This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs like this one.
Arrow Child & Family Ministries

Chief Church Relations Officer

Arrow Child & Family Ministries
Spring, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2012
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Chief Church Relations Officer is responsible for advancing the mission and vision of Arrow Child & Family Ministries in churches nationwide by creating Christian foster care/adoption ministries within these churches to recruit and support foster/adoptive parents for abused and neglected children. All duties are performed in conjunction with ministry relation staff, church leaders, and/or volunteers.

Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
• This senior level position facilitates the identification, networking, and development of church partnerships for the implementation of church-centered ministries to address the child welfare crisis and needs in local jurisdictions.
• Develops, extends, and enlarges national strategy and campaign to advance the mission of Arrow Child & Family Ministries through social entrepreneurship strategies with partners who will advance causes and needs related to children.
• Engage in organizational development within the Church, encouraging change that would address the needs of the children, medically, socially, developmentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
• Responsible for building partnerships with large churches and small community church organizations to fulfill the churches role as demanded in Isaiah 1v17; Psalms 82v3 & James 1v27.
• Oversee National strategy for foster care/adoption ministries by working with CCA Staff and consulting with church leaders for strategy and counsel.
• Develop models for collaboration to advance ministry with the citizen sector and the Church.
• Assess programmatic needs and incorporate into ministry strategies.
• Develop prayer and financial support for Arrow Child & Family Ministries.
• Evaluate ministry relation initiatives relating to the advancement of the national strategy and make changes as necessary.
• Assist in coordination of special events.

Directly supervises Church and Community Alliance Staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Arrow’s policies, regulatory agencies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees and volunteers; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The ideal candidate will have expressed interest in helping to heal children and strengthen families through ministry, as well as possess knowledge of various church cultures and networks on a national level. This position will also work extensively to engage and operationalize Arrow's service model in the local church. The Chief Church Relations Officer must possess a Bachelor's Degree and experience in church and/or non-profit community relations role.