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Are you interested in joining our staff and actively participating in the mission of Tenacre?

Our mission is “to cherish and demonstrate the truths of Christian Science and to apply these truths to every aspect of living and working together.”

Each staff member brings his or her own understanding and practice of Christian Science in fulfillment of this mission and watches his unique ministry blossom and bless within the whole.


Employment Opportunities:

Christian Science Nurse
Christian Science Nursing Assistant
Senior Director of Philanthropy New!
Philanthropy Project Coordinator New!
Part-Time Receptionist
Swing Cook

 

To Apply:

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Christian Science Nurse

“Beloved children, the world has need of you…” (Miscellaneous Writings pg. 110)

We would love to hear from Christian Science nurses who are interested in being part of Tenacre’s healing ministry.

Opportunities include:
• Christian Science nurse mentors/Instructors
• Experienced Christian Science nurses
• Those with an active developing practice

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Christian Science Nursing Assistant

Participates in the Mission and Ministry of Tenacre as an assistant to support Christian Science nurses and guests and maintain the healing atmosphere within a guest setting. This two-weeks course at Tenacre is to prepare for ministering in a Christian Science nursing setting at Tenacre.

Competencies:
• To perform the job successfully, an individual should be progressively demonstrating the competencies outlined in the Basic Qualifications and Competencies for Religiously-qualified Positions at Tenacre and the additional points relating to Christian Science Nursing.

Servant Leadership:
• Supports the camaraderie and unity among all staff ministering within the guest setting; maintains trust and respect for one another’s ministry.

Communication Skills:
• Communicates and responds to others in a non-hierarchal manner with warmth, respect, and patience; maintains confidentiality; acts and speaks in a manner consistent with the highest ethics and integrity; conversation reflects the highest Biblical standard; replies to inquiries and completes requests, both on a timely basis; follows-up appropriately on requests made of others.

Metaphysical
• Ensures that the healing purpose of Christian Science nursing is foremost in thought and is represented throughout all interactions, communications, and activities.
• Brings a metaphysical readiness and maturity to support Christian Science nurses and guests.
• Knows the Church Manual bylaw for the Christian Science nurse and consistently lets it pervade all work.
• Expresses the qualities of a nurse, as stated in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy on page 395.

Specific duties; other duties may be assigned:
• Provides one-to-one support with guests’ activities and study
• Gives simple mobility assistance to guests, including giving wheelchair rides and walking with guests
• Performs other tasks involved with the general care of the Christian Science nursing setting including bed-making and giving mealtime assistance
• Assist guests at group activities such as church services, hymn sings, Social events.

Education and/or Experience
• A high school diploma or equivalent, or is actively working on it.
• Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty as state above satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Please call 609.279.2328 or email Christine Hein at chein@tenacre.org with questions or for an application.


Senior Director of Philanthropy

The Senior Director of Philanthropy assists the Vice President of Philanthropy with all aspects of department management, unifying, organizing and leading the team with clear communication and inspiration from Christian Science practice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Captures and communicates the vision established for Philanthropy by the Vice President
• In-house presence to support the Vice President of Philanthropy
• Oversees philanthropy from ideas to implementation and established relationships
• Directs management of outreach for grants to Christian Science and non-Christian Science entities
• Understands big picture of all Philanthropy activities
• Coordinates and manages communication of ideas for grants
• Connects individuals and activities in the department
• Facilitates team with metaphysical approach to Philanthropy
• Nurtures the staff for developing philanthropic relationships

Specific duties
• Manages Philanthropy staff
• Participates in unfoldment of ideas for grants with Philanthropy staff
• Unifies team through organized meetings and communications
• Attends Philanthropy Committee meetings
• Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications
• Member of The First Church of Christ, Scientist
• Branch Church Membership preferred
• Christian Science Class Instruction required
• Management experience required
• Maturity of Christian Science practice
• A proven a high level of proficiency in oral and written communication

A resume and cover letter needs to be included for this application.

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Philanthropy Project Coordinator

Tenacre is looking for a Philanthropy Project Coordinator who will turn to God readily, who works closely with the VP-Philanthropy, is technically-oriented, organized, and will assist with project coordination and administrative tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Metaphysically supports the Philanthropy Ministry on a daily basis
• Works closely with VP-Philanthropy to coordinate and prioritize needs and goals
• Manages operational functions like conference call logistics, travel arrangements, grantee
meeting schedule, support and organization of unfolding ideas
• Keeps information of grant management system up to date
• Assists with communication and logistics coordination
• Responsible for Philanthropy Committee meeting minutes and agenda
• Is ready to receive additional delegated tasks and projects

Qualifications
• Member of The First Church of Christ, Scientist
• Branch Church Membership preferred
• Christian Science Class Instruction required
• Mature in practice of Christian Science
• Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office software
• Knowledge of grant management system, preferred

Please also submit a cover letter and current resume.

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Part-Time Receptionist

The Part-Time Receptionist serves as an ambassador for Tenacre with a welcoming and gracious
demeanor.

Essential duties include:
• Greets visitors at Tenacre’s reception desk in a professional and pleasant manner
• Uses sound judgement to respond to questions and requests in a timely fashion, and
knows when, and to whom, a decision should be referred
• Assists with mailings and other office tasks
• Performs light bookkeeping and data entry
• Adeptly handles multiple priorities and tasks
• Inputs and accesses data in the reservation system
• Willingly takes on other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience and Licenses
• Membership in The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston
• Demonstrated ability to read and speak English fluently
• Consistent positive working relationships with others.
• Proficiency with computers and basic typing skills
• Processing of all reservation requests, changes, and cancellations as assigned
• Accurate and quality focus
• Confidentiality of proprietary information
• Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English
• Exceptional welcoming service to visitors, staff and contractors
• Natural ability to learn and use basic features of accounting and reservations software
• Flexibility to work on weekends

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Swing Cook

Tenacre is looking for a full-time Swing Cook who loves to be creative with his or her cooking talents, work with others in a team environment and is also flexible with varying day shifts.

Competencies:
• Works safely and cooperatively with a team
• Demonstrates reliability including punctuality
• Shows initiative with proper instruction
• Thoroughly enjoys preparing food for others
• Is flexible with schedule and scope

Essential duties include:
• Food preparation
• Baking/dessert making
• Cold food presentations
• Cooking complete meals
• Experimenting with recipes
• Organizing creative food utilizations

Education and/or Experience and Licenses
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential and additional duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Membership in The First Church of Christ, Scientist, preferred
• Professional, well-rounded food service experience
• Reading and speaking English

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