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  • Archival intern - Elgin, Illinois

    See details on the archival intern position. Applications are due April 1, 2015.

  • Program Assistant for the Office of Donor Relations - Elgin, Illinois

    The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill a full-time hourly position of program assistant for the Office of Donor Relations. The program assistant is part of the Donor Relations team and reports to the director of Donor Relations. This position is located in Elgin, Illinois

    The major responsibilities of this position is to support and assist the office of Donor Relations in developing connections with donors and friends of the Church of the Brethren through electronic and print correspondence, individual and congregational contacts, special offerings, and stewardship education resources.

    Required skills and knowledge include ease of communication with individuals, congregations and contributors to various projects as well as with donor support. Tasks will include assisting with a variety of production, printing, and proofreading logistics as well as assisting with development of congregation and donor support materials.

    A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required. As is proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook, ability to become familiar with other software programs including Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, and Convio/Blackbaud,

    Applications will be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates are invited to request the application form by contacting:

    Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Ave
    Elgin, IL 60142
    800-323-8039, x367

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, Zigler Hospitality Center - New Windsor, MD

    Volunteers are needed for the Zigler Hospitality Center, a hospitality ministry of the Church of the Brethren, located at the historic Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, MD. We are in need of outgoing, generous individuals and couples to help provide Christian hospitality and conference services to a variety of guests in a cozy and homey atmosphere. Maturity and detail orientation are needed along with a friendly approach and a genuine interest in providing excellent customer service.

    The Zigler Hospitality Center functions on an ecumenical basis and people of all faiths and backgrounds have been welcomed to our campus for over 40 years. The Hospitality Center includes two buildings with 12 guest rooms accommodating up to 30 guests, 6 conference rooms, outdoor recreation, and a full dining and banquet facility. New Windsor, Maryland is approximately a one-hour drive from Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C., as well as Gettysburg, PA. Volunteers find the area filled with ample recreation, and enjoy many educational and historic sites within a small radius of New Windsor that can be explored during time off.

    Training, a furnished apartment, meals, and a stipend are provided during your period of service. Join us for a month, several months, a year or longer. You will be blessed in many ways by the extraordinary groups and individuals who visit the Hospitality Center. For more information about joining this unique ministry, contact Cori Hahn, Hospitality Coordinator, at 1-800-766-1553 (toll-free) or chahn@brethren.org.

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  • Caretaker/ Manager, Camp Wilbur Stover - New Meadows, Idaho
    Position duties. This list is not inclusive.
    1. Time of duty shall be weekend closest to May 15th thru the last weekend September. Or dates set by the Chairman of the Improvement Committee.
    2. Make arrangements with the Improvement Committee Chairman if time off is needed during the above time.
    3. Be on duty and present on the grounds during Camp Week and any time that any of the facilities are rented out.
    4. Check the grounds on a daily basis to determine who is in the camp and if there is a misuse/violation of camp rules, maintain a log, collect fees
    5. Enforce fire safety regulations.
    6. Keep the restrooms and showers clean, supplied and the garbage emptied.
    7. Have the rules and regulations available for all campers and post them in Camp-owned buildings.
    8. Perform needed maintenance work, such as water system problems, electrical problems, weed/brush removal, painting buildings/floors. Contact Board Members and Improvement Committee whenever additional help is needed.
    9. Assist groups who are renting the camp to make sure that all rented facilities areready when renters arrive.
    10. Make a final “walk through and inspection” at the conclusion of usage by renters to determine deposit refund.
    11. Keep facilities ready for usage at any time.
    Compensation will be $500 per month. For more information, contact CampStover@gmail.com

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