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.

Internships (paid)

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.

Student Ministry Intern - First Christian Church, Huntsville, Alabama

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Application process:
Please submit the following to Rev. Laura Stephens-Reed, Minister of Youth, at laurasr@fcc-hsv.org by April 1:
• Cover letter that includes paragraph-length answers to these two questions:
1. What would you hope to learn from this ministry opportunity?
2. What would you hope to teach and/or model for our students and First Christian Church as a whole?
• Current resume
• Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three references

Interviews will take place via Skype in April.

For more information on First Christian Church, visit www.fcc-hsv.org. For more information on the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), visit www.disciples.org.

Position Description:
The Student Ministry Intern is designed to give a seminary student the opportunity to lead and learn about ministry in a congregational setting. The position will run from early June to mid-August 2015 (dates negotiable), for a total of 10 weeks.

Responsibilities include:
• Sharing leadership with the Minister of Youth, Associate Minister, Youth Task Group, and Children’s Committee in implementing summer ministries for students (birth through college, with an emphasis on sixth through twelfth grades.)
• Participating in summer camps for children and youth and mission trips for youth.
• Building appropriate mentoring relationships with students.
• Facilitating community among the students of First Christian Church.
• Raising the profile of FCC’s student ministry in Huntsville, including through mission projects.
• Helping plan and lead worship as requested by the pastoral staff.
• Filling the pulpit for one Sunday.
• Attending and making reports at weekly staff meetings.
• Attending and making monthly reports at monthly Youth Task Group, Children’s Committee, and Administrative Board meetings.
• Meeting at least bi-weekly with the Associate Minister and Minister of Youth for reflection and planning.

There will be opportunities to explore areas of ministry beyond student ministry and to initiate special projects. First Christian Church will gladly work with the intern’s field education coordinator to help the intern secure supervised ministry credit.

Habitat for Humanity - ReStore Logistics Intern

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Contact Natalie Jackson at: njackson@habitat.org

Position Description:
The philanthropic work Habitat initiates impacts families throughout the world. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 1,000,000 houses in nearly 100 countries, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than four million people. Our headquarters in downtown Atlanta is looking for an intern to learn and work alongside us to contribute to the mission at Habitat. One of our programs, Home Builders Blitz, is a national program that encourages Habitat for Humanity affiliates to partner with professional builders, to "blitz-build" and renovate homes across the nation. The event takes place for a week, where as many as 250 homes are constructed in that single week. The Blitz Build attracts donors and volunteers as well as gathering the local community on a well-known National project. This internship will play a key role in mastering the art of coordinating product donations to the affiliates participating in the Blitz Build.

What will you build?
As a ReStore Logistics Intern, you will learn about customer service at a variety of levels; service to affiliate construction teams, high dollar donors, and internal staff members. You will track entry and report a variety of product donations into warehouses as well as direct shipments. Lastly, you will be playing a key role in coordinating product donations to the affiliates in the Home Builders Blitz.

Responsibilities:
• Coordinate the distribution of product donations to affiliates participating in Home Builders Blitz specific construction projects
• Facilitate accurate reporting of product donations and providing assistance on donor recognition
• Facilitate marketing recognition pieces as it relates to product donations
• Track outgoing product donations to affiliates
• Provide excellent customer service to affiliates and donors

Minimum Qualifications:
• Organized, strategic, and critical thinker who is attentive to detail and can collaborate effectively
• Excellent presentation, writing skills, and good verbal communication skills
• Project management skills / organization skills / Excel skills
• Strong understanding of Social Media channels
• Experience providing customer service to a variety of customers
• Familiar with using general website tools, widgets, and HTML (Squarespace, Weebly, Shopify)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Habitat for Humanity
• Experience with Access

What’s in it for you?
At the end of the internship, it will be noticeable that you will have contributed to Habitats mission and learned the development, supply chain, and customer service at a top notch non-profit. You will also walk away with experience distributing donated goods to support the mission of Habitat for Humanity to construction projects throughout the US.

Summer Intern

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Contact:
Rev. Nancy Watson, Pastor
RevNancy.Watson@gmail.com
Office: (334) 636-4654
Cell: (334) 357-2067

Position Description:
THOMASVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Thomasville, AL

Part-Time (30 hours per week); May 1 – July 31, 2015 (precise dates negotiable depending upon school terms, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
RELATIONSHIPS: The first priority of a summer intern is to be involved in the lives of the youth (7th – 12th grade) in our ministry – establishing relationships with them, shepherding them and helping them develop their own relationship with Jesus Christ and with other youth and adults at Thomasville United Methodist Church. The summer intern’s following responsibilities are:
1. Know every youth by name and develop ways to connect with youth on a one-on-one basis.
2. Ensure all first-time visitors to youth events receive an exceptional welcome, so that all students who want to become a part of the Thomasville UMC youth ministry do so in a way that feels welcoming and natural to them.
3. Develop relationships with regular volunteers. Recruit volunteers for the new school year in the fall.
4. Regularly encourage students to take the next natural step in their journey of Christian discipleship, including involvement in worship, leadership or in discipleship groups such as Bible Study or small groups.

PROGRAMS: The Summer Intern is to lead Sunday and Wednesday night youth activities, to infuse worship with sincerity, and creativity. They will lead the Bible Studies, scheduled mission trips (e.g. Alabama Rural Ministries), and attend Blue Lake Camp as a volunteer leader if the youth attend camp. They will also assist with any logistical matters such as forms, transportation arrangements, etc., in order to understand fully what being a youth director entails:
1. Meet weekly with the pastor to assure that both the needs of the youth and the needs of the intern are being addressed appropriately. Participate in Sunday worship, Sunday School, and fill in as small group leader, mission trips, and camps, etc.
2. Recruit, lead, equip, organize, and recognize lay persons who are called to serve as volunteers with the Youth Group.
3. Serve as a catalyst for spiritual growth, by example and by articulating your faith both in small group settings and in everyday conversations with youth, parents, and volunteers.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education/Training
1. Skills, aptitude, training and experience working with youth.
2. Ability to creatively plan events with worship and for fun with the youth program.
3. Will ideally be in or considering Christian ministry as vocation.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
1. A Christ-centered, Biblically-rooted, warm-hearted faith in Christ which expresses itself in loving, joyful, healthy relationships with others and personal freedom in sharing his/her personal experience of Christ.
2. An excitement and commitment to the mission and vision of Thomasville United Methodist Church.
3. A team-player who works well with other church leaders and who has proven effectiveness in working with volunteers and parents.
4. Evidence of Christian character evidenced by a life of prayer, spiritual discipline, tithing, and participation in the life of the church.
5. A sense of humor and ability not to take him/herself too seriously.
6. High energy level for the demands of a growing ministry.

COMPENSATION:
$12 per hour for 30 hours/week ($4,680 for the summer), paid bi-weekly.
Housing provided in furnished part of the parsonage (separate entrance), utilities included.
Own transportation is required.

Chaplain Resident (1 year contract)

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Greenville Health System
Spiritual Care & Education
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605

To apply: http://university.ghs.org/cpe/

Position Description:
The GHS program in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is accredited for Level One and Level Two with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). The ACPE 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. www.acpe.edu, Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., 1549 Clairmont Road Suite103, Decatur GA 30033, (404) 320-1472.

The residency program provides a full year (rotating admission) of intensive, post-graduate Clinical Pastoral Education including clinical rotation opportunities. Prerequisites for residency include one prior unit of CPE. Tuition is $350.00 per unit due the first day of the unit. The program runs on a rotating admission and offers a stipend competitive with that of other centers in the Southeast. There is a $25.00 application fee, checks made payable to "GHS Department of Spiritual Care & Education." Please see our website for application and further information.

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Internships (unpaid)

Ministry with Children

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Send e-mail response to elaine.puckett@ngumc.net to set up interview

Position Description:
10 hours per week establishing and expanding children's ministry programs at Brookhaven UMC located in a growing intown community near campus. Emphasis on Sunday morning and special events to link the church with the community. Salary in $8000 annually. We would like to have someone who can make a 2 to 3 year commitment.

Worship Leader

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Kennesaw United Methodist Church
1801 Ben King Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
kennesawumc.org
Email Rev. Lindsey Solomon to apply at Lindsey@kennesawumc.org

Position Description:
Kennesaw UMC is seeking an intern to serve as a worship leader at our modern worship service. The worship service is held Sundays at 11:00 am.

Responsibilities include: work with members of the worship team, plan songs based on worship themes, and lead the congregation in worship.

This position has the potential to become a Con Ed II placement.

