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Hope for Kids, Inc. Property Manager Job Posting

Updated: Feb 13

Updated: February 13, 2024

Job Title: Property Manager

Hope for Kids is interested in a person with hands-on skills to perform the daily maintenance

issues and repairs, year-round.

The Property Manager will be responsible to the Director of Facilities for all maintenance on the Camp Property, including but not limited to: Management of Utility Systems (well water, septic, electric & propane); upkeep of buildings and grounds; directing and oversight of adult

maintenance volunteers and summer property assistants; coordination of event tasks and

property management with Crew Chiefs; coordination of vendors and contractors on Camp


Personal Qualifications

  • Applicant is to be self-motivated; familiar with general construction, plumbing, and electrical work;

  • Ability to be flexible with changing task requests; able to coordinate with other staff leaders;

  • Management of other staff members and have a mindset of a cheerful, humble servant.

Basic Duties

  • The basic duties are varied and would include but not be limited to:

  • Opening property from winterization

  • Closing of property for winterization

  • Lawn and landscape maintenance

  • General site cleanup

  • General repairs and maintenance

  • Managing well water system that complies with DEP regulations

  • Maintain swimming pool at opening and closing of season

  • Managing of volunteer groups, on and off-season


Work Schedule

  • Our programs are in session from June through August but require on-going work the remainder of the year before and after camping season.

  • During the camp sessions the work schedule is 6 days a week with Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon as time-off.

  • The workday is considered a minimum of 8 hours or as neede due to additional needs or emergencies.

  • The Off-season is when on-going repairs and tree work are done to maintain the property and facilities.

  • Off-season work schedule based on a 40-hour week.


  • Due to the integral involvement needed to manage the property, on-site housing is available.

  • Compensation

  • Based upon needs and experience.

More about Hope for Kids:

Hope for Kids operates a camp that is situated on approximately 90 acres in rural Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. The facilities consist of some 45 cabins, 2 gymnasiums, Main Dining Hall, Athletic fields, Swimming Pool, Rock Wall, Zip line and many other activities and facilities. The programs serve children and teens from across the American Commonwealth Region (ACR).

There are additional programs that serve youth from North Philadelphia; special needs

children and their families, and leadership training programs. In all approximately 2500 people are served during the camp sessions.

To apply or for more information please email:

Kathy Whetzel

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