Employment Opportunities

All Camp Lutherwood Oregon staff members are called to create an intentional community that supports and cares for each camper, and values all people as children of our Creator. Staff members are expected to keep campers safe and facilitate fun, creative, and safe activities. Staff members show, through words and actions, a response to God’s grace by their commitment to service, community, and creation.

Summer Staff

Working at Camp Lutherwood Oregon is an unforgettable and rewarding experience that offers an unparalleled opportunity to develop professional skills for a wide range of potential jobs and careers while serving in a meaningful way. These are skills that you can take with you into any job, internship, or life experience. If you are willing to work hard, practice gracious hospitality, and share in deep laughter and child-like play, working at Camp Lutherwood will be a great way to spend your summer. 


Transform your resume and enhance your work experience, be a positive role model and make a difference in children’s lives, all while growing personally and professionally by working at Camp Lutherwood Oregon.

Gain valuable skills that can be easily transferred to your résumé, such as leadership experience, interpersonal communication, public speaking, problem solving skills and teamwork. Working at camp doesn’t just help your resume, camp also provides the space for you to grow in your faith and make memories with new friends.

Receive hands-on experience planning and organizing activities, facilitate team building opportunities, lead night hikes and creek walks, and engage with a cabin of campers for the week. Learn to lead and work with people of all ages — kids, adults, and those with special needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Summer Staff are paid once a month and at a rate determined by previous camp experience and staff position. Summer staff also receive free housing and three meals a day when meal service is provided.

Camp programming is subject to change. We are working to ensure a safe and fun work experience that follows all state and federal guidelines, including but not limited to masks, social distancing, personal hygiene, and daily health checks. We will continue to update our policies and programs as new information becomes available. 

2021 Staff Training begins June 23rd.

Summer program runs from July 1st to August 16th.

Yes! Time off will be worked into the schedule to give staff adequate time for rest during their work week. This year, staff will be encouraged to spend their time off at camp on-site so that camp can be a part of the solution to stop the spread of COVID-19.

If you need an extended amount of time off, please request the dates at the time of hire.

Camp is a great place to build your resume with leadership opportunities, team work, and problem solving skills. Simultaneously, you will be able to spend lots of time outdoors, build lasting relationships, sing songs, lead games, share meals, and work hard! No two days are alike!

While we have hired for specific positions in previous years, this year we are looking for those with a variety of skills ready to work hard in a fast paced and flexible environment.


Applications for the 2021/2022 Internship program are now available. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@lutherwoodoregon.org.


Join the year-round team at Camp Lutherwood Oregon with an internship that offers hands-on apprenticeship style learning. Lutherwood staff and outside professionals in chosen field of interest will offer mentorship and coaching throughout entire internship. Available areas of focus include: Environmental Sustainability & Program Development, and Fundraising, Events, Marketing & Communication.


32+ Hours per week


Monthly stipend and on-site housing provided.


6–9 Months (Flexible start date, starting as early as September 1, 2021)

Click Here for Position Description.


Year Round Positions

At this time, no year-round positions are available. 

Lutherwood Oregon’s Commitment to an Inclusive Work Environment

Camp Lutherwood Oregon strives to be a place that is welcoming and supportive of all people regardless of age, race, religion, gender expression, or sexuality and expect all potential employees to both enjoy and contribute to that environment.

application process

Email a current resume and cover letter to jobs@lutherwoodoregon.org or mail to Camp Lutherwood Oregon PO Box 314 Cheshire, OR 97419

No phone calls please.

Application Process

Camp Lutherwood Oregon is not currently hiring any year round positions. 

Mail, Email, or Fax (541-998-7164) a resume and completed application to jobs@lutherwoodoregon.org. If you believe your resume does not adequately reflect your experience and abilities, you would like to explain any complexities in it, or if it does not show the required experience please include a cover letter addressing those points.

No phone calls please.