Program Ministry Team Member

Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

An exciting opportunity to live, work and serve in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho!

This position functions in an effective team ministry, working with the organization’s executive leadership in the development and implementation of program and guest-related services for Camp Perkins.

This is a full‐time, salaried position with benefits (medical, disability, & retirement) and on‐site room and board. The normal work week for this position includes working Friday through Sunday 3‐4 times per month from January‐March & August‐October and may include weekends from May‐August.

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Program Coordinator of LIC


SUPERVISION: Operations Director
The most important aspect of the Program Coordinator’s position is to provide programing at

Lutheran Island Camp

that provides an opportunity for all campers to grow spiritually. This is to be done though the adherence to
the doctrine and practice of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Camp’s mission, the hiring of its staff, the
development of its program, and most importantly through an understanding that the Program Coordinator has a
responsibility to serve God’s children of all ages through his/her personal example, the example of staff, and the
programs themselves. The Program Coordinator will remain a member in good standing of an area LCMS
The Program Coordinator shall plan for the program needs of camp participants. This includes the planning and
development, in concert with the Director, of all Lutheran Island Camp’s programs for youth and adults. He/she
shall regularly evaluate and revise the programs to meet the needs of the congregations that use the camp, other
Christian entities, and the general public. He/she shall provide to the Board of Directors a regular report detailing
number of camper days, program themes, program costs as compared to the approved budget, and projections for
future program participation.
The Program Coordinator shall hire, review, and supervise all program staff in relation to the established policies of
the organization. He/she shall support staff by assuring that adequate compensation is provided, that
necessary benefits are made available and that an opportunity for ongoing honest and forthright communication
exists between his staff and their supervisors. He/she shall be responsible to see that all staff has adequate
training, that they have opportunity for their own spiritual growth through Bible studies and worship, and that they
are challenged to do their best to the glory of God.
The Program Coordinator shall be responsible to assist   in the development of resources to adequately
manage the camp. He/she may do this by identifying potential funding sources for programs, equipment, and
growth. He/she shall identify from participants and their families, those who have a special love for the camp and
its ministry and provide those contacts to the Director. He/she shall keep himself/herself informed of development
opportunities and actively participate in the planning and implementation of those activities that may have a direct
impact on programs and activities of camp. He/she shall be available as time allows for presentations related to
development activities.
The Program Coordinator shall work with the staff in the development of a public relations plan each
year. He/she shall assist in the development of the newsletter, brochures and other marketing materials. He/she
shall, as time permits, be available for presentations to church groups organizations, and other potential clients of
Lutheran Island Camp.
The Program Coordinator shall be an active participate in the planning of the future of Lutheran Island Camp. This
is especially true as it relates to the projected program needs of those served by Lutheran Island Camp.
The Program Coordinator shall keep and provide an updated inventory of all program supplies and equipment and
shall inform the Director of any special needs that may be required for programming. He/she shall be responsible
that all outside groups understand and adhere to the policies and procedures the relate to the use f the camp and
its resources.
The Program Coordinator shall meet with the Program Committee of the Board of Directors and may attend those
Board meetings or sessions as the Director instructs. He/she shall be aware of all policies and
procedures adopted by the Board that directly or indirectly affect his/her areas of responsibilities. He/she shall
provide such reports to the Director and/or Board as are deemed necessary.
The Program Coordinator is expected to demonstrate leadership to all staff in participating as a team
member. This includes performing additional duties that may be assigned that are not a part of this document. It
also includes making supervisors and supervisees aware of opportunities, challenges, and dangers that he/she
may observe. The success of the camp in achieving its mission shall override any personal issues he/she may
encounter in his/her day-to-day duties.



Nutrition Coordinator of LIC


RESPONSIBLE TO:  Operations  Director


The Nutrition Coordinator at Lutheran Island Camp is to serve guests by meeting their food service expectations.  Some of these expectations include:  courteous service, quality food served on time according to program schedules, and a clean dining area with safe, sanitary food preparation conditions.  The Nutrition Coordinator must also serve the camp by providing value to the guests within the designated nutrition budget.

  1. Prepare menus and meals for groups ranging from 5 to 100 plus (including a cost analysis).
  2. Working as a member of the LIC team in providing quality camping/retreat experiences for youth, families, and groups.  This may include other duties when asked.
  3. Maintaining a safe, clean food prep, cooking, and storage environment. 
  4. Place orders with selected vendors.
  5. Prepare a yearly inventory of food items.
  6. Monitor and track food usage monthly (weekly during high summer demand).
  7. Assign responsibilities to staff and evaluate their progress on a weekly basis.
  8. Train and supervise up to 5 kitchen staff.




Member of Lutheran Church Missouri Synod preferred. 

As least 2 years successful experience in a similar position or graduate of a cooking program.

Graduate of a cooking program preferred but not required.

Certified or able to be certified as a Nutrition Coordinator.

Passion for food and food preparation.

A sense of style and creativity.

Team leader.

Organizational skills.

Understanding of nutritional needs, diets, allergies, and trends for guests of all ages.

And Other Opportunities as assigned!


Hourly wage will range from $13 – $17 per hour with the number of hours to be negotiated.

This job is closer to full time for the months of June, July, and August.

This job involves most weekends throughout the months of September through May with a few week day retreats.


