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COMMUNITY LIFE COORDINATOR: WOODFOREST CAMPUS

This position is full-time. Sundays are required. Supports the Woodforest Campus Pastor in creating, implementing, and resourcing opportunities for Woodforest campus worshippers to grow in relationship with God, in friendship with one another, and in service to our church and community.

JOB DUTIES

  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s mission: “Win Them to Jesus, Disciple Them in Faith, Help Those in Need” through applicable programming.
  • Works with pastor to ensure timely and appropriate follow up with guests/visitors.
  • Schedules and coordinates Back Porch events and follow up with new members to connect them with serving opportunities, discipleship options, and integrate them into the church family.
  • Responsible for leading people toward maturity in their faith and in the fulfillment of their membership vows.
  • Supervises and resources the Sunday morning volunteer coordinators. This includes attracting, recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers needed for worship services. Also, serve as a resource for other ministries’ volunteer needs.
  • Selects and/or creates religious content and curriculum, including worship experiences, Bible study, and other programs. Supports the Women’s Ministry Coordinator and Men’s Ministry Coordinator in establishing and publicizing ongoing Bible studies and special events for women and men. Serve as the point person connecting these ministries across campuses.
  • Works with TWMC Discipleship Team to create and maintain small groups and coed studies. Identify and train leaders for these groups.
  • Works with TWMC Missions staff to coordinate local mission projects.
  • Works with TWMC Recreation Team to coordinate integration with other family ministries.
  • Works with Woodforest Ministry Coordinator and Creative Services department to ensure correct information is reflected in bulletins, flyers, and other internal/external communications.
  • Provides pastoral care in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Attends weekly worship planning and production meetings.
  • Attends monthly Creative team meetings.
  • Attends staff meetings.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High school diploma (College degree preferred)

Contact Brent Parker



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@twmc.org. No phone calls please.



CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: ELEMENTARY SATURDAY NIGHT MINISTRY LEADER

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 grade through 4th grade.

The Saturday Night Ministry Lead serves the Saturday night Loft serve from 6:00 - 7:00. Arrival time is 5:30 and normally departing by 7:15.

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 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 at IGibbons@twmc.org. No phone calls please.



CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: INTERMEDIATE MINISTRY LEADER

Intermediate Ministry at TWMC focuses on the spiritual growth and development of our 5th and 6th grade students. From weekly Sunday school, mid-week Bible study, mission projects and camps (just to name a few) we have year around activities that combine biblical learning and fellowship. While in our ministry, we want students to: (1) continue learning and building a solid biblical foundation and (2) learn how to apply that knowledge in their everyday life. We are looking for an enthusiastic Christian to join our team as we minister to children.

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 Ministry but able to assist and lead across all age groups as needed
  • Assist with planning and implementing Children’s Ministry Key Programs and Events
  • Other duties as required by department programming

JOB DUTIES

Sunday Preparation

  • Create Sunday morning lesson plans using the current curriculum and work as part of the 56 Ministry team to implement Sunday morning plans

Weekday Responsibilities

  • Work as part of the 56 Ministry team to plan and conduct Wednesday evening Bible study
  • Prepare PowerPoint/ProPresenter presentations for programs
  • Assist with The Woodlands Methodist School chapel
  • Manage 56 Facebook and Instagram pages

Summer programs

  • Assist Associate Director in the planning and implementation of 56 summer activities: Day Camp, Hang Out Days, Camp 247, Mission Mondays

Missions

  • Plan and organize Mission Monday service projects/activities during the summer

Seasonal / Special Events

  • Work as part of the Children’s Ministry team during general events: Children’s Christmas Eve Service, Children’s Easter Eve Service, Fall Family Event, Mother/Son Event, Father/Daughter Dance

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 Shana Duerr


CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: PROGRAMS AND PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR

Are you a highly energetic, organizer that works well with people and has experience leading church productions or plays? Can you work independently and strategically?

This position is responsible for coordinating all promotions and event logistics for the Children’s Ministry, communications for Children’s and Special Needs Ministries, and oversight of the Sunday morning worship experiences in Children’s Ministries. The Programs and Promotions Coordinator works to ensure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
  • 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 upbeat.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work within the department and with other departments toward a common vision.
  • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous event planning experience preferred.
  • Previous church staffing experience preferred.

