TRINITY CHURCH IN THE CITY OF BOSTON
Trinity Church in the City of Boston is looking for a person committed to racial equity and social justice to assume the position of Outreach Manager, to nurture the church’s equity work and continue to build the parish’s programs and relationships in Boston and beyond.
Trinity Church is a thriving Christian community in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, and a member parish of the American Episcopal Church. We are a parish family drawing members from Boston and much of eastern Massachusetts. In our common worship and shared ministries, we seek to encounter the holy together and stand as a visible witness of God’s love for the world. Some significant statistics about the church indicate the scope of operations: average Sunday attendance at worship is 890; 60,000 people visit the building annually as tourists; there are four ordained clergy, and 26 lay staff members of the church; a nonprofit foundation under the church, focusing on youth and youth-serving organizations in Boston, has a staff of 25.
The Outreach Manager reports to the clergy responsible for social justice ministries. The position is full time, exempt, working a 5-day schedule including Sundays.
Job Specific Duties:
- Envisioning, planning, publicizing, and managing ministries and programs of outreach and social justice under general direction of a member of clergy.
- Manage recruitment and support of volunteers; work with Outreach Leadership Committee to manage existing and emerging ministries.
- Work with the church’s Anti-Racism Team and other ministry leaders to equip parishioners with skills to advance the parish in working for racial equity and inclusion.
- Conduct research to determine appropriate programmatic responses to emerging issues of social justice.
- Sustain ongoing relationships with staff of Trinity Boston Foundation (TBF), partners such as Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) and diocesan organizations
- Represent the church’s social justice focus with external organizations, including governmental and nonprofit agencies
- Personal commitment to working in church community to discern and respond to God’s call for social justice and racial equity
- Ability to relate to persons of a variety of backgrounds, within the parish and in external relationships; understanding of principles of restorative justice and racial reconciliation
- Strong communication skills, including written and oral presentations and use of social media
- Proven ability to plan and execute schedules and manage multiple priorities
- Self-directed, professional and resourceful style, ability to work independently and in a variety of team settings
- Experience in community organizing or project management
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in divinity/religion preferred or other graduate work in education, theology, or social work desired.
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Deadline: Please submit by June 15, 2018. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
Minimum Education Required