Jobs and Ministry Opportunities

DIRECTOR/MINISTER OF YOUTH

First United Methodist Church of Union City, Tennessee is seeking a full time Director/Minster of Youth.

The Director/Minister will have direct oversight of all aspects of the Youth Ministry, including, but not limited to, Church School, Wednesday activities, confirmation, music and missions.  The Director/Minister will be expected to oversee both paid staff and volunteers.  The Director/Minister will work with both the senior pastor and the youth council.  Additionally, the Director/Minister will be expected to work closely with the families of the youth, as well as to be active in the community and local schools.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with education level and experience.  Please forward resumes to David Harris, Chairman of the Staff Parish Relations Committee, at harrisgdavid@aol.com

CAMPUS PASTOR

About Christ Church: Christ United Methodist Church is a growing, vibrant, multi-site church with five physical campuses and an online campus based in Hickory, North Carolina.  Christ Church plans to launch 3 new campuses in the next three years. Our average attendance is 2200 on the weekends with around 4000 people worshiping each month at our campuses.

Our Mission: To reach millions of unchurched persons by developing thousands of fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Job Qualifications:

  • Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ: personal devotional life, tithing, serving, witnessing
  • Genuine love for people
  • Evangelism as one of top three spiritual gifts or practices 
  •  Proven Leadership by having started new ministries, trained and multiplied multiple leaders
  • Ability to relate well with all types of people
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft programs
  • Flexibility & Willingness to Learn
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to Christ Church and goals set forth by the Lead Pastor and Leadership Team
  • Team Player with the staff and lay leadership

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Christ Church to launch a new campus.
  • Build a launch team.
  • Train and equip volunteers
  • Be a part of the teaching team to plan, preview and preach messages.
  • Host a Life Group or lead one each week.
  • Burn red hot for reaching unchurched persons as worshippers follow the temperature of the leader.

Send resumes to church@christnc.com

LEAD CHILDREN’S PASTOR FOR MULTI-SITE CHURCH

Christ United Methodist Church in Hickory, North Carolina is seeking a full-time Lead Children’s Pastor for this Multi-Site Church of 2000 to 2500.

Job Description:
Our church is seeking a visionary leader with proven experience to lead and grow our children’s ministry (birth through 5th grade.) We believe we have been given a challenge from the Lord to double our ministry over the next three years and are seeking the right leader to help lead the charge. The children’s pastor will help set the vision and direction and lead the part time staff at each campus to help bring the vision to life. You will need to lead from the front but also be willing to roll up your sleeves and serve on a team to get things done. We are seeking an individual who has the heart, passion and desire to create a ministry that will have children dragging their parents to church. We’re looking for an individual who believes that WOW factor excitement must accompany life changing discipleship.

Only applicants with proven leadership experience in children’s ministry will be considered. Multi-site experience preferred. Theologically align with Wesleyan belief.

STUDENT MINISTRY PASTOR

Christ United Methodist Church in Hickory, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Student Ministry Pastor.

Job Description:  The Student Pastor is responsible for working with the Student Ministry team to provide direction for the student ministry at large for this multi-site church along with overseeing all operations and ministry for the 6th – 12th grade ministry at the Main Campus.

General Responsibilities:

  • Be a visible leader at this campus to connect with students / families.
  • Align and execute the vision of the church and of the student ministry.
  • Provide leadership and oversee execution of all aspects of student ministry on this campus.
  • Recruit, develop and disciple adult volunteer leaders that will lead and disciple students.
  • Primary communicator for student ministry at this campus.
  • Ensure all teaching materials and methods are of highest quality to challenge students to grow in their faith.
  • Provide opportunities to help students take next steps in their faith by planning events like camps, mission trips and outreach events.
  • Be active in students lives on a weekly basis inside and outside of the church.
  • Be willing to do whatever it takes (short of sin) to reach students with the Gospel.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 – 5 years experience in student ministry or church vocational work.
  • Track record of growing ministry
  • Experience in multi- site church preferred
  • Organized, flexible, able to multi-task
  • Self Starter and Team builder
  • Theologically align with the Wesleyan belief

To apply, send resume and cover letter to church@christnc.com

DIRECTOR OF NEW FAITH COMMUNITIES

The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas is currently accepting applications for Director of New Faith Communities. 