WORSHIP MINISTRY

  • Collect information, share with media, and administer monthly Children’s Ministry Parent Cues.
  • Schedule, maintain and monitor interactions on Children’s Ministry social media sites (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Plan and implement the process for providing a Blog/Vlog/Resourcing Component for Children’s Ministry

PROMOTIONS / MEDIA LIAISON

  • Campaigns – Submit requests for Sunday School and special event promotions including artwork design, posters, banners, web banners, bulletin ads and any other venue for promotion.
  • Website - Monitor and submit updates to ensure all information is current and correct including all information pages and registrations links.
  • Special Events – Serve as liaison to Media team to plan and coordinate all media needs. Ensure media, nursery and food service requests are timely and accurately entered into Event Pro

COMPETENCIES

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

Contact Chris McLain


CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: 56 INTERN

JOB DUTIES

  • As a 56 Intern, a key part of the job is building a rapport with the students. On a typical Sunday our interns will: shoot baskets, play gaga ball, chat with the shy student standing alone, color pictures, play corn hole, volunteer for a silly game, help with check in, praise and worship alongside our students, and lead a discussion group relating to the weekly Bible teaching.
  • Greet families and students as they arrive and dismiss on Sundays and Wednesdays.
  • Help set up and clean up at 56 events.
  • Support the 56 team on Wednesdays and Sundays.
  • Arrive on time for scheduled shifts.
  • Behavior in the community and 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

Have strong interpersonal skills; enjoy interacting with children; serve as a role model for children; be a growing Christian that feels comfortable sharing their faith with others.

SCHEDULE

This is a part-time position with no benefits. For high school and college students age 17 and older. Shift schedules include Sundays and Wednesdays (during the school year) as well as church wide Children’s Ministry sponsored events; additional summer responsibilities include 56 Day Camp and Mission Mondays.


Contact Autumn Lewis

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: 56 INTERMEDIATE MINISTRY LEAD

The Sunday Ministry Lead serves 5th and 6th grades during each of our two Sunday service hours - 9:30 and 11:15 am.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the 56 room and surrounding area on Sunday mornings
  • Serving as a contact point for and cultivating relationships with volunteers
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive
  • Facilitating large and small group activities and games
  • Modeling worship during large group time
  • Teaching large group lesson as needed
  • Facilitating large and small group discussion after the weekly group lesson
  • Cleaning up the environment

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 fifth and sixth grade students. Candidates will be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

SCHEDULE

The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Sundays per year; no health benefits are provided.

Contact Autumn Lewis


CHILDREN’S MINISTRY: VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATOR

This support position works in conjunction with all areas of Children’s Ministry and is responsible for onboarding and supporting the Children’s Ministry (ages three – sixth grade) of TWMC. The Volunteer’s Administrator 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 that potential volunteers are aware of policies relating to their station, have a current background check, and initial safety training. This will support our goal that all programs are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands Methodist Church and that volunteers, families and children are served with respect and dignity.

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!
  • Proven “front of house” experience as first line in Children’s Ministry reception area
  • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to circle back around on tasks without prompting is a must.
  • The Ability to learn large, scheduling, software.

Onboarding Volunteers:

  • Open Communication with Directors and Associate Directors for onboarding assignments.
  • Running Background checks.
  • Maintaining a large spreadsheet.

Volunteer Appreciation:

  • Birthday Cards to our Volunteers/Greeters.
  • Keep inventory of T-shirts and other Volunteer onboarding items.

Missions Liaison:

  • Communicate with Missions Pastor for monthly missions focus
  • Create basic graphics to be used in Children’s Ministry areas
  • Plan annual Angel Tree Christmas Party!

Competencies:

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

SCHEDULE

  • Part-time: 25-29 hours per week
  • Requires some evenings and weekends

Contact Chris McLain



CREATIVE SERVICES: MOTION DESIGNER

The Motion Designer will work within our Creative Services Team to produce excellent, engaging visual content for The Woodlands Methodist sermon series, social media and other ministry projects.

The Woodlands Methodist Church Creative Services Team is looking for a wildly talented motion designer to produce extraordinary visual content for TWMC sermon series, social media and other ministry projects. Does the idea of using your motion design skills to share the love of Christ energize you more than a hot cup of espresso? Do you believe great typography can influence lives? Do you have experience using motion design as a storytelling medium? If so, keep reading to see if you are the right person for this position.

