Monday
Sep122016

Program Director -- Beckwith, Fairhope, AL (Diocese of Alabama)

Beckwith Camp and Retreat Center is receiving applications for a full-time Program Director. The Program Director will work with Beckwith staff to ensure safe and enriching summer camp, youth events, and adult programs and experiences.

The goals of the position are:

  • Continue to shift camp culture to a healthy and enriching Episcopal experience 
  • Obtain ACA Accreditation 
  • Develop and establish year-round Special Ministries Program 
  • Develop and establish adult programs throughout the year
  • Bring the Challenge Course and facilitators under Beckwith management  

The complete job description is available here

Those interested in the position should email a letter of interest and resume to Eleanor@BeckwithAL.com or mail to Eleanor Reeves, 10400 Beckwith Lane, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Beckwith will receive information until Monday, October 3rd.

Wednesday
Aug172016

Challenge Course Manager -- Chapel Rock, Prescott, AZ (Diocese of Arizona)

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 kwood@chapelrock.net (Chapel Rock is an ACA accredited camp).

Friday
Jul292016

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

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 david.griffin@dwtx.org or Rob Watson, Director of Camps and Conferences at rob.watson@dwtx.org.

Thursday
Jun302016

Executive Director -- Episcopal Service Corps

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

Program Development

  • 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 

Member Recruitment

  • 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 

Financial Sustainability

  • 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 

Administration

  • 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. 

 KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Required: 
    • 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 
  • Preferred: 
    • Episcopalian 
    • Strong familiarity with Episcopal Service Corps and yearlong service programs 
This is a full time position with competitive salary and generous benefits. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume via email: info@episcopalservicecorps.org. Please, no phone calls. Episcopal Service Corps is an equal opportunity employer

Thursday
Jun302016

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 campingjobs@umoi.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.