Employment

Camp Roger is a special place to invest in the lives of others as a leader in the Summer Camp and Outdoor Education, Apprenticeship Program, and our year-round staff positions. View the latest opportunities to invest in these life giving programs.

Outdoor Education Staff

Each year, Camp Roger hires a group of Outdoor Education Day Staff to support the year-round program. We’re always interested in adding folks to our on-call list of ropes course facilitators and Discovery Nature Center teachers during the fall, winter, and spring. If this is an interest of yours, contact Camp Roger by phone at 616-874-7286 or submit an online application.

Summer Camp

Thank you for your interested in working at Camp Roger. You may apply early for 2017 Summer Camp by reviewing the community covenant and completing the online application and reference forms (see below). View the salary information for 2017 and review the Summer Camp sessions for timeline. Overnight Camp Staff Orientation begins on May 30 with Staff Commissioning on Sunday, June 11. Day Camp Staff Orientation will begin at the commissioning service on Sunday, June 11.

Returning Staff Re-Applications are DUE JANUARY 15
New Applications are DUE FEBRUARY 15
Save the Date for Group Interview day on Saturday, February 25 at Camp Roger
Applications for Support Staff: Still Accepting Applications (See below)

Our application process is closed for Camp Counselors and Kitchen Staff. Please review the positions below for open opportunities.

Open Positions:

  • Day Camp Counselor
  • Overnight Camp Counselor
  • Lead Ropes Ranger
  • Waterfront Director
  • Tripping Director
  • Maintenance

Voyager Leaders

We are now taking applications for Voyager 4/5 (July 6-17), Voyager 6/7 (July 20-31), Voyager 8/9 (August 1-12), and Voyager 10/11 (August 14-25). Voyager leader responsibilities include leading a backpacking trip at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore,  preparing devotions, intentionally modeling Christ-like leadership, and training campers to serve as counselors during a 4-day session. Voyager leaders serve in co-ed pairs; you may apply individually or with a partner. Leaders will be hired based on qualification and availability. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. Some additional certification may be required. Apply using our online application, or contact [email protected] with further questions.

To apply for a summer staff position, we need to receive a completed application by you as well as a reference form completed by you about yourself. We will also need to have 3 other reference forms turned in completed by others who know you well. (i.e. past employer, church mentor, etc.)

Review the Community Covenant
Staff Reapplication Form
Staff Online Application
Reference Form

Apprenticeship Program

Each year, we recruit up to four people to serve in a 9 month position to live and work at Camp Roger. This position would be heavily involved in Outdoor Education program, retreat and site responsibilities, and many more opportunities throughout their time at camp. To learn more about the apprenticeship program, contact Lauren Harris, Apprenticeship Coordinator.

Year-round Positions

Our year-round leadership team provides on-going support and staffing to the vital programs of Camp Roger. There are currently no open positions.