Employment Opportunities

To express your interest in a position, please email your cover letter and salary requirements to info@zcf.org.

 

 

Youth and College/Career Young Adult Pastor

Job Title: Pastor of Youth & College/Career Young Adult Ministries

Reports To: Lead Pastor
Department: Youth & College/Career Young Adult Ministries
Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Included

 
Job Description:

The Pastor of the Youth & College/Career Young Adult ministries is committed to the mission of Zoe in helping people live for God’s purpose. The mission is accomplished as the Pastor of Youth & College/Career Young Adults seeks God, serves people, solves problems and shares the gospel in love and truth. Because Zoe is a church that values relationships, the Pastor of the Youth & College/Career Young Adults leads and offers teaching, pastoral care, discipleship, evangelism and programming for Youth (Middle School through High School) and Young Adults (post-High School through 20s).

 
Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Oversees and leads Youth and Young Adults with a special view of furthering ZCF’s Vision and Goals in the areas of Prayer, Worship, Discipleship and Evangelism:

a. Provides, teaches and encourages Christ-centered Worship;
b. Expectantly communicates the message of faith in, and healing through, Jesus Christ to Youth and Young Adults, with a goal of seeing people restored to God;
c. Disciples Youth and Young Adults through personal connection, small group ministries, Bible Study and large group meetings;
d. Models, teaches and provides opportunities for prayer;
e. Fosters belonging and fellowship amongst Youth and Young Adults so that relationships develop which are conducive to spiritual growth;
f. Seeks opportunities and encourages Youth and Young Adults to serve;
g. Develops personal relationships with Youth and Young Adults, and between Youth and their leaders.

2. Provides leadership by planning, preparing and implementing a program and Ministry goals for Youth and for Young Adults:

a. Assesses the needs;
b. Using the Never Stop Growing Up Youth Ministry curriculum by Wheatstone Ministries;
c. Recruits, trains, develops and regularly evaluates Youth leaders;
d. Schedules a weekly meeting time for Synergy (Youth Group for Middle School and High School students), plus supplementary meetings for student leaders, and arranges Special Events for this group as needed;
e. Schedules a regular meeting time (weekly or bi-weekly) for Young Adults (post-High School through college to mid-20s) for fellowship, worship and study. Serves our students and the student population of local colleges by providing a home-away-from home, while at the same time nurturing a growing community for our own students.
f. Provides opportunities for Youth and Young Adults to develop their giftedness and Ministry skills;
g. Develops annual operating budget submission; stewards the approved budget;
h. Ensures that all legal and safety requirements of the State of California and Zoe’s guidelines are adhered to.
i. Conducts a comprehensive annual evaluation of the program.

3. Assist Lead Pastor with pastoral congregational leadership.

4. Works interdependently with other Ministry Leaders and Staff, participating in weekly staff meetings.

5. Communicates clearly with parents.

6. Keeps informed of Youth and Young Adults-related ministry needs within the community.

7. Represents the needs of the Youth and Young Adults to the Lead Pastor.

8. Performs other miscellaneous ministry duties, as may be required.

 
Qualifications:

The Pastor of Youth & College/Career Young Adult Ministries has strong people skills to positively influence students, adult leaders, and parents. Has a proven ministry skill to implement a discipleship ministry with Middle School, High School and College/Career Young Adults.

 
Experience and Age:

Previous experience in student ministry is required, with staff experience as Youth Pastor preferred. The candidate must have a proven record in connecting with students, communicating with parents, and equipping adult leaders for ministry. Age is not as important as maturity, but generally, we are looking for someone in their 20-30s.

 
Educational Background:

It is preferred that he have at least a bachelor’s degree with some formal Bible training from a theological Bible college or theological seminary.

 
Characteristics:

He should be a mature Christian who loves Christ and loves people. If married, his wife must be willing to become a member and active part of our church, and invested in his ministry with students. He should be grace-oriented, rather than rule setting, in how he works with people. He should be a strong, energetic leader with vision for reaching and discipling students. He should be a supportive team player, encouraging team builder, and enthusiastic cheerleader for students to follow Jesus Christ.

 
Doctrine:

• We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
• We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, and His bodily resurrection.
• We believe all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God, and are in need of salvation.
• We believe salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ has been provided for all men.
• We believe healing is provided in the redemptive work of Christ, and is available to every believer.
• We believe that the Spirit-filled life makes available the gift of speaking in tongues to believers individually as a resource for prayer, praise, and worship.
• We believe in water baptism, and observance of the Lord’s Supper.
• We believe the Old and New Testaments are God’s infallible and divinely inspired words.
• We believe the Church consists of all those who have received Jesus Christ as their personal Savior.
• We believe in the personal, visible, imminent return of our Lord Jesus Christ and the bodily resurrection of both the just and unjust.

