Operations Manager -- Beckwith, Fairhope, AL (Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast)

Beckwith is the spiritual center of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, the hub of Diocesan youth ministry and reaches out to the wider religious, educational and environmental community with quality facilities, resources and programming. It is the goal of Beckwith to provide hospitality for retreats, conferences and other gatherings to the people of the diocese, other churches, and non-profit groups. Our goal is to provide these services in a personal and relaxed but efficient way that enables guests to reach their goals for spiritual, personal, and organizational growth.

Position Purpose: The Operations Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the camp and retreat center. The Operations Manager will provide direct oversight for Maintenance/Grounds, Housekeeping Department, Conference/Guest Services, and the Kitchen. The Operations Manager will assist the Executive Director in the overall administration including personnel management, customer service, and managing expenses. Housing is available and living on Beckwith property is required.

The complete job description is available here.

Please send the application and your resume to Executive Director Eleanor Reeves by March 30th.


Summer Camp Director for Administration and Staffing -- Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL (Diocese of Alabama)

Camp McDowell is looking for the next person to come live, work, and thrive in the beauty of God’s backyard! This person will lead the staffing and administration for our summer camps and retreats ministry. The Summer Camps and Retreats Director for Staffing and Administration serves as a full time member of the Camp McDowell staff and community. The Director for Staffing and Administration primarily functions as a member of a two person staffing team with coordination responsibilities in all summer camp and retreats sessions. Working in communication with the Director for Program and Development, the Director for Staffing and Administration takes the lead for staff management, registration, hiring procedures, financial controls, website/social media maintenance, and volunteer oversight.

Situated on 1,140 acres of fields and forests with miles of trails winding through beautiful sandstone canyons, Camp McDowell is the Camp and Conference Center for the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama. Camp McDowell was established in 1923 and has been at its current location in Nauvoo since 1947. Upon the completion of Bethany Village in 2015, we became the largest Episcopal camp and conference center in the United States, with approximately 770 beds. McDowell excels in many areas, including our Summer Camps and Retreats (1947), the Conference Center (1978), McDowell Environmental Center (2004), the Alabama Folk School (2007), McDowell Farm School (2014), and Magnolia Nature Preschool (2016). With over 100 staff, both seasonal and full-time, Camp McDowell is not only home to premier programs, it is home to a group of around 40 people who live in intentional community. We have passion, innovation, and inspiration year round!

The Summer Camps and Retreats is where it all began over 70 years ago. It is the breath of who we are. At our camps and faith based retreats, we spread the Gospel through Christian camp community, the care of creation, the gift of inclusion, and the joy of creativity and play. Current and former campers alike will tell you that Camp McDowell fosters a supportive Christian community in which an enthusiastic staff supports young people's growth and development of an abiding respect for each other and the world around them.

Camp McDowell offers a competitive salary and a benefits package including employer paid medical premiums, a 401k plan, short and long term disability, flexible PTO, onsite housing, utilities, and amenities valued at around $10,000+ a year, and more.

For a full job description, click here.

To apply: Qualified applicants shall submit a resume, a letter of intent, and at least three professional references via email to Interim Executive Director, Whitney Moore-Shea. Please submit these materials no later than March 1, 2018, via email to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Executive Director -- Chinsegut Hill Retreat (Brooksville, FL)

The Chinsegut Hill Retreat is an approximately 115 acre area of wooded and secluded land that contains a newly refurbished 7,000 square foot three story manor house built in 1855. The grounds, together with seven four-bedroom cottags, dining hall, and training hall facility provide an ideal gathering space for families, corporate events, weddings, service groups, religious outings, and many diverse outings and locations.

Set atop one of the highest elevations in Central Florida, the Chinsegut Hill Retreat is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is seeking an Executive Director. The Director will be responsible to the Board of Directors of "Friends of Chisnegut Hill," a non-profit entity solely responsible for the continued development and financial self sufficiency of a unique Hernando County owned facility. The daily functioning of the Chisnegut Hill complex, including selecting and leading employees and volunteers to carry out the business and marketing plans and maintain the property, will be the responsibility of the Executive Director.

Read the job description here.



Assisant Camp Director, McCall, ID (Diocese of Idaho)

Paradise Point is searching for a dynamic individual who will demonstrate visionary leadership in creating, overseeing, and marketing its programs and facilities in an environment of faith, fellowship, and fun. The Assistant Director must be able to think strategically, build community, ensure effective planning and programming, as well as effectively inspire and supervise a team of staff.

Job Qualifications

  • Able to work March 1st-November 15th: Full Time
  • Some College Education required
  • Previous experience in a camping program
  • At least 21 years of age; valid driver’s license
  • Skilled in the management, leadership, and supervision; Comfortable and able to lead large groups • Possess effective communication skills and a collaborative work style
  • Willing and able to live within a close camp community (mid-May through mid-October)
  • Physically able to function in an active youth camp environment

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Staffing: Motivate, develop, and retain a diverse staff of top-quality people; create a nurturing, empowering environment that gives the staff the skills, experiences, and support they need to become successful leaders; participate in planning/implementing staff training
  • Programming: provide leadership in developing innovative programs; demonstrate imagination & creativity in finding new ways to engage campers; create weekly staff & camper schedules; organize off-camp trips and daily on-camp activities; oversee Brown Bear (camp store) daily – inventory, purchasing, and daily management of Brown Bear staff member
  • Communication: manage Camp Social Media pages during the camp season, communicating with camper parents as needed, communicate with community partners and other outside liaisons, keep open communication with the Directors & Camp Registrar; establish strong relationships with Diocesan groups, non-profit organizations, and the community.
  • Must know all aspects of American Camping Association requirements (training is provided once hired)
  • Required certifications (provided by Camp): CPR/First Aid, Lifeguard for the Professional Rescuer, Level I Ropes Course Instructor, Archery Range Certification
  • Manage all Camp Operations in the absence of the Camp Director

