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HoneyRock Fellows - Construction Assistant

HoneyRock Fellows Construction Assistant: The HoneyRock Fellowship program is for college graduates interested in exploring professional camping ministry. The Fellowship includes Wheaton College graduate classes on spiritual formation and vocational discernment, participating in the leadership development progression, community living, paid work and discipleship of Vanguard gap year students. This position will work the construction manager to complete construction projects as well as general maintenance of buildings. Familiarity or skill with construction and operational equipment is preferred, but not mandatory. Applicants must be qualified to drive vehicles under Wheaton College driving regulations and must be at least 18 years old.

The HoneyRock Fellows Construction Assistants are full-time seasonal employees who work under the supervision of the HoneyRock Facilities Manager to complete construction projects as well as general maintenance of buildings.

Responsibilities and Duties:
As a member of the HoneyRock staff team, fulfill the mission, vision and core values of HoneyRock and Wheaton College.
Engage as an active member in retreats and in-service training for the purpose of planning, information sharing, support, and personal, professional and community development.
Growth and development of Vanguards: encourage Vanguards’ growth toward wholeness in Christ as well as maturity in thought, speech and behavior and in their understanding of living together as members of Christ’s body.
Policies and procedures: hold students accountable to follow the policies and procedures of HoneyRock and of Wheaton College.
Responsible to the Construction Manager to carry out construction assignments in a safe, efficient, and quality manner.
Responsible to train and mentor Vanguards and volunteers according to the best practices and skills that they have learned from the Construction Manager.
Responsible to maintain tools and keep all construction areas safe, organized, and clean.
Contribute help to other needs within Site and Facilities as assigned.

Qualifications:
Evidence of Christian character and commitment.
Understand, support and enforce the Community Covenant.
Excellent attitude, teach-ability, and strong work ethic.
Some construction experience recommended but not required.
Good interpersonal skills; team player.
Desire to encourage students to develop into who servants of Christ.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Able to pass Wheaton driving test and requirements.
Previous experience in camp, adventure or outdoor-related ministries.
Willingness & ability to be flexible with the needs of the job

Physical Demands:
Must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs – increased amounts of weight may be required

Pay:
All HoneyRock Fellows positions receive a total of $4,000.00 distributed in bi-weekly payments.

All HoneyRock Fellows positions involve a program fee of $4,500.00. This fee can be paid throughout the year using the stipend or fundraised. (Recommended). The program Fee covers the cost of four graduate level credits, al course materials, CCCA Sectional Conference attendance, retreats, wilderness trips and other program expenses. They will work from the last week of August until the first week of May with the opportunity to work through the summer.

How to Apply:
For more info or to apply, contact Rachael Cyrus, rachael.cyrus@wheaton.edu
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Salary: Paid
Category: Outdoor Education

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Facilities/Maintenance

 

 

Updated: 2/13/2017 2:34:22 PM

Job Contact:
Rachael Cyrus
(715) 479-7474

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Why work at HoneyRock:

HoneyRock is Wheaton College's Outdoor Center for Leadership Development, offering undergraduate and graduate education in wilderness adventure ministry, plus a full-service camp and retreat center.

8660 Honey Rock Road
    Three Lakes, WI 54562

(715) 479-7474

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