Job Opening at Gilroy Presbyterian Church

Family Ministries Coordinator

Job Opening for Gilroy Presbyterian Church:

Family Ministries Director

Reports to: Senior Pastor Department: Christian Education

Supervises: Children and Youth volunteers

Classification: Full-time or Part-time contingent upon COVID19 conditions

Salary Range: $50,000 for full-time/ Negotiable contingent upon qualifications and experience

I. JOB SUMMARY:

To prepare God’s people for works of service so that the body of Christ may be built up (Ephesians 4:12), with an emphasis on planning, coordinating, directing, leading weekly Family Ministries. The Family Ministries Director will oversee the life and direction of the Children and Youth Ministry operations, teaching, and volunteer care.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -

  • Coordinate and maintain excellent elementary, middle, and high school ministry operations, including Sunday mornings, mid-week programs, and special events/ projects.
  • Develop weekly thematic plans and select appropriate focus and activities for elementary students (grade K-5) and youth (middle and high school) with participatory emphasis
  • Communicate plans to staff, volunteer teams, and church in a timely manner
  • Supervise and facilitate children’s and youth activities: games, small groups, music, spiritual formation
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to assist with children’s and youth activities
  • Schedule and direct special events, i.e., Day Camp, TNT, family game night, movie night
  • Participate in staff and ministry leadership meetings. Provide input and feedback for the adaption and implementation of COVID19 regulations.
  • Communication with families and students on an ongoing basis via social media, online worship, and other innovative modes
  • Manage care and use of facilities used for Family Ministries and is responsible for light custodial and maintenance as needed. Responsible for alerting Pastor or Office Manager to larger needs
  • Manage and structures budget in collaboration with Christian Education Committee and/or Session
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Pastor, Christian Education and/or Personnel Committees

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III. Required Personal Attributes:

The applicant possesses physical, mental, interpersonal, and creative qualities that enable him/her to effectively execute all duties that are typically encountered and reasonably expected while serving in the role of Interim Family Ministries Coordinator.

IV. Qualifications and Experience

  • College degree (highly desirable)
  • · Experience leading
  • · Ability to lead and mentor volunteer team(s)
  • · Strong organizational and people skills
  • · Possess technology and social media skills and experiences
  • · Possess a positive attitude and the ability to motivate and praise others
  • · Strong Christian commitment to serving as a disciple of Christ (highly desirable)

V. Compensation

  • · $50,000 and/or Negotiable and commensurate w/ education level, skillsets, and/or experiences
  • Health Benefits (contingent upon Full-time and minimum staffing)

VI. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled

VII. Beginning Date: Per recommendation of Personnel Committee and Approval by Session

VII. Application Procedure:

  • Submit Gilroy Presbyterian Church Application (click on link below to download)
  • Letter of Intent, which can be emailed to gene@gilroypres.org
  • Resume and three (3) current letters of reference to:

Gene Sakahara, Chair, Personnel Committee

Gilroy Presbyterian Church, 6000 Miller Ave., Gilroy, CA 95020

Phone: (408) 842-3000

Application For Employment - click link below to download and print application

Gilroy Presbyterian Application of Employment