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Volunteer Coordinator – Recovery Ministries (Full Time)

The Volunteer Coordinator will coordinate volunteer teams to work within the functions of the South Carolina United Methodist Conference’s Disaster Recovery Ministry. Coordination will include housing logistics and confirmation as well as recruiting of volunteers and volunteer management.
Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Maintain the calendar for all volunteer teams working in the recovery effort.
2. Maintain all conference records for teams, housing and construction; assist conference staff with the required record keeping.
3. Recruit volunteer teams and process their orientation packets.
4. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills via email and telephone.
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook Calendar.
• Organizational and time management skills.
• Customer service mentality.
College degree or 4 years of applicable experience.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume with 3 references to the Director of Recovery Ministries – Ward Smith at wsmith@umcsc.org.
Applications will not be accepted after Friday April 14th, 2017

Ward Smith

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wsmith@umcsc.org

  3/28/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Construction Supervisor – Recovery Ministries (Full Time)

The Site Construction Supervisor will plan, implement and oversee construction efforts at specific work sites to include volunteer team assignments.

Roles and responsibilities:
1. Oversee the scheduling, training and supervision of all volunteers.
2. The Construction Supervisor will work closely with incoming volunteer teams to ensure a safe and efficient approach to meeting the needs of both clients and volunteers. The will provide direct supervision to volunteer team leaders and teams doing repairs and renovations.
3. Specific duties include:
• Assess specific sites to determine if their home was affected by disaster.
• Perform estimates for materials and/or repair costs.
• Arrange the delivery of materials and/or tools and equipment to job sites.
• Assign, train and supervise both volunteer or contract labor in performing repairs.
• Obtain building permits when necessary.
• Assist the Volunteer Coordinator with housing arrangements.
• Complete the appropriate documents before repairs begin and keep adequate records until project completion.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
A minimum of 3-5 years of general construction experience. Good working knowledge of construction trades including estimating, work performance and building codes; and/or the ability to research and obtain the required information. Moderate computer skills for data entry and reporting.
Preferred Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal and team development skills.
• Organizational and time management skills.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume with 3 references to the Director of Recovery Ministries – Ward Smith at wsmith@umcsc.org.
Applications will not be accepted after Friday April 14th, 2017.

Ward Smith

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wsmith@umcsc.org

  3/28/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Director of Youth Ministry

Sizeable urban church seeks full-time Director of Youth Ministry who has a heart for Christ and a desire to work with youth, 7th through 12th graders.
• Bachelor’s degree required; certification in youth ministry preferred.
• Experience in developing and implementing a student ministry program is desired.
• Knowledgeable about the ways in which youth develop, learn, and grow in faith
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to build, inspire, and equip adult volunteers with a clear ministry purpose
• Must be available to attend/participate in day, night, and weekend activities
• Must be qualified and of age to drive the church buses
• Must meet church safety policies and pass background checks
• Computer and management skills required

A health/pension benefits package is provided with this position.
Salary is commensurate with experience/education.

Carter Jeffords
3407 Devine Street
Columbia, SC  29205
jcjeffords@att.net

  3/24/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

ORGANIST/MUSIC ASSOCIATE (PT)

Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica | St. Simons Island, GA

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose:

To glorify God and to nurture faith within the congregation and community by working with the Director of Music and Worship to plan and execute a comprehensive ministry of music, worship, and arts involving all age groups in the church.

Specifically, by working as a collaborative artist to provide rehearsal and performance accompaniment and/or directorship for the music ensembles of Wesley church; playing the organ for all services; concertizing; and working to support music in the community through music ministry in a variety of forms.

Hours:

Part-time job (20 hours +/- per week)
Usual number of Sunday services: 2
Number of other weekly services: 0
Number of annual occasional services: 6
Usual total number of weekly rehearsals this musician will be directly involved with: 5 (Adult: 3; Youth: 0; Children: As needed; Handbell: 2; Instrumentalists: 1

Reports to:

The Organist/Music Associate reports to and is under the supervision of the Director of Music and Worship. All staff are ultimately under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and relate to the Staff Parish Relations Committee, which is responsible for all church staffing decisions in consultation with the Senior Pastor (hiring/firing/salaries, etc.).

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

Worship Planning and Participation

Work under direction of the Director of Music and Worship in worship planning.
Work with the Director of Music and Worship to provide music for all sanctuary services.
Select and perform a variety liturgically appropriate, high caliber organ literature for all traditional services
Assist in the selection of hymns, anthems, etc., for Sunday worship
Work to synergize with the Director of Music and Worship to design creative worship and music experiences
Support and lead congregational singing from the organ with an emphasis on creative and vibrant expressions of worship through music
Participate in various worship services throughout the year and cooperate in planning services.
(Ash Wednesday, Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, community services, etc.)
Provide organ/piano music for all weddings and funerals held at the church, consulting with wedding couples or families as requested. For these services the organist will receive an additional fee as specified by the organist through the church policy (currently $400 per wedding). The services of another organist may be used with the permission of the regular organist. (NB: St. Simons Island is a major destination wedding location; Wesley hosts 10-15+ weddings per year, which can serve to augment the regular pay of this position by an estimated $4,000-6,000 annually.) Memorial Services are offered free of charge to church members, but honorariums are often given.


