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First United Methodist Church

Minister of Recreation

First United Methodist Church
Panama City, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 09/22/2009
Categories: Recreational/Sports Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Si Mathison Community Life Center
Job Description For Minister of Recreation

Position: Title: Minister of Recreation FULL TIME
Date: Open until filled
Supervisor: Senior Pastor

Purpose: To Develop, Implement, and Oversee the ongoing operations and ministries that effectively reaches the unchurched in our community with the Good News, while offering members of the church body an opportunity to grow in their walk with Christ.

A lifestyle that reflects a commitment to and a passion for Jesus Christ. A fervor to disciple believers and seek the lost.
A desire to work as a member of a team with a teachable spirit and open an positive attitude.
An ability to develop and operate a outreach program for the SMCLC.
An undergraduate degree or experience with an understanding of United Methodist Church do and theology.

Primary Duties:
Develop and oversee all programs and ministries of the Recreation Ministry.
Give direction and provide leadership for the Recreation Staff.
Recruit, train and support volunteers for all areas of the Recreation Ministry.
Coordinate the scheduling of the Community Life Center with the Church Administrator and other ministries of the church.
Coordinate the maintenance of the Community Life Center with the Facilities Manager.
Review and renew contracts with outside groups/ministries to then be passed on to the Senior Pastor for final approval.
Maintain and grow recreation ministry and provide new activities and opportunities and the highest level of excellence for participants.
Plan, submit and oversee the budget of the Recreation Ministry as well as all other financial aspects of the ministry to ensure that everything is done in accordance with guidelines provided by the Church Council.
Maintain and uphold all compliance and safety regulations, training, and standards for the Recreation Ministry.

Necessary Trainings:
CPR Certification.
First Aid Certification.
Fingerprint/Background/Drug check

Continuing Education Desired:
Two units biannually in the area of recreational activity development and maintenance