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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Part time (PT)

Sunday Shepherd at St. Paul UMC, Atlanta

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Send resume, as well as, inquires and questions to: ellen@stpaulgrantpark.org

Position Description:
Time/Hours: Every Sunday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, plus one hour additional for planning purposes.

Pay: $15 per hour ($60 per Sunday)

Reports to: Pastor

Area of Responsibility: Children’s Christian Education

Purpose of position: to shepherd the children and their parents to appropriate nursery, child care, and Sunday School classes and to lead Children’s Worship Class during 11 am worship. Position immediately available.

Youth Pastor/Minister/Director

Position Type: Part Time (PT)

How to apply:
admin@greaterworksassembly.org

Position Description:
Looking for a Youth Pastor/Minister/Director to lead our Youth Ministry. We are seeking a passionate, energetic leader willing to teach and guide the youth/young. Must be able to develop strong leaders. The youth leader must have a vision, faith and an urgency to see the youth come to their full potential. Must have a heart for young people and have experience leading and teaching youth. Must submit a resume. Must have a degree.

Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Resumes should be sent to Michele May, Pastor of Discipleship and Families at michele.may@bigwhitechurch.com. Please see our church website at www.bigwhitechurch.com/jobs for a complete job description.

Position Description:
Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, a growing church outside of Athens with an average attendance of over 550, is seeking a part time Director of Children’s Ministry (25 hours per week). The Director of Children’s Ministry will oversee the ministry to preschool and elementary aged children. Applicants should demonstrate a growing faith in Christ, have an understanding of Methodism; possess a deep love for children, and a desire to connect with parents in the spiritual development of their children. Must have effective relational skills and a desire to train and empower others to serve. A college degree along with experience in children’s ministry/education is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with a large group, small group learning format and the Orange Strategy.

Children/youth minister

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Contact Rev Robert A. Lanford, M.Div.
at RALanford@gmail.com
or 678 491 7756

Position Description:
This position entails working with and developing a viable children's and youth ministry at a healthy United Methodist congregation in the East Cobb area of metro Atlanta. It is a part time position that requires 10-15 hours weekly including attendance at Sunday worship and Sunday evening youth events. The person hired will work with the Sr. Pastor and persons on the youth/children's council to develop curriculum, meaningful events, relationships, and vision for children/youth populations in the vicinity. Salary between 850-1,000 per month depending on gifts and experience. Please submit resume and brief paragraph about motivation for this type ministry as it relates to college/seminary experience.

Director of Children's Ministries

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
To apply, send a resumé and cover letter to Pastor Wesley Sanders at wesley@brookhaven.church

Position Description:
Brookhaven UMC, a growing small-membership church in the city of Brookhaven near Atlanta, is seeking a part-time director of children’s ministries for approximately 10 hours per week. The director of children’s ministries will be responsible for overseeing a growing children’s ministry program at an urban church. Primary responsibilities will include oversight of children’s Sunday School, children’s worship, and weekly children’s moment during services. The children’s ministry director will also, in consultation with the pastor, seek to strengthen relationships with the church’s Child Development Center and with the broader community. The director will also work to organize events for families that seek to fulfill our vision of being a truly intergenerational church. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have experience working with children, youth, and families, experience managing and coordinating volunteers, and will bring vision and direction to this ministry.

Youth Director

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Contact us for inquiry or to submit resume to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 100, 5622 Clarks Bridge Rd., Clermont, GA 30527.

Email: tumc@trinityclermont.org

Phone: 770.983.3177

Position Description:
Trinity UMC is located in Clermont, GA, just north of Gainesville (1 hr. 15 minutes from Emory.) The Youth Director position is for approximately 15 hrs. a week. The job responsibilities involve but are not limited to Sunday afternoon Youth, three spiritual trips/retreats a year (Destination Unknown) once a month Wednesday activity, two fundraisers, and including assisting in Worship. We have an active group of 20 youth, most of which are middle school age. This is a great opportunity for a seminary student who wants to engage in ministry and provide some income at the same time.

Summer Camp Counselor

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Send an email to Ashley Waite (waite.ashley@gmail.com) to express your interest and receive an application. Interviews will be scheduled upon submission of completed application.

Position Description:
Looking for summer camp counselors for Camp SPARC! - which is a summer camp for elementary-aged children in the Grant Park neighborhood of Atlanta. We are a ministry of St. Paul United Methodist (501 Grant St SE) - and we meet for camp there at the church for 7 weeks in the summer. We want to give preference to people who can work the entire summer with us, but are also interested in folks who can work a partial summer. These are the weeks we need counselors: 1. June 1 to 5 2. June 15 to 19 3. June 22 to 26 4. July 6 to 10 5. July 13 to 17 6. July 20 to 24 7. July 27 to 31 We don't need counselors during the week of June 8 to 12 or Jun 29 to Jul 3 - so you would have those weeks off!!! Email Ashley (waite.ashley@gmail.com) or Joe (joeriddle5588@gmail.com) if you are interested or want to talk further. Blessings on all of your summers!

Youth Ministry Director

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
1400 Killian Hill Road
Lilburn, GA 30047

770-921-7434

Submit inquires or resume to: personnel@goodshepherdpc.org

Position Description:
This individual will provide vision, leadership, organization, and support for ministries of the church involving youth (middle school through high school) and their families, including worship, mission, study, and fellowship. Individual will strengthen the youth programs to foster the spiritual growth of each person and to embrace them as cherished members of our faith and extended community. Individual will work with all members and families to enhance their church experience and faith journey. Individual will creatively engage the congregation’s dedicated volunteer base and its long-standing commitment to youth.

This is an 18-20 hour/week position, generally including:
3 hours - Sunday morning
3 hours - Sunday evening
3 hours - Wednesday evening
9 hours – Variable during the week

Salary:
Variable based on experience and qualifications

Interim Director of Christian Education

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
If you see yourself being a fit in this environment and inspired by the position, please send resumes, personal information form, and statement of faith to Alan Klein at dcesearch@gmail.com
Also see http://pleasanthillpc.org/ for more information.

Position Description:
Pleasant HiPleasant Hill Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Duluth, Ga. is seeking a part-time interim Director of Christian Education to provide leadership in working with the session, head of staff and Christian Education committee in supervising, planning and facilitating the Christian Education programs for all ages.

Pleasant Hill church is a vibrant and active, missions-oriented congregation, that with their differing faith backgrounds, diverse family profiles, varied races, ethnicities and sexual orientations, together, provide a safe community for people to grow in their knowledge and love of God while following Christ in loving each other and all of God’s children.

The staff at Pleasant Hill is a group of talented, creative, fun-loving, spirit-filled people who work together in a collaborative style that offers support and respect to one another which radiates in their leadership and creates a loving, joy-filled, engaged and stimulating environment. ll Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Duluth, Ga. is seeking a part-time interim Director of Christian Education to provide leadership in working with the session, head of staff and Christian Education committee in supervising, planning and facilitating the Christian Education programs for all ages.

Pleasant Hill church is a vibrant and active, missions-oriented congregation, that with their differing faith backgrounds, diverse family profiles, varied races, ethnicities and sexual orientations, together, provide a safe community for people to grow in their knowledge and love of God while following Christ in loving each other and all of God’s children.

The staff at Pleasant Hill is a group of talented, creative, fun-loving, spirit-filled people who work together in a collaborative style that offers support and respect to one another which radiates in their leadership and creates a loving, joy-filled, engaged and stimulating environment.

Worship Leader

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Please send the following:
• 1 page resume
• A video (3-7min) telling us your testimony, be sure to include your salvation experience
• 1 or 2 audition video(s) of you playing and/or singing a worship song
www.graftedchurch.com

Position Description:
We are a small church plant (25-30) weekly average attendance in need of a worship leader. Team currently has (1) guitarist and (1) vocalist. Current style(s) of music include: Hillsong, Enter The Worship Circle, Bethel, Elevation Church, Vineyard Music

The worship leader should have a strong and mature faith as a Christ Follower and a passion for leading others in worship. Primary duties will be planning, rehearsing and leading music for our worship service. Small Stipend and some expense reimbursement are offered.
• Vocals and a proficiency in guitar or keys/piano are required.
• Worship team experience is a plus however no experience required as a worship leader.
• We will highly consider music ministry students

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Full time (FT)

Associate University Chaplain and Protestant Minister

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Applications should be submitted through Colgate’s career site at https://careers.colgate.edu.

Position Description:
The associate university chaplain and Protestant campus minister is a full-time, 12-month position committed to providing for the spiritual needs of the Colgate community. The position reports to the university chaplain and is a member of the dean of the college division. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2015.

