• Internship, Facilities/Recreation

    Location US-NC-Ridgecrest
    Job ID
    2018-23980
    Job Family
    Ridgecrest Conference Center-Hospitality
  • Overview

    Are you looking to be part of a team that desires to see lives impacted for Christ? Come learn, and grow in a ministry that strives to serve with excellence and grace. Gain hands-on experience and knowledge in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.

     

    Purpose

    An internship at Ridgecrest Conference Center offers an experience to grow professionally, spiritually and personally as you join our team in pursuing Ridgecrest's mission: Cultivating experiences, Nurturing relationships and Impacting lives for God's glory.

     

    Experience

    During a Ridgecrest internship, you will receive on-the-job training, and learn skills needed to serve in a fast-paced Christian hospitality environment. Team managers and supervisors will coordinate your work schedule, daily responsibilities, and special project assignments. Our program also includes weekly bible study and fellowship with other team members. You will be provided unique opportunities for your growth and development through enrichment and service.

     

    You can learn more about what it's like to work on this team at Ridgecrest directly from one of our employees in the video below.

     

    For more information about Ridgecrest Conference Center, go to www.ridgecrest conference center.org.

     

    Responsibilities

    • An internship with the Facilities department takes you behind the scenes to see what it takes to maintain a large-scale conference center. Learn how we care for the buildings, and grounds on our 1,200 acre campus. You will have the opportunity to work alongside team members in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, grounds, fleet and safety departments. This hands-on job will broaden your skill set and expose you to many different areas of Ridgecrest.
    • This internship could also have a focus on our adventure recreation program and will work closely with our recreation leader supporting the various activity needs of our guests, from staffing the Rec Shack, leading groups through Laser Tag or facilitating our Adventure Recreation Course.  

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or GED desired
    • Knowledge in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, grounds, fleet and safety are preferred
    • Ability to follow instructions and to perform physical work
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor and the general public
    • Must be able to follow instructions and other communications regarding assignments and other matters
    • Work will include significant amounts of bending, stretching, kneeling, twisting, and lifting on a daily basis

     Other Qualifications:

    • Ability to work August 2018 to May 2019 (40+ hours/week)
    • Possess a sincere desire to serve others with excellence and grace
    • Be flexible, teachable, and hard-working
    • Demonstrate maturity
    • Have excellent communication skills and self-motivated
    • On-the-job training while learning skills needed to serve in a fast-paced Christian hospitality environment
    • Willingness to serve guests with a positive attitude
    • Ability to work long days, busy weekends, and be prepared to work hard both mentally, and physically
    • Eligible to work in the United States

     

    Benefits:

    • Housing provided
    • Meals (when dining room is open)
    • Paid a $300/week stipend

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