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4/24/15………..Family/Small Business Assistant Needed

We are in search of a motivated, responsible, and reliable person to fill a part-time position ASAP. The candidate will need to be able to work through the summer and can expect weekly hours ranging from 15-30 hours with weekend availability a must.  

Day-to-day tasks include childcare for 9 month old, helping run errands, helping with household/business cleaning and organizing, and filling in the remainder of the hours for two different businesses (retail sales and paddle board rentals).  Hourly pay is $10.

All interested applicants email your cover letter and resume to:

Priority will be given to candidates who have past childcare experience and have CPR/First Aid certification.   References and background check will be conducted.



4/22/15………..Software Engineering Intern

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks 2 interns who wishes to apply his/her talents to assist engineers in the application of Object Oriented design principles in data monitoring for the electric power industry. This internship is located in Chattanooga, TN. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. If you are an enthusiastic team player who wishes to apply your academic knowledge to assist our engineers immediately and is currently attending college or the university majoring in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, we invite you to apply now!

SEL was founded in 1982 when Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III, invented the first all-digital protective relay, reducing the cost and complexity of power protection and revolutionizing the electric power industry.Today, SEL provides products, solutions, and services in 144 countries, employs approximately 3,700 people worldwide, and is 100 percent employee-owned.


  • Design and execute functional test cases to ensure that SEL software to meet specifications and engineering requirements.
  • Document and communicate test results using spreadsheets, database programs, and CASE tools.
  • Provide support to engineering staff as needed.
  • Follow engineering quality assurance procedures.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum two years' undergraduate studies in electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • Experience using programming languages using JAVA, C# and/or JavaScript

To apply: Please visit our website and apply directly to: Or email resume directly to



4/22/15……………..Intern: I/S (Information Technology, IT) Marketing and Sales Support – McKee Foods

Best known for Little Debbie® snack cakes, America’s leading snack cake brand, Sunbelt Bakery® granola products, and Drake’s Cakes®, McKee Foods Corporation is seeking a student Intern who will work with software developers in the I/S Manufacturing Systems Support Group.  This position will receive guidance from a senior I/S Systems Analyst as he/she develops software that will be used to support a leading snack-food manufacturer.  Starting immediately or in Summer, 2015, the ideal candidate will learn with us throughout his/her college career.  This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience with a company that is committed to providing consumers with quality products at an excellent value.  McKee Foods is a privately held, family owned company with a 50+ year history of innovation and treating employees with respect, and a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity. 

What you’ll do:

You’ll learn from a great team of I/S professionals!  As an Intern in the Software Engineering Group, you will be an active part of the team that creates software solutions for a nationwide team of sales professionals. You will be a part of the entire spectrum of the development process from requirements gathering, planning, coding, testing, deployment and ongoing support. Together you’ll help us design or enhance reports, services, mobile web applications, internal websites, and other Windows-based software as we work with users to come up with creative solutions that solve real problems faced by a national sales team.

Make McKee Foods a stable part of your education plan and you will develop the technical, business and customer-service skills needed to become a well-rounded software development professional!

What we’ll need from you:

  • Current pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field (you must be actively enrolled).
  • Development experience with modern programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of .NET.
  • Working knowledge of relational database operation and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of web application development.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using PCs and Microsoft Windows applications.
  • Able to perform with minimal supervision.
  • Strong desire and ability to learn and grow self, skills, and knowledge.

What would be great (but not required):

  • Experience with database environments such as Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Experience with PC application design and development using VB.NET or C#.NET.

To Apply: 

If interested and qualified, please visit our website at and go the Careers section for details on how to apply. All applications must be received by May 5, 2015.



4/22/15…………TEMPORARY/SEASONAL SUMMER JOBS & INTERNSHIP – Williamson County Parks & Rec

  • Athletics / Recreation - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is accepting resumes for a summer intern in the Athletics Division. Position involves athletic administration, game operation, event preparation and management, marketing and promotions, inventory/equipment budget and staff management. Students majoring in Recreation, Sport Management or any related field seeking educational credits only need apply. Students will benefit by gaining practical, first hand knowledge by working closely with experienced staff. Background check required. 
  • Academy Park Summer Day Camp - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking camp counselors for Academy Park in Franklin. Position involves supervising children, developing structured activities, participating in games, event preparation and management and inventory/equipment management. Students majoring in Recreation, Sport Management or any related field encouraged to apply. Background check required. 
  • General Summer Day Camp - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking camp counselors for two, 7 week summer day camps across Williamson County. Experience with children preferred. Position involves directing and supervising children ages 5 to 12 in recreational activities at an assigned area; organizing age specific activities for a designated group such as arts and crafts, active games, board games and sporting activities; plus field trip supervision under the direction of a campsite Head and Assistant Leader. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Students majoring in Recreation, Education, Social Work or any related field are encouraged to apply. Background check required.
  • Pool Cashiers - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking outdoor pool cashiers for locations in Fairview, Franklin, Nolensville and Spring Hill. Customer service related positions. Job responsibilities include; but are not limited to: greeting patrons and /or answering phone; providing department information; collecting admission(s), processing payments, verifying scan cards and completing financial reports; reporting daily patron counts; making public address announcements, as needed; and helping with general office area cleanliness. Day and evening hours; week day and weekend hours required. $8.00 per hour. Cashier applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Background check required.
  • Pool Positions - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking lifeguards for locations in Brentwood, Fairview, Franklin, Nolensville and Spring Hill. Positions involve maintaining the safety of patrons and swimmers including water surveillance and rule enforcement, plus rescues and first aide when required; as well as, vacuuming and cleaning pool, cleaning facilities, completing daily reports and in-service training to maintain lifeguard skills. Lifeguard applicants must be certified and at least 15 years of age. Background check required.
  • Sport Officials - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking qualified sport officials. Applicants must attend mandatory training sessions yearly in order to be certified. Background checks required.
  • Therapeutic Summer Day Camp - Williamson County Parks and Recreation is seeking recreation, art, music and dance therapists; nurses and counselors for a 7 week day camp for children and young adults with disabilities. Therapist positions involve planning and facilitating therapy groups; assisting with behavioral management, as needed; promoting a safe and fun environment; and other duties as assigned. Counselor positions are directly responsible for the care of campers including feeding and making sure medical and all other protocol are followed, as necessary; assisting with behavioral management, as needed; promoting a safe and fun environment; maintaining a clean work area at all times; and other duties as assigned. Students majoring in Recreation Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Special Education, Nursing, Social Work or other helping professions encouraged to apply. Applicants must be age 18 or older. Background check required. 

To apply contact the Williamson County Government Human Resources Department at (615)591-8504 or visit County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



4/21/15………..Basketball Camp Referee

We are looking for basketball players or students with high school basketball playing experience who would like to referee a basketball camp in Red Bank Tn.

Dates are:  June 9-11 games starting at 9:00a.m.

We only need 6 spots filled!!

The pay  is $50.00 at day for 3 days ($150.00 all three days) ( $50.00 bonus if you student is on time and present each day)

Please email if interested



4/21/15………Summer 2015 UTC Phonathon Caller


The UTC Phonathon is an integral part of the university’s fundraising and alumni relations effort. This program is a great way to show your love of UTC and to make a direct impact on the campus. Our Phonathon callers contact UTC alumni and donors and encourage them to contribute to the university, wherever they feel most passionate about. These funds can be used for scholarships, financial aid, student and faculty research projects, study abroad expenses, and many other programs not funded by tuition. Phonathon callers also update alumni demographics, as well as inform them about campus and answer any questions they may have about UTC.