Program Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send Resume to: employment@glenlake.org
Attention: Natalie Davidson

Position Description:
Staff Purpose:
The Program Director seeks to lead and serve as a faithful part of God’s work in and through the Ministry of Glen Lake. The Program Director serves on a ministry team dedicated and committed to a team approach to the ministry entrusted to us.

Job Summary:
The Program Director seeks to provide expertise in the field of Christian Education and camp ministry. The Program Director leads a team of dedicated persons in order to provide safe, fun, and Christ- centered camp experiences.

Duties (include but not limited to):
• Develop, plan, organize and implement effective summer camps
• Evaluate existing programs and recommend additions or deletions as needed
• Partner with the Central Texas Conference of the UMC to provide programming
• Review and update summer staff job descriptions annually
• Recruit, interview and participate in the hiring of summer staff
• Plan and implement a summer staff training program
• Effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team of approximately 45-75 summer staff
• Evaluate summer staff and jointly develop improvement plans when necessary
• Serve as an appropriate role model for children and young adults
• Host retreat groups as required, seeking to make all feel welcome and meet their camp-related needs
• Involved in the ongoing marketing and promotion of both the camp and retreat ministries
• Contribute ideas and verbiage to newsletters and promotional pieces

Required qualifications:
• An active and growing faith in Jesus Christ, with a heart for ministry and a passion for helping others grow in their personal walk with the Lord
• Integrity, consistent work ethic, and a proven success in leadership at a Christian camp or similar organization
• Interpersonal communication and organizational skills
• A team-oriented servant attitude and the ability to relate well with others
• Creativity and high energy particularly when preparing and implementing camp programs
• The ability to handle conflict in a respectful and professional manner
• A bachelors degree

Preferred qualifications:
• A Master’s degree in Christian Education
• 2-5 years in a manager/director position in Christian camping

Benefits:
• Paid Time Off – detailed in Employee Policy and Procedure Manual
• Major medical coverage for the employee
• Matching pension benefits available after one year of employment
• On-site housing with basic utilities included (water, electric, and gas)

The Program Director will adhere to the principles of confidentiality concerning the business of this ministry.

Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send letters of interest and resumes by March 15, 2015 to:
John N. Avis, Search Committee Chair
4680 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38117

Or e-mail: associatesearch@2ndmemphis.org

Position Description:
Second Baptist Church in Memphis (TN) is seeking an individual to fill the newly formed position of Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care. This position requires one to possess an awareness of and sensitivity to all ages in the life of the church with particular emphasis on deepening spiritual formation in children, youth, and their families as well as to share in pastoral care and outreach.

Working Relationship:
Supervision received from the Senior Pastor with emphasis on a collaborative ministry leadership that maximizes the giftedness of the Associate Minister

Description:
The Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care working within the framework of the church’s mission statement, leads the church in its work of being formed in the image of Christ and sharing as the presence of Christ in the world. This minister is responsible to the Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee in accordance with church policy. This minister shall:
Work with the Senior Pastor, Associate Ministers and staff to give leadership to the spiritual formation and development of persons inside and outside the church to enable each person to grow in the knowledge of and service to Christ by:
1. Developing a vision for the church which recognizes that God is already at work in our church, leading the congregation to notice and find ways to participate in this vision.
2. Assisting the members of the church by engaging in spiritual practices to recognize God’s vision for reforming and transforming us.
3. Finding ways to identify and catch God’s vision for our community and world and engage the congregation, both individually and collectively, in ministry opportunities as the hands and feet of Christ.

Collaborative Responsibilities:
1. Work with the Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry Teams to enhance the discipleship ministry of the church through its work with children, youth, and their families:
• Evaluate Formation programs, design, and integrate age-specific and/or developmentally appropriate curriculum
• Present opportunities to deepen the spiritual formation of each person in living, being, doing, and knowing
• Provide for ongoing spiritual growth and development of children’s and youth teachers and leaders
2. Work with Children’s Ministry Team to lead in the recruitment, screening, and equipping of paid and volunteer workers including Sunday morning nursery staff, Children’s Worship, Sunday school, Wednesday night music and missions ministries.
3 Work with the Children’s Ministry Team, Student Ministry Team, and Staff to coordinate seasonal ministries that include Camp Second, Vacation Bible School, and Student Mission experiences.
4. Work with the Senior Pastor, Associate Ministers, staff and congregation to care for persons both in the church and community through the ministry of pastoral care. This will include hospital and care facility visitation, crisis intervention, counseling, and bereavement support

General Responsibilities:
1. Possess an awareness of and sensitivity to a cradle to grave continuum in presenting opportunities to deepen the spiritual formation of children, youth, and their families.
2. Provide and maintain active, ongoing communication with the parents of children, students, and the congregation at-large about the age-specific ministries of the church, including Parents’ Day Out and recreational ministries.
3. Provide supervision to staff as assigned by the Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee and serve as staff liaison for appropriate ministry teams, including the Parents’ Day Out.
4. Maintain in partnership with the Church Financial Administrator and Senior Pastor accurate financial records, monitor income and expenses and prepare annual budget requests related to the children’s and student needs of the church.
5. Meet regularly with the Senior Pastor and other Ministerial Associates to review children’s and student programs, assess ministry needs, and evaluate the overall ministry to children and their families.
6. Provide the Senior Pastor, at least annually, a plan for personal development.
7. Provide the Senior Pastor, annually, performance goals, objectives and standards for the coming year and a corresponding assessment plan for measurement and evaluation.
8. Carry out other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Qualifications:
1. This person shall be an exemplary Christian and be called to ministry.
2. This person shall have received formal ordination as a Baptist minister and shall be a degreed individual, with preference given to an accredited seminary degree, or a combination of work and education which will prepare him/her to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

Director of Student Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to robertcountiss@abingdonumc.org. For further information call 276.628.2321.

Position Description:
Abingdon UMC (Abingdon VA in the Holston Conference) looks to hire a full-time Director of Students, who will lead programming and activities for all grade school age students (K-12). The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and energetic, able to relate to all students in this age range and be willing to work with students, parents and church staff. Other considerations include familiarity and appreciation of the traditions and theology of the UMC, ability to use social media and to plan and lead overnight trips. We expect our Director of Students to be active and network in the community (schools, district, conference, other local churches).

Passing a background check and Safe Sanctuary training required.

College degree and/or 3-5 years’ experience in area preferred.

Insurance and retirement benefits will be part of salary package.

Director of Development

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Cafe 1040 is looking for bright, passionate, growing Christian’s who are in alignment with our ministry’s vision and purpose. We believe that Christ has called his followers to take the Gospel to the ends of the earth and believe we can be a vital part of fulfilling that call! So, while resumes, experience, and qualifications are important, we are much more concerned that mobilization and multiplication be your vision as well.

Cafe 1040 exists to lead a generation to take the gospel where it’s never been heard. Participants discover how their skills, passions, talents, and abilities can play a part in reaching the 3 billion people who don’t have access to the Good News of Jesus Christ. We believe the Great Commission can be completed. Do you?

To apply send a cover letter and resume to jobopps@cafe1040.com

Position Description:
Job Description (overview):

The Director of Development is a person of character exemplifying qualities of honesty, trustworthiness, initiative, creativity, tenacity, diligence, and dependability. The Director of Development is responsible to provide overall leadership and development strategy for the fundraising and stewardship activities of Cafe 1040. The role focuses on developing relationships with current and potential funding partners and requires alignment with the mission and vision of the organization and an ability to articulate the vision in a compelling way with passion and conviction.

Success in the role is defined by growing relationships with current funding partners such that they invite their peers to learn about and give to the organization. The goal of this position is to increase awareness and funding by developing long-term, effective relationships with individuals, churches, foundations, and corporations to ensure that ministry objectives are funded.

Skills:
•A personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
•Strong interest in sharing and fulfilling the Great Commission.
•A giver themselves who is passionate about the message of generosity.
•Effectively and sincerely communicates gratitude.
•Five years experience in development, sales, or marketing. Professional experience in finance or accounting would also be helpful to accomplish the duties of this position.
•Holds an Undergraduate or Masters Degree, preferably in Nonprofit Management.
•High level of self-motivation and experience in working under one’s own initiative, as well as a working as a member of a small, interdependent team. Forward thinking – an entrepreneurial and creative self-starter.
•Highly organized, detailed, and structured and demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and the ability to prioritize.
•High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Experienced in fundraising initiatives through direct mail campaigns and social media.
•Highly analytical.
•Strong decision-making ability.
•Understands planned giving tools.
•Stays up-to-date on industry developments and trends, both in the development and the missions industries.
•Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends, and to occasionally travel overseas.
•A natural extrovert and good with people.

