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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Short-Term Medic- Holden Village is looking for volunteers certified as RN or higher to support as backup medics this summer and fall. We are looking for individuals who could commit to preferably a month or more, but are open to applicants who can commit 2-4 weeks.

Short-Term 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.

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. 

Our Seasonal positions are only available in the summer months. 

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Long-Term Volunteers

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Medic - OPEN NOW  Responsible for providing the basic medical care of the village staff and guests.  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.

Backup Medic – OPEN NOW  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.

Potter - OPEN NOW  Keeps a well-maintained pottery studio that is welcoming. Provides formal and informal instruction, and offers a visible artistic presence by creating pieces for Village use and as merchandise for the Holden Store.  Must have experience with wheel throwing, hand building and mixing glazes, as well as both gas and electric kilns.  Works with the Art Studio Coordinator and Arts Enrichment and Outreach Lead to provide programming.

Operations Floater (Electrician/Repairs)- OPEN NOW 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

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Employees

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Project Manager- OPEN NOW  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.

Interim Pastor - OPEN NOW  The Village welcomes inquiries from experienced intentional interim pastors familiar with Holden to accompany the community in active discernment through the winter months (November-February). This process will provide clarity on the direction and parameters for a full-time pastoral call (Open March 2021).

This position is open to full-communion partners as well as pastors of the ELCA. Interested persons should send letters of inquiry to Holden Village, in care of the Executive Directors, HC 0 Box 2, Chelan, WA  98816 and to the office of the Northwest Intermountain Synod, ELCA. (https://nwimsynod.org/) The Holden Village Executive Directors will make the final selection of a pastor.  

Risk and Safety Lead - OPEN NOW  

A full-time risk management and safety job in a remote, North Cascades village accessible only by foot or by boat - a unique professional opportunity to shape this newly-created role! We are seeking candidates with a desire to live full-time in Holden Village, and help us generate strategy and momentum for widespread risk management systems and culture in the village for staff and guests alike. This role will be responsible for establishing goals and metrics, and coordinating training to aid the village with all aspects of safety including occupational, recreation/wilderness travel, transportation, hazardous materials, medical safety mental health and fire safety. Safety in the village is not driven just by policy, but also by training and culture, and this new role will be a leader and role model for elements such as sharing learning from incidents and near-misses. Formal training in safety management is preferred, but anyone with leadership experience, critical thinking, and training expertise is welcome to apply for this role. This is a rare opportunity to live in a unique and fantastic part of the world, and to create your own full-time dream job in risk management.

Accountant Lead - OPEN NOW  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.

Porch Project Lead - OPEN NOW 
Responsible for the restoration of the log porches on Holden’s historic lodges and chalets. Construction scope includes structural log posts, beams, porch rails, decking & skirting and seismic structural retrofit. Responsible for leading a small team of volunteers, with assistance from the Holden Carpenter, Projects Lead, and Historic Preservation Consultant.  Experience in post and beam construction methods, basic project management, and people skills required. Supports a high level of safety practices. Specific experience in log work and historic preservation methods preferred. 

 Program Lead - OPEN NOW The Program Lead reports to the Program Manager and is part of the Program Team. This role collaborates with the Program Manager, Executive Directors, and program staff in creating, organizing, administering, and facilitating programming and special events that foster the values and goals of Holden Village. This role supervises the Youth Program Coordinator, the Audio Archive Tech/Library, the Media Coordinator, the Naturalist, and the Program Associate. The Program Lead ensures that Holden Village offers diverse education and program opportunities year-round, and seeks to embrace and encourage the range of talents, areas of expertise, and identities represented within. This position requires creativity, organizational skills, interpersonal and emotional intelligence, and attention to detail. Preferred candidates will demonstrate: a background and/or experience in education, teaching, and program development; the ability to work with, teach, and mentor people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds; and the ability to make a 2-year commitment.

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