High School Pastoral Associate

Posted: July 28, 2021

Support the High School Pastor through the implementation of teams and structures that help students Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Work through the leadership Pipeline 
    • It is the responsibility of all Calvary Staff members to work through the leadership pipeline. To do this. the coordinator must consistently be in the process of not only developing leaders, but also developing next-level leaders who could potentially become staff one day. The goal is to never be doing an assignment alone. Always bring someone along with you.
  • Oversee Communication
    • Create affective avenues of communication for students and parents that keep them informed, inspired, and connected. 
    • Oversee communication through social media, websites, emails, texts, and print materials.
  • Oversee small groups 
    • Recruit, train, and equip leaders who will help students find freedom by being part of a small group. 
    • Directly oversee the equipping of leaders through the delivery of materials, supplies, and activities that enhance the small group experience. 
    • Maintain an accurate view of student participation in small groups.
  • Create opportunities for students to discover purpose and make a difference 
    • Create a process for students to take next steps by discovering their purpose in order to make a difference. 
    • Oversee next steps process
    • Develop ways for students to make a difference 
    • Track student activity
  • Maintain an inviting atmosphere 
    • Directly oversee the atmospheres that create a welcoming environment for students as they come in. 
    • Build and oversee teams that make a welcoming environment.
    • Create and maintain processes for guest follow-up. 
    • Maintain an inviting environment where students feel welcomed.
  • Oversee follow-up 
    • Create avenues for students to enter into Calvary High School as a guest, but instantly become family. 
    • Provide timely connection for visiting guests.
    • Find ways to connect all students into groups. 
    • Follow up with group leaders when students haven’t been in attendance.
    • Track student participation weekly and share results with High School Pastor.
  • Support all High School services and Events 
    • Bring support to services and events by working through the systems set in place to bring great JHI experiences. 
    • Manage programs such as Planning Center, Asana, email, and other platforms to build communication and reinforce teams. 
    • Manage all teams for events and assure they are resourced and equipped for their roles.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies
  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Create, develop, and lead teams
  • Strong desire to grow personally and professionally and have a heart of teach-ability
  • 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 GED; or at least one to two years of related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Internet and Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and ability to know areas of Production of services including sound, lights and video.
  • Communication with volunteers, parents, and students

  • Number of people supervised: None
  • Number of Volunteer Teams Supervised 2-4
  • Person Assigning Work Assignments: High School Pastor

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.