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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

Director of Ticketing

​The field that local dairy farmer Max Yasgur made available for the 1969 Woodstock Festival is now a National Register Historic Site. It’s a cherished and iconic destination in the Catskills region of Sullivan County that is part of the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts campus.

 

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a 501(c)3 non profit cultural organization that inspires, educates, and empowers individuals through the arts and humanities. By presenting a diverse selection of culturally-rich performances, popular artists, social and creative learning experiences, Bethel Woods fosters community and individual well being.

 

Located 90 miles from New York City the organization hosts over 200,000 guests annually on our lush campus which includes a Pavilion Stage amphitheater with seating for 15,000, an intimate 400+ seat indoor Event Gallery, the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods, and a Conservatory for creative learning experiences.

 

The Director of Ticketing oversees all aspects of the day to day box office operations including concerts, festivals, Museum visitation and educational/creative learning events.  Primary roles and responsibilities include:

 

  • Programming of events using the Ticketmaster Host, Archtics Account Manager, and Access Manager systems
  • Key liaison with artist representatives to provide sales information throughout the sales cycle 
  • Manages all dynamic pricing initiatives utilizing TM's Pricemaster product
  • Generates key management reports, accounting reconciliations and ad hoc reporting as required
  • Responsible for recruitment, training and management of 15+ employees during peak summer season
  • Supervises the on-site cash needs including the multiple ATMs on property
  • Ability to solve problems and is fast paced environment
  • Manage inventory, database and open balances
  • Work closely with Development Office on membership program and sponsorship fulfillment

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required and minimum 5 years of experience in a Box Office setting
  • Archtics and Ticketmaster Host background required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Experience with accounting, cash reconciliations and credit card processing is essential
  • Candidates should have excellent customer service experience
  • Experience in a concert/arts environment preferred
  • Irregular hours given performance schedules (weekends, nights, holidays)

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 employees will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Marketing Manager

​This role is responsible for managing various functions of the organization’s marketing and public relations efforts, in support of the strategic marketing plan.

​Special Duties/Tasks:

  • ​Develop and implement marketing, advertising, and public relations plans and budgets as outlined in strategic marketing plan
  • Manage paid media advertising for traditional platforms including print, radio, out-of-home, and television, leveraging agency as appropriate
  • Manage local and regional publicity and media relations
    • Build and maintain relationships with local and regional media and news organizations
    • Develop and service press releases, media advisories and pitches
    • Archive and report on media coverage secured
    • Monitor local, industry and competitor news and share coverage
  • Manage the development and distribution of print marketing materials
    • Submit requests for approval for design services and work with printers and outside vendors as needed
    • Manage collateral distribution and maintenance of onsite displays and signage
  • Manage all traditional and digital event marketing including the development of pavilion advertising and promotions in partnership with Live Nation
    • Create day of show/event marketing settlement recaps including invoices, tear sheets and trade and promotional documentation.
    • Manage onsite media and photography at events, and submit news and photos are submit to trade magazines for each event
    • Maintain season booking histories
    • Manage publicity and media relations
  • Manage Ticketmaster data and tools including Archtics, TMOne, etc and report on sales data including geographical targeting, demographics and sales patterns
  • Monitor and report on KPIs

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Public Relations, Marketing or Communications
  • Minimum 2 years of related professional work experience is required. Experience in entertainment, events, hospitality or tourism marketing preferred
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Windows and MS Office programs, Explorer, Outlook, PowerPoint, Survey Monkey, and CMS systems required
  • Knowledge of TMOne, Archtics, Adobe Suite strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Creative thinker with pro-active problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, high energy and positive attitude
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with talent and adhere to BW policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings and weekends as events require

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 employees will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Manager of Programs

The Manager of Programs is an integral position within the department of Arts and Humanities, reporting to and working closely with the Senior Director of Arts and Humanities to support a continued enhancement of mission based programs in a way that deepens impact and fosters growth.  This position is involved with a wide range of programs for diverse audiences, including school groups, adults, and youth/teen/family programs, relating to the content of The Museum of Bethel Woods and celebrating our identified lessons of the ‘60s: individual expression, heightened cultural engagement and social consciousness, empowerment, and inspiration. This position will manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of educationally sound, inquiry based programming, expanding audience engagement, and collaboratively executing our strategic plan. The position’s major focus will be on the strategic positioning of outreach programming (inclusive of virtual /online program opportunities), curriculum development and Teaching Artist Program oversight.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field (Masters Degree preferred)
  • Supervisory experience managing diverse teams towards focused goal
  • Working knowledge of state and national educational standards and capacity to authentically design aligned programs as well as experience in creation and execution of adult learning opportunities
  • Executive functioning that supports internalization of organizational vision and norms, and the resulting capacity to work both autonomously and in a team approach
  • Minimum five years of direct teaching experience, either in a classroom, museum or community based setting, with a clear ability to demonstrate skills in classroom management, curriculum design and writing, inquiry based learning and arts integration
  • Fundamental belief in the power of the arts to transform individuals and communities
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including comfort speaking in front of various sized groups and interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • High standards of organization, attention to detail, reliability and a professional, pleasant public demeanor; an ability to maintain order and calm in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment is essential
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Aware, empathetic and responsive to the needs of various communities
  • Strong conceptual grasp of contemporary and leading-edge issues relating to digital learning, formal and informal learning; experience developing digital learning tools is a plus; familiarity with new technology (video production, digital documentation, social media, etc) is a plus
  • Ideal personal characteristics include
    • Organized with attention to detail
    • Collaborative/Team Player
    • Flexible/adaptable
    • Creative
    • Reflective
    • Tech-savvy
    • Outgoing
    • Self-starter/capable of working autonomously
    • FUN!

