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Director of Student Ministries

Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church in Moraga, California, is looking for a Director of Student Ministries to join their team. This person will be responsible for outreach to, for, and development of middle school students and high school students in the Lamorinda area. The Director of Student Ministries will work directly with students, creating a welcoming environment that encourages the student’s spiritual and social development, as well as developing a team of adult volunteers that work alongside this individual to foster growth.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Recruiting, training, and coordinating student leaders and adult leaders in conjunction with the Associate Pastor
  • Developing and implementing new programs, which includes activities such as selecting curriculum, recruiting and training volunteer leaders and teachers
  • Planning and leading Wednesday night Senior High and Thursday night Studio 68
  • Planning and leading retreats, camps, and events

What you need to have: 

  • A vibrant, growing personal faith in Jesus Christ
  • Academic preparation, including an undergraduate degree
  • Ability to organize and supervise diverse programs
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse student body and relate well to students
  • Creative
  • Go-getter/self-motivated
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong teaching skills

Moraga is a suburb of the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area with a population of 17,539. Moraga is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Moraga offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Moraga, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live there, and residents tend to have moderate political views. Moraga is a great place to raise kids with outdoor recreation, and highly rated public schools.

Executive Pastor

Expectation Church in Fairfax, Virginia, is looking for a new Executive Pastor to join their team. This person will be ready to collaborate with others and help provide administrative oversight in areas such as human resources, budgeting, financial management, facilities management, and policy creation. This person will be integrating the vision of the church in practical and administrative ways. Expectation Church has a highly collaborative team that seeks to empower and elevate volunteers so they will grow in their faith.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Supporting, coaching, and assessing staff
  • Implementing processes to optimize operational capabilities
  • Striving to expand and unify the church
  • Collaborating with the pastoral team regarding ministry administration and implementation of the mission and vision of the church
  • Ensuring necessary compliance and consistency with HR benefits administration
  • Reviewing, creating, and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the effective operation of the church

What skills you need to have: 

  • Learning agility
  • Leadership skills
  • Propensity toward data and analytics
  • Patience
  • Familiar with HR benefits administration

Fairfax County consists of multiple suburbs that are all joined together. Fairfax is in the Northern Virginia area and is close to Washington, D.C. Government contracting, military, and federal government make up a significant portion of the job industry here. Politically, Fairfax is more liberal than conservative. Spiritually, there is a wide array of faiths here from all around the world, as well as many agnostics and atheists. There is no shortage of multicultural experiences, and this is a historic region surrounded by civil war sites. The school system regularly ranks as one of the highest in the country, with a wide array of opportunities for students. The greatest part of living in Northern Virginia (NoVA) is the rich diversity of experiences and people.

Student Ministry Pastor

Living Water Church in Dalton, Ohio is looking for a Dalton Student Ministry Pastor to join their team. This growing, two-campus church is committed to making disciples and building the Kingdom of God as Jesus desired. Their vision, values, and strategy set a framework that guides their church in how they will accomplish this work. The primary job of the Student Ministry Pastor will be to develop leadership and discipleship of both students and volunteers and to help students know, live and tell the tremendous story of Christ.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Recruiting, training, and coaching Student Ministry leaders for effective ministry
  • Leading programming, events, trips to effectively disciple students to know, live, and tell the story of God
  • Connecting with parents to establish teamwork and trust
  • Overseeing large group teaching for Jr or Sr High on Sundays and Wednesdays
  • Preparing messages and small group lesson plans
  • Providing pastoral care for students focused on listening, supporting, and speaking life

Skills you’ll need to have:

  • Must be a team builder, ready and able to equip others to carry out effective ministry
  • Capable of speaking as a key communicator within Jr and Sr High programs
  • Passionate about students and families and committed to spiritual growth for both
  • Able to use social media in a way that is relevant to the next generation
  • Able to manage volunteers, events, and administrative tasks in Epic Student Ministry

Wayne County is made up of several small communities of hard-working families. This enjoyable rural area is quiet, friendly, and small enough to meet new people and make great friends. Our area has a very high percentage of people that have been raised in the church. Our schools (especially Dalton) have had high ranks and people often seek out this area for this reason. The rolling hills and scenic farmland create a beautiful visual impression for residents and passers-by.

