Summer staff at SANDY COVE

Interested in more than just a 'job' this summer?



We are looking for awesome summer staffers who... 

  • have a growing relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ and a desire to serve God and others this summer. 
  • are at least 16 years of age by the time training begins.
  • can work from June 12th - August 4 for Family Camp or June 12 - August 18 for The Marsh Day Camp.

If you meet the above qualifications then continue on to these 4 easy steps.

  1. Click on the job descriptions that interest you to see the position qualifications. You will be asked to list your first three choices on your application, so take note of your top choices.

  2. References:  The New Summer Staff Application requires 2 references from adults (over 21) who are not family members.  You will be asked to include their names and email addresses on your application.  They will automatically receive an email requesting them to complete our online reference form. 

    IMPORTANT:  If you are applying for a Student Ministry position, please be sure that the adults you ask for references have observed you serving children and/or youth.

  3. Complete the 2017 Summer Staff Application.

    New Summer Staff Apply Here

  4. Check with Human Resources (summerstaff@ or 443-674-9475) after a week or two to be sure that we have received your completed application form and 2 online references.


  1. Complete the 2017 Returning Summer Staff Application. NO references are required UNLESS you are applying for a student ministry position and have not worked in that capacity before. You can access the reference form here. Please email this link to your two adult references.

    Returning Summer Staff Apply Here

  2. Email HR at to verify that your application was received.


Aquatics/Marina Positions

Boat Driver

Boat Driver performs orientations for participants; enforces safe boating practices; operates the boat to provide skiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, tubing, and wavecutting experiences for our guests; responds to waterfront emergencies as necessary; assists Marina Manager, as needed. See Detailed Job Description

Marina Crew

Marina Crew oversees boat usage and water activities; maintains & cleans boats and equipment daily;  provides excellent guest service at the Marina; cleans and maintains a neat waterfront area;  responds to waterfront emergencies; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Marina Manager

See Detailed Job Description 


Food Service Positions
10th Hole Snack Shop Manager 

10th Hole Manager supervise the operations the 10th Hole Snack Shop including training employees in proper food handling techniques, operation of equipment, portion control, customer service, cash register operation, and stocking; ensure health & safety compliance; anticipate and maintain adequate supplies; contacting vendors; handle cash deposits. See Detailed Job Description

Dining Room Supervisor

Dining Room Supervisor monitors the Dining Room and ensures that Wait Staff are completing responsibilities efficiently and accurately; meets with staff prior to meal to lead devotion and/or pray together; assign shift duties and stations to Wait Staff; oversee menu board, tables settings and food availability; ensures proper sanitation procedures are followed among other duties. See Detailed Job Description

Kitchen Rounds

Kitchen Rounds assists Food Service staff in the preparation, presentation and clean-up of guest and staff meals; stocks delivered items, rotates inventory and stock for the department; cleans refrigerators and equipment weekly; cleans pots, pans and dishes; disposes of trash; cleans dish room and pot washing areas; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Pantry Assistant

Pantry Assistant prepares produce, dairy and dessert items; assists in maintaining the highest level of cleanliness and safety within the Kitchen; restocks items; other tasks as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Prep Cook

Prep Cook properly prepares and cooks meals; assists with cleanliness and safety in the Kitchen; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Utilities Staff 

Utilities Staff contributes to the dish room operation by efficiently cleaning and sanitizing all dishes and pots and assisting in the cleaning of the Kitchen; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Wait Staff

Wait Staff prepares dining room for guests prior to meals, warmly welcomes and assists guests during meals and cleans the dining room afterwards in preparation for the next meal; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description 

Guest Services Positions 
A/V Technician

Audio Visual Technician provides assistance to the Event Ministry Manager with set up, function and care of technical service equipment including sound systems, lighting systems, and video projection systems; assists Event Techs with room set up and tear down when needed. See Detailed Job Description

Event Technician

Event Technician provides superior conference-related services including cleaning and setting up conference rooms with furniture and equipment; set up and break down common areas as needed for snack breaks, vendor displays, and other special uses; various other custodial duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

General Maintenance

General Maintenance - assists in fulfilling the Maintenance Department’s goals by performing janitorial and routine maintenance work; some experience with and knowledge of how to operate maintenance equipment; able to work effectively at locations off of the ground (roof, scaffold, ladder); must be at least 18 years old; other duties as assigned. (Hiring dates:  May 29 – August 25). See Detailed Job Description 


