Job Opportunities

Below are specific job listings, including positions at Duke Divinity School, that have been submitted to the school.

March 31, 2015
Church, Administration, Church, Ministry, Counseling
Pastoral Minister, New Garden Friends Meeting
New Garden Friends Meeting
Full time
Greensboro, North Carolina USA

New Garden Friends Meeting, est. 1754, has a rich history, an inclusive community, and a focus on social justice.  We are seeking a Quaker pastoral minister who will lead us into a future of shared ministry, based on Quaker testimonies.  Send a letter of interest and a resume to Bill Eagles/New Garden Friends Meeting/801 New Garden Rd. Greensboro, NC 27410.  Electronic submissions:  Donna Allred at  Additional info @

Donna Allred

March 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Summer Internship
First Baptist Church in Sylva
Full time
Sylva, NC USA

Spend a summer, semester or year serving at a church in the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville! Intended for college students, recent graduates and seminary students, the pastoral internships at First Baptist Church in Sylva provide exposure and experience in a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to: children’s ministry, youth ministry, music ministry, social justice ministry, pastoral and preaching ministries. Compensation includes a stipend and housing (on-site as available). Interns can expect pastoral coaching, materials for vocational discernment and the support of an encouraging congregation. First Baptist Church is a vibrant faith community with a dynamic mission. The church is located on Main Street in a mountain town near the Blue Ridge Parkway, Western Carolina University and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cover letters and resumes can be sent to

Jeff Mathis
(828) 586-2095

March 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Balboa union church
Full time
Panama, Panama Panama

Do you have the passion to lead an international, ecumenical community?

Do you speak Spanish?

Are you ordained and/or theologically trained at a seminary or divinity school?

Are you open to considering an unconventional and rewarding ministry position abroad?

Balboa Union Church (BUC) is a bilingual, interdenominational congregation, founded and built in the early 1900s to serve the spiritual needs of Panama Canal workers of all denominations.  We are looking for a progressive minister who will partner with our congregation to grow the church and expand our outreach into the community!

The city of Panama is the most vibrant and connected capital in the Americas, with a large expat community from throughout the world. The predominant religion in the country of Panama is Catholicism, and there is a strong evangelical community. As pastor of BUC, you will help provide a third option, leading what is currently the only progressive church in the nation.


To learn more, contact Joel Guerra, of the church’s Pastoral Search Committee.

Joel Guerra

March 20, 2015
Education, Ministry, Non-Church, Missions, Social Work
Tennis Instructor and Minister to Children
King of the Court Tennis Ministry Int'l
Part time
Raleigh, NC USA

Have fun teaching tennis and ministering to elementary school age children from low income families in southeast Raleigh. Earn up to $40 an hour.

King of the Court Tennis Ministry Int'l is an award-winning 501 (c) (3) Christian nonprofit organization that has served hundreds of children since 2005.

Our program meets at 2623 Sanderford Road from 9:00 am to 11:30 am on Saturday mornings beginning on Saturday, April 11 and concluding on May 30.

Contact John today to be a part of this exciting opportunity!

John Klintworth
(919) 747-4015

March 20, 2015
Health & Medical, Ministry, Non-Church
Spiritual Life Director
The Premier Partner
Full time
Pompano Beach, FL USA

Spiritual Life Director
Pompano Beach, FL

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.   

Please visit the following link to for immediate consideration:

Leslie Collison

March 16, 2015
Social Work
Habilitation Technicial
Devereux Residential Services, LLC
Full time
Durham, NC USA

Live-in position OFF between the hours of 9 am – 3 pm Monday – Friday and alternate weekends off.
The position requires staff to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to maximize the independence of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from their diagnosis. Coordinate activities and appointments for residents living in the facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and training with activities of daily living, meal preparation and daily chore/goal schedule.
Part-time alternating weekend positions available as well.

Loni Gunn

March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
White Oak Missionary Baptist Church
Full time
Enfield, NC USA

The White Oak Missionary Baptist Church of Enfield, North Carolina is prayerfully seeking a full-time Pastor, called by God, equipped to effectively preach and teach the Word of God to His people. The candidate must provide the vision and direction throughout the church community by leadership, counseling, teaching and preaching to lead others to Christ.

The following qualifications are required:
A licensed and ordained minister in the Baptist Faith
A preacher of the gospel with at least (3) years of experience and/or a degree from a higher institution of learning with a (Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Divinity) Degree from an accredited Seminary or University.
Effective communication skills (written and oral)
Possess effective administrative and leadership skills
Demonstrate financial awareness and responsibility
Demonstrate ability to work with a diverse congregation across race, gender and age
Must be committed to continuing education and development
A teacher of the Word of God
A visionary, with sound judgment and discernment

Interested candidates should return:
A Cover letter with a description of how you became a believer of Christ and the reason you are called to ministry
An updated resume/Completed Application
A copy of degree(s), ordination certificate, and any other certificates
Three (3) letters of recommendation (2 from pastors/clergy and 1 personal (non-relative)

Deacon Steve Battle

March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of High School Ministries
Asbury United Methodist Church
Full time
Birmingham, AL USA

Asbury United Methodist Church of Birmingham, Alabama, a vibrant congregation of 2300 members located in the heart of the city, is seeking a full-time Director of High School Ministries who has a God-given passion and love for working with students. 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.

Resumes can be sent to and inquiries can be directed to Robert Mercer, Pastor of Family Formation.

Robert Mercer
205 -271-9913

March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Assistant Rector Episcopal Church
St. Alban's Episcopal Church
Full time
Cape Elizabeth, Maine US

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.

The Rev. Timothy Boggs

March 16, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church, Social Work, Other
Metanoia Fellows
Full time
North Charleston, South Carolina USA

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 that are well trained in Asset Based Community Development.

Preferred Experiences:
Exposure to living and working alongside under-resourced communities.
Applicable educational experiences.
Appetite for hard work and demonstrated personal integrity
Fellows shall:
o be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation.
o have a willingness to work with community residents as citizens.
o be adaptive to a variety of situations.
o be willing to grow in their knowledge of Asset Based Community Development and Non-Profit Leadership.
o demonstrate willingness and increasing ability to use lessons learned to carry out a specific project over which Fellows will exercise sole leadership (must be a self-starter).
Metanoia Fellows will be selected without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age or national origin.

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.

Camella R. Scott