Associate Family Ministry Director (Ballantyne)

Ballantyne

This full-time position will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of the recruitment, assimilation, and training and placement of all volunteers In Kids@FHC and leaders for ages 0 through 5th grade at our Ballantyne Campus. This position will focus on recruiting and training leaders, coaches, and volunteers, the volunteer assimilation process, and managing and overseeing the part time Family Ministry intern.

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This position collaborates closely with the Ballantyne Family Minstry team and supports as needed the Ballantyne staff team and Family Ministry team as needed, not limited to but including, programming, hospitality, administration, trips and events, and database management.

Specific Duties:  

  • Effectively recruit, assimilate, train, and continually develop volunteers (including volunteer coaches) to engage in disciple making environments within Family Ministry. 
  • Manage the volunteer assimilation process: coordinate volunteer orientations and trainings.  
  • Develop relationships with kids and parents through community events, one-on-ones, school events, etc. throughout the week. 
  • Oversee the Family Ministry intern in developing, training, and managing hospitality volunteers and coaches. 
  • Manage kids and nursery volunteer teams’ expectations, training, development progress and goals, ensuring effective attraction, retention and engagement. 
  • Routinely review volunteer recruiting, development and growth procedures to ensure efficiency, productivity and quality within all volunteer groups. 
  • Assist in executing large group experiences, events, and trips as needed. • Uphold Family Ministry Child Protection Standards and Expectations. 
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams and share best practices to ensure overall ministry success within each campus.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in early child development or education, communications, family ministry, business development, religious studies, or a combination of the above. 
  • Highly relational, with the ability to connect well with both children, students, and adults. 
  • Strong understanding of needs, development and training trends for adult and student volunteers. 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of scripture and biblical theology. 
  • Experience working within a hospitality and/or volunteer ministry environment.  
  • Ability to lead, manage and train individual coaches, volunteers and volunteer teams.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences and age groups. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with ability to effectively coordinate and schedule. 
  • Experience in Microsoft office programs and database management systems.  
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and ministries on leadership development, events, programming, and other areas.

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR (hr@foresthill.org).

Associate Family Ministry Director (Programming)

Fort Mill

This position will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of Large Group experiences and the coordination and quality of LifeGroups, Art Studio, and/or Exploratorium. This role will also oversee the recruiting, assimilation, training and placement of large group volunteers within Family Ministry and support other family ministry areas as needed.

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This position will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of Large Group experiences and the coordination and quality of LifeGroups, Art Studio, and/or Exploratorium. This role will also oversee the recruiting, assimilation, training and placement of large group volunteers within Family Ministry and support other family ministry areas as needed.

Specific Duties: 

  • Contribute to the oversight or collaboration of developing coaches to equip them to effectively manage LifeGroup leaders, Communicators and/or Storytellers. 
  • Oversee volunteers to coordinate supplies and setup for LifeGroups and/or large groups.  
  • Uphold the Family Ministry Child Protection Standards and Expectations 
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams and share best practices to ensure overall ministry success within each campus. 
  • Oversee large group (and LifeGroup experiences, depending on campus staffing) from arrival to departure. 
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry worship and production teams on all components (people, details, elements, scheduling, etc.) of large group programs to ensure an engaging experience for different age groups in different ministry environments.  
  • Effectively implement curriculum and content to help create a Family Ministry environment with robust attendance, effective assimilation of new kids/students, high volunteer retention, and growth in personal discipleship among attendees. 
  • Manage supply purchasing to effectively create and execute large group and LifeGroup environments.
  • Oversee and care for LifeGroup Leaders in large group environments.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in theatre, child development, performing arts, communications, or any combination of the above. 
  • Strong understanding of needs, development and training trends for kids and/or teens.  
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture and biblical theology. 
  • Ability to lead, manage and train individual volunteers and volunteer teams.
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences and age groups.  
  • Experience in programming coordination, implementation, and execution in a creative environment.

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR (hr@foresthill.org).

Digital Designer - Family Ministry

South Park

This position will be responsible for the graphic design and content creation of media for Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings.

