Director of Community Life

Essential duties and responsibilities:  These include the following duties; however, other duties may be assigned.

  • Engage with the community institutions to determine the needs for the residents.

  • Develop and inplement teams to branch out through the church and community with strategies to meet the need.

  • Manage hospital, nursing home, shut-in care using teams of people gifted for such activity.

  • Embrace new ministry opportunities for expansion within the community.

  • Collect and analyze information that measures the success of Community Life program efforts and modify as needed.

  • Expand and manage First Church community ministries including community meals, the hair cut program, Centershot, and prison ministry.

  • Be the staff representative for the Mission Committee

  • Develop and maintain ministry opportunities for congregation members to engage in Community Life programming.

  • Ensure the effective management of Community Life programming according to established policies and procedures.

  • Develop and maintain an appropriate vounteer structure that ensures programmatic objectives are supported with trained individuals.

  • Ensure a positive, healthy, and safe work environment.

  • Be an active member of First Church staff and church leadership.

  • Participate in staff meetings.

  • Establish curriculum and the training of volunteers for community life programs.

  • Prepare reports as necessary and maintain accurate and private information on visits of all team members.

  • Maintains a visibly strong walk with Jesus.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in ministry or related field is preferred. 2 years experience in ministry activities, especially with Biblical leadership qualities is necessary.