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Intern - Business Intelligence Strategist

SUMMARY

Serve Church leadership and staff by delivering insights and decision support using analytical skills and an understanding of the Church's business environment. Alongside technical and business leaders, deliver the data and analytics necessary to support effective decisions, discover efficiencies in the Church's data systems, and evaluate business data to determine effective analytics solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Collaborate with business intelligence staff and leadership to build analytics solutions.
  • Assist in evaluating current business processes and recommending enhancements.
  • Design reports and dashboards to support ministry and executive needs.
  • Build up an understanding of business processes and support business informational needs.
  • Partner with the Project Management Office to write technical requirements and participate on a project team as requested.
  • Assist in building a business intelligence center-of-excellence to support a wide variety of analytical and reporting needs for mission leadership and staff.
  • Participate in multiple regular interactions with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and the director of mission analytics and decision support to maintain awareness of current needs.
  • Complete or assist on other projects as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree (Information Technology or other Business Intelligence related field)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Some remote work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Church of Fitness and Nutrition experience preferred.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (especially Excel).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft PowerBI and/or other visual reporting platforms.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well alone or in a group.
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects at once.
  • Must be flexible and open to change.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Web Communications

SUMMARY

The web communications intern will work under the supervision of the Web Solutions team to further the mission of the Church through web content management and creation. The intern will be included in various team communications and cross-functional project planning/update meetings and learning/training opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Recommend fresh ideas for reaching key audiences.
  • Learn and use our current proprietary CRM platform(s).
  • Manage and maintain text, graphics and photography for our Church's internal and external website portals.
  • Assist as needed in tasks related to current web group initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of goals for the audiences for each of our Church's core websites.
  • Create and track web campaigns.
  • Learn and use Google Analytics and AdWords pertaining to our Church’s core websites.
  • Assist with content development and postings tasks within our Church's website communities.
  • Special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • Digital media, digital marketing, web design and communications majors preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Some remote work

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Interest in web communications or marketing.
  • UX/UI experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and the Adobe Suite.
  • Experience working with websites.
  • Experience with HTML or CSS preferred.
  • Familiarity with the mission and structure of our Church.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Information Services Web Application

SUMMARY

This self-motivated and creative individual will have strong willingness and aptitude to learn and practice basic skills in a variety of Information Services tasks for a variety of projects. He or she will perform tasks in a variety of areas, which could include any or all of the following: planning, code maintenance, testing, scripting, coding, deployment, user interface design, user experience and support. He or she will work in a fast paced, flexible, iterative, deadline-oriented department. This internship has a potential to be shaped around the expertise and educational experience of the applicant that best fits our Chruch's Information Service’s current projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Help maintain and improve existing CRM and/or web applications (client and/or server code).
  • Contribute to the testing of our CRM and/or web applications during the development process.
  • Assist with processing and answering user feedback and questions.
  • Contribute to team documentation for process and development.
  • Participate in team and department meetings by offering ideas and feedback.
  • Work independently on small projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Contribute to larger team projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Prioritize workload according to established goals, objectives, and deadlines.

EDUCATION

  • Some college or technical school in a computer science field.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Some remote work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency with Windows operating system (Windows 7 and above).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote).
  • Experience with multiple web browsers, such as Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.
  • Experience with any of the following software is a plus:
    • Salesforce
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
    • Microsoft Internet Information
    • Services (IIS) Manager
    • SharePoint
    • Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of and experience with at least three of the following is a plus:
    • Apex
    • JavaScript
    • jQuery
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • XML
    • C
    • SQL or SOQL
    • TreeGrid
    • User Interface (UI) design
    • User Experience (UX) concepts
    • Agile software development
    • MVC (Model–View–Controller) software architectural pattern
    • Cybersecurity concepts
    • Source Control concepts and practices
    • Deployment concepts and practices
  • Must be willing and able to learn a variety of software development software products.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Analytics

