Year Round Jobs

Respite Positions

Learn more about our respite program here.

Assistant Manager of Respite Services

The Assistant Manager of Respite Services is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the direct respite services care provided to our customers. Oversees and leads other respite services care providers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

– Responsible for delegating duties to assigned Activity Leaders for set up of pre-determined programs within Respite Services
– Leads daily activity planning meetings to ensure Activity Leaders knowledge of daily job duties
– Assigns duties to Activity Leaders to help with check-in and check-out
– Responsible for coordinating evening activity schedules, including special events and works with Activity Leaders to prepare, advertise and implement a variety of activities
– Understands the role of each Activity Leader and assists them with providing quality activities to respite customers
– Assists in providing weekend and free-time activity options to staff members
– Responsible for overseeing Activity Leaders in all activities, evaluating their performance and giving feedback
– Ensures that Activity Leaders complete activity work records and documents ideas that have been successful or could be improved for future staff members
– Develops and maintains good relationships with customers utilizing respite services as well as with staff members and volunteers
– Behaves in a professional manner at all times
– Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

– Previous experience working with children and adults with disabilities required
– Must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to work effectively with individuals with developmental disabilities, parents, care providers and general community
– Previous supervisory/leadership experience required
– Must have strong, proven organizational and communication skills
– Must have functional computer skills with the ability to use computer word processing and database systems
– Must be able to pass organizational background checks

Respite Counselor

Camp Friendship and Camp Eden Wood

Respite Counselors are responsible for the health, personal care needs, safety, planning of activities and general welfare of all participants involved in the weekend respite care.

Job Requirements:
– Assist individuals with physical disabilities, and/or other limitations, who need support with eating,
walking, transferring, toileting, etc.
– Must be able to work 1 – 4 weekends a month
– Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
– Must be able to communicate effectively and work well with other people

Respite Health and Medication Aid (HMA)

Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie & Camp Friendship, Annandale

A health and medication aid is required to have CPR/First Aid certification or equivalent. The medication aid may be a graduate nurse, nursing student, or other healthcare major with clinical experience. The HMA will reside in their assigned cabins with campers and other counselors. The medication aid will provide health care to staff and campers, administer medication, and provide teaching and training of healthcare related topics to staff.

Team Quest Facilitator

Learn more about Team Quest here.

Team Quest Facilitator

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Providing leadership and supervision to groups involved with the Team Quest program, including orienting groups to proper, safe use and procedures in activities and ropes course use
  2. Completing training requirements and demonstrating skills with cooperative group games, low and high challenge course elements, knot tying, safe use of equipment (element hardware, helmets, harnesses, belay pieces, belay ropes, ladders) and set-up and take-down procedures
  3. Demonstrating knowledge of Team Quest policies and procedures
  4. Maintaining a quality working relationship with co-workers and user groups by working cooperatively, energetically and enthusiastically
  5. Assisting with equipment set-up and take-down as needed and properly storing equipment after each use
  6. Reporting, as soon as practical, any damage or deficiencies in program equipment and accidents or hazards on the course to the Director of Team Quest
  7. Demonstrating a commitment to Team Quest by conducting one’s self in a professional manner
  8. Performing tasks deemed necessary by the director of Team Quest to ensure the success and further development of the Team Quest programs
  9. Assuring that the physical course is free of litter and that the environmental impact is minimal

Qualifications
Energetic, with good communication and interpersonal skills. Some previous experience with climbing, outdoor adventure programming, low/high ropes course activities or facilitation of team-building challenges desired, but not necessary.

Must be capable of:
Wearing a seat harness for up to eight hours
Hanging in a seat harness for up to 45 minutes
Working in the outdoors for up to 10 consecutive hours
Lifting up to 50 pounds
Sustaining sudden tugs or pulling on the waist/hips while belaying

Hospitality Positions

Learn more about Conference and Retreat here.

Cooks

Camp Courage, Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage North
Year-round & seasonal positions available

Responsibilities include: food preparation, cooking, baking, serving, and clean up. Requirements: foodservice experience, preferably quantity food preparation with strong emphasis on quality and customer service. Serve Safe or Current Food Manager Certification desirable. Year round hours vary (10-40 hours per week), some weekends/evenings.

Conference & Retreat Host

Camp Friendship, Camp Courage and Camp Courage North

Our ideal candidates will act as the face of Conference and Retreat for guests renting facilities at True Friends. Responsibilities include: Superior customer service, assisting in set up, guest check in and check out and assisting guests with needs or concerns during their retreat. Ability to work independently is important. Hours are variable, including weekends and on-call work. There are multiple, part-time openings available.

Hospitality Team Member

Camp Courage, Maple Lake; Camp Friendship, Annandale; Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie
True Friends is in search of motivated, experience driven, smiling faces to be part of our Hospitality Team. We currently have dining services and housekeeping specialties available, with cross training in other areas.

Dining Services responsibilities include guest service, food preparation, cooking, baking, serving, and presentation. Housekeeping responsibilities include preparation and presentation of cabins and public spaces.
Team Members must be willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.

