Position Location Date Posted
Youth Pastor
Pilgrim Church, Toledo, OH
October 11, 2016
Youth Pastor
Pilgrim Church, Toledo, OH

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:  This position will introduce young people to Christ by planning and leading youth programming for children. Using a balanced approach of spiritual, physical, social, and academic programs, this position will help strengthen the children’s spiritual growth and train them to serve Christ with their lives.  


-          In conjunction with the Teaching and Learning Ministry, develop and implement a balanced youth ministry that teaches children about God’s love and introduces biblical principles . Programming typically includes Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Confirmation Classes, summer camp, etc.

-          Build and maintain strong relationships with kids, both churched and unchurched

-          Serve as a strong Christian role model

-          In conjunction with the Teaching and Learning Ministry, actively recruit and coordinate adult volunteers to assist with programming

-          Build and maintain quality relationships with parents/guardians

-          Assure church youth are taught and charged in an age appropriate manner with their responsibility to missions and outreach

-          Be a liaison between the church and other community organizations and resources that relate to youth and youth ministries

-          Participate in continuing education events and training opportunities to develop youth ministry programming

-          Keep records of all youth participation

-          Assure proper care of facilities used by youth programming

-          Ensure that the Child Protection Policy is observed in all youth ministry settings

-          Assist the Senior Pastor as required, including filling in for the Pastor during assigned vacations 



  • Bachelor’s Degree is required in Divinity, Youth Ministry,  Christian Education , or other faith based education
  • Prefer 3 years experience in an active, growing Youth Ministry
  • Must maintain a high moral and ethical lifestyle
  • Must be willing to attend Sunday morning worship services at Pilgrim Church
  • Must have strong oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a heart and passion for working with children and youth – both churched and unchurched
  • Must successfully pass a background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license



This position requires great flexibility in working hours, including evenings and weekends.  The actual number of hours required during any given week are those necessary to fulfill the needs of the job.  It is to be recognized that the working schedule of the successful candidate may vary by week and by season of the year.    



Teen Programming Leadaer(s)
Lakeside Chautauqua, Lakeside, OH
October 11, 2016
Teen Programming Leadaer(s)
Lakeside Chautauqua, Lakeside, OH

Job title:    Teen Programming Leader(s)Seasonal Full Time Exempt Position

Dates: Mid-May through mid-August with training TBD in March/April

Department:  Programming  Reports to:   Programming Manager


Summary: Two individuals will be hired to serve in this dual leadership position. They will be responsible for the creation and implementation of teen programming activities in support of the Lakeside Chautauqua mission. They will also supervise and maintain the teen center. The position focuses on reaching teens through relatable programming, in areas including but not limited to: teen ministry, education, arts and recreation.  Specific job duties will be assigned based on individual strengths.

Please note: Teen Programming Leaders are expected to work days, evenings, weekends and summer holidays.


Qualifications and Education/Experience:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should:

  • Have experience leading and executing teen activities as part of a youth group or summer camp type experience
  • Be prepared to engage and mentor youth ages 13-17
  • Have completed, at least, junior year of college and possess maturity and strong core values
  • Possess effective listening skills and ability to relate to teens in matters of personal growth including faith
  • Be organized, detail oriented, friendly, energetic, well spoken, and have a sense of humor
  • Have basic sound equipment  and gaming system set-up knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, etc.)
  • Note: One leader will take lead role of teen ministry.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (To include other duties that may be assigned.)

