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Emmaus Bible College Career Services is committed to providing our students with the tools & resources needed to find gainful full-time employment. This page is one of those valuable resources; job listings we receive will be posted here, including any required applications or forms. Contact John Walker if you have any questions.

Oral English and Business Leadership Teacher - China

posted Dec 1, 2017, 11:06 AM by John Walker

Please see the attached job description for details. 

Kindergarten & Primary School English Teacher - China

posted Dec 1, 2017, 11:04 AM by John Walker

Please see the attached job description for details. 

Program Director - Pine Lake Camps (Eldora, IA)

posted Nov 29, 2017, 11:23 AM by John Walker   [ updated Nov 29, 2017, 11:57 AM ]

The Program Director position is a year-round salaried position and is responsible for the creative design and coordinated, efficient implementation of all programmed camps. The particular duties of the Program Director may be frequently adjusted, supplemented and improved to accommodate the dynamic nature of camping ministry. This is a leadership position that provides a wide range of opportunities for professional development in the field of camp ministry. An ideal candidate displays interest in long-term investment in this or a similar field.

The Program Director is directly responsible to the Camp Director.

The Program Director supervises Program Assistants and Summer Counseling staff.


  • Trust in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, be growing spiritually and should feel called to nurture other staff in their daily walk with Jesus Christ.
  • Understand the Converge Affirmation of Faith
  • Must have experience in camp ministry
  • Enjoy working with children and be able to supervise and lead staff
  • Understand the necessity to be flexible and be eager to adjust schedules and responsibilities often
  • Able to work a flexible schedule in coordination with other staff including some evenings, holidays and weekends
  • Able to recognize needs and make every effort to meet them
  • Work efficiently with focus, dedication and determination to meet deadlines
  • Great communication skills and ability to offer exceptional customer service
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs and ability to navigate newly introduced software
  • Willingness to take direction from others
  • Team player and willingness to serve others


September - December

1.             Work weekends supporting programmed and rental groups

2.             Be on call/host for various tri-season retreats

3.             Work with Guest Services and Maintenance Director to contact and hire additional staff for weekend                     retreats.

4.             Contact and book speakers and musicians for programmed events. The list of potential speakers needs           to be shared and approved by camp director before official documents are sent to speaker and the                     brochure gets sent to churches.

5.             Develop theme, program and promotional material and brochures for programmed retreats and have full             approval from the camp director.

6.             Develop theme, promotional video and summer brochure with camp director.

7.             Place all applications online by November 15.

8.             Interview and hire leadership staff for upcoming summer. Please share information bi-weekly with the                 camp director.

January May

1.             Cooperate with leadership staff to promote and hire summer counseling positions, keeping the camp                  director and executive team aware of applicants and needs.

2.             Schedule and lead bi-weekly meetings with summer leadership staff beginning no later than January

3.             Cooperate with leadership staff to develop summer programming which includes but is not limited to:         Age appropriate schedules, Skills Classes, Bible Exploration and various camp games/activities.

4.             Schedule, promote and lead summer staff meeting to be held in the spring.

5.             Schedule 4-6 promotional visits to churches during the spring. Work with camp director to make sure                 church presentations are not duplicated.

6.             Cooperate with camp director and leadership staff to develop staff training topics and schedule.

7.             Cooperate with leadership staff to develop 6 devotionals for summer staff.

8.             Work weekends in support of programmed and rental groups.

9.             Design and lead winter retreats.

10.                Lead executive staff devotionals as assigned


1.             Lead Staff Training for all summer staff

2.             Develop and organize worship team practice (participate as member of team only if necessary)

3.             Coordinate camp-wide games and activities

4.             Enforce rules of camp as necessary

5.             Coordinate and maintain lines of communication between program, maintenance and food service

6.             Prepare material for each of week of camp, such as housing assignments, life group resources, etc.

7.             Cooperate with office manager to facilitate weekly cabin updates and camp photos

8.             Manage counselor free time

9.             Lead morning counselor meeting.

10.                Responsible for preparing or delegating preparations of all summer programming elements.

11.                Lead opening and closing meetings of each camp week.

12.                Collect and communicate with Camp Director evaluations of faith stories and significant decision made at         the end of each week.

13.                Resolve or refer camper discipline or counseling conflicts

14.                Meet with leadership staff daily

15.                Lead and advise all staff with spiritual integrity

16.                Organize, prepare and facilitate various elements of daily programming

17.                Resolve or refer employee conflict

Additional Requirements and Expectations:

  • Because of the nature of the position, flexibility is absolutely required concerning the hours a candidate can work. Some weeks during the summer may require 60+ hours or work while others during the tri- season may require significantly less hours. The Program Director will be responsible to assist with various tasks throughout the year.
  • The Program Director is expected to positively represent Pine Lake Camps in all conversations while at work or away, to both guests and employees alike.
  • The Program Director will participate in a review every six months with the Camp Director
  • The Program Director must commit to fulfill a term beginning in September and concluding in August of the following year.
  • While this job will provide valuable experience in camp ministry, it should not be assumed that this position will lead to a full-time job at Pine Lake Camps. There is hope for the position to develop to such in the future, but there is no guarantee nor a distinguished timeline for this to occur.

Benefits and Opportunities:

·        Salary based on planned work schedule and experience

·        Year-round housing (Camp Director’s decision on what housing is provided/laundry/utilities.

