The Fine Print



Positions will be paid from $225 and up depending on experience and responsibilities assigned up to $300 for each week of service. Paychecks will be presented at the end of each calendar month. If you are a returning staff member you will receive an additional $10 per week for each returned summer for up to $30 per week. Room and board will be provided for the duration of the summer as well as 1-2 days off per week and a mid-summer break of 3 days.  No compensation will be received for a canceled event, unless performing other assigned tasks. Compensation is determined by the Executive Director and approved by the Tall Timber Board.   


Summer staff training begins on June 19th, and most positions run through August 8th. We do hire some staff to start in May to help with our Outdoor Education program, so please let us know if this is an option for you. We also invite a handful of staff through the month of August if you are available. Please let us know if that is an option for you when you apply. 

Requirements For Employment

We hire staff age 18 and up. Keep in mind some positions have requirements for staff to be eligible to drive, some of which are age, experience, and driving record. Some positions require certifications, such as a Lifeguard Certification.

What is provided?

We provide an amazing summer community experience at Tall Timber. This is a community of friends where you will make connections that you will hold dear for your life. We of course provide food and lodging during your stay, as well as an amazing space to call home for the summer. 

Please see the "What We Believe" and "Family Life at Tall Timber" section of our website for our Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Statement of Faith before applying as we require all employees to agree to these statements. You will also be asked to agree to our Staff Handbook which includes several policies, such as our Substance Abuse and Conduct policies.

2020 Summer Timeline

Questions? Want to know more? We would love to hear from you! Contact Sarah.