This position description identifies the major responsibilities of this job. It does not include all aspects of the position such as the potential duties assigned by supervisors and the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the organization’s overall benefit. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Salary Information: $475/week + pension (meals & lodging included during mid-May through mid-October)

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to: Robyn Hatfield, Camp Director:


Program Director -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles)

Camp Stevens is a 256-acre summer camp, outdoor education facility, and retreat center in the mountains of San Diego. We aim to inspire, challenge, and empower personal, social, and environmental transformation. Rooted in the Episcopal Church and our natural world, Camp Stevens’s core values are:

  • Openness: We celebrate diversity and welcome all to our table to listen to and learn from one another.
  • Gratitude: We believe that gratitude toward one another, the natural world, and God is the foundation upon which humans build a healthier, more sustainable, and loving world.
  • Connection: We challenge all who experience this peaceful place apart to reconnect with themselves and connect meaningfully with one another, the natural world, and the Divine.
  • Wonder: We believe that a sense of wonder transforms adults and children alike, renewing joy, excitement, and mystery in the world we live in.

Camp Stevens serves the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego, where all are welcome. We provide program that is inclusive and community-focused, aiming to encourage individual growth. Retreat attendees, campers, guests, and staff have opportunities to discover: A loving, accepting and compassionate community; Respect and responsibility for self, others and God’s creation; Personal expression and creativity; and a deeper sense of spirituality.

Duties: The Program Director is responsible for the day to day operation and big picture oversight of all summer camp programs, Outdoor/Environmental Education programs and all other Camp Stevens programs hosted during the year, including staff training and supervision, program scheduling, and evaluation.

The Program Director works in concert with the Executive Director, Administrative Director and other departmental directors in the overall administration of the on-site Camp operation and execution of Camp Stevens Mission and Board policy, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Personnel
    1. Assist in the hiring of the year round and summer camp staff including summer counselors, resident staff, and resident counselors.
    2. Supervises all on-site seasonal summer staff including scheduling, training, mentoring, and evaluation.
    3. Assist with employment procedures and information for intern staff, summer camp directors, summer staff and counselors.
    4. Periodically attend meetings of the Camp Stevens Board as possible and appropriate.
    5. Responsible for the coordination of the program supplies and equipment.
    6. Assist in coordination of the facilities, staff, and staff days off and scheduling.
  2. Administration
    1. Responsible to train other staff to assume all responsibilities in the Program Director’s absence.
    2. Responsible for keeping pertinent records and file systems.
    3. Responsible for reviewing and maintaining the overall Summer Camp program schedule.
    4. Assist in the creation of brochures, flyers and newsletters.
    5. Work in partnership with the Summer Registrar to ensure appropriate staff scheduling.
    6. Assist in the development of the camp master plan, future visioning and the ongoing process of improving the operation, programs and facilities of the camp.
    7. Develop a working knowledge of the camper health and accident insurance program, and all of the camp’s emergency procedures.
    8. Meet with other administrative staff as part of the Administrative team.
  3. Food Service
    1. Work in partnership the Food Service Director to insure smooth relationships among food service staff and other staff in the kitchen.
    2. Responsible for the communication of schedule updates for applicable programs.
  4. Program
    1. Responsible for the planning, staffing and evaluation of all on-site summer programs
    2. Responsible for all camp program equipment and supplies, ordering, care of, use of and staff training in the use of all equipment and supplies and specialized equipment.
    3. Responsible for directing, organizing, and leading the on-site summer program and outdoor/environmental education programs, including leading meetings, large community gatherings, scheduling staff, being on call for any issues that may arise, communicating with the Support Coordinator to ensure daily tasks are accomplished.
    4. Responsible for communicating with any parents or guardians regarding camper concerns, feedback, discipline, or behavioral contracts.
  5. Facilities and Maintenance
    1. Responsible for communicating camp needs and tasks in regards to general upkeep of all facilities and grounds including but not limited to the lawns, landscaping, pool, minor improvement projects, and vehicles to the appropriate maintenance staff.
    2. Assist the Garden and Farm Director with scheduling additional staff as may be needed and appropriate.
    3. Responsible for the inventory and damage report of all related supplies and equipment.
  6. Other
    1. Assist in nurturing the body, mind and soul of the staff as well as building a positive staff community.
    2. Fill in for or assist other employees as necessary.

Details: Salary is subject to Diocesan policy and annual review. IV. Housing, utilities, food and medical insurance is provided. Residence on-site is required. The normal work week is 5 days per week except during the summer camp program when it is 6 days per week. Vacation is accrued at 10 days/year, increasing after 3 years of service. Vacations shall be coordinated with the other directors so that someone is responsible for the camp at all times. Sabbatical accrues at a rate of 2 weeks/year, and may be used after 5 years of service. No more than 12 weeks sabbatical may be taken at a time. Additional personnel policies are to be followed as stated in the Camp Stevens Staff Handbook.

Job Qualifications: Incumbent must have a clean driving record and qualify for insurance to drive Camp Stevens’ vehicles. Must be 25+ years old and currently hold or be eligible and able to attain within the first year of service: Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification, 15-passenger Van CDL Driver License, Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Level 2 ropes course certification, Lifeguard certification. Other outdoor leadership experience and certifications are appreciated. BA/BS in a related field required. The Program Director needs to be physically fit and able to hike 5 miles at a time over rough terrain, carry loads of up to 50 pounds, and have at least average eyesight and hearing.

Please submit cover letter and resume to, and be prepared to complete and in-depth Camp Stevens employment application, with references.