Job Opportunities

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

June 11, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
Duke Youth Academy Mentor
Duke Youth Academy for Christian Formation/Duke Divinity School
Part time
Durham, North Carolina United States

Are you interested in learning how to approach youth ministry in a richly theological and practical way? Serve on the staff of the Duke Youth Academy for Christian Formation (DYA), a program for high school students at Duke Divinity School. Staff members serve during residency from June 14-20, 2015 and continue mentoring students for year as they integrate what they learn in their congregations and communities (5 hours/month through July 2016). Apply today!

Alaina Kleinbeck

June 08, 2015
Student U Middle School Teacher
Student U
Full time
Durham , North Carolina United States

Student U is a year-long commitment. Student U teachers work full-time in the summer, creating lesson plans, teaching their own classes, and working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students to gain academic skills and take ownership over their own education. During the academic school year, we ask Student U teachers to commit to tutoring once a week in our daily after-school program.  Teachers are compensated for their work, and they're also partnered with mentor teachers who provide them with plenty of support throughout the summer. The final deadline to apply to be a Middle School Summer Teacher is January 30, 2015. Applications are available on our website.

Jessica Cagle

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,

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

David Pontz and Bill Casteen

February 23, 2015
Work Study Summer Program
Milarepa Center
Part time
Barnet, Vermont USA

Work Study at Milarepa Center in Vermont offers participants a unique experience of living, working, meditating, and studying at a residential Buddhist retreat center. It is a wonderful opportunity to live among a community of Buddhist practitioners as you develop and deepen your practice. During the summer we focus on working together to create and serve programs for the community, as well as working on projects to keep the Center thriving.

Work may include cooking, gardening, facilities work, office work, housekeeping, and guest services.


Open to all: Applications are due by April 1st, 2015. For more information please visit our website at


Cost of Application: $25

Applications due by: April 1st, 2015


February 23, 2015
After school care of two children in our Wake Forest home
Part time
Wake Forest, NC USA

In search of reliable, trustworthy caregiver to pick our children (7,9) up from school M-Th 2:30-6pm. Work on homework and prepare dinner for the kids.  Must complete full background check.


February 23, 2015
Church, Administration
Director of Communications
St. Paul United Methodist Church
Full time
Louisville, KY United States

St. Paul United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Communications.  The full-time Director will have a passion for developing communication strategies and documents that promote and tell the story of St. Paul UMC as a place where Christians “engage head, heart, and hands in love of God and others.”

David Garvin

February 23, 2015
Church, Ministry
Music Minister
Woodland Baptist Church
Part time
Wake Forest, NC USA

The Minister of Music is a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees the worship and music ministries of Woodland Baptist Church, including but not limited to: leading our worship services; implementing our vision, mission, and strategy in the worship ar-ea; preparing cohesive worship services in conjunction with the senior pastor and other ministerial staff; training and nurturing team members while working with various groups throughout the church to use music and the arts for worship; ensuring each worship service is led in such a way that the congregation has an opportunity to authentically encounter God.
Woodland Baptist Church is a community of faith in the Wake Forest, NC area dedicated to seeking God with all of our hearts, growing together as His people, and serving others. We are a multi-cultural and multi-generational church body  seeking to blend various styles of worship in our services, including traditional hymns and choruses as well as contemporary praise music.

Rev. Tito Madrazo

February 23, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Middle School Ministries
Christ UMC
Full time
Memphis, TN USA

Director of Middle School Student Ministry

The mission of Christ Church is to glorify God by making, maturing and mobilizing disciples as we love Jesus and love like Jesus in the world.  Christ Church is a gospel-centered church known in Memphis, and the Methodist denomination, as a leading church when it comes to discipleship and mission.

Role Summary:
To be the servant-leader for our Middle School Student Ministry Team as they, “partner with parents to bring student to spiritual maturity in Christ.”  We are looking for a gospel-centered leader who provides vision, accountability, direction and oversight by focusing on intentional disciple-making, family oriented relational ministry, and a missional response to the gospel as a way of life.

