Employment

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ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

This position provides general administrative assistance to the Executive Director of Administration, as directed, including support for the The Woodlands UMC Foundation.

JOB DUTIES

  • Schedule and arrange events and meetings, including arranging media support, food service, space and resource booking, nursery, and event registrations
  • Prepare and run reports from church information systems to respond to data requests as needed
  • Prepare large mailing distributions using spreadsheets and mail merge functions
  • Draft communications, including thank you notes, donor correspondence, meeting notes, and giving materials
  • Edit correspondence and ensure document accuracy
  • Maintain databases and filing systems, whether electronic or paper, for retention of items such as thank you notes, donor correspondence, meeting notes, and giving materials
  • Perform basic bookkeeping, including reconciling credit card statements, tracking receipts, and budget preparation
  • Provide support for Generosity and Foundation activities and events
  • Provide content for publishing to website and church publications
  • Communicate with lay leaders and volunteers
  • Order, copy, and/or update materials, handouts, books, and relevant supplies
  • Set up and clean up meeting rooms and hospitality items (coffee, snacks)
  • Maintain the director’s appointment calendar
  • Answer telephone calls and emails
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail
  • Order office supplies or other items upon request
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly professional demeanor; experience handling sensitive information with utmost discretion
  • Strong skills in preparing and managing databases and reports/spreadsheets
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint required
  • Demonstrated experience with customer/donor databases and event scheduling software
  • High school diploma

SCHEDULE

This position is part-time (15-20 hours/week). Weekday work schedule. Limited weekend or evening hours may be required for special events.

Contact Sarah Lewis at SLewis@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: SUNDAY MINISTRY LEAD

The Sunday Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in Children’s Ministry on Sundays, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Sunday Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Sundays
  • Providing direction to volunteer and intern team
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive
  • Take attendance and offering
  • Lead large group learning
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Concluding the lesson and dismissing students
  • Clean up the environment

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

The Sunday Ministry Lead serves on Sundays from 8:00 am-12:30 pm. Curriculum is provided; Sunday Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Sunday. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Sundays per year; no health benefits are provided.

The ideal candidate is high energy, loves kids, enjoys being on a stage on a mic, and is gifted in teaching about the Lord. Candidates will work directly with Early Childhood, Elementary, or Intermediate Ministry Teams. Candidates will be asked to participate in a Saturday night experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Julie Crocker at JCrocker@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: INTERN

This is a part-time position with no benefits created for high school students age 16 or older.

Shift schedules include Sundays and/or Saturday nights and Children’s Ministry-sponsored events serving children ages 3-12 years of age.

JOB DUTIES

  • Greet families and students as they arrive on Sundays and events.
  • As an intern your primary focus is to help ensure that every child is greeted, encouraged, interacted with and engaged in program activity.
  • Help set up and lead Sunday School, events, crafts, activities and clean up.
  • Support Ministry Directors and Ministry Leaders.
  • Arrive and Sign in on time for scheduled shifts.
  • Behavior in the community and your online presence must be compatible with values and beliefs of our church. Your online social networks should be accessible to CM Staff.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

Strong interpersonal skills, enjoy children, role model for young children and a growing Christian that feels comfortable sharing their faith with others. Creative artistic talents in music, drama and art a plus.

Contact Julie Crocker at JCrocker@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

FACILITIES ASSISTANT

This position will monitor the campus for building maintenance items, safety issues, prohibited or concerning behavior of persons throughout the campus, respond to emergency situations to minimize risk and / or loss to buildings, property or persons.

JOB DUTIES

  • Must be willing to receive training in basic first aid and be willing to utilize that training in the position.
  • Must be willing to learn the campus life safety systems and aid in their operation, monitoring, testing and function.
  • Must be able to provide appropriate customer service levels for all persons on campus and do so in a professional, courteous way.
  • Must maintain a constant awareness of people and events happening on campus.
  • Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position in any type of weather and be willing to work varied shifts, schedules, holidays and overtime as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional, and maintains a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to read, write and otherwise communicate effectively in English with a problem solving and helpful demeanor at all times.
  • Must have a neat, professional appearance, be very punctual and reliable.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to operate a computer to fill out reports, check email, etc.

SCHEDULE

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week;). Shift schedule, as assigned

Contact Gene Satern at GSatern@twumc.org . No phone calls please.



FACILITIES TECHNICIAN, THE CHURCH AT WOODFOREST

Responsible for performing maintenance and ensuring the effective daily operations for The Woodforest campus. This includes ensuring the safety of our building, prohibited or concerning behavior of persons throughout the campus, responding to emergency situations to minimize risk and/or loss to buildings, property or persons.

JOB DUTIES

  • Provide excellent customer service for all persons on campus and do so in a professional, courteous way.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of people and events happening on campus
  • Maintain all areas of the building daily to ensure it is clean, sanitized and set up (this will include all restrooms)
  • Perform all custodial/maintenance duties for the building that will include, but is not limited to, small painting assignments, changing light bulbs and assisting at special events
  • Ensure all entrances are cleaned and ready to open
  • Maintain and prepare coffee as needed.
  • Assemble furniture
  • Report and log all maintenance items and keep a record on site
  • Control inventory of tools in workroom
  • Assure safe operation of trailers and equipment
  • Monitor paper recycling program
  • Oversee work performed by outside contractors, including housekeeping
  • Monitor all landscaping areas including the ball fields
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Other duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, write and otherwise communicate effectively in English with a problem solving and helpful demeanor at all times
  • Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position in any type of weather and be willing to work varied shifts, as assigned
  • Must have working knowledge of computers and software in order to complete reports, check email, etc.
  • Maintain a neat, professional appearance, as well as be very punctual and reliable
  • Self-starter that is motivated to get the job done and work independently
  • Must be committed Christian comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
  • Must meet church requirements, which include fingerprinting, background check, and drug test
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    SCHEDULE

    This is a full-time, non-exempt position, eligible for benefits.

    Tues, Wed, Thurs; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p..m with some additional evening and weekend hours to support special events.

    Contact Gene Satern at GSatern@twumc.org . No phone calls please.

    CHILD CARE WORKER

    Noah’s Nook Nursery is accepting applications for Sunday morning child care worker positions with the possibility of adding other days and evenings.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Prepare daily activities, reading, art and music
    • Greet and communicate with parents about child’s needs and activities
    • Engage with children during playtime
    • Support children’s emotional and social development
    • Change diapers and assist with toilet training
    • Supervise safe play
    • Sanitize toys and room daily

    SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • Love working with preschool-aged children
    • Be a team player
    • Be able to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis
    • Be at least 18 years old
    • Child care experience preferred
    • Be able to communicate effectively in English

    Contact Chris Swenson at cswenson@twumc.org