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

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
Housekeeping Manager

The housekeeping workers need to be trained and led according to our mission, vision and values. Additionally, it is the challenge of the housekeeping supervisor to provide an optimum environment for the housekeeping staff. An environment which will enable them to perform their work in the best possible manner, and to continually develop their work skills, as well as personal competencies.

Basic Job Specifications:
  • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing Health educator course certificate, health/ medical background desired, managerial experience, a mature Christian
  • Meet physical demands of the department’s occasional needs such as lift boxes, physically handling guests, doing the exercise classes, and walking with the guests around the campus
  • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
  • Computer, scheduling, & organizational skills
  • Must be at 18 years of age and a mature Christian
  • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
  • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
  • Speaks, read, and writes English fluently
  • Abide to the Wildwood standards
  • Current Driver’s License
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, not on time. If work starts at 9 am, arrive at 8:50 to be ready to work at 9 am
Education:

Although, educational qualification is not mandatory, the supervisor must have undergone all the required training in the department, and must also be well acquainted with the housekeeping manual.

Experience:
  • Experienced in areas of customer service
  • Experienced in working in a team
  • Experience in the housekeeping department work in Wildwood Lifestyle Center & Clinic (for at least six months)
  • Experience in management work is preferred
Competencies / Skils:

In addition to the skills of a housekeeper, the housekeeping supervisor must have the following skills:

  • Operational skills: it is required that the supervisor should have good operational skills order to both effectively manage daily operations and policy deployment.
  • Customer service skills: housekeeping is all about providing excellent quality of service to its guests.
  • Interpersonal skills: the housekeeping supervisor should have good interpersonal skills. They must have the ability to relate to several people within a short time-span, as while supervising workers, they will be expected to communicate with their superiors, co-workers and guests.
  • Management skills: this position requires good management skills where the manager can efficiently oversee and facilitate an orderly and encouraging work environment.
  • Scheduling and planning skills: because the housekeeping supervisor must perform a number of tasks each day, thus planning and scheduling skills is a must. The supervisor must also be able to work with a well-structured system in order to better facilitate all activities in their department.
Responsibilities:
  • Communicate and implement the mission, vision and the values of housekeeping
  • Deliver excellent customer service at all times
  • Solving guests complains with promptness
  • Supervise housekeeping and laundry workers, making sure that they complete their tasks according to the required standards and time frame
  • Check all the different areas of work and make sure that everything is running smoothly.
  • Make sure that people know what they should do and that there is no shortage of staff (lifestyle, clinic, education building, light building, laundry)
  • Inspect the whole building regularly, and make sure that all areas are in a clean and orderly manner as it should be
  • Take time to train new staff
  • Work together and communicate on a regular basis with the different departments; Wildwood Lifestyle Center & Clinic administration, the lifestyle director, guest services, laundry and maintenance
  • Take time to consider the well being of workers, socially, emotionally and spiritually
  • Evaluate workers monthly by using the online evaluation form, while giving them feedback
  • Take care of all documentation, keys, materials, supplies etc.
  • Provide check lists and all necessary documentation for workers
  • Sign time sheets for the workers and keep track of their time
  • Give a written monthly report to administration about how things are going in the department. Report on any changes, improvements and all matters that concern them
  • Manage and oversee all the supplies that come in and go out
  • Deliver all invoices to the accounting department on time
  • Record prices at the end of the month in the department charge sheets (the book where people sign out the supplies) and deliver them to the accounting office
  • Assist in cleaning when there is a need, or when short on staff
  • Update, adjust and optimize the housekeeping manual regularly
  • Keep the housekeeping “office” clean and in order
  • The housekeeping supervisor must have worked for at least six months in the housekeeping department, and must be well acquainted with all the department procedures
Extras When Requested:
  • Transportation runs
  • Housekeeping – cleaning rooms or helping in laundry
  • Helping in Diet Kitchen
  • Switchboard coverage
  • Country Store may need help

Work Conditions
Work conditions will at times require determined discipline, as the attention of the housekeeping supervisor will be drawn in different directions. For this reason it is important that the supervisor exercises good time management, prioritizing tasks and writing lists. It should be remembered that we are serving people in this work, and that prioritizing their needs and concerns is most important.

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
Mental Health Provider

Wildwood is seeking a mission minded Clinical Social Worker with a minimum of two years of post-master experience in behavioral health. The Social Worker should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary team setting using a holist treatment approach. The Social worker would work with people affected by emotional, mental, behavioral and medical issues. The Social Worker will assist each client cope with the challenges in their lives and live a productive healthier lifestyle based on their desired goal.

