Careers

God needs you! Are you interested in working at Wildwood Health Institute, and help share the gospel with the whole world? Check below to see what positions* are vacant, and apply if you feel God calling you.

*Please be aware that not all positions are applicable for a visa if you are a not a US-citizen or permanent resident.

Available Positions

Administrative Assistant
Wildwood Health Institute is looking for a Administrative Assistant for the Administrator of the Wildwood Lifestyle Center. This is an on-campus position.

Basic Job Specifications:
  • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing
  • Speaks, read, and writes English fluently
  • Must be at 18 years of age and a mature Christian
  • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
  • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
  • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
  • Abide to the Wildwood standards
Specific Specifications:
  • Should have obtained education and practical experience from a medical missionary institution or has experience as a health professional
  • Meet physical demands of the department’s occasional needs such as lift boxes and physically handling guests
  • Has an enthusiasm about working with the staff and motivating them 
  • Dedicated to be alert in seeing and meeting the guest’s needs
  • Management, scheduling, and organizational skills
  • Give lectures
  • Mac and Pc computer literate: Word/Pages, Excel/Numbers, & Powerpoint 
  • Abide to the Wildwood standards
Expectations:
  • No cell phone usage unless for work purposes
  • All personal matters are to be handle outside of work hours, unless given permission 
  • No causal communications with friends or family during work hours
  • Must be on early. If work starts at 9 am, arrive at 8:50 to be ready to work at 9 am
Other Requirements:
  • Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing with the church.
  • Agrees to live by Wildwood Health Institute’s principles on health and dress reform while residing on its campus
    Job Summary:

    The Administrative Assistant daily assist the Administrator in making sure the Lifestyle Center is running as well, with a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of customers and clients.

    Job Duties:
    • Answer and returning phone calls
    • Taking messages
    • Making appointments 
    • Conducting Orientation to new staff, students, interns, and volunteers 
    • Managing and uploading files to Sharepoint
    • Setting up meetings towards conclusion of goals
    • Follow up on meeting notes: goals, responsibilities, and deadlines
    • Assisting with creating presentations and in-service trainings
    • An administrative assistant role is certainly varied. In assisting administration, they have a hand in virtually every aspect of the Lifestyle building as needed, and are tasked with assisting as needed that all runs smoothly by working towards the best working environment and processes.
    • Creating online job posts and sending them to other institutions
    Extras When Requested:
    • Transportation runs
    • Housekeeping – cleaning rooms or helping in laundry 
    • Helping in Diet Kitchen 
    • Switchboard coverage
    • Assist with hydrotherapy treatments
    • Country Store may need help
    Advanced Course Coordinator
    Wildwood Center for Health Evangelism is looking for an Advanced Course Coordinator.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate and facilitate both the Advanced Health Evangelism courses, Ministry Management and Lifestyle Instructor
    • Manage the orientation and scheduling for both courses
    • Identify and recruit suitable teachers for both courses in coordination with the Education Director
    • Development of the training programs in line with the vision of the school and institution
    • Manage student work/apprenticeship placement (coordinate with Lifestyle Center and Human Resources)
    • Setting up and coordinating mission trips and ministry visits for Advanced Course students
    Key Skills and Experience
    • Completion of the Health Evangelism training program (medical missionary training program)
    • Soul winning burden, missionary mindset/experience
    • High level of organizational skills and adaptability
    • Good time management, punctual
    • High level of initiative and creativity
    • Speaks, reads, and writes English fluently
    • Ability to teach and comfortable in public speaking
    • People skills – friendly, polite and a team player
    • Holds a valid driver’s license
    Preferred
    • Completion of the Ministry Management course and/or Lifestyle Instructor course
    • Business background/experience
    • Multi lingual
    Business Office Manager

    Wildwood Health Institute is looking for a business office manager at the Wildwood Lifestyle Center and Wildwood Clinic. We need someone who contributes to the organization’s mission, vision, and values by handling the following responsibilities.

    • Patient registration and insurance verification
    • Process charges and payments through PrognoCIS billing software
    • Registration and package billing for lifestyle guests
    • Order medical and office supplies
    • Shipping labels and postage billing
    • Develop and implement office policies and procedures
    • Month-end reporting
    • Other responsibilities as needed
    Skills Required:
    • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative processes and principles
    • Ability to handle medical records discreetly
    • Knowledge of medical issues and terminology
    • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
    • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships.
    Other Requirements:
    • Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing with the church.
    • Agrees to live by Wildwood Health Institute’s principles on health and dress reform while residing on its campus.
    Construction Workers
    There are always buildings that need repair or need to be built from scratch on our campus. These are buildings such as workers’ houses, the community center, the lifestyle center, or office buildings. Join our team of construction workers who are passionate about using their skills and talents to further the cause of God. Be welcomed into a Christian environment where sharing the gospel is at the heart of the work.

    Dietary Assistant
    Wildwood Lifestyle Center is looking for a Dietary Assistant to provide support by preparing meals and special orders for the Diet Kitchen.

