CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

Churches, ministries, schools, and colleges often reach out to BST looking for alumni with the skills and talents to fill a wide range of positions.  The job postings below are regularly updated with new postings as they come in.

If you have a job posting that you would like to have listed here, please email info@bst.edu and include your job description and contact info.

Interim Senior Minister - Congregational Church of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA

The Interim Senior Minister is responsible for providing a sense of continuity, stability, community and programmatic evaluation during the time of transition. The Interim Senior Minister will:

• Design and deliver hybrid worship services on Sundays in partnership with the Associate Ministers & Music Staff and support the Wednesday evening services in Spanish, both of which offer inspired, scholarly, competent messages that foster the spiritual life of the community and equip them to live as Progressive Christians.

• Ensure good organizational functioning of the church as the leader of the church staff. • Analyze the church’s goals, evaluate its various ministries, and offer strategic input for post Pandemic restructuring and/or rebuilding of programs that have not fully revived.

• Participate in the pastoral care team, serve as a resource for church committees and ministries, and be available to officiate at baptisms, communions, weddings, and memorials upon request.

• Participate in Board of Directors meetings and engage with all church leaders, volunteers, members and staff to connect, inspire and encourage positive momentum for CCSM.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to the Moderator at julielenden@gmail.com.

Job Posted 5/9/22

Spiritual Care Director - Piedmont Gardens - Oakland, CA

Provide Spiritual support, guidance and counseling to residents and families in keeping with the resident and families beliefs and spiritual preferences.

Provides worship services, including celebration of sacraments by conducting services directly or in collaborates with an appropriate spiritual leader where necessary. Services should include therapeutic elements for residents who are mentally impaired, have dementia or are low cognition functioning.

Offers education and fosters conversations and clarification on a range of topics that allow for residents to express and explore a range of spiritual practices including but not limited to meditation, bible study, book studies, and labyrinths.

If interested, please apply by using this link:   Spiritual Care Director | Careers (ultipro.com)

Job Posted 5/4/22

Padosi Fellow - American Friends Service Committee - Los Angeles, CA

The Padosi Fellow will work closely with the Roots for Peace team and Program Director to help build a strong youth-led organizing program that supports youth to build power and win changes that impact their lives and that of their communities in South Central and the Greater Los Angeles Area. The Padosi Fellow will support the Freedom Schools and other youth leadership development programming and participate in local partnerships and coalitions to deepen youth-led organizing.

For more information and to apply, please find the blue Apply Now button at the following link.

Job Posted 4/6/22

Interim Pastor - Church By The Side Of The Road - Berkeley, CA

Church by the Side of the Road in Berkeley, CA is looking for someone to serve as an interim pastor. The position would require about 20 hours per week and involved teaching and leading Sunday services each week. For more information or to apply please contact cbsor.info@gmail.com 

Job Posted 3/18/22

Senior Pastor - Baptist Church of West Chester - West Chester, PA

The Baptist Church of West Chester is seeking a Senior Pastor for our church in West Chester, PA. Areas of responsibility include Prayer, Vision Casting and Administration, Preaching and Worship Leading, College Discipleship Ministries, Family Discipleship, Mission and Outreach, Pastoral Care and Counseling, Stewardship, and Communication. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to secretary@bcwc.org, or mail to Baptist Church of West Chester, 221 S. High Street, West Chester, PA  19382.

Job Posted 3/10/22

Associate Pastor of Creative Arts and Community Life - First Baptist Church of Redlands - Redlands, CA

This new Associate Pastor position is being added to the staff team at First Baptist Church of Redlands in order to help our church grow its ministry and membership. Our intergenerational church has a fruitful 134-year history and we want to build on that legacy as we move into the future. The person who will fill this position is tasked with using music, creative arts, and other activities to enhance worship, strengthen relationships, and grow the size of our congregation.

Primary responsibilities include:

Music: organize and coordinate all the various aspects of the music ministry, such as choir, worship team, special music, drum circle, organ etc.; lead specific musical groups as appropriate; plan for special musical events to occur throughout the year; include children and youth in the music life of the church; invite others into music ministry; and help train and mentor musician volunteers

Worship Service: plan special music and coordinate artistic offerings (e.g. drama, dance, video, or other visual arts) for Sunday worship that will make the service more meaningful and inspirational and make people excited to come on Sunday; help improve our online presence; and work in conjunction with staff members and lay leaders to help our worship service continue to build on richness of traditional songs and forms while bringing in the vitality of fresh new ideas

Events: plan engaging events that make both church members and the wider community excited to come to the church campus; and help develop ideas to utilize our church campus in new ways that draw others in and bless our community

Connection: personally get to know the members of the congregation and draw out their gifts; encourage artistic expression and growth in faith; help members build and strengthen relationships with one another across generations; and build relationships in the wider community that can help our church connect and partner with others in a way that attracts new people into our family

Finally, all staff members are expected to be contributing members of a team that completes the day-to-day work necessary

Interested applicants should submit a resume/CV and a statement of interest by email to admin@fbcredlands.org 

Job Posted 3/2/22

Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation and Community Life - First Baptist Church of Redlands - Redlands, CA

The Associate Pastor for Spiritual Formation and Community Life will serve as one of the pastors of The First Baptist Church of Redlands. Our intergenerational church has a fruitful 134-year history and we want to build on that legacy as we move into the future. This person, in cooperation and coordination with the Senior Pastor, Staff, the Christian Education Commission (and all other appropriate commissions), will administer, coordinate, resource, evaluate, and “grow” the Spiritual Formation programs and activities of the church. They will also actively engage with the local community. The Associate Pastor will oversee and develop media and technology to communicate within the congregation, to promote the church in the community, and to resource worship and Spiritual Formation within the life of the congregation.

