Our career openings span from full-time positions to internships and seasonal employment.

We’re always looking for high-energy individuals to join our team of dedicated professionals. Check out our open positions below and follow the instructions within. However, if you don’t see a specific position of interest yet you feel like this is the place for you, submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "#READYTOWORK [Your Last Name]."

Hiring Policy

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a background check. The extent of the background check will be dependent on the position you are being hired for.

Full Time Positions

Director of Grants

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, at the National Register historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

We are committed to building upon our rich history of peace and music by providing extraordinary experiences and access to the arts. We envision a world made better through the power of music and the arts. With this mission and vision in mind, the Director of Grants will be the point person for securing grant funding and ensuring that the requirements of the awarded grants are fulfilled. The Director of Grants will work with project managers to identify funding sources for specific projects and coordinate the creation of successful grant applications in support of those programs

Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000

Job Duties

  • Prepare grant proposals and LOIs for submission, working closely with project managers
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of Bethel Woods, its mission, and its programming
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of available funding opportunities
  • Develop strong and lasting relationships with agencies and grant makers that are currently awarding funds to Bethel Woods and The Museum at Bethel Woods.
  • Seek to develop relationships with agencies and grant makers with a high potential of awarding funds to Bethel Woods and The Museum at Bethel Woods.
  • Keep lines of communication open with the Boards of Trustees (Bethel Woods and The Museum) to discover connections Trustees may have to grant sources.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of demographics and other quantitative data that may support strong grant applications
  • Maintain and help develop program and project impact data that may support strong grant applications and help build stronger and more fundable programs and projects

Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. required; M.A. or M.S. preferred
  • Minimum of (3) years of successful grant writing experience in a nonprofit environment with a proven record of securing grants from varied sources
  • Familiarity with state, federal, and foundation funding sources
  • Excellent research, writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently and produce quality work
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple projects efficiently
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to see a project through to completion

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with Director of Grants: (Your Last Name) as the subject line.

Museum Education & Creative Programs Coordinator

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, at the National Register historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

We are committed to building upon our rich history of peace and music by providing extraordinary experiences and access to the arts. We envision a world made better through the power of music and the arts. The Museum Education & Creative Programs Coordinator will coordinate, oversee, and perform various technical, administrative, and program support activities for the Museum Education and Creative Programs.

Salary Range: $18-$20/hour

Job Summary

This position develops and implements improved office and departmental procedures; acts independently in completing basic management studies, overseeing well-defined programs and projects, and providing expert professional assistance to management staff. Performs related work as required, which may include participation in special projects and/or events. Provides reports on program attendance and evaluation as requested.

 

Job Duties

  • Manages administrative paperwork for all Museum Education and Creative programs, including but not limited to coordination with our Human Resources department, fiscal tracking, administrative oversight of partnerships and collaborations, and program registrations per organizational policy and procedures
  • Presents as a point of contact with the public through the oversight of department email inbox, representation at community outreach events, and key program participant contact
  • Assists in the management of fiscal operations for the Museum Education and Creative Programs Department, including, but not limited to, budget development and modifications, tracking expenditures and grants, and continual monitoring of the financial health of the department and programs
  • Assists Senior Director of Museum Education and Creative Programs and team in project development and program implementation through research, technological infrastructure, and administrative organization
  • Provides on-site administrative and logistical support for programs and festivals. Conducts post-program follow-up, including, but not limited to, review and payment of invoices, tracking of expenses and attendance, and other related duties
  • Assists in the development of future programming

Requirements

  • Possesses a personable, friendly demeanor
  • Works well under pressure
  • Be comfortable supporting a team and working autonomously 
  • Believe in the power of the arts and humanities experiences to foster healthy lives and positive impacts on both individual as well as the community 

Preferred Familiarity In

  • Expense tracking programs such as Expensables 6
  • Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Event planning or programming
  • Microsoft Office software, especially Excel (required)

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with Museum Education & Creative Programs Coordinator: (Your Last Name) as the subject line.

Campgrounds/Operations Manager

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, at the National Register historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival.

We are committed to building upon our rich history of peace and music by providing extraordinary experiences and access to the arts. We envision a world made better through the power of music and the arts. The Campgrounds/Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the new Campground.

