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Are you a college student looking for ministry opportunities one or more weekends per month? Be a weekend team leader (camp counselor) at Youth Haven! Spend your weekend taking hayrides, playing gaga ball, shooting hoops in the gym, eating great food, and more! Most importantly, be a positive role model to kids who need one, and teach them all about God’s love.

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan & Eloy, Arizona
Position Type: Weekends Only, as Your Schedule Allows

Position Description:


Lead a team of approximately 6 children while they are at Youth Haven for a weekend retreat. You will have an incredible opportunity to mentor them, show them Christian love, and share your heart with them as a big brother or big sister might.


As a weekend-only staff member, this is an opportunity to serve as often as you would like as we have needs. This may include multiple weekends per month, or as your schedule permits. All we ask is that once you commit and kids are scheduled for your team, you follow through with your commitment.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Lead your assigned team of boys or girls, providing spiritual guidance, emotional support and encouragement, and supervision of physical activities during the weekend retreat


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must love Jesus and have an active, growing relationship with Him!

  • Must love children!

  • A sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and core values, understanding the opportunity to be involved with Youth Haven as a home mission

  • Be a high energy person and desire to have fun!

  • Be a safety conscious & responsible individual

  • Work within a team environment

  • Demonstrate leadership ability with a compassionate spirit

  • Complete a weekend orientation and volunteer session after you submit your application

  • Weekend-only staff need to be able to commit to serving on your scheduled weekends from Friday evenings (around 5:00pm) till Sunday afternoons (around 2:00pm).


Youth Haven is a great place to work, with each member of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. Weekend-only positions may lead to summer or full-time positions. If you desire to serve the Lord at Youth Haven and possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.

Click here to submit your employment application!

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