Job Summary: The position has primary responsibility for developing, implementing, evaluating and expanding an all-inclusive “Best in Class” ministry for special needs individuals of all ages, their families and friends. The role includes
serving as part of the Director Leadership Team.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
- Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion to share God’s love.
- Possesses the ability to recruit, develop, and lead people and ministry teams.
- Demonstrates leadership strengths with the ability to think strategically, cast vision and build teams.
- Has a minimum of 5 years of experience leading special needs programming, preferably in a ministry setting.
- Be a college graduate, preferably with special needs education; Master’s Degree preferred
- Possesses advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
- Is proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: These are the general areas of focus needed to perform this job successfully. The percentage of time focused on specific categories is a guideline.
- 25%—Connects personally with families and students within the Special Needs Ministry.
- 20%—Manages ongoing ministry opportunities, such as a monthly respite program for individuals with special needs and their families, family support groups, and learning opportunities.
- 15%—Recruits, develops, trains, and leads a team of volunteers and ministry leaders to serve families and individuals with special needs.
- 10%—Networks with community leaders in order to identify and provide appropriate opportunities for families and students.
- 10%—Participates and actively engages in specified leadership meetings.
- 10%—Serves as a liaison with Greentree Christian School, and children, student, and adult ministries in creating inclusion and self-contained learning opportunities for Sunday School, worship, and other family activities.
- 10%—Consults with an advisory team to set and monitor ministry direction.