Employment

ASBURY STUDENT MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

Know someone who would be a perfect fit with our Student Ministry team?  Do you love helping others follow Jesus, especially students?  We are searching for a Student Ministry Associate to help build relationships and care for our students, parents, and volunteers!  This position is responsible for facilitating weekly ministry programs, preparing and teaching lessons or talks, organizing and preparing for annual events, and understanding the heart of a student and how it varies from middle school to high school to college.  

Job Qualifications: 

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love, and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of Asbury United Methodist Church.
  • Have 2 to 3 years of student ministry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Must be a committed team player
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations and multitask
  • Able to work with all levels of leadership, staff, volunteers, and parents effectively
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detailed oriented
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full Time from Sunday – Thursday, sometimes evenings or weekends
  • Be available to students in a variety of ways and in varying times of need (i.e.: lunch at school, attendance at extracurricular activities, times of crisis, etc.)
  • Prepare, facilitate and attend all annual events including, but not limited to:
  • Spring Break Missions
  • Overlap Summer Camp
  • Promotion Activities
  • Fall Kick-Off
  • Middle School Retreat 

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to

 


AsburyKids Early Childhood Staff Member

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Staff Member for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position helps families and kids (6 weeks through Pre-K) follow Jesus by providing ministry-related safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community
  • Follows the ministry vision, instructions, lesson plans, and schedules put forth by the Early Childhood Associate.
  • Prayerfully leads a classroom of children with aid of Asbury ministry volunteers, providing age-appropriate care, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of the Early Childhood Supervisor.
  • Provides safe, age-appropriate care which may include: feeding, changing diapers, assisting with bathroom needs, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, rocking, calming crying and upset children, holding, sitting with and cheerfully interacting with children through games, Bible stories, play, crafts, songs, and prayer.
  • Reviews and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s ministry curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s lesson plans.
  • Participates fully in the Early Childhood ministry worship service (Big Group) by arriving with your class on time, singing and using song motions, managing children’s behavior during teaching and videos.
  • Engages with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Prayerfully leads, guides, and builds relationships with classroom volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Builds solid relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Builds solid relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keeps classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning and completes proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, choking, etc.)
  • Deals with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and reports all incidences to the Early Childhood Associate.
  • Complies with and follows all check-in and out procedures, including maintaining rosters.
  • Other than the Early Childhood Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator, keeps all concerns/issues with a child or family in strict confidence, and away from other AsburyKids ministry staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintains a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Works every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, as well as the once a month Friday night ministry Kids Night Out (KNO) events. (6 vacation days per year are included)
  • Contributes to a positive and healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than the Early Childhood Supervisor or AK Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.

Time commitment for the position:

Part-Time. Typical hours range 25 hours per week. Hours are Sunday – 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.  Sunday: 8:15-12:30pm. Wednesday Nights 5:00 to 8:15 pm and Kids Night Out one Friday per month.

If interested in applying, please send your resume to



AsburyKids Elementary Staff Member

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Elementary Staff members for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position partners with families who have children ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade.  AsburyKids Elementary staff members help families and kids (K-5th Grade) follow Jesus by providing safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community.
  • Follows the ministry vision, instruction, lesson plans, and schedule put forth by your AsburyKids Elementary Associate.
  • Prayerfully leads a small group of children, possibly with the aid of Asbury volunteers, by facilitating trust and relationships, guiding conversations, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms or small groups without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of your Elementary Associate.
  • Provides safe, age-appropriate care which may include: assisting with bathroom needs, maintaining a safe environment, managing behavior, calming crying and/or upset children, sitting/playing/interacting with children through games, play, Bible stories, guided small group conversation, prayer, crafts, and worship.
  • Reviews and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s ministry curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s small group lesson plan.
  • Participates fully in the AsburyKids Elementary ministry worship service (Big Group) singing and using song motions and managing children’s behavior throughout.
  • Prayerfully engages with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Builds positive relationships with volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Builds relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Builds relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keeps classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning, and complete proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, choking, etc.)
  • Deals with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and reports all incidences to your Elementary Associate.
  • Assists with all check-in and out procedures as directed by your Elementary Associate.
  • Other than with an Elementary Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator, keep all concerns or issues with a child or family in strict confidence and away from other AK staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintains a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Works every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, as well as the once a month Friday night Kids Night Out (KNO) events
  • Contributes to a positive, healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than an Elementary Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.

Time commitment for the position:

Part-Time. Typical hours range from Sunday – 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.  Kids Night Out - One Friday night a month from 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm. Other times may be assigned.

If interested in applying, please send your resume to