Director of Camps, Retreats, and Next Gen Engagement

Do you have a passion for seeing lives changed for Christ? Are you a strong, experienced, servant leader? Have you formed and led teams in a camping and retreat ministry context? Is camp and next gen ministry a call on your life? If you answered “yes” so far, please keep reading to learn about an incredible new opportunity.

The West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church is currently seeking a Director of Camps, Retreats and Next Generation Engagement to lead us into our next phase of ministry. This position will bring leadership, vision, integrity, and a team-oriented philosophy to all aspects of the position. The director is ultimately responsible for all operations, maintenance, and fund development for West Ohio Camps and Retreats in addition to cultivating congregational capacity to engage next generations. In partnership with other staff, congregations, and volunteer leaders, we seek to provide invigorating space where diverse young adults, youth, and children experience faith and leadership in developmentally accessible ways that change their lives and the church.

Potential candidates should have an active faith within a United Methodist church and a bachelor’s degree or higher with successful leadership experience in a camp setting and with next generations. Solid administrative skills, team development and deployment experience, and budget knowledge will also be important components for success.

Please review the job description below for a full list of professional responsibilities, competencies, and requirements. A competitive salary, amazing benefits package, and the opportunity to work in a certified Best Christian Workplace environment are all included!

To apply, please complete the attached application and submit with resume and cover letter, to Mike Kremnitzer at mkremnitzer [at] The position will remain open until filled. 

Come join us as we “Equip local churches to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world…a world of justice, love, and peace filled with people growing in the likeness of Jesus Christ.”