Positions Needed:

Kids Ministry Director

Type: Full-Time

Job Overview

FBC is looking for a full time (40-45 hours per week) Kids Ministry Director to lead its ever growing children’s ministry with our church having nearly doubled in size in recent years. This position will provide vision, leadership, training, and oversight to our great team of volunteers. Currently, our Kids Ministry has approximately 140 children (nursery through grade 5) attending on Sunday mornings during two services, but has seen attendance, in the recent past, nearing 200.

This position calls for gifting and skills in leadership, administration, shepherding, serving, and hospitality. In addition, self-management, critical thinking, problem solving, being innovation minded, and having the ability to network well are all highly desired qualities for this position. Possessing strong communication and relational skills is imperative. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and smartphone technology are required. The FBC staff is currently comprised of four full time and eight part time employees. We have two campuses in Frankenmuth with our main building located in the heart of downtown and a student ministry facility located on the near west side.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create a unifying vision for our Kids Ministry in unison with our church’s mission, vision, and aligning values
  • Develop and implement an effective recruitment and retention strategy to both increase the size and further strengthen the hearts of the team working in our Kids Ministry
  • Research, develop, and implement Kids Ministry leadership training, classroom management practices, and team building opportunities
  • Conduct Kids Ministry staff meetings focusing on improvement for the present, and strategizing and planning for the future
  • Explore, develop, and implement new ministry programming opportunities which are relevant and connect well with the lives of kids in today’s world
  • Develop and communicate policies and procedures for all of Kids Ministry staff, team leaders and members, and church families
  • Cultivate a culture where team members are curious, creative, and reflective about what kids are experiencing in the various learning environments on Sunday mornings
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with other pastoral and administrative staff sharing specific Kids Ministry updates and collaborating with our team to enhance and enrich the overall ministry of our church
  • Coordinate child dedication and baptism services with the lead pastor, administrative staff, and FBC church families
  • Model consistently, through words and actions, the “heart of a shepherd” loving and caring for team members in practical ways
  • Cultivate open and supportive relationships with other churches in surrounding communities

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a ministry related field
  • 3-5 years of successful leadership experience in a ministry, non-profit, or education setting
  • Possess strong communication and relational skills
  • Embrace a “growth mindset” as opposed to a “fixed mindset”
  • Be a great team player
  • Spiritual maturity, understanding our journey is never complete in this life
  • Strong working knowledge of social media including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and smartphone technology
  • Understand well the importance of character, chemistry, competence, and culture in a ministry setting

Connection Director / Project Administrator

Type: Full-Time

Job Overview

FBC is looking for a full time (40-45 hours per week) combined role of Connections Director and Project Administrator. This position will be responsible to help lead people from being first time guests to fully engaged members of FBC. Main responsibilities, as the Connections Director, will include execution and oversight of FBC’s Assimilation Pathway and Connection Teams. In addition, main responsibilities as the Project Administrator will include assisting the lead pastor, associate pastor, and other ministry teams with specific tasks. Periodic community wide projects and/or initiatives will also be a part of the Project Administrator role.

