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Transforming lives through experiencing the outdoors, community and the love of Christ.
Located in the mountains of Prescott, Arizona, UCYC was founded in 1952 by Phoenix Independent Christian Churches. Today, we serve churches and organizations of all sizes throughout the Southwestern United States.

UCYC is more than just a place. For over 60 years, we have been a thriving ministry where thousands of lives have been transformed by Jesus Christ. As a team, we are committed to seeing this happen through providing quality experiences, space to see God in His creation, and time to laugh and build relationships.

If you love to serve the Lord in the unique ways He’s gifted you, have a desire to see people come to know Jesus Christ, and would like to explore a ministry opportunity at UCYC, we welcome you to begin the process by checking out our current openings:



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Reports to: Chief Experience Officer

The Director of Strategic Partnerships will foster success in fundraising and leveraging ministry partnerships. He/ she will serve as an active member of the Development team, as well as an productive member of the team at large.

The duties and responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Development of appropriate systems and processes to ensure that development is moving up and to the right.
  • Ensure that strengths are leveraged and add value to the Development team through creativity and strategy.


  • A sincere love for the Lord and a desire to see campers to know and grow in Christ, a flexible attitude in meeting the demands of a guest driven ministry, a tolerance of others’ work style and ability to work well with team members, supervisors, and others in a helpful, respectful and courteous and effective manner.
  • The culture of UCYC is like no other. A thriving UCYC team member has read, understood, and embraced the UCYC Cultural Distinctives and has a healthy and growing relationship with Jesus Christ..
  • Although a college degree is not required, experience in the areas of: sales, hospitality, development, and/or fundraising is required. In addition, experience in leading a team is also mandatory.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Questionnaire - Director of Strategic Partners


Reports to: Dining Services Director

Cooks are responsible for preparing and serving high quality meals to our guests. This person is able to work quickly and produce a quality experience along side the rest of our team. This role is also a team player and supports the needs of all team members.

The duties and responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef and kitchen staff to prepare buffet style meals during dining hours.
  • Measure and assemble ingredients for menu items.
  • Maintain accurate food inventories.
  • Properly store food items at appropriate temperatures marking the date.
  • Cook menu items for the day with minimal amount of oversight, with excellent
    quality and within time allotted.
  • Rotate stock items as per established procedures.
  • Restock Kitchen for subsequent shifts.
  • Assist and support kitchen staff in their duties.
  • Maintain line of sight and atmosphere control by circulating through work areas throughout shift.
  • Ensure that kitchen, salad bar, walk in coolers, and freezers remain clean and free of hazards during shift.


  • At least 1 year of Food Service experience in a cooking capacity.
  • Supervisory experience over other food service staff.
  • Able to read and understand directions and recipes clearly and precisely.
  • Performance under stress and time constraints.
  • Can quickly think on the fly and make adjustments as needed.
  • Reliable and Accountable.

Working Conditions
Open availability needed

Physical Requirements
Able to lift 50lbs. Can be up and moving 90% of shift.

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Reports to: Dining Services Manager

The purpose of this position is to assist in creating the ideal dining experience for campers and guests to commune together and with Jesus over a meal. Whether behind the scenes or out in front this position is responsible for serving others well.

The duties and responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Properly store food items at appropriate temperatures marking the date on them.
  • Rotate stock items as per established procedures.
  • Coordinate food preparation with other Dining Hall Staff.
  • Ensure that kitchen and salad bar area , including, walk in coolers, and freezers remain clean and free of hazards during shift.
  • Execute all tasks and assignments in a timely manor
  • Make sure dining area is well maintained and satisfaction of campers is met.
  • Keep floors clean, free of spills, food, trash and other obstacles.
  • Properly use dishwasher to clean dishes, silverware, glasses, pots, pans and etc.
  • Maintain UCYC’s safety and sanitation standards.


  • Must be 16 years of age or older and be able to regularly lift 20+ pounds with out difficulty. Able to read and take directions to fulfill duties.
  • A positive and upbeat personality and out look on life is crucial.
  • We are looking for people that understand hard work but are able to have fun while doing the best job then can.
  • No prior experience is necessary, only those that are ready to learn and are reliable.

Working Conditions
Must be available to work 2 shifts per week. Preferably Fri-Sun. We do have openings for mid day M-Th as well.

Physical Requirements
Lift 20+ pounds. On your feet standing/moving about 90% of shift.

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