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 : Campus Pastor Admin (Part Time)

Under the direction of the Executive Assistant to the Pastor of Campuses, the Campus Pastor Administrator (CPA) is a part-time (20 hours/week) position responsible for day-to-day administrative support of the Campus Pastors/Campus Director. The schedule will generally require Monday and Tuesday support and the remainder of the hours will be determined based on availability of the individual.

Campus Pastor/Director Support

  • Weekly follow-up with all individuals identified by the Campus Pastor
  • Coordinating spiritual care system items: weddings, funerals, marriage mentoring, baby dedications etc.
  • Coordinate Campus Pastors’ schedules
  • Provide Ad hoc support as needed for all other campus activities
  • Complete expense reports
  • Email correspondence (as directed by the Campus Pastor)
  • Order supplies
  • Address large gift letters - Address and prepare letters for CP’s to thank those who gave large gifts that week
  • Coordinate Volunteer “Thank You’s” - Address and prepare postcards for CP’s to thank Sunday volunteers
  • Submit each campuses Volunteer of the Week for weekly Elixir email

Central Support

  • Manage info@liquidchurch.com account: respond to all inquiries and/or delegating to appropriate person for follow-up
  • Update information in Fellowship One and Constant Contact as needed

Project and Change
Liquid is a changing environment with new projects and shifting roles. This position will change over time and the CPA needs to be able to adapt and grow.

Qualifications

  • Written communication skills
  • Administrative and organization skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to work projects through to completion
  • Experience working in an office environment and the ability to work independently
  • Experience with software systems and capabilities; computer literate
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping

Commitments and Status
A 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.

Summary
The Campus Pastor Administrator is a multi-faceted role supporting various people and projects. The CPA should be a high-capacity leader with clearly recognized gifts in the following areas:

  • Organization – ability to handle multiple responsibilities at once; manage information; and develop ongoing systems
  • Project Management – ability to see through major projects and meet weekly deadlines
  • Relational Ability – a “people” person who works well with Staff and volunteers of varying personality types is an absolute must. Being able to positively interact with multiple types of people in a variety of settings will be a key ingredient of success.
  • Excellence – maintain a high level of excellence and quality in personal interactions with Staff and Volunteers

Other qualities deemed essential to success in this role:

  • Dedication to Christ – love of Jesus and His mission to reach the lost drives passion, follow-through and excellence
  • “Can do” Attitude – willing to do “whatever it takes” to make services and church events effective
  • Team Player – ability to work collaboratively with the Liquid Church staff on a daily basis

Job : Communications Director (Full Time)

Under the direction of the Operations Pastor (OP) , the Communications Director’s (CD) primary goal is to help us tell the story over and over again that God is doing some amazing things at Liquid. The CD provides direct leadership of the Evangelism & Media systems.

Internal // Constituent Development

  • Develop and deploy a harmonized strategy for all departments to connect with and "convert" their target constituencies into active participants. (Big words for … help our staff get people to come to stuff.)
  • Day to day management of editorial calendar(s) for all communications pieces including announcements, direct mail, email, social media and more.
  • Develop volunteer teams as deemed necessary to accomplish communications goals.
  • Recruit, train, and care for photography, social media and writing teams.
  • Develop system to organize, prioritize, and communicate promotional items related to Liquid Church.
  • Deploy a system to regularly collecting & distributing "impact stories" about Liquid.
  • Create communication strategies to market, inform, and promote teaching series, big events, and other campaigns assigned.
  • Oversee all written materials related to promotions
  • Editing and proof-reading for accuracy and appropriateness

External // Community Awareness

  • Create positive relationships with local and national media.
  • Execute 8-10 press releases a year.
  • Oversee efforts related to securing or responding to media attention.
  • Develop policy and procedures related to media relations.
  • Expand social media presence for Liquid Church on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Emerging Networks.
  • Manage on going social media messaging and communication strategies to creatively build followings on various social media outlets.
  • Lead an effort to increase all "public facing staff" of Liquid use of social media.
  • Build proactive web content strategy for people to "find us" while searching for relevant search terms. (SEO Marketing)

Commitment and Status
All staff are to be members and actively involved in the ministry of Liquid through Life Group participation. Each new employee is hired as an "Introductory Employee" at Liquid for a period of 3 months. During the Introductory Period, you will have the opportunity to learn your new position and see whether you enjoy your employment at Liquid. The Church will use this period to evaluate your performance and determine whether you are able to meet the job requirements and its expectations.

