We are delighted that you are interested in applying for a position at Oakcrest. We hire a staff of 50 employees each summer.  The following positions are available:

  • Director 
  • Assistant Director
  • Kitchen Director
  • Assistant Cook
  • Counselor
  • Craft Specialist/Counselor
  • First Aid Specialist/Counselor
  • Range Master/Counselor
  • Family Search & Service/Counselor
  • Kitchen Duty Specialist

Please visit the Job Descriptions and Requirements page for more information on each of these positions.

Employee Requirements

We ask that you check your summer calendar carefully and fully commit to attending all training meetings as well as daily attendance at camp for all 10 weeks. This may mean sacrificing family vacation time and/or other summer activities. Exceptions may be granted for extreme situations. If you are unable to wholly commit to the time required, we may not be able to consider your application. KD’s whose last week of school conflicts with pre-camp week (May 27-May 31) should still apply.

All Employees Must:

  • Be members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Be worthy to hold a temple recommend when applying for a job at Oakcrest and continue to hold a temple recommend throughout the summer.
  • Be willing to work hard and be self-motivated.
  • Possess good organizational skills.
  • Be in good health and able to function on lower amounts of sleep.
  • Be able to work under pressure and handle stressful situations.
  • Be fully committed to attend all staff trainings (March 23, April 27, May 18), pre-camp week (May 27-May 31), and the entire 9 weeks of camp (June 3-August 10). Oakcrest will be closed the week of June 30-July 6.
  • Make a commitment for the entire summer to work at Oakcrest.
  • Be able to work and live at Oakcrest Monday morning through Friday afternoon.
  • Have a place to stay on the weekends within a reasonable travel distance from the Salt Lake Valley.
  • Have transportation to and from camp (near Kamas, Utah) or to various car pool meeting spots in the Salt Lake Valley.
  • Pass a background check.

For requirements specific to each position, please visit our Job Description and Requirements page.


Please visit our Staff Application page for complete details on filling out the online application.

Application Deadlines:

In order to be considered for 2024 employment, completed applications and reference letters MUST be received by the following dates:

  • Director: November 13, 2023
  • Assistant Director: November 13, 2023
  • Kitchen Director: November 13, 2023
  • Counselors & Counselor/Specialists: Until positions are filled/Positions are now filled
  • Assistant Cooks & Kitchen Duty Specialists (KD’s): January 14, 2024

After your completed application is reviewed, you may be contacted for an interview.  Members of the Oakcrest Directorship and Oakcrest Women’s Committee conduct the interviews.  They will spend some time getting to know you and asking questions about your application.

Interview Dates:

  • Director: November 18, 2023
  • Assistant Director:  December 2, 2023
  • Kitchen Director: December 2, 2023
  • Counselors, Specialists and Assistant Cooks: February 2 – 3, 2024
  • Counselors, Specialists and Kitchen Duty (KD’s): February 9 – 10, 2024

Note: These dates are tentative and are subject to change.