General Manager at the Hostel in the Forest, Brunswick GA USAA

The Hostel in the Forest, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit membership organization located in Brunswick, Georgia, USA, is a center which promotes and teaches environmental sustainability, while also serving as a spiritual retreat, and hostel for international and domestic travelers. It teaches a hands-on approach to a sustainable lifestyle through activities such as alternative building and organic gardening while complementing the processes of nature. While the Hostel is not dedicated to any particular religion or denomination, its educational programs and services are designed to integrate the ecological, social, spiritual, economic and emotional aspects of the human condition.

Job Description:
The manager is responsible for organizing a staff of 5 people and overseeing daily operations at the hostel. These duties include but are not limited to accounting, property maintenance, gardening, and hospitality chores in addition to getting food and other supplies from town, and organizing educational workshops and retreats. The manager works in collaboration with the board of directors and an accounting manager for a term of approximately 6 months and is provided with a staff house, 3 meals a day, time off, and a weekly stipend of $150 that is negotiable based on relevant skills and experience.
While there are few requirements to be the manager, applicants must be at least 21 years of age, and have a legal drivers license. All interested parties are encouraged to apply.
Training for the position begins in Mid March 2012 with the official start date of April 15th. Training will be a minimum of 2 weeks and be conducted by the present manager, accounting manager, and board of directors.

All applicants should fill out and email the following application to manapps (at)
If you would like to include a resume, its encouraged although not required.

Thank you for your time and energy. We look forward to hearing from you!!




Job first posted: 18 February 2012