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.

2019 Camp DeSoto Staff

We will begin accepting applications in November 2018

Online Application

We will begin accepting applications in November 2018

We’re glad you are interested in working at Camp DeSot next summer! Consider volunteering for a service organization or working with children this semester - experience in these settings will teach you so much about what being a good camp counselor requires!

We will begin accepting staff applications in mid November. After reading applications and checking references, we will contact potential staff to set up job interviews after Christmas break. Job offers will be extended beginning in early March.

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

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 2019 (unless otherwise discussed with the directors.)

All Staff members are required to attend Pre-Camp Training May 31 - June 6, 2019.

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
  • Program Leadership
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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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