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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends


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March 16, 2020
February 28, 2020
At least $10,000Housing and utilities provided, onsite residence is required

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends is seeking applicants to fill the position of Caretaker at Catoctin Quaker Camp in Thurmont MD.

The Caretaker is the onsite arm of the Camp Property Management Committee (CPMC). He or she provides a year-round presence at the camp, cares for the facility, and makes it ready for summer camp and for the groups who rent the facilities in spring and fall. The Caretaker should be an individual who enjoys living in a remote area and who is willing to work within the Friends process of decision-making. The caretaker should be a self-starter who enjoys initiating projects in consultation with a committee and the Camp Property Manager (CPM).

This position offers an opportunity to employ a broad range of skills. Strong applicants will possess these skills or demonstrate a willingness to acquire them. These skills include, but are not limited to, good social skills, safe operation and maintenance of equipment such as a riding lawn mower and chain saw, and safe operation of light machinery and vehicles. A valid driver’s license is required and a B Class CDL with a passenger endorsement would be an asset. Carpentry, mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills are also needed.

This is a halftime position. Housing is provided and onsite residence is required.

Baltimore Yearly Meeting consists of more than 6,000 Friends organized into 41 Monthly Meetings and 8 Preparative Meetings, Indulged Meetings, or worship groups stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the middle of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia to central Pennsylvania. BYM focuses strongly on youth activities, including camping programs that develop a sense of spirituality in nature. BYM also offers adults opportunities to deepen their religious understanding through retreats, workshops, and other events.

BYM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

To apply please send a resume, cover letter of interest, three references and permission to do background check to campproperty@bym-rsf.org, or to:

                                               Baltimore Yearly Meeting Office

                                               17100 Quaker Lane

                                               Sandy Spring MD 20860

                                               Attn: David Hunter

Please apply before February 28, 2020. Our goal is to fill the position before March 31, 2020. A draft job description is available at www.bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/committees/campproperty/caretakerjob.html or a copy can be requested by emailing campproperty@bym-rsf.org.


Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends is seeking applicants to fill the position of Caretaker at Catoctin Quaker Camp in Thurmont MD.

The Caretaker is the onsite arm of the Camp Property Management Committee (CPMC). He…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

Salary and Benefits: BYM endeavors to provide salaries and benefits in line with those of other similar positions in the not-for-profit sector in the mid-Atlantic region. The salary and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include on-site housing and paid utilities; health and dental coverage; long-term disability insurance; term life insurance; eleven paid holidays; annual, personal, medical, maternity/paternity and adoption leave; retirement contribution.

Salary and Benefits: BYM endeavors to provide salaries and benefits in line with those of other similar positions in the not-for-profit sector in the mid-Atlantic region. The…

Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to communicate effectively in English is required.

Ability to communicate effectively in English is required.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, 3 references and permission to conduct a criminal background check to campproperty@bym-rsf.org

Please email a cover letter, resume, 3 references and permission to conduct a criminal background check to campproperty@bym-rsf.org

Location

12611 Tower Road, Thurmont, MD 21788

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