Laurelville serves over 18,000 people annually in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. It takes caring, skilled, and dedicated people with a heart for Christian service to fulfill our call to ministry every day. Openings for year-round and part-time positions are posted here as they come up. The Laurelville staff is a team, working together to offer Christ-like hospitality to all who come to encourage spiritual growth, healthy community, and care of God’s creation.

Check out our open positions below!

Year-Round Positions

Food Service Coordinator

Laurelville is seeking a Food Service Coordinator to join our team this July 2020! We serve over 48,000 meals each year. Applicant must be a people-person committed to creating a warm and inviting dining hall environment that embodies Christ-like service, guest interaction and of course, excellent food. Job responsibilities include: cooking and meal prep, speedy meal prep & timely meal delivery, quality & waste control, creative problem solving, addressing issues with flexibility, grace & humor!  Evenings & weekends required. This key role reports to our Food Service Director.

Qualified candidates possess:

  • A passion for Christian service
  • 1-year minimum experience in food service
  • interest to grow in leadership responsibilities
  • Team-player mentality
  • Current Food Safe certification

Hours vary from 40 in summer/busy season weeks to few hours in winter months. Hourly wage $9-11/hour (negotiable commensurate with experience). Benefits include: on-site housing (if desired, not required), vacation and sick pay; meals while on duty, free swimming/facility use for immediate family.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to latoshia@laurelville.org.

Part-time Cooks and Dishwashers

Looking for fun place to work while providing Christ-like hospitality? Laurelville is in need of part-time cooks and dishwashers. Must be available evenings and weekends, ideally for a minimum of 15 hours per week (in busy season). Cook pay is $8.00-$8.50/hr. and dishwashers are $7.25-7.50, both commensurate with experience. Training will be provided.

Ropes Course Facilitator

Laurelville is hiring several ropes course facilitators.  Ropes Course Facilitators will be trained on leading a group through our low ropes course. Facilitators will need to feel comfortable leading groups of all ages through the different elements. As groups request time at our low ropes course, a Laurelville staff member will check the availability of the facilitators and assign those available to the group.  Facilitators will be paid hourly ($7.25-$8.00/hour).  Email program@laurelville.org with any questions or if you’re interested.

Seasonal Positions


Laurelville is hiring lifeguards for our 2020 pool season. Lifeguards must present proof of their American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross has extended certifications for 120 days this year). Lifeguards are expected to be attentive and alert at all times to the activities in the pool. Guards must be able to handle the safety of our guests firmly but with care and consideration for their retreat experience at Laurelville. Lifeguards are also responsible for cleaning the pool prior to opening and cleanup at the end of the day.

This year we plan to be open daily in two sessions from 12-3 and 4-7 from mid-June to Labor Day, and some weekends in September. Guests must register in advance due to limited numbers. Soft opening expected by June 15. Safety measures in place to protect guests’ wellness. *Dates may change due to COVID-19 regulations.

Questions? Email brenda@laurelville.org  

Apply Here

To apply for any staff position, simply download, print, and complete an application and send it to us:

Attn: Employment Application
941 Laurelville Lane
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
fax: 724.423.2096
Email us

Fillable PDF Applications:

Download Application Summer Staff Application