THE BASICS:

  • Visualize the entire timeline, but never lose track of a single keyframe
  • Crave feedback and love working with other designers and filmmakers because you believe collaboration maximizes success
  • Passionate about using your gifts to make a difference
  • Think about how to get better with each and every project
  • Work fast, deliver on time, and not afraid to pitch an idea you believe in
  • Can vet ideas and deliver them through the lens of a creative brief

THE WORKS:

  • Own every phase of the motion design process, from concept, to storyboarding, to design, to animation, to final video export and delivery
  • Design motion graphics mainly in Adobe After Effects, but work in Photoshop and Illustrator when the project requires it
  • Create engaging animations that will be at home anywhere from phone screens to LED Wall
  • Equally comfortable creating assets for animations or using assets from other designers

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 12 months of related work experience

THE CHERRY ON TOP:

  • You have a firm grasp of Cinema 4D and/or Unreal Engine
  • You can storyboard your motion designs
  • You understand the difference between effective design and cool design
  • Filmmaking Experience (Not required)

SCHEDULE:

  • Full-time, permanent in-house position
  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits (health, dental, vision, more!)
  • Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Monday – Friday
  • Weekends, holidays, evenings and extended hours may be required
  • No Phone Calls, please

APPLICATION:

Send a creative portfolio, or a link to your past work, and your application to Ryan Perkins, Video Production Manager, at rperkins@twmc.org. This role is located at The Woodlands Methodist Church in The Woodlands, TX.



CREATIVE SERVICES: GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Woodlands Methodist Church is seeking a talented graphic designer for the purposes of visually communicating our mission and ministries to a wide variety of audiences. Candidate must be self-motivated, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment. We are seeking someone who embraces emerging technology and design with passion and excitement. Candidate must have an exceptional eye for detail, the ability to find creative solutions and successfully interact with a wide variety of people and personalities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Design graphics for promotional materials for various church ministries including fliers, brochures, posters, table tents, brochures, T-shirts, etc.
  • Design graphics for projection screens and TV monitors
  • Design graphics for use on websites
  • Print, trim, paste, fold, and label printed materials as assigned
  • Assist with installation of large format graphics in display areas
  • Interact with department staff members and members of ministry teams

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Relevant college degree and three to five years’ experience in a creative, professional environment required; Proficiency in Adobe CS software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) is required. Macintosh platform experience required. Experience with Microsoft Office software preferred; experience with animation software such as Adobe After Effects is preferred; photography skills are preferred.

SCHEDULE

This is a full-time, permanent position. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Work hours are 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Some weekends, evening and extended hours will be required during Christmas, Easter and other special events. This position reports directly to the Creative Director.

APPLICATION

Submit resume, and PDF or link to portfolio site to our Human Resources Director, Sarah Lewis, at slewis@twmc.org. No phone calls please.




FOOD SERVICES: CAFÉ

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.

SCHEDULE

  • 18 – 24 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Contact Stephen Gasaway at SLGasaway@twmc.org. No phone calls please.




CHILD CARE WORKER

Noah's Nook Nursery is accepting applications for child care workers at the Woodforest location. Current openings are on Sunday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings.

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


CHILDREN OF THE WOODLANDS TEACHER

Children of The Woodlands Preschool is a ministry of The Woodlands Methodist Church. They are currently seeking candidates for a teacher position in a classroom for the 2021-2022 school year.

This position is responsible for providing the best possible learning environment for children. Teachers must be able to meet all state licensing requirements as well as accreditation criteria. Teachers must be committed Christians. This is a part-time position that is not benefits eligible.

JOB DUTIES

  • Create and maintain a classroom setting that meets preschool requirements, national accreditation expectations and state licensing criteria
  • Make daily plans in keeping with the developmental philosophy of the program
  • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
  • Collaborate with the Director and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
  • Meet licensing and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner
  • Plan with and clarify expectations for the classroom assistant and any support staff or volunteer who may be assigned to the class
  • Cooperate with others who share the classroom, including school staff and other TWMC ministries

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Each teacher should have a baccalaureate degree
  • An Early Childhood Education Credential is a strong plus
  • Three years of experience working with children in a classroom setting is preferred
  • Teachers must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
  • Must meet licensing requirements; which includes 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 be able to 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.

CLASSIFICATION:

  • Part-time/exempt; not benefits eligible, less than 29 hours/week
  • Class schedule: Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Contact Maggie Poe


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