Jobs

We are currently interviewing for a Social Work and Outreach Coordinator and a Church Sexton. Please check back for updates, and thank you for your interest.

POSITION TITLE: Social Worker

The Social Worker is responsible for developing and overseeing a social work ministry that seeks to meet the needs of the guests of Asbury First’s outreach programs.

GENERAL ROLE and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement, and oversee a social work ministry that provides person-centered care, basic case management, and referrals as necessary
  • Build and deepen partnerships with other local agencies and organizations to help better connect our guests to available community resources and services
  • Act as initial point of contact for visitors and guests inquiring about services
  • Oversee the financial assistance ministry of Asbury First UMC
  • Develop and maintain effective communication with guests, volunteers, church members and related support groups
  • Manage interns from local higher education social work programs
  • Maintain records and collect data to inform decisions about outreach program offerings and to assist with grant applications
  • Participate in the preparing of reports, annual grant updates, and analyses of the Center’s activities
  • Participate in periodic continuing education offerings
  • Other tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSW
  • Licensed social worker
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Commitment to and comfort with working in a faith-based, mission-driven  outreach setting, regardless of personal faith
  • Understanding of the difference between charity and justice
  • Comprehension of and passion for Asbury First UMC’s mission to serve and empower community members who are restricted and challenged by poverty and other diverse and complicated circumstances
  • Experience with supervising BSW/MSW students and providing administrative and programmatic oversight is preferable.
  • Training/experience in trauma-informed care, person-centered counseling and harm-reduction

Please email resume and qualifications to search@asburyfirst.org.  

POSITION TITLE:  Sexton, Part-time

GENERAL ROLE and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides custodial care, event support and assists outreach ministries.
  • Will be responsible for cleaning, light maintenance duties, minor repairs to church buildings, grounds, setting up and moving of tables/chairs for events, and other tasks as assigned.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. General cleaning and custodial care of property; Knowledge of and skill in cleaning procedures and processes, products and equipment.
  2. Event support, including set up for events and meetings and clean up after. 
  3. General maintenance; knowledge (or the ability to learn) basic building maintenance; ability to perform basic repairs and safely use the tools to do so.
  4. Assist with campus enhancements, such as mulching, mowing, snow removal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in cleaning, building/property maintainance, and event set up are preferred. 
  • Maintain good relationships with AFUMC staff, congregation, and guests of our outreach programs.
  • High energy level; positive attitude; willingness to learn; take pride in work and the AFUMC campus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, evenings and weekends.  Weekly hours will vary, up to 20 hours/week, including daytime, evenings, and weekends.  

Please email resume and qualifications to search@asburyfirst.org.