Camp Gitchigomee is blessed with many volunteer staff who give of their time & talents to make the camps happen each summer. Each of the camps is overseen by a different camp Director(s), who assemble a team of individuals whose gifts are suited for that specific age group of campers. All staff must apply for a position, submit a clean police record check, be accepted and receive training.

Typical volunteer staff on site include:

  • Camp Director(s)
  • Assistant Camp Director
  • Health Care Provider
  • Spiritual Director(s)
  • Cabin Leaders
  • Junior Cabin Leaders
  • Crafts Leader
  • Sports & Games Leader
  • Maintenance Leader
  • Dining Hall Supervisor
  • Campfire Leader
  • Babysitter

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, to go to our Volunteer page…

Waterfront and kitchen staff complete the staff complement, and are paid positions (see below).

Each year, we are looking for a Waterfront Director and Lifeguard. These are paid positions.

Waterfront Director

  1. The National Lifeguard Service’s Award.
    Waterfront preferred.
  2. Standard First Aid and CPR “C” Certificate.
  3. Red Cross Water Safety and LS Society Instructor.
  4. Canoeing experience &/or certification.
  5. Lifeguard experience (minimum of 2 years preferred).
  6. Lifeguard experience (minimum of 2 years preferred).


  1. Current National Lifeguard Service’s Certificate
    (Waterfront preferred)
    or Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross Award.
  2. Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C”
  3. Minimum age 16 years.
  4. Red Cross/LS Instructor Award and
    some canoeing experience preferred.

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