Description: Cokesbury Church is seeking a passionate individual, ready to hone their skills in nonprofit management, ministry leadership, and/or christian community development. The Love Knoxville Intern should have a strong desire to see Micah 6:8 in action through the work of the church in seeking to extend mercy and justice in the name of Jesus in the Knoxville community.  

Type of Position: Paid part-time 20 hours/week; 1 year internship.  Some fixed hours each week, others flexible.


  • Serves as program coordinator for Hope Initiative single mother’s ministry and attends weekly (Tuesdays from 5:45-7:45pm).
  • Recruit program participants through existing Cokesbury ministries and through fostering community partnerships.
  • Recruits, trains, coordinates, and appreciates Outreach volunteers.
  • Utilizes database systems for tracking and coordinating volunteer and program participants.
  • Assist with coordination of special events.
  • Provides administrative support for all Outreach ministries.
  • Actively works to create and document systems, procedures, and training that enable volunteers to serve in meaningful ways.
  • Maintains working knowledge of community resources and able to serve as support resource for Hope Connection (benevolence) volunteers.
  • Takes on special projects that advance the mission of Cokesbury’s Outreach Ministries.
  • Gains an understanding of and able to support Cokesbury’s community partnerships.



  • Committed follower of Jesus.
  • Experience working with people in poverty.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (send team emails, lead volunteer trainings, facilitate classes).
  • Ministry or nonprofit degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills and competent with use of technology.
  • Team player; able to collaborate with others, including working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Leadership skills; able to coordinate teams of volunteers.
  • Understands the importance of serving as an equipper rather than a doer in ministry leadership.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Katie McIlwain: kmcilwain@cokesbury.tv.


Katie McIlwain | Outreach Director
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Cokesbury Church is seeking a full-time Director of Communications to champion and execute a communications strategy that draws people to Cokesbury Church to experience the love of Jesus.

A great candidate will have experience in marketing and/or communications. He or she will also be familiar with Cokesbury Church and our mission. The Director of Communications will be asked to:

  • Be a communicator of our mission statement, core values, and vision.
  • Supervise the communications team.
  • Work closely with the Executive Pastor to create and implement a communications strategy.
  • Work with the rest of the staff to develop content for areas including but not limited to: website, app, blog, podcast, social media, and written resources.
  • Champion communication and next steps for those who engage with us online.
  • Track data and analytics for all digital platforms with the intent to help guide decisions about content and resources for Cokesbury Church.
  • Create and execute a content calendar for task management.
  • Innovate in areas related to digital and print resources that support spiritual growth and worship.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Anna Lee at alee@cokesbury.tv by February 4th.


Anna Lee | Executive Pastor
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