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    Internet Marketing Assistant Grand Rapids, MI

    Date Entered: 10/13/2014

    Job Title
    Internet Marketing Assistant

    Employer/Location:
    Eerdmans Publishing

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Position Description Working with and under the direction of the Internet Marketing Manager and in cooperation with the members of marketing and sales department, the Internet Marketing Assistant will aid the creation and management of written and other content for online promotional, marketing, and sales efforts, including our website (Eerdmans.com), social media, and e-newsletters.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Social Media: Assist in the researching, writing, and posting of timely and engaging content on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Tumblr, and/or other social media sites as desired.
    • Email Marketing: Assist in the writing, editing, and layout of email marketing campaigns.
    • Website: Assist in the creation, maintenance, and regular updating of content on all Eerdmans websites.
    • Video Marketing: Support the Internet Marketing Manager in the creation of book trailers, author interviews, and other promotional videos.
    • Internet Advertising: Support the Internet Marketing Manager in the creation of web-based advertising campaigns.

    Required Qualifications:
    • B.A. in marketing, communications, English, journalism, theology, biblical studies, or relevant field
    • Experience and skill in:
    o copywriting, especially in a marketing context
    o proofreading
    o social media marketing
    o website administration and maintenance

    • Familiarity with the following:
    o Constant Contact
    o Tumblr
    o Facebook
    o Twitter
    o Google Plus
    o Pinterest

    • Above-average theological and biblical literacy
    • Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively Desired Qualifications:
    • Competence in web design, including familiarity with HTML/CSS and other coding languages
    • Familiarity with the following:
    o LibraryThing
    o Goodreads
    o WordPress
    o Google Analytics

    • Knowledge of and experience with Eerdmans titles and the religious book publishing industry in general

    About Our Company:
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, located in Grand Rapids, MI, is an independent, family-owned company in business since 1911. We publish approximately 120 new books each year, primarily nonfiction, ranging from academic works on biblical studies, theology, and religious history to more popular titles on spirituality, social and cultural criticism, and biography. In addition, our children’s imprint, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, publishes critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books and novels for children and young adults.

    Time Requirement:
    40 hrs/week, M-F 8-5

    Wages/Salary:
    TBD

    Contact Address:
    2140 Oak Industrial Dr NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505

    Contact Email:
    webmaster@eerdmans.com

    Additional Information:
    http://www.eerdmans.com/Pages/About/Employment.aspx Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to webmaster@eerdmans.com

    Youth Pastor Highland, IN

    Date Entered: 10/20/2014

    Title:  Youth Pastor
    Employer/Location: New Life & Faith Church, Highland Indiana
    Position Description:
    New Life & Faith-Highland are seeking a Youth Pastor to reach and disciple the next generation of Christ followers in Northwest Indiana, just outside of Chicago.  With a Kingdom vision, our churches have partnered together for years in the area of student ministries and we are seeking the next leader for this vital area.  We want to see students fall in love with Jesus and grow in their relationships with Him.  If you’re interested, contact us. 

    Some specific job requirements are listed below.
    Jr. High & High School Groups:
    1. Provide for the nurturing of student’s faith.
    2. Provide for the building of relationships.
    3. Provide serving opportunities for students.
    4. Develop and train volunteer leaders to serve in this ministry.
    Pastoral Care:  create and maintain a care network which will
    1. Attend extracurricular activities whenever possible (athletic events, plays, etc.)
    2. Visitation of students when necessary (hospital, tragedy, celebrations, etc.)
    Administration:
    1. Report quarterly to the Youth Oversight Team on the following:
        a) Joys and praises in ministry
        b) Activities
        c) Financial Status of the ministry
        d) Needs and concerns
    2. Continuing education
        a) Take part in conferences for personal development throughout the year.
        b) Keep abreast of the latest trends in youth ministry.  (Allow time for reading new books, articles, and media resources throughout the workweek.)
    3. Submit yearly budget needs to the Youth Oversight Team.

