Manifesting Christ's Presence in the City 

New City Parish is Hiring!

Images of anguish and hope from New City Parish's annual Good Friday Service--March 25, 2016

New City Parish Program Coordinator

Part-time, 15 hours per week to start


The program coordinator will oversee NCP’s core programs.  Duties include:

  • Coordinating and expanding the Urban Training Center initiatives such as the J-term multicultural immersion programs, alternative spring breaks, summer youth mission trips.  The program coordinator will also cultivate partnerships with area non-profits and ministries, as well as with partners including seminaries and universities, CETLALIC and the Lutheran Center in Mexico City.
  • Coordinating the NCP college scholarship program, in collaboration with NCP Board volunteers;
  • Assisting with the coordination and development of collaborative youth ministry initiatives;
  • Assisting with the coordination and development of new collaborative ministry initiatives in the area of restorative justice.
  • Facilitating communication within NCP between congregations and members (e.g. through occasional but regular visits, weekly newsletter sharing information among churches, etc.)
  •  Developing external NCP communications for marketing and fundraising purposes (e.g. monthly newsletters, website updating, social media use, promo video).
  • Assisting in the coordination of NCP’s annual fall event
  • In collaboration with NCP board members and NCP pastors, writing grants to support NCP programming.
  • Providing support for the NCP Board as it takes primary responsibility for fundraising]
  • Attending monthly NCP pastors meetings and providing support and coordination as needed and time allows.

Core Competencies:

Applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, college degree preferred.  Experience in non-profit coordination and grant writing preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness while working collaboratively and coordinating teams. Proficient in English and Spanish preferred. 


Applicants should be available to work at least 2 Sunday mornings a month, preferably more, to visit NCP congregations and partner congregations on Sundays.  Drivers license and access to a reliable car required.


$17 per hour to start; 2 weeks paid vacation annually.  Reimbursement for local travel required to carry out the position provided at current IRS rates.  There are currently no other benefits available with this position.   

To apply, please send cover letter and resume with names and contact information for references to Board Chair Rev. Stephanie Jaeger: by April 30, 2016. 

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, April 14, 2-4pm: NCP Pastors and Friends Meeting, Olivet Lutheran in Hawthorne

Monday, April 18, 6pm dinner, 6:30pm meeting start: NCP Board Meeting at Chapel of Peace, Inglewood

Thursday, May 12, 2-4pm: NCP Pastors and Friends Meeting, Community Lutheran, Los Angeles

Thursday, May 26, 8am: CLUE's Giants of Justice Breakfast, email to reserve tickets:

Thursday-Saturday, June 2-4: Visit NCP's display at Synod Assembly!

In-Kind Donations Needed in NCP 
(Thank you in advance!) 
Have these items to donate?  Please contact Willa Glover, NCP office manager to schedule mailing or delivery.  310-673-2584  

  • non-perishable food items for our feeding programs, as well as frozen turkeys (November and December) 
  • new/updated conference room table and chairs 
  • new/updated fax machine
  • Gift Cards for supermarkets, Target and other stores. 
  • new or lightly used drums (Community Lutheran)
  • projector and screen or flat screen TV (Community Lutheran)
  • passenger van or mini-van for youth ministry 
  • canopy tents for youth events and for playground at local affordable housing unit  (Community Lutheran)
  • reams of white or colored paper
  • backpacks with school supplies
  • Instruments (guitars, violins, cellos, violas, pianos for students at home, drumsticks)         

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New City Parish is a non-profit urban coalition of eight Evangelical Lutheran Churches located in Los Angeles, Inglewood, and Compton. As an organization, we focus on transforming our communities through collaborative, holistic ministries and social outreach programs. We seek to proclaim a message of hope, to advocate for the poor and marginalized, to teach people how to think critically for themselves, and to heal and comfort those who are hungry and suffering within our communities. 

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