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Job Opportunities

AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU

1. Middle School / Junior High Ministries Coordinator

2. Childcare Providers

3. Special Needs Coordinator

 


 MIDDLE SCHOOL/JUNIOR HIGH MINISTRIES COORDINATOR

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Karen Makishima at Karen@fpchawaii.org

Position Title: Coordinator of Middle School/Junior High Ministries

Reports To: Director of Youth Ministries; Director of Family Life Ministry (DFLM); Executive Coordinator; Executive Director

PRINCIPAL FUNCTION

This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Youth Director and Director of Family Life Ministry. In support of the core values and principles under Family Life and Youth Ministries, the Coordinator of Middle School/Junior High Ministries will equip each middle school youth in developing a fully committed life in Jesus Christ and to find his or her destiny in Christ.

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Qualifications:  

  • Committed follower of Christ who affirms the essential tenets of the Presbyterian Church and Reformed faith.
  • Has a passion and a shepherd’s heart for middle school youth.
  • Confident with and enjoys working with Middle School students. 
  • Baccalaureate degree with a calling, training and experience in youth ministry. 
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a passenger van.   
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally on missions trips. 

Required Skills: Strong Relational and Programming skills, Entrepreneurial gifts, Organization, Professionalism, Teaching skills, Administration, Problem Solving, Financial Management, Verbal Communication, Time Management & Customer Service

 

Responsibilities:

  • Embraces and implements First Presbyterian Church’s (FPC) mission and values
  • Embraces and implements FLM mission, vision and core values
  • Implements the policies and procedures of FPC and the FLM
  • Assist in the development of and executes programs for Middle School students [currently grades 6, 7 and 8] that are geared to live out the purpose statement of FPC calling kids to know Christ as Savior and Lord.  
  • Responsible for the execution of programs designed for Middle School youth and parents of the church addressing the unique needs of early and mid adolescents within their families, helping them to become committed and growing disciples by understanding what it means to follow Christ. Some of the program areas include: identifying spiritual gifts; assisting in transition into the Senior High ministry; assimilation into the life of the congregation; providing service and mission opportunities to serve as Christ’s body in the world; developing a parent leadership team; conducting parenting classes.
  • Execute Middle School outreach programs and effective ministry involvement to the local community. Involves contact and relationships with other youth workers, school campus contacts and visitations, other community opportunities.
  • Cultivate on-going relationships with students who potentially move into student leadership positions.
  • Identify needs for pastoral care including counseling and visitation to members of the congregation with emphasis on the youth and families of FPC
  • Assume leadership role in worship as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
  • Assist in the recruitment and training of lead lay leaders and student leaders for youth ministry.
  • Work collegially with other members of the staff, session, and congregation of the church to achieve the mission and vision of FPC.
  • Concern of the overall safety of youth & volunteers; reports to directors any findings that could be potentially harmful
  • Sensitive and respectful of families needs and reports to directors any findings that could be potentially harmful
  • Present and provides support to the Director of Youth Ministry and FLM Director at various leadership meetings, events, trips and retreats
  • Records and distributes minutes; tracks follow through as needed
  • Familiar with computerized check in and out system including entering new families/youth into the database system and maintain current information
  • Supports the maintenance of records (screening process) for all volunteers 
  • Assists in encouraging volunteers and strives to meet their needs to be successful in promoting the spiritual development of our youth
  • Other related duties


 CHILDCARE PROVIDER

If you are interested in applying for the childcare positions, please contact Rene Toyota at childcare@fpchawaii.org.

 

PURPOSE: To give support to First Prez ministries providing quality childcare for children ages 3 months to 12 years.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: a Christ-follower. Enjoys children and families. Has good verbal communication skills. Knows and understands age-appropriate practices for children ages 3 months to 12 years.

 

TIME COMMITMENT: Various schedules––some Sunday mornings and evenings; Tuesday mornings, some Wednesday and Friday evenings, some Saturdays.

 

RATE OF PAY: $10.50 per hour

 

REPORTS TO: Childcare Coordinator for weekday/Saturday events, and to the Children’s Ministry Coordinator on Sundays.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complies with the First Prez Ohana Ministry Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Prepares environment ensuring its safety, cleanliness, and age-appropriate activities prior to children’s arrival.
  • Communicates with parents at drop-off and pick-up time to understand the child’s needs.
  • Engages with each child who is entrusted in his/her care.
  • Cleans up environment after the event is over. May include sanitizing toys, taking out trash, vacuuming, etc.
  • Other related duties

SPECIAL NEEDS COORDINATOR

If you are interested in applying for this postion, please contact Karen Makishima at Karen@fpchawaii.org

REPORTS TO:  Director of Children’s Ministry

RATE OF PAY:  $15 per hour for up to 5 hours per week or $4,000 per year

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Embraces and implements the mission and values of First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko’olau (FPC).
  • Embraces and implements the mission, vision, and core values of the FPC Children’s Ministry (CM).
  • Implements the policies and procedures of FPC and the CM.
  • Concern of the overall safety of our keiki & volunteers; reports to Director any findings that could be potentially harmful. In the absence of the Director, report any pertinent findings to the CM Elder Overseer, FPC CM Staff, or the FPC Executive Director.
  • Observes identified children to assess any special need in Children’s Ministry (which includes keiki in the Nursery, Toddler, Preschool and Elementary program) and develops a plan of support for Special Needs Team to implement.
  • Recruit, train, and retain a volunteer team of people who are passionate about God and children with special needs – (Community of Care).
  • Schedules and provides oversight to the Special Needs Team to ensure that children with special needs are properly supervised and cared for.
  • Individualize and adapt curriculum and the environment to the child’s needs.
  • Make an effort to know the parents of children with special needs to help support them. 
  • Have a voice/representation at the monthly Leadership Team meetings and annual Leadership Team Planning Retreat.
  • Provide input into the budget process ensuring proper materials and equipment are provided to meet individual needs.
  • Meets with the CM Director on a quarterly basis to provide a through report of how ministry is progressing (not on a Sunday morning). 

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