Summer Positions

Summer Conference Center Staff Applications

Summer of 2023 employment at Bonclarken!

Food Service - Is responsible for the preparation of meals for all guests who dine with us, as well as maintaining cleanliness of the dining room, kitchen, and Nibble Nook areas.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Preparation of vegetables, meats, etc. for salad bars and hot food bars.
Preparation of dining room before meal service periods.
Cleaning of dining room and kitchen area following meal service periods.
Washing of all pots, pans, serving items, plates, glasses, and silverware.
Operation of snack shop areas during some meal service times and regular hours to include cash deposits and record keeping.
Assist with greeting of guests at dining room during meal hours.


Guest Services - Is responsible for the preparation and cleaning of all meeting space and guest rooms. It is the goal of this department to exceed the expectations of our guests regarding these services.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Cleaning and preparation of housing facilities including bedroom and bath areas.
Setting up and cleaning meeting rooms.
Keeping public use areas such as walkways and entryways clean and welcoming.
Responding courteously and effectively to guest needs and questions.


Office - Office staff members are responsible for front desk hospitality and clerical work supporting conference center operations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

•Welcoming guests and handling guest needs and questions at the front desk.
Assisting with conference registration.
Receiving and recording guest payments.


Recreation - The recreation and programming department is responsible for all adventure and waterfront activities.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing life guarding and first aid at lake and pool during 4 hour shifts
  • Facilitating all adventure elements including Zip lines, Climbing Tower, Leap of Faith, Dangle Duo and Cat Climb
  • Using good judgment while facilitating activities in order to provide safe environment
  • Encouraging guests of all skill levels in a kind and courteous manner

Applicant Information:

• For more information, please contact Michael Dill.

• Applicants must be 18 years or older to live in Bonclarken housing.

• Housing and some meals provided as part of summer employment.

• New applicants must provide 2 references

2023 SLAB Staff Applications

Bonclarken Camps

Apply Online

Applications for our summer camp staff are made online through our registration partner, CampBrain. You will be asked to create a new account. Please contact the Bonclarken office for technical assistance at 828.692.2223.

Bonclarken Camps Staff Application