Little Kids Specialist

South Park

This position will be responsible for the care of children (birth – 5 year olds) as well as supporting the families that have children in this age group. Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, assimilation, training, developing volunteers, leaders, as well as coaches, maintaining all Little Kids classrooms, implementing the Orange curriculum for the Little Kids Ministry, as well as helping to develop new content to supplement and placement of all volunteers with campus-specific Family Ministry.

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Specific Duties:

  • Effectively recruit, assimilate, train, and continually develop Little Kids volunteers for birth – 5 year olds (including volunteer coaches) to engage in discipleship environments within Family Ministry. 
  • 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. 
  • Committ to pursue personal growth and development including the areas of Forest Hills organizational and leadership values. 
  • Manage the Little Kids (birth- 5 year olds) classroom volunteer expectations, recruiting, trainings, and developmental progress and goals to ensure effective attraction, retention and engagement.
  • Engage leaders/coaches to get involved in individuals lives beyond weekend services, equipping all volunteers to be spiritual leaders. 
  • Coordinate database management systems and volunteers to organize Little Kids Ministry supplies, curriculums, groups, rosters and rooms. 
  • Collaborate with other staff and campuses on projects and the continued sharing of ideas. 
  • Routinely review volunteer recruiting, development and growth procedures to ensure efficiency, productivity and quality within all Little Kids volunteer groups. 
  • Assist in executing large group experiences, programming, trips and events, hospitality, and database management, as needed.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in child or student development or education, communications, family ministry, religious studies, or a combination of the above. 
  • Strong understanding of Early Childhood needs, developments, and trends from ages 0-5.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture and biblical theology.
  • Experience working directly with children and adults within a ministry environment. 
  • Ability to lead, manage and train individual 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.

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

Finance Associate

Charlotte

This position will be responsible for learning and performing various responsibilities within the Finance Team. 

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Finance Associate                                                                                   

Location: Central (SouthPark)

 

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for learning and performing various responsibilities within the Finance Team.  This includes helping to oversee contributions to the church, developing reports, collaborating and building relationships with teams, and modeling a stewardship mindset that serves as an example to other staff members in the highest and best use of church resources. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values (DNA) of Forest Hill Church.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and build good relationships with teams in regards to their budgets and how they spend money.
  • Help teams stay within their budgets and help them meet their stated goals.
  • Attend some Finance Committee meetings and build relationships with committee members.
  • Help build trust in Forest Hill’s financial processes by making sure controls are being followed.
  • Help ensure gifts are properly recorded and donors are cared for.
  • Look for ways to help us get better and stronger in the financial area, particularly in the areas of contributions and revenue.
  • Help close each month’s financial activity, including preparing journal entries and investigating any discrepancies found.
  • Help our church utilize financial technology platforms effectively.
  • Help ensure expense reports are accurate and useful, so our teams can make better decisions.
  • Help us make the most of the tax refunds offered by our state.
  • Occasionally assist in financial counseling for church attendees.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or experience in Finance or Accounting.
  • Basic knowledge of and interest in accounting functions, regulations, and related software.
  • Basic public speaking abilities both in presentation and discussion facilitation.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective evaluation and prioritization of tasks based on urgency and importance.
  • Effective collaboration with other teams and individuals is considered vital to the position.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the importance of good stewardship and its related theology.
  • The duties of this position are often driven by deadlines.  The ability to prioritize workflow, juggle multiple projects at once and change directions in mid-project is essential.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)

 

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

Production Manager

Waxhaw

This position is responsible for overseeing production of weekend services for our Forest Hill Waxhaw 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 Waxhaw 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 (South Park)
  • Worship Intern (South Park)
  • Production (South Park) 
  • Media (South Blvd) (Must be fluent in Spanish and English)
  • Connections (Fort Mill)

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.

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