Camp Hanover Summer Staff

The Hardest Job You'll Ever Love!

Do you love kids, have a passion for sharing your faith, and feel energized spending time in God's creation? If so, we may have a job for you! Each summer a collection of amazing people come together to form an intentional Christian community here at Camp Hanover. Together, we endeavor to provide life changing experiences for the campers who attend our programs by showing them radical Christian hospitality. We believe each child deserves to be loved as the child of God they are.

We are looking to hire the very best people for our resident and traveling day camp programs and food service staff. If you think you have what it takes, apply below, or keep scrolling for more information.

Apply For a Program Position!
Apply For a Camp Nurse Position!
Apply for a Food Service Position!

Resident Camp

For sixty years Camp Hanover has provided overnight camp experiences for youth in grades 2-12. In order to make this happen, we need amazing people. We are looking to hire creative and talented people for the following positions:

Counselors (18+, and preferably one year out of high school)

Lifeguard (18+, Lifeguard certification – we can help with this)

Aquatics Coordinator (21+, current lifeguard certification) – oversees all aspects of the aquatics program: scheduling, staffing, testing, safety, etc.

Arts & Crafts Coordinator

Challenge Course Coordinator (21+ preferred) – High ropes experience preferred

Media Specialist (18+)- takes and shares photographs and video, maintains camp social media platforms

Program Support (18+) – For people who like a variety of tasks, may help in the kitchen in the morning, then hangout with a camper group in the afternoon.

Camp Nurse (RN / LPN / EMT) For one or more weeks, can bring family

All positions include salary, room and board, and use of laundry facilities.

 
Apply For a Resident Camp Position!

Apply For a Camp Nurse Position!

Traveling Day Camp

For many years, Camp Hanover has offered Traveling Day camp to churches throughout Virginia. Each week, one or more teams of trained staff take the Camp Hanover program on the road. When close enough to home, staff commute daily. When further away, the host church arranges housing for the day camp staff. Traveling Day Camp looks to hire talented people for the following positions:

Counselors (18+)

On Site Directors (21+, clean driving record)

Apply for a Day Camp Position!

Food Service Staff

During the summer, we serve three meals a day, family style, for approximately 125-200 persons. The summer camp season runs June through August. There is the possibility of additional part-time, weekend work in the Fall, Winter and Spring.

We're hiring cooks, kitchen assistants and dishwashers: 

  • Team players who wish to be part of a Christian ministry.
  • Dedicated staff who enjoy having fun interacting with campers.
  • With experience in feeding 100+ youth and adults, or those willing to learn more about dining services in a commercial kitchen.
  • Ideally, individuals who are ServSafe certified or willing to become certified. ServSafe certification is not required for all positions.

Job Duties include:

Cooking, meal prep, washing dishes, distributing dishes & utensils, sweeping, mopping, and working with other adult staff and “Pathfinders” (high school juniors and seniors in our leadership training program).

Be part of this ministry:

  • Flexible hours, with Hourly or weekly pay. Overnight lodging can be provided in some situations.
  • A close-knit, supportive community, in a beautiful, natural setting
  • Opportunity to serve others and have fun

 
Apply for a Food Service Position!