Employment Opportunities

POSITION TITLE: Director of Philanthropy

POSTING DATE: May 22, 2021



FLSA STATUS: Full-time, exempt



• Work collaboratively to design, develop, implement, and oversee the Glen Helen development plan.

• Identify and research donor prospects; direct the development of individual cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospective donors.

• Manage a portfolio of active and prospective major donors. Make direct solicitations with a focus on major gifts and planned gifts. • Work collaboratively across all Glen Helen programs and teams; empower and advance staff, board, and Development Committee volunteer fundraising.

• Work with the Executive Director to successfully conclude the $3.5M Campaign to Secure the Future of Glen Helen. • Develop accurate revenue projections (multi-year, annual, and monthly) with achievable stretch goals.

• Manage development-related expenses.

• Oversee FileMaker Pro database to facilitate impactful, stream-lined, management customized by donor: acknowledge gifts, in accordance with best practice and legal requirements; track and report on the status of solicitations, assignments, and results.

• Work with the Executive Director to develop and refine effective donor communications. • Refine and position donor recognition and giving opportunities.

• Work with the staff and board to develop and execute the annual fund campaign.

• Represent the Glen Helen staff on the Board’s Development Committee.

• Represent Glen Helen at public and private events.

• Participate in staff functions, including preparing periodic reports and attending meetings.

• Additional duties and responsibilities as agreed upon.

Click here for the full Director of Philanthropy Job Description and details on how to apply


POSITION TITLE: Glen Helen Maintenance Assistant
POSTING DATE: October 1, 2021
POSITION REPORTS TO: Glen Helen Maintenance Supervisor
FLSA STATUS: Full-time, non-exempt
COMPENSATION: $16/hr. starting salary, plus vacation/sick leave, retirement plan, health plan


The Glen Helen Maintenance Assistant is responsible for routine custodial work, landscaping work, and minor
facilities work. The position works closely with the Glen Helen Maintenance Supervisor.

Custodial: Keep buildings in clean, safe, and sanitary condition, in accordance with regular and
periodic maintenance schedules
Landscape: Snow removal, mowing, tree felling, moving and hauling, road maintenance,
landscaping, bridge construction, and repair
Equipment operation: Operation and maintenance of tractor, pickup truck, lawn equipment, etc.
Shop work: Upkeep in the maintenance shop and tool cache, machinery maintenance, and repair
Plumbing: Minor plumbing installation and repair
Painting and glazing: Minor painting and glazing of buildings
Electrical: Minor installation and repair of fixtures and switches
HVAC: Minor repair and maintenance of furnaces and water softeners
Carpentry: Minor carpentry work
Roof maintenance: Regular roof and gutter cleaning, minor roof and gutter installation and repair
Other: Other duties as required
• Prior maintenance experience and the ability to effectively accomplish the aforementioned
responsibilities with the highest professional standards
• At least a high school education
• Availability to work occasionally on evenings and weekends.
• Interest, understanding, and commitment to Glen Helen’s mission and vision
• Comfort with highly physical work in all types of weather, and all times of year
• Ability to lift at least 75 lbs.
• Must be able to drive, load, and maneuver half-ton pickup truck, tractor, and other equipment
• Must be capable of working around children and the public, and with minimal supervision

• Valid driver’s license
• BCI/FBI background check required
• Send resume to GHA@glenhelen.org; or
Maintenance Assistant Search, Glen Helen Association, 405 Corry St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387


The work of Glen Helen is also supported by private rentals of our facilities. We are currently seeking dependable as-needed staffing assistance to help with setup and day of event coordination. Help us fulfill our mission and earn some extra cash! See below for information on open positions.

Event Facilitator- Contract Labor
Rate: $12.50 per hour

Part-Time, As needed position (2-11 hours per event)

  • Provide on-site assistance during evening or weekend events at Glen Helen rental facilities, including weddings, parties, memorials, business meetings, and public events. This is a part-time, as-needed position.

  • Arrive before guests (if no staff for set up is on-site) to unlock space and turn on lights, heat, and confirm that space is clean, no damages are visible, and that basic equipment is ready for use. Post signs for parking if needed.

  • Greet renters and assist with setup – answer any questions and help renters with where to find or put things. Remind them of any rules or restrictions when necessary.

  • Direct traffic and parking as needed – especially for guests needing special assistance or for late arrivals.

  • Monitor the facility during the event. Be proactive about picking up trash, keeping restrooms tidy, wiping up spills, eliminating safety hazards. Note anything that is missing or gets broken that will need to be addressed after the event is over.

  • Act as an ambassador for Glen Helen. Answer questions about Glen Helen’s history, mission, and programs. Share information with guests interested in membership or rental information.

  • Know what to do and whom to contact in the event of an emergency (fire, power outage, car trouble, injury, etc.) Work as a liaison with staff, repairmen, or authorities in order to resolve the problem.

  •  Introduce yourself to any service providers (caterers, musicians, officiants, speakers, photographers). Request contact information and ask whether they are accepting referrals. Provide them with our rental brochures in return.

  • At the end of the event, assist guests with cleanup, and help guests leave in a timely manner. Review the checkout list with the person who reserved the space and have them sign off on it.

  • Turn off all lights, heat, secure doors, etc. Drop off a checklist with Glen Helen staff after the event is over with any comments on how the event went and recommendations for follow-up work or improvements.

  • Facilitators are expected to dress appropriately and act in a professional manner to guests and staff.

To apply, click here to email your resume with contact information to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Event Staging and Parking Management-Contract Labor

Rate: $15 per hour

Part-time, As needed position (1-4 hours per event)

  • Provide set up, cleaning, and tear down assistance during facility rental events at Glen Helen, including weddings, parties, memorials, business meetings, and other private events.

  • Arrive on-site at the scheduled time to assist with event set up or tear down, typically tables and chairs.

  • Direct traffic and parking as needed – especially for guests needing special assistance or for late arrivals. 

  • At the end of the event, work with the event facilitator to complete the checkout list.

  • Contractors are expected to dress appropriately and act in a professional manner to guests and staff.

To apply, click here to email your resume with contact information to the Director of Finance and Administration.


Our Naturalist Teacher Internship will begin hiring soon for a shortened season starting in spring 2022. Position descriptions and application materials will be available soon! If you have any questions in the meantime, please reach out to OEC Director, Sarah Cline, or OEC Assistant Director, Kelsey Mazur

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