Job Ops

  September 7, 2012

Attention Seminary Students! Various internships available at AU Center of Religious Life beginning January 1, 2013.

Women's Ministry: This will involve planning and organizing small group Bible Studies, retreats, discipleship, one-on-one mentoring and service projects for the women on our campus.

Isaiah Local (Services Evangelism, Service Projects, and Outreach): This intern will be responsible for researching, organizing, and facilitating service projects within Ashland County and the state of Ohio. This may include food pantries, homeless shelters, shelters for domestic violence, Servant Evangelism, Prayer Stations, and outreach to Ashland University, the Ashland community, and the state of Ohio.

Sports Ministry: This intern will work with our Fellowship of Christian Athletes to organize Huddle Groups (Bible Studies), prayer groups, game day chapels, etc. for our athletes and those who are influenced by the athletic culture. Attendance at FCA (Tuesday nights at 9:00 PM) and our athletic events (all sports) in strongly encouraged.

Communication, Publicity, and Advertising: With more than 1,000 students involved at the Center of Religious Life, this intern will find creative ways to advertise and publicize our ministries, activities, and events to the greater Ashland University Campus. In addition, this intern will assist in communicating significant events to those students who are already a part of the Center of Religious Life through social media, newsletters, and email. Knowledge of social media, internet web pages, streaming video, and information technology is helpful, but not a must.

Contact the Office of Religious Life

September 7, 2012

Part-Time Pastor - Lawrenceville, IL
Allison Prairie Church of the Brethren is searching for a part-time pastor for our church. We are located 5 miles east of Pinkstaff, IL and 11 miles northwest of Vincennes, IN. We are a small country church with a long history in our area. Though we are few in number, we have a deep belief that Jesus is our divine Lord and Savior and the Bible is God's revealed word.

Interested persons may contact:
Robert Gosnell
RR 2 Box 201
Lawrenceville, IL  62439

September 7, 2012
Behavioral Health - Ohio
Sandusky Office
  • Hotline Worker, PRN
  • Indep Licensed Therapist
  • OP Therapist, PRN
  • Offender Treat. Therapist
  • CPST Manager
Amherst Office
Norwalk Office
  • CPST Manager
Tiffin Office
  • Employment Specialist
  • Home Based Therapist
  • Outpatient Therapist
To apply, go to:

September 7, 2012
After-school Ministry Program Assistant - Jeromesville, OH
An established after-school ministry is looking for a program assistant for the 2012-2013 school year.  This is a paid position of approximately 5 hours per week.  Applicant must have reliable transportation and be available on Wednesday afternoons.  Prefer someone who has experience working with youth, has a knowledge of the Christian faith, and knows how to make learning fun.  For more information contact Cassy Brown, Trinity Lutheran Church of Jeromesville.  Email: or in the afternoons at 419-368-3132.

September 7, 2012
Counseling Positions - Rock Creek, OH
Due to the continued growth at Glenbeigh Healthcare System (an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic), there are full-time counseling positions available at the Rock Creek, Ohio location.  If you share our commitment and passion to provide services for those who are chemically dependent, please apply online at

September 7, 2012
Ministry Assistant - Ashland, OH
Park Street Brethren Church is looking for a part-time ministry assistant with the gift of administration and with exceptional people skills.  Please direct inquiries to

September 7, 2012

Youth Director - Tiffin, OH
Faith United Methodist Church  is searching a Youth Director.  This position is a 10 hour per week ministry position participating in the mission and ministry of Faith United Methodist Church by designing, planning, coordinating, and implementing a youth program that will encourage young people to know God's love and to live out their faith as active participants in the life of the church and society.

Goal:  To cultivate ministries in which youth in grades 6 - 12 are nurtured in their spiritual life and provided with opportunities to live out their faith in missions and service and to develop Christian relationships through fellowship.

