Employment Opportunities

Candler provides the Employment Opportunities listing for local churches, non-church ecclesial organizations, alumni, students, and friends of the institution. 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 (pt), full time (ft). Internship opportunities for current students are also available through the Office of Contextual Education and Teaching Parish.

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

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)

No internships (paid) positions are posted at this time.

Internships (unpaid)

No internships (unpaid) positions are posted at this time.

Campus employment

No campus employment positions are posted at this time.

Part time (PT)

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Children/Youth Director
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Submit cover letter and resume to Shirley.wright@ngumc.net
Brief position description:

The Children/Youth Director at Shiloh United Methodist Church will provide ongoing ministry to children and youth and their families by leading a Sunday School class, organizing Vacation Bible School, and directing a weekly program of learning/fellowship to children and youth. He/she will also plan regular outings, retreats, mission trips. The Children/Youth Director may be involved in Sunday worship as arranged with the pastor. Our location is an hour west of Atlanta. A salary plus housing is available.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 Please contact Dr. Mike Garrett at  mikegarrett@wpcsnellville.org.

Brief position description:

 Director of Children’s Ministry; Part-time
 
Westminster Presbyterian Church is searching for a Director of Children’s Ministry (DCM).  The Director of Children’s Ministry will be responsible for planning, developing and leading all ministries for the children of Westminster Presbyterian Church consistent with the Session’s mission statement. The position will be an average of 20 hours per week. The DCM shall work under the direct supervision of the senior pastor as head of staff.
 
The applicant should have at least a four-year degree or an equivalent education.  Three to five years of Children’s Ministries experience at various age levels is preferred.The DCM should be a person of Christian faith and comfortable in its communication to children and adults touched by their ministry. This person should enjoy interacting with parents and have strong speaking and writing skills. The DCM shall demonstrate a working knowledge of and comfort with Reformed theology.  Passing a mandatory background check is required.
 
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.  A more detailed job description is available upon request.  Interested persons should direct all inquiries or submit a resume and cover letter to mikegarrett@wpcsnellville.org.
 
Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) is a vibrant, active 500 member congregation located in Snellville, GA about 25 miles east of Atlanta. Westminster is a missional congregation that clearly proclaims Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and lives that faith through social engagement in its local community and far beyond.
 
Westminster Presbyterian Church exists to bring people into relationship with Jesus Christ and His church, grow them in the knowledge and love of God, and sendthem into ministry wherever the Spirit directs.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Children's Director
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Call Joeng Lee at 678-522-6970.

Brief position description:

Part Time Children's Director, John Wesley UMC in Norcross, GA. Position includes leading and directing children's Sunday school lesson each Sunday, arranging children's activities, planning and directing VBS each summer. Pays $600/month.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Student Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Send resumes to: stephen.soulen@ngumc.net Questions, call: Stephen Soulen at 706-601-5368

Brief position description:

Part-time position with full-time housing provided at Monticello First United Methodist Church, Monticello, GA. Experience a broad range of ministry opportunities in a rural setting while serving primarily student, children and their families. Young Adult ministry also a need in our area. Schools are open and easy to link with student ministry. The pastor is the cross-country coach!


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Activities Coordinator, Welcome House, Action Ministries Housing
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 All interested parties should please send a cover letter and resume to Shannon Ball at: sball@actionministries.net 

 

Brief position description:

Activities Coordinator, Welcome House
This is a part-time position at 20 hours per week.
 
Overview:
Action Ministries engages partners and mobilizes communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing together on hunger, housing and education.  Action Ministries’ statewide housing program began in 1984 and ends homelessness for families and individuals in 35 counties throughout Georgia.  With a 28-year record of success, Action Ministries is one of the largest recipients of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development support in the state.  Action Ministries’ three housing programs are designed to work together to result in solutions to homelessness for every client we serve.  Our Housing program ends homelessness, one household at a time, by providing housing and putting supports back in place. 
 
