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Careers 2017-06-13T13:17:02-05:00

Recreation & Activities Coordinator

St. Luke’s actively participates in and hosts year-round United Church Athletic League (UCAL) sports and special events programs. Our two campuses are expanding to accommodate our growing neighborhood presence.

We are seeking a part-time, 25 hours per week, Recreation & Activities Coordinator.  This position is responsible for ensuring that registered groups have access to the athletic fields and facilities, and that the fields and facilities are in safe and ready condition.  This position will also supervise a staff of attendants.  Depending upon the sport and season, this position may have to work evenings, Monday – Friday 5:30 – 8:30pm, Saturdays 8am – 12pm and Sundays 2:30 – 5:30pm or 6:30-8:30pm.  Availability at the start of the fall, winter and spring sports seasons is crucial.  As the first point of contact for teams and other groups utilizing the facilities and grounds, the Recreation & Activities Coordinator is the face of St. Luke’s to the local community.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the programming, recruitment, registration, scheduling and billing of UCAL sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, as well as sports programs at our Gethsemane campus.
  • Ensure that facilities and grounds are properly set-up and maintained for scheduled events
  • Maintain the attendant shift calendar, timesheets and daily duties schedule
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise evening and weekend attendants
  • In conjunction with the Facilities Administration Coordinator, develop and maintain budgets and financial records for all sports, activities and events
  • Attend weekly Facilities Administration meetings, monthly Coordinating meetings, and general staff and ministry meetings as needed

Requirements & Attributes

  • High school diploma/GED required; associates degree with a concentration in recreation/sports management preferred
  • At least 1 year of direct work experience in recreation/sports programming and scheduling
  • Proven ability to supervise college-age employees
  • Exceptional organization skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills; oral, written, digital
  • MS Office skills; Word, Publisher, Excel, database

A passion for sports and a heart for kids!

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Coordinator of Children’s Church

This position will coordinate the development and implementation of Children’s Church, a new worship experience for children of St. Luke’s and The Story Houston.   This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position, which reports to the Director of Children’s Ministries.

Responsibilities

Developing & Implementing

  • Build a new leadership team, which includes established leaders from St. Luke’s and The Story Kids
  • Recruit, train and equip worship leaders, small group leaders, storytellers, and other key leader opportunities for our youth and adults to help launch this new worship service
  • Select developmentally and spiritually appropriate curriculum that encompasses our 5 habits:
  • We pray.
  • We study the Bible.
  • We make friends.
  • We tell our stories.
  • We give ourselves away in generosity and service.

Building Community

  • Collaborate with ministries and worship communities to foster community in our church and our neighborhood.
  • Partner with parents and our intergenerational church family to nurture our children as we, together, fulfill our ministry purpose, to build a spiritual foundation in each child that will last a lifetime.
  • Foster relationships with other church communities to share ideas and create ways of bringing new children and their families to know and love Jesus.

Ministry Focus

  • Embrace, love and care for our children.
  • Serve on the Children’s Ministries team and Children’s Council and participate in other programs and events as a vital team member.

Spiritual Gifts which are Helpful for this Job Include:

  • One or more of these spiritual gifts: apostleship, administration, shepherding, leadership, compassion, evangelism and exhortation (encouragement)
  • Evidence of a passion for cultivating a love of Jesus in each child
  • Active and growing disciple of Jesus

 

Requirements & Attributes

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior ministry leadership experience including working with a large group of volunteers
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work with other ministry leaders
  • Strong organizational skills; the ability to delegate responsibility and follow-up to complete tasks
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to listen to and communicate with children, their families, lay leaders and our community
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools

Candidates considered for an offer of employment will be required to submit to a background check.

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Sunday School Coordinator 2s- 1st Grade

Job Summary

The Sunday School Coordinator plans, develops and executes Sunday morning programming, with a focus on two year olds – first grade children.  This position exists to assist this specific age of children to build a spiritual foundation that will last a lifetime, as well as fostering relationships among their peers and throughout the congregation.  This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position, which includes Sundays.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement Sunday School curriculum
  • Recruit, train and equip adult volunteers to execute Sunday School
  • Coordinate the special needs ministry
  • Assist with planning and implementing Children’s Ministries special events
  • Build relationships with the children and know them by name
  • Effectively communicate with the children and their families
  • Teach in a Sunday School classroom as needed to support the adult volunteers
  • Partner with other ministries and support departments to execute programming
  • Participate in church staff meetings and events
  • Ensure the children’s programs aligns with the church’s vision proper and mission
  • Assist parents in getting connected within the church
  • Nurture a personal, dynamic faith walk with God

Requirements & Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a concentration in early childhood development/education
  • Solid MS Office skills; Word, Publisher, Excel, database
  • Diplomacy in relationships
  • Team player
  • Maintain confidentiality

Candidates considered for an offer of employment will be required to submit to a background check.

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