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Apple Valley, California, United States
Date Posted: 03/04/2008
Job Type: Full-Time
The Center Director identifies at-risk children and families with specific difficulties, working to connect them to the local church for the purpose of seeing them become Christ-changed, hope-filled, productive adults. The Center Director accomplishes this through the oversight and implementation of all elements of a KidTrek Center, some of which may include, but not limited to, the Core and GAP Ministries.
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES:
Develop relationships with five children, their primary nurturers, and the rest of the family.
Develop, maintain, and improve upon relationships with schools (administration, counselors, teachers, etc.), social service professionals, and government agencies for purpose of being able to better assist families with various needs.
Fold each family into the body of the local church.
Develop a weekly Outreach night to kids in the community who are not part of the Core Ministry.
Train/coach church members to become secondary nurturers (1 family : 1 family); teaching them how to walk with an at-risk family through life.
Maintain annual budget, including monthly expenditure reports.
Maintain a clean, orderly, and inviting Center.
Submit a weekly report each Friday.
Oversee maintenance and ordering of supplies.
Collect and submit staff timesheets to Regional Office.
Oversee the operations of the after school program for the Core Ministry.
o Prepare, implement, and review KidTrek curriculum.
o Pray daily over ministry needs.
o Prepare, implement and review quality homework & tutoring time.
Oversee home and school meetings of all kids.
Oversee the provision and implementation of Family Services.
Conduct weekly staff meetings.
Supervise KidTrek staff.
Meet weekly with church liaison to KidTrek (also, as needed, meet with pastor and/or church leadership) for regular updates and assistance with making connections to church and community.
Oversee the creation of posters, flyers, permission slips, and other materials using KidTreks name or logo.
Check, review, and respond to e-mail and phone messages daily.
ABILITIES, SKILLS and CHARACTER:
Consistently demonstrates knowledge and/or ability in the following areas:
Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the Gospel.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with children, and their primary nurturers, with confidence.
Ability to participate and provide physical activity for youth of all ages; ability to lift approximately 20-25 lbs.
Basic comprehension of doctrine, creeds, and confessions of faith for particular church assigned.
Ability to manage staff, including the demonstrated ability for multi-tasking and overseeing multiple projects.
Computer literate, specifically in MS Word, Excel, Publisher Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Consistently demonstrates excellence in the following skills:
Exceptional scheduling and organizational skills.
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills through writing and speaking.
Ability to articulate clearly in the midst of difficult or stressful situation with children and adults alike.
Consistently demonstrates the following character strengths:
Demonstrates, and able to give evidence of, a 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1 level of character.
Team player with strong work ethic, able to work with a variety of personality types.
Demonstrates leadership abilities, exhibiting confidence, professionalism and maturity.
Motivated by high level of accountability; results oriented.
2+ years childrens ministry experience in local church or Christian based non-profit organization.
2+years of supervisor experience, or equivalent experience that will produce the desired outcome.
BA degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent experience that will produce the desired outcome.
Pass a post-offer drug/alcohol screen test before commencing employment (required to submit for the drug/alcohol screening at a company designated facility) "REQUIRED"
California Class C Drivers License, validation of driving record for commercial policy insurability per the requirements of the state of California. "REQUIRED"
If a private vehicle is utilized for company purposes validation of a California Class C Drivers License, validation of driving record for commercial policy insurability is required in conjunction with proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the state of California. "REQUIRED"
Current TB skin clearance, FBI and State fingerprint clearance. "REQUIRED"
A minimum of 45-50 hours per week.
There must be a demonstrated willingness to adjust work hours (including days of work) due to the demands of service, which may include some weekends, and earlier, later or longer hours of work.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range is competitive, based on experience and region Center is located.
Medical, Dental & Vision.
Vacation, Sick and Personal Holiday Benefits.