Music/Arts Education and Enrichment:

Collaborate with Director of Music and other related staff to encourage, organize, develop, expand, and elevate Music/Arts education, enrichment, and opportunities at Wesley, including beginning new ensembles and music/arts experiences as guided by the interests of the candidate
Support community music/arts
Assist all assigned ensembles through rehearsal accompaniment, acting as a collaborative artist and seeking to bring the highest caliber of musicality to the groups we have at Wesley
Assist in recruiting, motivating, and leading in all aspects of sacred music and creative arts in the lift of the church
Cooperate with St. Simons Island community-based organizations in music experiences and opportunities.
1. Accompany annual performances of Handel’s MESSIAH with orchestra, hosted at Wesley (This pays separately from the Wesley salary.)
2. Accompany the community chorus in residence at Wesley (unpaid).

New Ensembles we would like to offer:

Youth Choir; expanded graded Children’s Music Program (choirs, handbells/chimes, Orff instruments); instrumental ensembles (i.e. woodwinds, brass, strings, recorders); additional adult vocal ensembles (Chamber Choir, small ensembles, early service choir, etc.)

Offer regular organ concerts at Wesley (at least one concert annually)

Administration:

Work with the Director of Music to assist in the comprehensive administration of the Music Ministry at Wesley.
In collaboration with the Director of Music, oversee regular maintenance for the organ and pianos


See full Job Description here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7HXWeNp5V5zUS0wVHBYRGpYV3M/view?usp=sharing

Chris Goodson
6520 Frederica Rd
St. Simons Island, Georgia  31522
chris@wesleyssi.org
9126341412

  3/20/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Executive Director, Project Salud y Paz

Project Salud y Paz seeks a dedicated and energetic full-time Executive Director to lead its service programs among the indigenous Mayan people of the impoverished Guatemala highlands.

The Executive Director oversees the work of 30 full-time employees, full-time volunteers from the US and part-time volunteers from the US who serve in short-term mission teams.

The work of United Methodist-related Project Salud y Paz has touched over 150,000 lives since its inception in 2001, providing medical, dental and surgical services as well as health education to adults and basic education to children through the second grade.

We seek an experienced and mature leader with leadership skills, administrative experience, fundraising and board development skills, and the ability to speak or quickly learn the Spanish language.

Please see a full posting and job description at http://www.saludypaz.org/executive-director-job-posting/.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to saludypazsearch@gmail.com or by mail to Salud y Paz Search Committee, ℅ Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds WA 98020.

Rev. Sandy Brown
c/o Edmonds UMC
Edmonds, WA  98020
saludypazsearch@gmail.com
206-601-0231

  3/17/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Orangeburg Wesley Foundation Director Minister

Applications are being accepted to fill the following full-time position: Director & Campus Minister (Director Minister) of the Orangeburg Wesley Foundation (OWF). The application deadline is April 28, 2017, and work is expected to begin in June 2017.

The United Methodist Church (UMC) has established Wesley Foundations in various locations in the United States to encourage the Christian spiritual growth of college students. The OWF is located in Orangeburg, South Carolina and serves students who attend Claflin and South Carolina State universities (Students). A Board of Directors governs the OWF (Board). The Director Minister carries out the Board’s directives and assists the Students in their spiritual journeys. The duties of the Director Minister include both administrative and ministerial work. There are no other paid employment positions with the OWF.

To be considered for the position, an applicant MUST:
• Submit all application materials by April 28, 2017
• Be an Elder or Deacon in the UMC
• Demonstrate proficiency in the types of communications currently favored by Students
• Reside in the Orangeburg area during tenure
• Attend all Board meetings (evenings)
• Attend all OWF functions (including some evenings and weekends)

An ideal candidate will:
• Be extremely outgoing
• Be effective in engaging Students about their faith
• Have experience in the spiritual guidance of college students
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Have superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks

Application materials are as follows: a cover letter regarding why you are interested in and qualified for the position, a resume and three positive references, at least one of which must be from a UMC Elder or Deacon. Application materials and any questions are to be submitted by e-mail to orangeburgwesleycm@gmail.com.



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  3/14/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Youth Minister/Director

Toccoa First United Methodist Church is seeking a director for its youth program. The position involves 20-25 hours a week with variable hours each week in direct contact with the church's youth. Toccoa is located in Northeast Georgia along the South Carolina border and approximately 45 minutes from the North Carolina border. Toccoa FUMC is a church of over 750 members in downtown Toccoa. Applicants should have a sound understanding of Methodist theology and have a creative and visionary spirit along with a passion for ministering to youth. Please submit resumes to john@toccoafumc.org.

