Position Location Date Posted
Senior Pastor
Beck's Reformed Church, Lexington, NC
June 26, 2017
Senior Pastor
Beck's Reformed Church, Lexington, NC

Brief Summary of Position:  Beck’s Reformed Church, located in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina and in the town of Lexington, is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor.   Beck’s believes the Bible is the inerrant, infallible, and inspired Word of God and Christ Jesus is heralded as Lord and Savior. Beck’s is seeking leadership that will Biblically direct and assist the congregation as it continues to build its vision as a community of faith and service. The church staff includes a full time Youth-Director, part-time Music Director, and a secretary. Beck’s provides a traditional and a non-traditional service, while offering scheduled programs for children through senior citizen.  For more information and an application, go to www.beckschurch.com or contact the church secretary at 336-357-2369.

Pastor (Full-time)
Hambden Congregational Church, Chardon, OH
June 21, 2017
Pastor (Full-time)
Hambden Congregational Church, Chardon, OH

Position Available 

Full-time solo pastorate at HAMBDEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH,  13840 GAR Highway, Chardon, Ohio 44024.  In addition to preaching the Gospel, we are seeking someone with management/administrative skills, a passion for evangelism/outreach and a heart for youth.

 

Our Church 

Founded in 1809, HCC has served our community by spreading Christ's gospel for over 200 years.  An independently governed church, we are affiliated with the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference.  In recent decades our church has been highly influenced by Rick Warren's The Purpose Drive Church.  Our operations and finances are governed around fulfilling five key objectives: fostering fellowship, encouraging discipleship, developing  a ministry of service, promoting evangelism and celebrating worship.  Our Doctrines and Constitution is available for review at www.hambdencc.org.

 

Background 

Our current Pastor has served at HCC for 30 years but needsto retire earlier than planned because of health issues.  We are seeking a Pastor interested in a long-term relationship not merely a stepping-stone to a larger church.  Currently, the church has 59 active members with Sunday services attended by 85-100. Ongoing services include Sunday morning worship, Sunday School and 2 Bible Studies. The church has no debt and maintains a modest financial reserve for building needs. Our facility was extensively remodeled about 8 years ago and features a

sanctuary with a capacity of250 and a modem multi-media booth, a foyer and coffee-room,

nursery, a large fellowship hall with kitchen, 4 Sunday School rooms, a community food pantry, general business office and private Pastor's office. The building is air-conditioned and handicap accessible.

 

Community

Hambden Township is located about 35 miles east of Cleveland, Ohio.  Hambden is one of 16 townships in Geauga County, which has a population of93,389.  Once part of the Connecticut Western Reserve, towns in Geauga County have a distinctive New England flavor. The nearest city is Chardon, which is about 3 miles west.  Hambden, along with two other townships and Chardon City, is part of the Chardon Local School District.

 

Interested? 

Interested candidates should request an application packet by submitting a cover letter and resume to:

 

Larry J. Sangrik, DDS HCC Pulpit Committee

401 South Street, Suite 3Bl

Chardon, OH 44024

 

Please note, this is not the church's address.  Although not required, recordings of 1-3 sermons would be appreciated.

Pastor (Full-time)
Goshen First Brethren Church, IN
June 15, 2017
Pastor (Full-time)
Goshen First Brethren Church, IN

Goshen First Brethren Church (IN) The Search Committee is accepting resumes and Pastor Profile information from interested candidates for a full-time lead pastor. Information can be emailed to the Committee at gfbcoffice@gmail.com or by mail to:

 

Pastoral Search Committee

Goshen First Brethren Church

215 W. Clinton St.

Goshen, IN 4652

Pastor (Full-time)
Maurertown Brethren Church, VA
June 15, 2017
Pastor (Full-time)
Maurertown Brethren Church, VA

Maurertown Brethren Church (VA) is accepting resumes and Pastor Profile information from interested candidates for a full-time pastorate. Documents can be emailed to the Search Committee at wraynor@shentel.net or by mail:

 

Pastoral Search Committee

Maurertown Brethren Church

PO BOX 25

Maurertown, VA 22644

 

Director of Discipleship and Outreach (Full-time)
Grace Lutheran Church, Freemont, OH
June 14, 2017
Director of Discipleship and Outreach (Full-time)
Grace Lutheran Church, Freemont, OH

Job Description:

Our Director will be fired up for discipleship making, and gifted and passionate about shaping the vision and strategy for the entire LIFT Parish and small groups to reach their friends, neighbors and co-workers. This person is responsible for all aspects of connecting the LIFT Parish to the community and helping new people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. The Director will help coordinate all events related to the outreach teams and also act as a liaison between all ministry leaders in the LIFT Parish. This position will be responsible for getting the message out to the community. 

Job Summary:

The Director of Discipleship and Outreach is responsible to the parish. He/she will be supervised by the Lift Pastor and will be responsible for the development and promotion of the evangelistic and outreach ministries of the Parish. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shape strategy and cast vision for discipleship and outreach to small groups and staff toward this vision
  • Help to equip, develop and strengthen lifelong learners and strong, mission minded leaders; Provide all congregants with opportunities to understand why they should evangelize and offer them various forms of training
  • Create volunteer teams to provide follow up with congregants that are interested in Outreach Ministries
  • Establish strategic relationships with local contacts to ensure continuous awareness of the Parish in the community.
  • Assist with the planning and organizing of all Discipleship and Outreach events
  • Develop pathways for explorers to baptism and help these new believers become better connected in our parish.
  • Create new opportunities to reach those who are wrestling with or exploring faith in Christ.
  • Serve on the Evangelism Table of the Lift Parish.
  • Competency in and take the lead in equipping LIFT to grow in their cross-cultural competency and engage in diversity training
  • Update and maintain the social media connections including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter
  • Preach at all Lift churches as needed.
  • Identify God Moments with teams and assist with the publication and sharing of these stories.
  • Remain informed on disciple making and witnessing resources, materials, methods, and administration; partner and cooperate with Synod and Churchwide personnel, developments and interests.
  • Establish a presence at Terra State Community College
  • Recommend an annual budget for disciple making and outreach needs and manage spending within that budget.Perform others duties as assigned by the Lift Pastor.

