Jobs

Please Note:  To list a job posting on this page, send an email to communications@arumc.org with the wording/job description in the body of the message, as well as the length of time you wish for it to appear on the site.

Part-Time Choir Director – Des Arc UMC – Des Arc

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Des Arc First United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time choir director and pianist to work with our choir, vocal performers, and handbell choir as well as accompany the worship service.

Additional duties include:

  • Directing the chancel choir
  • Directing the bell choir
  • Choosing music in consultation with the pastor
  • Preparing special music for Christmas and Easter services and accompanying those services
  • Available for High Holy Days ( i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter)
  • Direct children’s choir as needed
  • Available for weekly rehearsals with choirs
  • Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

  • Formal music training including ability to read music
  • Ability to transpose and arrange music
  • Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
  • Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels

The salary is commensurate with experience and travel expense.

To apply, send a resume and references to Rebecca Hayley, hayleyplumbing.rebecca@gmail.com

Director of Youth and Young Adults

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS

  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Full Time
  • Salary Based

The Youth director is an employee of Asbury United Methodist Church, with the right of employment and dismissal being with the Staff Parish Relations Committee and the Senior Pastor.

GENERAL ROLE:

The Youth Director provides the youth and their families the opportunities for spiritual growth in worship, fellowship and service.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Will be intentional about personally sharing and offering the good news of Jesus Christ with the youth associated with AUMC and with those outside the church.
  • Will intentionally design ministries that target unchurched youth in our communities.
  • Will provide an intentional disciple making process that will produce devoted disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and directing youth (grades 6 through 12)   activities.
  • Works with the Youth Council and parents to secure help and leadership in planning and developing a comprehensive year-round program.
  • Guides the youth in being active, participating and giving members of the Asbury United Methodist Church community. Also encourages them to participate in the  district and conference youth programs.
  • Recruits, trains and coordinates counselors for the youth ministry.
  • Plans and coordinates mission trips and all fund raising events.
  • Ensures proper adult supervision and provides leadership training (including safe sanctuary training and background checks) for adult and youth teachers.
  • Be accessible to the youth and parents for counseling and other forms of personal support.
  • In consultation with Senior Pastor and Director of Children’s Ministries, coordinate the Youth Program with Children’s Sunday school, Confirmation Class, and other programs to ensure continuity.
  • Encourages all youth to attend Sunday school.
  • Recruits and trains Youth Sunday school teachers.
  • Consults with Senior Pastor and Praise and Worship regarding music and music related programs for youth.
  • Assists the Minister of Children in planning Vacation Bible School as related to youth participation.
  • Prepares and Leads Confirmation Program each year.
  • Coordinates youth calendar, use of the building, and use of the church equipment with the administrative staff.
  • Follows financial policies and procedures, develops an annual budget, and manages youth expenditures within approved annual budget levels.
  • Publishes weekly Youth newsletter via email and internet to youth and parents.
  • Communicates information to proper staff person regarding youth birth dates, names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, name of school attending, and grade level for church data base.
  • Assists in planning events, activities, and missions for the Young Adult group, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the class.
  • Recruits and nurtures current Young Adult attendees, and reaches out to inactive Young Adults.
  • Coordinates Young Adult Sunday School and/or Bible Study, including recruiting teachers and helping select curriculum, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the class.
  • Serves as staff liaison to college students, and nurtures those connections.
  • Plans college events, outreach, and Bible studies, in cooperation with the needs and desires of the group.
  • Webmaster and Facebook administrator.
  • Updates Assigned Bulletin Boards
  • Assists in sending out church-wide communication through email systems, such as Constant Contact and Robly, as needed or pertaining to youth ministry area.  

SKIILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prefer Bachelors degree with background in Christian Education or equivalent work experience. This person needs to be a role model who lives a life in a manner consistent with the doctrine of the United Methodist Church. Must be eager, enthusiastic and genuine. Willing to make a commitment to the youth and to Asbury United Methodist Church. Able to gain the trust and respect of the youth, parents, and the congregation.

MEETING REQUIREMENTS;

  • Staff meetings and/or staff retreats
  • Youth Council
  • Church Council and Charge Conference
  • District and Conference Youth Events (as needed)
  • Others as requested

Full-time Minister to Youth, Children and Families

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Headlines, Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is seeking to fill the newly created full-time position of Minister to Youth, Children, and Families. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of Jonesboro, AR, with a strong heart for welcoming all people into a faith community, serving the community and world, and worshipping and sharing God’s grace through word and action.
 
The Minister to Youth, Children, and Families will be responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of all youth and children’s activities; recruiting, training, and equipping volunteers for youth and children’s ministries; and connecting with and caring for families in the Cornerstone community.
 
Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He or she should have a calling to lead and mentor young people in their walks with Christ and a passion for welcoming and integrating new families into faith and community. Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience in Christian education.

This position is full-time, salaried. Interested candidates submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.

Youth Minister Position – Green Forest United Methodist Church

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Green Forest United Methodist Church in is seeking a Part Time Youth Leader, position will be 10-12 hours per week with the following responsibilities:

  • Weekly meetings with Youth grades 6-12 and attend weekly church services
  • Long term curriculum / meeting plans
  • Volunteer scheduling
  • Manage a youth budget and fund raising
  • Work with an advisory council of church volunteers
  • Must have a heart for God and Youth, Be flexible
  • Must follow the UM theological doctrines of our church which is bible based and Christ Centered

For more information please contact Pastor Steve Cook at 870-438-6122 or email at steve.cook@arumc.org

Youth & Children’s Director – Dardanelle UMC

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

The Dardanelle First United Methodist Church is currently taking resumes for a full-time Youth & Children’s Director.  This person will arrange for a variety of activities, both at the church and away,  including youth group meetings, youth Sunday school, overnights or lock-ins, weekend retreats, and both local and foreign mission trips.  This position requires someone that is a prayerful, faithful disciple shown  by attending church services regularly, participating in church activities, being present in youth extra-curricular activities, exhibiting a good balance between work and family involvement, and having solid knowledge of church teachings.  Bachelor’s level degree a minimum requirement, with training for children and youth a necessity.  Ideal skills are to have are effective organization, flexibility, energy and leadership, yet the ability to be a team player, and good communication skills, especially listening skills.  For more information contact Rev. Jim Benfer at jim.benfer@arumc.org.

Children’s Ministries Director – St. Paul UMC Little Rock

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Do you have a love for children of all ages and a heart for leading them to know and worship Jesus Christ?  St. Paul UMC is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic leader for our children’s programs!  The ideal candidate has excellent communication, leadership and people skills, and a passion for helping people of all ages to grow in their Christian faith and ministry.  Your work schedule when not involved with children’s programming will be flexible and at your discretion.  If this sounds like you, check out the complete job description on our website at www.stpaulumclr.org.  Email questions and resumes to stpaulsprc@gmail.com.

Christian Education Coordinator – First UMC Jacksonville

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church Jacksonville, AR
Interested in working in a growing church committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ and in a community rich with opportunity for people to meet Jesus? Do you love working with kids and adults to help them encounter Jesus, love Jesus and serve him in the world? Then apply today to be our Christian Education Coordinator! Learn more below.
 
Job Title: Christian Education Coordinator
Job Status: Full Time/Salary – depending on qualifications
Start Date: Open until Filled
 
Job Summary: Jacksonville First United Methodist is looking for an individual committed to Jesus Christ who loves guiding children and adults in their walks of faith. General responsibilities include designing and implementing programs for children focused on introducing them to Jesus Christ and helping them learn and participate in the life of discipleship.  It also includes overseeing, resourcing, an ongoing, developing discipleship model for adults. Applicants should have a good Biblical foundation and understanding of Christian discipleship, be comfortable leading and recruiting laity, and a team player.
 
Qualifications include: Committed follower of Jesus Christ; Post secondary education preferred or work related equivalent
 
To apply, submit a letter of introduction as well as resume to Rev. Nathan Kilbourne by email: nate.kilbourne@arumc.org OR by mail: First United Methodist Church, Attn: Rev. Nathan Kilbourne, 308 West Main St., Jacksonville, AR 72076
 
For more information visit www.jacksonvilleumc.org/job-opening/ or call 501.982.8176
 

Church Administrator – Quapaw Quarter UMC Little Rock

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church in downtown Little Rock, AR, has an opening for a Church Administrator effective immediately. Part-time position, M-Th, 8:30a-12:30p. 

This essential position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. The Church Administrator works closely with the pastor, paid and volunteer staff, and members of the congregation and public. Maintains facility use and program calendar; works with the pastor and designated trustees to schedule facility usage within policy guidelines; bills outside groups for facility rent or other expenses; maintains leases for studio rentals; arranges for building/grounds maintenance under guidance of Senior Pastor and Board of Trustees; works with pastor and committees to schedule volunteers as needed for special events and/or administrative support; coordinates with brides and bridal parties on upcoming weddings; answers and directs telephone calls in a timely and appropriate manner; prepares and prints worship bulletins for Sundays and special occasions; prepares and sends out weekly “Now Happening” email newsletter; maintains current list of joys and concerns as received along with prayer requests for pastoral prayer; prepares and/or generates correspondence and assists with mailings; receives and processes incoming mail; serves as administrative support for Senior Pastor, Music Director, and Leadership Team; maintains office supplies and good order in the office area; assists the Membership/Communications Secretary with ACS software; enters attendance information and generates requested reports; monitors video surveillance system; exercises proper discretion in response to door traffic; maintains major committee minutes in an easily accessible location; performs other duties as assigned by pastor and  appropriate committees. 