Welcome House is a 209-unit development located in downtown Atlanta for very low-income single adults.  Of the 209 SRO units, 120 are reserved for Shelter Plus Care and Project Based Rental Assistance vouchers.  The additional units are provided at market rate. The goal of the program is to provide safe, stable housing centrally located for these special needs tenants as they transition into a more stable and working lifestyle.  Over half of the residents at Welcome House were homeless or at risk for homelessness at the time of move-in.  Welcome House offers an opportunity for residents to have a decent, safe place to live while receiving on-site support to cope with their individual needs. 
The Activities Coordinator will be part of Action Ministries Housing staff and will report to the Director of Support Teams and Volunteer Relations.
 
BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.       Perform coordination of activities for all residents at Welcome House.
2.       Supervise interns from Emory University, SCAD, GA State and other schools who are working with the activities program at Welcome House
3.       Manage individual and group volunteer opportunities including recruitment, training, and documentation.
4.       Maintain monthly activity calendars.
5.       Contribute to ongoing quality improvement of the Action Ministries Housing and the Welcome House Program.
6.       Adhere to all client confidentiality requirements and standards.
7.       Other duties as assigned.
 
 QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. An associate’s degree or related field is required. Experience working with homeless population(s), clients with mental health issues, and substance abuse helpful.
  2. Working knowledge of low-income housing, disabling conditions, culturally relevant services, and social services support.
  3. Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  4. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Strong and timely documentation and assessment skills. 
  6. Strong team/consensus building skills
  7. Ability to use holistic, client-centered approach.
  8. Ability to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situations.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Afternoon Babysitter/Nanny
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Email laurieburklandwaller@gmail.com

Brief position description:

Do you light up when you are around children?  Would puppet shows, jump ropes, and ABCs be a great way to spend a couple of afternoons each week?  We live two miles from campus and seek an exceptional caregiver for our two daughters.
 
We need your support two afternoons/week, preferably Tuesdays/Thursdays starting with a Midtown school pickup at 3:15 p.m.  The ideal care provider will have experience with elementary school kids and a reliable car/driving record.
 
Get a break from classes and homework to laugh, play games, bake cookies, do art projects, and guide two incredible girls as they learn and grow.  If you are healthy, active, organized, tech savvy, professional, and a great communicator with excellent references, we would love to meet you and to tell you more about our family. 
 

If we attracted your interest but two afternoons/week doesn’t work, we are always looking for occasional sitters too.  Please be sure to email us.  Thank you.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Library Night Weekend Supervisor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Columbia Theological Seminary is an educational institution  of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and a community of theological inquiry and  formation for ministry in the service of the Church of Jesus Christ. Located in  Decatur, Georgia.

Please see our website for information on our current job postings.

Brief position description:

The Night/Weekend Supervisor, under the direction of the Public Services Librarian, is responsible for the functioning of the Library on weeknights and weekends when school is in session. The Supervisor will provide reference and other educational services to library users through activities at the reference desk. In addition, the Supervisor will oversee the work of student assistants at night and on weekends. The Supervisor will cooperate with the rest of the library staff to ensure quality services to library users in ways consistent with Library policies and procedures.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Student Ministry Coordinator
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

For a complete job description and requirements or to send resume, please email hr@ncclagrange.com.

Brief position description:

New Covenant Church LaGrange, Student Ministry Coordinator

Ministry Purpose: To assist the Family Ministry Director in overseeing an effective student ministry. The Student Ministry Coordinator is to introduce young people to Christ; to disciple them in spiritual growth; to train them in serving Christ. To assist parents or guardians in raising their students to maturity.

Ministry Accountability: This team member will answer to the Family Ministry Director / Lead Pastor.

