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Current Job Opportunities
- Missions Director (full time)

- Missions Coordinator (part time)

 

Learning Hub (part time)

- Construction & Maintenance Worker (part time)

 

 

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Missions Director (full time)

Position Status:  Exempt, salaried, full time

Supervisor:  Administrative Pastor

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday but varies based on events and travel. Prior to COVID, this position required approximately 15% travel.

Summary:  The missions director works to promote and advance the work of Allegheny Center Alliance Church in fulfilling the Great Commission. This individual recruits, mentors, supports and promotes missionaries around the globe seeking to spread the gospel.  The priority of missions within the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination is to extend our reach to the most neglected and raise up networks of churches in these places that multiply gospel access.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning for international mission engagement for ACAC
  • Work closely with the Mission Committee and committee chairperson
    • Inform the Mission Committee of mission-related issues in ACAC
    • Execute the directives and decisions of the Mission Committee and Board of Operations
    • Assist the Mission Committee in the execution of their duties.
  • Missionary pastoral care
    • Initiate and sustain pastoral communication with missionaries
    • Support and advocate for care of missionaries as possible while on the field and on furlough
    • Seek to marshal prayer support for missionaries
    • Develop care teams for missionaries
    • Advocate for missionaries
    • Intervene as possible for missionaries in emergency or crisis situations
    • Visit missionaries on the field in the place of their service when possible and practicable for the purpose of providing pastoral care for the missionaries, understanding the context of their service, and encouraging them in the execution of their ministry.
  • Prayer
    • Must be a person devoted to prayer
    • Advance the urgency and responsibility of ACAC to pray for missions
    • Provide opportunities for the congregation to pray for missionaries
    • Advance prayer for unreached people and the persecuted church
  • Recruit and develop new missionary candidates
    • Encourage people who express an interest in missions
    • Disciple serious missionary candidates
    • Assist in confirming a call to missions
    • Assist in preparation for ministry and the field
    • Accountability for personal spiritual formation and disciplines
    • Support for organizing and preparing for the field financially
  • Event promotion
    • Plan and produce the annual Mission Month Mission Conference
    • Select topics and speakers
    • Plan other mission-advancing events throughout the year
  • Develop, promote and maintain mission partnerships within the C&MA
    • Train and help develop mission partnership leaders
    • Select appropriate fields for partnership
  • Promote the experiential engagement of the congregation through short-term missions trips
    • Select and implement appropriate short-term training for leaders and participants
    • Select appropriate fields
    • Marshal the experiences of short-term trips to enhance and promote passion for missions at ACAC
  • Communicate with the church, missionaries, national office, and the district
  • Work with volunteers and staff to develop new and creative ways to serve the local refugee and immigrant communities
    • Seek out and befriend local immigrant populations
    • Promote welcoming ministries for sojourners
  • Cooperate with other local Christian immigrant ministries
  • Maintain current refugee-focused ministry partnerships, such as CIAC (Christian Immigration Advocacy Center)
  • Teach church missions promotion
    • Export the lessons learned at ACAC in missions to the Western PA district, the national church leadership and to seekers from other churches
    • Assume leadership at the district level for mission advancement and support district initiatives
    • Assume leadership position at the C&MA national level for mission engagement and advancement
  • Manage finances and budget for Mission Department
  • Advocate for missions to pastoral staff, Mission Committee, Elders, Board of Operations and the congregation
  • Education
    • Help with selection of education materials for various departments
    • Support mission education to Adult Ministries
  • Keep abreast of world issues affecting missions and trends and developments in missiology

Competencies

  • Strategic Decision Making - Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Coaching - Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/ skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Developing Others - Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
  • Innovation - Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
  • Planning and Organizing - Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships - Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Persuasiveness - Using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a concept.

