Serve at ROL

Join the team

Help us make better summers!

The backbone of our camp is our amazing team of staff and volunteers. Without the people that serve our camp, we wouldn’t be able to offer the awesome experiences we provide to so many campers and their families. Search for open positions below or browse our current staff and volunteer openings.

Work at River of Life

Paid opportunities to work at camp

River of Life Camp offers opportunities for service and spiritual growth that you won’t find anywhere else. Thinking about the possibility of working here? Learn more by reading below, or by contacting us directly.

Application Deadline for Returning Alumni Staff: December 31st

Application Deadline for New Staff: April 30th


Day Camp Director

Hiring 1 | 18 or Older | All Summer | Paid Position

The Day Camp Director is responsible for everything going on within Day Camp. This includes its staff, the campers enrolled in it, its program, its schedule, and parent communication.


Day Camp Lead Counselor

Hiring 4 | 17 or Older | All Summer | Paid Position

(This position is replacing the Day Camp Supervisor position.) The Day Camp Lead Counselor is responsible for the Day Camp Assistant Counselors entrusted to their care, the campers entrusted to their care, and the guidance needed to follow the daily schedule and program.

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Volunteer at River of Life

Opportunities to Serve

Many things at River of Life Camp are made possible by people willing to volunteer some of their time. Find out how you can be a part of what God is doing on our campus!


Kitchen Worker

Hiring 12 | 16 or Older | Can Be Partial Summer | Volunteer Position

Kitchen Workers are responsible for supporting the Head Cook with the preparation, operation, and maintenance of the kitchen while adhering to the rules and regulations set forth by the camp and the State.

Questions about working at rol?

Let us help you!

Here are some common questions we get asked by potential staff and volunteers. If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask for help! We are more than happy to try and answer any questions you may have!

Yes, training week/weekend is mandatory for anyone looking to work at River of Life Camp. If, for some reason, it is not possible for you to attend, please contact us in advance to work something out.

Yes, we do have some paid positions available for those who are 17 or older and can be here the entire summer. Some of those positions are listed above!

Our Overnight Camp is 5 weeks long including our training week. Our Day Camp is 10 weeks long including the training week.

We would love to work with you to make it happen! In order to serve in Overnight Camp (especially as a counselor) we ask that you at least be able to give a week (Sunday afternoon to Friday night or Saturday morning, depending on the week) plus the training week. In order to serve in Day Camp we ask that you at least be able to give a week (Monday morning to Friday afternoon) plus the training week. For kitchen workers, we ask that you be able to give a week of 5 morning (Monday to Friday) or 6 afternoon (Sunday to Friday) shifts, but can still work with you even if you can only give one day a week.