Host Couple, United Methodist House, Chautauqua


The United Methodist House, on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution, is seeking a Host Couple to serve for the nine-week summer season starting in June 2021.

The Host Couple supports and administers the mission of the United Methodist House during the summer for overnight guests, chaplains, visitors to the porch, Bible study participants, Sunday worshippers and others. It is the mission of the House to offer a positive radiant expression of the United Methodist Christianity, as well as spiritual refreshment, quiet renewal, friendship and fellowship.

The successful couple will possess the following gifts and graces:
  • Organization skills: the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Communication skills: the ability to write, speak effectively and have basic computer literacy
  • Interpersonal skills: the ability to be flexible, welcome all, network and pitch in to complete what needs to be done
  • United Methodist knowledge: understanding of the United Methodist church and its doctrines
The successful couple will be able to make a three-year commitment to the position and be available for additional tasks pre and post-season.

If you are interested in this opportunity, send a cover letter and resume to