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Interested applicants for all positions should email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls please. 

Interim Coordinator of Programs (FULL-TIME)

The Interim Coordinator of Programs will work in collaboration with the Ministry Coordinator to provide support and alignment for the Adult Faith Formation and Social Justice Ministries of Manchester UMC. This person will be highly organized, an excellent communicator and able to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations. They will be able to independently and successfully coordinate efforts from conception to completion. This person must be able to simultaneously handle competing priorities and confidential matters in a professional and timely manner. View the job description to learn more and to apply. Deadline: 1/19/2024. Updated 1/2/2024.


Manchester UMC is seeking responsible adults to care for children ages 3 weeks old to 5th grade while their parent/guardian participates in church-sponsored activities. Paid Sunday morning and weekday shifts are most common and persons can choose which shift(s) they prefer and how often they work. Childcare Providers work in teams of at least two adults to ensure a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment for children under their care. View the job description to learn more and to apply.  Updated 10/30/2023.

Preschool Substitute Teachers (On Call)

Circle of Friends Preschool is seeking candidates to serve as Substitute Teachers during the school year. We offer developmentally appropriate, play-based curriculum that prepares children for future success. Through a focus on academic, social, musical and emotional development, the preschool emphasizes whole child development. An ideal candidate for our substitute teaching team loves inspiring young children to learn and supporting our teaching team members across the grade levels to enhance our curriculum and school environment.

This position is hourly and scheduled as needed. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls please. Updated 10/30/23.



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