 

 

Competencies and Requirements: 

  • Inspirational leader and excellent team builder
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cast a vision, gather support and motivate a team to achieve that vision
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Skilled at reaching out to those far from God and inviting them in
  • Prior experience leading and building teams and developing volunteers
  • College Degree preferred (in theology, social work, human development, etc)
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, shepherding, disciple making and hospitality
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with spread sheets, databases, and word processing software. Preferred experience with Windows based software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Bi-lingual abilities would be beneficial but not a requirement

 

If interested, please send resume to: Pr Jody Rice

                                                    Grace Lutheran Church

                                                    419-332-1558

                                                    jjrice2002@yahoo.com

EAP Triage Counselor
Columbus, OH
June 14, 2017
EAP Triage Counselor
Columbus, OH

Working Title: EAP Triage Counselor

Full-time 100% FTE position

Salary Range: $37,500 - $42,000 with the opportunity to earn up to $3,600 annually in bonus after successful completion of a 90 day probationary period.

Location: Regional Office located at 4400 N. High St., Suite 214 Columbus, Ohio 43214.

IMPACT Solutions is widely recognized as a leader in the EAP field, serving a broad range of clients and industries. Through a high touch service-oriented approach, the IMPACT EAP has consistently achieved utilization 3-4 times the national average resulting in a high return on investment for our clients. IMPACT Solutions is a behavioral healthcare and people development consulting firm with an experienced staff of EAP, coaching, training and organizational development specialists. Since 1981, we have been helping organizations to succeed by empowering their people to thrive through solutionfocused offerings. Our clients include corporations, colleges and universities, hospitals and school systems. Check out our website at www.myimpactsolution.com

Work Environment: IMPACT Solutions is based in Beachwood, Ohio and the regional Columbus office opened in 2011. Triage Counselors for IMPACT Solutions are a key liaison between our clients and the EAP and Work Life services that we provide. The right candidate must thrive in a small office environment, work independently, take initiative and be a strong team contributor. Travel to the home office in Beachwood will be requested during initial onboarding and occasionally throughout the year for team meetings.

Summary of Responsibilities: Triage Counselors answer the IMPACT employee referral phone lines and are expected to act as experts in the area of identifying needs, and then connecting employees to appropriate and effective treatment, community resources or professional assistance. Excellent skills in communication, concurrent documentation and the ability to adjust quickly to the needs presented are paramount skills for this position. The Triage Counselors must understand the key roles of EAP services; and possess the ability to resource our employee members in an effective and appropriate manner within those roles. Successful candidates must be able to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with clients and paneled providers; possess and develop strong clinical, logical and critical thinking, in addition to being able to easily adjust to the changing demands of the client, organizations, EAP expectations and paneled providers.

Essential Duties:

85% Provide telephone based case management and assessment services for clients including but not limited to consultation and authorization of therapeutic providers. Provide “in the moment” counseling support for client or family members as needed. Interact with clients to offer recommendations/solutions to various issues, struggles or events to create an action plan of needed services.

5% Follow client files with appropriate follow-up procedures. Process for Candidacy Email resume to Tammy Plesnicar at info@myimpactsolution.com EAP Triage Counselor IMPACT Solutions 05/22/17

10% Complete or participate in any other ancillary projects as requested.

Education/Skills/Experience:

Required: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related professional field; Ohio counselor, social worker or comparable license/certification. Excellent listening and in the moment support/communication skills, ability to adjust to various client needs with a broad base of understanding of mental health, behavioral health and system needs for the employees and their families, good understanding of community resources and available programs in various genres of need, strong skills in coordinating and researching resources through phone and internet sources and ability to multi-task and organize information.

Desired: EAP experience. CEAP certified.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical/Visual/Mental Requirements The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to: interact in a professional manner with customers/clients, understand organizational culture and interpersonal issues that customers/clients may have. Strong computer skills, writing and interpersonal communication skills are required. Lifting and carrying promotional materials may be necessary (not to exceed 20lbs).

Account Manager
Columbus, OH
June 14, 2017
Account Manager
Columbus, OH

Working Title: Account Manager

Full-time Position: 100% FTE

Salary Range: Negotiable based on experience, Range $48,000 - $62,000.

Location: Regional Office located at 4400 N. High St. Suite 214 Columbus, Ohio 43214

IMPACT Solutions is widely recognized as a leader in the EAP field, serving a broad range of clients and industries. Through a high touch service-oriented approach, the IMPACT EAP has consistently achieved utilization 3-4 times the national average resulting in a high return on investment for our clients. IMPACT Solutions is a behavioral healthcare and people development consulting firm with an experienced staff of EAP, coaching, training and organizational development specialists. Since 1981, we have been helping organizations to succeed by empowering their people to thrive through solutionfocused offerings. Our clients include corporations, colleges and universities, hospitals and school systems. Check out our website at www.myimpactsolution.com

Work Environment: IMPACT Solutions home office is based in Beachwood, Ohio with the regional office in Columbus that opened in 2011. As an account manager for IMPACT Solutions, you are the key liaison between our client organizations and the EAP and Work Life services that we provide. The Columbus based account manager reports directly to the Director of Education and Healthcare Divisions. The caseload of accounts range from small to large private and public organizations including colleges/universities, school systems, municipalities and other industries. Account managers operate as part of the team with executive management, other account managers, triage counselors, provider relations and office staff to provide and improve EAP services to our clients. The right candidate must thrive in a small office environment, work independently, take initiative and be a strong team contributor. Ability to travel (day trips) within Ohio is required. Travel to the home office in Beachwood will be requested during initial onboarding and occasionally throughout the year for team meetings.

