Coordinator of Camping & Retreat Ministries

August 15, 2016

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church is searching for a Coordinator of Camping & Retreat Ministries.  This is a full-time, year-round position responsible for supervising our Conference camping program and staff – including the maintenance, operation, and improvement of two campgrounds and program oversite of a third – as well as the Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Annual Conference.  For more information about our camps and camping programs please visit

The successful candidate will have a deep and growing Christian faith evident in their life and ability to articulate that faith with staff, campers, and congregations; a passionate heart for camping ministries as evidenced through extensive camp management experience; and a comprehensive knowledge of and proficiency with creating and implementing budgets and promoting camping. 

The complete job description can be found at:

Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience and includes health insurance, pension, travel expenses and credentialing/continuing education.

Please send a letter of application, resume and three professional references to or

Human Resource Administrator
United Methodist Center
PO Box 19207
Springfield, IL  62794-9207

Applications must be received by September 30, 2016.

Contact: Human Resource Administrator

Location: Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church

Address: United Methodist Center PO Box 19207 Springfield IL 62794-9207



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