Join our camp, 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.
Dates: Summer staff positions are available for varying numbers of weeks, May 22 – August 18. Exact dates will be listed in the actual job descriptions.
Common questions about camp, summer staff and seasonal positions
What Is Mo-Ranch?
Mo-Ranch is a camp, retreat & conference center, hotel and a ministry. 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 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 now!. Please contact us at 800.460.4401 ext. 242 with any questions.
You can apply online from the link below, or download the appropriate application (Summer/Day Camp Counselor application is different) from the apply page and mail or email it to us. 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 photographer, outdoor education, program staff, bookstore/gift shop, 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.
Camp and summer staff expectations:
Camp and 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 at Mo-Ranch
- If living in Mo-Ranch housing: then participate in all house meetings, study and excursions, and share in house chores
- Do your best to deal lovingly and carefully 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
You’ll not only be working in one of the most beautiful and fun places in Texas, but your housing will also be included!
We offer competitive pay ranges that are hourly or salary, depending on the position.
Meals in the King Dining Hall will be complimentary for all summer and camp staff positions.
Click a job title below to review a position in detail, download the complete job description as an Adobe PDF.
Mo-Ranch summer staff
- Bookstore, Sales Clerk
- Dining Services, Line Server
- Dining Services, Steward (Dishwasher)
- Facilities, Cedar Removal
- Facilities, Grounds Helper
- Facilities, Head Lifeguard
- Facilities, Lifeguard
- Facilities, Maintenance Technician
- Housekeeping, Laundry Room Attendant
- Housekeeping, Room Attendant
- Meeting Services, Event Set-Up Attendant
- Programs, Summer Facilitator
- Programs, Summer Photographer/Videographer
Summer camp staff
*please use summer camp employment application when applying for a camp position. It is a different application than the regular employment application.
Summer Camp, Camp Counselor
Mo-Ranch Summer Camp counselors live in a dorm setting with other campers and ensure the overall safety and well-being of each camper. Responsibilities include supervision of campers at all times, leading Bible study, and teaching activities. Counselors are role models for all campers and dedicated to each camper’s personal and spiritual growth.
Summer Camp, Day Camp Counselor
Mo-Ranch Day Camp counselors provide a safe, fun, instructive summer day camp experience for children in a Christian, caring, safe, positive, and enthusiastic environment. A genuine interest in teaching children new skills and guiding children in their personal growth is imperative.
Summer Camp, Artist in Residence Counselor
The Mo-Ranch artist in residence counselor is responsible for supervising and teaching art to summer campers, ages 8-18, in the following mediums: pottery, print making, painting, jewelry and textiles. Additional responsibilities include presenting and following art lesson plans, incorporating and speaking about the principles and elements of design to campers and organizing and maintaining the art room and art room supplies.
Summer Camp, Aquatics Coordinator
The Mo-Ranch Summer Camp aquatics coordinator will plan, direct and supervise a safe and fun aquatics (waterfront and pool) program. Will also be responsible for implementing and delivering creative swim and watercraft program activities. Must be Lifeguard certified.
Summer Camp, Health Manager
The Mo-Ranch Summer Camp health manager provides general medical care and first aid primarily for campers and staff. Additional responsibilities include dispensing over-the-counter and prescription medications, and maintaining necessary records of medical forms on campers and staff, including records of physical exams, health history and health screening.
Summer Camp, Leadership Development Program Coordinator
The LDP (Leadership Development Program) Coordinator trains, supervises, and counsels LDP participants (16 – 18 year olds) and guides them in servant leadership. Previous camp experience required.
Summer Camp, Media Counselor
Mo-Ranch Summer Camp media counselors are responsible for capturing the story of summer camp at Mo-Ranch through daily photos and video clips. Primary responsibilities include uploading/sorting through photos daily to a photo sharing site, creating weekly session videos and daily social media posts.
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.
Seasonal/Summer Staff Employment Application
To apply for seasonal or summer staff employment (with the exception of Mo-Ranch Summer Camp staff positions), complete our online general employment application and background check certification by clicking the apply now and background check form buttons below. If you prefer you can print the employment application and background check certification, provide the requested information and fax it to (830) 238-4202 or mail to:
2229 FM 1340, Hunt, TX 78024
You can also email your application to email@example.com. If you are emailing your application, please note that the maximum size for any single email that we can receive is 10 MB. If your attachments total more than this amount, please send them in separate emails.
Mo-Ranch Summer Camp Staff Employment Application
To apply for a Summer Camp staff position (with the exception of our camp health care manager), please complete our online application below or use the Summer Camp PDF application and background check certification.
If you are completing the application by paper, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also provide the requested information by fax to (830) 238-4202 or by mail to:
2229 FM 1340, Hunt, TX 78024
If you are emailing your application, please note that the maximum size for any single email that we can receive is 10 MB. If your attachments total more than this amount, please send them in separate emails.