• Internship, Food Service

    Location US-NC-Ridgecrest
    Job ID
    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.



    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.



    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.


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



    Food Service will present an excellent opportunity for an intern to work and learn about the various functions of a large food service operation in a Christian setting. This position will help you develop customer service and organizational skills. You will work side by side as a team player in a diverse setting. Customer service skills and techniques will be taught and utilized regularly. There are 3 specific areas you can apply for:

    • - Front of House/Catering-this includes working the buffet lines in the dining room and catered events throughout campus
    • - Food and Retail Outlets- quick service operations including our coffee shop, ice cream shop, and retail shop
    • - Kitchen/Back of House-grow in your culinary experience through cooking and baking with various levels of guest volume



    • High school graduate or GED desired 
    • Must have desire to work in food service operation and the hospitality industry
    • Excellent customer service skills required
    • Ability to interact with customers/guest in a positive manner.
    • Knowledge of catering industry helpful
    • Demonstrate eagerness to learn foodservice and hospitality industry
    • Previous hospitality, food service, or catering experience preferred but not required

     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


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


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