Employment Opportunities

Walcamp Employment Opportunities - Quick Links

Year-round Opportunities

Summer Camp Opportunities

Jr Counselors & Camp Agape Volunteers

Outdoor Education Facilitators


We believe that camp ministry transforms lives. Walcamp team members demonstrate a deep love for Jesus Christ and a calling to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ through experiential and relational ministry.

Year Round Opportunities

Throughout the year, Walcamp may have various short-term or long-term openings for paid or volunteer positions. To show your interest in an open or potential opportunity please download and complete this form. We cannot guarantee that a position will be open when you apply, yet it is amazing to see where God leads when someone is willing and eager to serve!

Job Interest Form - Start Here!

Adult Volunteer Application

Jr Counselor Application



Summer Camp Opportunities

Click here to begin the application process.

Do you want an unforgettable, life-changing job this summer? Summer Camp staff positions engage you spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically. Develop your professional skills, play games and demonstrate your love for Jesus through service to others. Camp jobs are a challenging and rewarding experience, and they build a strong foundation for future pastors, teachers, DCEs, missionaries, youth workers, and for careers in any field requiring skills in leadership, team cooperation, creative problem solving and adapting to unexpected situations. This summer, grow your professional skills as you serve children, families and persons with special needs in life-changing ways.

Summer positions at Walcamp:

  • Overnight Summer Camp Counselors
  • Day Camp Counselors
  • Program Leadership Staff 
  • Lifeguards
  • Kitchen Assistants 
  • Maintenance Assistants 

Summer positions through NLOMA:

Walcamp is a partner organization of the National Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Association, a group of 25+ Lutheran camps throughout the United States. If you are looking for opportunities to work outdoors, share the love of Jesus, and facilitate life-changing experiences for youth, our NLOMA camps provide a wide range of geographic, cultural and interest-based opportunities beyond what any one camp can offer.

The ideal candidate for this role:

  • Christ-focused... our counselors lead devotions, Bible studies, 1:1 conversations and live out their faith even without words.
  • Enthusiastic... Camp is an awesome environment for play, growth, and for sharing new experiences with others.
  • Passionate... Love for Christ, love for others, and a love for being in the outdoors.
  • Adaptable... Providing awesome, quality experiences when things like the weather change your first plan.
  • A Heart for Service... Camp life is hard sometimes, yet the joys and rewards far outweigh the challenges.
  • Leadership position: Age 18+ required

For additional information, please email our Youth Ministry Director at Anna@Walcamp.org

Click here to begin the application process.

Junior Counselors

High School Age Applicants

Spend one or more weeks of this summer sharing your faith and serving youth, families, and persons with special needs. Earn volunteer hours, improve your resume, and learn new skills that will be useful in a future career.

This summer we are introducing a mid-summer all high school week for our overnight program. We strongly encourage our Junior Counselors to set aside this week and enjoy Walcamp as a camper with other youth their age! This week will include facets of leadership training, faith development, and adventure while building up a community of young Christians. Since we would like to offer this opportunity to all of our high schoolers, there will be no JC session the week of July 7-12, 2024.

We also will have a training day on JUNE 15, 2024 - which will be from 9am - 5pm. This day will introduce our Junior Counselors to the Summer Staff and give them an understanding of what the expectations are for their service at camp, along with equipping them for sharing their faith and leading a group.

The Ideal Candidate For This Role

  • Christ-focused - Junior Counselors lead devotions, Bible studies, 1:1 conversations and live out their faith even without words.
  • Enthusiastic - Camp is an awesome environment for play, growth, and for sharing new experiences with others.
  • A Heart for Service - Camp life is hard sometimes, yet the joys and rewards far outweigh the challenges.
  • Leader in training - Candidates are seeking to grow and learn while developing their leadership skills

Volunteer Basic Info and Benefits

  • Most Jr Counselors serve between 1-3 weeks during the summer
  • Additional service weeks may be available for students eager to serve with our Camp Agape program.
  • High school students can request credit for up to 40 hours of volunteer service hours for each completed week of service.

How To Become A Junior Counselor

  • Fill out the Junior Counselor Application linked below
  • Anna "Pearl" Reineke will reach out using the email address provided and set up a phone interview
  • Send the Recommendation Form, also linked below, to the people you list as Personal References
  • Set aside May 25, 2024 as a day to be at camp for training from 9am - 5pm
  • Get ready for some awesome adventures at Walcamp this summer!
Our Junior Counselor applications open January 10, 2024! All potential candidates must fill out an application and set an interview with Youth Ministry Director, Anna Reineke. Saturday, JUNE 15, 2024 will be a required Junior Counselor Training day. PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE MOVING OUR TRAINING DAY FROM MAY 25 TO JUNE 15.

For more information email Anna@Walcamp.org

Camp Agape Volunteers

Adult and High School Age Applicants

Camp Agape Volunteers spend a week or weekend at camp serving as a "Camp Buddy" to one or more campers with developmental disabilities. Campers and Volunteers participate in classic camp activities, Bible Experiences and games. Volunteers serve in a group alongside our Camp Counselors.


  • Adults age 18+ - please register as a Camp Agape Volunteer
  • High School students under age 18 - please register as a Jr Counselor

For more information email Ben@Walcamp.org

Outdoor Education Facilitators (Part-time)

Do you love kids and working in outdoors?  Our Outdoor Educators work with school groups who come out to learn about nature, science, and God’s love.  This job is for those who work well with kids, can learn to teach from a lesson plan, and can think quickly on their feet.  This job is a part-time position with flexible hours.  Evenings and weekends are required. 

Any questions please email oe@Walcamp.org