Ministry Responsibility: 1. Oversee small groups (6th-12th) 2. Coordinate service opportunities. 3. Mentor youth in developing their leadership skills 4. Availability to shepherd students in a variety of ways (i.e. visitation, times of crisis, lunch at school, etc.) 5. Work in concert with the gifts and talents of other staff members and maintain a team approach to ministry. 6. Communicate in a timely manner and as effectively as possible using all available resources (email, website, bulletin, etc.) 7. Recruit volunteers and maintain good working relationship with them. 8. Willing to be mentored to teach/preach in the adult service. 9. This position is an entry level position with room to grow and develop as a Student leader under the mentorship of the Family Ministry Director and Lead Pastor. This position can lead to full-time employment.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Youth Director
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Call 770-388-7438 or email zack.martin@crossroadsumc.net
Brief position description:

Crossroads UMC is a dynamic, Christ-centered United Methodist Church with an active and growing youth ministry. We are seeking a part-time Youth Director for a great group of students. Responsibilities include leadership of our middle and high school youth on Sunday mornings, Sunday Evenings and weekly small groups. Crossroads UMC is located 30 miles from Emory University in Conyers, Georgia. Salary is negotiable.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Contemporary Worship Leader
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Call Rev Zack Martin at 770-388-7438 or zack.martin@crossroadsumc.net

Brief position description:

Crossroads UMC is a dynamic, Christ-centered United Methodist Church located in Conyers, Georgia. We are seeking a part-time Contemporary Music worship leader. Responsibilities include selecting music for our contemporary service and leading singing and music during worship. Crossroads UMC is located 30 miles from Emory University. Salary is negotiable.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Communications
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Christ the King Lutheran Church

5575 Peachtree Parkway

Peachtree Corners, GA 30092-2551

If interested email resume to: jobs@ctklutheran.org

Check out the website: www.ctklutheran.org  for more information about the Church.

 

Brief position description:

Director of Communications
(Part-time / 20-25 hrs./wk / Salaried-Exempt)
Christ the King Lutheran Church
 
General Description
 
The Director of Communications of Christ the King Lutheran Church shall, in coordination with staff and members, lead the development and implementation of a communication strategy in light of church’s vision, mission, and core values.  Incumbent shall direct all aspects of the internal and external information sharing, branding and marketing. 
 
Specific Responsibilities
 
  1. Work with staff in communicating annual ministry events, keeping with the vision of the church; and providing strategic assistance with ministry promotions.  This includes participation in the development of promotion timelines and management of tactical promotion (graphic design, press releases, advertising, posters/flyers, web pages, e-publications, social media, and bulletins).
  2. Serve as an advisor to staff on methods of communication to develop and design the promotion on their ministries.
  3. In coordination with the Senior Pastor, serve as the media relations contact on behalf of the church, advancing the church’s mission.
  4. Conduct regular media trend analysis and research to explore how best to communicate with audiences inside and outside Christ the King Lutheran Church.
  5. Develop and manage the church’s communication system, including the policies and procedures governing it.  (This includes all methods of communication such as weekly/monthly/publications, campus bulletin boards and communication displays, e-publications, posters/flyers, Facebook/social networking sites, church websites, banners, etc.)
  6. Lead the publicity team in the strategic and tactical planning of event promotion as well as general communications.
  7. Graphic design as needed, which may include website, creating congregational e-mails, basic design and creation of the weekly bulletin, creating brochures, posters/flyers, various promotion slides, etc.
  8. Develop and manage the communications budget and required reports (i.e. status reports to Council).
  9. Represent Christ the King Lutheran Church by networking with other churches to keep abreast of new ideas and developments in communications as they relate to our mission.
  10. With proper authorization, purchase supplies, equipment and materials necessary to support communication programs.  Ensure the proper periodic inventory and maintenance of such supplies, equipment and materials (including media source subscriptions).
  11. Meet, greet and provide direction and information to members and guests on Sunday mornings.
  12. Attend staff meeting and retreats as directed.
  13. Perform other such duties as needed.
 
