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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: Guest Services Operations Manager

The Guest Services Event Coordinator will work with necessary departments at UCYC as well as Group Leaders to create an environment during guest events where lives can be transformed through experiencing the outdoors, community, and the love of Christ.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for contacting group leader in a timely manner to clarify all retreat details as well as any necessary guest accommodations.
  • On call and available to promptly respond to guest needs during their stay.
  • Responsible for preparing group signage, paperwork, and payment collection (as needed).
  • Responsible for executing UCYC shut down procedures at the end of each event.
  • Communicating UCYC guidelines to guests as necessary & at the appropriate times.
  • Effectively communicate guest needs to the appropriate departments.
  • Ensure that UCYC’s standard of service is being met at all UCYC facilitated events.
  • Review UCYC guidelines with group at leaders preferred time.
  • Build relationships with groups & group leaders beyond initial retreat that will further build advocacy for UCYC.


  • Hungry: Forward thinking and ambitious.
  • Humble: Doesn’t think less of self but thinks of self less.
  • Smart: Aware of how their words & actions impact those around them as well as practicing empathy & compassion. This person strives to learn and grow in an effort to continually improve personally, professionally, and in their role at UCYC.
  • This person has a heart for innovative service through their actions & their attention to detail.

Working Conditions
This person frequently works weekends. This person is expected to live on site.

Physical Requirements
This person will be setting up & tearing down large venues on a regular basis, will regularly be standing for long periods of time, and will occasionally be working outdoors in all weather.

Application - Guest Services Event Coordinator


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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