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EPA Conference Job Openings

 

Director for MUM's Christian Preschool, part-time: Preschool is looking for an energetic, flexible and organized individual with an ECE Associates Degree and experience in a preschool setting. Qualified individuals must possess Christian values, good communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office) and have physical abilities to lift at least 40 lbs. Interested candidates can send resumes to Marshallton United Methodist Church c/o MUM's Christian Preschool, 1282 W. Strasburg Rd. West Chester, PA 19382.

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Driver, Part-time: The Simpson Meadows retirement community in Downingtown has an immediate opening for a part time van driver to take residents to appointments and shopping trips.  Hours are 8:30am to 4:00 pm Wednesday through Friday.  No work is scheduled on holidays or weekends.  A clean driving record is required.  Competitive wage rate and a pleasant work environment.  EOE.  Apply in person at 101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown PA 19335 or call 610-269-8400 for directions or to have an application sent to you.

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Director of Music and Worship: East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church seeks a full-time Director of Music and Worship to begin in the summer of 2015. The Director of Music and Worship must be dedicated to both traditional and contemporary worship styles which are creative, visionary, flexible, and diverse. Formal training and experience in worship planning and musical skills is required, and five or more years experience leading musical groups or worship and a bachelor degree in music is preferred.

Please send resumes and references to esumcmusic@gmail.com, to the attention of Pastor James Todd. Candidates must provide a video and/or audio demo or live audition before being considered and will be contacted about these requirements. In addition to salary, housing is provided. For a full description of the position, please go to http://www.churchstaffing.com/job/182380 or the church's website: www.esumc.net.  

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Green Lane UMC in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia is seeking the following positions for its preschool program:

  1. School Director (full-time) meeting one of the following criteria:
    • A bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, in early childhood education, child development, special education, or elementary education or human services field with 1 year of experience with children.
    • A bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.
    • An associate's degree, from an accredited college or university, in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.
    • An associate's degree, from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 4 years of experience with children.
    • Knowledge of Department of Human Services regulations.
       
  2. Administrative assistant who will be responsible for the following tasks: maintenance of all student and employee files, copying all required forms, newsletters, filing, calendars, memos to parents, time-sheets/payroll, and other duties as required. This person must have computer skills, including the following: Microsoft Office, Access/Excel/Outlook/Publisher.

Qualified and interested candidates should email their resume to greenlaneum@aol.com, Attn: Mary.

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Part-time Cook: The Simpson Meadows retirement community has an immediate opening for a part-time Cook.  Every other weekend plus variable weekdays with an average of 3 days per week.  Must have flexibility for 6:30am to 3pm and 10:45am-7:15 pm shifts.  Experience in a retirement community is a plus.  Competitive wage rate and a pleasant work environment.  EOE.
Apply in person at 101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown PA 19335. Or call 610-269-8400 for directions or to have an application sent to you.

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Program Manager: Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center of the United Methodist Church.  Full-time, year-round salaried position responsible for the coordination of program ministries (summer camp, weekly programs, camp sponsored retreats) and management of ropes courses (marketing, facilitation, maintenance).  Ministry-minded individual with college degree, camp experience & ropes certification.  Benefits include health/dental, pension & on-site housing.  Contact Rev. Ron Schane, Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center, 304 Pocono Plateau Rd, Cresco, PA, 18326.  Phone: 570-676-3665, Email: ron@poconoplateau.org

Download the full job description.

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Marketing Associate: Cornwall Manor, a leading not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC), is seeking a Marketing Associate. Are you looking for a position where you can use your relationship-building skills and which allows you to help seniors improve their quality of life?  We are looking for a full-time professional who wants to join an organization known for its quality and inform potential residents about the benefits of living in our community.

Responsibilities include cultivating prospective applicants through telephone communication and personal meetings and tours; sales counseling; maintaining organized records using lead tracking software; and participation in marketing events. Candidate must be a college graduate with experience in marketing and sales.  Strong verbal, phone and written communication skills, sales experience and a desire to provide outstanding customer service and a sincere appreciation of working with seniors is essential. Cornwall Manor, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community since 1949, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Drug Screen Required.

To apply, send resume to: Human Resources Department, Cornwall Manor, P.O. Box 125, Cornwall, PA 17016. (717) 273-2647. www.cornwallmanor.org

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Director of Worship and Music: St Paul’s UMC in Elizabethtown is seeking a Full-time Director of Worship and Music Ministries. Individual will oversee music staff, help pastors plan worship, lead musicians and develop a cohesive music program to lead all worship services as we grow. Full job description available, contact Barb at bwoods@spumcetown.com or call 717-367-1889. Resume deadline is May 8.

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SUMMER POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT CAMP INNABAH
Positions include:
Nurse (RN), Life Guards, Counselors/Program Staff, Food Service, Maintenance

We are looking for staff who have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, demonstrate Biblical principles in their lifestyle, are a Christian role model for children, have a desire to serve God and show his love, are capable of hard work and are in good health. would rather serve others needs before their own, and can make a 6 week commitment plus training. Download the flyer for full details.