As a UTC Phonathon caller, you will be responsible for calling UTC alumni and donors to ask for monetary support that will benefit all programs within the university. This is a UT Foundation position and will require a mandatory two-day training program prior to their first calling session.


  1. Excellent oral communication skills;
  2. Positive attitude and self-motivation;
  3. Dependable and punctual;
  4. Competitive spirit;
  5. Energetic and enthusiastic;
  6. Respond to e-mails in a timely manner;
  7. Attend mandatory training sessions;
  8. Capable of working the same schedule all semester.


  1. During calls, callers are responsible for:
  2. Collecting and updating constituent demographic information;
  3. Develop positive relationships with all those contacted;
  4. Knowledge of current events and achievements around the university, from construction projects to rankings on academic listings;
  5. Soliciting funds for various areas around campus;
  6. Maintain professionalism at all times.


Monday – Thursday 6-9 p.m., with the possible opportunity to work weekday afternoons from 2-4:30 p.m. You are required to work at least two shifts during the week. Callers looking for extra hours may have the opportunity to sign up for extra calling shifts. This is a part-time position that can offer 10-20 hours per week.


Contact Kelly Rhoades by e-mail at or stop by the Development House for an application.



4/17/15…………..Summer Internship NOW HIRING – Student Painters

When: May 1st-August 14th  – Monday-Thursday (Friday TBA)

Where: 5 Territories (Signal Mountain, Hixson, Downtown, North Chattanooga, East Brainerd) – 5 Branch Managers

Wage: $8.25-10.50/hr – start off at $8.25, additional raises and incentives included

Student Painters is a student-ran company that partners with Y.E.A.A (Young Entrepreneurs Across America) to develop young college students into the future of America’s business world. Our goal with the company is to create a real-world experience that facilitates the growth of our students to further take into other business/work opportunities.

We are looking for hard-working and motivated individuals who are good at working in a team environment. If you are looking for a fun/outdoor job this summer, this is for YOU. Not to mention the huge resume builder this adds.

More Info: Contact – Forest Smith (423) 847-2417 or  Interviews are being held NOW, apply soon!



4/17/15……………Full Time Summer Position at Local Landscape Company

Wanted for hire immediately: person to join our small landscaping company in the East Brainerd area for a full-time position for this summer.

This person should have a clean driving record, be insurable, and able to drive a company truck with a 14-foot trailer or able to receive the training to drive company vehicles.

The position will involve some seasonal yard maintenance, but will also involve hardscaping (building retaining walls, patios, walkways) as well as landscape installation. You must be able to lift heavy landscape pavers and work in all kinds of weather.

We are willing to train a person who takes pride in his work, is a hard worker, and is dependable. $12.00 an hour plus regular bonuses for work well done.

Send work history and at least two references to



4/16/15………..Summer 2015 Environmental Engineering/Environmental Science Internship at Environmental 360 in Murfreesboro, TN

Environmental 360, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm with locations throughout the southeastern US providing environmental, health and safety, and natural resource consulting services to clients across the United States. Team members of Environmental 360 possess some of the best values, character, and work ethic in our field. Team members are expected to be motivated and self-starters. We believe in delivering cost-effective, turnkey projects that provide peace of mind to our clients.

Environmental 360 is seeking an intern for the summer months of 2015 to primarily work out of the Murfreesboro, TN corporate office. The prospective candidate must be pursuing an environmental engineering, environmental science, or related degree. This intern position will assist all the project managers at Environmental 360 with environmental compliance projects. This position will also be responsible for assisting the project managers with technical engineering report writing. Some travel may be required.

Persons interested in this position must have the following:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Post-secondary education in environmental engineering, environmental science, or related field
  • Able to adhere to the admission requirements of specific sites
  • Effectively follow safety procedures of Environmental 360 and specific sites
  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus

Qualified applicants can email resumes to

Visit our website at WWW.ENVIRONMENTAL360.COM.



4/16/15………..2015 Summer & Fall Internships at River City Sports

With the summer and fall class registration period in full swing, consider an internship opportunity with River City Sports, Hamilton County's premier high school sports coverage provider.

  • 2015 Summer Internship: Mid May –Mid August (or hours of completion)
  • 2015 Fall Internship:  Mid-August – Mid December (or hours of completion)


  1. Staff Writer - Write/publish expert analysis of sports-related topics before, during, or after a sporting event. Accumulate exclusive information, interviews and insight into the area's high school sports teams.
  2. Photographer - Will assist writers by attending various sporting events capturing professional images of athletes for publications and social media purposes.  
  3. Public Relations Specialist – will represent the RCS by building relationships through community engagement. (further details will be discussed at the time of the applicants interview)

Applicants with real-life experience in sports and/or experience with photography and video editing experience will have precedence.

Pay: Stipend (wage depends on experience)

Schedule: 10-15 hours per week (can work around student’s schedule)

If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and two references to,



4/15/15……..Seasonal Gift Shop Sales Associate – TN Aquarium

Description: General cashiering duties and sales transaction accounting; assisting shop customers; stocking and straightening merchandise and related inventory duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Two years cashiering experience preferred; a friendly and open manner with people; capacity to work well under pressure and availability to work a flexible schedule beginning mid-March through mid-August. Weekends and some weekdays required.

Hourly; Seasonal

If you are qualified and would like to apply, please email a completed application (found at and resume to



4/13/15..............Harrison Bay State Park Summer Positions

Harrison Bay State Park is looking for professional candidates for various summer seasonal positions in the park. Applicants must have reliable transportation, be of good character, and be willing to work weekends, and holidays as needed during their employment. Positions fill fast, and earlier applicants with completed paperwork will be given consideration. These positions are seasonal.

Seasonal Positions:

  • Lifeguard - Must have or obtain necessary certifications (lifeguard, Red Cross first aid, and 02 administration). This position is responsible for supervising swimmers, maintaining the pool area, providing a safe environment for the public,  and providing emergency care as needed. 
  • Laborer -  Assists full time maintenance workers, by performing tasks associated with park upkeep. These tasks include lawn care, and grounds keeping duties, trash pickup, and a variety of other specific tasks, as they arise.
  • Concession Stand Worker - Operates a retail location that sells snacks, and pool tickets. Cleans restrooms in concession stand, and performs customer service related tasks.
  • Gas Dock Attendant - Operates a retail location that sells snacks, and gasoline to boaters, and performs maintenance on the marina, and office as needed. 

All positions must turn in applications at the main park office located at the entrance of the park (423-344-6214). All application packets require a valid work reference, and a copy of your drivers license and social security card for identification purposes.



4/13/15…………..Summer Internships at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

BCBST has the following internships posted on their website:

  • Intern, Software Quality Assurance
  • Intern, IT - Web Architecture
  • Intern, IT - Risk and Compliance
  • Intern, IT - Service Desk
  • Intern, IT - Technical Writing
  • Intern, IT - Telecom Systems
  • Intern, IT - PC Installation
  • Intern, Project Managment
  • Intern, Enterprise Architecture
  • Intern, Business Process Improvement
  • Intern, IT Programming - Business Analyst
  • Intern, IT Programming/Development

Interested students can view a complete job description and apply at:



4/9/15………….Outdoor Education Internships Available

Mentone is located in Northeast Alabama on Lookout Mountain. Our summer Outdoor Education programs are geared towards exploring our region through outdoor recreation and teaching appreciation for the natural world.