    Contact Information:
    For more information, please contact Jason DeVries jdevries@faithchurchonline.org 
    www.newlifecrc.comwww.faithchurchonline.org 

     

    Church Catalyst San Marcos, CA

    Date Entered: 10/28/2014

    Title: Church Mission Catalyst

    Employer/Location: Crossroads Church in San Marcos, CA

    Job Description: 

    I. Purpose and Objective of the Position:  Through personal example, mentoring, and leading ministries both within and beyond the church walls, be a change agent to help individuals, families, and the church become “bold Jesus proclaimers and active world changers” in our daily lives

    II. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to:
    ● With members of the congregation, create structures and opportunities of ministry outside the church—primarily locally but also beyond this region--that provide significant and inviting opportunities to grow in being “bold Jesus proclaimers and active world changers” 
    ● Work with church ministries to guide them into living out the Mission and Vision, including…
    ○ Lead a new team that will give direction to, support and guide a Wednesday [Community] Night; the goal of the night will be such that members delight in it and are interested in inviting friends and neighbors to it
    ○ Work with the children’s and youth ministry leaders to promote active ministry by students both in and outside the church
    ○ Develop and grow a young adult ministry that actively reflects our Mission and Vision
    ○ Work with the leaders of Friends Helping Friends to promote its ministry in the lives of church members and in the broader community
    ● Be a member of the Mission and Vision Task Force (MVTF) and with their guidance and support direct the active implementation of the ministry plans
    ● Attend staff meetings and Council meetings
    ● Regularly participate in worship leadership
    ● Provide occasional ministry testimonies in worship, quarterly reports to the Council and a yearly report at the congregational meeting

    III. Qualifications & Skills: Personal and professional characteristics for the position.  The employee must:
    ● Have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Master of his/her life
    ● Have an adventurous spirit for ministry beyond the walls of the church, both locally and internationally
    ● Be willing to become a member of, and promote the mission, vision, and core values of Crossroads CRC
    ● Have experience in engaging a church or other non-profit in ministry beyond its walls
    ● Be a proactive, creative thinker and problem solver with a positive attitude and a sense of humor
    ● Be a servant leader who is a team builder and able to delegate, having excellent communication skills with the ability to inspire and motivate people, especially youth and young adults
    ● Have the energy and tenacity to be able to take initiative and follow through on plans

    IV. Reporting Relationship:
    This position is under the direction of and in a close working relationship with the Pastor.  Evaluations will
    take place in three and six months and on an annual basis after that

    V. Position Compensation:  This is a full-time position and will be paid $40,000-55,000 per year depending on education and experience.  The position includes 3 weeks of paid vacation leave and does not include medical insurance or a pension plan.

    Contact Information:
    Contact us at the church office (760-744-4673) or email us at catalyst@crossroadscrc.com and ask for an application

     



     

    Home-Based Therapist Mt. Pleasant, MI

    Date Entered: November 24, 2014

    Job Title: Home-Based Therapist

    Employer/Location: Community Mental Health for Central Michigan

    Job Description:
    In this position you will work with families with children, within the home and community that have emotional disturbances requiring intensive intervention using family, and group treatment methods.  Other responsibilities include case management, crisis intervention, consultation and education with other community agencies such as the Family Court and The Department of Human Services.  Requires the ability to work with multiple agencies to facilitate community treatment plans and to work without direct supervision.

    Qualifications:
    Master's degree in social work, clinical or counseling psychology required.  Michigan LMSW, may consider LLMSW, or LLP licensure.  One year experience working with children and families.  Infant mental health experience preferred.

    Time Requirement:  Full-Time

    Wages:  Up to $58,094 depending on experience.  Excellent benefits package.