Executive Assistant

Status:  Full-time Remote

We are looking for an Executive Assistant for one of our Area Directors. The main job function will entail being the “right-hand person” who enables him to advance company initiatives and goals.  The Executive Assistant manages the schedules, calendar, and communications with key clients. Their duties include answering emails and phone calls, gathering documents to prepare for meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements. The Executive Assistant will filter and attend to the day-to-day functions that are part of the Area Director’s role so that he can focus on the high-level leadership and strategy functions.

Organization Overview:
Headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, NCF is a charitable giving ministry that provides innovative, tax-smart giving solutions for Christian families and their advisors. Since 1982, we’ve sent more than $15 billion in giver-recommended grants to 71,000 charities at work in disaster relief, Scripture translation, adoption, homelessness, education, and countless other causes.  More than 30,000 families look to NCF’s expert guidance and creative giving solutions to help them maximize their impact on the causes they love.

Responsibilities:

  • Calendar and email management
  • Contact list management 
  • Organization of documents and digital assets 
  • Management of events, board meetings, and travel
  • Manage NCF opportunities, clients, and leads 
  • Assist with bulk mailing, including Christmas Cards 
  • Business expenses, medical insurance claims, and tax reporting
  • Handling technology issues
  • Workflow management
  • Customer service
  • Miscellaneous forms and task completion

Qualifications & Desired Skills:

  • Enthusiastic agreement with National Christian Foundation’s mission and values.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as an Executive Assistant.
  • Strong working knowledge of Outlook (Mail, Calendar, Contact), Google (Contacts, Docs), and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), required. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Expensify, LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Zoom, preferred. 
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new online tools.  
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced culture.  
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks with high attention to detail and a sense of urgency despite interruptions.  
  • It is imperative to keep all client and donor information confidential.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written),  , organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and comfortability working with C-level clients and gatekeeping.  
  • Exceptional ability to complete tasks with little supervision.
  • Must be generally available during the workday, 8 am-5 pm, with the ability to take phone calls and attend virtual meetings.
  • Must have access to a reliable computer and mobile phone

 

Worship Director

Lutheran Church of the Cross of Altoona, Iowa, is a practical faith community looking for a Worship Director to join its team. This high-capacity leader will be alive and mature in their faith, yet humble in spirit and hungry to see the mission of God move forward. He/she will enjoy people and have the ability to build and maintain quality relationships. Excellent musical and vocal gifts are a must, as well as a genuine heart of worship. This servant-coach will train and equip others for ministry, work together with various teams, be organized and have solid communication skills.

What you’ll be doing:
• Providing vision for the worship life of LCC, in coordination with the Senior Pastor and Worship Leadership Team
• Planning weekly contemporary worship and other special worship gatherings (music, video, drama, worship center aesthetics) in coordination with assigned themes
• Leading (and training others to lead) weekend worship
• Leading (and training others to lead) worship for Kids, Youth, and other ministries
• Coaching band members both musically and spiritually
• Mobilizing our worship teams into outreach opportunities

What you need to have:
• Vision
• Team building
• Equipper/encourager/trainer
• Excellent vocal and musical gifts of guitar or keys
• Excellent communication both up-front and personal communication
• Able to lead worship for kids and youth

Located in close proximity to Des Moines, Altoona is a suburb of the capital city with a close-knit community feel. Altoona is home to many restaurants and entertainment venues, including a state-of-the-art theater, aquatic center, amusement park, horse racing, and many outdoor recreation opportunities. Within a short drive of the city, you will find water recreation (lakes and rivers) and parks for hiking, camping, and playgrounds. It’s just a short 10-minute drive to downtown Des Moines with many cultural, shopping, and dining options.

