Employment at Cedar Lake Ministries

Cedar Lake Ministries is a non-denominational Christian retreat center and camp in Cedar Lake, IN, just 35 miles south of Chicago. Our mission is to provide a life-changing environment for evangelism and spiritual growth.

If you’re interested in employment at Cedar Lake Ministries, we invite you to view our current job openings and learn more about who we are as a ministry.

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    Summer Camp Employment

    Guiding kids through the days of summer … at camp! View summer camp positions

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Full Time Employment

We have no open full-time positions at this time.

Full Time Employment

Maintenance Assistant

40 hours per week position, including some evening and weekend hours. Candidates are expected to have a good working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, basic electric & HVAC, grounds keeping, etc. Must have working familiarity with maintenance tools and equipment.

Part Time Employment

Housekeeper

15 – 20 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours. Housekeepers impact the overall guest experience by providing clean and comfortable facilities. Candidates must be self-motivated, displaying a professional attitude and strong work ethic. Commercial cleaning experience is preferred but will train the right person. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Food Service Staff

15 – 20 hour per week position, including evening and weekend hours. Staff will provide quality meals and service to guests. Dishwasher responsibilities include bussing dining hall tables and cleaning dishes and facilities. Cook and Prep Cook responsibilities include preparing and maintaining our salad bar/condiments, monitoring food production at meal time, and cleaning dining facilities. Candidates must be able to lift 30–50 lbs.

Retreat Coordinator

The Retreats Coordinators are a dedicated team that work to facilitate the requests of church and other religious groups as they plan their retreats and conferences by contracting, event-planning and hosting events. A successful candidate must have a drive to serve more people, communicate professionally, be hospitality minded and be in an actively growing relationship with Jesus. This position offers 24 to 32 hours per week and will host guests least one weekend each month.

Turnover Housekeeper

Position is as need with short notice and mostly weekend hours, offering $15 per hour. Housekeepers impact the overall guest experience by providing clean and comfortable facilities. Candidates must be self-motivated, displaying a professional attitude and strong work ethic. Commercial cleaning experience is preferred but will train the right person. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Housekeeper

15 – 20 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours. Housekeepers impact the overall guest experience by providing clean and comfortable facilities. Candidates must be self-motivated, displaying a professional attitude and strong work ethic. Commercial cleaning experience is preferred but will train the right person. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Food Service Staff

15 – 20 hour per week position, including evening and weekend hours. Staff will provide quality meals and service to guests. Dishwasher responsibilities include bussing dining hall tables and cleaning dishes and facilities. Cook and Prep Cook responsibilities include preparing and maintaining our salad bar/condiments, monitoring food production at meal time, and cleaning dining facilities. Candidates must be able to lift 30–50 lbs.

 

Summer Camp Employment

We have no open camp positions at this time.

Team Leader

Provide a safe and caring environment for campers by guiding campers through the daily activities and life-changing experiences of camp. Must be 18 years or older.

Program Assistant

Provide leadership for the summer ministry staff and facilitate the daily operations of the camp program. Must be 18 years or older.

Media Coordinator

Enhance the experience of camp for campers and their parents through online interaction and visual components.

Lifeguard

Certified lifeguards provide a safe experience by preventing and responding to emergencies at the lakefront.

Summer Retreat Host

Serve guest groups and facilitate successful events by outside organizations. Desire to serve others, problem solving skills, and strong communication skills are traits of the successful candidate.

Student Leader - Volunteer

July 5-21, assists Team Leaders in providing a safe and caring environment for campers by guiding campers through daily activities and life-changing experiences. Must be entering grades 9–12.

Nurse - Volunteer

Certified physicians or nurses provide 24-hour care during each week of summer camp. Volunteer camp nurses work with the camp staff to provide a safe experience for campers and staff.

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