Employment Opportunities

We're looking for talented individuals to join our team!

Come dream with us! We’re a highly motivated staff team with a passion to be used by God to change lives, strengthen churches, and transform the world. Consider how God may be calling you to utilize your gifts and experiences for this exciting ministry!

Current Employment Opportunities

In light of current state and local public health considerations, the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection has temporarily paused recruiting and hiring efforts. Interested candidates are welcome to apply for open positions, however screening will be postponed until further notice. Future updates to this decision will be posted here.

West: Director of Student Ministries (Salaried, Full-Time, Benefits Eligible)

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction for all programming in Rezlife West Student Ministries, which include both the Middle School Ministry (6th-8th grades) and High School Ministry (9th-12th grades). Various ministry programming includes youth groups, small groups, confirmation, Sunday School, mission trips, and special events (i.e. camps, retreats). Serve as the lead communicator at Rezlife West programs and events.
  • Provide strategic planning and visioning for Rezlife West Student Ministries. This includes setting goals and direction, establishing new ministry opportunities, and evaluating existing programs.
  • Manage, motivate and equip staff, volunteers, and student leaders to effectively mobilize Rezlife West for ministry with students.
  • Regularly connect and converse with teenagers in and outside of the program setting, provide exceptional care and support to Rezlife West students and families during times of need, and lead a process for effective follow-up of first-time visitors to student programming.

 Main qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in full-time youth ministry or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with proven track record of developing quality relationships; a recognized aptitude for interpersonal engagement, structured dialogue, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to coordinate events and projects. Capable of maintaining confidences, effectively listening and communication; able to resolve conflicts, and conduct one on one counseling sessions, as needed

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Leawood: Director of Counseling Ministries (Full time, Salaried, Benefits Eligible)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide an integrated method of addressing Congregational Care needs, combining spiritual and clinical care.
  • Provide on-site counseling to a small caseload of clients.
  • Maintain a current Counseling Referral List and oversee the Counseling Referral and Counseling Scholarship program.
  • Provide education and support to pastors, staff and volunteers on emergent mental health issues.
  • Oversee the Counseling Intern program, including hiring, training, supervision, and referrals.
  • Develop and/or facilitate emotional wellness classes and events, offer expertise regarding emotional care needed in support groups, & offer leadership to relational programming.
  • Provide leadership to the Vetting Committee, which oversees the approval process for potential speakers, leaders, classes, and special events.
  • Supervision of Financial Care Program director & oversight of community assistance budget.

Main qualifications:

  • Licensed Mental Health Professional approved to practice in the state of Kansas.
  • Have an advanced degree in a mental health related field with minimum 3 to 5 years counseling experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Enjoy working as a member of a dynamic team with the ability to adapt to constant change.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Prior triage or crisis intervention experience preferred.

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Leawood: Pastor/Director of Student Ministries (Salaried, Full-Time, Benefits Eligible)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide long-range strategic planning and visioning for Student Ministry and lead processes with the staff team to set ministry goals and direction, establish new ministry opportunities, evaluate existing programs and launch new initiatives
  • Provide leadership and direction for Student Ministry programming, including weekly youth group, Sunday school, small groups, service and missions, and special events
  • Provide leadership and direction for effective outreach and evangelism to attract more students into our programs and the life of the church
  • Research and evaluate processes, programming, and curriculum that best supports our purpose of creating deeply committed teenagers
  • Design, launch, and maintain a ministry initiative that ministers directly to college-age people in our church and community
  • Impact Student Ministry beyond our church through speaking, networking, and publishing

 Main qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 5-7 years of experience in student ministries or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  A Master of Divinity degree is preferred
  • Above average communication skills with students, parents, volunteers and staff, including speaking to and leading large groups in a variety of program settings
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven track record of developing quality relationships; a recognized aptitude for interpersonal engagement, structured dialogue, and diplomacy
  • Flexible, dedicated, dependable, and highly motivated with a growing expertise of youth culture
  • Creative and forward thinker who can facilitate meaningful change
  • Active in making connections with adults to recruit, train, and disciple them as volunteer leaders
  • Understanding large church dynamics; effective administrator of large-scale processes and systems
  • Proficient in communicating via digital media of all types

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Church of the Resurrection is a church with an incredible history in the Kansas City area. Discover the unique stories of our five locations:

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