Job Type: Full-Time

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 employees will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Lead Teaching Artist

The Lead Teaching Artist (LTA) reports to the Sr. Director and Manager of Arts and Humanities at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  The LTA will facilitate pedagogically sound programming that instills creative learning skills and knowledge, fosters social-emotional connections, and prompts participant experiences that represent a fulfillment of BWCA’s mission, expanding our capacity to continually present consistent, quality programming leading to an increase in participation in programs by an increasingly diversified audience.  Through our Teaching Artist program we aspire to effectively, efficiently, and consistently staff, expand, and develop new programs.  The LTA position serves as the cornerstone of Teaching Artist program, working across programs in comprehensive ways and program specific administrative support.  In addition, the LTA may also selectively be involved in adult learning/social opportunities as needed.

Requirements:

  • Degree in arts education or related field
  • Four or more years of experience in teaching and/or youth development; experience in environments driven by an inquiry based learning approach
  • Identify as an artist, and hold deep belief in the power of the arts to educate, inform, and transform the young and not so young alike
  • Flexibility to work varying schedules from week to week inclusive of pre-determined weekends and weeknights
  • A sense of humor, passion for making a difference, and a love of fun are a must!
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously while implementing and insuring organizational mission, vision, and program standards are delivered
  • Use creativity, flexibility, ingenuity to enhance programs
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including comfort speaking in front of various sized groups and interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • High standards of organization, attention to detail, reliability and a professional, pleasant public demeanor; an ability to maintain order and calm in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment is essential
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Community outreach experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite, (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus)
  • Must be or be willing to become CPR/FA certified

Job Type: Full-Time

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 employees will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Part-Time Positions

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

Project Based 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.

Concert Retail Associate

The Bethel Woods Museum Store at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival is looking for energetic, outgoing people to join our summer concert retail sales team. This is a perfect job for returning College Students and Teachers on Summer Break.  This position is on concert days only. 

Requirements of the job include:

  • Inventory control of band merchandise before and after concert.
  • The ability to work late hours. A typical concert day is from 1pm to 1 am. Meals are provided.
  • Effective communication with customers, coworkers and managers.
  • Comfortable handling all register transactions.

The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting and standing for extended periods.
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Flexibility in scheduling.
  • Previous retail experience preferred.
  • Highly organized.

All applicants must live in the area during the summer season and provide their own transportation. Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team. There is an opportunity for advancement to Museum Store Associate for qualified applicants.

Please submit resume with recommendations to: [email protected]

Seasonal Positions

Event Security

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to expand its Seasonal Event Security Staff for the upcoming 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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.

Internship Positions

High School Internship - SAW

Job Purpose:

High School interns will support BWCA Arts & Humanities programming and BWCA Teaching Artists. Interns for this period will assist with the Saturdays at the Woods art making program, Saturday mornings from September 10 - November 17. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: helping parents sign in/out, running the welcome activity, setup and breakdown of meals, in-class support for your assigned Teaching Artist, participating in the end of day reflection, participating in the care of the Conservatory art spaces, and overall programmatic support to help attendees be inspired and have fun!

Special Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Desire to interact with children between the ages of 0 to 13 years old
  • Available on Saturday mornings for the duration of the program including the culminating celebration day and program reflection day at the end of the program.
  • Reliable transportation

How to apply:

Email the following materials 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) for three references and your relationship to them
  • A statement based on the following prompt: Arts and Humanities department at BWCA 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

All high school intern applications are accepted no later than two weeks prior to the start of every program. Late submissions will be reviewed for future programming opportunities.

