The Church at Woodforest

Jean Stewart Elementary School
680 Fish Creek Thoroughfare
Montgomery, Texas 77316

Service Times

Traditional Worship
Sanctuary: Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Chapel: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 9:35 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30, 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Loft Worship
Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.
Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

The Church at Woodforest
Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
Jean Stewart Elementary School

Online Worship

Traditional Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

Loft Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Jobs

Current Openings


Children of The Woodlands Preschool

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Substitute

Children’s Ministry

  • Special Blessings Ministry Assistant
  • Sunday Ministry Lead
  • Summer Intern
  • Administrative Assistant - Volunteers

Facilities

  • Facilities Assistant

Food Services

  • Cafe
  • Family Life Center Sous Chef

Grace Point Counseling Center

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

Human Resources

  • Payroll Administrator

Recreation Ministry

  • Cheer Coach

The Woodlands Methodist School (TWMS)

  • Eagle Club Assistant
  • Substitute Teachers

Woodforest Campus

  • Woodforest Worship Assistant
  • Woodforest Administrative Assistant

COTW: Preschool Teaching Assistant

Children of The Woodlands is currently accepting applications for an immediate opening as a teaching assistant in a three-year-old classroom.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School graduate (Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred)
  • Three years of experience working with young children
  • Must be a committed Christian

JOB DUTIES

  • Follow daily plans in meeting with the school philosophy
  • Assist classroom lead teacher in following daily lesson plans
  • Work with students as a whole group, small group, and individually
  • Cooperate with others who share the classroom space including, but not limited to, school staff and Sunday School teachers
  • Meet all licensing requirements including trainings

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time/Non-Exempt

Any interested applicants can call 281-297-5959.


COTW: Receptionist

Children of The Woodlands is currently accepting applications for an immediate opening as a receptionist.

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • High School graduate with some college preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Must become familiar with and supportive of school policies and procedures
  • Maintain a welcoming, friendly presence and establish positive relationships with families, teachers, and other church staff

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time/Non-Exempt

Any interested applicants can call 281-297-5959.<


COTW: Preschool Substitute

Children of The Woodlands is currently accepting applications for substitutes. Applicants must have a high school diploma. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Employees are accountable to the school director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Being available to substitute for staff throughout the school year
  • Following daily plans in keeping with the philosophy of the program and the needs of children
  • Caring for rooms and supplies
  • Cooperating with co-worker assigned to the class
  • Meeting school requirement for in-service training and professional growth
  • Performing other duties as needed

Any interested applicants can call 281-297-5959.


Children's Ministry: Special Blessings Ministry Assistant

This part-time, hourly, non-exempt position works 20 hours/week, mandatory Sundays 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. One Saturday evening per month. Additional hours during the workweek will be required to support other Special Needs Ministry events. There is some flexibility with weekday hours. Reports to Special Blessings Coordinator.

Job Duties:

  • Assist Special Blessings Coordinator as directed, including but not limited to:
  • Preparing teaching materials
  • Updating participant database
  • Taking attendance
  • Providing direction to intern and volunteer team on weekends
  • Welcoming participants and their families upon arrival
  • Teaching or assisting with individual or group lessons
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Overseeing safe and timely dismissal
  • Ensuring the environment is clean and all materials put away
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with various disabilities (training is available).
  • Experience in teaching or with special needs individuals.
  • Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom.
  • A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others.
  • A neat, professional appearance; punctual, and reliable.
  • Must be physically able to keep up with children and young adults.
  • Computer skills with Microsoft programs, email, and internet proficiency.
  • College coursework in education, healthcare, or a related field is preferred.
  • Strong preference given to individuals with
  • Special Education or Special Needs experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to Kelli Manning (kmanning@twumc.org). No phone calls please. Please note that candidates will be asked to
participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.


Children’s Ministry: Sunday Ministry Lead

The Sunday Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in each area of Children’s Ministry on Sunday mornings, 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.

