Job Opportunities

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

March 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Summer Internship
First Baptist Church in Sylva
Full time
Sylva, NC USA
http://fbcsylva.com/pastoral-ministry-internships/

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 fbcsylva@gmail.com.


Contact
Jeff Mathis
fbcsylva@gmail.com
(828) 586-2095

March 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor
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.

Contact

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

http://balboaunionchurch.org/wpaccess/


Contact
Joel Guerra
pastoralsearch@balboaunionchurch.org

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
http://www.kctmi.org

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!


Contact
John Klintworth
john@kctmi.org
(919) 747-4015

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

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.


Contact
Camella R. Scott
cam@pushingforward.org
8435293014

March 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor
White Oak Missionary Baptist Church
Full time
Enfield, NC USA
http://www.whiteoakmissionarybaptistchurch.org

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)


Contact
Deacon Steve Battle
whiteoak1612@aol.com
(252)445-2032

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.


Contact
Loni Gunn
lgunndevereux@gmail.com
9196802749

March 04, 2015
Other
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 thuff_55@yahoo.com or by calling 252-438-8791. A job description is available upon request.


Contact
Terry Huffines
thuff_55@yahoo.com
252-438-8791

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.


Contact
Randy Winn
de3winns@triad.rr.com
336-543-5785

March 02, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth Minister
Highland Presbyterian Church
Full time
Fayetteville, NC US

The Office for Youth Ministry of Highland Presbyterian Church has an opening for a full-time Director of Youth Ministry Services. This opening is to fill a vacant position.
 
GENERAL INTRODUCTION:
Highland Presbyterian Church has been serving the people of Fayetteville, NC and FortBragg for more than 100 years.  An established church with ministry outreach to the surrounding communities and the triangle; we are looking for a strong leader to plan and lead the next generation of our church.
 
GENERAL SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE:
The Director is to be a person of strong faith and a deep love for Jesus Christ and His church.  This person is to be supportive of the Senior Minister’s vision and should have a knowledgeable understanding of the various ministries of the church and see the value of a team approach to all aspects of ministry.  This person will be responsible for the overall Youth Ministry Program to include Youth Sunday School and Youth Fellowship on Sunday evenings as well as midweek Bible studies and activities.  The Director of Youth Ministries will be a part of a larger team that seeks to incorporate various aspects of the total church ministry in a purposeful and missional way.  A love of people, a caring nature, a positive outlook, and the ability to motivate others is essential.
 
ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES:
 
1.    Have general oversight of ministry to Middle and High School Youth.
 
2.    Develop, train and equip a team of Youth Leaders who will join in planning and leading youth ministry.
 
3.    Use of the recreation center in church programming.
 
4.    Provide leadership in worship services on occasion.
 
5.    Along with the Director of Program and Mission Outreach, Director of Music Ministries, and other staff as needed, coordinate youth activities with the total ministry of the church.
 
6.    Plan with Youth Committee the annual Youth Sunday, Graduation Sunday, fundraisers, mission trips, retreats, summer camp experiences, etc.
 
7.    Participate in staff meetings and staff retreats in goal-setting process.
 
8.    Develop contact system to reach youth and families of all ages.
 
9.    Oversee Sunday School – curriculum selection, teachers, recruitment, overall support, etc.
 
10.    Research curriculum and resource the Youth Ministry Team.
 
11.    Help guide youth in their faith journey.
 
12.    As outreach attends extracurricular activities of youth.
 
 
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
 
1.      Primary:
a.    Willingness and ability to support the mission of Highland Presbyterian Church.
b.    The desire to use talents and gifts to further the youth ministry of HPC in the community.
c.    Be of good standing within home church and have an established faith in Jesus Christ.
d.    Possess a heart for youth, young adults and families.
 
2.      Education:
a.       Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in religion, communications, or management.  
Seminary experience or M. Div preferred.
 
3.      Experience:
a.    3- 5 years general ministry experience.
b.    Demonstrated successful leadership/management experience to include staff supervision, program management and budget management.
c.    Knowledge and experience in retreat planning and hosting, event planning and leadership development for youth.
d.    Experience in leading committees, volunteers and leadership teams.
 
4.      Other Elements:
a.       Excellent communications skills.
b.      Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Office, Publisher, Photoshop, and website maintenance.
c.       Success in utlizing social networking such as Facebook and Isntagram for ministry purposes.
e.       Ability to work on weekends and some evenings.  Ability to attend all retreats, lock-ins, camps, and mission trips with the youth.
     
 
Competitive salary and excellent benefits. To apply for this job, please email your resume and cover letter along with references to hpernie@aol.com.  
 
 
 
Salary     
Career Level Required     
Experience Required     1+ to 2 Years
Education Required     Bachelor's Degree
Job Type     Employee
Job Status     Full Time


Contact
Dawn Chmiel
danord9@hotmail.com
910 401-0929

February 23, 2015
Church, Ministry
Minister of Children
Tabernacle Baptist Church
Part time
Raleigh, NC USA

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 8304 Leesville Road, Raleigh, NC, seeks a person to serve as Children’s Minister at a time level of 15- 20 hours weekly. Salary will be in accordance with experience.  Submit a resume and cover letter to: David Pontz and Bill Casteen, Co-Chairs of Personnel Committee, info@tabernacle-raleigh.org.

Minister of Children

The Minister of Children is a part time position, who performs under the direction and supervision of the Pastor. The Minister of Children will be primarily responsible for the ministries of the children of Tabernacle Baptist Church. The Minister of Children shall have appropriate educational and/or work experience.  This position will support the total church programs and is accountable for working toward the stated Vision and Goals of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.   Provide opportunities for spiritual growth of all children through grade 5 by planning, administering and evaluating programs of education, training and ministries. These programs will effectively integrate and support the programs and activities of the church.
2.  Be the Sunday morning greeter for children and families involved in the Children's program.
3.  Assist in motivating and training church members/parents to work with the children's programs.
4.  Serve as an advisor to the Children's Council and staff contact for Children's Sunday School teachers (check on supplies, materials, equipment needs, etc.).
5.  In conjunction with the Tabernacle Learning Center Director, and Tabernacle Learning Center Committee develop and evaluate a unified ministry to preschoolers.
6.  Plan, coordinate and attend functions for children (e.g. Fall Festival, Eggstravaganza, etc.).
7.  Attend or have representation at Church Council.
8.  Serve as the representative for the Children's Programs of Tabernacle Baptist in and outside the church walls.
9.  Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Pastor.
10.Cooperate as a team member with the Church Staff and other Church members


Contact
David Pontz and Bill Casteen
info@tabernacle-raleigh.org
919-781-4600

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