Job Opportunities

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

September 16, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Student Ministry
Ooltewah United Methodist Church
Full time
Ooltewah, TN USA
http://www.oumclive.org/

Ooltewah United Methodist Church of Ooltewah, Tennessee, is a well-established United Methodist Church that is enjoying new growth and development springing up around it.  The church is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry to oversee youth programs and lead a team of ministry staff and volunteers in fulfilling the church’s mission of “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  Ooltewah United Methodist is blessed to have a strong core group of youth, dedicated volunteers, and a great staff and pastors.

Primary responsibilities of the Director of Student Ministry will include:
•    Developing relationships:  Establishes relationships with youth, parents, and volunteers through church, community, and school events.  Ensure that relationships are being built between the adult leaders of Ooltewah UMC and the youth.
•    Programming leadership:  Ensures that all details of youth programs and events are addressed to build an engaging and welcoming atmosphere in which spiritual and leadership skills can be developed.
•    Equipping staff and volunteers:  Recruits, trains, and equips volunteers, regularly, to provide spiritual support and encouragement in working with the youth in the youth ministry.

The qualified candidate will have:
•    A deep faith in Jesus Christ
•    A love for youth
•    A Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry or in a related field
•    Five years experience in working with youth
•    Three years experience on a church staff, preferably a larger, multi-staff church environment
•    Experience in recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers
•    Alignment with the beliefs and practices of United Methodist tradition and theology
•    Be skilled in connecting with youth and parents, energetic, a team player, and adept in using social media

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Debra Malone via email .


Contact
Debra Malone
office@oumclive.org
(423) 238-9216

September 15, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
Wakefield United Methodist Church
Part time
Raleigh, NC United States
http://www.wakefieldumc.org

Wakefield UMC in North Raleigh is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry.  The primary responsibility will be for the Christian formation of students 6th-12th grade.  The candidate must have an authentic relationship with Jesus and be able to help youth develop the same.   The ideal candidate must communicate effectively and demonstrate strong leadership, administrative, and organizational skills.  He or she must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and able to get things done.   He or she must be able to plan and execute events like kickoffs, retreats, work days, and mission trips.   He or she must possess excellent interpersonal skills, an aptitude for building meaningful relationships with youth and their parents, and be able to provide pastoral care.  He or she will engage with the congregation and the community leading the youth in outreach and missions.   The ability to build teams, work with teams, and cultivate leaders (youth and adult) is essential. Individual must be able to preach and teach youth effectively, plan and lead worship experiences, and address relevant issues to youth effectively.  The ideal candidate will lead in a way that is engaging, inviting, fun, energetic, relevant, meaningful, and strengthens the faith of our youth.  Ideal candidate will have youth ministry leadership experience with demonstrated success, a college education, and an understanding and commitment to United Methodist theology, doctrine, and polity.  The position is part-time for approximately 15 hours per week. Pay is commensurate to experience.    Candidates should email cover letter, resume, and references via email by October 15.


Contact
David Gira
dgira@wakefieldumc.org
(919) 747-1493

September 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Senior Adult Ministries
Wesley United Methodist Church
Part time
Beaumont, Texas United States
http://www.wesleyumc.com

The Director of Senior Adult Ministries is responsible for planning and coordinating the senior adults, 60’s+.   

This person should be a passionate leader with the desire to energize and lead by developing a comprehensive ministry emphasizing outreach, worship, and discipleship that is modeled after the teachings of Jesus Christ. This position will receive general direction from the senior pastor and will collaborate with the other staff, volunteers, and members.

A full job description is available on our website.


Contact
Robert Besser
jobs@wesleyumc.com
(409) 892-7733

September 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Middle Adult Ministries
Wesley United Methodist Church
Part time
Beaumont, TX
www.wesleyumc.com

The Director of Middle Adult ministries is responsible for planning and coordinating the middle adults, 40’s-50’s.

This person should be a passionate leader with the desire to energize and lead by developing a comprehensive ministry emphasizing outreach, worship, and discipleship that is modeled after the teachings of Jesus Christ. This position will receive general direction from the senior pastor and will collaborate with the other staff, volunteers, and members.

A full job description is available on our website.


Contact

jobs@wesleyumc.com
(409) 892-7733

September 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Young Adult Ministries
Wesley United Methodist Church
Full time
Beaumont, Texas United States
http://www.wesleyumc.com

The Director of Young Adult Ministries is responsible for planning and coordinating the young adults, 20’s-30’s.  

This person should be a passionate leader with the desire to energize and lead by developing a comprehensive ministry emphasizing outreach, worship, and discipleship that is modeled after the teachings of Jesus Christ. This position will receive general direction from the senior pastor and will collaborate with the other staff, volunteers, and members.