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Willingness to diligently pursue pastoral licensing in the C&MA if not already credentialled
  • Demonstrated passion for international missions and local outreach
  • Model Christian life consistent with the Bible and the beliefs and values of the C&MA and ACAC
  • Pastoral demeanor and gifts
  • Nurturing attitude and empathetic heart for missionaries and the challenges that they face.
  • A strong history of leading projects successfully, from beginning to end
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to travel internationally, clean criminal history

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ordained/consecrated or licensed pastor/worker/missionary for the C&MA
  • Familiarity with C&MA global strategies
  • Supervisory experience
  • Multiple or advanced degree(s)
  • Missionary and/or cross-cultural experience
  • Missiology education
  • Perspectives on the World Christian Movement course
  • Comfortable teaching and leading in foreign and cross-cultural contexts

Organizational Requirements

  • Must indicate agreement with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) Statement of Faith during the interview process and must sign the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) Statement of Faith within one week of the start date.
  • Must become a regularly participating member of ACAC within nine months of the start date.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to travel internationally
  • Able to lift and move loads over 50 lbs.
  • Able to walk long distances over rough terrain
  • The position functions in a normal office environment that requires the ability to successfully interface with standard office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, fax, telephones, etc.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, and occasionally climbing stairs are typical activities in this role.
  • Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) and hearing (perceiving the nature of sounds) are required.

To apply for this position, email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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Missions Coordinator

Position Status:  Nonexempt, Hourly, Part Time

Supervisor:  Missions Director

Position Schedule:  16 hours/week

Summary: The missions coordinator supports the Missions Department of ACAC with logistics and promotion as well as coordinates support to our field workers.

Responsibilities

  • Attend mission committee meetings one time per month
  • Missions events:
    • Schedule and guide event details and process through EventU system
    • Coordinate details with internal staff for rooms, food, A/V needs, etc.
    • Lead the resource planning while working with external event organizers
  • Assist in coordinating the annual Missions Month
  • Short-term trip assistance:
    • Educate short-term trip leaders with trip and department policies and processes
    • Empower and support the leaders by assisting with timelines, background clearances, etc.
    • Coordinate trip finances with the Finance Department
  • Assist missions director in defining policies and processes associated with short-term missions and the Missions Department in general
  • Coordinate background clearances for volunteers
  • Proactively coordinate missions education and encourage a missions focus throughout all ACAC ministry areas.
  • Collaborate with other departments to fulfill Missions department goals, such as with Creative Arts, Finance, Children’s, and Youth
  • Manage financial processes and submit check requests for the department, Missions Committee and short-term trips on or before deadlines
  • Stay within approved budget for travel, Missions Month, etc.
  • Maintain website missions pages and social media accounts
  • Communicate and address mission-related issues and opportunities
  • Speak publicly on missions-related topics as necessity and opportunities present, specifically during Missions Month
  • Develop and design promotional material to enhance congregational awareness
  • Creatively engage missions director to initiate and implement means and methods for advertising missions
  • Provide support to the partnership teams while in the field and on furlough
  • Assemble then support care teams for missionaries via education and training
  • Attend conferences as necessary
  • Prayer and seeking the Holy Spirit on how to support missions is a vital component of the department
  • Follow through and complete projects from ideas through execution
  • Meet or beat deadlines as discussed with the missions director

Competencies

  • Building Strategic Working Relationships - Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Customer Focus - Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
  • Decision Making - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management) - Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Planning and Organizing - Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Must have an aptitude for learning and mastering new software
  • Must be able to work 16 hours a week
  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion for world global missions and prayer

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the C&MA structure and processes of missions
  • High degree of computer and technological proficiency
  • Willingness to support and carry out the goals and directives of the Missions Committee, pastoral leadership of ACAC, and the priorities of the missions director.
  • Familiarity for World Gospel Missions and the challenges related to spreading the Gospel in unreached lands

Physical Requirements

  • Climb a ladder on occasion
  • Lift 15-25 pounds
  • The position functions in a normal office environment that requires the ability to successfully interface with standard office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, fax, telephones, etc.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, and occasionally climbing stairs are typical activities in this role.
  • Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) and hearing (perceiving the nature of sounds) are required.

To apply for this position, please complete the ACAC Employment Form or email your resume and cover letter/paragraph, with the subject line "Missions Coordinator Application" to [email protected].  

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Learning Hub Classroom Monitor

Position Status:  Nonexempt, hourly, part time (avg of 28 hours/wk)

Supervisor:  Children's Ministries Outreach Director

Position Schedule: 

Part time: avg of 28 hours/wk; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday with some professional development via video. Working with school schedule

Summary:  This position is for people who wish to serve their community by supporting local students in the remote learning process throughout their school day. Classroom monitors will build relationships, coach and guide students throughout the day, assist them in completing their school work, build a relationship with the students and their parents, work with each students’ school teacher electronically as needed, and help manage the classroom successfully.