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
 
  1. Should have 3 – 5 years of communications experience or equivalent, ideally in a non-profit environment.
  2. Possess outstanding writing and communication skills
  3. Ability to create the vision for communications programs in coordination with the staff and Council.
  4. Ability to be flexible, creative and positive in meeting the church’s communication needs.
  5. Familiar with the theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).
  6. Possess a strong faith in Jesus Christ and general knowledge of the Bible.
  7. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education, certification and/or experience in Communications.
  8. Possess effective interpersonal, communications and organizational skills along with the necessary computer software skills (i.e. Adobe Suite, MS Office, website development tools), to attain required communication results.
  9. Capable of developing communication training and education programs as needed  for staff and members.
  10. Pass required background and agency tests.
 
Reports To: Senior Pastor
 
 

 


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Eastside UMC Nursery Staff
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please email Jason Korner at jgkorner@gmail.com.
 
Please include any prior childcare experience and references in your email.
Brief position description:

Available to work Sundays from 9:00am to 12:30pm consistently with additional hours for meetings, special services, etc.  Observe and monitor children’s play activities; Interact and play with children; Change diapers and feed children as necessary; Willing to take CPR and Safe Sanctuary training. The position pays $15/hour and start date will be August 2014. 


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Nanny Position with Housing for Current Candler Student
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 If interested, please send a resume, including three references (preferably child care related), to Kimberly at kgbroerman@yahoo.com.  We will initially do phone interviews, and if it feels like a good fit, we will follow up with an in-home interview to meet Theo, see the apartment space, and discuss arrangement in more detail.

Brief position description:

Candler alumni (2000) and local spiritual director Kimberly Broerman and her husband Michael are seeking a part-time, live-in nanny to care for their lovely infant son Theo.  We are looking for an attentive, loving, nurturing and trustworthy companion to care for Theo fifteen hours per week in our home in the East Lake neighborhood.  The exact schedule can be negotiated each semester based on student's availability, but will include 2-3 half days, plus one evening per week.

In exchange, we are offering our fully furnished, private studio apartment, rent-free, all utilities included.  The space has a full bath with stand-up shower, a queen-sized futon, sitting area, mini frig, microwave, kitchen cart, and pub table with stools.  The apartment is located above our detached garage, with a separate staircase and entrance.
We are looking for someone to begin the week of August 18, 2014 and enter into a one-year lease and child care agreement, with an option to renew.
 
 

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth & Children Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

County Line UMC

1183 County Line Rd NW

Acworth, GA 30101

clumc@countylineumc.org

ATTN: SPR

Brief position description:

County Line UMC, located in Acworth, GA, is currently looking for a mature, Christian leader who is passionate about serving God through youth and children ministries to serve as our Part-time Director of Youth and Children Ministries.  This is an approximately 25 hours per week position. An ideal candidate possesses skill sets that combine love of God with effective ministry performance.

Full time (FT)

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth & Children's Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 Please submit resume & cover letter to office@snopres.org

For more information about this position see www.snopres.org/jobs.html

 

Brief position description:

First Presbyterian Church, Snohomish, WA. The purpose of the DYCM is to lead Jr. and Sr. High youth and college students toward authentic personal faith, and to give encouragement and oversight to programs that nurture faith in children.  In each aim, developing capable teams of lay volunteers will be a central focus. 


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Lay Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Send an email to: jobinquiry@lcrmarietta.org

Brief position description:

The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marietta, Georgia is seeking a full time Director of Lay Ministry. This position is responsible for the coordination of all volunteers and lay ministries, member engagement, and church wide project/program management needs. Applicants should have a degree and five years of related experience working with volunteers in a church, social service agency, arts/civic organizations, or other not for profit. Church/faith-based organization experience preferred. Please send a resume to jobinquiry@lcrmarietta.org. A full ministry description is available at: http://lcrmarietta.org/content/who-we-are/staff - click on “Available Position” at the bottom.


