PASTOR OF NEXT GEN MINISTRIES

Want to be a part of a team that is (self-proclaimed) hilarious, joy filled, passionate, Spirit led and obviously crushing ‘it’ for Jesus? A team where you will be free to lead in your passion and strengths with a clear mission. New Hope is a vibrant and dynamic faith community with thriving ministries. We are looking for someone to come and give high level leadership to our ministries. Can you coach and mentor top notch volunteers while also discipling families?

Our story began over 20 years ago. Starting as a house church plant in a local city, our church has retained its organic nature despite our growth to over 1300 each week. At our root we are genuine and real in our pursuit of Jesus. The New Hope family reflects the diversity of our community. We want to work hard, play hard, pray hard, laugh hard and love deeply!

Responsibilities

Leadership: Lead and teach from a posture of vision and values that are biblically inspired and that champion New Hope Church’s culture and values. Lead Next Gen Ministries in such a way that inspires and draws people into a dynamic relationship with Jesus.
 
Engagement: Inspire the church family to champion the next generation through investing in their future now. Provide multigenerational influence as youth and young adults move through the phases of growth and development by ensuring that loving and committed adults connect, share, and invest in their lives. The Next Gen Pastor ensures that youth and young adults have adults in their lives who, casts the vision, tell their stories, and come alongside them in their journey of discipleship.

Support Leaders: Coach volunteers and ministry teams to identify primary values and common language that aligns with the overall vision of the church. Work together with teams toward common goals, objectives, and ministry practices that best mobilize their particular ministry. Meet with teams regularly to maintain intentionality and gauge effectiveness in raising up the next generation.

Equipping: Equip leaders and volunteers with what is necessary for both success and joy within their roles. This includes making sure the tools, resources, and knowledge are provided to be genuinely helpful in the following areas: building relationships, effective and efficient communications, and creating inspiring and engaging environments for both volunteers, parents, and youth/young adults. Provide oversight into curriculum selection and development.

Promote Service and Missional Engagement: Inspire and educate the youth and young adults on the value and importance of serving the church and having a missional posture towards all of life. Create consistent opportunities for youth and young adults to serve in the wider church community. This includes encouraging youth and young adults to engage in the yearly missional rhythms of New Hope Church.

Team Responsibilities

Soul Care Plan (Mind, Body & Soul)

  • Support and work in cooperation with other ministries to maximize opportunities across ministry areas. Communicate and collaborate with all areas of ministry for maximum efficiency and cohesion (ex. Worship department oversees kids’ worship).
  • Promote, support, and contribute to the overall church ministry by assisting with other church wide projects such as Day Camp, SummerFest, NatFest, Breakfast with Santa, Giving Initiatives, Christmas, Egg Hunt, and Easter.
  • Attend team leader meetings, ministry leader meetings and other staff called meetings.
  • Every Staff member at New Hope Church creates and submits a yearly soul care plan that ensures overall spiritual health. 
  • This includes: 1 week of professional development, 1 week of prayer and vacation weeks. 
  • We also provide paid counselling, coaching, and study resources.

Position Details and Conditions:

Requirements

  • Hours and Expectations - Full-time 40 Hours per week with volunteer hours as per handbook
  • Compensation – Salary to be determined by experience and industry standards
  • Pension/Benefits – Provided as a matched benefit/pension program
  • Vacation - 2 weeks per year. See Staff Handbook for details
  • Probationary Period – All new employees will be on a three-month probation period effective the first day of their employment. During the probation period either the employee or New Hope Church may end the employment for any or no reason with or without notice.
  • Flexibility Clause – During your employment your direct supervisor may request that you undertake other duties and responsibilities which reasonably pertain to your job description.
  • Variation Clause – New Hope Church periodically examines and updates job descriptions to ensure they relate to the job performed. Your direct supervisor and you will review your job description. Any new responsibilities and priorities will be mutually agreed upon. New Hope Church reserves the right to make reasonable changes to this job description.
We are looking for a person who exhibits the following three traits:
Humble – willing to listen to others and admit they do not have all the answers.
Hungry – possesses energy and drive to do their work with excellence. Takes initiative to learn and pursue new projects and new opportunities to advance the church in ministry.
Smart – equipped with both technical skills and people skills. People skills include someone who demonstrates emotional intelligence and works well with others. They are self-aware and know how their words and actions can impact others on the team.

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in Theology, Biblical Studies or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of ministry experience
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to teach, write and develop curriculum

Further Details

Please submit any applications to the office via email nathan@newhopechurchniagara.com
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please do check out our website, social media and mobile app for more insight into New Hope.