Summary of Responsibilities: Account managers provide services for client organizations including but not limited to consultation, education/training and case management. They interact with client contacts (typically human resource professionals) to offer recommendations/solutions to various organizational problems or issues. Account managers excel at developing and maintaining strong professional relationships with client contacts and internal colleagues. Successful candidates must possess strong clinical, logical and critical thinking, communication and relationship skills in addition to being able to easily adjust to constantly changing demands.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

30% Account Management – Promote and facilitate EAP awareness and utilization including participation in benefit/health fairs, committee meetings, etc., manage CISD and onsite services, hold regular meetings with client contact to identify and meet service expectations, monitor utilization and identify trends.

20% Administrative Responsibilities – Documentation of all services/consultations in data management system (EAPx), order promotional materials, generate quarterly/semiannual utilization reports, send monthly promotional outreach to client organizations. Process for Candidacy Email resume to Tammy Plesnicar at info@myimpactsolution.com Account Manager IMPACT Solutions 06/05/17

20% Consultation with Account Representatives – Advising and problem solving on employee issues and organizational issues.

10% Education and Training - Facilitate new employee orientation, general EAP presentations and schedule, recommend and perform training/wellness sessions as requested.

10% Counseling and Case Management - Management referrals including formal management, last chance agreement and fitness for duty

10% General – On-call rotation, office support and backup, participate in special projects and organizational initiatives

Education/Skills/Experience

Required: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related professional field; Must have Ohio counselor, social worker or comparable license/certification; strong organizational and excellent customer service skills, experience with Windows Office applications; must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple tasks on a daily basis; experience in handling confidential information.

Desired: EAP experience. CEAP certified.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical/Visual/Mental Requirements The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to: interact in a professional manner with customers/clients, understand organizational culture, clinical and interpersonal issues that customers/clients may have and provide recommendations and professional feedback to identify solutions within their environment. They must be aware of and exhibit use of legal and ethical expectations of the counseling profession. Strong computer skills, writing and interpersonal communication skills are required. Ability to drive and access to a safe and reliable vehicle to attend customer appointments is necessary. Lifting and carrying promotional materials (not to exceed 20lbs)

Director of Middle School Ministries
Mandarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL
June 12, 2017
Director of Middle School Ministries
Mandarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL

Mandarin Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, FL (www.mandarinpres.com), a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the ECO denomination, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to come on staff as their Director of Middle School Ministries. This person would work under the direction of the Director for Student Ministries as a part of the Youth Ministry staff to live out the church’s vision of leading students and parents towards a relationship with Christ and to grow in their discipleship with Him. This person should have a passion for middle school students and their families in and outside of the church. Together the DMSM will collaborate with the Youth Ministry staff and with the Next Generation Ministries staff to build a dynamic student ministry that engages youth, 6th-12th grade.

 

Qualifications for this position include a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ. This person needs to be an equipper of others, an excellent communicator, and possess a desire to see families connected to Christ and the church. This person needs to understand and agree with the core values and essential tenets of ECO. Gifted in relational and program ministry and having a good understanding of current youth culture, especially focused on middle school age issues, the candidate should be a builder of others. The candidate must possess a college degree and 2-3 years experience in youth ministry (preferably in the same position).

 

A cover letter and resume can be sent to drew.hulse@ministryarchitects.com. Videos of teaching a lesson or preaching to youth should also be included.

Director of High School Ministries
Mandarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL
June 12, 2017
Director of High School Ministries
Mandarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL

Mandarin Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, FL (www.mandarinpres.com), a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the ECO denomination, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to come on staff as their Director of High School Ministries. This person would work under the direction of the Director for Student Ministries as a part of the Youth Ministry staff to live out the church’s vision of leading students and parents towards a relationship with Christ and to grow in their discipleship with Him. This person should have a love for high school students and their families in and outside of the church. Together the DHSM will collaborate with the Youth Ministry staff and with the Next Generation Ministries staff to build a dynamic student ministry that engages youth, 6th-12th grade.

 

Qualifications for this position include a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ. This person needs to be an equipper of others, an excellent communicator, and possess a desire to see families connected to Christ and the church. This person needs to understand and agree with the core values and essential tenets of ECO. Gifted in relational and program ministry and having a good understanding of current youth culture, especially focused on high school age issues, the candidate should be a builder of others. The candidate must possess a college degree and 1-2 years of experience in youth ministry (preferably in the same position).

 

A cover letter and resume can be sent to drew.hulse@ministryarchitects.com. Videos of teaching a lesson or preaching to youth should also be included.

Director of Student Ministries
Madarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL
June 12, 2017
Director of Student Ministries
Madarin Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL

Mandarin Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, FL (www.mandarinpres.com), a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the ECO denomination, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to join the staff as their Director of Student Ministries. This person would partner with the Associate Pastor of Next Generation Ministries to live out the church’s vision of leading students and parents towards a relationship with Christ and to grow in their discipleship with Him. This person will be responsible for supervising both the Director of High School Ministries and the Director of Middle School Ministries. Together, they will collaborate with the Next Generation Ministries staff to build a dynamic student ministry that engages youth, 6th-12th grade.

