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Director of Children, Youth, and Families

St. Andrew Lutheran Church
5607 NE Gher Rd, Vancouver, Washington 98662

St. Andrew Lutheran Church, an active, service-oriented ELCA congregation in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, invites individuals who are passionate about sharing God’s good news with others, particularly children, youth, and their families, to apply for the position of Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry. (Download this job posting here)

About the Job
The Director will provide leadership, organization, training, support, and evaluation for the children, youth, and family ministry vision in cooperation with St. Andrew staff and lay leaders. The goal of children, youth, and family ministry at St. Andrew is to create a safe environment where children, youth, and families experience the love of God, deepen their faith in Christ, and identify their Spirit-given gifts and calling in order to empower them to share the good news of God’s inclusive grace in word and deed at church and in their daily lives.

We strive to do this through:

  • Creating a variety of intergenerational connections for forming faith.
  • Training and equipping leaders, children, youth, and families for ministry.
  • Engaging households and individuals in faith practices.
  • Serving and sharing faith with the community, including St. Andrew Christian Preschool.
  • Working to build a just and equitable community.
  • Community building and relationship development.

This is a full-time position with paid leave and holidays, including a benefit package. Compensation is based on qualifications.

Qualifications

  • Experience in leadership or supporting role in youth ministry. Successful completion of the ELCA’s Youth and Family Ministry Accreditation or equivalent is highly desired.
  • Willingness and ability to articulate and share their faith and a passion for sharing God’s good news with others, particularly children, youth, and their families.
  • Collaborative and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational, communication, team building, and program development skills.
  • The ability to work with people of all ages, including equipping and providing training to them.
  • A commitment to the vision, mission, and goals of St. Andrew.

The right candidate will be a visionary leader who can work alongside our highly collaborative staff and lay teams.

How to Apply
Email the following items to Amy McCann at officemanager@salcvan.org:

  • a cover letter that includes a paragraph or two describing your vision for Children, Youth, and Family Ministry
  • a resume
  • three references

The position is available immediately and interviews will be conducted beginning September 24, 2020. The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to hiring.

Posted September 8, 2020

Office Coordinator

Christ Lutheran Church is seeking a friendly, outgoing, and detail-oriented individual to fill the role of Office Coordinator. In this important role, you will be the face of CLC to our members and the public by being the first point of contact for the church. In addition, you will provide office services for church staff and various committees, organize communications, act as a receptionist for the church, and keep church records. We are looking for someone with strong organization, computer, and communication skills. This is a part-time position that will average 30 hours per week.

Resumes should be sent to, and job descriptions can be obtained from, Executive Pastor Gail Mundt, Christ Lutheran Church, 8997 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126, pastorgail@clchr.org. *Covid restrictions are in currently in place. Please contact Pastor Gail Mundt at pastorgail@clchr.org for additional information.

Posted August 31, 2020

Preschool Staff

Joy Mission Preschool, 7051 Parker Hills Ct, Parker, CO 80138

Joyful Mission Preschool, a ministry of Joy Lutheran Church, in Parker, Colorado, has three open positions: a Lead Teacher, a Floating Teacher, and an Office Administrator. Applications and resumes are due by August 26th. Full job descriptions may be found at: https://www.joylc.org/jobs

Posted August 9, 2020

Faith Formation Coordinator for Children and Families

Atonement Lutheran Church of Boulder, Colorado is seeking a Faith Formation Coordinator to work in our children and family ministry areas. We're a welcoming and inclusive community that fosters connection to God, each other and the community. We’re a vibrant faith community of all ages and walks of life.
This part-time (15-20 hours/week) position reports to the Pastor for Children, Youth, and Household Ministry, and works with the Pastors, church staff and members of Atonement Lutheran Church to support the congregation’s ministry.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with Atonement’s First Third of Life ministry team
  • Leading, recruiting and equipping efforts for volunteers
  • Primary responsibility for Children’s engagement in Sunday Worship, Sunday School
  • Wednesday evening programming for children and families.

A full job description and application form may be found at the church website: www.atonementboulder.org/employment.
Although it is not a requirement, preference will be given to candidates with successful experience and/or skills working with children and family ministries, or non-profit work. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The expected range is $18-22/hour. This is a permanent position.
Note: we realize in the current COVID-19 environment many of these activities (which are typically face-to-face) will need to be adapted to meet safety guidelines and possible building closures. Any adaptations will be determined in consultation with church leadership and staff.

Posted July 21, 2020