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Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

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Church Administrative Secretary, Greater Nashville Unitarian Universalist Church, Nashville, TN

A small, liberal Unitarian Universalist congregation in Bellevue seeks a part-time (16 hours/week) administrative secretary. The job includes reception, bookkeeping, database management, and communications duties. A successful applicant will be proficient in (or have the ability to quickly learn) Microsoft Office, database programs, MailChimp and other programs. We are looking for someone who has great attention to detail, can work well with a variety of people, and is trustworthy and reliable. We offer flexible hours, generous compensation and a supportive work environment.

Please send a resume, cover letter and two references to Rev. Rachel Lonberg at


Assistant Director, Mere Christianity Forum, Furman University, Greenville, SC

Date posted: Feb. 18, 2015

Position: Mere Christianity Forum, a campus ministry serving Furman University in Greenville, SC, seeks full-time Assistant Director for programming, development, and administration. Organization: Mere Christianity Forum is a largely student-led ministry that works both collaboratively and ecumenically to foster the thoughtful exploration of Christian faith. MCF offers a variety of campus programs that cultivate unique “third space engagement” for students and faculty; service opportunities connecting students to community ministries; and experiences in Christian hospitality at Vista House, MCF’s intentional Christian community house. The organization aims to serve seekers, skeptics and the deeply faithful. For more information about Mere Christianity Forum, please visit our website at

Core competencies: MCF’s Assistant Director is a self-starter with a high level of energy. S/he is professional and relational; demonstrates strong organizational skills and attention to detail; and has a keen ability to follow through with multiple concurrent projects while operating with a team mentality. Theological training, non-profit and/or ministry experience, and fundraising experience preferred. Proficiency in computing, desktop publishing, database management, and social media skills necessary. This position requires a high aptitude for adaptability and relational capacity.

Description: The priorities for this position will be working in partnership with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and our Student Board to accomplish the strategic actions necessary for effective ministry in the following areas:

1. Development/Fundraising - Development and leveraging of our existing database; cultivating relationships with local churches/clergy, non-profits, community leaders, and alumni; developing practices of relating to our donors, alumni, etc.; grant research and writing to underwrite our programs and staffing.

2. Relationships - Relating extraordinarily well to students, faculty, our Board of Directors, and other staff to accomplish the goals of the organization.

3. Programming - Developing new programs and improving existing programs aimed at cultivating opportunities for Furman undergraduates and our other constituents to thoughtfully explore the Christian faith.

4. Organizational/Institutional Sustainability - building systems of effective institutional practices through evaluation of previous experiences.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three references to

Applications received and addressed on a rolling basis through April 1, 2015.


Studio NPL Mentor (Part-Time), Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN


Studio NPL Mentor – Nashville Public Library Foundation

Hourly Rate: $17-$20 per hour depending on experience  

Applicants are encouraged to apply by 2/25/2015



Studio NPL consists of Nashville Public Library spaces with the latest technology where teens will learn real world, 21st-century skills, including but not limited to creating their own robots, designing their own video games, producing their own music and films, and designing and printing 3D models.  Sponsored by the Nashville Public Library Foundation, Studio spaces will be staffed with professional mentors with the experience needed to guide teens through innovative 21st century learning pathways.


Studio NPL Mentor: This part time, (up to 20 hours per week), position will need a high level of ENTHUSIASM and a unique combination of people skills, artistic skills, and technology skills.  Under general supervision this position is responsible for coordinating and leading workshops that align with Studio NPL’s learning goals, and documenting and recording Studio activities for promotion and reporting.  Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.  Position is based at the Main Library but may be required to work at NPL Studio locations throughout the Nashville Public Library system.



  • Fosters a positive, productive, and engaging environment for teens in conjunction with other mentors, staff, and volunteers.
  • Leads workshops with patrons in one of our focus areas; 3D printing and Making, Writing and Digital Storytelling, Video Game creation, Photography, Graphic Design, and Filmmaking
  • Assists in conducting tours and providing outreach programs for school and community groups to increase awareness and grow use of facilities
  • Attends mentor meetings and professional development and training
  • Develops curriculum around targeted programming area(s)
  • Assists in the daily operation of the space and technology circulation
  • Maintain expertise with current technology trends, digital technologies, and education models
  • Delivers post-workshop surveys and submits activity reports and attendance
  • Documents and shares patron work and develops showcase opportunities, including but not limited to online platforms
  • Attends professional conferences, workshops and continuing education courses as necessary



Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of experience working with teens in a library, educational, recreational or social services setting including the development and implementation of curriculum and teen-centered programming. 


Candidates selected for an interview must provide a current portfolio of work for review.



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and engage teens positively
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Clear communication skills (written and oral) and comfort speaking publicly
  • Experience and fluency with new technologies and social media
  • Fluency in a foreign language relevant to Nashville’s communities
  • In-depth experience in more than one of our focus areas
  • Familiarity with media tools such as iMovie, Finalcut, Sketch-Up, Garage Band, Adobe CS, Logic
  • Full knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies and experience with both Mac and PC operating systems

*Applicants will submit to a background check process before any offers are made.

* Please send resume to No phone calls.


Administrative Assistant, Nashville Area Office of Ministerial Concerns, The United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN

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Director of Children's Ministry, Christ United Methodist Church, Franklin, TN


The Director of Children’s Ministry works with the Children’s Ministry Team and other church staff to develop and coordinate programs for children from birth to 6th grade and to connect all aspects of the children’s ministry with the mission of Christ UMC.

Terms of Employment

  • This position is full time (40 hours/week).
  • Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

 Duties and Responsibilities                                            

  • Communicate and interpret the church’s vision with all involved in children’s ministry
  • Establish goals and objectives by prioritizing related programs, managing the use of facilities, planning an appropriate budget, delegating tasks, and evaluating progress
  • Work with the Children’s Ministry Team and staff to envision and implement new ministry opportunities
  • Facilitate communication between children’s ministry leaders, staff and the congregation
  • Work with and supervise the Childcare Coordinator and workers
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, Administrative Council meetings, and children’s ministry events
  • Enforce Safe Sanctuary policies
  • Establish and plan activities as needed for the children at church-wide functions
  • Coordinate and implement special events including but not limited to Created by God, confirmation, and BANANA Club
  • Oversee children’s worship while advocating for opportunities for children to participate in adult worship
  • Supervise curriculum, recruitment, and training of volunteers for Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, and other children’s ministry needs
  • Encourage teamwork and provide support and leadership to all volunteers
  • Be present and available for children and their families, making visits to homes, hospitals, and schools as needed
  • Empower and equip parents and other family members to be spiritual leaders in their homes
  • Foster relationships and provide consistent communication with families
  • Welcome and involve new families in the life of the church
  • Develop opportunities for children and their families to be in mission and demonstrate hospitality by reaching out to children in the community

Qualifications, Skills, and Gifts

  • Strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Accordance with the beliefs of the United Methodist Church
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Christ United Methodist Church
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
  • A heart, passion and love for children
  • Experience working with children in church.  Experience in Children’s Ministry or children’s programming preferred
  • Desire to be a part of a team and an ability to work with a variety of persons
  • Superior organizational skills and creativity
  • Aptitude for programming
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of social media and ability to navigate church website
  • Capacity for speaking publicly
  • Desire to team build


Contact:   Elizabeth Fellows
Phone:   970-209-6203
Posting dates:  2/1/15 – 2/27/15


Summer Positions, Hinton Center, Hayesville, NC

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Registrar, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH

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Education Team Administrative and Communications Support, Highlander Research and Education Center, New Market, TN


Organization Summary


The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 82-year old popular education center that works with grassroots groups in Appalachia and across the U.S. South to promote social and economic justice. We are located 25 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee on a 186-acre farm and work in local communities as well. Highlander’s long and proud history includes cutting edge work with labor education and organizing, the Civil Rights Movement, environmental justice in Appalachia, and more recently, changing demographics of our region. Widely acclaimed as a leadership development center for grassroots activists across race, culture and generations, Highlander is world-renowned as a beacon for progressive organizing.


Overview of position:  


This staff position will provide administrative support to Highlander's Education Team, which works together to plan, carry out and evaluate the movement and capacity building educational work of the Highlander Center. This is a full time position with some dedicated percentage support to particular education programs. The work of the team takes place at various times and also on weekends and this position requires flexibility and adaptability.


Primary Responsibilities:


This position will provide administrative to he Education team and organization in general to carry out programs, including:


  • Maintaining consistent correspondence with program participants, staff and board
  • Scheduling meetings and taking notes
  • Booking travel for Education Team staff and program participants
  • Ordering Supplies for entire organization
  • Tracking staff calendars
  • Assist with foundation fundraising and reporting
  • Assisting in development, editing, printing, and copying materials for workshops
  • Assisting in the application and interview process for fellowship program, interns, contract staff, etc.
  • Maintaining database
  • Supporting the We Shall Overcome Fund and Seeds of Fire Fund administratively


Helpful skills and experience for this position:


  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Able to establish rapport with activists and community members in diverse ethnic, racial, social and economic groups
  • Commitment to and analysis of racial, gender, economic, environmental and social justice and civil and human rights
  • Experience with social media
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Computer savvy and willingness to explore and utilize new technologies and software
  • Experience in layout and design
  • Detail oriented, big picture understanding
  • Solid administrative skills
  • Time management ability and strong organizational skills
  • Problem-solving, initiative, not afraid to ask questions
  • Writing skills
  • Bi-lingual (English-Spanish languages) helpful
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours at times
  • Willingness to travel (as needed)


Location:   Highlander is a residential workshop center located on 186 acres in east Tennessee northeast of Knoxville in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Some staff live on the Highlander grounds while others live in the surrounding areas, including Knoxville.   This position will be based at the Highlander Center.


Expectations of all staff positions at Highlander:


  • Passionate about Highlander’s purpose and able to communicate our program work effectively.
  • Committed to racial, gender, economic, environmental and social justice.
  • Self-starter as well as a team player.
  • Organized and ability to balance multiple responsibilities with grace.
  • Be an active participant in a democratically participatory organization.
  • Keep Highlander’s purpose and the people with whom we work central.
  • Sense of humor welcome and most helpful.
  • High degree of honesty and integrity. 


Salary and Benefits:


Highlander has an existing pay scale and excellent benefits package.


  Start Date:


This position starts as soon as possible, with plans to fill the position by April.    Highlander will start reviewing applications immediately, application deadline is February 27th.   The position is open until filled.


