Job and Ministry Opportunities

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DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRIES

Munholland United Methodist Church

1201 Metairie Rd., Metairie, Louisiana 70005

Position: Full-time, Salaried

Reports to: Senior Pastor, Dr. Jonathan Beck               

 Summary:

The Ministry Director has the exciting job of leading the Children and Family Ministries Team to pursue the Munholland UMC mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”.  We do this by helping children and their parents CONNECT deeply with God and other Christians, GROW intentionally, SERVE joyfully, and INVITE expectantly. The Ministry is presently touching 50 children per week, and offering a parent Sunday school class, a weekly young mom’s Bible Study, and a KDO Chapel program.  These Ministries have great potential for growth in this vibrant, growing church of 300 attendance that has a regional draw.  Emphasis is to be placed on reaching new families and providing strong biblical teaching and life help to children and their parents.

Qualifications of Character and Commitment:

  • Deeply committed Christian resolved to live and model a godly lifestyle.
  • Evangelistic to draw children & their parents into relationship with Jesus and expand the ministry.
  • Passion to facilitate the spiritual growth of children and young families.
  • Able to lead and mentor parents to disciple their children at home.
  • Flexible, dedicated, dependable, energetic and personally motivated
  • Solid Biblical knowledge consistent with Wesleyan theology and practice

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree or certification in Children’s Ministry preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Children’s and Family Ministry

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a full scope of educational development from nursery to fifth grade, including parents.
  • Oversee cohesiveness of ministries to provide seamless transitions throughout the programs.
  • Coordinate with the Children and Family Ministries Team and Program Staff to provide strategic planning and visioning: set goals & direction, evaluate existing ministries and create new ones.
  • Invite, encourage & equip volunteer teams to effectively minister to children and parents.
  • Oversee the planning of children’s curriculum, activities, Children’s Messages, Children’s Church, and worship experience for Sunday mornings.
  • Lead children’s assembly, Sunday school, 3rd grade Bible Boot Camp, retreats, missions, and Milestone programs.
  • Lead Easter church-wide event/outreach, VBS, and Drama Camp
  • Manage communication with parents, oversee parent meetings, and church council reporting.
  • Develop YoYo (tween ministry) events, mission activities, and retreats.
  • Lead KDO Chapel program and continue to engage KDO families.
  • Equip parents with resources such as studies, seminars, family events, and family retreats.
  • Attend Staff meetings to integrate Children and Family Ministries into the whole of MUMC’s ministry.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Send your resume to Dr. Jonathan Beck at jbeck@munhollandchurch.org, or mail to Munholland UMC, 1201 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA 70005.  For more information call Dr. Beck at 318-219-6512.

NEW BEGINNINGS UMC NEEDING PART-TIME WORSHIP PASTOR 

New Beginnings UMC in Stanford, KY, is a growing congregation and is seeking a part-time worship pastor to lead blended worship; familiar traditional hymns and contemporary songs. The worship leader would be responsible for directing, leading and developing the praise team and working with the Pastor to select songs for Sunday worship and special services.

Ideal candidates will have a lead voice, skilled in playing one or more instruments (guitar, piano, etc), working knowledge of sound systems, and experience working with a band or team of musicians.

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

If interested, send resumes and inquiries to: nbumc@yahoo.com

FULL-TIME BAPTIST PASTOR NEEDED

Highland Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky, is seeking a Pastor to join our vibrant team of ministers who are leading our progressive, growing congregation into the next chapter of our ministry. Highland Baptist Church is an inclusive and welcoming community of faith which impacts our world at the local, national, and international level directly and indirectly in conjunction with our many partners in ministry. Highland Baptist Church is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Alliance of Baptists.

The successful candidate will have experience in a multi-staff ministerial context and be able to give evidence of successful ministerial leadership (we have used the term “player-coach” to capture this aspect of the position).

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and philosophy of ministry via email to pastorsearch@hbclouisville.org. Applications will be received July 1, 2019, to September 1, 2019.
 

MSI PROFESSIONAL SERVICES NEEDING INSTRUCTORS AND ASSISTANTS

About MSI: MSI Professional Services International (formerly Medical Services International) is a Christian non-profit charitable organization founded by Dr. James Hudson Taylor III, Dr. Reginald Tsang and Mr. Richard Chen in 1994 to provide development assistance to China. The change of name in 2001 reflected our increasing scope of work from medical services to include community development, English education, business administration and management training, youth work, and livestock projects. Over the past twenty years, we have branched out from our headquarters in Hong Kong to thirteen regional centers in different parts of the world which mobilize and send Christian professionals to work in China.