  • Organize and implement teen programming activities for youth ages 13-17 that encompass the Lakeside mission
  • Supervise and maintain the teen center ensuring the safety of all guests and Lakeside property
  • Coordinate promotion of all teen programming on social and print media
  • Recruit participants for Teen Programming events
  • Develop a core team of teen leaders who regularly attend events and assist in promoting programs
  • Identify and implement service project with core team of teen leaders in collaboration with Religious Life intern
  • Maintain professional appropriate behavior and appearance when interacting with teens
  • Track attendance at events and in teen center visits, and evaluate for all programmed activities
  • Track and submit expenditures for processing of payment
  • Encourage teens to embrace responsibility of being a part of the teen center and programming including, but not limited to, exhibiting strong values, practicing good housekeeping, exhibiting sensitivity and compassion toward others
  • Assist in providing a safe atmosphere for all presenters, guests and employees participating in programming events
  • Ensure customer relations and satisfaction are of highest priority with all staff
  • Participate in daily huddles and attend regular programming staff meetings


How to Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, names of three references to Programming Manager, programming@lakesideohio.com

Mill Run Xalt Worship Leader (Part-time)
Upper Arlington Lutheran Church (UALC), Upper Arlington, OH
October 6, 2016
Mill Run Xalt Worship Leader (Part-time)
Upper Arlington Lutheran Church (UALC), Upper Arlington, OH

Upper Arlington Lutheran Church (UALC) is seeking a part-time worship leader to lead by engaging our Mill Run campus’ Xalt community in meaningful worship. UALC is a multi-campus church with multiple service venues at each campus. The Mill Run Xalt Worship Leader is responsible for:

  • developing the worship team in the Xalt venue

  • planning services

  • leading two identical Sunday services

  • coordinating and collaborating with both the venue’s preaching pastor and the Director of Worship.

This worship leader will ideally have knowledge of liturgical elements and able to implement them in a contemporary worship setting. The Mill Run Xalt Worship Leader reports to UALC’s Director of Worship.  


Qualifications – Education, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes


 Education –

•     Bachelor’s degree in music preferred, or equivalent from a technical music school/private instruction

•     Additional education in music, ministry, and/or leadership preferred


Skills and Experience –

•     At least two (2) years previous worship leading experience preferred

•     Vocal music skills and guitar or keyboard skills to lead musical elements of worship

•     Public speaking skills in order to introduce songs, provide transitions, and otherwise intentionally lead congregation into worship

•     Knowledge of both liturgical elements and contemporary worship philosophy

•     Knowledge of worship music and music copyright law to lead worship planning

•     Arranging skills for editing worship music charts

•     Basic sound engineering knowledge, though not required, is helpful


Personal Attributes –

•     Personal giftedness and passion

•     Committed disciple of Jesus Christ

•     A heart for worship and passion for leading worship

•     Ability to work with others involved in worship

•     Ability to provide excellent leadership as well as timely and accurate communication to ministry partners and UALC staff

•     Ability to conduct oneself in a positive and professional manner


Work Week and Hours

10-12 hours per week (part time)

Workdays—Sundays 8am-12pm, at least one weekday evening, and as agreed upon with your manager


For more information and to apply: http://www.ualc.org/application

St. Paul's Reformed Chuch, Clear Spring, MD
October 3, 2016
St. Paul's Reformed Chuch, Clear Spring, MD

Maryland- St. Paul's Reformed Church of Clear Spring,MD is seeking a Pastor to provide spiritual leadership for a Bible believing congregation. The ideal candidate will be an effective preacher with caring pastoral skills, inspire us with their sermons, encourage people to relate their faith to their daily lives,and be an effective communicator who can inspire our congregation to grow, especially the youth members. The candidate should be credentialed and ordained or willing to be credentialed and ordained  with recognition through the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches or other affiliated body. 

Housing is available if needed with off street parking next to church. Salary $40,000 includes total package.


For a detailed  job description of the position, please send a request to:


Mrs.Schnebly at   StPaulsReformedChurch@gmail.com   we are seeking a full time pastor.


Our physical mailing address is:

St.Pauls Reformed Church 

1423 National Pike 

Clear Spring 

MD 21722


Church History 

St Pauls Reformed Church is a small Bible believing Church of 80 members (aproximately SO weekly) attendance formed in 1747. We were a part ofthe United Church of Christ denomination until 2004 when we withdrew to become independent. We are now a member  of the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches.


Our Church facility is located adjacent to the small rural town  of Clear Spring Maryland. The Church building is shared with a Lutheran congregation and has been since the inception  of the Church. The Lutherans hold their services at 8:15am with our service at 11:am. All decisions regarding the building are made by a joint body consisting of our Consistory and the Lutheran's Church Council.



