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BSC students, are you looking for a job? Below you will find ministry, church related and faith based jobs and internships in local churches and organizations. For more info on these postings feel free to drop by the office of Religious Life, Norton Campus Center 120 (behind the post office). If you would like to post a job or if you find a posting is filled, please email Jennifer Lancaster at

Internship for Worship Leaders (ongoing) paid
First United Methodist Church Birmingham, 518 19th St North, Birmingham AL 35203  10 minutes from BSC, Blake Hobbs, Loft Worship Leader , First Church Birmingham, 205-254-3186  ext 112
First Church Birmingham is looking for musicians (electric guitar, bass, keys, drums, violin, cello) and female vocalists to help lead worship on Sunday mornings in our modern worship service.  Responsibilities will include:  one rehearsal during the week and leading worship on Sunday mornings. Updated post 10/21/16

Director of Youth Ministry (Paid- Part Time)
Bivens Chapel United Methodist Church 3581 Cherry Avenue, Brookside, AL 35214
Updated 10/21/15.  9 or 12 miles from BSC depending on route

Candidate will work with 6th through the 12th grades and will be responsible for planning and conducting Sunday evening  gatherings; organizing events; developing a Bible study (preferably on Wednesday evenings, but not required); and building relationships with future youth by participating in some children's programs. Also will coordinate activities with the pastor and be part of the ministry team.  Contact Pastor Sam Frazier, church 205.674.5110 or cell is 205.492.6947 or

Praise Team Leader  (part-time paid)
First United Methodist Church, 6471 US Hwy.11, Springville, Alabama 35146   205-467-7866   205-467-3443 Fax Contact Rev. Chip Vann at    32 miles from BSC.  Updated 10/21/15

Youth Worship Leader (part-time) and Youth Choir Director (part time) (can be one or two people)
Bluff Park UMC 733 Valley St Hoover AL 35226  10 miles from BSC   post updated 10/16/15
This student ministry has a weekly Wednesday night worship service made up of a team of student vocalists, musicians and technicians in need of experienced and creative leadership. As well, we have set a goal of building a youth choir that performs quarterly in our Sunday morning church-wide worship services. These responsibilities can be split or shared between two qualified candidates or can be carried out together by the right person. Please send resumes to Contact: Debi Whitcomb Address: 733 Valley Street Hoover AL 35226 Phone: 205-822-0910 Email: Website:

Youth Director (paid part time)
First UMC, 7833 Parkway Dr Leeds AL 35094   20 miles from BSC  posted 10/16/15

Responsibilities: Coordinate youth program and activities for the church, recruit, organize, and supervise the Youth Counselors, seeing that Safe Sanctuary policies are used and observed in all activities,  resource the volunteer counselors (parents and others) with curriculum and other materials, work in conjunction with the pastor and other staff members to coordinate and build a creative youth ministry. Contact Rev. Don Neal or Lisa Honeycutt at 205-699-8575.

Youth Director (paid part time 10-15 hours/week Sundays 9-noon and Wednesdays 6-8pm)
East Gardendale Baptist Church, 360 Tarrant Road, Gardendale, AL 35071 Phone: 205 608-0889
(8 miles north of BSC) posted 9/9/15

Responsibilities:  Build and coordinate youth program, plan activities.  Work in conjunction with the Pastor and Associate Pastor and other staff members.  Applicants can email resume to or mail resume to:  East Gardendale Baptist Church, 360 Tarrant Road, Gardendale, AL 35071 Attention:  Cathy Edwards 

Youth Director (Part-Time paid- minimum 10 hours/week – weekend housing available)
First United Methodist Church, 835 Bankhead Hwy, Winfield AL 35594 Rev. Earl Freeman, Pastor
(205) 393-2232, efreeman@umcna.org  72 miles from BSC.  Posted 10/5/15

Candidate will develop a consistent youth program for students in grades 5-12, must be in church Sundays, available to lead students on trips and retreats, enlist volunteers, and abide by Safe Sanctuary Guidelines of the UMC. Candidate must have a desire to make a difference in the lives of students in our church and community, exhibit strong personal faith and guide students in a relationship with God, and relate responsibly with parents. Prefer a United Methodist or be will to teach UM material and participate in UM events.

Youth Leader (part time Sundays and Wednesdays)
Clay United Methodist Church, 6790 Old Springville Rd Pinson AL 35126  Contact:
25 miles from BSC.  Posted 10/7/15
Must be prayerful about and willing to fill the following needs:  Willing to start and build a youth group from the ground up, be a presence in the local middle schools and high schools in our area, be available for youth small group on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, and organize and lead youth events and off campus activities.  Expected days of attendance: Sunday am and Wednesday pm, flexible hours for community involvement to be discussed.

Communications Director (Part time 8-10 hr/week paid)
Avondale United Methodist Church, 500 South 40th Street Birmingham, Alabama 35222 | |  6 miles from BSC Posted 10/13/15
Responsibilities and duties:
Create print and electronic media that communicates the mission, vision, and programs of the including print layout for newsletters, flyers, and worship materials; online content management and updates including website, social media, and e-mail; coordination of other media specialists (graphic designers, web designers, etc.); limited copy writing as necessary to support the position's basic responsibilities; and advising ministry team leaders and staff regarding best practices in communication.  Most of the responsibilities for this position can be completed remotely.  For more information and minimum requirements see, email or come by Religious Life, Norton 120.

Interim Assistant Youth Director (part time paid)
Independent Presbyterian Church  3100 Highland Avenue,  Birmingham, AL 35205   205-933-1830 Posted 10/16/15  6 Miles from BSC
This position is a part time, hourly basis while IPC searches for a permanent replacement. This person will report to our Director of Youth Ministries and work closely with the pastoral staff. The position will include working with our junior and senior high youth, primarily on Sunday mornings and evenings, and Wednesday nights, and includes special events and retreats.  We are looking for someone with a strong faith, personal maturity, and excitement about working with teens.  Contact Rev. Elizabeth Goodrich

INTERN for SPRING 2016  Part of RISE3:  (part time 10 hrs/week)
Greater Birmingham Ministries 2304 12th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35234

Data entry from surveys completed by GBM; Transcribing interviews; Videotaping and editing interviews; Involvement in other ongoing projects.  Great students interested in the social sciences, education, and research, such as psychology and education majors and those who want nonprofit work. For consideration send resume to Kimberly White at Students can receive credit for this internship experience through the Contract Learning Office; please note that students interested in obtaining credit for the internship will need to identify a faculty sponsor. 10/22/15

Associate Director of Youth Ministry (Full Time paid) Sun. & Wed. plus office hours
Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, 3736 Montrose Rd. Birmingham, AL 35213
9 miles from BSC posted 11/11/15
To apply contact: Bryan Miller, Director of Youth Ministries  205-381-1786
Highly relational position with a special focus jr. and sr. high girls in Youth Ministries. Must guide, oversee, and create new programs aimed at girl's ministry, attend youth staff meetings,  help plan and implement dynamic, engaging and relevant youth ministry  programming, cultivate a fun, positive, uplifting, memorable environment and be a part of student's academic and social lives.
Help plan, implement and attend all special youth events and trips. Plan relational events with students outside of the church walls. For the complete listing see Jennifer in Religious Life or email