Employment & Internship Opportunities

Employment & Internship Opportunities 

Candler maintains a list of employment and internship opportunities for students, alumni and friends of Candler, as well as for local churches and non-church ecclesial organizations. Positions are generally listed for three months or until the job is filled, whichever comes first. Jobs are listed in order of position type: internships (paid), internships (unpaid), campus employment, Part-time, Full-time.

In addition, current students may find internship opportunities that provide valuable ministerial experience as well as financial support through the Office of Contextual Education. Finally, the Emory University Office of Student Employment maintains a comprehensive listing of opportunities throughout Emory, and Candler students with previous Residential Advisor or other campus housing-related experience may consider applying for a job with Residence Life and Housing.

If your church or organization is interested in posting a job, please submit the position for approval through Candler’s online job submission form.

Emory University and the Candler School of Theology make no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the Student Employment Services. Student Employment Services acts only as a referral source and makes no specific recommendations about employers. The school is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of the student to research the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are urged to use caution and common sense when applying for a job with any organization.

Internships (paid)

Centered Life CPE Residency Position

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
ACPE Supervisor: The Rev. Pam Roberts
Inquiries and applications: Centered Life
Email: centeredlifecs@aol.com
Website: http://centered-life.org/
Phone: 719-471-2500 ext. 2

Position Description:
A Unique CPE Residency Position

Centered Life: Education, Counseling & Spiritual Care

The program consists of 4 units of ACPE accredited Clinical Pastoral Education serving in parish ministry and a continuous care retirement community in Boulder, Colorado. Applicants must be United Methodist candidates for ordained ministry and have at least one year of theological studies from an accredited theological school (ATS).

Dates: January 15, 2015 – January 18, 2016

Ministry Placements: 40 hours per week divided between Mountain View United Methodist Church and Frasier Meadows in Boulder, Colorado

Accredited by ACPE.

Alpharetta Presbyterian Church - Youth Intern

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Anne Maust (Director of Youth Ministry)
anne@alpharettapres.com
(770)751-0033

Position Description:
Hours:
On average, 5 hours/week in addition to special events, trips and retreats.

Supervision:
Supervised by the Director of Youth Ministry.

Responsibilities:
• Be engaged in the lives of APC youth and be present to assist in leading youth ministry programs, as coordinated by the Director of Youth Ministry, in the following areas:
• Help teach Sunday School (6-12th) and attend 11 a.m. worship with youth (2 hours/week)
• Help lead Sunday night Youth Fellowship (2 hours/week)
• Work with Director of Youth Ministry and Youth Ministry Committee to assist with the planning of youth activities (1 hour/week)
• Attend youth events such as lock-ins, prayer breakfast, retreats, service trips, youth leadership council and special events as time/schedule permit (as scheduled)
Qualifications:
• Be a person of mature Christian faith who relates well to the youth of the church.
• Hold, or be pursuing, a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and have experience or gifts in youth ministry.
• Completion of necessary background checks and APC Child and Youth Safety Policy training.
Salary:
$10/hour. This is a part-time position with no Medical or Pension benefits.

Youth Ministry and Children's Minister Summer Interships

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Interested applicants please send a resume to Catherine Sykes at csykes@welcometoharvest.org. Please indicate if you are applying for the Youth or Children's Ministry Internship.

Position Description:
We are looking for two people to serve as Summer Interns, one in Youth Ministry and one in Children's Ministry. These ministries are for a full-time summer intern positions. The Youth Ministry Intern would have responsibility for working alongside the youth minister in the overall leadership and ministry with youth through Harvest. The Children's Ministry Intern would have responsibility for working alongside the children's minister in the overall leadership and ministry with children through Harvest. Any applicants should be self-motivated, innovative people with a deep personal faith, a desire to explore a call to youth or children's ministry in the United Methodist Church, and a calling for working with youth or children and their families.