  1. Active member of a Christian congregation.
  2. Commitment to the mission and vision of The United Methodist Church and an ability and willingness to communicate these to youth group participants.
  3. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  4. Ability to communicate with and relate to youth on social, cultural, and spiritual levels.
  5. Strong interpersonal, relational, and communication skills with both adults and youth.
  6. Self-motivated; must be able to fulfill position responsibilities without direct supervision.
  7. Good organizational skills.
  8. Computer skills sufficient to contributing to newsletters, emails, flyers, websites, Facebook pages, etc.
  9. Willingness to participate in the larger vision of Faith United Methodist Church.
 Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Faith United Methodist Church ( or 75 North Sandusky Street, Tiffin, OH  44883.  Applicants will be required to submit to an initial background check.

August 22, 2012
Youth Pastor - Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Korean Presbyterian Church, is searching for a Youth Pastor/Leader for their English Ministry. Please contact Rev. Dr. Sun Ki Kim for more information at 216-926-5965.

August 7, 2012
Senior Pastor - Orleans, MI
Shiloh Community Church is a medium-sized, rural church of 400, located about 45 minutes east of Grand Rapids, MI. We are known in the community for our love of God and our love of people. We are searching for our next full-time Senior Pastor to lead us into the future. Shiloh Community Church has a strong desire to see people come to Christ, grow in Christ and serve Christ.

If you have a grace-driven passion for drawing people closer to Christ, if you are known for your dynamic teaching and preaching of God's word, and if your heart beats with a love for the lost and hurting, we invite you to prayerfully read the complete ministry opportunity on our church's website,

If God leads you to submit a resume, please email your resume to Or send a hard copy to: Pastor Search Team, Shiloh Community Church, 8197 Heth Street, Orleans, MI  48865

July 31, 2012
Music Leader(s) - Wakeman, OH
Wakeman Congregational Church (35 minutes north of Ashland) is looking for a Christian musician who is able to lead our growing congregation in a blended style worship service with both traditional and contemporary music.
Responsibilities and Qualifications include:
  • Leading the music during worship service at 10:30 each Sunday from September through May, and a few special occasions. (Summer service is at 9:30 and is optional for this position).
  • Ability to competently play the piano in a variety of styles, the pipe organ (Hook & Hastings tracker style), and possibly guitar.
  • Ability to rehearse and lead a small adult choir.
  • Ability to lead or accompany guitar and other contemporary instruments and singers.
  • Ability to lead a bell choir for special occasions.
  • Loves the Lord and sees this as a ministry opportunity, not just a job.
This position may be split between two people who can work well together to cover all of the responsibilities. If interested in all or part of this position, please contact Pastor Matt Reed at 419-706-9415 or

July 31, 2012
Organist and Choir Director - Canal Fulton, OH
Church organist and Choir Director needed. Responsibilities include Sunday morning 9:25 worship service and Wednesday night choir practice. Canal Fulton United Methodist Church 330-854-3573. Send resume to PO box 323, Canal Fulton, OH  44614

July 26, 2012
Youth Pastor - Wellington, OH
Wellington First UMC is looking for a part-time Youth Minister (15 hrs/week). We have a dynamic and growing junior high/high school ministry and are now seeking a Youth Pastor who can help us take that ministry to the next level. The Youth Pastor should have a Christ-like love for youth, a passion to share the Gospel and to help youth experience the transforming power of God. We need someone with the experience and ability to help our youth learn to walk in a daily relationship with Jesus.

Pay plan: $1,000/mo. plus $400/mo. housing allowance if residing in Wellington area.