The Connections Director / Project Administrator should possess a blend of the following qualities: detail orientation with a task focus, strategic thinking, creativity, care-filled management of people and teams, and an extroverted and energetic personality and temperament. Knowledge and experience in a variety of areas such as orientation and training, office administration, community or public relations, strategic planning, and social media is desired for this position. Being highly proficient in Microsoft Office and smartphone technology is required. Previous work experience in a non-profit or parachurch organization would be viewed as a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership, communication, and administration of the FBC Explore Assimilation Pathway helping ensure our goals of Gather, Grow, Give, and Go are achieved. This includes the following ministry programming:
    • Guest Services
    • Get Connected
    • Starting Point
    • Equip Essentials
    • Rooted
    • Community Groups
    • Serving Opportunities
  • Assisting key leaders with organizing, planning, and the ordering of materials for the following ministry areas:
    • Care Team
    • Coffee Team
    • Kids Ministry
    • Men’s Ministry
    • Women’s Ministry
    • Welcome Team
    • Facility Security Ministry
    • Prayer Ministry
  • Leadership, communication, promotion, and administration of community outreach projects, as listed below, utilizing social media platforms:
    • Big Serve Projects (Serve Bridgeport, Serve Vassar, etc.)
    • Stock the Fridge (local schools)
    • Muth Hoops (kids basketball ministry)
    • Coffee, Cocoa, And Cookies (holiday event)
    • Hockey for the Homeless
    • Auto Fest
    • Bavarian Fest
    • Missions Conferences
    • Outdoor Services
  • Familiarity with and utilization of Church Community Builder (CCB) software for various ministry programs and ministry groups
  • Assist the lead pastor and associate pastor, when necessary, with phone calls, scheduling, event planning, preparing presentations, preparing mailings, making copies, etc.

Requirements

  • Be, or become, an active member of FBC embracing our mission, vision, and aligning values
  • Be a great team player
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree
  • Possess strong communication and relational skills
  • Be available to work most Sundays (5 Sundays off per year)
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and smartphone technology
  • Strong working knowledge of social media including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, plus others
  • Understand well the importance of character, chemistry, competence, and culture in a ministry setting

Custodian

Type: Part-Time

Job Overview

FBC is looking for a part time (15-20 hours per week) responsible and reliable custodian to help maintain and clean our facilities. It will be important for the custodian to be conscientious, careful, and thorough in cleaning and maintaining the premises in a prompt and orderly fashion.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodial role focused on building upkeep and cleanliness. They will possess both physical stamina to cover a large space and a keen eye for detail. In addition, they will be a person diligent in nature and accustomed to the rigors associated with custodial maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure spaces are prepared for upcoming events by taking out trash, tidying furniture, and dusting surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize toilets and sinks and restock disposables
  • Wipe and clean mirrors and windows
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures
  • Manage inventory of cleaning supplies
  • Report any damage to the facility

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a custodian, janitor, or similar role
  • Basic knowledge and use of cleaning equipment and supplies
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Solid communication skills utilizing suitable workplace language
  • Appropriate work apparel to be worn
  • Good physical condition and strength being able to stand, walk, and bend for several hours
  • High school diploma preferred, but not required

Additional Qualities Desired

  • Courteous and punctual
  • Some familiarity with buildings/facilities utilized for public events and functions
  • Awareness of organizational programming and/or the work routine of others in the building

Maintenance Supervisor

Type: Part-Time

Job Overview

FBC is looking for a part time (15-20 hours per week) competent maintenance supervisor to manage the various maintenance aspects of our facilities. This individual will help ensure both sound upkeep and efficient repair operations when required.

The ideal candidate will possess basic knowledge and some technical skills of various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical. Demonstrated leadership and knowledge of administrative tasks such as planning and scheduling are essential. Organizational and time management skills are also desired.

The overall goal of the maintenance supervisor position is to help ensure that facilities are in good and safe working condition at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect facilities periodically to identify problems and conduct preventative maintenance work when required
  • Prepare maintenance schedules for both facilities (The Grove and Main Street Campus)
  • Inspect and help ensure building systems are maintained (heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, etc.)
  • Coordinate and/or conduct the removal of snow in the winter and grounds/lawn maintenance in the spring and summer months
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Coordinate, when necessary, renovation projects with contractors and volunteers
  • Interact, when necessary, with custodians to coordinate building maintenance with cleaning schedule
  • Comply to the fullest extent with all quality standards and health and safety regulations

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a maintenance supervisor or similar role
  • Technical knowledge of building systems listed above
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices and regulations
  • Basic computer and smart phone skills
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Planning, organizing, and leadership skills
  • Solid communication skills utilizing suitable workplace language
  • Appropriate work apparel to be worn
  • Good physical condition and strength being able to stand, walk, and bend for several hours
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
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