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Camp Program Manager

This is a unique position for a highly relational leader who loves nature.  Shared estimated 25-hour a week position as camp program manager for a Christian camp and pastor for a small-town United Methodist Congregation in west central Indiana.  Housing and utilities plus training provided. Responsibilities will fluctuate throughout the season. In the late spring/summer, the role will be more heavily devoted to camp; developing growth, oversight, and coordination of programs offered at the camp.  In the fall/winter, focusing on building community with the church. 

Purpose: To provide spiritual and community leadership for a small congregation of a mainline Christian congregation and develop and Manage Programs at Pine Creek Camp


  • A growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Supportive of the mission of the United Methodist Church (
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, or a combination of the two
  • Sensitive to and/or exposure to the unique perspectives and challenges of rural culture
  • Must love spending time outdoors
  • Sensitive to diversity (culture, race, gender, etc.) and a commitment to inclusion of such groups into the Body of Christ
  • Strong communication, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable and self-directed
  • Ability to work in intergenerational settings
  •  Willingness to seek credentialing in the United Methodist Church
  • Proficiency in Apple systems and knowledge of collaborative online systems, or ability to learn said systems
  • Open to collaboration with clergy and laity from other churches
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Responsibilities-divided between church and camp

  • Prepare for and offer Sunday worship, including a Biblical message
  • Work with church leadership op offer discipleship and community building ministry
  • Initiate congregational care for members and community residents
  • Recruit and train volunteers and staff to accomplish Impact2818’s mission
  • Hire and manage camp staff to implement safe and effective programming that aligns with United Methodist Theology
  • Develop and implement growth strategies that serve the local church, and thus the larger community
  • Prepare for and execute quality programing
  • Communicate site and facility needs with the Site Manager
  • Maintain and upkeep housing facilities to be presentable to any guests visiting site
  • Ensure we provide radical hospitality to all guests
  • Attend occasional funerals and weddings
  • Maintain a safe (physical, emotional, and spiritual) site for all residents, staff and guests
  • Other duties as assigned by the Site Manager or District Superintendent

Physical Requirements

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  A significant amount of time will be spent outdoors on our grounds during all months of the year.  These physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation & Benefits

Pine Creek Camp will provide onsite Housing & Utilities as part of the Compensation Package; the responsibilities of the position are most effectively performed by the program manager living on site.

  • Housing & Utilities including internet
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • First Aid & CPR Training / Lifeguard Certification / Opportunity for personal development
  • Discounts and access to INUMC events and trainings for staff
  • Meals provided whenever kitchen is operational
  • Ministry discounts and access to Impact2818 properties & recreation features

For more information contact Grant Crumbaugh, Site Manager, at

Pine Village
Impact 2818
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United Methodist Church (UMC)