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Anita Whitmire Boan Housekeeping Manager anita.whitmire@kanuga.org 2831 
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Barbara Panetta Reservations Associate barbara.panetta@kanuga.org 2814 
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Barry Phillips Director of Food Service barry.phillips@kanuga.org 2833 
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Chris Lynn Adult Conferences Program Director chris.lynn@kanuga.org 2818 
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Clint DeWitt Environmental Projects Manager clint.dewitt@kanuga.org 2823 
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Connie Holliday Director of Group Sales connie.holliday@kanuga.org 2808 
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David Schnitzer Camp Kanuga Director david.schnitzer@kanuga.org 2840 
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Eden Lewis Guest Period Program Director eden.lewis@kanuga.org 2817 
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Eric George Reservations Manager eric.george@kanuga.org 2809 
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Gary Giniat Vice President of Advancement gary.giniat@kanuga.org 2816 
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Hayden Hawkins Assistant Director of Event & Guest Services hayden.hawkins@kanuga.org 2829 
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Jill Mallin Director of Event & Guest Services jill.mallin@kanuga.org 2828 
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Jimmy Haden Vice President of Hospitality and Sales jimmy.haden@kanuga.org 2810 
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Kaitlin Pope Mountain Trail Outdoor School Assistant Director kaitlin.pope@kanuga.org 2838 
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Kate Bakko Reservations Associate kate.bakko@kanuga.org 2811 
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Katherine Parnell Camp Bob Program Director katherine.parnell@kanuga.org 2836 
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Kevin Manion Resident Apprentice Program Coordinator kevin.manion@kanuga.org 2813 
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Kim Moree Manager of Board Relations kim.moree@kanuga.org 2806 
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Laura Moushey Human Resources Director laura.moushey@kanuga.org 2807 
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Leslie Hartley Communications Writer leslie.hartley@kanuga.org 2822 
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Marcella Thompson Vice President of Finance marcella.thompson@kanuga.org 2803 
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Mark C. Upright J.D., M.B.A. Chief Operating Officer mark.upright@kanuga.org 2804 
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Meghan Hull Director of Mountain Trail Outdoor School meghan.hull@kanuga.org 2839 
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Ricky Varnadore Vice President of Property ricky.varnadore@kanuga.org 2834 
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Sandy McKinney Reservations Associate sandy.mckinney@kanuga.org 2815 
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Sara Christensen Visual Communications Specialist sara.christensen@kanuga.org 2825 
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Stacie Loeffler Advancement Associate stacie.loeffler@kanuga.org 2734 
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Stan Hubbard President stan.hubbard@kanuga.org 2805 

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Employment

Committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Kanuga accepts employment applications without regard to race, color, gender, or national origin.

 

Full-time Employment

PRESIDENT

The ideal candidate is an experienced leader who is comfortable with the role of externally representing the organization. Superlative leadership, interpersonal, fundraising and strategic planning skills are essential. Knowledge of the Episcopal Church and it constituencies, similarly complex professional organizations as well as previous interaction and experience with the Kanuga community is highly valued. The President will bring a collaborative spirit, energy and enthusiasm, high emotional intelligence, listening and communication skills and quiet confidence.  For additional details, please review this Leadership Profile.

For potential consideration or to suggest a prospect, please email Kanuga@BoardWalkConsulting.com or call John Sparrow or Laura DiBacco at 404-262-7392.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Kanuga Conferences has an immediate opening for the Director of Marketing and Communications.  Qualified candidates must have a background in marketing, branding, design, social media and editing.  Seeking a leader to manage the department while being organized and able to coordinate multiple projects and assignments at one time.  A knowledge of hospitality and guest satisfaction is a must.  Bachelor's degree required.  Year-round, full-time with benefits package and pension. Email resume, salary requirements and cover letter to hr@kanuga.orgSee role profile for additional job details.

EVENT AND GUEST SERVICES MANAGER

Kanuga Conferences has an opening for the Event and Guest Services Manager. Qualified candidates must have a background in hospitality management, customer service and event management software. Seeking a leader to manage the day-to-day operations of the department offering exceptional service and hospitality to its external and internal customers. A knowledge of food and beverage, audio/visual technology is a plus. Bachelor's degree required. Year-round, full-time with benefits package and pension. Email resume, salary requirements and cover letter to hr@kanuga.org. See role profile for more details.