  To Apply: 


Send letter of interest, resume, one page writing sample and 3 references to:


 Search Committee: Education Team Admin Support,  Highlander Center,  1959 Highlander Way,  New Market, TN, 37820  


Email applications are accepted at or by fax at 865-933-3424.   For more information, you can email Susan Williams at   Highlander is a Equal Opportunity Employer and People of Color, Women, LGBTQQ, people with disabilities and other marginalized/intersectional identities are encouraged to apply.




Pastor, Balboa Union Church, Panama City, Panama

The Balboa Union Church (BUC) is located “at the crossroads of the world,” about a mile away from the Panama Canal in Balboa, Ancón, Republic of Panama.  The mostly-English-speaking congregation hails from all over the world, all walks of life, representing a variety of cultures and denominations.  Each of us comes from a different place in the spiritual walk, but all of us come with God’s love in our hearts, a yearning to follow Jesus Christ and a strong desire to make the world a better place. Our church is seeking to fill its senior minister position with an experienced and studied leader with a passion for people and the Christian mission.
As the spiritual leader of the BUC, the pastor will use the example of our Lord Jesus Christ in worship, in the care of God’s people, in teaching the Scriptures, and in bringing along disciples and leaders in the ministry.
The pastor of BUC will have/will be:
·         Fully bilingual, English and Spanish, and an inspirational speaker
·         Ecumenical, progressive, and committed to preaching The Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ
·         Seminary-trained with a strong theological background and in capacity to administer baptism and the Lord’s Supper; preference will go to those with a theological degree and/or ordination.
·         Pastoral experience with at least ten years of leadership in the church or other organizations – most of it non-profit (e.g., as pastor, youth minister, Christian Education Director, community organizer, etc.)
·         Committed to the spiritual growth of all members of the congregation, with a passion for people and skills for networking
·         Willing to get out into the larger community and “talk up” the Balboa Union Church!
The pastor of the Balboa Union Church will work hand in hand with the Council (church governance) and committee chairs to fulfill the objective the church.
Interested candidates should email

Youth/Young Adults and Families Minister, Trinity United Methodist Church, Greeneville, TN

Trinity UM Church in Greeneville, TN. seeks an energetic person with proven ability to connect to young adults and young families along with their children and youth.  The position is a full-time ministry position, which will give direction to and coordinate volunteers for our ministry to children, youth and young families.  Candidates with Theological education and experience in this type of ministry are preferred.  A Bachelor's Degree, commitment to small group and team based ministry are required. Interested candidates should send resumes to the Church office 524 Tusculum Blvd. Greeneville, TN. 37745 or as an attachment to email:


Driver/Program Assistant (Part-Time), Nations Ministry Center, Nashville, TN

Nations Ministry Center is looking to hire a driver/program assistant to help in our after-school tutoring program, and the position will start as soon as possible.  Responsibilities will include driving a 14 passenger bus (no CDL required), tutoring and managing middle school and/or elementary students, and other duties as required.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a good driving record, and be comfortable around children.  The hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 2:30-6:30.  This position pay $12 per hour.  References and a background check will be required.  To apply for this position, please contact Caitlin Trotter at , or Chris Lovingood at


Pastoral Residency, First Baptist Church - Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

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Director of Nonprofit Relationships, Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake, WI

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Director of Admissions, Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Delaware, OH

Methodist Theological School in Ohio is seeking a Director of Admissions. The Director of Admissions is a critical member of the Admissions department and is responsible for an overarching recruitment plan to bring a high-achieving and diverse student body to Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director is responsible for all aspects of the admissions process.

For additional information, please visit

This position will be posted until February 5, 2015.


Men's GED and Job Skills Program Director, Christian Women's Job Corps of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TN

 Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements

CWJC of Middle TN empowers individuals to overcome barriers caused by poverty through education, mentoring and resources.

Job Description - To plan, establish, implement, operate, facilitate and evaluate a men's GED & Job skill program in the Madison area of Davidson County for CWJC of Middle Tennessee.

•Develop a program closely aligned with existing CWJC programs of faith based curriculum and a transformational community 
•Develop a supportive faith based community among students and volunteers
•Recruiting, conduct intake, tracking, maintaining and case management of students
•Recruiting, training, scheduling and supervising volunteers
•Networking within the Madison community with other non-profit service agencies and churches to        promote program and recruit volunteers and students
•Create community awareness and support
•Developing partnerships with local businesses for employment opportunities for students
•Participating with staff and Program Directors in team meetings and processes
related to planning and implementing mission and programming of CWJC
•Additional projects and duties as assigned

Job Type: Part-time

Contact Information and Procedure:

 Required for Application (may be sent by e-mail or fax)

Include a Cover Letter,  Resume and References.

Application mailed to individual after receiving the three items listed above.

Rebekah K. Sumrall

420 Main Street

Nashville, TN 37206
Phone: (615) 244-3669
Fax: (615) 259-3722


Executive Director, Creation Justice Ministries, Washington, D.C.

 For a complete job description, click here.


Church Nursery/Preschool Position, Christ Lutheran Church, Nashville, TN 

Christ Lutheran Church on 299 Haywood Lane in Nashville is seeking a person with a love for God and children to staff our nursery on Sunday mornings. Please send resumes to

Property Manager, Urban Housing Solutions, Nashville, TN


This job is for someone who wants to make a tangible difference in people's lives.  We are a nonprofit that provides housing alternatives to very low income and special needs individuals and families.  We have 950 apartments located in 30 separate apartment complexes.  We provide the most affordable rents possible in order to assist low income people with their housing and social service needs.  We have 7 case managers who provide services to those in our housing.  This job is not social services, but rather an operational job assisting with the management of some of our properties where previously homeless individuals and families live.   The work environment is excellent...with altruistic people filling our team of leasing agents, property managers, and administrators.  This is a chance to actually see the fruits of your work in terms of making a difference in people's lives. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Market apartments through use of Craigslist and other venues
  • Contact applicants to determine interest
  • Set up appointment for viewing and bringing required documents
  • Match applicant with apartment and set move-in date
  • Complete documentation and leasing paperwork
  • Complete move-in appointment

Necessary Abilities and Duties:

  • Ability to communicate with residents, property managers, and other office personnel
  • Ability to learn quickly our "property management" software
  • Ability to use microsoft word and excel
  • Respond to resident issues
  • Collect resident requests for maintenance and assign to appropriate maintenance staff
  • Follow up with maintenance staff daily to insure that maintenance was completed
  • Send out late notices and speak with residents about overdue rent
  • Show apartments to prospective residents
  • Ensure property appearance, cleanliness and function (gates, cameras) through daily inspections


  • Drivers license, transportation and auto insurance
  • Sense of mission

Please send your resume to Chris Davis at


Fire Monitor (Part-Time), Woodmont Christian Church, Nashville, TN


Woodmont Christian Church, located in Green Hills, seeks to hire a responsible individual to serve as a fire monitor for it’s participation in the Room in the Inn ministry. Room in the Inn is a neat ministry that coordinates with 180 local congregations to serve meals and shelter to homeless men in Nashville ( Woodmont hosts men on Friday evenings from November through March. The fire monitor will work from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Friday nights in January, February and March of 2015. Responsibilities include checking on the men every two hours to ensure they are protected from a fire; completing a log documenting times and observations; and faxing the log to the office of the Nashville fire marshal. This position pays $10.00 per hour with the opportunity to work during the next academic year as well. To inquire, please contact Mary Kiger at (615) 414-8345 or



Christian Education and Youth Coordinator (Part-Time), First Lutheran Church, Nashville, TN 

Duties of Christian Education & Youth Coordinator

  • Communicate with youth and parents regarding youth events using a variety of technologies, including text, email, Facebook, Bulletin announcements, Chronicle, phone, and face to face contact.
  • Teach Sunday School Class for youth in grades 6-12 and/or get people to teach the youth Sunday school class(es).
  • Assist in choosing curriculum for grades 6-12 Sunday School
  • Assist with Wednesday night youth programs (every other Wednesday, as needed)
  • Plan and organize Vacation Bible School.
  • Assist in confirmation classes and first communion class.
  • Plan and Organize youth events throughout the year.
  • Encourage youth attendance at synod events and camps, such as Affirm, All Tennessee Lutheran Youth Gathering, National Youth Gathering,  Lutheridge / Lutherock / Lutheranch and etc.
  • Attend youth committee meetings.
  • Submit reports monthly to the Christian Education & Youth Committee.
  • Update church bulletin boards with Youth and Christian Education activities/news.
  • Lead the congregation in implementing the Safe Church Policy
  • Any other tasks as directed by Lead Pastor and the Church Council, within scope of abilities and time.

 Suggested Hours Per Week-

15   - 20 hours/ week  (The position of Christian Education & Youth Coordinator is a part-time position.  The work schedule is not to exceed an average of 20 hours per week, more in some seasons and less in others.)

For more information, please contact Melissa Peterson Smith at


Executive Director, North Carolina Council of Churches, NC

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Crisis and Information Services Specialist, Family and Children's Service, Nashville, TN

A Crisis and Information Services Specialist has direct client contact via telephone with callers in crisis as well as callers seeking information and referral to social services.  The position requires knowledge and understanding of the human service delivery system, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.  A Crisis and Information Services Specialist skillfully assesses callers’ needs and provides resources when appropriate.  With callers in crisis, the Specialist combines skillful questioning and active listening with support and guidance in a de-escalation process that gives individuals a sense of control and empowerment over their situation.  If indicated, the Specialist assesses callers for risk of harm to self and/or others and follows through with appropriate safety planning.  A Specialist handles calls in accordance with performance targets for speed, efficiency, and quality and maintains standards established by Alliance of Information and Referrals Systems (AIRS) and the American Association of Suicidology.

Requirements:  This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Service or a related field or four to six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in social/human services preferred.

 Additional Information:

  • Part time and PRN positions are available
  • This position is in a 24/7 call center; day, evening and weekend shifts are available.  Some holidays required.
  • Must be available for training beginning January 5, 2015.

 Contact Person: Peggy Yuker, HR and Administrative Manager

  Submit resume and salary requirements to:

 Email to   OR Fax to 615-866-5122 OR Mail to 201 23rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN  37203

 Resumes accepted until positions are filled.