For more deatiled history go to website http://www.stpaulsreformedchurchcs.com

Director of Student Ministries
Faith United Methodist Church, Ashland, OH
October 3, 2016
Director of Student Ministries
Faith United Methodist Church, Ashland, OH

Purpose of Position

To lead junior and senior high students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by developing ministries of discipleship, outreach, and leadership development. 

Salary & Time

The Director of Student Ministries is a part-time (20hrs/wk), salaried position at $15,000 annually. 

Reports to: 

Pastors of Faith UMC & Paradise UMC 


  1. This position is a joint effort between two local United Methodist Churches: Paradise Hill and Faith. The churches are working together to create meaningful faith opportunities for students to experience Christ and community. 

Ministry Responsibilities: Students


1.    Provide vision and leadership to the junior and senior high student ministry, including students, families, and volunteers.

2.    Develop processes:

a.   to reach unchurched and under-churched students
b.   to lead students into a saving relationship with God through Jesus
c.   of student discipleship and growth
d.   for student-led ministries
e.   to assimilate students into the larger worshiping communities of Faith UMC & Paradise Hill UMC
3.    Recruit, train, and empower adult volunteers
4.    Work with lead pastor(s) to accomplish the vision and goals of the larger worshiping communities.
5.    Work with Director of Children’s Ministry to assimilate pre-youth into the youth ministry.
6.    Be present where the students are (schools, sporting events, musicals/plays, etc.). 

Skills Desired

1.    Teacher – ability to teach Scripture and biblical principles in a way that is relevant and meaningful
2.    Leader – ability to:

a.   Cast & implement vision
b.   Set & achieve goals
c.   Create & stick to ministry values
d.   Develop leaders
e.   Think in systems.

3.    Administrator – ability to manage & organize information, and communicate it clearly to others.
4.    Creative Strategizer – ability to creatively develop strategies for effective, Christ-centered ministries.
5.    Connecter – ability to attract, connect to, and develop trust with students, parents, volunteers, and other staff


Expectations & Other Ongoing Responsibilities

1.      Has been convicted by the Holy Spirit into a saving-relationship with God through Jesus Christ and seek to grow and mature in that relationship.
2.      Work well with others in a team setting.
3.      Attend required staff meetings and gatherings.
4.      Attend Sunday morning worship at Paradise Hill & Faith UMC’s
5.      Give Child Protection Training to volunteers.
6.      Abide by all child protection policies.
7.      Attend and participate in special events where students and youth may be present.
8.      Participate in regular performance evaluations

Be privately and publicly loyal to Christ, the church, and the staff members at Faith & Paradise Hill UMC’s.

To apply: https://form.jotform.com/32328412364146 


Anchor Counseling Services, Mentor, OH
October 3, 2016
Anchor Counseling Services, Mentor, OH

Anchor Counseling Services in Mentor, Ohio is looking to expand and is in need of additional therapsists.  We are a Christian and Clinical counseling practice that offers  Christian and non-religious therapy. We have four counselors on staff and diverse areas of specialization and focus. The clinician would provide the full range of outpatient mental health and/or chemical dependency services offered, including diagnostic assessment; individual, family and group psychotherapy; and crisis intervention as needed.   The clinician must be licensed to diagnose and treat adults and/or children as applicable with mental illness and/or chemical dependency and their families as identified in their scope of practice.  Training in grief and crisis intervention is preferred.

We offer flexible scheduling, although evening and weekend hours must be offered based on client need and availability.

All applicants must hold an LPC or LSW degree, however, independent licensure is preferred.

Interested candidates, please forward your resume or vitae, along with three professional references. Please include email contact information for each professional reference. Please send your documents anchorcounselingllc@gmail.com.

