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Puyallup UMC: P/T Bookkeeper

Puyallup United Methodist Church (Puyallup UMC) is an inclusive community that affirms every person is a beloved child of God endowed with dignity, value, and beauty. We welcome all people into the life and ministry of our church without judgment.  

We are seeking a Bookkeeper to join our staff team. The ideal candidate will be detail orientated and skilled in tracking and recording expenditures, transfers of funds, compiling reports, and maintaining accurate financial records.

Primary duties will include recording all transaction expenditures & revenue; Producing financial reports (i.e. budget to actual, balance sheets, profit & loss); maintaining accurate general ledger & designated accounts; fact-checking accounting data; creating payroll and filing all payroll-related taxes; preparing & distribute all W2s and end of year reconciliations; tracking all savings account CDs; and notifying treasurer, supervisor, and pastor of any errors.

Compensation: $22 per hour; Paid Time Off;
Work Schedule: 5-10 hours/week.  Work schedule to be self-determined in coordination with Lead Pastor.

Interested candidates can view a full job description at puyallupumc.org/jobs. Cover letter and resumes can be sent to the attention of the SPRC at office@puyallupumc.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first review of applications will occur on June 12, 2023.

First Church Seattle seeking a Director of Communications and Digital Marketing

First Church Seattle is seeking to hire a Director of Communications and Digital Marketing. This role is responsible for managing First Church Seattle’s internal and external communications, marketing strategy, and overseeing the production of all digital and print communications. Click the link below for details. Applications will be best considered by June 15th.


Cornerstone UMC (Covington, WA: Summer Children & Youth Ministry Intern

Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Covington, Washington, is receiving applications for an internship supporting its children and youth ministry programs for the summer of 2023. This applicant must be willing to work part-time (approx. 20 hours per week) with their family ministry director, volunteers, and families to help offer exciting and consistent ministry to children, youth, and families at Cornerstone Church.

Please respond to this opportunity as directed in the description linked below.

Puyallup UMC: P/T Communications Coordinator

Puyallup United Methodist Church (Puyallup UMC) is an inclusive community that affirms every person is a beloved child of God endowed with dignity, value, and beauty. We welcome all people into the life and ministry of our church without judgment.  

We are seeking a Communication Coordinator. Primary duties will include developing and distributing weekly email newsletters, collaborating with staff & volunteers to create bi-monthly print newsletters, updating and maintaining the website, researching, writing, and editing timely and relevant content for various platforms to targeted external and internal audiences; designing graphics for various communication channels; and strategizing, managing, and creating content for social media accounts. 

Compensation: $28-$32 per hour – based on skill and experience; Paid Time Off;
Work Schedule: 10 hours/week.  Work schedule to be self-determined in coordination with Lead Pastor. 

Interested candidates can view a full job description by going to puyallupumc.org/jobs. Cover letter and resumes can be sent to the attention of the SPRC by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Fairwood Community UMC (Renton, WA): P/T Children & Youth Ministry Director

Fairwood Community United Methodist Church in Renton, Washington is seeking applicants for the position of part-time Children & Youth Ministry Director. The job description follows; please direct any questions or applications to the address provided below. 

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Hours Per Week: ​20 

Pay Range: ​​$21 – $26 per hour DOE

Reports to: ​Pastor for daily operations, and Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC, liaison assigned) for fulfilling responsibilities defined in the job description, defining goals, evaluation and communication of concerns related to the performance of the position

Summary

The C&YM Director plays a major role in the faith development of all ages within the church, both as a leader and as a role model. FCUMC seeks a person who has a solid understanding of the foundations of Christian faith, and who has a strong desire to nurture youth and children in the Christian faith. The person will be familiar with or willing to learn the United Methodist Church doctrine/discipline. We seek a person who generates new ideas and programs, who also values the team concept of ministry, and accepts suggestions from the Youth and Children Council leaders and the program volunteers.

