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Now Hiring: Program Coordinator

 

Job Overview: Supports the work of the Executive Director and the Board of Outreach North America (ONA) by recommending, overseeing, and coordinating programs, projects, and systems that advance the planting and strengthening of churches through the presbyteries of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church. 

Job Description:

  • Recommend, oversee, and coordinate programs, projects, and systems to help the executive director and board in their work.  Specifically:
    • Assist the executive director and board chairman in onboarding new board members to help them understand the role of ONA and their role as board members. This includes familiarizing the board with directives from Synod.
    • Work with directors and staff to develop programs and systems that promote engagement with church planting and church strengthening throughout the Synod, and that helps raise up church planters from within the ARP. This will include helping the executive director with the GO2 initiative in conjunction with World Witness.
    • Work with directors and staff to develop programs, systems, and communication assets for recruiting potential church planters from outside the ARP and for making the ARP visible to like-minded churches looking for a denomination. 
    • Serve as a key advisor for the ONA grant and loan program.  Work with the executive director and with central services in monitoring expenditures.
    • Work with church strengthening/vitality coach to develop systems to help track his engagement with churches and the progress of these churches.
    • Work with staff to make sure they have the computer and digital resources they need to do their work effectively.

 

  • Recommend, oversee, and coordinate programs, projects, and systems to support the church planting and church strengthening work of our presbyteries. Presbyteries have the primary oversight of church plants, mission congregations, and organized churches within their bounds.
    • Coordinate with Presbytery Church Extension Committees to make sure ONA programs are supporting the work of our Presbyteries
    • Proactively seek resources and develop programs and processes to better support the Presbytery Church Extension Committees. This includes training resources, checklists, manuals, forms, and guidelines.
    • Coordinate ONA staff to provide support to presbyteries in church planter recruiting, assessment, and training. 

 

  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee programs to equip churches to understand the demographics of their community. Help presbytery committees and potential church planters in using these programs to study the demographics of potential church planting sites. Monitor these programs for effectiveness and recommend needed expenditures to the board. This will include:
    • Making these programs known and available
    • Training church leaders to use and interpret demographic data
    • Helping presbytery committees, church planters, and  churches run reports.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Loves the Lord, committed to reaching the lost, willing to support ONA’s gospel mission, and theologically compatible with the ARP Church.
  • College or university studies and relevant work experience in developing systems and processes and coordinating programs.
  • May or may not be an ordained minister.

 

Competencies:

  • An organized self-starter
  • Ability to coordinate people, processes, systems, and programs
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google, and other ministry related applications
  • Excellent people, communications, and computer skills

 

Salary and benefits: 

  • Salary range: $47,000 – $62,000 depending on skills and experience
  • Holidays and paid time off
  • Benefits: 
    • Employer paid insurance package: medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability
    • Contribution toward retirement plan if ordained and under a presbytery approved call

To Apply: Submit resume along with a one-page cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this position.  Provide name, email address, and phone number for three character witnesses who have been in a position to observe you in a work environment.  Send to: avera@arpsynod.org. For questions, contact: Alan Avera, Interim Executive Director, Outreach North America via email or via phone: 864-630-9110.

Alan Avera

Interim Executive Director

Wayne Frazier

Church Strengthening Coach

Tessa Taylor

Publications & Communications Administrator

Katie Di Iulio

Office Administrator & Events Coordinator

Our Board Members

Mr. Don Hampton

Virginia Presbytery Chairman

ImDon1946@gmail.com

Rev. Seth Yi

Board Chairman

Second Presbytery Chairman

sethyi1969@gmail.com

Rev. Peter Kemeny

Northeast Presbytery Chairman

pkemeny@comcast.net

Mr. Spencer Clifford

Grace Presbytery Chairman

spencer.clifford@kw.com

Mr. Peter Lindsay

Canada Presbytery Chairman

pjwlindsay@gmail.com

Mr. Charlie Mangum

TN-AL Presbytery Chairman

cmangum@charter.net

Rev. Rhett Carson

First Presbytery Chairman

rhettcarson1228@gmail.com

Rev. Ben Glaser

Catawba Presbytery Chairman

pastor.glaser@bethanyarp.org

Rev. Drew Severance

Florida Presbytery Chairman

revsev@fpclp.com

Rev. Brian Taylor

Vitality Chairman

MS Valley Presbytery Chairman

pastorbltaylor@hotmail.com

Mrs. Eve Huffman

Women’s Ministries Representative

evehunnicutthuffman@gmail.com

Rev. Dean Turbeville

Evangelism & Multi-Ethnic Ministries Chairman

Member at Large

sdeanturbeville@gmail.com

Rev. Stephen Laughridge

Secretary

Member at Large

stephenlaughridge@gmail.com

Rev. Jeremiah Thomas

Vice Chairman

Member at Large

jeremiah@centennialarp.org

Rev. Duff James

Member at Large

duff@citychurchavl.org

Dr. Alan Avera (Northeast)

Advisory Member

alan.avera@christianityexplored.org

Rev. Andy Webb

Member at Large

andywebb@providencearp.com

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