Job/Volunteer Opportunities

Liquid Church is a creative Christian church with a compelling vision—we take church to the people!  With campuses in Morristown, New Brunswick, Nutley and Mountainside, over 3,000 people experience our services every weekend.  As one of NJ’s fastest-growing Christian churches, we’re looking for volunteer leaders to help us in the adventure ahead.

If you're convinced you're the right person for a Job/Volunteer Opportunity listed below, fill out the application for employment online by clicking here -- or if you need to complete a paper application please email sara@liquidchurch.com.

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Job : Campus Pastor (Full Time)

Do you have the kind of leadership that has people following you anywhere? Are you a Rock Star team-builder? Does the thought of inspiring large groups of people to be part of Something Bigger than themselves fill you with excitement?

The role of Campus Pastor is for natural-born leaders with the ability to quarterback one of our large city campuses. Although you're not responsible for preaching the sermon on weekends, you hold the primary role of leading, influencing, teaching, inspiring, recruiting, shepherding, and caring for our diverse congregation of Christ followers.

You are:

  • A proven leader with a knack for public speaking
  • A strong communicator and motivated team-builder
  • Passionate about recruiting & leading volunteers
  • Experienced in leadership roles in either a church or corporate environment
  • A multi-tasker, but can follow through and get things done
  • Organized and able to stay on top of administrative duties
  • Hard-working, but know how to laugh & have a good time
  • Self-confident, secure and more passionate than power-hungry
  • A team player no matter what
  • Committed to the Vision & Core Values of Liquid Church

You will be:

  • Responsible for providing Point Leadership at one of our city campuses
  • Responsible for hosting & producing our weekend worship services
  • Leading campus staff team while staying committed to the overall vision of Liquid
  • An instrumental part of building teams, developing leaders and volunteers
  • An instrumental part of developing Life Group leaders and coaches
  • Performing pastoral care responsibilities such as weddings, funerals, and baptisms

Minimum requirements include:
5 years experience serving in a church of 500+ or more OR
8 years comparable experience in corporate or team leadership


Job : Team Coach Coordinator - Mountainside (Part Time)

Big Win: The Team Coach Coordinator recruits, cares for and develops Team Coaches to reproduce themselves in their team.

WHAT A WIN LOOKS LIKE

  • Coaches feel cared for and connected to you, the Liquid Family campus staff and their team
  • Coaches are equipped to accomplish their task
  • Coaches feel ownership in decisions affecting their team
  • Coaches are challenged to take “next steps” in their lives and in their roles in volunteering
  • Coaches are challenged to recruit and develop volunteers
  • Coaches are developing one or more of their volunteers to be an Apprentice Coach
  • Each classroom is staffed with a team coach who serves weekly.

KEYS TO WINNING

  • Build meaningful relationships with your coaches
  • Provide instruction, training and resources to the coaches in order to make them more successful
  • Observe coaches in their roles and provide regular feedback and encouragement
  • Write thank you notes to your team coaches
  • Regularly use the 6 Coaching Questions and the Coaching Role Descriptions to develop your coaches
  • Communicate important information to coaches in a timely fashion
  • Connect weekly with your coaches through phone calls or email (midweek communication & Monday follow up)
  • Meet 1-on-1 monthly with each of your coaches
  • Huddle with your coaches quarterly (utilize Sunday volunteer lunch)
  • Pray consistently for your coaches
  • Encourage coaches to attend any leadership training
  • Work together with your Liquid Family campus team to plan occasional social gatherings to appreciate your coaches.

Other

  • Read and be familiar with curriculum for all environments on Sunday
  • Serve your coaches by joining them in their ministry task to provide assistance as needed.
  • Consistently interact with volunteers before and after services in order to build relationships and identify potential coaches.

Time Commitment
Part Time Staff role (20 hours)

Meetings:

  • Weekly - Campus Team, Liquid Family (Tuesday)
  • Monthly - Liquid Family Development, All Campus, All Staff (Tuesday)
  • Sunday service oversight, set-up through tear down
  • Regular connecting time with Team Coaches
  • Liquid Family Ministry events & Liquid Outreaches

Job : Wedding Coordinator - Mountainside (Part Time)

Under the direction of the Campus Pastor, the Mountainside Wedding Coordinator is to be a liaison between the wedding party and Liquid Church. On behalf of Liquid Church, the Wedding Coordinator will be the front-line communicator with the Wedding party and facilitate wedding details that pertain to the use of the building. The WC receives a stipend for each wedding.