Essential Functions

The Director is responsible to:

  • Motivate and nurture youth and children in their Christian spiritual and social development and help them to understand and apply the Bible to their lives.
  • Develop a Children & Youth Ministry (C&YM) strategic plan that supports the mission and vision of FCUMC. In partnership with the Children & Youth Council, as well as the children, youth, and music volunteers you will:take the leadership role, in curriculum development and implementation and evaluation of youth and children program plans
  • Manage SPROWT: Spiritual & Practical Resources Offering Wholeness Together (the Resilient Congregations Grant). This will require coordinating between the Resilient Congregations FCUMC Team, volunteers, and participants. As the C&YM, you will hold the primary responsibility for stewarding communications and grant implementation oversight
  • Utilize a wide range of technology, including online resources, to effectively administer this C&YM program 
  • Team with the Youth and Children’s Council Leaders to recruit, train, and supervise teachers, leaders, and other volunteers in the education program, assisting in the classroom as needed  
  • Actively recruit children, youth and young families through church supported activities and programs in the community.
  • Coordinate, promote, implement, and lead stimulating programs (including online programs as needed) for youth and children to include Sunday School, fellowship group activities, seasonal/special events, outreach opportunities, and youth mission trip(s).
  • Communicate program news frequently with the Pastor, participants, families and the congregation through worship announcements, newsletters, bulletins, church calendar and social media as needed. 
  • Lead the preparation and development of the annual budget for the youth and children’s ministry.
  • Comply with the Safe Church Guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A degree or background in a relevant field of study 
  • A sense of call and a passion for working with youth and children with the ability to build nurturing relationships with them and their families
  • Work as a team with C&YM volunteers and church staff
  • Good organizational, teaching, administration and technology skills, including online platforms
  • An understanding of child and adolescent development and skill level  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to recruit, train, organize and motivate volunteers for youth and children’s ministries 
  • Ability to encourage multi-generational fellowship and connection
  • Shares the vision, philosophy of ministry, and commitments of FCUMC 
  • Participate with other Christian ministry professionals in the community as opportunities arise that fit within the church’s purpose and ministry vision 

Compensation & Benefits

The Children & Youth Ministry Director position pay range is $21 – $26 per hour. This part-time position will average 20 hours per week and requires flexible hours, which includes some evenings and weekends for meetings and events (though schedule would be known in advance). FCUMC offers a flexible, supportive environment with a faith community committed to a common mission – to build community through Christian faith and service where all belong.

Application Process

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@fairwoodumc.org. The position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to meeting you!

About the Employer

Fairwood Community United Methodist Church (FCUMC) is a reconciling church that seeks to minister with all people, regardless of race/ethnicity, socio-economic status or sexual orientation. We affirm that everyone is a person of sacred worth and our mission is to build community through Christian faith and service where all belong.

Federal employment non-discrimination rules preserve the freedom of faith-based organizations to hire according to faith. State and local employment civil rights laws include a similar exemption for faith-based organizations such as Fairwood Community United Methodist Church

Edmonds UMC: P/T Organist

Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds, Washington, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Organist, 10-15 hours per week at a rate of $30 per hour.

Music comprises a significant portion of the worship experiences at EUMC.  The organist provides widespread engagement in the church’s music ministry along with high artistic content that undergirds the musical dimension of our church’s congregational life. The work is achieved by playing 37-rank, 3-manual organ, as well as piano. This work includes solo organ performance (preludes & postludes), hymn leadership on the organ, and accompaniment of any ensemble or solo music offered in service.

To continue reading the job description, please click the link below. Interested parties should contact the church to apply.

Fairwood Community UMC (Renton, WA): P/T Office Manager

Fairwood Community United Methodist Church in Renton, Washington is seeking applicants for the position of part-time Church Office Manager. The job description follows; please direct any questions or applications to the address provided below.

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Schedule: Church Office Manager. This is a part-time, non-exempt (i.e. hourly) position. Typical work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The start time could be flexible depending on applicant’s needs.

Pay range: $20 to $25 per hour DOE

Employer: Fairwood Community (Renton) United Methodist Church. We regard the love of God to be the foundation of our life and ministry. We believe in the ever-present love of God as witnessed through Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit. We believe that each person is loved by God and is of sacred worth. 

Reports to: Pastor for daily operations, and Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC, liaison assigned) for fulfilling responsibilities defined in the job description, defining goals, evaluation and communication of concerns related to the performance of the position. 

