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Employment and Teaching Opportunities

We currently have the following staff positions available:

Cook/Evening Shift
The Cook will work with the team to prepare dinner, dessert, and items for the following day; ensure that all menu items for the next day are stocked and ready; and assist with dining room set up, dishwashing, and end of night cleaning. The Cook will report to the evening Shift Leader and to the Chef. Shift hours are 2 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Must be able to work on his/her feet for at least 8 hours a day, lift up to 40 pounds, and be able to work weekends and holidays. He/She must have dependable transportation and a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

The school offers competitive wages, great benefits and a free meal per shift. To apply, stop by the main office at Keith House to pick up an application between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., or between 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Craft Shop Part Time Sales Associate Position (25-29 hours per week)
The Craft Shop has an opening for a Part Time Sale Associate. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills who enjoys working with the public. Retail experience with POS preferred.

In addition to retail sales, other duties include unpacking incoming merchandise, barcoding, restocking, taking phone orders, maintaining supplies and storage areas, plus, light cleaning.

This position requires standing long hours and lifting up to 40 lbs. Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends. Come by the Craft Shop Mon.-Fri. from 8am-5pm to pick-up an employee application.


If you are passionate about your art or craft and love sharing that knowledge with others, we welcome you to apply to teach. Please mail the following (no email queries, please):

- A short description of the class you would like to offer. Give us an idea of the types of projects students would work on, techniques they would learn, preferred class length (week or weekend), etc.
- Your resume, preferably showing some teaching experience, even in an informal setting
- Photos of your work, if possible (snapshots are fine)

Send to:
John C. Campbell Folk School
Attn: Scheduling Coordinator
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Upon receipt, your information will be shared with the Resident Artist who oversees class scheduling for your subject area. Please note that we schedule classes 1 to 1-1/2 years in advance. Thank you for your interest!


1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Craft Shop and History Center Hours:
Mon. - Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

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