Ministry Opportunities

Current Opportunities at JEMS
There are no current vacancies at JEMS

For all JEMS Positions
Applicants must possess an evangelical faith, a growing relationship with Christ, attitude and skills to work in a team setting and understand the responsibilities given as avenues of ministry for the Lord. For all positions, training and support raising assistance provided.

Other Ministry Opportunities

Rainer Avenue Church – Seattle, WA
Posted  March 5, 2018
Executive Pastor (with focus on Family Life or Worship)
As a partner to the Lead Pastor and leadership, the individual would lead implementation efforts to impactful ministry programming.
In addition, the individual would mentor staff and lay leaders and be the pastoral leadership for either Family Life Ministries or Worship
Ministries, depending on individual experience and gifting  Additional Info 

Christian Layman Church – Oakland, CA
Posted  February 7, 2018
This church is seeking a Children’s Ministry Director and a Worship Director.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Director of Administration:
Children’s Director Search            Worship Director 

Kahului Union Church, Maui, Hawaii – Nichigo Pastor
Posted  Sept 13, 2017  
The Nichigo-bu ministry is searching for a Pastor to lead this ministry. There is currently 23 nichigo members.  The pastor will be primarily be responsible to work with the members in the planning of their ministries.  Current members have been accepting guest speakers and have weekly bible studies.  Together with the English speaking members they have participated in ministries together such as ukulele, choir and mission projects which included Fukushima, Japan in 2016.  Please submit your ministerial profile, resume and references directly to Eric Yamashige, Kahului Union Church by January 31, 2018.  Job Description

Chinese Bible Church – San Diego
Posted August 24, 2017
Youth Pastor (full-time) – Seeking an individual with a shepherd’s heart and a desire to build up the next generation of
Christ disciples through a life-transforming youth ministry.  Contact:  Wilson Wang, 858.538.2356.   Additional information 


Carmel Baptist Church of North Carolina
Posted January 2017
Pastor for Japanese Ministry – Global Outreach FLSA: Non-exempt (part-time). This postion is under the direction of the Missional
Outreach Pastor and supervises an assistant. The position shall shepherd and reach out to the Japanese community in the 
Charlotte region to communicate the overall mission and vision of the church.   Additional info
You may submit your cover letter, resume and questions to Leslie Sheffield

Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 West 158th Street, Gardena, CA 90247
Posted October 2016
Senior Pastor – GVBC is a multip-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-generational Christian community in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. This church was founded more than 100 years age as a mission to Japanese immigrants. We continue to worship in two languages, English and Japanese, as we minister to our diverse neighborhood.

To apply for the position, please download the form  and submit the completed form plus cover letter and curriculum vitae to the
Pastoral Search Committee

Victory Fellowship, 4030 Spencer St. Suite 105, Torrance, CA 90503
Posted September 2016
For Church or Ministry Sub-lease 11,000 square feet of converted warehouse space in a business park.   Contact Person: Arnold Ng

Christ Community Church of Milpitas, 1000 South Park Victoria Drive, Milpitas, CA
Posted April 2016
Pastor of Discipleship in the Family – Seeking an experienced person with strong gifts of leadership to help us minister to the families in our congregation and the greater community.  They are particularly looking for someone to help parents learn how to disciple their children.  Because many of the families in our church and our community consist of foreign-born parents with American-born children, we especially are looking for someone motivated to help these families discover how Christ can help meet the challenges these families face. Above all, we are looking for someone who can provide leadership for multiple staff and 40+ volunteers.
Job Description.

Wintersburg Presbyterian Church, Santa Ana, CA
Posted April 2016
Senior Pastor – Seeking an experienced Senior Pastor who will provide leadership for the two weekly worship services, serve as moderator for Session, be a primary counselor to church members in crisis situations for this family-oriented, multi-generational, 500-member church with 110 years of history.
Email   Church Website    Job Description

Rainier Avenue Church, Seattle, WA
Posted January 2016
Rainier Avenue Church is in an exciting new season of growth, and they are seeking to fill several positions.
Youth Director
Job Descriptions

Bethany Congregational Church of Santa Barbara, CA
Posted December 2015
Senior Pastor – Responsible to the Board of Elders for the planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of the comprehensive activities of the church to meet those objectives. Send your resume and questions  History of Bethany Church
2015 Bethany Church Info    Sr. Pastor Position Description

Chinese Baptist Church-Seattle
Posted August 19, 2015
Senior Pastor – Leader, preacher and a visionary. The senior pastor shall oversee the ministry team, church support staff and all church programs and activities in order to have harmony and oneness within the ministries.
Job Description

Waseda International Christian School (Tokyo, Japan)
Posted August 14, 2015
Two English and ESL Teachers – Beginning January 2016, Students 1st-8th Grades
Housing and Visa (teaching)Fees, free Japanese language classes, and One RT airline ticket per year provided between Tokyo and USA.  Position Description

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Posted August 7, 2015
Part-time Temporary Grant Impementation Library Archive Curatorial Assistant – July 2015 to approximately April 2016, approximately 10 hours per week.
Position Description

University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA
Posted February 28, 2015
Director of Children and Family Ministries- Child development background; bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred). At University Presbyterian Church (UPC), the Mission is to Share Hope in Jesus Christ. This position collaborates with senior leadership and Session to implement the mission and vision of UPC through providing leadership for Children and Family Ministries (CFM). He/she leads the efforts of the CFM staff, elders and volunteer leadership teams to maintain vision and to build strong discipling relationships and quality programs for ministry with children. This includes leadership in the education and discipling of parents and families, equipping them for ministry with each other and their neighbors in Seattle. Contact Hilary Handbidge    or  see web site. 

Irvington Presbyterian Church, Fremont, CA
Posted January 9, 2015
Worship Music Arts Director and a Family Ministry Director – These newly created positions are indended for individuals who seek to BE the difference for God to the churched and the dechurched/unchurched in a largely agnostic and non-Christian community. For Job Description  contact  or call 510.517.7161