(888) 724-2626 [email protected]


Who We Are

Our Leadership & Team

Chanco on the James has a dedicated staff of employees who are available to
meet the needs of our retreat groups and campers alike.

Marjorie Gay

Marjorie Gay

Administrative Coordinator

Gareth Kalfas

Gareth Kalfas

Executive Director

Rafael Walters

Rafael Walters

Food Service Director

Matt Washam

Matt Washam

Property Keeper

Employment Opportunities

Chanco on the James is looking for individuals to join our team:

Operational Staff

Duties include: Ensuring clean, orderly, and attractive lodging, meetings spaces, and bathroom facilities; food prep, washing dishes, and assisting in cooking; as well as leaf blowing and weed eating. Applicants need not be proficient in all areas to apply. Interested applicants will need to complete an application and pass a background check.

Download an application below to begin the application process.

Interested in Working for Chanco?

If you wish to submit an application for employment to be kept on file, you may find one available for download below. Please also visit our summer camp employment page for information on summer jobs as a camp counselor. Thank you for your interest in working for Chanco on the James and we look forward to the opportunity to meet you soon!


Contact Us


Chanco on the James
394 Floods dr.
Spring Grove, VA 23881

(888) 724-2626
[email protected]