John Knox Center is a refuge in the heart of the Presbytery of East Tennessee set apart to nurture, renew, and inspire a love for God and commitment to Christ.
Located on the shores of Watts Bar Lake in beautiful east Tennessee. We offer organized retreats and events, custom programs, lodging, and program opportunities for adults, youth, children, church groups, schools, and more. Whether you are planning a weekend congregational retreat, day meeting, or wedding John Knox Center is the perfect location. We would love to host your next business meeting and professional development or team-building programs as well. Let us host your next event!
We also offer a broad variety of Christ-centered children's and youth opportunities at our summer camp
program called Camp John Knox. Campers grow as Christians, develop social and communications skills, and build strong relationships that can last a lifetime.
John Knox Center is also the home of the River Ridge Environmental Education Program. Established in 1994, River Ridge is a top education program offering hands-on programs for a variety of grade levels and sizes. Day and overnight programs are available that incorporate hands-on and experiential learning.
John Knox Center is looking for 3 to 4 hard-working individuals to join our staff this Fall as Program Specialists. These are seasonal positions. Room and board provided, and food provided when schools or guest groups are onsite.
These individuals will be tasked with facilitating Team Building activities, leading High/Low Ropes, teaching Environmental Education, and other camp projects while gaining experience and developing leadership skills.
- Program dates: Start August 14th and run through November 1st.
- Compensation: $300-$325 per Week
If you are passionate about working in the outdoors and working with kids, please click "Apply" below to email our Program Director for more information.