SUMMARY

Serve Church leadership and staff by delivering insights and decision support using analytical skills and an understanding of the business and Church environment. Alongside technical and business leaders, deliver the data and analytics necessary to support effective decisions, discover efficiencies in the Church's data systems, and evaluate business data to determine effective analytics solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Collaborate with Church analytics staff and leadership to build analytics solutions.
  • Assist in evaluating current processes and recommending enhancements.
  • Design reports and dashboards to support the Church and executive needs.
  • Build up and support informational needs.
  • Partner with the Project Managers to write technical requirements and participate on a project team as requested.
  • Support a wide variety of analytical and reporting needs for Church leadership and staff.
  • Interact with key decision makers to support and maintain awareness of current needs.
  • Complete or assist on other projects as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree (Information Technology or other Analytics related field)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Remote work available

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (especially Excel).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft PowerBI and/or other visual reporting platforms.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well alone or in a group.
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects at once.
  • Must be flexible and open to change.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Engagement and Program Coordinator

SUMMARY

This position’s primary focus is on assisting the donor engagements. This individual must maintain confidentiality within all job duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Organize one or more giving campaigns via social media
  • Implement and execute various social media strategies
  • Create a year-long social media content calendar
  • Gather and organize video content to be displayed on the ChurchOfFitness.org website. Prioritize the videos, each with a call to action (a next step)
  • Potential opportunity to go on one short-term international trip.
  • Write a compelling article for possible print, PR campaigns, and News segments, based on your investigation
  • Write a summary of recommendations to the Directors on how to best engage with those in their 20’s/ college-age demographic

EDUCATION

  • Enrolled in college, video skills preferred, in-depth knowledge of the use of social media

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment and remote work available

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven excellent communication skills both verbal and written (strong emphasis on grammar).
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Familiarity and experience with the current social media platforms
  • Video editing ability is a big plus
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud and/or web design and other design apps a big plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be self-directed, comfortable in taking initiative.
  • Proficient at working with all levels of management and staff with interpersonal savvy and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Must be a team player and positive
  • Handles conflict well

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Administrative

SUMMARY

The administration intern will work under the supervision of Church leader to give administrative support and customer service to the field ministry and office staff. The intern may support various areas of Church functions, including field ministry, visualizations and training tools. The intern will be included in field ministry services and cross-functional project planning/update meetings and learning/training opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Phone/email support for general Church inquiries.
  • Assist with various types of Church meetings and event support.
  • Assist with reviewing, editing, and contributing to the content on our Church's internal and external websites.
  • Special tasks as assigned often to support the general functions of various Church staff.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office and Field Environment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Professional, patient, and friendly phone presence.
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate many simultaneous tasks.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working with websites and web based applications experience desirable.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Social Media and Events Manager

SUMMARY

The Digital Marketing (Social Media and Events Manager) intern will work under the supervision of the Digital Marketing Manager and Field Events Manager to help assist in the Church’s day-to-day efforts throughout social media, fundraising events, and other digital marketing channels. The intern will be included in cross-functional project planning/update meetings and learning/training opportunities on the Marketing team, as well as other parts of the Church functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Learn how our Church uses its social media presence.
  • Assist with content development and postings tasks within our Church communities.
  • Learn our Church's social voice and interact with audience on social media channels.
  • Assist in executing campaigns across social media channels.
  • Assist in analyzing data and insights on social media channels.
  • Assist in planning/executing our Church's event campaigns.
  • Support field areas with event best practices and resources.
  • Create written/visual resources for event resources.
  • Plan and execute Field Events.
  • Assist with planning, creating and executing email campaigns.
  • Special projects as assigned

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • Journalism, communications, marketing/advertising, and graphic design majors preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment
  • Agile work structure
  • Some remote work
  • Travel to a Church fundraising event

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Interest in social media, digital marketing, or event management.
  • Experience using social media for professional/journalistic endeavors (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Familiarity with the mission and structure of our Church.
    Photography/videography skills preferred.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Graphic Design for Strategic Communication