(There may be the opportunity for on site Lodging)

Property Coordinator of LIC


Responsible to:  Operations Director


  1. Responsible for the annual written evaluation of all summer staff and volunteers that served under the Property Coordinator.  Evaluations to be turned into the Director.
  2. Responsible for the adherence to current safety policies that will ensure the safety and comfort of all guests arriving at camp, staying at camp, and departing from camp.
  3. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with summer staff and volunteers.  Welcome guests warmly and offer assistance when appropriate.
  4. Report property evaluations and suggestions for improvements needed to maintain all areas related to management for all Lutheran Island Camp properties.
  5. Annually develop and update a long-range plan of maintenance projects on camp properties.  This plan should reflect the future growth of the camp.
  6. Provide assistance in projecting costs for maintenance projects in coming fiscal year, work with Finance Coordinator to determine a budget, and work to stay within budget.
  7. Develop a close working relationship with all department coordinators keeping abreast of their needs and concerns.
  8. Meet regularly with the Executive Director with updates, set goals, and evaluate all areas of property maintenance.
  9. Inform staff for all inter related operations
  10. Be directly responsible for:

a)  Forest Management ,

b)  All local, state, and federal regulations, laws, forms, and contracts relating to   maintenance, job descriptions  and volunteer help.

c)  Trash and garbage contracts and agreements.

d)  The care, comfort, training, and work schedule of volunteers.

 11.    Responsible for adding, deleting, updating insurance policies and licenses on vehicles, trailers, and buildings.

12.    Responsible for property landscaping.

13.   Responsible for grading of property roads.

14. Responsible for scheduling and performing all maintenance and preventive maintenance on property.  This

includes  all buildings on Lutheran Island Camp properties.

15.    Responsible for trash collection on property and hauling to approved holding or disposal areas.

16.    Responsible for the mowing, trimming, and neat appearance of lawns.

17.   Responsible for keeping property signs current and neat in appearance.

18.   Responsible for the safe and neat appearance of all work areas and storage areas.

19.   Responsible for keeping camp vehicles maintained and tools clean and in good repair.

20.   Responsible for keeping sidewalks in good repair, shoveled, and deiced in front of the main buildings and

roadways to the main office and staff housing.

21.   Maintain and improve all trails, bridges, signs, and campsites.

22. An other duties as assigned!

(On site housing)

Director of Summer & Youth Ministry


Camp Lutherhaven, Indiana, is actively seeking to fill its full-time, Director of Summer and Youth Ministry position with a person who is excited to invest in the lives of children, youth, and young adults with Christ’s love in an outdoor Camp setting. This position is a key part of Lutherhaven’s staff leadership team and will oversee and direct Lutherhaven’s year-round youth and summer camp programs including program/spiritual development, administration, personnel, supervision, and evaluation.

Camp Lutherhaven is a year-round outdoor ministry center that has been helping create adventurous, faith-building experiences for children, youth, adults, and families for over 70 years! A beautiful setting, comfortable facilities, a supportive ministry team, and a Camp community that stands behind its mission combine for a great recipe to make a real difference for Christ.

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Maintenance Supervisor

Application Deadline: October 1, 2020

Camp Okoboji is looking for a full time Maintenance Supervisor.  See attached Job Description for details.

Year Round Internships

Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

Join the year-round team at Camp Lutherwood Oregon with an internship that offers hands-on apprenticeship style learning. Lutherwood staff and outside professionals in chosen field of interest will offer mentorship and coaching throughout entire internship.

Internship Areas of Focus Available: Environmental Sustainability, Marketing & Media, Business Management

Hours: 32+ hours per week

Duration: 9-12 months (flexible start and end dates starting as early as June 2020)

Compensation: Monthly stipend and on-site housing provided

To Apply: Submit your current resume with cover letter to

Office & Registration Manager/Guest Services Coordinator

Camp Lutherwood of Oregon
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

The primary purpose of the Office and Registration Manager/Guest Services Coordinator (ORM/GSC) is to provide coordination, support, and management of the office functions and processes as well as managing the registration processes for all campers and year round guests. The ORM/GSC will be the first and primary contact for all of our guests via phone, Internet, and in-person encounters. The ORM/GSC will lead in the development and coordination of a thriving year-round camp community through guest groups.

To apply: Submit a current resume with cover letter to

Program Director

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

Lakeview Ministries, a Lutheran Camp and Retreat Center in Seymour, IN, is accepting resumes for the position of Program Director at the Camp Lakeview site.  The Program Director is responsible for coordinating and leading the summer program at Camp Lakeview as well as hosting guest groups and leading programming during the retreat season.  He/she must be able to lead and supervise staff and campers, have the desire and ability to work outdoors, be a dedicated Christian willing to share their faith, and have at least a bachelor’s degree (or 4 years related experience).  Desired qualifications include being a member of the LCMS, experience on a summer camp staff, lifeguard certification, the ability to play guitar and lead group singing, ability to lead group activities (devotional and recreational), and experience in the facilitation of low and high ropes challenge-course programs.  The application deadline is March 1, 2020 and we would like the successful applicant to begin work in May 2020.  To receive a job description or send a resume, visit  or call 812-342-4815.

Program Assistant

Lakeview Ministries is Seymour, IN is seeking to fill two Program Assistant positions for the 2018-2019 retreat season. Program Assistant responsibilities include hosting guest groups, program assistance, and guest group set-up and clean-up. The positions run from August 2019 through May 2020, salary and housing will be provided.

Business Manager

Lutheran Valley Retreat
Application Deadline: October 31, 2018

Lutheran Valley Retreat is Sharing God’s Grace and Glory through His creation.  We’re growing and need a growth-minded Business Manager to accelerate and manage that growth while sustaining what’s made us successful.  Review the full job description and see if this position is for you.