Mission includes:
  • Pray individually and collectively for the youth and all ministries of the church.
  • Conduct regular meetings including games, songs, worship sessions, Bible-based lessons, social gatherings, prayer sessions, breaking bread together, local mission work and the prayer partner program.
  • Develop youth leadership in planning program activities for their group. Encourage the youth to help teach lessons, lead worship, welcome every new visitor, and connect with other youth groups in the area. Encourage and mentor the youth themselves to engage in sharing the Gospel. Encourage older students to mentor the young.
  • Work with "Solid Rock" Youth Ministry advisory board for support and guidance in planned activities, program emphases, and settings for youth ministry in the Wellington First United Methodist Church.
  • Be a positive role model for a Christ-centered life. This should include engaging in active prayer life for kids, the church and also consistently attending to his or her spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional health and growth.
  • Attend Wellington First UMC worship regularly and encourage youth church attendance.
  • Invite and equip volunteers into the youth ministry for the spiritual growth of youth and the volunteers.
  • Serve as a member of Youth Ministry Advisory Board, Youth Council, and Wellington First United Methodist Education Committee.
To apply: Send resume to Wellington First UMC, 127 Park Place, Wellington, OH  44090 or email to :

July 23, 2012
Pastor - California, MO
California United Church of Christ and Salem United Church of Christ in California, MO are a two-church parish seeking an inspirational, enthusiastic, and spiritual pastor (full-time). Our family-oriented congregations are 6 miles apart. The town church was established in 1865 and the rural church was established in 1848. Our faith driven community is located in central Missouri. Both churches are active in our community and have strong lay leadership. Won't you join us as we serve God together and live each day for him.

Interested candidates may send profiles to Ellen Ash at

July 11, 2012
Director of Youth Ministry - Kent, OH
Grace Baptist Church in Kent, Ohio is looking for a part time (20 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministry. Applications due prior to August 9, 2012
  • Agreement with our church's vision, goals and statements of faith.
  • At least a Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university (Bible College or Seminary desired, ideally with an emphasis in youth ministry).
  • A calling to and experience with youth ministry.
  • Ability to create and execute a long term vision for GBC's youth ministry.
  • Ability to work with others on a team as the leader or as a member of the team. This includes meeting with other church staff, lay youth workers and the Youth Committee and valuing their counsel.
Job Description:
  • Ministry to Youth:
    • To serve the youth within the guidance of Biblical truth and encourage personal and spiritual growth in Christ.
    • To provide opportunities for relationships for the purposes of evangelism and discipleship.
    • To build awareness of God's active presence in all aspects of life.
    • To create and oversee youth groups and events that have value and purpose in order to encourage teens to be devoted followers of Christ (ex. Sunday school, Bible study, etc.)
    • To identify and develop leadership in youth.
    • To plan and implement a yearly mission trip.
    • To be available for counseling and visitation.
    • To support youth in their school environment.
    • To coordinate transitions between elementary and middle school.
  • Ministry to Parents:
    • To be available to parents to discuss issues related to their child or general issues of youth.
    • To communicate with parents in whatever way the parents are comfortable (social media, email, phone calls, etc).
  • Ministry to Church:
    • To enlist a mix of men and women youth workers.
    • To lead regular leadership meetings with youth workers.
    • To integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational.
  • Additional Duties:
    • In conjunction with the youth committee prepare and submit a yearly budget for youth ministry.
    • Develop and submit the annual Youth Ministry report.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the pastor.
Send resume to:
Rev. Bruce Chouinard, Pastor
5915 Rhodes Rd.
Kent, OH 44240
Tel. 330-678-0919

July 9, 2012
Pastor - Elliston, OH
Trinity United Church of Christ in Elliston, OH is seeking new leadership as our previous minister retired after serving our church for thirteen years. We are seeking a full-time ordained minister but would be open to hiring an intern with hope of a permanent position upon graduation from seminary.

We have a small congregation of approximately two hundred; a hard-working bunch of people of all ages who are very loyal to our church mission of embracing "faith, family and fellowship". Our close-knit church family is looking for a genuinely devoted leader, willing to blend the new with the old. Traditional values and loyalty have a strong presence, yet we are willing to embrace new ideas and move toward an exciting future. We have a large number of youth and young growing families and are seeking someone with the energy to inspire.

Interested candidates may send resumes to Don Tabbert at