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Director of Children's Ministry: Cornwall UMC in Lebanon County, PA is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry, averaging 12 to 15 hours per week.  CUMC is a vibrant congregation which focuses on Worship, Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, and Missions. 

The church has 3 worship services on Sunday mornings.  The Children’s Ministry includes two education experiences each Sunday morning, a Kid’s Choir which sings monthly, Vacation Bible School, and a variety of other programs throughout the year.  Experience is preferred.

Send resume to Pastor Jim Heath at jimheath76@comcast.net or call 717-272-0148.

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Director of Music: Quakertown UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist. Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing organ at 8 AM and 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, and directing chancel choir at 11:00 AM service. The full position description is available upon request. This is a salaried position.

Mail cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, Quakertown United Methodist Church, 1875 Freier Road, Quakertown, PA 18951 or email to [info@qumc.com] with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Christian Education (part-time): First UMC of Phoenixville is looking for a part-time Director of Christian Education, to begin mid-June. The Director of Christian Education will be responsible for the oversight of the Safe Sanctuaries policy; ensuring clearances for all volunteers working with children and youth are kept up to date and filed confidentially onsite.  Updates to the policy must be approved by the Administrative Council and submitted to the District Superintendent. Download the full job description and requirements.

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HISTORIC ST. GEORGE’S UMC SEEKING TO FILL SEVERAL PART-TIME POSITIONS
St. George’s UMC is forming a team of part-timers to carry out various office tasks. The newly created part-time positions are Archive/Library Assistant (two days per month), Bookkeeper (eight hours per week), and Administrative Assistant (24 hours per week, Tuesday through Thursday). For job descriptions and more information, contact Donna Miller, Administrator, Historic St. George’s UMC at office@historicstgeorges.org or by phone at 215-925-7788.

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Food Service Manager/Head Cook: Camp Innabah -- This person provides quality food service to our retreat guests from September through May and to the summer campers June through August. This position requires menu planning, food ordering, cooking and overseeing staff. This is an hourly position with a salary range of $13.00 to $15.00 per hour based on experience. It averages 20 to 40 hours a week based on the season. Weekends are required based on guest bookings. Applications can be found at www.Innabah.org  (use the summer staff application) or by calling 1-610-469-6111. Please send your application/resume to 712 Pughtown Rd Spring City, PA 19475.

Download a PDF of this job announcement here.

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Worship Leader: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a strong Christian leader with a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and desire to lead the Worship Team and weekly Contemporary Worship into a vibrant, meaningful experience with God.  Applicants must be musically proficient on guitar and/or keyboard and possess a quality lead vocal range.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Worship Leader resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist.  Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing organ at 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, and directing chancel choir at 11:00 AM service.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org. This is a salaried position.

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: Prospect UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist. Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing at 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and a desire to lead the Worship Team and directing the choir at 11:00 AM service. A full position description is available upon request, contact Pastor Eaton via email at pastor_seaton@outlook.com. This is a salaried position. Mail cover letter and resume to: Rev. Eaton, Prospect United Methodist Church, 800 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park, PA 19076 or email us at se.prospectpark.prospect@epaumc.org with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Office Manager: Grove UMC, West Chester, PA seeks an Office Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to serve as the initial contact for communication with the general public and church members. The Office Manager oversees the running of the church office including scheduling, supplies, mailing, record-keeping, communications, supervising volunteer activities, and administrative support for the senior pastor. In addition to strong administrative skills, a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ is required. This is a 30-hour per week position.  Email resume to: jobapplicant@grovechurch.org.


Other UMC Job Openings

Executive Assistant to the General Secretary: A UMCOM position. Basic Purpose:  We are seeking a candidate with a strong sense of dedication to the work of United Methodist Communications and the Church. This person will independently provide advanced, diversified and confidential executive administrative support requiring broad experience, skills and knowledge of the agency  operations, policies and practices. This person manages and coordinates the functions of the General Secretary’s office. Manages administrative services, projects and overall daily functions for the office of the General Secretary. Serves as principal liaison for the General Secretary to the General Commission on Communication (GCOC), the Council of Bishops, the Connectional Table, the General Secretaries Table, other church and secular leaders, and UMCom staff, to ensure a smooth transaction of business activities forthe General Secretary’s office.

To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320. Phone: 615-742-5137. Fax: 615-742-5428, Email: hr@umcom.org

Download the full job description and the UMCOM Employment application!