A full job description is available on our website.


Contact
Robert Besser
jobs@wesleyumc.com
(409) 892-7733

September 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Worship
Wesley United Methodist Church
Full time
Beaumont, TX United States
http://www.wesleyumc.com

Wesley United Methodist, Beaumont, Texas is seeking to fill the position of Worship Director. Wesley is a 1,500 member church; with average worship attendance each week of 650+ between three worship services.
 
The Worship Director will be responsible for planning and coordinating all the worship services. The Director will have a passion for worshipping God through love for Jesus Christ thru the Holy Spirit and will design God inspired worship through individual, congregational, choral, ensemble music, prayer and liturgy.  

Wesley UMC is a growing church with a rich history and mission of "Knowing God, and making God known".

In addition to our traditional worship sanctuary and education facilities, our Praise and Worship center features state of the art music and audio/video support systems.

A detailed job description is available via our website.


Contact
Robert Besser
jobs@wesleyumc.com
(409) 892-7733

September 10, 2014
Education
Bible Study Leader
Atria Southpoint Walk
Part time
Durham, NC USA

Atria Southpoint Walk, Independent and Assisted Living Community, is looking for someone to lead a weekly Bible Study.  This is a volunteer position.  Please contact Margery Goode via phone or email or postal service at Atria Retirement Community, 5705 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC  27713 if you can help.


Contact
Margery Goode
mygoode@gmail.com
(919) 308-7647

September 10, 2014
Church, Ministry
Minister of Youth
Woodland Baptist Church
Part time
Wake Forest, North Carolina United States
http://www.woodlandwakeforest.com

Part time (20 hours per week) Minister of Youth will be responsible for the planning and implementation of comprehensive youth ministry that promotes the spiritual growth of the youth in the church and community while building relationships with the youth, parents and volunteers of the the ministry.


Contact
Church Office Staff
wbcyouth.190@gmail.com
(919) 556-5455

September 09, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth and Young Adult Outreach and Ministries
McMannen United Methodist Church
Full time
Durham, NC USA
http://www.mcmannenumc.org

McMannen United Methodist Church, located in a diverse community 2 miles west of Duke University’s main campus in Durham, is seeking a full time Director of Youth and Young Adult Outreach and Ministries.  McMannen is a historic congregation known for its mission involvement in the local community.  The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in practicing Wesleyan Christian disciplines, forming new opportunities for relationship building, evangelism, and discipleship with area youth and young adults.  This will be an outreach-focused role, using creative events, recreation, small group formation, networking, and community development to build a new generation of Christ followers and connect them to the church.  

At the same time, the Director will work to create, improve, and sustain ministries to nurture and challenge those who are already a part of McMannen’s church life.  Along the way, the Director will strengthen the entire church by fostering Christ-centered relationships between generations and across diverse interests and backgrounds. Due to the characteristics of youth and young adult schedules, many of the job responsibilities will be conducted during evenings and weekends, with occasional overnight outings.

The Director will join a team of three part-time and two full-time church staff, and as such will be expected to demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills, servant leadership, and a true spirit of collaboration with people of all ages.  The Director will work with people from diverse cultures and economic backgrounds in outreach, and help to inspire and organize partners in ministry both inside and outside the church family.  The Director will be able to build effective bridges of communication and experience, and will be skilled in ministering to the families of those who become connected to the ministries and outreach.  The Director will be expected to regularly attend and sometimes help lead McMannen’s Sunday worship service, to participate in staff meetings, to collaborate on church-wide projects, and to occasionally assist with congregational care and other staff support.

This full time position will be filled as soon as possible.  No relocation allowance will be provided.  Salary will be determined based upon experience. Submit resumes with references and/or requests for additional information to mcmannendirector@gmail.com.  Resumes will be accepted through September 26, 2014.  Information on McMannen Church can be found on church website.


Contact
Rev. Ed Priestaf
ed.priestaf@gmail.com
(919) 383-1263

September 09, 2014
Church, Ministry
Associate Pastor/Minister of Families
The Memorial Baptist Church
Full time
Greenville, NC USA
http://www.tmbc.org

The Memorial Baptist Church of Greenville, NC, a Baptist congregation ministering to the community for 187 years, invites applications for a full-time Associate Pastor/ Minister of Families. TMBC is CBF affiliated and is located approximately 2 miles from East Carolina University. Primary responsibilities include ministering to youth, children, and their families as well as other ministry opportunities that may arise. Minimum education requirements: Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s preferred or working toward. Please send resumes to Holly Sloan 1512 Greenville Blvd, SE, Greenville, NC 27858 or to hollybsloan@gmail.com. Review of resumes will begin immediately.


Contact
Martha Huggins
hugginsm@tmbc.org
(252) 756-5314

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