Production Manager

Waxhaw

This position is responsible for overseeing production of weekend services for our Forest Hill Waxhaw campus to visually represent the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church in the weekend service environment.

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  • Oversee the weekend service environment (planning, logistics, aesthetics and service flow). 
  • Oversee maintenance and upkeep of production equipment.  
  • Responsible for setting the stage for rehearsals and weekend services.  
  • Responsible for weekend service lighting programming. 
  • Oversee the production aspects of events, rehearsals, etc. 
  • Manage the Waxhaw volunteer production teams (recruiting, training, scheduling). 
  • Attend weekly global and campus specific staff meetings.

 

Qualified candidates must have experience and strong working knowledge of audio, video and lighting in a live environment, have the ability to mix audio on a digital console, and be knowledgeable with conventional and intelligent lighting. The ideal candidate will have strong relational and organizational skills, ability to lead a volunteer team in a ministry environment, and the ability to oversee and produce a live weekend environment. Candidates should possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work in a multi-generational and multi-ethnic church environment. Interested candidates should submit their resume to HR.

Little Kids Specialist

South Park

This position will be responsible for the care of children (birth – 5 year olds) as well as supporting the families that have children in this age group. Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, assimilation, training, developing volunteers, leaders, as well as coaches, maintaining all Little Kids classrooms, implementing the Orange curriculum for the Little Kids Ministry, as well as helping to develop new content to supplement and placement of all volunteers with campus-specific Family Ministry

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Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for the care of children (birth – 5 year olds) as well as supporting the families that have children in this age group. Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, assimilation, training, developing volunteers, leaders, as well as coaches, maintaining all Little Kids classrooms, implementing the Orange curriculum for the Little Kids Ministry, as well as helping to develop new content to supplement and placement of all volunteers with campus-specific Family Ministry.

Specific Duties: 

  • Effectively recruit, assimilate, train, and continually develop Little Kids volunteers for birth – 5 year olds (including volunteer coaches) to engage in discipleship environments within Family Ministry. 
  • Uphold the Family Ministry Child Protection Standards and Expectations
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams and share best practices to ensure overall ministry success within each campus.
  • Committed to pursue personal growth and development including the areas of Forest Hills organizational and leadership values.
  • Manage the Little Kids (birth- 5 year olds) classroom volunteer expectations, recruiting, trainings, and developmental progress and goals to ensure effective attraction, retention and engagement.
  • Engage leaders/coaches to get involved in individuals lives beyond weekend services, equipping all volunteers to be spiritual leaders.
  • Coordinate database management systems and volunteers to organize Little Kids Ministry supplies, curriculums, groups, rosters and rooms.
  • Collaborate with other staff and campuses on projects and the continued sharing of ideas.
  • Routinely review volunteer recruiting, development and growth procedures to ensure efficiency, productivity and quality within all Little Kids volunteer groups.
  • Assist in executing large group experiences, programming, trips and events, hospitality, and database management, as needed.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in child or student development or education, communications, family ministry, religious studies, or a combination of the above.
  • Strong understanding of Early Childhood needs, developments, and trends from ages 0-5.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture and biblical theology.
  • Experience working directly with children and adults within a ministry environment.
  • Ability to lead, manage and train individual volunteers and volunteer teams.
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences and age groups.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with ability to effectively coordinate and schedule.
  • Experience in Microsoft office programs and database management systems.

 

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

ADVANCE Program Specialist (Programming)

Waxhaw

This full-time position will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of ADVANCE Programming for at our Waxhaw Campus (6th-12th grade).

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This job focuses on curriculum and programming content. It will also support other family ministry areas as needed, not limited to but including, hospitality, volunteer development, and trips and events as needed.

 

Specific Duties:

  • Customize, develop and implement Orange curriculum and programming content that effectively engages ages 6th-12thgrade with sound Biblical teaching.
  • Coordinate supplies, setup, and volunteers for large groups.
  • Oversee large group experiences from arrival to departure.
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams on all components of large group programming.
  • Foster relationships with students, volunteers, and parents. 
  • Develop relationships with students through spending time at their schools and other community events.
  • Develop program volunteers. 
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams and share best practices to ensure overall ministry success within each campus. 
  • Foster relationships with parents.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in education, ministry, performing arts, or communications.
  • Experience in programming coordination, implementation, and execution in a creative environment.
  • Experience working with Orange curriculum a plus.
  • Highly relational, with the ability to connect well with both students and adults
  • Strong understanding of needs, development and training trends for ages 6th-12thgrade.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences and age groups
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture and biblical theology.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to combine big picture thinking with tactical strategy and execution.

 

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

Worship Collaborative Team Lead

Global

This position will be responsible for implementing and championing the Senior Pastor’s vision for worship ministry at Forest Hill, including philosophy, strategy, and tactics.

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They will work collaboratively with the Senior Pastor, Campus Pastors, Worship Directors, Production and Media to ensure the unity and quality of the worship experience across all campuses.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Facilitating collaboration between pastors, worship leaders, production, and media in regards to designing, implementing, and reviewing elements for the weekend worship services.
  • Lead collaborative meetings for special creative elements/events.
  • Providing Campus Pastors and Worship Directors with campus-specific feedback in regards to worship ministry .
  • Pastorally caring for worship ministry staff and encourage ongoing holistic development.
  • Collaborating in the planning and execution of worship for conferences, as needed.
  • Training and developing worship volunteers, interns, contract musicians and vocalists, as appropriate, to develop future campus worship leaders.
  • Working to ensure the worship ministry values, and best practices are upheld at each campus.
  • Working with Worship Directors and Worship Leaders to create and maintain a unified pool of worship songs that continually adapts to be fresh and engaging across all campuses.
  • Creating and implementing a development strategy for musicians and vocalists (e.g., workshops, mentoring system, etc.).
  • Facilitating and leading Forest Hill’s song writing and original music initiatives
  • Supporting Campus Pastors in hiring new worship ministry staff and temporarily fill any vacancies in worship ministry, as needed.
  • Evaluating and prioritizing worship budget requests and expenses from a “highest and best use” perspective.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent in training and experience) in music ministry
  • Proficient in musical theory and mastery of at least one musical instrument
  • Collaborative team leader with a passion for worship ministry
  • Confident, strategic leader with the ability to receive and give feedback well
  • High level decision making and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain sensitive, confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and performance videos to HR.