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth Ministry/Contemporary Worship
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact Dr. Mike Hoppe for information. You may contact him at mike@saralandumc.org or at 251.675.2728. Or please visit us at www.saralandumc.org
Brief position description:

Saraland UMC is a congregation of 200+ on Sundays, with both contemporary and traditional worship. We are located in Saraland, Alabama, a fast-growing suburb north of Mobile, AL. Our public schools are in the top four in the state, and it doesn't hurt that we are just one hour from beautiful beaches! Our church seeks a full-time director of Senior High (20+)and College (8+) Ministries. This position will also work alongside our Junior High Ministries Coordinator. Someone who has strong skills in both youth ministry and contemporary worship leadership may apply for both positions, and this person would be eligible for a higher salary package. Our church is poised for growth, due to the population surge in our area and due to the high-energy approach of our young staff team. We seek someone who has an evangelical believe system and heart and is open to innovative ideas in reaching our community for Christ.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Development
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 

Contact information at:
 
Brief position description:

 

Hi-Hope Center
Job Description
Director of Development
 
 
Position Summary: Director of Development will be responsible for developing and annually updating a strategic, written Development Plan and implementing the plan with assistance from the CEO, board and Hi-Hope staff. The plan will include budgetary and strategic goals designed to provide resources to support the Center as it pursues its mission. The Director of Development will direct activities related to development, communications, community outreach, annual gifts, grants, planned giving and special events. The Director will be responsible for establishing committees to assist in the planning of fundraising events.
 
Reports to: CEO
Direct Reports: Volunteer Coordinator
 
Primary Responsibilities
 
Furthers the mission of the organization.
Is present, dependable, and takes pride in doing quality work.
Takes initiative in planning and carrying out all duties assigned.
Maintains a positive, cooperative attitude with co-workers, clients, families and public.
 
Overall Development Strategy
  • Oversee the maintenance of the donor database; maintain skills and knowledge of the database as required; train and oversee identified staff conducting data entry.
  • Update Development Policies and Procedures as necessary
  • Create an annual development plan with detailed strategy and action plan for meeting contributed income goals in partnership with CEO
  • Create and adhere to annual development expense budget.
  • Ensure that all gifts are received and assigned properly as designated or unrestricted gifts and donors are thanked in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile development records with business office records as agreed upon.
  • Follow all internal control procedures related to the handling of monetary and in-kind gifts.
 
Capital Campaign
  • Oversee, organize and implement capital campaigns.
  • Assist the CEO and Board in developing campaign strategy to include assessing overall campaign readiness, determining scope of campaign and conducting feasibility interviews, as indicated and appropriate.
  • Develop campaign materials including case statements, donor letters, and presentations, and others as indicated.
  • Develop a timeline and operational plan for campaign implementation.
  • Provide support and training to board and staff who may be engaged in conversations and presentations to donors.
  • Research existing and new donors and recommend giving levels.
 
 
 
 
Annual Giving
  • Organize and implement Hi-Hope Center’s Annual Fund Campaign
  • Prepare fundraising materials including letters, brochures, gift return envelopes in coordination with other staff members
  • Coordinate board giving campaign and monitor contributions from Board members
  • Develop strategy, oversee progress and track results for Board solicitations from individual donors
 
Individuals and Major Gifts
  • Strategize new avenues of increasing individual donations including planned gifts, major gifts and smaller gifts. 
  • Incorporate opportunities for in-kind giving into annual fund plan; work with agency staff to identify in-kind gift needs and solicit according to those identified needs.
  • Work with current and past board members to develop a list of potential major gift donors
  • Implements strategies to move individual donors to higher levels of giving.
  • Calls on donors individually, and in conjunction with the CEO and board members to request gifts.
 
Corporations/Organizations
  • Develop and implement unrestricted and in–kind giving program for local companies and organizations
  • Participate in Gwinnett Chamber and other local events to develop stronger business relationships for Hi-Hope Center
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funding representatives to keep them constantly aware of Hi-Hope Center, its needs and progress.
  • Research opportunities for matching corporate and organizational funding priorities and interests with Hi-Hope’s needs. 
  • In conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator, identify, nurture and coordinate opportunities for corporate volunteerism.
 