YEAR-ROUND GROUNDS POSITION

Kanuga Conferences is seeking a year-round, full-time staff member in our grounds department. Current Duties include: grass mowing, trimming, and edging. Trimming of trees and shrubbery.  Daily trash removal.  Previous experience or similar preferred.  Position does include full benefits package including medical, dental, STD, LTD, Life and Pension.  Weekend and holiday work may be required.  Submit resume or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

 

Part-time Employment

HOUSEKEEPING

Kanuga is seeking positive thinking, self-motivated individuals in the housekeeping department. We currently have year-round, part-time positions available. Valid NC driver's license and background check required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Some weekend work required. Kanuga is a drug-free work environment.

Please apply to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

EVENT & GUEST SERVICES SUPPORT STAFF

Kanuga seeks an Event & Guest Services Support Staff person to provide event set up and breakdown, bartending, a/v support, and superior guest satisfaction to a variety of family, religious, and business groups. The Event & Guest Services Support Staff person will work closely with the Assistant Directors and Director of Event & Guest Services to offer exceptional service and hospitality to its external and internal customers and assist in the accountability for revenue and expense budgets and accurate invoicing of event groups.

Valid NC driver's license and background check required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Some weekend work required. Kanuga is a drug free work environment.

Please complete application and return to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

FOOD SERVICES - SODEXO

Kanuga's food service partner, Sodexo, is currently hiring staff to serve in Kanuga's Food Service's department. To apply, click here, and use the reference codes below in the application process.

  • Utility Worker/Dish Crew: # 2016-04429

  • Wait Staff: # 2016-04428

 

Mountain Trail Outdoor School

Kanuga's Mountain Trail Outdoor School hires instructors for the fall, winter and spring. MTOS offers day, multi-day or weeklong programs to school groups, youth groups, clubs, businesses, and other organizations. With customized curriculums to meet the goals of each group, instructors lead natural science study, community building activities and opportunities for participants to increase their self confidence through adventure based activities.

 

Resident Apprentice Program

Kanuga Conferences, Inc. is devoted to building up the next generation of service leaders as they are vital to our community and our future. Consequently, we have created the Resident Apprentice Program designed to engage young adults into our rich history and business practices. The program gives young adults an opportunity to develop skills and habits that lead to personal and professional success. This is achieved through hands-on work experience, learning and development workshops, and job shadowing within a supportive community setting. The ideal apprentice is eager to learn, hardworking, community minded, and flexible. Candidates with strong references and experience working within their community will be strongly considered.

The Apprentice may apply to work either within the Guest Services or Housekeeping department. Related work experience or education in one of those areas is preferred. This year-round opportunity provides room and partial board along with an hourly wage. Please submit your résumé and cover letter to hr@kanuga.org. Interviews will begin the first week in February.

View the full role profile for Guest Services or Housekeeping for more information on specific requirements. See a full detailed outline of the program here.

 

Summer Seasonal Employment

SUMMER PHOTOGRAPHER

Kanuga is seeking a talented and responsible photographer to join our team for the 2016 summer season. This is an excellent opportunity for photojournalism or photography students looking to bolster their portfolio. This is a full-time, residential position that runs from early June through late August and includes housing, meals and salary. We are looking for a versatile photographer that can shoot everything from landscapes and events, to sports and youth activities. Applicants must have experience shooting with digital SLR cameras and editing with Adobe Photoshop.

Please submit your résumé, cover letter, and 8-10 samples of your best work to hr@kanuga.org. Applications should be received by April 30, 2016 for consideration.

SUMMER RETAIL STAFF

The Retail Associate at Kanuga is responsible for ensuring our guests have a positive shopping experience. The Associate must actively strive to create a customer-focused shopping environment. The Associate greets and responds to all customers in a friendly manner, ensures proper merchandise presentation, operates the cash register in accordance with policies and procedures, while maintaining a clean and organized work area at all times. Kanuga has multiple retail location on campus and the Associate may be scheduled at any one, depending on the need. Weekend and holiday work required. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. or more. Dates needed: June 6–September 5 (Labor Day)

Submit résumé or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

WATERFRONT/LIFEGUARD STAFF

The waterfront staff oversees the waterfront to ensure the safety of all guests and program participants.  The staff is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of all areas in and around the waterfront. He/She is also accountable for knowing and properly executing all aquatic policies, procedures and duties.    Positions available are: Waterfront Director and Assistant, Head Lifeguard and Lifeguards.  Must be at least 16 years of age.

Other qualifications:

  • American Red Cross is accepted for hire.
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Standard First Aid
  • Automated External Defibrillation ~ AED
  • Emergency Oxygen Administration ~ O2 is encouraged
  • Remain alert without lapses in consciousness for extended periods of time.
  • Physically perform all necessary rescue and survival skills.
  • Swim 500 yards, tread water for two minutes, and perform shallow front dives, head and feet-first surface dives.
  • Lift 50+ lbs. from the floor and 200+ lbs. in rescue situations.

