Join our Team

We’re always looking for Christ centered people that are passionate for the Gospel, motivated to succeed, and believe in working together as a team. We love what we do and we believe that the best organizations are only as great as the team behind them. We are focused and dedicated in reaching youth with the gospel of Christ. Join us.

As each person working here at Word of Life must be in agreement with our Statement of Faith, it is requested that you read this item, prior to contacting us.

We Are Currently Hiring

Programmer

New York

Description

The Word of Life IT Services Department is looking for an experienced software and data developer.  Duties will include development and maintenance of internal operational systems and websites, as well as integration between our systems with Cloud-based software solutions.  Qualified candidates must have a servant’s heart and possess excellent customer service skills.  Qualified candidates must have high skill and experience in PHP, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, data modeling, data integration, and good UX and workflow modelling.  Strong working knowledge of the WordPress platform is highly desirable.

Requirements
  • A desire to empower ministry staff through the use of technology.
  • A servant’s heart, and excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • High skill and experience in PHP, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, data modeling, data integration, and good UX and workflow modelling.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan and lead software development projects.
  • Ability to quickly reverse-engineer software and data systems.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress highly desirable.

The Lodge Camp Director

New York

Description

The Lodge Camp Director is responsible to lead, manage, and grow The Lodge camp providing family focuses, spiritually uplifting, exciting and refreshing programming, quality customer care, and team leadership. This includes developing and implementing retreats, coordinating and supporting marketing initiatives, leading staff, collaboration with other camp directors, maintaining Department of Health and other safety policies and practices, providing leadership to the Lodge Core Team, assisting the Director of Camps in developing and implementing strategic plans for the Lodge, and supporting and serving Private Groups at Lodge facilities.

Requirements
  • A passion for and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A desire to minister to people of all ages and from all walks of life, 5 years of experience in organizational leadership
  • Strong relational and networking abilities.
  • Strong communication skills both in a platform setting and in individual relationships
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to identify problems and collaborate with a team to create solutions

Freelance Content Writer

New York

Description

Word of Life is seeking to increase the amount of content resources, blog posts, and web site content we currently put out. In order to do this we are seeking a qualified writer to work in a freelance capacity to help with various writing projects. Most projects will be written from a marketing stand point with the purpose of convincing customers to take direct action. Some projects will include content resources such as “How to’s,” Instructional eBooks, whitepapers, and blog posts. If you are a writer and Word of Life has impacted you we would love to hear from you. All qualified applicants will be given test projects to see if the position will be a good fit.

Requirements
  • A desire to minister to people through marketing resources and content writing.
  • At least 2 years of writing experience or strong writing credentials.
  • Strong “online” communication skills such as using Skype meetings, email, and project management software.
  • The ability to write strong marketing copy along with strong titles.
  • The ability to take initiative and get clarification on writing assignments or do research if necessary.
  • The ability to deliver copy on time.

Major Gifts Officer

New York

Description

Our Advancement Department is an outgoing and enthusiastic team who is seeking a ministry-minded, spiritually-oriented professional with a passion to serve people. Responsibilities include building relationships and maintaining/cultivating a full case load of constituents with the ministry. The qualified candidate may be positioned to live away from the main office and will be required to travel up to 50% of the work schedule.

Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree in public relations, communications, marketing, business or finance is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Has the ability to work independently.
  • At least three years of experience in Advancement is preferred.

Accountant

New York

Description

Word of Life is looking for a ministry-minded, spiritually-oriented person to serve as Accountant within the Financial Services Department. The Accountant position duties include, but are not limited to, entering timesheet information into the accounting system, processing the payroll through distribution of paychecks and direct deposits, preparation and filing of all required payroll tax reports, performing various account reconciliations, processing property tax reports, maintaining insurance on assets, and other general ledger related functions.

Requirements
  • A college degree in accounting is desirable but not required
  • Prior experience in payroll processing is desirable but not required.
  • A teachable spirit and ability to grasp basic accounting requirements is a must
  • Must have a desire to serve in a long-term capacity in this full-time position

Plumber/HVAC Technician

New York Properties

Description

Word of Life is looking for a ministry-minded, spiritually-oriented professional plumber/HVAC tech to serve on our Property Services team. Responsibilities will include completing plumbing and HVAC work orders as needed, assisting with new construction, as well as upgrading existing buildings. Being on-call for weekends is on a rotating basis. Heating experience is required.

Requirements
  • Minimum of 4 years of heating experience
  • Electrical experience is preferred but not required
  • AC experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work as part of the Property Services team

Chef

New York Kitchens

Description

We are looking for a ministry-minded, Professional chef to serve with us year-round in our NY kitchens. Qualified candidate will be a capable self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, detail-oriented, thorough and accurate, capable of multitasking in a fast-paced work environment. Position requires a high degree of flexibility.


Part-time summer positions are also available.

Requirements
  • A minimum of five years of related experience.
  • A desire to work with and train young people.
  • Able to manage and prioritize tasks.
  • Able to function under pressure while meeting deadlines.

Summer Camp Nurses

NY Camps Locations

Description

Summer seasonal Registered Nurses opportunities available at our camps in New York(June 25 through August 19, 2017) volunteer and salary positions, plus room and board. We offer 8 exciting, action and fun-packed weeks. As part of our Nursing team you will have opportunities to minister and impact the lives of young people.
Duties include but may not be limited to: Camper and staff assessments, first aid, medication administration, documentation, health record review, rotate on call, daily shift report, communication with parents and health center coordinator.

Requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sharp assessment and critical thinking skills
  • Current NY State RN or LPN licensure or eligibility.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications.

For more information about the exciting opportunities to serve with Word of Life fill in the form below!

Who we are

Word of Life creates faith-defining experiences that give students and families the chance to encounter God and grow in their spiritual walks. Through camps, the Bible Institute, Local Church Ministries and International Ministries, Word of Life is a catalyst for lasting life-change and eternal impact.