SUMMARY

The graphic design intern will be available as needed to help with graphic design tasks. The intern will be included in various creative services  and cross-functional learning/training opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Understand organizational systems or structures for efficient storage and retrieval.
  • Learn to use and understand our web-based project assignment and tracking system. This system is used for assigning/tracking projects and includes specifications and deadline information.
  • Organize and keyword all graphic design assets housed in electronic image library. The assets include background textures and images and purchased stock photos to be used in design projects. The key words allow the images to be searchable by design team.
  • Design custom pieces as assigned by the creative coordinator — this process will include meeting with our project managers to understand specific requirements, design work for approval, create design files to specification, prepare files for print or web.
  • Work closely with department director, creative coordinator and design team to develop clear understanding of project flow from assignment, concept, design, layout, approval and production for web and print.
  • Perform layout tasks as assigned by the creative coordinator for newsletters, brochures, etc.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Some remote work

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have some working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Must have experience completing design project in a deadline-oriented academic or work environment. Portfolios of work will be requested.
  • Familiarity with the mission and structure of our Church.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Video Services

SUMMARY

The Video Services intern will utilize and build upon skills to help with all aspects of our Church's video production including producing, writing, editing, shooting, as well as organizational and archival tasks. The intern will be included in communications and cross-functional project planning/update meetings and learning/training opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Watch and analyze videos from current staff and team and provide positive feedback for improvement.
  • Organize and Catalog content to be archived on Hard Drives, servers, SD Cards.
  • Assist with equipment check in/check out, music library research and past project/hard drive organization.
  • Act as assistant editor on local and international video projects.
  • Assist with high-end video projects.
  • Assist with shooting videos on an as needed basis.
  • Travel with Field Ministers, Directors, Team Staff or volunteers to Church events and assist with media management, assistant editing, organizing of footage and media acquisition.
  • Learn how our Church uses social media and assist with posting clearly communicative videos on our Church's social media outlets.
  • Recommend fresh ideas for reaching key audiences.
  • Interface with web team to maintain current video library.
  • Write script for video footage to help promote the Fitness and Nutrition Religion.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing or recently completed a bachelor's degree.
  • Film production and mass media majors preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Remote work available
  • Travel to Church events.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated skill in film production.
  • Familiarity with the beliefs and structure of our Church.
  • Familiarity with the following software: Microsoft Excel, Final Cut S, Premiere Pro CC.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop and After Effects preferred.
  • DSLR experience a plus.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Legal Services

SUMMARY

This self-motivated first or second year law student will have strong motivation to research and write on important legal issues impacting a religious non-profit organization. As assigned by a supervising attorney, he or she will be asked to thoroughly analyze legal questions on issues like tax, human resources, intellectual property, corporations, international transactions, and risk management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Research federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Research federal and state case law.
  • Clearly and concisely write legal memorandum and legal opinions under attorney supervision.
  • Assist attorney and paralegals in consulting with our Church staff on open legal matters.
  • Participate in department meetings by offering ideas, input, and feedback.
  • Review and draft contracts under attorney supervision.

EDUCATION

  • Must have, at least, completed the first year of law school at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office environment.
  • Remote work available

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be willing to take instruction and constructive criticism well.
  • Must have professional desire to serve the legal needs of a non-profit, Church organization.
  • Must be proficient in legal research and writing as evidenced by performance on law school coursework.
  • Must display creative problem solving skills.
  • Must demonstrate professionalism and the personal skills necessary to interact with a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Must be able to multi-task a variety of projects under tight deadline pressure.
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office tools.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Special Projects / Strategic Planning