Both internships have a salary and benefits: $4,000 for a 12 week internship (10 weeks negotiable). Housing with a family in the church. Reimbursement for mileage accrued in the course of ministry at the IRS rate.

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Internships (unpaid)

CPE Summer Intern

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
To apply contact:
Alice Hernandez, Summer Intern Coordinator
Palmetto Health
9 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29203-9965
Alice.Hernandez@PalmettoHealth.org
803-434-7531

Position Description:
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is a program that integrates theological and professional education for ministry in a clinical setting. This program is open to seminary graduates, those in the midst of their theological education, ordained clergy of varied faith traditions, and qualified lay people. During this program students will provide ministry to people in crisis, grief, and other situations involving suffering. While conducting ministry the student will also be closely supervised individually and in a group setting by certified CPE supervisors. In this setting the student will have the opportunity to improve upon their pastoral skills. As the student participates in group and individual supervision he or she will learn to integrate behavioral science methodology with their own personal history and spirituality.

Dates:
June 1- August 14, 2015

Application Deadline:
May 1, 2015

Accredited by:
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. is nationally recognized as an accrediting agency in the field of clinical pastoral education by the U.S. Secretary of Education through the U.S. Department of Education.

1549 Clairmont Road, STE 103
Decatur, Georgia 30033
(404) 320-1472
www.acpe.edu
Deryck Durston, Executive Director
Jasper N. Keith, Jr., Regional Director
(404) 378-1777

Intern

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Central UMC
Charlotte, NC 28212
www.cumccharlotte.com

If you are interested in serving in Charlotte this summer, please contact Rev. Michelle Chappell at: revmichelle.chappell@gmail.com
Phone: 704-536-9157

Position Description:
Internship Opportunity:
Central UMC in East Charlotte is a community of faith, building followers of Jesus Christ. The church is involved in reaching out to the International community in Charlotte, NC. Currently, we are ministering to people from El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Africa, Afghanistan and Myanmar as well as American born. Our East Charlotte community has dozens of linguistic and cultural groups living within walking distance to our church. Many of them are refugees. If you are a student who would like the opportunity to be exposed to and work in this kind of ministry, please write to Rev. Michelle Chappell at revmichelle.chappell@gmail.com. It is the hope of Central United Methodist Church to embrace the diverse people who live in our community and we strive to share God’s good news with them.

Description of some of the areas of service for the Intern:
The opportunities for an intern to work alongside a full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) Associate Pastor whose focus is outreach in the multi-cultural community in which the church is located are multiple. The gifts and the qualifications of the student intern, however, will determine in part where he/she will serve and develop. Some of the areas where she/he might serve are:
• Summer English for Speakers of Other Languages classes for Adults- In summer 2014, there were 21 Spanish speaking families ministered to with the English classes.
• Summer literacy program for children so that their reading skills will remain on level during the summer, in Summer 2014 there were 28 elementary age children registered in the Literacy program and another 15 Latino children under 5 years of age.
• Immersion in the Hispanic/Latino and International community with home visits and apartment Bible study (English/Spanish) or other languages that the student intern might speak.
• Assisting in worship with translation of the message in Spanish.
• Ministry with adults, youth and children in a variety of situations.
• Team work with the 5 core Latino families who are members of Central UMC.

Public Relations Coordinator

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Atlanta, GA

www.fountainofhopechristianchurch.com

Send letter of interest with resume to:
fountainofhopeatl@gmail.com
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
The Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of communications and media relations activities in support of Fountain of Hope Christian Church strategy to ensure consistent communication messaging to internal and external audiences. You may be called upon to write newsletters and news releases, handle media outreach, write and lay out brochures and fliers, and issue church bulletins and annual reports. You may also prepare scripts for speeches, produce videos, and compose letters and memos for church officers. Maintain websites, coordinate special events, manage fundraising, represent the church at community gatherings, or respond to public concerns or questions.

