Position Title: Program Coordinator

Start Date: Oct. 20, 2022 (flexible)

Hours per week: 20-25

Salary: $18-$20/hour DOE- includes private, one bedroom furnished cabin and utilities ($1,200 mo. value)

Work Schedule: Weekends and various weekdays (days off can occasionally be switched)

Join PLAYA’s small team of dedicated staff as a PROGRAM COORDINATOR. This part-time position will be responsible for weekend duties and flexible weekday responsibilities. This position includes housing in a private furnished cabin on PLAYA’s remote and spectacular campus, and access to trails, art studios, print-making studio, and music studio. The ideal candidate will be self-reliant, work well in an extremely remote environment, and be able to lift 50 lbs. A current Oregon FoodHandler’s card is required.

Closing date: October 9, 2022. 

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Duties include:

  • Program support; resident arrivals, orientation, meal support and cleanup
  • Monitoring email and providing customer service
  • Gathering content and posting on social media
  • Event support: tech set-up, meals, tables and chairs set-up and take down
  • Office support; filing, database input, answering phone
  • Site and Facilities support: cleaning studios, assist housekeeping
  • After-hours on-call person
  • Other duties as assigned

About PLAYA: PLAYA is located in a rural area of south central Oregon with wide open vistas and opportunities for field explorations in rich natural settings. Bend, Oregon is two hours north and Lakeview is one hour south of PLAYA. Paisley, with a population of 225, is 17 miles from PLAYA and 12 miles north is the town of Summer Lake, population 100. Both have gas stations, small convenience markets and post offices.  

PLAYA’s 76-acre campus sits alongside an intermittent desert lake which is 10 miles wide and 20 miles long. The campus is made up of the Commons building (where the only wi-fi on campus can be accessed), 6 cabins, 2 live/work units, 2 homes for staff, three studios, and a small music studio.

To apply send a letter of interest and resume to kris@playasummerlake.org