    Contact Information:
    Darlene Jones (djones@cmhcm.org)
    Supervisor, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan
    301 S. Crapo Street, Suite 200
    Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

     

    Case Manager - ACT Mt. Pleasant, MI

    Date Entered: November 24, 2014
    Job Title: Case Manager
    Employer/Location: CMH for Central Michigan, Mt. Pleasant MI

    Job Description:
    Provides services for adults with a chronic and persistent mental illness and/or a co-occurring disorder including assessment, treatment planning, coordination and facilitation of services, monitoring and advocacy responsibilities within the assertive community treatment team.  Must be able to work and communicate well with a variety of individuals and work well within a team setting.  On-call responsibilities are included in this position.

    Wages: Up to $50,252 depending on experience.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or human services with sufficient experience to perform this position at a satisfactory level.  Michigan LBSW required.

    Contact:
    bfermoyle@cmhcm.org
    Brian Fermoyle, ACT Supervisor, Community Mental Health
    301 S. Crapo St., Suite 200
    Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
     

    Utlizaton Manager Mt. Pleasant, MI

    Date Entered: November 24, 2014

    Job Title: Utilization Manager

    Employer/Location: CMH for Central Michigan, Mt. Pleasant, MI

    Job Description:
    Responsible for supervision and direction of utilization management, record review, data analysis in population health, and outcome review of agency services such as authorization, concurrent and retrospective utilization review processes. Uses statistical modeling for trending, forecasting and evaluation, and translates data into relevant information for management, staff, consumers and community partners, to support the continuous improvement of health delivery systems and service utilization. Reviews processes for assurance of medical necessity, emergency status and appropriate quality and level of care to members. Functions as the lead CIGMMO Administrator for service delivery issues related to the electronic medical record (EMR).

    Qualifications:
    Michigan licensure required. Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Nursing with psychiatric specialty. Sufficient experience to perform the position satisfactorily to include some combination of the following areas: utilization management, record review, and program evaluation. Five years of experience preferred. Supervision experience preferred.

    Time Requirement:  Full-Time

    Wages:  Up to $76,752 depending on experience.  Excellent benefits

    Contact:
    kswan@cmhch.org
    Deputy Director for Services
    Commuinty Mental Health for Central Michigan
    301 S. Crapo, Suite 100
    Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

    Marketing Manager Holland, MI

    Date Entered: 11/25/2014

    Job Title: Marketing Manager

    Employer/Location: Good Samaritan Minisries in Holland, MI

    Job Description:
    The Marketing Manager is an independent, detail-oriented professional, who works under the direction of the Advancement Director in the production of communications and to coordinate special events as identified in the overall advancement plan, manages the donor database, and provides general administrative support for board and information technology systems. For the full job description and application instructions visit the Jobs page at www.goodsamministries.com.

    Time Requirement:  Full-Time

    Wages: Salaried position with available health insurance

    Contact:
    vgiles@goodsamministries.com
    513 E. 8th Street, Suite 25 
    Holland, MI 49423   

    After School Center Director Grand Rapids, MI

    Date Entered: 11/25/2014 

    Job Title:  After School Center Director
    Employer/Locaton: New City in Grand Rapids, MI 

    General Description
    New City is a high energy, creative program to and with youth in Jersey City that is unique in trusting teens with
    leadership. It is a joyful place filled with laughter and hard work, and has an excellent staff of dedicated adults who love
    children. New City is seeking to hire an exceptional candidate for the After School Center (ASC) Director position. The
    specific assignment is one part administrative, one part incarnational, and one part creative. It involves careful attention to
    details, interaction with children, teens and parents, and offering creative influence within the overall design and shape of
    the ASC. In addition to the particular assignment the ASC Dir. will be expected to participate in the start up culture of New
    City Kids Grand Rapids and fill in wherever needed.

