Employment Opportunities

Kansas City is a growing metropolis with a strong job market. Below are a few local job search engine links that might be helpful to you when looking for a job in the Kansas City area:

In addition to the links above, you will find below some specific employment opportunities that have been sent to us for posting on the NTS website. 

Are you an employer that is interested in having your employment opportunity listed on the NTS website? Please fill out the employment form here to have your opportunity listed.  For additional questions, email or call 800.831.3011, ext. 5433.


Administrative Assistant: Nazarene Global Ministry Center

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Administrative Assistant
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Hourly

JOB DESCRIPTION : The primary objective of the position is to assist in the coordination of communications, strategies, events, and correspondence with the Global Mission Administration team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist the Administrative Director of Global Mission with communication and organization related to mission accomplishment
• Assist the Global Mission Administrative Director with Church of the Nazarene branding in our communications
• Assist in the implementation of Global Mission communication strategies
• Collect and compose various forms of communication supporting the strategies and mission of Global Mission
• Assist the Global Mission Administrative Director with development and design of annual reports to the General Board and respective Committees and monthly ministry updates to missionaries and the broader church
• Manage trip reports, calendars, and meeting and event arrangements
• Collaborate with Global Mission Administration and Global Mission Finance on the development and implementation of the Maximum Impact Pathway communication process.
• Assists with special projects and initiatives as needed

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, Organizational Communication, or related field, or equivalent experience.
• Experience in a similar role with a non-profit, church organization is preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent) programs
• Organizational skills and detail oriented
• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Ability to prioritize work
• Ability to work well under pressure with periodic heavy or stressful workloads
• Self-starter and self-motivated
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Global Mission – Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 17001 Prairie Star Parkway|Lenexa|KS|66220|US
CONTACT NAME : William Turner
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 577-2906
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : To obtain additional information, please call 913-577-0500 and ask for Human Resources or email


Pastor: Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene

HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Vocational certification/ training

JOB DESCRIPTION : This position is the pastor of the Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene (, a small church of 30 or so people attending worship in Cape Elizabeth, Maine ( Starting hours are 20 hours per week. Planning and leading worship, providing pastoral care as needed, helping the church grow, and leading the Board are the primary duties. There are good support structures in place including a strong core of laity and if desired a mentor from the senior pastor of a large neighboring Nazarene church.


  • Passionate about community outreach and sharing the Gospel with unbelievers.
  • Open and accessible to all types of people, both in demeanor and communication style.
  • A strong educational background.
  • Ability to connect personally with a small but diverse congregation of all ages.
  • Strong teaching skills for spiritually mature people and unchurched people.
  • A young family with children would be advantageous in connecting with the community.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 6 Susan Road|Cape Elizabeth|ME|04107|US
CONTACT NAME : Dianne Yosua
CONTACT PHONE : (207) 799-3692
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : Cape Elizabeth is a seaside town with fishermen, farmers, and a large number of professional people. It is a place of great beauty, great schools, and on average the wealthiest town in Maine (but with a wide distribution of incomes).

There is a lovely parsonage located on a dead end street in a neighborhood of young families a couple of miles from the church.



Pastor of Family Ministires: Longview Church of the Nazarene

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Pastor of Family Ministires
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary

JOB DESCRIPTION : Longview Church of the Nazarene is looking to fill the position of Pastor of Family Ministries. This full-time position would encompass ministry and outreach to students from birth to 18.

The pastor of Family Ministries would be responsible for the development and implementation of activities for children on Sunday mornings (Sunday School and Kid’s church) and for the teens Sunday and throughout the week. (Full job description available upon request).

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Bachelors or equivalent degree in ministry. Ordination completed or in process. Desire to outreach to the church and community of Longview, Washington.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Longview Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 814 15th Ave|Longview|Washington|98632|US
CONTACT NAME : Michael Yost
CONTACT PHONE : (360) 560-0824
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : If interested, please email a resume to the contact listed above. A full job description will be supplied upon request.



Summer Camp Chaplain: Boy Scouts of America

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Summer camp chaplain at the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation, Boy Scouts of America, Bonner Springs, Kansas.
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

General responsibilities:

Provide spiritual support, chapel services, and promotion of Duty to God aspects of the Scout Oath and Scout Law to youth and adults in camp, as well as youth and adult camp staff.

Provide the Director of the Reservation and Camp Directors with weekly, and more quickly as warranted, sensings and feedback on campers’ experiences and perceptions, and on camp staff morale, spiritual health and leadership climate. JOB REQUIREMENTS : The ideal candidate will be ordained, in a seminary/theology program for ordination, or a religious school educator. As a minimum, a candidate should have demonstrated experience in lay or professional youth work and ministry.

Be at least 21 years old, preferably over 25 years old.

May 31-August 6, 2016 (approximately 10 weeks).

$500 per week salary.

Live at camp or at home (or some of each).

