Camp Caretaker - Baltimore Yearly Meeting
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends is seeking applicants to fill the position of Caretaker at Shiloh Quaker Camp in Standardsville VA.
The Caretaker is the onsite arm of the Camp Property Management Committee (CPMC). He or she provides a year-round presence at the camp, cares for the facility, and makes it ready for summer camp and for the groups who rent the facilities in spring and fall. The Caretaker should be an individual who enjoys living in a remote area and who is willing to work within the Friends process of decision-making. The caretaker should be a self-starter who enjoys initiating projects in consultation with a committee and the Camp Property Manager (CPM).
This position offers an opportunity to employ a broad range of skills. Strong applicants will possess these skills or demonstrate a willingness to acquire them. These skills include, but are not limited to, good social skills, safe operation and maintenance of equipment such as a riding lawn mower and chain saw, and safe operation of light machinery and vehicles. A valid driver’s license is required and a B Class CDL with a passenger endorsement would be an asset. Carpentry, mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills are also needed.
This is a halftime position. Housing is provided and onsite residence is required.
Baltimore Yearly Meeting consists of more than 4500 Friends organized into 42 Monthly Meetings and 10 Preparative Meetings, Indulged Meetings, or worship groups stretching from southwestern Virginia to central Pennsylvania. BYM focuses strongly on youth activities, including camping programs that develop a sense of spirituality in nature. BYM also offers adults opportunities to deepen their religious understanding through retreats, workshops, and other events.
BYM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
To apply please send a resume, cover letter of interest, three references and permission to do background check to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to:
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Office
17100 Quaker Lane
Sandy Spring MD 20860
Attn: David Hunter
Please apply before June 15, 2018. Our goal is to fill the position before July 15, 2018. A draft job description is available at http://www.bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/committees/campproperty/caretakerjob.html or a copy can be requested by emailing email@example.com.