Job Opportunities

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

June 05, 2014
Counseling, Ministry, Non-Church, Missions, Social Work
International Christian Adoptions
Full time
Durham area, North Carolina USA

ICA is looking for an seasoned self starter social worker, MDiv, MA/MS or PHD who has some experience with adoption, conducting assessments, foster care and counseling services. A license is not necessary but an added benefit. This is a new office that will require skills to build it without a lot of initial on site support.  Training will be available along with direct access to corporate office. Computer skills, typing, writing and evaluation skills are necessary. Must demonstrate integrity, willingness to walk the extra mile, ability to form long lasting relationships, faith beyond what is seen with the eyes or heard with the ears and faith that will move mountains understanding this is a ministry and a desire to serve. Candidates must display ethnic and cultural sensitivity.  ICA subscribes to the idea that it "takes a village to raise a child" and enlists support from the community asking its candidates to wrap ICAs clients around with the love and support they need. Full and part time positions open.

Laura Duke

June 04, 2014
Church, Ministry
Part Time Youth Director
Centenary United Methodist Church
Part time
Smithfield, NC USA

Centenary United Methodist Church (CUMC) in Smithfield, NC is continuing to invest in our youth ministry.  Our youth director has recently accepted a position in the NC Hospital System and will be leaving CUMC in July 2014. We are looking for a part-time youth director (approximately 20 hours per week) that works well with youth, parents, and volunteers to create a welcoming environment where youth can grow in their relationship with God, each other and in service to their neighbors.  CUMC continues to be a growing church with two worship services (8:45 AM & 10:55 AM) that includes children, youth and adult ministries.

Please visit our website for a full job description.

John Parrish
(919) 934-9431

June 04, 2014
Church, Ministry, Education
Director of Youth Ministries
Meadows Presbyterian Church
Full time
Charlottesville, VA USA

This Director will serve Meadows Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) by effectively evaluating current programs and then developing, expanding, and implementing new programs (as needed) for youth and their families in line with Session’s ministry vision, strategy, and goals for this group. His or her experience and passion for positively impacting those served should challenge the youth to grow spiritually and equip parents with tools for expanding spiritual life in the home. The Director will also recruit, organize, train, and energize volunteers at all levels to engage Meadows’ youth and families.

Melanie Veliky
(434) 296-2791

June 04, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Music Ministries and Community Developer
Eucharist Church
Part time
San Francisco, CA USA

Eucharist Church is a new / young congregation in the eclectic SoMa district of San Francisco. We are affiliated with the Anglican Communion (Anglican Church in North America) and passionate about our common life together shaped by three classic Christian streams: Sacramental, Evangelical and Charismatic. Our vision is to be a thriving Christian community proclaiming and embodying God’s good news to San Francisco and beyond through our focus on connecting people to Jesus via Roots (faith), Redemption (hope) and Relationships (love).

Role Summary:     
Primary: Director of Music Ministries (approx. 10 hours a week) - The director of music ministries will work in close partnership with the Lead Pastor to organize and develop the worship music ministry. This will include leading worship on Sundays at least 2-3 times a month, selecting appropriate music aligned with the vision for each Sunday’s worship service, developing current worship leaders and volunteers, identifying and raising up new music team members; leading rehearsals, and more.

Secondary: Community Developer (approx. 10 hours a week) - responsibilities to include developing and coordinating volunteer service activities in the SF community, assisting with small groups and finding ways of increasing joyful involvement within the Eucharist Church community.

Hours: Part-time - approximately 20 hours a week*

Pay: Depends on experience

Benefits: None offered

• Committed, mature Christian with an appreciation for all three historic Christian streams (Sacramental, Evangelical, Charismatic) and a missional heart for San Francisco
• Agreement with our statement of faith, discipleship culture, vision and philosophy of ministry
• Chemistry with our staff; humility, adaptability, emotional intelligence
• Musical Competency (see more below)
• Experience in musical worship leadership and other congregational leadership roles

Ideally Looking For:     
• A skilled vocalist & musician who is competent at leading others with a primary instrument (keyboard or guitar)
• Ability to work with a variety of musical styles (including hymns, classical, gospel, contemporary praise & worship, etc.)
• An understanding and appreciation of liturgy and a basic understanding of the theology behind such (experience within an Anglican setting would be fantastic)
• Skills and experience in musical arrangement and band leadership
• Ability to mentor and inspire others; a shepherd’s heart; a team player
• Ability to gather people and organize them
• An entrepreneurial wiring – able to create from scratch rather than just manage existing ministry
• Passion for community service

Other Details:    
• Precise hours actually worked are somewhat flexible and should be clarified together with the Lead Pastor. Hours will involve duties on weekends and evenings (to be clarified together).
• Eucharist Church may be able to provide a laptop computer for work.

