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)

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 Technician / FT, year-round

Join a thriving year-round ministry dedicated to pointing people toward Christ through hospitality and guest service. Focus on HVAC and plumbing, but also use your skills in electrical systems, carpentry, groundskeeping and general repairs. Be part of the On Call rotation, and able to supervise volunteers or other assistants. Full benefits package with housing available.

  • 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 154 / Fax 570-595-0328.

 

**Part-time Positions @ Retreat Center:

(1) Front Desk: Guest Services Representative / PT starting April, 2018 + FT Summer 

Part-time/Full Time Summer starting April, 2018 at approximately 24 hours/week, and working full-time hours (about 40 hours/week) through the summer of 2018. As a member of the Front Desk team, responsibilities will include welcoming guests to a Christian retreat center environment, responding to guest calls and inquiries, and attending to guest needs. Must be detail-oriented and organized, with excellent communication skills. Hospitality experience a plus.

 

(2) Food Service: Salad Prep Staff / PT, year-round

Part-time, year-round Food Service role in a Christian ministry environment with daytime hours; weekend and some evening shifts required. It’s a great opportunity to interact with guests and staff with courtesy, helpfulness and attention to detail. This role includes all of the upfront preparations for our daily salad bar, so that all items are of high quality and well presented. Prior food service experience is highly recommended.

  • 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 / Fax 570-595-0328.

 

(3) 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.

  • 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 / Fax 570-595-0328.

 

(4) Housekeeping Dept: Housekeeping Team Members / PT, year-round

Looking for flexible part-time work with competitive pay and incentives to earn more by exceeding expectations? Then Spruce Lake is looking for you! We are a thriving ministry dedicated to pointing people toward Christ through hospitality and guest service. 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.

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Retreat Center Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 128 / Fax 570-595-0328.

 

(5) Youth Ministries Dept: Adventure Program Facilitators / PT, year-round

Spruce Lake is looking for self-motivated, creative, mature adults to be facilitators and belayers in our  Adventure Program. Accepted applicants will receive top-of-the-line training for safely setting up climbing systems on specific activities, as well as skills in risk and group management. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, willing to work weekends and occasionally midweek, and enjoy people, especially children. CPR/First Aid preferred. Guaranteed 8 hours pay per scheduled work day during the off-season. The summer season holds possibilities for 25-35 hours per week. 

  • Apply for this position online.
  • Or, mail resume with printable application form (below) to: Youth Ministries Director, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325 / 800-822-7505 x 117 / Fax 570-595-0328.

 

 

 

 

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.