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Employment Opportunities for Ministry

Helpful Web Links and Advice in Job Hunting

The advice and links below came from a Ministry Minor alum who found them helpful in his successful job hunt...

  • -do your best to visit a church more than once if possible for worship
  • -talk to a few people who attend the church, not just staff
  • -explore every inch of the church website and what comes up in a Google search
  • -investigate the relationship between the church and its denomination. Is thre a lot of change going on!
  • -most of the links below do not have job postings on-line, a hardcopy edition may be necessary or the site may lead you to other options for searching

American Baptist positions - - Ministry Opportunities

Christian Jobs

Christian Reformed Church-NA:

  • CRC Career Opportunities
  • Network Church Jobs
  • CRCNA Ministries and Church Positions
  • Christian Century - classifieds

    Christianity Today - check Marketplace section within the magazine

    Church Job Finder

    Church Jobs

    Church Jobs Online

    Church Staffing

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Openings

    Group Magazine - a publication for both youth and children's ministry ideas, curriculum and some classified postings

    Minister Search

    Ministry Employment

    Ministry Jobs

    Ministry Search - job search

    National Association of Congregational Christian Churches

    Non-ordained or volunteer positions - One Door; Volunter & Nonprofit Careers (also listed below under non-profit)

    Non-profit:;; Learn How to Become A Volunteer

    PCUSA positions -

    Public Service Careers - Firescience Online

    RBC Ministries - employment, based in Grand Rapids, MI (publish 'Our Daily Bread')

    Reformed Church in America - RCA

    State-to-state cost of living comparison -

    Teacing positions in private schools - Council for American Private Education

    United Church of Christ

    United Methodist Church - search specific UMC Conference sites for regional opportunities / ex:

    Youth positions:

    Youth Architects

    Youth Specialties

    Youth Worker

    Worship Leader - search for 'job board' or jobs

    Young Life - job opportunities