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If you have anywhere from two weeks to two years in which you are looking to experience something new, Holden might be the place for you!

  • Housekeeping Services Assistant

    Community Services

    The Services Assistant helps the Housekeeping Services Team in housekeeping and laundry tasks. Housekeeping tasks include cleaning lodges, guest rooms, and program facilities.  Laundry tasks include washing, hanging, and folding linens. The job requires some lifting and carrying, and the ability spend 6 hours a day on your feet. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Mechanic

    Operations

    The Holden mechanic maintains and repairs Holden's fleet of school buses, heavy equipment, passenger trucks/vans, and small equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, wood splitters, etc. They also assist with equipment operation, training new operators, observing that equipment is being operated properly and safely, and building and maintaining the documentation systems for equipment operation and maintenance.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Kitchen Assistant

    Community Services

    Kitchen assistants support Head & Seasonal Cooks in the tasks of daily kitchen operation, including but not limited to: food preparation; cooking and baking; Dining Hall upkeep; sanitation tasks; cultivating an inviting and caring atmosphere both inside the kitchen and in the Dining Hall.  This position can be physically demanding, with multiple hours spent on your feet and the necessity of carrying things up and downstairs.  The kitchen is also a very social environment, so those who prefer social work environments will find this position particularly satisfying.  Kitchen Assistants work under the supervision of Head Cooks, Seasonal Cooks, and Food Services Lead. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Maverick

    Operations

    Performs tasks that involve manual labor: lifting, carrying, loading and unloading, shoveling and, in general, doing whatever needs to be done around the Village. This physical labor includes regular luggage transport and a good amount of wood cutting and hauling. Work is usually outdoors and often dirty. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Backup Medic

    Human Resources

    Reports to the Medic. Responsible for assisting the Medic in medical emergencies, covering days off and vacation days, and supporting the medic in providing medical care for village guests and staff.  WFR, EMT or higher certification required. This is approximately a ½ time position in summer, ¼ time in winter, and will fill in hours by working in another area.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Electrician

    Operations

    Current Washington State Journey Level Electrician license required. Responsible for ongoing maintenance and repair of village electrical systems as well as remodel and new construction capital projects. Scope of work may include work on the village's hydro-generation system and backup generator, medium voltage distribution, commercial workspaces as well as residences. Varied commercial, industrial, and residential experience is preferred along with NEC and Washington specialty code proficiency. Must be able to manage work independently, including ordering parts and equipment, purchasing permits, and scheduling inspections.  

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Head Cook

    Community Services

    During scheduled shifts, a Head Cook is responsible for: the safe and sanitary preparation of food served both throughout the day and at specific times (i.e. menued meals and snacks, Holden bread and granola, etc.); coordinating and training kitchen volunteers in various food preparation, sanitation, and restocking tasks; promoting a kitchen atmosphere that balances grace and humor with the need for efficiency and timely food production; cultivating an inviting atmosphere in the Dining Hall for all through general upkeep and personal interaction. Head Cooks are also expected to dedicate some of their work time to projects of a particular focus, designated by and designed with the Food Services Lead. This position can be physically demanding, with multiple hours spent on your feet and the necessity of carrying things up and down stairs. Head Cooks work under the supervision of the Food Services Lead. Washington Food Worker Card required.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • CDL Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator

    Operations

    Must have a Washington State CDL Class A or B, and 2 years experience as CDL driver.  Must be good at logistics, be detail-oriented, and have a very strong safety ethic.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Repair Associate

    Operations

    Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all village appliances and miscellaneous building repairs.  Works closely with the village electrician and waterworks lead as needed.  Must be self-motivated, organized, and handy with tools and repair techniques.  Will need to research repairs and parts as needed.  Occasionally supervises others to help with the above.   

