Holden Job Board

A list of immediate short/long-term volunteer and employment needs.

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Short-Term Volunteers

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Medic- Responsible for providing the basic medical care of the village staff and guests. Reports to HR Manager. Works with the village Incident Command Team and First Response Team in medical emergencies, organizes the aid station and medical records, and works with our offsite medical director as needed.  RN or above is preferred, however we may consider a paramedic in some cases. Seeking commitments from 2-weeks to one year. 

Backup Medic- Reports to the Medic. Responsible for assisting the Medic in medical emergencies, covering days off and vacation days, and supporting the medic in providing medical care for village guests and staff.  WFR, EMT or higher certification required. This is approximately a ½ time position in summer, ¼ time in winter. Seeking commitments from 2-weeks to one year. 

Operations Floater-  Holden Village is seeking a volunteer to join our Operations Team as an Operations Floater specializing in repairs and/or electrician work. We are looking for individuals with anywhere from one month to one year availability. Qualifications include experience working in repairs and/or a Washington State Journey Level Electrician License. 

Short-Term Mechanic- The Holden mechanic maintains and repairs Holden's fleet of school buses, heavy equipment, passenger trucks/vans, and small equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, wood splitters, etc. They also assist with equipment operation, training new operators, observing that equipment is being operated properly and safely, and building and maintaining the documentation systems for equipment operation and maintenance. In the winter months, the mechanic plays a key role in maintaining around two miles of road under Holden’s jurisdiction. Depending on staffing levels, the mechanic occasionally is responsible for the direction of short-term and long-term volunteers. Qualifications: 2+ years experience on applicable vehicles required. Must hold a certification in automotive, heavy equipment, or related mechanical repair or demonstrate relevant experience. Must have experience and be comfortable with the maintenance of diesel engines, air brakes, and hydraulic power systems. Experience with welding and metal fabrication is highly desired. Accepting commitments of between two weeks to several months. 

Our Seasonal positions are only available in the summer months. 

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Long-Term Volunteers

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Long-Term Mechanic- The Holden mechanic maintains and repairs Holden's fleet of school buses, heavy equipment, passenger trucks/vans, and small equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, wood splitters, etc. They also assist with equipment operation, training new operators, observing that equipment is being operated properly and safely, and building and maintaining the documentation systems for equipment operation and maintenance. In the winter months, the mechanic plays a key role in maintaining around two miles of road under Holden’s jurisdiction. Depending on staffing levels, the mechanic occasionally is responsible for the direction of short-term and long-term volunteers. Qualifications: 2+ years experience on applicable vehicles required. Must hold a certification in automotive, heavy equipment, or related mechanical repair or demonstrate relevant experience. Must have experience and be comfortable with the maintenance of diesel engines, air brakes, and hydraulic power systems. Experience with welding and metal fabrication is highly desired.

Medic- Responsible for providing the basic medical care of the village staff and guests. Reports to HR Manager. Works with the village Incident Command Team and First Response Team in medical emergencies, organizes the aid station and medical records, and works with our offsite medical director as needed.  RN or above is preferred, however we may consider a paramedic in some cases. Seeking commitments from 2-weeks to one year. 

Backup Medic- Reports to the Medic. Responsible for assisting the Medic in medical emergencies, covering days off and vacation days, and supporting the medic in providing medical care for village guests and staff.  WFR, EMT or higher certification required. This is approximately a ½ time position in summer, ¼ time in winter. Seeking commitments from 2-weeks to one year. 

Long-Term Operations Floater (Repairs/Electrician)-Holden Village is seeking a volunteer to join our Operations Team as an Operations Floater specializing in repairs and/or electrician work. We are looking for individuals with anywhere from one month to one year availability. Qualifications include experience working in repairs and/or a Washington State Journey Level Electrician License. 

Electrician –Current Washington State Journey Level Electrician license required. Responsible for ongoing maintenance and repair of village electrical systems as well as remodel and new construction capital projects. Scope of work may include work on the village's hydro-generation system and backup generator, medium voltage distribution, commercial work spaces as well as residences. Varied commercial, industrial, and residential experience is preferred along with NEC and Washington specialty code proficiency. Must be able to manage work independently, including ordering parts and equipment, purchasing permits, and scheduling inspections.   Works closely with Projects Lead and other villagers to coordinate work 

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Employees

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Project Manager- The Project Manager reports to the Executive Directors as part of the administrative team.  This role collaborates with the Executive Directors, other managers, and program staff to coordinate tasks, create efficiencies, and design, deliver, and embed a sustainable annual plan that advances the strategic priorities of Holden Village.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:     

  • Identify and develop the systems that support sustainable engagement in community, wellness, spirituality, and dynamic community life
  • Streamline executive responsibilities and administrative tasks
  • Support related teams in logistics and content of year round programming
  • Work with the Program Manager, expand connections and relationships with partner organizations (including colleges, seminaries, and other community organizations) to introduce Holden through events and programs planned jointly and held both inside and outside of the Village.

We seek an individual with demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse array of volunteers, guests, employees, and teaching faculty and to work independently. This individual should have excellent planning, organizational, delegation, and written and oral communication.

Accountant Lead -The Accountant Lead works with the Business Manager to maintain accurate financial records, prepare the annual budget, and prepare for audits. Responsibilities include maintaining accounts receivable and payable, processing payroll, preparing employee W-2 and 1099 forms, assisting Village revenue centers with cash outs, and cashing checks for guests and staff. Must have knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures, good computer and organizational skills, and Quickbooks experience.

Human Resources Manager - The HR Manager oversees all aspects of employee/volunteer relations including compensation and benefit plan administration, staff recruitment, policy administration, performance and appraisal management, training and development, and legal compliance pertaining to staff management.  The HR Manager works closely with leadership to provide advice, counsel, and recommendations related to staff management.  This position requires 6+ years of progressive experience in Human Resources and in a supervisory role, a BA/BS or equivalent combination of experience and education, and the maturity to be the sole owner of sensitive information in an isolated location.

Associate Director for Donor & Community Engagement (Remote)- Working in partnership with the Director of Development & Outreach, the Associate Director for Donor & Community Engagement will coordinate, oversee and manage annual individual fundraising efforts, and special fundraising and community outreach events for Holden Village. They will develop a fund base and volunteer base that will allow Holden to accomplish its program and ongoing project goals. The successful candidate will be selfmotivated, entrepreneurial, detail-oriented and a successful relationship builder. This is a Puget Sound-based position, primarily working from home with occasional travel within the Pacific Northwest and Midwest and regular trips into a remote wilderness village. Estimated 15-20% of time over the course of a year will be spent traveling or on-site at Holden Village, with higher volume expected in the summer months and other high-peak guest times in the Village. We are seeking an individual with experience in fundraising and/or community organizing. Contact Staffing (staffing@holdenvillage.org) for more details about this position and how to apply. View the complete job description here.

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