Job Opportunities

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

March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Part Time Minister of Youth
Woodhaven Baptist Church
Part time
Apex, NC USA

The Minister of Youth will provide leadership to grades 7 - 12, emphasizing relationships with God and one another. These opportunities happen through Sunday school, Youth worship, fellowship, retreats, Bible study, local service and summer mission experiences and are all important components.
The Minister of Youth functions within a church staff team environment and is supervised by the Senior Pastor. The person in this position provides staff coordination for all youth programs (grades 7 - 8 and 9 - 12), including Bible study, small groups, mission experiences and special events. This involves assisting church leaders in developing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating a ministry with and for these age groups in support of the vision statement and objectives of Woodhaven Baptist Church. This minister is expected to maintain a Christian lifestyle that exhibits integrity, maturity and spirituality.

Minimum of a 4-year degree and 2 years' experience leading a youth ministry or equivalent combination of education and experience.


March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Family Ministries
Centenary United Methodist Church
Full time
New Bern, NC USA

Downtown United Methodist 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:

Centenary UMC

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

March 09, 2015
Psychological Assistant/Office Assistant
Counseling Services, Inc.
Full time, Part time
Durham, NC USA

ASSISTANT needed to work for one private practice

psychologist in group practice 20 hrs + per week.

Begin $10/hr quickly to $12 or more based on

prior office experience; positive personal presence

essential;  MWord & related office software a must;

prior small business experience helpful; meeting,

greeting, arranging patient appointments in person

and on the phone; flexible hours; excellent position

to learn medical/health practice/insurance/mental

health issues;

ASSISTANT needed to work for one private practice

psychologist in group practice 20 hrs + per week.

Begin $10/hr quickly to $12 or more based on

prior office experience; positive personal presence

essential;  MWord & related office software a must;

prior small business experience helpful; meeting,

greeting, arranging patient appointments in person

and on the phone; flexible hours; excellent position

to learn medical/health practice/insurance/mental

health issues;

can Fax rẻsumẻ to RPC 919-493-1923. 





James E. Byassee, Ph.D.

March 04, 2015
Church Organist
First United Methodist Church
Part time
Henderson, NC USA

First United Methodist Church in Henderson, N.C., is seeking a Church Organist to assist its Music Ministry in enabling its congregation, individually and together as a church family, to discover, re-discover, grow in and share God's love through music in all of its sacred varieties.
   The Church Organist is responsible for accompanying members of the Chancel Choir and other vocalists during rehearsals and worship services; providing instrumental music for worship, weddings and funerals; maintaining musical competence and professional skills through regular practice and continuing education; and working as a team player, supporting and encouraging other staff members, among other duties.
   Candidates for Church Organist should have good people skills and a positive attitude; be an accomplished musician with a Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent degree and/or experience; have a foundation and experience in utilizing the vast tradition of United Methodist music and liturgy while being equally comfortable with blended and contemporary styles of worship; and be proficient in organ and piano.
    The time commitment for the position will vary but will require an estimated average of 16 hours per week at an annual salary of $18,260.
   The purpose of Music Ministries and the position of Church Organist at First United Methodist Church of Henderson is to proclaim the Gospel of our risen Savior Jesus Christ and to glorify God by fulfilling our Mission: "Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World."
   Applications are available from the Rev. Terry Huffines, pastor, by writing to or by calling 252-438-8791. A job description is available upon request.

Terry Huffines

March 02, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
Program Director
Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center
Full time
Glen Rose, Texas USA

Program Director


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.


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.


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

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

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

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.

Natalie Davidson

March 02, 2015
Church, Ministry
Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care
Second Baptist Church
Full time
Memphis, TN USA

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.

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

John Avis

March 02, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth Director
Stokesdale Christian Church (DOC)
Part time
Stokesdale, NC USA

Stokesdale Christian Church (DOC) is searching for a Youth Director.  This person shall be someone who will engage the youth of the congregation in such a way that they will know they are a vital part of the congregation.  This person shall also meet with the youth once a week on an evening to be decided by the candidate and the Search Committee.  Other duties will include working with our Educational Ministry Team to plan, organize, and implement a yearly VBS that will include the youth of the community; encourage the youth to attend summer camp at Christmount Christian Assembly in Black Mountain, NC; as well as plan, organize, and implement several outings during the year for the youth.  This is a part-time ministry position that preferably lasts throughout the calendar year.

Randy Winn