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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

(206)762-1991

The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

Employment

Designated Young Adult Coordinator - Bethany PC

Seattle Presbytery

Hours:                                    Part time, 10-12 hours per week (to include time on Sunday mornings, bi-weekly Wednesday staff meetings)

Rate of Pay:                         $900 per month; salaried exempt.

Qualifications/Gifts:          Personal commitment to and deep walk with Jesus Christ; strong relational ability; energy and enthusiasm; creative problem solver who goes outside the box; ability to mobilize a team. 

Bachelors degree preferred, or equivalent experience.

Hire Date:                             Position begins late October, 2017 (through June 2018)

Send Resumes to:               Pastor Doug Kelly, dougk@bethanypc.org

Bethany Presbyterian Church
3 Howe Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Communications & Office Administrator - Southminster PC

Seattle Presbytery

Communications and Office Administrator

Job Description, 2017

SUMMARY:

The Communications and Office Administrator will direct our church communications strategy using a variety of tools to communicate to our church family and broader community about the worship, life, and mission of our church. He or she will also provide administrative support, serving as a welcoming presence to all those who contact our church, responding to them in a gracious, responsible, and caring manner.

As a church community, Southminster is marked by our love for Jesus, each other, and those we serve. We are a generous congregation with a strong sense of community. The Communications and Office Administrator will work with our small pastoral staff team and our volunteer Session (or board of elders). We value creative problem solving, attention to detail, and a gracious spirit!

Compensation Category: hourly
Weekly Hours: 16
Normal Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pay: $15-$20 per hour depending on experience
Benefits: Paid personal time off 32 hours (2 weeks) per year; plus 4 paid holidays
            (Christmas, New Year’s Day, 4th of July, and Thanksgiving)
Supervised by: Senior Pastor and elder from Personnel

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Operations Dir. - Renewal Ministries NW

Seattle Presbytery

Organization Mission

Renewal Ministries NW engages people in spiritual practices leading to deeper relationships with Jesus that refresh their souls, renew their spiritual vitality, and inspire them to participate with Jesus in transforming the world. 

General Job Description

The Operations Director is responsible for adhering to the mission of the ministry by working closely with and reporting to the Executive Director(s) in carrying out the organization’s strategic vision. Their primary responsibility is to oversee and maintain day-to-day operations and event planning.

Strategic Vision

The Operations Director works with the Executive Director(s) to identify the goals, strategies, and tactics needed for growth of ministry programs and, operational support including coordination and management of events (e.g., sponsored ministry offerings and special events).  They will provide oversight for the implementation of these strategies.  Work with the Executive Director(s) in the annual budget development process.

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Preschool Lead Teacher - John Knox Community Preschool

Seattle Presbytery

Our faith-based preschool, serving the Burien/Normandy Park/ Des Moines area, is looking for a morning Threes Lead Teacher. Applicants should be certified, have at least two years previous experience in Early Learning Education in a preschool setting.

Candidates will be required to pass a national background check, have or obtain CPR and first-aid certificate before September 1st. Must be able to lift/carry up to 30 pounds. Fluent verbal and written English skills is a must.

As a Christian preschool, teachers are expected to model and teach Christian values.

A passion for the spiritual, emotional, physical and intellectual wellbeing of children is paramount. We are looking for a Lead Teacher who is creative, patient, nurturing, has the ability to correct with love, and will become a part of our fun staff family.

This is a part-time position, Monday through Friday, 9:00-noon. For more information or to apply, contact the John Knox Community Preschool at 206-241- 0505 or e-mail melody@jkpcusa.org

Preschool Teacher Assistant - John Knox Community Preschool

Seattle Presbytery

Our faith-based preschool, serving the Burien/Normandy Park/ Des Moines area, is looking for a morning Pre-K Teacher Assistant. Applicants should have previous experience in Early Learning Education in a preschool or daycare setting.

Candidates will be required to pass a national background check, have or obtain CPR and first-aid certificate before September 1st. Must be able to lift/carry up to 30 pounds. Fluent verbal and written English skills is a must.

As a Christian preschool, teachers are expected to model and teach Christian values.

