Job Opportunities

Alumni Coordinator

The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (ChIME) is actively seeking a part-time (10 hours per week) Alumni Coordinator to join our team. 

ChIME is a 501 (c)3 organization founded in 2002 whose mission is to educate and train interfaith leaders who serve with integrity, spiritual presence and prophetic voice.  It offers a 2-3 year program comprised of weekly classes, weekend workshops and special community-wide events.  The program culminates in graduation/ordination as an interfaith minister/chaplain.   There are approximately 200 alumni.  This number will continue to increase by 10 – 20 each year.

Position scope:  The Alumni Coordinator works collaboratively with the Abbess, the Dean of Students and the Director of Administration to develop and provide services to ChIME alumni.  Tasks include but are not limited to:

  1. Work with alumni to identify priorities and implement them:

    1. Continuing Education

    2. Supervision and consultation opportunities

    3. Identify and prioritize third year options, ie spiritual direction

    4. Participate in program development of third year options with Dean and Abbess

  2. Coordinate volunteer opportunities for alumni

  3. Create a newsletter for alumni every other month

  4. Work with Director of Admin, Dean and Abbess on fundraising appeal

  5. Work with Director of Administration to improve chaplain referral service for the community

  6. Collaborate with other interfaith alumni organizations


  1. Knowledge of interfaith; preferably a graduate of an interfaith seminary

  2. Collaborative

  3. Experience with volunteer management

  4. Ability to create and offer educational programming: both in person and online

  5. Works independently

  6. Strong computer skills

  7. Ability to multitask

  8. Strong organizational skills

  9. Ability to set and reach goals

Salary:  $17.00 - $19.00 per hour depending on experience. Please send resume and cover letter to by Fri. July 5th. Note:  Anticipated start date is mid August although this is contingent on student enrollment.