Jan 24, 2023

Recruiting and Hiring Assistant

$12.95 hourly
  • Glorieta Adventure Camps
  • 11 NM-50, Glorieta, NM, USA
Full time Administrative Camping Communication Human Resources Nonprofit

Job Description

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 Assistant. 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 Assistant
  • Department Guest Relationships 
  • Reports To Recruiting and Hiring Manager

Job Purpose: To fulfill our mission statement by assisting in recruiting efforts to hire 250+ summer staff, adult volunteers and service team for a variety of positions. Summer staff is composed of college age students who work for 6-13 weeks from May-August and play a large role in our ministry by serving and leading thousands of campers. Volunteers are adults who serve for 3 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

  • Primarily assist in planning and coordinating recruiting visits and travel schedule
  • Follow up with unfinished applications and leads
  • Conduct Christ-centered interviews
  • Research and learn then strategize and execute new methods of recruiting
  • Maintain knowledge of summer staff positions at Glorieta to gain knowledge of each department to be able to present an informed front and job description when recruiting
  • Event planning and execution to attract interested students to serve at camp
  • Posting to a variety of social media platforms that positively promote summer employment
  • Building and maintaining relationships with college pastors
  • Meeting and maintaining relationships with potential or hired staff
  • Seek out speaking opportunities [classroom, small groups, church services, etc.]
  • Travel to college campuses, college ministries, and other points of interest to create relationships for the purpose of recruiting
  • Collaborate with other team members to find new ideas for reaching college students
  • Research and order recruiting materials
  • Organize and pack for recruiting events
  • Handle and coordinate all necessary hiring paperwork for summer staff and volunteers
  • Continue to cultivate recruiting strategies to attract, develop and retain quality staff
  • Possibility of managing adult volunteers and service team
  • Contribute and participate in the greater Glorieta community

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 and commitment to scripture 
  • Ability to take direction and be creative with tasks
  • Ability to comfortably and charismatically talk with strangers
  • Self-motivated initiative taker with ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent communication skills through phone, email, and face to face interactions
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to speak proficiently in front of large groups of people
  • Flexibility in daily schedules and weekly travel schedules
  • Positive attitude with teachable mindset
  • Professional in communication
  • Ability to create energy in a group setting

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

Travel: Travel to help with recruiting and marketing

Physical Demands: 

  • Able to lift and transport recruiting supplies [tents, displays, giveaways, etc]
  • Ability to work long hours for long stretches of days 
  • Able to facilitate and participate in sport-like activities
  • Ability to drive for several hours

Work Environment: Most on-site work will be done within the recruiting office at Glorieta, New Mexico doing computer work or organizing and packing for recruiting trips. There will also be frequent travel required sometimes at short notice where you will be interacting with many different venues of ministry.

Training: Employees will be given opportunities for improvement through appropriate training.

Benefits: On-site housing including utilities, $0 deductible health and wellness plan, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K Matching

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.

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