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 (Note: All information below provided by the organization submitting the listing)


 

Associate Minister and Director of Mission and Outreach, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

 

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Multiple Staff Positions, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA

 

For position descriptions and application instructions, please click here.

 

Director of Enrollment, Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

 

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Director of Children's and Youth Ministry, First United Methodist Church, West Memphis, TN

 

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

 

Retreat Director, Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, KY

Sacred Heart Academy is seeking a Retreat Director for the 17-18 school year. Interested candidates will have a degree in theology or related field, be a practicing Catholic who supports the mission and vision of the Ursuline Sisters and Sacred Heart Schools. SHA has a four-year retreat program to provide opportunities for students to explore their relationships with God, family, and friends to deepen their faith and spiritual life.  Duties will include but are not limited to directing and coordinating the retreat program for grades 9-12 including scheduling, retreat team preparation, content and activities, overnight stays on retreat and parent prayer nights. Preferred candidates will have retreat experience and an advanced degree.  This is a 10 month position.

Sacred Heart Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees working at least 30 hours a week. This also includes a 50% tuition discount at all four campus schools. EOE.

Please see the employment opportunity below and share with qualified family and friends who may find it of interest. Applicants should direct cover letters and resumes toshsemployment@shslou.org.

 

Children's Editor, The United Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, TN

 

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Organizing Program Coordinator, General Board of Church and Society, The United Methodist Church, Nashville, YN

The General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church is the presence of the church on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. GBCS is tasked with implementing the Social Principles, which contain stances taken on social and political issues by The United Methodist Church. The 2016 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church states that GBCS “shall show the members of the Church and the society that the reconciliation that God effected through Christ involves personal, social, and civic righteousness... (and shall) conduct programs to inform, motivate, train, organize, and build networks for action toward social justice throughout society, particularly on the specific issues prioritized by the board.”

Organizing Program Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Manage issue based, network, and annual conference organizing on GBCS priority issues.

  • Lead grassroots organizing trainings to equip United Methodist teams in grassroots leadership

    on priorities issues relevant to their communities.

  • Work in collaboration with Advocacy and Education & Leadership Formation(ELF) staff on identifying and connecting with grassroots leaders in annual conferences who are actively engaged and impacted by injustices representative of GBCS legislative priorities.

  • Build, nurture, and maintain relationships with grassroots leaders providing on the ground organizing support to teams and grassroots networks across the global church. The coordinator will engage local churches and recruit active United Methodists into relevant networks, campaigns, and actions.

  • Develop training curriculum and resources for grassroots teams, conference groups, and United Methodist networks.

  • In collaboration with Director of Organizing, oversee organizing communications—including but not limited to highlighting grassroots stories and producing articles or blog posts.

  • Program coordinator will represent Church and Society and Director of Organizing in some denominational and coalition meetings.

  • Full time, exempt position in Washington, DC with 20% Travel

    Accountability

    The Organizing Program Coordinator is directly accountable to the Director of Organizing.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in community organizing, social justice, theology, or related field.

  • 3-5 years’ work experience with social justice, faith community or faith groups.

  • Demonstrated experience in grassroots organizing, including familiarity with a diverse range of

    organizing strategies and tactics.

  • Experience in training and facilitation

  • Excellent interpersonal and relational skills with ability to connect with persons and groups in

    diverse communities.

  • Demonstrated understanding of systemic injustice and passion to engage faith communities in

    justice ministries.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Highly organized with ability to manage simultaneous projects.

    Compensation

    Salary $55,000 annually depending on experience, retirement benefits, 22 days paid vacation, sick and personal leave, comprehensive medical, dental and accidental-death insurance; other benefits as outlined in the Employee Personnel Manual. This is a full-time exempt/salaried position.

    Hiring Policy

    The General Board of Church and Society is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

    Procedure and Deadline:

    To apply applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample.

    Send to: AGS for Human Resources, froberts@umcjustice.org The General Board of Church and Society
    100 Maryland Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20002

    Incomplete applicant information will not be considered. Position available immediately
    Open until filled

    No agencies please. 

