• Internship, Facilities

    Location US-NC-Ridgecrest
    Job ID
    2019-24855
    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 Team takes you behind-the-scenes to gain an understanding of what it takes to maintain a large-scale conference center.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly skilled team members in our Carpentry, Plumbing, HVAC, Grounds, Maintenance, Fleet, Safety, and Recreation departments.  You will gain hands-on experience in caring for the buildings, grounds, and resources of our 1,200 acre campus. In addition to learning skills in these different areas, you will also have the opportunity to directly serve guests by leading groups through Laser Tag, facilitating our Adventure Recreation Course and staffing our Rec Shack as group needs arise.  This internship requires a willingness to learn, a heart to serve and a healthy appetite for hard work.

     

    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 2019 to May 2020 (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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