Children's Ministry Volunteers Developer

The full time Children’s Ministry (Promiseland) Volunteers Developer will oversee a team of approximately 225 volunteers at a specific service time (Sundays at 9:00am). He/she is responsible for ensuring that our volunteers have a weekend experience that is consistent, encouraging, and where volunteers are equipped with the necessary resources and information to be successful in their role. The Volunteer Developer will support room leaders within each age/classroom in developing a growing volunteer team that has strong personal connections and is living out the mission and values of Promiseland when they serve children and each other.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit for, cultivate relationships with, and develop the volunteer leadership teams that oversee each classroom for your assigned weekend service
  • Conduct leadership covenant interviews for potential volunteers with an emphasis on volunteer care and determining right fit
  • Oversee the team at your assigned weekend service time (9:00am). This includes but is not limited to: scheduling updates/changes, resourcing & training volunteers, sharing vision for various ministry components, and proactively solving challenges with short turn-around times
  • Provide weekend support and help at 1 additional weekend service, with an emphasis on volunteer care and encouragement
  • Assist in the development and implementation of volunteer trainings
  • Assist with ministry wide events as needed

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two years experience leading and developing volunteer teams
  • Experience implementing adult learning best practices and digital platforms for ongoing volunteer training is a plus
  • Some college or associate’s degree preferred
  • Approachable personality with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to recruit and motivate volunteers
  • Excellent problem solving skills and decision quality
  • Evident perseverance with a strong drive for results
  • Ability to size up people and determine their best volunteer fit
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, wisdom, shepherding, service and/or hospitality

     
 
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