Dr. John Brown
333 East Tugalo St.
Toccoa, GA  30577
john@toccoafirstumc.org
706-886-9446

  3/12/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Director of Youth Ministries (full time)

We are seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to join our staff at Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond, Va. If you are youth ministry leader who has an authentic trust in God, a strong background in scripture and United Methodist theology, and a desire to build disciples of Jesus Christ through teaching, worship, fellowship, and mission, we would like to learn more about you.

The Director of Youth Ministries at Reveille UMC leads, manages, and nurtures ministries that support the spiritual growth of youth in grades six through 12. The director partners with our Youth Council of adults and youth from the congregation, clergy, and other staff, to create opportunities for youth to connect and engage with each other, the congregation, and the community, as they grow their faith, participate fully in worship, and serve their neighbors and God.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to relate to youth and be skilled in leading discussions with young people with emphasis on where God fits into their lives. He or she will be dedicated to developing Christian youth leaders and incorporating youth fully into the life of the congregation.

The qualified candidate will have a commitment to Jesus Christ and to the church as his body performing God’s work, with experience in youth ministry leadership. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and demonstrated strong knowledge of Wesleyan/United Methodist theology are required. An advanced theological degree is preferred. A successful background check is required for this position prior to hire.

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Our benefits package includes medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 6% match, generous paid leave, and continuing education support.

Visit www.reveilleumc.org/jobs for a detailed job description. To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Director of Administration Terri Edwards, admindirector@reveilleumc.org. The deadline to apply is April 14, 2017.

About Reveille UMC
Reveille United Methodist Church is a large, traditional Wesleyan congregation centrally located in Richmond, Virginia, adjacent to the vibrant Carytown district. Our caring church family offers a wide range of ministry opportunities to support the mission of the United Methodist Church: to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. For more information, visit www.reveilleumc.org.

Terri Edwards, Reveille UMC
4200 Cary Street Road
Richmond, Virginia  23221
admindirector@reveilleumc.org
8043596041

  3/10/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Director of Youth Ministry and Contemporary Worship

First United Methodist Church is located in the historic town of Crawfordsville, IN. The church is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry and Contemporary Worship to oversee two ministries – youth ministry and contemporary worship. It is understood that there will be times where time and energy will be given to one ministry over another ministry but that it will balance itself out in the end.

As the Director of Youth Ministry, this person shall seek to foster Christian community through building relationships with young people in grades 6 through 12 that strengthen their commitment to the church and growth in faith in Jesus Christ. The youth ministry team includes weekly volunteers as well as the Youth Advisory Board. The program is comprised of Youth Group, including small group breakouts, special events, Sunday morning youth education, and service opportunities.

As the Contemporary Worship Coordinator, s/he will be the “producer” of each Gathering worship service and special programs. This involves working collaboratively and mentoring worship leaders as well as the worship band.

The ideal candidates will have a deep and living relationship with Jesus Christ, a call to minister to youth, gifts in leadership and vision, musical ability to lead worship with an instrument, a Bachelor’s degree and two years of volunteer or paid youth ministry experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com.

Kristina Zirschky
212 E Wabash Ave
Crawfordsville, IN  47933
kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com

  3/8/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information

Director of Children’s Ministry and Pre-school

Located within view of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean in Myrtle Beach, SC, First United Methodist Church seeks a full-time (40 hours/week) Director of Children’s Ministry and Pre-school. First UMC seeks to transform the Myrtle Beach community by making and nurturing disciples who transform the world around them. Therefore, the right candidate should be a mature, committed disciple of Jesus Christ with the education, skills, and passion to educate, nurture, and equip children to transform the world for the better.

Children’s ministry responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Developing a long-term plan for Children’s ministries, including Sunday school, Children’s Sermons, and Little Church.
• Communicating and coordinating with parents and volunteers to carry out those plans.
• Implementing the children’s ministry budget and the Safe Sanctuaries policy of First United Methodist Church.

Pre-school director responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Hiring, supervising, training, and scheduling all teachers and other staff.
• Planning and implementing the Pre-school’s annual budget and curriculum.
• Communicating with parents to introduce the childcare setting and required policies, fees, regulations, and curriculum; dealing with parent concerns and questions; scheduling and planning conferences so as to partner with parents.
• Ensuring that all staff members and facilities meet requirements prescribed by state licensing and credentialing agencies.

Compensation will be commensurate with candidate’s education and experience.

Submit resumes and references to Emily Kirby at ekirby@fumcmb.org by April 2, 2017.

Emily Kirby
PO Box 1367
Myrtle Beach, SC  29578
ekirby@fumcmb.org
8434487164

  3/7/2017  If you submitted this job, click here to update it's information