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Thank you for your interest in joining the Lutherhill Ministries’ team!


Year-Round Staff

Open Positions

Food Service Assistant

To Apply:

If interested, contact Russell Dittrich at 979-249-3232 or at office@lutherhill.org. Resumes can be emailed or mailed to PO Box 99, La Grange, TX 78945.

Ready for the BEST.SUMMER.EVER? Work at camp!

Summer Employment

Lutherhill Ministries hires staff for a variety of positions at camp in La Grange, Texas, and for our retreat center in Galveston, Texas. We offer many opportunities for summer staff members and hire for the ministry of Lutherhill. You may have an opportunity to work at either facility if the opportunity arises, most staff will periodically work at either site and multiple programs as the need arises. We welcome summer staff who are positive Christian role models to all of our campers and guests.

Summer Staff Applications Opening November 15!

Summer Job Opportunities

  • Adventure Coordinator

    Minimum 21 years old.
    The Adventure Coordinator spends his or her time away from camp on awesome adventures with junior high and high school campers. Spiritual growth, safety, and building relationships are the priorities for the Adventure Coordinator to foster while on outdoor adventures, mission trips, and other travels with campers and other staff. This guide must be highly responsible, flexible, comfortable in the outdoors, and ready for an adventure! Lifeguard and canoe certifications are required. This position must attend Senior Staff Training and Staff Training.

  • Arts & Crafts Coordinator

    Minimum 18 years old.
    This coordinator oversees the arts and crafts area and shares his or her gift for creativity by teaching creative projects to campers, helping campers with the arts and crafts projects in groups or one-on-one, and assisting with other camp activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. This position must attend Staff Training.

  • Camphand

    Minimum 17 years old.
    This position helps with the day-to-day operations of the camp and no two days are ever the same. Camphands help with maintenance work, the high ropes course, the outcamp area, living in a cabin and assisting the counselor, and assisting with other activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. Camphands must attend Staff Training.

  • Counselor

    Minimum 18 years old.
    Counselors have the most individual contact with the campers, living in cabins with up to 10 campers to help them with all camp activities while onsite. You will have the chance to participate in our onsite and offsite programs. Counselors act as advisers, facilitators, and mentors to the campers, helping them plan and enjoy their week of camp. Other duties include leading Bible study, high and low ropes, and just plain fun. Counselors must attend Staff Training.

  • Daily Bread Coordinator

    Minimum 20 years old with 2 years camping experience.
    The Daily Bread Coordinator facilitates Lutherhill’s social justice issue awareness project each summer. He or she designs games and activities that are age appropriate for campers’ onsite to learn more about how they can help this issue. Spiritual growth, awareness, education, and building relationships are the priorities for the Daily Bread Coordinator. The Daily Bread Coordinator must be highly responsible, flexible, and ready to pass along the message about the Daily Bread Project this summer! This position must attend Senior Staff Training and Staff Training.

  • Health Care Coordinator

    Minimum 21 years old with 1 year of camping experience.
    This position is in charge of caring for camper and staff alike. Duties include distributing medicines, helping with minor ailments, organizing and maintaining records on campers. Managing medical supplies and equipment. The Camp Nurse must be available during all camp sessions. The Camp Nurse is a kind, patient, caring person who has a nurturing nature. This position must attend Leadership Training as well as Staff Training.

  • Kitchen Manager

    This position works in the heart of the camp, helping with the day-to-day operations of the camp kitchen. Duties include helping with hospitality, serving nightly snacks, and creating a fun atmosphere in the dining hall. Other duties include living in a cabin and assisting the counselor, assisting with other activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. The Kitchen Manager must attend Staff Training. Minimum 18 years old

  • Lifeguard

    Minimum 17 years old and lifeguard certified.
    Lifeguards are responsible for the daily activities of our waterfronts (pool, pond) along with general lifeguarding. Lifeguards also assist with camp activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. Waterfront personnel must be mature, responsible persons and possess American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or its equivalent. Lifeguards must attend Staff Training.

  • LYLE-High School Leadership Coordinator

    There is one Male position available and one Female position available.
    Preference given for those 21 years old with 2 years camping experience.
    These coordinators serve as counselors to older high school students in our Lutheran Youth Leadership Program (LYLE). The LYLE program is a great experience for high school students to learn about leadership and how camp works through training, Bible studies, and participation in camp life. Camping experience is required, as are strong leadership skills. These coordinators must attend Leadership Training as well as Staff Training.

  • Media Manager

    Minimum 19 years old.
    These managers are responsible for capturing the feelings and activities of camp in pictures and video each week. Specifically, the media managers are in charge of creating a power point presentation each morning of camp, uploading pictures for parents to view online, and producing an end of the week DVD. Duties also include assisting with camp activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. The media managers must attend Senior Staff Training and Staff Training.

