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As of  7/14/21

The Mountain is Hiring

Becoming Part of The Mountain Team, working together to make a difference in the world.

An opportunity . . .

To stand atop a granite cliff on the Highlands Plateau overlooking the majestic Blue Valley . . .

To breathe in the pure mist of clouds swirling amidst an ancient forest of elegant dwarf white oaks . . .

To feel a heightened sense of wonder replacing time . . .

The Mountain and the spectacular views alone invoke spirit.

So begins the work of The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center:


               Energizing people for positive change

                      Embracing diversity

                           Maintaining a healthy environment.

              Engaging interfaith, intercultural and intergenerational communities

                       Living simply and sustainably

                            Practicing civility

             Providing adventure in leadership, spirituality and education for youth and adults

                      Working for peace and justice

                           Promoting the inherent worth and interdependent web of all existence

- Applications for these positions are due by August 10th 

  • Group acquisition and contracting

  • Ensure group leaders and program managers expectations are met or exceeded

  • Implements online registration for group events

  • Ensure that meeting spaces, including A-V equipment meet the group's expectations

  • Handles registration, makes housing arrangements, and prepares arrival materials for       guests

  • Conducts group welcome and Mountain orientation for guests

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Unitarian Universalist core principles, and provide             programs consistent with these values

  • Solicit or plan and coordinate implementation of programs

  • Coordinate work with off-site volunteers to extend programming

Please download and complete the above document.

Attach it to your email when you apply. 

The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center is seeking part-time and full-time kitchen staff.

The Mountain is an inclusive retreat and summer camp in Highlands, NC. Kitchen staff prepare and serve three balanced meals a day as well as catering for guests using local, ethically sourced ingredients, including from our on-site farm, whenever possible. Must have food service experience, agree to our mission and values and have the ability to work variable, flexible hours including weekends and some holidays. On-site housing available if necessary. 


To apply, email with a resume, availability and contact details. 

Facilities Assistant                          Job Overview

The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center is seeking help in Facilities.


If you have training and or experience in carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing or trail and landscape work we have a place for you. Come work in an incredibly beautiful, mountaintop setting on a staff of hard working, committed individuals that are involved every day in efforts that make the world a better place.


For this position you should be able to do hard physical work for eight hours a day and lift at least 30 pounds of dead weight.


To apply, email with a resume, availability and contact details.