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Job Openings

ELCA congregations and other ministry partners are welcome to submit brief job postings to the synod website. Please help us to be a useful resource for congregations and job seekers by notifying us promptly when a position has been filled. If no deadline is given, job listings will be removed after one month. To post a job opening, email chloe.ahlf@spas-elca.org and include the following information: congregation, address of congregation, job title & description, contact information for application, and specification of full- or part-time work. Please use the format listed below as best as possible.

Director of Youth Ministry

Bethel Lutheran
Hudson, WI
Full-time

Bethel is an ELCA congregation in Hudson, WI looking for a Director of Youth Ministry. This person provides a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive ministry program for eighth through twelfth grade youth. The Director of Youth Ministry shall seek to foster Christian community through the building relationships with young people in a way that strengthens their commitment to the church and that grows their faith in Jesus Christ. The candidate should have a passion for working with young people, an inclusive spirit, a strong Christian faith and an ability to connect personally with a diverse group of youth. A full job description, as well as how to apply, can be found on Bethel's website.

Children, Youth, and Family (CYF) Ministry Leader

Lutheran Church of Peace
Maplewood
Part-time

Lutheran Church of Peace is a Christian community gathered around the gospel of Jesus Christ and a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are located in south Maplewood near the borders of Saint Paul and Woodbury. We are currently searching for a CYF Ministry Leader who will provide engaging and meaningful children, youth and family opportunities in education, activities to promote a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, and involvement with the faith community. This is a part time position, 20-25 hours per week to start. For more information, please refer to the job description (PDF).

Application Deadline:
Sunday, May 31, 2015

Third Service Music & Worship Coordinator

Bethel Lutheran
Northfield
Part-time

Bethel Lutheran in Northfield is accepting applications for a Third Service Music & Worship Coordinator! Among other duties, this position will work collaboratively with the ministry staff and oversee the planning & implementation of an alternative-style third worship service.  Bethel seeks a candidate who is creative, open to new ideas, & willing to incorporate a variety of elements into the worship service. This is a new, part-time hourly position requiring 10-15 hours per week including leading music at a weekend worship service and all necessary rehearsals. If you are interested, please provide a resume to Bethel by May 15, 2015. Contact Bruce Santerre, Personnel Chair, at bsanterre@charter.net with any questions.

Application Deadline:
Friday, May 15, 2015

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Christ Lutheran
Blaine
Part-time

The vision of Christ Lutheran Church (CLC) is to live the love of Christ. Saved by grace, we value relationships, service to others, Word and sacrament. CLC is seeking a part-time (approx. 60%) youth minister to work with middle and high school youth. This energetic person will be able to develop ministries, lead activities, and build relationships for the purpose of faith formation. A full job description can be found here (PDF). Interested individuals should send a resume to pastorsarah@clcblaine.org by May 3, 2015.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, May 3, 2015

Contemporary Music Ministry Director

Servant of Christ Lutheran
Champlin
Part-time

Servant of Christ Lutheran Church in Champlin is seeking a Contemporary Music Ministry Director. This is a half-time position up to 20 hours per week. Servant of Christ has a long history of excellent contemporary worship. The preferred candidate would have previous experience along with excellent piano/keyboard or guitar skills. The position involves planning worship sets and rehearsing the worship team and leading worship at our second service each Sunday. For more information please contact Pastor Eric Walbolt at Pastorhook@servantofchrist.com or (763) 427-5070  For a full job description please see the music link on the church website www.servantofchrist.comApplications will be received through July 31 or until position is filled.

Application Deadline:
Friday, July 31, 2015

Collaborative Artist for Organ/Piano

Good Samaritan United Methodist
Edina

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Edina MN, is a vibrant, growing community of faith looking for a Collaborative Artist for Organ/Piano. This position is perfect for the candidate who feels equally at home on both instruments. Primary responsibilities for this 10-14 hour per week position include serving as the primary keyboard artist for two weekly worship services and serving as the accompanist for the Chancel choir. Compensation is based on AGO guidelines. Good Samaritan is a progressive congregation where the ministry of music is a vitally important part of the congregation’s worship and spiritual life. The successful applicant will thrive in this collaborative, highly creative and musically diverse worship environment. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three references to Phillip Shoultz, Director of Music, Worship, and the Arts at phillip@good.org. Applications will be accepted until April 26, 2015. For the full job description and for more information about Good Samaritan UMC, visit to www.good.org.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Director of Operations

Kairos & Associates
Saint Paul
Full-time

Kairos and Associates, a Christian resource development firm, is seeking a full-time Director of Operations (DO). The DO serves as the office, marketing and operations manager for Kairos. A love of interaction with people by phone, email and social media; experience with Microsoft products, data base management, Quick Books and Constant Contact is preferred. Seeking a person with the confidence to work independently and collaboratively; someone who loves to keep a company organized and efficient. Salary is commensurate with experience. Health, dental, vacation and holiday benefits included. A full job description can be found here (PDF). The contact person is: Grace Pomroy at grace@kairosandassociates.com.

Parish Nurse

St. Anthony Park Lutheran
Saint Paul
Part-time

St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church will be seeking applicants for a Registered Nurse/Parish Nurse in early summer after our present Parish Nurse retires. Our church has had an active Parish Nurse Program since 1999. We are a congregation of about 500  members with a Senior Pastor and an Associate Pastor. We have a fine music program for all ages from birth to 95! A former Parish nurse would be available for orientation of a new Parish Nurse. This would be a 10 hour/week position at $21/hour. Applications accepted through June 1, or until position fills. Questions, please call Ann Rabie (member of the Health Advisory Committee and former parish nurse here) at 651-644-5660 or email at arabie@q.com.