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Plumber

    Operations

    Responsible for the maintenance, repair, and improvements of Holden’s plumbing systems, water distribution system, hydronic boiler & heating systems, fire sprinkler piping systems and any piping that caries fluids, compressed air, or fuels. Familiarity needed working with copper, iron, PVC, ABS, and PEX piping as well as with a variety of plumbing fixtures. Experience in hands-on plumbing is required. Journeyman’s License is preferred but not required.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Communications & Development Coordinator

    Communications & Development

    Seeking applicants with expertise in two or more of the following areas: copywriting and content creation, social media management, photography, videography, website content management, podcast production and graphic design. The Communications & Development Coordinator helps conceptualize, write and design Holden Village publications and online communications in a creative and visually exciting presentation that informs readers, in word, picture, and audio, about activities and opportunities to experience and live into the mission, vision and values of the Village.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Donor Relations & Database Coordinator

    Communications & Development

    The Donor Relations & Database Coordinator helps promote Holden Village’s mission, vision, and values through engagement with current and prospective donors and the extended Holden community. This position is the backbone support for building relationships with the wider Holden community and is responsible for all gift recording, maintaining accurate constituent records, and thanking and corresponding with individuals using a CRM database. They engage people and organizations through donor communications, the annual online auction, and other outreach events. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Registrar

    Business & IT

    Responsible for all correspondence with individuals and groups seeking to stay at Holden Village. Welcomes all arriving guests and staff. Arranges all reservations and special needs for guests, assigns housing for both guests and staff (with the Housing Committee), and coordinates arrivals and departures of all persons (approximately 6,000 per year). Keeps detailed files of guest registrations, money paid, dates requested and number in each party. A helpful and friendly attitude of hospitality and the ability to keep cool under pressure are required for this position. Computer skills are required, and experience with Maestro is a plus.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Fire System Technician

    Operations

    Responsible for the provision and maintenance of the Village fire detection, alarm, sprinkler, suppression systems, and hose houses.  Makes monthly rounds through all buildings checking fire system status and alerting supervisor of hazards.  Utilizes powerpoint software to present fire safety and response curricula.  Works under the training and mentorship of the Fire Brigade Chief.  Will become a member of the fire brigade, and must have the ability to act calmly and rationally in emergency situations.  Basic knowledge of fire-fighting, plumbing, and electrical systems is helpful. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Purchasing Coordinator

    Business & IT

    Orders all items for the Village. Must have very strong communication (both written and oral) and organizational skills as this position requires communicating frequently with vendors and with other Village staff members. Also assists the Accountant with some bookkeeping tasks. Must have good attention to detail and comfort working with numbers and vendors.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Administrative Assistant

    Business & IT

    The Administrative Lead reports to the Executive Directors as part of the administrative team.  This role collaborates with the Executive Directors, other managers, and program staff to coordinate tasks, create efficiencies, and design, deliver, and embed a sustainable annual plan that advances the strategic priorities of Holden Village.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Bookkeeper

    Business & IT

    The Bookkeeper works with the Business Manager to maintain accurate financial records, prepare the annual budget, and prepare for audits. Responsibilities include maintaining accounts receivable and payable, processing payroll, preparing employee W-2 and 1099 forms, assisting Village revenue centers with cash outs, and cashing checks for guests and staff. Must have knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures, good computer and organizational skills, and Quickbooks experience.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Program Manager

    Education & Program

    Collaborates with the directors and other managers to carry out the mission and Strategic Plan of Holden Village by visioning and implementing the seasonal program arc. Actively works with regional community partners to enhance and support a sustainable Village life. Responsibilities include personnel management, partnership building and sustaining, systems creation and flow, and program development and evaluation. Supervises and coordinates the Program Team which includes all educational programs from visiting teaching faculty to in-village naturalist, arts, and youth program.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Program Lead

    Education & Program

    The Program Lead reports to the Program Manager and is part of the Program Team. This role collaborates with the Program Manager, Executive Directors, and program staff in creating, organizing, administering, and facilitating programming and special events that foster the values and goals of Holden Village. This role supervises the Youth Program Coordinator, the Audio Archive Tech/Library, the Media Coordinator, the Naturalist, and the Program Associate. The Program Lead ensures that Holden Village offers diverse education and program opportunities year-round, and seeks to embrace and encourage the range of talents, areas of expertise, and identities represented within.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Utilities Lead

    Operations

    Licensed plumber preferred but not required.  Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of our water filtration plant, water distribution system, septic/sewage systems, building plumbing, hydronic heating systems, and the Jacuzzi.  Also responsible for all things electrical including hydro generation (on-site training provided), power distribution system, all building service, and wiring, low voltage wiring. Once here, must be willing to acquire Washington State DOH WTPO-1 and WDM-1 waterworks licenses.  Oversees a utilities assistant. 2+ year commitment.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Human Resources Manager