 

Qualifications for this position include a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ. This person must have a passion for families, both in and outside the church. This person needs to be a vision creator who is able to equip volunteer leadership, adult and student alike, putting in place structures and foundations to assure long-term ministry success. This person needs to understand and agree with the core values and essential tenets of ECO. Gifted in relational and program ministry and having a good understanding of current youth culture, the candidate should be a builder of others, with a goal of helping students to be connected to the church body preparing them for a lifetime of faith. The candidate must possess a college degree and at least 5 years of experience in youth ministry (preferably in the same position).

 

A cover letter and resume can be sent to drew.hulse@ministryarchitects.com. Videos of teaching a lesson or preaching to youth should also be included.

Director of Youth, Children and Family Ministry
Aldersgate UMC, Toledo, OH
June 6, 2017
Director of Youth, Children and Family Ministry
Aldersgate UMC, Toledo, OH

Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Director

 

Aldersgate United Methodist Church is currently searching for a Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director.  The chosen candidate will serve as director for our Children and Youth Sunday School, and Family Ministry programs.   Specific duties for this position include:

 

  • Provide leadership for the church Teen andYouth program, including planning and implementing the weekly Sunday evening worship service, the summer mission trip, fundraising events, and special youth events in order to further its mission;
  • Provide guidance and support to the children & youth of Aldersgate Church as they come to experience the Holy Spirit in their lives;
  • Communicate and listen to parents in order to develop the best spiritual paths for the children & youth of the church;
  • Review, implement, and oversee the curriculum for the church's  Sunday School program for Pre-K to senior high students;
  • Oversee and work with current Children, Youth and Family leaders,including leading a monthly meeting to plan and implement activities and events for children,  youth and families;
  • Identify, recruit and train new Children, Youth and Family leaders, as needed;
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on strengths and weaknesses of ministry to  Children, Youth, and Family to leaders; and
  • Serve as the Children, Youth and Family Ministry representative on the church Administrative Board.

 

Candidates who qualify for this position should possess the following qualities:

 

  • A strong faith-based background (knowledge of Methodist teaching would be beneficial);
  • Desire to nurture youth and teens on their path to becoming Christian believers;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • At least two years experience working with youth and children, preferably in a church or related environment;
  • The ability to lead and work with a group of Children, Youth and Family Leaders; and the
  • Ability to communicate and work with community organizations and local schools in order to build and/or enhance existing partnerships and provide guidance to local youth within those communities.

 

Candidates for this position should possess or be working towards a bachelor's degree.  This is a part time position, averaging approximately 25 hours per week.  The candidate selected for the position will be subject to a full background check.  The Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director reports to the lead pastor and the Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee.

 

Salary range:  $20,000-$24,000 (Dependent on experience)

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:

Anthony Edgington, SPPR Chair

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

4030 Douglas Road

Toledo, OH 43613.

 

Application materials can also be submitted electronically to anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu.

Review of applications will begin on June 17; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Expected beginning date:  August 1, 2017.

Director of Discipleship (full-time)
Wooster United Methodist Church, Wooster, OH
June 5, 2017
Director of Discipleship (full-time)
Wooster United Methodist Church, Wooster, OH

Wooster United Methodist Church seeks a full time Director of Discipleship.  This individual will have responsibility for Children, Youth and Young Adult ministries.  A degree in Christian Education is preferred.  Starting salary is $30,000 per year with benefits.  Please submit resume and cover letter to Wooster UMC, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691-3511, attn. Charles Brain, SPRC chair.  Address email inquiries to office@woosterumc.org.  Reply by July 14, 2017. www.woosterumc.org

 

In Home Mental Health Counselor
OhioGuidestone, New Philadelphia, OH
June 1, 2017
In Home Mental Health Counselor
OhioGuidestone, New Philadelphia, OH

OhioGuidestone is seeking a Full-Time, In-Home Mental Health Counselor. The counselor is responsible for coordinating and providing behavioral and mental health service and support to their assigned clients and families or care givers located in New Philadelphia and the surrounding area. They are required to provide direct service, complete required paperwork and Mental Health Assessments according to the Ohio Department of Mental Health guidelines, as well as maintaining ongoing contact and linkage to services with other community resources as necessary.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Develops a therapeutic relationship with each client. Provides individual, group or family therapy as needed. Available for clinical consultation.
  • Therapist maintains a minimum productivity level of 52% billable face-to-face contacts per week.
  • Maintains ongoing frequent contact with other assigned OhioGuidestone professionals, parents or outside agency professionals assigned to case. Provide CPST and minor case management functions if needed.
  • Assumes a strong advocacy role for clients and makes recommendations for clinical and support services needed upon discharge.
  • Actively participates in all treatment conferences and meetings for the clients.
  • Completes all paperwork required by the agency in a timely manner.
  • Assumes a leadership role in the interpretation and support of agency policies.
  • Participates in agency and community meetings as needed. Attends conferences and workshops to maintain professional competence. Provides in-service training as requested.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • Organization and maintenance of client case files including: client information and case notes.
  • Consult with school personnel and participate in team meetings as necessary.
  • Meet with school personnel to establish parameters of school based behavioral and mental health services and meet with school personnel on an as needed bases or as requested throughout the school year.
  • Inform appropriate school personnel of clients being served maintaining confidentiality.
  • Educate school personnel on various mental health conditions/diagnoses and assist with effective classroom intervention/strategies
  • Timely completion of Mental Health Assessments, ISP’s and Terminations.
  • Recordkeeping and copying of necessary information, dissemination to appropriate individuals within the agency and any outside agencies based on departmental requirements.
  • Participate in staff training, consultations, supervisory and staff meetings.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • In times of need, the counselor may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor/ department.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in the home/community/school setting of clients. This could involve extensive driving.
  • English reading and writing skills required
  • Interacts verbally with coworkers and representative from outside agencies, school personnel, & families/caregivers.
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality required.
  • Works flexible hours which will involve nights and/or weekends and required to participate in on-call pager system.
  • Requires typing and computer competency, including Windows applications for moderate levels of typing (case notes and other paper work).
  • Ability to manage own time and schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required
  • Ohio LPC/LPCC/LSW/LISW required
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and safe driving record

Apply online at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/OHI1003/JobBoard/4da200cc-2a1f-0d6e-6a26-433bb2d266af/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=4d742c92-eff3-4dad-b619-7a10ae7583ef

 At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings. 

OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V

 

Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Families
Eastwood Church of the Brethren, Akron, OH
May 22, 2017
Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Families
Eastwood Church of the Brethren, Akron, OH

Eastwood Church of the Brethren is looking to hire an Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Families.  Eastwood CoB takes very seriously Jesus' command of making disciples, including teaching the next generation.  This especially includes parents teaching their own children, but also includes the covenant familyteaching younger Christians what it means to follow Christ in word and action, the sharing of one's faith with the un-churched in the community, and the usual means of grace within the larger body of Christ, such as biblical preaching, fervent prayer, gospel-oriented relationships, communion, and baptism.                                

Associate Pastor Job Description 

The Associate Pastor position is a part-time (20 hours/week) position. We are seeking a person with a clear call and a passionate desire to minister to youth, college age young people, and young families in our church and in our community. The person who fills this position is responsible to oversee and administrate the youth and young families ministry of Eastwood CoB. This currently includes, but may not be limited to, giving oversight to the development of Sunday school programs, children’s church, VBS, youth groups, and family-oriented ministries. This individual  will do this by being hospitable, respectful, peaceful, and self-controlled, using their gifts to bring honor to God.

 

Our goal as a church is to seek to glorify God by presenting to Him people mature in Christ who take His Gospel into the world. Our ministry to the youth of our church and community therefore takes this as its goal. The way we see this happening is through growth in worship, discipleship, fellowship, service and evangelism. The Associate Pastor must be well-organized and capable of initiating activities. This person must have a great desire to shepherd and train the next generation of God’s flock by overseeing junior and senior high youth ministry, conducting regular meetings and conferences/special events, and by being involved in the local community, forming connections in neighborhoods and schools. The Associate Pastor will be a gifted leader, and be able to teach and apply God’s Word to children, youth, and their families in today’s cultural setting. 

The Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Families is supervised under the direction of the Senior Pastor. 

1. The normal workweek for the Associate Pastor shall be approximately 20 total hours. A pastor is always “on call” and available to serve, but not required to always being “on the job.” The following weekly guide to determine a framework of time requirements and scheduling work times is provided but remains flexible:

  4 hrs - Children's and Youth Ministry & Pastoral Supervision and Involvement
  3 hrs - General Visitation (Visiting with families of children and youth, prospective new families).
10 hrs - Office Time (staff meetings on Tuesdays, ministry preparation, and counseling)
  3 hrs - Sunday morning Worship and Sunday school
20 Total Hours

 

We expect the majority of time to be devoted to children's and youth ministry and their families with the remaining time given to sharing other pastoral work including preaching (6 - 8 times per year), visitation, and counseling. 

The Associate Pastor shall be expected to attend the Church Board Meetings (third Tuesday of most months) and the Church Council Meetings (third Sunday of November and May after morning services). 

This position provides a part-time salary based upon previous experience and education, as well as paid vacation and retirement benefits based upon CoB Annual Conference Guidelines. 

Those wishing to be considered for this position should e-mail their letter of interest and resume to
Pastor Paul Bozman, pbozman@ashland.edu.

Director of Children, Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry
First Batist Church, Waynesburg, PA
May 19, 2017
Director of Children, Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry
First Batist Church, Waynesburg, PA

Purpose of Position:

To ignite a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ and to equip children, youth, and young adults for a spiritual life. Encourage and equip parents to develop a biblical worldview in their children. Promote personal and spiritual growth, attendance and involvement in programs, Scripture memorization, prayer, and personal Bible reading. Also provide opportunities for ministry leadership, praise and worship, outreach to the community, and a connection to the mission field. To teach a Bible based curriculum and encourage a Biblical based life style among the children, youth, and young adults.

 Accountability:

Personnel will be the responsibility of the Education Board, working directly under the supervision of the Senior Pastor.  The position will be evaluated every six months. 

Qualifications:

  1. Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as a baptized believer and documented active Christian.
  2. Willing to become a member in good standing of First Baptist Church.
  3. Have an ability to teach and mentor children, youth, and young adults with patience and an accepting heart.
  4. Have an educational background in Christian Ministries, Biblical Studies, or related field with applicable work experience.
  5. Background knowledge related to music preferred.
  6. Possess or able to obtain all applicable personal background clearances to work with children.
  7. BA Degree
  8. Three years of related experience preferred. 

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Development, implementation, and maintenance of children's program through leadership, active participation, presentation of learning, shepherding, and instruction for children and their families. Program characteristic should include but not be limited to Scripture reading, Bible stories, Bible songs, and other related activities.
  2. Responsible for the oversight and leadership of the children's ministries that include: Wednesday Night Ministries, Children's Church, Special Events, Vacation Bible School, and Music Program.
  3. Recruit, train, pray for, and involve new children's ministry volunteers.
  4. Collaborate with lay leaders to run the Youth Program at FBC, including Sunday evening worship gathering and missional opportunities.
  5. Coordinate the Church Education Program for youth and young adults in collaboration with the Education Board.
  6. Provide intergenerational opportunities for youth, college students, young adults and other church members to worship, grow and serve together, including the Coffee House Outreach and Inspire Greene County.
  7. Create and effectively manage the ministry's budget.
  8. Maintain ministry's section on website.
  9. Communicate with and incorporate other programs of First Baptist Church. Encourage a cohesive flow and involvement with Children's ministries and other church ministries such as preschool, choir, Coffee House, and Adult Bible Study allowing opportunities for families to participate in all church programs.
  10. Communicate consistently with parents as well as provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership of their children.
  11. Overseeing systems for background checks, safety and security procedures, scheduling and care of volunteers.
  12. Creating and continuously improving follow-up methods to ensure new children and families are "plugged" in to First Baptist Church and addressing feedback from existing parents and children.
  13. Engage in continuing education opportunities for professional and personal growth.
  14. Endorse and support the mission of First Baptist Church.
  15. Coordinate small group for families of young children.

