The Mountain Retreat Association, d/b/a Montreat Conference Center, is an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work or volunteer.

Montreat Fund Director

Montreat Conference Center seeks an enthusiastic individual to serve as director of the annual fund and member of the Development Team. If you love Montreat and want to raise money for its future success then this might be the job for you. Ideal candidate will be a team player with a college degree and 2-3 years of sales or development experience. Encountering God through relationships, renewal, recreation and rest is our mission. Download the job description.  To apply, please send a cover letter, email, salary range and contact information for 3 current references to Lynn Gilliland, with subject line MONTREAT FUND DIRECTOR.

Part-Time Front Desk Associate


  • At least 2 years of college level education with demonstrated computer experience (or relevant work experience).
  • Congenial personality with demonstrated public relation skills.
  • Ability to handle detailed procedures and money.
  • Availability to work variable shifts primarily between 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM.
  • Availability to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work independently or with others.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and welcoming all visitors, guests, conferees, staff and residents who approach the front desk.
  • Learn all aspects of our reservations system as it pertains to Front Desk procedures.
  • Answer switchboard phones for conference center and transfer to appropriate staff or guests.
  • Take messages for conferees/conference staff.
  • Distribute information, directions, and maps on the conference center and surrounding area.
  • Responsible for keeping management informed of guest, staff, and conferee needs/complaints.
  • Filing maintenance requests.
  • Responsible for being informed of daily functions as posted in the function sheet and ongoing conference schedule.
  • Responsible for arriving and departing air ground transportation arrangements.

Compensation: $8.50/hour

To apply, please contact or send resume to Nikki Herron at

Part-Time Weekend Night Auditor


  • Complete all reports to close the day in software program.
  • Assist the preparation of reports relevant to daily revenues.
  • Transmit credit card batches.
  • Complete and transmit daily management and accounting reports and supporting documents.
  • Act as hotel liaison during night hours and perform all guest service functions as required.
  • Assist in booking room reservations; answering hotel phone calls and notifying guests of messages.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Some customer service and accounting experience is preferred.
  • The shift is 11PM – 7AM, Friday and Saturday nights, which may include some holidays.

Compensation: $9.00/hour

To apply, please contact or send resume to Nikki Herron at

Part-time Seasonal Lifeguard

Every Saturday from August 15 to October 31, 2015 and
Saturday and Sunday, September 5th & 6th (Labor Day Weekend)
Hours: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Compensation: $10.00/hour

To apply, please contact or send resume to Nikki Herron at

Montreat Summer Staff

Spend a summer in the mountains of Montreat! Our summer staff provides a ministry through work and play for over 13,000 people. Come be a part of a wonderful team of young adults from across the country!

Volunteer Opportunities

See the list of summer volunteer opportunities.  Contact Kitty Fouche at to learn more about how you can give back to Montreat!

Interested in volunteering to promote Montreat Conference Center in your presbytery? Contact Lauren Mathews at to learn more about our Bridges program.

Other Ministry Opportunities

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Director of Youth Ministry
First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, NC
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