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

 

 

 

SURJ Rural Organizer, Remote Office

 

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

 

Worship Coordinator (Part-Time), Holy Trinity Community Church, UCC, Nashville, TN

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

 

Editor, Everyday Feminism, Various Locations

 

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Client Advocate, Metropolitan Public Defender's Office, Nashville, TN  

OPEN POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: CLIENT ADVOCATE

SALARY: $46,483.73 - $60,426.48 Annually

ISSUE DATE: 01/03/2017

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Posting will remain open until filled

JOB INFORMATION:

The Mission of the Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office is To Provide Zealous Representation and To Fight for Equal Justice for the Indigent Accused. The Social Services Program supports that mission by assisting clients with access to resources

and treatment as well as provision of support to the defense team in development of release plans and mitigation. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for social justice and specifically for the issues surrounding indigent defense and the criminal

justice system. Candidates are strongly encouraged to learn more about our organization online before applying:

http://publicdefender.nashville.gov.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications (resume and cover letter) will ONLY be accepted by e-mail, and should be sent to Annette Crutchfield, Administrative Services Manager at PD.Applicants@nashville.gov.

The Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.

Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to David.Sinor@nashville.gov or call (615) 862-6735

 

 

Associate Pastor, Haywood Street Congregation, Asheville, NC

 

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

 

Lead Storyteller (Part-Time), Haywood Street Congregation, Asheville, NC

 

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

 

Community Residency, Haywood Street Congregation, Asheville, NC

 

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

 

Senior Manager of Community Engagement, Exhale, Oakland, CA

 

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

 

Dean of Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 

 

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

 

Director of the Rector's Office, The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Austin, TX 

Position: Director of the Rector’s Office
Reports to: The Rev. Morgan S. Allen
Start Date: Early 2017

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd seeks to support all people finding joyful union with God and with one another, being fully known and fully loved.

Overview

The Director of the Rector’s Office supports the Rector (Senior Pastor) in the leadership of the staff, and the Good Shepherd communities it serves. Good Shepherd comprises a founding congregation of 1,300+ households and an annual budget of $3.3m; Good Shepherd Episcopal School, an early-childhood program also hosted on its Tarrytown campus; Good Shepherd on The Hill, a new, second-campus worshipping community just east of Travis Heights; and, beginning in 2017, an early-childhood program serving Central-Southeast Austin. The Director will share the same warmth and welcome of the Rector in all interactions on his behalf, often as a first point-of-contact with newcomers, neighbors, staff colleagues, and congregational leaders. In partnership with the Rector, the Director will strategize the professional calendar and workflow of the Rector’s Office, with high-level support of financial Stewardship (annual fundraising and occasional capital campaigns), Hospitality (including newcomers to the congregation), and Holiday/Seasonal Event planning and execution (eg, Christmas and Easter, the Annual Parish Meeting, etc.). As different seasons of the year and church calendar bring varied obligations to the Rector’s Office, the Director will offer flexibility to meet some commitments outside of the customary workday, including early-mornings, early-evenings, and occasional Sundays. The Rector and the Director will work collaboratively to ensure a fair and healthy work-life balance for the Director. The Director will exercise independent decision-making toward achieving specified goals, while paying careful attention to detail and cultivating meaningful relationships with the Rector’s primary partners.

Required Qualifications 
College graduate or equivalent work-related experience
A minimum of five years’ professional experience
Professional maturity to accept responsibility and maintain confidentiality regarding pastoral communications and financial records
Strong interpersonal skills and high values of trustworthiness, service, and integrity
The witnessed the ability to work collaboratively and successfully on projects investing many people.
Excellent technology skills, including high aptitude in the Microsoft Office Suite and database management. 

Preferred Qualifications
Non-profit development experience and/or event-planning experience
Written-communication skills sufficient for proofing spelling, punctuation, and English grammar .
Experience with the Adobe suite of creative programming

Reporting Structure
The Director reports directly to the Rector, who conducts an annual evaluation.

Hours & Compensation
This is a full-time position with health and pension benefits. Compensation will begin at $55k, with higher compensation possible for candidates of commensurate experience.

To Apply Please send resume & CV to: swmilam@gsaustin.org. References will be requested and a background check will be conducted for all finalists. This Position will be filled as soon as practical.

 

Dean of Student Life, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN

 

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

 

Co-State Director, Healthy and Free Tennessee, Nashville, TN

 

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Children's Ministry Assistant, Second Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN


Children's Ministry Assistant Position: 
  • Work closely with the Director of Children's Ministry to assist in preparation for weekly ministry with children (birth through 6th grade)  at Second Presbyterian Church 
  • Tasks will include but not limited to:Help organize and inventory the Godly play materials used for Children's Worship for three to eight year olds
  • Help prepare for Sunday School: gather and organize workshop materials, including making copies of curriculum for teachers
  • Help keep bulletin boards up to date
  • Help prepare for special events (Genesis Sunday, Advent workshop, Christmas pageant, Easter)
  • Work hours are flexible and up to ten hours per week

If interested, contact Chandra Allen at c.allen@secondpresbyterian.net.