 

Candidate Profile:

  • Organizational Skills
  • Collaborative, Team Player
  • Self-motivated
  • Goal oriented
  • Knowledgeable about small group systems and dynamics
  • Relational maturity to work with children, youth and young adults
  • Willingness to grow and develop theological maturity
  • Ability to teach and develop teaching skills with children, youth and young adults

 

 For further information call Rev. Dr. Edward Peirce at 330-620-3794.

Director of Christian Education and Discipleship
First United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH
May 11, 2017
Director of Christian Education and Discipleship
First United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH

Job Type:  Currently three-quarter time. Can possibly be divided or made a full-time position.

 

Job Description:

This is a key staff position in the life of our congregation. Our director will function with a high level of visibility in the church and community. He/She shall engage our people with opportunities to be introduced to the Gospel, grow in faith, discover gifts for service, and mature in the faith. This leader will relate well with all ages, be comfortable in a leadership role, be able to share a genuine faith and inspire others, and instill an overall excitement about going deeper in faith.

 

Qualifications:

  • Integrity, Christian faith, character, and a model of the Christian lifestyle.
  • Christian values, communicated with clarity and effectiveness to children, youth, and adults.
  • Self-starting, with an encouraging and enthusiastic attitude and the ability to develop positive relationships in working as part of a team.
  • Initiative and commitment to do whatever it takes to make disciples of Christ, especially among children.
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information received as such.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, email, and the Internet.
  • Flexibility to perform additional duties in the area of Christian Education as assigned by the Pastor or Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC).

 

Education and Experience Preferences:

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent education/training and experience is preferred.
  • Experience in ministry with children and youth.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Orange Curriculum.
  • Graduate studies in Christian Education is welcomed.
  • Understanding and support of the United Methodist Church’s doctrine in all areas of faith and practice is preferred
  • Three years of education experience is preferred.

 

Details:

  • We offer paid holidays, vacation days, sick days, personal days, continuing education, and an excellent work environment.
  • The position will close when a suitable candidate has been selected.
  • The church web page npfirstumc.org will be useful to interested candidates wanting to know more about our congregation.

 

Submit Résumés To:

Rev. Jim Humphrey

First United Methodist Church

201 W. High Avenue

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Electronic submissions are acceptable at: office@npfirstumc.org

Youth Director
Fitchville UMC, Fitchville, OH
May 8, 2017
Youth Director
Fitchville UMC, Fitchville, OH

JOB DUTIES

 

Primary Duty– Under the leadership of the Pastor, to provide Bible-based programming for children in grades 6-12 that encourages spiritual growth and service to others.

 

Customary Duties: 

  1. Agree with the Mission and Vision statements of the church and support them with a passion.
  2. Attend regularly scheduled leadership meetings.
  3. Attend training events.
  4. Attend regular meetings of the Spiritual Formation Team
  5. Understand and follow Safe Sanctuaries training for all functions related to youth ministry.

Specific Duties:

  1. Build mentoring relationships with and serve as a Christian resource for youth.
  2. Plan high school youth group curriculum and activities based on current events, youth social interests and church-wide, integrated Christian Education programming.
  3. Plan junior high school youth group confirmation curriculum and activities. Contribute to the creation of and utilize a comprehensive internal and external marketing and communication plan for Youth programming.
  4. Recruit and coordinate youth and parent volunteer teams.
  5. Work with pastor to train volunteers.
  6. Work with leadership team to create and monitor annual budget for all program needs.
  7. Supervise youth fundraising activities.
  8. Promote East Ohio Conference and Firelands District youth activities including events, youth councils, and summer camps.
  9. Understand church liability and provide youth with guidelines for activities that promote safety, especially with respect to transportation to distant activities.
  10. Continue relationships with graduates of the youth program, through maintaining addresses for the church newsletter and regular contact.
  11. Other duties, as assigned by the pastor.

 

EQUIPMENT AND WORK AIDS 

All church office equipment and resource material available for use.  Additional requests to be submitted through the Pastor and SPR Committee.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE 

Experience and/or demonstrated heart for working with youth.  Will consider during interview.

 

WORKER TRAITS 

  1. Verbal communications and organizational skills necessary to perform duties.
  2. Professional presentation and behavior.
  3. Work well with the Senior Pastor, staff, and volunteers.
  4. Support the church vision for ministry. 
  5. Respect confidentiality as a staff member and work at good communication.

 

TIME 

  1. Part-time, salaried.  Flexible hours.
  2. We expect that the position will require 10-15 hours per week on average.
  3. Vacation time by mutual agreement with the Pastor.
  4. The Youth Director shall give notice of termination of employment at least thirty days in advance.  The church shall do likewise in the event it wishes to terminate the employment of the Youth Director. 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE 

The Youth Director shall be responsible to the leadership team.  The Youth Director will be evaluated and reviewed by the Pastor and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee on an annual basis.  This review will be based on performance of job duties (primary, specific and customary), goals and objectives established, and progress which was made toward said goals and objectives.

