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Overview:
Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church (MVPC), located in the East Bay, 10 miles from Oakland, and 20 miles from San Francisco, is looking for a Director of Student Ministries to oversee our Middle School and College Ministries. This position will work closely with the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries, who oversees all of Student Ministries and has primary responsibility for the High School Ministry.

Our Middle School Ministry, called Quest, gathers on Thursday Nights and this role would provide primary leadership through planning, teaching, and building relationships, as well as leading camps and other activities. Our College Ministry is a relational outreach to nearby St. Mary’s College that involves lots of one-on-one meetings with students, and small relational gatherings.

This is a full time position with time split roughly 60/40 between middle school and college ministry.

Qualifications:

A vibrant and mature faith in Jesus Christ.
An undergraduate degree. A ministry or Bible degree is preferred, but not required.
Experience in college and/or youth ministry.
Love for students and the ability to build relationships with middle school and college students.
Strong communicator with the ability to clearly teach the Word of God.
Spiritual and emotional maturity.
A hard worker who is self-motivated.
A team player.
Desire to learn and grow.

To Apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 minute video introducing yourself. These can be sent to the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries, Tommy Branagh, at tbranagh@mvpctoday.org.

POSITION: Kids Ministry Director
REPORTS TO: Pastor Matt & Raven Cannon, Kids Pastors
EMPLOYEE STATUS: Full-Time
WORK SCHEDULE:
● Must be available Sundays from 7am-2pm
● Monday – Thursday office hours / special events for kids ministry
POSITION OVERVIEW: Cornerstone’s Kids Ministry is passionate about planting seeds of faith in the
children of San Francisco and cultivating a love for Jesus Christ. We want our children to be spiritually
alive and unified in Christ!
We are looking for the right person to join our team to direct one of our Kids Ministry Campus
locations under the direct leadership of the Kids Pastors. We have two locations, one in downtown
San Francisco in the Mission district and one at Riordan High School. The Kids Ministry Director
manages the execution of high-quality kids’ ministry for three Sunday services at one location. This
includes overseeing staff and volunteer leaders as they fill their various roles.
Operating as one church, two locations. The director will work in conjunction with and under the
leadership of the Kid’s Pastors daily. The Kids Ministry Director also plays a key role in special events
planned by the Kids Ministry.
Skills required to fulfill this job include excellent communication and organizational skills. The Kids
Ministry Director will be someone who loves Jesus, connects well with children, takes initiative, and
has a positive attitude. They should be a leader who is empathetic, discerning, loving, kind, and full of
energy and life. And of course, they should LOVE children!
RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Lead weekly Sunday Kids services and other events at either the Mission or Riordan Campus
○ Set up, break down, and execute
○ Lead operations of classrooms / check-in & out
● Help with leading volunteer teams and recruiting new volunteers
● Administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, sending e-updates, keeping inventory
supplies, communicating to volunteers, and delivering curriculum content to teachers.

Cornerstone Church of San Francisco • 3459 17th

Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 • (415) 861-2439

Offices • 150 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94134

● Stays accountable to the Kids Pastors weekly for mentorship and direction.
● Leads on Sundays in pre/post set up, host prayer for the volunteers, and welcomes families as
they arrive on Sundays at check-in stations. Manages volunteers and families with enthusiasm
and trust.
● Fill in as teacher/assistant in classrooms as needed or to help coach other volunteers.
● Meet weekly with the Kids Team and Kids Pastors.
● Will help coordinate special events along with Kids Pastors and the Admin Assistant.
● Work closely with the Kids Pastors to implement the vision of Kids at Cornerstone across the
entire kids ministry.