A passion for the spiritual, emotional, physical and intellectual wellbeing of children is paramount. We are looking for a Teacher Assistant who is creative, patient, nurturing, has the ability to correct with love, and will become a part of our staff family.

This is a part-time position, Monday through Friday. For more information or to apply, contact the John Knox Community Preschool at 206-241-0505 or e-mail melody@jkpcusa.org. 

Custodian - North Creek PC (Mill Creek)

Seattle Presbytery

Part-time Custodial Assistant (Mill Creek)

Compensation: $11.00 per hour

North Creek Presbyterian Church, located in Mill Creek, WA is looking for a part-time Custodial Assistant 20 - 25 hours per week evenings and weekends to assist with cleaning and maintenance of church facilities. Other responsibilities/qualifications include:
-Knowledge of modern cleaning methods and equipment and their use
-Ability to lift, carry or push up to 50 pounds
-Ability to use computer program for room schedules and set up
-Perform specific cleaning and maintenance tasks as directed by the lead custodian, including cleaning sinks and toilets, mopping and waxing floors, vacuuming carpets, replenishing paper dispensers

The ideal candidate is someone who is welcoming to church members and guests, assisting them with meeting locations and set up needs.

To apply: http://northcreekpres.org/#/resources/employment and follow the instructions.

Designated Associate Pastor - Trinity PC

Seattle Presbytery

Trinity Presbyterian Church seeks qualified candidates for the Designated Associate Pastor of Community Engagement as we fulfill our mission of "Living the Gospel in the heart of Tacoma." This position focuses on providing leadership to Trinity's current outreach programs, the development of the Bryant Neighborhood Center, and pastoral leadership for Trinity's ongoing commitment to transformational presence in the Bryant Neighborhood. To learn more about the position, click here. Preferred application deadline, Friday, August 18, 2017.

Network Organizer - Faith Action Network

Seattle Presbytery

Faith Action Network is about to take a new, exciting step forward!

In order to develop FAN’s interfaith network into a more powerful voice for justice, we are expanding our staff capacity to organize across the state. FAN will be hiring a full-time organizer to help lead our efforts to build our networks of Advocating Faith Communities, individuals, and partner organizations, especially in legislative districts where additional education, advocacy, and mobilization is needed.

Click here to see a full job description. Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to apply@fanwa.org. The position will remain open until July 28.

Admin Assistant/Presbytery Connector - Northwest Coast Presbytery

Seattle Presbytery

PURPOSE: To engage, equip and encourage staff, volunteers, pastors and people through demonstrating hospitality, warmth, and connection. To coordinate meetings and meetups throughout NWC Presbytery ensuring participants’ preparation to engage. And to provide assistance to Executive Presbyter and Stated Clerk as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Promote through your work and attitude the mission of NWC Presbytery which is “to engage, equip and encourage congregations and their leaders, dispersed yet connected throughout the region, as together we faithfully serve Jesus Christ to transform the world.”

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TO APPLY:
Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter along with their resume or PIF addressed to Dr. Corey Schlosser-Hall, Executive Presbyter, 1010 East Casino Road, Everett, WA 98203 by July 12, 2017
Send cover letter and resume as PDF files to engage@northwestcoast.org

Dir. of Youth & Young Adult Ministries - Kennewick First

Seattle Presbytery

Kennewick First Presbyterian Church is seeking a creative, passionate, and spiritually maturing person to lead a sustainable youth ministry that equips youth to be lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will also work to grow KFPC’s ministry to and engagement with college-age young adults (~ ages 18-25). Depending upon the interests and gifts of the director, this person may also serve as the praise band leader for our contemporary worship service.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree, with a degree in a related field preferred. Some previous experience working with youth in a congregational setting is desired. Someone who has a deep and growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a heart for youth/young adult outreach, and who possesses strong interpersonal skills, organizational/administrative competency, and the ability to work with staff and volunteers of various ages and backgrounds would be a great fit for KFPC.

Applications should be sent to Rev. Ashley Birk at ashley.birk@kfpc.org and should include a current resume, a cover letter, and a brief statement of faith.

