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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 alumni@nts.edu or call 800.831.3011, ext. 5433.

Wednesday
Apr132016

Direct Care Staff: Shelterwood Academy

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Direct Care Staff
HOURS : Other
WAGE TYPE : Paid internship
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Some college preferred
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 NAME : Greg Stone
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 812-2464
CONTACT EMAIL : gstone@shelterwood.org
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.

Friday
Apr082016

Mother's Refuge Houseparent

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

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

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

Pay:

$10 per hour
Vacation eligibility after one year

Contact information:

Please email a resume to the Houseparent Coordinator at:
        jobsearch@mothersrefuge.org

Mother’s Refuge is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Mother’s Refuge
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 3721 Delridge|Independence|MO|64052|US
CONTACT NAME : Jenn Smith
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 800-0458
CONTACT EMAIL : jenn@mothersrefuge.org

Thursday
Apr072016

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
CONTACT EMAIL : haydend@southwoodchurch.org

Wednesday
Mar232016

Nazarene Global Ministry Center; Multiple Job Openings

Click here to view a pdf of the two openings.


Please direct all inquires to Beth Sikes: bsikes@nazarene.org

 

Monday
Mar212016

Camp Counselor/Leadership/Videographers

POSITION/JOB TITLE: College Christian Role Model
HOURS: Ask Contact
WAGE TYPE: Ask Contact

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

As a member of Heartland Summer Staff, you will have many responsibilities: 
-Work and live in a Christ-centered community  -Monitor the health and safety of your campers and accompany them at all times
- Lead games and songs, creating a comfortable and fun-filled environment 
- Lead or take part in a devotional each day 
-Teach or assist activities (lifeguard, high ropes, wrangling) 
-Provide encouragement and accountability for fellow staff and make lifelong friendships 
-Learn leadership skills and gain new and valuable experiences to help you grow 

-BUT MOST OF ALL, build relationships with camper which show what it means to live a life that is passionate about following Jesus Christ. 

OTHER INFORMATION: Heartland Camp is a camp and conference center in the Kansas City, Missouri area dedicated to building relationships and impacting lives for Jesus Christ. One of our greatest gifts we are blessed with is the opportunity to watch college students grown in faith and community together as they serve God and campers together on our summer staff. We are prayerfully searching for camp counselors as well as media team and leadership staff positions to be filled. We would love if you would share this opportunity with your students, we know many are looking to fill their summers with a meaningful experience and we would love to be a part of that. I also would love to answer any questions you have about camp and our ministry here, please feel free to ask, I love to talk about it!

CONTACT INFORMATION
COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME: Heartland Camp
CONTACT NAME: Shelby Voigt
CONTACT EMAIL: Program2@heartlandcenter.org

APPLY HERE

 

Friday
Mar182016

Summer Pastor: Living Water Christian Church

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Summer Pastor
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION : Living Water Christian Church, a new-ish church in the Parkville, MO area, is looking for a half-time pastor to preach, update communications and do some pastoral care while their pastor is on sabbatical. This person would need to be available May 15-Sept. 11 with a one-week vacation built in. Regular weekday office hours are not required so it would be possible to have another job while serving as the summer pastor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Weekly preaching and leading worship service with prayer and communion. Keeping up with communications through email, newsletters and phone. Some pastoral care visits as necessary.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Living Water Christian Church
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 12411 MO HWY 45|Parkville|MO|64152|US
CONTACT NAME : Laura Guy
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 515-3720
CONTACT EMAIL : lguy@clearcreek.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : The compensation is $1500 per month for a total of $6000. Living Water Christian Church is a 12-year-old congregation in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination. We are a unique congregation that is both evangelical and Open and Affirming. Our worship is contemporary and we worship at tables while enjoying food and drink. Families worship together so children are present in worship. To learn more about who we are, check out our website-in-progress at http://livingwaterchristian.dreamhosters.com/ We are looking for someone with strong preaching skills, creativity and an enthusiasm for ministry with a diverse congregation. If you want to experience the joy of leading and being a part of a new church, contact Pastor Laura Guy for more information.

Thursday
Mar102016

Music Leader Paid Internship; Church of the Apostles, Olathe KS

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Music Leader
HOURS : Part-time (less than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Paid internship
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

JOB DESCRIPTION : Church of the Apostles, a new Anglican (N.T. Wright, C.S. Lewis) church seeks a thoughtful, creative, humble, and gifted singer-songwriter with experience or interest leading music for our liturgical worship services. This person must be a Christian, possess high character, competency, and good chemistry with the rest of the team. We envision our music as innovative, yet rooted – drawing from both contemporary worship music and hymnal selections. It would be a benefit if this individual could play both keyboard and guitar. We hope this individual will grow in responsibility and capacity as our church grows. We want a true artist to join us in this exciting, entrepreneurial adventure.

Read more about Church of the Apostles at: www.cotakc.com

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Musician, keyboard/guitar, singer

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Ellis Brust
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : Church of the Apostles, 13630 S. Sycamore St.|Olathe|KS|66062|US CONTACT NAME : Ellis Brust
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 333-2595
CONTACT EMAIL : ellisbrust@gmail.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS :

Thursday
Mar102016

Associate Position; Church of Hope, Centerview MO

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Associate Position
HOURS : Part-time (less than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Contractual
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

JOB DESCRIPTION : We are a rural non-denominational church of about 60 near Centerview, Mo. that needs someone to work with our youth and Christian education. This is an opportunity to exercise your gifts in a congregation that will love you deeply. This is a bi-vocational position for $150/week.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : You will need the wisdom of Solomon, the patience of Job, and can live on the diet of John the Baptist. The zeal of Peter and thrift of Mother Theresa would be helpful! Oversee our youth and education programs.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Church of Hope
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 580 NW 105 Rd.|Centerview|MO|64019|US
CONTACT NAME : Bill Runyon
CONTACT PHONE : (660) 238-5498
CONTACT EMAIL : billflys@gmail.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : We are praying that the Holy Spirit will select and send the right person.

Thursday
Mar102016

Senior Pastor: Knoxville First Church; Knoxville, TN

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Senior Pastor
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION : Knoxville First Church of the Nazarene is looking for a visionary pastor to facilitate reaching out to the millennial and Gen X community. A detailed description can be found in the Church of the Nazarene manual.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  1. A personal and dynamic relationship with Christ.
  2. A call to ministry.
  3. A degree from a Nazarene University or NTS.
  4. Self-motivator
  5. Supports the doctrine of the Church of the Nazarene.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Knoxville First Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 538 Vanosdale Rd.|Knoxville|TN|37909|US
CONTACT NAME : David Smith
CONTACT PHONE : (865) 556-9474
CONTACT EMAIL : treasurer@kfcn.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : We are a church of prayer and are relying on the Lord’s guidance and direction in the selection of a pastor.

Wednesday
Mar092016

Pastor to Youth and Families; Richland Church of the Nazarene, Richland WA

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Pastor to Youth and Families
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : 

  1. Minimum of a BA in Biblical Studies/Ministry from an institution that is compatible with our Nazarene Wesleyan/Holiness Doctrine.
  2. District licensed and moving toward ordination.
  3. Minimum of 2 years of ministry experience in the field of Youth Ministry.

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES : Click here to view the job description and responsibilities.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Richland Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 2500 Jericho Road, Richland WA 99352
CONTACT NAME : Pastor Janine Metcalf
CONTACT EMAIL : Janine@richlandnaz.orgEmail resume to this email address.