CASA Coordinator
Ashland Parenting Plus, Ashland, OH
September 28, 2016
CASA Coordinator
Ashland Parenting Plus, Ashland, OH

Position Summary: The CASA Coordinator provides professional staff support to CASA volunteers and leads advocacy initiatives for the children served by the CASA program. The Coordinator is responsible for volunteer supervision and coordination of CASA services on cases as well as provides general program support in the form of community outreach, training for volunteers, stakeholder relations, volunteer recruitment and seeking new funding opportunities.

Qualifications: The position requires the ability to communicate with, supervise, and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles – experience with volunteers preferred; the ability to work cooperatively with different personality types; knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect; comfort level with appearing and teaching the CASA’s the skills to appear n court and working with families, social workers and attorneys.  Excellent writing, proof-reading management and verbal skills are required. Bachelor-level or advanced degree in social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred, or equivalent experience.

Duties: The Case Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers, assignment of cases to appropriate volunteers, developing initial case plans and ongoing strategies for advocacy, accompaniment of volunteers on initial visits, review and/or submission of court reports, maintenance of case files and database, attending court hearings when needed and tracking court dates, attending team meetings, community engagements, assist volunteers that are unable to attend or need support, attend staff and program meetings, and assist program through seeking additional funding.

Salary and Benefits: 25-30 hours per week. Salary range $15-17 per hour depending on experience.  Paid vacation, sick time and holiday pay.

Hours Required: Primarily Monday – Friday, with some evening and weekend hours for training of CASA Volunteers, CASA Conferences and emergencies. 


To apply please contact Catherine Swope at catherine@parentingplus.org

Site Director
September 23, 2016
Site Director

YouthWorks offers several types of summer staff positions/internships. Although each team member shares many of the same job responsibilities, unique areas of leadership define each position. All summer staff receive their community information and are trained at the beginning of the summer. For example, YouthWorks does not expect all Work Projects Coordinators to know how to teach every aspect of home painting prior to being hired. The main thing we ask is that you would be willing to learn.

Staff work together to create a spiritually focused and servant-centered mission site. All staff participate in evening programming in a leadership capacity and interact with youth at every opportunity. Other responsibilities include building relationships with community members, coordinating one meal a day and having a weekly check-in time with your supervisor. Staff must be flexible, teachable and willing to grow in all areas.

Facilitate ministry experiences while you experience authentic leadership. Mentor and supervise 3-4 Site Coordinators. Assist with daily service and ministry projects. Manage finances with integrity and maintain the overall spiritual focus of the mission site. Provide leadership for adult leaders and help them process their mission week as they experience it alongside their youth. Develop lifelong friendships with community members and be changed by their love.
• College graduate or of post-college age
• Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
• Desire to serve the Church
• Able to relate to youth
• Model servant leadership
• Have a teachable spirit
• Previous leadership experience
• Ability to lead a team
• Management experience/ability
• Previous YW summer staff experience is helpful but not required
For more information or to apply please visit our website https://www.youthworks.com/summer-staff

Executive Director
Abigail Ministries of Northeast Ohio, Inc.
September 21, 2016
Executive Director
Abigail Ministries of Northeast Ohio, Inc.

Position: Executive Director, volunteer position gradually moving into a paid position by raising own support through grants and fund-raising.
Ministry: Abigail Ministries of Northeast Ohio, Inc., a ministry serving abused women with support groups, counseling, and education to the community
Website: www.abigail-ministries.org

Summary of position: Embrace the vision of Abigail Ministries, manage the day-to-day activities, and build all facets of Abigail Ministries. Must have a deep commitment to Jesus Christ and agree to our Faith Statement. 

Please send resume and/or CV, and cover letter to: marylou@abigail-ministries.org.

Director of Youth Ministry (Part-time)
First Congregational Church, Mansfield, OH
September 14, 2016
Director of Youth Ministry (Part-time)
First Congregational Church, Mansfield, OH

irst Congregational Church is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry to oversee, plan and direct all junior high/high school-age programs & activities.

The Director of Youth Ministry must possess a desire to encourage and help youth grow in their faith; be a self-starter and highly organized; able to generate new ideas and programs to enhance current programs/activities; plan and execute an annual calendar of events and activities; and work with the Youth Board to develop an annual list of goals and objectives to be carried out during the year.

