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  • Program Assistant, Brethren Disaster Ministries - Rebuild - New Windsor, MD

    The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time hourly position of program assistant for Brethren Disaster Ministries — Rebuild. The program assistant is part of the Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) team and reports to the director of BDM. This position is located in New Windsor, MD.

    The major responsibilities of this position are to provide volunteer management and program support for the BDM home rebuilding program. These responsibilities include providing administrative and clerical support to the Director in programming and administration of BDM — Rebuild, support of BDM Rebuild program and interpretation, assistance with BDM Rebuild, support volunteer management and support.

    Required skills and knowledge include administrative office skills, ability to relate with integrity and respect, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, ability to manage multiple simultaneous priorities, ability to learn and competently utilize new software, ability to keep information and records confidential and the ability to uphold and support the basic beliefs and practices of the Church of the Brethren.

    An Associate’s degree or High School graduation with equivalent work experience is required, as is proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.. This position is based at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, MD and will begin September 1, 2015.

    Applications will be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates are invited to request the application form by contacting:

    Office of Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, IL 60120
    800-323-8039 ext. 367 — humanresources@brethren.org

  • Program Assistant, Brethren Disaster Ministries - Children's Disaster Services - New Windsor, MD

    The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time hourly position of program assistant for Brethren Disaster Ministries – Children’s Disaster Services. The program assistant is part of the Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) team and reports to the associate director of Children’s Disaster Services (CDS). This position is located in New Windsor, MD.

    The major responsibilities of this position are to support programming and administration of CDS. These activities include providing administrative and clerical support to the Director in programming and administration of BDM — Children’s Disaster Services, support of CDS program administration, support of volunteers, volunteer training and response, and assistance with general administration of BDM.

    Required skills and knowledge include administrative office skills, ability to relate with integrity and respect, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, ability to manage multiple simultaneous priorities, ability to learn and competently utilize new software, ability to keep information and records confidential and the ability to uphold and support the basic beliefs and practices of the Church of the Brethren.

    An Associate’s degree or High School graduation with equivalent work experience is required, as is proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    This position is based at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, MD and will begin September 1, 2015. Applications will be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates are invited to request the application form by contacting:

    Office of Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, IL 60120
    800-323-8039 ext. 367 — humanresources@brethren.org

  • Office Manager, Brethren Disaster Ministries - New Windsor, MD

    The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time salaried position of Office Manager for Brethren Disaster Ministries. The office manager is part of the Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) team and reports to the associate executive director of Global Mission and Service. This position is located in New Windsor, MD.

    The major responsibilities of this position are to provide oversight, management and administration of the Brethren Disaster Ministries office, database, communication and office volunteers while supporting BDM leadership in addition to providing administrative support to the associate executive director of Global Mission and Service.

    Required skills and knowledge include administrative office skills including workflow management, ability to relate with integrity and respect, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, effective management of multiple simultaneous priorities, learn and competently utilize new software, work both independently and collaboratively, keep information and records confidential, graciously handle interruptions and interaction with guests and the ability to uphold and support the basic beliefs and practices of the Church of the Brethren.

    At least two years of college education and experience with Microsoft Office component applications, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint are required. The following are preferred:

    • College degree
    • Training in database management and two years of database management experience
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge

    This position is based at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, MD and will begin September 1, 2015. Applications will be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates are invited to request the application form by contacting:

    Office of Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, IL 60120
    800-323-8039 ext. 367 — humanresources@brethren.org

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, Zigler Hospitality Center - New Windsor, MD

    The Zigler Hospitality Center seeks Volunteer Hosts and Hostesses to help coordinate and provide hospitality services to guests and visitors of the Brethren Service Center campus. Duties include guest check-in, providing host service during meetings and retreats, providing assistance in maintaining common areas and guest rooms, and assisting in the dining room during meals and banquets. Our Hosts and Hostesses serve as key members of the Hospitality Center team, ensuring good communication and follow through, and consistently placing the needs of our guests as a top priority.

    The Zigler Hospitality Center is also seeking a Volunteer Office Assistant to the Manager, to help schedule guests for: private lodging, day and overnight conferences, and volunteer lunch groups. They would also assist in similar duties as the Host and Hostess position.

    Age requirement: Adult
    Time commitment: One month to one year

    For a complete description of these volunteer positions, or if you would like to discuss these opportunities with a staff member, please contact us at 410-635-8700 (Toll Free: 800-766-1553) or via e-mail at mgrossnickle@brethren.org.

    For both volunteer positions, room and board is provided, as well as a monthly stipend.

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