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Summer or Seasonal Food Service Cook

We are looking for people to prepare meals for retreat and summer guests. 
Seasonally occasional weekends (often Saturdays plus a Sunday breakfast) and/ or Summer shift cook, usually 11 AM through 7 PM Monday through Thursdays, 30-40 hours per week. 

Experience in food prep and use of commercial food service equipment preferred. Food Handler or Food Service Manager certification required. Send us your resume!

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We are looking for leaders to serve as mentors and role model for our campers!
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Are you looking for an awesome summer experience?  You have come to the right place, at Camp Onomia we offer a full summer of fun, laughter and memories. You will experience a summer of faith filled community in a small group atmosphere as you share your faith leading activities and program for all ages! 



Get ready for the best summer of your life!  You will get the opportunity to work with a team of exciting, motivated and faith filled peers to provide a life-changing experience for kids of all ages.  You will lead games and engage kids in Bible Studies, campfires, worships, canoeing, swimming and much more! What is God calling you to do today?




Most of our summer staff are cabin counselors. This is a residential camp setting, so you live with a cabin group of 6-8 kids and lead them in organized activities from morning till sleep time. Some of our counselors also have Lifeguard certification to help on the waterfront in the afternoons. Explore our summer program descriptions to get a sense of daily life at camp. 




Support staff enable the counselors to do their best. Depending upon the year, we also hire:

-Program Coordinators

-Kitchen Assistants
-Grounds Crew

We hire for the summer term which normally runs June 4 through the second week of August.


Once you finish your application, you'll be given a link to send to your two references. If they'd prefer a physical form, download and print the below document. Have them send the reference form to us!

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Sunday noon - Friday 5 pm

plus 2 weekends of retreat hosting



$400 plus room and board

$20/ wk increase for returning staff or certifications like lifeguard or food handling.



Full summer term which includes two weeks of paid training.

Partial summer may be available.

Internships gladly integrated.


REQUIREMENTS (Camp Counselor)

18 years old by end of summer

Commitment to the Christian faith

 and appreciation of the Lutheran tradition. Staff training begins on Sunday June 2nd and our summer 2024 sessions end on August 10th.

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