Instructor summary: elderly care of community based special education teachers – especially community elderly care social workers, social workers for children with special needs, and special education teachers to conduct 5-7 days intensive course, location to be determined.

Project Assistant summary: assist in project administration and external liaison. Need to enjoy working with people, and be able to travel frequently. We welcome those who are experienced in social work or community development. This is a two-year position (full-time or part-time).

For more information on the opportunities to serve, visit the website here.

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRIES AT GRACE UMC IN PERRYSBURG, OHIO

Primary Purpose: To plan, develop, organize and oversee Grace UMC’s children’s ministry
to strategically fulfill our mission of leading our children, families and those yet to come to
know, love and serve Jesus.
Professional Responsibility: To recruit, equip and empower members of Grace UMC to
serve Christ through Grace UMC’s children’s ministry (birth – 6th grade). Develop a program
that nurtures and grows children’s personal faith in Jesus Christ and involves them in the life of
the congregation.
Responsibilities:
Oversee Children’s Ministry
 Equip and empower individuals to be a part of an effective team ministry. The ideal
candidate will develop their team and follow their calling to spiritually and emotionally
invest in others, who will do the work of the ministry.
 Collaborate with the Adult Discipleship Ministry Team and Youth Ministry Team to
bring continuity to all programs to ensure consistency in teaching and scheduling.
 Evaluate all children’s programs, ministries, volunteers and leaders on a regular basis to
ensure effectiveness, vitality, growth, outreach, and life change.
 Develop, organize, and impart effective techniques to empower and encourage parents to
disciple their children.
 Plan, lead, and participate in opportunities for children, and for families, to minister
through service projects and mission trips.
 Execute special events for children and families during Advent, Lent, and other pivotal
Christian calendar seasons.
 Ensure that all volunteers and paid staff who work with children comply with the
church’s Safe Sanctuary Policy.
 Maintain visibility of the ministry within the community..
 Develop and implement strategies to involve children in Sunday morning worship
services, and further enhance children’s spiritual development
Fulfill Administrative/Pastoral Staff Responsibilities
 Hold regular office hours during the week and attend all staff meetings, trainings and
actively collaborate with other church staff and leaders.
 Create a regular and ongoing communication strategy for activities, praises, needs, and
concerns to volunteers, parents and the community.
 Oversee the resources for the children’s ministry, including developing, submitting and
following a budget
 Be available for pastoral care emergencies and other such needs relating to any child
(birth – 6th grade) or their family.

Secondary Responsibility (area for future growth):
 Expand ministry beyond children to the entire family
 Create opportunities for families to know and support one another through events beyond
Sunday mornings
 Provide training for families to lead their kids on their faith journey (e.g., parenting
seminars, leading kids to Christ training, how to have family devotions)
 Resource kids and families with opportunities to serve together within the church and
community
 Provide resources and information for summer camps for kids and families
Qualifications: The Director of Children and Family Ministries must have a personal and
growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, a love for children and their maturing
in faith, and a heart to train parents in their role as spiritual leaders to their kids. This person
must also believe in the authority of the Bible, regularly spend time studying God’s Word, and
faithfully attend worship. This individual will continually seek to honor Christ in all
relationships and maintain a lifestyle which is consistent with Scripture. A minimum of three
years’ experience working with children, along with developing leaders and administering
programs, is preferred. An early childhood or elementary education preferred.
This person must have excellent interpersonal skills, teaching gifts, experience recruiting and
developing volunteers, and the ability to lead vibrant growing children and family ministries.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
 Affirmation and agreement of the mission and values of Grace UMC
 Passion for evangelizing and discipling children, as well as resourcing parents
 Strong interpersonal skills with people of all ages
 Clear understanding of Biblical truth
 Calling to cast a clear and compelling vision, and to communicate it effectively
 Lead by enlisting, equipping, encouraging, and entrusting a growing group of volunteers
 Self-directed, teachable spirit, positive attitude, flexibility, and sense of humor
 Ability to encourage creativity and risk taking; to develop new ideas and programs
 Ability to build teams and foster a spirit of team work throughout all areas of the ministry
 Demonstrate forethought, planning, organization skills, and attention to detail
 Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office, internet, and social media, google docs
 Familiarity with Growing Young, and whole family strategies (Orange, D6, etc.)
Supervision: The Director of Children and Family Ministries will report directly to the
Associate Pastor.
Time Commitment: Salaried Full Time

Applicants can send in a cover letter and resume to grace@gracechurchperrysburg.com or call 419-874-4365.

REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR (MIDWEST)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – The Regional Partnership Director is charged to develop ministry partnerships that meet college students’ need for the Gospel, the Church and a Vision for serving Jesus Christ in the world. This Indiana-based leader is responsible for inviting churches, individuals and foundations to join in the CCO’s mission to college students.

If interested and for more information, click here to visit the webpage.

PASTOR NEEDED IN OHIO

Boyce Church – We are a congregation of about 100 people in East Liverpool, Ohio, 40 miles from Pittsburgh, Pa. We believe the bible as God’s word that has the final say on all matters. We preach salvation only comes through the blood of Christ. 

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Preach the Word of God as written
  • Study and Prepare weekly sermons
  • Preach Sunday Morning Services (10:30 AM)
  • Be present at the church during Sunday School (9:30 AM)
  • Lead Weekly Bible Studies
  • Visit Individuals that are shut-in, hospitalized, or need a visit from the preacher for other reasons
  • Participate in the ministries of the church
  • Help to provide ideas for ministry in the church
  • Be available to the congregation by phone
  • Have conservative beliefs
  • Provide Communion to the congregation
  • Pray for the church
  • Attend Monthly Leadership team meetings and prepare a pastor’s report

If interested call Pastor Al at 330-853-5977 or Christine Shaw at 330-853-0570.

PART TIME WORSHIP/YOUTH DIRECTOR IN MICHIGAN

Imlay City United Methodist Church in Imlay City, Michigan, is seeking a part time worship-youth director. The position includes housing, utilities, and salary. If interested, please email icumc@yahoo.com

CHAPLAIN NEEDED FOR PRISON MINISTRY IN FLORIDA

Under the supervision of the Senior Chaplain, the main focus of this position is to provide
spiritual guidance and ministry to inmates at the county jail through counseling, services, and
support. The position assists the Senior Chaplain with various projects, training, and provision
of community services, as they relate to inmates. Work is reviewed through observation and
results obtained.

Salary range: $42,642 – $68,227

Requirements: 

* Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
* Three (3) years’ experience as a Chaplain or in a related field
* Or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Ordained Clergy; AACC, ACCA
* Typing speed of 25 wpm 
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
* Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license
* Consideration for this position requires a credit check

For more information, click here.

Click here for information on how to apply.

COUNSELORS AND CARE MANAGERS – THE HAMILTON CENTER, INC.

Hamilton Center, Inc. is a regional behavioral health system serving central and west central Indiana. The organization is “building hope and changing lives” through a broad array of behavioral health services for adults, children, adolescents, and families. Services are individualized, trauma informed, and evidence-based. Needs and strengths are assessed and utilized to develop a person-centered treatment plan.

The Hamilton Center is looking for care managers, addiction counselors, teachers, and so much more!

Please check out the website (under the “careers” tab) for the complete list of positions available here.

For students and alumni on campus, there is a bulletin board in Stanger Hall across from the counseling office where vacancies are posted as well.

NEXTGEN MINISTRY PASTOR NEEDED, WISCONSIN

Baker Street Wesleyan Church (BSW) in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin is seeking a young pastoral family to join our church staff and focus on outreach and building a NexGen Ministry.  The ideal candidate will be highly extroverted, energetic, and positive.  They will have a missional vision to reach the young people of our area and they will have a love for the existing congregation as they focus on building a NexGen ministry in the church.

We average 60-65 in worship attendance on Sunday morning, reach another 20-30 with our Facebook live stream, and have two outreach micro-churches to the marginalized that average 17.  We have another four micro-churches to the lonely and forgotten that reach an average of 28 people.  We are known in the community for our clothing ministry that reaches over 2,000 persons annually and for our sea container partnership with Zambia.

