Job Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Youth 2022-23 Intern

Youth Intern
Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church
Salary: $175/Week for 40 weeks
Type: Internship
Please send applications to Ellen Rowland, erowland@phumc.com

Timeline and Perks: 

  • Internship is 40 weeks, with breaks for holidays, (including extended college winter break), and mid-terms/finals. Schedule averages out to be 10-12hrs a week—some weeks will be much less, and time at retreats or trips will be much more.  
  • Work week for this job is Sunday-Thursday (excluding special events).  
  • High flexibility to accommodate school schedules.  
  • $175 a week for the duration of the 40 weeks 
  • One on one mentoring from a staff of young, dedicated professionals in many different ministry specializations 
  • Skills beyond youth ministry, including worship leadership, curriculum and presentation creation, event planning, AV and audio, time management mentorship, and life-balance mentorship, social media management, communications, PR, and so much more!  

Ministry Skills:  

Interns in this position will be taught the basics of running a ministry or non-profit area. Interns will be able to tailor their working time to projects and skills they feel called to or need growth in, including:  

  • How to make a calendar for a ministry area 
  • Event planning for 100+ 
  • Practice of Safe Sanctuary policies 
  • Curriculum writing for Bible Study, and church programming 
  • Teaching in a classroom setting 
  • Worship leadership 
  • Preaching/public speaking 
  • Graphic design 
  • Communications/PR….and more!  

Spiritual/Vocational Growth and Discernment: 

Interns for our ministry work hard, but they are also poured into and ministered to. Growing in ministerial leadership requires growing in ability to reflect on God’s work in ministry and the world—which takes practice and mentorship. No matter where you are in your discernment process entering the internship, you’ll receive skills and tools to help you dig into that process and forge a path to deepen the skills you need to be successful.  

  • 1 hour a week of one-on-one mentorship with Ellen Rowland on vocational discernment and theological reflection on work of the internship. 
  • Mentorship and help as needed on managing life-balance and work time management.  
  • Practice of integrating spiritual disciplines (prayer, Bible study, worship, and meditation) into practicum portions of ministry.  

Ministry Practicum:  

All of what is described in the sections above is the prep work for the real ministry of phyouth: mentoring relationships, fellowship, and discipleship programming with our students. Interns with phyouth depending on their age, calling, skills, and relationship to our church will be able to practice ministry in one or more of the following programming areas:  

  • Sr. High (8th-12th
  • PhMIDyouth (5th-7th
  • Children’s ministry (K-4th
  • Helping Hands (Elderly, and those with disabilities)  
  • Worship Leadership (Sr. High worship and Sunday morning worship services) 
  • Confirmation classes 
  • Audio and Technical team for worship, broadcast, and streaming at the church 
  • PH Basketball League Ministry 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has finished AT LEAST their first year of college or equivalent.  
  • Has a valid drivers license  
  • Is vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19  
  • Has a call they can articulate to ministry in a local church setting, or bi-vocational setting 
  • Is Wesleyan in their theology and faith. 
  • Someone who promises to uphold our ministry’s commitment to a culture of safety for all students regardless of their ability, gender, race, or sexual orientation.  
  • Can stay flexible and positive, even when things don’t go according to plan.  

Interested applicants should send a one-page resume and cover letter that answers the following questions to Ellen Rowland, Minister to Youth and Families: erowland@phumc.com 

  1. What do you consider your calling or vocation, and how would your service with phyouth this school year fit into that calling?  
  1. What do you bring to our program that a regular volunteer adult cannot?  
  1. What makes you excited about this internship? 
  1. How do you hope to grow spiritually and professionally in this position? 

Associate Director of Music/Organist

Associate Director of Music/Organist
Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church
Salary: Negotiable
Type: Full Time
Please send applications to Rev. Jay Clark, jclark@phumc.com

Requirements:

  • Excellent, high level organ and piano playing abilities
  • There are two Sunday morning Sanctuary services which require a high level of organ literature and choral accompaniment, and solo or ensemble. Instrumentalists are used on a regular basis. There is a midweek service in the chapel weekly. There are many seasonal services and major choral works.
  • Skill in choral accompaniment, organ and piano
  • A commitment to sacred choral and organ music
  • A degree(s) in organ performance or church music.
  • Skills in conducting
  • Creative hymn playing skills
  • Great communication and organizational skills
  • Serve as primary accompanist for all age level choirs
  • Manage music library
  • Play for weddings and funerals, and additional services as assigned.
  • Serve as conductor and rehearse when Director is away.
  • Have knowledge of handbells and music for all ages of choir.
  • Attend staff meetings, music staff or other committees assigned.
  • All other responsibilities relating to music and arts or the ministries of the church.

Instruments Include:

Nichols and Simpson Pipe Organ (1999), 74 Ranks 3 Manuels, Allen Organ, Chapel, 26 Pianos, including 4 Steinway Grands, 24 Bell Carillon, 2 sets of Handbells, 50 ct, 30 ct, 1 set of Hand chimes, 50 ct, Rhythm Instruments and Drums

Salary and Benefits:

This position is 40 hours work per week with a negotiable salary, with health, dental, eye insurance, a 6% pension contribution, continuing education and moving allowance if necessary. Vacation is granted in coordination with the policies stated in the employee handbook.

Applications should include a letter of inquiry, resume and unedited recordings of solo and hymn playing, choral accompaniment.

Hospitality & Facility Services Director

Hospitality & Facility Services Director
Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church
Salary: Negotiable
Type: Full Time
Please send applications to Rev. Jay Clark, jclark@phumc.com

Hospitality Responsibilities:

  • Supervise church receptionist
  • Coordinate meals for meetings and church wide events (Including monthly staff lunches)
  • Help coordinate church-wide events
  • Coordinate Sunday morning hospitality
  • Coordinate funeral receptions
  • Coordinate ushers and greeters for worship and special services
  • Coordinate gifts for first-time guests
  • Follow facility use policy to schedule, coordinate and receive payment for non-church meetings
  • Recruit and support hospitality committee/team
  • Maintain a list of hospitality volunteers
  • Manage commercial kitchen use

Facility Services:

  • Supervise custodial staff
  • Manage church wide event calendar
  • Work with the Maintenance & Facilities Director to manage facility cleanliness, external & internal appearance.
  • Enter and/or approve invoice payments for various areas including office, security, hospitality, supplies, custodial
  • Oversee budgets for various areas including office, security, hospitality, supplies, custodial
  • Oversee security/security officers needs for the church & church events
  • Oversee staff uniform ordering & inventory