Employment at Spruce Lake

41.2266° N, 75.2676° W

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. Our 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.

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Spruce Lake – Employment

5389 Route 447

Canadensis, PA 18325


Retreat Center & Summer Camp Team Positions

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 Camps. Join us for a summer of meaningful work, using your varied skills and interests to have an impact on children and families.


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Available Positions at Spruce Lake

Full-Time Positions

Guest Services/Group Coordinator, FT, year-round

Guest Services/Group Coordinator at SPRUCE LAKE, Full time, year round. Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends and Sundays.
We are looking for someone who is bilingual: Spanish & English. (Additional languages a plus).
This individual will welcome guests to a Christian retreat center environment, respond to guest calls and inquiries, and attend to guest needs. Other responsibilities as a Group Coordinator include detailed retreat/event planning, understanding of group contracts, communication with internal departments and external Group Leaders. Computer database and Office Suite experience needed. Must be detail-oriented and organized, with excellent communication skills. Hospitality experience a plus.


Maintenance Technician, FT, year-round

Spruce Lake is currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician.  Join a thriving ministry dedicated to pointing people toward Christ through hospitality and guest service. Employ your skills and interests in multiple ways — electrical systems, carpentry, grounds keeping, masonry, painting and general repairs. Be part of on-call rotation and able to supervise volunteers or other assistants. Full benefits package.

Part-Time Positions

Food Service: Dishwashers & Dining Room Host / PT, year-round

If you’re looking for part-time, year-round work with flexible hours and/or rotating shifts, one of these open positions could be for you. Dishwashers and the Dining Room Host at Spruce Lake serve in a Christian ministry environment and interact with guests and staff with courtesy, helpfulness and attention to detail. The Host role includes being a “first responder” to guests’ needs and monitoring the food service line at meals.


Housekeeping Dept: Housekeeper / PT, year-round

We currently have openings from 10-29 hours per week in housekeeping and laundry services, based upon your availability. Bring your skills to the team and demonstrate your attention to detail, personal integrity, and a positive attitude.


Retreat Center Summer Team

We have a variety of summer team and ministry leader positions available at our Retreat Center, in areas such as Retreat Programming, Food Service, grounds keeping and maintenance, and more.