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Employment – General

  • OHIO CONFERENCE — think you know us? Take another look. We are more than a flyover state — we are a vibrant center for God’s mission in rural and small town communities (and some urban too!) spanning Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. We are seeking a Conference Minister who is ready to take up the challenge of leading a conference centered on Jesus and his call to make disciples. Accepting ap­plications immediately with projected start date of Nov. 1, 2018. Find the full job description at http://bit.ly/OHConferenceMinister. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Send Ministerial Leadership Inquiry Form and a letter of interest by June 30, 2018, to Paula Snyder Belousek, Search Committee chair, at pastor@salemmennonite.com. (9-12)
  • MUSEUM DIRECTOR: Kauffman Museum, an affiliate of Bethel College, North Newton, Kan., seeks an interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial full-time director. Nonprofit or private sector leadership experience required, museum and/or appropriate teaching, library or business experience preferred. Minimum master’s degree in related field. Reviews begin May 8 and continue until position filled. For job description and application go to https://kauffman.bethelks.edu/Director-Search-2018. EOE/AA. (10-11)
  • EASTERN MENNONITE Missions seeks administrative assistant (80–100 percent FTE). Required: Two years’ experience; college degree; skills in administration, organization, website maintenance, writing, proofing/editing. Apply by May 29; begins July 2, 2018. See emm.org/employment. (11)
  • DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS and Business Development. Mennonite Services Northwest (MSNW), located on the Mennonite Village campus in the beautiful Willamette Valley, is a faith-based, nonprofit management company with expertise in providing life-enriching health and housing services to the aging and to individual’s experiencing developmental disabilities. The organization is currently seeking a Director of Operations and Business Development. This position provides oversight of daily operations of managed entities and supervises the Executive Directors and Administrators of MSNW and MMS. The ideal candidate will have experience working in long-term care, preferably in management, and an understanding of property management, including compliance requirements for HUD, Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Limited Partnership Agreements. Qualified candidates must have BA in related field and hold a license in property management, LIHTC certification and real estate license, or willingness to obtain these. Candidate will need to travel routinely to managed organizations and occasionally to potential new organizations. At MSNW, you will be joining a highly compassionate team committed to enhancing the lives of others! To apply please see the job posting on our career page at https://mennonitevillage.org/careers/ and attach a cover letter and res­ume along with completion of the application. Closing date: June 15, 2018. (11)

Employment – Church

  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church, a congregation of 450 active members in southeastern Pennsylvania, is looking for a Pastor of Outreach and Youth ministry to join our existing three-person pastoral team. This full-time role combines leadership of the congregation’s youth ministry (both senior high and junior high) and leadership of the congregation’s various outreach ministries. Qualified applicants must be passionate about Jesus Christ, have a heart for outreach and have an ability to build discipling relationships with youth. To express interest or request further information, please contact the Search Team at fmcsearch18@gmail.com. (10-15)
  • NUEVA VIDA NORRISTOWN New Life Mennonite Church is seeking a .40 FTE associate pastor. The successful candidate will serve as a member of a three-person pastoral team.  NVNNL is an intercultural, multilingual, urban church in Norristown, Pa. For more info please contact Emanuel Gingerich at gingerichs@gmail.com or at 484-684-6675. (9-11)
  • JAMES STREET MENNONITE Church, an Anabaptist congregation that gathers in Lancaster City, Pa., has an opening beginning Aug. 1, 2018, for a Minister of Music and Worship. Duties include leading music and worship two times per month, resourcing music and worship leaders, developing annual worship themes, etc. This is a half-time position but could increase to additional time depending on the candidate’s gifts and interests. James Street Mennonite Church is an active member of Atlantic Coast Conference and Mennonite Church USA. Contact Stan Shantz, lead pastor, at sshantz@jsmchurch.org or 717-397-6707 for more information. (10-12)
  • LOMBARD MENNONITE Church seeks a full-time lead pastor or couple with a strong commitment to Anabaptist values and theology, including peace and justice, and skills in preaching, leadership, teaching, and congregational care. M.Div. degree (or equivalent) required. Pastoral experience preferred. Racial-ethnic minority candidates and/or individuals with cross-cultural or international experience are encouraged to apply. FTE 1.0, or greater for a couple. LMC is a member of the Illinois Mennonite Conference and the Mennonite Church USA. We are a vibrant Anabaptist congregation in the western suburbs of Chicago, whose members come from diverse Christian backgrounds. Position open Sept. 1, 2018. Interested persons should contact the Illinois Conference Executive Minister, Michael Danner, at michaeldanner@mennonite.net. (10-13)
  • NORTH BALTIMORE MENNONITE Church seeks a part-time associate pastor, committed to Anabaptist values, with a readiness to nurture children, youth and families in their spiritual development. NBMC is a growing, vibrant urban fellowship. All candidates, regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation, are encouraged to apply. To express interest, contact Pastor Dave Greiser at pastor@bmoremenno.org. (11-13)