Director of Youth Ministries, Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Knoxville, TN

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension

800 S. Northshore Drive

Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

865-588-0589

http://www.knoxvilleascension.org

Status: Full-time, salaried with benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Overview:

Church of the Ascension is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) to begin work in the fall of 2017. Ascension is a large and welcoming church close to downtown Knoxville and the University of Tennessee.

Principal Function:

The Director of Youth Ministries is responsible for designing and leading a comprehensive ministry to youth in grades 6 – 12. The DYM will provide leadership to all aspects of Ascension middle school and high school youth programs, including group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach.

This comprehensive approach is based on the understanding of the primary task of youth ministry to:

            -build meaningful relationships with youth and their families

-create a loving and welcoming atmosphere for youth

            -encourage youth as they develop their relationship with God

            -provide youth with opportunities for nurture and growth

            -challenge youth to respond to God’s call to service in their communities and world

Supervision:

The Director of Youth Ministries is supervised by the Senior Associate Rector.

Responsibilities :

  1. Help plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth ministry (group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach).
  • Includes separate weekly programs for middle school and high school youth
  1. Be available to youth and parents in a variety of ways (i.e. lunch at school, attendance at extracurricular activities, visitation, times of crisis, etc.)
  2. Be an advocate for, and educate the congregation regarding, the hopes, concerns and needs of youth.
  3. Recruit, train and support program volunteers and paid interns who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry, and enlist adequate volunteer support.
  4. Provide a communications link using all available resources (email, website, bulletin, newsletter, bulletin board, etc.) between youth and church leadership and staff, parents, and the congregation.
  5. Mentor youth to help them develop leadership skills.
  6. Coordinate Sunday School curriculum for youth (grades 6-12) and recruit teachers in partnership with the Senior Associate Rector.
  7. Coordinate and teach Confirmation classes in partnership with the priests and provide leadership for confirmands, mentors, and parents beyond the classroom.
  8. Keep records of youth participation and manage the annual youth ministry budget.
  9. Plan and lead separate annual retreats for the middle school youth group and the high school youth group.
  10. Plan and lead annual high school youth group domestic mission trip.
  11. Maintain connections with high school graduates and oversee outreach to these individuals.
  12. Work in concert with the gifts and talents of other staff members and maintain a teamwork mentality.
  13. Ensure that the child protection plan, Safeguarding God’s Children, is observed in all youth ministry settings.

Qualifications:

  1. A growing and devoted relationship with Christ.
  2. Biblical and theological understanding 
  3. Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  4. Understanding of the Episcopal worship and theology, or the willingness to learn.
  5. Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a youth ministry.
  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
  2. Proven ability to work effectively with youth, parents, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers.

Submit cover letter and resume to Fr. Brett Backus at brett@knoxvilleascension.org

 

Full-Time Enabling Minister, Kittamaqundi Community Church, Columbia, MD

 

For more information and to begin the application process, click here.

 

Project Manager, Alignment Nashville, Nashville, TN

 

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

 Asst. Director Of Metro Nashville Homelessness Commission, Nashville, Tennessee

Position Description:

This is a Non-Civil Service position with Social Services. The primary purpose of the Assistant Director is to provide a consistent demonstration of Metropolitan Homelessness Commission’s (MHC) values and mission by working closely with the director and with our community partners. In this function, the Assistant Director will lead communications and educational outreach efforts and help improve our coordination efforts with community partners to build an efficient Housing Crisis Resolution System. This position will be supervised by the Director of Homelessness Commission and will work closely with MHC staff and partners.

Typical Duties :

  • Work closely with director on assignments
  • Step in during absence of director
  • Responsible for all communications needs from messaging, PR, Websites, social media, etc. – develops a communications plan with the director and oversees implementation of it
  • Ensure preparations for Commission meetings are done in a timely manner (agendas, minutes, public postings, etc.)
  • Support staff as requested and needed
  • Complete monthly budget review to ensure the Commission stays within budget
  • Draft quarterly progress reports
  • Oversee interns and projects with interns
  • Respond to public requests and re-directs them to appropriate staff as needed
  • Implement special projects and ensure they are sustainable
  • Develop policies and procedures as needed
  • Assist with contract reviews and oversight
  • Assist with identifying and applying for appropriate grants to supplement How’s Nashville fund and other projects that make sense for the Commission
  • Lead and facilitate community meetings and committee meetings
  • Assist with educational outreach to stakeholders
  • And any other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of professional experience, including two (2) years of supervisory or management experience.

 Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

  Preferred Knowledge/Abilities/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in communications, leadership, social work or a related field with 7 years of experience in communications and grants management.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborative efforts with individuals and communities of diverse ethnicities, cultures, abilities, faiths, and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to commit to non-judgmental and holistic responses to people in need.
  • Ability to collaborate with police and hold an unconditional positive regard for organizations, agencies, and people who are working to end homelessness.

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

**An Incomplete application or missing documents may result in disqualification.  Fill in complete work history, do not attach resume in lieu of requested information**

Applicants must apply on line at:  www.nashville.gov

Children's Minister, Seneca United Methodist Church, Seneca, South Carolina

Job Description:

This position is a great opportunity for the qualified person to join our staff and serve in an established United Methodist Church with contemporary and traditional worship, in Seneca, S.C.

Part Time:

  • Directly reports to Senior Pastor.
  • The Children’s Minister will also work closely with the Associate Pastor, who also serves as Saint Mark’s Discipleship Minister
  • The Children's Minister will work closely with the Youth Minister to develop and implement a comprehensive program of discipleship for our younger disciples.
  • 30 hours/ week

Summary:

Provide leadership and direction that creates an exciting and enticing discipleship and evangelism program for the children, parents, and Child Development Center of Saint Mark United Methodist Church. This oversight includes direct responsibility for Nursery, Children's Sunday School, and Children's Church.

 Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Required:

  • Education, training and/or experience in child development, education and/or
    children's ministry.
  • An understanding of UMC principles or to strive to learn them and incorporate them in children's programs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to children's ministry and maintaining proficiency in
    the field.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all segments of the church, including being a

team player within the church staff

  • Proper background check via the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
    (SLED).
  • Sufficient computer experience in basic programs to carry out an effective
    ministry with current technology.

Lifestyle and Christian witness

Qualified applicants are those who have demonstrated the following:

  • A desire to live a Christian lifestyle and maintain a Christian witness to others.
    • A personality that is encouraging, caring, and joyful to which young people will respond.
    • Dedication to the faith, particularly as expressed through ministry.

Results Expected:

  • An effective Minister of Children’s Discipleship will encourage all children in the congregation and community to grow in faith as disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • The Minister of Children’s Discipleship will partner with the families of children to form them in the faith, that as they grow from birth through fifth grade they will have a thorough exposure to the stories of Scripture, an understanding of Wesleyan theology, and the ability to connect faith and real life.

 Please send application letter and resume to: Mary Ann Schrecengost - schrec09@charter.net

Posting closes August 12, 2017

Director of Children's Ministries, Second Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Kentucky

For a complete position description and application instruction, please click here.

HIV & Substance Abuse Prevention Outreach & Health Ed Specialist, United Way, Nashville, TN

This full-time (hourly) position’s duties include community outreach, testing for and prevention education about HIV, sexually transmitted infections and Hepatitis C within Middle Tennessee.  Rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing and counseling training will be provided.

 Primary Tasks of the Health Educators includes:

? Community Outreach/Education:

  • Develop health education materials to be disseminated at FRC, community events, and other outreach opportunities.

? Health education materials include, but are not limited to the following:  Brochure for outreach and information sharing, Flyers announcing upcoming events, Safer Sex Packets w. contact information

  • Coordinate and implement outreach events (two per month) for target population as sites for risk reduction conversations.
  • Attend at least two community events, local college campus’, clubs, pride events, etc. to locate new opinion leaders. These outreach opportunities needed to be recorded for tracking purposes.  
  • Create and maintain a robust online and in-person presence for I AM! and the d-up trainings.
  • Represent I AM! at and/or attend conference, trainings, meetings, etc. at the request or with the approval of supervisor (as needed).