    Qualifications
    • Administration – is organized, can manage multiple projects simultaneously and is able to finish assignments on time
    • Affinity for Children – enjoys being with children ages 6-14 and can communicate at an age-appropriate level
    • Christian Commitment – is a mature Christian who strives to make Christ Lord
    • Communication – able to interact with ASC families and other community members to gain trust and discern needs;
    able to communicate well in front of a group of kids
    • Cross-Cultural Openness – is sensitive to cross-cultural issues and relates well to people of various ethnicities
    • Dedicated Team Member – has the flexibility and willingness to complete tasks that fall outside of one’s job description
    • Teachability – can receive direction, learn from others and is curious about the world of educating urban children. Is
    willing to adopt the New City System as well as offer ideas to improve it
    • Teaching Ability – loves to teach and is comfortable in front of both small and large groups of children
     

    Responsibilities
    • Teen Training & Development – work with the Teen Life Internship Director to coach teens to both tutor and teach the
    arts and music classes
    • Creative & Performing Arts – develop a performing arts class (i.e. dance, poetry, voice, photography, etc…) for children
    which you train teens to lead
    • Academic Goals – implementing our Extra Credit system and tracking results
    • Parent Relations – develop relationships with the families of the ASC; work with an assistant to care for families
    • Discipline – work with the team to manage the New City discipline policy
    • Administration – run registration, track attendance, maintaining accurate records along with meeting any licensing
    requirements
    • Community Time – assist with the daily execution of the whole-group ASC session
    • Outreach and publicity – securing an active enrollment of 40-50 children
    • Summer Camp – during the summer coordinate the summer camp version of our After School Program
    • Safety – maintaining a high level in every area of ASC
    • Volunteer Coordination – work to recruit volunteers for the ASC from local colleges taking them through the 5 steps of
    volunteering
    • Supervise Assistant – supervise an assistant primarily in charge of discipline and parent relations
     

    Type of Position: 27.5 hours/week – (with full time option within first year)
    Wages:: $15-20/hr
    Contact:
    trevor@newcitykids.org 

     

    Teen Life Internship Job Coach Grand Rapids, MI

    Date Entered: 11/25/2014

    Job Title:  Teen Life Internship Job Coach

    Employer:  New City in Grand Rapids MI

    Ministry Description:
    The New City Teen Life Internship Program brings life-transformation to teens by (1) allowing them to experience the love of
    the body of Christ, (2) supporting them academically and walking them through the college process, (3) uncovering and
    developing their musical and artistic talents and (4) developing the leadership potential in each teen. This is accomplished
    through high-quality training, academic tutoring, SAT classes, opportunities for musical involvement, life-skills training,
    professional exposure and opportunities for teens to explore their faith.

    Position Description

    New City is seeking to hire an excellent candidate to serve as a Job Coach. Although in what follows we will detail the job
    requirements for the Job Coach position, it is assumed that each member of the team will do whatever it takes to make a
    successful start up. For that reason, we are looking for a candidate with missionary zeal - someone who is on fire for
    bringing whole life transformation to children and is willing to work hard to make that happen.
    The Job Coach will have an active and incarnational role at New City. They will take the lead role in implementing the Teen
    Life Internship program and give oversight to the hiring, training, managing and coaching of teens to be successful in the
    workplace. This job is equal parts relational and administrative. Teens arrive at work at 4pm. So from 4-7pm the Job
    Coach is mainly coaching and spending time in face to face relationship building. The three hours before this time are
    mainly geared towards planning, administration and ensuring that the precious hours with the teens are as fruitful as
    possible.
    Culture
    New City’s work culture is built on the “Good to Great” (Jim Collins) leadership philosophy. We pick great candidates to join
    the team. We train them well. We deploy these leaders in a specific leadership role giving them real responsibility to
    discover, express, and build on their strengths, and then we adjust the position to fit these strengths. The result is that the
    first year is often a year of discovery and growth, and the second year is a year of working most often in areas of strength.
    The end goal is to have a team of leaders who are each great at what they do what do and who each lead an area of
    programming without a lot of management.
     

