Endless Horizons

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Outdoor Recreation and Education Company seeking skilled Outdoor Professionals!

Endless Horizons is the parent company of a family of businesses that are diverse in their missions, but share a common commitment to offer programming and experiences to help individuals and organizations grow to their full potential. We specialize in outdoor recreational opportunities for all ages and personal and organizational development programs that focus on leadership and team building.

A majority of our positions are located in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, however, we also have several positions in the Seneca Rocks area of West Virginia.

About Endless Horizons

The Endless Horizons family of businesses includes:

  • Camp Horizons, an exciting summer camp for children ages 6-17 that also offers specialized outdoor recreation programs for schools, church groups and businesses throughout the rest of the year;
  • Outdoor Learning Center located at Camp Horizons, offers programming and facilitation in team building, outdoor education, and conservation for school groups, corporate retreat groups, and any other groups.
  • Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center in West Virginia offering one-of-a-kind outdoor adventures;
  • Horizons Hospitality, providing food service, event planning, and venues for special events and meetings
  • Horizons Consulting, providing dynamic learning  experiences to address the unique and evolving needs of our clients
  • Horizons Youth Services, offering innovative programs to help young people reach their full potential and contracting with the federal Department of Labor to operate Job Corps centers
  • Shenandoah Valley Builders, providing antique lumber, brick, and stone
  • Pure Environmental Solutions, offering environmentally responsible solutions to odor, germ and pest problems.

The Employee Experience

Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the opportunities to get involved in outdoor activities outside of the job as well as to facilitate on the job are endless. From hiking and backpacking to rock climbing and caving to kayaking and tubing, and everything in between you will definitely be able to find something to do on your days off. We are located 2 hours from Washington DC and about 3.5 hours from Virginia Beach so you can explore the area and we don't think you will be disappointed. 

Ideal Candidate

At Endless Horizons the main thing we look for in our staff is flexibility in their work and schedules. Working in the outdoor industry, things are ever changing and we need staff who are flexible and can use creative thinking and problem-solving skills to make sure they are always providing the best experience possible. some other traits we look for are:

  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate situations and make appropriate decisions, including emergency situations.
  • Willing to learn and grow with the position
  • Consistent in attendance and stable work history.
  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Discretion regarding confidential and proprietary information, combined with poise and professionalism in all communication.

Room and Board

We do have availability for housing at our different locations however these options are different throughout. Please ask for more information. 

Employee Perks

Many companies have offered pro-deals for our staff members such as: Chacos, Sierra Trading Post, Black Diamond, Patagonia, Petzl, Liberty Mountain, and Experticity (Formerly Promotive). We also have discounts for staff members at NROCKs to climb the Via Ferrata and do Canopy tours at a lower rate. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

We recommend staff bring their own vehicle because while most of the housing provided is on site, some of our locations are about 30 minutes from the nearest town. At Camp Horizons, the town of Harrisonburg is about 15 minutes away. 

The nearest international airport is not less than 2 hours from our facilities. 

For Fun

Some activities available for staff include:

  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • rock climbing
  • caving
  • ziplining
  • kayaking
  • Farmers Markets
  • Harrisonburg International Festival
  • Kings Dominion (1.5 Hours)
  • Busch Gardens (2.5 Hours)
  • Washington DC (2 Hours)
  • Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown (3 hours) 
  • and much more!

Our Jobs

Endless Horizons offers several different work environments for Outdoor Recreation Professionals. From a summer camp where you can spend your summer working with kids and using creativity during the scheduled activities at Camp Horizons, to teaching outdoor education and team building to school and corporate groups with our Outdoor Learning Center, to being a guide on the premier Via Ferrata (a recreational rock climbing activity) in North America at Nelson Rocks Outdoor Adventures.

Outdoor Learning Center

Dining Hall Cook

Camp Horizons is currently hiring for a Kitchen Assistant to work at the Sheridan Mountain Campus in Luray, VA on a seasonal basis. This person will be preparing and serving 3 meals per day to students and chaperones under the supervision of the Building/Hospitality Manager. For more information, please send resumes to hanleyk@horizonsva.com”
FULL-TIME Food and Beverage Operations of all Departments

FULL-TIME Dining Services Manager

Harrisonburg,

The Dining Services Manager will work independently and/or with the supervision of the Director of Program Services to analyze program needs and develop, implement or coordinate the delivery of a wide variety of programs, including dining operations, for Horizons Consulting LLC, Horizons Outdoor Learning Center, Valley Pike, Camp Horizons summer camp, and Mountain Valley Meeting and Retreat Center.

HandleBar Ranch- Moab

Operations Manager

Endless Horizons, located in Harrisonburg Virginia is looking for a dynamic leader to oversee the startup and operation of our newest business venture. HandleBar Ranch, currently in development, will become a destination resort for Mountain Bike enthusiasts located 8 miles north of Moab Utah. HandleBar Ranch will consist of lodging, camping, and F&B operations with amenities aimed at the high end Mountain Bike community. In addition, our property will be utilized for numerous industry and group events throughout the year. The Operations Manager will be responsible for the overall development, planning, and operation of this new venture.
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Outdoor Learning Center Support Staff

JOB SUMMARY: Assists in the daily operation of Mountain Campus Dining Service and Building and Grounds Maintenance to include: front and back of house kitchen operations, grounds maintenance, mowing, landscaping, and facility cleaning and maintenance. QUALIFICATIONS: • Previous F&B experience • Current food handlers certification • Previous grounds and maintenance experience • Class B Commercial Drivers License a plus

Horizons Hospitality

Retreat Center Host/Innkeeper

Under the Direction of the Director of Program Services, candidate will be expected to coordinate and perform a wide range of dining set up, and services contributing to the successful execution of multiple Endless Horizons’ events held specifically at Mountain Valley Retreat Center. Work schedules will vary depending on time of the year, and business volume. Duties: • Oversees and actively participates in dining room set up and breakdown for each event, serving breakfast lunch, and dinner for guests. • Acts as client liaison for customer service needs in the dining rooms as well as the property while customers are on Endless Horizons property. • Informs customers of dining room procedures while dining at the facility • Insures that all catering equipment has been cleaned, sanitized and returned to its proper storage place following an event • Insures that all rental equipment such as, linens, skirting, tables and chairs, food service equipment, small wares etc. are cleaned and stored properly for return to the rental company • Makes sure that all bathrooms are clean and stocked with supplies prior to client arrival • Other duties as required
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Seasonal Bus Driver

Harrisonburg,

Under the general direction of the Operations Support Manager, or designated supervisor, the Bus Driver shall be responsible for providing a safe, caring environment for the camp participants in accordance with the Endless Horizons Transportation Policy. The Bus Driver shall transport the children/clients to and from designated locations as assigned in a safe manner. The Bus Driver shall maintain cleanliness of the vehicles, conduct pre-trip inspections, weekly inspections as assigned, and complete all required logs and documentation regarding the vehicles.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

•    Valid Virginia State Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and

      Air Brake endorsements

How to Apply

To apply: please send all resumes along with 2 professional references to: hanleyk@horizonsva.com  

If you are interested in being a Summer Camp Counselor, you can apply on line via the link below:

 

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