Glorieta Conference Center, Glorieta, NM

Glorieta Conference Center

Glorieta, New Mexico (20 miles from Santa Fe)

File Updated: 11/11/15

Location:  Glorieta Conference Center, P.O. Box 8, Glorieta, New Mexico, 87535

Go to bottom of information for 2015 Jobs & volunteers needed.

General work as well as some specific needs.  The biggest need in the spring and largest consumer of time will be general campus clean up.  Leaves need to be raked, street gutters need to be cleaned, picnic areas need mowing and sidewalks need sweeping, trees and shrubs need trimming, etc.  Generally we need to do a lot of yard work.  Our prime time to accomplish most of this work will be in May.

Needs:  General work as well as some specific needs.  The biggest need in the spring and largest consumer of time will be general campus clean up.  Leaves need to be raked, street gutters need to be cleaned, picnic areas need mowing and sidewalks need sweeping, trees and shrubs need trimming, etc.  Generally we need to do a lot of yard work.  Our prime time to accomplish most of this work will be in May. In Addition: Several Apartments will need painting. Carpet repair will be needed. Numerous small areas need tape, mud, and texture. Dumpsters need painting. Rock work at the main entry to gardens wall. Stucco and exterior plaster repair. Rooms will need to be cleaned for staff arrivals. Several garden areas will need tilling. Welder needed for dumpster repair. We will also have several exterior paint projects if the weather permits Our Volunteer Window of dates is  April 29 through Sept. 4, 2013  The actual conferencing with guests on campus runs from mid June to mid August.  In addition to the projects, We need volunteers as groups or individuals to serve in the dinning hall, maintaining grounds, and gardens, serve in our grill, as well as various other positions during conferencing. For Volunteers coming as individual/couple, not part of a team: we as a minimum stay of one month, and preferably throughout our conferencing period of 9 weeks.   Anyone interested in volunteering can access more information on our web.:    http://www.gloriataconferencecenter.org/volunteer Accommodations:  We have approx. 30 RV sites available.  Rooms can also be provided if needed.  Our Dining Hall is closed until May 26 so meals will only be served between the dates of May 26 though Aug 14, 2013.  Volunteers requiring our housing, and serving on campus outsider our Dinning Hall dates will be provided rooms with kitchen facilities.  Also, our volunteer center, which has a fully supplied kitchen, is available or out volunteers for meals, game nights, etc. Directions:  Glorieta is a shout, beautiful drive thru breathtaking scenery.  Interstate 25 North winds through the mountains past Santa Fe, with Glorieta’s facilities conveniently located just off Exit 299.  The campus is visible from the exit ramp.  Visit our web page to learn more about us and click on the “Directions”button for driving directions. CONTACT:  Sherrie Hoogendoorn at sherrie.hoogendoorn@lifeway.com    Office phone is 5505-757-4298 or 505-757-4553.  If more information is needed contact John Hoogendoornn at   john.hoogendoorn@lifeway.com  All necessary forms may be downloaded from the site then submitted by= mail or email.  Volunteers coming to serve as a team are processed differently in our office.  Please may direct contact with John Hoogeendoorn for groups and he will provide additional assistance.

GLORIETA Volunteer  Job Descriptions, 2015

Wilderness — Director, Scott Chapman

Wilderness Baking:  Glorieta Camps is actively seeking two volunteer lady cooks to assist in the food preparation process for our Wilderness Adventure Groups.  These food items would be packed to take on the trail with our campers to enhance the camping experience.  Some of the items that would be prepared would include the following: homemade bread, salsa, dehydrated fruit, cookies, spaghetti sauce, granola, and many other trail snacks. The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills Required:

  • Previous food preparation experience

Operations — Director, Rusty Surratt

Mechanic: Small engine mechanic to work in the grounds building and checking small engine equipment and tools, such as weed eaters, grounds blowers, mowers and other tools inside and out.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:  

  • thorough knowledge of the composing components that make up these tools
  • the ability to diagnose the problem and repair the equipment used by the camp

Diesel Mechanic:Oil Changes, diagnostic evaluations, lube and oil changes, and repairs on CAT equipment.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:  

  • thorough knowledge of the composing components that make up these tools
  • the ability to diagnose the problem and repair the equipment used by the camp

Trash Truck Service:  Drive trash truck around campus, picking up trash in the dumpsters and operating the compactor for the purpose of keeping the grounds clean for the enjoyment of our guests.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • a clean driving record
  • the ability to drive a large trash truck, through tight spaces, sharp curves and rough terrain  

Individual Trash Can Service: Drive around the campus with a vehicle attached with a trailer, picking up the trash in each individual receptacle and refilling them with new, fresh trash liners. The trash would then be taken to the compactor for storage.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

  • No experience required for this position.

Forestry Specialist:Operation of a chainsaw, mulcher and other equipment to trim trees, remove brush and clear forest overgrowth for the purpose of maintaining the beautiful grounds and keeping the forest healthy and safe. The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

  • Prior experience operating such equipment is prefered.  

