Title: 
Director of Caring Ministries
Organization: 
First Congregational Church of Ithaca, NY
THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH United Church of Christ 309 Highland Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 Our church is open and affirming, theologically progressive, busy, creative, thoughtful, musical, well-educated, artistic, and growing! We seek a part-time Director of Caring Ministries who is thoughtful and passionate- who will support the members of our congregation who are in need. The Director will work closely with a dedicated Caring Committee, other members of the Church Staff, and the Senior Minister. This person will be passionate about people; knowledgeable about counseling and health care, possess excellent communication and people skills; experienced in how to recruit, train and supervise volunteers; be organized, gentle, inspired, and inspiring; and will create an overall program that ministers to our members and friends and carries the church’s mission to the whole community in Ithaca. The Director of Caring Ministry will provide parish visitation support and will collaborate with the Senior Minister, Caring Committee and others to ensure that church members’ and friends’ needs are met, and spiritual care is provided. This is not an ordained or called position, although ordained ministers are encouraged to apply This is an at-will salaried/exempt position for 15 hours/week/12 months. The term of employment is two years, with the possibility of renewal. The Director of Caring will report directly to the Senior Minister and collaborate with the Caring Committee and other lay care givers. Refer to the church website further information and instructions on how to apply: www.fccithaca.org
Posting Dates: 
03/19/2019 to 06/30/2019
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Counseling
City: 
Ithaca
State: 
NY
Contact Name: 
Holly Kazarinoff
Contact Email: 
search02@fccithaca.org
Contact Phone: 
(607) 257-6033