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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

Appalachian Service Project:
Lilly Fellowship 2015-16

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed as a group at the 1st of each month. Please check out the job descriptions and the information below to learn more about ASP's Lilly Fellowship.
For job descriptions and to apply visit

Positions will begin on May 14, 2015 and run through May 8, 2016

ASP Lilly Fellows live and serve together in rural Appalachia, working to eradicate substandard housing while listening for God's calling in their lives.

Fellows serve for a year in teams of four at ASP's sites along with a Center Supervisor, coordinating more than 1,000 volunteers as they help 40-50 families live in homes that are warmer, safer, and drier. Fellows also challenge themselves to hear and respond to God's call on their lives, by participating in a supportive Fellows community, guided discernment activities, and personal mentoring.

Fellows receive room and board, an end-of-term award, and a small monthly stipend. Compensation is intentionally set at a similar level to many of the families you'll serve. It is enough to live on, but also a challenge to live simply.

TO APPLY: For more information, read below and please contact Nicole Intagliata, Director of Staff Resources, at (423) 797-6610 or To apply, please email a resume and a cover letter that discusses why you'd like to participate in a year-long vocational discernment program to We'll review applications on a rolling basis beginning October 1, 2014.

Internship for Worship Leaders (ongoing)

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 4/30/13

YOUTH MINISTRY INTERNSHIP (Ongoing) (part-time paid)

Trinity United Methodist Church, 1400 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209
Contact Rev. David Thompson, 205-879-1737 (8 miles from BSC)
Qualifications: -Love God, Like working with 200 students ages 6th grade to 12th grade, Willingness to learn, Passion for the church, Attention to detail, Dedication. Learn how to do student ministry in new and exciting ways. Post updated 4/30/13

Director of Youth Ministry (Paid- Part Time)

Bivens Chapel United Methodist Church 3581 Cherry Avenue, Brookside, AL 35214
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 posted 7/18/13 (9 or 12 miles from BSC depending on route) updated 1/13/2014

Internship (non-paid part-time) (position available for spring or summer)

Greater Birmingham Ministries, 2304 12th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35234 (205) 326-6821
Send cover letter and resume with references to Brandon Fountain,

Civic Engagement, Communications and Community Organizing Intern to assist staff as needed with work as needed such as nonpartisan voter engagement, phone banking, social media organizing and management, mass emailing and database management, Partner Outreach, research, and preparation of materials. Experience with community organizing and social media helpful. Must be detail oriented, organized, able to set priorities and meet deadlines, work independently or with a team, research, and have excellent communication, writing and people skills. Bilingual (English and Spanish a plus). 3.4 miles from BSC. Posted September 3, 2013 – updated Jan. 10, 2014

Part Time Paid Youth Director (paid 15-20 hrs)

Morgan United Methodist Church, 2701 Morgan Road Bessemer AL 35022 24 Miles from BSC
Contact Rev. Eddie Bolen at 425-1261 or
Work with youth in grades 6-12. Must be passionate about serving God and developing that passion in a ministry setting. This position will include the support of a team of parents and other youth volunteers who want to see youth ministry accomplished in new and exciting ways. Posted 10/21/14

Part Time Youth Director (paid)

First United Methodist Church 6471 US Hwy.11, Springville, Alabama 35146 205-467-7866 205-467-3443 Fax>
Work with grades 7-12. Must be self-motivated and mission minded. Wednesday evenings and Sundays required. Contact 32 miles from BSC. Posted September 11, 2014

Part Time Sunday School Teacher (Paid- 1st and 3rd Sundays only)

Pilgrim Church, 2817 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, (205) 731-0999 (4.8 miles from BSC)
Send resume to Rev. Bud Prescise, - cell phone 205-919-6568
Teach 3-4 five year olds with provided curriculum. Posted 11-18-2014