SUMMARY

The Special Projects intern will be trained in core principles of project and organizational management, participate with the Church's leadership building team, and assist with large international projects. Common tasks will require organization, high attention to detail, multi-tasking, and working with strategic levels of information. A successful candidate for this internship will be energetic, a great communicator, adaptable, willing to learn new skills, and persistent. The special projects intern will serve under the supervision of a leadership staff member to further the purposes of our Church by assisting with special projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Project & Organizational Management
    • Learn project management and organizational management core skills/principles.
    • Participate in key leadership decision making meetings.
    • Develop, manage and schedule project tasks.
    • Apply applicable methods in project planning and support features.
    • Manage administrative process and forms to ensure excellent project management processes.
  • Administration & Strategy
    • Compile, sort, and present project related data.
    • Create visuals to illustrate summarized data and processes.
    • Create and update project plans as needed.
    • Assist in developing and maintaining an approved initiatives strategy plan for success.
    • Assist in making recommendations for optimal management training and support methods based on identification and understanding of individual and collective areas of impact.
    • Assist in managing risk of various projects.
    • Support key Church leaders in details related to project processes.
    • Analyze success metrics and monitor progress in key projects.
    • Keep weekly inventory of work tasks.
  • Writing & Communication
    • Communicate with project participants and key staff members on behalf of your supervising Director.
    • Display ‘relational’ communication style in official communications.
    • Conduct interviews, listen carefully, and take notes.
    • Host and participate in conference and video calls, including operating related equipment.
    • Edit formal and informal writing to assist in variety of office functions.
  • Technology
    • Conduct research and integration into software tools, best practices or other needs to add to or improve efficiency and excellence of current tools being used by the Church.
    • Offer analysis and recommendations based on research.
    • Research and write articles and recommendations.
    • Present findings in professional presentation appropriate to topic and need.
  • Coordination
    • Keep a schedule of multiple and simultaneous tasks.
    • Manage schedule/coordination of tasks independently.
    • Set and meet task deadlines.
    • Assume an attitude of willingness and flexibility to learn new tasks in order to support the Church's core principles.

EDUCATION

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree.
  • Project Management, Business or Communication degrees preferred; emphasis or interest in organizational development, business management, project management or industrial psychology desired.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office Environment and remote work available.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task/coordinate many simultaneous tasks.
  • Experience completing projects in a deadline-oriented academic or work environment.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite preferred
  • Familiarity with project management software preferred.
  • Experience participating in or leading a project preferred.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Intern - Human Resources

SUMMARY

This position’s primary focus is on assisting the Human Resources Department with the development and communication of key Human Resources initiatives. This individual must maintain confidentiality within all job duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • May be assigned to assist with or lead an independent HR project or initiative.
  • Observe and assist various HR team members in their different functions of HR.
  • Assist in the design, revision, approval and production of HR documents and processes.
  • Assist in coordinating with various department regarding HR content and communications.
  • Work with HR team members to design and implement promotions for special HR programs and events.
  • Update online HR content including position requirements, editing content, creating documentation for the website and other related projects.
  • Create, place and maintain employment openings in multi-media venues.
  • Review resumes and applications for qualified candidates and attend interviews
  • Implement the use of personality and skills testing for new hires, as appropriate.

EDUCATION

  • Enrolled in college, business school or equivalent work experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office and Remote position available

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Proven excellent communication skills both verbal and written (strong emphasis on grammar).
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be self-directed, comfortable in taking initiative.
  • Proficient at working with all levels of management and staff with interpersonal savvy and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word and strong emphasis in PowerPoint).
  • Must be a team player.
  • Previous experience/involvement Church HR related tasks preferred.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Paid and Non-Paid Position - Training Associate