  • Outcamp Coordinator

    Minimum 18 years old.
    The Outcamp Coordinator is responsible for nature activities for campers of all ages. Recycling, composting, and instructing campers in these areas are an important part of the camp program and a key part of this position. In the evening, the Outcamp Coordinator accompanies the campers to outcamp and provides an exceptional time of cooking, eating, playing, and sleeping in an outdoor environment. This position must attend Staff Training.

  • Program Specialist

    Minimum 21 years old with 1 year of camping experience.
    This Position is a jack of all trades, They would be working in the office and doing paperwork but also taking on many different tasks that require a variety of skill sets. This position works with the Day Camp leaders, Summer Directors, media, Nurse and full-time office staff to make sure that camp runs smoothly and effectively and will also be in charge of supervising and conducting the work crew members. Camping experience is required, as are strong leadership skills. This director must attend Leadership Training as well as Staff Training.

  • Program Staff

    Entering into the 12 grade.
    This position is available to staff going into their senior year of High School. You will be paired with a full-time counselor to learn the ins-and-outs of being a Lutherhill staff member. As program Staff, you will learn how to lead Bible studies and devotions, manage a cabin of campers, and serve both campers and other staff members. This position is a 5 week position. 2 sessions are offered for the Program Staff position. June 1st – July 12th and July 7th – August 9th.

  • Ropes Course Assistant

    Minimum 18 years old.
    The Ropes Course Assistant, under the supervision of the Ropes Course Coordinator, is responsible for leading and processing ropes course activities. This assistant must be proficient in the facilitation of low ropes, high ropes, and safety procedures relating to ropes course use. Training will be provided. Specific duties include orientation of campers, maintaining accurate use records, management of staff while at the ropes course, and daily inspection of equipment and course. Ropes Course Assistant must attend Staff Training.

  • Ropes Course Manager

    Minimum 20 years old.
    This coordinator is responsible for leading and processing ropes course activities. This position must be proficient in the facilitation of low ropes, high ropes, and safety procedures relating to ropes course use. Certification training will be provided. Specific duties include training staff, the orientation of campers, maintaining accurate use records, management of staff while at the ropes course, and daily inspection of equipment and course. Ropes Course Manager must attend Senior Staff Training and Staff Training.

  • Senior Counselor

    Minimum 19 years old with 2 years of camping experience.
    This position is a counselor leader. While on day camps they will be in charge of a day camp team each week ranging from 3 to 12 staff members, and on site will help conduct nightly meetings with the Counseling staff. Senior counselors are Lutherhill’s face in congregations and are a great example for the staff during their week of camp. Duties include providing leadership for the day camp team, acting as the liaison between the church and day camp team, and communicating with the direct supervisor about upcoming day camps; on-site this position will check in with village partners every day, supervise a cabin of 8-10 campers, help plan and coordinate village events, and always put the camper first. This position must attend the second part of Leadership Training and Staff Training.

  • Store Coordinator

    Minimum 18 years old.
    This coordinator is responsible for the operation of the store including sales, inventory, maintenance of all accounts, and cleanliness of both the store and canteen. The Store Coordinator also organizes and distributes mail to campers and staff daily. Collecting and redistributing money and daily recording all transactions in the store are responsibilities of the Store Coordinator. Duties also include assisting with camp activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. The store coordinator must attend Staff Training.

  • Summer Activities Director

    Minimum 21 years old with 2 years camping experience.
    This position supervises the Activity Managers, specifically the Arts and Crafts Manager, Lifeguards, Outcamp Manager, Store Manager, and Camphands. This position works with the other Summer Directors to make sure that camp runs smoothly. Duties include managing your peers, providing leadership to campers and staff, and overseeing our outcamp area (which includes overnights for cabins and open fire cooking). Camping experience is required, as are strong leadership skills. This director must attend Leadership Training as well as Staff Training.

  • Summer Site Director

    Minimum 21 years old with 2 years camping experience.
    This position supervises and oversees community life on site, making sure that camp runs smoothly. Duties include managing peers, providing leadership to staff and campers, working with adults, and being visible during the camp day. This director serves as a leader to the staff, campers, and sponsors. Camping experience is required, as are strong leadership skills. This director must attend Leadership Training as well as Staff Training.

  • Waterfront Coordinator

    Minimum 21 years old with lifeguard experience.
    This position is responsible for supervising the daily activities of our waterfronts (pool, pond) along with general lifeguarding. This coordinator will also assist with camp activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. Waterfront personnel must be mature, responsible persons and possess American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or its equivalent. Waterfront Coordinator must attend Senior Staff and Staff Training.

  • Work Crew

    Entering into 12 grade.
    This position helps with the day-to-day operations of the camp and no two days are ever the same. Work crew helps with maintenance work, the outcamp area, living in a cabin and assisting the counselor, and assisting with other activities such as worships, games, and cabin supervision. This is a volunteer position.


Summer Staff Applications Opening November 15!

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