? Program Implementation

  • Facilitate and lead successful d-up trainings once a quarter (4 times per fiscal year).  A successful training has 12-15 participants with all completed surveys and 10 conversation logs.
  • Possess knowledge of all d-Up materials (manual online training, facilitators guide, and implementation manual).
  • Coordinate and facilitate risk reduction activities and conversation strategies for trained opinion leaders.
  • Prepare all materials for program execution.
  • Develop relevant and culturally appropriate risk reduction strategies to use during d-up training and during outreach events.
  • Maintain substantive conversation and relationship with opinion leaders and potential opinion leaders.
  • Track and record conversations/behavior and continued risk reduction conversations with opinion leaders.
  • Participate in d-up material review after each d-up training.
  • Assist Program Coordinator with additional health education and program-related projects as needed.

? HIV/AIDS and HCV Testing:

  • Document and report number of participants referred for HIV and HCV testing.
  • Document and report HIV/AIDS & HCV tests administered.
  • Document and report number of positive test and data on referrals.


Qualifications:
Preferred Bachelor Degree in health related services, Social Services, or Education
Effective written and oral communication skills, well-developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to use diplomacy, tact, and patience
Strong project and time management skills, highly organized and detail-oriented, and able to meet critical deadlines
Enjoy working as part of a team and exchanging insights
Able to work independently - with some degree of flexibility and ambiguity
Must be able to attend assigned events and activities as needed - several nights and weekends required; must have strong team building skills, the ability to develop and implement training materials and training programs, and volunteer supervisory experience; Ability to drive an automobile independently - must have valid driver’s license; Bi-lingual a plus
 Alcohol & Drug counseling a plus
 
Supervisory Relationship: Supervised by the I AM Project Coordinator
 
Amount of travel: Travel as needed or required
Salary Range: $22,000 -$30,000
Hours per day or week: 8 hour days /40 hour week
 
Contact Information and Procedure
All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume’ to Carlin Rushing, MDiv at crushing.iam@gmail.com

Senior Pastor, Central Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri

The Senior Pastor is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, provide biblical and spiritual instruction, strategic leadership to the disciples, ministries and staff of the church. A successful candidate will have seminary training with a Masters of Divinity degree. The candidate should also have five years or more Ministerial Leadership experience. To apply: click here

 

Client Advocate, Nashville Defenders, Nashville, Tennessee

JOB INFORMATION:


The Mission of the Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office is To Provide Zealous Representation and To Fight for Equal Justice for the Indigent Accused. The Social Services Program supports that mission by assisting clients with access to resources and treatment as well as provision of support to the defense team in development of release plans and mitigation. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for social justice and specifically for the issues surrounding indigent defense and the criminal justice system. Candidates are strongly encouraged to learn more about our organization online before applying: http://publicdefender.nashville.gov.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Consultation with attorneys regarding potential mental illness, addiction, and/or intellectual and developmental issues of clients:
     Identification of client’s challenges and barriers to receiving services
            Assistance discerning the need for forensic evaluations
    Work with client using rapport-building, empathy, support and connections to service providers
    Work with attorneys by utilizing education on social service processes and mitigation planning
Release planning:
    Coordination of care
    Reintegration issues
Facilitation of treatment admissions and service brokerage:
    Identification of appropriate treatment options (mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, etc.)
    Facilitation and troubleshooting through the application and admissions process
Emergency assistance:
    Assisting clients in crisis
    Assisting clients in need of basic necessities (food, clothing, shelter, transportation, etc.)
Provide regular visitation and support to clients dealing with long-term incarceration pending disposition of the case.
Emphasize cultural competence when interacting with clients that identify as: people of color, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, people with mental illness, people experiencing homelessness, etc.
Defense team support and consultation on major felony cases.
Attendance and assistance for attorneys and clients in specialty treatment courts.
Testifying in court on the clients’ behalf.
Relationship-building with community agencies, organizations, and universities.
Supervision of interns.
Accurate record keeping:
    Writing reports as necessary
    Documenting work with clients and time
Attends trainings and continuing education as needed.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, sociology, or a related discipline
Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a related discipline preferred
One (1) year or more experience: working in a social services agency, working with marginalized communities, or working in the criminal justice system

SALARY: $40,817.54- $53,062.48 Annually

IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE JOB REQUIREMENTS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY. If you do not meet the criteria but apply anyway, your application will not be considered.

