Spruce Lake’s retreat, youth camp and outdoor education ministries serve over 30,000 people annually here in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. It takes caring, skilled and dedicated people with a heart for Christian service to fulfill our call to ministry every day. The Spruce Lake team works together to glorify God, serving the body of Christ and our community through relationships, programs and services that promote evangelism and discipleship. Consider these opportunities in the Pocono Mountains as a service opportunity of genuine value to God.

** Summer Employment Positions – Click to APPLY online!

We rely on the enthusiasm and skills of well-rounded summer team members to meet the needs of Retreat Center guests and campers participating in Day and Wilderness Camp. Join us for a summer of meaningful work, using your varied skills and interests (and boost your resume besides)

** Open PDF of Summer Jobs currently open.

  • Retreat Center Summer Teamopen for a look at multiple summer jobs generally open at the Retreat Center. Open pdf link above for current openings.
  • Day Camp Summer Team – looking for the chance to be a shuttle driver? Or Day Camp Counselor? Open this page.
  • Wilderness Camp Summer Team – currently, we’re looking for guides to lead our off-site Expeditions Trips for campers.
  • Leaders-in-Training Team Leader – apply if you can fill the position of Leaders-in-Training Leader, to help facilitate this work-learning program for teens.

SUMMER STAFF ASSISTANCE Program – here’s the Commitment Form to complete to apply for the  supplemental summer salary benefit.


** Full-time Positions @ Retreat Center:

(1) Maintenance Team Member (seasonal)
Want a fun outdoor job for the summer? We’re looking for a flexible, energetic person to be part of our maintenance team, keeping buildings and grounds in tip-top shape. Be responsible for general maintenance as needed, including mowing, painting and repairs, and contribute in the area of your greatest skill. Must be respectful and courteous toward all guests and staff, and be able to work independently as well as with other members of the team. Position open immediately.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Facilities Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 155


(2) Dishwashers (seasonal)

Here’s a great entry level opportunity! We’re looking for flexible, energetic persons to be part of our Food Service Team.  This person will be courteous toward others, pay attention to detail and work efficiently, whether independently or part of the team. It’s a great opportunity to serve in a Christian ministry environment.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Food Service Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 138


(3) Food Service: Salad & Food Prep Staff (seasonal)

We’re looking for full-time seasonal Food Service workers willing to serve wholeheartedly in a Christian ministry environment with courtesy, helpfulness and attention to detail. Help prepare nutritious foods and salad safely and attractively, and help keep the guest service line supplied. Daytimers may blend their role with some evenings in the Snack Shop.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or mail resume with application form (below) to: Food Service Director, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 138



**Part-time Positions @ Retreat Center:

Current part-time positions are filled.




For ALL open positions – if applying by mail:

Please send us the appropriate Application Form below along with your Resume to proceed through the application process.