Summary:
The Communications Director is the voice of Liquid Church. The CD should be a high-capacity high-energy leader with clearly recognized gifts in the following areas:

  • Organization - ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at once; manage information; and develop ongoing systems
  • Project Management - ability to see through major projects and work through to completion
  • Relational Ability - a "people.. person who works well with Staff & volunteers of varying personality types
  • Excellence - maintain a high level of excellence & quality throughout all creative outlets
  • Strategic Planning - ability to see the big picture of our ministry and lead the strategy development for the future
  • Management Skills - Management skills including recruiting and motivating staff and volunteers to make church happen
  • Dedication to Christ - love of Jesus and His mission to reach the lost drives passion, follow-through & excellence
  • Growing Christian
  • Personal Charisma - needs to be a high profile, energetic leader who attracts and inspires followers
  • Vision - Sees position as part of fulfilling Liquid's mission and not just a place of employment
  • "Can do" Attitude - willing to do "whatever it takes" to help people grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Team Player - ability to work collaboratively with the Liquid Church staff on a daily basis and to support and encourage volunteers

Job : Website Coordinator (Part Time)

Under the direction of the Communications Director the Website Coordinator is a part-time role responsible for the maintenance and care of Liquid Church’s guest facing online presence. LiquidChurch.com is at the hub of all of our communications and your role is to ensure that it’s all running smoothly.

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

Weekly Updates
- Weekly management of LiquidChurch.com web features and podcasts.
- Create new series & close out old series on a monthly basis. The includes posting resources as they become available.

Support/Maintenance
- Generate and maintain web pages on LiquidChurch.com as well as other Liquid Church micro-sites.
- Ensure a consistent look and feel across LiquidChurch.com by promoting uniform fonts, formatting, icons, images, and layout, and creating appropriate templates to assist content authors.
- Administer small business Google Apps (access privileges, configurations, etc. for the organization).
- Manage all domain names, online marketing tools, hosting platforms, etc. owned by Liquid Church.
- Administer Liquid Church Online service console.
- Manage and administer access rights to all forms (including giving & event ticketing) on LiquidChurch.com.
- Troubleshoots site issues, track site usage statistics and monitor performance.
- Generate micro-sites for events, campaigns and teams.
- Provide technical support with social media management & adword marketing.
- Support teams in the creation and management of newsletters in Constant Contact.

New Projects
- Research and analyze new video hosting solutions (including live streaming and simulated live).
- Lead and/or assist in the development of a new LiquidChurch.com moving us from a propritary CMS to WordPress. This includes working with in-house designers and identifying & managing 3rd party developers.
- Identify, recommend, and prioritize new web features and applications. This includes assessing other church's websites as regards to content, look and feel, and functionality, and make improvement recommendations to our organization's site.

Knowledge & Experience
- Familiar with HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, and Javascript.
- Good knowledge of web technologies, protocols, and tools.
- Comprehensive experience with all aspects of website content management.
- Preferred requirements include working with Google Analytics, Social Media campaigns, Google AdWords, Photoshop and Search Engine Optimization.
- Understanding of multimedia, social media, mobile and emerging technology, as well as the application of these tools.

Personal Attributes
- Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Highly self motivated and directed.
- Keen attention to detail.
- Very strong customer service orientation.

Commitment and Status
A 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.


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
  • Depe