    Qualifications
    Administration – is organized, can manage multiple projects simultaneously and is able to finish assignments on time
    Relational – likes to listen, enjoys spending time with teens, able to gain the trust of teens.
    Planning – is able to set short and long term goals and conceptualize and carry out action steps to make plans happen
    Creativity – is able to think creatively and design programming and materials that achieve the goals of the TLI model
    Teachability – can submit to leadership, learn from others and embrace the vision of New City
    Christian Commitment – is a mature person of Christian faith with an active prayer life and church involvement
    Communication – able to interact with families and other community members to gain trust and discern needs
    Cross-Cultural Openness – is sensitive to cross-cultural issues and relates well to people of various ethnicities
    Dedicated Team Member – has the flexibility and willingness to complete tasks that fall outside one’s job description
    Driving Experience – driver’s license required
    Leadership – is able to see what needs to happen and make things happen without being micro-managed
    Role Model – is able to model professionalism, discipline and the love of Christ to teens
     

    Responsibilities
    Jack of all trades – a huge part of the work of a start up is to sit together as a team, create a flexible plan for the
    week and jump in and do what is needed to get the programs going. In a sense everything that follows is a template
    susceptible to change based on the needs of the start up.
    Job Coaching - Supervise 10 teens in their work performance as tutors and music teachers. Document teens’ work
    attendance, progress towards their goals, disciplinary actions, provide oversight and organization to staff projects etc.
    ensuring quality control for New City’s programming.
    Provide relational support to teen staff - Develop relationships with the teens who work at New City to foster a
    loving environment in which they feel cared about and valued. Schedule one on one appointments to meet with
    teens. Intentionally develop relationships with teens.
    Provide academic support Ensure 2 sessions of ACT classes are happening each year. Provide oversight to one
    2 hr session of tutoring each week---work with ED to recruit and manage volunteers to staff these tutoring sessions.
    Provide college preparatory support Work with ED to join an existing college tour in the spring designed to
    expose teens to college possibilities – or if necessary to create a stand alone trip.
    After School Center Leadership Participate in the up-front leadership of the ASC by helping to lead community
    time raps, dramas, and songs. Be willing to be a fool for Christ if needed.
    Deploy teens to accomplish ASC Goals – In addition to TLI goals, New City will be creating ASC goals. The teens
    are the main staff who accomplish these goals and the TLI director leads the teens. Each week the TLI Director redirects
    teens to accomplish ASC academic goals, music class-room goals, etc…
    Driving – TLI director will help drive children and teens.
    Training – TLI director will travel to NJ for occasional retreats or training.

    Time Requirements
    : 20-25 / week to start (hours will increase to 29 after 6 months)

    Compensation
    : $12.50-$15/hr DOE Start date: Immediately

    Contact:

    trevor@newcitykids.org
    201.344.0718
    www.newcitykids.org

    Teen Life Internship Director Grand Rapids, MI

    Date Entered: 11/25/2014

    Job Title: Teen Life Internship Director

    Employer: New City in Grand Rapids, MI

    Ministry Description:

    The New City Teen Life Internship Program brings life-transformation to teens by (1) allowing them to experience the love of
    the body of Christ, (2) supporting them academically and walking them through the college process, (3) uncovering and
    developing their musical and artistic talents and (4) developing the leadership potential in each teen. This is accomplished
    through high-quality training, academic tutoring, SAT classes, opportunities for musical involvement, life-skills training,
    professional exposure and opportunities for teens to explore their faith.
    These two programs exist in carefully engineered symbiosis as the needs of each program are fulfilled by the assets of the
    other.

    Position Description
    New City is seeking to hire an excellent candidate to become our Teen Life Internship Director. Although in what follows we
    will detail the job requirements for the TLI component of New City’s work, it is assumed that each member of the team will
    do whatever it takes to make a successful start up. For that reason, we are looking for a candidate with missionary zeal -
    someone who is on fire for bringing whole life transformation to children and is willing to work hard to make that happen.
    The Teen Life Internship Director will have an active and incarnational role at New City. They will take the lead role in
    implementing the Teen Life Internship program and give oversight to the hiring, training, managing and coaching of teens to
    be successful in the workplace. This job is equal parts relational and administrative. Teens arrive at work at 4pm and from
    4-7pm the TLI Director is mainly coaching and spending time in face to face relationship building. The three hours before
    this time are mainly geared towards planning, administration and ensuring that the precious hours with the teens are as
    fruitful as possible.