For further details or to apply, please visit: http://lifeguardasheville.com

SUMMER GARDEN ASSISTANT

The Summer Garden Assistant teams with Kanuga’s Environmental Projects Manager to manage the Foster Educational Garden and ensure a safe, well groomed, and well facilitated educational experience for guests from Children’s Programs, Summer Guest Period, Camp Bob, and Camp Kanuga.  The Foster Educational Garden is an education based organic garden designed to teach and empower guests to grow their own food, make wise choices when nutrition is concerned, and to demonstrate organic / sustainable practices in agriculture.

Benefits:

  • Weekly Salary
  • Paid Training
  • Room and Board provided
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Access to 1,400 acres of property in off time
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting environment with a wide variety of clientele

Dates: June 6 – August 20, 2016

Submit résumé or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

SUMMER ADVENTURE COORDINATOR

The Summer Adventure Coordinator teams with Kanuga’ s Environmental Projects Manager and Mountain Trail Outdoor School Assistant Director to provide training and supervision to the Camp Kanuga, Camp Bob and Kanuga Conference Center adventure teams. Summer adventure programming includes utilization of two dynamic high ropes courses, one static ropes course with Giant Swing, a climbing tower, bouldering wall and a low ropes course.   Work a flexible 5 day work week, may include weekend time and evenings.

  • June 1 – August 19, 2016 (12 Weeks)
  • Preferable 21 years of age, two years of college/university complete
  • Current CPR and first aid certifications, Wilderness First Responder preferred
  • Room & board available
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Access to 1,400 acres of property in off time
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting environment with a wide variety of clientele

Submit résumé or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

Camp Kanuga is a traditional Christian summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-17. Activities include backpacking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, adventure course, climbing tower, rock climbing, creative dramatics, art, music and much more! Counselors must be 18 years old and Junior Counselors must be 17. Experience working with children and in the outdoors preferred. Salary, room and board, bonus upon completion.

For Trailblazers (teen expedition program) instructors must be 19 or older with some experience. Lead instructors must be 21 or older with experience leading extended backpacking trips and certified WFR or above.

Click here to apply for Camp Kanuga.

Camp Bob is looking for positive role models who have a strong desire to work with a diverse population of children in the outdoors. The summer begins with two weeks of staff training, followed by 10 weeks of fast-paced camping sessions. Positions are available for counselors, head counselors, nurses and a community coordinator.

Click here to apply for Camp Bob.

Conference Center Summer Staff

Every summer, Kanuga hires temporary staff to fulfill a wide variety of job opportunities at the conference center. It is possible to work from May through September; most positions are for the summer months. Staff are housed in separate men’s and women’s dormitories and receive room and board as part of their pay.

Beginning in mid-June and running through mid-August. The Conference Center Summer Staff Department is seeking leadership positions in the following areas:

NURSERY DIRECTOR
The Nursery Director will supervise and train a staff of at least three assistants; prepare a safe environment for infants and toddlers; keep the nursery clean and well stocked with the necessary supplies; and be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers, which enhances the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of children.

YOUTH PROGRAM DIRECTOR
The Youth Program Director will develop and direct programs for youth that emphasize team building, group dynamics and exploration of our natural world through such activities as day hikes and cooperation games. They are responsible for supporting the permanent, on-site Director with the leadership of camp. The Youth Program Director will perform daily camp administrative tasks such as creating weekly staff and camper schedules and maintaining the daily flow of camp logistics. They will implement all established camp policies and procedures to ensure the health and welfare of campers and report any concerns to the on-site Director. Experience in rock climbing skills will enhance applications. Psychology or education majors are encouraged to apply.

ARTS & CRAFTS DIRECTOR
The Arts & Crafts Director is responsible for planning and leading the Arts & Crafts program during camp sessions. They will organize and lead the Arts & Crafts program for ages 3-18, including tie-dying, painting, set building, take-home crafts, etc. The director is expected to help in the general program for the children, as well as facilitate tie-dying for all youth programs and adult tie-dye. Experience in arts & crafts is a must. Elementary education and art majors are encouraged to apply.

CREATIVE DRAMATICS DIRECTOR
The Creative Dramatics Director is responsible for producing and directing Friday night's Kanuga Follies during Summer Guest Period; working with all age groups; and assisting with props, costumes, music, etc. Theater and drama majors are encouraged to apply. Interns welcome.

Click here to apply for conference center summer staff. We are actively interviewing at this time.

Download a general Kanuga job application.