Foundation Support/Grant Program 
  • Research and develop potential sponsorship and grant opportunities and complete proposals or coordinate and oversee the work of contract grant writers, as indicated.
  • Maintain a grant submission and reporting schedule and ensure that requests and reports are submitted on time.
  • Work continuously with Board members to encourage their involvement in developing and supporting corporate and foundation grant opportunities.
 
Special Events
  • Work with CEO and development committees to oversee, plan and implement donor cultivation events (Hi-Hope sponsored events)
  • Develop sponsorship benefit packages and implement plan for securing sponsorships
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of volunteers to support events. Ensure that each event has an active volunteer chair and committee to drive event deliverables and planning. Delegates appropriate tasks to the volunteer committee to minimize staff time spent on specific tasks.
  • Identify and cultivate opportunities for benefit events; coordinate benefit events with sponsoring organizations.
 Communications
  • In conjunction with other senior managers document a case for support as a foundation for all fundraising activities.
  • Develop thematic concepts and content for electronic newsletter communications and oversee the dissemination of the newsletter.
  • Implement plan to market and communicate special events
  • Ensure that communications are consistent with Hi-Hope marketing plan to maintain brand compliance
  • Participate in the development of communications materials as requested.
  • Take advantage of and coordinate, as indicated, opportunities for media coverage of Hi-Hope activities.
 
Community Outreach
  • Pursue, schedule and conduct speaking engagements with community groups
  • Maintain a strategic presence in the community on behalf of Hi-Hope Center by attending community events
  • Schedule and conduct tours of Hi-Hope facilities for the purpose of introducing Hi-Hope to community members and encouraging monetary and in-kind giving.
 
Board Development and Support
  • Assist with Board recruitment and orientation activities; attends board meetings as requested.
  • Engage and motivate board members to support Hi-Hope’s overall fundraising strategy
  • Serves as the primary liaison with the Board Development Committee; assists with committee meeting strategy, agenda, minutes and member communication.
 
Volunteer Coordination and Support
  • Oversees the work of the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Ensures a robust program of volunteer support is in place to include: program policies and procedures, recruitment, orientation and training, placement, evaluation and recognition of volunteers.
  • Ensures that the volunteer program meets all compliance guidelines and standards including screening and documentation requirements.
  • Ensures that organizational volunteer needs are clearly and regularly defined and that recruitment efforts are consistent with identified needs.
 
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Exceed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience and skill at public speaking
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising resources and donor research techniques
  • Knowledge of legal and tax matters relative to charitable contributions
  • Understanding of Moves Management strategies
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to lead meetings and make presentations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board members, volunteers and community groups
  • Comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities while displaying tact, maturity and flexibility
 
Education and Experience
  • Required BA/BS, Advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in fundraising and/or sales, marketing or communication.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising, sales or marketing campaigns.
  • Experience in planning and implementing special events or similar projects.
  • Supervisory experience
 
Other
  • Occasional weekend and evening work to support fund-raising and public relations activities

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's and Youth Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

 To apply email Melissa Lemons at Melissawlemons@gmail.com.

Brief position description:

LaFayette First United Methodist Church in LaFayette, GA is hiring a full-time Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries.  The Director will be responsible for leading a team in creating, developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing ministry for children and youth, birth through 12th grade.  The ministry will involve worship, discipleship, community outreach and furthering the mission of the church. Candidates must have a strong grounding in the Christian faith and the stories of the Bible and a passion for children’s and youth ministry.  We are also seeking someone with strong communication and interpersonal skills who is flexible, creative and self-motivated.  One to five years experience in children’s and/or youth ministry or other educational environment and a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is preferred.  We are asking for a three year commitment. To apply, please email a resume to Melissa Lemons at melissalemons@comcast.net.  A more detailed job description is available upon request.  

