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Employment Opportunities

Bethel Woods is proud to be known for the exceptional customer service it routinely delivers -- a reputation built by a passionate and committed staff that truly believes in our mission, vision, and values.

We are always looking for high-energy, dedicated individuals to join our growing team. Our career openings span from full-time positions to internships and seasonal employment.

Full-Time Positions

Chief Development Officer

Position Title: Chief Development Officer Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary: Fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization. Assures that the organization’s corporate culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa. Leads staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization.

Plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions to support the organization. Assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund development including but not limited to volunteer and donor management, research and cultivation, gift processing and recognition. Maintains accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources.

This position reports to the CEO and serves as a part of the senior management team

Qualifications

  • Comprehensive management skills and experience are required including but not limited to short and long-term planning, evaluation, directing and motivating staff, oral and written communication skills, marketing and financial management, values clarification, organizational behavior and development, and governance. The position requires demonstrated experience in managing and implementing a comprehensive fund development program and producing charitable contributions. The individual is expected to be a highly competent enabler of volunteers and staff.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following areas is required: the nature and dimensions of philanthropy, ethics, motivations for giving and volunteering, research and cultivation practices, standard fundraising techniques including face-to-face solicitation, proposal writing, special events, telephone solicitation, and direct mail, and, development office functions including gift processing, prospect and donor histories, and fundraising reporting. The individual is also experience and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money. Familiarity with computer systems is necessary. The amount of knowledge required would typically be acquired in a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years fundraising experience in a professional position

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]., or via mail to:

Attn: Human Resources
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 222
Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Gift Officer

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, and on the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. Through these disciplines we explore, share and recreate expressions of the human experience, enriching individuals and communities alike.

Bethel Woods Core Strategies reflect our commitment to:                                                                                                    

  • Preserve the unique experience of Bethel Woods and its place and representation in history
  • Present a diverse selection of popular artists and culturally-rich performances, special events, festivals and community events
  • Become locally, regionally, nationally and internationally known as the premier cultural Museum and exploration center for the decade of the 1960s
  • Focus on building multi-disciplinary arts enrichment programming that provides our audiences with continual learning about the lessons of The Sixties: individual expression, social responsibility, heightened cultural engagement, empowerment and inspiration.
  • Ensure the financial and operational sustainability of Bethel Woods through earned and unearned income opportunities board expansion and creating a world-class endowment.
  • Continue and expand our efforts to support our community and revitalize the cultural and economic life of our region.

The Gift Officer will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and closing gifts in this young, not-for-profit organization. The Gift Officer will work as part of the Development team and will assist the Chief Development Officer in carrying out the designated duties and responsibilities of the Center’s strategic development plan. The Gift Officer will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects, conducting face-to-face meetings with prospects, and scheduling a designated number of qualified visits monthly for the purpose of field research, cultivations, solicitation, and stewardship.

The Gift Officer will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to develop and implement strategies for individual and/or corporate major gift cultivation and solicitation. This includes:  relationship management (cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors), monitoring and reporting progress toward goals, helping build a planned giving program, and coordinating personal prospect research (identifying and quantifying donors).The Gift Officer will approach donors for contributions on an annual basis in support of the educational, community outreach, and museum programs associated with Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  In addition, the Gift Officer will work closely with the Director of Development to support the annual appeal, special campaigns, and the donor recognition program.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3-5 years of fundraising or applicable  experience
  • The successful candidate must possess the ability to articulate the role of a not-for-profit cultural arts organization.
  • Proven success in major gift cultivation and solicitation, working with volunteers, and building donor relations
  • Experience in prospect research
  • Strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills capable of establishing relationships with donors and potential donors to BWCA.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work as a member of a team, as well as work independently, to accomplish goals to reach and exceed established benchmarks.

Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, and on the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. Through these disciplines we explore, share and recreate expressions of the human experience, enriching individuals and communities alike.