  • Must be 25+ years of age
  • Must be able to commit to work for a full summer season, starting May 26th 2015 and ending August 1st, 2015.
  • Reliable and willing to work most weekends if needed.
  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree (unless applying for EE/AE Co-Instructor; see requirements)
  • Demonstrated interest in working with children
  • Certifications in Lifeguard, Red Cross CPR/Wilderness 1st Aid.
  • Experience with Camp, "camp person"
  • Enjoys being outside and being active
  • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.

Positions Available

  • Rock Climbing/Rappelling Instructors: The minimum requirements for this position are intense previous climbing experience, previous experience teaching climbing, age 25 or older, a clean driving record, C-Pro and Wilderness 1st Aid or Wilderness 1st Responder. Must have current climbing instructor certification from PCIA, AMGA, or NOLS.
  • Lifeguard/Waterfront Leader: Responsible for leading and organizing the Red Cross instructional swimming program. Experience in River/Lake lifeguarding required. Duties include following all Red Cross protocol, keeping a safe and fun area for participants. Candidates must be age 25 or older and have current Lifeguarding, Wilderness First Aid, and C-Pro. E
  • Environmental/Adventure Education Instructor: Responsible for co-leading various camp activities and facilitating environmental education components of the following activities while maintaining a high level of safety. Activities include hiking, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, and team building games bushcraft and art. Candidates must be 21 and older have current Red Cross CPR, Wilderness 1st Aid or higher, and Lifeguard certification.

Positions include:Lodging, Meals during camps, Laundry service, Summer salary based on experience.

For questions regarding any of our positions, please call (256)516-2877

You may send your resume along with a list of all current certifications to



4/8/15………..Lifeguard – Booker T. Washington State Park

Booker T. Washington State Park has several lifeguard positions available. If you are a hard worker, love the outdoors and want to make a difference then this is the job for you!

Lifeguards MUST be strong swimmers and MUST be American Red Cross Lifeguarding certified.

Interested applicants should contact Park Ranger Lynn Wright or Park Ranger Robert Thomas at (423) 322-2712 or (423) 402-6813 as soon as possible.



4/7/15…………..Camp Counselor – Seasonal

This is a seasonal position from May 10 to August 5, and the pay rate is $48 per day. 

Do you want to spend an unforgettable summer making a real difference in children’s lives and developing essential skills? You’re in luck… YMCA Camp Widjiwagan is hiring! 

We are looking for staff to complete our summer team of motivated, fun-loving, servant-hearted people. 

YMCA Camp Widjiwagan is a not-for-profit summer camp where strong character is role modeled by our camp staff.  Staff members are charged to teach and exemplify our four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. All of our staff members are expected to be good stewards of this mission and lead by example.  

Our camp goal is to provide a safe, fun, magical and educational experience for all guests and children through the demonstration of the four core values and practicing a ‘Kids and Guests first’ philosophy. Our programs help campers strengthen confidence, forge friendships, and sharpen character. 

A complete job description can be found here

Applicants should visit and follow the online instructions, or email for more information.



4/7/15……………Wilderness Canoe Guides / Base Staff – Northern Tier (Ely, Minnesota)

Northern Tier is an Outfitter/Camp located in Ely, Minnesota offering guided wilderness canoe trek expeditions through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (USA) and Quetico Provincial Park (Canada).  Northern Tier hires over 200 staff every year. 

Jobs are available in the following departments:

  • First Impression Staff
  • Food Service Department
  • Maintenance
  • Trading Post (retail store)
  • Trail Department

Northern Tier is able to offer internships for staff who need college credit.  All internships will be custom crafted based on the needs of your specific program.  Past internships have included:

  • Outdoor Programing
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Facility Operations and Maintenance
  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Information Technology

For more information visit



4/7/15……….. Web/ film development internship

Internship with National Renowned Artist preparing film/ web for part summer help. 

10 -25 hours monthly

Need to have hands on experience and know Photoshop and IMovie as well.  HTML/Wordpress:PHP .

Hourly contract. 

Email your resume in the body of your email- not as an attachment to



4/6/15…………….Team Members – Sound Force

Sound Force is a full-service production company that specializes in private and corporate live events.  

We are now accepting applications for event installers and technical personnel. Team members will assist with the setup and breakdown of sound, lighting and video elements.  This position is available immediately and extends throughout the summer. 

We are looking for outgoing and energetic individuals that can work within a fast-paced team environment.  Applicants must:

  • Have reliable transportation with auto insurance
  • Be able to work late nights and weekend hours
  • Must be able to lift, bend, reach, and stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift 65+ pounds
  • Have attention to detail with an ability to multitask and juggle priorities
  • Professional appearance and positive attitude

This is a part-time position with wages beginning at $10/hour.

All individuals interested should send resume to


4/1/15………….Wedding & Event Coordinators

"Seeking Type A , Self Starting, and Assertive Organistas"

We are looking for wedding and event coordinators with service industry experience preferred, willing to train the right candidate. 

Coordinators must be service industry focused with a people pleasing- can do attitude. Also seeking candidates who are assertive, self-starters, able to work independently or part of a team. Also must be very organized paying special attention to details.

We are a dedicated team of hardworking wedding professionals who coordinate weddings and events for our clients from start to finish. Ability to manage a schedule and team of vendors through the course of a full day event from start to finish a must . Must be comfortable giving directives and being the point of contact for vendors and clients. Ability to problem solve on the go is a must!  We courageously take on long work days involving standing , stooping, and lifting all in a day's work and do it all with a smile and people serving mentality.  

This is a seasonal April- October position. Weekend and evening availability Thursday -- Sunday a must! Rate of pay from $10- 25 an hour. 

Please submit letter of interest and resume showcasing wedding and events related work experience to



3/31/15…………Housekeeping Services Associate – Tennessee Aquarium/IMAX

Occupational Summary: Reports to Housekeeping Services Supervisor.  Duties include general cleaning, groundskeeping, floor maintenance, carpet and upholstery care, cleaning of walls, glass, mirrors, acrylic, ceilings and other surfaces, trash removal, and stocking of supplies for the Aquarium and Imaxâ facilities. 

Qualifications:  Basic education and communication skills required; experience with floor care and other cleaning equipment preferred.

Must be able to work Friday – Sunday, 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Seasonal; hourly

If you are qualified and would like to be considered for the above position, submit an application at the IMAX or via email to



3/27/15……….. Summer Camp Counselors - Camp Big Fish Summer Day Camp

When: May 22nd-August 7th 2015 - M-F 40 hours / week

Where: 3 Chattanooga Locations (East Brainerd, Ooltewah, Hixson) and 2 Knoxville Locations: West (Middlebrook), Farragut

Camp Big Fish Summer Day Camp is looking for people who love to work with kids and have high energy and are looking to be in a fun and engaging work environment where you can have a positive impact on young people and build relationships with coworkers that share same interests.  

Counselors will have a blast working with other similar aged college counselors.  Counselors will have their own group all summer of 8-12 elementary age students.  Each campus will have theme days, play sports, arts and crafts, daily devotions, music, weekly swimming, and great field trips (like Smokies Baseball, Tour Neyland Stadium, Pump it Up, Jump Jam Trampoline park, Ijams Nature Center, Superfly Jump Park, Movies, Bowling) 

Come prepared to have a summer full of lasting memories and friendships!   

Find out more info and apply at or call 865-386-0779 or email Interviews will be held on April 11th so apply soon!!