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 Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for the graphic design and content creation of media for Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings. This includes creation of graphics and media to support all experiences, trips, events, and trainings for Family Ministry. As a part of Central staff, they will assist other areas of Family Ministry (hospitality, programming, volunteers, LifeGroups, Trips/Events, etc.) as needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:  

  • Collaborate with Family Ministry Directors and campus collaborative teams to design captivating environments through the use of signage and other graphic decor. ·
  • Partner with campus staff to effectively implement all graphics/signage for Family Ministry. 
  • Collaborate with Central Team on special projects, as needed. 
  • Uphold Family Ministry Child Protection Standards and Expectations. 
  • Network with and/or recruit volunteers to help with larger projects, as needed. 
  • Create effective design content for Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings. This includes, but is not limited to:  
    • Design for Screen (ex. announcements, lyric slides, etc.) 
    • Print Design (ex. handouts, invite cards, signage, etc.) 
    • Design for Web (ex. social media images) 
    • Apparel Design (ex. t-shirts)  
    • Modifying existing content for the needs of Family Ministry (ex. Editing/updating graphics)  
  • Help plan, design, and create new environments for Family Ministry as needed (new campuses, set designs, etc.). 
  • Create media packages for Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings. 
  • Assisting on other projects / tasks as necessary (ex. Camera Operator, set builds, etc.) 
  • Enhance Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings while ensuring project quality, productivity, and efficiency.  
  • Enhance Family Ministry experiences, trips, events, and trainings through the fiscally responsible media/design purchases.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent with at least three years of experience in graphic design. 
  • Proficient in production/design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), social media platforms, and other production systems. 
  • Must have a creative portfolio that demonstrates excellent & effective design abilities. 
  • Must have some video production experience (photography/video/editing) 
  • Highly creative, innovative and detail-oriented. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  
  • Able to meet the design needs of a diverse audience. 
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with individuals and teams.  
  • Ability to give/receive direction and constructive guidance to others. 
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines. 
  • After Effects experience is a plus.  
  • Web design / Wordpress experience is a plus. 
  • ProPresenter experience is a plus.

 Interested candidates should submit their resumes and portfolios to HR@foresthill.org.

Executive Administrative Assistant

South Park

This full-time position will be responsible for providing administrative support to various supervisors and programs supported by Forest Hill Church.

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Job Summary:

This full-time position will be responsible for providing administrative support to various supervisors and programs supported by Forest Hill Church.

Duties include fielding questions from both internal and external customers (employees, congregants, deacons and elders, council, the community) via phone, email and in person encounters. This role also includes preparing and processing documents, resource materials and providing the strategic and administrative support necessary to enable others to efficiently and effectively carry out their assigned duties.

The ideal candidate will have a strong project management skill set with the ability to work independently, manage a dynamic calendar/schedule, and effectively handle a variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values (DNA) of Forest Hill Church.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (includes but not limited to)

  • Provide administrative and strategic support the Executive Director in his or her daily responsibilities and special projects that support the mission, vision and values of Forest Hill.
  • Provide support for other leadership staff as needed (Senior Pastor, Campus Pastors, and Executive staff).  
  • Manage the daily and weekly schedule of the Executive Director, ranging from 1-on-1’s, council meetings, collaborative team meetings, and other meetings, as appropriate. This includes scheduling and coordinating appointments/meetings for various teams, team members. and supervisors.  
  • Manage regular communications with the Council of Elders and Assembly Elders. This includes providing support as required, coordinating with Council Chair(s), Executive Director and Senior Pastor to prepare for monthly and as-needed meetings, and maintaining documentation related to Council as needed and in accordance with the bylaws of the church.  
  • Serve as a resource for information, documentation and referrals regarding the various offerings of the Church to both internal and external customers via phone, fax, email and in-person. This includes performing administrative support work including processing phone, email and written correspondence  
  • Prepare documentation and/or reports based on Church activities  
  • Manage special projects and events, from planning to execution and evaluation. This includes overseeing all aspects of event management and production from content and programming, design, vendor management, logistics, invitations, promotions, and communications. Special projects and events include, but are not limited to the Wells Fargo tournament, Christmas Dinner/Staff Appreciation Events, and other special partnerships, events, and projects that take place at the Forest Hill South Park campus.  
  • In collaboration with others, effectively manage the coordination of weekly staff prayer, ranging from weekly speakers and worship to special staff prayer events, as needed (benefits fair, monthly staff breakfast, special external speakers/guests).