Bethel Woods Core Strategies reflect our commitment to:    

  • Preserve the unique experience of Bethel Woods and its place and representation in history
  • Present a diverse selection of popular artists and culturally-rich performances, special events, festivals and community events
  • Become locally, regionally, nationally and internationally known as the premier cultural Museum and exploration center for the decade of the 1960s
  • Focus on building multi-disciplinary arts enrichment programming that provides our audiences with continual learning about the lessons of The Sixties: individual expression, social responsibility, heightened cultural engagement, empowerment and inspiration.
  • Ensure the financial and operational sustainability of Bethel Woods through earned and unearned income opportunities board expansion and creating a world-class endowment.
  • Continue and expand our efforts to support our community and revitalize the cultural and economic life of our region.

 

The Gift Officer will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and closing gifts in this young, not-for-profit organization. The Gift Officer will work as part of the Development team and will assist the Chief Development Officer in carrying out the designated duties and responsibilities of the Center’s strategic development plan. The Gift Officer will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects, conducting face-to-face meetings with prospects, and scheduling a designated number of qualified visits monthly for the purpose of field research, cultivations, solicitation, and stewardship.

The Gift Officer will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to develop and implement strategies for individual and/or corporate major gift cultivation and solicitation. This includes:  relationship management (cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors), monitoring and reporting progress toward goals, helping build a planned giving program, and coordinating personal prospect research (identifying and quantifying donors).The Gift Officer will approach donors for contributions on an annual basis in support of the educational, community outreach, and museum programs associated with Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  In addition, the Gift Officer will work closely with the Director of Development to support the annual appeal, special campaigns, and the donor recognition program.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3-5 years of fundraising or applicable  experience
  • The successful candidate must possess the ability to articulate the role of a not-for-profit cultural arts organization.
  • Proven success in major gift cultivation and solicitation, working with volunteers, and building donor relations
  • Experience in prospect research
  • Strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills capable of establishing relationships with donors and potential donors to BWCA.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work as a member of a team, as well as work independently, to accomplish goals to reach and exceed established benchmarks.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]., or via mail to:

Attn: Human Resources
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 222
Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Part-Time Positions

High School Internship

Internship Duration:

Saturdays at the Woods - February 25th to May 20th (No session on Easter Weekend Saturday, April 15th)

Stipend provided, personal transportation required

Responsibilities: High School interns will support our Teaching Artists throughout the duration of education and outreach programming. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: The sign in and out process, the setup and breakdown of meals, in class support for your assigned Teaching Artist, and overall support in program to help participants be inspired and have fun!

How to apply to be a High School Intern for Bethel Woods Center for the Arts:

To apply for a High School Internship with the Education and Outreach department at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts please assemble the following materials in a PDF or Word.doc format and send them to [email protected] with “High School Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as a high school intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email, mailing address) for three references and your relationship to them
  • A statement based on the following prompt: Education and Outreach at Bethel Woods is about fun, creative expression and our mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. Please share how you would support this mission as an intern.  

Please be sure your materials above include the following information:

  • Applicant name, phone, email, mailing address
  • Parent/guardian name, phone, email, mailing address

If selected to join us, all interns hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test. If you are under the age of 18, please have working papers ready.

All high school intern applications are accepted no later two weeks prior to the start of every program. Please no phone calls.

Housekeeper

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is seeking a dependable, mature and experienced part-time (approximately 30 hours per week) housekeeper.

Tasks:

  • General housekeeping duties including dusting, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash and cleaning windows

Marketing & Communications Internship

Internship Duration: Summer: 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours per week)

Summary: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is currently seeking interns for its Marketing & Communications Department for the summer 2017 term. Interns will be involved in a variety of tasks designed to maximize the volume of ticket sales and attendance, while providing insight and support for all marketing and public relations aspects of the entire Bethel Woods Center for the Arts organization. Interns are encouraged to bring new ideas to the table to expand the reach of marketing efforts. This is a paid internship.