3/27/15………….2015 Riverbend Temporary Staff

Job Description

Sector Operations Manager (positions @ $1,700.00 – May 25– June 18, 2015)  Responsibilities for the following duties within a defined sector (portion) of the festival site:

  1. Ground Duties:  Supervise all grounds crew including clean-up, electrical,  plumbing, tents, and sanitation.  Attend committee and and operations meetings.  Work with Warehouse Manager to see that equipment inventory and storage is completed in a timely manner.  Assume responsibility for equipment and supplies issued by Warehouse Manager.  
  2. Gate Duties:  Responsible for overseeing everything affecting the public as it arises.  Assist Wristband checking staff through gate supervisors.  Responsible for signage being posted as needed at entry gates.  Oversee perimeter of Festival sector and monitor entry points.
  3. Security Duties:  Assist in coordinating Volunteer security at each gate. Coordinate security duties at stages and acts as a liaison between command post and volunteer and/or paid security personnel.  Act as contact point for nighttime security personnel at stages.
  4. Concessions Duties:  Responsible for quality, appearance and service attitude of Concessions area – enforce contract terms, assist Concessionaires when needed, etc.  Supervise all pouring crews. See that all inventories are locked and protected.  Supervise vendor check-in and check-out.


  • Heavy lifting may be required
  • Other duties as may be assigned
  • Reports directly to the Operations Manager

After Hours Gate Management – Anyone interested in this position, please call Randy Buckles at the office for hours and salary information.

 Applications are available at:
Friends of the Festival, Inc.
180 Hamm Road, Chattanooga, TN  37405
Chattanooga, TN  37405
(423) 756-2212  (423) 756-2719 (fax)
Contact:  Randy Buckles, Operations Manager



3/27/15………………….Summer 2015 Shared Health Intern – BlueCross BlueShield of TN (Nashville)

General Summary

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s Shared Health organization is seeking a summer intern to join its team. This paid internship will be based in Nashville, TN. The candidate selected for this position will need to be able to work a 40 hours a week. The length of this assignment is anticipated to be mid-May – August 2015.  It’s a great opportunity for students and recent grads who are interested in pursuing a Business Development, Sales or Marketing career in healthcare.  We’re open to all majors even though the posting mentions Business Administration or Healthcare Administration. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

The intern selected for this position will work with staff and management from across the Shared Health organization which is BlueCross’ Medicaid services company. Shared Health is helping other BlueCross BlueShield Association companies that are in, or want to enter the Medicaid field. This position will provide opportunities to learn while contributing to interesting and challenging projects such as:

  • Assisting the Shared Health team with Request for Proposal (RFP) writing
  • Assisting with policy and procedure development
  • Assisting with developing operational processes
  • Helping to build training curriculum
  • Supporting the team with other Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) implementation activities


  • Active college students who have completed a minimum of two years towards the completion of an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or a related field are eligible.
  • Recent graduates from undergraduate or graduate degree programs in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field are also eligible to apply.
  • BCBST employees are not eligible to participate in the internship program.


  • Experience writing and editing documentation
  • Classroom or work experience developing training is a plus.
  • Classroom or work experience reviewing data and generating reports.


  • Able to prioritize, work independently, and effectively manage time and resources.
  • Effective communication skills: written and verbal.
  • Proficient computer skills and Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Appropriate decision making skills required.

Those who are interested may apply by visiting:


3/25/15……Part Time Positions at the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club

Chattanooga Golf & Country Club has the following positions available:

  • Servers: Looking for servers who have fine dining or upscale restaurant experience. Must have great customer service skills, be sociable, and be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time.
  • Valets: Park cars and greet members upon arrival. Must have clean driving record and present a copy of driving record with application. No experience necessary for this position. 
  • Bussers: Must be able to lift full buss trays, clean tables promptly, fill waters, and assist servers. No experience necessary.
  • Beverage Cart Attendants:  Make drinks for members on the golf course, interact with members.  Must be available during the day until 5pm.

Interested applicants can obtain an application at the front desk and may return there as well.



3/24/15……….Seasonal Positions at Ocoee Retreat Center

Ocoee Retreat Center is looking for fun, energetic people to join our team for an exciting summer job in the outdoors!

Work at a 300-acre outdoor recreation center located in Ocoee, TN, just minutes from Cleveland, TN. With the Ocoee River, Ocoee Retreat Center Water Park, Ropes Courses and Paintball Facilities, the opportunities for fun are endless. Ocoee Retreat Center jobs offer the opportunities to grow skills and to share passion for active outdoor recreation in a beautiful location.

Training is provided for all Ocoee Retreat Center’s positions. Previous camp experience is not required.

Available Positions

  • Ropes Course Instructor
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Paintball Instructor
  • Lake Front Lifeguard
  • Water Park Lifeguard
  • Adventure Race Guide
  • Office Assistant

Please contact us, or stop by for an application
186 Hawkins Dr • Ocoee TN • 37361
423.338.1142 •



3/20/15…………Innkeeper/server/housekeeper for B&B Inn near campus.  

Attention sophomores and up--Need responsible, mature, high-energy, self-motivated person who enjoys working with the public in the hospitality industry setting.  Attention to detail and excellent time-management skills are a must.   

Training and Part-time hours during the rest of spring semester and full-time during the summer, with potential to continue into next school year.  We will work with your class and activity schedules.  Starting base pay of $9.00, plus tips and bonuses.  

NOTE: This job requires working most weekends and during scheduled school breaks.  Training classes begins week of April 6.

TO APPLY:  Send resume via email  to the attention of Cindi Ladd,




The Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail is seeking qualified candidates for a Backcountry Crew for 10 weeks in May - July. The Trail Crew will be in the Cumberland Mountain Segment located 40 miles North of Knoxville in Campbell & Claiborne Counties. The Cumberland Trail (CT) will be a 330 mile hiking trail from the Cumberland Gap at the Virginia/Kentucky/Tennessee state corner to Signal Point near Chattanooga. An estimated 120 miles are remaining with completion date by 2019. You can help us reach our goal! 

Job Description:

Trail Crew Member will construct new hiking trail, foot bridges, rock steps and other structures using hand tools and mechanical equipment in remote areas. They must work with others on the Trail Crew effectively and safely to complete trail construction & maintenance projects. The Trail Crew will require camping overnight in remote locations along the CT corridor. 

Trail Crew Leader will do the same work as Trail Crew Members, with additional responsibilities. The Leader will have oversight in assigning tasks on the trail and in camp. Other responsibilities include working with supervisor to coordinate trail and camp logistics; ensure safety procedures are followed in trail work & camp; and assist with all administrative work for the Trail Crew. 

Skills & Abilities:

Aptitude for physical work in the back country; effectively work and communicate with others, comfortable working and living in the backcountry for days at a time. 


Crew Leader position: $10.00/hr. to $11.00/hr.
Crew Member positions $7.74/hr. to $9.50/hr. 

Other Benefits:

Training, use of camping gear, food while camping 

Additional Information and Application Contact:
Mark Stanfill
Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail
Main Office - (423) 566-2229



3/18/15……….Full-time, Part-time and Seasonal employment opportunities available with See Rock City, Inc.!

Opportunities are available at locations such as Rock City Gardens, Café 7, Starbucks, and The Incline Railway include:

  • St. Elmo Clumpies Team Leader
  • Cook 1 at Cafe 7
  • Food Service Partner
  • Cafe 7 Manager
  • Cook II Dishwasher at Cafe 7
  • Hostess at Cafe 7
  • Server at Cafe 7
  • Retail Partner
  • Hair Makeup Lead
  • Cash Clerk
  • Character
  • Wardrobe Lead
  • Starbucks Team Member
  • Incline Partner
  • BFC Partner
  • Clumpies Partner

All positions require the ability to Smile and Enthusiastically Deliver Excellent Guest Service!  Successful partners thrive on their ability to enthusiastically deliver Excellent Guest Service to visitors from around the world!