Church Planting Resident, Urban Village Church, Chicago, IL


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Campus Minister, Southwestern College, Winfield, KS

Southwestern College is seeking a full time Campus Minister to begin July 2015. The successful candidate will be an ordained United Methodist deacon or elder. Candidates with commensurate academic credentials who have made significant progress toward ordination will also be considered. Candidates must be qualified and have experience in leading and directing ministerial teams, providing pastoral care and oversight, developing relationships with faith entities beyond the college, facilitating student-led worship experiences, and working in a team environment with colleagues. This is a 12-month position that reports to the President and Chair of the Social Sciences Division. Candidates with experience and exhibiting strengths in teaching college level, practical ministry courses will be given special consideration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight for weekly Chapel
  • Pastoral care and oversight for the faith community at large
  • Teaching- supervises student practicums and/or internships in local churches and church agencies for  all REL/PHIL majors and minors, teach religion courses as needed and support the division general education efforts
  • Recruitment and Retention- support efforts initiated by Discipleship, Worship Outreach, and Philosophy & Religion
  • Church Relations-chair the committee, develop relationships with area churches and the Great Plains Annual Conference, represent the college in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church
  • Supervise the Director of Worship Outreach
  • Development of ministry opportunities and care beyond the chapel, Discipleship, and Worship Outreach community
  • Support and advise Campus Council on Ministries (an SGA recognized organization)- alternative spring break trip, and student-led campus faith groups
  • Help persons of other faiths make connections to resources to help meet their spiritual needs
  • Ceremonial Duties and requests for religion presence from other areas of the institution
  • Participant in the work of the Social Sciences Division

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail:  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Facebook Public Policy Externship (Summer 2015, Full-time), Washington, D.C. 

Facebook is seeking highly organized, motivated, and detail‐ oriented undergraduate and graduate students to join our Public Policy team in Washington, DC as full-time contracted externs. The Facebook DC office helps to inform users, the media, partners, employees and other stakeholders about Facebook's products and business. Working with policymakers at the international, federal, and state levels, the team handles legislative and regulatory matters, participates in domestic and international policy discussions and leads the company’s interactions with consumer and other non-governmental organizations. Alongside Facebook team members responsible for public policy and strategic communications, externs will work on a variety of projects and policy issues with relevance in the US and around the world, ranging from legislative monitoring and policy analysis to content development. Note: This is a full-time, contract position for the Summer  term.


  • Support Facebook's public policy and communications activities. 
  • Monitor and analyze legislation, regulation, and policies related to the company.
  • Draft policy related materials including briefings and talking points.
  • Research policy areas of interest to the company.
  • Support outreach to Government, Congress, non‐profit organizations, and other entities.
  • Research and develop policies and communication related to online safety, security, and privacy.
  • Partner with senior team members on a wide range of projects.
  • Assist in organizing events including trainings and educational outreach.


  • Pursuing a BA or graduate degree in business, law, political science, public policy, international relations, communications, journalism, or equivalent.
  • Ability to commit up to 40 hours per week in our Washington D.C. office.
  • Previous internship or professional experience in policy, research, communications, or government preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in politics, public policy, and technology.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully.
  • Experience in the Internet technology industry a plus.
  • Passion for Facebook and online communication a must!

How to Apply:

How to Apply Please e-mail your resume/CV to with the subject line, “Public Policy Externship.”

Deadline to submit application is January 31, 2015.


Live-In Assistant, L'Arche Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Interested in living together with adults with intellectual disabilities, in a community of faith and friendship? Interested in helping make tangible the sacred value of each human being – and helping build a new community of L’Arche in Atlanta? L’Arche Atlanta, a local initiative of the International Federation of L’Arche, is currently recruiting an assistant for its first home in Atlanta, begun in 2012, where three adults with intellectual disabilities share life with three assistants.

Position begins January 2015. Interested candidates must have the desire to create community with people of all abilities, be organized and able to provide care, and have the maturity and ability to live in intentional community. College degree required. Compensation includes stipend in addition to room, board and health care. One-year commitment required. For an indepth description of the position click here.

Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest to L’Arche Atlanta HR Manger at by December 10, 2014. More info can be found at


Leasing Agent, Urban Housing Solutions, Nashville, TN

This job is for someone who wants to make a tangible difference in people's lives.  We are a nonprofit that provides housing alternatives to very low income and special needs individuals and families.  We have 950 apartments located in 30 separate apartment complexes.  We provide the most affordable rents possible in order to assist low income people with their housing and their social service needs.  We have 7 case managers who provide services to those in our housing.  This job is not social services, but rather an operational job... matching low income applicants with our available housing.  The work environment is excellent...with altruistic people filling our team of leasing agents, property managers, and administrators.  This is a chance to actually see the fruits of your work in terms of making a difference in people's lives. 

Basic Job Responsibilities:

  • Market apartments through use of Craigslist and other venues
  • Contact applicants to determine interest
  • Set up appointment for viewing and bringing in required documents
  • Match applicant with apartment and set move-in date
  • Complete documentation and leasing paperwork
  • Complete move-in appointment

Necessary Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with applicants, property managers and other office personnel
  • Ability to quickly learn our "property management" software
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to match applicants to available apartments
  • Ability to move quickly and efficiently to lease up all available apartments


  • College degree
  • Transportation, driver's license, and insurance
  • Sense of "Mission"

Do not apply if you are not committed to helping people improve their lives and are just looking for a job.  This is not that kind of a position.  For this position, you must want to help people improve their situation, and want a job that provides a feeling of accomplishment and doing something to make the world a better place.


Director of Global Religions Program, The Arcus Foundation

For a full position description and application instructions, click here.


Part-Time Worship Minister, Aspen Grove Christian Church, Franklin, TN

Aspen Grove Christian Church exists to “Grow Followers of Jesus Christ through Worship, Community & Service.” It is through this vision that God continues to bless this incredibly warm, thriving, spirit-filled community. AGCC is located in a new & modern facility near the Cool Springs area of Franklin Tn.

Job Description:

At AGCC, the worship minister’s task is to “Grow Followers of Jesus Christ” by creating meaningful & authentic worship experiences where people are awakened to the presence of God in their own life. Awakened in such a way that everyone responds as Jacob did in Genesis 28, “Surely the Lord is in this place… How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God…”

Primary Responsibilities will include:

*Work collaboratively with minister to create a meaningful experience of worship each week
*Coordinate & lead our very talented worship team
*Coordinate back of house elements, video, projection, sound, lighting, special productions

Necessary qualities & skills:

*Passionate follower of Jesus Christ
*“The Touch” - Ability to perceive the needs/mood of the church & respond out of an awareness of the movement of the Holy Spirit.
*Familiarity with & ability to teach contemporary worship songs
*Strong skills as a musician, as well as vocally
*Competent in music & music theory
*Reliability in planning & preparation
*Working knowledge of audio/visual technology


*Compensation based on experience
*Beginning 2015


Interested parties should contact Adam Kaufhold, Minister at Aspen Grove Christian Church, at


Senior Minister, Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis, MN

Plymouth Congregational Church of Minneapolis, Minnesota is searching for the next senior minister for our large downtown congregation. We are a faith community that is rooted in the Christian tradition, nurtured by the ideals and practices of congregationalism, and enriched by the insights of progressive theology. We are a covenantal church whose members pledge to walk together, supporting one another on our faith journeys. We cherish the arts and music as pathways to the spirit and as integral parts of worship and of our community church life. Plymouth is a member of the Minnesota Conference of the United Church of Christ and the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches. We seek a senior minister who is an intellectually exciting and challenging preacher—both prophetic and pastoral; one who is committed to a progressive theology, full inclusiveness, and radical hospitality to all; one who will nurture collaborative, supportive relationships with staff and guide the church with active, compassionate care.

Our next senior minister must be energized by the prospect of leading and growing a self-governing congregation with talented and energetic lay participation in an evolving new organizational structure. We seek a person with a collaborative, flexible style, including demonstrated skill in active listening, team-building, and inspiring others to do their best work. This person must be committed to a culture of mutual respect, openness, and love toward all who work, worship, visit, or otherwise interact with our church.  Our senior minister must be a person of integrity who is committed to institutional accountability and transparency and to dedicated, responsible stewardship of the church’s resources, consistent with both the mission of the church and its sustained financial stability.   

Qualifications required are these:

  • A Master of Divinity degree or an equivalent earned degree from an accredited educational institution and professional ordination.
  • Five or more years as a principal or associate minister or equivalent professional experience, with demonstrated administrative, fundraising, and team-building skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in preaching inspirational, intellectually challenging sermons, both prophetic and pastoral.
  • A commitment to a God-centered ministry, through which the insights of philosophy, history, science, literature, the arts, and contemporary life are integrated with a progressive Christian theology that speaks to today’s challenges.
  • A flexibility and openness to change; a confident spirit that encourages differences of opinion and nurtures relationships; a commitment to honoring the history and cherished traditions of our church, while guiding us in ongoing renewal and continuing relevance.
  • An ability to relate warmly and genuinely to all constituencies in the church, and a sincere interest in children, youth and families. A commitment to nurture the spiritual development of our members.
  • A commitment to continuing Plymouth’s long history of interfaith connectedness and of working for social justice in the wider church, the community, and the world.
  • A commitment to a congregational ministry in which the final authority resides with the congregation.
  • An ability to work well with staff, to inspire and collaborate, to recognize and nurture the gifts and abilities of others, and to set appropriate expectations. A commitment to building relationships based on trust and personal integrity.
  • An awareness of personal abilities as well as limitations and the confidence to delegate appropriately.

General responsibilities are these:

  • To preach on most Sundays of the year.
  • To provide faithful and loving vision and collaborative leadership for a talented and dedicated staff.
  • To nurture the congregation’s spiritual development, communal care of one another, and compassionate inclusiveness toward all.
  • To work closely with lay members and staff in the development of program priorities, Christian education and faith formation, worship and music, social service and justice ministries, and outreach to new constituencies.
  • To promote responsible stewardship in the financial and institutional development of the church.

 For more information, please visit


GROW Session Assistant (Bilingual English/Spanish), Nashville Public Library Foundation, Nashville, TN

Bringing Books to Life! (BBTL) is an award-winning literacy initiative created by the Nashville Public Library in collaboration with various agencies and institutions to serve the families and children of Nashville. Sponsored by the Nashville Public Library Foundation, this privately-funded program seeks to make the library a meaningful part of the lives of children and their families and emphasize the importance of reading to children. In partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, BBTL has developed a family literacy curriculum as part of the Growing Right onto Wellness (GROW) study.

