Thursday
Sep132018

Executive Director - DuBose Conference Center, Monteagle, TN

DuBose Conference Center (hereinafter referred to as “DuBose”) is a historically affiliated Episcopal year-round conference and retreat center located on the Cumberland Plateau in Monteagle, Tennessee. Dubose serves numerous educational, religious, civic, business, school, and arts groups by providing lodging, meals, facilities, and other needs. DuBose is also the home of Camp Gailor-Maxon, an Episcopal summer camp for children aged 7 years old to 18 years old. DuBose is a 501(c)3 non-profit governed by a board of directors to which the Executive Director reports. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing and administering all aspects of finances, development, facilities, and programming at DuBose. The Executive Director is expected to accomplish management goals within the approved budget, lead the organization into a sustainable future, and provide hospitality to all guest groups and individuals. The Executive Director position requires competency in a wide range of operational and leadership functions. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

▪ Manage a comprehensive financial system to achieve a balanced budget in cooperation with the Board of Directors;

▪ Develop and submit annual budgets for the site operation, summer camp program, capital projects, and special budgets to the Board of Directors for approval;

▪ With the partnership of the Board of Directors, establish fundraising development strategies for DuBose, including, but not limited to, the annual budget campaign, grant writing, and capital campaign efforts;

▪ Lead and nurture a cohesive, competent, and motivated staff;

▪ Oversee all aspects of DuBose’s programming and facility operations to ensure integrity and conformity with the mission and values of the conference center;

▪ Manage the campus buildings, grounds, and equipment and provide operational oversight of grounds management, repair and security;

▪ Ensure a hospitable experience for all DuBose guests, including oversight of such things as registration and scheduling of all guests/groups, housekeeping, lodging and food services, and sharing hosting duties;

▪ Oversee and assist in prioritizing and implementing new endeavors, programs, and projects to further the mission of DuBose;

▪ Increase the visibility of DuBose in the life and ministries of the Dioceses of Tennessee, surrounding communities, and the broader Episcopal Church;

▪ Be the face of the organization in the local community and oversee and execute a professional social media, website, and marketing strategy;

▪ Provide executive leadership to carry out the DuBose mission and to expand outreach and service.

 

Job Qualifications *
Applicant characteristics and abilities:
▪ Manage time and prioritize goals without regular supervision;
▪ Maintain judgment while handling confidential information, and assessing and managing risks of all kinds; ▪ Serve all people with respect and address special needs with sensitivity;
▪ Promote diversity and inclusion;
▪ Lead and manage staff to foster a cohesive team and community;
▪ Facilitate spiritual and creative development in people of all ages;
▪ Utilize contemporary office computer software and social media;
▪ Communicate effectively with guests, staff, board and community members;
▪ Possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile;
▪ Physically traverse the campus on both hard and natural surfaces, including but not limited to ascending and descending multiple levels of stairs;
▪ Undergo and successfully pass criminal, financial and sex offender background checks;
▪ Have or gain familiarity with the policies and traditions of the Episcopal Church.

 

Application details: Applicants must possess 3 or more years’ experience in roles with similar requirements to this position. Bachelor’s degree or higher (please indicate additional certifications) preferred. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.

 

Send application, resume, references, questions to: Randolph1027@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Friday
Aug102018

Executive Director — Gray Center, Canton, MS (Diocese of Mississippi)

The Duncan M. Gray Camp & Conference Center is located 30 miles north of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi and home to our diocesan office. The property is 750 acres—500 to the north and 250 to the south of Way Road, with our twin entrances located directly across the road from one another. Our Bishop, leadership, and people are deeply invested in both the camp and conference center as places of ministry and transformation. These places are among the cornerstones of the identity of the Diocese of Mississippi.

