Area Jobs

Employment opportunities in the greater Glen Lake area, including Empire, Glen Arbor, Maple City, Burdickville, the Narrows, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Seasonal and Year-round. Part-time and Full-time. Listed in order of newest posting.

Glen Arbor Outdoor Services

Full-Time, Year Round Crew Member

Glen Arbor Outdoor is looking to hire a new team member for their outdoor crew. Full time, year round position. Enjoy being outside and doing physical work. Work just 40 hours per week, plus Full benefits included!

Glen Arbor Outdoor maintains properties at The Homestead, a resort in Glen Arbor. Tasks include cutting grass, trimming/ pruning of shrubs, checking light bulbs, removing trash cans from sheds to dumpsters, snow removal, winter house checks, and many other items related to maintaining the resort. 

Contact with questions or to apply. (231)-334-3650

Glen Arbor Art Center

As of Mid-October, The GAAC has the following job openings: 

Communications Assistant

The Glen Arbor Arts Center [GAAC] seeks an experienced writer to produce a variety of communications.

Full Job Description >

Teaching Artist for After School Art K-4 Program

The Glen Arbor Arts Center [GAAC] seeks a dynamic, creative Teaching Artist for its Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 After School Art program.

Full Job Description >

Apply by email: [email protected]
Apply by mail: PO Box 305, Glen Arbor, MI 49636


The Glen Arbor Art Center always has an opportunity to volunteer, be it recurring or for a one time event. Questions Or, to volunteer, call (231)334-6112

La Becasse Restaurant

Dish Washer

La Becasse French Restaurant has an immediate opening for a dishwasher. The position is part time, anywhere from 2-4 shifts per week. Hours are from 4 – to about 10pm. Experience is a bonus but training will be provided. $11-13/hr.

Please express your interest by messaging on Facebook, stop in Wednesday – Saturday or call the restaurant at (231)334-3944

La Becasse located at 9001 S Dunns Farm Road, Burdickville, MI 49664

Cherry Republic

Holiday Hiring Event


2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

We’re looking for a few good elves! New and returning elves are welcome!

We need up to 200 holly, jolly Pickers, Packers and Fillers to help us spread joy

from our Empire Warehouse this holiday season.

Cherry Republic, 9896 W. Fisher Street, Bldg #1

– Wages starting at $11/hour –
– Flexible work schedules –
– 25% discounts on products –
– Snacks provided –

Download an application online at and bring it with you.

Questions? Email [email protected] or call 231-334-3150, ext. 2215


Historic Sleeping Bear

Outreach Coordinator – Volunteer Position

Amidst the 71,000-acre park features sand dunes, diverse forests, rivers, inland lakes, miles of Lake Michigan beach, and two offshore islands, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore embraces 366 historic structures and cultural landscapes including a significant historic farming district, a lighthouse, inns, log cabins, and historic fields. Historic Sleeping Bear, a nonprofit partner of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore since 1998, is seeking a qualified volunteer Outreach Coordinator to assist with communicating with the public, our members, volunteers, media, and online sites, as well as assisting with events and programs. The position is 5 hours a week from mid-September through March. And 16 hours a week from April through the first week of September. If you are looking to help preserve the heritage of the area and have skills in writing, organizing events, and have experience or the ability to be trained in social media and website updates, please contact us at [email protected] for further information.

Historic Sleeping Bear is an official non-profit 501(c)3 organization supported by volunteers, members, donors, community businesses, and grantors.

For more information and to apply CONTACT: Susan Pocklington, Director (231)-334-6103; (231) 326-2004
Location: 3164 W Harbor Hwy, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Email: [email protected]

Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Position Opening – Communications Director 

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has been called “The most beautiful place in America” and it needs your help. Our 600+ member organization helps ensure that the more than a million people who visit Sleeping Bear Dunes each year have a great experience, while helping to protect this precious resource.  We are looking for a person with good communication skills and experience with IT communication tools to join our high-functioning all volunteer organization. 

The Communications Director helps to educate the public about the Friends, our mission, projects and opportunities available to help the park. This is accomplished by maintaining an active social media presence, up-to-date website, providing a communications outlet for information about current Friends and Park activities and facilitating communications with local news outlets. 

Training and assistance are provided by the Friends and Pro Web Marketing as needed.  Time commitment averages about 10 hours a week. A position description is available at this link–

Interested in helping out?  For more information please email [email protected]. The Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, all-volunteer organization. Friends home:

Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District

Work among friends, learn life skills, earn money and have fun! The Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District employs approximately 40 staff members from May through October. Full, Part-Time and Seasonal Opportunities available.

For more information and to apply online:

The Homestead ~ Part & Full-Time

The Homestead is a premier waterfront destination resort located in northwest, lower Michigan. Situated on one mile of Lake Michigan beach, The Homestead is surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Guest accommodations include two small hotels, a rustic lodge, an historic inn and vacation homes and condominiums. Exquisite dining and superb recreational opportunities. await couples, families, corporate groups and wedding guests.

We are seeking dependable individuals to fill the following full time and part time positions:
• Grocery/Restaurant Manager
• Cooks
• Grocery/Restaurant Counter Staff
• Housekeeping Inspectors
• Laundry Workers
• Interior Maintenance
• Guest Service Agents
• Group Sales Coordinators
• Carpenter
• Resort Mechanic
• Hair Stylists
• Nail Technicians
Competitive pay based upon experience. Apply online at

Wanna work at Art’s?

Art’s Tavern has been Glen Arbor’s neighborhood gathering place since opening its doors in 1934. Known for it’s burger and beer, Art’s is open 7 days a week, year round, only closed on select Holidays.  Art’s is always looking for hard workers, who have as much fun as we do! 

Download an application

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