Our Values – Our Team

We feel our core values and our team members are two of the most important reasons that makes Harpole’s Heartland Lodge a great place to visit & work. Please be our guest or join our team and become a part of our Heartland Family.

Core Values:

Inside view of the original lodge Hospitality – We are passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences

Family – We are loyal to our fellow Heartland Lodge team members (and extended guest family members)

Community – We are dedicated to making our community a better place to live, visit & work

Leadership – We are leaders in our industry and our community

Integrity – We always do the right thing, all the time

Continuous Improvement – We continue to grow by learning and achieving personal excellence

Fortitude – We have a fierce resolve in everything we do

Purpose Statement:

To glorifying God by improving our community to be a better place to live, work and visit through exceptional hospitality and leadership.

Our Vision:  Creating “Traditions That Last a Lifetime” for our guests

Join Our Team:

Lodge team members

Part of our Team having fun at the Christmas Lodge Tour

Heartland Lodge’s team consists of a group of amazing people who love what they do, love the guests they meet and the teammates that they work with. We are always looking for great people to join our wonderful team. Heartland’s vision is to help improve our local community, making it a better place for everyone to live and visit. We are growing each year and are looking for quality people to be a part of our growth. The future is very exciting, and we are looking forward to adding more outstanding people to our Heartland Lodge Team & Family.


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Email the manager below for immediate job openings. All positions pay well and everyone receives tips and bonuses!

Chef/Cook Position

Chef/Cook Position – At Heartland the cooks are one of the most important positions at the lodge. Everyone who stays loves our meals. We are looking for full and part time cooks to be part of our wonderful team!

Please e-mail Wanda at: Wanda@HeartlandLodge.com or call 217-734-2526 (9am-6pm)

Housekeeping & Servers

Servers & Housekeeping Looking for full and part time servers and housekeepers.  Retirees who are looking to stay active are welcome to apply.

Please e-mail Wanda at: Wanda@HeartlandLodge.com or call 217-734-2526 (9am -6pm)


Whitetail, Upland, Turkey and Equestrian – Quality guides who enjoy working with people are welcome to apply. (Full & part time positions)

Whitetail & Turkey – Please e-mail Matt at: MattB@Heartlandlodge.com

Upland – Please e-mail Gary at: Gary@Heartlandlodge.com

Equestrian – Please e-mail Wanda at: Wanda@HeartlandLodge.com


Maintenance Full and part time maintenance positions. Retirees who are looking to stay active are welcome to apply.

Please e-mail Wanda at: Wanda@HeartlandLodge.com or call 217-734-2526 (9am -6pm)

Office, Accounting, Sales & Marketing

Office, Accounting, Sales & Marketing – Full and part time positions.

Please e-mail Gary at: Gary@HeartlandLodge.com or call 217-734-2526 (9am -6pm)


Hayrides, Sporting Clays, ATVs  Part time positions. Retirees who are looking to stay active are welcome to apply.

Please e-mail Wanda at: Wanda@HeartlandLodge.com or call 217-734-2526 (9am -6pm)

Our core values banner “Working at Heartland has given me the opportunity to meet some extraordinary people. I enjoy being able to make a difference in people’s lives every single day.  Our staff is like family to me and our guests become part of that family too! I love it here!” Melissa Wilson

“I’ve been here for almost 10 years, I have to say my life wouldn’t be the same if I hadn’t found this place. The staff has become my second family & it’s so beautiful and peaceful here. This place has truly changed my life!” Alicia Crowder

I enjoy going to work every day at Heartland! The Heartland family is a group of positive individuals that work together to accomplish team oriented goals.” Zach Jumps

A positive environment where teamwork and family are priority.” Stephanie Hill

“The best place I have every worked! I have worked in several different states and never thought I could find a job I love so close to home until I started working at Heartland 11 years ago. Great people, great team and a great place to work.” Terry Abney

Our team at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge is more like a family than co-workers. Everyone at Heartland enjoys working together and many are good friends outside of work. Our belief is to get the the right people on the “bus” (Heartland Lodge), in the right seats on the “bus” (The perfect job for you) and we can take the “bus” anywhere we want it to go with our people leading the way.

Please e-mail info@heartlandlodge.com if you are interested in applying for for any other positions at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. You can also mail a resume to:

Harpole’s Heartland Lodge
10236 393rd Street
Nebo IL 62355