    Human Resources

    The HR Manager oversees all aspects of employee/volunteer relations including compensation and benefit plan administration, staff recruitment, policy administration, performance and appraisal management, training and development, and legal compliance pertaining to staff management.  The HR Manager works closely with leadership to provide advice, counsel, and recommendations related to staff management.  This position requires 6+ years of progressive experience in Human Resources and in a supervisory role, a BA/BS or equivalent combination of experience and education, and the maturity to be the sole owner of sensitive information in an isolated location.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Director of Data & Technology

    Business & IT

    The Director for Data & Technology leads the planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of technology and related processes, with a focus on leveraging technology to transform and improve how Holden Village serves its guests, donors, and community through efficient business operations. They will work closely with managers and directors to guide strategy, policy, and process decisions while helping Holden to maintain secure and effective technology operations. They will work closely with vendors and external stakeholders to implement software and process improvements in service of ongoing infrastructure upgrade projects. Previous technology management experience is required, with an emphasis on project management and policy implementation. This is a full-time position open to a balance of time spent in and out of the Village. Minimum commitment 3 years.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Risk and Safety Lead

    Operations

    A full-time risk management and safety job in a remote, North Cascades village accessible only by foot or by boat - a unique professional opportunity to shape this newly-created role! We are seeking candidates with a desire to live full-time in Holden Village, and help us generate strategy and momentum for widespread risk management systems and culture in the village for staff and guests alike. This role will be responsible for establishing goals and metrics, and coordinating training to aid the village with all aspects of safety including occupational, recreation/wilderness travel, transportation, hazardous materials, medical safety mental health and fire safety. Safety in the village is not driven just by policy, but also by training and culture, and this new role will be a leader and role model for elements such as sharing learning from incidents and near-misses. Formal training in safety management is preferred, but anyone with leadership experience, critical thinking, and training expertise is welcome to apply for this role. This is a rare opportunity to live in a unique and fantastic part of the world, and to create your own full-time dream job in risk management.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Business Team Associate (registrar/post office/store)

    Business & IT

    The business team associate is someone who can work as needed in multiple areas on the business team – sell merchandise in person and fulfill online orders in the store, sort and distribute mail, welcome guests into the Village at the registration desk and settle accounts at time of check out, and provide administration support in finance/accounting such as filing, data entry, and verifying cash counts.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Grant Writer

    Communications & Development

    The grant writer oversees the process and production of all materials related to the grant application process from identifying and qualifying prospects, to writing proposals and reports, to collecting data, budgets, and all relevant documents from a variety of departments, to submission. This position will coordinate with the Director of Development, executive directors, department managers, finance/business office, development committee and other stakeholders as necessary. and live into the mission, vision and values of the Village.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • IT/Media Associate

    Business & IT

    The IT Associate works under the direction of the IT Lead to perform desktop and audiovisual (AV) support to Holden Staff and Teaching Faculty.  This role functions as the "IT Help Desk", while also coordinating the audio/visual needs for day-to-day use and special events. The IT Associate also will offer instruction, training, and support to Staff on IT and AV equipment; update, organize, and promote Holden’s audio archive so it is accessible to Holden’s constituency and steward the digitizing process of reel to reels into digital files, including the ongoing training of short term volunteers to facilitate this long term project.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Program Associate

    Education & Program

    Assists the Program Lead in helping to plan and implement activities for the Village. Manages and posts a weekly schedule of events.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, creativity, and enthusiasm are required as well as proficiency with Microsoft Suite and Google Suite. Additional responsibilities include providing a warm welcome for guests when they arrive in the Village, assisting in other areas of program as needed (Pool Hall, The Cabin/Hike Haus, etc.), and communication with the community.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Potter

    Education & Program

    Keeps a well-maintained pottery studio that is welcoming. Provides formal and informal instruction, and offers a visible artistic presence by creating pieces for Village use and as merchandise for the Holden Store.  Must have experience with wheel throwing, hand-building, and mixing glazes, as well as both gas and electric kilns.  Works with the Art Studio Coordinator and Program Manager to provide programming.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Art Studio Coordinator

