Summer Ministry Staff
Camp cabin counselors, lifeguards, cooks, kitchen assistants, maintenance staff … there are all sorts of jobs open with Camp Concordia! Summer staff positions are tremendously rewarding, incredibly challenging, and almost always life changing. We look forward to serving alongside you!
Currently Camp Concordia is interviewing and accepting applications for people to be the 2018 Camp Concordia Summer Staff who work from Memorial Day through the beginning of August. Camp Concordia is also open to volunteers willing to serve in week-long roles. Areas of service include...
If you choose Camp Concordia, and you are the right fit for the camp philosophy and needs, we will contact you to either ask follow up interview questions or to offer you a position as a summer staff. First, start with the NLOMA Application process here or contact Dr. Craig "Doc" Oldenburg, Camp Concordia's director.
Summer ministry staff at Camp Concordia work very hard and the experience is amazing. Each staff is in ministry with campers and influences the faith life of those campers. Whether in a support position or a direct cabin group position, Camp Concordia staff are engaged in creating an extraordinary experience for campers.
Each staff will have a background check from their home state; receive more than a week of training, including waterfront safety, 1st aid/CPR, camper concerns, skills for leading activities, and more.
Food Service, Maintenance and Health Office Positions: These positions have a great deal of responsibility. They keep Camp Concordia summer camps ticking. If you are interested in serving this summer in one of these roles (all roles are multifaceted and ministry oriented), please contact Camp Concordia directly ASAP so that we can begin to assess skills and options.
2018 Summer Ministry Staff Personnel Policies
Statement of Faith
Health Officer Notes - Summer 2017
Spend time living and volunteering at Camp Concordia this summer! RV volunteers help the ministry of Camp Concordia through their service, with work tailored to the skills and abilities of each volunteer. Dates are available June through September, and at least one week of service is preferred. Enjoy full or partial hook-ups in an area set aside for your Recreational Vehicle. Donations are welcome to help cover costs of site. Volunteers work half-day agreed upon schedules and are encouraged to seek Thrivent Action Team Grants for camp projects. Must be willing to allow background checks for working around and near children; and abide by Family Campground guidelines. If you would like more information about serving as a Summer RV Volunteer, call 616-754-3785.
Junior Counselor Program
If you are in high school and you would like to serve at Camp Concordia, please click onto our Junior Counselor page for detailed information and a link to the application process.
Full Season Staff (Internship):
Those who are recent college graduates or students taking time off from college are great candidates for Full Season Staff. Working from Memorial Day weekend through the end of October.
Have you always wanted to work on staff, but cannot commit to a whole summer? Are you interested in serving God by serving others? If you are retired or in high school, consider serving in the fall. The fall season runs from August through October.