Applications (resume and cover letter) will ONLY be accepted by e-mail, and should be sent to Emily Herbert, Social Services Program Manager at EmilyHerbert@jis.nashville.org.

 

Director of Children's Ministries, McKendree Memorial UMC, Nashville, Tennessee

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this position is to strengthen the ministries of McKendree Memorial UMC by providing leadership, training, support and resources for our ministry with children (ages 0-11) in our congregation and community.

 DUTIES:  In seeking to fulfill this purpose, the Director of Children’s Ministries will:

 1.  Serve as an advocate for the needs of children and families, so our congregation is a safe  and caring environment for growing disciples of Jesus Christ.

 2.  Provide leadership for the Church Council and the Children’s Ministries Team to evaluate, enhance and expand our ministries with children.

 3.  Assist the Children’s Ministries Team and other volunteers to plan, develop, implement and evaluate our ministries with children (e.g. Sunday School, children’s church, children’s choir, children’s activities, Vacation Bible School, seasonal programs and other special events).

 4.  Work in partnership with the Sunday School Superintendent to recruit, train, support and resource Sunday School teachers for our children’s classes.

 5.  Work with the Pastor and Lay Leadership Team to identify and develop the gifts and abilities of our congregation for ministering with children.

 6.  Provide the Children’s Message at our Sunday worship, as well as recruit, guide and coordinate volunteers who desire to participate in this ministry.

 7.  Oversee the Church Nursery and work with the Nursery Attendant and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee to insure that the nursery is well staffed during Sunday Worship,     Sunday School, and other church activities as needed.

 8.  Attend and participate in the meetings of the Church Staff, Church Council and Children’s Ministries Team, as well as work in cooperation with other ministry teams whenever their activities will involve children.

 9.  Participate in Sunday morning worship and Sunday School in order to be visible to the congregation and to set an example of Christian discipleship for children.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates are expected to be committed followers of Jesus Christ with   high moral standards who can serve as a worthy role model to others.  Must be willing to submit to a Criminal Records Background check and have no police record other than petty traffic violations.  They should have at least a high school degree or equivalent, with proven experience in working with children, good organizational skills and ability to work with volunteers, and dress neatly and appropriately. 

 HOURS:  The Director of Children’s Ministries will be expected to work at least 20 hours per week on average to fulfill these duties. 

 COMPENSATION:  This is a salary position, with compensation proposed by the Staff-Parish Relations Committee and approved by the Finance Committee.  Employer’s Portion of Social Security will be paid, sick leave will be provided of up to two weeks salary per year, and two weeks of paid vacation will be provided per year.  Current yearly compensation is $9,500.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  The Director of Children’s Ministries will receive general supervision on  all phases of the work from the Pastor.  The Staff-Parish Relations Committee will provide support and feedback on behalf of the congregation, and will conduct an annual evaluation.

Director of Small Groups, Hyde Park UMC, Tampa, FL

Hyde Park United Methodist is a vibrant 2,000 member, century-old, urban congregation committed to Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit, united in the love of God and called to make that love real to others. We are a warm hearted and open minded congregation. Hyde Park is about transforming lives, creating Christian community and healing the city and the world.

The Director of Small Group Ministries shall be responsible for leading, organizing, equipping, and supporting lay persons in fulfilling the church’s mission and vision through spiritual growth opportunities.  With the focus on Discipleship, this position will enable adults to grow in their faith and equip them for ministry as disciples of Jesus Christ. This candidate will need to be able to articulate and celebrate the church’s mission, core values and discipleship pathway in ways that invite others to take their next step of faith.  The ideal candidate will be a lay person who has experience in  small groups ministry in the local church and equipping lay persons to lead and facilitate these experiences. 