Requires familiarity with PC and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of web, blogging, and social media a plus. 

Email resume to teamjamesmom@gmail.com

Contemporary Worship Leader – Cornerstone UMC Jonesboro

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is searching for a part-time Contemporary Worship Leader. Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He/she should have a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and a calling to lead musically in worship. The Worship Leader is responsible for leading the praise band and engaging the congregation in worship through speaking and prayer. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of town. The congregation draws persons from many different worship traditions and so preference is given to a candidate who can work collaboratively with pastor and worship staff to integrate creative liturgy and diverse music into worship. This position is considered part-time, salaried. Resumes can be submitted to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.

Choir Director – Cornerstone UMC Jonesboro

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Cornerstone United Methodist Church of Jonesboro, AR, is searching for a part-time Choir Director. Candidate should be an enthusiastic team player, innovator, and self-starter. He/she should have a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and a calling to lead musically in worship.  The Choir Director is responsible for conducting the chancel choir and leading in traditional worship of Cornerstone UMC. Cornerstone is a vibrant congregation in a growing area of town. The congregation draws persons from many different worship traditions and so preference is given to a candidate who can work collaboratively with pastor and worship staff to integrate diverse musical styles and traditions. This position is considered part-time, salaried. Resumes can be submitted to Rev. Kathleen McMurray, kathleen.mcmurray@arumc.org. A detailed job description will be provided.

Director of Music Ministries – Grand Avenue UMC Stuttgart

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Director of Music Ministries
Reports to: Pastor
Job Status: Part Time/Salary
Start Date: Open until Filled

Please send resume and/questions to Jane Ferguson via email to 5miracles@cebridge.net . Or you may contact the Church Office at 870-673-6317 or grandavenue@live.com .

Job Summary:
As a director, this position works closely with the pastor in planning worship services. This position is also responsible for developing and growing a comprehensive music program to include choirs, hand bells, and ensembles for all age groups in accordance with policies, standards, as well as guidelines and regulations governing our church. Grand Avenue’s goal is to offer ministry opportunities for individuals to become involved in the life of the church while growing in their faith. Active participation in the life of Grand Avenue UMC is expected. The director will be required to work twenty hours a week including Sundays, Wednesdays and any special worship services and programs. Office hours are required. Competitive salary depending on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Experience:
A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The director must possess adequate skill and experience in vocal and choral music. Successful experience in a similar environment of three to five years or more is preferred. Combinations of alternate education and experience will be considered.

Youth Director – Goddard UMC Fort Smith

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Goddard UMC is searching for a part-time Youth Director.  Please contact the church office at 479.785.1415 or email secretary@goddardumc.org.

Part-time Choir Director – Wesley UMC – Fort Smith, AR

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Wesley United Methodist Church (Fort Smith, AR) is seeking a part-time choir director to work with both our vocal performers and our handbell choir. Depending on the skills and passions of the applicant, there may also be an opportunity to serve as a worship leader in our contemporary service.

Duties include:

  • Directing our chancel choir
  • Directing our bell choir
  • Choosing music in consultation with the pastor and accompanist
  • Preparing special performances such as a Christmas and Easter Cantata
  • Leading weekly Wednesday night practices and directing in Sunday morning worship
  • Availability for High Holy Days (i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and Easter)
  • Other duties as determined by Pastor and Staff Supervisors

Required skills include:

  • Formal music training, including ability to read music
  • Capacity to motivate and nurture volunteer musicians
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work with a variety of musical skill levels
  • Openness to Christian beliefs

Ideal skills include:

  • Ability to play a musical instrument (preferably guitar/organ/piano)
  • Interest in and capacity to lead worship
  • Degree in music education or music performance

Pay rate starts at $600 per month, but may be adjusted for experience and education. To apply, send a resume and three references to Pastor Michelle Morris, michelle.morris@arumc.org, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2200 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith AR 72901.

Director of Youth Ministries – Vilonia UMC

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Vilonia United Methodist Church is seeking a part time Director of Youth Ministries. We are looking for someone who is Christ centered, caring, and passionate about teaching and leading youth. Please see the job description for the full list of expectations and responsibilities. Email any questions as well as resumés and references to james.kjorlaug@arumc.org

Business Assistant – First UMC Conway

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

First United Methodist Church of Conway is accepting applications for the position of Business Assistant, starting in June.

