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As of  8/30/22

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

Please download and complete the above document when applying for available positions.

Attach it to your email when you apply. 

Facilities Manager                      
 Job Overview

The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center is seeking a Facilities Manager.


The Facility Manager oversees The Mountain property including all buildings, vehicles, roads, trails and utilities.  This position also includes managing a staff of 2-6 people and managing small remodels to new construction. This position interacts with all departments of the organization and will also be interacting with guests to ensure a great guest experience. This person will be very hands on as well as managing the team to ensure our property is safe and well maintained.

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. 

Begins ASAP

Hourly Position

The Mountain is looking for a high energy, systems oriented problem solver to join the team of The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center. In this position you will oversee all departments relating to meeting room setups, registration, as well as client management tasks.


Conduct, communicate, and collaborate with the guest of The Mountain. Ensure guest needs and expectations are met from registration to relaxation. Help manage our registration system, provide space set up, liaison for programs, send reports and communicate interdepartmentally, work with volunteers and host. Ensure excellent guest services for The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center. 

Job Overview

The Mountain is an inclusive retreat and summer camp in Highlands, NC. Join our team to help manage the care of guest and public spaces on The Mountain. The housekeeping team oversees linen care, cleaning materials, and room set ups, while maintaining an elevated standard of environmental and facility stewardship. 

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