Employment Opportunities

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Church Administrator – Waukesha

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The position requires the performance of an Administrative Assistant along with general secretarial skills. The position will be responsible for overseeing the activities of the church office along with reporting to Pastor and communication with staff and church members. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as contributing to a team effort. Must be detail orientated and dependable. Three days a week (No Fridays) 8:30 to 3:30, these hours can be flexible as needed. Hours will increase as responsibilities increase.
Call 262-547-8213 or email for more information

Director of Gift Planning – Chicago

ELCA Foundation is searching for a Director of Gift Planning. There are two key responsibilities for this leadership position: Through the direct supervision of a national staff of about 20 regional gift planners (coaching and managing), lead and manage a robust fund-raising program to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospective donors of current and planned gifts; and Manage the business relationships with ministry partner organizations through on-site visits. This position is located in Chicago and reports to the Executive Vice President of the Foundation. It requires about 30% travel, visiting regional gift planners, donors, and ministry partnerships. Application, resume and cover letter should be submitted through the ELCA job board. Inquiries about the position may be directed, in confidence, to Gaye Lindfors of Significant Solutions, Inc., the consultant assisting with this search.

Full-time Office Coordinator – Portage

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is looking for an experienced administrative professional to cover administrative and secretarial duties required of a church office position. A sense of humor and a positive attitude is essential! This position will also assist with some financial and youth ministry responsibilities and will work with the Pastor and other staff members to create a cohesive and friendly office environment as well as parishioners and volunteers, building positive relationships while maintaining a high level of confidentiality. Effective written, verbal communications, and ability to prioritize in an often autonomous environment is required. Contact: Pastor Jen Johnson by email or the church office at 608-742-8502

Office Manager – Brookfield

Peace United Methodist Church, Brookfield, is recruiting for an Officer Manager to support the ministerial and lay staff by performing a variety of administrative, communication, social media, clerical, and office management tasks. Successful candidates shall possess strong organizational and interpersonal relations skills and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, slideshow and database software as well as proven ability to use social media, such as Facebook and Instagram. Experience with slideshow and database software is desired, however, not required. Training in these software applications will be provided if needed. This is a part time position, 20 hours per week.
Interested candidates should send resumes in care of Dwight Morgan at Peace United Methodist Church, 12860 W North Avenue, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005, or electronically

Interim (Bridge) for Christian Education and Congregational Life – Milwaukee
March 12, 2019

Position available: June 15, 2019
A healthy, growing, and inclusive community of faith on Milwaukee’s historic Lower East Side, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, seeks a transitional leader to provide continuity of programming in the areas of Christian Education for Children and Youth and Congregational Life. This is a temporary position, open to both clergy and non-clergy, while the congregation engages a process to consider and develop a new staffing model for continued health and vitality. Follow this link for a full job description and link to the Ministry Information Form (MIF). Learn more about Immanuel’s mission and ministry at: www.immanuelwi.org Resumes or MIFs can be sent to: hr@immanuelwi.org

Office Manager – Madison

Plymouth UCC church in Madison is seeking a part-time Office Manager. The position includes church administration and communications, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Enthusiasm for working with the pastor, other staff, church members, and the public is required. Pay commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Pastor Leslie or to the church office. Applications due by March 11.
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Administrative Assistant – Waukesha

St Mark’s Lutheran Church is seeking an Administrative Assistant three days per week 8:30 to 3:30 p.m. Additional hours as job responsibilities increase. Joyous presence is needed to welcome all guests and members. Skills preferred are all Microsoft platforms including Publisher, website maintenance and design, basic video editing, strong verbal and written communications and accounting skills. Responsible for overseeing the activities of the church office along with reporting to Pastor and communication with staff and church members.
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Musician – Milwaukee

Christ Church UCC in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee is looking for a Church Musician as of March 1, 2019. Our thriving worship community enjoys a full range of musical styles, from traditional to contemporary. We have a beautiful Verlinden pipe organ (completely upgraded ) and a Yamaha Clavinova. The Church Musician would be responsible for 3 traditional 9:30am services per month, accompanying the choir at two Thursday evening rehearsals and all special services (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, 5 Wednesday noon Lenten services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, additional rehearsals during Christmas and Easter season). Weddings and funerals are shared with the other church musician. The ideal candidate will work with the pastor to choose songs for each service and will provide a worshipful experience for the congregation.
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Camp Counselor – Green Lake and St Germain

Come spend the summer at Pilgrim Center or Moon Beach! We are hiring summer camp counselors for a variety of weeklong overnight camps at two different sites associated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA). Pilgrim Center hosts a variety of weeklong, overnight camps for children ages 4 through 18. Moon Beach hosts weeklong family camps and specialty camps for families with children on the Autism Spectrum. Both sites hire seasonal counseling staff who are primarily responsible for working with youth staying at camp: playing games, leading activities, enjoying nature, developing faith journeys. Counseling staff at Pilgrim Center live on site and rotate in and out of cabins with different age groups, supporting volunteer directors in navigating different aspects of camp each week and developing meaningful relationships with campers and each other. Moon Beach staff assist with various program areas (arts & crafts, nature, waterfront) and supporting the full-time year-round staff in keeping the site running. Both sites are looking for people who are passionate about spending time in nature, exploring their faith journey, and working with people of all ages. Lifeguard certification is a plus, candidates must be over 18 years of age, any faith backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply.
More information about both sites.

Program Development Coordinator of Christian Education – Stoughton

Covenant Lutheran Church has identified Children, Youth and Family Ministry as a critical and vital ministry in the life of our congregation. During this time of revitalization, Covenant Lutheran Church strives to foster Christian education, discipleship and faith development in Adults, Children, Youth and Young Families. Our goal is to build a sustainable and vital Christian Education and Children, Youth and Family program which will connect and involve Adults, Children Youth and Family into congregational life and leadership, in addition provide opportunities for life long faith development. We seek a creative, enthusiastic, organized strong administrator who is self-motivated with a collaborative spirit. The Program Development Coordinator of Christian Education should have the gift of generating new ideas and programs to enhance and grow Christian Education and faith development offerings.
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Director of Administration (Interim) – Madison

Bethel Lutheran Church, an active 167-year-old downtown congregation near a major university, seeks a Director of Administration. Full time position with certain benefits and a compensation package reflecting experience and credentials. Personnel include 12 staff members as well as 3-4 pastors and 5 other ministry personnel. Congregation is transitioning to a staff-enabled, lay leadership structure and is in search for Lead Pastor. Successful applicant should have solid financial, human resources, and general non-profit management experience. Experience in ministry support is a plus. An applicant with less than full qualifications but who is available immediately might be considered for a temporary period. A fully-qualified applicant might be retained for an interim period of a year or more, although a commitment to a definite term of employment is not being offered.
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Links to other employment listings:

LaCrosse Area Synod ELCA

Greater Milwaukee Synod ELCA

Wisconsin Conference United Methodist Church

Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Catholic Diocese of LaCrosse

Catholic Diocese of Green Bay

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