All partners must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Interested candidates can find more information and apply online by visiting



3/18/15………Beverage Cart Attendant  - Windstone Golf Club

Part-Time/Seasonal (Must be able to work weekends and Holidays)

Description: Must be able to navigate the golf course, and service the memberships from the beverage cart.

Compensation: Min. Wage + Tips

To Apply: Stop by the Pro-Shop located at 9230 Windstone Dr. Ringgold, GA 30736 and fill out an application.



3/18/15……..Summer, Part Time Employment Available – Luma Designs

We are a fast-paced, event design company specializing in weddings and corporate events.

Candidates must be able to perform a variety of physical duties and must have time management and problem solving skills.  We are looking for creative, energetic individuals with:

  • Friendly, helpful attitudes
  • Neat appearance
  • Dependable transportation
  • Valid driver’s license with current automobile insurance


  • Assist with the planning and set up of events
  • Assist in building client relationships and customer satisfaction
  • Work events such as weddings, luncheons, expos, fundraisers, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work late evenings
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be about to lift 55 Lb
  • Must be available to begin work in late March and continue throughout the summer
  • Must be detail orientated with an ability to multitask and manage conflicting priorities
  • Must have the ability to work well in a team environment


  • This is a part time position with wages beginning at $10.00/HR
  • Hours may fluctuate from week to week.  Majority of hours Friday, Saturday (with and some Sundays)

Please send resume and email cover letter to Ashley Starnes at





Purpose:  To represent and promote THE DOUBLE COLA COMPANY brands by distributing samples and creating excitement and awareness for our products.

The pay is $12/hour and the schedule is flexible.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Present samples of DOUBLE COLA COMPANY products to consumers in populated areas.
  • Execute in-store promotions/sampling events on scheduled date and time in conjunction with our local distributor
  • Check stores for product location, point of sale displays, etc.
  • Engage consumers in an energetic and confident manner and provide knowledgeable information about our products leaving them with a lasting positive impression of you and our brands
  • Create a positive experience for the consumer and assist the consumer in wanting to go out and buy more products.
  • Complete post sampling event report

Skills Required:

  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and have a good work ethic
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic, outgoing, and dynamic
  • Innovative, resourceful, organized, and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible with a professional, enthusiastic and can-do attitude
  • Strong willed and able to solve problems should they arrive

Other requirements:

  • Able to work Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Able to stand for 6 hours and actively move around store to set up promotional items
  • Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have transportation

Additional information:

  • This is a contract position.
  • You will be accountable to THE DOUBLE COLA COMPANY, but will be expected to work closely with our area distributor.
  • Compensation will be on an hourly rate depending on activity/event conducted

Apply by emailing resumes to



3/17/15…………….QUAD ENERGY AMBASSADOR (Seasonal)


Purpose:  To represent and promote QUAD Energy by distributing samples and creating excitement and awareness for the local Chattanooga brand. QUAD Energy is a high-quality, low cost energy drink line. It is a product of The Double Cola Company located in Chattanooga, TN. QUAD Energy comes in five flavors in 16oz cans: Re-Charge, Low Carb Kick, Berry Fusion, Orange Twist, and Lime Craze.

The pay is $12/hour and the schedule is flexible

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Present samples of QUAD Energy products to consumers in populated areas such as local stores.
  • Execute in-store promotions/sampling events on scheduled date and time in conjunction with our local distributor.
  • Check stores for product location, point of sale displays, etc.
  • Engage consumers in an energetic and confident manner and provide knowledgeable information about our products leaving them with a lasting positive impression of you and our brands.
  • Create a positive experience for the consumer and assist the consumer in wanting to go out and buy more products.
  • Complete post sampling event report.

Skills Required:

  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and have a good work ethic
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic, outgoing, and dynamic
  • Innovative, resourceful, organized, and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible with a professional, enthusiastic and can-do attitude
  • Strong willed and able to solve problems should they arrive

Other requirements:

  • Able to work Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Able to stand for 6 hours and actively move around store to set up promotional items
  • Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have transportation

Additional information:

  • This is a contract position.
  • You will be accountable to THE DOUBLE COLA COMPANY, but will be expected to work closely with our area distributor.
  • Compensation will be on an hourly rate depending on activity/event conducted

Apply by emailing resumes to


3/13/15……….. The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness Summer Internship Program

Location: The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness Nashville City Center 511 Union Street, Suite 720 Nashville, TN 37219

Foundation Description The Governor's Foundation for Health and Wellness is a non-profit corporation dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives. Based in Nashville, the Foundation brings together a statewide coalition of employers, health insurers, hospital systems, local governments, school systems and healthcare-focused foundations and community organizations to effect positive, measurable change. The Foundation’s Healthier Tennessee initiative strives to increase the number of Tennesseans who are physically active for at least 30 minutes five times a week, promote a healthy diet, and reduce the number of people who use tobacco.

Position Description Our program will include exposure to different areas of interest within the Foundation including communications, performance measures, data analysis, research and administration. The position requires some research work and you should be able to handle multiple projects at one time. The intern will be working as a part of the team we have in place. You will gain great exposure to a startup organization with a healthy atmosphere, and the position will be a true resource to the work we are producing.

Internship Period The applicant should be available at least 12 hours/week (Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 5:00) The internship will begin Monday, May 25th and conclude Friday, August 14th.

Requirements: Must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average as well as have a personal interest in health and wellness.

Desired Majors: Advertising, Business, Communications, Marketing, Health, Nutrition and Statistics

Compensation: This position is a paid internship.

To Apply Please email for an application. Along with the application (attached HERE), you will need to submit a cover letter, current resume and one letter of recommendation. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 8th

Visit for more information on the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.



3/12/15 – Summer Internships at TVA

TVA has the following internships available for Summer 2015:

  • SUMMER ENGINEER INTERNSHIP (various locations)
  • SUMMER BUSINESS INTERNSHIP (various locations)

To read a full job description and apply online, go to:


3/6/15…………Full Time Summer Positions Available at Raft One

Raft One is an outdoor adventure company located on the Ocoee River in Tennessee offering whitewater rafting, canopy tours, mountain biking and lodging. Providing incredible excursions and lasting memories since 2007, this season Raft One proudly welcomes Southeastern Expeditions on the Chattooga River in Clayton, GA to their growing family of fun.

Positions Available:

Reservations/ Marketing:We are looking for friendly, outgoing team members to assist our guests in building the ultimate adventure. You will book reservations over the phone and email, assist with questions and negotiate rates. There are general office duties as well such as inventory and placing orders.

Qualifications: You must be dependable with a high degree of integrity. We offer a super fun environment but there will be times when it will be a "job" and we expect the best. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must as well as willingness to LISTEN to our guests so you can cater to their needs. Good computer skills are important as you will be entering reservation info while talking on the phone. A good grasp of social media would be a great plus. Your major isn't as important as what skills you have. We would be willing to work out a paid internship for credit for the right candidate. The owners are onsite which means your opinions and ideas will be heard and an ambitious person could accomplish some things that would look great on a future resume.

River guides, Zipline guides, Mountain bike guides:

Energetic outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to contact Raft One regarding guide positions.  Learn a new skill, have fun and make some incredible memories.  