This person will oversee the financial operations of the church by creating budget databases, verifying and paying all expenses including payroll, and working with the staff, trustees, and finance committee to provide resources for ministry. This is a part-time position of 26 hours a week. Qualifications include proficiency in developing budgets and reports, strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the United Methodist Church.

Questions and/or applications may be submitted to Pastor Michael Roberts, at mroberts@conwayfumc.org or 501-329-3801.

Contemporary Service Worship Leader – Sequoyah UMC Fayetteville

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Sequoyah UMC seeks a Contemporary Service Worship Leader to work with dedicated and talented volunteers to direct the weekly contemporary worship service. Along with the contemporary worship committee as your guiding partner, this staff member will help provide an engaging, meaningful and high-quality worship experience for members and guests.

The person filling this role will lead the congregation in singing, praising, and connecting with God through contemporary Christian music during weekly worship service; lead all aspects of the contemporary worship team, including band, sound, and AV; recruit new members and expand worship team roles to create overlap to ensure continuity when members are missing; hold a minimum of 1 weekly rehearsal and 1 warm up session on Sunday prior to the service; create excitement and a spiritually enriching environment to increase attendance and grow membership from the surrounding community; assist with the planning and overseeing of special worship services that include music; and develop media for weekly services, including song lyrics, video clips, and all elements of production for the contemporary worship service

A candidate for this position should be an experienced musician or vocalist; demonstrate spiritual maturity and a continual desire to personally grow in the likeness of Jesus Christ; have experience as a worship leader and with combining media technology and the fine/performing arts; be a team player who understands the importance of working together and developing trust within and between groups, with strong administrative, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills. To apply, please send your resume to:

Sequoyah United Methodist Church
Attention: Rev. Sara Pair
1910 N. Old Wire Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
or email it to pastor@sequoyahmethodist.org.

Youth Ministry Director – Sequoyah UMC Fayetteville

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Sequoyah United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Youth Ministry Director who will lead and oversee developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing ministry for youth, grades 6-12. The church is looking for a Christ-centered servant who has a heart for tweens (5th-6th grade), middle school youth (7th – 8th grade), high school youth (9th – 12th grade), and working with adult volunteers. The ideal candidate will be emotionally intelligent, servant-minded, passionate about leading young lives to Christ and biblically proficient. Must be effective at recruiting volunteers and delegating tasks and have the ability to manage a multi-faceted ministry. The program primary days are Wednesdays and Sundays. Overnight Mission trips and other activities requiring travel are also a requirement. A CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL is also required. If you are a great fit for this position, please send your resume to:

Sequoyah United Methodist Church
Attention: Rev. Sara Pair
1910 N. Old Wire Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703
or email it to pastor@sequoyahmethodist.org.

Hospitality Manager – Mount Sequoyah

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

The Hospitality Manager is a vital part of the staff team as we seek to provide outstanding services to the guests using Mount Sequoyah. This staff member is the main point of contact with guest groups as they consider, book, and plan an event as well as while they are here for their event. Job includes aspects of group services, marketing, sales, and working with the rest of the team. This position is also vital in helping clear communication take place on the details of events with other staff members.

Complete job description: Mount Sequoyah Hospitality Manager

Director of Congregational Transformation & Development, LA Conference

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

Reports to: Bishop

Cabinet Relationship: Serves on the Extended Cabinet and Consults the Appointive Cabinet

Status: Full Time

Job Summary: The Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development will provide leadership and oversight to the ministry of engaging churches in intentional transformation and reaching new people and to the ministry of developing and nurturing new faith communities.

To apply, contact Dr. Van Stinson, Assistant to the Bishop, 527 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; (225) 346-1646vanstinson@la-umc.org.

Complete job description: Director of Congregational Transformation and New Church Development 

To apply, contact Dr. Van Stinson, Assistant to the Bishop, 527 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; (225) 346-1646vanstinson@la-umc.org.

Intern, Hendrix College Office of the Chaplain

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Jobs | 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplain at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas seeks a full-time (35 hours a week) United Methodist seminary intern for the 2017-2018 academic year who will assist with religious life on campus including worship, communion, community meals, small groups, service-learning trips, and an intentional Christian community. Additional duties for the Chaplain of the College fall under “vocational discernment” with significant grants given to the college from the Lilly Endowment to help youth discerning a call to ministry, aid early career clergy in developing pastoral identity, and mentor college students who are discerning a call to professional and ordained ministry. The Chaplain Intern would also assist with weekly programmatic needs for various constituencies of the College, and be mentored by the Chaplain in the process of helping young people discern a call to ministry. The Chaplain serves as the internship supervisor. Compensation is a $15,000 stipend that will cover housing, expenses, and benefits.

For more information, contact Hendrix College Chaplain, Rev. J.J. Whitney, at whitney@hendrix.edu or 501-450-3801.