CBS offers year-round positions for ongoing and limited term positions.
Ongoing and Limited Term Positions
Limited Term Positions: Join the CBS team for a set period of time, usually 12 months or less. Workers are paid hourly.
Ongoing Positions: These skilled positions may require extensive experience and require a longer commitment.
Both types of positions include benefits. Workers live on the camp property with room & board considered part of compensation package.
A CBS staff member should be someone who is:
- committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ and willing to be a physical example of God’s grace to campers
- willing to live and work in community with, and under the authority of, others on staff.
- willing to work hard and take personal responsibility to bring joy to the work of the community and to the challenge of serving campers and other staff.
- 18 years of age or older.
- in good health and able to live and work in a rustic camp environment.
Current Year-Round Openings
To learn more about long-term opportunities, call camp at 310-510-0015 or email us at CBS Office.
Current job listings are kept up to date at Christian Camp and Conference Association Jobs. Just enter "Campus by the Sea" in "Camp Name" field and "Search" to see positions currently oped for applications. (If search results state "No jobs found for selected criteria," then we are not actively seeking applicants.)
Interested applicants should download* and complete the Employment Application.
Applicants will also need to download the Reference Form and have the appropriate references complete it and send to the Campus by the Sea email listed below.
Save the fillable MS Word docs to your computer’s desktop first. Then open from your desktop before entering your info and then Save As completed application, including your name in new file name (example: “JOHN DOE CBS Vol App.docx”) before attaching to your email. Confirm your info is saving. Call the camp office if you would like more information. Summer applications are accepted from New Year’s until positions are filled.
You may compose an email, attach the saved application and send to:
Or you may print off a paper copy of your application and mail to:
PO Box 466
Avalon CA 90704
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.
Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.