You may review the job description and attach your cover letter and resume to this form link to apply : https://hydeparkumc.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=726

The deadline for Submitting applications is July 21th.  Once we review the applications if you are a candidate for consideration, we will contact you for an initial conversation.   

Director of Children's Ministry, Myers Park United Methodist Church of Charlotte, NC

For a complete position description and application instruction, please click here

Minister with Children & their Families, Pullen Memorial Baptist Church of Raleigh, NC

Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, a progressive, ecumenical, welcoming and affirming church, seeks a Minister with Children and Their Families to work 32 hours per week with full benefits.

Responsibilities: Coordinate, supervise and minister to all aspects of church life that involve  infants through 5th grade students and their families, 20% of which are racially/ethnically diverse, furthering their Christian and spiritual formation through educational programs, worship experiences, community outreach, social activities, pastoral care and support. A copy of the job description is available at  www.pullen.org/jobs

Qualifications:  Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by theological training, at least three years of experience working with children, and strong skills in creating, organizing and managing programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Seminary degree preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to  childrensministersearch@pullen.org   or mail to Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Attn: Children’s Minister Search Committee, 1801 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC  27605.  Resumes accepted through July 10, 2017.

Community Organizer, Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

Program Coordinator, CoreAlign, Oakland, CA (or work remotely)

For a complete position description and application instruction, please click here.

Assistant Chaplain, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Pastor, Epping Community Church of Epping, NH

Purpose:

The Pastor will work with the Spiritual Development Committee and church staff to provide guidance and opportunities for the Church to grow and fulfill the spiritual needs of its congregants.  He/she will encourage members to engage in Christian worship, discipleship and mission, and foster an atmosphere of a living, growing church. He/she will use their special skills to provide inspiring counsel and leadership to help the church identify and grow into what it is called to be in the future.  The Pastor will support the congregation so that it can continue to identify its mission and purpose as the body of Christ.

Qualifications:

  1. Completed formal ministry training at a recognized Christian religious institution;
  2. As a minimum, prior experience as Associate Minister is desirable;
  3. Experience in supervising church staff and volunteers;
  4. Effective interpersonal and communications skills, Including conflict resolution;
  5. Has interest and is skilled in current day electronic media and communication technologies.

 Responsibilities:

  1. To provide an outstanding biblically based Christian preaching and teaching ministry.
  2. To work with the other church staff and volunteers in support of church activities.
  3. To moderate monthly committee meetings and meet with committees as the need arises.
  4. To assist in membership communication through publications and personal contact.
  5. To attend and support church functions.
  6. To guide and assist the congregation in: Supporting the church's current missions; Strengthening and continuing ties with community around us; and Leading the church to a renewed vision and path forward.
  7. To administer sacraments of communion and baptism and to officiate at weddings and funerals of church members.
  8. To provide pastoral services for those in crises situations, visiting church members, and counseling as needed.

 Financial:

A compensation/benefit package, including relocation assistance, is negotiable based on experience.  Value of the package would fall in the mid $40k range, including benefits.

Contact:

Pastoral Search Committee, eppingcc1@outlook.com 

USPS mail: PO Box 313, Epping, NH  03042

Director of Youth Ministries (Full-Time), First United Methodist Church of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, IN

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Interim Director of Youth and Family Ministries, FIrst Presbyterian Church, Ann Arbor, MI

For a complete position description and application instructions, please click here

 

Dean of Students, Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA

Oak Hill Academy is seeking a candidate to assume the position of Dean of Students.  This is a full-time position that requires excellent people skills, an abundance of energy, and problem-solving, administrative, and leadership abilities.