Pastor of Family Discipleship

Lutheran Church of the Cross of Altoona, Iowa, is a practical faith community looking for a Pastor of Family Discipleship to join its team. This high-capacity leader will be mature in their faith, yet humble in spirit and hungry to see the mission of God move forward. He/she will enjoy people and have the ability to build and maintain quality relationships. Drawing on in-depth experience leading kids, youth, and adult ministry, we’d like for the Discipleship Pastor to bring creativity, vision and a cohesive discipleship strategy to the church. This servant-coach will train and equip others for ministry, work together with various teams, be organized, and have excellent communication skills.

What you’ll be doing:
• Providing vision, coaching, training and recruiting for the Kids Ministry Team
• Providing coaching for the Youth Coordinator and being a visible presence during Youth Ministry gatherings
• Providing vision, coaching, training, and presence for the Adult Ministry Team and coaching the Next Steps Coordinator
• Overseeing the pre-marriage ministry process

What you need to have:
• Disciple of Jesus Christ
• Strong ministry gifts and passion for Discipleship of all ages, and Preaching/Teaching
• Leadership gifts of casting vision and team building
• Comfortable with and capable of using multimedia in preaching/teaching
• Equipper/encourager/trainer

Located in close proximity to Des Moines, Altoona is a suburb of the capital city with a close-knit community feel. Altoona is home to many restaurants and entertainment venues, including a state-of-the-art theater, aquatic center, amusement park, horse racing, and many outdoor recreation opportunities. Within a short drive of the city, you will find water recreation (lakes and rivers) and parks for hiking, camping, and playgrounds. It’s just a short 10-minute drive to downtown Des Moines with many cultural, shopping, and dining options.

Children’s Minister

 

Northpointe Community Church in Dewitt, Michigan, is looking for a Children’s Minister to join its team. This nondenominational, contemporary church has an “Own, See, Share” vision that has everyone who calls Northpointe home regularly sharing how Jesus is working in their life within their sphere of influence. The Children’s Minster will lead a team of volunteers in the various early childhood, elementary, and preteen ministry areas and develop a team that will specialize in their particular ministry area, living out the vision of Northpointe. They want to partner with parents to help their child move to a life fully devoted to Jesus Christ.

What you’ll be doing:
• Developing high quality programming for two Sunday Morning services for early childhood, elementary, and preteen ministry areas
• Developing area lead volunteers to assist in each of the three areas (early childhood, elementary, and preteen) of programming
• Overseeing Sunday supervisors who will monitor and assist the programs happening in early childhood, elementary, and preteen ministry areas on Sunday Mornings
• Meeting regularly with Supervisor to evaluate the needs and issues affecting each ministry area

What skills you need to have:
• Ability to recruit and develop a team of volunteers
• Passion and understanding of child development
• Desire to learn and grow from experience
• Sense of humor

DeWitt is located in a suburb north of Lansing, Michigan. It is primarily a growing community for young families and there is a lot of pride in the local school system, which is one of the top local schools. The small downtown area has many parks, a river that is great for kayaks, and local shops and restaurants. Most sports fans enjoy a local high school football game or watch the Spartans play in nearby East Lansing. Being located close to Michigan State University also provides access to amazing Broadway Theatre and incredible musical performances. Being centrally located in the state allows for easy traveling to some of Michigan’s best vacation spots for either skiing or boating on the great lakes.

Family Pastor

Hilton Head Island Community Church in Hilton Head, South Carolina, is looking for a Family Pastor to join its team. This person will work in concert with our Next Generation (NextGen) Pastor & the Preschool Director towards our goal of offering an exciting and engaging program that nurtures children, birth through 12th grade and their families in the love and grace of Jesus Christ. They are looking for a positive, enthusiastic leader who is passionate about raising up the next generation by partnering with parents and ministering to the whole family.

What you’ll be doing:
• Overseeing all aspects of creating and executing engaging, exciting, biblically sound, purpose-filled programming and experiences for our Island Kids Ministry & Middle School from newborn to 8th-grade children at HHICC using ORANGE philosophy/curriculum.
• Implementing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of all children involved with Island Kids & our Middle School students, including training of volunteers and the utilization of existing check-in stations/procedures.
• Partnering with parents by developing relationships and equipping them to be disciple-makers of their children through training and provision of educational resources.

