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 9:00 and 11:00 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’s Ministry

Facilities

Food Services

Information Technology

Nursery

The Woodlands Methodist School

  • For job openings at our preschool, lower school and middle school, visit the TWMS Employment page.


  • Children's Ministry: Elementary Ministry Leader- Main Building

    This position is part-time, non-exempt, 20 to 25 hours per week and reports to the Associate Director of Elementary Ministries.  Sunday morning availability is required.

    Job Duties:

    Administration

    • Oversees Main Building high school intern program including training and scheduling.
    • Leads curriculum planning, implementation, and modification for Elementary aged children with final approval from the Associate Director of Elementary Ministries.
    • Creates and leads Easter family event.
    • Offers support to the Associate Director of Elementary Ministries for coordination and communication of Sunday School volunteers.
    • Submits supply and resource needs to be filled by administrative assistant.
    • Helps prepare craft and hands-on learning activities each week.

    Program Involvement / Sunday Mornings:

    • Lead children 1st through 4th grades in a large group and small group settings at the Main campus.
    • Implement and deliver a developmentally aged appropriate curriculum, activities and resources.
    • Work with and assist the Elementary interns and volunteers on Sunday mornings to meet Ministry goals.
    • Greet parents and volunteers and assist with child check-in process.
    • Collect first time guest information and volunteers and submit to administrative assistant.
    • Collect Sunday morning counts and offering.

    Children’s Ministry Key Programs & Events (outside of Sunday Morning)

    • TWMS Chapel Time – Thursday mornings (Special Easter Service)
    • CM Camp 247
    • Vacation Bible School
    • Children’s Christmas Eve and Easter Eve worship services
    • Father/Daughter Dance
    • Mother Son Spring Event

    Job Requirements:

    • Strong, growing Christian with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and able to share Christ’s love with others.
    • Elementary teaching certificate and/or experience working with elementary aged children preferred.
    • Attend and participate in elementary ministry staff meetings, departmental meetings and all church staff chapels and meetings.
    • A strong understanding of Sunday morning curriculum is preferred.
    • Help recruit, train and appreciate volunteers.
    • Communicate and work with all church staff, volunteers, interns and parents.
    • Knowledge of the Bible and ability to retell bible stories developmentally appropriate for elementary aged (1st – 4th grade) children.
    • Participate in planning and implementation of Children’s Ministry Events.

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


    Children's Ministry: Volunteer Administrator

    Job Classification:  PT / Non-exempt / Hourly                                  

    Reports to:  Director of Children’s Ministry (Confirmation & 56)

    Work schedule:  25-29 hours / 4-5 days / Week  (Approximately 8 Sundays / Year)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This support position works in conjunction with all areas of Children’s Ministry and is responsible for onboarding, communicating with, and supporting the Children’s Ministry (ages three – sixth grade) volunteers. This includes weekly Sunday School and special programs associated with the Children’s Ministry Department. The Volunteer’s Assistant works collaboratively with the Children’s ministry staff to cultivate an environment where people are inspired to serve in ways that match their spiritual gifts and passions.  The Volunteer’s Assistant will partner with Directors and Associate Directors to assure those potential volunteers are aware of policies relating to their station, have a current background check, and feel appreciated throughout the year. This will support our goal that all programs are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church and that volunteers, families, and children are served with respect and dignity. The Volunteer’s Assistant also supports the Special Needs Ministry in this capacity.

    Skills and Requirements:

    • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy, and a strong passion to lead children and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!
    • Able to speak to groups in a training setting.
    • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

    Onboarding Volunteers:

    • Open Communication with Directors and Associate Directors for onboarding assignments.
    • Weekly Email Communication to volunteer teams.
    • Weekly E-mail Communication for first-time Volunteers.
    • Weekly Training of new volunteers on church policies and completion of the onboarding process.