This position is particularly unique in that it represents a non-traditional ministry opportunity.  Located in the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia, we are a non-therapeutic boarding school working with a very diverse group of adolescents.  The Oak Hill Academy Mission Statement:

Oak Hill Academy is a coeducational, Baptist affiliated, boarding/day school committed to excellence in education and adolescent development in a non-military setting.  The mission of Oak Hill Academy is to offer a safe, secure, nurturing environment for girls and boys needing a change in school, peer, community, or family relationships.  Oak Hill provides a structured college-preparatory program to students in grades 8-12.  Our curriculum challenges the brightest student and encourages those who are unmotivated, who are underachieving, or who are experiencing difficulties in their school setting.  (www.oak-hill.net)

The Academy provides a cash salary, on-campus housing and meals (including for family), and benefits.

Please direct inquiries to:

Michael D. Groves, Ph.D.

President

drgroves@oak-hill.net

Through academic channels the position is being posted as follows:

Oak Hill Academy is seeking a person for the position of Dean of Students. This person serves on the Administrative Council and reports directly to the Head of School.  The Dean of Students supervises and manages the Residential Life program of the school, with a Dean of Girls and Dean of Boys reporting directly to the Dean of Students. 

The Dean of Students manages many of the accountability components of The Academy, particularly as involved with the boarding program.  Excellent communication skills is a requisite, along with the ability to establish positive relationships with students and staff in a small community with a unique mission.  Problem-solving, organization, and the fostering of opportunities for staff professional development and student (non-academic hours) programming will prove beneficial to the long-term success of the candidate.

Candidates will reside on campus and—given the required time for managing a 24/7 facility—must possess the energy and enthusiasm this senior-level position requires.  On-call responsibilities are inherent with the responsibilities of the Dean of Students.

The OHA website: http://oak-hill.net/

 

Director of Children's and Family Ministries, First United Methodist Church, Bloomington, IN

For a complete job description and application instructions, please click here.

 

Protestant Campus Minister, Culver Academies, Culver, IN

Job Title:  Protestant Campus Minister                  

Department: Spiritual Life               

Reports To: Director of Spiritual Life                      

Classification: exempt

JOB SUMMARY 

Under the supervision of the Director of Spiritual Life, the Protestant Campus Minister helps create an environment which encourages all Protestant students and seekers to investigate and nurture their own Christian identity and the formation of a faith community which responds to the spiritual needs of other students, teachers/staff, and members of our local community. In collaboration with the Spiritual Life Department and the local parish, the campus minister provides pastoral support for the students, faculty and staff, and brings to life a campus rich in spirit, prayer, discipleship, social justice and preparation for Christian leadership in the Church and in society.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • The Protestant Campus Minister provides vision and coordination for the Culver Academies’ ministry to young people from 9th through 12th grades in a boarding school environment. The primary focus of this position is to forge and maintain meaningful relationships with students. Depending on the student, this will include:
    • Loving and sharing the Gospel with a student unfamiliar with the Christian faith
    • Encouraging and connecting a student who is new to the Christian faith
    • Teaching and discipling students who want to go deeper in the Christian faith
    • Training and empowering students ready to lead within the Christian faith

The Protestant Campus Minister will be responsible to:

  • Lead the network of programs designed to minister to students:
    • Lead Protestant Youth Group
    • Coordinate Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    • Coordinate Bible studies and small groups
    • Pastoral Care of students
    • Working with adult volunteers
    • Help lead worship services and oversee Praise Band

• Attend regular staff meetings and participate in staff planning

• Communicate to staff about youth ministry activities and seek staff input in planning youth ministry activities

In addition to regular duties, is expected to perform student supervisory and chaperone duties and engage in other such duties as may be assigned by the proper authorities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience, Education and Licensure

The ideal candidate will possess an M.Div. or equivalent degree. Candidates with a  Bachelor’s Degree in theology, ministry, or related field, or commensurate experience will also be considered.

The employee must have knowledge of current youth culture and current trends and issues within those cultures, as well as knowledge of the Church’s teachings and practices.  

 Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality.

This person must be well-organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a program of diverse people and faith traditions – open to supporting interfaith initiatives.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Adheres to CEF Policy and Procedures.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside CEF.
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Communicates regularly with Director of Spiritual Life about department issues.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize work load.
  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.
  • Meets department productivity standards.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Modern office environment including access to computer facilities is provided.  Travel to attend outside meetings and conferences may be required.  Additionally, the physical capability to access various locations on campus, which involves walking and climbing stairs, is also necessary.