 

Director of Youth Programs, Park City Community Church, Park City, UT 

Job Summary

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic spiritual leader who can mentor, love and
teach our youth. This candidate will develop creative programming to engage, challenge
and grow existing opportunities within our progressive Methodist community. This
candidate would be both experienced in and passionate about meeting the spiritual,
emotional and physical needs of children while establishing a relationship with each
youth.

Responsibilities

Developing a youth program that supports the mission and vision of Park City

Community Church, creating an engaging environment inspiring youth to learn

more about themselves, their faith and the world around them

Recruit, train, and direct volunteers for a variety of engagements including

executing children’s programming, youth programming and special event efforts

Work directly with the youth through programming and mentorship while serving

as the coordinator for children’s programming, providing guidance and logistical

support to staff and volunteers

• Coordinate weekly events including Sunday Youth Meetings, outdoor sporting

events, volunteer meetings, etc. as well as mission trips, retreats, fundraisers,

service projects and outreach events

Craft written strategic plans for program excellence on an annual basis, creating

achievable and measureable goals, managing budgets appropriately and

communicating plans with church leadership

Build relationships with youth and their families through direct conversation,

providing counsel and engaging with families in a variety of settings

 

Qualifications


• Bachelors degree with 3+ years of work experience
• Experience working at or participating in a church environment
Applicant must possess strong program management, leadership, people and
team-building skills as well as effective organization and communication skills
Must be energetic and enthusiastic about participating in outdoor activities
Desire to invest in the community with an ability to inspire and lead by example
Ability to serve as a spiritual role model and able to articulate one’s own faith
journey

Proficient with social media, basic computer competencies in Word, Excel, Power
Point, and database management are required
Ability to work independently with limited oversight
The position is full time, salaried with paid vacation as well as other benefits to be
discussed with selected candidates. Park City, Utah is a family oriented community with
diverse background, amazing resources and incredible outdoor adventuring. To learn
more about the position and express interest please reach out to
Brittany@elevatedfuture.com.

 

Lecturer and Assistant Director, InterGroup Dialogue Project, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

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

 

Campaign Director, Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, Nashville, TN

 

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

 

Policy Coordinator, Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, Nashville, TN

 

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

 

Staff Chaplain, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

 

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

 

Associate Minister of Creative Worship Arts, Youth, and Spiritual Formation, United Church of Gainesville, Gainesville, FL 

 

Associate Minister of Creative Worship Arts, Youth and Spiritual Formation-The United Church of Gainesville is a progressive, open and affirming, theologically diverse congregation of 700 situated in a vibrant university city in the heart of North Central Florida. We seek a collaborative and energetic Associate Minister skilled in reimagining worship through excellence in preaching and the use of Lively Arts. The Associate Minister will also have oversight of youth and young adult ministries and work with the ministerial team to facilitate spiritual formation for persons of all ages as we explore God, however known. Must be eligible for privilege of call in the UCC. Please visit www.ucgainesville.org. 

 

For more information or to apply, contact Sally Simonis, 352-331-6494 or sarahsimonis@bellsouth.net.

 

Bus Driver and Bible Study Leader (Part-Time), 61st Ave. United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN 

 

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

 

Youth Pastor (Part-Time), Forest Hills United Methodist Church, Brentwood, TN

POSITION:

 Part-Time Minister of Youth

 

MISSION:

Develop, equip, train, challenge, and integrate youth and their families into the community of faith at Forest

 Hills United Methodist Church (FHUMC), helping them to begin or continue to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.   

 

Spiritual Gifts:

  Teaching – Evangelism – Shepherd

Talents and Abilities Desired:

  Good organizational skills, ability to motivate people, good communicator, social media/tech savvy

Accountable to:  Senior

 Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Vibrant relationship with God in Jesus Christ
  • Ability to build and develop volunteer teams by casting vision
  • and equipping them for ministry
  • Able to work 20 hours per week, Sunday morning and evening required
  • College degree in related field
  • Completion of a background/security check

 

Job Description:

  • Plan and develop ministry programming grounded in Scripture
  • for students 6th through 12th grade.
  • Lead students to an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ,
  • the community and one another. 

