Chicago FIrst Church of the Nazarene

Chicago First Church of the Nazarene is a congregation that is reaching its community with the life-changing hope of the Gospel. Our values are Faith, Family, Friendship and Farther Along. Expressions of these values are lived out in ministries that are contemporary and creative.

$45,000 - $55,000 yearly
Chicago FIrst Church of the Nazarene Lemont, IL, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
Job Title: Director of Nazarene Recreation Chicago First Church of the Nazarene Nazarene Recreation has been a fixture in Lemont/Homer/Orland Park since the mid-1970’s. Tens of thousands of kids have put on their Naz Rec t-shirt and have played soccer, t-ball, basketball, and more on our fields and in our gyms. This is a ministry of Chicago First Church of the Nazarene, a congregation that is reaching its community with the life-changing hope of the Gospel. NazRec is a doorway to make a connection and take a first step in partnering with parents to #helpingparentswin.  Chicago First’s values are Faith, Family, Friendship and Farther Along. Expressions of these values are lived out in ministries that are contemporary and creative. This ministry had over 4,000 registrations in 2018, with nearly 2,000 individual children registering to play in leagues. The focus is on children 3-8 years old along with a club soccer program through the early teens. The annual impact is a connection with over 7,000 people. This well-established ministry is seeking a new Director to take NazRec to the next level. We are open to changes that will keep this ministry viable and meeting the needs in our community. NazRec’s next Director will join a team of committed staff members who work together to make an impact in our local community, around Chicagoland and the world. NazRec is healthy, growing and poised for greater impact. Qualities Needed Detail-oriented…overseeing the broad pieces of this ministry Public…the Director is the face of NazRec, the role is people-focused Visionary…championing the vision and making connections with congregants, kids, parents and coaches…being present and personable Role Director serves as the visionary force and face of NazRec to both the community and congregation. Pay is based on a full-time role with 40-45 hours per week along with expected involvement as part of the staff and family of C1. Wages are commensurate with experience along with full benefit package. Candidate must be a Christ-follower and in harmony with the beliefs and standards of Chicago First Church of the Nazarene. References should include a pastor from the church attending. Position reports to the Executive Pastor. Responsibility Summary Lead and develop the vision for NazRec in the congregation and community Hire, lead and mange recreation staff of 5-10 year-round and 12-15 summer employees Create and manage a budget of ~$375,000 Work closely with and oversee full-time office manager who is a key team member Design and manage the yearly schedule of leagues, events and camps. Current snapshot includes; 5 seasons of leagues, finishing with a large-scale award ceremony 4-6 Family Night Live events coordinated with Family Ministries 4-6 smaller family-oriented events Lead NazRec team with great customer service Managing of varied pieces of organization Online registration/programs offered database Field maintenance, equipment management and storage areas Program brochures on a trimester basis Coach recruitment (volunteers) and training   Report in writing monthly report to the Church Board Serve as key member of C1 staff, attending weekly church staff meetings ---------------------- All interested candidates, please send questions or submit resume to Executive Pastor, Phil Kizzee at pkizzee@c1naz.org .   Chicago First Church of the Nazarene / Nazarene Recreation - Lemont, IL 60439 c1naz.org nazrec.org
$35,000 - $40,000 yearly
Chicago FIrst Church of the Nazarene Lemont, Illinois, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
Communications Coordinator Qualities: Personable, Efficient, Detail-oriented, Comfortable with Apple/Mac computers, Proficient with Microsoft Office, Basic website development skills, Editing skills, Willingness to learn Values: All candidates should share the organization’s Christian values and be involved in a local congregation.  Hours Full-time: 40 hours/week (would consider 32 hour per week role) Pay: Based on experience and qualifications Benefits: Vacation; Personal Time Off; Health Insurance (single coverage) Reports to: Executive Pastor, Phil Kizzee   Role Description Coordinate and implement communication strategy. Coordinate all projects with Graphic Designer Development of C1 branding through all communication pieces Printing & production of all publications and promo pieces Work with and assist staff and lay leaders in all communication pieces from C1 to the general public Webpage Coordination with webmaster and ministry leaders/staff; Make basic updates to website Monitor Search Engine Optimization Social Media Development: Implement plan for consistent messaging across targeted social media platforms Work with Media Staff to equip them (along with Graphic Designer) with logos, themes, design elements Foundational communication pieces/decisions: Website, Social Media, Bulletin, Front Sign, Weekly emailed newsletter ,  Lobby Screens Work with staff to coordinate video production projects that support various ministries.   Interested Candidates Email resume and references to pkizzee@c1naz.org .  References should include a pastor from the church they attend.