ESSENTIALS:
● Excellent computer and communication skills and can multitask.
● Experience in children’s ministry and/or studies in children’s ministry.
● Desires to work with a team.
● Experience working with early childhood or elementary children.
● Bachelor’s Degree preferred
● Works well with systems for check-in, management of databases and presenting media in
classrooms. (ex. Planning Center Online & Propresenter, Google Docs and Spreadsheets,
Google Drive, Excel, Pages or Microsoft Word)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS:
● Personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
● A lifestyle that serves as a model of authentic commitment to Christ
● Passion for children and leading them to Jesus
● Outgoing and charismatic personality who easily connects with families
● Strong interpersonal communication skills
● Hardworking team player who is eager to learn and takes initiative
● Trustworthy, responsible, and dependable
● Strong organizational and administrative skills
● Excels at time management
● Commitment to the church body outside of kids ministry, including attending weekly Sunday
service, supporting body-wide initiatives, and active involvement in a small group
TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter to raven@cornerstonesf.org or
matt@cornerstonesf.org
ABOUT CORNERSTONESF: CornerstoneSF is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, non-denominational
Christian church in San Francisco. Hyphens aside, we’re a place where all kinds of people gather to
worship Jesus, and learn about Him for 60-ish minutes in a casual, yet sacred space. So no matter
which campus you’re at, our mission is the same: Live out our faith in Jesus, and invite others into life

with Him.

Cornerstone Church of San Francisco • 3459 17th

Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 • (415) 861-2439

Offices • 150 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94134

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

  • The Director of Adult Ministries is a member of the Ministry Team of Directors at Orange Park United Methodist Church.
  • This team of directors consists of nine salaried, exempt directors under the supervision of the pastor.
  • This team includes a Director of Congregational Care, a Director of Pastoral Communications, a Director of Children’s Ministries, a Director of Youth Ministries, a Director of Adult Ministries, a Director of Music Ministries, a Director of Culinary Services, a Director of Finance, a Director of the Early Education Center and the Senior Pastor.
  • Although each director falls under the guidance of the Senior Pastor with specific areas of responsibility, the directors are collaborative and supportive of one another and share cooperatively in the ministries within the church. Each director must work closely with the entire team of directors as well as some ten support personnel.
  • It is the responsibility of the Director of Adult Ministries to support the general goals and ministry of Orange Park United Methodist Church in word and deed. The purpose of this position is to minister within the body of Christ by providing direction to the adult ministries of the Orange Park United Methodist Church.
  • The Director of Adult Ministries is expected to contribute to the team spirit of the staff through fellowship, encouragement, cooperation, prayer support and other appropriate ways, as she/he serves her/his Lord Jesus Christ, the church and the Senior Pastor. This is to be accomplished through consistent communication with, and under the supervision of the Senior Pastor, who will act as the liaison for the Staff/Parish Relations Committee.

 

JOB PREREQUISITES:

  • The Director of Adult Ministries must be a person who demonstrates a strong faith in Jesus Christ. He/she must possess a working knowledge of adult ministries programming needs and United Methodist and Wesleyan curriculum.
  •  The Director of Adult Ministries must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to manage personnel matters in her/his scope of responsibility.
  • The Director of Adult Ministries must possess a willingness and commitment to working with the entire staff, to share in a team ministry and have a strong work ethic.

 

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

  • Serve as a team member with the other staff members of Orange Park United Methodist Church and meet regularly with other staff members to assess the overall ministry effectiveness of the congregation.
  • Assist the Senior Pastor to fulfill his/her role as the primary spiritual leader, vision caster, pastor/teacher of the church.
  • Develop the Educational Ministries of the Adult Work Area of the congregation guided by the vision of the Senior Pastor.
  • Coordinate and provide quality adult studies as a part Wednesday Nights and Sunday Nights.
  • Identify, train and empower God’s people to use their spiritual gifts in the adult educational ministry of the congregation.
  • Provide continual oversight and support for the ongoing Adult Sunday School Program of the church.
  • Work to evaluate current programs, identify and develop new programs, and refine existing educational programs.
  • Coordinate adult participation in the various activities of the church ranging from the Trunk or Treat for children to the Youth Auction for Missions to Senior Adult trips and programming.
  • Write newsletter articles.
  • Develop, identify, and procure (with the assistance of the Christian Education Team) training materials as agreed upon with senior pastor.
  • Maintain statistics for continued review and the pursuit of excellence.
  • Exhibit competency and stewardship in dealing with budgets and church resources.

The Summit Church, a rapidly growing congregation in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is seeking an energetic, dynamic Jesus-loving person to be our Director of Kids Ministry.  The right person will demonstrate a strong commitment to Jesus Christ while providing the entrepreneurial leadership necessary to take a thriving kid’s ministry program to the next level and help children, parents and other family members find a thriving and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.  The right candidate will be available to work a full-time schedule that will include Saturday and Sunday hours.  If you are the right person to help us get children engaged and connected, send your resume to jobs@reachingthesummit.com.

