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, 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.
With the exception of contracts, members of First Church are not eligible to be employed by the church either part- or full-time per Personnel Board decisions 9/20/2015 and 12/13/2016.

Associate Minister
As of 8/31/18, this posting is “on hold.” While we move ahead with select candidates, we will not be accepting additional applications.
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First Church is seeking a full-time Associate Minister who is passionate and motivated to minister in relevant and meaningful ways so that the congregation may be strengthened in its faith, ministry, and mission. You will work alongside our Senior Minister, sharing responsibility for our faith formation, pastoral care, and other general pastoral functions. We will welcome an Associate Minister who brings fresh perspectives and inspiration for the church and world as we seek to continue and build upon our legacy of dynamic mission and ministry in an urban setting.
To apply:
1) United Church of Christ Ordained Ministers, Ordained Ministerial Partners, or those preparing for ordained ministry, should please visit and follow the UCC Ministry Opportunities listing.
2) Ordained Ministers from other settings, should please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with a cover letter and profile / detailed résumé, to search@akronfcc.org or
Rev. Nanette Pitt
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016

Audio Visual Technician
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First Church is seeking a part-time AV Tech to support our Sunday morning worship services year round. This person would be responsible for monitoring sound during worship services, recording services, helping the church start either video recording or live streaming Sunday services, and preparing and loading audio files to the church website each week.
To apply, please download and complete the Employment Application Form and submit it, together with your cover letter and résumé, to janis.worley@akronfcc.org or
Janis Worley
292 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308-2016