Thursday
Feb042016

Farm Intern & Retreat Staff -- Camp Galilee, Glenbrook, NV (Diocese of Nevada)

Join Miss Me Not Farm and Camp Galilee in this incredible opportunity!

Currently hiring a farm intern for Miss Me Not Farm and retreat staff for Camp Galilee Episcopal Camp. This is a unique opportunity to intern and live on a farm while also working at a camp and retreat center. This applicant should be hard working, motivated, flexible, a team player, have a love for farming and nature.

Miss Me Not Farm is located in the Washoe Valley outside Carson City, NV. The position will work 18 hours per week. Compensation will include a private room at the farm, internet access, and the option for produce from the farm.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Interns will be trained for and are responsible for various tasks related to daily farm/ranch and Wellesley House operations–including assisting with all aspects of animal and plant care, groundskeeping, housekeeping, and special and/or new projects. 

Camp Galilee is an Episcopal Camp and Retreat Center that provides summer camp for kids and hospitality for groups year round and is located on Lake Tahoe. The position will work 15-20 hours per week. Compensation will include: $250 per Las Vegas drive during the summer, $10.50 per hour during Fall/ Spring, and delicious meals on days in which groups are being served.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Summer: The Driver is responsible for the execution of the weekly van trips between Las Vegas and Galilee.
  • Fall/Spring:Staff assist with all aspects of the daily operations including, cleaning buildings, taking care of grounds, dishwashing and some cooking, and maintenance projects. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 25 years of age.
  • Driving record must pass the standards or our insurance company; a clean driving record is preferred. -
  • Must be physically fit and able to carry loads of up to 50lbs. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with the public. 
  • Must be able to quickly problem solve and resolve conflict without support. 
  • Personal vehicle to provide transportation between Miss Me Not Farm to Camp Galilee. 
  • Must be able to commit at least 1 year to this position. 
Please fill out the application here

Sunday
Jan242016

Guest Services Host -- Procter Center, London, OH (Diocese of Southern Ohio)

Procter Center in London, Ohio is seeking an individual to support our guest services function, act as weekend host, and maintain our electronic media.

Procter Center serves thousands of guests each year and encompasses 1200+ acres in predominantly agricultural Madison County. This is a unique opportunity to work with the Procter Center staff, guests, and volunteers to provide all our guests and potential guests with a warm, welcoming experience.

Procter Camp and Conference Center Mission Statement

"Procter Center provides a safe, inviting, and spacious rural setting that cultivates spiritual formation, models sustainable living, and celebrates God's love and reconciliation through hospitality, prayer, study, work and play. "

Accountability:

The Guest Services Host reports directly to the Guest Services Manager. In addition, the Guest Services Host has strong matrix relationships with the other Procter Staff.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Event Management, Hospitality and Logistics Coordination: 
    • On site contact person for guests
    • Conduct facility tours for incoming or prospective groups 
  • Event planning
    • Coordinate meeting room, worship space, social function, refreshment break, transportation and miscellaneous needs with group coordinators and Procter staff prior to events 
    • Manage and maintain conference center equipment and event facilities
    • Develop and distribute event orders and dining needs for each group; ensure all meeting spaces, audio/visual equipment, and furniture are in top working order and set up as requested. 
    • Complete supplemental paperwork related to fees
    • Follow up contact with guests and potential guests 
  • Media/Marketing Support and Management 
    • Maintain and upgrade Center website in conjunction with the Procter Board Marketing and Management Committee
    • Manage Procter Center social media interactions with regular postings of activities and opportunities
    • Manage regular e-newsletter using Constant Contact or similar tools 
    • Support marketing efforts with personal follow up with prospective and actual guests. 
  • Officer on Duty
    • Serve regularly as Procter's on-call/on-site person. Will require work on nights, weekends, and some holidays. 
  • Relationship Building: 
    • Has a strong matrix relationship with the Guest Service Manager, Food Services, Housekeeping, and Maintenance personnel. 
    • Assist in leading, training and coaching support staff to provide excellent guest satisfaction. 
    • Convey a tone of enthusiasm and confidence in communication with staff and guests. 
    • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with staff and guests 
    • Demonstrate a welcoming, caring, patient, and tactful approach with guests, on the phone and in person, even in difficult situations
    • Give accurate, timely and complete information to staff and guests 
    • Assist in Management of Support Staff 
  • Qualifications: 
    • Strong communication skills and willingness to engage with guests and potential guests, interested stakeholders at Procter Center, and Diocesan staff on a daily basis. 
    • Commitment to working in a team oriented, Christ-centered atmosphere to implement the ministries and programs of the Center Self motivated individual capable of managing one's own time with limited direction Kindness, creativity, flexibility, and a good sense of humor. 
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds 
    • Must have a valid driver's license 
    • Related college degree a plus 