 Interested persons can contact us by email at office@fitchvilleumc.org or by mail at Fitchville UMC, 1593 US Rt 250, New London, Ohio 44851. 

 

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Trauma Informed Counselor
The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.; Mansfield, OH
May 8, 2017
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Trauma Informed Counselor
The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.; Mansfield, OH

The Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program of Richland County is currently seeking a nonjudgmental, professional counselor to provide counseling services for clients subjected to domestic violence and/or sexual assault. 

The Counselor must be qualified to provide counseling/ psychotherapy services (as defined by Ohio Administrative Rule 5122-23-02) with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a related field and appropriate licensure.  The Counselor must have the ability to form therapeutic relationships with a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds.  A master’s’ degree is preferred.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience/knowledge of trauma.  Will provide additional training to appropriate candidate

 

Katherine Ezawa, MSSA, LSW

Executive Director

The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.

P. O. Box 1524

Mansfield, OH  44901

419-774-5843

Faith Formation Coordinator
Bethany United Church of Christ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
May 4, 2017
Faith Formation Coordinator
Bethany United Church of Christ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Job Summary

The Faith Formation Coordinator will provide opportunities for Faith Formation for all ages at Bethany United Church of Christ. (20 hours per week)  S/he will work with the Faith Formation Committee to provide and promote a wide range of Faith Formation opportunities.  The goal of Faith Formation at Bethany is to make disciples of Christ.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Faith Formation Committee to provide learning opportunities for all ages
  • Plan curriculum and provide assistance for all classrooms/grade levels with the assistance of teachers and pastor
  • Recruit, train, and equip Sunday School teachers, helpers, and other teachers for Faith Formation opportunities
  • Equip parents with at home learning materials and suggestions for furthering Faith Formation
  • Promote classes and educational opportunities put on by the pastoral staff
  • Ensure that all involved with Bethany’s educational ministries are trained in and adhere to our Safe Church Policy.
  • Prepare and follow an itemized Faith Formation budget with Faith Formation Chairperson yearly
  • Write Faith Formation information and articles for the church newsletter and website
  • Attend Faith Formation Committee meetings and Staff Meetings

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist the pastor and/or confirmation teacher(s) with the confirmation process
  • Plan and coordinate Vacation bible School with the Faith Formation Committee
  • Assist volunteers coordinating Youth Fellowship including help organizing the Youth Mission Trip if requested
  • Work with the Faith Formation Committee to coordinate an Advent Workshop
  • Plan with the pastoral staff opportunities to include children in worship
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A knowledge of and commitment to the teachings of the United Church of Christ
  • A degree in teaching, religious education, or theological studies or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • The ability to perform essential functions from floor to floor with or without reasonable accommodations

Email resume and cover letter to the attention of Faith Formation Committee at  cwood@bethanyucc.org 
All resumes must be emailed no phone calls please.  

Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services
Fremont, Norwalk, Port Clinton, Sandusky and Tiffin, OH
May 3, 2017
Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services
Fremont, Norwalk, Port Clinton, Sandusky and Tiffin, OH

Current Opportunities Include: 

Freemont Office: Therapist (Full Time); Home-Based Therapsit (Full time); Qualified Home Health Specialist (Full time); Coordinator, AoD Services

Sandusky Offices:  Therapist (Full Time); Therapist (Part Time); Hotline Worker (PRN); Nurse Practitioner (Full Time)

Norwalk Office:  Therapist (Full time); Home-Based Therapist (Full Time); CPST Manager (Full Time)

Port Clinton:  Home Based Therapsit (Full Time); Coordinator, OP Mental Health (Full time)

Tiffin Office:  AoD Case Manager (Full Time)

 

Firelands Regional Medical Centers offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free CPEs
  • Generous Health Insurance Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan (Employer matched)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability program
  • Life Insurance

Contact us: Firelands Regional Medical Center,  1111 Hayes Avenue,  Sandusky, OH 44870

Phone: 419-557-6826

E-mail: dencek@firelands.com

Web Site: www.Firelands.jobs

Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults
Blue River Church of the Brethren, Columbia City, IN
May 2, 2017
Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults
Blue River Church of the Brethren, Columbia City, IN

Blue River Church of the Brethren, Columbia City, Indiana, is searching for a full-time pastor for youth and youth adults.

Blue River is one of the more conservative congregations in the Northern Indiana District, and we try to maintain faithful adherence to the historic teachings of the Brethren, including trine immersion baptism for all members, the full Love Feast, the prayer veiling for services, modest dress, and lifetime faithfulness in marriage. Our basic statement of faith is the Brethren Card. 

BLUE RIVER CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

JOB DESCRIPTION

ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS

STATUS: Full-time, Salaried

BENEFITS: Parsonage, Health Coverage, Mileage Reimbursement, and Professional Growth

Blue River Church of the Brethren in Northern Indiana seeks to call an energetic and dynamic man to minister to the youth, young adults and married young adults segment of our church and to grow this segment of the congregation from the surrounding community.

Blue River COB Mission Statement: 

Blue River is a church that seeks to worship God Biblically, teach believers the Word of God, and proclaim the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ alone.

Position Description: 

1. The primary task of the Associate Pastor is to develop and implement a comprehensive ministry for youth, young adults and married young adults while upholding the New Testament doctrines in preaching, teaching, and life, with special emphasis on the doctrines described in the "Brethren Card."

2. He will identify & reach out to the youth, young adults, and married young adults in the Blue River COB surrounding community so that growth and retention can be achieved in this group of people.

3. He will work to maintain continuity between this ministry and the church as a whole so that the transitions between the various groups are as smooth as possible. He will promote interaction and unity between all age groups within the church.

