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

Administration

  • Executive Director of Administration

Children’s Ministry

  • Loft Early Childhood Ministry Leader
  • Sunday Ministry Lead

Facilities

  • Director of Facilities
  • Facilities Assistant

Food Services

  • Cafe
  • Family Life Center Sous Chef

Generosity

  • Generosity Administrative Assistant

Grace Point Counseling Center

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

Recreation Ministry

  • Cheer Coach

The Woodlands Methodist School (TWMS)

  • Eagle Club Assistant
  • Substitute Teachers


Administration: Executive Director of Administration

The Executive Director of Administration functions as the primary business leader of the church. As such, this position serves as functional head of church operations and as governance liaison for the Sr. Pastor. This is a Full-time position with benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees Financial matters of the Church, including but not limited to, developing and reviewing annual operating budget of approximately $20M and capital budget of $500K, leading/facilitating the church Finance Committee, and providing facilitation support to the Board of Trustees
  • Oversees business operations of revenue-generating church ministries and activities, including but not limited to: Gracepoint Bookstore, Fireside Café, Children of The Woodlands Preschool and The Woodlands Methodist School, Wonders of Woodlands Science Camp, Gracepoint Counseling Center, Recreation Ministry, and Woodlands Music.
  • Oversees Creative Services Department, which is responsible for church-wide communications (print and online), worship arts, and media/technical support for worship and conference center activities.
  • Oversees the Facilities function, including but not limited to construction, maintenance, technology and operations.
  • Partners with Senior Pastor to oversee and nominate church governance committee membership including Administrative Board, Trustees, Finance, Pastor Parish Relations Committee (PPRC), School Advisory Board.
  • Partners with the Executive Director of Generosity to review business aspects of fundraising and development for the church and schools, including capital campaigns, stewardship, and TWUMC Foundation.
  • Partners with the Director of Human Resources in developing personnel policy; participates on the PPRC as requested.
  • Develops, maintains and seeks approval for church-wide operations policies and procedures; oversees the implementation and administration of these policies.
  • Manages Purchasing and Contracts for the Church, including legal and insurance matters.
  • Participates on Executive Team and manages major church-wide projects at the direction of the Senior Pastor.
  • Attends church committee meetings and other functions at the direction of the Senior Pastor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages and directs the work of five (5) Director-level leaders, who in turn supervise approximately 80 church staff, and 150 school/nursery staff.

Qualifications

  • Ten or more years of leadership experience in a comparable organization, preferably religious or non-profit
  • College degree in Business Administration or other applicable field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to make sound operational decisions quickly
  • Ability to think strategically considering all aspects of diverse operations
  • Collaborative management style and strong team building skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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


Children’s Ministry: Loft Early Childhood Ministry Lead

Part Time Position, 20 - 25 hours per week with flexible work hours, involvement in staff meetings, events pertaining to Early Childhood Ministries and Children’s
Ministry sponsored events. Sunday morning hours are required. Reports to the Associate Director of Early Childhood Ministries

Skills and requirements:

  • Strong, growing Christian with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and able to share Christ’s love with others.
  • Early Childhood teaching certificate and/or experience working with preschool children preferred.
  • Attend and participate in Early Childhood Ministry staff meetings, departmental meetings and all church staff chapels and meetings.
  • Recruit, train, and appreciate Loft volunteers.
  • Communicate and work with all church staff, volunteers and parents.
  • Help plan, implement and modify curriculum for Early Childhood aged children.
  • Knowledge of the Bible and ability to retell bible stories developmentally appropriate for young children.

Administration

  • Organize weekly sign in sheets, nametags, visitor information, and turn in information and volunteer forms to the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Modify written curriculum and PowerPoint presentations to accommodate Loft needs.
  • Coordinate and communicate with Loft Sunday School volunteers.

Program Involvement / Sunday Mornings

  • Lead children ages 3yrs - Kindergarten in a large group and small group settings.
  • Implement and deliver a developmentally aged appropriate curriculum, activities and resources.
  • Help prepare craft and hands-on learning activities each week.
  • Work with and assist the Early Childhood interns on Sunday mornings to meet Ministry goals.
  • Help to coordinate the music for Praise and Worship for large group on Sunday morning.
  • Greet parents and volunteers and assist with child check-in process.
  • Participate in planning and implementation of Children’s Ministry Events.

Interested candidates should contact Marci Chadwell, Associate Director of Early Childhood Ministry (mchadwell@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 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. Responsibilities include:

    • 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.

Director of Facilities

    Scope

    The Director of Facilities manages all aspects of the general operations and maintenance of the physical Church facility, including building and grounds. This includes oversight of contractors and custodial staff. The Main campus consists of nearly 300,000 sq. ft. under roof, across 40 acres in the Town Center of The Woodlands, TX. A secondary church campus is located approximately 15 miles west in Woodforest, TX.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manages all aspects of Facility Operations and Maintenance, including mechanical maintenance and operations, environmental aesthetics, including cleaning and maintenance, and custody / care over building and grounds.
    • Provides Liaison and Oversight to Building and Interior design, contracting and construction, both new and remodeling.
    • Provides Oversight for Church Security, including liaison with local police authorities (Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office).
    • Develops and Administers Church policy for purchasing, leasing, office, furniture and equipment (OF&E), vehicles, furnishings, and insurance.
    • Provides oversight to service contracts such as maintenance, painting, roofing, landscaping, security, and general contracting, including remodeling and expansion. Personally oversees projects as needed.
    • Provides oversight for Church Information Technology, including computing, voice and data communications and network infrastructure.
    • Manages janitorial/set-ups contract including setting and monitoring service standards, compliance, and general vendor management activities.
    • Provides oversight for Facilities scheduling and main office reception.
    • Interfaces with Church governance boards with primary interface being Church Trustees on maintenance, capital and long range planning.
    • Manages an annual operating budget of approximately $3M and a capital budget of approximately $0.5M annually.
    • Performs other duties as directed by the Senior Pastor or the Executive Director of Administration.

    Leadership / Supervision

    Directly supervises 12 – 14 employees depending on activity levels. Key interface to Church Program, Ministry, and Administrative Staff on all Facilities matters including being of general support. Reports to the Executive Director of Administration.

    Qualifications

    Experience in Facility Management and building maintenance is required. Experience in Information Technology and Church operations is helpful. Experience in supporting a multiple client environment is preferred. Customer Relationship Management skills essential. Degree preferred.

    This is a full-time, benefits eligible, exempt level position, that often requires weekend and evening work. Interested candidates may send their resume to Angela Branch at abranch@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

Facilities Assistant

    Scope

    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.

    Duties include:

    running the cash register, taking and processing orders,food assembly and production,the 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,and willingness to serve.

    Number of hours a week:

    18 – 24

    Shifts:

    Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8 am – 2:30 pm.


Generosity Administrative Assistant

This position is part-time (20 hours/week), nonexempt/hourly, weekday work schedule, located at the Main Campus. Limited evening hours will be required to
support special events. The Generosity Administrative Assistant provides general administrative assistance to the Executive Director of Generosity, as directed, including
support for the TWUMC Foundation. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Schedule and arrange meetings, including arranging media support, food service, space and resource booking, church nursery reservations, 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.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong skills in preparing and managing large 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

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


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.

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.