Campus: Traverse City
Coordinate and oversee all functions of Elementary small group development at KCC campus. Direct, develop, support and shepherd SG leaders. Ensure that small groups are running smoothly, that small group objectives are met, and that relationships are forming.
Develop large group teachers, create set design and environment, and integrate technology.
Demonstrate the qualities of a follower of Jesus Christ, with a passion to love God, live in community with those in the body of Christ and extend the love of God to those seeking Him.
Education: High School diploma
Experience: Participation in small group, experience in leading and shepherding a team or small group.
Requirements: Ability to manage multiple tasks, enjoy children, administrative skills, ability to recruit, lead, develop teams of adults and youth volunteers, gift of shepherding, skill at team building.
Recruit, train and shepherd team of Small Group leaders for weekend services. Provide them with weekly curriculum and work alongside them. Encourage, have conversations with, pray for, send recognitions to, meet one on one for interviews, challenge them spiritually, and ensure that there’s spiritual care and accountability.
Evaluate the effectiveness of small groups by monitoring the interaction of the group and providing feedback to the leaders. Ensure that the curriculum is understood and implemented. Email leaders weekly for connection and curriculum updates. Place children into groups or remove them as needed throughout the year. Follow up with phone calls if child has missed four consecutive weeks. Keep Arena updated with groups and leaders. Ensure small group rooms are set-up and torn-down. Be a good steward of resources.
Develop, train, and encourage existing volunteer teachers, and recruit new ones for Large Group lesson. Observe volunteer teachers and offer feedback. Build teams to help with set design and create irresistible environments. Prepare props, characters, videos, and tech needed for large group lesson.
Participate in all required staff meetings which include: one on one meetings with KKids director, age-aligned meetings (will interface with curriculum manager regarding small group activities), KKids campus team meetings, KKids all-staff meetings, and KCC all-staff meetings.
Participate in volunteer development and recognition opportunities as determined by own initiative as well as opportunities set as KKids departmental objectives (e.g. volunteer training night, volunteer celebration, campus events, leadership development events).
Assume any other duties or responsibilities as directed by KKids director (e.g. Christmas, Easter, & summer programming)
To apply for this part time; 25 hours/week position please send cover letter and resume to HR@kensingtonchurch.org