The Wedding Coordinator will take a leadership role in the following areas:

Communicating with the Bride and Groom - the WC will be responsible for reviewing the contract with the bride and groom, and inform the bride and groom of what is included in the rental agreement, getting the agreement signed, and collecting the funds associated with using the facility. The WC will serve as the front-line communicator at the rehearsal and ceremony.
Communicating with the Facility Manager and Custodian - The WC will communicate time and setup details pertaining to the wedding ceremony.
Communicating with the AV Person- The WC will schedule an AV person for each wedding rehearsal and ceremony. The WC is responsible for communicating relevant ceremony needs to the AV person.
Communicating as needed with the Officiating Pastor - The WC will connect with the Officiating Pastor prior to the rehearsal about the details of timing, and special ceremony inclusions.
Facilitating Initial Building Walk Through - If required, the WC will book a walk through with the bride and groom. This walk through could be facilitated by any Liquid Staff who will be at the building at the agreed upon time, or by the WC if another staff member cannot be present.
Hosting the Wedding Party at the Rehearsal - The WC will be responsible for turning on the HVAC system, unlocking doors and closing up the building. The WC will be present for the entire time the wedding party is using the building for rehearsal.
Hosting the Wedding Party and Guests at the Wedding Ceremony - The WC will be responsible for turning on the HVAC system, unlocking doors and closing up the building. The WC will be present for the entire time the wedding party is using the building.
Hosting the Decorators / Florist as needed - If required at a time differing from the rehearsal or ceremony alternative time than listed above, the WC will be responsible for turning on the HVAC system, unlocking doors and closing up the building.

Summary: The Wedding Coordinator is a multi-faceted role that will focus on the communication with involved parties as well as organization of the facility related wedding details. The Wedding Coordinator should be an outgoing leader with clearly recognized gifts in the following areas:

- Organization
- Communication
- Hospitality
- Relational Ability
- Excellence


Volunteer : Associate Campus Pastor (Morristown & Mountainside)

The Associate Campus Pastor (ACP) is a volunteer staff role that works with the Campus Pastor (CP) leading the Liquid campus to achieve the three primary campus priorities of:

  • Leading the campus staff and volunteer leadership team
  • Moving people through the Pathway and helping them take their next steps at Liquid Church
  • Impacting the community.

The ACP has the accountability for the following areas and individuals:

  • Spiritual Care // Spiritual Care Coordinator
  • Life Classes // Life Class Coordinator
  • Support Groups // Life Class Coordinator
  • Mentoring // Mentoring Coordinators
  • Counseling // Lay Counselors to be developed

In addition, the ACP will support the CP on Sunday and assist with other spiritual care activities, such as, weddings, baby dedications, funerals, etc. The Assistant Campus Pastor is a volunteer staff role anticipated to be 12 to 15 hours a week.

ONE SENTENCE JOB DESCRIPTION/BIG WIN

A servant leader who partners with the campus pastor by connecting with and caring for people within community.

A. RESPONSIBILITIES

1. LEADING THE STAFF

  • Leading the Campus Staff – The ACP will support the CP by directly managing a few people on the campus team. Management includes monthly one-on-one meetings to ensure SMART goals are being met and regular meetings are held to highlight key wins or to clarify issues that arise. ACP’s will also conduct yearly Personal Progress Discussions (PPD’s) and update job descriptions in conjunction with the appropriate central team indirect report.
  • Leadership Development – Support sthe leadership development process on a campus by ensuring that new and existing leaders in their particular area work through the Leadership Pathway of Discipleship, Leadership, and Management training.
  • Leadership Pipeline– Identifies and develops key leaders in their areas who will be able to step into Staff, Volunteer Staff, and Leader positions.

2. PATHWAY/ SPIRITUAL GROWTH EXPANSION

  • Pathway expansion: Working with the CP and the Connections Coordinator (CC), the ACP helps implement the campus strategies for the Pathway and helping people take their next steps to Spiritual Growth in their areas. The ACP primarily supports the next steps for the Personal Pathway- Believe, Baptize and Beginnings through classes and spiritual care, and the Community Pathway of Come, Connect in Life Groups, and Contribute in Service Teams through mentoring, spiritual care, counseling and support groups. The ACP supports the CP, CC, and the Life Group Coordinators (LGCs) to expand life groups and service teams on a campus. The ACP supports Campus wide activities each year. This includes regular activities such as baptism, Strategic service Sunday, Christmas Eve, Welcome to Liquid, and “Big Day” support.
  • Spiritual Care – The ACP has responsibility on the campus to provide spiritual care for people. ACP’s will work in conjunction with the CP’s to love and challenge people by encouraging spiritual growth within community.
  • Life Classes– The ACP leads the life classes on a campus by finding and supporting the class leaders. The ACP works with the Central Life Classes Administrator to ensure these classes are conducted regularly.
  • Support Groups – The ACP leads the support groups on a campus. The ACP works with the CP, and the Spiritual Care/Counseling Director to ensure these groups have leaders on the campus.
  • Mentors– The ACP leads the campus mentoring, ie pre- marriage mentoring, post marriage mentoring, and other areas in coordination with the Spiritual Care/Counseling Director.
  • Counseling– The ACP works with the CP and the Spiritual Care/Counseling Director to refer people to appropriate counseling options. When the Lay Counseling ministry is developed, the ACP will lead on a campus.

3. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Community Events – Support the CP, in with presence at expo’s, parades, community days, etc. that helps expand Liquid’s evangelism presence in local communities.
  • Ministerium support – Support CP in the role of representing the campus at local ministerium’s.
  • Outreach Events - The ACP supports the CP with the campus Outreach Events each year.

4. TRAINING

  • First Ninety Days and Staff Expectations – In person
  • Liquid Leadership training – Complete Discipleship, Leadership and Management Courses the first 3 years.
  • Fellowship One – Online courses and in-person (ongoing as needed)

B. REQUIREMENTS

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Relationally gifted (Priest) Administratively gifted (King)
  • Proven leadership capabilities with the ability to manage multiple projects/responsibilities at one time
  • Understands and supports the vision/mission of Liquid Church
  • Strategic Planning – an ability to see the big picture and plan for the future.
  • Relational Ability - a "people" person who works well with staff & volunteers of varying personality types.
  • Management Skills - recruiting & motivating volunteer teams to "make church happen."
  • Personal Character - needs to be a person with a high level of integrity and personal character.
  • "Can do" Attitude – dependable & willing to do "whatever it takes" to make their campus effective.
  • Team Player - ability to work collaboratively with the Liquid Church staff on a daily basis.

COMMITMENT
A staff member is to be actively involved in the ministry of Liquid and lead in the following areas. Liquid’s strategy for our community is summarized in three actions: Come, Connect and Contribute. Come and invite your friends to worship at Liquid on Sundays, Connect in a Life Group and Contribute by giving and serving.


Volunteer : Central Office Administrator

Do you enjoy being at the center of activity helping to ensure that everything runs smoothly? Do you like organizing and improving the work environment for a busy office? The volunteer staff role of the Office Administrators will be to coordinate the activities necessary to ensure the Central Office (Mountainside) operates smoothly. In addition, the Office Administrators will provide support for the Volunteer Coordinator, Finance department and Data Entry projects as identified. The OAs will report to the Director of Office Administration.

This will be a job-sharing position, with 3 to 4 people on the Office Administration team. The hours are flexible between 9am and 3pm, and you can commit to three to five hours on your scheduled day(s), whatever number of hours fit your schedule. Each team member will commit to 1 or 2 days per week. We are currently looking for a person to serve on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

This job will incorporate support for a wide variety of areas within the Central Office. Those areas include Receptionist, sorting and distributing mail, supporting Finance with incoming donations and deposit confirmations, ordering supplies and stocking the kitchen and conference rooms, verifying and documenting the weekly Staples order, coordinating conference room scheduling, forwarding the church general email, weekly data entry support, and special projects as required for Service Programming and Family Ministries.

Core Competencies:

  • Computer literate with internet searches, word documents, excel spreadsheets, and accurate data entry.
  • Friendly and helpful attitude, “can-do” willingness to pitch in wherever needed.
  • Pleasant telephone voice.
  • Organized and willing to work as part of a job-sharing team supporting each other.

Commitment & Status:
All volunteer staff are to be actively involved in the ministry of Liquid Church. Liquid’s strategy for our community is summarized in three actions: Come, Connect and Contribute. COME and invite your friends to worship at Liquid Church on Sundays; CONNECT in a Life Group; and CONTRIBUTE by giving and serving. All of our staff will lead in these areas.