    Education & Program

    Creates an atmosphere in the Art Studios that is welcoming while encouraging all to explore their creativity.  Duties include warping, maintaining, and troubleshooting a variety of looms, keeping art studios clean and organized, supervising volunteers, and providing a variety of arts and crafts classes.  Must be eager to learn new things and confident teaching a subject with little or no experience.  Must enjoy working with a wide variety of people of different ages, from children through adults, on a one-to-one or group basis in an active environment.  Experience weaving, warping, and maintaining looms preferred or willingness to learn.  Experience knitting, sewing, painting, drawing, printmaking, bookbinding, jewelry, basket making, tie-dying, inkle weaving, to name a few, are ideal but not required.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Art Studio Assistant

    Education & Program

    Art Studio Assistants assist the Art Studio Coordinator in welcoming, planning, and teaching a variety of art classes and upkeeping the Art Studio. May also assist the Potter with tasks in the Pottery Studio.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Barista

    Community Services

    Provides hospitality through the preparation and provision of espresso drinks and the cultivation of a fun and inviting atmosphere, at the Beanies coffee cart! This position requires early morning shifts and part-time work in the kitchen to complete the rest of their work hours.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Carpenter (Head)

    Operations

    The Head Carpenter focuses on maintaining and improving village building structures. This position requires a minimum of two-years professional carpentry experience, practical working knowledge of major building systems, and the ability to organize and carry out complex building projects. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Carpenter Helper

    Operations

    Assists the Village Carpenter (year-round) and Porch Project Carpenter (summer/fall) with basic carpentry projects and historic renovation projects.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Carpenter (Porch Project Lead)

    Operations

    Responsible for the restoration of the log porches on Holden’s historic lodges and chalets. Requires knowledge of specialized construction and restoration of historic log porches, including structural log posts, beams, porch rails, decking & skirting and seismic structural retrofit. Responsible for leading a small team of volunteers.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Community Services Manager

    Community Services

    The Community Services Manager is responsible for the management of Holden Village’s Community Services Department.  This team consists of the Village’s Food Services Staff (including: the central kitchen, dining hall, and dishpit; the snack bar; the espresso cart) and Housekeeping Services Staff (including: housekeeping, laundry, furnishings, and indoor/outdoor space management).  As a senior manager, the Community Services Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining team budget, hiring and staff supervision, overseeing department-wide operations, coordinating long-term strategy, and ensuring regulatory compliance. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Food Services Lead

    Community Services

    The Food Services Lead (FSL) is responsible for the management of Holden Village’s food service operation, which includes: the central kitchen and dining hall, the central “dishpit,” the “snack bar,” and Beanie’s Espresso Cart.  This responsibility includes supervision of volunteer staff, administration (scheduling, ordering/vendor relationships, menu, training coordination), the demonstration of community-wide hospitality via food and dining practice, and ensures all food service areas operate in compliance with regulatory standards.  Additionally, this role supports the practice and further development of Holden Village’s Food Philosophy.  It seeks interesting and meaningful ways to embed the Village’s shared “food life” within the larger themes and topics of Village life and program. 

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Garbologist

    Operations

    Responsible for managing and facilitating the processing, recycling, reuse of and removal of solid waste from the village, including compost, recycling and landfill. Leads rotating teams of Village community members in collecting and sorting waste. Individuals may work short-term in this position if they have served in this role in the past.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Hike Haus Head

    Education & Program

    The Hike Haus Head, both a student and teacher of nature, is responsible for teaching educational sessions on a variety of topics relating to hiking, for overseeing the Hike Haus (which holds all of Holden’s outdoor gear available for checkout and is an educational space about our local trails), and for supervising the Hike Haus Assistant(s).

