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Join the Luther Heights Team

Luther Heights Bible Camp shares God's love with all generations as we grow in faith, live by grace, and love one another. We are located in the beautiful and unique Sawtooth Mountains of central Idaho. Working at LHBC is more than just a summer job. Our staff have the opportunity to develop their faith, leadership skills, and natural gifts while engaging with campers of all ages. Being a part of our team will likely be one of the best jobs you will ever have!

Steps for Applying

  1. Complete online application. Returning staff can login to their account and complete the Summer Staff Returner application. New potential staff can create an account and complete the Summer Staff application.
  2. Reference Requests need to be completed.
  3. Interview

Employment FAQs

The contract for 2022 is June 3 through August 8, and we are flexible!

Our summer staff positions begin at $320/week. Pay is through bi-weekly direct deposit. Room and board are included.

As part of our staff, you will live on-site at camp for the duration of your contract. We provide lodging where you will share cabin space with other staff and/or campers. We have twin-sized beds/bunkbeds throughout our cabins. We have laundry amenities on-site. All meals are provided. We love treating out staff to local favorites like huckleberry milkshakes!

Staff are expected to live at camp for the duration of their contract. Time off varies each week depending on staffing needs for programming. Staff will have two hours of personal free time each day and at least one day off within a seven-day period. LHBC programming typically includes youth camps for 1st – 12th graders, family camps, weekend retreats for all ages, and hosted ministry groups. Programming includes bible studies and worship, beach days, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, camping out in tents, and camp games and other activities.

Our staff team is 14-20 people and we do staff training together before camp begins, covering how to lead bible studies and worship, safety, hiking and camping basics, and team building exercises. We train our staff in Wilderness First Aid because of our remote location, as well as CPR and Low-Ropes Course training. Please let us know in your application if you have any certifications, such as Lifeguard.

No service, but we promise you'll never be more connected! We do not have cell service on our grounds, and we wi-fi is only available with limited access. The office phone is available for your use to call friends and family. There is cell service nearby in Stanley, ID.

No. Though it is important to be comfortable talking about faith and leading bible studies with the belief in God, you do not have to be Lutheran. We typically have staff of different faith backgrounds and welcome all to our team. If you want to learn more about the ELCA beliefs, check out the ELCA mission and ELCA teachings.

Any questions about the process or employment, please contact Kelly at .


Summer Positions

Leadership Staff (Program Coordinator)

21 years of age preferred, Previous camp experience required

As a member of our leadership team, the program coordinator will help lead summer camp staff, oversee programs, coordinate daily/weekly schedules, ensure safety protocols are followed and help create a positive, inclusive culture.


CABIN LEADER

18 years of age or older

Lead a small cabin group, 4-10 campers ages 6-18 for 3-6 days for all activities, including bible studies, worship, small and large group games, and activities such as canoeing and hikes. Responsible for the health and safety of the cabin group. Cabin Leaders will also serve on Luther Heights On-Location day camps and with Family+ and Adult retreats. Formerly known as Counselors.


RESOURCE STAFF

18 years of age or older preferred

Assist with hospitality needs at camp including kitchen dishes and cabin cleaning. Assist with program design and implementation. Assist with maintenance needs of camp.


KITCHEN STAFF

18 years of age or older, Prior kitchen service experience helpful

Assist Food Service Manager and Head Cook in food preparation, serving, and clean up for typically three meals a day.


SEASONAL POSITIONS

HEAD COOK

Email for detailed job description and application. Serve under supervision of Food Service Manager to cook and manage the kitchen. Serve meals during summer camp and weekend retreats. Seasonal part-time of full-time roll, May – October.


OPERATIONS MANAGER

Email for detailed job description and application. Serve year-round with oversite on property maintenance and management, forest service and state regulations, volunteer coordination and management, and some program area management like aquatic equipment and low ropes course maintenance. Serve on member of the Property Committee. Part-time October through April, full-time May through September.


RETREAT HOST

Apply here or email with questions. Volunteer or receive a stipend to serve with us to host weekend groups. Serve in tasks focused on food service support, hospitality needs and program assistance.

Register online or by mail for any of Luther Heights' programs.