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LOFT MINISTRY ASSISTANT

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate all aspects of year-round weekend worship, holiday services, and special services, including supervision of the Loft Weekend Worship Assistant.
  • Recruit, train, and communicate with volunteers for Loft Worship services and events, including greeters, ushers, café volunteers, communion stewards and communion set-up and clean-up teams
  • Coordinate details for weekly worship meetings and monthly creative meeting, including email reminders and agenda.
  • Correspond with housekeeping weekly regarding set-up needs for weekend services and special events.
  • Manage volunteer run café, including staffing, tracking inventory, restocking supplies and selecting and purchasing products. Count café donations and prepare deposit for Accounting department.
  • Weekly communication with volunteers on happenings in the church the coming weekend; volunteers to include greeters, café, connection point and any miscellaneous volunteers.
  • Email all new members and first-time visitors to introduce them to The Loft and provide information as requested.
  • Proof bulletins on a weekly basis and provide content as needed for special events, member events and other requested items.
  • Deliver Loft offering to the main building weekly
  • Submit worship attendance weekly
  • Schedule worship services, room requests and worship/event details in Event Pro, the church’s event management software.
  • Manage all details for communion weekend, including securing set-up volunteers, purchasing elements, recruiting and assigning communion servers.
  • Identify dates and plan details for new member events, including promotional items for bags, compiling and assembling church information for packets, and securing refreshments.
  • Set-up all facets of Loft Worship baptisms: communicate with families to determine dates and training, coordinate pastor meeting the day of, print and send out baptism certificates and file information in member database.
  • Plan Loft community events throughout the year, including but not limited to community dinners, nights of worship, movie nights, seminars and prayer services.
  • Plan creative events in conjunction with the volunteer creative team. Execute plan, purchase supplies, coordinate set-up, staff volunteers, and manage clean-up of creative events.
  • Monitor condition of Worship Center, Alley and Lounge and submit maintenance requests for repairs needed.
  • Submit requests to media department for special print/digital items, video requests and special campaigns.
  • Work with Rock coordinator to create registrations for all Loft events as needed.
  • Compile monthly credit card statements.
  • Submit check requests, as needed.
  • Handle general inquiries about The Loft.
  • Order office supplies and other items on request.
  • Set up and clean up meeting rooms as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be available to work Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Easter, Creative Christmas and all Christmas services and any other special services or events as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years previous administrative assistant and/or ministry experience
  • Experience leading volunteer groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • High school diploma

SCHEDULE

  • Full-time, non-exempt hourly position
  • 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday; Saturdays/Sundays as needed and holidays will be required to support Loft worship services
  • Some evening hours will be required, as well as Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Easter, Creative Christmas, all Christmas services, and any other special services or events as needed.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: EARLY CHILDHOOD SATURDAY NIGHT MINISTRY LEADER - LOFT

The Early Childhood Saturday Night Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in the Loft Children’s Ministry on Saturday nights, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Saturday Night Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way. This position works with ages 3 years old through Kindergarten.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Saturday nights
  • 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

SCHEDULE

The Saturday Night Ministry Leader serves on Saturdays from 5:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Curriculum is provided. Saturday Night Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Saturday night. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Saturdays per year; no health benefits are provided. Occasional opportunities to gain an additional stipend by substitute for Sunday morning programming are possible, as well.

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 the Early Childhood Team (ages 3 years-Kindergarten). Candidates will be asked to participate in a Saturday night experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Shana Duerr at SDuerr@twumc.org. No phone calls please.



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: ELEMENTARY SATURDAY NIGHT MINISTRY LEADER - LOFT

The Elementary Saturday Night Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in the Loft Children’s Ministry on Saturday nights, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Saturday Night Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way. This position works with ages 1st - 4th grade.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Saturday nights
  • 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

SCHEDULE

The Saturday Night Ministry Leader serves on Saturdays from 5:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Curriculum is provided. Saturday Night Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Saturday night. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Saturdays per year; no health benefits are provided. Occasional opportunities to gain an additional stipend by substitute for Sunday morning programming are possible as well.

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 ththe Elementary Team (grades 1-4). Candidates will be asked to participate in a Saturday night experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Ingrid Gibbons



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: INTERMEDIATE MINISTRY LEADER

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong, growing Christian with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and able to share Christ’s love with others
  • Experience working with children in a church environment
  • Lead and teach biblically based lessons in large group and small group settings
  • Communicate and work with church staff, volunteers and parents
  • Primary focus on 5th & 6th grade Intermediate ministries but able to assist and lead across all age groups as needed
  • Assist with planning and implementing Children’s Ministry Key Programs & Events (see below)
  • Able to learn new Computer/Video Editing/Media Skills
  • Other duties as required by department programming