Job Description (detailed):
•Takes lead responsibility for identifying new funding partners by utilizing a strategy of convening existing donors in peer group gatherings and inviting advocacy among existing funding partners.
•Builds and maintains a portfolio of high quality relationships with major donors, prospective donors, and key foundation leaders for proposal submission.
•Develops and maintains long-term relationships, able to effectively communicate vision, projects and objectives to donors, alumni, volunteers, and churches.
•Develops and maintains an effective Moves Management system.
•Recruits, trains, and leads a team of development professionals.
•Communicates with and leverages the Board of Directors for fundraising objectives.
•Develops and nurtures relationships with foundations and writes grant requests each year.
•Creates and manages development budget for staff, travel, events, vendors, social media and mailings.
•Travels one week a month to visit donors face-to-face.
•Builds organizational advocacy by networking with groups such as Barnabas Group, Fellowship of Companies for Christ, etc.
•Communicates regularly with the Executive Director.
•Organizes and hosts annual donor vision trips.
•Manages vendor contracts for efficient use of donor software, planned giving software, newsletter and solicitation companies.
•Updates donor records in the ministry database and produces database reports as required.
•Attends weekly staff meetings.
•Supports and upholds the policies, values and statement of faith of Cafe 1040.Nothing in this job description restricts Cafe 1040’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Responsibilities occasionally may require an adjusted work schedule, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.

ADA Job Requirements:
•Lift 50 lbs
•Get in and out of car, truck, boat, bus, train, and airplane
•Get on and off a camel, donkey, moped and motorcycle
•Licensed Driver
•Go up and down stairs with 30 lbs of luggage
•Travel internationally without assistance
•Fine motor skills that include knot tying and typing
•Excellent vision (correction is allowed)

Location:
In addition to our stateside operations, we work in three regions in undisclosed countries. Due to the sensitive nature of our work, we are not at liberty to discuss our locations with casually interested individuals. Once you apply and are deemed a good fit for our organization we will further discuss locations with you.

Executive Director, The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Interested candidates should email a cover letter detailing your fit with Shalem’s mission and the position’s requirements, a resume, and salary requirements to: Shalem@raffa.com.
Please direct all inquiries to Raffa, which is conducting the search. Contact:
David Erickson-Pearson at epdavid@earthlink.net.

Position Description:
The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation seeks a deeply contemplative, seasoned, and visionary leader to serve as their next Executive Director. Shalem’s mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership. It is an organization dedicated to developing and supporting contemplative leaders and building a continuing awareness of the importance of contemplative practice in our daily lives. Shalem offers a wide variety of programs and resources for clergy, spiritual directors, lay leaders and individuals who desire to open themselves more fully to God in their daily lives and work.

Shalem is based in the diverse Brookland neighborhood in northeast Washington, DC. The organization is governed by an 18-member board of directors and is guided by a 12-person staff, including the Executive Director. In addition, Shalem programs are led by 37 adjunct staff members whose level of involvement with Shalem varies each year. The organization’s current operating budget is $1M. Shalem programs are uniquely experiential in approach and are grounded in an understanding of classic Christian contemplative wisdom. Shalem offers long term programs, an online curriculum, day-long and weekend events, directed pilgrimages, the Gerald May Seminar, and the Contemplative Voices Awards. For more information, please visit: www.shalem.org.

Reporting to the Shalem Institute board of directors, the Executive Director’s primary responsibilities are providing strategic vision and leadership, resource development, relationship management and community relations, fiscal management and oversight of program development and management.

The Executive Director’s priorities will be to listen and discern where Shalem is as an organization and understand its values and operating; to maintain and build on current relationships with stakeholders; establish him/herself as the face and leader of the Shalem Community in the spirit of servant leadership; seek funding opportunities that align with Shalem’s expanded reach; and develop a firm understanding of the financial and operational side of the organization, among others. See the full position profile at www.transitionguides.com/shalem.

Ideal candidates for this position will view their application as a response to discerning a call to this ministry and will share our commitment to and enthusiasm for Shalem’s mission and vision. They will bring a variety of experiences and attributes to Shalem, including the ability to provide visionary and strategic leadership based in a contemplative stance and translate that vision into strategies and actions that advance the mission; proven networking ability; servant leadership; knowledge of and appreciation for the Christian contemplative tradition; and an advanced degree (preferred).

Senior Counselor

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For information about working with Camp Wieuca this summer and getting an application, please contact:
Joel Mills
Director of Camp Wieuca
Wieuca Road Baptist Church
jmills@wieuca.org; 404-814-4467

Position Description:
Looking for a summer job? Do you want to find a sense of community and belonging? Do you want to gain hands-on learning experience in a local church and have fun in a summer camp setting? We have a place for you at Wieuca.

Camp Wieuca, of Wieuca Road Baptist Church in Atlanta, is looking for full-time, paid camp counselors to work with children ages 6-13, in a Christ-centered, adventure-filled environment. Camp Wieuca is a summer day camp that provides staff and campers creative and meaningful activities, praise and worship time, Bible studies, and field trips around the city.

Dates and Hours:
• Staff Training – Be available beginning Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29
• Summer Camp 2015 begins Monday, June 1.
• Camp runs Monday-Friday from 7:15a.m. – 6:15p.m. with rotating early and late shifts for counselors.
• Camp goes for 8 weeks beginning June 1 and ending July 31. We take a break from Camp the week of June 29 - July 3.

Interviews will begin the week of February 16. We are already accepting applications!

This is a summer position only. It does not include benefits.

Director of Ministries with Youth and Children

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Submit resumes to jobs@stjohnsbr.org

See full job posting at http://www.stjohnsbr.org/job-opening-director-youth-children/

Position Description:
St. John’s United Methodist Church (www.stjohnsbr.org) located in the southeast corner of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is searching for a full-time Director of Ministries with Youth and Children. St. John’s is a vibrant, growing congregation that lives its mission in a three-fold manner: Glorifying God. Feeding People. Making Disciples. The Director of Ministries with Youth and Children will oversee a thriving ministry with youth and children that invites all participants to live faithfully and joyfully into lives of Christian discipleship.

Associate Pastor of Students and Their Families

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Cleveland First Baptist Church
Cleveland, Georgia
Send emails to lcormier@firstcleveland.com. Secretary, Laura, will pass the applications to the search committee.

Position Description:
The Associate Pastor of Students and their Families will develop and oversee the ministries of evangelism, discipleship, fellowship and care for children, youth, college students, and their families with the goal of helping them to become more Christ-like.

The position is a full-time, called, salaried position with full employee benefits. The work schedule will be somewhat flexible in order to meet ministry needs.

Qualifications: An appropriate master's degree from a regionally accredited seminary or similar institution and a certificate of ordination into pastoral ministry.

Responsibilities: Direction of the Youth Ministry program, coordination with the Children's Director for Children's Ministry, Work with pastoral staff with College Ministry and General Staff Ministry work including budgeting, reports for business conferences, staff meetings and retreats, worship leadership and invitation counseling, regular outreach ministries, routine pastoral care and help with other ministry responsibilities as requested.

Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com

Position Description:
Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join their children’s ministry team. The position will provide innovative, executive leadership over the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. The main responsibilities are:
• Provide Leadership: The DCM will oversee all children's ministry programming, and supervise the children's ministry staff
• Equip families, leaders, and volunteers: The DCM will recruit, equip, and build teams of children's ministry leaders and volunteers
• Develop relationships: (1) Establish and oversee programming that encourages each child to choose to become a true disciple of Christ, (2) provide opportunities for children to develop relationships with other children, and children's ministry leaders and staff

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of three years of experience in leading a children’s ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
• A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a graduate degree in a field related to children’s ministry
• A passion for serving children and their families
• Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey
• Ability to lead a professional team with positive spirit that supports the mission and core values of Canterbury UMC
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
• Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

Director of Youth Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Resumes may be sent to Robert Cloninger by email: rcloninger@fsfumc .org
or mailed to First United Methodist Church, Fort Smith 200 N.15th Fort Smith, AR 72901

Position Description:
First United Methodist Church is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Youth Ministry. Applicants need a minimum of a Bachelors degree, a commitment to the United Methodist Church and Wesleyan theology, and experience in leading youth ministry. Graduate work or advanced training in youth ministry is preferred.

