Family Life Director

  • Encounter Church
  • 111 S. Elmer Avenue 2nd Floor, Sayre, PA 18840
  • Jul 13, 2019
Full time Next Gen Director Children's Pastor/Director Orange Church

Job Description

Overview:

Encounter Church is looking for a Family Life Director with proven leadership gifting, who understands the enormous Kingdom significance of every child and student. Our FL Director will be able to effectively cast and implement a compelling vision that inspires parents and volunteers alike. We are in a building program and our FL Director will have the opportunity to play an active role in defining how we will continue growing our Family Life Ministry in our new space. Our ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in Children’s and Student Ministry, within a medium to large ministry context. Experience utilizing the Orange philosophy of ministry and implementing it successfully is preferred. We are making a difference in our community! If you want to join our efforts, apply at www.encounterchurchpa.com; click on Career Opportunities at the bottom of the home page. 

 

Job Description:

Ensure that every child/student learns about and experiences the love of God in fun, creative, tangible ways. Our four Family Life environments include:

  1. Main Street – birth to preschool
  2. Upstreet – K to 5th grade
  3. Students – Middle and High School
  4. The Host Team

 

Primary responsibilities:

  1. Modeling Jesus to our Children:
    1. Recruiting, developing, equipping, preparing, and empowering FL Ministry Team volunteers and Team leaders to be excellent role models of Christ-followers
    2. Partnering with parents to enhance a child/student’s growth in Christ.
  2. Oversee Mainstreet, Upstreet, and Student Ministry Teams on Sunday:
    1. Ensure all four FL environments are fully staffed and prepared for Sunday
    2. Perform regular and ongoing assessments/adjustments of FL Ministry efforts in order to produce safe and engaging environments
  3. Oversee weekly Administrative responsibilities for maintenance of programs:
    1. Recruit, train, and equip our Admin team of volunteers to perform Admin tasks
    2. Admin tasks to include scheduling of Sunday volunteers, weekly material prep and printing, maintaining supplies, sending out welcome cards, data entry for new families, etc.
  4. Responsibilities to the Encounter Leadership Team:
    1. Attend staff meetings, trainings, and professional development conferences
    2. Co-labor with Lead Pastor to develop a plan and strategy for ministering to our children and students
    3. Vision Casting and implementation for FL Ministries
    4. Maintain a consistent visitor follow-up plan per Encounter policies
    5. Maintain volunteer screening processes and safety procedures
    6. Consult with Finance and Operations Director to project and work within the FL Ministries budget
    7. Performance of any other job-related duties as requested

 

 

Qualifications For Encounter Church Family Life Director:

  1. Love God with all your heart/mind/soul/spirit, and love your neighbor as yourself
  2. Growing and maturing life in Christ
  3. Proven and fruitful Family Ministry leadership skills, such as: recruiting/training/leading volunteers and team leaders, developmental conversations, vision casting, teachable, flexible, eager to learn, strong work ethic, team oriented
  4. Relational and Engaging with FL volunteers and families
  5. Ability to multitask with high energy, self-awareness, strong organizational skills, and a positive attitude
  6. Strong communication skills, including written, public speaking, non-verbals
  7. Ability to leverage technology for effective communication and to stir community interest in FL Ministries
  8. Analytical, creative, problem-solving, attention to detail, event coordinator
  9. Ideal candidate has a college degree, 3+ years experience in Family Ministries, experience with Orange, proficient in Google Drive Suite and Planning Center.

 

 

Encounter Church highly values every opportunity to make an eternal difference in the lives of our children and students. If you share our values and desire an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to God’s work in north central Pennsylvania, we encourage you to submit our online application on our website or by using the link below.

 

This is a full time position. 

 

Encounter Church

111 S. Elmer Avenue

Sayre, PA 18840

Employment@encounterchurchpa.com

www.encounterchurchpa.com