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  • Retreat Center Coordinator

    Bethel Horizons
    Job Description


    The Retreat Center Coordinator is responsible for cleaning the retreat centers at the beginning and end of the week, with the help from other summer staff. During the week you will check the buildings and help keep them tidy. You will also be helping the cook with meal prep, cleaning the dining room, and dishes. Room and board will be provided during your employment with us.


    The Retreat Center Coordinator is accountable to the Food Services Director for the quality and delivery of work produced. 


    PART-TIME/FULL-TIME: Seasonal Full-Time LOCATION: Bethel Horizons Camp and Retreat Center COMPENSATION: $225.00 per week. 


    1. Minimum 18 years of age

    2. Suggested one year of college education or the equivalent in working life experience.

    3. The ability to meet each camper where that camper is at with the four harmonies of Bethel Horizons: God, Self, Others and Nature.

    4. Emotional maturity

    5. Liking for children, ability to understand the needs of the campers, and the good judgment to place the needs of the campers and the camp ahead of personal desires.

    6. Interest in contributing to the achievement of the objectives of the camp.

    7. Ability to work as a member of a group or team.


    1. Cleaning and preparation of the Retreat Centers for user groups.

    2. Keeping inventory and stocking Retreat Center supplies and toiletries.

    3. Maintaining cleanliness of Retreat Center commons and entryways.

    4. Washing and Folding Laundry as needed.

    5. Working closely with the Summer Cooks as needed.

    6. Assist with clean up from general meals

    7. Assist with daily job assignments assigned at the beginning of the week.

    8. Assist with children as necessary – behavior management and counselor relief.

    9. Assist with programs and campfires.

    10. Other duties as assigned by the summer Program Director and Program Coordinator.

    ABOUT BETHEL HORIZONS: Bethel Horizons is a year-round facility located on more than 548 acres of prairie, forests, wet-lands and valleys bordering Governor Dodge State Park. Through its outdoor summer camp, retreat and event center, adventure courses and art education campus, it endeavors to develop and perpetuate a physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual environment which will strengthen and enhance the understanding of a person’s relation to God, Self, Others, and Nature. Horizons is affiliated with Bethel Lutheran Church-ELCA, Madison, Wisconsin and accredited by the American Camp Association. It is a member of Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, an association of ELCA camps across the country. 

    To apply, please go to http://www.bethelhorizons.org/who-we-are/employment/ and click on the link to fill out an application. If you have any questions, please contact James Marlow at james@bethelhorizons.org or call 608-807-7468.

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