Overview: The Director of New Faith Communities is a full-time position – clergy or laity – that provides strategic leadership and oversight to the development and nurture of new churches, faith communities and places for new people.  He or she will be responsible for starting and supporting new churches, faith communities and places for new people, repurpose existing churches to reach new faith communities, and developing and coordinating a conference-wide strategy for the development of repurposed churches and new places for new people.  This person will work collaboratively with the Cabinet and will report directly to the bishop of the Arkansas Conference. 

Qualifications:  Serious applicants must have the following:

  • a proven track record of identifying and developing leaders and new systems
  • training and experience in current methods and models of creating new faith communities
  • multi-cultural competency.

In addition, they should show evidence of entrepreneurial, strategic and team-oriented leadership and be adept and innovative in a complex, ever-changing environment.   A working knowledge of The United Methodist Church structure, doctrine and polity is important.

Detailed Job Description   A detailed job description can be found at http://arumc.org/2018/02/director-of-new-faith-communities or by contacting Rev. Jim Polk at jim.polk@arumc.org or by calling 501-324-8042.

Salary and Benefits are commensurate with education, training, experience and skills.  

Interested applicants should email the following to jim.polk@arumc.org

  • Cover letter;
  • Current resume with reference list;
  • Written responses to the following:
    • Describe what you believe to be two promising methods or models of creating new faith communities in today’s culture.
    • Describe two issues you believe must be addressed in order to effectively reach millennials, particularly those who have little to no connection with the church.
    • Share a time when you created and coordinated a new program or system. What were the outcomes? How did you measure them?
    • What challenges must be faced by a church or conference in order to create successful multi-cultural faith communities and ministries?

DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONS AND YOUTH

Calhoun First UMC of Calhoun, GA​ has an opening for a full-time Director of Connectional and Youth Ministries.  In the Connections role, this person will help other people find places of connection and care through the church, whether existing programs or new initiatives.  This includes innovating, developing, and overseeing a variety of connectional opportunities in small groups, missions, and community activities.  In the Youth role, this person will coordinate our Sunday and Wednesday evening youth activities as well as other special ministry events/programs to provide both quality Christian education and formation opportunities for youth.  Regardless of the role, our hope is that this person will help further people to live, grow, and nurture others ​in Jesus-centered community.  Please send a resume to Rev. Ed Archer at edarcher@calhounfirst.com or by mail to 205 E Line St, Calhoun, GA 30701.
 

SENIOR PASTOR

The Rose Valley United Methodist Church, located in rural north central Kansas, is exploring sources for potential pastor candidates. The congregation has identified desirable characteristics of such a candidate to include: a person grounded in the Word of God, willing to lead Sunday worship services, to be involved in the community where the church is located, to pastor and mentor both the older and younger members of the congregation, and to enhance the church’s outreach efforts to build God’s kingdom.

The congregation at Rose Valley is primarily employed in agriculture and its service industries. Many persons are involved in various aspects of the healthcare industry. The congregation ranges in age from a few months to mid-nineties, and places an emphasis on the Sunday School program with classes for  children, youth and adults. The sense of community is very evident and important to the congregation. We care about each other and work to express it, whether the opportunity is the fellowship at a potluck dinner or a summer evening fish fry and Christian concert free to the entire community. The church family is forward-thinking and has committed to technology in order to connect with the community through social media and better deliver programs and presentations for growing faiths.

We welcome further questions and can be contacted by email at rosevalleyumc1@gmail.com.  We also invite you to visit our Facebook page for a sense of the church’s activities. If interested in learning more, appropriate steps can be taken to establish a conversation.

