Category Archives: Job Openings

Dock Mennonite Academy

Custodial positions (Part-time)
Dock Mennonite Academy is looking for a full time and two part time custodians between their Lansdale and Souderton campuses.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and be on feet for long periods of time.  Mostly evening and weekend work available.  Work includes general cleaning, setting up for events and rental groups, snow removal, etc.  Contact pbaker@dock.org if interested.
Posted on June 27, 2018

Ripple Community Inc.

Community Life Director (Part-time)
Ripple Community Inc. (RCI) is seeking to hire a part-time Community Life Director for our RCI Village program. RCI is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with Ripple Church. The RCI Village is a new, community-supported housing initiative focused on housing stability for low-income and socially marginalized residents of Allentown. This is a grant funded position, currently funded through September 2019. This is an at-will position, and the Community Life Director will undergo a 90-day review. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Community Life Director will be responsible for providing oversight, staffing, and coordination for activities associated with resident life at the RCI Village. Specific duties include:             Relationships (50%)
  • Work directly with residents through one-on-one coaching that builds trust, emphasizes personal accountability, and enhances personal development and goal attainment.
  • Work with residents to develop and implement individual and family goal plans.
  • Implement restorative practices with residents (training in restorative practices will be provided) and work with residents to manage conflicts within the community and between residents, RCI, and the property owner.
  • Coordinate, support, and attend community building activities. Administration (30%)
  • Serve as a liaison between the landlord, superintendent, and other property staff and RCI Village residents.
  • Work with residents and landlord to ensure that residents’ rent is paid in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that RCI Village programming is grounded in a strong relationship with residents and operates in a spirit of mutual respect, accountability, and belonging.
  • Manage housing applications and assessments for potential new residents in collaboration with key organizational partners.
  • Participate in strategic planning, organizational policy development, decision-making, and problem solving.
  • Assist with general program administration, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Participate in RCI staff meetings and board meetings as needed. Community Engagement (20%)
  • Develop and nurture a robust spectrum of resident opportunities to encourage community empowerment, resident self-sufficiency, and individual goal attainment.
  • Assist residents in navigating opportunities through community partners and other service agencies.
  • Collaborate with the Community Building Center (CBC) Program Coordinator to develop and engage residents in CBC activities and provide access for CBC participants to services available through community partners.
  • Advocate for affordable housing and the needs of low-income individuals in the local community.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health, public administration, or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of program coordination or management experience, or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of human services experience, broadly defined, with demonstrated ability to provide one-on-one case management or coaching.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with low-income individuals or families or other marginalized populations.
  Skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging situations and crises.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships in community contexts.
  • Ability to represent the organization in the community, including through public speaking engagements.
  • A demonstrated commitment to strengths-based approaches to working with marginalized populations.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Spanish is helpful, but not required.
  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of community resources in the Lehigh Valley and knowledge about the daily realities facing low-income families and individuals are preferred, but not required. Other desired qualifications include experience with grants and fundraising, experience in a comparable direct service environment, practical maintenance skills or property management experience, and/or experience with program development.   TO APPLY: Submit the following application materials to Sherri Brokopp Binder via email at sbinder@ripplecommunityinc.org : (1) cover letter, (2) resume or CV, (3) names and contact information for 3 professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.   INQUIRIES: Please contact Sherri Brokopp Binder at sbinder@ripplecommunityinc.org or (484) 240-1231.
Posted on June 26, 2018

Everence

Receptionist/ Administrative Support person (Part-time)
Everence Financial in Souderton has a part-time (16 hours per week) job opportunity for a Receptionist/ Administrative Support person. Everence is a unique financial services company that puts the needs of their clients first, and integrates faith and finances through trustworthy, caring relationships and professional planning expertise.  For more information or a full job description, please contact Patti Freed at 215-703-0111 or patti.freed@everence.com.
Posted on June 21, 2018