DIRECTOR OF NEW HOPE KIDS

Want to be a part of a team that is (self-proclaimed) hilarious, joy filled, passionate, Spirit led and obviously crushing ‘it’ for Jesus? A team where you will be free to lead in your passion and strengths with a clear mission. New Hope is a vibrant and dynamic faith community with thriving ministries. We are looking for someone to come and give high level leadership to our ministries. Can you coach and mentor top notch volunteers while also discipling families?

Our story began over 20 years ago. Starting as a house church plant in a local city, our church has retained its organic nature despite our growth to over 1300 each week. At our root we are genuine and real in our pursuit of Jesus. The New Hope family reflects the diversity of our community. We want to work hard, play hard, pray hard, laugh hard and love deeply!

The Director of New Hope Kids will provide leadership to the New Hope Kids Sunday morning ministries including Nursery, Kids Church and Registration.  They will oversee and care for the volunteer leaders of these ministries and provide coaching and vision to empower them to grow and strengthen their teams.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the New Hope Kids (NHK) Sunday morning ministries which includes Nursery, Kids Church and Registration.
  • Oversee and ensure the execution, facilitation and organization by volunteer ministry leaders of all New Hope Kids Sunday programs.[SB1] [MOU2]
  • Ensure the implementation of the NHK curriculum, which is overseen by the Family Pastor.
  • Coordinate with volunteer ministry leaders to recruit and retain volunteers and volunteer teams to ensure the ministries are able to function in a sustainable and healthy way, positioned for growth.
  • Coordinate with volunteer ministry leaders and the Family Pastor to onboard new leaders.
  • Coordinate with volunteer ministry leaders as they develop, build, and equip their teams in partnership with Leaders Pub and the Family Pastor
  • Coordinate with volunteer ministry leaders to care for the physical ministry spaces and supplies
  • Provide discipleship and pastoral care for volunteer staff

Team Responsibilities

Soul Care Plan (Mind, Body & Soul)

  • Support and work in cooperation with other ministries to maximize opportunities across ministry areas. Communicate and collaborate with all areas of ministry for maximum efficiency and cohesion (ex. Worship department oversees kids’ worship).
  • Promote, support, and contribute to the overall church ministry by assisting with other church wide projects such as Day Camp, SummerFest, NatFest, Breakfast with Santa, Giving Initiatives, Christmas, Egg Hunt, and Easter.
  • Attend team leader meetings, ministry leader meetings and other staff called meetings.
  • Every Staff member at New Hope Church creates and submits a yearly soul care plan that ensures overall spiritual health. 
  • This includes: 1 week of professional development, 1 week of prayer and vacation weeks. 
  • We also provide paid counselling, coaching, and study resources.

Position Details and Conditions:

Requirements

  • Position - 1 year contract position. Reports to the Family Pastor
  • Hours and Expectations - Minimum 20 Hours per week with volunteer hours as per handbook
  • Compensation – Based on experience and education and competitive market rates
  • Pension/Benefits – Available based on hours and qualifications
  • Vacation - 2 weeks during term of the contract. See Staff Handbook for details
  • Probationary Period – All new employees will be on a three-month probation period effective the first day of their employment. During the probation period either the employee or New Hope Church may end the employment for any or no reason with or without notice.
  • Flexibility Clause – During your employment your direct supervisor may request that you undertake other duties and responsibilities which reasonably pertain to your job description.
  • Variation Clause – New Hope Church periodically examines and updates job descriptions to ensure they relate to the job performed. Your direct supervisor and you will review your job description. Any new responsibilities and priorities will be mutually agreed upon. New Hope Church reserves the right to make reasonable changes to this job description.
We are looking for a person who exhibits the following three traits:
Humble – willing to listen to others and admit they do not have all the answers.
Hungry – possesses energy and drive to do their work with excellence. Takes initiative to learn and pursue new projects and new opportunities to advance the church in ministry.
Smart – equipped with both technical skills and people skills. People skills include someone who demonstrates emotional intelligence and works well with others. They are self-aware and know how their words and actions can impact others on the team.

Education and Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Family Ministry required
  • Experience with recruiting training and developing leaders
  • Post-Secondary Education: Bible College or Seminary preferred

Further Details

Please submit any applications to the office via email nathan@newhopechurchniagara.com
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please do check out our website, social media and mobile app for more insight into New Hope.

DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Want to be a part of a team that is (self-proclaimed) hilarious, joy filled, passionate, Spirit led and obviously crushing ‘it’ for Jesus? A team where you will be free to lead in your passion and strengths with a clear mission. New Hope is a vibrant and dynamic faith community with thriving ministries. We are looking for someone to come and give high level leadership to our ministries. Can you coach and mentor top notch volunteers while also discipling families?

