Chapel Rock – The Arizona Church Conference Center, located on 20 riparian acres in the central Arizona Highlands of Prescott, Arizona is in search of a full time Challenge Course Manager. Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, Chapel Rock is a unique gem that is less than 2 miles from downtown Prescott. We serve a broad clientele that include many types of public, private and religious groups and currently are contracted with several local recovery groups for adventure, therapeutic and team building services both on and off site. Chapel Rock offers a very comprehensive ropes course that is occupied approximately 200 days out of the year, the Aspen Creek Outdoor School, our science camp, which serves approximately 40 elementary schools throughout the year, an adventure program that includes hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and a summer camp program for the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, at least 3 years related experience, an ACCT Level II Certification, and the following certifications are preferred; TRG, WFR, SRT1. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to managing and booking groups for the ropes course and adventure program, training instructors, general facilitation, program development, marketing and growth, maintaining ACA standards and performing site and equipment inspections as well as assisting the Aspen Creek Outdoor School, summer camp and conference groups. Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, full medical/dental. Please reply with a cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com (Chapel Rock is an ACA accredited camp).
The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas is a dynamic, faith-based, non-profit organization. We are seeking a year round Program 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 key leadership position involves staff recruitment/ retention, training and supervision, planning and implementation of programming activities to meet the needs of a wide range of summer camp and conference season guest groups. This position includes but is not limited to leading Summer Camp, programming for Retreats year round and ourAdventure Programming. To submit a letter of interest and resume or to inquire about the job description and more information, please contact David Griffin, Camp Capers Site Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob Watson, Director of Camps and Conferences at email@example.com.
The Episcopal Conference Center at Oakhurst (ECCO) has an immediate opening for a full-time interim director. ECCO is located in the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, one-hour north of Fresno and 15 miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park. It was opened in the 1980’s and has continued to operate successfully since that time, including during litigation involving this and other diocesan properties.
Soon to be an integral part of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, an interim director is needed to manage day to day operation and assist in long range planning. This position will report to diocesan leadership and work in consultation with a subcommittee of the Diocesan Council. After a master plan is developed, a permanent director will be hired and the interim director is welcome to apply for that position.
ECCO can handle conferences of up to 200 people with onsite accommodations for over 120. The property has three lodge buildings, a main hall for meetings/dining, a chapel with seats for 200 and various small meeting rooms. There is current staff handling reservations, housekeeping and food services.
1.Oversee day to day operations
2.Supervise ECCO staff, employees and occasional labor
3.Work with diocesan staff to bring the accounting system in line with best practices
4.Review existing polices and recommend changes if necessary
5.Work with diocesan leadership to develop a master plan for the facility
6.Oversee maintenance projects if necessary
1.Experience directing an Episcopal camp or conference center
2.Experience developing long range plans
3.Ability to work with advising boards and committees
1.Salary negotiable depending on experience
3.Health insurance and pension available
Darnell “Don” Austin
This is an executive position in non-profit administration and does not require ordination–lay and ordained candidates may apply.
JOB TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Bookkeeper, Consultants
Location: Not defined, dependent on current candidate location
Travel: ~15% travel is required
JOB SUMMARY The Executive Director has primary responsibility to lead the Episcopal Service Corps in the areas of program development, corps member recruitment, communications and network development, financial sustainability, and administration. The Executive Director serves as ex officio board member with primary responsibility to implement the vision of the Board.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
- Mentor and support program directors in developing and sustaining local programs
- Facilitate network of program directors for resource sharing and development of best practices
- Recruit and support new ESC programs
- Coordinate national gatherings for Program Directors Corps
- Coordinate digital and in-person national recruitment activities with support of Recruitment Committee, Board and Program Directors
- Plan and establish ESC presence at various events and institutions (Church-wide conferences, campus ministries, colleges and universities, diocesan events, eceumenical gatherings, etc.)
- Coordinate with other faith-based volunteer programs to enhance recruitment activities and build best practices
Communications & Network Development
- Broadly communicate the ESC story with constituents and potential partners by working with the Board to develop and implement internal and external communications strategies via digital and print media
- Maintain and enhance ESC’s online presence through website and social media
- Develop network of external stakeholders and partners
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with funders, church bodies, parishes, and individual donors
- Work with Board to develop and implement Development plan
- Work with Development Committee to write grants to existing and new funders
- Work with the Board to monitor and evaluate individual ESC programs to support them in meeting ESC program expectations
- Maintain a database of all ESC programs, corps members, alumni, and other constituents
- Work with the Treasurer and Board to develop and oversee annual budget
- Ensure ESC accounting meets nonprofit best practices in execution and oversight
- Other duties as assigned.
- 3-5 years non-profit leadership experience
- Self motivated and able to work independently
- Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, donor database software, social media, etc.)
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and work in a team environment, as well as a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of professionals
- Comfort operating at both the strategic level required for planning and the detailed level required for implementation
- Strong communication skills, written and oral
- High organization skills in managing multiple projects simultaneously
- Knowledge and familiarity with the Episcopal Church
- Strong familiarity with Episcopal Service Corps and yearlong service programs
Director -- Camp Magruder, Rockaway Beach, OR (Oregon Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church)
The Board Camp and Retreat Ministries of the Oregon Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church seeks a seasoned camp director for Camp Magruder on the Oregon coast. We seek an experienced director who can supervise multiple year-round and seasonal staff, provide hospitality to multiple and diverse groups, manage facility maintenance and upgrades, and oversee the budget and operations. In cooperation with the Board and the Executive Director for Camp and Retreat Ministries, the director will grow our volunteer base, build ministry partnerships with our United Methodist and Episcopal Churches, assist with short and long range planning, and help cast and implement a vision for the ministry. The Director works under the supervision of the Executive Director for Camp and Retreat Ministry.
Camp Magruder is located on the Pacific coast near Rockaway Beach, Oregon, and includes both significant beachfront and a freshwater lake on the property. The site has nearly 300 beds, and beyond our own ministry programs serves a number of outdoor education groups, not-for-profit groups, and other religiously affiliated groups. The site is owned by the Oregon Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church, and operated by the Board of Camp and Retreat Ministry, Inc. The Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries is in a partner relationship with the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Jim Parkhurst at firstname.lastname@example.org . Special consideration will be given to candidates who are in or have completed the United Methodist Camp Leader’s Certification program. We will take applications until the position is filled, and have set our first deadline for application review for July 31, 2016.