Living Branches

Pastor (Part-time)
The Willows of Living Branches, a Living Branches community, is currently seeking a Part-time Pastor to join the Pastoral Care team at our Hatfield, PA location. Hours: Part-Time, two days per week (Tuesday and Thursday preferred) plus one Sunday per month. Under the leadership of the Director of Pastoral Care and Service the Pastor is responsible for the assessment and ongoing nurture of the spiritual needs of Living Branches residents, their families, and staff.  This work is carried out primarily through personal visitations, group activities, provision of worship services and Bible studies, and the teaming with other Living Branches personnel, home church pastors, and pastoral colleagues of the Franconia Conference.  The pastors of Living Branches work in close conjunction with each other to provide a positive pastoral presence while promoting spiritual growth and wellness for residents from the point of admission up to and through the dying experience.   JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops one-on-one and small group experiences to support the spiritual nurture of residents (with special care given to those with reduced functioning due to dementia and/or physical limitations).
  • Plans and leads Sunday services (one per month) and special worship services.
  • Plans/leads resident funeral and memorial services.
  • Collaborates with pastoral colleagues to provide pastoral service representation at resident meetings/pastoral group meetings/committee meetings. etc.
  • Collaborates with pastoral colleagues to plan visitation schedule for newly admitted residents, residents who are hospitalized, and others struggling with life growth challenges.
  • Keeps accurate/current documentation of pastoral visits with residents.
  • Keeps alert to the spiritual needs of staff and is willing to offer pastoral care as appropriate.
  • Meets with Pastoral Care and Service team one time a month to address concerns and to support each other in ministry.
  • Meets with Director of Pastoral Care and Service once a month to reflect on his/her ministry and /or supervision.
  • Participates as active member of area Anabaptist Chaplains group and maintains regular contact with designated overseer.
  • Maintains connectedness/accountability to credentialing conference through ongoing communication.
  • Functions as staff educator on theological issues as needed.
  • Attends relevant trainings to enhance development of self, pastoral role, and overall pastoral services program.
  • Maintains and submits monthly time allocations report.
 QUALIFICATIONS & SPECIALIZED SKILLS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters of Divinity strongly preferred
  • CPE required
  • Pastoral experience working with older adults required. Experience working with dementia residents preferred.
  • Licensed/Ordained to pastoral ministry required, MCUSA preferred
  • One Sunday per month required
Living Branches employs over 700 team members and has more than 1,350 residents at three locations in Pennsylvania. The organization offers employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Paid Personal Leave, Health Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, continuous company-paid education and use of the onsite fitness centers. Living Branches is an equal opportunity employer. www.LivingBranches.org Please email Susan.Baranowski@LivingBranches.org to submit your resume for consideration.
Posted on June 5, 2018

Dock Mennonite Academy

Various positions (Full-time)
Dock Mennonite Academy has numerous openings beginning in the fall, including Middle School Science, Middle School English and Early Childhood teachers, short-term faculty positions, and theater positions.  To learn more about their opportunities, visit dock.org/about/employment-opportunities.  
Posted on May 8, 2018

Franconia Mennonite Church

Front Office/Communications Assistant (Part-time)
Franconia Mennonite Church is looking to hire a Front Office/Communications Assistant.  The position is half-time, with some flexibility in scheduling, and carries an enhanced communication role.  To express interest or to see a job description, contact Administrator Monique Kratz - mkratz@franconiamennonite.org - or Pastor Mark Wenger - mwenger@franconiamennonite.org.
Posted on May 15, 2018

Mennonite Central Committee

Thrift Shop Coordinator (Full-time)
The Mennonite Central Committee is looking for an East Coast Thrift Shop Coordinator who will be responsible for providing support and services to 17 MCC East Coast thrift shops.  If you’re interested, read the full description and apply HERE.
Posted on May 15, 2018

Institute of Mennonite Studies

Managing Editor (Full-time)
Institute of Mennonite Studies is accepting applications for their Managing Editor position. The Managing Editor provides day?to?day management of the planning, production, promotion, and distribution of IMS print and digital publications. For a full job description, please visit www.ambs.edu/jobs.
Posted on April 17, 2018

MC USA

various (Full-time)
Denominational Minister for Leadership Development   The Leadership Development office of Mennonite Church USA is seeking applications for a denominational minister with oversight of the calling system for pastors in transition. Monitors and develops programs to equip conferences and congregations to provide ministries of excellence and relevance in their local context. The successful candidate will have pastoral and conference leadership within MC USA. We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a copy of the job description and application form, contact HR@MennoniteUSA.org or call 316-281-4257.   Associate Executive Director for Church Vitality and Engagement Mennonite Church USA is seeking applications for an associate executive director to give oversight to the denominational ministry system. This role also will coordinate the leadership development and church growth priority throughout Mennonite Church USA. The primary function of this office is to develop partnerships and programs that will form conference and congregational leaders who are well equipped to lead the church toward vital and effective witness.  We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a copy of the job description and application form, contact HR@MennoniteUSA.org or call 316-281-4257.   Denominational Minister for Faith Formation Mennonite Church USA is seeking applications for a Denominational Minister for Faith Formation to develop resources that nurture Christian formation and Anabaptist theological identity in Mennonite Church USA. This person will also oversee denominational programs to engage youth and young adults to provide a strong pool of Anabaptist Christian leaders who will engage the world and share the love of Christ. We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a copy of the job description and application form, contact HR@MennoniteUSA.org or call 316-281-4257.
Posted on February 27, 2018