Associate Care Pastor

Friends Church, Yorba Linda - Yorba Linda, CA (30+ days ago)


Job Purpose

To provide pastoral care for the church family and assistance for Care Ministries through the development of volunteer leadership teams who will support the vision, values, and mission of Friends Church

Essential Functions

The primary duties of the Associate Care Director include:

  • Provide direct oversight and facilitate ongoing leadership development for volunteers in Stephen Ministry and all Care Groups.
  • Identify and equip Ministry Partners to provide strategic oversight to the Care team.
  • Provide direct oversight and facilitate training for volunteers in the hospital and shut-in visitation team.
  • Serve a minimum of two days/month as “Pastor on Call.” Schedule and distribute “Pastor on Call” rotation schedule.
  • Monitor incoming prayer requests (calls, cards, emails) to ensure timely distribution and follow-up by the Care prayer team.
  • When commissioned or recorded, may conduct weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
  • Collaborate with church and community leaders to maintain an accurate resource list for those who seek assistance.
  • Attend staff meetings, retreats, and conferences; keep current in related fields.
  • Partner with Care Ministries Pastor in performing other appropriate duties, as requested.

Qualifications

Spiritual: Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and must have a heart for ministry. Must hold to the Statement of Faith, Position Statements, Mission Statement, and Core Values and Ministry Values of Friends Church. Those that serve God on the staff at Friends Church are expected to set a high standard of personal conduct and lifestyle. It is required that all staff members are members of Friends Church.

Experience, Education, and Licensure: A bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum three to five (3-5) years experience in a related ministry; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must become commissioned through EFCSW.

Knowledge and Skills

SKILLS: Must be proficient in the Microsoft Suite of products. Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills and mathematical skills. Must be a self-starter. Must be confidential, flexible, accurate, and have good follow-up skills. Strong managerial skills.

ABILITY: Ability to understand, teach and live out Biblical truths. Ability to comprehend written and oral information and to express written and oral information with clarity. Ability to identify problems; exhibit both inductive and mathematical reasoning. Ability to travel. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, as requested.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Friends Church reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities within this job description at any time.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • ministry: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)