Primary Accountabilities: The Church Office Manager is accountable for the efficient operation of the church office. The Manager’s duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities:     

  • Front office reception: Greet members and visitors; answer questions; relay messages
  • Able to produce weekly quality work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Able to provide support to the pastor, facilities, committees, and staff as requested.
  • Ability to update the website and other social media as needed.
  • Ability to design program layouts of worship services or other events as requested
  • Produce publication of weekly bulletin, monthly newsletter, and annual reports as directed
  • Maintain online monthly events calendar and post major church events to social media calendar
  • Oversee the use of the church facilities by coordinating and scheduling building use by church and non-church groups, obtain completed paperwork and fees from non-church groups
  • Maintain accuracy of various materials or documents (i.e.), phone directories, record attendance records, and mailing/contact lists
  • Routing pastoral requests on illness, deaths, etc. to appropriate groups (i.e.), Pastor, prayer chain.
  • Perform general office duties including preparing annual office budget, maintaining office equipment, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Financial accounting and controls including accounts payable, payroll, weekly deposits for church and preschool (tuition), records retention

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of software applications including Windows 10, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher. Preferred knowledge of PowerPoint, Financial Accounting Software like QuickBooks Desktop Premier, Google Drive, Google Suite, Gmail, and Apple products. Ability to diagnose and fix minor computer and network issues. 

Qualifications:

  • Administrative support experience preferred
  • General phone and computer skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional grammar, typography, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to keep accurate records and an organized file system.
  • Ability to keep church matters confidential
  • Able to pass a background check.

Contact/application information: If you’re interested, please apply by sending your resume to jobs@fairwoodumc.org. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to meeting you!

Trinity UMC (Ballard, WA): P/T Choir Director

Trinity United Methodist Church’s Choir Director supports the worship experience, spiritual growth, and creative potential of a small, progressive Christian church in Seattle’s Ballard/Crown Hill neighborhoods. Our future choir director will help lead a talented and diverse choir in a bi-monthly choral anthem, a choir retreat, a Festival of Light/Christmas concert, and an additional commitment during Holy Week.

Trinity’s choir was amongst those selected to perform at the Lincoln Center in 2016.  We’ve included a few links to previous performances. The choir has not been performing since March of 2020, but there are still several committed and talented members of our choir eager to participate again.

Key Responsibilities for this Position Include: 

● Recruit, train, lead and direct the choir and ensembles from the choir.

● Research, select, and procure liturgically relevant choral music for weekly Sunday service and other seasonal worship events under the supervision of the Pastor.

● Plan performances of music for Sunday Services from September through June.  The number of performances per month will be determined by the Pastor, and Choir Director.  Performances to include the full choir, smaller ensembles of choir members when the full choir is not performing, or performances of special music by others.  The expectation is that the choir director will be present for these performances.

● Lead weekly choir practices September through June with extra rehearsals for seasonal performances at the discretion of the Choir Director.

● Plan special performances of the choir to include, but not be limited to the Festival of Light concert (Christmas) and Good Friday.

● Manage the “Choir Fund,” which may be used for non-budgeted items needed by the Choir and/or as a funding base for special Choir-related performances/events.   Money for this fund is raised through donations at the yearly Festival of Light concert and expenditures must receive Pastor approval.

● Provide ongoing care and nurture for the choir members.

● Participate in bi-monthly one-on-one meetings with Pastor.

● Work an average of 7-10 hours per week, including time at Sunday service performance and rehearsals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

● Demonstrate enthusiasm for and enjoyment of creating music as a part of worship.

● Understand that the music program is an integral part of the ministry of TUMC and strives for excellence.

● Create musical experiences that engage and excite the choir members as well as the entire congregation.

● Demonstrate strong choral music directing skills.

● Comfortable altering lyrics to be gender inclusive.

● Serve as a positive role model.

● Reliable, punctual, and a self-starter.

● Demonstrate excellent people skills and sensitivity when working with staff, volunteers,and members of the congregation.

● Affirm TUMC’s Values (identified below) and our Joy and Justice value system.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Formal training in choral conducting, music leadership, or music education, or equivalent experience.

● At least two years of experience as a choir director.

● Experience with a variety of musical genre.