 


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Formation and Program
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

For more information or to Submit a resume and cover letter,

Contact Scott Wilson-Parsons, Co-Pastor

scottwp@seasideumc.org

Seaside United Methodist Church

1300 Seaside Rd.

Sunset Beach, NC 28468

910-579-5753

Brief position description:

Seaside is an active and engaged United Methodist Congregation in Sunset Beach, North Carolina. This growing congregation seeks a committed and energetic individual to oversee a wide range of formation and programming ministries and to assist in the work of pastoral care.
 
Sunset Beach and the surrounding area is a large and diverse community with a significant population of active retirees, most of which have moved here from across the Eastern half of the United States.  Our 3 weekly worship services (Eucharistic, contemporary, and traditional) serve approximately 500 weekly worshipers. And our extensive formation, wellness and ministry portfolio includes dozens of classes and groups that meet throughout the week as well as opportunities for service within and beyond our congregation. Strong lay leadership works hand in hand with professional staff to form an effective, team based approach to ministry.
 
This newly created ministry opportunity is intended to provide direction and coordination to the work of formation and congregational care, to assist with pastoral visitation, to have direct involvement with youth and children’s ministries, and to coordinate the many ongoing classes and groups sponsored by the church. The successful candidate should evidence a solid theological background and ability to reflect theologically on ministry and life. Exceptional interpersonal, team building and volunteer coordination skills are critical.
 
The position is full-time, exempt. Salary dependent upon qualifications.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Student Faith Formation
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

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

Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) located in Birmingham, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Student Faith Formation, a person who will serve more in an “executor” role as part of the student ministry team. This position will build upon and strengthen the spiritual formation of students by establishing relationships with both students and their families.  The main responsibilities are: 
·      Maintain day-to-day management of the spiritual formation of students, in alignment with Canterbury’s mission and values
·      Develop relationships with youth and their families to nurture their relationship with Christ, with a focus on high school students and families
·      Collaborate, support and troubleshoot with volunteers
·      Provide oversight to the programmatic aspects of student ministry
·      Infuse a joyful Christian atmosphere into all Canterbury youth programs
 
Qualifications include:
·      A minimum of five years of experience in leading a youth ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
·      A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a field related to youth ministry
·      Knowledge of sustainable systems
·      A passion for serving youth 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 plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
·      Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

 


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Senior Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Email jrthornton1@gmail.com or send resume and cover letter to Pastoral Search Committee 3481 South Court St. Montgomery, AL 36105.

Brief position description:

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


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Contemporary Worship
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Send resume to: scott@firstmethodistclearwater.org

Brief position description:

Director of Contemporary Worship. First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, Florida is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Contemporary Worship (DCW). Applicants must have a deep love for Christ and a desire to express his or her faith leading worship in a contemporary format. Experience in leading a praise band and leading worship is required. A complete Job Description can be submitted upon request. This position can be either full time or part time depending on the gifts and circumstances of the applicant. If full time the applicant must be able to pair this ministry with leadership of another needed ministry within the church. Apply by sending your resume to scott@firstmethodistclearwater.org.


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Service, Campus Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at HR@centralmethodist.edu. Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Brief position description:

The Associate Director will be responsible for providing vision, leadership, and programming support for ministry on the Fayette campus. The Associate Director will design and lead weekly chapel services, coordinate and execute fellowship events, and help engage more students in spiritual life through campus ministry. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Coordinating weekly worship opportunities including overseeing music, technology, and student leadership. • Developing, recommending, and implementing events for students on campus including outreach, fellowship, and devotional events; • Providing leadership, management, and oversight for eight to ten student leaders serving in various capacities of campus ministry • Expanding opportunities for students to engage in discipleship opportunities • Assisting in leading local, national, and international mission trips An undergraduate degree is required, a Master's degree is preferred. Two plus years of work experience in youth and/or collegiate ministry is required. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of service in the Wesleyan tradition. Worship leading ability is preferred. Travel and extended work hours, including evening and weekend, are required.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Service, Civic Engagement
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at HR@centralmethodist.edu. Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Brief position description:

