Now Hiring - Site & Facilities Team Member

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Inspiration Point is a Christian camp and retreat center in west central Minnesota with a mission to provide time, space, and Biblical teaching so people encounter and follow Christ. The following are Inspiration Point's Core Values – a set of guiding principles and tenets that are essential and enduring in the organization. They are readily understood, recognized, and practiced. 

  • Remaining anchored in Christ and the Bible
  • Serving joyfully
  • Passion for the mission
  • Making it better
  • Working hard
  • Others first

POSITION OVERVIEW

The person serving in this capacity is a key individual since the servicing of the facility supports the entire ministry program. A Site and Facilities Team Member will have a vital, growing relationship with God, a strong work ethic, and an outstanding ability to work directly with people, supervise other staff and additional volunteers on occasion. They should be in full agreement with the values (listed above), goals, and purposes of Inspiration Point and be dedicated to excellence in the workplace for the sake of Inspiration Point and its guests. The person serving on this team will share the duties below, collaborating and partnering with other members of the Site and Facilities team. This is a full-time, year-round position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Shall have the specific skills and physical ability required for fulfilling listed responsibilities.
  • Shall be a responsible individual with a concern for organization, excellence, and good stewardship.
  • Shall exhibit pleasant and personable behavior toward people of all ages.
  • Shall demonstrate outstanding work ethic and quality in setting the tone for others.
  • A maintenance and/or building background is desirable; as are camp experience and knowledge of Inspiration Point.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintenance

  • Provide for proper maintenance of septic systems, HVAC, softeners, refrigeration, some plumbing, basic electrical, equipment, buildings, grounds, and other systems, utilizing a schedule for regular maintenance tasks.
  • Carry out plans for construction and other projects, working with the Property Director, Construction Team & Site and Facilities Team.
  • Assist in responding to all repair requests.
  • Assist in set-up and take-down for events held on site.
  • Serve as weekend maintenance person on site according to the scheduled calendar. This could be up to every other weekend, but likely about 1 in 3 (this is subject to some variance due to season and availability of staffing).

Groundskeeping

  • Maintenance & growth of trail system, wooded areas, and landscaped areas of main site.
  • Assist in mowing, trimming, raking, watering, cutting wood, general cleanup, snow removal and maintenance of program areas.
  • Assist in seasonal preparation for winter and summer ministries.

Personnel

  • Join in ministering to and mentoring summer staff and interns.
  • Assist in leading, managing, and holding accountable summer site and facilities team members.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of Hands 2 Help and other work weekends, supervising staff and volunteers so that a high quality of work is maintained, and appreciation is expressed.

Ministry to Guests and Other Responsibilities

  • Minister to guests in word and deed, so people are cared for and encouraged, and have opportunity to hear and respond to the Gospel and the hope it offers.
  • Support other areas of camp, such as program, OAE, and operations, when needed.

SALARY & BENEFITS

Inspiration Point will provide a salary based on person's experience and education, housing may be provided, and meals when they are provided to guests. Health, retirement, and vacation benefits associated with full-time employment will be provided at the levels laid forth in Inspiration Point generous benefits policy.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please submit the following via email to aj@ipoint.org:
1. Cover letter
2. Résumé
3. Statement about how you heard about this position
4. Statement explaining why you are interested in this position
5. StrengthsFinder Top 5 Strengths, if possible

Inspiration Point is owned and operated by Lutheran Brethren Bible Camp, Inc.