Application deadline July 15, 2017

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Glory Days Preschool Director - Sammamish PC

Seattle Presbytery

SUMMARY

The Director of Glory Days Preschool is responsible for the vision, mission, and development of Glory Days Preschool, including employee recruitment and training, enrollment of students and curriculum planning. The Director is a full partner with and member of the staff of SPC, working to fulfill the church’s mission of being a “Christ centered, mission minded family.”

ACCOUNTABILITY/SUPERVISION Accountable to and supervised by the SPC Pastor of Congregational Care & Families

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Youth Ministry Dir. - Seattle Community Church

Seattle Presbytery

Title:   Director of Youth Ministry.  Part Time (20 hrs./week).

Purpose:  To work with staff and session in planning, developing, and coordinating the Youth Ministry at SCC. 

Accountability:  Accountable to the pastor as head of staff. 

Responsibilities:

I.      Christian Education

A.    Nurture youth’s spiritual development through relationships, creative teaching and programming.

B.    Lead and coordinate Sunday youth programming, (6th - 12th grade).

C.    Lead and coordinate Friday youth program, (6th – 12th grade).

D.    Manage curriculum, resources, classrooms.

E.    Recruit and train teachers, facilitators and substitutes.

F.     Coordinate youth programs throughout the year, (creation fest, mission trip, lock-ins, winter retreat, Easter, Christmas and other special events).

G.    Offer input and contribute to Adult Christian Education in the area of Christian parenting and youth education. 

II.     Pastoral Care

A.    Counseling youth in cooperation and direction of the pastor.

B.    Work with youth’s support structure at church and in the home (working with parents).

III.   Administrative Duties

A.    Communication with staff, ministry team and congregation.

B.    Acquire resources/supplies for Youth Ministry.

C.    Weekly staff meetings.

D.    Bi-monthly steering team meetings.

E.    Serve on appropriate ministries. 

Qualifications:

~Studies in Christian Education.

~Experience as Youth Ministry Director is preferred.

~Experience with multi-ethnic congregations. 

Position hours:

~20 hrs./week.

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Children's Ministry Dir./Intern - Magnolia PC

Seattle Presbytery

Purpose: To provide leadership for Sunday morning programs for children in preschool through grade 4.  To nurture children in knowing God’s love.  We are open to collaborating with you to fulfill internship requirements.

Qualifications: Deep commitment to Jesus Christ and his church; love for children and experience teaching children in a church setting; ability to motivate, encourage, and mentor volunteers; good organizational and communication skills.  Experience in children’s music leadership, while not a prerequisite, would be an asset in this position.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach Sunday School class for elementary grades during the latter part of the 10:30 worship hour, assisted by members of the congregation
  2. Regularly recruit and train volunteer teachers from the congregation to lead the preschool class during the same portion of the worship hour.
  3. Offer weekly children’s messages in the first portion of the worship service
  4. In consultation with Pastor and Children’s Ministry elder, select and purchase curriculum for all children’s classes
  5. Communicate regularly with Pastor and Children’s Ministry elder regarding all aspects of MPC’s children’s ministry
  6. Communicate regularly with the congregation regarding children’s ministry activities and resources, e.g. via monthly newsletter articles, weekly bulletin updates, use of bulletin boards and congregational email; update children’s ministry brochure as needed
  7. Oversee the production of a children’s Christmas pageant during the worship hour in mid-December, recruiting assistance as needed from the congregation.
  8. Maintain Children’s Ministry budget, in partnership with the Children’s Ministry elder.  Maintain records of students, teachers, and attendance statistics.
  9. Maintain Sunday School supplies

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Childcare Attendant - Magnolia PC

Seattle Presbytery

The general responsibilities of the childcare attendant are to provide a loving, safe environment for our young children, to help them with age appropriate activities, and to take care of any needs the children may have.

The childcare attendant will cover the nursery (infants – age 3) during our worship service year-round, assist our regular Sunday School teachers with preschool or elementary classes on weeks when there are no children in the nursery, and supervise our Kid Zone play area during coffee hour after worship, ensuring that both the nursery and the Kid Zone are tidied up at the end of the day.