Work Expectations and Compensation: 

This is a full-time position with a salary commensurate with experience. The competitive salary includes pension contribution and health benefits. On-site housing is provided as are meals when guests are present. The anticipated start date is March 15, 2016 .

Application

Submit a full resume including past work experience to procterinfo@diosohio.org. For additional information email this address or call 740.206.2036.

Sunday
Jan242016

Executive Director -- Procter Center, London, OH (Diocese of Southern Ohio)

Procter Center in London, Ohio (approximately 30 miles southwest of Columbus) is seeking an Executive Director who is committed to growing with this mid-size camp and conference center, developing Procter as a source of spiritual formation including the Diocesan Youth and Young Adult Program and committed to embracing the mission of Procter Center. The Executive Director, reporting to the Procter Center Board, will have access to resources, staff, and support needed to provide stable operations, develop new programs, and market the benefits of using the Center.

Procter Center serves thousands of guests each year and encompasses 1200+ acres in predominantly agricultural Madison County. The site includes a 1O00-acre commercial farm and 60 acres designated for Summer Camp and year-round Conference Center use. There are over 100 acres of conservation area accessible to guests and which offer many opportunities for spiritual and personal formation. This is a unique opportunity to work with the Procter Center staff, board, and members of the Diocese of Southern Ohio (part of the Episcopal Church) to help Procter Center fully realize the potential God has planned for it.

Procter Center Mission Statement

"Procter Center provides a safe, inviting, and spacious rural setting that cultivates spiritual formation, models sustainable living, and celebrates God's love and reconciliation through hospitality, prayer, study, work and play. "

Qualifications 

  • Committed Christian or A Person of Faith
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience in Facilities Operation and Management
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in leading at least one of the following
    • Camp Ministry
    • Hospitality Organization 
    • Youth Ministry
    • Non-profit Organization 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible in dealing with multiple demands 
  • A willingness to work within the polity of the Episcopal Church 

Accountability

The Executive Director shall be considered an Ex-Officio member of the Procter Board and shall be accountable to said board.

Read complete job description

Thursday
Jan072016

Folk School Director -- Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL (Diocese of Alabama)

The Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell is seeking a Director. This is a full time position with a salary and benefits. It is not necessary for the new Director to live at camp. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume with references to mark@campmcdowell.com. Direct any questions to the same email address. Please do not call or seek an appointment.

For more information about the position, please visit http://campmcdowell.dioala.org/Employment/director-of-the-alabama-folk-school.html. 

Wednesday
Jan062016

Farm & Garden Director -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Dioceses of Los Angeles & San Diego)

Camp Stevens seeks a Farm & Garden Director to manage the 3 acres of farm, garden, and orchard, and to assist in managing the landscaping and other natural areas of camp. Responsibilities include planning; ordering seed; soil, water, and compost management; planting, cultivation, and harvesting the farm and gardens; maintaining and expanding the use of native, drought-tolerant, and edible landscaping; upholding organic standards; promoting and inspiring farm/garden based environmental education in all camp programs; and small animal husbandry. Experience with field work and farm management preferred and interest in organic, plant-positive, ecological agriculture required.
 
Camp Stevens is a unique community where all full-time staff live and work onsite and personal growth, environmental sustainability, consensus-building, and creativity are emphasized.
 
Camp Stevens’ mission is to inspire, challenge, and empower personal, social, and environmental transformation. Rooted in the Episcopal Church and the natural world, we value openness, connection, gratitude, and wonder.
 
Year-round benefits include meals, health insurance, paid vacation, pension and annual salary depending on experience. Onsite housing is provided and required. Camp Stevens is an Episcopal camp serving the Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and is located 50 miles east of San Diego. Position open March 1, 2016. Email cover letter and resume to: Beth Bojarski, Executive Director, beth@campstevens.org.