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NextGen Pastor - Operations

NextGen Pastor - Operations

Company: Trinity Church Kelowna
Contact Person: Darcy Smith
1905 Springfield Road
Kelowna, British Columbia , V1Y 7V7
Phone: 2508603273

Position Description

Trinity Church has a position open for a NextGen Pastor – Operations. This role will serve on the NextGen Team to support the Middle School, High School and Young Adults respective pastors in leading the NextGen ministries in an organizational, practical and pastoral capacity.

Reporting Relationship and Responsibilities:

Reporting to Director of NextGen
Full-time position requiring daytime, evening and weekend availability
Start date: January 15, 2018, with a standard 3 month probationary period

Skills Needed

Adaptability and an openness to learning
High level organization, and understanding of operations and systems
Excellent communication skills, with good grasp of professional and relational communication
High “get it” factor of the importance of getting things done, primarily driven by relationship
Ability to work well on teams, also thriving when working alone
Thrives in fast-pace environment with a healthy approach to managing high expectations
Excitement to commit to continual learning and understanding of youth culture

Role Description

Oversight of NextGen Operations, Systems and Policies

Ensure appropriate systems are in place to support an efficiently functioning environment for a safe, secure, fun and spiritually effective culture at MSY, HSY and YA
Responsible for creating and maintaining systems for tracking students, families and leaders within the NextGen ministry, including attendance, follow-up, information database, etc.
Has a continual voice into and responsibility for creation and implementation of youth policies, including but not limited to Plan to Protect, First Aid, etc.

Leadership Development and Training

Oversight of and care for the Experience Team (leaders who help to support the process and culture of NextGen programming: check-in, café, coffee bar, security, etc.)
Works with NextGen Team to create resources for leaders’ growth, equipping and development
Helps to facilitate skills training and equipping for NextGen leaders throughout the year

Responsible for NextGen Communication

Works with the NextGen team to create engaging, informative communication for parents, students and leaders, including but not limited to:

Leader Handbooks
NextGen Website
NextGen Social Media

Project Management (Shepherding) of all large Youth projects (retreats, mission trips, etc.)

Logistical plans and details
Work back dates/schedules
Forms and registrations
Supplies and packing, accommodation assignments

Delegation and follow up of tasks to others on the team
Event management (leading into and on-site)

Research and Topical Best Practices

Ongoing learning about youth culture, trends and curriculum including conferences, blogs, social media, media, etc.
Provide quarterly updates on youth culture shifts to the NextGen staff and parents
Create and adjust best practice documents and resources for the NextGen team and leaders on youth trends and issues, with a particular focus on hot topics effecting youth and young adults
Serve as the key evaluation and feedback officer – regularly evaluating the NextGen programs via surveys, conversations, input from NextGen Team, leaders, students and parents

Branding & Social Media

Ownership of youth branding with input from NextGen Team (including retreats, events and general branding)
Ensure NextGen has a continuous and current social media presence across multiple platforms
Keep up on social media and branding trends (including researching new social media platforms)
Facilitate team discussion on appropriate platforms to engage with youth, promote NextGen ministries and implement shifts/changes/adjustments as needed

Connect Regularly with Youth, Youth Leaders and Parents

Present at NextGen midweeks and events for the purpose of both smooth programming as well as relational connection and familiarity with students, leaders and parents
Intentional connections with leaders outside of scheduled NextGen programming for discipleship and growth of leaders

To apply please email cover letter and resume to

Posted: January 9, 2018 | Expires: February 15, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 4785 ]