  • Meals during camps and retreats.
  • Laptop
  • Cell Phone
  • Attend quarterly Youth Pastor LEAD team events held at Pine Lake Camps
  • Attend regional Christian Camp and Conference Association (3CA) events
  • Attend annual Converge North Central (CNC) staff retreat

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

The Camp Director may, at her discretion, assign or reassign duties(within their job description) and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Grace Baptist Church - Waterloo, IA

posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:58 AM by John Walker

Grace Baptist Church in Waterloo, Iowa, is prayerfully seeking God’s next anointed Pastor to lead our Church. We are searching for a Pastor who is guided by the Holy Spirit, and committed to serving the church members. The prospective candidate should possess strong leadership skills and lead in revising and reforming our church. Our membership seeks a seminary educated man of God. We wish to have a Pastor oversee our ministries and build our congregation. Current membership is 113. Waterloo is a diverse community with a population of 67,934 people. Cedar Falls is our neighboring city with a population of 41,390, and is home to the University of Northern Iowa. Grace Baptist Church is a member of Converge. Resumes can be submitted to Converge, Pastor Placement Process at

Senior Pastor - Clutier, Iowa

posted Jun 21, 2017, 10:12 AM by John Walker

A small fundamental Church in Central Iowa is in need of a Pastor. They have a C.M.A. and Baptist background. If you have interest, please send an email of interest to .

International Gateway Academy Elementary/Middle School Teachers - Turkey

posted Jun 7, 2017, 2:16 PM by John Walker

International Gateway Academy in Turkey is looking for a few positions to be filled. The school is looking for an Elementary (4th and 5th) grade teachers, as well as Middle School Teachers, particularly Social Studies and Science. Those interested may contact Keila Ochoa at 

Community Christian School - Teachers/Director Positions in Fort Dodge, Iowa

posted Jun 7, 2017, 2:13 PM by John Walker

Community Christian School is located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and is a non-denominational, accredited Christian School that has served Christian families since 1978.   The school strives to raise-up disciples of Jesus Christ in a post-Christian culture.

CCS serves students in preschool through eighth grade.  The school offers both 3 and 4 year old preschool.  The K-8 enrollment averages 65 students.

Community Christian School has an opening for the following positions for the 2017-18 school year:

·         Full-time preschool director/teacher

·         Full-time 3rd/ 4th  grade classroom teacher

·         Full time School Administrator/Head of School


Desired qualifications for the preschool position include:

·         Must be properly certified in the State of Iowa for this position, or able to obtain such certification or provisional certification by the position start date.

·         A committed follower of Jesus Christ and passionate about passing on their faith to the next generation.

·         Experience and/or working knowledge of IQPPS, Creative Curriculum, GOLD Assessments, DHS standards

·         A strong collaborative leader with a passion for teaching young children

·         Ability to deliver lessons with clarity, passion, and an unwavering Biblical worldview

·         Excellent communication skills to create and maintain a partnership between school and home


Desired qualifications for the 3rd/4th grade position include:

·         Current Iowa Teaching License and required endorsements for the position

·         A committed follower of Jesus that desires to pass on faith to the next generation

·         Ability/willingness to teach in multi-grade classroom

·         Excellent classroom management skills

·         Ability to create a love of learning

·         Ability to deliver lessons with clarity, passion, and an unwavering Biblical worldview

·         Excellent communication skills to create and maintain a partnership between school and home


Desired qualifications for the Administrator/Head of School position include:

·         Must be properly certified in the State of Iowa for this position, or able to obtain such certification or provisional certification by the position start date.

·         Prefer candidates with prior leadership experience

·         A strong collaborative leader with a passion for Christian Education

·         Demonstrates proficient and effective skills in communication

·         Experience in managing multiple priorities

·         Ability to be the spiritual leader of the teaching staff

·         A committed follower of Jesus that desires to pass on faith to the next generation

·         Excellent communication skills to create and maintain a partnership between school and home

·         Experience in working for a board of directors

Please contact the CCS office ASAP with questions or to indicate your interest. 
(Email or  call Jean Black at 515-573-3011).

To apply for a position:

·         Complete employment  application that can be found at

·         Send to Community Christian School  2406 9 ½ Ave. South,  Fort Dodge, IA  50501

High School and Elementary School Teachers at Pathway Christian School

posted May 24, 2017, 2:16 PM by John Walker   [ updated May 24, 2017, 2:17 PM ]

To whom it may concern;
Pathway Christian School in Kalona, IA has openings for high school and elementary teachers. If you have some graduates that are still looking for employment please send the following contact information to them. 
Thank you,
Lawrence Schlabach
Pathway Christian School
5764 Hwy. 1 SW
Kalona, IA 52247

Fax # (319)656-4517

High School Science Teacher

posted May 8, 2017, 7:10 AM by John Walker


My name is Mike Pilliod and I am the Secondary Principal at an English-speaking Christian school in Panama City, Panama.

I have an extremely important opening for the 2017-2018 school year.  I need someone to teach High School Science!

If you could put out a word for anyone that might want to travel to the tropics of Panama and work as a Missionary teaching science from a biblical worldview, please have them contact me at 

There are of course other positions open as well, but I wanted to ask specifically about HS Science from a biblical worldview.

Thanks again!

Mike Pilliod|Secondary Principal
Crossroads Christian Academy
Republic of Panama
P.O. Box 25207, PTY-768
Miami, FL  33102-5202

Dubuque, IA AmeriCorps Positions

posted Apr 27, 2017, 8:44 AM by John Walker

Please see the attached documents for job descriptions. 

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