Men or women may apply. Scouting experience not required.
COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 1100 Martinek Lane|Kansas City|KS|66111|US
CONTACT NAME : Russ Munyan
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 709-0300


Package Handler: UPS

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Package Handler
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Hourly (tuition reimbursement available as well - see additional comments below)
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

JOB DESCRIPTION : To unload and load parcels weighing up to 70 pounds each.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to:
• Bend, stoop, crouch, squat, crawl, climb, stand, walk, and turn/pivot 􀂃 Part-time, 3-5 hours per day, 5 days per week
• Ability to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs
• Report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis
• Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage, and manipulate equipment and/or packages weighing up to 70 pounds • Lift and lower packages while “unloading” at a rate of 700 to 1,300 packages per hour and while “loading” at a rate of 500 to 1,200 packages per hour
• Assist in moving packages up to 150 pounds
• Grasp and maintain control of packages
• Read label information
• Lift packages to heights above the shoulder and lower packages to foot level as appropriate
• Perform tasks using simple hand grasping, fine hand manipulation and reach associated with assigned tasks such as paperwork, use of a computer or other data device, including hand-held scanners
• Operate powered equipment including extended belts and loading devices
• Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions
• Work at elevated heights, in enclosed spaces and on uneven walk surfaces
• Work in an environment with variable temperatures and humidity; exposure to dust, dirt, and noise; and confined work area
• Work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
• Demonstrate cognitive ability to follow directions and routines; work independently with appropriate judgment; exhibit spatial awareness; read words and numbers; concentrate, memorize, and recall; identify logical connections and determine sequence of response; and process up to 2-3 steps ahead
• Perform other functions that may be assigned

EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 223 N. James St.|Kansas City|Kansas|66118|US
CONTACT NAME : Kimberly Jeter
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 573-4765


  • Applications can be completed at
  • Opportunity for tuition reimbursement: $2625/semester; $5250/year; $25,000 life time cap.

NTS: Circulation Assistant, Library

There is an opening in the Library at Nazarene Theological Seminary for the position of Circulation Assistant.

For a job description click here.

Potential candidtates should fill out an application and submit it to Human Resources. Applicaitons may be in the following formats:

Email :
Fax : 816-268-5500
Mail : ATTN Human Resources | Nazarene Theological Seminary| 1700 E. Meyer Blvd | Kansas City, MO 64131


Director of Children's Ministries: Central United Methodist Church 

Central United Methodist Church is in search of our new Director of Children’s ministries and would like to share the opening with any potential graduating student who might be interested in full-time employment with us.

We would like to hire someone no later than August 1st and are open to an immediate hire.

Click here for information about our church, who we are looking for, and how to apply.


Direct Care Staff: Shelterwood Academy

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Direct Care Staff
HOURS : Other
WAGE TYPE : Paid internship
JOB DESCRIPTION : Live and work for a minimum year as a Mentor with our teenagers. We are located just east of Kansas City, Missouri in Independence, Missouri. You must be at least 21 years of age.

Click here to view specifics about our program.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Experience working or volunteering with teenagers is very helpful. An undergraduate degree is preferred. Candidates must be 21 years old.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Shelterwood Academy
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 3205 N. Twyman Rd.|Independence|MO|64058|US
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 812-2464
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : Due to HIPAA regulations we do operate a closed campus, but visitors are welcome to set an appointment to visit campus M-F 10AM-3PM.


Mother's Refuge Houseparent

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Mother’s Refuge/Houseparent
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Hourly

Company Overview:

Mother’s Refuge is a local maternity shelter for homeless pregnant and parenting teens. We are a non-profit located in Independence, Missouri. Our mission is to shelter, educate, and enable these young women, so that they can take learn to care for themselves and their babies. We strive to be a place of hope and refuge.

Type of Employment:

Part-time (Various shifts available including weekends)

Job Title: Houseparent

Reports to:

Houseparent Coordinator

Overall Responsibilities: Independently assist residents as needed while maintaining order in the house.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ·         Update resident logs
  • ·         Facilitate activities including meals and chores
  • ·         Drive residents to appointments and classes
  • ·         Help with residents’ babies as needed
  • ·         Light housekeeping
  • ·         Answer phones
  • ·         Attend monthly staff meeting (Every third Thursday of the month)

Skills & Qualifications:

Minimum: At least 21 years old

Proficient with Microsoft Word High school diploma or GED Can pass a background check Have a valid driver’s license, current car insurance, and acceptable driving record Ability to independently communicate and interact with teens and infants

        Bachelor’s degree
        2 or more years of experience with teens and infants
        First Aid and CPR certified (Will provide this training)


$10 per hour
Vacation eligibility after one year

Contact information:

Please email a resume to the Houseparent Coordinator at:

Mother’s Refuge is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 3721 Delridge|Independence|MO|64052|US
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 800-0458


Children's Leader or Pastor, Southwood Church of the Nazarene

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Children’s Leader or Pastor
HOURS : Part-time (less than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Volunteer
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

JOB DESCRIPTION : We are seeking a leader to minister to our children. At a basic level, our need is for someone who can teach our children during a portion of our worship service twice a month. Further responsibilities are welcome, but not required. While we would like this to be a paid position, we are not able to provide financial compensation at this time. However, we can provide a job description and recordable hours toward ministry experience in a licensing process, as well as mentoring and a supportive pastoral team. Our group of children is small but diverse in age and ethnicity. Some have been raised in the church and some are brand new to the faith. If you are interested in learning more, please contact our Lead Pastor, Deanna Hayden.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Southwood Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 8201 Raytown Rd.|Raytown|MO|64138|US
CONTACT NAME : Deanna Hayden
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 353-5121