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Functional Ministry Worker

Beachside Christian Church is a relaxed, Christ-centred church in Palm Beach on the Gold Coast. We are a church who live out God’s truth, love and grace. The role we are seeking to fill is a maternity contract (9 months) starting mid May. The successful applicant will meet the requirements of a Functional Worker (click here for a detailed job description). This role will carry a load of 60%. 

The role will focus in on these areas: 

 

  • Overseeing and maintaining Property and Equipment.
  • Compliance and Administration of church &  ministries.
  • Responsible for Services and Upcoming Events. Assist in the coordination of events and other activities.
  • Oversee Volunteers and rostering for ministries and other initiatives. 
  • Oversee social media and online teaching. 

Applicants will need to have the appropriate skill set, be able to work in a team and have a heart that wants to see God’s Kingdom grow. 

The successful candidate will help coordinate events and teams whilst working alongside the Lead Pastor. This role is a hands-on role, mixing with the Beachside community as well as playing a major part behind the scenes with planning and implementing events and other ministry activities. 

Remuneration and policies are based on recommendations from the Queensland Baptist Union. Email hello@beachsidechurch.com.au for a full detailed description of the job. 

Applications close Friday 9th April.

 

A Bit About You

The right person for this position will:

  • Be someone who loves Jesus with heart, soul and mind.
  • Be self motivated and able to take initiative. 
  • Demonstrates a proficiency in managing and establishing teams.
  • Be experienced (or display a willingness to learn) in dealing with external agencies and in complying with COVID regulations.
  • Be able to work well in a team. 

 

Detailed Job Description

Purpose 

To provide direction, planning and reporting on church activities; to be actively serving in the community through church and other initiatives; to provide pastoral support to the community.

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible and have oversight of:

Services and Upcoming Events

  • Assist in preparation of Sunday services including organising people and rosters.
  • Organise and provide leadership for church events such as church camps, community initiatives and Mission Sunday events.
  • Supervise the set up and pack down of events. 

People, Volunteers and Rosters

  • Assist in leadership and training for volunteers.
  • Maintain an up to date database with contacts within community, ministry and businesses.
  • Help lead and grow various teams within the church.

Property and Equipment 

  • Maintain office equipment.
  • Keep inventory of equipment and assets.
  • Maintain issues of equipment and repairs.
  • Safety checks on equipment.
  • Leasing and hire / venue management.

Compliance and Administration 

  • Keep up-to-date and administrate COVID compliances.
  • Policies and procedures for operations. 
  • Oversee OH&S.
  • Oversee payroll and HR.
  • Provide applications to council for events. 
  • Oversee blue cards and risk assessments.
  • Assist volunteers to complete COVID Tafe micro course.
  • Manage SMO and make sure leaders are up-to-date with child safe training. 
  • QB reporting.

Spiritual Tone & Growth

  • Organise appropriate support services, e.g. Emergency food, baby packs etc.
  • Provide Pastoral Care for volunteers and the wider church community.
  • Be committed to prayer for the Beachside community. 

 

 

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Childrens Ministry Worker

Beachside Christian Church is seeking a dynamic, vibrant person to build a team and help lead our Groms (Children’s) ministry. This role will be a part-time position (40% or 2 days per week). 

The successful applicant will be overseeing and leading our children’s ministry at church events and facilitating contact with the wider community throughout the week. 

We place a high priority on children and their future and we know the successful applicant will also carry a similar heart.

Remuneration and policies are based on recommendations from the Queensland Baptist Union. 

To apply please email hello@beachsidechurch.com.au and attach a copy of your resume.

Applications for this role will close on Friday 9th April.

 

 

Job Description 

Purpose: 

Provide spiritual leadership and growth to the children of Beachside Christian Church and provide leadership for a new family focused initiative. 

Responsibilities:

  • To grow the children of Beachside in an understanding of God’s goodness and grace. 
  • To grow and develop junior leaders to help facilitate Beachside’s Groms program.
  • To oversee, train and grow the Groms leadership team.
  • To be involved in a community driven initiative that sees the Groms ministry reach out beyond the walls of the church.
  • Creating a clear vision for the team, families and children. 
  • Work with the Functional Ministry Leader to ensure compliance to Baptist Union and government child safe policies.

Spiritual tone and growth:

  • Lead by example a life full of the Holy Spirit and Gospel centeredness. 
  • Adopt and live out Christian values. 
  • Oversee and provide God inspired teaching and training to the groms teams and junior leaders. 
  • Monitor the spiritual tone of the Groms ministry.
  • Facilitate development of ongoing vision of the groms ministry. 

Outreach

  • Keep abreast of the needs of our local community and initiate new start-up expressions of groms ministry in the community.
  • Grow a kingdom focus by working in partnership with other churches and their children’s ministries. 

Leadership Development & Raising Teams

  • Identify, mentor and pastorally care for current leaders.
  • Oversee the junior leaders and see them grow in the abilities.
  • Drive the development of teams of volunteers.
  • Oversee the pastoral care of groms, their parents and the team. 

Key Performance Indicators:

  1. Safe, fun and inspiring ministry for the groms and their families. 
  2. Numerical and Spiritual growth of leaders and children.
  3. Seeing Beachside connect with the community.