Minister of Music and Outreach

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to ubcmusicsearch@gmail.com. We will collect resumes and cover letters through April 8, 2015.

Position Description:
The University Baptist Church (UBC) seeks a Minister of Music and Outreach who can lead us in creatively awakening our awareness and exploring the musical expression of God’s love in our lives. We seek a candidate who reflects God’s compassion, mercy, and grace throughout his/her daily living. UBC (ABCUSA, Alliance of Baptists) is a historic and progressive church adjacent to the University of Texas (UT) in Austin, the “Live Music Capital of the World”!

The Minister of Music and Outreach will lead music, worship, and outreach for a small yet diverse multi-generational congregation. UBC holds one worship service a week and special services throughout the year. Worship at UBC is modern liturgical, follows the Christian lectionary calendar, and enjoys a broad musical repertoire. UBC ministers actively in a unique urban environment in one of America’s most dynamic cities and is proud to be a welcoming, inclusive, and affirming church of all sexual/gender identities and races.

Music and Worship Responsibilities:
• Coordinate weekly order of service and monthly music selection with the pastoral staff
• Plan and envision larger worship themes with pastoral staff
• Develop and direct UBC Chancel Choir
• Support associate pastor in developing and leading Children’s Choir
• Work with the lay music coordinator and church administrator to administer UBC music budget
• Hire and supervise paid UT student scholars who sing in the choir
• Develop relationships and interest in the local Austin music scene, including UT

Outreach Responsibilities:
• Collection and dissemination of weekly visitor information while conducting a comprehensive visitor response effort
• Lead the church in planning intentional and proactive outreach events and efforts
• Encourage and empower the congregation to include outreach in all church activities

Desired Skills:
• Sight-reading and improvisation
• Strong communication skills
• Keyboard performance, piano and pipe-organ, pipe-organ preferred
• Choral directing/conducting
• Ability to recruit and develop new singers and instrumentalists

Salary: $43,000 – $45,000 (inclusive of housing) plus benefits. Supervision by the senior pastor.

Director of Admissions

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To apply:
Respond to the following in your cover letter:
• Discuss your understanding of the specific recruiting and retention challenges facing seminaries today, and what steps or measures would you take to navigate through the current environment while expected to meet enrollment and retention goals.
• Discuss your experience with the recruitment and admissions cycle and the various programs and quantitative systems applied to achieve your enrollment goals.

Attach resume and list of three professional references. Email all documents to Grace Welch, Director of Human Resources at gwelch@mtso.edu.
• See more at: http://www.mtso.edu/about-mtso/employment-opportunities/#sthash.fa2VFDDQ.dpuf

Position Description:
Administrative Position: Director of Admissions

Supervisor: Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Department: Admissions/Enrollment

Qualifications: Must have managed an Admissions department, and trained and developed staff at an accredited institution of higher education and/or seminary environment. Knowledgeable and conversant with United Methodist Church candidacy and ordination process. Proven record of accomplishment and accountability for achieving recruitment program activities, enrollment goals, and performance metrics. Planning and budgeting experience. Follow all state and federal educational regulations. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to relate to diverse groups of people; ability and willingness to travel (primarily in Ohio), understanding of theological education and concept of call to ministry/service. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated worker and a strong team player.

Primary responsibilities and duties: 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. This includes strategic planning, communication, telecommunications, online communications, budget, and management of the daily office operation. The Director oversees a cohesive team of admissions professionals who are responsible for the successful execution of the Graduate recruitment degree and certificate programs. The Director serves as a School representative and exhibits the integral role played by the admissions process in maintaining and strengthening the academic excellence of the School.

Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
1. Provide leadership and direction for the Office of Admissions and ensuring that the campus has appropriate enrollment at all levels. This includes enrolling the desired number of entering first-year students, transfer students, concurrent enrollment students, culturally diverse students, distance and commuter students, and total enrollment.
2. Manages the recruitment process and admissions, the retention of existing students, the United Methodist student ordination process, and the development of new and ever changing trends in student interests, recruitment, and admission programs, necessary to serve the needs of students and deliver comprehensive, mission aligned, strategic programming and enrollment targets.
3. Maintain strong on and off campus presence at special events and facilitate representation of the School by others at various events and places such as:
• college and university job fairs
• graduate school fairs
• ministry fairs and events
• church events and conferences
• on-campus open houses
4. Promote the school’s reach in traditionally underserved settings.
5. Explain admission procedures and courses offered to prospective students through phone calls, emails and face-to-face meetings.
6. Manage departmental follow-up communication with prospective students via phone, mail, and electronic media.
7. Generate call reports following visits and events that contain strategic information for recruitment follow-up.
8. Understand and use Student Information System database.
9. Maintain the target metrics by converting prospective students into confirmed admitted students, and succeed in achieving performance goals.
10. Oversee the process and tracking of all applications for admission, serving as custodian and manager of applicants’ files from receipt of initial documents to preparation of files for transmission to the Registrar following admission and receipt of deposit. Follow through from inquiry, applicant, deposited and enrolled.
11. Work cooperatively with cross-functional departments such as Director of Financial Aid, Director of Registrar, etc. to achieve student success and in support of enrollment objectives.
12. In consultation with appropriate persons, develop and manage the selection processes through which admissions decisions occur.
13. Serve as chair of the Admissions and Student Aid Committee.
14. Assist with special projects and events as assigned.

Non-essential duties: Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or minimum experience required (or preferred):
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a student services related field with at least 4 to 5 years of progressive admissions and higher education experience.
• Master’s degree preferred.
• Understanding of the United Methodist candidacy, commissioning and ordination processes.
• Alumni of a graduate theological school are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Background in theological education preferred.
• Must have staff management experience.
• Excellent organizational, oral/written, and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work with senior administrators and be a collaborative decision maker.
• Ability to use discretionary judgment.
• Ability to present to small and large groups.
• Ability to work independently, meet critical deadlines and enrollment targets, while prioritizing a heavy workload, under pressure and competing assignments.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to attend some night and weekend events required.
• Ability to travel locally, throughout state.
• Successful candidates must have an understanding of the enrollment issues facing seminaries and higher education institutions.

Church Business Administrator

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to stjamesatljobs@gmail.com

Position Description:
Oversees financial management of church and provides supervision of several staff members.

Director of Christian Education

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send your resume to: lydia@trinityumcbeaumont.org
or
Trinity UMC
Attn: Lydia Gallagher
P.O. Box 5247
Beaumont, TX 77726.

Visit us at our website: www.trinityumcbeaumont.org.

Position Description:
United Methodist Church in Beaumont, TX is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Education, with an emphasis in Children and Family ministry.

Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree, prefer graduate theological degree and/or certification in Christian Education and/or equivalent experience.

Jesus is calling: “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.”

Eastside Church - Associate Pastor for Worship and Growth

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact Jamie Burnett at: jpburnett@gmail.com

Position Description:
Eastside is a three-year-old church with a vibrant, inclusive, growing congregation who embrace: progressive orthodoxy; a historic, yet modern approach to worship; and shared belief that we as a community of believers are tasked to practice resurrection and be a blessing to the world. Aesthetics, art, music, progressive culture and creativity are critical components of our worship service and are integrated into all other aspects of our faith journey together, including in our efforts to grow, fellowship, and serve.

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person to serve as the Pastor for Worship and Growth. We are seeking someone to join the passionate Eastside team to: coordinate music ministry and lead weekly worship; oversee hospitality and new member engagement efforts; manage growth group ministry; and support church communication and outreach efforts. It is an exciting time to join this committed team as our church continues to grow in number and expand our involvement in the East Atlanta community. Specific job duties are described below:

Worship Coordination (40%)
• Work with the Lead Pastor to design, develop and execute worship portion of weekend worship services
• Plan and coordinate the worship/music portion of all other special services (e.g., Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.)
• Research and/or write music that is indigenous to Eastside and our Wesleyan theological heritage
• Schedule band, Audio/Visual Team, & liturgists weekly
• Identify, recruit, and train liturgists
• Identify, recruit, train and retain volunteers for worship team ensuring adequate depth and training in all key areas
• Lead or oversee Worship on Sundays
• Manage Audio/Visual Team volunteers
• Work with the Audio/Visual Team to oversee upkeep of all video, lighting, audio reinforcement, and presentation equipment
• Oversee all licensing and reporting requirements with CCLI.
• Preach as needed

