Director of Groups and Volunteers, Dayspring UMC, Tyler


Position Name: Director of Groups and Volunteers
Status: Full time, salaried, non-ordained
Supervisor: Report directly to the Senior Pastor
Objective: God is calling our church to feed our love starved culture by empowering Christ filled lives. We believe that creating environments where people can connect, grow and love is a crucial element of pursuing our church’s mission. It is essential that those in our church Connect to community, Grow in their relationship with God and Love their neighbor.  This is not only the backbone of our small group ministry, it is the foundation of our community’s life.

  • Build on foundation of small group ministry and oversee continued development and growth of new, diverse Groups
  • Discover and develop curriculum that is designed to prepare participants to actively engage their faith outside the church
  • Identify, recruit, train, and shepherd effective Group facilitators and coaches
  • Assist in helping new members get plugged-in to our community
  • Identify, recruit, train, and shepherd effective Sunday Morning volunteer teams and volunteers for other church-wide special events
  • Other duties as assigned by pastor
  • Collaborate with staff and lay leaders to implement full ministry of church
Core Competencies:
  • Possesses creative internal ‘engine’ that drives experimentation without fear of failure
  • Lives to connect to people and facilitate relationships within a community
  • At least two years’ experience in the formation and development of groups and group leaders (or comparable experiences)
  • Capacity to discern and implement vision
  • Capacity to mentor/disciple leaders in ways that grow their faith and leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of Biblical, theological and U.M. doctrinal concepts
  • Willingness to learn and align with the Mission, Values, Measures and Strategies of Dayspring UMC.
  • Capacity to deal with conflicts/problems and the ability to find and implement equitable solutions
  • Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Organized and dependable
 Deadline: March 7, 2019