Employment Opportunities

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 submit a resume with cover letter 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. For additional questions email our staff.

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.

To apply for this intern position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter 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.

To apply for this intern position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Dan Hinz, 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.

To apply for this intern position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Peter Hatlestad, Snake Road Adventure Center Program Director.

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.

To apply for this intern position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Jess Kirkner, Guest Services Coordinator.

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.

To apply for this intern position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to our staff for consideration

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.

To apply for this part-time Snake Road Adventure Center Facilitator position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Peter Hatlestad, Snake Road Adventure Center Program Director.

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.

To apply for a part-time Cook position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Sandy Wendtland, Food Service Director.

Kitchen Associate – The primary responsibilities for a Kitchen Associate are to assist with dining room set up and cleaning, basic food preparation, buffet servicing, dish washing, and general steward duties as directed by the Cook as the shift supervisor.

To apply for a part-time Kitchen Associate position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Sandy Wendtland, Food Service Director.

Youth Ministry Coordinator – The Youth Ministry Coordinator is primarily focused on leading and overseeing our programmed events for high school, junior high, and elementary aged students. This person is responsible to develop and execute the youth ministry programs that align with the mission of Covenant Harbor. This includes, but is not limited to, summer camps, winter camps, staff hiring and training, building church relations, and contributing to the overall ministry of Covenant Harbor. Please review the detailed Youth Ministry Coordinator Job Description.

To apply for the Youth Ministry Coordinator position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Dan Hinz, Youth Ministry Team.

Guest Services Coordinator – The Guest Services Coordinator is responsible for ensuring retreat guests have an excellent experience while at camp, as part of the Guest Services team. Duties include hosting groups, problem solving and building relationships. This position also supervises the housekeeping department. AV and/or IT experience are a plus. We are looking for someone who loves God, loves people and loves camp. Please review the detailed Guest Services Coordinator Job Description.

To apply for the Guest Services Coordinator position, please fill out an application and submit your resume with cover letter to Stefanie Wessel, Guest Services Director.

More information about positions, the hiring process and many other details are available on the Summer Staff page.