Overview:

Central is located in Elk River, Minnesota and is a community of people seeking to explore, discover, and live in the ways of Jesus. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus, and all that we do flows out from our desire to BE connected to Jesus, GROW together, SERVE others, and SHARE the good news.

Our Student Ministries encompasses all 6th – 12th graders (anywhere from 150-250 kids, depending on the year) and is driven by our 35+ adult volunteer leaders. Our hope is to introduce kids to Jesus and take them deeper in their faith through worship gatherings, adult mentoring, camps and trips, Confirmation, and other experiences designed to awaken young people to the love of God in Christ Jesus.

 

Job Description:

The Director of Student Ministries will oversee all of our ministry to 6th graders through 12th graders at Central. This includes recruiting and training adult volunteers, overseeing our Echo worship gatherings, leading camps and trips throughout the year, directing our Confirmation program, and maintaining a loving presence in the Elk River community through contact ministry.

 

What Kind of Person We’re Looking For (qualifications):

·      Someone committed to following Jesus and making disciples of Jesus

·      A college degree (further continuing education is available)

·      Previous ministry experience is preferred, but not required

·      Someone who is humble, hungry, and smart. We are looking for someone who is willing to learn and grow, who is self-motivated and an initiator, and someone with proper skills and giftings to oversee the ministry.

 

 Details:

·      Full time position with commensurate salary and benefits

·      Please submit resume with cover letter, and any inquiries, to Rachel Pederson at rachel.pederson@clcelkriver.org

 

Youth Unlimited is looking for their next SERVE Director. This is a full-time position based in Grand Rapids, MI that will work closely with our host teams in the US and Canada. We are seeking someone who is passionate about Youth Ministry and wants to help guide the future of our SERVE program!

Position title: SERVE Director

Reports To: Executive Director

Status: Full-Time

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Missions Program Quality and Delivery
    • Strategic planning and assessment
      • Be aware of current mission and youth ministry trends and needs
      • Evaluate YU’s SERVE experiences against the current trends and needs.
      • Explore and implement changes in the program as needed to remain relevant to students, youth workers and churches through YU’s SERVE experiences
    • SERVE site (Host team) recruitment and retention
    • Host team (SERVE site) training and development (Standards of Excellence)
      • SERVE 101 training
      • YU/SERVE Leadership Summit training
      • Mobilizing, equipping and empowering experienced Host Team leaders
      • Host Team manual and website resources oversight
      • Visit potential SERVE sites to determine if they are fit to host SERVE
    • Collect post SERVE evaluations, review and assess sending church feedback, making changes as necessary
    • Annual theme development with SERVE staff
      • Collaborate with the contract writer
      • Review writer drafts
      • Ensure Reformed perspective permeates SERVE theme and materials
    • With support of Youth Unlimited’s SERVE Coordinator field and respond to issues arising from participants, host teams, parents, speakers and other constituents
    • Attend SERVE sites as they are in action to encourage, coach and appreciate them.
    • Provide on-call support for all YU SERVE sites (24/7 during the experience)
    • Speak into annual SERVE budget and execute the program within the annual budget.
  2. Church Engagement
    • Retain and recruit churches to host and send students/leaders on SERVE trips
    • Speak into the annual church engagement/marketing plan that connects with churches and youth workers
    • Execute the church engagement strategy (see annual plan)

This position requires the ability to:

  1. Understand, appreciate and articulate a Reformed Christian world and life view
  2. Think critically about missions, justice and God’s call on our lives to serve others
  3. Communicate a vision for ministry to youth and emerging adults
  4. Lead and train multiple volunteer teams
  5. Develop and manage budgets
  6. Organize programs and events with an attention to detail
  7. Communicate clearly and effectively
  8. Give and receive constructive feedback
  9. Develop and maintain customer relationships (churches and youth workers)
  10. Handle crisis situations in a mature and professional manner
  11. Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  12. Travel during the SERVE season (mid-June through early August) for site visits and as needed during the year to onboard new sites

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a church context with direct involvement in youth ministry. Preference will be given to candidates with a commensurate higher education background. Candidates should provide a cover letter and resume to Rick Zomer (rick@youthunlimited.org) with the subject line: SERVE Director. Interviews will begin immediately with applications being accepted until November 21, 2018.

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