GROW Session Assistant : This is a part-time, up to 15 hours per week, position for a candidate who possesses a degree in education or related field, fluency in both Spanish and English, along with experience working with children and their families in a school or social services setting. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Session Assistant will be responsible for the delivery of a 6 session family literacy curriculum either alone or collaboratively with another staff person. Workshops take place Monday – Thursday evenings and Saturdays. The Session Assistant will also help with library field trips and other programming as assigned. Candidate will be expected to travel throughout Davidson County. This position offers a flexible schedule consisting of evening (Monday – Thursday) and weekend work, and has a wage of $13.50 per hour.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Presenting and assisting with literacy workshops in Spanish and/or English to parents and their 3-8 year old children
  • Gathering and transporting supplies to and from the Main Library downtown and community centers or branch libraries for  programs
  • Preparing for workshops, including set-up and clean-up at workshop locations
  • Evaluating effectiveness of workshops using input from participants and staff
  • Gathering and reporting data points to library staff following each session
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Fluency  in Spanish and English required
  • Degree in education or related field preferred
  • Experience working with young children (ages 3 – 8) and families in group setting
  • Experience presenting workshops or teaching preferred


  • Ability to communicate effectively with adults and young children, both in English and Spanish
  • Ability to engage and maintain attention of adults and children using a variety of media including puppets, books, music, other visual aids
  • Organized and able to communicate with library, Vanderbilt University and Parks & Recreation staff
  • Flexible and able to adapt to diverse situations that may arise
  • Show enthusiasm and commitment for the program and library
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint

TO APPLY :  E-mail cover letter of interest and résumé to   No phone calls.

DEADLINE:  December 1, 2014


Admissions Officer I, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC

  Occupational Summary 

Perform a variety of duties under supervision of the Director of Admissions Operations in the recruitment and selection of student applicants for admission to Duke Divinity School. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal upon annual review. 

Work Performed 

Manage a geographical, constituent, and/or program recruitment territory which includes extensive travel and on-going communication with prospective students and applicants to reach predetermined enrollment targets tied to department goals. 

Cultivates, establishes and maintains contact with prospective students/applicants throughout the admission process in a timely, professional and creative manner including frequent and relevant email, phone, and face-to-face communication that support the goals of the Office’s communications plan. 

Represent the Duke Divinity School at domestic recruitment events such as graduate and seminary fairs, joint recruitment collaborative events, denominational meetings, UMC discernment events, and national and local conferences. 

Developing recruitment events for prospective students in coordination with Chaplains, churches, and campus ministries. 

Assist Director and Associate Dean with developing key constituent group pipelines. 

Participate in and assist with on-campus visit day program and drop-in visits. Conduct counseling sessions with prospective students to introduce them to the School and program of interest. Provide more in-depth counseling for undecided students. 

Assist Director with the development and implementation of e-recruitment programs and web and social media outreach. 

Analyze qualifications of assigned applicants utilizing established Divinity School admissions standards, guidelines and criteria. Submit evaluations and recommendations regarding admissibility of applicants. 

Assist Director and other staff members with special projects designed to fulfill the Office’s mission and objectives.

Assist with new student orientations, other admissions hospitality events and the execution of admissions special mailings. Coordinates sending weekly communications to incoming students during the pre-enrollment period. 

Maintains content for the admitted students webpage. 

Provide support and effective communication to admitted students to help with students' enrollment decisions 

Required Qualifications at this Level 


Work generally requires a knowledge and understanding of college and student life obtained through the attainment of a bachelor’s degree. 

Preferred Qualifications at this Level 


Completion of a graduate degree in divinity/theology or higher education. 


Experience in one or more of the following areas: working with students, counseling, ministry, or recruitment/marketing or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience 

Familiarity with higher education recruitment and marketing preferred 

Experience with United Methodist church and familiarity with ordination requirements is preferred


Ability to work independently and possess a high energy level during extensive travel times. 

Positive interactions with a wide range of diverse candidates for admissions 

Excellent communication skills (strong writing skills, public speaking, interpersonal and public relations skills) are a must. 

Computer skills including word processing, database management, social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, blogs), and PowerPoint. 

Organizational and time management skills are essential, along with the ability to achieve benchmarks. 

Ability to develop an in-depth knowledge base about the School and its academic and extracurricular programs, student support services, and other pertinent details 

Collaborates effectively with colleagues 

A valid driver's license is required along with the ability to work a flexible schedule. 

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. 

To apply: 

Visit Search “External Applicants” and requisition number 400902277


Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement, Westminster College, Fulton, MO

Westminster College, a small liberal arts college in mid-Missouri, is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement.

Position Summary: The Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement will serve as a member of the Office of Spiritual Life staff, offering a ministry of pastoral care and spiritual support for students, faculty, and staff. The Resident will also direct the Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning and teach one course per semester within the department of Religious Studies.

Dates of appointment: August 1, 2015 to May 31, 2017 (this is a 10 month annual position; Resident will not be obligated to work in June or July of 2014). If requested by chosen applicant, the position may extend an additional year, ending in May of 2018.

Supervisor: Rev. Jamie Haskins, Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life, Instructor of Religious Studies

Essential Responsibilities: The Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement position consists of three main components:

1) Directing the Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning (roughly 50% of the resident’s weekly time)

2) Teaching one Religious Studies course per semester (roughly 25% of the resident’s weekly time):

a. Introduction to the Bible (REL 101) and Recent Christian Thought (REL 319) will be a part of the resident’s teaching portfolio.

b. Other courses will be determined in consultation with the Religious Studies department and in light of the Resident’s academic interests.

3) Serving as a part of the Office of Spiritual Life staff (roughly 25% of the resident’s weekly time):

a. Assisting with Spiritual Life programs such as Interfaith Advisory Board, Catholic Student Group, and Praise & Worship Team, based on the needs or interests of the resident.

b. Other duties to be determined at a later date in consultation with the Director of Spiritual Life.

The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to service learning, a passion for mentoring and journeying with 18 to 22 year old college students, and a deeply rooted commitment to faith.

Because of the diversity of the Westminster campus, we seek someone with a welcoming, inclusive theological paradigm who thrives in an interfaith environment. The ideal candidate demonstrates an enthusiastic interest in exploring ministry within the context of higher education.

Position Requirements: All candidates must have earned a graduate degree in theological education, including, but not limited to, an MDIV, MTS or similar degree, and be set to graduate from their current institution in either fall of 2014, spring of 2015, or have earned their degree from an accredited institution within the last 12 months. While ordination is not required, the candidate must demonstrate a commitment to a faith tradition or community of faith and be rooted within a meaningful theological paradigm. Experience in any service oriented positions or service based learning is optimal but not required. Additionally, teaching experience is optimal, but also not required.

To Apply:  Submit the following to Erin Perry ( by Wednesday, January 7th, 2015:

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Contact information for three references

Questions regarding the application process or the position may also be directed to this address.

(Consistent with the tenets that lie at the foundation of an institution of higher learning, Westminster College has a strong commitment to the principle of non-discrimination. Westminster College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal, state, or local laws.)


Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of Redlands, Redlands, CA


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Pastor, Sherman Community Church, Sherman, NY

 Our Church is seeking a full-time Pastor.  The Sherman Community Church is located in beautiful Chautauqua County and the Southern Tier of Western New York State.   

Sherman is a small historical village settled in 1823 and named after Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Sherman is a friendly small town with a hometown atmosphere and a population of approximately 1700 residents. We are conveniently located adjacent to Interstate highways connecting residents to a long list

of both summer and winter recreational activities, cultural events and professional opportunities. Our local school has been rated among the Top 10 Small Schools nationwide.

Our Church was established in 1866 and has served our community for 146 years.  We are a non-denominational congregation, small in number (30-50) but large in faith.  Our candidate must be a Christ centered gospel-focused shepherd who possesses a zeal for the glory of God and a passion for the souls of men.  We offer a competitive salary for our area along with housing in our church parsonage. 

Interested applicants should apply by sending a resume, references and a statement of faith to the following address:  Sherman Community Church, Attn:  Pastoral Search Committee, PO Box 337, Sherman NY  14781. 


Life Skills Instructor (Part-Time), Project Return, Nashville, TN

Project Return, Inc., is seeking to hire a part time Life Skills Instructor to facilitate classes at Tennessee Prison for Women. We are looking for a Life Skills Instructor to facilitate a behavioral cognitive curriculum towards self-awareness, interpersonal dynamics, healthy lifestyles, successful reentry, and the cultivation of pro-social and community-positive attitudes for incarcerated women. This position works with both structure and creativity and offers an incredible experience in group facilitation and engagement. The position begins at 15-20 hours a week, with the opportunity for additional hours in the coming months. Please respond with your interest to Marriah Vinson at Thank you!



Director/Pastor of Children's Ministry, First United Methodist Church in Winchester, Winchester, TN

First United Methodist Church in Winchester, Tennessee is seeking a Director/Pastor of Children’s Ministry.  The individual should have a love for children and a commitment to help them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.  Knowledge of scripture, a willingness to work in a team environment and a commitment to helping others use their talents and abilities in ministry are essential qualities.  Although not a requirement, individuals who have experience or a calling as a local pastor or ordination are encouraged to apply as this could be an associate pastor position.  Please direct inquiries or send resumes to the pastor, Dr. Steve Angus at



Research Associate, Public Religion Research Institute, Washington DC


Position Summary:

The Research Associate will be responsible for assisting the Research Director with all tasks related to conducting public opinion surveys, including project conceptualization, questionnaire design, data analysis, and writing.


  • Assist with background research and questionnaire development
  • Produce toplines and banners for PRRI surveys
  • Conduct statistical analyses using PRRI data and other social science datasets
  • Manage and organize PRRI’s data archive
  • Conduct custom analyses in response to media requests
  • Assist with writing research reports, scholarly articles, books, and other research duties as assigned 


  • Three to five years experience conducting public opinion research, such as questionnaire design, survey administration, data management, and data analysis
  • M.A. or Ph.D. in political science, sociology, statistics, or related field
  • Demonstrated proficiency in advanced statistical techniques
  • Exceptional writer and editor, with uncompromising attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience using SPSS strongly preferred
  • Research interest in Latino Politics and proficiency in Spanish is a plus

Instructions for Applying:

 To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Please include “Research Associate” in the subject line of your email. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We will be accepting applications until November 21, 2014 or until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Public Religion Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people of color and other members of under-represented groups.


