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Church of the Brethren denominational positions

  • Program Assistant- Rebuild Program - 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 Brethren Disaster Ministries. This position is 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 of BDM Rebuild, assisting BDM Rebuild programs and interpretation, and supporting and providing organization for BDM Rebuild volunteers. An Associate’s degree or High School Diploma 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 as soon as possible. The Church of the Brethren is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

    To apply, send resume to COBApply@brethren.org

  • Program Assistant- 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 in New Windsor, MD. The major responsibilities of this position are to support programming and administration of CDS. These activities include providing administrative, programming and clerical support to the associate Director of Children’s Disaster Services. This includes 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 Diploma 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 as soon as possible. The Church of the Brethren is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

    To apply, send resume to COBApply@brethren.org

  • Archival Intern- Elgin IL

    The purpose of the program is to develop interest in vocations related to archives and libraries and/or Brethren history. The program will provide the intern with work assignments in the Brethren Historical Library and Archives (BHLA) and with opportunities to develop professional contacts. Work assignments will include processing archival materials, writing descriptive inventories, preparing books for cataloging, responding to reference requests, and assisting researchers in the library. Professional contacts may include attending archival and library conferences and workshops, visits to libraries and archives in the Chicago area, and participation in a Brethren Historical Committee meeting. Term

    All submissions must be completed by April 1, 2017.

    Requirements :

    • Graduate student preferred or undergraduate with at least two years of college.
    • Interest in history and/or library and archival work.
    • Willingness to work with detail
    • Accurate word processing skills
    • Ability to lift 30 lb. boxes

    To apply, send resume to COBApply@brethren.org

Church of the Brethren districts

  • Atlantic Northeast, FT
  • Middle Pennsylvania, FT, beginning June 1, 2017
  • Northern Ohio, FT, beginning September 1, 2017
  • Western Pennsylvania, FT, beginning January 1, 2018

Contact officeofministry@brethren.org for an application or further information.

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  • Disaster Recovery Support Initiative - Case Management Specialist and Long-term Recovery Group Formation Specialist. More information here.