Hospitality and New Member Engagement (30%)
• Oversee the Hospitality and New Guest Ministry processes and systems, including training of hospitality volunteers
• Oversee and implement processes for guest follow-up integration
• Create fellowship, discipleship and spiritual growth opportunities designed to integrate guest and new members into the life of the church
• Create contact points for guests and non-members to learn about the church and fellowship with church members
• Develop and lead education classes designed to support the spiritual growth of the church community (this is repeated under growth group section)
• Support other ministries of the church as requested by Lead Pastor

Growth Group Coordinator (20%)
• Oversee Growth Group Ministry
• Develop and lead education classes designed to support the spiritual growth of the church community
• Recruit, train, and oversee leaders for growth groups
• Research and/or develop curriculum and assist leaders in choosing and implementing curriculum

Communications and Website (10%)
• Oversee upkeep and design of church web site and social media accounts, including making sure weekly messages are online

Leadership
• Serve as a member of the leadership team to shape vision and support continued growth of the church
• Conduct Lead Pastor duties, in Lead Pastor’s absence

Qualifications include:
• Master’s Degree or working towards a Master’s Degree
o Master’s of Divinity, Master’s in Theology, or similar
o Strong foundation in biblical text and theological study
• Strong leadership skills
o Ability to motivate diverse and talented people to use their talents and abilities to serve the local church and the world
• Strong interest, talents, and creativity in the music and arts aspects of worship
o Musical styles range from acoustic blue grass to modern/contemporary
• Experience in liturgical worship delivered in a modern style
• Strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage time effectively
• Ability to be strategic and prioritize duties effectively
• Excellent team player with strong team building and development skills
• Highly organized, self-starting, and independent
• Strong conflict resolution skills
• Ability to rapidly respond to change in a very proactive manner
• Strong technical, web (Wordpress), and social media skills
o Ability to learn systems and software platforms of the church
• Knowledge of Church Community Builder (preferred)
• Knowledge of Planning Center Online (preferred)
• Experience in preaching (preferred)
• Experience in Church planting (preferred)

If interested in joining this creative and motivated team, please submit a resume and cover letter to Jamie at jpburnett@gmail.com by Tuesday, March 31st.

Director of Family Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
U.S. Mail to:
Trinity UM Church
524 Tusculum Blvd.
Greeneville, TN 37745
Email to: trinity8888@embarqmail.com

Position Description:
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 or as an attachment to email.

Education director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To apply please mail or email your resume.
U.S. Mail to:
Johns Creek Korean Church, Inc.
7830 McGinnis Ferry Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Email to:
jckchaninchurch@gmail.com

Position Description:
• Coordinate with pastoral staffs in setting objectives and goals for all religious education programs
• Develop bible study curriculums and plans, and implement and supervise bible study programs for children, youth, and adults
• Review, select, approve, and order Christian education resources, including books, videos/DVDs and other materials for all ages
• Assess educational needs for all ages, setting goals for education and formation
• Plan and organize religious educational programs based on the needs of the congregation
• Work regularly with staff and lay leaders to integrate educational offerings and opportunities into other ministries (i.e., missions, youth ministry, evangelism, multi-cultural outreach)
• Encourage bible studies and Christian education to the congregation
• Recruit bible study teachers and staffs and train and supervise bible study teachers
• Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers as small group leaders
• Give directives for the teachers and group leaders
• Counsel families, students, and individuals regarding personal, ethical, and spiritual matters

Community Organizer For Social CHange

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational webinar. Sign up at www.thedartcenter.org/events

Send resumes to storar@thedartcenter.org

To learn more about DART and access the application, visit www.thedartcenter.org

You may also contact our Recruitment Director, Hannah Wittmer, with questions at: hannah@thedartcenter.org

Position Description:
DART is hiring faith-based community organizers. Positions in Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, and Tampa, FL and Topeka and Lawrence, KS and Columbus, OH begin June 29, 2015.

In order to build power for justice in their local communities, these DART organizers will:
• Build relationships of trust among clergy and lay leaders from diverse backgrounds, and deepen their participation in the work of the organization
• Train clergy and lay leaders in basic organizing skills, guide them in setting realistic yet challenging goals for their participation, and hold them accountable for fulfilling those commitments
• Research viable, systemic solutions to community problems
• Organize turnout for public meetings where 1,000+ people are mobilized to demonstrate support for these systemic solutions
• Maintain financial sustainability by ensuring timely dues collection among member congregations, and annually coordinating a major 6-8 week investment drive
• Assist in the recruitment of at least two new congregations into the organization annually

Intensive training is provided through the DART Organizers Institute, the five month field orientation program for new DART organizers. This includes an initial on-site orientation followed by field training and a weekly reading/discussion curriculum covering basic organizing principles. Initial skill development focuses on articulating the mission of the organization, intentionally developing relationships through one-on-one conversations, engaging leaders based on personal motivations, managing time effectively, running great meetings, building grassroots networks, long-term planning, working with clergy, and issue selection. Vocational development continues through annual training and planning retreats, summer staff retreats, and joint regional staff trainings.

Starting salary is $34,000/year plus health benefits, with regular cost-of-living increases and performance-based raises. For candidates relocating more than 50 miles, $250 is paid to help cover relocation costs. Retirement benefits begin after a prescribed period (usually one full year of employment).

Community organizing positions within the DART Network are competitive. People of color are encouraged to apply. Qualities we look for in our hires include:
• Core passion for justice and equality
• Excellent relationship-building skills
• Exceptional work ethic
• Ambition for a long-term career organizing with DART
• Comfort working with religious institutions
• Fluency in Spanish or Creole preferred (not mandatory)
Basic eligibility requirements include:
• Bachelors degree or equivalent professional experience
• Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency
• Access to a car with proof of insurance

Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Elizabeth Fellows

Email: fellows@montrose.net

Phone: 970-209-6203

Position Description:
Christ United Methodist Church

Franklin, Tennessee

Director of Children’s Ministry

Purpose:
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

BarChurch Site Pastor & Director of College-Age Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to: jobs@gatheringnow.org

Position Description:
Site Pastor for BarChurch, one of four sites of a growing multi-site church in St. Louis, MO. This site is aimed at college-age people (18-24).

Director of Student Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Please send cover letter and resume to Ginny Sternberg (Lay Leader &SPRC rep) at ginnysternberg@yahoo.com.
Address: 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road
Lawrenceville GA 30043
Phone: 770-339-9801
Email: ginnysternberg@yahoo.com
Website: www.mckendreeumc.org

Position Description:
McKendree UMC is a church in suburban Gwinnett County with an active youth program. This position is a salaried full-time (40 hours) position.

We understand the primary task of youth ministry is to love youth where they are, encourage youth in developing their relationship with God, provide them with opportunities for nurture and growth, and challenge them to respond to God’s call to serve in their communities and the world.

The primary responsibilities are:
• To lead, develop, implement, and coordinate the youth curriculum on Sundays and Wednesdays, as well as special events and mission activities.
• To plan, organize, and conduct annual Confirmation classes, recruit and train volunteers and maintain productive working relationships with other staff and volunteers for effective team ministry. This also involves participating in Sunday worship, Wednesday Night Suppers, weekly staff meetings, and Church Council meetings.
• The Director is also asked to manage student ministries budget and record keeping, communication of events, and promotional efforts as well as remain available to youth outside structured church events (i.e. lunch at school, attending extracurricular activities, visitation, times of crisis, etc.)

The successful candidate must love teenagers, embrace the Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. It is desired but not required to have a bachelor’s degree or above in a related field, demonstrate experience in leading student ministry as well as working with and leading volunteers. The Director of Youth Ministry should be passionate about ministering to young people and their parents, is energetic, motivated, and boldy in love with Christ.

Director of Youth Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
E-mail chris.sasser@ymarchitects.com to get an application. Questions may be directed to Chris via e-mail.

Position Description:
One of the largest Methodist churches in North Carolina is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. First United Methodist Church of Cary (FUMC-C), a 3800 member congregation located in Cary, North Carolina, is committed to its youth and seeks a staff member who is able to help lead and fulfill the mission of the church to make disciples of Jesus Christ who grow in faith and love through worship, fellowship, service, and witness to one another and the world.

The FUMC-C Youth Ministry is a multi-staff ministry team who enjoys excellent support of clergy, staff, other ministry teams, and the congregation.

The Youth Ministry Director needs at least five years in youth ministry leadership or equivalent and have evidence of gifts, graces, and an appropriate skill set to help discern, implement, and carry out the mission and vision of the church in the Youth Ministry. This person will build up and lead a team of staff and adult servant leaders to create a vibrant and welcoming faith community. FUMC-C has worked with Ministry Architects to build a sustainable plan and already has some viable goals in place, so there is a solid foundation of ministry and leadership upon which the church is re-building a sustainable infrastructure and team for doing effective and fruitful youth ministry. Interested candidates should have a four-year college degree.

