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Year-Round Employment Opportunities

Site Manager– Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center

The Site Manager – Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center (SLCRC) is responsible for maintaining all buildings, roads, trails, grounds, and vehicles. Oversees housekeeping and any contractors on site.  Provides excellent Christian hospitality maintains clean, safe, and welcoming facilities and grounds. Maintains standards with the ACA and State Health Department. Ensures the property and facilities are in good working order, kept clean, organized, and safe for all guests and staff.

Full-Time/Exempt; $38,000-$50,000 according to experience with housing, benefits

Read the full Site Manager job description and learn more. Applications accepted through Feb. 22, 2023

Program Director for Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center

The Program Director for Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center is responsible for planning and overseeing the day-to-day summer camp program and occasional retreat season (Sept.-May) weekend programs.  Oversight includes program design, implementation, and marketing communications. This position is directly involved in the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of summer camp staff and volunteers.

Full-Time/Exempt; $35,000-$48,000 according to experience with benefits; housing negotiable

Read the full Program Director job description and learn more. Applications accepted through Feb. 22, 2023


Summer Staff Employment Opportunities

2023 summer staff applications coming soon!

Summer Staff lead programs, cook meals, oversee water activities, clean, sing, climb, run, and generally make Silver Lake a safe, enjoyable, and blessed place to grow and begin faith journeys for so many young people.

The expected commitment is mid-June through mid-August, with one 24-hour day off each week. Those hired for Summer Staff are encouraged to commit to the full program.

Applicants for Summer Staff must be at least 16 years old. There are other age requirements for specific positions, including Team Leaders/Coordinators.

All staff will be expected to participate in emergency drills and respond to emergencies as trained. Establish and maintain a positive and helpful environment while living, working, and encouraging a Christian community. Assist with other departments as needed.  

Summer Staff is divided into teams, managed by a Team Leader/Coordinator. For job descriptions and more information about how to apply, please click here.


Seasonal Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about our seasonal volunteer opportunities


Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

Individuals and groups are welcome to help with site maintenance, both repair and new construction projects. To make arrangements or for more information, learn more about our seasonal volunteer opportunities or contact camp at slcrc@silverlakect.org.

For longer-term volunteer opportunities at Silver Lake or at other sites around the country visit the UCC's National Partners in Service website at: ucc.org/volunteer/partners-in-service and find out about their program for volunteers.

United Church of Christ (UCC) Young Adult Service Communities (YASC) are unique opportunities for you to live in an intentional community with others who share your commitment to service and social justice. Learn more: ucc.org/what-we-do/wider-church-ministries/global-hope/volunteer/volunteer_yasc/

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
Click here to read our Mission Statement.

223 Low Road | Sharon, CT 06069 | 860.364.5526 | Fax: 860.364.1000 | slcrc@silverlakect.org