Job Description

  • Assist with establishment and implementation of promotions with media partners that create awareness and ticket sales
  • Assist in book-keeping and vendor invoicing
  • Participation in creation of marketing plans and promotional ideas
  • Managing radio promotions and on-site activity
  • Attend occasional trade shows and regional events to promote the organization
  • Tracking media buys and exposure, trade deals and retail promotions
  • Follow on-line advertising trends and suggest areas for improvement
  • Add events to free events listings on-line
  • Draft promotional articles and artist biographies
  • Handle direct mail projects
  • Assist public relations efforts for entire event schedule and museum
  • Assist day-of-show activities at venue, that may include press coordination, event operations or box office assistance
  • Assist day-of-show activities including radio promotions, broadcasts, meet & greets
  • Assist with day-to day activities of the Marketing Department

Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude with a desire to excel in the concert, entertainment, museum marketing industry or related business.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficient use of internet for work and research related tasks
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Marketing, Public Relations, Business, Communications majors preferred
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office -  Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Explorer
  • Please note: Employment is predicated upon a pre-employment drug screening

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

Street Team

Duration: Summer: 12 weeks, full-time (up to 40 hours per week)

Summary: To represent Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and its entities in a professional and informed manor.  Generate awareness for Bethel Woods, the Museum at Bethel Woods, the Festivals at Bethel Woods, and other events. The Street Team will serve as diplomats of Bethel Woods to educate people about our mission, education programs, concerts and events. The Bethel Woods Stream Team are also encouraged to bring new ideas to the table to expand the reach of marketing efforts. This is a paid position.

Job Description

  • To be knowledgeable about the mission, benefits and activities of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
  • Distribute collateral materials at places often visited in community (Restaurants, Clubs, Events, Businesses, etc.).
  • To relate individual, group, or personal interest with activities, events and programs at Bethel Woods.
  • Be prepared to speak to people about Bethel Woods, and have knowledge of events, dates and times on hand at all times.
  • Submit report (Marketing Department will supply) of all places collateral materials were distributed and any observation.
  • Assist the Marketing Department in day-of-show activities at venue as needed. This may include press coordination, event operations, box office assistance, radio promotions, broadcast, meet & greets

Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude with a desire to excel in the concert, entertainment, museum marketing industry or related business. Be willing to accept flexible assignments in the community as needed. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficient use of internet for work and research related tasks
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Marketing, Public Relations, Business, Communications majors preferred
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office -  Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Explorer
  • Please note: Employment is predicated upon a pre-employment drug screening

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Teaching Artist

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to continue expanding and enriching its program offerings through collaborations with local professional artists. Please consider joining us in achieving our mission “to inspire, educate and empower through the arts and humanities.”

If you are a professional artist, musician, writer, actor, director, dancer (or other) from the Catskill or Hudson Valley region that has experience teaching and wishes to take an active role in shaping and inspiring the creative capital of tomorrow, you are exactly what Bethel Woods is looking for!

We are striving to expand our roster of teaching artists from the community to engage in project-specific programming for learners of all ages. If you are interested in becoming a resource and possible collaborator for future programs, please follow the instructions below. Opportunities will be part-time, project-based, and compensated with stipends.

How to apply to be a Teaching Artist for Bethel Woods Center for the Arts:
Please assemble the following materials in an electronic format and send them to [email protected] with “Teaching Artist: [Your Name]” as the subject:

 

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as a teaching artist
  • A resume demonstrating experience as both an artist and a teacher
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A digital portfolio and/or a link to your professional website that demonstrates your work in your chosen medium 
  • Sample lesson plan (approximately 45-minutes – 1.5 hours) that demonstrates your approach to teaching your chosen medium. This should include: age range for intended participants, necessary supplies, goals/outcomes of the proposed lesson, a detailed, step-by-step process that demonstrates an aspect of your chosen art form and ties back to the goals/outcomes your lesson aims to achieve, and follow up questions for discussion/reflection that relate to the lesson and its themes
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (phone, email, mailing address)
  • Please be sure your materials include all of your contact information (phone(s), email, mailing address)
     

If selected to join us, all teaching artists hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Teaching Artist applicants will be reviewed and contacted with an invitation to interview if it is determined that they are a good fit for our programs, their development, and their implementation. Please, no phone calls.