To apply, visit https://www.culver.org/careers-at-culver

 

Ministry Coordinator (Part-Time), Volunteers of America - Midstates, Nashville, TN

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Program Coordinator, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Milwaukie, OR

 

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring Program Coordinators (PC) to begin June 2017.  The full-time positions based in Milwaukie, OR, in the Portland Metro Area, are highly collaborative and involve significant travel. Each PC supports and challenges 22-28 full-time Jesuit Volunteers (JV)/AmeriCorps members living in intentional communities and serving with people who are on the margins of society. Program Coordinators must be committed to inclusion and equity in order to better serve our richly diverse JV/AmeriCorps members and local communities. The position requires at least one year post-graduate experience in social activism, pastoral ministry and/or counseling, spiritual growth development, community building, resident assistance, and/or work with diverse peoples.  Organizational skills are important as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Undergraduate degree required. Former Jesuit Volunteers or National Service Members preferred. Program Coordinators are employed at will. Successful clearance of pre-employment reference checks and criminal history background checks required for final hire.

Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, veteran status, and political affiliation.

To apply, email JVC Northwest at info@jvcnorthwest.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line for job description and application information. We will begin reviewing applications on May 8, 2017 and will accept applications on a rolling basis thereafter.

 

Development Director, Tennessee Justice Center, Nashville, TN

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Associate Pastor for Christian Education, Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA

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Associate Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Logan, UT

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Children's Ministry Coordinator (15 hours), Forest Hills United Methodist Church, Brentwood, TN

POSITION: Part-Time Children's Ministry Coordinator (15 hours per week)

MISSION: To guide the children's ministry of Forest Hills United Methodist Church (FHUMC) in a way that seeks to glorify God and nurture children in their Christian faith. Provide the children of FHUMC with a faith community where they feel welcome and loved while they grow and develop spiritually in their experience and understanding of God and God's love for them.

Spiritual Gifts: Teaching – Evangelism – Shepherd

Talents and Abilities Desired: Good organizational skills, ability to motivate people, good communicator, social media/tech savvy

Accountable to: Senior Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee

Minimum Requirements:

  • Vibrant relationship with God in Jesus Christ
  • Ability to build and develop volunteer teams by casting vision and equipping them for ministry
  • Able to work 15 hours per week, Sunday morning required
  • College degree in related field (preferred but not required)
  • Completion of a background/security check

Job Summary: Develop annual plan and coordinate a ministry of spiritual formation for children, birth thru 6th grade, and their families in partnership with CMT (Children's Ministry Team).

Responsibilities / Duties:

  •  Monitor attendance/rosters for children with respect to age, grade and parent-guardian contact information.
  •  Review and order curriculum and supplies as needed.
  • Create and maintain children's ministry budget and monitor related expenditures.
  • Educate congregation about opportunities in children's ministry and actively recruit and train teachers/volunteers.
  • Coordinate Sunday School programs and seasonal educational events/programs.
  • Coordinate and periodically deliver children's sermon in worship; cultivate congregational leaders to lead children's sermon.
  • Maintain regular communication with parents/families.
  • Provide support, parenting resources and family devotional materials to equip parents in actively promoting children's faith formation at home.
  • Provide opportunities for children's ministry families to get to know and deepen relationships with each other; track and celebrate children and family's birthdays, celebrations, and milestones.
  • Welcome and ensure follow-up with first-time and regular visitors with children.
  • Ensure compliance to FHUMC's Safe Sanctuary policy; periodically trains staff, lay leadership, and greater congregation on Safe Sanctuary procedures. Maintain accurate records of approved Safe Sanctuary persons.
  • Oversee coordination of Nursery Worker and other nursery staff. Working with Nursery Coordinator and other workers to provide a safe and welcoming environment for children.
  • Participate in Chapel rotation.
  • Identify and support outreach opportunities

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to: fhumc.sprc@gmail.com

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