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HoneyRock Fellows - Program/Grounds Assistant
HoneyRock Fellows Program/Grounds 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 with the Site and Facilities staff to provide grounds care for over 800 acres of property, maintenance of facilities, upkeep of activity areas, and leadership of Vanguard Gap Year students working in the grounds department 3 days a week. The grounds assistant will receive training and experience in forestry, sustainability and year-round trail maintenance, among other things, 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 are full-time seasonal employees who work under the supervision of the Vanguard Program managerand in partnership with their specific work supervisor.
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. Supervision of Residence hall-working as Fellows team with Vanguard Grad assistants to provide supervision over residence hall.
Policies and procedures:
Hold students accountable to follow the policies and procedures of HoneyRock and of Wheaton College. Logistics -Driving Vanguards to and fromvarious activities and events, building care and reporting maintenance needs, communicating information that is relevant to program. Maintain the HoneyRock grounds and property by mowing lawns, raking leaves, weed whacking and snowplowing Assist the grounds and activity coordinators in building and maintaining of broomball and hockey rinks Preform other duties as required.
Evidence of Christian character and commitment. Understand, support and enforce the Community Covenant. Excellent attitude, teach-ability, and strong work ethic. Good interpersonal skills; team player. Desire to encourage students to develop into 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, residence life. Willingness & ability to be flexible with the needs of the job.
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 50lbs –increased amounts of weight may be required.
Out of town and overnight travel is required.
All HoneyRock Fellows positions earn a stipend of $1,000 per semester (Fall and Spring Semester) that will paid out in bi-weekly payments over the course of the year.
Room and Board are compensated during the Fellows Program
4 credits of Wheaton College Graduate Courses are provided at no additional cost
Employment Dates: 8/27/18-5/1/19
Additional Employment Opportunity:
Fellows are strongly encouraged to stay for our summer season of ministry. This would be a paid position in addition to the compensation from the school year.
How to Apply:
For more info or to apply, contact Charlie Goeke, email@example.com
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Category: Outdoor Education
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Updated: 11/30/2018 12:09:30 PM