Summer Positions 

Summer 2022 Teams and Positions:

We are looking for the right candidate for the following roles:

  • Youth Programs Executive Administrator (Leadership Team)
  • Male Counselor (Counseling Team)
  • Photographer (Support Team)
  • Marketing Specialist (Support Team)
  • Kitchen Assistants (Support Team)
  • Facilities Assistant (Support Team)
  • Lifeguards (Recreation Team)

Counseling Team

Recreation Team

 Support Team

Leadership Team

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Counseling Team

Join the front-line of SAMBICA's ministry and have the most rewarding summer of your life! Counselors have a desire to share the love of Jesus Christ with campers through relationship-building and fun. Counselors must love working with youth, have high energy, and display a fun, hardworking attitude. Experience leading Bible studies and activities preferred. 

Camp Counselors experience the fun and joy of guiding a new set of campers each week through activities and Bible studies as they share the love of Christ. During Day Camp weeks, Camp Counselors have the special opportunity of packing all the fun of camp into the daylight! With most of our weeks being a Day Camp model, we are excited to welcome back 3-4 weeks of Overnight Camp!  

Counselor Testimony

"SAMBICA cultivated a safe space where I can share Jesus with kids, and it has been an amazing opportunity that I am so thankful for." - Ana

High School Mentor Testimony

"I went into the summer thinking I would be helping kids grow, but it was the students who helped me grow." - Madi
Waterfront Crew
Waterfront Lifeguard
Boat Drivers
Waterfront Boats Photo CROPPED
Ropes with Campers
Program Silly
Program Rally
Program Music Lead
Program Field


"When being around something joyful and adventurous like tube rides or skiing it is hard not to experience happiness and feel God’s presence." - Mallory

Program Team Testimony

"Being on the program team allowed me to become confident in leading others and helped me to see how the gospel can be presented in creative and fun ways." - Bethany

Recreation Team

The Recreation Team brings all the fun to SAMBICA through activities, games, and skits! Each role provides an exciting, safe, and enjoyable experience for campers.


Challenge Course Facilitators safely lead campers through SAMBICA's Challenge Course elements while relating activities to Biblical values. Facilitators operate the course, maintain course equipment and help in the evenings around camp. Must be 18+ years (climbing experience is preferred). 

The Worship Lead heads up worship and leads campers in classic camp songs every day. Serving as a member of the Program Team, they will help in planning skits and running games  when not leading worship. In addition to playing an instrument (preferably guitar), they must be spiritually mature and a good communicator. 

Program Team members are the face of camp. They create games, Gospel-centered programming, and thrilling activities for campers. Program Team members are up on stage and on the field every day, so they must be comfortable on stage, have creative development skills, and think outside the box (public speaking experience is preferred). 

Waterfront Team members are a dual role of Boat Driving and Lifeguarding. While leading campers in exciting activities on Lake Sammamish, this role will consist of driving boats 4 days a week, and rotating one day per week as a lifeguard. This role helps maintain the waterfront and assist other areas of camp in the evenings. Waterfront Team members must be aware of safety above all else and will be trained in lifeguarding, boat driving, docking boats, and tube pulling (the ability to teach wakeboarding/skiing is preferred). Must be 19 years or older. 3-4 high school-aged lifeguard only positions will also be available. 

Support- Camp Care
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Support - Medics
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Support- Kitchen

Support Team

The Support Team works behind-the-scenes to make SAMBICA a well-oiled and FUN machine. Through creative production, cleaning, cooking, and more, they love to serve Christ in all they do.

The Camp Care Crew glorifies Christ by maintaining excellence in the SAMBICA grounds and facilities. Working closely with the Facilities Manager, Camp Care members clean buildings, water flowers, and help with other tasks around camp. They must have good initiative and be independently motivated. 

The Videographer captures fun and special memories on film and produces a video of highlights for each week of camp and an end-of-summer staff video. Must be individually-motivated, organized and have experience in video production. 

The Facilities Assistant is the caretaker of the facilities, helping keep camp running smoothly and looking great. Working alongside the Facilities Manager, they assist with potential electrical, mechanical, plumbing, or other projects. Must be hardworking, love using their hands, and have good computer skills. 

Kitchen Assistants work together to serve delicious meals for campers and staff every day. Working closely with the Food Service Manager, they help with food prep, clean-up, and more. They must be willing to learn the craft of cooking, serve on their feet, and have fun. Must have earned their Washington State Food Handlers Card before camp begins (contact the Program Director for more information on Food Handlers Card).  

The Marketing Specialist works alongside the Marketing Manager to enhance SAMBICA’s marketing and storytelling through social media and email communication, as well as support the media team and SAM's Place when needed. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively, creative, and have quality writing skills. Marketing experience preferred. 

The Medics are responsible for the health and treatment of all campers and staff. They dispense medication, give First Aid, and communicate medical issues with parents and staff. Must be patient with a great "bedside manner". EMT Certification, LPN Certification, or other experience in healthcare is preferred (experience working with youth is desired). 

