Tuesday
Jul092019

Director -- Camp Capers, Waring, TX (Diocese of West Texas)

The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas is in search of a Camp Director for Camp Capers, our youth camp and retreat center located 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio, Texas on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River. This position will be responsible for managing the overall operations of camp including facilities, grounds, program and personnel. We are looking for a servant leader who knows Christian hospitality, understands facilities and operations and likes working alongside people. The position is a full-time, salaried job with on-site housing and excellent benefits. Minimum of five (5) years of prior experience in a similar facility or job is required. Interested individuals should send his/her resume to Rob Watson, Director of Camps and Conferences: rob.watson@dwtx.org.

Thursday
Jul042019

Executive Director -- Rock Point Commons, Burlington, VT 

Seeking an Executive Director for our operation at Rock Point in Burlington, Vermont.

Rock Point Commons Director will serve as Chief Executive Officer for the Commons and its entities, including a conference center and a camp. The Director is charged with building a self-sustaining ministry of the Episcopal Church in Vermont. The Director reports to the Board of Rock Point Commons and serves as the Bishop’s advisor on this ministry and as a team leader of staff and volunteers.

Minimum requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of leadership experience. Strong business or public administration acumen is a plus; Working in a non-profit (a farm, conservancy, park and/or religious settings would be preferable); Active driver’s license

Full position description at: https://www.rockpointvt.org/executivedirector.

Send a resume with 3 references and cover letter to the search committee at: executivedirector@diovermont.org by July 21, 2019.

Tuesday
Jun182019

Program Director -- Barbara C. Harris Center, Greenfield, NH (Diocese of New Hampshire)

Employer Overview: The Barbara C. Harris Center is a self-supporting institution of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Our mission is to help people grow in faith and community by offering camp programs and by providing hospitality for retreats, conferences and other gatherings for churches and non-profit groups. Our goal is to provide these services in a personal, relaxed and efficient way that enables guests to reach their goals for spiritual, personal and organizational growth.

Position Purpose: To further the mission of the Barbara C. Harris Center through active camper and staff recruitment, camp management and program development.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Actively recruit and retain campers.
  2. Establish and maintain a proprietary Leadership Development Program for summer camp staff
  3. Actively recruit, train and retain seasonal summer camp staff
  4. In conjunction with the Executive Director and Board of Directors serve as a liaison between the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center and the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts.
  5. Design, develop, manage, deliver and evaluate a camp program that meets the developmental needs of campers and fulfills the mission of the Barbara C. Harris Center.
  6. Design, develop, manage, deliver and evaluate adult programming that compliments the educational needs of the EDOM and fulfills the mission of the Barbara C. Harris Center.

Other Job Duties:

  • Maintain clear and positive verbal and written communication with other staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically; be a team player and supportive member of the BCH community.

Relationships: The Program Director reports to the Executive Director. The Program Director works closely with the Camp Registrar/Bookkeeper and the Diocesan Director of Youth Ministries regarding camp registration, recruitment and development. The Program Director works closely with the Guest Services Manager, Food Service Director and Buildings & Grounds Manager regarding the operational needs of the camp program. The Barbara C. Harris Center maintains a supportive team atmosphere and the Program Director is expected to be a positive and contributing member of the group.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • At least 25 years of age.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to live on-site at the Barbara C. Harris Center during the summer camp season.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Passion for youth camping.
  • Passion for the outdoors and the environment.
  • Familiarity with and/or openness towards the Episcopal faith tradition.
  • Polite, friendly and patient; excellent customer service skills; able to work under stress and high demand. Physical Aspects of the Position:
  • Physically able travel to different sites, including churches.
  • Physically able to work at a computer for long periods.
  • Physically able to travel easily by foot around the property
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards.

Compensation:

  • Salary depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Employer paid health, life and disability insurance.
  • Optional employee paid dental insurance.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.

Read the complete job description here.

For more information, or to apply, submit cover letter and resume via email to john@bchcenter.org or by mail: Mr. John Koch, Executive Director, Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center, PO Box 204, Greenfield, NH 03047.

Monday
Jun172019

Cook -- Trinity Retreat Center, West Cornwall, CT

The Cook is the primary preparer of healthy homemade meals for small and large gatherings with the ability to read and understand measurements, cooking instructions and farm-to-table concepts as designed by the Executive Director. Meals are served family-style around community tables. Some meals will require learning and adhering to special preparation for religious groups visiting the retreat center.

Trinity provides competitive compensation and a rich collection of benefits for full-time team members. The benefits package includes group medical and prescription drug coverage with 100% of monthly premiums paid by Trinity, dental, vision, health savings account, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company contribution. Read more about Trinity’s employee benefits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare large meals, tastefully, with minimal waste and spoilage from menus and quality standards established by the Executive Director.
  • Prepare an extensive variety of cold and hot food items.
  • Prepare specially requested items.
  • Use seasonal produce for a farm to table concept.
  • Follow the kitchen’s nutritious and healthy cooking guidelines.
  • Oversee dishwashers when Head Cook is not present in the kitchen.
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved.
  • Comply with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards, observe proper food preparation and handling techniques as outlined by the Executive Director.
  • Work with Executive Director to monitor and stock inventories.
  • Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance to directors.
  • Sanitize equipment, storage/work areas and/or products.
  • Follows all federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Keep work area neat, organized and clean at all times; clean and maintain equipment used in food preparation.
  • Assist in selecting appropriate vegetables from garden for meals.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director of the Retreat Center.
  • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes Trinity’s mission and core values.

Job Qualifications

  • Connecticut Quality Food Operator (QFO) license preferred.
  • Ability to prepare a wide range of food for consumption with background knowledge of proper techniques and equipment to be used.
  • Prior experience as a cook in similar setting to Trinity Retreat Center.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written - and the ability to work with people from all walks of life.
  • Must be able to clearly explain how food is prepared, cooked, and served to guests.
  • Knowledge of industry standards on food storage and handling techniques.
  • Must exercise sound judgment and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must have the ability to recognize and resolve problems in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor during stressful and/or busy times.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and recognize the importance of each team member’s role in the guest dining experience.
  • Flexible availability, including weekends, holidays, and nights.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a community of compassion and hospitality. Knowledge of federal, state and local food safety regulation.
  • Ability to be flexible, and to take instructions and guidance.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and cooking methods.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, judgment, discretion, and integrity.
  • Kind and hospitable when interacting with guests.
  • At least two years’ experience in the hospitality industry preferred.
  • Previous experience working at a retreat center, conference center or religious institution preferred.

Apply directly here.

Tuesday
Jun042019

Outdoor Education Manager -- Chapel Rock, Prescott, AZ (Diocese of Arizona)

Chapel Rock, an ACA accredited camp, located in Prescott, Arizona is in search of a full-time Outdoor Education Manager. Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, Chapel Rock offers a 2 night 3 day residential science camp program, the Aspen Creek Outdoor School, which serves approximately 70 schools throughout the year. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, 3 years related experience and 1-3 years in a supervisory role. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to managing a team of 10-12 seasonal outdoor staff, serving as the primary contact and on site host for schools, serving as a lead facilitator and assisting on the Challenge Course, managing program department budget, curriculum design, program marketing and growth, maintaining ACA standards, and assisting the Episcopal summer camp. Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, full medical, dental benefits and retirement package. Please reply with a cover letter and resume via email to kwood@chapelrock.net.