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Motown Mission Director

Work for Motown Mission

Join the team at Motown Mission! At Motown Mission, our passion is creating space for people to serve alongside residents of Detroit, in order to grow in their relationship with God. Our staff works hard to create this safe space for over 700 volunteers each year. Do you have a passion for social justice and a desire to serve others? Join us! 

Motown Mission Director

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Motown Mission is seeking a new director.

The director will be thoroughly committed to Motown Mission’s inclusive and collaborative stance on short term mission and community development. All candidates should have proven leadership, ministry, and relationship management experience.

Motown Mission is committed to work against the traditional and often harmful narrative of short term mission. This is done through an understanding that our volunteer work is focused on a concept of “partnering alongside Detroiters.” Additionally, we strive to recognize that God’s presence alive and well and not only brought by volunteers, but that it is our privilege to partner alongside both God and neighbor in a collaborative effort to work toward shalom of community.

BRIEF OVERVIEW (View complete job description)

Specific requirements include:

  • Advanced degree

  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

  • Excellence in organizational management

  • Experience with short term mission, youth ministry, and young adult ministry

  • Pastoral care presence and strong emotional intelligence when working with youth, young adults, and adult volunteers

Technology requirements include:

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, email, Google Drive)

  • Working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting (currently using QuickBooks)

  • Working knowledge of website design, digital marketing, and social media

  • Experience in promotion and publicity

To apply for this position: Please email a resume and cover letter to info@motownmission.org no later than April 30, 2019.

 
 
City: 
Detroit
State: 
Michigan
Employer: 
Motown Mission
Job Type: 
Full-Time
Job Category: 
Adult Ministry
Denomination: 
United Methodist Church (UMC)