The Sunday Ministry Lead serves one age/grade group during each of our two service hours: 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Job Duties:

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

The Sunday Ministry Leader serves on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 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 Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

Please contact Julie Crocker for more information. No phone calls, please.


Children's Ministry: Summer Intern

Summary: The Children’s Ministry college internship offers students (currently enrolled in college and completed Freshman year) an experience to work hands on in a ministry setting focused on bringing the message of God’s love to children and families. This is a great opportunity for students who are curious about a career in ministry, though this is not a specific requirement of the internship.

Summer internships are temporary, Non-exempt, hourly positions that begin on or around June 1st and end on or around August 12th. Sundays are required. Typical work schedule will be 9am-5pm Monday through Thursday, and 7am-3pm on Sundays. Some weeks may require more hours and some may require less, depending on the activities planned each week.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Energetic, hard-working and creative people willing to do a wide range of tasks
  • Passionate about working with children ages 3 to 12 years of age in many different settings
  • Strong ability to build relationships with children and volunteers

Summer Intern Duties:

  • Participate in the planning and delivery of weekly Sunday School for Pre-School, Elementary and Intermediate Ministries (teach large group lessons, lead small groups of children, assist with logistics including children’s check-in, volunteer placement, classroom prep and clean up).
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of large and small scale summer events
  • Other duties as assigned by Children’s Ministry staff

Interns are required to work in all areas, including but not limited to Sunday morning Sunday School, Vacation Bible School/ Day Camp/ Camp 247, Summer fun events, and Summer mission opportunities.

Interested candidates may submit their resume to Rev. Chris McLain (cmclain@twumc.org). No phone calls please.


Children's Ministry: Administrative Assistant - Volunteers

This part-time, hourly, non-exempt position works 25-29 hours/week, 4 to 5 days per week and approximately 8 Sundays per year. This support position for onboarding, communicating with, and supporting the Children’s Ministry (ages three – sixth grade) and Special Blessing Ministry volunteers. Reports to Director of Children’s Ministry (Confirmation & 56).

Job Duties

  • Open communication with Directors and Associate Directors for onboarding assignments.
  • Weekly email Communication to volunteer teams and first time volunteers.
  • Weekly training of new volunteers on church policies and completion of the onboarding process.
  • Ongoing communication of encouragement and appreciation with volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • High school diploma

Interested candidates may submit their resume to Rev. Chris McLain. No phone calls please.


Facilities Assistant

The following description is a brief indicator of those duties to be carried out by the employee. This list is not all-inclusive and the duties may change or the job description may be altered or amended at any time by the employer.

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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.

Pay:
$11 hourly / 40 hours per week + benefits

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. Interested candidates may send their resume to Pam Herron, at pherron@twumc.org. No phone calls please.


Food Services: Family Life Center Sous Chef

The Woodlands United Methodist Church is looking for a Sous Chef to be responsible for the school lunch program at The Family Life Center. The FLC Sous Chef works with the Director of Food Services to determine the lunch menu, order food and supplies, prepare food, and deliver/serve food to children in a school setting. Culinary experience preferred. Chef test required. Attributes: excellent communication skills, positive attitude, commitment to customer service, ability to work in a team, and willingness to serve. This part-time position works 25–29 hours/week, with summers off.

Contact Pam Herron for more information.

Food Services: Cafe

The Woodlands UMC Cafe has two part-time openings in the café.

JOB DUTIES

  • Running the cash register
  • Taking and processing orders
  • Food assembly and production
  • Delivery of orders (both at café and in school)
  • Cleaning and sanitizing

Attributes:

  • Positive, outgoing personality
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods
  • Basic mathematics
  • Willingness to serve.

Number of hours a week:

18 – 24

Shifts:

Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Grace Point Counseling Center: Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

Grace Point Counseling Center (GPCC) is a ministry of The Woodlands United Methodist Church. We offer compassionate and caring services in a confidential, professional setting, accepting of all individuals with various life circumstances. We offer emotional guidance and support with a non-judgmental approach. We offer services to individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents.