Housekeeper provides daily cleaning of guest lodge rooms by making beds, vacuuming, dusting; cleans and restocks restrooms, removes trash, and polishes furniture; assists with washing, drying and folding laundry, as well as general lobby and bathroom cleaning as needed; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

KWC Attendant

KWC Attendant welcomes guests at the Kalbach Welcome Center, answers guests’ questions, provides direction; completes revenue transactions; maintains sign-up lists and distributes tickets for activities, other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Marketing Positions


Photographer assists the Media Specialist in capturing guest family portraits; assists with photo booth; edits photos; other tasks as assigned. See Detailed Job Description 


Videographer takes video, edits and creates a weekly take home video of memories for each family during Summer Together Family Camp, as well as providing video clips for social media. Also creates a Marsh Day Camp video; other tasks as assigned. See Detailed Job Description  

Student Ministry Positions
ClubCove Coordinator

ClubCove Coordinator provides onsite leadership to ClubCove staff; communicates, models & trains staff in guest interactions, keeps staff accountable and assists in implementing daily schedule; provides and maintains an organized, clean and safe environment; other duties, as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

CrossWalk Coordinator

CrossWalk Coordinator prepares and leads the CrossWalk program for youth/young adults  (12-18 years old) attending Summer Together family camp; leads a team to plan and implement a relevant and dynamic ministry curriculum; builds relationships with students through prepared activities and lessons as well as intentional informal interaction; leads games and activities; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

CrossWalk Leader

CrossWalk Leader impacts the middle school and senior high guests at Family Camp by serving as a role model and facilitator of program activities; build relationships with kids (ages 12-18) and parents through conversation and interactions; encourage students in their relationships with God; prepare and lead events, lessons and games for two sessions daily; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

ClubCove Team Member

ClubCove Team Member creates, plans, and presents program for children ( infant through 12 years old) that includes daily Bible lessons, memory verses, songs, activities and games: build relationships with children and parents through conversation and interactions; maintains discipline, order and safety; other tasks, as assigned. See Detailed Job Description



Summer Staff Leadership
Jr. Summer Staff Leadership (Dorm Dad)

Junior Summer Staff Leadership helps to facilitate healthy community living through building relationships, providing leadership and accountability and creating fun for summer staff employees; assists Summer Staff Leadership with weekly summer staff meeting The Link; creates weekly Bible study opportunities for staff; enforces Sandy Cove policies; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

The Marsh Day Camp Positions

See The Marsh page for further details about The Marsh program and daily schedule. 

Marsh Counselor

Marsh Counselor is a primary caregiver for campers and provides instruction, supervision and encouragement in a Christ-centered fashion; from activities to creative adventures, Bible teaching to unique games, Counselors help campers to have a blast and grow in their relationship with Christ. See Detailed Job Description

Marsh Activities Specialist

The Marsh Activities Specialist clearly and enthusiastically communicates to staff and campers the skills, safety requirements and guidelines needed in all planned program areas and activities; leads program areas such as archery, canoeing and swimming; plans, organizes and facilitates a variety of small and large group activities daily and, sets a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, clean-up chores, rules, and sportsmanship.  See detailed job description. 

Marsh Assistant 

Marsh Assistant provides part-time support through office-type work (photocopies, data entry, record keeping, lunch supervision (prep, serve, clean up) and general housekeeping tasks as needed; ability to communicate well and problem solve. See Detailed Job Description

Marsh Program Director

Marsh Program Director is responsible for the development and delivery of a day camp experience that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities; assists in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Director of The Marsh. See Detailed Job Description

Worship Team Positions
Worship Leader

Worship Leader uses his/her skills a musician/vocalist to lead guests in worship during morning and evening program sessions, leads worship band rehearsals, prepares music and leads songs; other duties as assigned. See Detailed Job Description

Worship Team Member

Worship Team Member prepares, rehearses and performs music (using piano, bass guitar, or drums) for leading guests and staff in musical worship experiences (part-time); also serves as an Activities Specialist part-time; other duties as assigned. (20 hours Worship Team/20 hours Activities Specialist) See Detailed Job Description  


Thank you for your interest in working at Sandy Cove! This may be the first step toward your amazing summer. For any further questions regarding Sandy Cove Summer Staff, please contact HR at 

Camp Sandy Cove in High View, West Virginia, is our overnight and day camp that is also hiring this summer.  Visit their website to see what’s available here: Camp Sandy Cove's job postings  


Think beyond summer work. If you are interested in working at Sandy Cove Ministries here in North East, MD we have various part-time and full-time year-round positions listed on our Job Board. Check it out!