We are praying that God will be glorified in this venture,

The Rose Valley United Methodist Church

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES

Munholland United Methodist Church is located in Metairie, Louisiana (New Orleans Metro Area) and is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. The Youth Director has the exciting job of leading the Youth Ministry Team to pursue the Munholland UMC mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  We do this by helping youth CONNECT deeply with God and other Christians, GROW intentionally, SERVE joyfully, and LEAD courageously. The Youth Ministry is presently touching 30 youth per week, but has great potential in this vibrant, growing church of 300+ attendance that has a regional draw.  Emphasis is placed on continuing to develop, nurture and equip teams of volunteers to minister to youth and their families through various small groups, programs, and events.   The Youth Director’s responsibility is to build and sustain an environment that attracts and disciples youth.  The Director of Youth Ministries does not need an MDiv. degree, but does need to have 3-5 years of youth ministry experience and be proactive, creative, and a good team player.  Compensation is healthy – living in the New Orleans area is priceless! 

Contact:  jbeck@munhollandchurch.org; Website:  http://munhollandumc.org

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

The Associate Pastor has the exciting job of working with a creative, energetic, ministry team to pursue the Munholland UMC mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  We do this by helping people CONNECT deeply with God and other Christians, GROW intentionally, SERVE joyfully, and LEAD courageously. Munholland is presently worshipping 300 weekly, but has great potential in this vibrant, growing church that has a regional draw.  The Associate Pastor’s main areas of focus are Evangelism, New Membership Development, Congregational Care, and Church-wide Events.  Munholland has a dynamic, encouraging, high-expectation team that will help you grow and succeed in ministry.  The Associate Pastor does not need to have an MDiv. as long as they have some experience, are proactive, creative, and good team players.  Munholland prides itself on raising up clergy by mentoring those interested in ministry and providing scholarships for seminary.   Since we are beginning the appointment season, please RSVP immediately to Jonathan Beck, 318-219-6512.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR

Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth is hiring a full-time, exempt Administrative Services Coordinator.  Their main office is located in Nicholasville, Kentucky. This position shall assist the President/CEO of The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth in the administration and management of the President’s office. primary Hours: 8:30 am -5:00 pm, M-F with weekend work as needed

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Four years administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft based software programs.
  • Possess the relationship skills necessary to work effectively with internal and external associates, at all levels.
  • Possess strong multi-tasking, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, along with propensity for high attention to detail.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of administrative support procedures and general office equipment.
  • Have sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In the absence of the President/CEO, shall continue the general work of the President/CEO’s office following instructions and known duties as assigned so that upon the return of the President/CEO, the work of the office will have continued uninterrupted.
  • Responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support to the President/CEO, including composing correspondence, preparing reports, answering phones and screening calls, making appointments and travel arrangements and maintaining filing systems. Maintains executive calendar and contacts.
  • Maintains a positive relationship with the Vice Presidents of the agency and works to maintain the overall vision and mission of the agency.
  • Coordinates internal meetings and schedules meeting spaces in order to meet the need of the agency.
  • Responsible for performing general administrative functions such as maintaining files, sorting and distributing mail, operating general office equipment and ordering supplies for President/CEO.
  • Schedules appointments, arranges meetings and coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Manages incoming information and requests from internal and external sources.
  • Attends Board of Trustees and Committee meetings as directed. Takes and records all minutes of committees and the board.  Assists board members as needed.

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Orders meals, refreshments and snacks for meetings held in the President/CEO’s office as well as for Board of Trustees and Committee meetings.
  • Coordinates retreats, meetings and other events as directed by the President/CEO.

Website: http://www.kyumh.org/

Email: HumanResources@kyumh.org

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

The Nathaniel Mission located in Lexington, Kentucky is seeking an Office Administrator.

Primary Objectives:  To assist the Executive Director and Program Director in establishing the Nathaniel Mission as a thriving, jubilant, and transformative outpost of the Kingdom of God, particularly amongst the poor, rejected, and oppressed of our city. To oversee all administrative tasks of the Nathaniel Mission as the primary organizational officer.