Qualifications: LMFT, LPC, LPC-RPT, LCSW, PhD
Applicants need to be licensed to practice in the State of Texas.
The therapist/counselor must have the ability and be willing to provide clinical assessment and intervention services in the counseling center. (Occasionally services may be in the natural environment: school or home with the permission of GPCC executive director.) The therapist must have experience in working with children ages 3–12 who may have experienced trauma, behavioral and emotional problems. The applicant must be open to a variety of treatment modalities tailored to meet the needs of individual child/parents/family involved. Work history should include case management, family work, outpatient individual play therapy, trauma, attachment, parenting skills, family counseling and group work experience.
The therapist/counselor must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to interact collaboratively with other agencies and physicians. Also, he/she must have strong organizational skills and be a flexible team member.
Applicant must meet State licensing requirements (including educational requirements to keep license current) and provide professional liability insurance. GPCC therapists/counselors are registered with different insurance entities in order to receive payments from clients’ insurance. We will assist you with this registration. He/she must also agree to The Woodlands United Methodist Church policies and procedures.
Work Schedule:
This is a part time position (20–25 client hours a week) and requires three evenings a week. Other hours will be jointly determined with therapist/counselor and GPCC Executive Director, according to GPCC office hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (last client seen at 7:00 p.m.); Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Grace Point Counseling Center, 9201 Grogan’s Mill Road, The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Contact Susan Jones, Executive Director of Grace Point Counseling Center, at sjones@twumc.org for more information.


Human Resources, Payroll Administrator

This position is part-time, non-exempt, hourly; 20-25 hours/week, Monday through Friday. This position is responsible for the preparation and processing of the semi-monthly payroll and general clerical support for the Human Resources Department.

Job duties

Include but are not limited to:

  • Collect,organize, and enter time-sensitive payroll and time card data into web-based payroll systems.
  • Process payroll batches and produce associated payroll reports twice per-month (15th and last day of the month).
  • Communicate with supervisors and employees in person and via email, related to time and pay data.
  • Enter payroll deductions for benefit coverage, withholding, and other pay rate changes.
  • Meet with new hires to obtain accurate paperwork including Form I-9, direct deposit, and other related information, and enter required data into payroll systems.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of employee information in both hard copy andelectronic filing systems.
  • Reconcile billing statements from benefit plan providers with payroll data.
  • Respond to employment and salary verification requests.
  • Prepare payroll related reports of earnings and hours worked as needed or requested.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with web-based payroll processing
  • Excellent, accurate data entry skills
  • Attention to detail and proven organizational skills
  • Understanding of internal controls for managing private and confidential data
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize, as well as meet hard deadlines
  • Interested applicants may submit their resume to Pam Herron at pherron@twumc.org.


    Cheer Coach, Recreation Ministry

    Recreation Ministry is hiring a Part-Time Cheer Coach. In this role, the Cheer Coach is the key component to fulfilling the mission of our Upward Sports League: “To promote the discovery of, and growth in, Jesus through sports.” Upward Sports programs, built around the exclusive 360 Progression, focus on developing the total athlete – mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially. With your guidance, cheerleaders will acquire more than athletic skills; they will be given the resources to find their passion and purpose, equipping them for excellence – in the game, and in life. As a coach, you will be more than an instructor. You will be a mentor, helping young athletes, and their families, develop a life-long relationship with Jesus Christ.

    Qualifications

    • Disciple of Jesus Christ
    • Cheer, Dance, or Gymnastics experience
    • Teaching or Coaching experience preferred
    • Possess a knowledge of the sport
    • Love for kids
    • Must pass a background check

    Time Commitment

    This is a seasonal contract position. The cheer coach wiill have a one hour practice per week (15 practices) and a one hour game per week, plus home preparation time.