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

 

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

2018 Event Staff Application

2018 Spectra Application

*Please download and save as LastName_FirstName_BW.pdf

Spectra Food Service Positions

Cashier

The Concessions Cashier is responsible for greeting guests in a pleasant manner while filling food and beverage orders. The Attendant will operate the Point of Sale system/cash register and collect money for purchased food and beverage items. The Concessions Attendant must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for greeting guests and taking orders for food and beverage products.
  • Responsible for accurately ringing up guest orders on register.
  • Responsible for preparing simple foods and beverages utilizing the company recipes and portion standards. Maintain the highest quality standards and portion consistency.
  • Responsible for accepting payment from guests and making change as necessary.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area and surroundings clean using sanitation standards.
  • Responsible for memorizing the product menu available at each concession location.
  • Assist in clean up and break down of the concession area at the end of the event.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or Spectra management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as they relate to POS cash/credit transactions, cash reconciliation and product inventory.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Catering Server

The Catering Server is the person guests see when attending one of our more upscale events, working in our VIP section or working in our Inseat section at concerts. The Catering Server must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • The Server is responsible for serving guests in the venue dining areas at catering/inseat/suite areas.
  • Wait staff must be personable and able to work in an ever-changing fast-paced environment.
  • The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.
  • Responsible for serving meals to guests or replenishing food to the buffet line/suite.
  • Responsible for serving beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages, if over 18, Must check guest's ID to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
  • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine when the meal has been completed.
  • Responsible for refilling salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments and napkins. * Responsible for replacing tableware and linens as necessary.
  • Responsible setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and silverware.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as related to cash/credit transactions and cash reconciliation.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Concessions Runner

The Concessions Runner is responsible for greeting guests in a pleasant manner while filling food and beverage orders. The Concessions Runner must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for greeting guests and taking orders for food and beverage products.
  • Responsible for preparing simple foods and beverages utilizing the company recipes and portion standards. Maintain the highest quality standards and portion consistency.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area and surroundings clean using sanitation standards.
  • Responsible for memorizing the product menu available at each concession location.
  • Assist in clean up and break down of the concession area at the end of the event.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or Spectra management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

If under 18, must possess valid working papers.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Kitchen Cook

The Kitchen Cook is responsible for preparing foods to be served to guests throughout the venue. The Kitchen Cook will often have direct contact with the public working in areas such as a buffet line slicing meats or preparing dishes to order. The Kitchen Cook must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for providing high quality, fresh food products in a timely manner for delivery to guests.
  • Prepares hot and cold foods following company recipes and portioning requirements.
  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product.
  • Responsible for reporting any maintenance required for kitchen equipment.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Responsible for observing and testing foods to ensure proper cooking.
  • Responsible for portioning, arranging and garnishing food plates for delivery to guests.
  • Responsible for consulting with Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Supervisor to plan menus and estimate expected food consumption.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Able to operate standard kitchen equipment to including the broiler, steamer, convection oven, mixer, meat slicer and chef knife.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Concessions Cook

The Concession Cook is responsible for preparing concession menu items utilizing cooking equipment in a fast-paced environment. The Concession Cook must adhere to high food quality standards to ensure guest satisfaction. Portion control, food waste and sanitation are additional areas that the Concession Cook must be aware of while operating in the concession stand. The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for cooking and packaging food product which is prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Receives verbal orders from the front counter staff for food product requirements for guest orders.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality and production standards on all menu items. Food must be fresh and of high quality when served to the guests.
  • Responsible for portion control and serving temperatures of all products served in the concession stand.
  • Responsible for cleaning, stocking and restocking of workstations and displays.
  • Responsible for operating large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and ovens.
  • Ensures that all work areas and equipment are clean, food products are properly stored, utensils are clean and put away and floor is swept and mopped at end of shift. The Concession Cook must be checked out before ending the shift by the Floor Supervisor to ensure the concession stand meets cleanliness standards.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of equipment such as the cleaning and changing of oil in fryers.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Warehouse Worker

The Warehouse Worker is responsible for loading, unloading tracking and storing goods in a busy warehouse setting. The Warehouse Worker will be responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of food, beverage and paper stock throughout the venue, conducting inventory counts and maintaining the warehouse including sweeping, mopping, organizing storage areas and tracking product. Warehouse workers will also be required to work other F&B areas when needed. Warehouse workers must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for distributing and safeguarding all concession equipment. Ensures all equipment is maintained and working properly.
  • Assists Warehouse Supervisor and Concessions Manager in inventory control and physical monthly inventories.
  • Responsible for setting up and stocking all stands, bars and portable locations. Attention to detail including company standards of inventory control, sanitation, presentation and quality is required at all times.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of all concession stands by removing all trash and recyclables.
  • Responsible for rotating food products during the stocking process to ensure the freshest products are being served to guests.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the warehouse including sweeping, mopping, organizing storage areas and cleaning commissary dishes.
  • Required to be familiar with all food, beverage and paper product supplies at the facility.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

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

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720