Responsibilities

  • Arrive to work on time; punctually attend and actively participate in all required activities, meetings, and trainings.
  • Monitor one class of students, grades Kindergarten through 12th grade, for 8 hours a day while they complete their online learning.
  • Develop relationships with the students in your class.
  • Create a family-like atmosphere with staff and children.
  • Handle minor discipline problems and direct major discipline problems to the program directors.
  • Use preparation time effectively.
  • Have all supplies, copies, etc. in the room before the children arrive.
  • Communicate regularly with leadership team about staff communication issues and student discipline issues.
  • Utilize current school-designated software and programs. Help problem solve minor technical issues.
  • Leave the classroom, kitchen, and bathrooms cleaned to COVID standards.
  • Maintain a safe, loving, and positive atmosphere in your classroom.
  • Be willing to participate in religious activities, such as prayer meetings, devotionals, and worship services.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner and with minimal supervision.
  • Follow and enforce all assigned COVID-related safety policies and procedures. This may include wiping down high touch areas and maintaining certain sanitation standards.
  • Project a professional work image, both in dress and manner.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with employment policies, performance standards, and commitment to ACAC’s mission and values in the performance of daily duties.

Competencies

  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Building Loyalty - Effectively meeting student needs; building productive student relationships
  • Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Energy - Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Managing Conflict - Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
  • Safety Awareness - Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.
  • Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Required Qualifications 

  • Complete all required clearances to work with children.
  • Must possess a high level of initiative; have an interest and heart for urban ministry, and the desire to serve alongside a team
  • Be willing to support ACAC’s mission, vision and values.
  • A history of learning and adapting to new software platforms.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to navigate new websites/programs well.

Physical Requirements

  • The ability to be on your feet for periods of 4 hours a day or more
  • The ability to lift up to 15 lbs is required in this position.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • The position functions in a normal office environment that requires the ability to successfully interface with standard office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, telephones, etc.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, and occasionally climbing stairs are typical activities in this role.

To apply for this position, please do so here:  https://form.jotform.com/ACACforms/LearningHubEmployeeApplication

For questions, please contact [email protected].  

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Construction & Maintenance Worker (part time)

Position Status:  Non-exempt, Part time

Supervisor:  Operations Coordinator

Position Schedule:  Days and hours vary, but not to exceed 28 hrs/wk

Summary:  This position is responsible for campus improvements and maintenance of ACAC campus equipment and buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for working closely with operations coordinator, who gathers, sorts, and prioritizes all building construction, remodeling improvements and maintenance work orders from the ministries. Works off the task list for assignments.
  • Communicates with operations coordinator regarding the progress of assigned tasks.
  • Reports any repairs, problems, etc. that are discovered/observed to the operations coordinator.
  • Conducts daily building walk-through check when you are responsible for opening the building.
  • Keep workshop, maintenance, and warehouse areas clean and organized.
  • Responds to emergency (security, maintenance, etc.) needs of the church.
  • Security: Assist with keeping the campus safe.
  • Assist with campus landscaping & grass cutting.
  • Assist with campus snow removal. Able to operate the snow removal equipment.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures.

Competencies

  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Energy - Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Innovation - Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management) - Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Safety Awareness - Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety, upholding safety standards.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills - Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas, keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.
  • Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Required Qualifications 

  • Agrees with biblical principles and be able to operate under Allegheny Center Alliance Church’s statement of faith, values, and mission.
  • Must be a person of high integrity, a strong work ethic, dependable, responsible, and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated skill in construction work and basic plumbing, electrical, and landscaping work.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and regularly drive a motor vehicle.
  • Have keen sense of project management, able to multi-task effectively.
  • Good understanding of the importance of community and relationship building.
  • Handle confidential situations and maintain confidentiality.

Physical Requirements

  • Verbal communication: Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) and hearing (perceiving the nature of sounds) are required.
  • Utilize Sight on the job: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing all day.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 40 pounds. Anything over this weight must seek help.
  • Must be able to work outside in all temperatures/climates, as necessary.

To apply for this position, please complete the ACAC Employment Form or email your resume and cover letter/paragraph, with the subject line "Construction & Maintenance Worker Application", to [email protected].