CHANCO STAFF

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.

Gareth Kalfas

Gareth Kalfas

Executive Director

Talley Banazek

Talley Banazek

Development & Marketing Coordinator

Nathan Hoyt

Nathan Hoyt

Director of Programs

Rafael Walters

Rafael Walters

Food Service Director

Marjorie Gay

Marjorie Gay

Administrative Coordinator

Matt Washam

Matt Washam

Property Keeper

Employment Opportunities

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

Director of Programs

The Director of Programs will assist in facilitating the year round program, ministry, and operation of Chanco on the James. S/he develops new retreat programs, provides world class Episcopal hospitality to all guests, and oversees the operation of the summer camp program all under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsibilities include customer service, “hands on” activity facilitation, planning, camper and staff supervision, as well as staff recruiting and hiring. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 – $30,000 and a generous benefits package. Studio apartment lodging is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living on site is required during the summer season and optional year-round.

Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth
Kalfas at [email protected].

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!

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