Volunteer & Community Engagement Seasonal Staff

The Volunteer & Community Engagement Department of this not-for-profit cultural center is tasked with the recruitment, training, retention and deployment of volunteers to assist with numerous events and activities year round along and assist with any community outreach efforts that may arise. The Volunteer & Community Engagement Seasonal Staff is a part-time hourly position that assists the Volunteer & Community Engagement Department.

This is a paid, seasonal position, some nights and weekends will be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Manager of Volunteer & Community Engagement to achieve department goals and successfully execute tasks
  • Track and monitor volunteer hours and schedules.
  • Aid in any ad hoc, and administrative tasks, as needed
  • Attend to understaffed volunteer shifts and provide notice to impacted departments in advance of the event date
  • Attend community events as a representative of Bethel Woods, as needed
  • Maintain clear and friendly communication with volunteers
  • Update and help volunteers navigate the website interface for scheduling etc. (www.myvolunteerpage.com)
  • Aid in the execution of volunteer and community events
  • Aids in distributing volunteer uniform items and IDs
  • Handle incoming communications and reply to volunteer inquiries or direct these to other staff if needed
  • Offer a physical presence at various events involving volunteers throughout the season.
  • Other tasks, including brainstorming new initiatives and assisting with organizational events/projects outside the department, as needed

Requirements:

  • Well organized and attentive to detail is imperative
  • A self-starter able to adapt to independent or cooperative team tasks as needed
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills a plus
  • Position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed, primarily during our pavilion concert season
  • Excellent computer skills (specifically Microsoft Office programs and our online volunteer software, Better Impact)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Event days have long periods of standing/ walking

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

If selected to join us, you will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Seasonal Positions

Event Security

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to expand its Seasonal Event Security Staff for the upcoming 2017 Season.  We welcome candidates who have experience in the security industry as well as those looking to get their foot in the door. We have industry leading training programs and take great pride in offering entry-level opportunities in addition to those ideal for individuals who already have experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements
  • High school diploma / GED or at least 3 years of verifiable work experience
  • Ability to provide proof of ability to work in the United States
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to provide quality customer service daily as well as handle crisis situations efficiently and effectively at our site

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Security Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time
  • Have a neat and professional appearance
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Are good communicators
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally

New York State Mandated Licensing

New York State requires that the State Division of Licensing provides the security officer with a state license. If you currently hold a valid license, please bring a copy to your interview. In many cases, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts can assist in becoming a New York State Certified Security Guard as we will be licensed proprietary Security Guard Training School for the 2017 Season.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

If selected to join us, all Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Seasonal Security hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Logistics Staff

Employment Duration: Early May – Early November, 40 hrs+ per week, All shows

Summary: Logistics staff is primarily responsible for seasonal site set up and general labor for the facilities and grounds departments.

Job Description:

  • The logistics crew is responsible for the set up and breakdown of all special events. This includes main pavilion concerts as well as event gallery concerts and market shed events. All furniture and props are supplied and set by us.
  • Removing all site props from their seasonal storage locations for deployment across site.  Also to return those items to their storage locations at the closing of the season.
  • The set up, maintenance and breakdown of all tents on site. Many tents are required to be set in one location all season but some are required for to be moved and set up on a temporary basis.
  • To act as additional labor support for other departments.
  • The creation and upkeep of a seasonal, total site inventory.
  • We are the primary care takers of all site furnishings.

Concert Responsibilities- Day Crew

  • Placement and lining of all garbage cans within the site and in the parking lot.
  • The set up of equipment in regular tents. Guest services, handicap depot, etc.
  • The set up of barricade at the front gate and at the chair rental area.
  • Each concession area should be checked to be sure it is properly set up and meets the high standards of appearance for the site.
  • Ensure all unique events and sponsors have their requested items. A list of these individuals will be supplied on a concert to concert basis.
  • Monitor radio channel 10 for any additional requests for equipment and assistance.

