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Journey Christian Church

Groups Director

Journey Christian Church
Midlothian, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 06/28/2016
Categories: Church Staff - Discipleship Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Groups Director

Journey Christian Church

Midlothian, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Growing church seeking groups director. Role includes leading and supporting community group leaders, administration of group life and developing systems and tools for recruiting and equipping new community group leaders, implementing training to foster growth and multiplication of  group leadership culture, and building relationships, community and influence among group leaders.


Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years proven experience in leading community group environments. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be necessary to be successful in this role and as a collaborative member of the staff team. Ideal candidate is highly relational with the ability to influence others. Must have administrative expertise to manage systems and communication. Experience in training and developing new leaders is preferred. Must be skilled in planning and organizing with a high level of detail. Experience in a diverse population / congregation is preferred.


Journey Christian Church is a strategic partner of North Point Ministries. God is doing some extraordinary things through Journey. If you are interested, please submit resume as well as any other social media links, blogs, or special projects that would help our team get to know you better.


Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Team player - ability to be a champion of a mission that is not solely your own

  • Passion for God and Groups - love for the life change that can happen through groups, not just the job, a real desire to support group life and group leaders

  • Demonstrate authentic faith - one that peers, group leaders, and other team members can see lived out. Ability to disciple and counsel others in spiritual matters.

  • Passion for ministry - demonstrates and injects energy into the environment and into the people in the environment, highly driven and achievement oriented, and demonstrates and expects a high level of excellence in all regards

  • Willingness to get messy - courageous, have difficult conversations with group leaders, group members, and with volunteers

  • Highly relational - seeks out, builds, maintains, preserves, repairs relationships, attractional personality

  • Leadership excellence - skilled communicator and organizer of people. Empowers others, multiplies influence and inspires other to action.


Explanation of Basic Employment Benefits



One week in first year

Two weeks upon one year anniversary

Three weeks upon fifth year anniversary

Four weeks upon twelfth year anniversary



Ten paid holidays per year including New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (2 days), Christmas (2 days).


Compensation Package:

Salary: Consideration will be given on education and previous ministry/job experience and performance

Retirement: Up to 6% employee matching

Insurance: Full family medical health coverage; short term disability

Cell Phone: Staff cell phone plan