Summer Employment opportunities

Each summer we are looking for exceptional summer staff to serve along side us in our summer ministry positions.

Whether serving as a counselor in our Resident Camps for 7 – 17 year olds, our Day Camp for 5 – 11 year olds, or working with our RV Family campers all staff need to be ‘others’ focused, willing to do whatever it takes to impact our guests with the Gospel of Christ.

Our Summer Staff Season kicks off late May and wraps up in mid August. Partial Summer contracts are available for some positions.

If you have a love for others, a desire to share Christ, and energy to burn, then prayerfully consider joining us this summer!

Committed Christians (18+ years old).
Desire and ability to communicate Gods Word & His Love.

Commitment (2016 dates)
Non-Counselors - May 15 - Aug. 23
Counselors - June 19 – Aug. 23
Options to come early or work later are available.

$210 per week, plus room and board
Leadership staff, Health Officer, and retrurning staff beginning at $230 per week, plus room and board.

2016 Positions Available

Support Staff Program Staff Counseling Staff Service Staff Leadership Staff
Office Staff Adventure Staff Head Counselor Kitchen Staff Adventure Supervisor
Health Officer Recreation Staff Female Counselor Housekeeping Beach Supervisor
Store Staff Lifeguard Male Counselor Maintenance Target Sports Supervisor
Media/Video Wrangler (Horse) Staff   Craft Supervisor
Worship Leader   Store Supervisor
Guest Service Staff  


1 - Confirm you are available for the date committment listed above.
2 - Submit an online application.
3 - Recieve confirmation of your application and information about the interview process.

Online Summer Staff Aplication (First Time applicants)
Online Returning Staff Application



To complete a reference, you must have known the applicant for at least 2 years,
and NOT be a relative or room-mate.
Complete an Online Reference Form for an Applicant
Download a Reference Form (PDF)

Submit email addresses to recieve a reference form

Other Opportunities

Can’t commit to an entire Summer? Consider joining us for a week as a Friendship Camp Volunteer. These amazing people give up a week of their summer to work alongside our counselors with our special needs population.


Cran-Hill Ranch Intership Program

Program Summary

The Internship Program at Cran-Hill Ranch is designed to provide young adults a year long opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others, while growing spiritually, vocationally and personally. This occurs through formational meetings, behind-the-scenes work, up-front leadership opportunities, interactions with campers and guests, and working alongside an intentional community of Cran-Hill staff with a shared purpose and vision.


Cran-Hill offers a 9 month (September – May) Internship Program that provides a flexible experience blending opportunities for leadership, spiritual growth, and professional development with the needs of day to day camp operations.
Interns participate as operations staff (housekeeping, kitchen, adventure, tear down, etc.) and potentially spend time in the department that aligns with their assigned area of giftedness.

Internship Program Discription and Application

Internship Program Reference Forms


Year-Round Staff Opportunities

Cran-Hill Ranch does not have any year round staff opportunities at this time.

Find your way to Cran-Hill Ranch

Your perfect family destination is just 1hour north of Grand Rapids. Located on 300 acres of pure beauty.

"All the years that I have gone, I really loved my counselors. The awesome, radiant Christians that you hire really make the week fantastic :D

—Cran-Hill Ranch Summer Camper

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