Assistant Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
If you or someone you know is eligible to apply for the Assistant Director position with Mere Christianity Forum, we invite you to download the full job description from our website, below.
http://www.mcfinc.org/about/MCF+Seeks+Assistant+Director

Applications are received on a rolling basis until April 1, 2015.
Anticipated start date: June 1st or earlier.

Position Description:
Mere Christianity Forum, Inc., a Furman University related non-profit campus ministry located in Greenville, SC, seeks full-time Assistant Director for fundraising as well as organizational and programmatic development.

MCF’s Assistant Director is:
• a self-starter with a high level of energy
• professional and relational
• demonstrates strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• able 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.

Director of Family Ministries

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume no later than April 5 to: dfmsearch@centenarychurch.com.

Position Description:
Downtown UM congregation seeks Director of Family Ministries to foster spiritual formation in families with children and youth. This is a full time, salaried position. Masters degree in Christian Education or other similar discipline is strongly preferred; BA or BS is required. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send cover letter and resume no later than April 5 to: dfmsearch@centenarychurch.com.

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Interested individuals should provide a letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015, and will continue until an appointment is made. Applications and nominations may be submitted electronically or by mail to:
Rev. Dr. Jeff Carter, President
Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4019

president@bethanyseminary.edu

Position Description:
Bethany Theological Seminary seeks a dynamic and energetic leader with fund-raising experience to serve as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement. As senior administrator and primary fund-raiser, this person will lead the Seminary’s fund-raising efforts with creative and proven strategic approaches that will successfully position the Seminary for the future as well as cultivate and deepen relationships with alumni/ae, supporters, and friends in the Church of the Brethren. A full position description is available for download.

Bethany’s educational program bears witness to the beliefs, heritage, and practices of the Church of the Brethren in the context of the whole Christian tradition. In partnerships with Earlham School of Religion, the Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center, and the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board, Bethany embodies ecumenical cooperation in the Anabaptist-Pietist tradition and innovation in programming, curriculum design, and economic stewardship. The new Executive Director of Institutional Advancement will join the Seminary at an exciting time of growth and innovation as the Seminary expands program, institutes new initiatives for residential and distance learners, and continues to raise its profile in the Church of the Brethren and larger ecumenical community.

Assistant Rector -Episcopal

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please apply and direct all inquiries to:
The Rev. Timothy A. Boggs
Rector
St. Alban's Parish
885 Shore Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
tboggs@stalbansmaine.org

Position Description:
Assistant Rector, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, St. Alban’s Parish, Cape Elizabeth, Maine (75% time) and Assistant to the Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter’s Parish Portland, (25% time)

Created with the enthusiastic blessing of the Bishop of Maine, the Right Rev. Stephen Lane, this position calls for a priest to serve in two nearby parishes with the mentorship and supervision of two rectors. This position is open following the wonderfully successful and faith-filled three-year ministry of a gifted Assistant who is discerning a call in another diocese.

St. Alban's is a dynamic and vibrant parish, one of the largest in the diocese. St. Peter's is a smaller parish in the city of Portland. This shared position offers a wonderful diversity of experience to a new priest and has proved to be a rewarding and fruitful ministry.

This is a full time position.

Director of Youth Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com

Position Description:
University United Methodist Church (UMC), located on the edge of the University of North Carolina campus in downtown Chapel Hill, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. University UMC, (http://www.chapelhilluumc.org/) with an average weekly attendance of 600, considers the youth a priority and seeks a Director to mentor students to grow in Christ-likeness and fulfill the mission of the church, which is to transform lives for loving God, serving people, and building Christian community.

The Director’s main responsibilities are:
• Relate to the youth of University UMC, both at church and at other public functions important in their lives.
• Lead, recruit and train adult volunteers and youth leadership to help guide the youth ministry.
• Plan and organize youth events and activities that are spiritually meaningful and relevant to youth’s lives working with the Director of Children’s Ministry and pastoral team on intergenerational discipleship efforts as appropriate.
• Effectively communicate information to youth and parents through a variety of communication media and methods.
• Provide support to the Youth Council as they implement recommendations outlined in a recent Youth Ministry assessment.

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of three years of experience in leading a youth ministry program; experience working on a large-church staff preferred
• A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a field related to youth ministry
• A passion for serving youth and their families
• Knowledge of sustainable youth ministry systems
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of the ministry programs and events
• Membership in or previous work experience in the United Methodist Church preferred

Director of Children's Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send your resume and letter of interest to:
Ms. Margaret Brackett, Chair of DOCM Search Committee at margaretbrackett@comcast.net

Position Description:
Haygood United Methodist Church, located in the Morningside neighborhood of midtown Atlanta, GA is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries. At Haygood, we believe children are a vital part of our vibrant church and we model our faith through our commitment to them. The Director of Children’s Ministries will partner with parents in raising their children as disciples of Christ, putting their faith in action through service inside and outside the church.

The ideal candidate is energetic, theologically rooted and has a sincere love of teaching children about God, scripture and the tenets of the United Methodist Church. The Director will work closely with the children’s council, clergy and other program-related staff and volunteers. The Director must be able to vision, plan and advocate for children within the life of the congregation, connecting children’s ministry to the overall goals of Haygood, while raising awareness within the congregation of children’s needs and contributions with in the community and the world.

This is a three-quarter-to-full-time job, including required time on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

A bachelor’s degree in religious studies, Christian education or related field is preferred, along with experience working in a children’s or youth ministry setting.

Digital Specialist

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply:
Send a cover letter telling us why you think you're a good candidate for this position and your resume to: communications@firstpresatl.org

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY:
The Digital Specialist position offers a qualified individual the opportunity to live his or her values in service to building an online community, which supports various causes within FPC, the city and around the world. If you are looking for a chance to find meaning in your work, in a place where doing good and helping others is a part of their mission, then please consider applying.

A major responsibility of the Digital Specialist is developing innovative digital marketing strategies using creative faculties in order to attract participation in our programs, services and causes. Through our website, social media platforms and email and sms text marketing, the Digital Specialist will develop our communication and marketing platforms in well targeted campaigns for broad-based participation. The Digital Specialist needs to be both creative as well as technically capable, able to both implement digital strategies and deploy the interfacing technology needed.

For campaigns to be effective, it is important that the Digital Specialist become familiar with FPC’s membership and our activities and to interface with our staff and members. In addition, the Digital Specialist must have strong interpersonal and written communication skills, as they will be a key voice of FPC in original website content, social media postings and editing staff and member posts.

FPC’s Digital Specialist will generate growth in our online community by targeting the right audiences with convincing methods and techniques.

Director / Collegiate Minister - Tuskegee Wesley Foundation

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Applicants should submit a resume, three references and a one page letter of interest addressing the following (1) experience with young adults and collegiate life; (2) passion and vision for campus ministry; (3) gifts/skills for ministry; (4) a heart for local and global mission to tuskegee.wesley@gmail.com.

Application deadline is March 31, 2015

For questions and information please contact Justin Farris, Board Chair, jwfarris@yahoo.com or Rev. Fredrick Outlaw, Board Member, revfgo@att.net.

Tuskegee Wesley Board of Directors
608 North Dibble Street
Tuskegee, AL 36088

Position Description:
The Tuskegee Wesley Foundation is a ministry of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The Tuskegee Wesley Foundation is a dynamic, energetic and growing ministry situated on the historic campus of Tuskegee University located in Tuskegee, Alabama. With focus on Discipleship, Leadership and Faith Formation, the Wesley is currently seeking a full-time Director/Campus Minister.

The candidate we seek is creative, highly motivated, and has a passion for Collegiate Ministry. Grant writing skills are a plus! Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. Ordination and a seminary degree are preferred; however, qualified laypersons and certified candidates will be considered. Membership in the United Methodist Church is required.

The Director will report to the Wesley Foundation Board in order to provide leadership in programming, Board development, and fundraising. The Director will also cultivate local church, university and organizational partnerships. Strong preaching, teaching and organizational skills are a must. Candidates should be willing to engage and encourage alumni, student leaders, and interns in the mission, vision and future of Tuskegee Wesley.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is summer 2015.

Associate Minister

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to ucmifinance@comcast.net

Position Description:
We are looking for an Associate Minister to serve in the areas of pastoral care, worship, and outreach.

Metanoia Fellow

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
See www.metanoiafellows.org for more details.

