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Join the team at Northshore by providing support to the Group Life department including Adult groups and Recovery & Support groups. This role involves strategic and logistic coordination, along with working side by side with volunteers and staff in a highly confidential role. This team member must be highly relational, have excellent communication skills, be flexible with an ever-changing environment, like planning and problem-solving, and be comfortable working with and learning new computer skills.

Group Life Departmental Strategic Coordination

  • Contribute to departmental planning, implementation, and activities focused on meeting our collective goals (BHAG).
  • Assess ministry efficacy using data gathered by:
    - maintaining groups on web platforms and comparing and maintaining dashboards
    - overseeing group member pipeline and “matchmaking” needs
    - participating in leader follow-up as it pertains to new members joining and keeping members involved
    - participating in conceptual research for Pastor/Directors, as needed
  • Evaluate procedures and events with ministry leaders, providing creative and practical suggestions for improvement as appropriate.
  • Facilitate successful attendee transition between groups by maintaining connection between the Group Life department and the overall assimilation process (Alpha, Starting Point).
  • Partner with Group Life and Recovery & Support Pastor/Directors to find ways to align Group Life objectives with current and future sermon series and other ministry initiatives (T4, local outreach, etc).

Group Life Departmental Logistic Coordination

  • Support all Life Group ministries including maintaining Group rosters and coordinating leader communications in Planning Center and F1.
  • Assist with occasional food, hospitality, and general event planning.
  • Maintain Recovery & Support portable by stocking needed supplies.
  • Track registration data, finances, and attendance for all groups.
  • Function as the contact person for Group Life logistical issues.
  • Provide after-action reviews and any other required follow-ups.
  • Purchase curriculum, event supplies, resources, etc. as needed.
  • Manage phone and email communication for triage purposes; update counseling referral lists, respond to connection cards and other congregant and group member needs, as needed.
  • Provide feedback and insight to ministry leader on the program’s impact on other aspects of Northshore’s operation, i.e. facility usage, promotions, attendance, workgroup procedures.

Interdepartmental and volunteer communication on behalf of Group Life

  • Provide direction and information to the Communications Department to be used online or in other broad formats related to ministry communications, activities, and events (i.e. Life Groups, Recovery Groups, misc. ministry.
  • Oversee and update web pages for Group Life ministries.
  • Work as a liaison between ministry leader and lay participants to inform, answer questions, and give reassurance on concerns.
  • Assume designated responsibilities during a ministry leader’s absence.
  • Strive to perform with a ministerial attitude, demonstrating respect and care for others’ interests and expressing God’s heart and character in all transactions.

Interdepartmental Staff Support: hours sporadic, as needed

  • Cover other ministry support functions during a team member’s absence.
  • Assist with office projects that are time and/or resource critical, i.e. bulk mailings, communications.
  • Provide support to Ministry Leaders, including research, tracking, forms, reports, inter-departmental communications, income/expenses, reimbursements, files, and office systems.
  • Participate in all-staff initiatives like Volunteer Kickoff events.

Job Requirements

  • High degree of personal integrity and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated level of maturity and judgment, as well as the ability to remain objective and develop trusting and respectful relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to be appropriate across many communication mediums.
  • Anticipatory planning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Detail-oriented but not at the expense of “people first.”
  • Self-starter, with minimum supervision required.
  • Good computer skills; intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft programs.
  • Ability to recruit, train and supervise volunteers in a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to work as a team member with peer work group to accomplish desired results.
  • Flexibility: Ability to move from department to department, as needed.
  • Be a member at Northshore or pursue membership.
  • High School graduate (minimum).
  • **Plan to eventually attend Care Skills training to train for triage support.

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