Qualifications:  You must have an outgoing, can-do attitude and a willingness to put guest’s needs before your own.  Some previous experience working in an outdoor environment is always a plus.  You must be able to work as a team and follow directions.

This job is physically demanding at times and you must be willing to complete the task. Training is done in house with experienced river professionals. The rescue and emergency qualifications will be taught by licensed professionals, and you will receive accreditation/certifications recognized throughout the world.

On-site housing is available to full-time staff. We have various “pro-deals” with vendors in the outdoor industry.    

Applications for employment can be found on our website or you can email with questions.



3/6/15………….Summer Day Camp Staff - YMCA

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga is seeking high-energy team players who enjoy being creative, outgoing and interactive with kids of all ages to work as Summer Day Camp Staff at Y branches throughout the Chattanooga, Cleveland and North Georgia areas.

To apply, please visit and register to attend an upcoming casting call!

Questions can be directed to Telky Murphy at


3/4/15………….Conference Assistant (CA)

Conference Assistants work with each Camp/Conference staying in one of UTC Housing complexes.

Tasks include: room preparation, check in’s and check out’s, office hours and other related tasks. They respond to lockouts, emergency situations, and policy violations. They also monitor residence hall complex conditions and fill out maintenance and custodial work orders when necessary. CA’s are not permitted to have other summer employment or take classes.

Compensation: free room on-campus for the summer and a $1,500 stipend      

For employment information, please contact  JT Taylor, Conference Operations Manager at  or 423-425-1033


3/2/15…………..SUMMER INTERN – BURKES OUTLET, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA


Summer interns will have an opportunity to actively participate in meaningful projects and assignments within a Bealls/Burkes Outlet store location. Interns will participate in a weekly touch base and performance feedback session with their respective manager and/or mentor. They will also attend bi-weekly leadership and retail training meetings. A formal performance appraisal will be conducted at the conclusion of the program.

Examples of duties will include:

  • Product flow
  • Business analysis
  • Visual merchandising
  • Use store operational systems
  • Interact with customers and store teams
  • Attend and participate in business meetings
  • Interact with various levels of executives
  • Limited travel with District Manager


  • Currently  enrolled as a junior or senior in an accredited undergraduate degree program
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Ability to handle time sensitive and confidential information

Start Date: May 26, 2014                                         

Work Schedule: Flexible – To include, days, nights and weekends

Hours per Week: 40                                                    

Status: Paid – Non Exempt, Hourly $12.00

This is a 10 week program in most cases. Limited internships will be offered within specific store locations in AZ, TX, GA, NC and FL markets. 

Apply online at using keyword Fort Oglethorpe.  Bealls/Burkes Outlet is an Equal Opportunity Employer



2/17/15………Summer Jobs at Camp Ozark Available

Want to have an incredible summer job and work with kids this summer?  Then Camp Ozark might be the perfect place for you!  

A little bit about us:

Camp Ozark is America's largest single-site Christian sports and adventure camp for kids.  We hire over 700 college-aged students from over 40 universities to work with over 6,000 kids each summer.  Taking summer school?  No problem!  We have flexible work durations.  Need a job?  No problem!  All work at Camp Ozark is paid employment.  Needing internship credit? We have those too!

Check out our opportunities to serve kids: www.yoursummer2015.comIf you have questions, you can also contact Kathleen Reedy at



2/17/15……….Certified Lifeguards - YMCA

The Downtown and Hamilton YMCA’s are currently recruiting for certified lifeguards.

To apply, please email or visit



2/9/15……….Summer Jobs at Skymont Scout Reservation

Skymont Scout Reservation is seeking motivated, enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with youth.  Provide merit badge instruction to Boy Scouts while making friends, developing skills and enjoying our 2,400 acre property.  Activity areas including water front, archery, climbing, handicraft activities, ecology, outdoor skills, shotgun shooting, and many more areas offer exciting instructional opportunities for staff. 

We have a variety of positions available ranging in pay and responsibility. We are looking for positive, fun, and responsible staff members. 

They have the following employment opportunities available:

  • Shooting Sports Director (over 21)
  • Shooting Sports Staff
  • Outdoor Skill Staff
  • Handicraft Director
  • Handicraft Staff
  • Aquatics Director (over 21)
  • Aquatics Staff
  • Ecology Director
  • Ecology Staff
  • Sports and Fitness Staff
  • Climbing/ COPE staff
  • 1st Year Camper Program Staff
  • Office Support Staff
  • Trading Post/ Quartermaster Staff

Contact Scott Martin, Camp Director at for more information.



2/9/14…….Summer 2015 Sales and Marketing Internship – The AroundCampus Group


The AroundCampus Group is the leading collegiate media and marketing company in the U.S. As an AroundCampus summer sales intern you will help connect your college campus with the local community by selling advertising that will appear on our award-winning mobile app, website, and in the UTC Student Planner.

As a Sales Representative you will:

  • Spread the word: You'll be responsible for growing our customer base by consulting with local and national businesses in your college town
  • Be out and about: This is NOT a desk job! You will be in the business community prospecting and working hands-on with clients to build the best advertising package for their business
  • Work full-time this summer, Monday – Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm
  • Be a campus ambassador: Act and think like a market expert for your college community by providing market perspective and advice to your clients
  • Attend our week-long, nationally recognized Sales Foundations Academy Training Program at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus; all expenses paid
  • Develop your interpersonal and professional skills as an individual and in a team setting
  • Work closely with a full time Regional Manager to develop sales and marketing skills
  • Work in a team sales environment and deliver on both personal and team goals
  • Gain a skill set that will set you apart from your peers in today’s job market

We want people who are:

  • Confident, driven, competitive and obsessed about their future
  • Great listeners who love to work with people
  • Goal-oriented people who like working alone as much as they like working with a team
  • Willing to constantly learn, improve, and adapt quickly
  • Excited about discovering and exploring Chattanooga
  • Versatile; building relationships across many verticals

Interested applicants should email their resume to Erik Rhoten at  

Upon application submission, students will be directed to the following employer URL to fill out additional information. 



2/5/15……….Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians Camp Adahai in Cloudland Georgia is seeking:

  • Horseback Instructors
  • Archery Instructors
  • Canoe Instructors
  • Lifeguards
  • Cooks and Kitchen Assistants

Will be mostly weekend work during the Spring and Fall.  Flexible schedule & amazing workplace

To apply, submit resumes to

For more information, call 706-862-2020 or email Aimee Canterbury at



1/9/15………….Project Manager Apprentice – Botsko Builders, Inc

Description:    General Contractor seeking (1-2) Construction Management students for summer employment.  Students will work daily with Sr. Project Managers overseeing multiple residential construction projects.  (All Sr. Project Managers currently on staff have over 25 years of construction experience.)

Responsibilities will include client interaction, daily scheduling, subcontractor coordination, project budgets, project timelines, project cleanliness, etc. 

Tenure:  May 2015 – August 2015 (flexible)

Botsko Builders Inc. ( is a regional general contractor headquartered in Hendersonville, TN.  We are a Design/Build firm that focuses on residential projects ranging from $500,000 to $5 million.  We also operate a commercial division, service division, and a real estate company.  Our hope would be to develop relationships through seasonal opportunities with candidates while in school that could result in permanent placement upon graduation.

Compensation:  Negotiable. Applicants must provide their own housing in the Greater Nashville area.

Please contact: Shane Holt at if interested.