Volunteer : Life Groups Coordinator (Morristown, New Brunswick & Nutley)

Under the direction of the Associate Campus Pastor (ACP) or Connections Coordinator (CC), the Life Group Coordinator (LGC) is responsible for:

  • Championing Life Groups (LG’s) on a campus
  • Encouraging, training, and supporting Life Group Coaches & Life Group Leaders on a campus
  • Connecting Liquid attendees into Life Groups that will care for them spiritually and challenge them to grow
  • Take necessary steps to accomplish Life Group Goals and enhance health of groups

Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities
Provide key leadership for the Life Group ministry to flourish on campus each week:

Sunday (approximately 5 hours/week for you or your designee)

  • Join the Guest Connections team huddle to bring awareness of Life Group initiatives
  • Stand by Next Steps or where you can most easily engage guests to talk groups
  • Meet with LG Coaches or leaders during the service you are not attending
  • Be available for shout-outs from the stage to feature groups and the LGC role a few times a year

Administrative (approximately 2-3 hours/week)

  • Fill out campus team survey to give feedback from Sunday
  • Communicate with ACP/CC to provide LG updates or ask for support
  • Communicate with LG admin to provide LG updates or ask for support
  • Communicate with LG coaches to coordinate care & support of LG leaders
  • Email campus leaders to communicate LG updates, offer encouragement, & support
  • Respond to LG info request that come through online forms
  • Respond to potential LG leaders

Meetings and Training (approximately 2-3 hours/week)

  • Attend campus team meetings bi-weekly (in person or via Google Hangout)
  • Attend first 90 Day training offered to all staff and complete Liquid Leadership training
  • Attend monthly All-Staff meeting (in person or conference call)

LG Events (approximately 5 hours/week at certain points in the year)

  • Coordinate 2 yearly LG Connect events with the support of the campus team & central staff
  • Coordinate 4 Lead a LG Info sessions with the support of the LG coaches & central staff
  • Coordinate 2 Join a LG Info sessions with the support of the campus team & central staff
  • Coordinate 4 LG Refresh events with the support of LG coaches & central staff

What a win looks like for a campus

  • Life Group Goals are achieved through healthy groups
  • Life group members are at least 80% of average campus attendance
  • LG coaches and leaders have received the necessary guidance and support

Core Competencies

  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about offering community to guests to help them grow spiritually
  • Able to balance Grace and Truth relationally
  • Understands and supports the vision/mission of Liquid Church
  • Able to work collaboratively with Liquid Staff and ministry volunteers
  • Willing to do whatever it may take to help guests grow spiritually in their faith

Volunteer : Guest Connections Coordinator (New Brunswick & Nutley)

Under the direction of the Associate Campus Pastor (ACP) or Connections Coordinator (CC), the Guest Connections Coordinator (GCC) is responsible for:

  • Leading volunteers to create a welcoming experience for all of our guests each week
  • Encouraging guests to take the next step at Liquid
  • Supporting the systems and infrastructure to provide the best guest experience each week
  • This volunteer staff role will report directly to the ACP or CC, and be a part of the Campus Team under the leadership of the Campus Pastor. Time commitment is approximately 10 hours/week including 6 hours on Sundays and 4 hours for administrative duties during the week. (15-20 hours) start time – 7/7:30

Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities
Provide key leadership for Guest Connections Team each week to include:

  • Sunday (approximately 6 hours/week) – 8 hours
  • Create an engaging environment each week for all Liquid attendees
  • Train new team members/leaders
  • Submit the Campus Sunday Survey weekly
  • Provide Guest Connections support for campus outreach events and Baptism Sundays
  • Assist ACP/CC with Sunday set up and tear down if needed

Outside of Sunday (minimum 4 hours/week)

  • Recruit, retain and reward volunteers
  • Create team schedule
  • Weekly Communication – Special events, classes, team schedule, volunteer care follow-up, etc.
  • Send thank you cards to team members each week
  • Pray regularly for team members
  • Connect weekly with ACP/CC
  • Meet with Campus Pastor as needed
  • Organizing service opportunities for your team (i.e. relief bus)

Training (7+ hours additional in the beginning)

  • First Ninety Days – in person (6 hours)
  • Fellowship One – online courses and in-person with CC/ACP
  • Staff Expectations – in person (1 hour)

What a win looks like each week

  • Fully staffed team – working with the resources that you have to create a great Sunday.
  • Shared Team Vision: Creating a great guest experience
  • All administrative responsibilities maintained

Core Competencies

  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about creating a great guest experience
  • Able to balance Grace and Truth relationally
  • Understands and supports the vision/mission of Liquid Church
  • Able to work collaboratively with Liquid Staff and ministry volunteers
  • Willing to do whatever it may take to help guests feel welcome
  • Dependable and self-motivated
  • Tech savvy
  • Minimum of 1 year of service experience (at Liquid preferred)

Commitment and Status
A volunteer staff member is to be actively involved in the ministry of Liquid. Liquid’s strategy for our community is summarized in three actions: Come, Connect and Contribute. Come and invite your friends to worship at Liquid on Sundays, Connect in a Life Group and Contribute by giving and serving. We anticipate that all staff will lead in these areas.