Onn the north side of the road lies our Conference Center, an 80-bed facility which hosts a wide array of commercial and diocesan events (including our yearly clergy conference, the Mississippi Music & Liturgy Conference, a liturgical arts conference, quilting gatherings, Cursillos and more). The Conference Center boasts two large meeting spaces, both able to be subdivided into two smaller rooms, as well as smaller gathering space in our cottages (three buildings containing 16 beds each, with cozy common areas and kitchens).

The south side of the road is home to Camp Bratton-Green & the Big House. Since the 1940s, we have held summer camps in this space, named after two of our former Bishops. The facilities at camp include eight cabins capable of sleeping 160 individuals as well as the Big House, a 15-bedroom, spacious house with comfortable common areas and a lovely screened porch near the entrance to the south side of the property. Our summer camping program consists of 11 sessions—two camps each for children in the 3rd and 4th, the 5th and 6th, and the 7th through 9th grades. We also hold Special Sessions (for mentally and physically disabled people of all ages) and one shortened “intro” camp for 1st- and 2nd-graders and their parents. Outside of summer we still have a good bit going on at Bratton-Green with our Winter Solstice camp (Dec. 26th-Jan 1st) for 9th-12th grades, weekend-long diocesan youth retreats for Sr. and Jr. High, and our new Camp Able program (weekend retreats for special needs individuals).

Currently, the main challenges facing the Gray Center are financial, and the Bishop and Board of Managers need in our next Executive Director someone that can address those issues. We firmly believe that we offer a unique opportunity for retreat and reflection in our area with our conference center and that our camp programming changes lives and is second to none. In order to make these beloved offerings sustainable, we are seeking an Executive Director with the experience and ability to oversee faithful stewardship of our buildings and grounds. Likewise, it is our hope that our next Executive will have energy around marketing and advertisement to help make us known to potential guests of all types.

Resume and cover letter should be sent by August 19 the Rt. Rev. Brian Seague: P.O. Box 23107, Jackson, MS 39225-23107 or brseage@dioms.org.





Tuesday
Jul312018

On-Call Program Staff -- All Saints Camp & Conference Center, Pottsboro, TX (Diocese of Texas)

Camp All Saints is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. Reflecting the basic principles of the Christian Faith, Camp All Saints provides quality programs and facilities that promote positive character development. All persons in the employ of the camp are expected to be familiar with and supportive of the basic polity and practice of The Episcopal Church. Camp All Saints works with two mission statements, one for the Environmental Ed Program and another for our Christian Formation programs:

  • OUR MISSION for the summer programs is sharing the glory of God in creation and the love of Christ in word and deed.
  • Our MISSION for our environmental education programs is: To promote environmental stewardship, personal growth & academic excellence through theintegration of a solid core curriculum & challenging team building activities.
    • Providing safe, clean, fun classes and adventures that promote environmental stewardship and personal growth for guests of Camp All Saints.
    • Provide and nurture a learning center atmosphere, where ideas are exchanged and student/teacher relationships, both secular and theological, are facilitated and respected. Further employment privileges and responsibilities are found in the policy and procedures manual provided each employee.

Summary: There are On-Call Program staff who share the responsibility of serving as the primary persons immediately available to our guests during the year. As part of a larger program team it is understood that “On-Call” staff work collaboratively with each other and staff in different departments to meet theneeds of our guests.

This is a dynamic position for individuals seeking to develop skills in; ministry formation, education, and human services in a camp setting. This position is ideal for a college graduate or person pursuing a degree with and emphasis in:

  • Christian Formation
  • Environmental studies
  • Professional Educator
  • Adventure Programming
  • Outdoor Environmental Education
  • Guest Services & Marketing

Expectations of the position during the year:

  • To serve as a role model and leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas summer programs.
  • To assist with summer staff development and its summer program.
  • To serve schools as a presenter of Outdoor Education for students, primarily in 4 – 5th grade. This can be younger up to grade 12 for the duration of the school year. This program is called Journey on Lake Texoma or “JOLT”
  • To be responsible to receive groups using the camp as renters and help them utilize the camps resources on a year-round basis.
  • To serve as a facilitator in Adventure Activities for the duration of the year for our user groups. These include; waterfront, low ropes (or challenge course), High Ropes, Archery and Mountain Biking.