SUMMARY

Using specified and unique Church gifts, training methods, and teachings utilized over a number of field Church services, give particular focus to training new Church leaders and congregants, for the purpose of helping the Church of Fitness and Nutrition reach its Church goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Spiritual Development – Focusing on Jesus through prayer and spiritual disciplines, fellowship, growth and health and church relationships.
    • Develop a yearly personal growth plan that fosters a vibrant spiritual life including time for solitude, retreat, reflection, prayer and a sincere commitment to understanding God’s Word.
    • Seek and maintain relationships and disciplines in the context of active participation in one of our Church communities.
    • Actively participate in the spiritual life of our Church.
    • Lead teams and individuals in spiritual development.
    • Ensure that all Church ministry services are designed and carried out with a focus on prayer and a connection to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Leadership Development – Focusing on equipping leaders, committee and staff. Includes: Key volunteer care, recruiting, team building and training, supervision and vision casting.
    • Help transmit the Church values to those open to the Church teachings.
    • Provide leadership to local and worldwide training events.
    • Provide leadership training to various Church divisions including New Staff Training, Emerging Leader Training, Train the Trainers, and Area
      Director Training, as well as other training tasks.
    • Understand and advocate for the fulfillment of the expectations of Church leaders and area directors, regional trainers, and regional/country directors.
    • Provide input to the continued revision of leadership training.
    • Deliver resources and expectations to area and regional trainers as assigned. This will happen through teleconferences or “Train the Trainers” conferences.
    • Monitor mid-year and final evaluations. Follow up with trainers and regional directors who have not reported.
    • Create a pipeline for future staff development and training.
    • Promote staff assignments and training procedures for Church field services.
  • Resource Development – Focusing on all events, major donor care, public relations (branding) and various Church staff and teams.
    • Raise personal support to fully fund the position.
  • Direct Ministry – Focus on contact work, and field services.
    • As requested by and under the direction of a Church Director, Church Leader, or Field Minister:
      • Create and provide follow-up for training events such as new staff training, area director and more.
      • Participate in the training of staff associates as requested.
      • Assist Regional & Country directors in the development of leadership programs.
  • Ministry Support – Focuses on accounting, administration, communication (internal), data management and strategic plan.
    • Maintain professionalism concerning office hours, dress, conduct and time management, adhering to all Church policies and procedures.
    • Provide clear, prompt, appropriate and professional communication to everyone within the scope of ministry.
    • Develop an appropriate system for reporting, expense report responsibilities and the use of funds using Church accounting applications.
    • Accept both short and long-term assignments and projects.
    • Ensure good communication on training issues with Church decision makers, the senior vice president, regional/country directors and other trainers.
    • Represent area and divisional concerns to the Church and effectively implement training to the Church field.
    • Provide accountability for training standards and communicate strengths and weaknesses to the senior vice
      president.
    • Serve as a trainer and mentor to Church staff and associates.

EDUCATION

  • BA or BS
  • MA and/or additional Biblical/Theological course work is a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office Environment
  • Remote Work Available
  • Field Work will include the extremes of an outdoor field assignment, i.e. heat/cold, dirt, long hours and the physical demands of
    hiking, horseback riding, boating, surfing, and other physical activities. Staff person must be able to handle these conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven relational skills with both adolescents and adults.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Paid and Non-Paid Position - Field Minister

SUMMARY

This position will require a formal Church training and direct field services education so that you can learn how to effectively carry out and manage Church work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Spiritual Development Through prayer and spiritual disciplines, fellowship, growth and health and church relationships.
    • Develop a yearly personal growth plan that fosters a vibrant spiritual life including time for solitude, retreat, reflection, prayer and a sincere commitment to understanding God’s Word.
    • Seek and maintain relationships and disciplines, in the context of active participation in a church community.
    • Actively participate in the spiritual life of the Church community.
    • Lead teams and individuals in spiritual development.
  • Leadership Development Equipping leaders, committee and staff through volunteer care, recruiting, team building and training, supervision and vision building exercises.
    • Meet with your volunteer leaders and area leadership on a regular basis.
    • Learn to recruit and train new leaders to build a leadership team that reflects the community.
    • Model excellence in contact work, and campaigning to other leaders.
    • Assist in training leaders, team leaders and committee how to work effectively in teams and develop a yearly ministry strategy.
  • Resource Development 
    • Raise financial support as directed and maintain good donor care practices.
    • Communicate Church updates and progress to personal donor partners.
    • Observe and learn to network and develop strategic relationships with key adults in the community on your own and as directed by your supervising Director.
    • Learn to plan and execute area fundraising events under the direction of an area supervisor and committee.
  • Direct Ministry 
    • Actively engage in contact work.
    • Lead a team to plan and conduct a new or existing Church event.
    • Lead a team to implement annual retreat strategies.
    • Serve on an annual retreat assignment.
  • Ministry Support
    • Adhering to Church accounting, administration, communication (internal), data management and strategic plans.
    • Adhere to all Church policies and procedures and maintain professionalism concerning office hours, dress, conduct and time management.
    • Manage finances with leadership, accountability and transparency using the Church's applications.
    • Maintain accurate information on congregants, leaders and donors for area records.
    • Provide clear, prompt, appropriate and professional communication to everyone involved in the Church.
    • Set yearly strategic ministry plans and initiatives to reach every member of our congregation and review and revise them as needed on an ongoing basis.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