Work Focus: Administrative Oversight and Leadership

  1. Works under the Program Director to ensure that all ministries and programs continue according to the established vision and missional objectives.
  2. Assists the Staff in directing volunteers in daily administrative tasks and the successful operations of the Mission’s activities, programs, and ministries.
  3. Oversees the record-keeping and documenting of the Mission’s services, clinics, and ministries for both internal records and outside reports.
  4. Assists the Treasurer and Bookkeeper in maintaining consistent financial records and reports.
  5. Directs the work of the Mission’s “Front Office” – answering phones, coordinating the assistance intake process, collecting data on volunteers and clients, maintaining contact with the Mission’s network through mailings, emails, etc.
  6. Maintains contact with the Mission’s volunteers to establish a calendar of volunteer opportunities, assisting the Program Director in maintaining a volunteer database and scheduling all necessary volunteers for the Mission’s ministries and programs.
  7. Under the direction of the Executive Director and Program Director , maintains a calendar of events taking place at the Mission and assists in scheduling all outside use of the facility.
  8. Oversees the purchase of supplies for the Mission including but not limited to kitchen, cleaning, office and other supplies.
  9. With the Operations Manager and the Kitchen Manager, ensures that the Mission meets required health standards, maintaining regulatory health and safety standards in the Mission’s commercial kitchen through assisting kitchen volunteers in understanding and complying with set standards.
  10. With the Operational Manager, ensure that the Mission upholds the best available environmental practices (such as recycling, heat/air control, electrical usage, etc.).
  11. Performs other duties as required and as assigned by the Executive Director or Operations Manager.

Qualifications:

  1. Commitment to God in Christ with a respect for and understanding of the ministries of The United Methodist Church.
  2. Willingness to work with Mission’s purpose and vision and to honor the United Methodist theology, social principles, and practice.
  3. Well-organized, self-directed individual with a heart for outreach missions and the community.
  4. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  5. Intelligent and articulate individual who relates to people at all levels.
  6. Strong administrative skills.
  7. Competencies in Office Suite, Google Drive, and other technological skills.
  8. Ability to speak persuasively and confidently to large and diverse audiences.
  9. Bachelors Degree preferred, especially in a field related to Public or Business Administration.
  10. 3 years experience in a closely related field preferred.

Expectations of Employee:

  1. Exemplify the highest standard of Christian faith and morality.
  2. Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
  3. Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management skills and an ability to prioritize workload and consistently meet deadlines.
  4. Agreement to the Nathaniel Mission’s Employee Handbook and stated operational values.

     

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES

Grace United Methodist Church located in Augusta, South Carolina, is searching for a Director of Youth Ministries.   

Purpose

To develop, plan, organize, and lead ministries for youth (sixth through twelfth grade) that are designed to fulfill the Grace United Methodist Church (Grace) Youth Ministries Vision.

Grace Youth Ministries Vision

Foster the mission of Grace UMC, which is “To Know Christ and Make His Love Known” (i.e.to make and grow disciples of Jesus Christ) by reaching out to and forming relationships with the youth of Grace and North Augusta in order to help the youth grow strong in the faith and prepare them to be leaders in Christian ministry wherever they go after they graduate high school.

Important facets of Christian discipleship that are particularly applicable to Youth ministries are provision of Christian training and nurture (Proverbs 22:6, Ephesians 4:15-16), and promoting individual repentance (Matthew 4:17), acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior (Romans 3:21-22, 2 Peter 3:18), individual transformation in Christ (Galatians 5:22-23), love of God and neighbor (Mark 12:29-31), Christian witness (Mark 16:15), and good works (Ephesians 2:10,James 2:17).

Integrate the youth into the wider ministries of Grace and membership in Grace as much as possible, and enable and encourage youth to fulfill their confirmation vow to support the ministries of Grace through their prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.

Position Status

This is a full time position working an average of 40 hours per week. The hours can be flexible with the exception of Sunday worship & youth meetings, and weekly Staff Meetings. This position makes extensive use of youth and adult leaders/volunteers. An office with phone and computer is provided and located in the Asbury Building. An excellent salary (based on experience and education) which includes medical, continuing education and pension opportunities.

