careers

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We’re always looking for Christ centered people that are passionate about 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’re building a team of people dedicated to “reaching the next generation with the Gospel of Christ.”

Every person who works with us must agree with our Statement of Faith. Please read it before contacting us.

open positions


Health and Security Administrative Assistant

New York
Description

Word of Life is looking for an experienced administrative professional to serve in our Health and Security Department. Responsibilities include phone, written and in-person communication, reviewing medical records, purchasing supplies, and general administrative support. This person will serve as receptionist for visitors to the Health and Security office and will coordinate the health portion of camp registration.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional office environment
  • A minimum of 2 years of college education
  • Strong communication and relational skills
  • Ability to learn computer software applications quickly
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Self-motivated, organized, and responsible

Customer Service

New York
Description

The Customer Service Department is looking for an energetic and customer-oriented staff member. Responsibilities include answering phone calls and meeting people’s needs by taking reservations, helping at camp check-in, and making follow-up calls. Applicants should have the ability to think quick on their feet and serve customers in a calm and pleasant manner.

Requirements
  • Broad exposure to the ministries of Word of Life highly desirable
  • Customer service minded
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, confident, energetic, and detail oriented
  • Proficient in typing and MS office
  • Great telephone etiquette
  • Team player with a teachable spirit
  • Able to function under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Food Service Manager

New York
Description

Word of Life is looking for a ministry minded, spiritually oriented Food Service Manager to lead and oversee all aspects of the Culinary Services Department at our New York facilities. This rewarding position offers variety from day to day, including staff development, planning, coordination, and communication. Responsibilities also include operational, financial, technical, and administrative control over assigned culinary areas.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 10 years of leadership and culinary experience
  • Previous multi-unit management experience is a plus
  • A college degree is highly desirable
  • Strong communication and relational skills
  • Serve Safe Certification

Chef

New York and Florida Kitchens
Description

We are looking for a ministry-minded, Professional chef to serve with us year-round in our NY and Florida kitchens. A 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.

Plumber/HVAC Technician

New York
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

Summer Camp Nurses

New York and Florida
Description

Summer Seasonal Registered Nurses opportunities available at our camps in New York (June 23 through August 16, 2019) and Florida (June 9 through August 2, 2019). We have volunteer and salary positions available, plus room and board. We offer eight 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 if applying for a position in NY.
  • Current FL State RN or LPN licensure or eligibility if applying for a position in FL.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications.

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