Kanakuk Reviews

Updated 17 Dec 2020

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Pros
  • "Great environment, pushes people to grow, amazing support staff(in 5 reviews)

  • "I loved working as a counselor for Kanakuk(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "It is all consuming, which can be both a positive and negative as you get exhausted(in 7 reviews)

  • "Long hours, 1 day off per week, no phone(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Head of Athletics and Safety in Branson, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Incredible staff, incredible leadership, best summers of my life

    Cons

    pay is low, but that isn't the point

  2. "Great Place to Spend the Summer"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Photographer 
    Recommends

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time

    Pros

    It's such a fun place to work! You can spend time with friends while helping children have the best summer of their lives!

    Cons

    Lots of work in the heat, not a whole lot of pay.


  3. "Great Place"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Counselor in Lampe, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work here! great staff and opportunity

    Cons

    none! everything is great here

  4. "Kanakuk"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Camp Counsler 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work with everyone and feels great to be part of such a great mission.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons!

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  5. "Company Culture is everything"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Counselor 

    I have been working at Kanakuk part-time

    Pros

    The best summer job you could ever find

    Cons

    The hours and days are long, but the weeks are short

  6. "A Great Way to Spend Your Summer"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Summer Camp Counselor 

    I worked at Kanakuk part-time

    Pros

    Fun staff environment, learn a lot from leadership, and get to spend summer by the lake is awesome

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  7. "Best place on Planet Earth"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Kamp Counselor 
    Recommends

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time

    Pros

    The leadership is PHENOMENAL, the kampers make everything worth it, Jesus is the reason why you should

    Cons

    Some days you're beyond DRAINED

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  8. "BEST JOB EVER"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Branson, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You are so taken care of and fought for! awesome culture

    Cons

    there are no cons for working here!!!

  9. "The Best Experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Camp Counselor in Branson, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The directors truly care about you

    Cons

    The days are long and there is little time off

  10. "Amazing"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Counselor in Branson, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Kanakuk full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great fun, grow your faith

    Cons

    Pay, and lots of labor, yet it is worth it

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