Some of the necessary Qualifications and responsibilities

  • Must be an outgoing, Biblically-centered follower of Jesus Christ with a real passion for Youth Ministries. The Youth director will oversee the spiritual development of sixth through 12th graders, recruit volunteers and create a solid ministry to and with parents.
  • Must at a minimum have a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in related field such as Religion, Christian Education, or Management).
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, as ministry requires. Must keep regular advertised office hours of around 10 hours per week. Fridays and Saturdays are normal off days, except when youth ministry events are scheduled.
  • Must be proficient in all levels of communication including in person, by phone, newsletter, emails, and social media. Must be able and comfortable contacting people in person or by phone that are not known.
  • Must be highly organized and self-directed, requiring little supervision.
  • Must be able to drive the church bus.
  • Must pass a background check (Grace Safe Sanctuary Policy). SPRC Approved 2/21/18
  • Can relate, understand, and appreciate viable youth ministries, or in the absence thereof, to create ministries that generates excitement and opportunity for the youth (previous experience preferable).
  • Can work in collaboration with others both within and outside Grace (previous experience preferable).
  • Can lead and organize youth (previous experience preferable).
  • Can work with people of all ages and backgrounds to meet the needs of the ministry (previous experience preferable).
  • Develop, plan, organize, and lead Sunday and Wednesday night youth programs that includes a component of Bible Study in conjunction with the Grace Wednesday night dinners and programs (currently call WINGS).

     The Mission of Grace United Methodist Church is “To Know Christ and Make His Love Known”.  Grace is a theologically conservative Methodist Church located in downtown North Augusta, South Carolina (minutes from Augusta, Georgia).  North Augusta is experiencing tremendous grow, and as such Grace is seeking to expand its witness for Christ into the entire North Augusta area including to the area youth.

  ***PLEASE send your resume to our consultant. For more information contact our consultant, Dr. David Olshine by email to: Threeshine@aol.com. Or his cell at (803)727-0043; for more information see the ministry that is working with Grace UMC. Web: Youthministrycoaches.com

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES

Purpose: To build young disciples for Christ, both inside the church family and in the community, by implementing the church’s approach to youth ministry in the areas of worship, discipleship, mission and outreach, while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.
Status: Full-Time Associate. Probationary period required.
Hours: 40 hours per week. Travel events may require additional hours.
Benefits: Two weeks paid vacation per year. Reimbursable travel expenses upon approval.
Organizational Relationship and Supervision:
• The Director of Youth Ministries (DYM) comes under the daily supervision of the Senior and/or Associate Pastors with overall accountability to the Staff-Parrish Relations Committee (SPRC).
• The DYM is subject to The United Methodist Church policies and doctrine, as well as local church policy determined by the Youth Advisory Committee, and the Senior/Associate Pastors.
Attendance at church functions, activities, and meetings is required as determined by the Senior/Associate Pastors.
Primary Task: The DYM is responsible for leading ministry to youth, ages 12 through 18, in all aspects of the middle school and high school youth programs. There shall be a comprehensive approach to the implementation of the youth ministry in order to build meaningful relationships with youth and their families that foster growth in Jesus Christ by embracing principles that include:
• The love of youth where they are, both church members and community members equally.
• The encouragement of participation in the youth groups to all, youth aged, church members and other youth attending regularly.
• The encouragement of youth in developing a relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Modeling a personal and mature walk with Jesus Christ for the youth. • The opportunities for nurture and growth by providing an environment that encourages Christian fellowship for all youth.
• Challenging youth to respond to God’s call to serve in their church, community, and world.
Responsibilities:
1. Be an advocate for youth by educating the congregation on the hopes, concerns, and needs of youth in the local church and community.
2. Help plan and implement all aspects of the youth ministry in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach.
3. Work to spiritually and numerically grow the youth program by reaching out to youth in the church family who may not be active in the youth ministry, including them in all invitations, newsletters, etc. to ensure the opportunity for participation.
4. Work to ensure those attending youth activities also participate in congregational worship services, Sunday school, and other church wide activities.
5. Be aware of resources for developing the youth ministry and participate in continuing education and training opportunities.
6. Train approved volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of the youth ministry and ensure adequate volunteer support and adult supervision.
7. Be a liaison between the church, and other community organizations, groups, and resources that relate to youth and youth ministries.
8. Coordinate and help teach Confirmation Classes in partnership with the Pastors and be an example for Confirmation Class members, mentors, and parents beyond the classroom.
9. Work in partnership with the Youth Advisory Committee, Pastors and Staff, and all established church committees to effectively reach youth in the church and community through a strategic youth ministry outreach plan.
10.Keep records of youth participation and maintain appropriate permission and medical forms for ministry participants.
11. Help establish and manage the youth ministry budget.
12.Communicate in a timely manner and as effectively as possible using all available resources. Ensure communication with parents, church staff and leadership and the congregation as a whole.
13.Be available to youth in a variety of ways (i.e. attendance at extracurricular activities, visitations, times of crisis, etc.).
14.Work in connection with the gifts and talents of other staff members and volunteers to maintain a teamwork approach to the ministries of the church.
15.Ensure that Safe Sanctuaries and other church policies are observed at all times.
Qualifications:
• Must have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and embrace Christian and United Methodist doctrine and theology.
• A bachelor’s degree in a related field is desired but may be waived based on prior experience and background.
• Must have the demonstrated ability to implement a youth ministry. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
• Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with church and community youth, parents, volunteers, and leaders.
• Must be CPR qualified and possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License with a safe driving record in order to drive church vehicles.
Application: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional/personal references to Caroline Lamar, First United Methodist Church Alcoa, 617 Gilbert St., Alcoa, TN, 37701 or email clamar@alcoafumc.com. A complete background check will be conducted upon offer of employment.

DIRECTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES

Deer Park United Methodist Church, located in Deer Park, Texas, is a caring, mission-minded congregation seeking a full-time Director of Family Ministries to coordinate our growing ministry with children, youth and parents.  The Director of Family Ministries will be responsible for overseeing discipleship from birth through high school graduation.  

Regular duties will include, selecting and developing curriculum, recruiting and resourcing volunteers, helping to keep youth and children integrated into the life of the congregation, and representing the church in the community.

Successful candidates will have: experience in Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry or Christian Education; have or be willing to pursue specialized education (such as Christian Education or Youth Ministry Certification); and be able to articulate their faith from a Wesleyan perspective.  

Salary begins at $50,000 and total compensation will consider education and experience.  The full job description and application are available at http://dpumc.org/we-are-hiring .  Please be prepared to attach a resume’ and provide 3 references.

Contact person’s name: Rev. Kate Walker
1300 E. Thirteenth Street, Deer Park, TX 77536
Contact Person’s Phone Number: 281-930-1300
Email: pastorkate@dpumc.org

Deadline: March 25, 2018

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

Chapelwood United Methodist Church, a generous flagship church in the Texas Annual Conference, located in Houston, Texas, is looking for a dedicated and passionate full-time Associate Director of Children’s Ministries who will be responsible for leading and expanding children’s programming for 3rd graders on the main campus of Chapelwood. The church’s mission for children is to reach and inspire children on the path to discipleship in addition to building commitment and trust with parents, training and equipping volunteers, and guiding the implementation of a Spirit-led vision serving children. As Chapelwood moves strategically forward, this Associate Director will be a part of an enthusiastic program team that includes the Pastor of Family Discipleship, an active Children’s Ministry Core Team, a Pastor of Children’s Ministry, assistant age-level directors, interns, and a volunteer base working to lead the church’s children’s ministries and missions.  
 
The successful candidate will have a college degree, 2-3 years of experience in children’s ministry leadership (preferably in a large congregation),  a strong personal faith consistent with the Methodist tradition and a passion for teaching the Word of God to children. 
 
