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Youth Sports Director

Community Church of Greenwood
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 06/29/2017
Categories: Recreational/Sports Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth Sports Director

The Gathering Place / Community Church of Greenwood


1.     Personal Commitment

  • Commitment to Jesus Christ in life and in service.
  • Adheres to the mission of CCG – “Proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and live in full obedience to Him.”
  • Adheres to the vision of The GP:  “Transforming our community through faith and sports one person at a time”.
  • An active member of the Community Church of Greenwood.

 2.    Leadership Qualities

  • A vibrant leader among the CCG church body and staff who has a passion for connecting people to Jesus and CCG through the GP.
  • A primary communicator, equipper, team builder, and strategy developer in leading CCG toward strategic engagement of the community via sports.
  • A model of spiritually maturing discipleship as a member of CCG’s/GP’s professional support staff.
  • Thorough knowledge base of the athletic culture surrounding the Community Church of Greenwood.
  • Key leader in forging and nurturing collaborative relationships and strategic partnerships with local sports organizations and other Christian entities.   

3.     Preferred Skillset

  • Well equipped and highly motivated for effective sports outreach.
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Highly organized.
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, EZ Facility database).
  • Strong communication skills:
  • Ministering and communicating to youth and adults.

4.     Experience (preferred but not required)

  • Sports ministry background
  • Developing, promoting, and managing sports leagues, camps, and events for youth.
  • Performing ministry to High School sports programs (athletes, coaches, and ADs).
  • Education
  • Sports Management Degree; Exercise Science Degree.
  • Athletic knowledge/experience
  • High school or collegiate level athlete/coach.

5.     Program Responsibilities

  • Identify, recruit, and train key volunteers for youth leagues. 
  • Clear, timely interaction and communication with volunteers and attendees, while ensuring that meetings, events, and processes are effective, well planned and coordinated.
  • Work schedule will seasonally require Saturdays during our Youth Leagues, and several evenings per week during Youth Leagues.  Hours will be adjusted accordingly during offseason.

 6.    Administrative Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for the administration, coordination and scheduling of The GP’s sport programs/events with the support of the GP staff, and the CCG event planner. (Will be provided admin support)
  • Oversight and responsibility for maintaining a youth sports-related database.
  • Assist the Executive Director in tracking key growth indicators (i.e. league attendance, converts, etc.).
  • Regularly assist in monitoring and updating social media outlets for current and future events.
  • Develop Bible-based devotionals for youth leagues. 

 7.     Operational Responsibilities

  • Works under the direct oversight of the Executive Director.
  • Collaborate The GP’s youth sports programs with CCG. 
  • Assist in developing effective promotion and communication strategies with Executive Director and CCG event planner. 
  • Ensure that brand and outreach vision strategy is communicated clearly to the community inside and outside of the church walls.