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Conference and Retreat Coordinator

The Conference and Retreat Center staff play a critical role in the McDowell Camp and Conference Center guest experience. As the representative of McDowell to all Conference and Retreat Center (CRC) groups, you must possess strong communication skills, including verbal, nonverbal, and written. You are expected to be available for guests throughout their stay as well as prepared to solve problems both proactively and reactively, with a joyful spirit. You are also the primary person for establishing healthy relationships between Camp McDowell and Conference Center groups.

Priorities of the McDowell Conference and Retreat Center Coordinator:

  • Provide professional and genuine customer service to all guests.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with staff of other departments.

  • Analyze and improve guest satisfaction and business results.

  • Maximize efficient utilization of McDowell’s facilities.

  • Respond to internal and external inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Constantly seek to tie the Conference and Retreat Center to Camp McDowell’s mission.

To apply, email the following items to guestservices@campmcdowell.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Professional References

We will accept applications until the position is filled.

Camp McDowell Service Corps - Summer Farm Hand

Camp McDowell Service Corps is a paid internship from May - August in which members live together in intentional Christian community, participate in regular professional and spiritual development programming, and serve as employees of specific Camp McDowell departments.

As the Summer Farm Hand, you will assist the Farm Manager and Produce Ambassador in the operations and maintenance of McDowell Farm School’s 40-acre educational farm, and also teach the occasional agricultural education class to students.

To apply, email the following items to Kathryn Kendrick, Director of Summer Camps and Retreats, at kathryn@campmcdowell.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Professional References

Camp McDowell Service Corps - Kitchen Intern

Camp McDowell Service Corps is a paid internship from May - August in which members live together in intentional Christian community, participate in regular professional and spiritual development programming, and serve as employees of specific Camp McDowell departments.

The Kitchen Intern assists in the day to day operations associated with food preparation and clean-up in one of three Camp McDowell kitchens. The Kitchen Intern will be scheduled by the Food and Beverage Director for a 32-40 hour work week, typically maintaining a five day work week of daily split shifts.

To apply, email the following items to Kathryn Kendrick, Director of Summer Camps and Retreats, at kathryn@campmcdowell.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Professional References