 

Connections Director

South Park

This role is responsible for providing strategic thought leadership in how we connect people to Forest Hill, ranging from newcomers to long term congregants.

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This includes overseeing all connection efforts across ministry environments and providing vision and execution in how people connect and stay engaged in the life and ministry of Forest Hill Church.

 

Specific Duties:

  • In collaboration with other ministry teams, provide vision and establish and maintain standards for the execution of connections and assimilation pathways at Forest Hill.
  • Evaluate and oversee connections before, during, and after all worship services for the campus, ensuring relational connections with volunteers and congregants are made at every level. 
  • Lead efforts in the identification, recruitment, scheduling and development of connections volunteers that promotes engagement at Forest Hill.
  • Oversee communication channels to ensure people are properly connected in a meaningful, timely way that promotes ownership and engagement. This includes email, text, and process queues.
  • Collaborate with campus directors, collaborative team leads, and campus ministry team to create and implement the vison of connection that is consistent with Forest Hill’s culture and collaborative team values, but unique to campus demographics.
  • Collaborate with the South Park Executive Director on all connections content and volunteer assimilation.
  • Analyze data through our church managed software and other communication and connection platforms to identify trends and opportunities, providing strategic solutions to help create better connections practices and procedures.
  • Assist with ongoing church management software trainings and database clean-up to make sure data is accurate and will help in relational decision-making.
  • Oversee how materials are managed in connections pathways (signage, printed materials, slides, connection cards, etc.) to afford the best possible connections results.
  • Manage and maintain the connections campus budget, ensuring best use of resources.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent in training and experience) in hospitality management, event planning, or a related-field.
  • Experience with customer data management technology (experience with CCB a plus).
  • At least 2+ years of experience in a church-based setting (paid or volunteer).
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational/administrative skills.
  • Ability to assess the needs of specific congregants/participants and help participants recognize their spiritual potential.
  • Ability to represent the Church in a professional and caring manner.
  • Ability to use professional judgment and discretion when handling confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Ability and desire to encourage congregants to volunteer and become more involved while providing value to their spiritual development.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage large numbers of volunteers.

 

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

 

Weekday Preschool ​​​​Positions

South Park

Forest Hill Church Weekday Preschool is currently looking for high-quality candidates for several part-time positions. Forest Hill Preschool is a faith-based half-day preschool. Positions are for part-time employment and follow the CMS academic year, August - May.

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Lead Teacher

Specific Duties:

  • Provide a Christ-centered, safe, engaging environment for children ages 16 months to Pre-K.
  • Work with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter.
  • Plan and carry out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills.
  • Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent communication and organizational skills and have working knowledge of appropriate age-development milestones.

 

Assistant Teacher Specific Duties:

Assist lead teacher in following areas:

  • Provide a Christ-centered, safe, engaging environment for children ages 16 months to Pre-K.
  • Work with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter.
  • Plan and carry out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills.
  • Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.

 

Preschool Substitute Teachers:

Specific Duties:

  • Assist lead teacher and with implementation of developmentally age-appropriate curriculum provided.
  • Establish, maintain positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, administration.
  • Provide Christ-centered, safe, engaging environment for children ages 14 months to Pre-K.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent communication and organizational skills and have working knowledge of appropriate age-development milestones.

 

Preschool Music Teacher

The position will include leading a musical worship experience in preschool, Toddlers-TK, through music and movement, and with the use of instruments. This position will help plan and orchestrate 2 main performances each year, 3 small performances, and weekly music classes.

Qualifications preferred:

  • Experience teaching in preschool/early childhood preferred.
  • Experience leading performances with young students.
  • Knowledge of contemporary Christian children’s worship music.

Skills:

  • Exhibit a love of working with children in Toddler-5years of age.
  • Passionate about introducing children to movement/music in songs (contemporary Christian children worship songs).
  • Energy and passion to incorporate music with movement during classes.
  • The ability to build a strong rapport with colleagues and serve as a collaborative team player with the Director in planning monthly units.
  • Excellent relational skills with teachers and students.

 

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

Childcare Providers

South Park

We are looking for dependable, kind caretakers who love children!  

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Responsibilities for these part-time, as-needed positions include providing a safe and engaging environments for children ages birth to pre-K.  Current pay for this position is $11.50 per hour.  Those interested should contact Amber Serrano at amber.serrano@foresthill.org.

Internship Opportunities

Multiple Venues

Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year. Take a look at these opportunities: 

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Forest Hill offers paid internships in various areas throughout the year.  Internships are 15 hours/week and are currently available in the following areas:

  • Family Ministry Video
  • Family Ministry (Waxhaw)
  • Worship Intern (South Park)
  • Production (South Park) 
  • Production (Fort Mill)
  • Media (South Blvd) (Must be fluent in Spanish and English)
  • Connections (Fort Mill)

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.