The Office Assistant creates a welcoming environment by greeting guests with an inviting spirit. As the front lines of customer service, they will be communicating with families, helping with pick-up and drop-off, and interacting with campers. Must be task-oriented, organized, and great at a communicating. 

The Photographer captures all the action of camp throughout each week of summer. They edit and organize the photos to be distributed to parents at the end of each week, as well as compile staff and marketing photos for future use. Must have photography experience. 

The Special Ops Team consists of 4-6 team members who are willing and able to work with their hands, learn new skills, and spend their days serving where needed to revitalize camp. This is a highly-versatile role that includes hands-on projects as well as supporting various areas of camp. 

Store Clerks are responsible for creating a fun atmosphere at Sam's Place and Sam's Corner, the camp stores. Store Clerks stock Sam's Place, monitor inventory, and keep track of camper and staff store accounts. They must be detail-oriented and poised in a busy atmosphere (retail experience is preferred). 


"As the photographer, I had the opportunity to expand on my camera skills along with enjoying the exciting atmosphere of summer camp!" - Sarah

Camp Care Crew

"Through my time on Camp Care, God has taught me about doing every small thing to His glory, finding joy in serving and loving others well." -Linaya 

High School Crew

"A highlight of  High School Crew was the Bible Studies, which all team members, not just high school crew, participate in to wind down, take a break and dive into the word that really formed how we went about camp and our lives" -Toby

Kitchen Assistant

"I gained a lot of wisdom about God’s word and the love he has for us. I also learned a lot about team work and team building." - Kory


"Serving as the cinematographer was such a pleasure and privilege. I was able to witness and film all the activities happening around camp and had the opportunities to meet with many campers and assist other staff when I was able." - Tony
Leadership - Baptism
Field Check-In
Leadership - Prayer
Leadership - 2020 team hike
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Leadership - Group Shot

Leadership Team

"It was such a great experience to mentor and support other staff members, and rewarding to play an integral role in the ministry at SAMBICA!" - Jon

Leadership Team

Members of the SAMBICA Leadership team supervise different areas of camp and care for the physical and spiritual well-being of the team members they oversee. They must be spiritually mature, service-minded, and responsible. All Leadership Team members must be 18+ years.

The Counseling Supervisors work together to lead the Counseling Team and oversee the Day Camp and Overnight Camp Programs. They train counselors, provide guidance and support, perform administrative tasks, assist with campers, and communicate with parents and staff regarding camper issues. They must be organized, adaptable, effective communicators, and have prior experience working with children, parents, and college-aged adults. Must be 18+ years. This position is prayerfully offered by invitation only. Female Positions Filled

The Camp Care Supervisor oversees the Camp Care Crew as they maintain the beauty of camp and support camp programming. They help with Camp Care duties, minister to their team, work alongside ASCEND Crew members, and demonstrate strong leadership skills. They must be flexible, have a fun-loving attitude, a passion for service, and be attentive to detail. Must be 18+ years. This position is prayerfully offered by invitation only.  

The Kitchen Supervisor works with the Food Service Manager to serve quality meals and is responsible for the efficiency and cleanliness of the kitchen. They minister to the Kitchen Assistants and encourage them as they grow in their faith and kitchen skills. Must have professional kitchen experience, leadership skills, and a Washington State Food Handlers Card and be 18+ years.  

The Program Supervisor oversees the Program Team, providing support and creativity in creating Gospel-centered programming. They minister to the Program Team (Emcees, Program Tech, and Music Lead) and assist them in running all programming. Must be fun-loving, comfortable on stage, and have experience with public speaking and leadership. Must be 18+ years. This position is prayerfully offered by invitation only. Position Filled

The Male Team Advocate and Female Team Advocate ignite greater faith, hope, and love in our summer staff. They model an intimate relationship with Jesus and contribute to the spiritual growth of our team. They are servant-hearted and help with community events, Bible studies, Bible purchases, and amplifying testimonies of God's goodness. Must have a heart for the Lord and people, hunger for growth, and winsome humility. Must be 18+ years. Female Position Filled

The Waterfront Supervisor works closely with the Waterfront Director to oversee daily operations such as waterfront safety, activity scheduling, and supervision. They minister to the Waterfront Crew (Lifeguards, Boat Drivers, and Dock Hands), and manage the day-to-day operations of the waterfront. Must be safety-conscious, responsible, and have aquatic facility experience. Must be 18+ years. This position is prayerfully offered by invitation only. 

The Creative Team Supervisor works closely with the Marketing Manager and the Creative Team (Video, Photo, Store Clerks, and Marketing) to capture and tell the incredible stories of what God is doing at SAMBICA. The role builds up Creative Team members, contributes to the success of Sam's Place, and ensures consistent messaging through varied marketing materials. Must be creative, adaptable, dependable, a good communicator, and have a passion for creative design work. Must be 18+ years.

More information coming soon.

The Work Crew Supervisors work together to oversee and lead the high school work crew participants. With one male and one female supervisor, this role is right in between being a "boss" and a "counselor". They lead the WC participants through service, discipleship, and play. Must be 18+ years. This position is prayerfully offered by invitation only. Positions Filled