Saturday
May162015

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

Camp Stevens seeks a Food Service Director with passion for preparing healthy, environmentally sustainable and delicious food for groups of up to 150. This is a unique opportunity for an organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys working with people, eager to learn and grow in a professional, community-based, environmentally conscious camp kitchen and expand our farm-to-table philosophy.

Responsibilities include day-to-day operation of the camp kitchen, menu planning, ordering, food prep, baking, safety and cleanliness, supervision of kitchen staff and working with farm manager. Experience supervising a commercial kitchen and ServSafe Manager’s card is required. Culinary training strongly preferred. 

This year-round position is open until filled. 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. Email cover letter and resume to: John Horton, Administration Director, john@campstevens.org. (www.campstevens.org/employment)

Tuesday
Apr282015

Food Service Manager -- Ascension School Camp & Conference Center, Cove, OR (Diocese of Eastern Oregon)

The Ascension Camp and Conference Center is searching for a Food Service Manager who has a passion for preparing, nourishing and delicious food for groups of up to 125. Our two dining hall serve approximately serves 8000 meals per year. The Conference Center and Camp located in a beautiful setting at the base of the foothills of the Wallowa Mountains and overlooks the Grande Ronde Valley.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a commercial kitchen or restaurant setting
  • 2-3 years in a supervisory role
  • Current Food Handlers Card
  • Experience or interest in community gardens, local food initiatives and providing service to the community. 

Job Duties:

The Food Service Manager will cook and oversee all food service planning, preparation, staffing, administration and cleanliness of the kitchen facilities.

Administration:

  • Works with the executive director to ensure accurate guest meal counts
  • Develops menus keeping in mind guest needs and Ascension’s food philosophy
  • Orders all food, ensures quantity and quality
  • Manages relationships with vendors
  • Develops cost analysis methods and reports costs per meal to executive director on a monthly basis
  • Develops and maintains records system, including appropriate food safety and cleaning logs
  • Monitors waste and educates employees in how to minimize waste
  • Responsible for identifying staffing needs; works with executive director to fill needed positions; supervise and evaluate food service staff.
  • Trains all food service personnel
  • Writes all kitchen schedules, ensures all shifts are covered  

Physical Plant

  • Oversees dining room, kitchen and storage areas, loading and unloading, recycling area and dumpster area
  • Responsible for cleanliness of the kitchen, dining hall, and storage areas
  • Responsible for all food handling inspection ratings
  • Oversees light maintenance issues
  • Works with the Executive Director to schedule all heavier maintenance and repairs

Other

  • Other duties as assigned by executive director 

Working at Ascension School is service oriented and doing our jobs successfully is based on teamwork. Because of the wide ranging nature of the tasks involved in caring for our guests and facilities it may be necessary to perform tasks outside our usual line of work. For example: when on duty in the kitchen, a guest may come in and ask where sports equipment is found; an office worker may be called to help when a guest finds a broken water valve; a maintenance worker may need to help in the kitchen when a group suddenly has increased in numbers, or a cook must leave due to illness. The flexibility to help in such situations in order to support the overall goals of Ascension School and get the job done is a requirement of working at our facility.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits package provided. Please send resume, list of professional references and letter of intent to Ascension Camp and Conference Center, Attn: Executive Director, P.O. Box 278, Cove, Oregon 97824 or patty@coveascensionschool.com. Must have a valid driver’s license. A background check will be required before hire.

Tuesday
Apr212015

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)

Monday
Feb232015

Camp Director -- Camp Wright, Stevensville, MD (Diocese of Easton)

The Episcopal Diocese of Easton is looking for a hardworking, passionate and professional Camp Director to lead its traditional summer camp, Camp Wright.  Camp Wright is a non-profit, 140 acre camp located in Stevensville, MD on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. 

It is 85 years old with a Day, Resident, Leadership and Adventure programming.  The position is responsible for 90 staff and 1500 campers each camping season.  In addition, to this year around position, there is a full rental schedule in the shoulder months.  We are looking for someone with strong marketing and management skills to continue to improve and support existing programming and offer a keen eye for facility improvement, growth and management. 

Camp Wright is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Easton and participates in many partnerships throughout the Diocese for the support and leadership of youth.  We are American Camp Association accredited and have strong ties within the community. 

On site housing is provided.  Successful applicants should have 3-5 years of camp management experience and have a kids and guests first philosophy. 