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Hike Haus Assistant

    Education & Program

    The Hike Haus Assistant is responsible for supporting the Hike Haus Head as they teach educational sessions and provide support in maintaining the Hike Haus, which holds all of Holden’s outdoor gear available for checkout and is an educational space about our local trails.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Housekeeping Services Associate

    Community Services

    Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Services Lead, Services Associates assist in leading both housekeeping and laundry services, to ensure public spaces are properly and regularly cleaned and maintained, Village linens and other textiles are laundered, and the Village maintains a tidy and pleasing aesthetic for all Villagers to enjoy. This role is cross-trained in both housekeeping and laundry.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • HR/Staff & Volunteer Manager

    Human Resources

    The Staff & Volunteer Manager oversees all aspects of employee/volunteer relations, including compensation and benefit plan administration, performance and appraisal management, training and development, and legal compliance pertaining to staff management. The Staff & Volunteer Manager works closely with leadership to provide advice, counsel and provide recommendations related to staff management. various human resource functions and provides Holden Village with a strong staff to carry out its mission while ensuring that staff policies and procedures are compliant with current employment laws.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • HR/Staff & Volunteer Coordinator

    Human Resources

    Responsible for providing adequate staff personnel in all work areas throughout the year. Corresponds with all inquiries and applicants. Screens and selects persons appropriate for the variety of volunteer positions needed at Holden Village. Important responsibilities include: recruitment, making work assignments, overall coordination of all volunteers, orientation and assistance in integrating volunteers into the Village community, benefit plan administration and answering staffs' questions about pay and benefits and other HR practices and processes. Assists in administering HR and Village processes and legal compliance related to volunteer and employee staff management. Requires financial, administrative and strong interpersonal skills.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • IT Lead

    Business & IT

    Position qualifications include a demonstrated ability to design, evolve, and implement a technology operations strategy that supports our overall mission and vision.  Must have strong technology knowledge and interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to collaborative planning and teamwork, including managing department budgets and resources.  Position requires knowledge and competence for maintaining a complicated satellite network link, plus competence with Windows Servers, VMware Servers and Cisco network.  An engineering and mechanical aptitude together with an interest in problem solving is also required. The position also requires patience in working with people who have various skill levels and knowledge of technology.  

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • IT/Media Assistant

    Business & IT

    The IT/Media Assistant supports the IT/Media Associate in providing IT support and training to Holden staff and teaching faculty, recording and editing teaching sessions, assisting with the development of the audio archive.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Lawns & Gardens Assistant

    Operations

    Lawns & Gardens Assistant works under the supervision of the Lawns & Gardens Head to help maintain the grounds of Holden Village. Plants flowers, mows and waters lawns, weeds flower beds, and rakes the Village grounds. Work involves moving around the Village, lifting, bending to tend to flower beds, and some early mornings to help water.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Medic

    Human Resources

    The primary role of the Village Medic is to provide health care for villagers on a 24/7 on-call basis, within the bounds of established policies and protocols and within the guidelines of their professional licensure. Further, the Medic provides education to the staff and guests about health and safety, particularly in the realm of communicable disease issues. The Medic manages all aspects of the First Aid Station and is sometimes involved in recruiting, maintaining and training of the Holden Village First Response Team.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Mechanic Apprentice

    Operations

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Naturalist

    Education & Program

    The Naturalist is both a student and teacher of nature and is responsible for teaching educational sessions on a variety of topics relating to Holden’s environment. They help support Holden’s environmental education mission by presenting to adults and children of all ages.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Operations Manager

    Operations

    The Operations Manager is responsible for supervising the maintenance and care of Holden Village’s infrastructure in accordance with the mission of Holden Village. Holden Village is a place of welcome on the edge of the wilderness. The Operations Manager must be able to create a safe, positive environment for staff volunteers who come to work in this setting. Because Holden Village operates almost entirely through the efforts of volunteers, the Operations Manager must be skilled in working with people who come with a variety of skill levels for varying lengths of time. Maintenance, transportation, construction and safety are accomplished by managing the following Operation areas: Carpentry, Electrical, Fire Systems, Garbology, Lawns/Gardens, Logging, Mavericks, Trails, Mechanic, Painting, Plumbing, Transportation, Utilities. The Operations Manager also plays a significant role in budget development, regulatory compliance, and contractor management.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Partnership & Recruitment Lead

    Communications & Development

    The Partnership & Recruitment Lead builds and maintains partnerships with diverse communities and networks, and initiate new relationships with organizations and churches to help reach strategic goals for Holden.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Pastor

    Worship

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Pool Hall Head

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Potter Assistant

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Program Assistant

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • School Teacher

    Education & Program

    Please apply directly to the Lake Chelan School District.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Snack Bar Head

    Community Services

    The Snack Bar Head is responsible for the management of the Village’s Snack Bar, a central gathering place for staff and guests during the summer months. This role is responsible ensuring the Snack Bar operations in ways that promote welcome and hospitality, sanitation and safety, and positive volunteer experiences for its staff. This position trains, schedules and oversees Snack Bar Assistants (both adult and teen short-term volunteers).

