Outdoor Education Employment

Outdoor Education Employment

“Quality outdoor learning experiences for students, teaching a greater awareness of and appreciation for the natural world and each other.”

Lutherhaven Ministries is the largest provider of day and overnight outdoor education programming for school-aged children in the tri-state Inland Northwest region. Each spring and fall nearly 3,000 children in grades 2 – 12 come to Camp Lutherhaven or Shoshone Mountain Retreat for one to four days of environmental studies, team building, and fun!

Employment Information

Positions & Responsibilities

Lutherhaven Ministries hires Program Instructors along with Kitchen and Hospitality Team Members at both Camp Lutherhaven and Shoshone Mountain Retreat. Program Instructors lead students through team-building activities, high ropes, ecology classes, evening programs, and complete other duties around camp. Kitchen and Hospitality Team Members serve behind the scenes to provide a welcoming space to students and teachers.


  • Affirm basic Christian values and strongly support the goals of Lutherhaven Ministries.
  • Work within the structure of an association ministry, compatible with Christian and secular constituents.
  • Positive attitude; energetic, dedicated and able to become involved in all aspects of the program.
  • Foster a lifestyle of stewardship for creation.
  • Commitment to children and outdoor learning.
  • Experience working with children is preferred.
  • Teaching experience is not required, but a background in science or environmental studies is helpful.
  • Special skills, like music, singing, storytelling, drama and group facilitating a plus!


Ongoing Recruitment for fall and spring outdoor education sessions.

Spring season starts at the beginning of April and runs through the first week of June. There are opportunities to extend your employment into the summer with positions available at both our locations. Check out our Summer opportunities. Can’t work a full season? We still want to hear from you.

Fall season begins approximately mid/late-August and runs through October. Seasonal support staff and kitchen assistant positions may be available year-round.


The salary range is $350-450 per week, depending on experience + Room & Board. Your schedule may include weekend work, with time off scheduled during the week.

Have Questions about working in Outdoor Education at Lutherhaven?

Email kate@lutherhaven.com today!

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