To be close to the people we serve On-Call Program staff are expected to live on the camp site as part of their duties and responsibilities. For more information go to: http://campallsaints.com/aboutus/employment.html.

  • Reports To: Executive Director, Program Director or their designee
  • Employee Category: II
  • Salary Range: $16,500 - $22,400
    • Also:
      • Housing
      • 10% Retirement
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Food (whenever groups are in camp)
      • Training costs for certifications needed by the camp are also covered
      • Unemployment is not provided

For more information go to: http://campallsaints.com/aboutus/employment.html.

Tuesday
Jul312018

Food Service Manager -- Camp Wingmann, Avon Park, FL (Diocese of Central Florida)

Camp Wingmann, located in Avon Park, Florida has an opening for a Food Service Manager. The camp is known for its kid-friendly & delicious meals. We are looking for an experienced cook and kitchen manager who loves young people and enjoys the ministry of making good food. The job is part-time during the school year as we host about 16-weekend groups and is full-time during June and July for our summer camp. Must have food service manager certification. Salary is negotiable. The job begins in mid to late August.

Responsibilities:

  • Must love kids
  • Keep careful inventory
  • Plan menus
  • Order all food
  • Maintain a spotless kitchen
  • Friendly personality
  • Supervise and coordinate all culinary activities
  • Ensure a high quality of ingredients and food preparation
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel
  • Create and adjust staff schedules to meet camp needs
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation regulations

Job Qualifications: 

  • Hard worker
  • Sees cooking as a ministry
  • Food manager experience plus certification
  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Send application, resume, references, questions to: campwingmann@gmail.com.

Tuesday
Jul172018

Executive Director -- Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center: Orlando, FL (Diocese of Central Florida)

The qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director will be person of unassailable personal integrity, a committed leader, an effective fund raiser, an innovator and a visionary, a person grounded in his or her own faith who is sensitive to diverse cultures and beliefs, an effective communicator, a good listener and a person with business acumen. For the first time in its 36-year history, Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center is embarking on a full-scale master strategic visioning, requiring an Executive Director who will be able to help Canterbury evolve its ministry and mission during this transformative time.

  • must have the ability to work with the Board to develop a long term strategy for Canterbury
  • must provide leadership in developing programs and plans
  • must promote Board and volunteer involvement in Canterbury
  • must be responsible for keeping the records of Canterbury and for ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations
  • must maintain a working knowledge of developments that affect Canterbury
  • must ensure that the Board is kept advised of the condition of Canterbury
  • must publicize Canterbury programs and goals
  • must establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups
  • must represent Canterbury and its mission to Diocese, public and relevant agencies and organizations
  • is responsible for hiring, firing and morale of staff and volunteers
  •  must ensure that job descriptions are in place and that employees are regularly evaluated
  • must ensure the existence of a management team with the ability to meet the challenges of a conference center
  • must encourage staff and volunteer development and education
  • must maintain a climate which attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse staff of quality people
  • must develop and maintain sound financial practices
  • must work with staff, Finance Committee and Board to prepare a budget and ensure that Canterbury operates within the budget -must ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to function properly
  • has a 24/7 availability and a dependable and timely presence on the Canterbury grounds
  • must develop an adequate and ongoing donor base
  • must develop and protect the Canterbury brand
  • must be visible in the Diocese and develop a working relationship with the parishes in the Diocese
  • must develop new business and retain old business for Canterbury
  • must ensure that the grounds and buildings are maintained to the standards established by the Board

Resumes must be received no later than August 31, 2018. Send your resume, including three references with their contact information, to Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center, 1601 Alafaya Trail, Oviedo, FL 32765, c/o Charles Pierce or canterburyretreatandconference@gmail.com