Flexible start date but must be ready to begin by September 1, 2015. 

Visit www.campwright.com for further information about programming and facility. 

To apply email resume to director@campwright.com.  For questions or full job description call or email, Search Committee Chair, Bud Lewis at 410-643-4171 or budlewis@comcast.net.

Tuesday
Feb102015

Program Director -- Gray Center, Canton, MS (Diocese of Mississippi)

Gray Center, a 501c3 entity, is owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi and is located in central Mississippi, outside the City of Canton. The Gray Conference Center operates as a full service conference center 12 months out of the year and hosts religious organizations, governmental groups, educational facilities, private industry, and a variety of leadership/training groups. Camp Bratton-Green is our summer camping program which offers 10 weeks of summer programming which includes week-long sessions for grades 1 - 9, and two “Special Sessions” for persons with disabilities. The Camp Bratton-Green program also hosts a winter camp for grades 9 – 12.

Gray Center is hiring a full-time Program Director who is responsible for the oversight of all Gray Center programs, including the summer camping program. The Program Director is also responsible for marketing of programs and the conference center, web site design and maintenance, camp registration, and other duties as needed. The Program Director’s duties may also include hosting, assisting and performing tasks related to retreat/conference groups and/or their leaders. The Program Director will report to the Gray Center Executive Director.

Although applicants are not required to be Episcopalian, they should be familiar with the Episcopal Church and be comfortable working within a religious setting. The Program Director will work closely with the summer Resident Chaplain to provide a meaningful spiritual experience for a diverse camper and staff community.

We are looking to make a decision in May 2015. An annual salary will be provided with bonus potential. Also provided is employer paid individual health insurance, including short and long term disability, life insurance, and employer supported participation in the Church Pension Group’s defined contribution plan. Vacation and sick leave is also provided.

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

Summer Camp Program

  1. Responsible for the application process of our summer staff, communication with our Camp Directors, performing back-ground checks, helping recruit the summer camp nurse and Chaplain positions.
  2. Responsible for camp registration including all correspondence and communications with families and volunteers.
  3. Responsible for the maintenance and data input into CampWise, our registration software.
  4. Responsible for check-in and check-out of each camp session.
  5. Collects camper and staff registration fees and maintains an accurate record of all fees collected.
  6. Responsible for fundraising, promotion, program development and other communication with camp staff and counselors and coordination with the alumni effort.
  7. Develops and communicates to the Executive Director plans to increase use of the camp facility and following approval, implements plans as requested.

Conference Center Program

  1. Assists Executive Director with scheduling of groups and coordinating the Conference Center calendar with Office Manager. Communicates appropriate dietary needs to the Food and Beverage Director and special group needs to the Site Manager and Guest Services Attendant.
  2. Assists in planning and implementing Conference Center groups.
  3. Assists in fundraising for the Gray Center. 
  4. Responsible for registration for any internal Gray Center Program.
  5. Establishes a group leader network for Gray Center Program facilitators. 
  6. Maintains and updates a Program Handbook for the use of program leaders.

Marketing

  1. Assists with the creation of brochures, flyers and newsletters.
  2. Responsible for maintaining web site, Facebook page, and internet presence.
  3. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of marketing displays at Gray Center.
  4. Assists Executive Director with correspondence.
  5. Promotes Gray Center programs at churches, conventions, etc., including Gray Center Sunday and Annual Council.
  6. Assists with the coordination of a network of parish contact persons (liaisons) for promotion and fundraising.
  7. Be part of the Administrative team.

Other

  1. Must be proficient in the use of word processing, presentation, data base and spreadsheet software and capable of learning, accurately and efficiently, an on-line reservation program. 
  2. Participates in weekly Gray Center staff meetings and prepares oral and/or written reports as needed.
  3. Carefully prepares and communicates calendars for the Conference Center and Camp BrattonGreen to ensure there is no conflict with meals, staff, housing, meeting space, or time. 
  4. Position requires Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with flexibility for weekend hours when needed. During weekend registration periods, schedule adjustments will be made by Executive Director
  5. Participates, when requested and/or required, in Gray Center Board Meetings and Program Committee Meetings.

For more information, contact Grae Dickson, Executive Director at grae@graycenter.org. You may also contact Gray Center at 601-859-1556 or visit the website at www.graycenter.org. Please mail resume and letter of intent to the contact below. Deadline to apply will be April 20, 2015:

Grae Dickson
1530 Way Road
Canton, MS 39046