Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the foundation of North Central Camp Cherith!   From the Board of Directors, committee work, one-time event/project work, promoting camp at churches and events, praying, to coming up to camp in a one week position, volunteers bring gifts and life to all aspects of camp! There are many wonderful opportunities for you to be involved in a ministry that impacts campers for life, as well as using your specific talents and gifts to bring glory to God!

Whether you’re interested in doing a one-time project or becoming a member of a specific team, or want to spend a week at summer camp – we’d love to talk with you!

Come up to camp for a week! Summer camp volunteer opportunities –  include kitchen assists, tuck shop, teaching activities, maintenance help, and more.  Volunteers receive free lodging and food, and a $125 camper credit to designate to a camper of their choice.

For More Information on Summer Camp Volunteering:

For other volunteer teams/opportunities:

Ann Wellmann at 612-615-5842 or


Teams to Join

Coordinates fundraising and other events. Establishes a plan for development and expansion of camp.

Develops brochures, flyers, Christmas cards, and newsletters. Provides input to the director for camper follow-up and salvation follow-ups. Ensures consistency in all camp materials.

Prayer and Care
Establishes purposeful prayer for camp. Provides encouragement for the Cherith family.

Promotions and Marketing
Develops annual promotion plan, develops presentations, and conducts promotional events for campers. Coordinates advertising, camper reunions, staff reunions/parties, and special weekends like Mother/Daughter.

Site Management
Establishes a plan for development, expansion, or improvement of site. Organizes work weekend projects, assigns routine maintenance, and coordinates/supervises work crews. Monitors opening and closing procedures for camp site. Provides input into safety procedures and preventative maintenance.

Summer Operations
Establishes camper fees and staff salaries. Oversees CILT/BUILT programs. Provides input/assistance to director on staff training. Plans and organizes summer programs. Provides input to director on camp program evaluation. Orders Tuck Shop supplies and ensures that programming has necessary equipment and supplies.


One-time Opportunities

Mother-Daughter Weekend Helper
Coordinate or just help with one part of this event that takes place the third weekend in September. We need program, craft, communication, and food coordinators.

Phone-A-Thon Coordinator
Coordinate mailing, script, and volunteers.

Annual Report Assistant
Help with writing or proofing, making copies, or mailing.

Mailing Support
Several mailings go out during the year that you could assist with from home.

Phone Calls
Contact children’s ministers to promote Camp Cherith, contact school administration to promote Camp Cherith and offer chapel speakers, make calls for Phone-a-thon, or be a volunteer coordinator.

Banquet Helper
Assist with the program, invitations, decorations, displays, food, or coordinating volunteers.

Work Weekend Coordinator
Need overall coordinator to manage assignments, volunteers, and supplies needed to get the camp ready for summer.

Administrative Assistant (Financial)
Help with writing, database entry, and compiling the annual report.

Grant Writer
Write grants to obtain funding for special projects and programs.

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