Resumes along with a cover letter can be sent to Rev. Lisa Michelle Wilson (LM): lmwilson@chapelwood.org 
A full job description will be provided to qualified candidates. Find out more information at their website: Chapelwood.org or their Facebook: chapelwoodchildren 
 

NORTHEAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Background:

The Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) has been entrusted with the unparalleled opportunity to influence the healthcare marketplace for the cause of Christ. We believe God has positioned CMDA to respond to our culture by seeking to develop physicians, dentists and healthcare professionals who are committed to living out their faith in Christ through the crucible of patient care, bioethics, and technology. CMDA began as a student movement in 1931 on the campus of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. As an international movement of Christian healthcare students and professionals, CMDA now has over 18,000 members whose desire is to glorify Christ in the professional arenas of medicine and dentistry. Our purpose is to help doctors practice their faith in Jesus Christ, both personally and professionally and to make an impact for the gospel through medicine. This is not only our heritage, but it is our mandate for the future.

Purpose:

A regional director oversees a multi–state region with an emphasis upon the spiritual development of healthcare students, residents and professionals. This task is accomplished primarily through the development, training, and supervision of local associate staff and area directors, and the training and discipleship of student leaders, campus advisors, and graduate leaders. The ultimate goals are to motivate, coach, educate and equip Christian healthcare professionals and students to pursue God’s call on their lives, to make an impact and transform lives with the gospel and encourage Christian community among healthcare professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Connect members with opportunities, resources, and other members to help them prepare for their call and/or keep them connected with the body of Christ in healthcare.
  • Train and disciple student leaders, campus advisors, and graduate leaders.
  • Minister to the spiritual, professional, and personal needs of students, residents and doctors through a variety of ministry initiatives (e.g. individual contacts, leadership conferences, Global Missions Health Conference, regional conferences, the CMDA national convention, and national specialty meetings.)
  • Develop and maintain systems of ongoing connection with individual leaders and Local Ministry Groups/Campus Chapters throughout the year.
  • Be responsible for the administration and oversight of a regional budget.
  • Create a fundraising development plan that discovers/recruits new donors as well as maintains and cultivates current ones.
  • Communicate and update progress, plans and challenges through monthly reports.
  • Promote Associations’ membership and involvement.
  • Invest in relationships with campus advisors, student, resident and graduate leaders and CMDA state representatives within your region.
  • Supervise Associate and Area Directors in your region.
  • Manage workflow and information exchange from local ministry groups/campus chapters to National Campus & Communities Ministry office.
  • Generate new local leadership teams and recruit new area staff.
  • Cultivate members for national leadership responsibilities.
  • Any other responsibilities deemed necessary by the VP for CCM for the success of the Region and its constituents.

Directly Responsible to:  VP of Campus and Community Ministries

Directly Responsible for:  Area and Associate Directors, Staff & Volunteers

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • An earned graduate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Proven character and spiritual maturity.
  • Skilled knowledge of the Scriptures and the expertise to apply the wisdom of God’s Word to the challenges of professional life.
  • Needs effectively to identify, release and mobilize the necessary resources to accomplish strategic goals.
  • Outstanding communication skills in speaking and writing.
  • Leadership and administrative experience to develop people and programs, especially in the areas of evangelism, discipleship, leadership development, and fund raising.
  • Requires creativity, intellectual flexibility and a person who is a self-starter.
  • Exceptional people skills, including the ability to motivate others.
  • The ability to readily receive direction, the desire to grow personally and professionally, and to cultivate a teachable spirit.
  • Versatility—the ability to work well with a wide range of people, including healthcare profession students, residents, physicians, dentists, PAs, NPs, etc., in academics or practice, spouses, men and women, retired, married, and single persons.
  • Unqualified agreement with the CMDA Statement of Purpose, CMDA Statement of Faith, and Core Bioethical Position Statements and acceptance of the CMDA Confidentiality Agreement.
  • Willing to travel extensively.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous para-church ministry experience
  • Ordained or prepared to seek ordination

Submit résumé and cover letter to hr@cmda.org 

The work will cover the states from Maine through Virginia and west to (but not including) Ohio.


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