Youth and Young Adult Minister, First UCC-Quakertown, Quakertown, PA

First UCC, Quakertown seeks a person called, gifted, and trained to work with youth, young adults, and modern worship.  Deep faith in Jesus Christ as savior, teacher, and example is vital.

We prefer someone who is recently graduated, available full time, and who, either now or in the future, desires to seek ordination.  There is a great opportunity to grow and create in a supportive, encouraging, and exciting environment. 

Theologically, we are Bible centered with a strong commitment to grow in faith and numbers as Jesus commissioned us.  We take a moderate position on areas of strong social debate, we discourage political advocacy, and we honor diverse opinions among individuals.  In preaching, teaching, and practice we emphasize love, faith, service, and Christ-like behavior - attributes that churches are uniquely called upon to proclaim and provide.  Please visit our web site, , for more detailed information.

We have about 450 members with 145 in our Sunday worship.  We have a central location in Quakertown, one block from the high school, and excellent physical facilities.  We have a husband and wife as senior co-pastors, a full time administrative assistant, and 11 part time staff. 

Our youth group, 7th through 12th grade, has about a dozen active members and an equal number of sometimes-participating members.  Responsibilities for youth will include regular group meetings, Christian teaching, mission trips, retreats, bonding, planning, individual growth in faith and practice, and spiritual guidance during the transition from youth into adulthood.

Responsibilities for young adults will include creating programs for college students, those beginning careers, and those beginning families.  This person will be able to initiate such programs, create small groups, and provide spiritual guidance during this time of challenge and transition into adult roles. 

We have begun a monthly Saturday worship service that is informal, intimate, modern, and interactive.  The music is upbeat and contemporary.  Responsibility in this area will be to help us increase frequency to every Saturday and to initiate similar worship at other times.  This person will be able to be a worship leader and will feel a strong call to bring in the young and the unchurched.  Ability to participate in music and to use technology are strong pluses.

If you see a possible fit with your goals, we would very much like to be in contact with you.  Give us a call or send an e-mail.  Or, if you prefer, you can send a cover letter and resume, either hard copy or e-mail, to [Douglas Donigian, First UCC, 151 South 4th Street, Quakertown, PA 18951] or [].  Phone inquiries can be made at 215 536 4447.


Assistant Editor, Everyday Feminism, United States

Everyday Feminism is seeking a full-time Assistant Editor, based in the United States, who will support all stages of the online magazine’s publication process. This is an entry-level job to help early-stage intersectional feminists develop their editorial skills to amplify the power and impact of marginalized voices in our society.

The Assistant Editor is supervised by the Managing Editor and works closely with the Editor-in-Chief, the other Assistant Editor, and the Contributing Writers. This position is compensated with a $35,000-38,000 annual salary with benefits. As we become more financially sustainable, we are committed to making this and other salaries at Everyday Feminism more competitive. Since we are a virtual organization, the Assistant Editor works from home and attends meetings via Skype or conference call.

Founded just two years ago, Everyday Feminism is a small start-up that has rapidly grown into one of the most popular feminist sites in the world. Currently, our online magazine has over 3 million readers a month from over 200 countries. We’re excited to continue this growth with an expanded editorial staff. So apply soon if you’d like to be a part of the team!


  • Edit and proofread articles and check them for accuracy
  • Collecting feature images for the articles
  • Upload posts into WordPress, including articles, videos, images, and photo collections
  • Review articles post-publishing and write up feedback for the writers
  • Search for and gain permission for cross-posts
  • Collect audience-generated data regarding topics to prioritize
  • Transcribe videos
  • Assist with social media moderation
  • Assist with replying to fans
  • Attend weekly editorial meetings
  • Assist with strategic planning for the online magazine
  • Other responsibilities as requested


  • Be well-versed in intersectional feminism, including understanding issues related to racism, transphobia, homophobia, fatphobia, classism, ableism, and other forms of oppression
  • Demonstrated strong interest in a career in editing and/or communications
  • Excellent writing skills and able to write about complex issues in a personable, clear, and emotionally engaging way
  • Excellent understanding of grammar, punctuation, and word usage, including the MLA style
  • Be very well-organized and able to deliver on deadlines consistently
  • Be extremely meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Be self-directed and eager to meet or exceed objectives
  • Eager to learn, willing to experiment knowing it might fail, and able to admit mistakes or inexperience
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with editing is preferred
  • Experience with WordPress and HTML is preferred
  • Graphic design skills and experience with design software like Photoshop or Illustrator is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree is required and preferably in the fields like Women’s and Gender Studies, English, Communication, or Journalism

Apply Now:

We are currently accepting applications for a November 1st start date. Early applications are encouraged since it is a rolling process.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples to Sandra Kim at with ‘Assistant Editor Application’ in the subject line.

In your cover letter, please include responses to the questions below:

  • What first got you engaged in feminism?
  • What does intersectional feminism mean to you and how do you try to make your feminism intersectional and inclusive?
  • What do you enjoy and/or appreciate about Everyday Feminism’s online magazine?
  • When are you available to start working?

Your writing samples should ideally be about a social justice issue and written in the clear, personable, and emotionally engaging way that Everyday Feminism is known for. If your writing samples don’t fall into that category, please submit as similar a piece to that as possible. Please do not submit academic papers as writing samples as the writing style is too different from ours.


Faith Organizer, (AR) and (AL), Human Rights Campaign, Two Positions - One for Arkansas and One for Alabama

The Faith Organizer reports to the State Director and the Associate Director for  HRC’s Religion & Faith Program and is responsible for the implementation of the goals and objectives for faith organizing for Project One America, including strategy development, engagement of faith communities, and relationship-building with priority faith communities and thought-leaders.

This is a matrixed position, which enables flexibility in interacting and working across different departments.  This position will supervised by the State Director including performance reviews and long-term planning, however daily project input, guidance, and oversight, including expenditure approval, maybe provided by Associate Director, Religion & Faith.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Help develop faith-based strategies and goals for work in the state
  • Identify and expand the number of inclusive houses of worship in the state
  • Develop and implement tactics to engage houses of worship in the state
  • Identify, develop, train and engage religious spokespeople for media, advocacy and public education efforts in priority faith communities, including evangelicals.
  • Engage communities of color, particularly African American people of faith, in media, advocacy and public education efforts
  • Coordinate Arkansas’s faith work with HRC’s Religion and Faith Program
  • Work with communications team to highlight faith voices in the state and in priority faith communities
  • Achieve the quantifiable benchmarks for faith organizing in the state
  • Support the development of relationships and opportunities with communities of color in the state
  • Mobilize people of faith in the state to support municipal and other campaigns
  • Identify opportunities and implement tactics to highlight support of faith communities, specifically among evangelicals
  • Organize and conduct educational faith-based meetings, roundtables, trainings and public events
  • Extensive travel throughout the state required, work evenings and weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with at least three to five years of experience working in faith communities, including organizing and communications.
  • Candidates must be able to travel extensively throughout the state and to HRC headquarters in DC.
  • Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Candidates must also have excellent speaking and writing skills, computer proficiency, and strong verbal communication skills.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to advancing HRC’s goals and objectives and to the organization.
  • The successful candidate will be high energy, flexible, adaptable, resourceful and creative. This person will be capable of taking responsibility for specific goals and measurable outcomes within designated time frames and will be able to coordinate multi-task initiatives to successful conclusion.
  • The successful candidate will have exceptional “people skills” that will be used to work effectively with stakeholders, partner organizations, and policy makers.
  • The successful candidate will have a track record of organizing in people of color, low income and transgender communities.

 All applicants should apply on our career page:


Regional Organizing Associate, Equality and Culture Project, Multiple States

Who is UltraViolet?

UltraViolet combines innovative, cutting-edge organizing with grassroots, people-powered actions to fight for equality and progress. UltraViolet is building an online community of women and men fighting to expand women's rights and combat sexism everywhere—from politics and government to media and pop culture. With over 550,000 members across every state and congressional district, we make our voices heard to further the cause of full equality, empower women, and fight attacks on women's rights. Since our launch in early 2012, millions have spoken out in favor of fair pay, equal representation, and health care, and protested against far-right attempts to control women's health and lives.

The Equality & Culture Project

UltraViolet’s new Equality & Culture Project aims to expand the cultural conversation about how women lead their lives.  There is an increasingly public dialogue about what a woman should and shouldn’t do, how she should or shouldn’t be at work, at home, with children, with partners and more.  At the same time, our political discourse is often limited to fighting back on limitations to reproductive rights, rather than a proactive discussion of our productive rights, of how women can be productive in any facet of our lives. 

We are looking to launch a comprehensive cultural campaign that opens up the dialogue about productive rights and over time, brings a real change to the voices organizing around equality.

Position Description

Regional Organizing Associates for the Equality & Culture Project will help build local networks focused on expanding the conversation around equality and the role of culture.  Organizing Associates will work with communities in their regions to develop and execute engaging events to bring new voices into the public dialogue about women’s lives.

Regional Organizing Associates will be responsible for developing relationships through networking and one-on-one meetings and will work to create diverse opportunities for community engagement, including small and large local events. 

Regional Organizing Associates will help develop and host creative and exciting local events that engage diverse participants and create long-standing networks as well as work with networks to generate individually-hosted events and meetings.

The Regional Organizing Associates will report to the Field Organizing Director. 

Positions are currently located in Philadelphia, PA; Albuquerque, NM; Charlotte, NC; and St. Louis, MO.

The Regional Organizing Associate positions are temporary four-month positions with a competitive salary & benefits.  Position extension may be possible.

UltraViolet is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Hold one-on-one meetings with community members and local influencers to introduce them to the Equality & Culture Project.
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with key groups in the region.
  • Help identify key issues and develop local engagement strategies.
  • Host discussion groups & small gatherings.
  • Collaborate with a remote team of event planners, strategists, and staff to execute large locally-hosted events.
  • Recruit supporters to key events.


  • Familiarity with one of target regions (Philadelphia, Albuquerque, Charlotte, St. Louis)
  • Background in community organizing is a plus
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to network, engage, and influence people
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt quickly to changing situations

To Apply

Resumes for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled. To apply for this position, see Equality & Culture Regional Organizing Associate posting at


Fall Knowledge Management Intern, Faith Matters Network, New York, NY and Nashville, TN

The Faith Matters Network (FMN) is an exciting non-profit start up working at the intersection of faith and economic justice. Our mission is to catalyze a faith-led revolution in values and worldview that places at its center a commitment to economic justice. We draw upon the rich traditions of our diverse faith communities and shared moral vision as the grounding source for our movement. FMN seeks a highly motivated, passionate Communications and Outreach intern to work 15-20 hours per week to help us coordinate our social media and web communications. The individual must possess a deep understanding on how to use various social media tools to help build community. This is an opportunity to gain communications and outreach experience by working with the leading organizations in the field of religion and economic justice.


