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First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio

Director of Older Adult Ministry

First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 02/15/2016
Categories: Senior Adult Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

POSITION:  Director of Older Adult Ministry (Exempt)




REPORTS TO:  Associate Pastor for Congregational Care




RESPONSIBILITY:  Primary responsibility is for the church's Older Adult members by providing awareness and resources to meet the needs of the body, mind, and spirit through a comprehensive program of fellowship, learning and service opportunities.



  1. Responsible for preparing & administrating Older Adult Ministry budget
  2. Plan agenda and chairs twelve-member KEYS Leadership Committee for the purpose of planning and outreach to members and motivates members to take a roll in using their talents for service.
  3. Plan calendar of activities that specifically meets the cares, concerns and needs of senior adults.
  4. Responsible for implementation of weekly programs and events.
  5. Communicate information about the program calendar through newsletter articles, bulletin board displays, mailings and announcements.
  6. Arrange for speakers to provide instruction or information on a range of current issues effecting seniors.
  7. Plan and coordinate out-of-town day trips to various points of interests.
  8. Communicate regularly and coordinate pertinent information withother FPC ministry leaders in order to partner; i.e., Children's Ministry, Choir, Literature Circle, Missions, and SA Reads (Community Outreach).
  9. Participate in Presbytery Older Adult Ministry Network (POAMN) conferences and with Older Adult Leaders on a local and national level.
  10. Advise staff and members on information regarding retirement living, assisted living and healthcare facilities.
  11. Responsible for organizing church-wide flu shot clinics, AARP Safe Driving Courses, and physical fitness classes.
  12. Communicate awareness of seminars, conferences, and retreats for the enrichment of members.
  13. Informs members and "Care & Concern Chairman" on members needing some "sunshine" and keeps members advised of those hospitalized, home bound, etc.
  14. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.




  1. Education:  Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  2. Work Experience:  Experience working with senior adults in some capacity that allows for an understanding of the aging process.
  3. Excellent skills in planning and coordinating.
  4. Excellent communication skills.

This is a full-time (32 hour/week) position.