Program Coordinator at Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center

The Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a Program Coordinator with a creative and caring spirit to develop high quality programming at Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center, a 426-acre property along the Potomac River with year-round accommodations for 130 people in addition to tenting and rustic camping opportunities. The successful candidate will have the ability and passion to further our work to create sacred experiences that nurture Christian faith and discipleship, teach creation care, extend Christian hospitality and community, develop principled spiritual leaders and inspire and equip lives for love and justice.

The Program Coordinator leads all aspects of programming at Manidokan including training and supervising the seasonal program staff and nurturing camp partner relationships. This person directly manages the program schedule and logistics, and must have good communication and organizational skills. As a leader, this person should respond proactively to challenges with creative solutions that prioritize safety and the camper/guest experience. Often this person leads large group activities so should have good enthusiasm and welcoming presence. They also play key a role in overall hospitality throughout the year.

Seeking candidates at least 21 years of age with 2+ years experience in program leadership for summer camp and retreat activities or equivalent. Ideal candidates have education/experience in ropes course and/or waterfront activity leadership, schedule development, worship planning, and have a commitment to work in and create an inclusive and diverse cultural ministry setting. Camper Safety is a high priority and candidates must pass national and state background checks, drug screening, as well as follow and implement our safe sanctuary policy. This position is a year-round, full-time, salaried, exempt position with benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We anticipate February/March 2023 start date. For consideration send cover letter and resume to BWC HR Director Francess Tagoe, at For more information on current operations please visit or contact Meredith Petty at

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