Assistant Sexton (part-time)
The Part-time Assistant Sexton (Facilities Maintenance Person) at St. Bart’s is responsible for assisting in maintaining the parish buildings and grounds. The Part-time Assistant Maintenance Person follows the work priorities set by the sexton to perform tasks and projects related to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, security, environmental, safety, custodial, and event coordination. This position requires a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills with attention to detail, and project coordination and management experience.
The Part-time Assistant Facilities Maintenance Person will have a clear understanding of how to perform the duties in a church environment and has the ability to collaborate with, and support, the Rector, parish staff, and parishioners.
- Must have good interpersonal skills, and work effectively with all church personal, parishioners, and church committees and ministries.
- Is self- motivated and willing to serve.
- Ability to perform tasks assigned by the supervisor.
- Must have handyman level experience and knowledge to perform troubleshooting and remove and replace maintenance tasks.
- Proficient in computer applications using Word, Excel, Outlook, and other church computer programs.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in some form of facilities maintenance management including, but not limited to, Church Sexton, Building Supt., Handyman, Tradesperson, military, etc.
- Able to use non-toxic cleaning solvents for light cleaning of St. Bart’s facilities
- Ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
- Performs assigned work related to the maintenance of the parish buildings including but not limited to HVAC, electric, plumbing, custodial and security of the parish.
- Assists with Landscape Services Contract, the Columbarium Committee, and Green Thumbs Ministry on matters related to the maintenance of parish grounds and ensures that all repairs, testing, and visual components are in compliance with the Poway, California property standards.
- Under the direction of the supervisor assists with providing event coordination. Ensures proper scheduling of set up and take down for meetings, events, worship, weddings, funerals, inurnments, and otherwise as directed.
- Keeps buildings safe by ensuring they meet building code standards and requirements, including all repairs.
- Promotes a positive team attitude with church employees, and volunteers.
REPORTS TO: Full-time Sexton as Supervisor
Submit letter of interest and resume to Beth Dean, Parish Administrator, , by Friday, November 1, 5 p.m.
Youth Leadership & Formation Coordinator (part-time)
We are seeking a 50% time Youth Leadership and Formation Coordinator.
The Youth Leadership and Formation Coordinator will help every 6th-grade through 12th-grade student at St. Bart’s make steps toward deeper maturity in Christ, by building and coordinating a youth ministry program that fulfills the mission and values of St. Bart’s and the Core Beliefs of Youth Ministry. You will be responsible for coordinating and leading youth and adult leaders to guide and implement high-quality youth ministry programming at St. Bart’s and with St. Bart’s youth in greater San Diego.
This position is supported by a part-time “virtual” ministry assistant who supports day-to-day operations of youth ministry and deals with the behind-the-scenes tasks that support the youth ministry.
CORE BELIEFS OF ST. BART’S YOUTH MINISTRY
For youth, we believe church should be...
- A place to safely question, challenge and develop our personal faith.
- A community where young people are accepted, welcomed and celebrated just as they are.
- Where young people can develop friendship and relationships and have a sense of belonging.
- Interactive and fun where youth are encouraged and welcome to be involved.
At church, we believe youth should feel …
- Valued and challenged to grow their relationship with God.
- Compelled to put love into action through their faith.
In our neighborhood/community, our church should …
- Give others an opportunity to grow in faith and friendship.
- Serve as a beacon of hope for others, made visible through acts of service and outreach.
Our role, as leaders for youth, is to ensure…
- The real voice of youth is heard (beyond the voice and ideas of their adult leaders).
- Young people strive to become their best selves as God created them to be.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Youth Leadership Steering Team Development and Support
- Train and support the Youth Leadership Steering Team of 6 young people and 3 adults to steer the youth ministry program and hold the vision set forth in our core beliefs.
- Nurture the steering team members to grow in their own faith so they may lead and disciple others.
- Establish a program that engages a growing number of middle and high school-aged youth weekly in some aspect of the church.
Program Implementation, Volunteer Recruitment, Training and Management
- Activate and implement the program plans set forth by the Youth Leadership Steering Team.
- Establish a yearly events and activities calendar for youth ministry programming.
- Recruit, coordinate and support youth and adult volunteers in their ministry and leadership of the programs set forth in the yearly calendar.
- Plan, promote and coordinates all major events and weekly programming in such a way that the targeted number of youths participate.
- Coordinate initial and ongoing safe sanctuary and youth development training for all adult volunteers and paid ministers.
- Meet personally with each regular youth ministry volunteer at least once a year, and check in with them at least quarterly.
- Troubleshoot problems in the youth ministry program in a way that honors the concerns of those who brought them, and offers timely, creative solutions to problems in the youth ministry.
- Ensures that the church staff, particularly the Senior Pastor, have been communicated within such a way that they are informed and enthusiastically supportive of the priorities and programs of the youth ministry.
Youth and Family Engagement
- Knows the names of every youth and parent on the rolls.
- Is visible at student events once a week during the school year, and ensure volunteer leaders have been invited to accompany him/her at those visits.
- Ensures that a representative of the Youth Leadership Steering Team has made face-to-face contact with every student on the youth directory at least once a year.
- Seeks out Youth who do not typically attend worship and invites them to sit with other Youth Leadership Steering Team members youth during worship services.
- Provides exceptional and personal follow-up to all first-time visitors within a week of their visit.
- Coordinates outreach so that Inactive youth or parents have been contacted personally by e-mail and phone.
- Stays informed of or seeks out any special victories, concerns, hospitalizations or challenges being faced by the youth and his or her family and, as often as reasonable, passed that information appropriately to youth mentors, staff and clergy.
- Communicates with parents both written & in person, leaving the avenues of communication open for concerns and suggestions of parents to be brought to the table.
- Collaborate with leaders and youth in other ministries, such as Troop 862, North County PFLAG, etc.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE/BE:
- Demonstrated passion and commitment to the well-being of youth in middle and high school.
- Ability to relate well with youth and their families.
- Knowledgeable about youth-centered leadership, with experience as a leader of their peers during their high school or college years.
- Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to juggle competing priorities.
- Outstanding ability to follow through on projects, commitments and communications.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to recruit and support volunteer youth and adult leaders to ensure the success of the program.
- A belief that strong organization and processes will support the youth ministry program volunteers and youth leadership steering team to do their best work.
- A high-quality customer service approach to supporting youth and family engagement with St. Bart’s.
- Entrepreneurial, creative and spiritually grounded with a strong sense of their own faith.
- Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of youth ministry at St. Bart’s.
- At least one (1) year of professional work experience.
- Preference for experience and participation in an Episcopal Church community
- A community college, college education or seminary education.
- Preference for bilinguals, fluency in a language in addition to English, such as Spanish.
- Musical talent.
- Easter Attitude.
- Be able to work weeknights, weekends and participate in retreats and mission trips.
- Be a community builder, on and off-campus, for the Jesus Movement and youth ministry.
- Fully support the mission, vision of St Bart’s and the Episcopal Church.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This position is non-exempt. The compensation range for this position is $23/hour - $27/hour.
This position reports directly the Rector (senior pastor) and this, all employees, are a direct extension of the Rector’s pastoral ministry. Our next Youth Leadership and Formation Coordinator will work collaboratively, hand in hand, with Youth Leadership Steering Team, staff, St Bart’s ministry leaders and diocesan youth leadership.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to , Attn: Leaders for Youth Search Committee by 5 p.m. on September 30. Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.