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Focus on the Family FMI MI Host/Hostess in Greenville, Michigan

FMI MI Host/Hostess

Greenville, MI 48838, USA Req #942

Friday, April 28, 2023

Focus on the Family has nearly 700 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Focus Marriage Institute in Michigan is a retreat center that provides marriage counseling intensives that transform hurting marriages. Join our team where the work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding and the purpose is eternal.

General Purpose/Summary Statement:

The Host/Hostess position exists to provide hospitality for all guests at FMI Retreat Center, ensuring each guest is welcomed and FMI is able to appropriately respond to any needs or concerns that a guest may have. The Host Couple is generally required to stay on the property overnight, for a specified number of nights.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Is in the lobby by 7:30am

Greets every person by name, when possible, and makes conversation, prays for and with guests

Ensures common areas are arranged appropriately and items are put away from the night before

When temperature is below 40 degrees, starts fires in various fireplaces at specified times

Makes an effort to join a “new” couple in an individual program for their first meal

Performs maintenance and cleaning needs for the week, as needed

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

May perform additional maintenance and cleaning including sweeping, emptying trash, watering plants inside and outside, lawn care, weeding, water softener maintenance, changing and charging batteries, replenishing supplies, and laundry, as needed

Responds to any conflicts with guests ensuring that everyone feels safe

Performs other duties as assigned

Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job:


Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Stays for specified number of nights in lodging on property

Must be able to pass a Post Offer Prehire Physical exam

Must be able to lift up to 30lbs

Must be able to push/pull up to 25lbs

Must be able to bend and reach above head



Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”

Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer

Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer

Engages in Christian ministry

Demonstrates behaviors aligned with FOF core values

Personal Characteristics:

Able to immediately build rapport with guests

Peacemaker, decisive, approachable, personable, teachable, flexible, servant’s heart


High school plus additional courses equivalent to one year of college

1-3 years of related experience

Skills, Abilities and Special Talents/Gifts:

Requires highest level of independent judgment and decision making abilities

Willingness to be available at odd hours (i.e., nighttime, weekends) to help with guests needs

Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)

Ability to resolve conflict, disagreements, and misunderstandings

Strong organizational skills

Discretion in handling confidential/sensitive information

Aptitude for handling unique interpersonal situations

Ability to handle emergencies

Helping Families Thrive!Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Greenville, MI 48838, USA