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Recruiting and Hiring Manager

Summary: Recruit, interview, and hire our 250+ Summer Staff, Adult Volunteers, and Service Team.

Those interested can apply here:

Glorieta Adventure Camps is looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a desire to live and work in a close community to serve in the much-needed role of Recruiting and Hiring Manager. We are passionate about our mission statement and are looking for a like-minded person who is willing to serve alongside us. Please thoughtfully consider each part of our mission statement, job description, and description of our ministry and community before applying.

To inspire Christ-like change through Outdoor Adventure, Authentic Relationships, and Biblical Truth

The makeup of our community determines a large part of what it is like to live and work here. We have approximately 120 people who live on-site year-round, consisting of full-time staff, staff families, and seasonal staff. Glorieta is a beautiful place with many natural resources but calls for a somewhat remote living.

Title: Recruiting and Hiring Manager
Department: Guest Relationships
Reports To: Program Support Manager
Direct Reports: Recruiting and Hiring Assistant

Job Purpose: This is a full-time position with the responsibility to, recruit, interview, and hire our 250+ Summer Staff, Adult Volunteers and Service Team. Summer Staff is composed of college-age students who work for 6-11 weeks from May-August to serve in a variety of different roles to help serve and lead thousands of campers. Volunteers are adults who serve for 2 weeks at a time in a myriad of programs. Service Team is made up of high school students ages 15-18 who serve in the dishroom and are discipled by summer staff.

Overall Responsibility
Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and assisting in the retention of Summer Staff in a God-glorifying way (including pre and post-summer communications/follow-up).
Handling and organizing all necessary hiring paperwork for every Summer Staff and Volunteer
Develop a recruiting strategy (attracting, developing, and retaining quality staff)
Assist with coordinating housing, arrival details, and communications with Summer Staff pre-summer
Planning and coordinating recruitment trips and events.
Frequent travel to college campuses, college ministries, and other points of interest to create relationships for the purpose of recruiting
Build and maintain relationships with college students, ministries, organizations, and pastors
Constantly learning and researching new methods and staying relevant in strategies
Maintaining knowledge of all Summer Staff positions and all programs
Communicating constantly with Program Managers to ensure efficient hiring processes and that no applicant is lost in the process
Screen all applicants according to our Child Protection Policy
Collaborate with other team members to find new ideas for reaching college students
Research and order recruiting swag, print material, and returner gifts
Maintain and oversee recruiting budget for all Summer Staff
Update applications and website annually or as needed

Other Duties of ALL Glorieta Staff: We operate year-round. We have guests on the premises almost every day of the year. Serving guests is our number one priority, and therefore ALL staff must participate in guest service in some capacity. Tasks may include cooking, cleaning, facilitating group activities, running retail locations, general maintenance of camp property, recruiting trips, sales trips, and work projects as needed. There are often groups here on weekends, and all staff members will be required to work certain weekends as needed.

Character, Education, Abilities, Skills, Experience:
The “ideal” candidate will:
Have a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ
Have a willing, hard-working, and growth-oriented attitude
Be above reproach in all areas of life
Be a forward thinker and team player
Have a personal relationship with Christ that permeates all aspects of their life
Have the ability to manage, encourage, and get along with a variety of people simultaneously and communicate well with team members, staff, and guests.
Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, their Google counterparts, Google Drive, and Gmail
Have a willingness to perform routine tasks regularly and on time, with deadlines weekly and monthly for most tasks
Have a strong desire to learn new things quickly
Have a strong sense of self-motivation accompanied by a good work ethic is a must
Have a natural ability or strong desire for organization
Have flexibility in daily and travel schedules
Have excellent communication skills
Be organized and detail-minded
Be able to speak proficiently in front of large groups of people
Have the ability to comfortably and charismatically talk with strangers
Have the ability to take direction and be creative with tasks
A College degree is preferred

Work Context: This job will be performed primarily on location in Glorieta, New Mexico

Travel: Occasional travel to help with recruiting, marketing, or training.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 60 lbs, sit in the office, hike, stand all day, and be willing to get your hands dirty.
Work Environment: Most on-site work will be done in Glorieta, NM, but you should expect to travel frequently and on occasion with short notice as events and opportunities arise.
Training: Employees will be given opportunities for improvement through appropriate training.
Compensation: Salary, on-site housing, medical insurance, 401(k) retirement package after one year, and paid vacation time. See HR and/or potential supervisor for details.
Disclaimer: This Job Description is not a complete description of all that is necessary to do your job. Also, all camp employees are expected to do what it takes to work as a team, even with other departments, to serve guests. This is not only an expectation but a value that we hold to as an organization. We will help each other get the mission done.

Those interested can apply here:

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Manager



Updated: 11/11/2022 2:57:04 PM

Job Contact:
Meredith Nelson
(505) 757-6161

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Why work at Glorieta Adventure Camps:

Glorieta Adventure Camps is an outdoor adventure camp that exists to inspire Christ-like change through outdoor adventure, authentic relationships and Biblical truth. Are you interested in experiencing the summer in the mountains of Northern New Mexico? Visit to learn more about what it is like to be on Glorieta Summer Staff, the opportunities we have available, and how to get involved! We are looking for people who believe wholeheartedly in our mission and want to be a part of changing lives!

11 New Mexico 50
    Glorieta, NM 87535

(505) 757-6161

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