Smoky Mountain Resort Ministires

Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Dates: May 23, 2020 -
August 3, 2020

Cost: None

While in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, we will lead worship services, day camps, organize events for international students,
participate in community events, minister to locals, and so much more! Students live and work with a team of college students
while being mentored by local leadership.


Students who are…

  • flexible
  • self-starters
  • open to and willing to serve
  • comfortable with public speaking is required
  • have completed a minimum of 1 year of college

Additional Details

All students will be required to plan, speak, and participate in all aspects of the summer program. Throughout the summer, our
schedule will be action-packed and change from week to week. Students must be flexible. Students will live in community with
other students and shared bathrooms. Students will have housekeeping duties, but houseparents will live alongside students to
provide emotional and spiritual support and will be provided three meals per day.

Spiritual Development

Spiritual Development
Local leadership will provide a week-long orientation, be around the students daily, as well as providing a weekly Bible study and sermon planning season. Students will write a weekly report reviewed by leadership, and meet one on one with leaders to check on accomplishments of goals, as well as their spiritual and personal wellbeing.


  • Students live together in a house in Gatlinburg.
  • All meals are provided and prepared by houseparents
  • Students are encouraged to bring their cars and will be reimbursed for ministry approved mileage. Students will also have access to the ministry van.

Useful Skills

  • Musical talent
  • Ability to work with children
  • Knowledge of the outdoors
  • Willingness to learn and be curious
  • Speaking Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Portuguese, or Mongolian