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"Inspiration Hills Mission Statement: Inspiration Hills will provide an environment in which the individual will come to know and grow in Christ and be challenged for life in God's kingdom"

Volunteer Positions: 

A variety of helpful tasks are provided by volunteers:

Office type opportunities, contact Jenny
Buildings and grounds type opportunities contact Terry
Volunteer Summer Camp Positions Contact Kristi Palsma 
 (Camp Chaplain, Nurse, and Counseling opportunities)

We also feature a volunteer day in May, when a host of volunteers come to do a wide variety of jobs. Let us know you're coming by calling 712-986-5193.

Hear what people are saying about volunteering!

To Inspiration Hill Staff. My husband and I would love to THANK YOU for allowing us and our family to spend the week at Inspiration Hills while my husband was the Camp Chaplain. Our family time was cherished and we can't WAIT to come back! The meals were delicious, the Holy Spirit was present and the gift your counselors give those campers is priceless. Thank you!

-Summer Camp Volunteer Chaplain Family

Kristi and Staff, Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to be camp nurse! We had so much fun! It was so awesome to have a huge change of pace from our normal schedule! If you'll have me - I'm looking forward to next year!

-Summer Camp Volunteer Nurse

Summer Staff Counselors/ Coordinators

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Summer Staff Re-Application (2nd Year +) 

2019 Staff Reference Form

Dear Inspiration Hills Staff, I just wanted to write to you all and thank you for all the work you did to make last summer a successful one! I really enjoyed working with you all and I wish I could put into words how huge of a blessing you've all been in my life! Thank you for your service to God's Kingdom and for all the work you do. Thanks again and God bless!

-2018 Summer Staffer

HousekeepIng Manager 

Year round position that will include the following responsibilities: 

Assign housekeeping schedule around guest group arrivals and departures, organize and manage all campus facilities cleaning year round, order and maintain cleaning supplies and cleaning equipment, landry duties and organization of laundry supplies. Work directly with our summer staff during the summer camp season. 

Light outside cleaning/ landscaping duties to keep entrances clean and well kept. 

Light decorating duties for holidays/ seasons. Schedule seasonal cleaning duties and responsibilities as time allows before each season to include: windows, cleaning carpets, preparing summer and winter season and closing and opening outdoor facilities. 

Employee must be flexible and willing to work in a Christian environment. 15-35 hours per week depending on seasonal times and guest groups. Random and scarce weekends and around holidays are included as guest groups arrive and depart, pay is depending on experience, and other camp benefits will be discussed upon hiring. 

Applications can be emailed to 

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Kitchen Cooks

Position Summary: The Kitchen Cooks work on little supervision. They are responsible to follow set menus and take charge of the kitchen during meal times.Cooks are required to prepare meals,clean up from meals and prep for upcoming meals or snacks.

Prior kitchen knowledge required!

We are looking to fill positions for mornings,early afternoon and early evening meal times.

Please fill out application and mail in or drop off at Inspiration Hills.

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Kitchen Helpers

Position Summary: Helpers assist in many different areas in the kitchen and dinging hall. Their responsibilities vary depending on the meal or snack being served. They report to the Kitchen Cook at the time of each meal to be assigned job duties.

Various Duties:
  • Setting tables in Dining Hall
  • Clearing and washing dishes after each meal
  • Light Prep for Kitchen Cook
  • Assembling Sack Lunches
  • Operating our dishwashing machine
  • Sweeping/Mopping
  • Washing of Large Pans and Cookware

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Inspiration Hills is looking to fill lifeguard positions during the months of June-September 1st for our outdoor swimming pool.
Assist around camp where needed; Lifeguard at the Pool, Slip-N-Slide and other various activities. NO experience necessary, applicant must be 15 years old by May 15th and pass lifeguard certification.

Days & Hours are flexible!

Please fill out application and mail in or drop off at Inspiration Hills.

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Summer Lawn Mowers

Inspiration Hills is looking to fill our summer lawn mower positions. Daytime Hours/NO Weekends!

30 Hours each week depending on needs of grass and the rain. 

Lawn Mowers work with the Buildings & Grounds Crew on a daily basis to keep the grounds looking fresh and welcoming!Must be at least 16 yrs of age by June 1st to apply.
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The Tubing Hill Staff will facilitate the operation of the tubing hill in a safe and congenial manner so that guests can enjoy an adventurous activity and encourage Christian fellowship.

 Tubing Hill Duties:

1.     Attend a staff orientation session at the beginning of the season

2.    Know and understand all safety systems and procedures

3.    Arrive at least ½ hour before opening to have equipment, supplies, and staff prepared

4.    Pick up the duffle bag with equipment from the lodge

5.    Start and maintain the fireplace

6.    Check tubes for appropriate firmness, etc. (this may require additional air)

7.    Ensure that the equipment is ready and check the “kill switch”.

8.    Set the “Rules” sign out

9.    Supervise and assign staff for an “on time” start and vary station assignments

10. Welcome Guests with a smile and enthusiasm

11. Ensure that all participants sign the Release forms

12. Collect all necessary forms and Monies

13. Enforce all posted rules and carry out policies and procedures

14. Thank guests for coming

15. Shut down and put away equipment and supplies


Our tubing hill is open Friday from 6-9 PM and Saturday from 1:30-4:30 PM. The tubing hill is also open for private parties to have at a chosen time determined between the party and Inspiration Hills. 

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Why work at Inspiration Hills?

As Volunteer or Staff member at Inspiration Hills you will have  the opportunity to share God's love with campers & guests. You will see  God's hand move in the lives of individuals as He uses you. You will be  challenged in your own walk with Christ. You will experience a close knit  Christian community and develop friends for life. In the midst of all that you  will have more fun than you can imagine.