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.

Part-time Chaplain - SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors - Santa Clara and South San Mateo County, CA

SpiritCare is looking for a part-time chaplain who can lead monthly worship services with communion at assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities for adults. Chaplaincy brings the hope and compassion of Jesus beyond the walls of a care community to enrich residents’ lives, as well as those of the staff and caregivers. The ministry serves all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, language, gender, religion, culture, country of origin and economic status.

This is an ideal position for a church pastor who wants a second job, a recent divinity graduate who is making a career change after working in another field, an experienced hospice or hospital chaplain, or a newly retired pastor.

The chaplain will be a self-starter who reports to the SpiritCare Board chairperson or executive director.

For further questions, email jobs@spiritcareministry.org or text/call Angela Hey at (650) 483-8328.

For information about SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors see their website spiritcareministry.org.

Job Posted 9/6/22

Associate Pastor - West Shore Baptist Church - Camp Hill, PA

West Shore Baptist Church exists to make disciples who believe our God and live out His word, belong to one another in community, bridge the Gospel to those who do not yet know Christ, and become more like Jesus through one-on-one mentoring relationships.  We are seeking an Associate Pastor to embrace our vision of making disciples and help to lead our congregation in building stronger Gospel-centered relationships both within our church community and beyond. He or she will largely be responsible for creating ministry avenues for ‘connections’ to take place both between believers, that they might grow in Christ and Christian community, and with not-yet-believers, that we might grow in bridging the Gospel through relational evangelism and missional engagement.

You may download the full job posting, including ministry responsibilities, qualifications, compensation & application instructions, by visiting www.wsbc.org/job.

Job Posted 8/12/22

Director of Children's Ministry - Centreville Presbyterian Church - Centreville, VA

We aren’t just looking for someone to run a Children’s program. We are looking for another member of our team and a leader in our church family. We are looking for someone whose gifts, faith, and friendship influence our lives and all of the ministries at CPC. You’ll be joining a team of enjoyable and talented followers of Jesus. You don’t need to be presbyterian to come on board, but we do have a few distinctives that we think you may find refreshing. God is moving at CPC! We are in a period of growth and change as new generations of family are coming.

The Director of Children's Ministry is a vital part of the Children's Ministry Leadership Team. The Director will provide oversight, plan, develop, organize, administer and evaluate the CPC Children's Ministries. As they serve and lead children from birth through grade five, the person in this position should view the role as part of the overall formation of the church family.

The Director of Children's Ministry's Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop a vision for CPCKids Ministry with Centreville's overall mission and vision.
  • Oversee organization, administration, and supervision of all aspects of CPCKids (e.g., early childhood, children's worship, Sunday school, Baptism and Communion classes, and kids-to-parent faith milestones).
  • Maintain communication with the congregation, other CPC ministries, and in our community.
  • Responsible for innovating new ways to reach kids with strong, Biblical age-appropriate teaching.
  • Oversee the CPCKids budget.
  • Oversee recruitment, training, and support of CPCKids volunteers.

Applicants will apply through the following link: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/centreville-presbyterian-church-director-of-childrens-ministry

Job Posted 8/10/22

Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church - Springfield, OR

Their most recent pastor was with them for 33 years before his retirement in 2020. FBCS welcomes all who desire to follow Christ and is seeking a pastor who will preach the word of God with an emphasis on loving God and our neighbors, who will continue to support our on-campus ministry partners, and who has a vision for church growth, reaching others, and training a new generation of church leaders. FBCS actively supports and/or partners with a local Hispanic congregation, a housing advocacy co-operative, Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, Young Life, an after-school program for elementary school children, and an organization dedicated to placing pets of those in hospice. FBCS seeks to be the hands and feet of Christ in the community and desires a pastor with a similar vision and calling. 

Contact Rev. Steve Bils (402) 578-9995 / sbils@abccpc.org for more information.