Position Description:
The Metanoia Fellows Initiative is an opportunity to learn the theory and practice behind Asset Based Community Development in a supportive and rigorous learning environment. Fellows will become a new generation of leaders for the Charleston region who are well trained in Asset Based Community Development.

Duties of a Metanoia Fellow:
• Exhibit rigorous commitment to an ongoing practice of study, reflection and action over the two year Fellows opportunity
• Live within the community where the Fellow is assigned and build a system of relationships that can assist the Fellow in strengthening the community from within
• Work with the citizens of the communities within the Charleston Promise Neighborhood footprint and those investing in the Fellows initiative to complete a four month research project that yields important understanding for the community and those serving the community
• Work with the citizens of the communities within the Charleston Promise Neighborhood footprint and those investing in the Fellows initiative to complete a community project over the final fourteen months of the Fellows initiative. The project must be sustainable in nature and engaging.

Director of High School Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Resumes can be sent to rmercer@asburyonline.org and inquiries can be directed to Robert Mercer, Pastor of Family Formation.

Position Description:
The Director will provide a comprehensive ministry and discipleship program that includes the development in the areas of discipleship, equipping and empowering lay leaders, and partnering with parents in the spiritual development of youth.

The director will report to the Pastor of Family Formation and will serve on a team that also includes a full time Director of Middle School Ministries, and a part-time Program Support Coordinator, and part-time Worship Leader.

Qualifications for this position include:
• Bachelor’s degree preferably with a Bible/Theology or Education major/minor, or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A deep, abiding relationship with Jesus Christ, a demonstrated spiritual maturity and a commitment to a faithful Christian lifestyle consistent with the confessions of the United Methodist Church
• Strong organization, administrative and budget management skills.
• A charismatic personality able to train and lead volunteers and staff.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from students, parents, staff, leaders or congregation.

Director(s) of Youth Ministry-St James Methodist

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Paul D. Thompson , CBC, St. James Methodist Church at pdthompson@coralwave.com

Position Description:
St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town Abaco, Bahamas has an opening for a couple as Directors of our Youth Ministry. Please contact Paul D. Thompson for more information.

Spiritual Life Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For contact information see: https://careers-thepremierpartners.icims.com/jobs/1031/spiritual-life-director/job

Position Description:
The Premier Partners is proud to assist our client, a leader in the life-care retirement community space, in their search for a Spiritual Life Director. The individual in this role will have the opportunity to impact the lives of elders’ at one of the largest Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Florida. Our client is known for their commitment to the highest quality care, exceptional array of recreational activities and their tropical, lush grounds. The community is located against the backdrop of beautiful Pompano Beach, FL. The Spiritual Life Director will be part of an overarching Wellness team that supports residents’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

A non-profit organization with 650 employees and over 900 residents, this community has many exciting new projects in the works, including a state-of-the-art “Greenhouse" building scheduled to open in mid-2016. The Greenhouse model is highly progressive within the industry and focuses on resident’s quality of life and satisfaction. It seeks to promote a sense of belonging and home amongst its residents. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an innovative, growing organization and follow your calling to provide spiritual guidance and care to elders.

Responsibilities will include conducting worship services, organizing and leading Bible studies and religious classes, counseling residents and families, visiting hospitalized residents, and conducting memorial services.

Candidates must possess at least 10 years of pastoral experience and must be ordained ministers. Training and experience working with the senior population is required.

Associate Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send resume & cover letter to: jobopportunities@hmumc.org

Position Description:
Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Children’s Ministry. The Associate Director will join a team of children’s ministry staff and dedicated volunteers who are focused on finding and implementing creative ways to spiritually prepare children for a life of discipleship.

Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church (www.hmumc.org) is a young and rapidly growing church in the Hamilton Mill suburb north of Atlanta--an area known for its excellent schools and nationally recognized park systems for running, walking, and family leisure. In 2013, the Church had an average weekly worship attendance of more than 1100. Earlier this year, the church broke ground on a new 800 seat multi-purpose facility.

The Children’s Ministry recently created a new children’s worship space—The Rooftop—that is home to the ministry's large group worship experience/small group time model on Sunday mornings. 80+ volunteers help children grow spiritually and feel at home on Sunday morning. Beyond Sundays, the ministry regularly offers family mission days, family worship experiences, and a thriving VBS. The Church is also home to a preschool that was voted “Best in the County” in 2013.

The Associate Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for first time visitor follow up, recruitment, training and recognition of volunteers, and implementing Sunday a.m. small group and Wednesday night children’s programming. For seasonal events, the Associate is responsible for recruiting team members, and executing event plans. The Associate provides direct support to the Director of Children’s Ministries and the Children’s Council. The person in this role is to be an integral part of the Family Ministries team.

Qualified candidates should be strong in relationship building, communication, administration, and ministering to parents & children. Candidates should also have a proven track record of success in recruiting, empowering, developing, and equipping volunteers. Candidates that have previous children’s ministry experience and/or a college degree in education, ministry, or a related field are preferred. This person should be theologically aligned with HMUMC and exhibit professionalism.

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
If you wish to apply for an open staff position, please submit a cover letter along with your resume, including contact information for three professional references, to hrjobs@ctsnet.edu. Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls, please.

Position Description:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Director of Admissions and Recruitment is responsible for the recruitment, enrollment management, and admissions processes for regular and special students in the basic degree programs. The Director of Admissions and Recruitment reports to the Vice President of Student Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Leads and coordinates the recruitment of prospective students.
• Supervises the work of the Admissions and Recruitment Office and its staff, overseeing and coordinating recruitment activities and the management of prospect data.
• Travels to represent CTS at recruitment events and with influencers of prospective students.
• Interviews and assesses prospective students, follows up with applicant and prospects.
• Works with communications personnel to design materials and implement marketing strategies for admissions.
• Serves as resource person for the Faculty, tracking and reporting enrollment statistics.
• Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master of Divinity degree preferred
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the field of recruitment and admissions

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Willingness and ability to travel at least 10 weeks per year to visit colleges/universities, conferences, church-related gatherings and special events to meet prospective students for basic degree programs.
• Knowledge of the best practices in the field of admissions and recruitment.
• Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
• Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
• Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
• Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals, especially within the Presbyterian Church (USA).
• Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
• Consultation and change management skills.

CLASSIFICATION:
• Full-time
• Exempt

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Although physical limitations for this position can be accommodated, the job’s physical demands can include but are not limited to sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, bending, walking, and lifting light objects. Office environment with travel required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive

Director of Student Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more detailed information or to submit a resume, including a cover letter and three reference, please contact Robin Wilson at rwilson@dauphinwayumc.org.

Position Description:
Nestled among the stately Live Oaks in historic Mobile, Alabama, Dauphin Way United Methodist Church seeks a fulltime Director of Student Ministries for grades 6-12. This growing congregation of 2100 offers a variety of worship services and has a heart for mission and service in our church, community and around the world. The primary responsibilities of the Director of Student Ministries will be to provide leadership in youth programming and missions, develop relationships with the youth, families, and volunteers, and recruit and train volunteers to minister to the youth.

The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree, three or more years of experience, and be strong in leadership, relationship building, communication, ministering to youth and working with parents and volunteers. The candidate should be aligned with the beliefs and traditions of the United Methodist Church.

Live-in Mentor for At-Risk Teen Boarding School

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more info contact Greg Stone at gstone@shelterwood.org.

To apply:
• Go to this website: http://shelterwood.org/housing-staff.
• Scroll to the bottom part of the page and click on the red box on the left which says Become a Mentor.
• On Parent Portal, go to the right side and create an account.
• Click Submit.
• Click the words Discipleship Application.
• On application page, go through each page and fill out the information and then at the bottom of the page click save and continue.
• On the last page type your initials and then click submit.

Position Description:
We hire single men and women who have a passion for Christ and a passion to help at-risk teenagers in our Shelterwood program. It's a challenging, frustrating, tiring and also a life-changing year of service for the Kingdom. The position pays $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board, insurance benefits, and excellent training. Experience working or volunteering with teenagers is very helpful.

Our next openings for male and female staff are for May and August, 2015.

Director of Family Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Email to jobs@hpumc.org, specifying Family Ministry/Munger in subject line: (1) resume & cover letter/email, (2) your pay requirement, (3) your religious/church affiliation & statement of faith.

Position Description:
Munger Place Church in Old East Dallas, the rapidly-growing extension campus of Highland Park United Methodist Church, is expanding its staff! This important position will participate in defining, implementing & overseeing Christian education for children from birth-5th grade, collaborate with other staff on general discipleship & churchwide programs & matters. See more at http://www.hpumc.org/jobs.

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