Employment Opportunities

First Congregational Church of Akron (First Church) is an equal opportunity employer with a standing policy of nondiscrimination. First Church believes that all qualified persons should be accorded an equal opportunity for all terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion (except insofar as ordination or religious background may be a qualification for a position), sex, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, military status, criminal record, familial and marital status, or any other class or status protected by law.

Please note that First Church is a drug-free workplace.

Bass Section Leader & Soloist
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First Church is seeking a trained Section Leader & Soloist to provide regular vocal leadership for the bass section of our Chancel Choir, guidance to volunteer choir members, and occasional solo performances, to encourage and strengthen the congregations’ worship of God. Please note that a part of the application process, for selected candidates, will include an in-person audition which, in turn, will include a solo piece chosen by the candidate, anthem sight-reading and hymn part reading. To apply, please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with your cover letter and résumé, to Music Director & Organist, Clif Cason at clif.cason@akronfcc.org or mail it attention of:
Mr. Clif Cason
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016

Childcare Provider
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First Church is seeking a caring and compassionate part-time childcare worker who has experience caring for babies up to age four. This position would include providing care on Sunday mornings, during holiday services and at other times when childcare is needed. We are seeking someone who is hard-working and possesses excellent communication skills. Please note that church members are not eligible to apply for this position. If you are a patient, caring, organized professional with a background in child care, we hope you will apply for this position. The position offers approximately 4-6 hours of work per Sunday shift. To apply, please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with your cover letter and résumé, to search@akronfcc.org or mail it to the attention of:
First Church Personnel Board
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016

Garden Manager
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First Church is seeking a part-time Garden Manager to provide oversight to the Feed My Sheep Garden and Program to achieve the church’s vision of providing fresh food to its Food Cupboard and education and empowerment to the Feed My Sheep Program participants. The position offers 10-12 hours of work per week, during the growing season. To apply, please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with your cover letter and résumé, to search@akronfcc.org or mail it to the attention of:
First Church Personnel Board
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016

Sexton
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First Church is seeking a part-time Sexton who would be responsible for the readiness and security of the church building and grounds, providing a safe and welcoming environment for members, guests, and staff. The position offers 8-16 hours of work a week, including Sunday mornings and holiday services. Please note that church members are not eligible to apply for this position.
To apply, please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with your cover letter and résumé, to search@akronfcc.org or
Rev. Nanette Pitt
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016