TUMC’S Values:

● God as a loving, compassionate presence deeply involved in the repair of creation

● Grounded Biblically, rooted in heritage, guided by reason and open to change through new experience

● Emphasis on contemporary examples of Christ-shaped faithfulness, and those who role model this faithfulness

● Environmental care and faithful stewardship of the Earth

● A community where it is understood that “family” has many meanings and configurations, all worthy of respect and affirmation

● Trinitarian theology that is open to partnership with all faiths

● Jubilee as a theological focus

● Welcome and affirm sexual minorities

● Social responsibility

● A safe place to have fun and receive blessing

● Hospitality as the Christian way

● Lifting up women’s and minorities’ stories 

● Tolerance

● Nonviolence

Requirements

Each staff member is required to:

● Pass a background check.

● Sign TUMC’S “Safe Sanctuary Policy”.

● Provide references attesting to the knowledge, skills, and abilities described above.

● Participate in an annual performance review.

Compensation

This part-time position is compensated at $1250 per month for the 10-month performance season.

Send Cover Letter of Interest and Resume to:

Email: 
office@tumseattle.org

Mail: 
Trinity United Methodist Church
Attn: SPRC/Choir Director Position
8500 14th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

Summer internships with GNTV

Summer internships with GNTV

GNTV, a United Methodist-related, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) audio-visual production ministry, is looking for summer interns who can help us run their amazing events (they have been a partner for our annual conference sessions in the Greater Northwest Area since 2020). GNTV prefers applicants with a background in one or more of the following: audio production, sound reinforcement, video image magnification, video capture, video editing, or presentation graphics.

These paid internship positions include a significant amount of travel. GNTV supports approximately 30 events during a typical summer at venues across the United States. Responsibilities include loading and unloading equipment before and following events, installation, configuration and operation of audio, video and lighting equipment at events, supporting our partner’s programs, and various post-production duties for video and audio. COVID-19 vaccination is required for all staff.

GNTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is accepting applications for this program until March 13, 2023. More about the positions can be found on the GNTV website.

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Sand Point Community UMC (Seattle, WA): P/T Orgainist

Sand Point Community United Methodist Church in NE Seattle, Washington, is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Organist/Accompanist. Read more in job description below.

Please email a cover letter and resume to officemanager@sandpointmethodist.org

Mission Statement:

We are an inclusive, caring community – committed to Christ’s work, seeking spiritual growth, and lovingly responding to the needs of God’s world.

Purpose:

To enrich and enhance the quality of the worship service. The organist/accompanist plays the church organ and pianos, as the music program of the church requires.

Areas of Responsibility:

1. Musical Responsibilities:

a. Provide appropriate and inspirational music (preludes, offertories, postludes, etc.), and leading congregational hymns and responses for Sunday worship service. Music should reflect varieties of Christian experience, the seasons and historical periods of the church year, and other special occasions.

b. Accompany the Choir at regular rehearsals and Sunday worship services; accompany soloists and other special groups during Sunday worship services, and for extra services as determined by the Music Director.

c. Play for additional worship services throughout the liturgical year (i.e. Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday)

d. Provide music for weddings and memorial services. The fee for these services is in addition to regular salary.

2. Related Work activities:

a. Coordinate and communicate weekly with the Pastor and Music Director.

b. Submit titles of music to be performed to the Office Manager each week for inclusion in the Sunday bulletin.

c. Secure necessary maintenance for the organ and church pianos. Submit budget for these expenses in the fall of each year. Maintenance is subject to yearly budget limitations.

d. Meet annually with the Staff Parish Relations Committee and the pastor for a performance evaluation, review the year’s activities, and review current contract.

e. The organist may access the organ for conducting private lessons with his/her students.  S/he needs to channel all teaching requests (dates/hours) for the use of the organ for teaching through the Office Manager, so as not to interfere with other groups’ meetings. If the pupil is under 18 years of age, the Safe Sanctuary Policy guidelines must be adhered to throughout the teaching session.  

f. The organist is expected to secure a substitute when on vacation or absent.

g.  The organist is expected to attend staff meetings as scheduled.

Reporting Relationship

The organist is employed by SPCUMC and is expected to work directly with the Music Director and Pastor.  The organist is expected to work collaboratively with the Staff Parish Relations Committee.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts in music is preferred or comparable experiencewith sufficient hours in organ study necessary to be proficient on the church’s instruments (organ/piano).

Conditions of Employment:

Works ¼ time – approx. 10 hours per week

There is a 3-month probationary period

Salary: Approx $16,000 per year

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