Salem First United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Childcare Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for providing Christ-centered care for infants and children of the members and friends of the Salem First UMC; scheduling, supervising and training childcare staff members; maintaining a safe and secure environment; and creating a healthy and nurturing environment as a part of the overall ministry of the church.
Minimum qualifications are: high school education, basic knowledge of Christian faith, First Aid/CPR certification, Red Cross child care training (or equivalent), and Child Abuse Awareness certification (or equivalent). Training in Early Childhood Education is highly desirable. Candidates must enjoy children and have enthusiasm in helping them discover God’s world. Experience in Christian education helpful.
This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, which includes staff meetings and required office hours. Work shifts include, but are not limited to, Sunday mornings from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. and one Friday evening each month from 6-9 p.m. Additional hours may be required. This position reports to the Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries. Compensation is $12 per hour.
Further information and a more detailed description is available at www.salemfirstumcyouth.org/job-openings. Please send cover letter and résumé (including references) to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Salem First United Methodist Church, 600 State Street, Salem, Oregon, 97301. All applications must be received no later than Friday, May 31, 2013.
Position: Director of Youth Ministries
Cathedral of the Rockies (FUMC Boise)
7 17 N. 11th Street, Boise ID 83702
Please send cover letter and resume’ to Jwalker@boisefumc.org closing date May 30th
Church Mission: We are a church that seeks to Love God, Love People, and Follow Jesus.
Mission of Youth Ministry: Our Youth Ministry exists to Lead others into the love of Christ, Open our hearts to all, be Visible examples of Christ’s love, create opportunities for youth to Encounter God, and to Develop loving relationships.
The Director of Youth Ministries position assumes a leader committed to team-building. We expect you to give your all, but we do not expect you to do it all.
This is a half time position. He or she will report directly to the Senior Pastor and other immediate supervisor as assigned. The basic responsibilities of the Director of Youth Ministries are listed below. Please note that these are not all-inclusive; other tasks may be assigned.
Spiritual Formation and Self-Care: Exhibit a Christ-centered life. Show evidence of a commitment for spiritual growth (i.e. personal prayer, Bible study, etc.). Seek out and be open to receiving spiritual direction from others. Honor and model a healthy life style (spiritually, emotionally, and physically).
Worship Leadership: Be an effective worship leader/facilitator. Organize and plan youth worship services with skill and care. Participate regularly in Sunday morning worship. Cultivate youth presence and participation in church overall.
Administration: Attendance at weekly worship meetings and monthly management. Work well within committees and other small group teams. Complete required paperwork in a timely manner. Implement policies and procedures (including Safe Sanctuary). Ensure deadlines are met on time. Work as a productive and supportive leader of Youth Staff Volunteers, Parent volunteers, and youth leadership team.
Discipleship: Be an engaging teacher and Bible study leader. Encourage youth to
grow in their faith by teaching United Methodist theology, practices, and polity.
Demonstrate competence in basic theology and biblical studies. Demonstrate a
comprehensive spiritual knowledge needed to perform the primary tasks of youth
ministry. Work to expand the number of participants, volunteers, and youth in
Mission Issues: Live out the mission, vision, and values of the United Methodist Church and Cathedral of the Rockies. Communicate the mission of the church in word and deed. Engage in mission by leading the youth to help those in need, participating in local and/or foreign missions and mission trips, and challenging the youth to take seriously the needs of others.
Evangelism: Create an inviting, hospitable, open, and safe environment that offers youth and their families the opportunity to engage in Christian fellowship. Model outreach and challenge youth to reach out to those not active in a congregation. Clearly present the good news message of Jesus to others. Train and equip youth in the church to share their faith with others.
Pastoral Care: Provide support to youth and their families through prayer, counsel, and encouragement. Develop a working knowledge of the resources within the church and surrounding community that can offer youth further support. Create an environment in which our youth minister to each other.
Leadership: Lead the youth ministry into God’s vision for it by identifying, equipping and developing emerging lay leadership. Provide a strong sense of direction for the youth ministry. Demonstrate strong organizational skills; delegate appropriately; understand the youth director’s role and function within the church. Honor confidentiality. Dress appropriately for both the task and the context of a church. Maintain appropriate relationships with church staff, volunteers, and youth. Understand and manage conflict in a positive manner. Respect and honor all persons. Be punctual and prepared for assignments. Be present and engaged in the community.
Team Building and Equipping: Effectively build teams to multiply ministry; be an effective recruiter; coach and equip laity to be in ministry; share credit for successes with the team; actively seek out new people to be in ministry; invest in emerging leaders. Demonstrate consistent and effective leadership; cast vision for positive change; be open to new ideas; seek to be surrounded by highly competent people; build consensus for new ideas and be able to implement them; believe the best days of the church are in the future.
Basic Qualities and Qualifications Desired
Experience in youth ministry leadership
4-year college education required
Formal youth ministry certification or education highly desired
Commitment to participate in continuing education
Wanted: Church Pianist for Living Hope ~ Kuna United Methodist Church. Provides music for worship services; rehearses with and accompanies the choir. Requires intermediate to advanced skill in playing. Must pass background check. Email request for job description to email@example.com. Submit resume including playing experience and references to: Church Pianist Position; Living Hope ~ KUMC; PO Box 17; Kuna, ID 83634 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . All applications must be received no later than Friday, April 5, 2013.
Meridian United Methodist Church,” the Church of the Warm Heart”, is seeking a full-time Young Adult and Youth Minister to shepherd youth and young adults.
First United Methodist Church, Portland (FUMC), a progressive congregation in Portland OR, is recruiting candidates to fill this position. The responsibilities include facilitating the coordination, development, and administration of the ministry of Christian education for children, youth and families of FUMC. The Director staffs various volunteer advisory groups, representing Christian education. The Director recruits and develops volunteers as necessary to implement an education effort for age level ministries. The position also supervises paid early childhood staff. Salary range is $36-38,000 annually with benefits (DOQ). Requirements include: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and experience in Christian education. Experience with children and family education highly preferred. Strong planning and organizational skills, experience recruiting and managing a large volunteer corps, ability to be self-directed, team player, sense of humor and good communication skills (written and verbal) are also required.
Letters of application including resumé must be received electronically by 5pm on October 10, 2012. Please send to: email@example.com with the subject heading "JOB APPLICATION." This information can also be found on our website at http://fumcpdx.org/?p=4552.
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
All Saints Episcopal Church, Portland
4300 SW Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97202
Children’s Ministry Assistant (available starting September 18th)
Trinity United Methodist Church, 440 Maxwell Road, Eugene, OR 97404
Lead a children’s ministry program for pre-school through 8th grade children. Children’s ministry program will consist of music, drama and visual arts/crafts with Christian themes. Two age groups will be created, one younger and one for the older children. Position will a) assist the pastor with Christian worship before the church service each Sunday and b) lead a children’s music/drama/crafts/story session during worship.
Hours and pay: Weekly on Sunday morning starting September 18th. Pay is $40/Sunday.
If interested contact the Trinity church office and ask to talk to Pastor Roberta Egli at 541-688-3269