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  • Associate Director of Children's Disaster Services - New Windsor, Maryland

    The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill a full-time salaried position of associate director of Children’s Disaster Services (CDS). The associate director of Children’s Disaster Services is part of the Global Mission and Service team and reports directly to the director of Brethren Disaster Ministries.

    Major responsibilities include providing oversight, leadership and administration of CDS. Additional responsibilities include leading the response of CDS volunteers, leading and coordinating new program development and expansion of CDS, managing and supporting the development of ecumenical relationships, and providing sound financial management of CDS.

    Required skills and knowledge include skill in program development and management and volunteer management, effective training and presentation skills, knowledge of child development and the impact of trauma on development, strong written and verbal skills in English, ability to communicate effectively with multiple agencies and constituencies and deal gracefully with the public, ability to work with minimal supervision, , appreciation for the church’s role in mission with an awareness of mission operations, and the ability to act within a multicultural and multi-generational team environment.

    Training or experience making effective presentations, managing staff and volunteers, and working directly with children (teaching, counseling, providing program, etc.) and skilled competency in Microsoft Office component applications is required. Previous disaster response experience is preferred.

    A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference for an advanced degree. This position is based in the Brethren Disaster Ministries Office, New Windsor, Md.

    Applications will be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates are invited to send a resume to COBApply@brethren.org or
    Office of Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, IL 60120
    1-800-323-8039, x367

  • Archival Intern, Brethren Historical Library and Archives - Elgin, Illinois

    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 of Service: One Year, beginning June 2018 (preferred)

    Compensation: Housing, stipend of $540 every two weeks, health insurance.

    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

    More information

    Application: Interested candidates please submit your resume to COBApply@brethren.org or
    Office of Human Resources
    Church of the Brethren
    1451 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, IL 60120
    1-800-323-8039, x367

    All submissions must be completed by April 1, 2018.

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