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  • Hospitality Assistants: Fall, Winter Spring Staff
  • Office and Guest Services Director


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Camp Perkins is always looking for qualified and enthusiastic people to work not only during the summer, but through the rest of the year as well.

Full-time: Office and Guest Services Director, August 2018

The Office and Guest Services Director has the unique opportunity to be the first interaction individuals have with Camp Perkins. This role will serve as the registrar, guest contract coordinator and work with our hosted ministry adults, youth and families throughout the year. Camp Perkins serves approximately 2000 hosted ministry guests annually. This includes overseeing seasonal staff, coordinating hospitality services, and implementing new ways to meet the growing needs of our guests. The Office and Guest Services Director must have excellent skills in organization and planning, small group food service and meal preparation, interpersonal relationships, time management, and the ability to respond to guest and staff needs. This position requires a great deal of cooperation with other camp leadership and departments. The Office and Guest Services Director is directly responsible to the Executive Director. Salary and Benefit information available upon inquiry. Living onsite is a requirement of the position.

Applicants should hold a 4 year degree or have equivalent experience in hospitality services and/or office management.

Located in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho, Camp Perkins is owned and operated by 38 LCMS member congregations offering year round programs to people of all ages.

Click here for a full Position Description. Resumes can be emailed to Executive Director, Signe White, Resumes should be submitted by August 15, 2018.


Seasonal: Hospitality Assistants 

Camp Perkins hires 2-3 college age or older individuals for seasonal employment. Length of employment can be variable. Hospitality Assistants work with the day-to-day operations of the camp during the fall, winter, and spring seasons and help to make guests of camp as comfortable as possible. Responsibilities include housekeeping and food service, in addition to some maintenance, office and program assistance as needed. This position requires flexibiltiy and adaptability, and the ability to be a team player, a self-starter, and to function as a servant-leader. Benefits include on-site, full room and board and a salary of $250-300 per week.

Hospitality Assistant Position Description
Hospitality Assistant Application

Seasonal: Summer Staff Positions 2019

Spend an unforgettable, life-changing summer serving with Camp Perkins! Summer Camp Staff positions are rewarding and challenging in ways that will engage you spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically. There is no other job like it. Consider a summer of service engaging children and families in life-changing ways.

Staff Training for summer staff begins May 27, 2019. Summer staff duties are complete on August 14, 2018. Program staff must also attend program staff training beginning May 19, 2019. All staff will receive CPR/AED and First Aid training and will have the opportunity to attend an American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding course and Wilderness First Aid with WMI of NOLS. Salaries start at ~$1800 for the summer for High School age staff and ~$2200 for college age staff. Salary increases are given for past experience, specific positions, and additional trainings. 

To apply to work at Camp Perkins, please visit and complete an on-line application. We partner with NLOMA for a process called joint recruitment. Joint Recruitment places your application in the hands of 24 Lutheran Camps across the country! If you desire, you may indicate Camp Perkins, ID, as your first choice camp on the NLOMA application.

Available positions include:

  • Head Cook
  • Counselors
  • Kitchen Camp Assistants
  • Photo & Social Media Camp Assistant
  • Maintenance Camp Assistant
  • General Camp Assistant
  • Housekeeping Camp Assistants
  • Day Camp Coordinators*
  • Summer Program Facilitators*
  • Ridges Backpacking Counselors*
    *Program Staff Positions

High School Age Applicants

High School students are invited to apply for any of the Camp Assistant positions listed above! This is a great opportunity to enhance your leadership skills while working along with our college age staff. Much of the CA's time is spent in the needed behind the scenes work in the kitchen, housekeeping, and maintenance to be sure that each camper has an amazing experience at camp.

To apply for employment at Camp Perkins as a High School student, please download and complete the Camp Assistant Application. Preferred application submission date: February 15. 


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