resources

Ministry Websites

YOUTH MINISTRY

  • YouthPastor.com Search openings by denomination, region or job title. Site also includes youth ministry resources.
  • Youth Specialties More extensive job list, also includes some worship positions. Search by many different criteria or view the whole list, which is layed out nicely for quick review. Site also includes youth resources, including a youth ministry network for women.

WORSHIP

SPORTS

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Lists openings with FCA whose mission is to field ministering to athletes and coaches in communities across America.

EDUCATION (INTERNATIONAL AND U.S.)

  • Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges (ABACC) Provides a few job postings of related interest and help finding a new career.
  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Search for administrative and faculty positions at member institutions.
  • Association of Christian Schools International The Employment Opportunities tab takes you to the page where you can search for stateside positions or you can follow a link for international positions. They list all kinds of positions associated with elementary and secondary schools, not just teachers.
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Search for administrative and faculty positions at CCCU member and affiliate campuses.
  • English Language Institute/China This organization offers programs from 6 weeks to 2+ years teaching children, youth or adults in select countries in Asia. They also have a special program for completing tuition-free Master's degrees. The site also lists open positions in their U.S. office.
  • Finishers Project ESL Handles placement in paid, partial paid/support and support-raising positions in various countries.
  • International Schools of China Teachers are required to possess an elementary or secondary education degree or a bachelor's degree and a subject-specific teaching certificate.
  • Network of International Christian Schools (NICS) Website shows school locations and gives information about working through NICS. Contact the organization for specific openings.
  • TeachOverseas.org also known as ESI (Educational Services International). Handles placement for teaching English or business in stipended positions. Special MA in TESOL opportunity available.

SOCIAL ACTION ORGANIZATIONS

  • CARE The Careers tab takes you to an extensive employment section with U.S., international, consulting and internship opportunities.
  • Catholic Charities (Oregon). Lists openings and volunteer opportunities in the Portland Metro area.
  • Compassion International Lists openings in their Colorado office and sometimes regional positions. There are also links to other countries' Compassion websites.
  • Habitat for Humanity Under the Get Involved tab is an Employment link. This takes you to an extensive employment section with U.S. and international employment and volunteer opportunities.
  • International Justice Mission The Career Opportunities tab takes you to a listing of U.S. and international positions, as well as volunteer and internship opportunities.
  • Lutheran Community Services (NW). Lists positions in Oregon and Washington.
  • Mercy Corps The Jobs tab takes you to their combined U.S./ international job listing section. Mercy Corps was named one of the 100 best companies to work for in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine in 2004.
  • North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) Their JobNet database lists "Christian social work job postings in the U.S. and Canada."
  • Northwest Medical Teams The Employment tab takes you to a combined list of U.S./ international job openings; most are in their Portland, OR office.
  • World Relief The Jobs tab takes you to a combined list of U.S./ international employment and internship opportunities.
  • World Vision The Employment Site tab takes you to an extensive employment section with U.S., international, volunteer and internship opportunities. Most U.S. positions are at the Federal Way, WA office.
  • Youth Guidance Association (Portland Metro area) The Get Involved tab takes you to a page with information about employment and volunteering.
  • YMCA (Portland Metro area) Provides a list of permanent positions and a link for seasonal jobs.

MINISTRY JOB LISTINGS AND RESOURCES

  • Christian Career Center This database is "job listings from Christian employers and those interested in hiring quality people who visit this site." Includes primarily church and christian organization positions.
  • Christian Employment.com Small list of church and Christian business or organization positions.
  • Christianity Today A general job board, as well as Christianity Today openings.
  • ChristianJobs.com Lists all kinds of employment, focusing on employment within the Christian community.
  • ChristianPlacements.com Good, large and easy to search listing of ministry openings across the U.S.
  • ChurchJobs.net Lists church jobs only.
  • CrossLink Positions within ministries of the Restoration Movement.
  • FindaChristianJob.com Christian job search.
  • Kingdom Careers Very small list of church and Christian business or organization positions.
  • MinisterSearch MinisterSearch helps churches with the hiring process. Their database is small, but the jobs may not be listed elsewhere.
  • MinistryJobs.com Very small list of ministry positions.
  • MinistryList.com Good list from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusettes.
  • MinistrySearch Medium-size lists of primarily church ministry positions.
  • National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) Primarily administration positions in churches, also orgranizations.
  • PastorFinder.com
  • Western Seminary Next largest list of Northwest ministry openings after ours.
  • Willowcreek Exchange "The Exchange is open to any individual, church, or organization with an open ministry position or seeking an open position, who holds to a historic, orthodox understanding of biblical Christianity." A small list that you can only browse within a chosen category.

If you have suggestions for a link you would like to see listed here, please send it to us at careerservices@multnomah.edu.