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Accountant and Medic at Holden VillageHolden is a remote Lutheran retreat center in the midst of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. We are currently in search of an Accountant and a Medic to join our long-term community. 

Holden serves as a remote, faith-centered retreat founded in the ELCA with easy access to the wilderness and a slower pace of life. It is majority volunteer run, with a few employee positions. Our volunteers commit anywhere from two weeks (short-term) to several years, and we ask our employees to commit to two years. Our total Village population ranges from around 60 people in the winter to a max of around 420 in the summer months.. All staff receive free food & housing. Long-term volunteers also receive a stipend and health care, and employees receive a salary and benefits. Holden has been closed the summer of 2020 in order to take precaution against the spread of COVID-19. For more information about what life at Holden looks like, feel free to visit our website.

Descriptions of the specific positions are below.

The Medic is a long-term volunteer position, full-time in the summer months and half-time in the winter months. Responsible for providing the basic medical care of the village staff and guests.  Works with the village Incident Command Team and First Response Team in medical emergencies, organizes the aid station and medical records, and works with our offsite medical director as needed.  RN or above is preferred, however we may consider a paramedic in some cases. We also are open to commitments for less than year, depending on the candidate.

Accountant Lead
The Accountant Lead is an employee position and works with the Business Manager to maintain accurate financial records, prepare the annual budget, and prepare for audits. Responsibilities include maintaining accounts receivable and payable, processing payroll, preparing employee W-2 and 1099 forms, assisting Village revenue centers with cash outs, and cashing checks for guests and staff. Must have knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures, good computer and organizational skills, and Quickbooks experience.

To apply, visit our volunteer/work page. Questions? Email

Trinity United Methodist Church of Sunnyvale is giving away their alter, pulpit, baptismal font, pews and organ of their sanctuary for free. They are downsizing and merging with another congregation, and we are hoping these items will find a new loving home.

Church Address:

Trinity United Methodist Church
583 East Fremont Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Contact Person:

Ms. Lea McGowan
Phone: 408-420-0636