    Culture
    New City’s work culture is built on the “Good to Great” (Jim Collins) leadership philosophy. We pick great candidates to join
    the team. We train them well. We deploy these leaders in a specific leadership role giving them real responsibility to
    discover, express, and build on their strengths, and then we adjust the position to fit these strengths. The result is that the
    first year is often a year of discovery and growth, and the second year is a year of working most often in areas of strength.
    The end goal is to have a team of leaders who are each great at what they do what do and who each lead an area of
    programming without a lot of management.

    Qualifications
    Administration – is organized, can manage multiple projects simultaneously and is able to finish assignments on time
    Relational – likes to listen, enjoys spending time with teens, able to gain the trust of teens.
    Planning – is able to set short and long term goals and conceptualize and carry out action steps to make plans happen
    Creativity – is able to think creatively and design programming and materials that achieve the goals of the TLI model
    Teachability – can submit to leadership, learn from others and embrace the vision of New City
    Christian Commitment – is a mature person of Christian faith with an active prayer life and church involvement
    Communication – able to interact with families and other community members to gain trust and discern needs
    Cross-Cultural Openness – is sensitive to cross-cultural issues and relates well to people of various ethnicities
    Dedicated Team Member – has the flexibility and willingness to complete tasks that fall outside one’s job description
    Driving Experience – driver’s license required
    Leadership – is able to see what needs to happen and make things happen without being micro-managed
    Role Model – is able to model professionalism, discipline and the love of Christ to teens

    Responsibilities
    Jack of all trades – a huge part of the work of a start up is to sit together as a team, create a flexible plan for the
    week and jump in and do what is needed to get the programs going. In a sense everything that follows is a template
    susceptible to change based on the needs of the start up.
    Develop annual goals for the Teen Life Internship program– work with ED to set and track benchmarks and
    goals. Use these goals as drivers for how to use time and set weekly work plans.
    Systems manager – coordinate the work schedules of 20 teens, manage payroll, schedule training and recreational
    events.
    Job Coaching - Supervise 10-15 teens in their work performance as tutors and music teachers. Document teens’
    work attendance, progress towards their goals, disciplinary actions, provide oversight and organization to staff
    projects etc. ensuring quality control for New City’s programming.
    Provide relational support to teen staff - Develop relationships with the teens who work at New City to foster a
    loving environment in which they feel cared about and valued. Schedule one on one appointments to meet with
    teens. Intentionally develop relationships with teens.
    Provide academic support Ensure 2 sessions of ACT class are happening each year. Provide oversight to one 2
    hr session of tutoring each week---work with ED to recruit and manage volunteers to staff these tutoring sessions.
    Provide college preparatory support Work with ED to join an existing college tour in the spring designed to
    expose teens to college possibilities – or if necessary to create a stand alone trip.
    After School Center Leadership  - Participate in the up-front leadership of the ASC by helping to lead community
    time raps, dramas, and songs. Be willing to be a fool for Christ if needed.
    Deploy teens to accomplish ASC Goals – In addition to TLI goals, New City will be creating ASC goals. The teens
    are the main staff who accomplish these goals and the TLI director leads the teens. Each week the TLI Director redirects
    teens to accomplish ASC academic goals, music class-room goals, etc…
    Driving – TLI director will help drive children and teens.
    Training – TLI director will travel to NJ for occasional retreats or training.

    Responsible to: Pastor Trevor
    Hours: 29 / week (can increase to full time as program grows)
    Compensation: $15-20/hr DOE
    Start date: Immediately
    Contact:
    trevor@newcitykids.org • 201.344.0718 • www.newcitykids.org

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