For a full job description/further information or to apply for the position, please email resume and questions to: dee@mansfieldfcc.com.  Also, feel free to contact Nancy Hartman at:  nancy@mansfieldfcc.com or call her at 419-756-3046

Assistant Pastor (Full-time)
First Presbyterian Church, Haines City, FL
September 7, 2016
Assistant Pastor (Full-time)
First Presbyterian Church, Haines City, FL

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, HAINES CITY, FL - is prayerfully seeking an Assistant Pastor for a growing church in Central Florida.  We are looking for the gifted person that God has chosen to oversee the younger families and adults as well as develop the small group ministry. . The church is located in the shadow of Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld.  FPC is presently in the process of leaving the PCUSA.  Later this year, the presbytery will vote to release us to the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO). FPC’s beliefs, history and ministries are available online at www.fpchainescity.org.
To meet the needs of our diverse congregation we have a variety of programs, including senior, young adult, youth, and children’s ministries, intergenerational mission trips, community events, small groups, Stephen Ministry, Sunday School, Wonderful Wednesdays (after school children’s ministry), Divorce Care ministry, day and evening Bible studies, healing services, Sidewalk Advocates for Life, Neighborhood Food Pantry and New Member classes. The youth participate in the Fun-in-the-Son and Great Escape summer conferences. We also have four different Sunday services: Traditional, Contemporary, Blended and a Hispanic service. Average worship attendance is 800+ (January through April) and 480 the rest of the year.  FPC ministers to a large snowbird population. Church school attendance is185.
We are looking for the following in the Assistant Pastor
  • Be a primary teacher of the Contemporary Centered (9:45 AM) and with other staff members, help plan Christ-centered worship services
  • Oversee the work of the Youth Director and Children’s Director
  • Oversee and develop Family and Young adult ministry
  • Help develop small group ministry 
  • Be available to preach and help lead worship at the 8:15 and 11:00 AM services 
  • Assist in visitation ministry to shut-ins, rehab centers and hospital patients
  • Provide counseling and referral as needed
  • Be well versed in different areas of technology and able to demonstrate proficiency in Facebook, Twitter, video, sound, church website, etc.
  • Perform weddings and funeral services when asked 
Position Qualifications
  • Has a growing and vital relationship with Jesus Christ 
  • Desires to reach others with the life-changing message of the Gospel
  • Is winsome and personable; able to easily meet others and follow them up
  • Is an effective and engaging communicator 
  • Is well organized with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Is comfortable meeting new people, using the telephone and social media
  • Will be a leader of leaders, available to assist the session, deacons, Stephen Ministers and small groups.
  • Affirms the basic tenets and values of the ECO and would consider ordination in or transfer into the ECO. 
  • This position is full-time.  Compensation commensurate with experience as determined by the Personnel Team.  If interested in this position please e-mail your statement of faith, resume, and cover letter describing why this position is a possible match for you to Rev. Jeff Winter  JWinter777@aol.com or by mail to First Presbyterian Church, 104 Scenic Highway, Haines City, FL 33844. 

Interim Pastor
Cleveland Zion Community Church, Pepper Pike, OH
September 6, 2016
Interim Pastor
Cleveland Zion Community Church, Pepper Pike, OH

The church itself is a small congregation (40 adults, 10 youth. majority adult members are Koreans) and growing now with tremendous potential as multi-cultural church.

We have about 10 youth students who are waiting for a pastor nourishing with the words of God. Our youth group has a counselor who is leading Bible study and praise.  

Job description:

* Leading and preaching a Sermon in English for Youth on Sunday morning service. (service time 10:30 – 11:30)       

Pay:  *$200 per month. (We are going to raise up. Now it is our best ). 

There are sheep looking for a shepherd nourishing with God’s words.

Please pray for our church and youth group, if you are interesting

Please e-mail to me(senior pastor Daniel Hong Kim. rodem123@hotmail.com).

And visit to our homepage www.onezionchurch.org.

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