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

Sunday Preparation
  • Create Sunday Lesson Plan for 56: Main Speaker, Worship song list, ProPresenter/PPT, etc.
  • Load Sunday Presentation into 56 Computer
  • Oversee Sunday greeters/volunteers in the FLC
  • Develop and plan “hands-on” aspect/option for all meetings
Weekday Responsibilities
  • Roots Bible Study – Wednesday evenings
  • Develop Team of 8-10 Volunteers to work Wednesday Nights
  • TWMS Weekly Chapel Time
  • TWMS Special Chapels (four times per year)
  • Asist with Video editing, creating, and sharing needs of 56
  • Manage 56 Facebook and Instagram Pages
Summer programs
  • 56 Day Camp, Hang Out Days, Camp 247, Vacation Bible School (Missions)
  • Monthly/Quarterly Mission Offerings and Foci for Children’s Ministry/Confirmation
  • Cultivate an intentional missions component to the 56 program including, but not limited to summer missions
  • Annual Angel Tree Christmas Party (Help Organize: crafts, games, Christmas story, etc.)
Seasonal / Special Events
  • Children’s Christmas Eve Service, Children’s Easter Eve Service, Fall Family Event, Mother/Son Event, Father/Daughter Dance

SCHEDULE

This is a part-time position, 20 - 25 hours per week with Sundays & Wednesdays required. Heavy Summer expected.

Contact Autumn Lewis




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 Ingrid Gibbons



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: SUNDAY MINISTRY LEAD - LOFT

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 11:15 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

SCHEDULE

The Sunday Ministry Leader serves on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 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 be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Ingrid Gibbons



CREATIVE SERVICES: SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT STRATEGIST

The Woodlands United Methodist Church is seeking a social media content strategist to join our creative services team. This position will contribute to all forms of interactive technology at The Woodlands UMC, including our websites, mobile app, email marketing, and social media accounts. We are looking for a quick-witted, energetic, outgoing personality that thrives making new connections in person and online.

JOB DUTIES

  • Organize and plan online messages and campaigns in a timely manner (i.e., a content calendar)
  • Gain an understanding of the different target audiences of our uniquely different worship communities.
  • Be a voice of the church in online interactions with church members and the public.
  • Analyze metrics across all platforms to measure effectiveness and reach.
  • See what’s working, what’s not, what’s missing and what to do about it all.
  • Coordinate with others in creative services and information services to achieve results.
  • Guide awareness, understanding, importance and best practices for online communication.
  • Understand organizational cultures and strategies, and how/where social media fits in.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • The desire to help carry out the mission of the church
  • Significant experience with popular social media platforms
  • Layout Design, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Marketing
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Social Media metrics
  • Experience in market analysis or search engine marketing/social media marketing (e.g., Google AdWords, Facebook Ads)
  • Excitement for the potential of online media
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Enjoy working with passionate, creative folks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Amateur photography skills required

SCHEDULE

This is a permanent, full-time, on-site, hourly position. Benefits included. Must be available to work Sunday mornings and church holidays (Christmas Eve, Easter, etc.) Agencies, freelancers and remote workers will not be considered.

If you feel you would be a good fit, complete the job application and send your application, cover letter and desired pay rate to Lisa Fenley LFenley@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

We look forward to hearing from you.

FACILITIES: FACILITIES HVAC TECHNICIAN

This job entails being part of a team who handles all aspects of maintenance and repair for a multi-site religious organization. Candidate must be a team player, committed to providing consistently high levels of customer service in a high demand environment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Support the Director of Operations and Facilities Maintenance Manager in areas where needed.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repair on both DX and Chill water HVAC systems.
  • Performs diagnosis and repair of commercial refrigeration appliances and ice makers.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs on Walk in Coolers and Freezers.
  • Occasionally performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not limited to replacement or repair of fixtures, switches, outlets and other electrical repairs not requiring a license.
  • Occasionally performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains, faucets, sinks, and unclogging of drains).
  • Occasionally paints and plasters interior and exterior building surfaces, signs, furniture, and equipment.
  • Moves, loads, and unloads materials, supplies, furniture, and equipment.
  • Others duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift and grasp.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, repetitively lift heavy objects, work on ladders or roof tops and work in a variety of different climates.
  • Must be able to work with potentially hazardous chemicals.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in confined work area.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside our School and pass needed background checks.
  • Must be able to stand and walk during an 8-10 hour shift; occasional shifts in excess of 10 hours may be required due to the demands of the business.
  • Willingness to be on call for emergency repairs and work flexible hours including evening and weekend hours when needed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to be insured under our policy for driving company vehicles.
  • Must possess good communication and customer service skills.

EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Commercial HVAC: 3 years (Required)
  • Major Appliance Repair: 2 years (Required)
  • Refrigeration: 3 years (Required)
  • EPA certification
  • Current TDLR Technician Registration

SCHEDULE

This is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly.

40 hours per week; shift schedule as assigned.


Contact Stephen Peters at speters@twumc.org. No phone calls.



CHILD CARE WORKER

Noah's Nook Nursery is accepting applications for child care workers at the Woodforest location. Current openings are on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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