Applicants Sought for CMJ Ministry Initiatives Director

CHICAGO, IL (January 25, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church is accepting nominations for the position of director of ministry initiatives for the Department of Compassion, Mercy, and Justice (CMJ).

It is a new position within the department, reporting to the CMJ executive minister. The primary responsibility will be to serve as a project manager working to mobilize identifiable, sustainable projects and resources related to the Matthew Micah Initiative.

The initiative, based on Matthew 25:35-36 and Micah 6-8, is designed to focus the denomination’s compassion, mercy, and justice ministries. It leverages and links resources across multiple departments and Covenant institutions, one of the organizing values of the department.

Examples of potential projects include the development of medical clinics and transitional housing projects initiated and supported by local congregations and regional conferences. The director will work closely with Covenant Initiatives for Care (CIC) and regional conferences in these endeavors. Click here to read the job description.

The new director will be expected to start as early as April 1, but no later than May 1.

The application deadline is Friday, February 8. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email only to Marisol Medina, director of human resources.

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