 
Ministry and Professional Skills:

He should be able to multiply himself as a pastor by equipping adult leaders and students for ministry. He should be able to teach the Bible with illustrations and life application. He should be a good communicator who is clear, easy to follow, and able to connect with students. He should enjoy visiting, counseling, and talking with students. He should be able to work equally well with adult leaders, parents, and students to accomplish tasks. He should be able to delegate, empower and hold others accountable, and able to build an effective team. He should be able and willing to work creatively in cooperation with our entire leadership to accomplish the mission and purposes of ZCF.

 
Ministry Emphasis:

He should be able to provide spiritual leadership, disciple student and adult leaders, and organize student ministry programs to accomplish the purposes for student ministry. He should desire to see students grow in their faith and be able to disciple them. He should desire to reach out evangelistically to the students and equip them to reach others. He should be a man of prayer and able to encourage others to do so.

 
Personal and Character Traits:

He should have excellent interpersonal skills along with being stable and dependable. He should be more relational rather than task-oriented, and recognizes the administrative requirements for the position. He should be balanced, open and accessible, not insecure, and be committed to long-term student ministry. He should desire to genuinely become a member and part of ministry at ZCF and our church family. He should be loyal, a servant leader, and have a shepherd’s heart for students, adult leaders, and parents.

 

To express your interest in this position, please email your cover letter and salary requirements to info@zcf.org.

 

Facility Manager

Job Title: Facility Manager

Reports To: Chief Operations Officer

Department: Facility Manager  

Job Type: Full-time (32-40 hours/week)

Benefits: Included

 

Job Description:

The Facility Manager is committed to the mission of Zoe in helping people live for God’s purpose. The mission is accomplished as the Facility Manager seeks God, serves people, solves problems, and shares the gospel in love and truth. Because Zoe is a church that values our members to grow spiritually, the Facility Manager is directly responsible for leading and overseeing the operation and maintenance of the church’s buildings and grounds through staff, volunteers, contractors, and outside vendors in preparation for service and ministry activities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Building and Facility Maintenance

  • Manage, have the knowledge, and perform all work related to the maintenance and repair of facilities (including but not limited to building inspections, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, custodial, parking lot, and landscape).
  • Oversee the janitorial/cleaning of the facilities mid-week, weekends, and as needed.
  • Ensure all church facilities and grounds are well maintained and ready for Sunday services and mid-week events.
  • Communicate, coordinate, and schedule work with outside contractors and vendors as necessary.
  • Work with appropriate government agencies to ensure that buildings are safe and meet current code requirements.

 

Facility Administration 

  • Oversee and provide event coordination. Ensure proper scheduling of set up and take down for meetings, special events, worship, weddings, memorial services, and otherwise as directed.
  • Develop and implement a master facility maintenance plan and schedule to include volunteers, outside contractors, and vendors.   
  • Develop an approved contractor and vendor list to be used to maintain the buildings. 
  • Recruit and manage volunteer facility teams. Schedule and coordinate efforts of the teams, as needed. Act as a point of care for all facilities team members.
  • Serve as the primary contact for facility-related emergencies or events, which may require evening and weekend work.
  • Oversee and perform the building’s opening and securing Monday through Thursday in the morning and the evening, Sunday and, if needed, on weekends and special events.

 

Facility Financial Management 

  • Implement, monitor, and follow policies and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and provide efficient use of labor and materials.
  • Maintain expenditures related to the building, facilities, and grounds repairs and maintenance in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for purchasing and maintaining inventory supplies and equipment on an on-going basis.
  • Work with the Chief Operation Officer to report problems, solutions, and costs associated with projects not approved in the budget, and provide input to the development of the annual budget.

 

Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year university; or maintenance and technician certifications are desirable. Two to three years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 
  • Knowledge of the practices, methods, and equipment utilized in facility maintenance, construction, and repair activities; including skills and abilities related to plumbing, janitorial, electrical systems, painting, carpentry, construction, and heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Knowledge of security practices and protocol related to facility management.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and applicable regulations.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge in all Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the approaches and techniques involved in budgeting, labor relations, contract management, project management, record keeping, etc.
  • Capable of coordinating multiple tasks and adjusting to the changing priorities, meeting deadlines, and scheduling of a growing church.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and take initiative.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, balance competing priorities and tight deadlines, work under pressure, and remain flexible.
  • Ability to recruit and train others, so the church is fully equipped to respond to any need pertaining to grounds and facilities.
  • Must always be able to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment in decision-making.

 

Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 40 pounds.  

 

Lifestyle Expectations:
  • Profess faith in the Lord God and spend regular time talking with Him and reading His Word.
  • Continue to grow spiritually and professionally through reading, listening to training resources, taking classes, attending conferences, seminars, Sunday morning service, Life Group, Bible Study, and prayer services.
  • To pursue a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and set a Christlike example in words and actions for the children and adults.
  • Understanding of and alignment with the core values, mission, and vision of the church.
  • Be a tither according to Malachi 3:10.
  • Must be integral and committed to living a public life that is founded in Christ-likeness and above reproach.

 

To express your interest in this position, please email your cover letter and salary requirements to info@zcf.org.