Lakeside Chautuqua employees are essential to helping the Lakeside mission come alive.
Employees provide important services in virtually every aspect of the Lakeside Chautauqua experience.
Gate Ambassadors work around the clock during the summer to welcome Lakesiders back to the community and educate first-timers about the Chautauqua community.
Shuttle Drivers give guests their first glimpse of the grounds, while answering questions and sharing their own Lakeside stories.
As the summer unfolds, the Programming Staff enriches the lives of Lakesiders through thoughtfully planned activities that span across the four pillars of Chautauqua.
These various opportunities include arts and religious life programming in Hoover Auditorium, educational lectures in Chautauqua Hall and several recreational events across the Lakeside Chautauqua campus.
From May until October, the Campground Staff enthusiastically welcomes guests from across the country.
Throughout the year, the Maintenance Department continues the upkeep of Lakeside’s several historic buildings and public spaces.
The Grounds Crew works tirelessly to maintain the beautification of the gardens and grounds during the summer.
The Safety Services Department patrols year-round to ensure the safety of everyone in the community.
Behind-the-scenes, the Conference & Event Planning Team prepares for the arrival of several youth and band camps, while organizing special occasions, such as weddings, family reunions and memorial services.
Those who work at the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office Front Desk welcome guests with a warm smile and help answer their questions, comments and concerns.
The Accounting & IT Department works year-round to oversee departmental budgets and the implementation of technology in the offices.
At the Hotel Lakeside and Fountain Inn, guests are greeted by the friendly Front Desk Staff, while answering questions about the programs and amenities offered.
The Housekeeping Staff works extremely hard to ensure the cleanliness of each hotel room, group housing facility and public space.
The Advancement & Communications Department engages with Lakesiders through multiple outlets, including donor events, social media, the Lakesider newspaper and photography.
Each employee performs their duties with grace and seamless execution, all while the guests are experiencing the Chautauqua program.
Special thanks to the many passionate Lakeside Chautauqua employees for their impact, service and dedication. See ‘Employee Spotlight’ for more information.
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