WORKING CONDITIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Paid and Non-Paid Position - Area Director

SUMMARY

Through spiritual leadership and good management, lead in developing a team in his or her area to carry out our Church’s mission of introducing, experiencing, or rehabilitating adolescents and adults to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in faith.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Area Ministry Functions
    • Spiritual Development – Requires a result with the area congregation in an authentic focus on God, personally and in community, which results in testimonies of increased harmony and evidence that God is sanctifying people and communities through the mind, body, and spirit (1 Thes. 5:23). This area of leadership focuses on individual and team efforts on introducing, experiencing, and rehabilitating through …
      The Essential Work of …
      • Regularly practicing corporal and nutritive functions as directed by the Church
      • Practicing Prayer and Spiritual Disciplines through the use of individual and communal prayer, Scripture, worship, fasting, and other physical and/or nutritional acts.
      • Gathering for Fellowship to build the area teams (committee, staff and leaders), build faith and ministry through fun, inspiration and teaching.
      • Promoting Growth and Health in our Church's ministry, spiritually, emotionally and socially.
      • Establishing Church Relationships through regular worship and positive ministry relationships with local congregations.
    • Leadership Development – Requires a result of increased numbers of leaders working with adolescents, adults, and particularly increased numbers of team leaders. This area of leadership focuses on developing committees, leaders and staff for the Church area through …
      The Essential Work of …
      • Developing Key Leaders by gathering, mobilizing and retaining a core group of committees, leaders and staff for implementing the Church vision in your specified area.
      • Recruiting the people and talents needed for expanding and accomplishing the Church work in your specified area.
      • Team building and training by recruiting, mobilizing and retaining individuals to carry out the work of the Church in your specified area.
      • Supervising by providing the resources and experiences needed for implementing the “essential works” of worship in individual and team morale building.
      • Vision Casting an inspiring goal for reaching more congregants of “tribes and tongue" as detailed in scripture. Develop a strategy with the area leadership team (key committees, leaders and staff) asking God for His direction to reach the next set of Church goals.
    • Resource Development – Requires a result in creating a financial surplus (goal is a one-month cash reserve minimum), by among other things following-through with fundraising strategies in the local area and keeping an excellent line of communication with Church donors. This area of leadership focuses on fueling the Church ministry by acquiring time, talent and funds through …
      The Essential Work of …
      • Gathering and directing a talented team of individuals to raise the annual budget.
      • Donor Relationships that provide a personal touch to each donor to update, thank and ask on behalf of the Church.
      • Events which reflect the Church’s capacity to impact adolescents and adults and warrant the investment of a participants personal and corporate resources; these are coordinated, quality gatherings.
      • Public Relations building the Church of Fitness and Nutrition brand as an excellent tool for introducing, exposing, and/or rehabilitating the community to a healthy lifestyle physically, mentally, and spiritually.
      • Critical Result – 
    • Ministry Support – Requires a result in developing systems and teams to maintain a reputation for administrative excellence in the Area of your supervision. This area of leadership focuses on administrative systems needed to support the core functions of the Church ministry through…
      The Essential Work of:
      • Accounting by keeping user friendly records which are accurate and accessible for all financial transactions.
      • Administration of all Church policies and procedures.
      • Implementing a strategy for timely information to all staff and leaders for effective operation of area ministries.
      • Maintaining and updating the area database to provide accessible and current information regarding donors, finances, direct ministry, etc.
      • Developing and implementing a multiple year plan for ministry that aligns with the mission goals in your specified area.
  • Training
    • Church-wide Training
      • Successful completion of Area Director training.
      • Participation in staff conferences as needed (may require international travel).
      • Participation in additional training or experiences as deemed necessary by the Church Directors or supervisors.
    • Regional Training
      • Attend regional training as directed by the Church Directors or supervisors.
    • Personal Development
      • Encouragement to pursue continuing educational opportunities including graduate degrees.
      • Pursue seminars designed to enhance professional skills.
      • Participate in programs designed for personal spiritual maturity or personal enrichment.
  • Special Assignments
    • Accept a 1 to 4 week special field assignment (retreat or other assignment) as delegated by the Church Directors or supervisors.
    • Accept both short and long term assignments of projects as needed.

