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Seasonal and Summer Staff

Join Our Summer Or Seasonal Staff At Mo-Ranch!

This is the summer experience of a lifetime. If you’re looking for a summer job that is more than just a paycheck, apply at Mo-Ranch! Summer and seasonal staff are needed to serve alongside our year-round staff providing a safe, loving, and caring environment where guests are able to experience meaningful fellowship, worship, relaxation, recreation and renewal. If you want a place to work in a place that makes a difference and will be more than just a paycheck, come serve with us.

Summer Staff

Dates: Summer staff positions are available for varying numbers of weeks, May 20 – August 15. Exact dates will be listed in the actual job descriptions.

What Is Mo-Ranch?

Mo-Ranch is a camp, retreat & conference center and a hotel. We are a place where families, churches, schools and individuals gather in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. We are open 365 days a year, and welcome the largest numbers of visitors during the summer months.

How Do I Join In & Become A Part Of Mo-Ranch's Summer Staff?

Just 3 easy steps!

Step 1: First, please read thoroughly the summer staff expectations listed below to make sure this would be a job for you!

Step 2: Then read over the summer staff job descriptions at the bottom of this page for our open job postings and decide which one(s) might suit you best.

Step 3: Apply before January 31, 2016. Please contact us at 800.460.4401 ext. 242 with any questions.

You can download the appropriate application from the apply page and mail or email it to us - to arrive postmarked before January 31, 2016. Note: all applicants who are offered a position must submit to drug screening by urinalysis and a criminal background check.

What Kind Of Jobs Are Available?

Positions will be open for Summer Camp Counselors, Counselor for the Arts, Lifeguards, Videographer/Summer Photographers, Outdoor Education, Program Staff, Bookstore, Guest Services Agent, Dining Services, Meeting Services, Facilities and Housekeeping.

Are There Age Requirements?

Yes, summer staff living on the ranch must have finished their freshman year of college. Jobs that have a minimum age requirement are listed on the job descriptions.

Do I Have To Be Presbyterian?

No, you do not have to be Presbyterian. Over 40,000 unique guests come through our gates every year, some are Presbyterian, some are not and the same is true of our staff. We expect our summer staff to help us create and maintain the kind of place where people of all faiths are welcomed and can come together.

What About Housing?

Most summer staff will be housed in the Fletcher/Caleb House and a couple of other staff houses on Mo-Ranch. Fletcher/Caleb House has 8 rooms that house 2-4 people each - with each room having its own bathroom. Other staff houses have bedrooms and shared baths. Summer staff are provided room and board.  One of the benefits of summer staff is the community that forms with your housemates and by participating in house meetings, meals and times for study and entertainment.    

What About Compensation And Benefits?

Position descriptions include wage information. All employees are paid bi-monthly. You may choose to receive a check or direct deposit. When you are off, you are welcome to enjoy the recreational opportunities Mo-Ranch has to offer – sharing them like other guests. Kerrville is also a short 30 minutes away and Hunt is about 15 minutes by car. Most positions will operate on a typical 40-hour week, though some will require more than 40 hours during some weeks.

If I Am Returning Summer Staff, Will I Be Paid More?

Up to a certain amount, yes. Each job description lists a minimum and maximum salary.

Will I Have Days Off? What Is The Work Schedule?

Most jobs will have a 40-hour work week, some will require more than 40 hours in some weeks. While some jobs are mostly Monday – Friday with weekends off, most will require weekend and/or evening work at times. Depending on your job, you may or may not have holidays off.

What If I Have An Event Already Planned During The Summer?

We may be able to make allowances for you to attend pre-planned events, so long as we know about them well ahead so your work is covered while you’re away. Please be sure to note this while applying and interviewing.

Summer Staff Expectations:

Summer staff are an integral part of the ministry that takes place at Mo-Ranch during the summer months. As such, Mo-Ranch expects that you will:

  • Participate fully in the ministry of Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly, learning and abiding by its policies and practices.
  • Accept our invitation to living in covenant community in assigned housing.
  • If living in Mo-Ranch housing: then participate in all house meetings, study and excursions and sharing in house chores.
  • Do your best to deal lovingly and care-fully with guests and staff.
  • Not consume at any time; including days off, alcoholic beverages on Mo-Ranch property.
  • Abide by State and Federal laws regarding use, possession or distribution of illegal drugs.
  • Be considerate of others when using tobacco products, not smoking in front of guests, nor in Mo-Ranch buildings.
  • Accept other duties as assigned.  

Seasonal Staff

If you are interested in seasonal employment, our Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) employs staff who work in the fall and spring, teaching environmental and leadership skills to school groups. Employment dates are from August thru November and February thru May.

Benefits available for seasonal staff include:
Facility access for employee and family, including discount on housing rental. Staff discounts at the King Dining Hall and Bookstore/Gift Shop.

Available Summer & Seasonal Staff Positions

For more information please contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 460-4401 or email

Summer and Seasonal Staff Positions

2016 Summer Staff

Click Here For Additional Forms Required For Summer Camp Employment

Bookstore, Sales Associate

Summer Camps, Camp Counselor

Summer Camps, Day Camp Director

Summer Camps, Health Manager

Dining Services, Line Server

Dining Services, Steward

Facilities, Grounds Assistant

Facilities, Waste Collection Technician

Housekeeping, Room Attendant

Guest Services Agent


Meeting Services, Events


Programs, Facilitator -Position filled!

 Seasonal Staff

Environmental Leadership Program- Field Instructor