The intern will work with FMN staff to—

• Create a resource database of multi-faith and tradition-specific approaches to economic justice including, but not limited to: religious education curriculum, toolkits, and online tools.
• Assist in the development of FMN training curriculum and supporting resources
• Research best-practice models in community organizing and human-centered design methods.
• Occasionally attend meetings or events with FMN staff
• Other duties as assigned by FMN staff; interns also have the opportunity to design their own projects as approved and supervised by FMN staff


• Current enrollment in, or recent graduation from, an undergraduate or graduate program of study or relevant experience; Major or specialization in Religion, Education, Community Development, Human and Organization Training and Management
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Highly organized with attention to detail;
• Energetic, self-starter, with flexible and positive attitude;
• Experience or demonstrated interest in working with faith leaders and/or communities

To Apply

Application deadline is Friday, September 26th. Please email a cover letter and resume to with “Knowledge Internship” in the subject line. Internship period is October 1st-December 15th with option to renew internship for spring term. Please note that this is an unpaid internship although a travel stipend is available. For more information visit our website:

The Faith Matters Network is an equal opportunity employer.


Fall Communications Outreach Intern, Faith Matters Network, New York, NY and Nashville, TN 

The Faith Matters Network (FMN) is an exciting non-profit start up working at the intersection of faith and economic justice. Our mission is to catalyze a faith-led revolution in values and worldview that places at its center a commitment to economic justice. We draw upon the rich traditions of our diverse faith communities and shared moral vision as the grounding source for our movement. FMN seeks a highly motivated, passionate Communications and Outreach intern to work 15-20 hours per week to help us coordinate our social media and web communications. The individual must possess a deep understanding on how to use various social media tools to help build community. This is an opportunity to gain communications and outreach experience by working with the leading organizations in the field of religion and economic justice.


The intern will work with FMN staff to— 

• Assist in the development and implementation of social media strategy; posting to social media  
• Launch the “In Our Own Words” digital storytelling project
• Identify communications opportunities for FMN by tracking important conversations happening around FMN key issue areas in traditional and social media outlets;
• Occasionally attend meetings or events with FMN staff
• Other duties as assigned by FMN staff; interns also have the opportunity to design their own projects as approved and supervised by FMN staff


• Current enrollment in, or recent graduation from, an undergraduate or graduate program of study or relevant experience; Major or specialization in Religion, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing,
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Experience with social media and website management preferred;
• Highly organized with attention to detail;
• Energetic, self-starter, with flexible and positive attitude;
• Eagerness to engage with constituents both personally and over the phone;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to bring people together around shared goals;;
• Experience or demonstrated interest in working with faith leaders and/or communities

To Apply

Application deadline is Friday, September 26th. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to with “Communications Internship” in the subject line. Writing sample should be no longer than three pages. An article, press release or similar type of communications writing sample is preferred. Internship period is October 1st-December 15th with option to renew internship for spring term. Please note that this is an unpaid internship although a travel stipend is available. For more information visit our website:


Temporary Client Advocate Position, Tennessee Justice Center, Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Justice Center, a non-profit, public interest law firm, is seeking a client advocate. The advocate will help vulnerable Tennesseans navigate the health care system to secure access to health coverage. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and is passionate about helping low-income Tennesseans gain access to health care. This is a full-time, 3-month position.


  • Bachelor’s degree and solid GPA from 4-year accredited college or university
  • Two years relevant work experience in non-profit/ human service sector or comparable educational experience (masters level)
  • Passion for social justice, health care, and children’s and family issues
  • Strong social, communication, and writing skills as evidenced in in-person interview and writing samples
  • Comfortable taking direction from supervisor
  • Self-motivated and willing to hit the ground running
  • Ability to take responsibility for large projects
  • Attitude to flourish in a small office
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team-player with willingness to share projects and work cooperatively
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities (within the organization’s overall mission) as our work is shaped by the dynamic needs of our clients
  • Ability to work full time, with  overtime during busy periods (overtime is compensated)
  • Fluent in Spanish (preferred)
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds 

Applicants should send a resume, writing sample, and letter of interest to  Babs Tierno, Tennessee Justice Center, 301 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37201-1568, Fax: 615-255-0354, e-mail:



Youth Director (Part-Time), First Presbyterian Church, Smyrna, TN

Position: Youth Director (part time, approx. 20 hours per week)
-A love and passion for God and for furthering your knowledge of God and the Word
-A strong desire to work with youth
-A commitment to the Church of Jesus Christ, especially to the reformed tradition
-An ability to be a team player with adult advisers, the Session, and the Pastor
-An understanding of age development in middle and senior high youth
-A willingness to learn and teach youth and adult advisers by word and by example
-A self starter
-A desire to attend continuing education events in youth ministries
-Excellent organizational skills with the ability to implement ideas and be held accountable
-Good communication skills
-Understanding and respecting appropriate boundaries with minors
-Plan and prepare for middle school and high school weekly Sunday meetings
-Attend and lead middle and high school weekly Sunday meetings
-Attend worship weekly and occasionally participate in leadership services
-Assist in recruiting and training adult leadership
-Plan and lead special events outside of Sundays
-Maintain contact with youth outside of church via social meia and other avenues
-Lead monthly meetings with adult advisers
-Maintain accountability to the pastor as head of staff and to the session in the performance of responsibilities
-Serve on the Youth Adviser team and Christian Education Committee
Please send resumes to 

Associate Director of Youth (Full- or Part-Time), Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN

Job Description
We are looking for an Associate Director of Youth (possibility of full-time or part-time) who will seek to live towards our mission statement of being “committed to youth and their families, by nurturing and inspiring their relationship with God, exploring Christ’s teachings, and preparing them to use their faith to meet life’s challenges and serve their church, their community, and the world.” 

RELATIONSHIPS: The first priority of the Associate Director of Youth is to ensure that relationships are being built between the youth leaders of Westminster Presbyterian and all youth of the church.   One of the keys to an effective youth ministry is adult involvement in the lives of the youth and in helping the youth develop their own relationships with other youth and adults at Westminster.

  • The Associate Director of Youth knows the youth and their parents in the church by name. 
  • The Associate Director of Youth prays regularly for Westminster youth and the youth ministry program.
  • The Associate Director of Youth communicates effectively and regularly with the youth and their parents about programs, ministry opportunities, and as a form of pastoral care, using all forms of communication, including social media, email and texting.
  • All first-time visitors to youth events receive exceptional and timely follow up, so that all students who want to become a part of the Westminster youth ministry do so in a way that feels welcoming and natural to them.     
  •  The Associate Director of Youth participates weekly in community and school events involving Westminster youth members.
  • The Associate Director of Youth is involved in outreach not only with the participating youth, but with the teens of Westminster who do not currently participate.

RECRUITING and SUPERVISION:  The Associate Director of Youth works and meets with all youth ministry staff and hands-on youth volunteers regularly to ensure that the efforts of all youth leaders and staff members are coordinated to maximize their effectiveness. 

  • All weekly youth ministry volunteers are recruited and receive preparation at least one month before their terms of service are to begin.
  • Spiritual support and encouragement is provided to the volunteers working hands-on with youth in the youth ministry. 
  • The Associate Director of Youth is involved in the visioning and strategic planning process and therefore helps to ensure that 1) three-year goals and one-year benchmarks for the youth ministry are updated annually, 2) the youth staff annually evaluates their progress based on those goals and benchmarks and 3) the staff is regularly attentive to and accountable for accomplishing the youth ministry’s one year benchmarks as set forth in the Youth Visioning documents and works with the Youth & Families Committee in accomplishing those goals.

 PROGRAMS: The Associate Director of Youth is free from the vast majority of logistical concerns relative to the programs of the youth ministry (forms, transportation arrangements, etc.) in order to be free to create an atmosphere such that the youth ministry is seen and understood to be a place of belonging and fellowship, where emerging spiritual and leadership skills can be developed.

  • The Associate Director of Youth works with all youth.  However, the focus at times may be directed more specifically at a particular age group at the determination of the Director of Youth & Their Families. 
  • The Associate Director of Youth works with other youth ministry staff and has input in the development and implementation of a curriculum design template, Curriculum resources are developed, written, or selected at least one month before the school year begins.
  • All youth ministry programs have a positive Christian atmosphere, with the Associate Director of Youth setting a tone of joyful enthusiasm at each of these events.  
  • The Associate Director of Youth supports programs that help the youth ministry regularly meet or exceed its participation targets for calendared youth ministry events.  These goals are created at the beginning of the Fall semester and are reviewed on a regular, on-going basis.
  • The Associate Director of Youth serves as a catalyst for spiritual growth, both in a small group setting and in everyday conversations with youth and youth leaders, and parents of youth.
  • The Associate Director of Youth is available to teach Sunday school and works to become increasingly effective in communicating the essentials of the Christian faith to youth.  
  • The Associate Director of Youth oversees the development and oversight of effective small group youth ministries such as Bible studies.
  • The Associate Director of Youth provides support for participation of the youth in various local outreach programs of Westminster Presbyterian Church.
  • The Associate Director of Youth is responsible for recruitment of trip leaders and oversees in the planning of and participation in annual mission and youth fellowship trips.
  • The Associate Director of Youth has some responsibility in organizing, planning and implementing special events such as kick-offs and retreats.


  • The Associate Director of Youth will serve on the Youth & Families Committee.
  • The Associate Director of Youth will participate in weekly staff meetings, both the professional staff and the youth staff.
  • The Associate Director of Youth will participate regularly on the church’s staff liturgy rotation.


  • While there is some flexibility with schedule, Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings, and some evening meetings will be required.
  • Some late afternoon/ evening availability to attend committee meetings, youth events, plays, games, etc. is important.

PERSONNEL: The Associate Director of Youth will report directly to the Director of Youth and Their Families.


Age-Level Ministries Intern (Part-Time), Calvary United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN

Job Description (15 Hours per Week)

 PURPOSE: The Age-Level Ministry Intern (ALMI) position serves a two-fold purpose:

1)    to provide an educational, apprentice-like experience for someone seeking a future in some facet of Christian ministry.

