Covenant Harbor is a year-round camp and retreat ministry located in Lake Geneva, WI. Our mission is to draw people from their routines into opportunities to enjoy creation, recreation and relationships, so that all will experience God through Jesus Christ.
Throughout the year, we have employment opportunities for a variety of unique, challenging, and exciting positions to serve God by serving guests. To view an updated list of available jobs and descriptions, click on the tabs below.
If you are interested in and qualified for any of the available positions, we invite you to fill out an application and follow any other instructions listed in the job description. From there, a staff member will contact you with the next steps of the application process if they feel it may be a good fit. (Note: click on the “Summer Staff” tab to find the link to the summer staff application.)
If you have questions about the positions, requirements, the application process, or would like more information, please call us at 262-248-3600 or contact us via email. We also post employment opportunities on the Christian Camp and Conference Association website.
Thank you for your interest in working at Covenant Harbor. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
There are positions available as part of the Covenant Harbor team, all with a different concentration and mix of responsibilities. The potential concentrations are in Youth Ministry, Snake Road Adventure Center, Guest Services, Maintenance, Food Service, and Operation Departments. All positions will have rotations in other departments to meet seasonal needs when necessary.
To apply for an intern position, please submit your resume to our staff for consideration.
Food Service – Seeking an Intern to join the Food Service team in preparing/serving quality food and attractive meals to a wide variety of guests. We are a busy camp, serving guests year round in two on-site kitchens year-round. We want to train you to become a shift manager/lead cook. Intern can participate in management functions such as ordering, scheduling, menu planning, training and more. Most important skills: ability to learn and passion for great customer service. Potential for position to grow into permanent full-time position. Previous camp and food service experience preferred. If interested, email resume to Sandy Wendtland, Food Service Director.
Youth Ministry – Looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals passionate about camp ministry programming; will work with our Youth Ministry Team to craft and carry out winter and summer programs, recruit and hire summer staff, and support various areas of youth ministry year-round at camp. If interested, email resume to Kelly Elwell, Youth Ministry Team.
Snake Road Adventure Center (SRAC) – Looking for applicants who are flexible and adaptable with prior challenge course or outdoor education program experience preferred; will work with our SRAC Team with year-round day and overnight groups for experiences with low ropes, high ropes, climbing tower, zip lines, and instructing outdoor education programs at camp.
Guest Services – Looking for outgoing personalities who like to work with people; will work with a wide variety of groups who visit Covenant Harbor and work closely with our Guest Services Team on many aspects of hosting and serving groups at camp.
Maintenance – Looking for applicants willing to learn and adapt to different environments; will receive hands-on experience working with our Maintenance Team in all aspects of facility maintenance to both support other departments and interact with different areas of camp. We are not currently accepting applicants for a Maintenance concentration intern position.
Operation Departments – Looking for individuals willing to work behind the scenes; will have opportunities to assist in a variety of tasks and focuses in Administration, Housekeeping, and other operations areas.
Snake Road Adventure Center Facilitator – Facilitate participants safely through various components of the Snake Road Adventure Center (SRAC) program activities. Program activities include ice breakers, problem-solving activities, initiative activities, and low ropes course elements. Teach/lead outdoor education classes and activities including orienteering, basic survival, canoeing, archery, aquatic conservation, campfires and night hikes. Position is part time with more hours during our peak seasons. Schedule is variable and requires flexibility based on group needs. Experience in ropes courses, working with groups (especially youth) and teaching is helpful. For additional questions, contact Peter Hatlestad, SRAC Director.
Applicants may complete our Employment Form.
Cook – Shift Supervisor in one of two on-site kitchens with part-time hours and competitive pay rates. Responsibilities include overseeing menu production (recipes provided); delegating duties as necessary; supervising associate staff in meal production, buffet setup and management, dining room setup and management. Commercial cooking experience helpful; management experience helpful. For more details, read our Cook Job Description.
Applicants may complete our Employment Form.
Marketing Coordinator – Covenant Harbor is seeking an individual passionate about promoting ministry opportunities and building relationships in the full-time position of Marketing Coordinator.
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for managing and implementing a strategic marketing plan for all aspects of camp. This comprehensive plan includes management of brand identity, advertising and marketing efforts across varied media, and proactively pursuing growth opportunities to connect churches, groups, organizations, and individuals with the ministry. Individuals must possess strong organizational and relational skills, have perseverance to accomplish strategic goals, and be gifted in written and verbal communication. The position requires an understanding of Christian camping ministry as well as proven experience and success in marketing, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
Please submit resumes by email to Eric Anderson, Associate Director.
Program Director – Covenant Harbor is seeking a self-directed and visionary leader who will be responsible for the development and oversight of all programming to fulfill Covenant Harbor’s mission.
With main responsibilities in the area of Youth Ministry (including summer staff recruitment and training) leading a full-time staff of four, the Program Director will also provide oversight to Adult Ministries and guidance in program development for the Snake Road Adventure Center (Outdoor Education and Ropes Course) by working in cooperation with the Director of Experiential Education serving as a resource in program development and in the treatment of guests. Minimum 5 years experience managing teams required.
Please submit resumes by email to Ray Warren, Executive Director.
More information about positions, the hiring process and many other details are available on the Summer Staff page.