Our story began over 20 years ago. Starting as a house church plant in a local city, our church has retained its organic nature despite our growth to over 1300 each week. At our root we are genuine and real in our pursuit of Jesus. The New Hope family reflects the diversity of our community. We want to work hard, play hard, pray hard, laugh hard and love deeply!

The Director of First Impressions leads the process of helping attenders find belonging and community at New Hope Church campuses. This leader transmits the culture of New Hope’s Mission, Vision, and Values and grows and cultivates our assimilation process. As the point person, they are responsible for all aspects of connection events, the development and support of members of their team (staff and volunteers) and working in collaboration with central ministry leaders for campus growth and vitality, discipleship and outreach. The Director of First Impressions is a highly relational and administratively gifted leader who is passionate about helping people connect to Christ and to one another.

Responsibilities

First Point of Contact: Cast vision and direction for on-boarding experiences at all campuses. Organize and execute connection initiatives in collaboration with the campus pastors and other ministry leaders. Work diligently to see what each person may experience for the first time from checking our website/app, the parking lot, walking through the doors and experiencing our worship service. Utilize database and other tools to move people through a process of connection. Lead volunteers on inputting connect cards. Oversee the ‘Connect Teams’ who volunteer in ushering/greeting/seating each week at the campuses. Ensure that each point of contact resembles our values.
Pastoral Care: Pastor and shepherd people for connectedness, engagement, spiritual growth. Ensure that all people know of our discipleship tools, 911 plan, 7 steps, support systems and LifeGroups.
Leadership: Recruit and manage a team of qualified volunteers. Generate increased awareness of serving and continue recruiting others to keep connecting and caring throughout the week.
Worship: Be a host at weekend services and lead at events as needed, including connection events, New 2 New Hope lunches and other special events. Be available as a point person on Sundays in the lobby between services to meet people and assist with needs.
LifeGroups: Encourage the spiritual development of people through LifeGroups and other relational engagement. Ensure that each new person gets plugged in and matched up to a LifeGroup for them. This means knowing them and knowing the groups that we have. You must have a high level of emotional intelligence to understand each group, their needs, their dynamics and how each new person may experience this community. We want our values and our mission to fit and fulfill this process and role.
Multi-Site: Work with central ministry teams and campus pastors to improve campus vitality and achieve goals. Ensuring a continuity between site experiences and care.

Team Responsibilities

Soul Care Plan (Mind, Body & Soul)

  • Support and work in cooperation with other ministries to maximize opportunities across ministry areas. Communicate and collaborate with all areas of ministry for maximum efficiency and cohesion (ex. Worship department oversees kids’ worship).
  • Promote, support, and contribute to the overall church ministry by assisting with other church wide projects such as Day Camp, SummerFest, NatFest, Breakfast with Santa, Giving Initiatives, Christmas, Egg Hunt, and Easter.
  • Attend team leader meetings, ministry leader meetings and other staff called meetings.
  • Every Staff member at New Hope Church creates and submits a yearly soul care plan that ensures overall spiritual health. 
  • This includes: 1 week of professional development, 1 week of prayer and vacation weeks. 
  • We also provide paid counselling, coaching, and study resources.

Position Details and Conditions:

Requirements

  • Position - Part-Time Permanent. Reports to the Executive Pastor
  • Hours and Expectations - Minimum 24.5 Hours per week with volunteer hours as per handbook
  • Compensation – Based on experience, education and competitive market rates
  • Pension/Benefits – Provided as a matched benefit/pension program
  • Vacation - 2 weeks per year. See Staff handbook for details
  • Probationary Period – All new employees will be on a three-month probation period effective the first day of their employment. During the probation period either the employee or New Hope Church may end the employment for any or no reason with or without notice.
  • Flexibility Clause – During your employment your direct supervisor may request that you undertake other duties and responsibilities which reasonably pertain to your job description.
  • Variation Clause – New Hope Church periodically examines and updates job descriptions to ensure they relate to the job performed. Your direct supervisor and you will review your job description. Any new responsibilities and priorities will be mutually agreed upon. New Hope Church reserves the right to make reasonable changes to this job description.
We are looking for a person who exhibits the following three traits:
Humble – willing to listen to others and admit they do not have all the answers.
Hungry – possesses energy and drive to do their work with excellence. Takes initiative to learn and pursue new projects and new opportunities to advance the church in ministry.
Smart – equipped with both technical skills and people skills. People skills include someone who demonstrates emotional intelligence and works well with others. They are self-aware and know how their words and actions can impact others on the team.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • 2+ years of experience in ministry or administration preferred
  • Degree or Diploma is Administrative or theological Education or equivalent experience 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  Administration and system development experience an asset
  • Experience with recruiting training and developing leaders

Further Details

Please submit any applications to the office via email nathan@newhopechurchniagara.com
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please do check out our website, social media and mobile app for more insight into New Hope.