Requirements

The ideal candidate must be able to learn new tasks quickly and follow instructions closely. They should also be motivated to finish a job completely and to the high visual standards of the site.

  • Strong listening and prioritization skills
  • Good team work ethic
  • Physically up to the task of moving heavy equipment and working for extended periods
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

Attn: Human Resources
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 222
Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Box Office/Welcome Desk Staff

Bethel Woods Box Office/Welcome Desk Staff are the first point of contact with Bethel Woods customer base. We are seeking individuals with strong customer service and cash management skills for the upcoming 2016 season. We welcome candidates who have experience in point of sale systems, cash management & compliance and customer service. In addition, we take great pride in offering entry-level opportunities to those who demonstrate quality potential. 

Responsibilities:

Box Office/Welcome Desk Associates are responsible for: serving the general public by selling event/museum tickets; operating ticketing software and/or credit card equipment; for superior customer service and general area cleaning. Supports marketing and promotional projects for ticketed events; supports event site ticket sales as needed. Selling and processing ticket orders via mail, telephone, Internet, and over-the-counter. Distributing literature to patrons and answers questions in response to inquiries about shows and events. Working within the Front Gate or satellite lawn chair booth as needed. Assisting with closing of the Box office, including preparation of cash banks and updating seating charts and event information. Additional administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in high volume sales environment.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check

Housekeeping Staff

Bethel Woods Housekeeping Staff are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for all Bethel Woods guests, staff and volunteers.  We are seeking friendly individuals with strong attention to detail. We welcome candidates who have solid organizational skills, a reliable work ethic and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Housekeeping Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds, buildings, properties and Museum; providing assistance and guidance to guests; maintaining all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; informing guests of Bethel Woods’ policies and procedures, and reporting misconduct; and respond promptly to requests for housekeeping assistance. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with guests.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in crowded environment.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service. Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Parking Staff

Bethel Woods Parking Staff are the first staff guests see when they arrive and the last they see as they leave the venue.  We are seeking courteous individuals with strong customer service skills, patience and critical thinking skills for the upcoming 2017 season. We welcome candidates who have strong organizational and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Parking Attendants are responsible for: directing and coordinating all inbound and outbound vehicular traffic; providing assistance and guidance to guests as they enter and leave the parking lots; efficient and safe operation of all parking lots; informing guests of Bethel Woods’ policies and procedures, and reporting misconduct; lift, position and remove barricades as required; and review credentials and direct guests to the appropriate lots/locations 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with guests.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in crowded environment.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Grounds Staff

Bethel Woods Grounds Staff are responsible for maintaining and preserving the impeccable grounds of Bethel Woods.  We are seeking self-motivated, detail oriented individuals for the upcoming 2017 season. We welcome hard-working candidates with a reliable work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Grounds Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds; caring for established lawns, trees, flower beds, etc.; mow and edge lawns; use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes; operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws; maintaining all equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; and carefully managing time to ensure all work is completed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Overnight Staff

Bethel Woods Overnight Staff are responsible for quickly cleaning and preparing the site to open prior to start of business the following day.  We are seeking dedicated individuals with strong attention to detail for the upcoming 2017 season. We welcome candidates who have solid organizational skills and a reliable work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Overnight Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds, buildings, properties and Museum; removing litter, waste and debris from the grounds efficiently; assist with pick-up and collection of lawn chairs after events; complying with applicable safety and security standards; maintaining all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; and carefully managing time to ensure all work is completed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Drug testing and background checks required. To apply for a seasonal position within our event staff, please fill out the application below:

2017 Event Staff Application

2017 Ovations Application

*Please download and save as LastName_FirstName_BW.pdf

Ovations Positions

Food and Beverage Staff

Overview

Spectra Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Foods Services), an affiliate of Comcast-Spectacor, is a fast-growing industry leader, providing contract food service to public venues throughout the US and Canada, including Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.

Offering numernous opportunities for:

  • Cooks
  • Runners
  • Catering Staff
  • & more!

APPLY NOW

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