosting, marketing, program development, recruiting, and administrative aid.

Qualifications: Commitment to growing in faith, passion for servant leadership, desire to develop outdoor ministry skills, interest in exploring vocational call, self-motivation, strong work ethic,18 years of age, and a valid driver’s license.Camp or youth ministry experience preferred.

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For More Information Contact:
Becca Mortensen
or (715)258-3813

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Ministry Associate – Luther Crest Bible Camp
Alexandria, MN

General Responsibilities:Luther Crest is seeking individuals to work in partnership with Luther Crest and area congregations. Ministry Associates will be working half time at Luther Crest in our program and hosted ministries and half time as a youth director with an area church. Specific details will vary depending on the needs of the church where you are hired.

Qualifications: Passion for youth ministry and for outdoor ministry. Self motivated. Strong work-ethic. Willingness to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ consistent with the teachings of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Passion for Christian hospitality. A willingness to learn and a desire to be challenged. Age 21 and college graduate or equivalent preferred.

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For More Information Contact:
David Holtz
or 320-846-2431

Application Deadline: Ongoing, Until positions are filled

Spring & Fall Outdoor Education Instructors — Lutherhaven Ministries
Coeur D Alene, ID

General Responsibilities:Six to eight week seasons each April-May and September-October. 15-18 openings for group leaders, instructors, and support staff at both Camp Lutherhaven and Shoshone Mountain Retreat in beautiful north Idaho. Develop and present outdoor classes; group building; special projects; evening programs and activities; kitchen and housekeeping support.

Qualifications: Growing Christian who affirms basic Lutheran beliefs, is passionate about the mission, values and vision of a large, multi-faceted pan-Lutheran outdoor ministry, and is excited to work across denominations and with secular and un-churched participants. Positive attitude; energetic, dedicated, and able to become involved in all aspects of the program. Foster a lifestyle of stewardship for creation.
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For More Information Contact:
Bob Baker
or 208-667-3459 ext. 111

Application Deadline:Open until Filled

FUEL Intern– Camp Kuriakos
Sylvan Lake, Alberta CANADA

General Responsibilities: Kuriakos Interns serve in all aspects of camp life, and contributing your ideas for the future ministry of Kuriakos. Developing, delivering and supervising programs, administrative projects, marketing, property improvement and more. Interns participate in a guided learning program, formatted to fit your personal goals.

Qualifications: Minimum 20 years of age. Preference given to candidates with at least 2 years of post secondary education and prior ministry, leadership and outdoor ministry experience. Successful Interns will be required to submit a Security Clearance check, Child Welfare check and a valid Standard First Aid Certificate.
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For More Information Contact:
Laureen Wray


Application Deadline: ongoing until position is filled