Support Staff Seasonal Jobs

Food Service
Cooks, Dishwashers, and Servers work in a professionally operated air-conditioned, large-volume food service facility. Applicants must be energetic and willing to work on a team with others. Hours vary depending on shifts and need. Previous food service a plus, but not necessary.

Housekeeping Staff work on small teams to maintain cleanliness of facilities throughout camp, including such tasks as: cleaning and disinfecting restrooms, shower facilities, and floors, washing windows, dusting, sweeping, and laundering. Full time hours available for full summer. Previous cleaning experience preferred but not necessary. Blue Lake will train. Must have valid driver’s license.

Production Staff
Production Staff work as a team to clean and maintain complex instructional sites and performance facilities throughout camp.  This includes cleaning, moving equipment, helping with technical needs, and assisting patrons. Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends.

Site Custodians
Site Custodians help to maintain outdoor instructional sites, sidewalks, and other camp areas by taking care of basic cleanliness (sweeping, dusting, refuse removal, etc). Additional tasks may be assigned. Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends.

Camp Store
Store Clerks handle sales in snack bar and/or souvenir store, help clean and maintain equipment and facility, and clean tables and grounds surrounding store area. Some flexibility in work hours. Previous retailing experience preferred.

Camp Bank
Bank Clerks assist with collecting and distributing camper monies as necessary, maintaining bank card records, and balancing bank records daily. Some other tasks may be assigned within camp store area. Previous office experience preferred.

Office Assistant
Office Assistants help to greet and direct guests, operate a multi-line switchboard, sort mail, and complete tasks using copy, fax, and folding machines. Applicants must have excellent communication and organizational skills, be willing to work evenings and weekends, and have an understanding of purpose, goals, and objectives of our organization. Previous experience with multi-line switchboard and in an office setting preferred.

Transportation Assistants provide transportation (in camp mini-vans) for campers, staff, and faculty to travel depots within a 1-hour radius of the camp. Previous experience in the transportation field and current CDL required. Must have an exemplary driving record and be willing to work long hours on scheduled days.

Maintenance workers perform routine preventative maintenance of buildings, mechanical equipment, and utility systems, as well as major and minor repair of all buildings and equipment.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends.

Groundskeepers maintain camp properties by helping to prepare camp facilities for opening, daily refuse pickup, grounds work (leaf & brush removal), moving equipment, as well as repairing, cleaning, and maintaining sites and facilities as directed. Must have valid driver’s license.

Landscaping assistants help with spring clean-up, basic yard work, plantings, and maintenance of planted areas throughout the campus. Hours are part-time and flexible. Previous experience preferred.

Audio Technicians
Audio Technicians work with Blue Lake Public Radio personnel to produce quality recordings of Blue Lake arts festival events and student performances. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends. Prior experience in recording and audio required.

Music Library
Music Librarians prepare music folders and teaching materials for campers, faculty, and staff throughout the summer. Experience in music required, and clerical or library experience preferred. 

Camp Nurses 
Work with the Health Lodge staff to provide a variety of health care services including basic first aid, medication management, and evaluation and referral of campers for off-camp medical care.  Nurses serve office hours daily and remain on-call (w/ cell phone) for emergencies.  Commuter and residential positions available.  Minimum Certification: Valid Registered Nurse License and current BLS certification (or equivalent).  Please contact Jessica Bryant at or 231-894-1966 x214 for Camp Nurse Application.