The position leads the Middle School Ministry working under the direction of the High School Director while working closely with five other full-time team members.

Committed and faithful follower of Jesus Christ.
Bachelors degree with seminary training/background (or willing to pursue); Masters degree preferred.
Strong background in Student Ministry, including proven ability to grow and develop a Student Ministry program.
Exceptional leadership, management and administrative skills with an ability to manage leaders across multiple disciplines and experience levels.
Innovative style, with a commitment to excellence and comfortable developing quality relationships with students, parents, staff and volunteer leaders.
Strong interpersonal and pastoral skills, with an energetic spirit who can develop and encourage leaders through an open-minded, approachable style.
Strong collaboration skills to enable partnering with parents and other ministry areas in the Church and community.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the vision, leadership and coordination of Middle School Ministry (students 6th-8th grades).
Provide the strategic direction for the Middle School Ministry and ensuring that individual program leaders have the proper guidance, support and resources required to effectively lead their programs.   
Build meaningful relationships with Middle School students
Build meaningful relationships with Middle School D-Group Leaders.
Recruit Lay Leaders for the ministry.
Personally disciple key group of students.
Coordinate Confirmation each year
Be the lead teacher at Middle School Refuge and teach on a rotating basis at Morning Blend.
Equip leaders and provide example to strong relationships with students and their parents involved in the ministry.
Provide timely, effective communication to parents regarding our Middle School Ministry goals, events, and volunteer opportunities as well as educating parents and helping them engage directly in the spiritual development of their students.
Help the High School Director provide leadership for the Adult D-Group Leaders, Parent Advisory Team and SLAM (Student Leadership, Advocacy, and Ministry) Team.
Assist in the development of goals and strategies for the overall Student ministry.
Think of creative ways to engage new students.

Interested applicant should e-mail resume and cover letter to, ATTN; Mike Fitzpatrick, Director of High School Ministries

Mike Fitzpatrick

February 23, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
Assistant Director
Mere Christianity Forum
Full time
Greenville, SC USA

Mere Christianity Forum, Inc., a Furman University related non-profit campus ministry located in Greenville, SC, seeks full-time Assistant Director for fundraising as well as organizational and programmatic development. MCF’s Assistant Director is a self-starter with a high level of energy. S/he
is professional and relational; demonstrates strong organizational skills and attention to detail; and has a keen ability to follow through with multiple concurrent projects while operating with a team mentality. Theological training, non-profit and/or ministry experience, and fundraising experience preferred. Proficiency in computing, desktop publishing, database management, and social media skills necessary. This position requires a high aptitude for adaptability and relational capacity. Start date by June 1, 2015.

Rimes McElveen

February 23, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
First United Methodist Church
Full time
Cary, North Carolina United States

One of the largest Methodist churches in North Carolina is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry.  First United Methodist Church of Cary (FUMC-C), a 3800 member congregation located in Cary, North Carolina, is committed to its youth and seeks a staff member who is able to help lead and fulfill the mission of the church to make disciples of Jesus Christ who grow in faith and love through worship, fellowship, service, and witness to one another and the world.

The FUMC-C Youth Ministry is a multi-staff ministry team who enjoys excellent support of clergy, staff, other ministry teams, and the congregation.  

The Youth Ministry Director needs at least five years in youth ministry leadership or equivalent and have evidence of gifts, graces, and an appropriate skill set to help discern, implement, and carry out the mission and vision of the church in the Youth Ministry.  This person will build up and lead a team of staff and adult servant leaders to create a vibrant and welcoming faith community.  FUMC-C has worked with Ministry Architects to build a sustainable plan and already has some viable goals in place, so there is a solid foundation of ministry and leadership upon which the church is re-building a sustainable infrastructure and team for doing effective and fruitful youth ministry.  Interested candidates should have a four-year college degree.

E-mail to get an application.  Questions may be directed to Chris via e-mail.

Kristina Zirschky