The Associate Director will be responsible for connecting CMU students, faculty, and staff with service opportunities in the region. This will involve building relationships with existing non-profits, developing models for student engagement, and ultimately developing a program of student leaders committed to civic engagement. The Associate Director will be responsible for resourcing the university in areas of civic engagement. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Implementing models for student participation in areas of civic engagement • Providing resources to faculty and staff about civic engagement opportunities and CMU community partners • Connecting with local agencies to identify specific needs in Howard County and the mid-state region • Assisting in recruiting students interested in civic engagement • Coordinating efforts with the Center for Faith and Service An undergraduate degree is required, a Master's degree is preferred. Two plus years of work experience in civic engagement/non-profit work is required. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of service in the Wesleyan tradition. Travel and extended work hours, including evening and weekend, are required.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Sponsorship Manager, Faith Relations
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To apply for this job, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@atlantahabitat.org and put “Sponsorship Manager” in the subject line. Please no walk?ins, phone calls or faxes. Only candidates meeting all position requirements will be considered. More information about Atlanta Habitat for Humanity may be found on our website www.atlantahabitat.org. Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 18, 2014 or until the position is filled.

Brief position description:

Sponsorship Manager, Faith Relations

 

Position Description: The mission of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity is to partner with working families, sponsors and communities to build affordable, green, quality homes and to provide support services that promote successful home purchase and ownership. The Sponsorship Manager supports the organization’s fundraising efforts as part of the house sponsorship team, with a specific focus on faith-based sponsors. Candidates must demonstrate some general knowledge and understanding of diverse faith traditions and budgeting processes for potential faith-based supporters, as well as, have a passion for building bridges between various world religions and faith traditions.

 

The Sponsorship Manager is directly responsible for:

  • Meeting or exceeding specific annual revenue goals for house sponsorship, with a specific focus on faith-based sponsors.
  • Identifying, cultivating and securing new faith-based house sponsors and stewarding existing faith-based house sponsors in portfolio.
  • Assisting with public relations and marketing activities as they pertain to house sponsorship.

This position is full-time and requires some evening and weekend work. A full benefits package is offered. Some driving is required and candidates must have a reliable vehicle, a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

 

Qualified candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

Education/Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred fields of study include non-profit management, communications, public relations, business and theology.

Experience

  • Minimum of two years professional experience working for a non?profit organization required.
  • Solid track record of securing gifts from individuals, foundations, and/or corporations required.
  • Experience working for a faith-based organization or working with faith-based initiatives required.
  • Experience in event planning preferred.
  • Experience in sales, public relations, and/or marketing a plus.

Skills

  • Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with database management required; knowledge of fundraising software a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines with special attention to details.
  • Able to work well with a diverse group of staff members, volunteers, donors, and community leaders.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

 

To apply for this job, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@atlantahabitat.org and put “Sponsorship Manager” in the subject line. Please no walk?ins, phone calls or faxes. Only candidates meeting all position requirements will be considered. More information about Atlanta Habitat for Humanity may be found on our website www.atlantahabitat.org. Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 18, 2014 or until the position is filled.

Atlanta Habitat is a Drug?Free Workplace. This position is subject to a criminal background and credit check, periodic DMV checks for driving record and valid driver’s license, and drug and alcohol testing. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of all checks and testing.

Equal Opportunity Policy: Atlanta Habitat is dedicated to a policy of equal opportunity. We will give fair and equal treatment to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Atlanta Habitat to prohibit discrimination or harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, age, or veteran status as protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices and personnel actions, including compensation, recruitment, and opportunities for advancement.

 Posted 7/14/14


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Bookkeeper
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Snellville United Methodist Church 2428 Main St. East Snellville, GA 30078 contact: Rev. Walter Jones wjones@snellvilleumc.org 770-972-9360
Brief position description:

Responsibilities include: Maintaining the financial records of the church including contributions, revenue and expenses, payroll, and apportionments. Must have bookkeeper experience. Proficient in accounting practice, excel spreadsheets, and working with auditors. Ability to relate to church members, staff and vendors. Church uses Automated Church Systems software. Full Job Description upon request. -