Kitchen Manager

FT/Benefits Eligible @ Camp Courage, Maple Lake
The Kitchen Manager is responsible for preparing meals, as well as the overall food preparation and food service oversight at the specific site location. Assists with the work and oversight of other Hospitality employees, as needed.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares meals according to menu and recipe directions, this includes food preparation, cooking, baking, serving, clean-up and other food service duties
  2. Leads and supervises site kitchen staff
  3. Places food orders
  4. Maintains kitchen cleanliness
  5. Responsible for proper food handling standards
  6. Meets all health department standards
  7. Oversees work of other Hospitality employees (housekeepers, hosts, etc.), as needed
  8. Assists other Hospitality employees with day-to- day operations, as needed
  9. Performs other duties as assigned

Nonessential Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and task forces as assigned

Physical Demands

  1. Required to walk, sit, stand, bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and move continually during working hours
  2. Required to talk and hear
  3. Required to use fingers and reach, handle, and feel objects, tools, and controls
  4. Must be able to lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

  1. Operates both inside buildings and in outside weather conditions with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions as well as extreme heat and cold conditions
  2. Works with potentially dangerous tools (mixers, ovens, knives etc.)
  3. Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, vibrations, fumes, and noise

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Previous cooking/kitchen experience a must
  2. Experience with large quantity cooking and special diets desirable
  3. Must have past supervisory/lead experience
  4. Strong customer service skills
  5. Organized with good time management skills
  6. Must have functional computer skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  7. Must be able to pass organizational background check
  8. High school diploma preferred but not necessary
  9. Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays and be on-call, as needed

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, along with salary requirements, to hrm@truefriends.org.

Hospitality & Food Service Coordinator

FT/Benefits Eligible @ Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie
The Hospitality & Food Service Coordinator is responsible for leading the hospitality and food service functions, at their specific location, while also performing cooking and cleaning duties.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Manages day-to-day hospitality and food service operations for the location, including staff training and supervision
  2. Performs cooking duties, which include food preparation, cooking, baking, serving, clean-up and other food service duties
  3. Assists with housekeeping duties, as needed
  4. Works directly with guests and internal departments to coordinate needs
  5. Assists with check-ins, check-outs and follow-up with guests
  6. Provides leadership for the Hospitality team at their location
  7. Communicates updates and needs to supervisor
  8. Creates and distributes weekly game plans
  9. Other duties as assigned

Nonessential Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and task forces as assigned

Physical Demands

  1. Required to walk, sit, stand, bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and move continually during working hours
  2. Required to use fingers and reach, handle, and feel objects, tools, and controls
  3. Must be able to lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

  1. Operates both inside buildings and in outside weather conditions with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions as well as extreme heat and cold conditions
  2. Works with potentially dangerous tools (mixers, ovens, knives etc.)
  3. Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, vibrations, fumes, and noise

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Previous cooking/kitchen experience a must
  2. Experience with large quantity cooking and special diets desirable
  3. Must have past supervisory/lead experience
  4. Previous customer service experience required
  5. Organized with good time management skills
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  7. Ability to work with a variety of people
  8. Must have or be willing to acquire MN Department of Health Food Managers License
  9. Must have functional computer skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  10. Must be able to pass an organizational background
  11. Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays and be on-call, as needed

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, along with salary requirements, to hrm@truefriends.org.

Hospitality Manager – Camp Friendship, Annandale

The Hospitality Manager performs various duties which support departmental operations. As a leader in guest service, manages and supports the hospitality team at their location
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs various administrative task including game plan, generating contract and proposals, etc.
  2. Assists with group bookings as needed
  3. Schedules and manages day to day operations for housekeeping, hosting, and other various hospitality including but not limited to foodservice needs
  4. Works directly with group leaders and internal departments to coordinate group needs
  5. Responsible to assist with check-ins, check-outs and follow-up with customers
  6. Communicates updates via social media, Share-in and on-line calendars
  7. Assumes hosting duties as needed
  8. Responsible for oversight and administration of online store and canteen
  9. Communicates updates and needs to supervisor
  10. Acts as manager on duty when on site
  11. Responsible for being on-call, as needed
  12. Performs other duties as assigned

Nonessential Functions:

  1. May be asked to participate in committees and or corporate trainings/activities

Physical Demands

  1. Required to walk, sit, stand, bend, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and move continually during working hours.
  2. Required to use fingers and reach, handle, and feel objects, tools, and controls.
  3. May be required to work evenings and weekends and unconventional work schedule

Work Environment:

  1. Operates both inside buildings and in outside weather conditions with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions as well as extreme heat and cold condition
  2. Works in various locations

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Previous administrative experience needed
  2. Previous customer service experience needed
  3. Previous supervisory experience desirable
  4. Must have or be willing to acquire MN Department of Health Food Managers License
  5. Organized with good time management skills Must have functional computer skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  6. Must be able to pass required background checks

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, along with salary requirements, to hrm@truefriends.org.


HR Contact:
Catherine Bluiett, Director of Human Resources
HRM@truefriends.org | 952.852.0101





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