News items pertaining to youth and young adults in the Church of the Brethren.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Church of the Brethren seek candidates for the position of coordinator of orientation for BVS
The Church of the Brethren seek candidates for the
full-time salaried position of coordinator of orientation for Brethren
Volunteer Service (BVS). Major responsibilities include
organizing orientation, securing facilities and resource leaders,
providing leadership, reviewing volunteer applications, counseling
volunteers, facilitating community building, and evaluating orientation
upon conclusion. The coordinator also oversees social media connections
for BVS including Facebook, Twitter, and the BVS webpage. Additional
responsibilities include co-supervision of BVS staff volunteers and
providing administrative back up in the absence of the BVS director.
This position requires significant travel that can take up to a month at
a time. Required skills and knowledge include knowledge of Church of
the Brethren heritage, theology, and polity; ability to articulate and
operate out of the vision of the Mission and Ministry Board; and
demonstrated ability to perform administrative and management tasks.
Candidate must enjoy working in a team environment and must be flexible
with evolving program needs. Training or experience in group building
and dynamics, training of groups and individuals, and recruiting and
assessment of individuals is required for this position. A bachelor’s
degree is required. Application of relevant philosophies learned through
course work and seminars is helpful. This position is based at the
Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Applications will
be received beginning immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing
basis until the position is filled. Request the application form by
contacting the Office of Human Resources, Church of the Brethren, 1451
Dundee Ave., Elgin, IL 60120; 800-323-8039 ext. 367; firstname.lastname@example.org. The Church of the Brethren is an Equal Opportunity Employer.