4. He will work closely on a monthly basis with the Senior Pastor for personal growth and mentoring to ensure spiritual and doctrinal unity among the pastoral staff.

5. He will provide a unified sense of purpose and direction in terms of evangelism, edification, discipleship and such other ministry involvement that serves to stimulate excitement and participation within the church and to attract other young people and their parents to Blue River and ultimately to a saving faith in Jesus Christ and a growing relationship with Him.

6. He will coordinate Sunday school curriculum for youth, young adult, and married young adults in partnership with the Christian Education Committee while teaching the young adult/ married young adult.

7. He will participate in worship services as requested, including filling the pulpit (without additional compensation) when the Pastor is away.

8. He will be sensitive to the rich history and culture of Blue River COB while moving forward to minister to and grow the church in today's secular environment.

Qualifications: 

1. Must have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a youth ministry within the parameters of the Blue River Church of the Brethren's mission statement.

2. Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with youth, young adults, and volunteers.

3. Must have good written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.

Organizational Relationship: 

The position of Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults is directed by the Ministerial Committee. The Associate Pastor will communicate regularly with the Senior Pastor, Official Board, Ministerial Committee, and Youth Steering Committee for goal setting, sharing, evaluating, problem solving, and prayer support.

If you are interested in this position, please request a copy of our profile from the 
Northern Indiana District Office
162 E. Market Street Nappanee, IN 46550
574.773.3149

or contact 
Craig Alan Myers 
Blue River Church of the Brethren 
3040 E. 700 North 
Columbia City, IN 46725 
or e-mail at camyers@blueriverchurch.org

Youth Leader (Part-time)
North Olmsted UMC, North Olmsted, OH
April 28, 2017
Youth Leader (Part-time)
North Olmsted UMC, North Olmsted, OH

North Olmsted United Methodist Church

Job Description

Youth Leader

 

North Olmsted United Methodist Church is seeking an individual with the skills, leadership, and passion to build its youth program. 

Hours:

Sunday Mornings:                9:00 to Noon- Three Hours

Youth Group Meetings:          Sunday Evening (or another time)- Three Hours

Attending Various Events:      Concerts/Recitals/Sports Events- Three Hours/Week

Recruiting:                         Recruiting youth and youth leaders - Three Hours/Week

Planning Time:                    Four Hours/Week

Youth Work Mission Meetings: Three Hours/Month (September- May)

Attend Youth Work Mission:     One Week/Year

TOTAL TIME:                       16-20 Hrs/Week including some evenings and weekends.

 

Requirements:

Must be over 23 years of age. Must pass background check. References

Formal Biblical Education and/or Seminary is a plus. Previous experience in youth work is a plus.

Residence in the North Olmsted/Olmsted Falls area is a plus. A United Methodist background/affiliate is a plus.

 

Job Description:

North Olmsted UMC is seeking to build a program that will attract youth and younger families.  We are seeking to hire a youth director whose primary job, at least in the beginning, will be to recruit youth. We expect this person to first get to know the youth in our church; and then, to reach out from there to other youth and families in the communities.  We expect that he (she) might work in community youth activities. We also expect that he (she) would attend concerts/plays/recitals/sporting events, etc. to get to know the youth and families.  

At the same time, we expect this person to establish and plan high quality events for a church youth group that will attract not only current youth but also their friends. It is expected that the successful candidate would attend Sunday School and Church on Sunday mofnings to assist with youth Sunday School and be present in services.  It is also expected that he (she) will take part in our annual week-long Youth Work Mission Trip, to help with planning and work alongside youth and youth leaders. Planning and implementing a yearly youth retreat is part of the job requirement. There may be special circumstances when the youth leader would be expectt;:d to be available to the youth (i.e. grief counseling, relationship problems, etc.)  The Youth Leader would be expected to develop a budget and track expenditures throughout the year.  Other duties or expectations may occur as the need becomes apparent.

 

Qualified Candidates should submit an resume to:

 

North Olmsted United Methodist Church

4600 Dover Center Road

North Olmsted, Ohio, 44070

 

Resumes may also be e-mailed to:  noumc@noumc.org .

Counselor
The Counseling Source, Inc., Fremont, OH
April 3, 2017
Counselor
The Counseling Source, Inc., Fremont, OH

SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Are you wanting to work.....

  • where you are part of a dynamic organization that is growing?
  • where you can do the most good with your Master's Degree and counseling licensure?
  • where you are valued?
  • where you have choices?
  • where you can work independently?
  • where you can make things happen?
  • where your input counts?

 

The Counseling Source, Inc., based in Cincinnati OH, is currently looking for licensed, master’s level professionals to work on a part time or part-to-full time basis providing mental health services in long term care facilities.  A love of interacting with people and the ability to work independently are critical along with competence in the use of computers for documentation management.   

Other job placement opportunities exist in long term care facilities, schools and other community settings throughout the state of Ohio. 

You will be supported by a network of colleagues throughout the company and if you are not independently licensed, the company will provide you with clinical supervision.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in learning more, please visit us on Facebook at The Counseling Source, Inc. or visit our website at http://www.thecounselingsource.com/

You may submit your resume to Dr. Dave Turner, Executive Director at (800) 738-9854 [FAX] or daveturner@fuse.net  or call him at (513) 314-6027 for more information.

Submit an Opportunity

To submit an opportunity, please send an email to Susan Icenhour with the following information:

  • Position Title
  • Opportunity Location
  • Brief Summary of Position
  • How to Apply
  • Link to Website

Note that all positions will be posted for 60 days unless notified that they have been filled.

Email Susan

Who to Contact

Susan Icenhour sicenhou@ashland.edu 419-289-5023