Hours:  Regular hours are 9:00 am to between 12 and 12:30 pm on Sunday mornings.  Summer hours are 10:00 am to 12:00 or 12:30 pm.  A few additional hours are possible periodically for special activities or services.

Compensation:  $15.00 per hour, averaging 2.5 - 3.5 hours per Sunday.  Each week’s precise hours to be recorded on a time card in the church office.

Submit resume to:

Personnel Committee

Magnolia Presbyterian Church

3051 28th Ave West

Seattle, WA 98199

office@magpres.org

Youth Associate Director - Sammamish PC

Seattle Presbytery

SUMMARY

The Associate Director supports SPC’s mission of a “Christ Centered, Mission Minded Family.” The Associate Director will prayerfully and thoughtfully assists the Youth Director in articulating and implementing this mission in age appropriate ways for youth -- within the congregation and in the broader community.  He/She will build relationships with students; recruit and guide volunteer leadership teams; and creatively plan and execute weekly programs and special events.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Accountable to Youth Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Cultivating a holistic and relational youth ministry  

Develop and grow a youth ministry department which invites leaders to invest in lives of students and equips families to grow in faith and service to Christ.

With leaders 

·       Recruit, nurture, and develop adult and student leaders to be partners in ministry to students.

·       Coordinate volunteer involvement, encourage them to support one another, and equip them to use their gifts in ministry.

With students

·       Initiate and pursue contact with students, individually and in groups, to care for them and to communicate the love of Jesus through words and actions.

·       Promote community between students, and between students and leaders.   
 

2.  Program Management—weekly and special events with particular focus on Middle School program

·       Work with staff and volunteer teams to encourage students’ spiritual growth through study of scripture, prayer, fellowship and service:

o   Contribute creative ideas, insight, vision, and enthusiasm for youth programs.

o   Plan and implement curriculum for year-long and summer ministry programs--Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, small groups, special events, retreats, and mission projects.

·       Communicate the good news of the Christian faith with warmth, humor, and effectiveness.

·       Invite, coordinate, and equip adult and student leaders to take various roles in programs and special events.

·       Assist in developing and executing other youth department-wide events as needed.  

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Production Coordinator - UPC

Seattle Presbytery

Production Coordinator

The Production Coordinator is a part-time, interim 4-6 month position. This position manages the copy, production, and outgoing bulk mail services for all departments of UPC. The Production Coordinator is positioned in the heart of the UPC activity hub, due to the nature of their work, frequently interacts with most staff members. Although many of the required tasks for this position are routine, there is opportunity for creative problem solving and streamlining processes. This position is a key player of the Communications Team, and prior experience with project management, office and postal equipment is a plus. 
 

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Children's Ministry - Temporary Sunday Summer Staff @ UPC

Seattle Presbytery

Children's Ministry—Temporary Sunday Summer Staff

The purpose of this position is to participate with a team, provide leadership for Sunday morning classes/experiences for children ages 2-5th grade during the summer worship services, implementing and leading Sunday programming during summer worship services from June 25-September 3, 2017 with a grade level team, creating a quality overall experience while working collaboratively with your team, creating discipling relationships with children and their families and more.  
 

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Senior Dir. of University Ministries - UPC

Seattle Presbytery

The Senior Director of University Ministry (UMIN) advances the mission of University Presbyterian Church (UPC) to share hope in Jesus Christ by leading a movement of university students who explore the good news of Jesus Christ, respond to his call to follow him in every area of their lives, and who give witness to his love across campus and around the world. This leader serves a church that loves to love students and helps its members get their arms around students, the University of Washington, and other colleges and universities of Seattle.

UPC shares hope in Jesus Christ. We are called to become a multiethnic family, growing as disciples across the generations, equipping one another to engage in daily ministry where God has put us, embracing the University of Washington and sharing hope in Jesus with our neighbors near and far through vibrant missional communities.

We seek an effective pastoral leader and team player with an ability to energize and mobilize staff, volunteer leaders, and university students. This leader should possess a passion to creatively preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to university students and be eager to engage the broader University Presbyterian Church congregation with ministry and to incorporate students into the community and mission of the church.  
 

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