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Have Life Church

Director of Assimilation

Have Life Church
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/11/2016
Categories: Associate Pastor - Business/Administration - Christian Education - Church Staff - Combo Positions - Other
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Assist Senior Pastor by focusing on new member and volunteer assimilation, retention and supervising volunteer staff.



 Pray for Senior Pastor, ministerial and administrative staff and Church family.
 Support the financial obligations of the church through tithe and offerings.
 Be early and prepared for all scheduled meetings.
 Must establish and foster exemplary relationships with staff, elders, deacons, leaders, volunteers, church membership, and community at large.
 Must exemplify behaviors that fit into the church and administrative cultures that include the four Cs (culture, competency, chemistry, character).
 Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor, Co-Pastor and Elders.


 Oversees the development of our assimilation system and processes to ensure all visitors and new members receive love and hospitality according to Have Life standards.
o 1st and 2nd time visitors
o New member intake
o New member’s ministry
o New member’s orientation
 Oversee the New Member Ministry (intake, in-reach components, new member’s orientation)
 Ensure new members and visitor’s information is input into church database, create and send written correspondence, make phone calls and send emails.
 Develop innovative ways to connect with our new members and ensure the sheep are not lost or disconnected.


 Responsible for leading the effort to resource the church with volunteers.
o Identify areas needing volunteers
o Developing overall recruitment efforts for volunteers
o Recruit volunteers
o Oversee ministry intake process (gift/personality assessments, ministry recommendations, ministry interest forms, ministry specific orientation)
o Serve as liaison for volunteers that graduate during the ministry fair
o Notify ministry leaders of new volunteers’ interest
o Ensure leaders follow up with volunteers in designated time frame for training and scheduling.
 Update new members profile in Church database with completion of new members course and which ministries they selected
 Provide training and technique enhancement sessions.
 Monitor volunteer services during service times.
 Supervise all volunteer staff


 Requires a bachelor's degree with experience in the field.
 Demonstrates expertise and resourcefulness in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
 Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
 Performs a variety of tasks.
 Leads and directs the work of others.
 A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
 Must possess the following skills: strategic planning, verbal and written communication, motivation, customer service, conflict resolution, multitasking, and project management.
 Must demonstrate the ability to receive instruction, interpret it, develop a plan of action, and communicate to necessary parties.
 Must be a self-motivated person who is able to be effective when working independently without supervision and produce results.
 Should have a heart for knowing God personally, for following Christ as a servant, and for keeping in step with the Spirit.
 Should have a burden to see Have Life Church fulfill God’s plan as it continues to expand and minister in the Charlotte area.
 As a leader and example to the congregation, the staff member should live a life of integrity in growing conformity to the standards of spiritual leadership set forth in Scripture (I Timothy 3:1-7).
 Must possess a gentle and humble spirit and be willing to grow and be taught.
 Must not have any authority issues or conflicts with loving Christian critique.
 Self-discipline regarding personal time usage, and spiritual, physical and emotional health.
 A Christian in full agreement with Have Life Church’s statements of belief; willingness and ability to serve Christ and His church.
 Of utmost importance is a heart that is “wired for people” and thrives on nurturing and