Basic Job Specifications:
  • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing Health educator course certificate, health/ medical background desired, managerial experience, a mature Christian
  • Meet physical demands of the department’s occasional needs such as lift boxes, physically handling guests, doing the exercise classes, and walking with the guests around the campus
  • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
  • Computer, scheduling, & organizational skills
  • Must be at 18 years of age and a mature Christian
  • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
  • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
  • Speaks, read, and writes English fluently
  • Abide to the Wildwood standards
  • Current Driver’s License
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, not on time. If work starts at 9 am, arrive at 8:50 to be ready to work at 9 am
Social Work Skills:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • 2 years clinical social work experience
  • Valid and current LCSW or LMSW license
Responsibilities:
  • Screen prospective clients
  • Provide timely psychosocial assessments and counseling
  • Assist clients in making the necessary adjustments to the lifestyle program and ensuring the necessary support system is in place while at Wildwood and after treatment
  • Able to utilize conventional treatment modalities (CBT, BSF, etc.) and encase them in bible
  • principles and or spirit of prophecy
  • Develop and implement viable treatment plans with appropriate diagnosis
  • Perform follow up assessments and document as progress note
  • Implement treatment interventions including: group therapy, creative art therapy, outdoor activities
  • Monitor and evaluate clients’ progress and modify treatment plans accordingly
  • Develop appropriate discharge plan
  • Provide timely follow up calls upon discharge
  • Serve mental health needs of outpatients and Wildwood staff as needed
  • Maintain accurate records and report on clients’ status
  • Facilitate lectures as needed
  • Attend Providers meetings and all relevant meetings
  • Conduct staff in-services as needed
  • Comply with organizational regulations and guidelines
  • Assist education department as needed in evaluating potential students
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

Class Trainings:
For new staff without medical missionary training

Online

  • Principle Classes
  • Health Science Modules
  • Applied Health Modules

In-Class

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Nutrition
  • Disease & Treatment
  • Physiology
Night Shift Worker
This position provides support for night duty to meet the needs of the guests and to help them more efficiently.

Basic Job Specifications:
  • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing Health educator course certificate, health/ medical background desired, managerial experience, a mature Christian
  • Meet physical demands of the department’s occasional needs such as lift boxes, physically handling guests, doing the exercise classes, and walking with the guests around the campus
  • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
  • Computer, scheduling, & organizational skills
  • Must be at 18 years of age and a mature Christian
  • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
  • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
  • Speaks, read, and writes English fluently
  • Abide to the Wildwood standards
  • Current Driver’s License
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, not on time. If work starts at 9 am, arrive at 8:50 to be ready to work at 9 am
    Responsibilities:
    • Get information from the evening shift person about guests needs.
    • Check WhatsApp/Telegram groups to see if there are any changes/needs/updates.
    • Make sure all the lights are turned off in the hallways by the switchboard, down the hospital, lifestyle, tearoom, laundry area and hallway going to the kitchen.
    • Check to make sure that the following doors are locked: front door, the door by the diet kitchen, laundry area, lifestyle back room, pantry, and the basement door (close the windows in the dining room).
    • Document any important changes or events on Telegram/WhatsApp for the morning shift.
    • Check who is on-call in case you may need to call them during your shift.
    • You must know the following: the pantry with supplements and supplies as well as their uses (which are found at the back of the door). Also, know how to check vitals such as blood pressure – automatic and manual, blood sugar, oxygen, respiration and pulse.
    • Know the questions to ask during an emergency and be ready with complete vitals when making a call to the medical providers.
    • For work hours: this shift is counted as a 4 and 1⁄2 hour shift if you are not woken up for an emergency. In the event that the night shift person is called for an emergency, add the time spent during that emergency to the 4 and 1⁄2 hours as part of your work hours.
    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
    Transportation Worker
    A position that is on call during the weekdays and works 2 times a month on Sundays to pick up incoming guests.

    Basic Job Specifications:
    • Member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in good and regular standing Health educator course certificate, health/ medical background desired, managerial experience, a mature Christian
    • Meet physical demands of the department’s occasional needs such as lift boxes, physically handling guests, doing the exercise classes, and walking with the guests around the campus
    • Able to follow basic instructions and follow through with them
    • Computer, scheduling, & organizational skills
    • Must be at 18 years of age and a mature Christian
    • Reliable, dependable, neat, clean, and well groomed
    • Must be friendly, polite, and a team player
    • Speaks, read, and writes English fluently
    • Abide to the Wildwood standards
    • Current Driver’s License
    Expectations:
    • All personal matters are to be handle outside of work hours, unless given permission
    • Professional
    • Has emotional stability
      Responsibilities:
      • Driving for Lifestyle and Elderly Care needs
      • Upkeep of vehicles cleanliness
      • Maintenance of vehicles
      • Lock up keys
      Extras When Requested:
      • Housekeeping – cleaning rooms or helping in laundry
      • Helping in Diet Kitchen
      • Switchboard coverage
        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.