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Minimum of five (5) + years of progressive responsibility/experience in an assistant or support role.  
  • Associate’s degree in business, event planning, communications or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  
  • Proficiency with MacBook products and Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel PowerPoint, etc. Proficient typing and data entry skills.  
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks. Able to manage multiple competing priorities in a high paced environment and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent organization, detail oriented, multi-tasking, time management/planning skills.  
  • Ability to interface and relationally interact with all levels of executive leadership, council, and staff.  
  • Self-motived; The duties of this position are often driven by deadlines. Therefore, the ability to prioritize workflow, juggle multiple projects at once and change directions in mid-project is essential. 
  • Discernment in decision-making; ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to handle details and resolve problems, following directions and executing tasks with little to no oversight.

 Interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR@foresthill.org.

Communications Specialist

South Park

This position will be responsible for executing the Communications Strategies across multiple channels. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values (DNA) of Forest Hill Church.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(includes but not limited to)

Relational Rhythm

  • Connects regularly with ministries and campuses about communication needs for announcements, slides, website, social media emails etc.
  • Monitors communication coming in from multiple sources (email, social, web) and respond quickly, or pass along the information to the right places as appropriate.
  • Helps connect with story candidates and help tell the transformational stories of Forest Hill congregants, in conjunction with the video team.
  • Sends out internal communications briefs to all FHC staff with all-important communications monthly, in collaboration with the Communications Director.

Intelligent Design

  • Maintains communication with the congregation through tools like email, social media, announcements, etc.
  • Works to implement an integrated communication strategy across all Forest Hill campuses and teams.
  • Regularly monitors and keeps Forest Hill media channels up-to-date.

Savvy Stewardship

  • Ensures that communication from the church is timely, accurate and engaging.
  • Maintains and shares data for multiple channels on and between social media, website, and email communications.
  • Keeps an updated calendar of all events and promotion schedules for Forest Hill.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent in Communications or a related-field
  • At least 2 years of experience in social media content creation and management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of (and passion for) existing and emerging social media platforms & trends
  • Ability to multitask and work well under deadlines
  • Ability to use any Adobe Products a plus

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR@foresthill.org.

Preschool Director

Charlotte

This full-time position will be responsible for building a full-day preschool (birth – TK) program and will be responsible for all aspects of the preschool at Forest Hill Church in Waxhaw. This role will be responsible for managing all administrative and educational operations of the school while fostering an environment where children and parent’s experience the love of Christ.

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This full-time position will be responsible for building a full-day preschool (birth – TK) program and will be responsible for all aspects of the preschool at Forest Hill Church in Waxhaw. This role will be responsible for managing all administrative and educational operations of the school while fostering an environment where children and parent’s experience the love of Christ.

Specific Duties:

  • Manage all administrative and educational operations of the school, ensuring compliance with all state licensing and accreditation, as well as well as all government regulations and reporting requirements. 
  • Serve as an effective leader and mentor to preschool staff by fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Execute on Forest Hill’s mission, vision, and values, and ensure that the school delivers on its commitments to all Stakeholders (Students, Parents, Staff & Community). 
  • Oversee scripture-based curriculum development that meets all standards related to North Carolina State Childhood Developmental Guidelines.  
  • Ensure that the preschool meets or exceeds the requirements of the North Carolina Child Division of Child Development and Early Education (NCDCDEE), conforming to all applicable health, safety and licensing regulations. 
  • Create and maintain a 5 star rating with the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.  
  • Maintain proper staff/child ratios at all times and cover in the classrooms as needed.  
  • Develop and manage annual marketing plan to attract new families and staff.
  • Manage preschool budget which includes purchasing, classroom inventory management, monitoring expense records, and partnering with Forest Hill in managing payroll.  
  • Collaborate with Forest Hill Communications/Media team on website management.  
  • Partner with Forest Hill HR Department for staffing of teachers, assistants, and substitutes, including hiring, dismissal, counseling, on-going educational training, and performance reviews.  
  • Manage outreach planning/implantation, field trips, seminars, and special events.  
  • Oversee ongoing communications to all parents, staff and management in areas of child development, safety, and problem resolution.  
  • Monitor daily classroom activities and scheduling of enrichment classes.