We prefer a candidate with a bachelor’s degree in a ministry-related discipline but we are searching for the right person not the ideal resume.  The funding of this position is guaranteed for five years through a generous gift to the church by a long-time member who wishes to see the work of BSW continue for generations to come.  Visit bakerstwesleyan.org and our Facebook page to learn more about our heart.

Positional Objectives:

  • To have an active presence in the communities of South Wood County and engage with unchurched parents and their children
  • To invite, connect, and assimilate young families with BSW
  • To work within BSW and create a culture that is conducive to the addition and retention of young families
  • To build teams within BSW that provide ministry to all aspects of family life including; the nursery, children, teens, and small groups for parents

Personal Objectives:

  • Born-again Christ-follower who has a growing and vibrant relationship with their Lord Jesus
  • Passionate about sharing Jesus Christ
  • Very extroverted and highly social personality who is energized by being with people (High EQ)
  • A peer to the people who we endeavor to reach, preferably 28-40 with children
  • Clear and strong vision for creating spiritual community for families
  • Leader who excels at building teams and developing leaders
  • Creative, innovative and resourceful strategist
  • Possessing optimism and a positive attitude, energetic

This pastor will work in tandem with our lead pastor as a collaborative partner with the possibility for advancement to associate pastor.  The appropriate application portfolio will include a cover letter, resume, and link to any pertinent YouTube videos that feature your ministry competencies.   Respond to Rev. Milt Van Natta at pastormilt@bakerstwesleyan.org or call 715-421-5335.

THERAPISTS NEEDED

ABOUT THIS JOB

Tranformations, LLC is seeking therapists looking for independent contract work with the autonomy of a private practice and the marketing, referral coordination, administrative support, and collaboration of a highly esteemed agency. If you have a passion for honoring the need for clients to experience consistency, excellence, and collaboration in their mental health services we would love to partner with you in serving our community!
 
ABOUT TRANSFORMATIONS, LLC. HOPE FOR TODAY’S FAMILIES

Transformations has been providing emotional, social, mental, and behavioral support to children and their families since 1998. We are a group of mental health professionals that specialize in providing intensive home, school, office, and community based services to children, adults, couples and families. We accept Medicaid (direct Medicaid and all Managed Care companies: Anthem, Humana CareSource, Passport, Wellcare) and most commercial insurance plans.

LOCATION: Lexington or surrounding counties depending on providers desire.

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Independent Contractor 

PAY RATE: Up to $60.00 Per hour

DURATION: Permanent

COMPANY SIZE: 1 – 10 employees

OFFICE: 1450 North Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40505, United States

CONTACT: Kimberly Moynahan, LMFT; Cell: 859-353-2321; Email: kmoynahan@transformationsllc.net

COUNSELING POSITIONS

Take a look at the available Counseling Field positions here: Counseling Field Vacancies

TEACH PUBLIC SCHOOL IN CHINA FOR SEAIE

Company Background:

Promise Opens Doors, a non-profit organization, is the first official licensee of TESOL International Association and offers the TESOL Certificate online in an asynchronous format, along with career guidance and placement support. We are an online English language instruction organization based in MO and have provided high quality online instruction to more than 13,000 students since 2004. (www.promiseopensdoorstesol.org)

We are currently acting as a third party recruiter for SEAIE – Sichuan Education Association for International Exchange (www.teachdiscoverchina.com).

SEAIE is a provincial organization directly under the leadership and guidance of the Education Department of Sichuan Province. Its primary mission is to promote education exchange and cooperation among colleges, schools and other educational organizations. SEAIE has close relationships with Chinese institutions and schools, K- university, mainly in the Sichuan province, southwest China.

16 hours/5 day week.

Position:

Plan and deliver English language lessons, implement classroom management, evaluate student progress, provide ongoing guidance for improvement, and take part in campus activities and events. Supported by the local government in Sichuan, all placements are in public schools, airport transfer and pickup, visa support (Z visa), free accommodations throughout the stay, orientation
upon arrival, 24/7 support, $1156 flight reimbursement at the conclusion of the 10-11 month
contract.

Requirements:

Native English speaker with a bachelors degree and 120 hour TESOL.
(A FREE TEFL course will be provided if necessary)

Valid US passport

3.0 GPA

Salary: $1156 – $2602/month for 10/11 month contract

Expiration date to apply: 08-01-19

Approximate start date: 08-25-19

Send resume to: careercenter@promiseopensdoors.org


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