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Minister of Online Engagement, Rethink Church: A UMCOM position. Basic Purpose:  We are seeking candidates with a strong spiritual perspective to oversees and provides online pastoral guidance and engagement with seekers and digitally connects members of The UMC,
with the goal of ultimately bridging them with local congregations of The United Methodist Church or deeper faith engagement in the church. To provide direction of sacred content geared for 18-34 year olds often disengaged from church.  Collaborates with writers, study leaders, clergy and agencies of UMC to provide connection with ministries of the church.  Provides innovative and strategic use of social media to disciple new persons for Christ.  Maintains and feeds Rethink Church-linked social media spaces (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube).  Collaborates with other members on the Rethink Church team to build site’s social media, mobile and member strategies.

To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources, P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320, Phone: 615-742-5137. Fax: 615-742-5428, Email: hr@umcom.org

Download the full job description and the UMCOM Employment application!

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Director of Communications: the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW). The Director plans, coordinates, and carries the message of GCSRW via web, social, and print media. The Director is responsible for web content, print media content, distribution of news and information via church and public media, and oversees the day-to- day editing, organization and content management of GCSRW-related websites, electronic newsletters and press releases. The Director also works with GCSRW staff to distribute information to constituent groups. The goal of the Director is to provide high-quality, multi-directional communications between GCSRW and its constituents at all levels of the church. Download the full job description.

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Production Project Manager: United Methodist Communications is seeking a project manager with media production experience. This position is responsible for the project traffic for the production team. Develops work schedules for all production projects and services in consultation with the Production Team Leader. Maintains an even and efficient workflow for all production area projects. Identifies possible team members for projects. Works with clients to develop a comprehensive list of services required for all project requests. Discusses specific needs of the project with the team leader and recommends project flow for the efficiency of the team workflow. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Program Director, Children’s Values Program: United Methodist Communications has an exciting job opportunity for a Program Director who is a teacher at heart, loves children and likes to have fun with new technology, to lead its “Children’s Values Education” program. The Program Director for Children’s Values Program is responsible for overseeing the entire program development of a digital faith-based children’s values program for the web. The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of early childhood learning systems and the gaps that exist in them regarding values education. They must have cutting-edge knowledge of the digital domain, and the ability to stay on top of and ahead of the latest digital trends, particularly as it relates to children. Must be able to deliver accurate financial management of an assigned budget. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Electronic Marketing Specialist: United Methodist Communications seeks an innovative Electronic Marketing Specialist, to: Support and execute the agency’s email marketing program, plan and execute email marketing campaigns to reach marketing goals and build database, research and employ new best practices for email and other digital marketing campaigns, create, monitor and analyze recurring email performance reports to optimize email results, provide graphic design support for emails and other digital marketing campaigns, coordinate and publish web content as needed using expression engine CMS, and support other digital marketing plan development with research, new ideas and implementation.

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Manager, Web Hosting and Tech Products: Kingswood Communications, of United Methodist Communications, seeks a Manager for their web hosting and tech products. This position would manage the web hosting of technology products to aid local churches and ministries in having a digital presence to further their ministry efforts.  Assists with the implementation of an overall business plan for web hosting and technology products.

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Director of Connectional Ministries: The New York Annual Conference is seeking a new Director of Connectional Ministries (DCM). The DCM invites and equips leaders and churches to align passion and resources for the transformation of lives, communities and the world. The Office of Connectional Ministries plans, executes and supports programs and ministries throughout the conference to enhance the United Methodism connection with all churches, clergy and lay members of all ages.

 


Other Non-UMC Job Openings

 

Minister of Music: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Bangor seeks a part time (15-20 hours/week) Minister of Music to lead Sunday morning and Saturday evening services, plus direct adult and children’s choirs. Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education. See our website at www.popbangor.org for full job description and application. Please submit application/resume to Rev. Michael J. Scholtes at pastorMJS@gmail.com or 2445 Lake Minsi Dr., Bangor, PA 18013 or call 610-588-2355.

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State Prison Chaplain, Smyrna, Del.: This level is responsible for supervising and participating in moral and spiritual support programs for individuals. Download the full description and application requirements.


 

Available Items and Needed Items

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  • Paoli UMC is looking for The Faith We Sing hymn books. If you have any to spare, please contact paoliumcsecretary@yahoo.com or 610-644-5300.
  • Apostles Methodist Church in Delhi, India is requesting old hymnals. If you or your church have old-edition hymnals to spare, please contact Sunil Balasundaram at revsunilb@gmail.com at to respond to this request. Apostles UMC will pay for the shipping cost to India.

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  • Baptismal Font - Wooden with brass cross on lid. Picture available.  Contact Heather Hammel at Hempfield UMC at hhammel@hempfieldumc.org or at (717) 809-9636.
     
  • Choir Robes - 40 Light Blue - various sizes, 40 Reversible stoles, white/dark blue. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 6210-384-2433.
  • Pamphlet Rack - Light Oak 18.5" High, 20" Wide, 12 sections. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 610-384-2433.
  • One very serviceable Cokesbury black preaching robe, size 55, available for the taking. Contact Jim Garner, Columbia UMC, (717) 684-2356, pastorjim@dejazzd.com.

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