    Basic Job Specifications:
    • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing
    • Speaks, reads, and writes English fluently
    • Must be at least 18 years of age and a mature Christian
    • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
    • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
    • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
    • Abide by the Wildwood standards as stipulated in our policy handbook
    Specific Specifications:
    • One to three years cooking experience is preferred, however, on the job training is available when possible. Must be well versed in kitchen work, even if not professionally
    • Should have obtained education and practical experience from a medical missionary institution
    • Meet physical demands of the department’s needs such as lifting heavy boxes if needed
    • Able to walk, bend, stoop constantly which is required throughout the shift
    • Computer literate
    Expectations:
    • No cell phone usage unless for work purposes
    • All personal matters are to be handled outside of work hours, unless given permission
    • No casual communications with friends or family during work hours
    • Must be in early, not on time. If work starts at 9 am, arrive at 8:50 to be ready to work at 9 am
    Major Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Prepare dishes according to recipes/instructions
    • Prepare special dietary orders according to guests’ needs
    • Maintain the kitchen in high degree of cleanliness and organization (wash dishes, sweep, mop, etc)
    • Follow protocols for food storage in cooler and freezer and other inspection requirements
    • Deliver cart to floor (serve food) at 7:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. (pending on your shift)
    • Operate any electrical or steam equipment pertaining to his/her work
    Extras When Requested
    • Transportation runs
    • Housekeeping – cleaning rooms or helping in laundry
    • Helping hydrotherapy
    • Switchboard coverage
    Maintenance Technician
    Wildwood Health Institute is looking for a Maintenance Technician. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). This position is responsible for keeping our facility operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. Our Maintenance Technician will usually be required to perform a wide range of repair tasks to buildings and houses around our campus.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Perform routine maintenance: fixing structural damage, e.g. window, door or wall repair
    • Repair broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures
    • Work on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs
    • Maintain HVAC equipment to keep climate control functioning properly
    • Carpentry work on doors, windows, and trim
    • Apply preventative measures to reduce the risk of future problems, such as using a sealant on a roof
    • Fix potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
    • Paint buildings when old paint has become faded
    Education Required
    • High school diploma/GED or equivalent in experience
    • Ability to read and write English
    • 3 years of technical experience in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical is preferred
    • Driver’s license
    Physical Demands
    • Good physical condition
    • Work is medium to heavy in nature; ability to safely lift 50 lbs. – 75 lbs. occasionally
    • Repair work requires excellent hand and finger dexterity
    Working Conditions
    • Worker is subjected to cold/wet winters and extreme hot/humid summers
    • Hazardous conditions exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current and working in high places
    Other
    • Maintain good interaction with supervisor and co-workers
    • Initiative taking; ability to work independently
    • Good communication skills
    • Flexibility; job requires to be ‘on call’ as emergencies may arise
    Physician or Mid-Level Practitioner

    See outpatients and lifestyle guests in the Wildwood Clinic, and treat them with lifestyle medicine, natural remedies, herbs, and if necessary conventional medicine. Work in a Christian mission field where taking time for your patients, and providing spiritual care are encouraged. You will be overseeing nurse practitioners. Medical professionals (including other physicians) regularly attend the Lifestyle Medicine Observer Program. Teaching classes for this program and having the medical observers shadow you is a possibility.

    Produce and Stock Supervisor

    Wildwood Health Institute is looking at hiring a Produce and Stock Officer for our Natural Food Market.

    Requirements:

    • Valid US driver’s license
    • Able to drive a small commercial truck 
    • Able to lift 50lbs bags 
    • Proficient in English 
    • US Citizen, Permanent Resident or valid work permit

    Skills/experience:

    • Basic knowledge of business to be able to decide produce’s price of sale
    • Basic knowledge of computer to able to use our system to input costs, price, generate invoices, etc.
    • Basic knowledge of produce to be able to buy it
    • Organizations skills to be able to take care of the stock room, organize the produce in the front of the store, prepare the store’s shopping list of produce

    Main duties:

    • Purchase Produce and goods (as requested by the Procurement manager) for the Store, Diet Kitchen and Student Café or other departments.
    • Dispatch the orders to the Kitchens (Diet Kitchen and Student Cafe)
    • Restock the store’s produce shelves
    • Input kitchen orders on the system
    • Receive New Deliveries in Loading bay
    • Restock the refrigerators, freezers, coolers and store shelves
    • Purchase goods at Stores in Chattanooga as requested by Procurement Manager

    General duties:

    • Help at the register as needed
    • Help the Procurement Officer resolve stock related issues
    • See that freezers, coolers and stock rooms are neat and organized
    • Ensure that the garbage in the store is emptied every day
    • Assist in performing duties as requested by the Store Manager

    Other Requirements:

    • Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing with the church

    Applications

    Before you fill out your application please read the Policy Handbook.

    Worker

    Workers generally make a two-year commitment to the institution, working 40 hours per week. They are provided housing, utilities, financial assistance with car insurance, a discount at the Natural Food Market, lifestyle center, and clinic, an opportunity to invest into and get assistance from Wildwood’s health fund, a monthly food allowance, and a stipend.

    Volunteer

    Volunteers work a minimum of 30 hours per week for a period of one-six months, and receive housing and meals at the student cafeteria, but no monetary compensation.

    Intern

    Interns are graduates of the Center for Health Evangelism, LIGHT, or another affiliate school, looking for experience in one of our departments. Interns volunteer for up to 40 hours a week for up to six months. They receive housing, meals at the student cafeteria, and a monthly stipend.

    Medical Observer

    Medical observers are medical professionals who have been accepted into the Lifestyle Medicine Observer Program, a month-long training in lifestyle medicine and natural remedies. Medical observers are not workers and therefore do not get any stipend or benefits, besides housing and meals at the student cafeteria.

    Southern Adventist University Intern/Volunteer

    Southern Adventist University students who need internship/community service credit are welcome to join us in various positions, including in construction, farming, counseling, grounds, maintenance, or medical missionary work.