Director of NextGen Ministries Full Time

@ Centerville Presbyterian Church
  • Fremont, California View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - EPC
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 17 October 2022
  • Application closes: 31 January 2023
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    Job Description

    Centerville Presbyterian Church in Fremont California is seeking a full-time NextGen Director to lead the children’s and youth ministry teams. CPC is a well-established, missional church located in the beautiful greater-San Francisco area of Northern California. As the NextGen Director, you will be the relational and discipleship guide who builds lasting connections with families in the church and surrounding community to build vibrant faith. You’ll maximize your strategic leadership gifts to build strong systems that sustain continued growth of the children’s and youth ministry. Are you an energetic team player who is passionate about doing ministry alongside a dedicated and creative staff team? A qualified applicant has a college degree (seminary preferred), and experience in youth or family ministry, and has an understanding of the Reformed tradition. Resumes and inquiries can be sent to Melinda Kinsman by email.

    JOB OVERVIEW
    The full-time NextGen director will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and administering an effective and comprehensive ministry for children and youth, birth through 12th grade, to support Centerville Presbyterian Church’s mission to experience the transformational love of Jesus through authentic community.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
        RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    ● Build volunteer teams: Recruit, onboard, coach, equip, and empower a team of volunteer leaders. Implement an ongoing program of training, care, and connection through regularly scheduled gatherings, individual connections, and regular written communication.
    ● Cultivate a safe and welcoming environment between children, students, and volunteer leaders, leading all to experience a healthy, Jesus-centered, authentic community.
    ● Grow relational connections with children, students, and families (inside and outside the congregation) through presence at  events and strategic meet-ups. Encourage volunteer leaders to do likewise.
    ● Facilitate and nurture active collaboration with the staff from Tri-Cities Young Life and Wildlife.

    STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP
    ● Create and lead a comprehensive, relevant, and developmentally appropriate ministry formation program that engages a growing number of children, youth, and their families on a consistent basis.
    ● Create and execute milestone events that resource and empower parents to consistently disciple their children and youth.
    ● Plan, execute, and promote periodic community outreach events that reinforce an outward facing vision.

    OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    ● Build and execute a volunteer onboarding process, including application and background checks, pre-service training, and ongoing training to maximize effectiveness in the role.
    ● Support volunteers through timely delivery of lesson plans, providing materials, and ensuring ministry spaces are set up before scheduled ministry.
    ● Maintain and update volunteer and participant databases, event calendars, relevant church website content, registration forms, and compliance documents.
    ● Steward the physical care and oversight of the ministry areas, ensuring organized, updated, and inviting environments. Advocate and cast vision for capital improvements as needs become apparent.
    ● Create, submit, and adhere to an annual ministry budget.

    COLLABORATION
    ● Ensure ministry programs align to and support the vision and mission of the church.
    ● Actively participate in weekly staff Bible study and meetings.
    ● Align to established systems, protocols, schedules, and communication norms.
    ● Lead monthly children and youth committee meetings.
    ● Submit a monthly update to Session, reporting on ministry goals, activities, wins, and challenges.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    ● Committed, mature believer and growing follower of Jesus Christ.
    ● College degree or equivalent experience youth and family ministry, or related field. Seminary education preferred.
    ● Proven ability to work in a team setting, collaborating with staff and committee members.
    ● Motivated and self-disciplined, with demonstrated execution and time management skills.
    ● Demonstrated experience in building and leading volunteer teams.
    ● Effective written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
    ● Engages in a regular rhythm of personal spiritual disciplines.
    ● Aligns with the Evangelical Presbyterian reformed tradition and theology and Centerville’s statement of faith.

    OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:
    Reports to: Senior pastor
    Position: Full time, exempt
    Work Schedule: Typical schedule is Sunday through Thursday, with some evenings and early mornings required, 40 hours/week.
    Compensation: Competitive $80,000
    Benefits: Medical, dental, cell phone and supply allowance, professional development allowance, vacation and sick leave.

    Application closes: January 31, 2023

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