1/5/15………… Crew Member  - Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS)

2015 Crew Member Job Description

Want to work and live in some of the most pristine, remote, and ecologically diverse areas in the southeastern United States?  Interested in gaining hands-on job experience in the field of conservation?  Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) is looking for crew members to work on multi-day backcountry stewardship projects. These seasonal positions run 12 weeks, starting May 18 and ending August 7. 

Crew members will be provided detailed training, including Wilderness First Aid, crosscut saw certification, and skills instruction at the Wilderness Skills Institute (May 18-29), a joint training program of the SAWS program, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the US Forest Service.

Following training, crews of four members, led by a crew leader and assistant crew leader, will spend 10 weeks completing stewardship projects. Crews will work 10 days at a time, camped in backcountry locations, and will have 4 days off between hitches.  Members will be directed by their assigned crew leader and assistant crew leader in the field, and will report to the Executive Director of SAWS.

Field Work

Wilderness stewardship encompasses a broad range of field projects.  Some project types crews may engage in include:

  • Non-native and invasive species removal
  • Trail relocations
  • Erosion control (installing water bars, grade dips, log or stone steps, etc.)
  • Baseline species data collection
  • Public education (Leave No Trace, bear safety and awareness, Wilderness education, etc.)
  • Mitigating campsite impacts
  • Reestablishing trail tread
  • Brushing trail corridors and removing downed trees

Position Location

Positions will be based in Tellico Plains, TN, or in western North Carolina.  Crews will work in wilderness areas, wilderness study areas, and inventoried roadless areas on the national forests surrounding their base.


  • $10.10/hour
  • Housing available

Expected Responsibilities

  • Work effectively with fellow crew members under the direction of crew leaders to complete assigned stewardship projects
  • Maintaining high standard levels for project completion
  • Exemplifying the SAWS mission and vision
  • Assisting in developing and maintaining strong, positive relationships with US Forest Service personnel, partner organization staff, and partner organization volunteers
  • Creating media (blogs, photography, video, etc.) to share for reporting and documentation
  • Practicing Leave No Trace principals on project sites and in camp
  • Following and practicing SAWS organizational policies on project sites and in camp
  • Maintaining a fun, safe, and positive working environment

Required Skills

  • Enthusiasm for the mission and work of SAWS
  • Ability to complete strenuous physical tasks, including traveling on foot over rough terrain for up to 10 miles per day while carrying 50 lbs. or more
  • Ability to live and work in a remote and primitive setting with diverse groups of people

2015 Seasonal Time Frame

  • Wilderness Skills Institute: May 18-29, 2015
  • Crew Orientation: June 1-3, 2015
  • Field Season: June 4-August 7, 2015

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for the Crew Member position, please send a resume and cover letter to with the subject line "2015 Seasonal Crew Member Application".  Questions regarding the application and application process may be submitted via email to

About Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards

Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) was created in 2010 to steward protected public lands in the national forests of the Southern Appalachian region, which includes areas in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia.  The geographic footprint of SAWS includes 45 wilderness areas in 5 national forests, as well as several wilderness study and inventoried roadless areas. SAWS serves as a resource for the federal agencies, supplementing existing stewardship efforts and providing support where there are none.  Our organization focuses on engaging local communities across our landscape in active volunteerism and developing the next generation of public lands stewards.  SAWS is an equal opportunity employer.



1/5/15……….Summer Camp Positions -- Camp Juliette Low, Cloudland, GA

Located on top of Lookout Mountain in Cloudland, Georgia (about 45 minutes south of Chattanooga), Camp Juliette Low (CJL) is an overnight summer camp for girls ages 7-17. CJL was founded in 1922 by Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, and is on the National Register of Historic Places as the first GS camp in the Southeast; however, CJL has operated independently from the Girl Scouts since the 1930s. Today, CJL provides campers with exciting, outdoor experiences that foster self-confidence, promote teamwork, encourage independence, and develop leadership skills. Activities emphasize outdoor living skills and recreation, including canoeing, sailing, ropes course, archery, horseback, and fire building. Campers and counselors live in four-person platform tents in a wooded setting... singing, traditions, campfires-- we are the real deal!

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: June 1- August 1, 2015

  • Camp Counselors-- women aged 18+, must enjoy the outdoors and working with children
  • Pool Director-- women aged 21+, lifeguard certification required
  • Lake Director-- women aged 21+, canoeing/sailing/kayaking experience and lifeguard certification required
  • Horseback Director-- women aged 21+, manage barn, care for 12 horses, teach classes
  • Horseback Assistants-- women aged 18+, experience riding and caring for horses required
  • Ropes Course Director-- women aged 21+, high/low ropes, climbing wall, team building; certifications/training required
  • Kitchen Staff-- women aged 18+, food prep experience required

Join our experienced staff and spend your summer outside having fun and gaining valuable experience in programming, leadership, and group management. Make friends and make a difference!

For more information and to print an application, go to our website ( and look under the "For Staff" tab in the top-right corner of the page. Email Joanne at with questions. 

CJL... preparing girls for confident living and leadership since 1922.



12/18/14……….Wilderness Instructors (Summer 2015) - YMCA

The BOLD/GOLD Wilderness School is dedicated to developing multi-cultural leadership skills in diverse groups of gender specific youth through outdoor adventures. Our vision is to create a world where young people have the emotional intelligence, courage, and compassion to be positive multicultural leaders in their communities. In the summer of 2015 we will serve 130 youth on 14 different 4 to 7 day backpacking, rock climbing, mountain biking and canoeing trips. 50% of our students participate on scholarship.

We are currently hiring Wilderness Instructors for this coming summer, 2015. Programs are based out of Chattanooga, TN.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Teach outdoor skills during 4 to 7 day wilderness-based rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, mountain biking expeditions and to deliver high quality and safe courses
  • Create values-forming experiences for self-identified adolescents and work with parents/guardians to provide holistic support for teens and their families
  • Support the organization’s overall cultural competency development
  • Critical Success Factors and Qualifications:
  • Professional instructional experience backpacking, rock climbing, kayaking/canoeing, and/or mountaineering
  • Commitment to working with diverse groups
  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong group facilitation, communication, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to create an inclusive environment for all participants
  • Experience making the transference of a wilderness experience relevant to the everyday lives of urban youth
  • Experience facilitating activities addressing issues facing adolescent girls or boys
  • Experience leading art, science, and/or environmental education activities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Trip Leaders: Current W-EMT, WFR; Assistant Instructors: WFA or CPR
  • Clear criminal background check; safe driving record
  • Instructors must be available for training in the Chattanooga area in mid/late May
  • Instructors are in the field during programs

Dates of employment: Summer programs run May 25th-July 31st. Instructors are contracted on a course-by-course basis including paid time for planning and debriefing. Opportunities exist for additional work based on interest and availability. Must be available evenings and weekends.

Instructors DO NOT have to be available for all dates.

Compensation: DOE, $60- $100/day. Benefits with full summer commitment include a YMCA membership, access to pro-deals, and professional development opportunities.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to or mail to:
J A Henry YMCA
301 West 6th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402



12/15/14…………Summer Camp Counselors – KECamps, Dalton, GA

KE Camps operates day camps at country clubs all across the United States and this summer we will be running a camp at The Dalton Golf and Country Club. A regular day at camp is filled with games, crafts, fun with food, science experiments, lunch, and swimming. Campers are also introduced to tennis and/or golf during the camp day. Every Wednesday is a Wacky Wednesday theme filled day, with themes such as Camp Carnival, A Day at the Zoo, and Lost in Space. We also have Thankful Thursdays where campers participate in a project that will help support a charity. We want our day camps to provide memories that children will keep for a lifetime.   