As the church public relations officer you’ll focus on promoting and boosting attendance at church services and events, building a team of volunteers and advancing the church’s mission and charitable projects throughout the community. You may also help secure funding and community resources to support church programs and activities. And any other related responsibilities and tasks that might be assigned by the senior pastor or their designee.

Director of Youth and Children Ministry

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church Atlanta, GA

www.fountainofhopechristianchurch.com

Send letter of interest with resume to:
fountainofhopeatl@gmail.com
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
Fountain of Hope believes that children and youth are both an asset and a gift from God. They are an asset to the future of all humanity and they are gift for the present. We strongly believe in developing opportunities for children and youth to develop spiritually, mentally, and physically and even culturally. This is a relevant ministry for issues that children and youth are facing today. The Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry is responsible for the coordination and execution of ministry for growth and nurture of youth and children in Fountain of Hope and in the nearby community.

Responsibilities include the following:
Engage in a personal ministry of discipleship with the youth and children of Fountain of Hope, while equipping them to grow into all that God has for them to be.
• Provide leadership that will help youth and children to become more connected with:
o God (e.g., Bible studies, retreats/conferences, discipleship programs, etc.)
o one another (e.g., ways that nurture/facilitate relationships, mentoring programs, support groups, etc.).
o God’s mission (e.g., “bridge” events to reach out to unchurched women, service opportunities/local missions, adopting a missional lifestyle, etc.)
• Offer practical leadership training and help the youth and children find their best place to serve in the church.
• Assess the needs and interests of the youth and children of the church and find ways to relevantly reach out to and edify the youth and children of the church.
• Recruit, develop, train, oversee and encourage leaders for youth and children’s ministry (e.g., form and invest in a youth and children leadership team(s) or equivalent).
• Find tangible ways to express love, affirmation, and encouragement to the women under your Leadership, pray for them consistently, and seek to develop a positive culture of joy and hope.
• Prepare an annual written report and evaluation of the Youth and Children’s Ministry, along with plans for the upcoming year.
• Keep the Youth and Children’s Ministries section of the Website updated and communicate relevant information to the congregation through the e-bulletin, announcements, and other means.
• Attend staff meetings whenever possible.
• Attend Fountain of Hope Worship Services

Director or Women's Ministries

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Atlanta, GA

www.fountainofhopechristianchurch.com

Send letter of interest with resume to:
fountainofhopeatl@gmail.com
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
Fountain of Hope Women’s Ministry is dedicated to spiritual, physical, and intellectual development of women through many paths guided by a scriptural foundation. The Director of Women’s Ministry is responsible for the coordination and execution of ministry activities to edify and build the women of Fountain of Hope Christian Church.

Responsibilities include the following:
Engage in a personal ministry of discipleship with the women of Fountain of Hope, while equipping them to disciple others, as well.
• Provide leadership that will help women become more connected with
o God (e.g., Bible studies, retreats/conferences, discipleship programs, etc.)
o one another (e.g., ways that nurture/facilitate relationships, mentoring programs, support groups, etc.).
o God’s mission (e.g., “bridge” events to reach out to unchurched women, service opportunities/local missions, adopting a missional lifestyle, etc.)
• Offer practical leadership training and help women find their best place to serve in the church.
• Assess the needs and interests of the women of the church and find ways to relevantly reach out to and enfold all the women of the church.
• Recruit, develop, train, oversee and encourage leaders for women’s ministry (e.g., form and invest in a women’s leadership team(s) or equivalent).
• Find tangible ways to express love, affirmation, and encouragement to the women under your Leadership, pray for them consistently, and seek to develop a positive culture of joy and hope.
• Prepare an annual written report and evaluation of Women’s Ministry, along with plans for the upcoming year.
• Keep the Women’s Ministries section of the Website updated and communicate relevant information to the congregation through the e-bulletin, announcements, and other means.
• Attend staff meetings whenever possible.

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