EDUCATION

  • College degree preferred but not required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office Environment
  • Remote Work Available
  • Field Work will include the extremes of an outdoor field assignment, i.e.heat/cold, dirt, long hours and the physical demands of
    hiking, horseback riding, boating, surfing, and other physical activities. Staff person must be able to handle these conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Relational skills with adolescents and adults.
  • A call to reach all people with the Gospel.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • College degree preferred but not required.

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Paid and Non-Paid Position - Business Development (USA and International)

SUMMARY

This position will provide leadership and create growth and development of the Church's operations into all areas of the USA and work towards growth into other countries.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Oversee the Church's overall development activities (attempting to reach funding goals of approximately 15M in the funding budget over the next 5 years) including major donor care, sustaining gifts, sponsorship programs by:
    • Developing major donor personal engagement, communication and event strategies to care for existing donor
      base as well as expose other potential major donors to Church ministry opportunities.
    • Advise key Directors and Supervisors on fundraising and major donor strategy in coordination with other Church leaders who are
      also working on major donor strategy.
    • Assist president, key Church leaders, board members, field leadership and volunteers in major donor activities where needed.
    • Work to secure sustaining gifts in accordance with the needs defined in the Church's internal financial forecasts. These gifts are multiyear commitments to fund the Church, as defined in carefully built out sponsorship programs. These gifts include the commitment and acquisition of corporate sponsorship on an annual basis with a minimum of 3 to 5 year commitment.
    • Work to organize, lead and maintain communication for campaign management and distribution.
    • Work to sustain and evolve
      the sponsorship programs (Country, Staff and Programs)
    • Provide oversight and direction to the Sponsorship Department to ensure that annual Sponsorship goals are met.
    • Closely monitor monthly sponsorship activity and help the Sponsorship Department revise plans where needed.
    • Work with the Regional Team Directors to develop and execute initiatives that can be executed
      through regional teams to promote fundraising, support and donor care at a national and international level.
    • Establish goals and strategies for different tiers of foundations as it relates to research, grant writing and
      performance reports.
    • Monitor quality of foundations office support for field needs and internal grants (research and proposals).
    • Recommend National and International Development strategies and ideas designed for growth, improvement, and effectiveness of development work at all levels.
    • Mentor development personnel and call them to think and act strategically, leveraging their time and resources.
    • Help to define and lead efforts to eventually raise a significant portion of our development budget in the areas that the Church is growing into.
    • Help key Church staff expand and further develop the thanking process, including events and personal, electronic, and mail contacts.
    • Work to prepare and monitor financial budgets.
    • Review monthly activities for:
      • Financial Goals and Budgeting,
      • Training – Provide leadership to develop training at all levels in the Church,
      • Actively participate in the recruiting and hiring of additional staff as needed.
      • Participate as appropriate in Church-wide local, regional, national, and international development meetings.
    • Organize, invite, and lead donor vision trips to various venues with purpose of exposing and inviting attendee’s to sponsor and donate to the Church's initiatives.

EDUCATION

WORKING CONDITIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

DISCLAIMER

Each and every employee and volunteer of the Church should have a working knowledge of the Church's functions and tenants. Where applicable these can be taught to qualified candidates.  

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

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