Employment – School

  • FREEMAN ACADEMY is seeking dorm parent(s) for the 2018-2019 school year. The position comes with competitive wage and benefits. For more position details and application information, contact Nathan Epp, Head of School, at nepp@freemanacademy.org. (7-12)
  • THE DIRECTOR of the Annual Fund and Grant Development is a front-line fundraiser representing the face of Fresno Pacific University to constituents and potential donors. The director is responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of the annual fundraising campaign in a collaborative partnership with the university advancement staff and other university personnel engaged in fundraising. In concert with the overall priorities of the university, this position leads in the creation of fundraising opportunities and affinity groups to secure sustainable annual gifts and scholarships. The Director is also responsible for grant development activities and coordinate those activities with the Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Relations. Please review the full job description at www.fresno.edu/careers. (9-14)
  • THE DIRECTOR of Planned Gifts is responsible for designing and implementing all planned giving components of Fresno Pacific University’s development program. The director will lead in the identifying, cultivating, and soliciting of planned giving prospects. The director will work collaboratively with advancement directors, staff, FPU Foundation board and staff, and other university employees who have contact with donors to nurture prospects’ interest and understanding of the university mission and to develop and present prospective donors with appropriate charitable gift plan proposals. The director is also responsible for assisting with the development of written materials as marketing pieces for planned giving, and for supervising any other planned giving officers. The Director serves as a major gifts officer, working in collaboration with the Director of major gifts and corporate relations. Please review the full job description at www.fresno.edu/careers. (9-14)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE, North Newton, Kan., is currently accepting applications for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The VPIA is the chief development officer for Bethel College, a member of the President’s Cabinet and reports directly to the President. The VPIA is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the College’s comprehensive advancement program. Professional vitae, three letters of reference, and letter of application may be sent to Rosa Barrera, Assistant to the President, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117 or email rbarrera@bethelks.edu. Applications taken until position is filled. AA/EOE. For more information visit: https://www.bethelks.edu/about/who-we-are/career-opportunities/current-position-openings. (10-11)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks candidates for a full-time Database and Systems Administrator. This position is responsible for managing/maintaining our Jenzabar ERP System and network infrastructure to include: implementing, maintaining and upgrading servers; providing internal support to network users; and creating and maintaining internal documentation and web-based tools and utilities. This position works within the IT Department and assists all team members as needed to meet departmental goals. Requirements include: advanced/excellent knowledge of SQL Server database implementation and administration; advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems; working knowledge of VMWare and cloud-based applications and services including Google G Suite, Office 365, SharePoint. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience is required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and employment application to joinus@hesston.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. EOE. (10-11)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY seeks a highly qualified individual for the position of Executive Assistant to the President. This position provides service to constituents, office management, administrative and donor relations support, and research, planning and budgetary assistance to the President. The right candidate will: display notable professional acumen and possess strong knowledge of office organization; skillfully develop and maintain interpersonal relationships; exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills; and wisely organize resources, establish priorities and conduct research. Experience within higher education is preferred. For more information and to apply, visit www.bluffton.edu/about/employment.  EOE. (11-12)
  • CLINICAL FACULTY & Director of Field Experiences, PPS Division, in the School of Education at Fresno Pacific University. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers. (11)

Service Opportunities

  • CANNER OPERATOR. Canner operators serve a two-year service term, traveling with MCC’s mobile cannery. They are responsible for operations and maintenance. During the canning season (October-May) Canner Operators are mostly on the road staying with host families at each location the mobile cannery visits (30 locations in North America). Compensation for MCC service includes but is not limited to: housing, a monthly food and household allowance, access to vehicles, healthcare, dental, vision, student loan reimbursement, and a monthly miscellaneous spending money stipend. MCC will arrange certification for a canning safety course and to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). During the off-season the canner will be a part of Akron Connection Service Program, a service unit connected to MCC’s offices in Akron and Ephrata, Pa. This may include working for the maintenance department or as drivers and materials handlers at warehouse facilities. The unit is typically between 10-15 adults, ages 20-70, and may include families with children. Married couples and families live in MCC apartments while singles share a coed unit house. Some of the group activities include two annual retreats, monthly outings, biweekly Bible studies and impromptu gatherings. Due to the travel demands for Canners, MCC requires that Canner Operators be single.  For more information please call 717-859-1151 or visit our website mcc.org: https://mcccurrent openings.secure.force.com/recruit/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN976. (11-12)

Travel

  • ENCOUNTER CUBA in an up-close and personal people-to-people experience sponsored by the MEDA Sarasota Chapter. Explore this fascinating country that’s been off-limits to most Americans for more than 50 years. Led by expert Cuban guides, you’ll experience the sights and sounds of Cuba and see Cuban life through the eyes of artists, chefs, entrepreneurs, students, medical practitioners, farmers, senior citizens and more on this unique and affordable adventure. Dates are Nov. 10-17, 2018, Feb. 16–23 and Nov. 9–16, 2019. Scholarships available for full-time students and recent graduates. For further information contact MEDA.Sarasota.Cuba@gmail.com or 574-849-2751. (9-13)
  • MENNONITE HERITAGE TOURS! Faith-based hotel tours to Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Ukraine, focusing on our Mennonite-Ana­baptist heritage. www.mennoniteheritagetours.eu. (9-26)

Available

  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. Email or call for brochures: vadasnider@cox.net, 316-283-5231. (4-16)
  • GOESSEL, KAN., guest housing —   Menno Haus. Email or call for brochures: jtoews62@gmail.com or 620-367-8257. (25-11)
  • VACATION RENTAL – Beautiful house one block from Lake Superior Bay in Grand Marais, Mich. Quiet peaceful relaxing atmosphere. Mennonite owned. www.baybreezeblue.com or call 319-936-0304. (11-13)