* - This position may or may not turn into a full-time role at some point in the future. Presently it is a part-time role (and will remain so until otherwise clarified). Per California law, this position is an “at-will” hire meaning that it can be terminated at anytime by either party with or without cause. Eucharist prefers to receive at least 2 weeks notice in the case of an employee deciding to leave employment.

Ryan Jones

June 02, 2014
Church, Ministry
Children's Minister
Mount Carmel Baptist Church
Full time
Chapel Hill, NC USA

A minister to nursery, preschool, and grade school students (grades 1-5).  
Primary Responsibilities Include:  Providing appropriate curriculum; teaching and discipleship; coordinating events/retreats/and missions both on the church campus and offsite; recruiting and training volunteers; collaborating with staff and church leadership; marketing/promoting children's programs; engaging families and friends outside the church membership; participating in the lives of families outside of church events (i.e. sports, school, etc.); utilizing other ministry skills as necessary and when within the specific ministers skill set (i.e. counseling, visiting, etc.).

Barrett Freeman
(828) 773-4968

June 01, 2014
Mission Coordinator
Boone United Methodist Church
Part time
Boone, NC USA

Boone United Methodist Church is searching for a part-time mission coordinator. This person will lead our efforts in local and international missions, guided by one of our core values, “Everyone everywhere matters.” Responsibilities include planning an annual mission celebration, guiding the funding priorities and energies of our mission committee, planning weekly mission moments in worship, and handling the pastor’s benevolence fund. More importantly, this person will help clarify to our 1500 members, the next step they might take as a disciple in serving God.  We are looking for someone with excellent motivational and communications skills who is self-motivated and able to work regular evening or weekend hours.

Jason Byassee
(828) 264-6090

June 01, 2014
Church, Administration, Church, Ministry
Children's Ministry Assistant
Boone United Methodist Church
Part time
Boone, NC USA

Boone United Methodist Church Children’s Ministry is looking for a fun and creative individual who is organized, self-motivated and loves children. Job responsibilities include assisting the Children’s Ministry Director with ordering, receiving and organizing supplies, maintaining schedules and following up with volunteers, helping create and plan children’s events, assisting in displays and paperwork (sorting, filing, copying, etc).   Meetings with the director would occur on Mondays and work through-out the week would be self-directed.  Candidates should expect to help on Sunday mornings, attend required meetings and training sessions, and conduct oneself in a professional manner.  $10/hour (part-time 10 hours per week)

Colette Krontz
(828) 264-6090

June 01, 2014
Church, Ministry
Minister to Children & Families
Millbrook Baptist Church
Part time
Raleigh, North Carolina United States

Millbrook Baptist Church is seeking a part time Minister to Children & Families.

The desired candidate will have (or be working on) a master's degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school, experience working with children in Christian education and/or weekday early education.  This person will be responsible for the development and implmentation of comprehensive programs for children, be a liaison for our preschool program and provide pastoral care to children and their families.
Send resume to: Millbrook Baptist Church, 1519 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 or via email.
Salary range:  $15,000 - $20,000

Patricia Strong
(919) 810-1770

May 28, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Children's Ministries
Nashville United Methodist Church
Part time
Nashville, NC USA

Nashville United Methodist Church is seeking a spirit filled part-time Director of our thriving children's programs.  Applicants should have an energetic sense of calling to direct children into a loving relationship with Jesus Christ.  Exceptional interpersonal, team building and volunteer coordination skills are critical.

See our website for a detailed job description.

Cover letter and resume should be submitted via email.

Luke Whitehead
(252) 459-7178

May 19, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
Trinity United Methodist
Full time
Blythewood, South Carolina United States

Trinity UMC, a growing and active congregation of 1,000 members in the northeast area of Columbia, SC, seeks a full time Director of Youth Ministry.  Responsibilities include planning and coordinating a comprehensive program, including discipleship, Sunday school, Confirmation, small groups, service, missions, and retreats, for youth grades 6th-12th.  The program has active and supportive volunteers, a brand new Youth Building, an active youth worship band, and committed teenagers who seek to know and love God, self and others. A commitment to Christ and His church and spiritual leadership is needed.  A degree in youth ministry, discipleship/Christian formation, or a related area is preferred.  Skills needed include vision, creative teaching abilities, biblical knowledge, spiritual leadership, relational skills with youth and adult volunteers, administration/organization.

Rev. Cathy Jamieson-Ogg
(803) 786-1637