Application Deadline:
Monday, June 1, 2015

Assistant Worship Leader

Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Would you like to join a creative and collaborative team that places tremendous energy on planning and executing worship; that sees the value in worship that is Spirit-led and life-transforming? Then let’s talk. Prince of Peace, Burnsville is looking for the right person to speak into the creative process and provide strong leadership in our weekend worship and in leading 300+ students in a mid-week worship. Your role would include overseeing the scheduling and rehearsing of the worship band for weekend worship and to build, mentor, and lead the band and be the upfront worship leader for student worship. You would be a key person for shaping the future of worship for this 6000 member congregation. We are looking for someone with a strong platform presence, great vocalist and guitar player who dedicates these attributes to the Glory of God. At the same time, you will need to be a self-starter who values planning, execution of tasks, and is a team player. Our hope is that you are proficient in writing out chord charts, reading music, PlanningCenter, Finale/Sibelius, and have the ability to play and sing in a variety of styles. Please see our website for the job description at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter/resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey.

Custodian

St. Timothy
Saint Paul
Part-time

St. Timothy is seeking a part-time custodian to work with a fun, caring congregation in the Como Park neighborhood in St. Paul. This is a 10/hr a week, $13/hr position. A full job description can be found here (PDF). Send letter of interest and resume to Kate Tegtmeier, Office Administrator, at sttims@usfamily.net.

Pre-School Director - 2 Year Interim Position

CDLC Preschool - Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Prince of Peace is seeking an interim director to lead our preschool as we continue our vision work and establish our future direction. CDLC Preschool has been providing outstanding early childhood education for over 40 years, and is serving nearly 200 children in half day or full day preschool sessions. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development and a current Minnesota teacher license in early childhood education or elementary education. We are seeking a candidate with experience in curriculum development, strong supervisory skills, excellent rapport with preschoolers and parents, flexibility, and ability to work well in various teams.

Child Development and Learning Center (CDLC) Preschool is a ministry of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Prince of Peace is in the midst of a visioning process and the beginning stages of implementation of the vision, and this is a pivotal time for our preschool and an exciting time for our church. Our vision for the future is to be known as the connecting church, working collaboratively with partners throughout our community to provide hope and wholeness to all people, and one of our key areas of focus is children in the south metro area. Our preschool is an integral way we are serving children in our community. Please check out our vision document: www.popmn.org/vision

For a complete job description, visit our website at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter and resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey

Student Ministry Director

Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Prince of Peace is looking for someone who is as interested in following Jesus as they are talking about it. We’re looking for someone who is able to geek out on theology, leadership, and March Madness. We’re looking for someone experienced enough to have an opinion, but humble enough to know it’s not always right. We looking for someone that wants to contribute to something special. We’re looking for someone that’s as comfortable on the platform as they are the coffee shop. We’re looking for someone that has managed something awesome and something that turned out to be a disaster—and learned something. We’re looking for someone that loves planning, calendars, and getting things done. We’re looking for someone that can collaborate with kids, parents, churches, and the community. We’re looking for someone that is still learning. We’re looking for someone that is seriously committed to equipping leaders and students for ministry on and off campus. We’re looking for someone that can embrace accountability, expectations, and responsibility. We’re looking for someone awesome.

If we’re looking for YOU, please check out our job description at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter/resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey

Senior High Youth Ministry Director

Servant of Christ Lutheran
Champlin
Part-time

Servant of Christ Lutheran Church of Champlin, MN is seeking a half-time Senior High Youth Ministry Director. For more information and a job description please contact Pastor Eric Walbolt at (763) 427-5070 or Pastorhook@servantofchrist.com.

Bega Kwa Bega Program Coordinator (Longterm Volunteer)

Saint Paul Area Synod
Iringa, Tanzania
Full-time

The Bega Kwa Bega (BKB) Program Coordinator is a long-term (two year) volunteer position based in Iringa, Tanzania that includes a living allowance and in-kind support. The position is a shared placement between the Saint Paul Area Synod (SPAS) and ELCA Global Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Find the full job description here (PDF).

Application Deadline:
Monday, April 27, 2015

Children, Youth, & Family Ministry Coordinator

Chisago Lake Lutheran
Center City, MN
Full-time

Chisago Lake Lutheran Church is looking to hire a full time Children, Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator. This includes ministry to children from birth through high school and their families. Relational and family ministry will be vital to this position. Chisago Lake Lutheran Church is a deeply rooted congregation in the lakes area of Chisago County, which deems to evolve and grow in our mission and outreach to children, youth and families. A full job description is available here. If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume, application and cover letter to cllc@citlink.net or to CLLC, PO Box 175, Center City, MN 55012.

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 20, 2015

Parish Nurse

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

This role seeks to provide excellence in hospitality by engaging and enriching care ministry, education, relationships, support, and nurturing the spiritual health and wellness of the congregation. Find more information & the full job listing here. Applications accepted through April 30, or until position is filled.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.

Kitchen & Hospitality Assistant

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Seeking qualified candidate(s) to support the kitchen and hospitality ministries of SOTV. Up to 25 hours per week as scheduled on a rotation to support programs and events with food preparation, service, and ministry support. Team members will be expected to be available for shifts including afternoons and/or evenings, as well as Saturday and Sunday. Find more information & a full job description here. Applications accepted through April 30th, or until position is filled.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.