Reports to: Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC)
Natural Church Development Health Team
Overall Responsibility: Develop, monitor, support and evaluate the youth and adult programs and ministries of Cressey Road United Methodist Church
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Assembling and maintaining an annotated inventory of all new and ongoing programs and ministries.
Analyzing this inventory with respect to the Natural Church Development quality characteristics.
Support ongoing programs and ministries that enhance the church’s natural development by:
Identifying, encouraging and empowering lay leadership;
Offering training opportunities as needed;
Monitoring ongoing programs and ministries to identify any needs or opportunities for improvement;
Identifying the outcomes of programs, at least annually.
Prepare proposals for programs and ministries in conjunction with the Health Team and the SPRC which address areas that are most likely to enhance the natural development of the church.
When a new program or ministry is approved by the church council the coordinator will:
Recruit leadership and provide training;
Monitor the start up of that program or ministry;
Evaluate each new program or ministry upon completion.
Prepare and present reports on ministries and programs for each Church Council meeting.
Assisting the Pastor with administrative duties as needed.
High School education or greater;
Excellent communication skills in a variety of media;
Comfortable with groups and people of all ages, including speaking in front of groups;
A vision for development of the church;
A commitment to personal, spiritual and professional growth;
A passion for ministry;
Membership in Cressey Road UMC within one year;
An educational background and/or experience that demonstrates:
A history of organizational success;
Evidence of commitment of service to God;
Evidence of devotion to God in daily life.
Work Environment: Duties will be performed primarily at Cressey Road United Methodist Church, but there will be opportunities to work in a variety of other locations. Coordinator will be provided a laptop for business use.
Physical Demands: Physical demands of the position are expected to be primarily sedentary to light: intermittent sitting with occasional stand/walk and occasional lifting up to 10 pounds, frequent typing and telephone use.
Time Requirements: This is a part time position, requiring 24 hours of work per week. Time worked will be on a flexible schedule.
Compensation: A salary of $18,000 to $22,000/year will be paid, dependent on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. In addition, $360.00/year will be provided for travelling expenses, and $600.00/year will be provided for continuing education.