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Statement of Job: The program specialist will work independently and cooperatively with members of our full time program team to help deliver the programming of Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center, including retreats and summer camps. This role is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to start a career or taking the next step in retreat and camping ministry. 

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree with preference given to recreation, religious education, or similar courses. Experience in church ministry, religious education, children or youth ministry or camp and retreat ministry a plus. A willingness to be involved in the year-round ministry of Camp Don Lee, a 501 (c) (3), affiliated by faith with the United Methodist Church.

Work Environment: Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center is a year-round facility, offering residential summer camp, environmental education programs to schools from across N.C., and retreats. We are in a coastal setting  located in Arapahoe, NC on the Neuse River Estuary. We are a 501(c) (3) affiliated by faith with the United Methodist Church.

Job duties: 

- To develop a year around program of retreat ministry for the center. To coordinate the use of the facility, staff and resources as required by guest groups. To work to provide an exceptional program of Christian hospitality to guests.
- To develop and coordinate faith based Don Lee-sponsored retreats, including Middle School Girls, Father-Child, Family Camp and others as needed.
- To work in cooperation with other team members to make sure groups are booked and scheduled as needed. 
- To maintain and update our retreat reservation software, which includes keeping records of payments, contracts, and other information within the scope of retreat administration. 
- To network and promote user groups for Don Lee Center. To work cooperatively with the communications specialist to have materials and campaigns to reach these target audiences.
- To network and visit potential churches and other appropriate groups to cultivate retreats at Don Lee Center. To act as onsite host for guest groups, which would include weekends.
- To work in cooperation and coordination with other program team members with hiring retreat staff. To teach and train staff in working a retreat at Don Lee Center. 
- To serve as part of the programming team at Don Lee, focusing primarily on retreats, summer camp. This includes working cooperatively with the rest of the team with regard to hiring, training and planning.
- Other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions:  To apply, email resume and cover letter to Taylor Lilly, assistant director

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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