Job Openings


Director of Family Ministries


The Director of Family Ministries (25 hours/week) is responsible for oversight of the Children’s, Youth, and Family Ministries of Wellspring. This responsibility includes the vision and leadership necessary for a spiritually nourishing ministry with children, youth and their families at Wellspring, and in the community at large. The Director of Family Ministries will work closely with the Pastor of Discipleship to develop and maintain a cohesive program of discipleship that is aligned with the overall vision and mission of Wellspring.


Core Competencies 

  • Must exhibit a mature faith and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Must have a regular practice of spiritual disciplines (including prayer and study)

  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with other staff members and church leaders to attain the overall mission of the church

  • Must have a passion for working with and nurturing the spiritual lives of children (birth-5th grade) and youth youth (Middle School and High School)

  • Must have basic knowledge of child and adolescent development and the ability to select age appropriate lessons and activities

  • Must exhibit strong relationship skills and ability to manage conflict in a healthy way

  • Must have strong abilities and experience in equipping leaders and working with teams

  • Must have the ability to connect relationally with all members within a family unit

  • Must have excellent communication skills and demonstrated teaching ability

  • Must exhibit a proven ability to develop and implement strategy

  • Must demonstrate creative thinking and critical thinking

  • Must be an innovator who is willing to create and implement new ideas to keep the church relevant to the changing culture. 

  • Must maintain a healthy balance of work, rest and play in life

  • Must be a person of integrity who has a good reputation with those inside and outside of the congregation

  • Must be theologically aligned with the United Methodist Church, Reconciling Ministries Network, and the mission, values, and welcoming statement of Wellspring: https://wellumc.org/about-us

View the full job description here: Director_of_Family_Ministries_-_Oct_2022.pdf


To apply - email Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor of Discipleship: petersenj@wellumc.org


Nursery Workers


Nursery workers are responsible for providing excellent care for the children and parents of Wellspring during Sunday morning worship and Sunday school, as well as for other events (as scheduled/needed). 

 

Hours: 

This position is part-time (3-5 hours/week) 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Welcome children into the classroom when they arrive. 

  • Provide support and assistance to parents when they arrive with their child.

  • Actively engage with children, setting up age-appropriate activities.

  • Provide physical, emotional, and intellectual support and stimulation to each child in care, as appropriate for the circumstances.

  • Ensure hourly diaper checks, for children who are not toilet-trained.

  • Attempt to calm children before alerting parents.

  • Contact parents if a child becomes sick or inconsolable.

  • Develop a relationship of trust and continuity with children and parents.

 

Performance Expectations:

  • Be punctual. Notify your supervisor in advance if you must be late. 

  • Be reliable in your attendance. Notify the supervisor in advance if you must be absent.

  • Be polite, friendly, and courteous to others, including children, adults, and peers. 

  • Check email at least weekly and respond to staff communications.

  • Never engage in the physical punishment/discipline of any child.

  • Complete required “Ministry Safe” training

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Steadfast commitment to the highest ideals of the Christian faith, of the United Methodist Church, and the mission, vision and purpose of Wellspring UMC

  • Servant attitude

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic understanding of children and their needs

  • Team player who operates in a collegial manner with other staff

  • Adaptive to a variety of situations

  • At least 18 years of age or older

  • Ability to lift 15-20 lbs

To apply - email Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor of Discipleship: petersenj@wellumc.org



Audio/Visual and LiveStream Technical Coordinator


The Audio/Visual and LiveStream Technical Coordinator (Technical Coordinator) will work directly with the Senior Pastor and Director of Worship and Pastoral Care to ensure that worship services are able to be seen and heard clearly and effectively, so that worship is as free from technical distractions as possible, with a particular focus on the recording and implementation of the 9:00 LiveStream service, which will be broadcast on a one-hour delay.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Arrive at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings to set up and record the LiveStream Service

  • Move the service recording file to another computer, and broadcast the recorded service to Facebook

  • Moderate the Facebook LiveStream broadcast at 9:00 a.m.

  • Upload the service to YouTube at 10:00 a.m.

  • On occasion, stay through the 10:00 hour for special events that require technical support

  • On occasion, come to church during the week for additional hours for special events or to sub in for volunteers


Skills and Abilities

  • Good computer skills

  • Experience with or able to quickly learn various computer software programs including EasyWorship, OBS, StudioOne (DAW), Facebook Producer, as well as engineering live audio

  • Ability to use and adjust cameras, change camera angles

  • Ability to think ahead for what comes next in worship, anticipate difficult transitions, and execute them seamlessly

  • Additional hours may become available for someone who also has other skills and abilities


Compensation - hourly, $15-20 per hour depending on experience, typically 3.5 hours per week


To Apply - email Andy at davida@wellumc.org