Salary Range: $60,000-$65,000

Job Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for campers, including those in Glamping, RV camping, and traditional Car Camping. Additionally, during the off-season, the manager will collaborate with the operations team to execute various events, festivals, and major attractions such as Peace, Love & Pumpkins, and Peace, Love & Lights.

Responsibilities

 

Campground Operations:

  • Manage all aspects of the Campground, including Glamping, RV camping, and Traditional Car Camping.
  • Coordinate camper check-ins, check-outs, and ensure a smooth registration process.
  • Oversee campground facilities, amenities, and maintenance to ensure a clean and safe environment.
  • Address camper inquiries, concerns, and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Campground Traffic Plan including ingress and egress plans for concerts.
  • Campground Safety and Emergency Plan
  • Campground Staffing Plans
  • Any additional duties assigned

 

Event Coordination (Off-Season):

  • Collaborate with the operations team to plan and execute events during the off-season, including Festivals, Peace, Love & Pumpkins, and Peace, Love and Lights.
  • Assist in logistical planning, setup, and breakdown of events/concert season.
  • Work closely with vendors, sponsors, and partners to ensure successful event execution.
  • Manage event staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Any additional duties assigned.

 

Guest Services, Communications, Ticketing:

  • Ensure the highest level of guest experience for the campground across all events.
  • Foster positive relationships with campers, addressing concerns and feedback promptly.
  • Collect and analyze customer feedback to make continuous improvements to the campground experience.
  • Manage and continuously evaluate the communications and marketing plan for the campground. Ensure accuracy and quality of content timely, as well as implementation of all communications to guests (confirmations, pre-stay advisories, FAQs, post-event surveys, etc).
  • Manage campground ticketing in collaboration with the Box Office, to ensure pricing and content are accurate across.
  • Provide input on pricing strategies, promotions, and packages to maximize revenue.

 

Financial Management

  • Assist in budget preparation and monitor expenses related to campground operations.
  • Provide input on pricing strategies, promotions, and packages to maximize revenue.
  • Manage and report day-to-day campground settlement.

 

Safety and Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce safety protocols to ensure the well-being of campers.
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations and permits related to campground operations and events.

 

Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with various departments, including but not limited to facilities, marketing, and guest services, to ensure seamless operations and coordination.

 

Training & Development

  • Train and supervise campground staff, guiding customer service and operational procedures.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Recruit Seasonal campground staff.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 2-5 years in a management position. Hospitality, Hotel, and RV Resort Management is helpful, but not required.
  • Project/Construction Management experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work long hours during peak periods.
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours a day during occasional periods.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, motivational, and writing skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced resort environment and perform physical duties of those they supervise.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess excellent organization and project management skills, leadership skills as well as the ability to manage and complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Microsoft Suite

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position.
  • Regularly move throughout the campus.
  • Continuously climb, balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, and crawl.
  • Able to manipulate fingers, hands, and arms to reach, carry, lift, etc.

 

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with Campground/Operations Manager: (Your Last Name) as the subject line.

General Manager - Legends

Legends are the official food and beverage partner at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  Located in Bethel, NY, at the National Register Historic Site of the 1969 Woodstock festival. Bethel Woods is known for their music events as well as the historic 1960s Woodstock Museum, both located on 800+ acres of scenic country hills in the Sullivan Catskills. 

The General Manager is responsible for effectively and profitably managing and directing all day-to-day aspects of the venue’s operations including, but not limited to, concessions and premium services. The GM functions as the primary strategic business leader of the property with responsibility for all aspects of hospitality and managing the operation, including guest experience, event innovation, financial performance, sales and revenue generation and delivering a return on investment to key stakeholders. Ensures implementation of the level of hospitality associated with Legends with the objective of exceeding guest expectations and increased profits. Holds property leadership team accountable for strategy execution and guides their individual professional development. The GM reports to the District Manager.

Salary Range: $70,000-$95,000

To learn more and apply, please click here.

Seasonal Positions

Parking Attendants, Ticket Taker & More

To inquire about seasonal work, please fill out this application and email to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org. Positions include:

  • Parking Attendant
  • Usher
  • Grounds/Facilities
  • Production
  • Housekeeping (Concert/Museum)
  • Ticket Taker
  • Box Office
  • Security
  • Overnight Cleanup
  • Logisitics

Become a Volunteer!

Volunteers lend their time and talent in The Museum, at programs, and during concerts. Discover more about what it means to volunteer at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and join our community today!

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