Christ Central is seeking a Special Needs Ministry Coordinator to lead Christ Central’s growing Access Ministry. The Special Needs Ministry Coordinator will lead the development, implementation, and management of the Access ministry. S/he will lead and facilitate the inclusion of individuals with special needs and their families in the community of the church. S/he will help increase awareness and advocacy for the larger special needs community within our spheres of influence as we live out the gospel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
o Serve as liaison and coordinator between the family/church, ministry leaders and advocate for the needs
o Scheduling, budgeting, file management, and administrative tasks
o Review, implement and follow all church and ministry policies and procedures
· Events Coordination
o Planning and coordinating spiritual care and support via various events periodically to include: “Soul Care Day” (A spiritual care and counseling day for families), awareness events, coordinate respite care and coordinate meal delivery to families
o Connecting families and the church with resources
· Training and Development
o Recruit, lead meetings, train, develop and oversee volunteers
o Strategize vision and share best practices with team/church and have the ability to develop ways to overcome barriers to ensure each individual and their families can be fully immersed in the church community
o Has the ability to develop individualized spiritual care and support to the special needs individual and create individualized profile/support materials as necessary
o Develop training materials along with policies and procedures
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Compassion – Calling and Gifting
o Experience in working with individuals with special needs, and their families in a gospel centered manner.
o Knowledge of varying age levels, teaching, and learning styles of individuals.
o Proactive and strategic planning and administration over Access programs
o Knowledge of Christ-centered Christian education
o Experience and/or education in working with special needs preferred
o Completed background check, Live Scan and CPR certified (church will provide resources for applicant to complete)
· Community – Relational Compatibility
o Committed and compatible with the ministry of Christ Central
o Relates well and achieves personal rapport with Christ Central families, Staff, Session and congregation as a whole
o A sense of God’s calling to local area and Christ Central in particular
o Full support of his/her family
· Christ – Maturity and Fruitfulness
o Personal godliness, joy, humility, conflict resolution and evidence of ongoing gospel renewal
o Theological vision distinctives
§ Personal theological beliefs aligned with Christ Central’s Statement of Beliefs
§ Supports the theological vision and teaching of our church
§ Gospel values
o Knows how to encourage and love others through the gospel
o Understand the importance of gospel leadership
o Adheres to Christ Central’s philosophy of ministry (for discussion with Senior Pastor)
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send your resume, personal story of grace (testimony), statement of faith and vision statement for Access Ministry, and three references (names and contact info) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
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