Coordinator of Camping & Retreat / Youth & Young Adult Ministries

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church has reopened its search for a Coordinator of Camping & Retreat / Youth & Young Adult Ministries.

This is a full-time, year-round position assisting the 834 United Methodist churches in the southern 2/3rds of Illinois make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by supervising our entire camping and retreat program and staff – including the maintenance, operation, and improvement of two campgrounds and program oversite of a third – as well as the Youth and Young Adult Ministries of our Annual Conference. 

For more information about our camps and camping programs please visit

The successful candidate will have a deep and growing Christian faith evident in their life and ability to articulate that faith with staff, campers, and congregations; a passionate heart for camping ministries as evidenced through extensive camp management experience; and a comprehensive knowledge of and proficiency with administrative skills, staff supervision, creating and implementing budgets, and promoting camping. 

The complete job description can be found at:

Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience and includes health insurance, pension, travel expenses and credentialing/continuing education.

Please send a letter of application, resume and three professional references to or Human Resource Administrator, United Methodist Center,
PO Box 19207, Springfield, IL62794-9207

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Clergy members of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference
must inform their District Superintendent of their application.
The Illinois Great Rivers Conference is an Equal Opportunity Employer.