Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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.

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Year-round Opportunities

Youth Ministry Specialist

Summer Camp Opportunities

Jr Counselors & Camp Agape Volunteers

Outdoor Education Facilitators


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!

Volunteer Application

Youth Ministry Specialist:

Do you value what Camp Ministry does in the lives of our Christian Youth?  Do you have a heart for Youth Ministry?  Do you have tons of youth ministry ideas and no place to put them into action?  Do you wish to work in an environment that encourages new ideas and empowers you to develop new programs?  Do you want to be a part of the exciting new ministry opportunities that are happening at Walcamp?

If you are excited by the above then Walcamp is the place for you.  We are looking to add a Youth Ministry Specialist to our Team.  Some of the benefits that come along with this role are:

  • Endless opportunities to share the Gospel!
  • Year-Round Salaried Position. Includes Housing.
  • Serving in an environment that encourages new thinking!  You WILL be able to see your dreams put to reality!
  • Serving alongside a ministry-focused team.
  • Consistent Leadership Development Opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, schedule and lead on-site youth events, such as our
    Jr High Retreats, Parent/Child or Family Retreats, and
    Camp Agape Retreats (serving persons with disabilities).
  • Plan, schedule and lead off-site events (retreats, lock-ins).
  • Train any assigned Small Group Leaders (SGLs) or event
    volunteers to lead activities and fulfill their ministry roles.
  • Schedule and lead chapels with area Christian schools,
    including music, scripture, messages, and a simple order
    of worship.
  • Communicate with group leaders to determine their event
    goals and the needs of their individual groups.
  • Host self-led retreat groups and lead activities as requested.
  • Participate in camp activities whenever possible; be more
    than an observer.
  • Lead the Youth Ministry team in worship, providing
    opportunities for them to step up and take the lead.

The ideal candidate for this role:

  • Demonstrates a true love for Christ and His people.
  • Enjoys the outdoors and youth ministry.
  • Energetic, Organized, and a willingness to work a varied weekly schedule that includes nights and weekends.
  • Can't wait to see their ideas come to fruition
  • Be coachable and willing to grow in their personal leadership skills.
  • Leadership position: Age 21+ required


Click here for a complete job description.

Click here to begin the application process.

Summer Camp Opportunities

Apply Today at NLOMA.org

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:

  • Summer Counselors, serving youth and persons with developmental disabilities
  • Program Leadership Staff
  • Day Camp Coordinator
  • 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, to share the love of Jesus and to facilitate life changing experiences for youth, our NLOMA camps provides 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 Program Director at ProgramDirector@Walcamp.org

Apply Today at NLOMA.org

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.

We recommend that first-time Jr Counselors attend one week of our Teen Leaders Summer Program before volunteering. Attendance is required for first-year Jr Counselors who have not yet completed 10th grade.

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.
  • A Heart for Service... Camp life is hard sometimes, yet the joys and rewards far outweigh the challenges.
  • Leader in training: open to ages 14-17; age 13 eligible following participation in Teen Leaders I

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.

For more information email ProgramDirector@Walcamp.org

Jr Counselor applications will be available November 2021

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 ProgramDirector@Walcamp.org

Camp Agape applications will be available November 2021


Outdoor Education Facilitators (Part-time)

Do you love kids and working in the 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 part-time position with flexible hours.  Evenings and weekends are required. 

Any questions please email ProgramDirector@Walcamp.org

Job Interest Form - Start Here!

Volunteer Application