Assistant Women’s Ministry Director
Location: Melbourne, CBD
Date advertised: 8th August 2018
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: 31 August 2018
THE STORY SO FAR
City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God.
Since our inception in Melbourne in 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as he has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of 'knowing Jesus and making Jesus known'. City on a Hill now meets across five locations in three cities.
While our story is characterised by constant change and growth, we have maintained an enduring commitment to Christ and His call on our lives in this generation.
We are committed to raising up gospel hearted leaders, to build healthy churches, which will reach and serve cities with the gospel of Jesus.
The Assistant Women’s Ministry Director will exercise significant leadership and teaching within City on a Hill, Melbourne. Her contribution will be central to the vision to see thousands of women come to delight in Jesus and live courageously for Him.
The Assistant Women’s Ministry Director will be responsible for building, growing, and strengthening a variety of ministries within the women’s ministry frame at City on a Hill Melbourne.
She will exercise leadership and co-ordination as she raises up leaders, discerns and casts vision, and equips and empowers women to know Jesus and make Jesus known.
The Assistant Women’s Ministry Director will report to and work alongside the Women’s Ministry Director and will provide leadership to a team of volunteers.
This is a 2 day per week part-time role, based at the City on a Hill Melbourne office.
1. Assist the Women’s Ministry Director as she exercises teaching and leadership in Melbourne in both integrated and specialised spaces.
a) Give input into creative vision and future direction of women’s ministry in Melbourne.
b) Have a strong presence at City on a Hill, Melbourne within both integrated and specialised ministry spaces.
c) Hold regular 1-1 meetings with various women in Melbourne, assisting them in the exploration and development of their gifts and service.
d) Be involved in women’s conferences in Melbourne.
2. Participation in Melbourne staff team
a) Represent the Women’s Ministry frame at Melbourne meetings.
b) Attendance at Melbourne staff training and movement staff meetings in an amount that is appropriate to load.
3. Exercise leadership over key Women’s Ministry Projects in Melbourne. This includes:
a) Facilitation and oversight of Theological Reading Groups:
i) Oversee intake of new members.
ii) Recruit future leaders.
iii) Discuss reading curriculum in consultation with the Women’s Ministry Director.
iv) Lead a Theological Reading Group.
v) Offer support and encouragement to existing leaders.
b) Establishment of a dynamic mum’s ministry across multiple community locations in Melbourne:
i) Overseeing key leaders and recruiting new leaders
ii) Shape and cast vision
iii) Develop supporting systems
iv) Oversee of teaching program
c. Depending on the skills of the suitable candidate, there is also room for:
i) Involvement in training a preaching/teaching team of women at City on a Hill, Melbourne.
ii) Coaching of female interns within the women’s ministry frame.
iii) Other ministry initiatives, teaching opportunities, and leadership.
KEY SKILLS, GIFTING & CHARACTER
a) A demonstrated love for Jesus, His gospel and mission.
b) Willingness to commit to the vision and mission of the church as a member of City on a Hill.
c) Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team.
d) Proven ability to exercise significant leadership through the raising up, training, and support of leaders under her.
e) A desire to be a leader among leaders.
f) Pastoral sensitivity.
g) A passion for the teaching, training, and discipleship of women.
h) An ability to exercise creative thinking and discern vision.
i) An ability to think strategically and to discern and oversee complex systems and structures.
j) A willingness to work under the leadership of the Women’s Ministry Director and to receive her guidance, support, and input.
a) Completed theological training at an evangelical bible college
b) Direct experience leading within a women’s ministry in a similar church setting
The Women’s Ministry Assistant Director must also hold a current Working with Children Check, a clear Police History Check, and uphold the standards outlined in the Faithfulness in Service code of personal behaviour for church workers.
To apply for the role please send your current resume along with an application letter addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also include contact details of at least two referees most familiar with your relevant skills to this role.