What you need to have:
• The ability to build relationships and do life with kids/middle schoolers, families, and volunteers is the number one skill needed.
• A leader who loves building teams of people to create fun and excellent experiences with kids, middle schoolers, and parents.
• Easy-going and can handle change, pliable and flexible.
• Enjoys being on a team and is a team player.

Hilton Head Island boasts the greatest lifestyle for a family. It’s a slower lifestyle with amazing local restaurants. A lot of Southern culture mixed in with a northern influence. There are great sports and arts for kids and a great recreation center for people to access with great programs for kids. Hilton Head Island is also a smaller community with a great mix of locals, part-timers, and vacationers.

Director of Family Ministry

New Hope Church in Greenwood, Indiana is looking for a Director of Family Ministry to join their team. This person will be responsible for casting vision and leading the way for the church in connecting not just with kids, but with the entire family. He/She will be focused on planting the seeds for authentic discipleship and setting the stage for deep connections. Furthermore, they are wanting someone who will study and embrace the upcoming generations to dream up and develop new strategies (not doing church the way we’ve always done it) to reach the next generations.

What you’ll be doing:

• Growing the Youth Ministry’s reach and engagement by creating and implementing a strategy that draws kids and families to Jesus
• Recruiting, developing, and empowering teams of volunteers to implement a dynamic ministry to kids
• Leading families and encouraging them to connect what happens on Sunday with the home Monday-Saturday
• Remaining current on trends and practices in family ministry and exploring new ways of doing Family Ministry for a new generation in a new time
• Serving on the Shared Leadership team, championing and leading the charge in fulfilling the vision of the church by reaching and developing the faith of the next generation

Skills you’ll need to have:
• Easy going style but able to push forward hard when needed
• Honesty and integrity
• Sense of humor
• Ability to think outside of traditional Family Ministry strategies

Greenwood offers a lower cost of living compared to similar cities surrounding Indianapolis and has become a very attractive home for many families. Our community offers four high-performing school districts – Greenwood Community, Perry-Meridian, Center Grove, and Clark-Pleasant – all possessing a rich academic history. Greenwood families and young professionals enjoy a variety of dining options, including a number of local downtown favorites, all the nationally known staples, and several homegrown breweries and coffee shops. And in addition to all of the wonderful things Greenwood can offer, the city is still just a short drive to Indianapolis, where families can go for a stroll on the canal, catch an NBA or NFL game, visit the Indianapolis Zoo, or catch a concert on the lawn at White River State Park.

Family Pastor

 

Cornerstone Community Church in Chowchilla, California, is looking to add a Family Pastor to its team. The Family Pastor will function as a pastoral team member to support Cornerstone Community Church in its mission with a focus on ministering to the youth and children and their families. This person will have departmental oversight; leading, encouraging, and caring for the Children’s Director and Youth Director(s), as well as helping provide leadership development directly and through resources/training that assist these staff in fulfilling their ministry.

What you’ll be doing:
• Leading, encouraging, and caring for the Children’s Director and Youth Director(s).
• Coordinating and evaluating the effectiveness of Youth and Children’s Ministry, vision, and team with a sense of urgency.
• Training and encouraging the Youth and Children’s Ministry Directors to recruit and train effective volunteers.
• Strategizing and executing specific care for families of youth and children.
• Working with the Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor to help execute the vision and strategy, along with the Church’s core values.

Skills you’ll need to have:
• Visionary – can see where we hope to go and is hungry to get there
• Trustworthy – a great leader that families will trust their kids with and are excited to follow
• Activator – great at recruiting a team culture and raising up leaders
• Team player – loves working with others
• Loves coaching others to their full potential

People love the small-town atmosphere of Chowchilla, and if you live in town long enough and get involved, you will see someone you know everywhere you go. The whole town comes out on Friday nights for the high school football games. There are great youth little leagues, football and soccer programs, and a developing “science in the park” program for kids. In addition, over the summer, the city hosts car shows, movies in the park, live music, and a farmers market. There is genuine shared love in our community for our city.

Does this sound like an environment in which you would like to serve?