    • 2016 – 2017 Practice and Game Season: November 30 – March 8 (Basketball)
    • Flag Football Dates (TBD)

    Interested? Please submit a resume to Tyler Little at tlittle@twumc.org


    TWMS: Eagle Club Assistant

    Education and Experience

    • High School graduate
    • College student preferred or experience working with children
    • An interest in working with children Kindergarten through 6th grade and a willingness to work under the supervision of the Eagle Club Program Coordinator
    • Must be a committed Christian comfortable sharing their faith with students

    Job Duties

    • Be available for a shift from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Work with and supervise students participating in Eagle Club who will be engaging in art, recreation, games and/or playground activities.
    • Be available to help with homework if needed
    • Help with arrival and dismissal to Eagle Club
    • Follow daily plans in meeting with the school philosophy
    • Cooperate with the Head of School and Eagle Club Program Coordinator in all Eagle Club activities
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training.

    Classification

    • Part-Time/Non-Exempt

    Any interested applicants interested can fill out the attached Application and return it to TWMS.


    TWMS: Substitute Teacher

    The Woodlands Methodist School is taking applications for substitutes. Applicants must have a high school diploma. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Employees are accountable to the school principal.

    Responsibilities

    • Being available to substitute for staff throughout the school year
    • Following daily plans in keeping with the philosophy of the program and the needs of children
    • Caring for rooms and supplies
    • Cooperating with co-worker assigned to the class
    • Meeting school requirements for in-service training and professional growth
    • Performing other duties as needed

    Any interested applicants interested can fill out the attached Application and return it to TWMS.

    Applicant must be available for new hire training on Wednesday, January 11th from 8:30-3:30.


    Woodforest Worship Assistant

    This position is part-time, non-exempt, hourly (20 hours/week). Sundays are required. Supports the Woodforest Campus Pastor in the planning, implementation, and follow-up procedures of the Sunday morning worship experience at the Woodforest campus.

    Job duties

    Include but are not limited to:

    • Serve as the primary contact on-site at the Woodforest Campus for all Woodforest staff and volunteers regarding worship service logistics and coordination (includes setup, duration of service, and cleanup).
    • Attract, recruit, train, and coordinate all volunteers needed for worship services, including setup/takedown teams, Greeters, Ushers, Connection Point, and New Member Hospitality.
    • Reserve school or other facilities for worship services and/or events.
    • Update and maintain all member/guest information in church membership database.
    • Work with pastor to ensure timely and appropriate follow up with guests/visitors.
    • Work with Creative Services department to ensure correct information is reflected in bulletins, flyers, and other internal/external communications.
    • Coordinate baptism schedule and pre-meetings with pastor.
    • Attend weekly worship planning and production meetings.
    • Attend monthly Creative team meetings.
    • Attend staff meetings.

    Qualifications

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • High school diploma

    Interested applicants may submit their resume to Angela Branch, Director of Human Resources at abranch@twumc.org. No phone
    calls please.


    Woodforest Administrative Assistant

    This position is part-time, non-exempt, hourly (20 hours/week). This position provides general administrative support for the Woodforest Campus Pastor, assists lead program volunteers, and serves to connect members/visitors to church programs. This position currently offices at the Main Campus in The Woodlands.

    Job duties include but are not limited to:

    • Serve as administrative assistant for the Woodforest Campus Pastor, including communicating with church staff, members, visitors, and volunteers in person, via email and phone, and by keeping the church website updated.
    • Order supplies, handle incoming/outgoing mail, draft communications, edit correspondence, maintain filing systems and databases, perform basic bookkeeping, including reconciling credit card statements.
    • Attend staff meetings, take notes and follow up on action items accordingly
    • Connect with lay leaders weekly (check-in and pray for leader/ministry, confirm details for any upcoming events)
    • Accomplish administrative needs for upcoming events/programs, including making copies, reserving meeting spaces, and transporting supplies between campuses
    • Coordinate special events either independently or in conjunction with Main Campus staff, such as Serve it Up
    • Work with Worship/Membership assistant to connect new members with programs and service opportunities

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years of prior experience in an administrative assistant role
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • High school diploma

    Interested applicants may submit their resume to Pam Herron at pherron@twumc.org. No phone calls please.