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.

To Apply:

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Current employment opportunities:

Director of Philanthropy Outreach (Tenacre is no longer accepting applications for this opportunity. Thank you.)

Full-Time Receptionist

Christian Science Nurse

Tenacre is no longer accepting applications for this opportunity. Thank you.
Director of Philanthropy Outreach

Tenacre is looking for a class taught Christian Scientist, who has active Christian Science Mother Church and local branch church membership and turns to God readily for guidance and decision-making. Reflecting the collaborative nature, this position works closely with the Vice President of Philanthropy, the President of Tenacre, and the Board of Trustees to help unfold Tenacre’s Philanthropy Ministry. Responsibilities include being a representative of Tenacre in the field and maintaining close communication and travel to organizations within the scope of Tenacre’s mission in order to develop relationships and understand organizational needs. It is essential that the individual immerse himself/herself in the history, culture and guiding principles of Tenacre and understand and support The Philanthropy Ministry and is able to communicate effectively its direction.

• Oral and Written Communication – Listens and asks for clarification; responds well to questions; clearly expresses ideas verbally and in writing
• Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed
• Ethics – Works with integrity and ethically upholds organizational values; inspires the trust of others; maintains confidentiality; demonstrates respect for all; keeps commitments; understands lawful and ethical standards
• Initiative – Volunteers readily; takes action for great results; asks for and offers help when needed
• Planning and Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; ensures that required resources are in the right place and at the right time.

Duties include:
• Responsible for professionally understanding and communicating Tenacre’s mission
• Be knowledgeable of the Philanthropy Ministry’s guidelines and governing regulations and be able to educate others
• Develop relationships and establish open communication and dialog with organizations within the scope of Tenacre’s mission.
• Co-create, manage and synthesize a field assessment to better understand organizational needs.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of grants allocated and report back to the board
• Completes reports and provides timely feedback
• Special Requirement: Willingness to travel frequently mostly in the United States with occasional trips overseas.

• Practicing Christian Scientist, demonstrated by Mother Church membership and active branch church membership
• Christian Science class instruction
• A spiritual healer who is earnestly working toward the goal of the public practice of Christian Science through the love of mankind and the disciplined treatment of issues facing humanity.
• Bachelor’s degree, preferred
• Relevant work experience, preferred
• Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; able and willing to learn new software applications

Please also submit a cover letter and current resume.  If you have questions, please contact Staff Relations at 609.279.2304.  If you know of individuals who may be interested in this opportunity, please tell them about it. 

Full-Time Receptionist

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

Duties, Responsibilities and Competencies
• 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
• Providing support for quarterly and special Board meetings & weekly management meetings
• Performs light bookkeeping and data entry
• Adeptly handles multiple priorities and tasks
• Willingly takes on other duties as assigned

• Membership in The First Church of Christ, Scientist and active branch church membership
• Demonstrated ability to apply the truths of Christian Science in a workplace setting
• Proficiency with computers and basic typing skills
• Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English
• Welcoming approach to everyone: treats visitors, staff and contractors in a warm, friendly manner
• Detail-oriented
• Demonstrates ability to learn and use basic features of accounting and reservations software
• Flexibility to work on weekends

If you have questions or would like a complete job description, please contact Staff Relations at 609-279-2304. If you know individuals who may be interested in this position, please tell them about it.

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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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