KECamps is actively seeking summer camp counselors for Camp Dalton!  

What can be better than working in a beautiful setting and being with kids all day while building your resume and creating wonderful relationships with your co-workers and campers?! 

Qualities Necessary:

  • Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences and insights
  • Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations
  • Completed at least one year of college 


  • Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience
  • Cooperate with fellow counselors and camp director
  • Greet families and campers upon arrival
  • Support camp director in establishing rules and emergency procedures with campers
  • Participate in all camp activities
  • Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by the camp director

 This summer position has a working schedule of 20-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.  Camp will run 6/8-6/26, 7/6-7/24. 

All applicants must also be certified in CPR/First Aid before the start of the summer

Please refer to for exact camp dates before applying – camp counselors must be available for the entire camp season.

Please apply directly online at:

KECamps is an equal opportunity employer to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local.



12/11/14…….Activities Counselor – Camp Cody in Freedom, New Hampshire


The Activities Counselor will plan, direct, and implement activities in his or her area of expertise and coordinate the activities into the entire camp program.


  • Teach and stimulate the interest of staff and campers in the area of expertise.
  • Create lesson plans based on increasing camper competence and skill level in activity area.
  • Implement innovative and fun lesson plans and teaching techniques.
  • Conduct a regular check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Set up activity area during staff week.
  • Submit orders for supplies and equipment during staff week or when needed ensuring the timely arrival of materials.
  • Conduct an initial and end of the season inventory and store all equipment properly.
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment or program changes for the next season.
  • Work as a member of a team of counselors who provide guidance and support to all campers and staff.
  • Plan and prepare for inter-camp sporting events and activities, when applicable.
  • Assist with all-camp events, evening programs, trips.
  • Complete tasks as assigned by supervisors.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Training, certification, or documented experience in the respective activity.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of safety practices as applicable to the respective activity.
  • Endurance and stamina needed to provide constant programming and supervision to campers.
  • Ability to spend long hours teaching area of expertise.
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor.
  • Patience and ability to discipline campers in an appropriate way when necessary.

Compensation Details/Other Benefits: 

$250-$400/week; room and board included!

Apply online at  


11/17/14………….Summer Camp Counselor at Deer Run

Location: Thompson’s Station, TN

We are looking for college-aged students who love Christ, love kids, and have a heart to serve.

Being on summer staff at Deer Run Christian Camps is a unique opportunity to teach, encourage, mentor, guide, and lead children and youth through week-long camp experiences. If you choose Deer Run as your place of ministry for the summer, you will have the ability to positively affect student’s lives for the Kingdom of God. You will also gain unforgettable life experiences and possibly make new, life-long friendships with other staffers.

Applications are online NOW!

For our online application as well as more information about this position, please visit our website:



11/11/14……….Summer 2015 Internships and Co-Op Positions in Project Management – Hodges & Hicks

Location: Roswell, GA

Who is Hodges & Hicks?

Hodges & Hicks is a privately owned general contractor based in Atlanta, GA that primarily focuses on large commercial work at private schools, churches, hospitals, data centers, and office buildings. Hodges & Hicks was built around its hard-working , dedicated employees and continues to attract the best talent in the construction industry.

Who is Hodges & Hicks looking to Hire?

Hodges & Hicks is a growing company, looking to strengthen and expand by hiring young, capable, and motivated individuals. As an employee, you will learn about the full construction process through a combination of experiences in the field and the office, serving in preconstruction or project management. Long term growth with Hodges & Hicks combines large scale opportunities as a project manager, estimator or superintendent with a young and ambitious professional atmosphere.

  • Summer of 2015, full-time and part-time positions available.
  • Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are welcome to apply.
  • Construction Management Students are encouraged to apply
  • Students will work along side project managers on several different projects to develop a wide range of experience and project management skills.

Email Resumes to:



11/5/14………2015 Seasonal Workers Needed at Eseeola Lodge in Linville, NC

The Eseeola Lodge at Linville Golf Club in Linville, NC has been in existence since 1892.  We are a seasonal community with a hotel, fine dining, golf, tennis, hiking, etc.   

We are currently hiring for our Dining Room and Culinary teams for the upcoming 2015 season.   

We need employees who will be available full time for the duration of our season (May-October) available from approximately May 15th until October 19th.   

Graduating?  Taking a semester off?  Free Room and Board.  The Eseeola Lodge at Linville Golf Club ( in Linville, NC is currently hiring for our 2014 season.  May-October employment is required to be eligible for employment.   

We are taking applications for Dining Room and Culinary positions.  Very competitive pay.  We offer free housing and meals for our full time staff.   

Eseeola is a great place to learn, make friends, and save money.  For an application and further information please email





Dates: June 16 to August 7, 2014 

Compensation:  $1400 - $2000 Plus Travel Expense, Room & Board

Positions: Tennis, High and Low Ropes Course, Outdoor Adventure (mountain biking, hiking, camping, etc.) Gymnastics, Water-Skiing, Life-guarding (WSI), Theatre, Arts and Crafts (wood working, ceramics, jewelry, rocketry), Roller Hockey, Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Archery, Media (web design, video, yearbook, newspaper), and more....

Description:   Iroquois Springs, located just 90 miles from New York City, is a co-ed residential camp in the Lower Catskill Mountains for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 16. 

If you are an energetic and motivated person with a love for children and working in an outdoor and energetic environment sounds rewarding, our summer team may be the right fit for you!

Iroquois Springs is a safe, fun filled environment for children looking to experience the magic camp has to offer while creating positive memories that will shape each child’s future.  Iroquois Springs is simply an extraordinary place for children!  

Located just 90 miles from New York City, our location is outstanding, and your experience will be second to none!

How to Apply:   Go to (click on “Our Staff”) or Call 1.877.700.5354


PO BOX 20126



 10/29/14………….SUMMER 2015 Camp Counselors – Camp Vesper Point

Camp Vesper Point is a Christian Summer Camp for children ages 7-16.  We are located 30 minutes from Chattanooga in Soddy Daisy, TN.  We are looking for men and women who love the Lord and love being with kids.  Counselor pay begins at $170 per week and includes room and board. 

For more information and to apply online, visit us at


10/23/14……….Summer Ministry Team - Horn Creek Camp and Conference Grounds, Colorado

Full-Time Seasonal

Brief description of Horn Creek: The vision and ministry of Horn Creek is to cultivate an environment where individuals and families can get away from life’s frequent distractions and experience the transformative power of God’s work in their lives. Each ministry team member can expect to be an essential part of helping us to realize and fulfill this vision during their employment with us. We hire approximately 65-70 individuals to our 12-week Summer Ministry Team and 8-10 college graduates to our 15-month Internship Program. Horn Creek is nestled at the foot of Horn Peak on the Eastern slope of the wondrous Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, one of the longest mountain chains in Colorado.

Brief Job Description: The vision and ministry of Horn Creek is to cultivate an environment where individuals and families can get away from life’s frequent distractions and experience the transformative power of God’s work in their lives. Each ministry team member can expect to be an essential part of helping us to realize and fulfill this vision during our summer months. Our life-changing, 12-week Summer Ministry Team is designed for young adults 18 and up. You’ll serve and minister to our guests as well as participate in small groups, worship, teaching—and you’ll even have some time on the side to relax or just play. Perks include pay, housing, meals, time off, fun with guests and opportunities to hang out with other staffers high in the scenic wonder of the Rocky Mountains. Dates are May 2015 – August 2015

How to apply: Please visit to fill out an online application. If any questions email Sara West at