The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time salaried position of director of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS). A successful candidate will be an energetic and dynamic leader who connects well with people of all ages, is skilled at leading through programmatic change and facilitates Christian discipleship formation. Major responsibilities include directing the program, ministry and staff of Brethren Volunteer Service and Brethren Workcamps. This position is part of the Global Mission and Service team and reports to the associate executive director.
Desired qualifications include five years proven experience in social services, program development, and administration and three years of experience in volunteer management, as well as skills in program development, management, budget development, and supervision. Applicants should be able to work within a multicultural and multigenerational environment and be able to articulate and operate out of the core values of the Church of the Brethren.
A bachelor’s degree is required, and an advanced degree in a related field is preferred. This position is based at the Church of the Brethren headquarters in Elgin, Ill.
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.