Job Posted 6/30/22

Interim Director of Family Ministries - New Life Christian Fellowship - Castro Valley, CA

 New Life Christian Fellowship, an American Baptist church, is looking for an Interim Director of Family Ministries. New Life is located in Castro Valley, and its members come from the Greater Bay Area. It is a smaller multicultural, international, and intergenerational church congregation. Presently, the worship service is hybrid to meet the needs of those who are able to join in person and those who prefer to meet on Zoom. 

The Interim Director of Family Ministries would be working primarily with families, coordinating Sunday School classes, activities, outreach, and pastoral care. Preaching opportunities are available if interested. 

This is designed as a ¼ time position. Salary, hours, and responsibilities are all negotiable. Seminarians are welcome to apply, and the position could be a summer internship. 

For questions, please contact Pastor Karen Yee: karen.tina@usa.net, 510-461-8664

Job Posted 6/20/22

National Coordinator for Mission Response - American Baptist Home Missions Society - King of Prussia, PA

The essential purpose of the National Coordinator for Mission Response is to advance the ABHMS missional goals & strategic priorities of the Healing & Transforming Communities (H&TC) unit in a variety of areas.  As a member of the H&TC unit, the National Coordinator for Mission Response must be committed to ministries of social uplift, healing and justice that positively and significantly impact communities in the United States and Puerto Rico. Some key areas of focus in this position include crisis and disaster response, mobilization of a national network of passionaries, raising awareness of advocacy issues, cultivating mission partnerships, and promoting diverse resources among our partners to be agents of healing and transformation in the communities where they serve.

Requirements:

  • To be successful in this role, the individual must understand the organization’s mission and values and work diligently to make a positive impact on advancing that mission.
  • Evidence of a sense of call to Christian mission in the United States of America & Puerto Rico, with a passion and interest in impacting human communities for the better.
  • Demonstrate congruence with the mission and vision of ABHMS particularly with respect to caring ministries, leadership development and public witness & advocacy.
  • Commitment to ongoing spiritual formation, personal growth, professional development, and self-care.
  • Ability to identify, nurture and build a network of Passionaries -ordinary people doing extraordinary things that change lives in the name of Jesus Christ.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the humanities, such as religion, sociology, political science, social work, communications, or relevant field.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; skilled communicator and presenter.
  • Experience working with religious or other non-profit groups in community organizing, advocacy, education, or relief work.
  • Self-motivated leader with the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively, while balancing work on multiple or parallel causes.
  • Experience in planning, following through on tasks, organizing and executing activities, including logistics. Project management experience a plus.
  • Competent working in a large faith-based setting where cultural and gender diversity are greatly valued.
  • Strong people skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management
  • Eagerness and ability to share with ABHMS colleagues what is learned in the field, is attuned to the landscape and is able to discern and interpret trends in that landscape.
  • Strong time management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling, and adapting, as necessary.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Capacity to learn quickly, grasp the significance of diverse issues, and interpret complex issues clearly.

To Apply: Send Current Resumé and Cover Letter to LMiraz@abhms.org 

Job Posted 6/9/22

Chaplain - Oakland, CA

Vivo HealthStaff is searching for a Chaplain for a healthcare organization in Oakland, California.
The primary responsibility of the chaplain is to offer spiritual, emotional, and psychological support to residents, their families, and staff members who care for them. The chaplain also plans liturgical and sacramental celebrations and provides a variety of educational and supportive activities for residents.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with advanced studies in areas of spirituality, theology, or counseling
  • Training and experience in counseling and group facilitation.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in chaplaincy or a related field. Certification or Certification eligible: NACC or ACPE. Comparable professional certification paths considered.
  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred
  • Working knowledge of Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.
  • Working knowledge of theological/bio-ethical issues, gerontology, and various religious traditions and beliefs.

For more information, or to apply visit www.vivohealthstaff.com

Job Posted 6/1/22

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

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

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