    Volunteer Appreciation:

    • Monthly reminders to our Volunteers/Greeters how much we love them!
    • Birthday Cards to our Volunteers/Greeters.
    • Keep inventory of T-shirts and other Volunteer onboarding items.

    Competencies:

    Communication, Collaboration, Organization, Teamwork, Time Management, Administration, Attention to detail, Computer proficiency.



    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

    Job Requirements:

    • 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:

    • Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    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 at pherron@twumc.org for more information.



    Facilities Assistant

    Job Classification: Full time, non-exempt, hourly, eligible for benefits

    Work Schedule: 40 hours per week; shift schedule as assigned

    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.

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


    TWMS Facilities Technician

    Job Classification: Full time, non-exempt, salary, eligible for benefits

    Work Schedule: is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. 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:

    • 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 Lower and Middle School building daily to ensure it is clean, sanitized and set up (this will include all restrooms)
    • Perform all custodial/maintenance duties for Lower and Middle School building that will include, but is not limited to, small painting assignments, changing light bulbs and assisting at special events
    • Ensure both entrances lock automatically
    • Assemble furniture
    • Report large maintenance issues to facilities at The Woodlands UMC main campus
    • Control inventory of tools in workroom
    • Assure safe operation of Athletic bus (fuel, tires, safety belts, etc.)
    • Monitor paper recycling program
    • Oversee work performed by outside contractors, including night crew operations
    • Assist with setup of carline each day
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Other duties, as assigned

    Job Requirements:

    • 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 and school requirements, which include fingerprinting and an extensive background check

    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.

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



    Information Technology: Desktop Support Analyst

    Job Classification: Full time, exempt, salary, eligible for benefits

    Reports to: Information Technology Director

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; evening and weekend hours may be required to support special events.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving problems with user hardware and software at The Woodlands United Methodist Church (TWUMC), including The Woodlands Methodist School, and The Church at Woodforest. Provide a high level of customer service for users experiencing problems with hardware and software related issues. Learn IT policies and procedures, and be able to convey the basic philosophy to users in a way that is easily understood by basic users.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Manage tickets in order to control process flow, and represent work effort.
    • Diagnose and repair Windows desktop problems as assigned
    • Image and deploy new computers to employees and contractors.
    • Install, configure and support phone system end user devices.
    • Maintain resolution of tickets and project related work.
    • Work alongside project teams to support on-going work related to IT and IT related facilities work.
    • Resolve network issues with End-User and collaborate with the Network Team in the implementation of related projects.
    • Desktop, laptop, and printer hardware diagnosis and repair.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience of 3+ years of experience supporting users in an enterprise environment.
    • Working experience installing, upgrading and maintaining computers, PC peripherals, and mobile devices.
    • Able to perform basic network analysis and troubleshooting in order to work with specialized teams; coordinating the effort between the user and level 2 support analysts.
    • Maintain a high level of flexibility.
    • Excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills.
    • Highly organized and detail oriented.
    • Strong knowledge of tools and techniques employed in supporting enterprise networks.

    The Ideal Candidate has:

    • Proven ability to document in writing instructional material as related to the use and maintenance of technology.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying technical knowledge, at all levels of the organization.
    • Extensive experience in the support of:
      • Windows 7 and above
      • macOS and OS X
      • iOS
      • Chrome OS
      • Computer, mobile device and peripheral configuration/installation to include tablets, printers, plotters, etc.
      • Anti-malware software configuration, installation, deployment.
      • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other desktop and browser based applications.
      • Mac specific computing environments including operating systems and software applications.

    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.

    Send resume to Martin Bayang at mbayang@twumc.org. No phone calls please.



    Nursery: Caregiver

    Noah’s Nook Nursery is accepting applications for childcare worker positions. The ideal candidate will be a strong Christian, love working with young children and be a team player.

    The job requires the ability to lift 40 lbs., excellent communication in English and the ability to work weekends and evenings.

    Contact Sabrina Horne at shorne@twumc.org or 281.297.5911 for more information.