Coordinator of Biblical Life Center and Lifelines Part time

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    Job Description

    Fellowship Church Ministry Purpose:

    • To maintain, at all times, a reverence for the mission of Fellowship Church
    • To maintain a goal of excellence in execution of the entrusted role(s)

    Position Overview:

    The Biblical Life Center (BLC) & Lifelines Coordinator serves on the counseling ministry staff team of Fellowship Middlebrook. This position will be scheduled up to 29 hours per week and have a dual focus on leading and supporting the BLC in its administrative functions as well as helping launch our new Lifelines Surge Initiative. It is designed to accomplish the following:

    For the Coordinator-

    • To provide a professional, encouraging & constructive ministry environment
    • To provide hands-on experience in leading administratively and launching a new initiative
    • To develop the Coordinator’s skill set in leadership, hospitality, coordination of care, program planning, and ministry to at-risk families

    For Fellowship Middlebrook –

    • To strengthen the leadership and mission of the Biblical Life Center
    • To assist the BLC staff with daily and weekly administrative help
    • To assist the two pastors of Marriage and Family Ministry in their administrative and programmatic needs
    • To strengthen various ministries of the BLC (e.g. Marriage Innovators, Care Groups, ) in their seasonal functioning
    • To help pioneer, launch, and oversee Lifelines in its beginning stages of care for at-risk families and recruitment and training of volunteers

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Understand the Mission, Purpose and Core Values of Fellowship church and maintain behaviors that are consistent with
    • Understand the ministry purpose and demonstrate it in performance of job responsibilities

    Biblical Life Counseling Admin (approx.8-10 hours per week)

    • Forwarding counseling requests to BLC staff counselors; Maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and ethical standards with any and all BLC counselees, requests, referrals, and records
    • Meet regularly with the Pastor of Counseling and maintain frequent meetings with other staff they support
    • Comply with Fellowship Church’s professional policies such as but not limited to dress code, time-away, financial management, technology use, dating policies, and others items listed in the Employee
    • Maintain personal organization in the front lobby workspace, computer, and storage areas
    • Check the BLC phone message system daily and relay message right away to ensure the BLC 24-hour response time
    • Create a hospitable environment for Counselees and staff as it relates to supplies, reception area, and facility requests
    • Offer as-needed admin support to BLC ministries such as Strong Hearts, , Care Groups, and the Pastor of Soul Care (e.g. picking up food for meetings, printing, )

    Marriage and Family Admin (approx. 8-10 hours per week)

    • Supply admin support on daily/weekly tasks for the Marriage & Family Pastors (e.g. credit card statement, event planning, database , printing, etc).
    • Partner with Marriage & Family ministry and our Communications dept for various promotion for MF events via website or printed literature
    • Provide planning and prep for Disciple-Making parent community group (Sundays) as well as event planning support for MF mission trips, family events,
    • Partner with MF pastors for Marriage Innovators support (e.g. printing, organizing PREPARE/ENRICH appts, room reservation, )

    Lifelines Coordination (approx. 8-10 hours per week)

    • Partner with Pastor of BLC to develop a small Lifelines team (of staff) to meet 2x monthly to hear cases, link to resources, and make benevolence decisions
    • Partner with Lifelines team to begin to implement Phase 1 of Lifelines process to identify, maintain, and grow our relationships to partnering agencies in Knoxville
    • Partner with Lifelines team to refine our Pastor-on-call system for benevolence and Lifeline needs
    • Begin the early stages of recruiting for Lifelines volunteers in our congregation while partnering with team to screen, equip, and mobilize new volunteers
    • Partner with Lifelines team to write pilot program (Lifelines Recovery Program)
    • Partner with student ministries to identify and connect at-risk families
    • Provide case management and face-to-face intakes of Lifelines prospects


    • Must pass background check and complete SafeKids training
    • Ministry skills and competencies
      • Excellent with people and able to build relationships and teams with those in the ministry.
      • This person must be detail-oriented, able to identify and manage a lot of details at one
      • This person must have good time management skills and organizational
    • Language Skills (read, analyze, interpret, write effectively, present, )
        • Must demonstrate excellent writing skills especially grammar and
    • Computer Skills
        • Working knowledge of (or ability and willingness to learn) Microsoft Office programs, especially Outlook Email, also Word, Excel and Arena,

    Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):

    • Regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or
    • Frequently required to reach with hands and
    • Frequently required to stand and walk
    • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

    The intent of this position description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that are required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

    Employee may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically present in this description.

    Application closes: June 17, 2020

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