Garden/Groundskeeper: Curb appeal is one of the most important aspects of the grounds at Glorieta Camps. Individuals able to stand and kneel for hours at a time to help maintain flower beds, plant flowers, mow and trim the grounds and fields. The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • Experience in grounds work prefered 
  • Willingness to serve with grace.
  • Attention to detail!

Pesticide Operation:  Application of pesticide to the grounds of the camp in order to prevent unwanted bugs, insects or pesty animals from invading or destroying the landscape .  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • Properly trained in pesticide use
  • Certified to apply pesticide

Gate Attendant: This position exists to protect the children that attend Glorieta Camps and graciously service the people that approach the gate. Sitting for long periods of time is a huge part of this position.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

    Skills required:

  • Friendly customer service skills
  • The willingness to learn about the continuous activities scheduled at the camp
  • The ability to skillfully and respectfully screen guests at the gate, either allowing or refusing admittance 

Electrician:  This position would be responsible for repairs to light fixtures, breakers, replace exchange breakers and other electrical needs. The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

    Skills required:

  • Previous certification and electrical work experience

Plumbing:Assist with repairs for sewage lines, toilets, sinks, hot water heaters and others needs in meeting spaces, common area bathrooms, and housing.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills prefered:

  • Chiller and Boiler repair experience. 
  • Previous certification and work experience 

Carpenter:  Assist with the drywall repairs to include patching and replacement.  Light construction of shelving units, dividers for office space, repair of cabinets in the dorm rooms, repair of the drawers in the Tree Dorms, repair of screens in all dorms, repair curtain rods installation of flooring and other miscellaneous projects.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

    Skills prefered:

  • Previous  and work experience 

Welder: Perform duties through welding pipes, steel tubing, angle irons and other tasks.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • Previous experience preferred
  • Proper knowledge of welding tools and uses

FOOD SERVICES — DIRECTOR, ANDY FISHER

Food Service Assistant:  Assist in the serving of Family Style meals to our guests in the Dining Hall environment.  The guests will need assistance understanding how the service process will work through respectful communication, not physical direction . The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.

    Skills required:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Good customer service skills, combined with an ability to exercise grace and patience when working with children.

PROGRAMS-DAY CAMP — DIRECTOR, DON COCHRANE

  Day Camp Assistant:  Assist the Day Camp with the delivery of meals from the dining hall to the remote location on camp where Day Camp will be held.  Assist with the transportation of Day Camp students on the Road Runner Train to and from Albuquerque.  Greet them when the get on the train and help them get off the train in Santa Fe where vans will be waiting to pick them up.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills Prefered:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Good customer service skills, combined with an ability to exercise grace and patience when working with children. 
  • a clean driving record

GUEST SERVICES — DIRECTOR, SUZANNE SURRATT

Painter:  Paint accent walls in our apartment homes.  Paint dorms to include Spruce, Fir, and Birch.  Paint accent walls in Garden II.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.

 Skills prefered:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • Friendly demeanor

Handy Man:  Repair Washer and Dryer machines in the Washateria.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills prefered:  Previous certification and work experience

Cleaning:  Assist with bringing on line the dorms, to include detailing the lobbies.The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Attention to detail

Administrative Assistant:  Assist with the making of name tags for volunteers, volunteer

welcome packs.  Manage the camp lost and found.  Keep items for one week, create a log to keep track of them, make contact with any camper calling to inquire about an item lost, request a postage paid envelope or box to return the item in.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to work with Google Documents

ACTIVITIES — DIRECTOR, DAVID SAENZ

Assist Building Trails:No prior job experience required but a desire to work hard with your hands, get dirty, and be outdoors for extended amounts of time is! Individuals will perform one or more of the following tasks while doing trail work.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.

Skills required:

  • Cut tree branches
  • Remove brush
  • Remove rocks
  • Cut trail
  • Use hand tools such as rakes, saws, shovels, pick axes, and sledge hammers

Stain Zip Line Decks:  The Zip Line decks are elevated platforms above ground and are in need of stain.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.

Skills required:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • The ability to work elevated off the ground.

Assist In The Building Of Arrow Tag Course:  No prior job experience required but an ability to do repetitive tasks for an extended amount of time is required. It’s all in the woods so at least it’s beautiful! Individuals will perform one or more of the following tasks while creating a new arrow tag field.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills required:

  • Cut tree branches
  • Remove brush
  • Remove rocks
  • String a perimeter rope

FAMILY CAMP — DIRECTOR, JOSH BAKER

Child Care Assistant:  Assist the Family Camp team with the care of children of all ages to include rocking babies.  The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills Prefered:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time  
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Good customer service skills, combined with an ability to exercise grace and patience when working with children. 
  • a clean driving record

Dining Room Assistant:Assist with the serving of food, cleaning  the dishes, and cleaning the dining room and other remote serving areas to include the Red Barn, the Prayer Garden and  the Family Camp Park.   The job description includes the above mentioned activities but is not limited to them.  

Skills Prefered:

  • The ability to work on your feet for 6 hours at a time. 
  • Friendly demeanor.
  • Good customer service skills.

 

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