Qualifications:  

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a major in early childhood education, child development, or other closely related field.  
  • Must have at least Level III North Carolina Administration Credential or equivalent, and experience in accordance with the guidelines for maintaining a 5 star rating.
  • At least five years of progressive childcare and staff management experience in a center or preschool setting.  
  • The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, strong administration and organizational skills, ability to multi-task, strong communication skills, and ability to develop and manage others.  
  • Technical skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint), website design and maintenance, Adobe, and online document management and file sharing environments.  
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to articulate vision and mission of the program to current and prospective families, staff, and the community.
  • Skills to resolve conflict and emotional maturity to be an efficient supervisor of personnel and liaison to parents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to manage web content and marketing materials.
  • Experience in early childhood education in a preschool setting. Financial acumen and capability to aggressively manage budget while balancing the needs of the program and center.  
  • Candidates must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and assume postures at low levels to engage with children and keep them safe.
  • Interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR@foresthill.org.

Production Manager

Ballantyne

This position is responsible for overseeing production of weekend services for our Forest Hill Ballantyne campus to visually represent the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church in the weekend service environment.

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  • Oversee the weekend service environment (planning, logistics, aesthetics and service flow).
  • Oversee maintenance and upkeep of production equipment.
  • Responsible for setting the stage for rehearsals and weekend services.
  • Responsible for weekend service lighting programming.
  • Oversee the production aspects of events, rehearsals, etc.
  • Manage the campus volunteer production teams (recruiting, training, scheduling).
  • Attend weekly global and campus specific staff meetings.

 

Qualified candidates must have experience and strong working knowledge of audio, video and lighting in a live environment, have the ability to mix audio on a digital console, and be knowledgeable with conventional and intelligent lighting. The ideal candidate will have strong relational and organizational skills, ability to lead a volunteer team in a ministry environment, and the ability to oversee and produce a live weekend environment. Candidates should possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work in a multi-generational and multi-ethnic church environment. Interested candidates should submit their resume to HR.

 

Weekday Preschool ​​​​Positions

South Park

Forest Hill Church Preschool is currently hiring several part-time floaters focusing primarily on ages 16 months- 3 years old. Forest Hill Preschool is a faith-based half-day preschool. Positions are for part-time employment and follow the CMS academic year, August - May.

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Forest Hill Church Preschool is currently hiring several part-time floaters focusing primarily on ages 16 months- 3 years old.

Floaters will:

  • Fill in, as needed, in various classrooms providing care and compassion for the children in their care.
  • Assist lead teacher with implementation of developmentally age-appropriate curriculum provided.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.
  • Qualified candidates will possess a deep love for teaching and encouraging children, excellent communication and organizational skills and work well with others.
  • Previous experience in childcare preferred but not required.

Forest Hill Church Preschool is a non-denominational faith-based preschool based in South Park. Preschool hours are Monday-Thursday from 8.30-1.30 and follow the CMS academic schedule and school year.

Childcare Providers

South Park

We are looking for dependable, kind caretakers who love children!  

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Responsibilities for these part-time, as-needed positions include providing a safe and engaging environments for children ages birth to pre-K.  Current pay for this position is $11.50 per hour.  Those interested should contact Amber Serrano at amber.serrano@foresthill.org.

Internship Opportunities

Multiple Venues

Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year. Take a look at these opportunities: 

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Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year.  Internships are 15 hours/week and are currently available in the following areas:

  • Family Ministry LittleKids (South Park)
  • Family Ministry Production (South Park)
  • Worship Intern (South Park)
  • Media (South Blvd) (Must be fluent in Spanish and English)
  • Family Ministry Video

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.

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