Food Service Director -- Camp Capers, Comfort, TX (Diocese of West Texas)

The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas is a dynamic, faith-based, non-profit organization. We are seeking a Director of Food Services for Camp Capers, our youth camp and retreat center located 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of year round food service operation. This individual will prepare and cook meals for our guests and supervise all food service employees. He or she will design and plan all food services to include menus, food presentation, nutritional values and appropriate portion sizes and insure that the kitchen area conforms to all local, state, and federal standards of cleanliness. Camp Capers serves 225 campers and staff every day during the summer and hosts retreat groups throughout the rest of the year. The position is a year round, salaried job with excellent benefits.

To apply, contact David Griffin, Director, Camp Capers. 


Director of Programs -- Chanco on the James, Spring Grove, VA (Diocese of Southern Virginia)

Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is accepting applications for the position of Director of Programs. The Director of Programs will assist in facilitating the year round program, ministry, and operation of Chanco on the James. S/he develops new retreat programs, provides world class Christian hospitality to all guests, and oversees the operation of the summer camp program all under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsibilities include customer service, “hands on” activity facilitation, planning, camper and staff supervision, as well as staff recruiting and hiring. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 - $30,000 and a generous benefits package. Motel type housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties and living at camp is required during the summer season. Desirable qualifications and experience for the Director of Programs include: Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience, experience in program design and ministry, experience in a senior leadership role at a summer camp, certifications necessary to lead/teach in ropes course operation and aquatics/lifeguarding.

Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at director@chanco.org. Applications may be found at http://www.chanco.org/about-chanco-on-the-james/. Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626).


Vice President of Youth Programs -- Kanuga, Hendersonville, NC

Kanuga is seeking to fill the role of Vice President of Youth Programs. Kanuga recognizes and values the importance of young people and positive formative experiences outdoors, serving more than 7,000 youth participants every year. The Vice President of Youth Programs’ responsibilities include setting long and short-term strategy, policy and operating procedures for two youth conferences, young people’s programs during Guest Periods, Camp Kanuga, Camp Bob, and the Mountain Trail Outdoor School. Accordingly, the Vice President sets the tone and direction, and serves as Kanuga’s primary spokesperson on camping, and is accountable for the performance of camps, outdoor and environmental education programs. Because the Vice President’s presence must be felt in several programs and campuses, excellent leadership skills are central to his/her success. As a member of Kanuga’s Division Head Team, the Vice President also has a broader role of helping to set policy and direction for Kanuga Conferences, Inc. Click here for a more detailed role profile of the position. To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to hr@kanuga.org.  Applications will be accepted until July 8th, 2015.


Farm & Garden Manager -- Camp Mokule'ia, Waialua, HI (Diocese of Hawaii)

The Farm and Garden Manager serves to daily further the Mission Statement and Strategic Plan of Camp Mokule‘ia. The Farm and Garden Manager is responsible for:

  • Oversight of day-to-day farm and garden operations on up to 10 acres of Camp Mokule‘ia agriculturally focused properties
  • In consultation with Executive Director and Program Director develop (and potentially lead) programmatic elements that utilize the Farm and Garden
  • Creating and implementing a crop production plan that supports the food services department of Camp Mokule‘ia
  • Supervision of Episcopal Service Corps members in their Farm and Garden duties 

This is a full-time salaried position that includes housing possibilities (off-the-grid simple living).

For more information, contact Rev. David Turner, Executive Director at Camp Mokule’ia (kahubt@gmail.com)


Chief Operating Officer -- Kanuga, Hendersonville, NC

Founded in 1928 on the campus of the Kanuga Lake, Kanuga is a deeply spiritual place with special meaning to multiple generations.  Located in historic Hendersonville, North Carolina, Kanuga’s campus spans 1400 acres, includes three lakes, 22 miles of hiking trails and 147 comfortably rustic buildings. 

Kanuga seeks a Chief Operating Officer, a seasoned, accomplished manager and operations professional.  S/he will enable Kanuga to continue to make good on the promise of providing a sanctuary for multiple generations of Episcopalians, multi-denominational guests and conference attendees.  Kanuga hosts more than 170 groups and 25,000 visitors annually. 

The ideal candidate is a seasoned and experienced manager with an established history of managing, coaching, leading and supporting a talented and multi-divisional operational team, comfort in an inside-facing organizational role and a passion for Kanuga’s mission.  Superlative interpersonal management, financial and organizational planning skills and commitment to the continued legacy and future success of Kanuga are essential. Knowledge of facilities and/or similar conference environments and previous interaction and experience with the Kanuga community is highly valued.  Reporting to the CEO, the COO will be a partner and advisor to the CEO on all internal matters and capable of representing the organization externally. S/he will work in alignment and harmony with the CEO and will be responsible for effectively managing Kanuga’s infrastructure, processes, human and financial resources and capital projects. By combining significant systems, organizational and project management credibility and expertise with a passion for Kanuga’s mission, the COO will help the organization function smoothly and optimally.

The organization has a budget of $8 million, a very diverse full-time staff of 100 (which grows to 250 during the summer months) anchored by a $9 million endowment – part of a total asset base of $20 million.

Read the complete job profile here

For potential consideration or to suggest a prospect, please email Kanuga@BoardWalkConsulting.com  or call John Sparrow or Kelly Garrison at 404-262-7392.