 

Responsibilities / Duties:

  

  • Serve as primary leader, teacher and shepherd for middle school
  • and high school student ministries.
  • Develop key leaders and volunteers who take ownership in the
  • ministry.
  • Develop strong relationships and communicate thoroughly with
  • parents and students.
  • Provide direction for the ministry, including vision, budgeting
  • and implementation.
  • Coordinate with Director of Music Ministries to support Youth
  • Praise Band and plan Youth Sundays for leading worship.
  • Plan, organize and lead yearly confirmation classes, retreats,
  • mission trips and other youth related activities. 
  • Ensure compliance to FHUMC’s Safe Sanctuary policy; periodically
  • trains staff, lay leadership, and greater congregation on Safe Sanctuary procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to FHUMC.SPRC@gmail.com

 

Pastor, Binkley Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC 

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

 

Executive Assistant, Margaret Maddox YMCA Charitable Fund, Nashville, TN

The Maddox Charitable Fund is an independent foundation that seeks to further the work of nonprofit agencies in Middle Tennessee.  Our mission is to better our community through strategic investments in furthering wildlife conservation and improving the lives of young people. For more information, visit www.maddoxcharitablefund.org.

Position Summary:

Perform administrative duties for the Board of Directors and the Executive Director. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing calendars, arranging meetings and events, analyzing data and preparing reports.

The position requires strong computer, software, data analysis and internet research skills. 

The position requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project management experience, and the ability to work well with board members, nonprofit partners, volunteers and community leaders. Competent handling of confidential matters is essential.  The Executive Assistant will be an integral member of a two-person staff team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution.
  • Exceptional time-management and planning skills.
  • The ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • The ability to master the Fund’s online grantmaking software, including its considerable reporting features.
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office products like Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point, as well as experience with mail merges and database management. 
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and administrative skills. 
  • A high level of diplomacy, sound judgment and discretion when dealing with grantees, volunteers, community professionals and confidential issues.
  • The ability to create a welcoming environment for guests and community partners.
  • The ability to troubleshoot computer/technology problems and use basic office equipment.
  • The ability to proofread and edit all foundation documents.
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and optimize the executive's time by reading, researching and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; and initiating telecommunications.
  • Maintain a Web-based grant management system: Gifts Online by MicroEdge.
  • Maintain executive's appointment schedule as well as board and committee schedules by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences and travel.
  • Welcome guests by greeting them, in person or on the telephone.
  • Answer or direct inquiries to the executive or appropriate board member.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, managing and analyzing information.
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, entering, editing, proofing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers’ instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing sector publications.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Part-time position:  15-20 hours a week, with flexible schedule while meeting foundation needs.

Compensation:  $20.00 an hour

Supervision:  Executive Director

The Maddox Charitable Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Details:  Please forward a cover letter, resume and at least three professional references to Kaki Friskics-Warren at kaki@maddoxcharitablefund.org.

No phone calls or visits please.

 

Ministry Team Member, Contemporary Worship, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church is a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) Church seeking a ministry team member who's primary focus will be on strengthening our contemporary worship.

The position requirements and job description will vary to some degree based on the candidate who is called because our primary goal is to get to know the minister first as opposed to forcing all ministers into a predetermined job description. 

With that said we acknowledge that there are focus areas for each team member on our ministry staff.

For this particular position those areas are leading the band and other relevant teams (sound, media, etc.). A more detailed description of relevant duties, expectations, and requirements exists and is provided to candidates in advance of interviews.

Beyond those focus areas this minister's personal gifts and passions will play a big part in influencing the formation of a more detailed role.  We want to hear from you, to learn your story, your passion, your strengths and weaknesses, so that we can create an environment that is conducive to your success and growth as a minister.

Mount Carmel acknowledges that each minister is unique and we believe that the growth and formation of the church is greatly impacted by ministers that are excited, inspired, and encouraged.

For more information, contact Rev. Barrett Freeman at  barrett@mcbc1803.org.

 

Children's Minister, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC 

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church is a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) Church seeking a ministry team member who's primary focus will be on strengthening our children’s ministry.

The position requirements and job description will vary to some degree based on the candidate who is called because our primary goal is to get to know the minister first as opposed to forcing all ministers into a predetermined job description. 

With that said we acknowledge that there are focus areas for each team member on our ministry staff.

For this particular position those areas are providing leadership to missions, discipleship, fellowship, and worship for children in grades 1-5. A more detailed description of relevant duties, expectations, and requirements exists and is provided to candidates in advance of interviews.

Beyond those focus areas this minister's personal gifts and passions will play a big part in influencing the formation of a more detailed role.  We want to hear from you, to learn your story, your passion, your strengths and weaknesses, so that we can create an environment that is conducive to your success and growth as a minister.

Mount Carmel acknowledges that each minister is unique and we believe that the growth and formation of the church is greatly impacted by ministers that are excited, inspired, and encouraged.

For more information, contact Rev. Barrett Freeman at barrett@mcbc1803.org.