This is a full-time ministerial position with benefits including medical, retirement, continuing education. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume/CV and a statement of interest by email to admin@fbcredlands.org 

Formal review of applications will begin March 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Job Posted 3/2/22

Chaplain - The Street Chaplaincy - Marin County, CA

The Chaplain works with the Executive Director to fulfill the Organizational Vision and Mission by serving as ritual leader, spiritual caregiver, and advocate for TSC participants. Serves as a compassionate presence with and for unhoused people wherever they are throughout Marin, offering spiritual care in both one-on-one and group contexts. Develops and nurtures programs, events, and projects of TSC. Collaborates and partners with other agencies that serve the street community and cultivates a working knowledge of those agencies for referral, cooperation, collegial support, and advocacy. Collaborates and partners with other congregations to encourage awareness of homelessness in Marin County and encourage financial and prayerful support of MISC. Represents TSC as a spiritual leader in the community.

  • Ordained clergy or member of a religious order in a recognized spiritual tradition.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited seminary or theological institution.
  • At least one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (4 units preferred)
  • Interfaith sensitivity and knowledge of various spiritual traditions
  • Experience and skill working with marginalized people, victims of violence, and trauma survivors.
  • Understanding of homelessness and poverty, contributing systems and structures
  • Understanding of addictions and current treatment modalities
  • Understanding of mental health problems and current treatment modalities

This position reports to the Executive Director of The Street Chaplaincy and remuneration will be commensurate with experience. It is a twenty (20) hour a week salaried position.  The Street Chaplaincy is fiscally sponsored by the Marin Interfaith Council MIC) and as such the candidate chosen will be employed by MIC.

Send Resume & Cover Letter to: office@streetchaplaincy.org

Job Posted 2/9/22

Assistant Pastor - First Baptist Church - New London, NH

First Baptist Church, New London, NH is seeking an Assistant Minister to provide leadership and support to families and to our community by creating, planning, and implementing a variety of initiatives that will enrich and deepen our faith.  Understanding New England’s culture, fluency with popular and current modes of communication (including Social Media), and a vibrant faith will be key as we hope to find ways to reach out to younger congregants and families in our area. Applicants should be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.  They should have a four-year undergraduate degree plus a Masters of Christian Ministry or equivalent theological degree.  Previous experience in ministry is preferred, but not required.

Send questions or interest to fbc@fbcnlnh.org or visit https://www.firstbaptistchurchnewlondon.org/ 

Job Posted 2/9/22

Children/Youth Ministry Position - New Life Community Church - Burlingame, CA

New Life Community Church is seeking to fill a children’s and youth ministry position. The core of the job is to work with volunteers to provide Sunday morning classes for children and faith development opportunities for middle school and youth (can be Sundays but could also be other times). The position likely does require some teaching, but ideally the candidate would also work with volunteers (recruiting, training, scheduling, equipping) to ensure those ministries are happening. We estimate this part of the job will take about 10 hrs per week and the job can be focused solely on that. For the right candidate we can add outreach and some general associate pastor responsibilities up to 20 hrs per week. There is also an opportunity (if the right candidate is looking for a full time position to develop an Afterschool program targeting local elementary students. Entrepreneurial skills would be required for this.

Send questions or expressions of interest to admin@nlcommunitychurch.org.

Job Posted 2/7/22

Senior Pastor - Riverside Baptist Church - Washington, DC

Riverside Baptist Church, located in the Southwest community of Washington DC, is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor to lead a multi-generational congregation of 60-100 active members. We are seeking an experienced Pastor who is equipped to effectively lead our church to function as a New Testament church as understood through historic Baptist principles, such as autonomy of the local church, the priesthood of believers and soul freedom.  https://riversidedc.org/pastor-position/

Applicants are asked to forward a cover letter and resume to PastorSearch@riversidedc.org. no later than Monday, February 28, 2022. 

Job Posted 2/1/22

Program Associate - Interfaith Power & Light - Oakland, CA

The Interfaith Power & Light Program Associate will support staff to develop IPL’s two signature educational programs, Faith Climate Action Week and Cool Congregations. Additionally the Program Associate will conduct outreach to engage diverse congregations in the East Bay, California area in these programs. This work will aim to identify successful strategies that can be applied nationally. Duties will be approximately 60% administrative assistance, 40% outreach to diverse houses of worship with a focus on those in marginalized communities. 40 hours a week, a combination of remote and on-site at the main office. Hours will be coordinated with the Covid-safe use schedule of the office. Vaccination and mask use required.

Application period is open until filled. Start date as soon as January. No phone inquiries please. Email the application form, resume and cover letter to Sarah Paulos, National Program Manager of Interfaith Power & Light, sarahp@interfaithpowerandlight.org

Job Posted 2/1/22