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Store Lead

    Business & IT

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Store Assistant

    The Store/Post Office Assistant works with the Holden Store Lead to create a welcoming and hospitable environment in the Holden Store for all who enter. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: restock merchandise, cleaning the store, running the cash register & cash handling, bag and sort mail, other duties as assigned by the Holden Store Lead

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Trails Crew Member

    Operations

    Trails Crew members work under the supervision of the Trails Crew Coordinator. Goes on periodic trips to maintain and repair hiking trails in Railroad Creek Valley. Love of outdoors is essential. Work involves lifting, sawing and hiking miles to work sites carrying heavy gear.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Trails Crew Coordinator

    Operations

    Trails Crew Coordinators lead and supervise the members of the Trails Crew. Goes on periodic trips to maintain and repair hiking trails in Railroad Creek Valley. Love of outdoors is essential. Work involves lifting, sawing and hiking miles to work sites carrying heavy gear.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Youth Program Coordinator

    Education & Program

    The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for the development and oversight of Holden Village’s Youth Program for youth aged 4 through 17. This position provides supervision and support to the Youth Program Head (ages 4-11) and the Youth Program Head (ages 12-17).

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Youth Program Head

    Education & Program

    The Youth Program Head is responsible for operational planning, implementation, and coordination of the Village’s Summer Youth Program (either for ages 4-11 or for ages 12-17), to meet the educational and curricular goals of Holden Village.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Youth Program Assistant

    Education & Program

    Youth Program Assistants work with either children ages 4 to 11 or with youth ages 12-17. They assist the Youth Program Heads in planning and implementing activities, including arts and crafts, outdoor sessions, and hikes.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Utilities Assistant

    Operations

    Responsible for assisting the Utilities Lead with the maintenance, repair, and operation of our public water system, wastewater system, and major heating systems. Also assists with the maintenance, repair, and operation of our electrical systems including hydro generation, power distribution systems, all building service, and wiring plus some low-voltage wiring. Some previous utility experience is useful, but not required. Helpful experience may include a background in government regulation, computers, engineering, math, and science.

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Education Lead

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Education Associate

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Education Assistant

    Education & Program

    Please visit: www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board for a complete description of this open position, its requirements and benefits, the application process, and to view other positions available at Holden Village.

  • Holden Village Staff *multiple positions available*

    All Teams

    Holden Village is a retreat center located in the North Cascade mountains of Washington State that welcomes all people to the wilderness to form and renew their relationships with God, the earth, and each other.

    Join Holden Village Staff for a few weeks, a whole summer, a few months or a year or two! Holden offers both paid and volunteer opportunities in a wide variety of fields. All positions come with full room and board. Additional compensation and other benefits are assigned based on position and length of service. Please see our website for more details about requirements, compensation and the application process: http://www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board/

    Why work at Holden Village?

    • Professional job experience, the opportunity to build new skills, and the chance to explore new work fields
    • Top-notch outdoor recreation
    • Access to educational teaching faculty sessions
    • Build and practice community and intentional living

     

    Share Your Gifts & Gain Experience in:
    • Administration
    • Arts
    • Building Maintenance & Utilities
    • Business
    • Children & Youth
    • Communications
    • Customer Service
    • Education & Program
    • Environmental Education
    • Fire Systems
    • Food Service
    • Fundraising & Development
    • Housekeeping
    • Hospitality
    • Human Resources
    • IT/Media
    • Medical/Health Services
    • Risk & Safety
    • Spirituality
    • Staff/Volunteer Management
    • Trades (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical)
    • Trails & Logging
    • Transportation (CDL & Heavy Equipment Operation)
    • Waste Management
    • and more! 

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