Job Openings

Employment with Kanuga is a wonderful way to serve and grow in your career.


Committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Kanuga accepts employment applications without regard to race, color, gender or national origin.



Full-Time Employment

Director of Formation Programs

Kanuga Conferences is seeking a year-round, full time Director of Formation Programs to join our Senior Leadership Team. Kanuga is one of the largest camp and conference center organizations serving the Episcopal Church and the global Anglican Communion. Kanuga has a year-round staff of 120 that grows to 250 seasonally, hosting over 35,000 guests, campers and program participants annually. The Director sets the tone and direction, and serves as Kanuga’s primary spokesperson for all aspects of program. Because the Director’s presence must be felt among several programs and somewhat divergent campuses, excellent leadership and influencing skills are central to his/her success. As a member of Kanuga’s Senior Leadership Team, the Director also has a broader role of helping to set policy and direction for Kanuga Conferences


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 3-6 years of related experience
  • Passion for educational programming and youth

Please submit your résumé and cover letter to View the full role profile here for more information on specific requirements.


Recruiting and Volunteer Coordinator, Housing On-site

Kanuga Conferences, Inc. is seeking a full-time employee in Human Resources with REQUIRED housing and participation in our year-long Resident Apprentice Program. Skills needed:

  • Four-year degree with business or human resources focus
  • Ability to assess and meet organizations needs through recruitment of both staff and volunteers
  • Ability to set up and organize tracking systems
  • Sufficient knowledge of interviewing and hiring process
  • Ability to work quickly in a busy atmosphere with all departments

Please click here for full details of the Role Profile. Full package of medical /dental insurance and pension. Room and board provided with wages. Submit resume or application to or apply in person at Kanuga’s main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

Part-Time Employment

Senior Accountant Part-Time Position

Kanuga Conferences, Inc. is seeking a seasoned, degreed general ledger accountant to work in the accounting/finance division. This part-time hourly position will permit up to 28 hours per week and the schedule is somewhat flexible. This position will be responsible for providing direct support to the VP of Finance in the areas of work product review, analysis, reporting, audit and compliance.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to See role profile for additional job details.



Kanuga is seeking positive thinking, self-motivated individuals in the housekeeping department. We currently have year-round, part-time positions available. Valid NC driver’s license and background check required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Some weekend work required. Kanuga is a drug-free work environment.

Please apply to or apply in person at Kanuga’s main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


Food Services — Sodexo

Kanuga’s food service partner, Sodexo, is currently hiring staff to serve in Kanuga’s Food Service’s department. Apply on the Sodexo employment page and use the reference codes below in the application process.

Sodexo Employment

Dining Room Attendant: # 2017-03428


Mountain Trail Outdoor School

Kanuga’s Mountain Trail Outdoor School hires instructors for the fall, winter and spring. MTOS offers day, multi-day or weeklong programs to school groups, youth groups, clubs, businesses and other organizations. With customized curriculums to meet the goals of each group, instructors lead natural science study, community building activities and opportunities for participants to increase their self-confidence through adventure based activities.

MTOS Application


Resident Apprentice Program

Kanuga Conferences, Inc. is devoted to building up the next generation of service leaders as they are vital to our community and our future. Consequently, we have created the Resident Apprentice Program designed to engage young adults into our rich history and business practices. The program gives young adults an opportunity to develop skills and habits that lead to personal and professional success. This is achieved through hands-on work experience, learning and development workshops, and job shadowing within a supportive community setting. The ideal apprentice is eager to learn, hardworking, community minded and flexible. Candidates with strong references and experience working within their community will be strongly considered.

The Apprentice may apply to work within the Guest Services, Front Desk/Reservations, Grounds or Housekeeping departments. Related work experience or education in one of those areas is preferred. This year-round opportunity provides room and partial board along with an hourly wage. Please submit your résumé and cover letter to

View the full role profile for Guest Services or Housekeeping for more information on specific requirements. View a detailed outline of the program.


Summer Seasonal Employment

Summer Retail Staff

The Retail Associate at Kanuga is responsible for ensuring our guests have a positive shopping experience. The Associate must actively strive to create a customer-focused shopping environment. The Associate greets and responds to all customers in a friendly manner, ensures proper merchandise presentation, operates the cash register in accordance with policies and procedures, while maintaining a clean and organized work area at all times. Kanuga has multiple retail location on campus and the Associate may be scheduled at any one, depending on the need. Weekend and holiday work required. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. or more. Dates needed: June 6–September 5 (Labor Day)

Submit résumé or application to or apply in person at Kanuga’s main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


Camp Kanuga

Camp Kanuga is a traditional Christian summer camp for boys and girls ages 7–17. Activities include backpacking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, adventure course, climbing tower, rock climbing, creative dramatics, art, music and much more! Counselors must be 18 years old and Junior Counselors must be 17. Experience working with children and in the outdoors preferred. Salary, room and board and bonus upon completion.

Expeditions Staff

(adventure trips for Pioneers, ages 12–14 and Explorers, ages 15–18)
Counselors must be 19 or older with some experience. Trip Leaders must be 20 or older with experience leading extended backpacking trips and certified WFR or above.

View job descriptions for Trip Leaders, Expeditions Counselors and Crew Members. Application link coming soon.


Camp Bob

Camp Bob is looking for positive role models who have a strong desire to work with a diverse population of children in the outdoors. The summer begins with two weeks of staff training, followed by 10 weeks of fast-paced camping sessions. Positions are available for counselors, head counselors, nurses and a community coordinator.

Camp Bob Application

Conference Center Summer Staff

Every summer, Kanuga hires temporary staff to fulfill a wide variety of job opportunities at the conference center. It is possible to work from May through September, but most positions begin mid-June and run through mid-August. Staff members are housed in separate men’s and women’s dormitories and receive room and board as part of their pay.

The Conference Center Summer Staff Department is seeking leadership positions in the following areas:


Nursery Director

The Nursery Director will supervise and train a staff of at least three assistants; prepare a safe environment for infants and toddlers; keep the nursery clean and well stocked with the necessary supplies; and be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers, which enhances the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of children.


Youth Program Director

The Youth Program Director will develop and direct programs for youth that emphasize team building, group dynamics and exploration of our natural world through such activities as day hikes and cooperation games. They are responsible for supporting the permanent, on-site Director with the leadership of camp. The Youth Program Director will perform daily camp administrative tasks such as creating weekly staff and camper schedules and maintaining the daily flow of camp logistics. They will implement all established camp policies and procedures to ensure the health and welfare of campers and report any concerns to the on-site Director. Experience in rock climbing skills will enhance applications. Psychology or education majors are encouraged to apply.


Arts & Crafts Director

The Arts & Crafts Director is responsible for planning and leading the Arts & Crafts program during camp sessions. They will organize and lead the Arts & Crafts program for ages 3–18, including tie-dying, painting, set building, take-home crafts, etc. The director is expected to help in the general program for the children, as well as facilitate tie-dying for all youth programs and adult tie-dye. Experience in arts & crafts is a must. Elementary education and art majors are encouraged to apply.


Creative Dramatics Director

The Creative Dramatics Director is responsible for producing and directing Friday night’s Kanuga Follies during Summer Guest Period; working with all age groups; and assisting with props, costumes, music, etc. Theater and drama majors are encouraged to apply. Interns welcome.


To apply for Conference and Retreat Center summer staff, remember to have three references fill out a reference form on your behalf.

Summer Staff Application

For more information on summer staff positions, please contact Laura Moushey at