Floris United Methodist Church
Category: Other Ministry Jobs & Christian
Following the direction and guidance of the Director of Grow Ministries, leads the high school program by performing day-to-day assignments that ensure the operability of the ministry and removes the Director of Grow Ministries from the administrative burdens of the program. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating and organizing Sunday Night Programming, attending and facilitating weekly student small groups across multiple high schools, communicating, scheduling, and providing logistical support of parents and other volunteers for weekly student programs, planning, coordinating and leading trips and special events, mentoring and caring for students and student adult leaders, managing the student transition from the Confirmation Program into High School programming, and working within an operational budget for Student Ministries. Develops and maintains an online community for students. Establishes business processes, exercises discretion and independent judgment in dealing with student programming and ensures processes are followed accordingly. Identifies problem areas and recommends operational policies and practices to the Director of Grow Ministries, the appropriate staff member, or Student Ministry team member.
In conjunction with the Director of Grow Ministries, works with Student Ministry adult volunteers directly to ensure they receive appropriate development and training to manage high school programs so that participants grow their faith through participation in programs. Ensures the growth of the high school program by developing new opportunities for spiritual growth via traditional and non-traditional learning and outreach opportunities. Researches new curriculum and programs, provides necessary support to program leaders, and advises high school program leaders about opportunities throughout Floris UMC so that student members can grow together to further grow in Christ.
In conjunction with the Director of Grow Ministries, ensures the viability of the Floris UMC high school program by continually promoting current groups and programs, developing new groups and new leaders, researching new programmatic areas, and attending conferences or speaking with other churches about their student ministry experiences. Coordinates with the Middle School Program Director so as to ensure a smooth transition from middle school to high school programs. Assists the Middle School Program Director in areas needed and works in conjunction with Student Ministry staff to promote the overall mission and vision of the Student Ministries program.
Attends all necessary meetings as directed by the Director of Grow Ministries in order to ensure that when dealing with internal affairs and making day-to-day management decisions they are in line with Floris UMC's overall vision and direction of the Student Ministries.
Knowledge of theory and techniques required to manage and maintain a vital Student Ministry in a large church.
Knowledge of planning, coordination, and execution of business functions, resource allocation, and production.
Uses imagination to develop new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions to problems; designs new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or are unavailable.
Organizes work, sets priorities, determines resource requirements; determines short-term or long-term goals and strategies, coordinates with other organizations; monitors progress, evaluates outcomes.
Integrates technology and social media into the workplace, develops strategies using new technology to manage and improve program effectiveness, and understands the impact of technological changes on