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Summer Camp Jobs


Serving as a summer camp counselor at Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch is a challenging and rewarding way to spend your summer. You will have the opportunity to use the skills and gifts that God has given you to lead campers into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. In addition you will have the opportunity to lead small groups, participate in BIG games, and lead campers through a week packed full of awesome activities.

The positions listed below are for our Journey Youth Camps.  Read about them here.  You may choose to work for some or all of these weeks.  You can indicate your availability during the application process. Feel free to send any questions to Grace.

Listed below are internal page links to the jobs available:

Cabin Counselor  Leader In Training  Worship Lead  Program Staff
Audio/Visual  Summer Wrangler   Volunteers

Program Staff:
Wage: $225 - $275 per week

Program staff is made up of responsible individuals who are skilled in working in a team environment.  Individuals must be willing to assume a leadership position and serve as a spiritual mentor to Cabin Counselors and Jr. Counselors.  Program Staff must be 18 and a high school graduate.

The Primary role of Program Staff is to assist the Youth Program Director in planning and running summer camps, as well as assisting in all camp activities for Ironwood events and retreat groups throughout the summer.  This is a full time position starting late May and ending early August.

Cabin Counselors

Wage: $125-$175 per week.

A cabin counselor must be 18 and a high school graduate. Encounter camp counselors must be at least one year removed from high school. A cabin counselor is responsible for 6-8 campers per week in a cabin setting. They will lead Bible studies, plan activities, participate in all camp activity, and be a spiritual and emotional leader for those in their cabin. Being a cabin counselor can be the most rewarding experience of your lifetime. There is a lot of work that goes into the position, but the rewards and experience received far outweigh the rest. We are always welcoming new applicants as well as returning applicants. If interested please fill out the application above.

Leader In Training:

This is a volunteer position

A Leader In Training must be 16 years old by the beginning of their session to be considered in the application process.  Leaders In Training will work alongside Counselors and Program Staff during a week of camp, will gain great experience as a leader and will be poured into spiritually by the rest of the staff. If interested please fill out the application above. 

Worship Lead:

The Worship Lead guides campers, staff, and guests in worship, helping create an environment where they can connect with God through worship arts.  Duties include but are not limited to leading musical worship for all Ironwood programs and events, preparing materials for worship, and working alongside Program Staff as needed to run Ironwood programs.  The Worship Lead must play a musical instrument, preferably guitar, and must demonstrate spiritual maturity.  Click here for full job description.


Wage: Commensurate on experience.

Audio/Visual has become an important part of all that we do at Ironwood. Must be a college student or recent graduate. We need people who have extensive experience in editing videos, and working with live sound production. Must be a fast worker and self starter. 
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Summer Wrangler:
Wage: This is a volunteer position.

A junior wrangler is at the Riding Arena with the Senior Wrangler staff and will assist in maintenance and care of the horses, as well as trail rides and other activities.  To be a Junior Wrangler you must be 16 years of age. Please email Wrangler with any questions.

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Everything that Ironwood does is anchored by the volunteers that come and spend their time and money investing in our programs. If you are interested in being a volunteer at Ironwood Summer Camps please contact us and see if there is somewhere that you can plug in. 
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