Employment Opportunities at Brethren Woods

Brethren Woods is hiring for a Maintenance Director and Program Director. More information can be found below. 

Maintenance Director

            Brethren Woods Camp & Retreat Center (www.brethrenwoods.org)  is a year round Christian camp and retreat center owned and operated by the Shenandoah District Church of the Brethren located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Brethren Woods is seeking a Maintenance Director to plan and implement a vigorous year-round strategy to keep the grounds, facilities and equipment in excellent condition.  A job description is included with this announcement. 

            Preference will be given to persons who are supportive of Church of the Brethren values, with experience in all facets of facility and equipment management.  Desirable skills include training or experience in electrical, carpentry, plumbing, cleaning, pool management, and equipment maintenance.  Candidate should also possess measurable administrative, organizational, relational, and communication skills.  

            Brethren Woods offers a compensation package that may include a salary, housing, retirement benefits, professional growth, vacation, holidays, and reimbursement for business related travel.

Read the maintenance director position. 

Program Director

            Brethren Woods Camp & Retreat Center (www.brethrenwoods.org)  is a year round Christian camp and retreat center owned and operated by the Shenandoah District Church of the Brethren located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Brethren Woods is seeking a Program Director to plan and implement a vigorous year-round program including summer camp, retreats, outdoor education, the challenge course and outdoor adventure.  Areas of responsibility include the general operation of camp, program initiatives, publicity and promotion, the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of personnel, coordinating American Camp Association accreditation, and maintaining relationships with individuals, congregations, and professional associations.  A job description is included with this announcement.     

            Preference will be given to persons who are supportive of Church of the Brethren values and beliefs, have a college degree, experience in a camping/outdoor education related field, and skill or interest in low and high challenge course management.  Candidate should also possess measurable administrative, organizational, relational, and communication skills. 

            Brethren Woods offers a compensation package that includes a salary, retirement benefits, professional growth, vacation, holidays, and reimbursement for business related travel.

Read the program director job description. 

For Job Inquiries

For more information call the camp office at 540-269-2741, or email camp@brethrenwoods.org.  The search process will continue until a person has been employed with the first deadline for applications being August 20, 2018.  Persons interested should apply by sending their resumes and two letters of recommendation to:   

Douglas Phillips, ADEOM
Brethren Woods
4896 Armentrout Path
Keezletown, VA  22832

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Each summer we hire about 28 seasonal staff members to run the summer camp program. To learn more about the different positions, please visit our Summer Staff page.