Current Openings:

Juniro Nature Camp Assistant Cook (Temporary Part-time, Non-exempt)

Primary Function:
To support the mission of Oglebay Institute’s Junior Nature Camp by preparing daily meals.
To take direction from the Head Cook in all aspects of kitchen preparation and cleaning.

Minmum Qualifications:

  •  We are looking for a motivated individual to assist with cooking duties from Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • We start at 6:30am, serve dinner at 6:00pm, and typical leave the kitchen around 8:00pm.
  • These are long, fun days. We serve homemade food, family style most meals. Some lunches are served buffet style.
  • It is not necessary that an applicant be experienced in kitchen work but very important to be able to take instruction and be willing to work.
  • It is preferable that you stay at camp as the days are quite long. You would not have time for another job or school classes.
  • Begins Friday, July 13, at 1pm. Ends on Saturday, July 28, after final kitchen clean-up is done.

Typical Duties:

  • To serve as the Junior Nature Camp Assistant Cook from Friday, July 13, 2018 – Saturday July 28, 2018.
  • To follow the direction of the Junior Nature Camp Cook
  • To assist in all meal preparation
  • To provide family style meals for the campers and staff
  • To adhere strictly to all American Camping Association guidelines for meal procedures as outlined
  • To adhere to all Health Department rules/regulations
  • To prepare an evening snack prior to departure

Oglebay Institute to pay the sum of $230 per week, for two weeks. Oglebay Institute to provide room and board from July 13 to July 28, 2018.

Interested candidates should contact Kim Henderson, JNC Head Cook, at 740-310-7867 or via email by June 22, 2018.

Part-time (Weekend) Customer Service Representative – Schrader Environmental Education Center

Primary Function:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the CSR serves as liaison between Oglebay Institute’s program departments and the diverse customers visiting its facilities, attending its programs, requesting information and seeking personnel.  A CSR will perform various customer service responsibilities that meet or exceed professional standards and customers’ expectations.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • CPR/AED and first aid certification preferred.
  • One to three years successful customer service experience, including cash handling

Required Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of software programs and ability to learn registration and POS software quickly
  • Knowledge of customer service best practices
  • Ability to articulate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Proven problem solving, organization and time management skills


Weekend Customer Service Representatives will be required to work no more than 12 hours a week.

Candidates may apply by submitting cover letter, resume and completed OI employment application via email to Molly Check, or by mailing to:

Molly Check
Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Center
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Deadline to apply is Monday, May 28, 2018

Schrader Environmental Education Center

The Schrader Environmental Education Center is always looking for passionate environmental educators to consider for part time and full time positions.  Please send your resume to Molly Check if you would like it to be considered for future job opportunities.

About Oglebay Institute:

OI is a 501(c)3 organization located in Wheeling, WV. Since its founding in 1930, OI has been successful in serving the residents and visitors of the Upper Ohio River Valley by providing quality programming in five discipline areas: environmental education; performing arts; regional history interpretation; visual arts; and dance. These program areas and the facilities in which they reside, are supported by centralized administrative, finance, marketing, and development departments.

OI serves a wide geographic service area that includes Northern West Virginia, Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. More than 90,000 individuals participate in the organization’s programming annually; nearly half of participants are children.