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 mission 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 this page for a look at multiple opportunities that are generally open for summer work at the Retreat Center.
  • Day Camp Summer Team – looking for the chance to be a shuttle driver? Or Day Camp Program Assistant or Counselor? Open this page!
  • Wilderness Camp Summer Team – we’re looking for camp counselors, lifeguards, trip leaders, adventure program facilitators and more!
  • Leaders-in-Training Team Leader – apply if you can fill the position of Leaders-in-Training Leader, helping to facilitate this work-learning program.

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) Custodial Team Member (seasonal)

Want to get your foot in the door?! We’re looking for a flexible, outgoing and hardworking individual who will be available for a rotational schedule as needed. This person will posses stamina to accomplish physically demanding tasks in a fast-paced environment, while being able to work independently as well as part of a team. Position open as early as April, 2017, or as soon as you apply. 

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Operations Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 128

(2) Lifeguards  (seasonal)

Want to use your great lifeguarding skills in a Christian environment? We’re looking for full-time summer individuals to lifeguard at our Retreat Center pool.  These persons must be strong swimmers and willing to complete the lifeguarding course offered by Spruce Lake, or already have Red Cross certification. Position opens June 1, 2017.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Operations Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 128

 

 

**Part-time Positions @ Retreat Center:

(1) Housekeeping Team Member (year-round)

Here’s a great entry level opportunity! We’re looking for a flexible, outgoing and hardworking person who will be available for a rotational schedule as needed. This person will possess stamina to accomplish physically demanding tasks in a fast-paced environment, while being able to work independently as well as part of a team. Work a minimum of 40 hours/week April through August, and approximately 24 hours/week September through March.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Operations Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 128

 

(2) Dishwashers & Dining Room Host (year-round)

We’re looking for part-time Food Service workers willing to serve wholeheartedly in a Christian ministry environment with courtesy, helpfulness and attention to detail. The Dining Room Host monitors the serving line, keeping foods supplied and satisfying guests’ needs and questions as they arise. Dishwashers have a key role in setting the stage for efficient meal cleanup. 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.

 

 

 

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.