Preschool Director @ Berea UMC

Berea UMC currently has an opening for Director of Sunshine Friends Preschool. We have currently 66 children enrolled including Pre-K through 2nd grade.  We want to continue providing a quality program that not only encourages academic growth but also spiritual growth as well. If you are interested applying for Director of Sunshine Friends Preschool, please contact:

Donna New – chair of Sunshine Friends Preschool Board at: or (859) 200-3625 or Rev. Dr. Timo Karvonen at: or call (859) 986 -3485 (office) or (270) 314 8946 (cell).

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Part-Time 20-25 Hours Per Week

The Nicholasville United Methodist Church is seeking an administrative assistant who has a passion for glorifying God through serving the pastor, staff, and laity by being the “first face” for the church in the office complex.  This position will be subject to the supervision of the Senior Pastor in cooperation with the members of the SPRC.  This is a part-time, hourly position with an expected work week of approximately 20-25 hours from 9:00 to 1:00 M-F. 

Clerical duties include filing, correspondence, processing forms, telephone communications, copying, and coordinating with other staff and volunteers.

Additional office responsibilities involve preparing bulletins and newsletters, maintaining a database, assuring a current website, producing reports, processing and filing all invoices and bills or requests for payment, overseeing the maintenance of office equipment and ordering all office materials.  Technology skills are expected.

If you are interested, call the church office (859-885-4481) or email between 9:00 and noon and request one of our volunteers to send you a job description and an application.

For Sale

FUMC Richmond has a fully-functional sound system we are selling in order to upgrade other equipment. This equipment has been cleaned and tested. If you're interested or have questions, you may email 

KYUMH seeks Development - Volunteer Coordinator 

Primary Hours:         40-50 hours per week, 8:30 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri, occasional weekends and evenings as needed.

Reports to:          Vice President for Development

Salary Range:         $40,000 - $45,000 annually

This position offers . . .

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 
  • Retirement Plan
  • Holiday, sick, and vacation time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development opportunities

About the Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes

The Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes is a Christian service agency dedicated to helping youth with histories of abuse and neglect find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is an individual of worth, entitled to God's gift of wholeness of life. Founded 151 years ago by the Methodist Episcopal South Church as a widows’ and orphans’ home, the mission has transformed throughout the years to meet the most pressing needs of vulnerable children and families. We serve 800-1000 children annually in every county in Kentucky with an annual budget of $7.2 million.

Development and Volunteer Coordinator Position Summary

The Development and Volunteer Coordinator plays an integral role in the success of the Development Department. This position coordinates aspects of the Annual Fund operations of the Development Department cultivating relationships with donors, volunteers and churches, organizing direct mail appeals and fund-raising events, grant-writing and assisting Vice President for Development as needed in all areas of development. The best candidate for this position would have exemplary organizational, communication and relational skills, while able to manage several project areas at once. This position will work collaboratively with other Development staff. Examples include project partnership with the Public Relations Coordinator on direct mail appeals, or collaboration with the Director of Donor Relations on donor relations, potential volunteers and planned giving prospects.

Development and Volunteer Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Annual Fund Donations: Responsible for aspects of the Annual Fund including direct mail, special events, and cultivation and nurturing of donors, and volunteers. Assists with composing thank you letters and other correspondence to donors and assures donors receive all documentation needed for their gifts.
  1. Fundraising Events: Serves as the point person for fundraising events which includes organizing details of fund-raising events including event meetings, agendas, and minutes for these meetings, organizing donations, coordinating the solicitation and acknowledging of gifts, and organizing volunteers and attendees.
  1. Reporting: Assures/prepares reports through Raiser’s Edge on giving trends, preparing mailing lists, and reports on gifts to Finance Office.
  1. Volunteer Coordination: Recruits, screens, matches, and provides shadowing for volunteers for the Nicholasville Campus. Tracks and records volunteer hours.
  1. Grant Writing and Management: Working in conjunction with a grant consultant, applies for new and recurring grants. Engages with grantors to develop relationships and assure the best fit for each foundation. Manages grant awards by complying with funder compliance reports.
  1. Public Relations: Assists with greeting donors, giving tours, welcoming volunteers and building relationships within the community. 
  1. Daily Department Operations: Assists Vice President for Development coordinating day-to-day operations.

Needed Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter
  • Strong administrative and organization skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word, and some knowledge of Microsoft Excel preferred.
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal.
  • Skills in project planning, including the ability to create a plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with our database program, Raiser’s Edge 
  • Strong relationship skills and able to thrive in a team environment
  • Observant and adaptable
  • Supportive of the mission, philosophy, policies and ideals of Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes
  • 1-2 years fundraising experience preferred.


  • Bachelors’ degree from a four-year accredited institution
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Successful background check, COVID-19 vaccinated (or willing to be vaccinated) and able to pass a TB test.

To Apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to