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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.

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