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Applying for Staff

We are glad you’re interested in being a staff member at Camp DeSoto this summer!

It is a wonderful opportunity for you to grow in responsibility, service, and love.

2020 Camp DeSoto Staff

Apply Now

We’re glad you are interested in working at Camp DeSot next summer. We’d love to talk with you about joining the DeSoto Staff of 2020. Apply online, and we’ll follow up with you soon to set up an interview.

If you have any questions about the staff application process, please contact Sarah.

When you begin the application, please be prepared to submit the name and email address of four references - an adult who knows you well, another adult from your hometown, a former employer, and a peer (preferrably someone who knows Camp DeSoto.)

Camp DeSoto counselors are nurturing, hard working, creative, thoughtful, and fun. They are teachers, leaders, servants, and friends.

Camp DeSoto Staff walk in love and rely on grace.

This job will stretch you. Being a Camp DeSoto counselor is hard work. You will be challenged to lean into God’s strength and discover your own depths.

The joys, friendships, lessons learned, and campers loved will enrich your life forever.

Camp DeSoto Program and SERVE Staff members must be at least 18 years old and have completed their freshman year of college by June 2020 (unless otherwise discussed with the directors.)

All Staff members are required to attend Pre-Camp Training May 29 - June 4, 2020.

If you are hoping to be a Camp DeSoto counselor this summer, we suggest you spend time with kids! Find a job babysitting or volunteer at an after school program. Look for opportunities to care for other people and stretch your service muscle. We look forward to talking with you about your experiences.

Available Positions
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  • Program Staff
  • SERVE Staff
  • Photographer
  • Leadership Team
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  • Head Counselor
  • Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Resident Artist

Want to know more? Get in touch!

We’d be happy to talk with you about which position best fits your gifts.

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