Employment

Laurelville serves over 20,000 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.

Open Positions

Year-Round Positions

Internships

Seeking energetic, responsible interns to join our team, starting in August. This is a 1-year internship, with an option to apply for a 2nd year, and is focused on hosting and connecting with groups, learning how our organization runs, and providing Christ-like hospitality.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Cooks

Prep, cook & serve timely buffet-style meals from a preset menu. Cooks supervise the dish and dining hall staff. Speedy, quality work with attention to dietary needs, waste control, creative problem solving, grace & humor are required. Applicants must be team-players committed to providing excellent food and warm hospitality. This position is perfect for the experienced Chef who is tired of late nights and budding Chefs looking to gain experience in a friendly, thriving retreat center environment.

Pay: $14-16+/hour (commensurate with experience) for independent Cooks ages 18+. $9/hour for Assistant Cooks ages 16+.
Hours: 8-20 hours/week. During the school year, most work is on weekends; some weekday shifts are available. Schedule can be flexible based on your availability.

To apply, use the “General Staff” application below.

Seasonal Positions

Overnight Summer Camp Counselors

Please note: We are still seeking 1 more male counselor! All other counselor positions have been filled. 

We’re looking for energetic counselors who possess a desire to encourage growth and discipleship to join our Summer Camp staff. We’re always on the lookout for great summer camp counselors! Apply anytime. Hiring process (interviews, etc) typically occur in the spring. Must be 18 years of age or older. If under 18, can apply as a junior counselor (please indicate on application).

Counselors are required to attend Summer Camp Orientation. Counselors are expected to attend the Sunday afternoon staff meeting at the beginning of each week and stay at camp through Friday afternoon’s staff debrief meeting. Counselors are expected to assist in taking photos, coordinating games, instructing crafts, leading outdoor activities, and providing good care based on the policies explained at orientation. Counselors who are musically gifted are invited to help lead worship. Summer camp’s purpose is to provide a vibrant camping experience by creating an inclusive and safe space for all campers to deepen their walk with God.

Camp runs from mid June through the end of July.

To apply, please fill out the “Summer Staff Application” below.

Day Camp Counselors

We’re looking for energetic counselors who possess a desire to encourage growth and discipleship to join our Day Camp staff.

Counselors are required to attend Day Camp Orientation. Counselors are expected to assist in taking photos, coordinating games, instructing crafts, leading outdoor activities, presenting Bible lessons, and providing good care based on the policies explained at orientation.

Day Camp runs from mid June through early August, Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm.

To apply, use the “Summer Staff” application linked below!

Lifeguards

Laurelville is seeking lifeguards and swim class instructors for the upcoming 2024 summer season. Lifeguards must present proof of their American Red Cross certification. Along with the duties outlined in their certification classes, lifeguards are expected to maintain the rules of the pool and safety of all guests while being mindful of the retreat experience at Laurelville. Lifeguards may also be asked to help instruct our learn-to-swim classes. If you have experience teaching swim lessons or would be interested in learning, please indicate that on your application.

To apply, use the “General Staff” application linked below.

Apply Here

Applications (General Staff includes lifeguards, kitchen, maintenance):

If you would prefer to fill out a hard copy application and mail or scan to us, please click here to download a PFD application.

Return to us at info@laurelville.org or 941 Laurelville Lane, Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666.