We appreciate your time and consideration in seeking employment with us, and we review all submissions received within the application deadline. However, due to the large number of applications we receive, only those applicants whom we contact to request an interview will receive an acknowledgement of their applications.
Faith Matters Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Reasonable accommodation will be provided as needed to enable qualified applicants with a disability to participate in pre-employment procedures.
Open Position — Operations Manager (Part-Time)
Faith Matters Network seeks a skilled part-time Operations Manager provide key administrative support our growing organization’s activities and programming.
Current programs include the Daring Compassion Movement Chaplaincy Project, a training in spiritual care for social justice movements beginning in fall 2019, Disciples of Welcome, a cohort-based learning experience for United Methodist pastors in North Carolina running from August 2019 to Spring 2021, and Rooted in Resilience, a national mapping and networking initiative focused on the horizons where social justice, spiritual practice, and healing meet. In addition, Faith Matters Network offers workshops, speaking and facilitation on varied themes including storytelling and healing, faith as a fuel for social change, Brave Space, bridging divides, anti-racism, and more. Join our team to be part of an exciting opportunity to increase the capacity of a collaborative, relational, and growing team doing innovative work at the intersections of personal and social transformation.
Highly organized and detail-oriented;
Experience with budgets, financial documentation, logistical coordination, and event planning;
Clear communicator, effective collaborator, adaptable, and self-directed;
Technologically savvy and able to adapt and learn to multiple applications;
Passionate about the mission and vision of Faith Matters Network, with shared values of personal and social transformation.
Open Position — North Carolina Facilitator and Community Engagement Consultant
Faith Matters Network seeks a skilled facilitator based in North Carolina to provide key support to Disciples of Welcome, a cohort-based learning experience for United Methodist pastors running from August 2019 to Spring 2021 in partnership with the Duke Endowment’s Rural Church program. Position starts in June 2019 or as soon as filled. This is a 23-month contract with varying hours per month according to project needs. Estimated: approximately 475 hours total over course of project.
The Facilitator and Community Engagement Consultant will work closely with Faith Matters Network staff to assist with program outreach, provide leadership coaching to participants, and facilitate video reflection calls, and serve on a retreat facilitation team. Join our team to be part of an exciting opportunity to accompany clergy who are on the leading edge of bridging divides in their communities in order to promote social healing and transformation in North Carolina. More background on Disciples of Welcome is included below the list of job responsibilities.
Excellent group facilitation skills in person and over video / phone call;
Skilled in one-on-one coaching vocational discernment and development;
Warm and personable; student and practitioner of empathy;
Experience (ie., training, education, personal study and leadership experience) with and passionate about bridging divides across race, gender/sexuality, religion, politics and other lines of difference. Relevant areas of knowledge and experience include conflict transformation, Circle process, transformative justice, etc.
Awareness of social, religious, and political context in North Carolina;
Experience with anti-oppression analysis and interpersonal work;
Familiarity with rural community contexts and people;
Highly organized, self-directed, and collaborative.