2)    to assist Calvary’s Age Level Ministry staff in carrying out the functions of Christian Education ministry. 

  SUPERVISED BY: Minister of Discipleship


The ALMI is paid $10.00 per hour.  The church will not offer insurance. The position and applicant will be re-evaluated annually.

 PERFORMANCE REVIEW: Performance in this position will be evaluated after the first six months and on an annual basis thereafter by Minister of Discipleship in consultation with age level ministers. 


Typical Work Week (Dependent on class schedule of the intern)

Monday: Staff meeting                                                1.5 Hours
Tuesday: Tutoring (Every Other Week)                      2.0 Hours
Sunday: Sunday School & UMYF                               3.5 Hours
Weekly Office Hours                                                   8.0 Hours

Total                                                                            15.0 Hours 


-       Must have a calling for service in God’s Church.
-       High School Diploma
-       Follow Calvary UMC’s Safe Sanctuary policy and complete all requirements, including a background check
-       Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, identify priorities, and work independently
-       Skill in operation of computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases, including Microsoft Office products. 

 JOB DESCRIPTION:  This internship is a learning process and encompasses many responsibilities. The basics are:

 1)    Your Walk with God: A person in ministry cannot fill other people’s cups unless they are keeping watch over their own faith. A person in ministry must answer questions such as: Where are you with Christ? Do you pray daily? Do you lift up those you are serving alongside in general and specifically in prayer? Are you living a life of good example? Are you studying the word of God? Do you believe what you are teaching? Are you finding time and places to worship? Are you asking for help when you need it?

These are questions that are asked of the ALMI.  It is essential that the ALMI tend to their own faith development before attempting to tend others’. 

2)    Mission Statement:The mission statement of Calvary United Methodist
Church is that we “seeks to transform the world by: Worshiping God; Following Jesus; Loving you; Serving all.”  You must commit yourself to actively pursue this end through joining in the development, implementation, and maintenance of programs focused on worship, fellowship, evangelism, discipleship, and ministry to and with others. 


1)    Sunday Mornings: Provide support to Sunday School teachers, assisting when any needs ariseTeach a Sunday School class.  (Hours 8:15-10:30)

2)    Worship: Attend one of two worship services on Sunday mornings (contemporary at 8:15 or traditional at 10:30)

3)    Sunday Evenings: Assist youth team in planning and implementation of UMYF programming. 

4)    Retreats: Calvary’s Education Ministries leads several retreats throughout the year.  The ALMI is expected to participate in leadership roles in retreats with the age level ministry team.  

5)    Support: Works with Education Ministry team, supporting the staff as needed to complete Christian Education and assists them in carrying out the overall mission and ministry of the church (such as organizing and maintaining current logs, files, Sunday School rolls and folders, etc… ) 

To Apply, Contact 

Stephanie Baxter Dunn
Minister to Children and Their Families │ Calvary United Methodist Church │ Nashville, TN
615-297-7562 │

Northeastern Regional Organizer, Reconciling Ministries Network of the United Methodist Church

Serve as the RMN regional organizer for the Northeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church to increase the number of new Reconciling communities, challenge and assist existing Reconciling settings to adopt deeper postures of welcome, increase the number of dedicated volunteers who are trained and active in faith-based community organizing, and network strategically to plan for actions that will ultimately affect systemic change within The United Methodist Church and beyond toward a church and society that genuinely welcomes and includes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Applicants should have a passion for RMN’s mission and familiarity with UMC theology and form of governance. Please send resume, cover letter, and at least three references to by September 12, 2014. Interviews will be conducted as potential candidates surface.

Director of Development, Reconciling Ministries Network of the United Methodist Church

Serve as Director of Development at Reconciling Ministries Network, mobilizing United Methodists of all sexual orientations and gender identities for the transformation of the church and world into the full expression of Christ’s inclusive love. Help manage and grow a $1.1M annual budget, joining a dynamic team of six full-time staff, hundreds of volunteers, and thousands of dedicated Reconciling United Methodists. Develop and implement effective strategies for donor cultivation and major gift solicitation. Build a robust fundraising plan with clearly defined revenue goals and a diverse mix of individual, corporate, and foundation giving that advances the strategic objectives of the organization and ensures long-term sustainability. Applicants should have a passion for RMN’s mission and familiarity with UMC theology and form of governance. The position requires relocation to Chicago. Please send resume, cover letter, and at least three references to by September 12, 2014. Interviews will be conducted as potential candidates surface.

North Central Regional Organizer, Reconciling Ministries Network of the United Methodist Church

Serve as the RMN regional organizer for the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church. Increase the number of new Reconciling communities, challenge and assist existing Reconciling settings to adopt deeper postures of welcome, increase the number of dedicated volunteers who are trained and active in faith-based community organizing, and network strategically to plan for actions that will ultimately affect systemic change within The United Methodist Church and beyond toward a church and society that genuinely welcomes and includes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Applicants should have a passion for RMN’s mission and familiarity with UMC theology and form of governance. Please send resume and cover letter describing qualifications and interest in this position to by September 25, 2014.

Director of Contemporary Worship and Outreach/Worship Leader, Tullahoma First United Methodist Church, Tullahoma, TN

Tullahoma First United Methodist seeks a full time Director of Contemporary Worship and Outreach/Worship Leader. This is a multifaceted position that includes planning contemporary worship, developing and implementing plans to shepherd worship teams, integrate worshippers into discipleship, as well as outreach. We seek a leader who can also sing and lead worship several Sundays each month, while fostering Christian community within the whole of our campus.  Our contemporary service is established and growing with a great band, worship leaders and talented lay leaders.  Please send resumes to Pastor Paul Purdue, senior pastor @ by September 29. 


Senior Pastor, Community Church at Tellico Village, Loudon, TN

Community Church at Tellico Village is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our pastoral team and congregation following the retirement of our pastor who served for seventeen years.  CCTV is a 1400 member interdenominational church located SW of Knoxville, TN in a planned community on Tellico Lake in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains.  The church is affiliated with the International Council of Community Churches. The ideal candidate possesses a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrates a true desire to shape their ministry by the Great Commandment. S/he values Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation.  S/he is a mature “people-person” with leadership skills who has a passion for: preaching, developing fellowship, and spiritual growth ministries. Ministers from all denominations may apply. M. Div. required.  If interested, visit us at and post resume to Otherwise mail to TVCC Search Team, 130 Chota Center, Loudon, TN 37774.  The deadline for submission of application materials is November 15, 2014. 

Minister of Congregational Life, Wieuca Road Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

The Minister of Congregational Life is primarily responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating the spiritual education and formation ministries of the church. With oversight of age-group ministries, the Minister will supervise the professional and volunteer leaders of these ministries. The Minister will work closely with the Christian Education Director and Christian Education Committee to plan and coordinate innovative  Bible teaching and discipleship programs. The Minister will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor and will serve as ex-officio on appropriate standing and ad hoc committees. The Minister will participate in regular staff meetings, planning retreats, and staff team building events and will assist in pastoral duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:  

  1. Bible teaching/discipleship programs – Work closely with the Christian Education leadership in developing truly innovative Bible teaching and discipleship programs. This would include establishing the education calendar, choosing and evaluating curricula and other resources, and enlisting and training teachers, facilitators, and other leaders. Directly accountable and  responsible for Covenant Groups and In-Home/Small Group development including the expansion of Singles and other specific ministries.
  2. Leadership Development – Work with the Senior Pastor and Nominating Committee to identify spiritual gifts among members, seek potential leaders, and staff existing and new programs; Create, plan, coordinate leadership training events in January, August (Global Leadership Summit), and November.
  3. Marketing/Technology – Oversee website development, content creation, communication vehicles, work with staff, Social Media Team, Marketing Committee, and appropriate contractors to promote church vision, processes, events, and activities to church and community.
  4. Pastoral Ministry – Serve as Associate Pastor to assist the Senior Pastor in worship leadership, visitation/outreach, pastoral care, and participation in denominational/community events. Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective follow-up initiatives with worship visitors to provide them with appropriate information about engaging with Covenant Groups, Bible study groups, various activities ministries for family members, and others.
  5. Strategic Plan module oversight – Serve as staff liaison for age group, marketing, and facilities modules; participate in evaluation and updating of related plan areas.

Key Competencies and Experiences:

 -Demonstrated leadership profile in previous assignments including: Creating a clear, shared vision among his/her constituencies; Possessing strong “delegation with accountability” skills; Developing people through coaching, teaching, mentoring; Building strong and effective teams; Resolving conflict positively for all concerned; Leading both staff and laity effectively; Creating momentum for positive, sustainable change; Communicating effectively and spiritually in one-to-one and in group settings, both orally and through writing; Possessing a sense of urgency and is a self-starter who can work well independently when required

-Seminary degree required.

-Vocational experience in a multi-staff church setting.

-At least five years of positive and successful experience in church vocation.

-Ability to articulate spiritual gifts as well as professional abilities.

-Successful and creative experiences in developing, implementing, monitoring, and coordinating In-Home/Small Group Bible Study.

-Proven passion for the use of social media and associated technology to market church initiatives and to provide evangelical outreach to change lives.

-Successful experience in developing, implementing, evaluating, and continuously updating a strategic planning process in a church environment.

-Demonstrated capabilities in effective written communications particularly in connection with the use of the written word in social media, web content creation, and other forms of publication.

-Successful experience in the preparation, analysis, implementation of budget processes in a church setting.

Bilingual Case Manager, YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TN

The YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee has a rewarding career opportunity for a Bilingual Case Manager to serve women who are fleeing domestic violence. In this role, you will focus on assisting women as they move toward self-determination and independence, whether they are living temporarily in our domestic violence center or in transitional housing. Key responsibilities include helping clients establish and manage their goals, facilitate individual and group counseling, connecting clients with community resources to provide a continuum of services. The position also shares the on-call rotation with a very dedicated customer-centric team.

To be qualified you need to hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, have 1 to 3 years of case management experience, and be fluent in both English and Spanish. 

Visit the YWCA Jobs Portal to review the complete job description and apply.


Youth Minister (Part-Time), St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Franklin, TN

Job Summary:  To be responsible for the development and oversight of all church ministries to 6th-12th grade youth with the goal of proclaiming the Good News of Christ and caring for all.

Supervision: Reports to Rector or Interim Rector, Part-Time Position, Probationary Period of 90 days 

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

Must exhibit a personal and growing relationship with Christ and a teaching and teachable spirit.

Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, experience in youth ministry, basic administrative skills and knowledge of publishing programs and Microsoft Office applications, be proficient in social networking and be a positive role model.

Experience preferred in an established successful youth program.

Must participate in training programs mandated by the Episcopal Church, including a background check.

Must be able to create and execute a long-term vision for St. Paul’s Youth Ministry.

Must feel called to youth ministry, love young people, and have a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level.

Must demonstrate a genuine love and maintain a good rapport with young people, recognizing both the marginalized as well as the engaged youth.

Must maintain good relationships with youth, parents, and staff, keeping them informed on ongoing activities and encouraging involvement and communication, which should include a variety of tools including, texting, email, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media as well as parish-wide written and electronic communications.

Must be able to exercise initiative and independent judgment.


Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, and discipleship, as well as ministry, retreats and mission opportunities. Specifically it would be anticipated that the youth minister would be present on Sundays during morning worship hours and would lead either Catechumenate or other youth Christian formation.

Be available for counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis.

Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budgets; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.

Be knowledgeable about the teachings of the Episcopal Church and able to authoritatively lead Catechumenate training.

Must be skilled in volunteer recruitment for youth programs and projects and be able to effectively delegate authority when necessary.

Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries.

Must bring fresh ideas to fund-raising projects for the youth.

Be mentored by the Rector and Associate Priests, remaining accountable and responsive to their oversight of the Youth Minister’s ministry. Must engage in professional development to grow skills and bring fresh ideas to youth programs.

Must attend weekly church services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and encourage youth to attend regular church services with the youth minister.

Must work well with other churches in the diocese on common projects.

Attend Vestry meetings and present monthly reports.

Present a yearly youth budget proposal.

Other duties as assigned.

Characteristics of an ideal youth minister would also include an energetic and outgoing personality that would welcome newcomers and encourage those who’ve resisted participation in youth activities in the past.

Interested candidates please send resume to


Director of Children and Family Ministries (Part-Time), Epworth United Methodist Church, Franklin, TN

Reports to:  Senior Pastor and Staff/Parish Relations Committee

Job Summary:  Serves as staff member of Epworth UMC with overall responsibility for creating and driving implementation of a progressive children's ministry and family ministry.  Develops and implements plans for each ministry in collaboration with Church Council and aligned with the vision and mission of Epworth UMC.

To Apply:  Please send resumes to Rev. Donna A. Parramore, ℅ Epworth UMC, 4241 Arno Road, Franklin, TN 37064, or email resumes to 

Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university; minimum of two years of experience in children and/or family ministries; Deacon or certified Children's or Family Ministry Leader preferred; 20-25 hours per week

Primary Responsibilities:


  1. Develops clear, measurable and attainable plan for the long-term spiritual, educational and discipleship growth for the growing number of children and young families at Epworth UMC.
  2. Implements plans and programs for children up to participation in Youth Ministries with a focus on spiritual growth and safety, while developing aligned programs with their families through Sunday School, small group and other discipleship programs.
  3. Actively recruits, trains and empowers leaders to effectively deliver children’s and family programs, broadening participation for adequate rotation and support of both programs.
  4. Provides guidance and counseling to parents and to both parents and the congregation regarding the needs of both children and their families, supported with scripturally based solutions.
  5. Serves as an effective staff minister and aligns children and family activities with other church ministries, including Sunday School, worship, annual events, missions, evangelism and stewardship.
  6. Ensures and/or trains all children’s and tweens’ leaders on Safe Sanctuary requirements, and training updates.
  7. Develops and implements Sunday School Teacher enrichment programs for teachers of both children with a defined plan of annual events. Coaching and training of teachers will occur as needed.
  8. Other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor


Office Coordinator, Endorsement/Communications (Part-Time), General Board of Higher Education & Ministry, The United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN


 Reports to:           Director of Extension Ministry and Pastoral Care

 Department:         Division of Ordained Ministry

 Status/Schedule: Non-Exempt; Part-time (Approximately 22.5 hours per week), Flexible with Days/Hours Monday-Friday between 8a-4:30p

Responsibilities:Promotes the ministry of chaplains and pastoral counselors through effective internal and external communications to include maintenance and administration of the United Methodist Endorsing Agency (UMEA) social media and UMEA postings on web pages, development and production of electronic publishing formats, and development and distribution of promotional materials. Coordinates and assists with administration of the UMEA continuing education program.  Prepares budget requests and gathers metrics in support of strategic plan for UMEA. Provides other general administrative assistance as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate with business courses/degree or equivalent experience; associate’s degree preferred; minimum of 2 years’ administrative or professional office experience required; advanced knowledge of MS Word/Publisher required; experience with layout design helpful; previous experience in creating and/or developing newsletters preferred; experience with social media; knowledge of The United Methodist Church and experience/knowledge of national network of United Methodist connections helpful; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to multi-task; ability to interact well with all levels of constituents and the general public; ability to establish and set priorities; ability to work independently and take appropriate initiative.

 Apply To:  GBHEM Human Resources, P.O. Box 340007, Nashville, TN  37203-0007, Phone:  615/340-7360, Fax: 615/340-7538, Email:

 Posting Date:       August 1, 2014

Director of Children and Youth (Part-Time), First Christian Church, Henderson, KY

Paid Staff/Part-Time (15 hours)

 The Director of Children and Youth at FCC is responsible for: 

1. Building relationships with FCC Children, Youth and their families. 
2. Infusing energy and creativity into all programs sponsored by the children’s and youth ministry 
3. Handling the logistical operations of the ministries in a way that supports families and that helps volunteers be exceptionally effective. 

RELATIONSHIPS: The Director of Children and Youth is involved in the lives of the children and youth — establishing relationships with them, shepherding them and helping them develop their own relationship with Jesus Christ and with other families at First Christian Church. 
Knowing the Flock: The Director of Children and Youth knows every participating child and youth by name and is visible on school campuses that represent FCC whenever possible and appropriate. 
Welcome and Follow-up: All first-time visitors to one of the programs of either ministry receive an exceptional welcome and timely follow up, so that all children and youth who want to become a part of the ministry at FCC do so in a way that feels welcoming and natural to them. 
Discipleship: The Director of Children and Youth regularly encourages children and youth to take the next natural step in their journey of Christian discipleship, including involvement in worship, leadership, Sunday school, special programs and Bible studies. 

LOGISTICS: The Director of Children and Youth oversees logistical concerns relative to the programs of the Children’s Ministry and the Youth Ministry (forms, volunteer recruiting, transportation arrangements, etc.) 
Logistical Details: The logistical details of the Ministries are handled in a professional and timely manner. These needs include at least: 

  • Attendance tracking 
  • Forms and registrations 
  • Compliance Documents 
  • Communication with church staff, youth, families and the congregations 

Special Event Organization: All special events are well organized and publicized. Their execution leaves parents confident that their children and youth are being faithfully and creatively nurtured. 
Volunteer Coordination: All volunteers have been recruited at least one month before they begin their work. They receive whatever information they need to do their job well, including curriculum for Sunday school, youth group or Bible studies. Their work is acknowledged with thanks. Their experience leaves them feeling that they’ve made a difference, and they are eager to serve with the youth ministry in the future. 
Working with the Pastor and the Christian Education Committee: The Director of Children and Youth works closely with the Pastor and the Christian Education committee to ensure the ministry is in line with the vision and expectations of the church. In cooperation with the Pastor, the Director of Children and Youth supports the committee and engages them with the tasks they deem appropriate which include: 

  • Curriculum for Youth and Children 
  • Sunday school and Wee Worship/First Kids management 
  • Special events for Children and Youth including Youth Sunday and VBS 
Please contact the pastor, Dr. Chuck Summers by phone 270-826-3652 or by email to apply for the position.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in New Testament/Early Christianity, Brown University, Providence, RI

The Department of Religious Studies at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level with a specialization in New Testament/ Early Christianity to begin in July 1, 2015.  The successful candidate will be able to support graduate training in New Testament; have expertise in early Jewish history and texts; be familiar with theory and methods of religious studies; and contribute broadly to our undergraduate curriculum.  This position is integral to the department's "Religions in the Ancient Mediterranean" graduate track and programming.   

Candidates should submit (1) a current CV; (2) a statement of interest; (3) a short writing sample (no more than 25 pages); (4) a list of four courses (title with short paragraph), at different levels, that would complement the department's existing curriculum; (5) one syllabus for an undergraduate introduction to New Testament course, supplemented by annotations and/or a brief statement describing the thinking behind it; and (6) three references.  Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully defended their dissertation by the time of application.  Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014.  Please submit applications online at Brown University is an EEO/AA employer.  Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community;  as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

Senior Pastor, Community Congregational United Church of Christ, Montgomery, AL

Community Congregational United Church of Christ is receiving applications for the position of Senior Pastor. We are a small, progressive predominately African-American congregation that is poised for growth. We seek a passionate senior pastor of faith, vision, and energy with the ability to build and lead ministries. Experience as a Senior/Associate Pastor or Chaplain; graduate of seminary or Master of Divinity preferred, but not required. Salary commensurate with the size of congregation and candidate’s qualifications.

For confidential consideration, send cover letter, resume, and salary history to: or Pastoral Search Committee, 3481 South Court St.  Montgomery, AL 36105.


Crisis Counselor, YWCA of Middle Tennessee (Part-Time, 2 Openings)

The YWCA has 2 openings for part-time  Crisis Counselors . This position is responsible for answering our crisis hotline, giving appropriate responses to callers and providing direct-care services to women and children who are temporarily living in our domestic violence shelter.  We are looking for someone with outstanding communication, interpersonal and conflict management skills and a passion for the work we do.

This is a great opportunity to work with an outstanding team of professionals who are dedicated to our Mission and to providing the highest level of service to the women and children in our shelter. To be successful in this job, candidates must have a strong interest in helping women break the cycle of domestic violence and in providing support to them as they move to a life of safety and security. High school diploma and minimum of six months related experience required; or a Bachelor’s degree in counseling or a related field. Fluency in Spanish and English is a plus.


1) Every 1st, 3rd, 5th Saturday & Sunday 11am – 7pm  

2) Every 2nd & 4th Saturday & Sunday 11am – 7pm

The full job description and application are online at the YWCA Jobs Portal

YWCA Case Manager

Position Summary Position maintains primary responsibilities for providing counseling, advocacy, and case management to domestic violence survivors within the Domestic Violence Services program. This includes coordinating in-house and community resources to meet the needs of the clients. More information here.Click here for more info.