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3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown, MD 21710

Employment


What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1952, the Claggett Center has been a vital, life giving center for mission and ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and beyond. Today, Claggett continues to be a place set apart, providing space for spiritual renewal, growth, and learning through ministries of hospitality and programming. These continued experiences are a result of our staff staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for the demonstration of these Values:

  • Sacred Space: Claggett is a “spiritual oasis” where guests escape from the distractions of daily life, where they are spiritually nourished and refreshed in God’s presence.
  • Open to All: Claggett offers an environment where all of God’s children feel welcome and honored. Claggett strives to remain physically and financially accessible to all.
  • Stewardship of God’s Creation: Claggett is a responsible steward of all of God’s gifts in order to benefit this generation and the next.
  • Safety – Emotional, Physical and Spiritual: Claggett is a place of physical, emotional and spiritual safety, where guests and staff feel secure and challenged to “explore new territory.”
  • Faithful to the Gospel of Christ:  Claggett provides Christian hospitality to all guests and is a center for lifelong Christian formation that encourages Christian discipleship by providing programs and opportunities for leadership development for all ages.


What will it be like to work at Claggett?

The Claggett Center is an organization with guest accommodations ranging from hotel style rooms, cottages, historic farmhouses and a four story school house, all set on 200 acres of farmland along the Monocacy River. Claggett has been serving guests, campers, and groups for over 70 years providing a setting and experience that is truly authentic. Our vision, to be a vital (life giving) center for mission and ministry in the Diocese of Maryland and beyond, unites us as a team to create exceptional hospitality experiences through the combination of our beautiful setting and Christian hospitality. Our amazing staff are at the heart of it all.

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Guest Focused
  • Quality Work
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability

Click here to read about full-time employee benefits.

Full Time Positions

We do not currently have any openings for full time positions

 

Click here to read about full-time employee benefits.

Part-Time Positions 

Special Events Coordinator

The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Reservations & Business Manager. The Special Events Coordinator shall further the mission of the Claggett Center by driving group and event revenue while maximizing the guest experience.

The position is part-time, working an average of 20 hours per week. Occasional weekend and evening availability is required when coordinating special events, such as weddings.

Responsibilities include coordinating and leading internal special events, to include fundraising, Diocesan convention, and other large-scale Claggett events, serve as the onsite venue coordinator for all special events, representing Claggett at relevant marketing opportunities, and planning and coordinating donor engagement initiatives. 

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years in special events, marketing, or non-profit development related professional experience and a natural talent for exceptional customer service and hospitality.  

Please see position description for full description of responsibilities, hours, and compensation.

To apply:
 Send a resume and cover letter or completed job application to jobs@claggettcenter.org.

  

We accept applications on a rolling basis for the following part-time positions: 

Guest Services Host

The Guest Services Host (Host) is a member of the Guest Experience Department. The Host shall further the mission of the Claggett Center through providing exceptional Christian hospitality by being visible and present with Guests and connecting with Guests through check in, welcome, and introductions. Hosts offer real-time hospitality for guests, solving problems as they arise. Download the full job description here

Hourly rate: staring at $15 per hour

Work hours: Vary depending fully on guest schedules and will be a combination of midweek and weekend shifts available. Shifts are typically 8:00am-4:00pm; 4:00pm-10:00pm; and on call from 10:00pm-8:00am.

This position often pairs well with other full-time or part-time employment, as we have the flexibility to work around other schedules. 

Part-Time benefits include paid sick leave and holidays. 

To apply: Complete job application and send to jobs@claggettcenter.org. 

Food Service Attendant

Assists in the preparation of foods by chopping, washing, cutting, assembling, and mixing food stuffs for cook; oversees line to make ceratin all items are replenished appropriately; washes and sanitizes dishes and utensils; cleans the dining area and replenishes napkins, utensils, and other necessities.

Compensation: Starting at $16hr - Hourly Rate is commensurate with experience

To apply: Complete job application and send to jobs@claggettcenter.org. 

 

Housekeeper

The Housekeeper is part of a team, led by the Housekeeping Director, that takes primary responsibility to ensure that all of the guest spaces are kept clean. Housekeepers perform a variety of housekeeping services to maintain clean guest rooms according to established standards. 

Hours: Hours are variable, depending fully on guest schedules. The work will be a combination of midweek and weekend shifts. Shifts are typically 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM or 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM but vary some from week to week. 

Compensation: Starting at $16hr - Hourly Rate is commensurate with experience, particularly commercial cleaning, janitorial, or housekeeping job experience.

Position Requirements:

  • Hold high standards in cleanliness of various spaces.
  • Work either in a team or independently.
  • Bend, lift, reach, push, carry and sustain repetitive motions. 
  • Stand, walk, climb steps and work on their feet for extended periods of time.
  • Work efficiently, moving from one task to the next with minimal wasted effort.
  • Work with cleaning chemicals.
  • Exhibit a friendly and hospitable attitude to all guests and staff, even when tired.
  • Follow instructions and yet be able to assess the situation and discern what is needed.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Needs reliable transportation.
  • Comfortable working in a faith-based community.
  • Approach work with a flexible attitude. Have an ability to switch tasks with changing demands without experiencing undue stress or frustration.
  • Must be self-motivated and punctual.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Have the ability to understand and speak English at a level which allows the safe, efficient performance of the job.

To apply: Complete job application and send to jobs@claggettcenter.org. 

 



Seasonal Positions

Applications for 2024 Summer Camp staff, including assistant camp director, senior counselors, junior counselors, camp nurses, chaplains, and adult volunteers will be available in January! Click here for more information.

Summer Lifeguard

**Eligible for $200 Commitment Bonus and Certification Reimbursement**


The ideal candidate will be a lifeguard who takes the care and management of guests and the pool facilities seriously. Must have current certifications; minimum 16 years of age.


Please see position description for full description of responsibilities.

Compensation: Starting at $16hr - Hourly Rate is commensurate with experience

To apply:
 Complete job application and send to jobs@claggettcenter.org.