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Other Ministry

Below you will find a listing of jobs available in other areas of ministry.

Washington, DC: Associate General Secretary for Action and Advocacy for Justice and Peace

Posted September 12, 2014

National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA | Under the direction and supervision of the NCC President and General Secretary the Associate General Secretary of Action and Advocacy for Justice and Peace will:

  • be the primary staff to support the Convening Table on Joint Action and Advocacy for Justice and Peace, including working closely with the co-conveners, ensuring the accuracy of the membership roster, sharing pertinent information with the table’s membership, and aiding the table as it moves forward.
  • work closely with colleagues on the NCC’s priority emphasis on issues related mass incarceration and be involved with various initiatives and organizations such as the Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition.
  • work closely with staff colleagues and others on the NCC’s priority emphasis on interreligious relations with a focus on peace.
  • coordinate the NCC’s “SOS communicator’s email list” created to notify member communions of advocacy letters the NCC has signed on to.
  • be active in the Washington Interreligious Staff Community (WISC), attend WISC monthly meetings and its annual retreat, be aware of the WISC working groups and monitor for appropriate occasions when NCC priorities are highlighted and when the NCC may choose to sign on to Advocacy letters and/or participate in meetings with Administration or Congressional offices.
  • work closely with colleagues in planning for the NCC’s Christian Unity Gathering. 
  • serve as liaison to the Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) leadership team. 
  • serve as liaison to New Fire, the young adult network related to the NCC. 
  • serve as liaison to the NCC’s intergenerational think tank (ITT).
  • serve as liaison to the Ecumenical Poverty Initiative and the Circle of Protection.
  • serve as liaison to the Committee on Religious Liberties.
  • serve as liaison to Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence.
  • along with other staff, assist with preparation for meetings of the NCC Governing Board and committees. 
  • perform other duties, as assigned. 

For more information or to apply, contact Elspeth Cavert.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2014

Delaware, OH: Farm Supervisor

Posted September 12, 2014

Methodist Theological School of Ohio | The farm supervisor must be a demonstrated leader with the ability to complete time-sensitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy. The supervisor will oversee all of the daily tasks related to the success of a certified organic vegetable farm, including but not limited to:

FARM OPERATIONS

• Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment, demonstrating a commitment to safety

• Responsible for seeding, watering, harvesting and maintenance of hoop house (2) and farm

• Aid in the development of crop rotation and production models

• Irrigation installation and maintenance

• Harvest tracking and documentation

• Maintain Organic Certification

• Aid in the development of a composting program

• Development of SOP’s

• Manage CSA member communication and distribution

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

• Supervision of others and work schedule coordination

• Assist with employee hiring, training and skills development

PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION WITH SCHOOL

• Collaborate with the Seminary Hill chefs in order to produce seasonal crops that can be utilized in the dining hall and catering service

• Maintain an aesthetics quality of the farm and relevant areas

• Partner with the School to help ensure the effectiveness of operations, employee, and Farm relations

Additional projects and responsibilities as assigned.

Please send resume and cover letter to tpetersen@mtso.edu.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2014

Learn more about Seminary Hill Farm at www.mtso.edu/farm and www.facebook.com/seminaryhillfarm.