Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Calvary Church. In order to create and maintain an atmosphere of excellence, we are looking for highly motivated people who are willing to give 100% every day. We want people who will partner with Calvary Church in reaching our community with the love of Christ.

Please read carefully the requirements and qualifications for the job in which you are interested. You must complete a separate application for each position of interest to you. Based on the position, you may be asked to attach your résumé. Full-time benefits are available. 

If we think you’ll be a good fit with our team at Calvary Church, we’ll be in touch. 

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Full-time

Outreach Coordinator

Posted on September 5, 2017
Outreach Coordinator
Exempt, Full-time

The purpose of the Outreach Coordinator is to schedule appointments, give information to callers, and otherwise relieve pastor/director of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail by performing the following duties. The Coordinator role will also facilitate and coordinate the weekly Food/Clothing Pantry, seasonal events which could include Convoy of Hope Chicago, Coat Drive, Project Manna, and events to be determined.   

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Answer and screen the overseeing pastor’s telephone calls and give information to callers/schedule general appointments.
  • Greet scheduled visitors and conducts to appropriate area or person.
  • Submit electronic requests to Media Dept. for sound, equipment, personnel, printed items, bulletin announcements, etc.
  • Coordinate benevolence requests: file paperwork, process approved applications, phone calls as necessary. 
  • Submit electronic requisitions for rooms, vehicles, and booth reservations.
  • Submit catering orders for departmental events.
  • Prepare mailings/mail merges (letters/postcards/emails).
  • Prepare check requests, collect payments, and prepare deposits for Business Office.
  • Disseminate information of and follow-up with prospective volunteers.
  • Provide administrative support for missions trips for supervising pastor.
  • Organize and maintain file system, file correspondence and other records.
  • Order and maintain supplies, arrange for equipment maintenance.
  • Provide backup for switchboard, as needed.
  • Assist with work overflow from other departments.
  • Perform other duties as required  

Ministry-Specific Responsibilities

  • Perform data entry of Communication Cards into Arena database and update periodically.
  • Coordinate and oversee resources and volunteers for Food and Clothing Pantry, Feed My Starving Children, Outreach Serving Opportunities, New Day Summit, Coat Drive, Feed the Homeless Chicago, Project Manna, Anniversary Festival, CalvaryServe, Career Transitions and Business Owners Network.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive, encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, or at least one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is required.
  • Programs – knowledge and experience of the Internet and Microsoft Office software and office equipment.

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: None
  • Person Assigning Work Assignments: Pastor/Director of Outreach

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Children’s Center Teacher (2-3 year olds)

Calvary Children’s Center
Hourly, full-time (30-40 hrs/wk)

The teacher shall prayerfully help students obtain the foundational attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their readiness for kindergarten and life-long learning as they develop into mature, able and responsible Christians to the praise and glory of God.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reflect the purpose of the Center, which is to help young children “grow in wisdom and stature and favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52) in such a way that honors Christ in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self worth in Christ.
  • Cooperate with Director and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures and directives governing the operation of the Children’s Center.
  • Teach age group as assigned following prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the Director.
  • Integrate biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom, on Center premises and during field trips for a good learning environment.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Create lesson plans as required by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services licensing standards and Association of Christian Teachers and Schools accreditation standards, challenging each child to grow and learn according to his/her individual needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional.
  • Assess the development and learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance records.
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress or deficiencies.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, faculty and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Director/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith,
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others.  This includes being committed to God’s biblical standards for sexual conduct.  
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Development OR
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and at least 12 semester hours in Early Childhood Education AND
  • Relevant teaching experience as documented in three written references

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: None
  • Work with colleagues in a team-teaching arrangement

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk throughout facility; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk, hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift, hold and/or move up to 45 pounds.  

Worship Pastor

The Worship Pastor will be responsible for maintaining oversight of all aspects of the Worship Ministry, as well as weekend and weekday worship experiences at Calvary Church. They will coordinate and oversee worship for all services and productions at the main campus, while ensuring a consistent environment for worship at all locations. The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with the Senior Pastor, the Executive Team, the Worship Pastoral Team, and staff/volunteers of the Worship Ministry to create a weekend worship environment that will stimulate participation, growth and connection among the congregation gathered.

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