Associate Pastor

Waxhaw

This position will be responsible for the overall pastoral care duties on the campus, and will engage with local community groups and provide connection opportunities with Forest Hill. 

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This position will be responsible for the overall pastoral care duties on the campus, as outlined below. In addition, this position will engage with local community groups and provide connection opportunities with Forest Hill. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values (DNA) of Forest Hill Church.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main point of contact for pastoral needs for the congregation. This includes assisting in officiating weddings, funerals, baptisms and communion.
  • Be available before, during, and after weekend services to connect with congregation and assist with needs arising as a response to the weekend service. Assist in hosting the weekend Adult worship service as needed.
  • Serve as chaplain for base-level care needs.
  • Partner with the Pastoral Care team at the campus for purposes of referral, support, and ongoing training.
  • Partner with the Campus Pastor to ensure the Forest Hill mission, vision, DNA, values, and best practices are upheld and implemented at the campus
  • Collaborate with teams to ensure excellence in pastoral care for the campus. 
  • Collaborate with the Campus Pastor to create strategies to engage the surrounding campus community.
  • Effectively manage resources (people, time, money) for highest and best use.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in religious studies, psychology, counseling, education, or related field. MDiv and ordination (or the desire to work towards) preferred.
  • At least two plus years paid experience in pastoral ministry.
  • Ability to use active listening skills to assess the needs of specific congregants/participants.
  • Ability to help congregants recognize their spiritual potential.
  • Ability to use professional judgment and discretion when handling confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Ability to engage crisis situations and provide pastoral care.
  • Must be self-directed at forming partnerships with local community groups.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and age appropriately, both one-on-one and in group settings.
  • Ability to discuss sensitive or complicated issues in an easy-to-understand manner .
  • Ability to make volunteers feel valued for their efforts.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of congregants and staff members.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to HR.

 

Connections Director

Waxhaw

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

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.

 

Worship Leader

Uptown

This full-time position will share responsibility for creating and facilitating engaging and meaningful Christ-centered worship experience that reflects the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church.

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Additional duties include:

  • Collaborate in the creative design of weekend worship experiences.
  • Lead the congregation in worship on the weekends and other worship gatherings.
  • Provide coaching and guidance of contract and volunteer personnel in worship.
  • Collaborate with supervisors, peers, direct reports and support personnel to achieve common goals.
  • Help to create tracks (vocal or instrumental) and other resources to compliment the worship experience.
  • Participate in vocal and instrumental rehearsals.
  • Recruit, audition, and facilitate the development of all stage personnel.
  • Collaborate in the creation, composition, arrangement and publishing of original Forest Hill Church worship elements.
  • Support the worship/music needs in pastoral functions and special emphases of the church.
  • Provide relief and support to other campus worship teams as needed.

 

Qualified candidates should possess a diverse knowledge of musical styles, ability to lead diverse musical performances that engage large congregations, strong vocal and instrumental ability, strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop others, and strong time management skills. The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience leading adults in worship within a large church, experience in worship music composition and arrangements (both vocally and instrumentally), and experience working with relevant music tracking software. Associates degree or higher education and proficiency in one or more lead musical instruments and competence in a variety of styles of musical performance preferred.

 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes performance videos to HR.

Associate Family Ministry Director (Volunteer Specialist)

Fort Mill

This full-time position will be responsible for overseeing the design and execution of the for the recruitment, assimilation, training and placement of all volunteers and leaders for ages 0 through 5th grade at our Fort Mill Campus.

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This job focuses on managing the volunteer assimilation process, identifying and training coaches and leaders, and overseeing the hospitality process within the nursery/kids area of family ministry. It will also support other family ministry areas as needed, not limited to but including, programming, hospitality, administration, trips and events, and database management.

 

Specific Duties:

  • Effectively recruit, assimilate, train, and continually develop volunteers (including volunteer coaches) to engage in discipleship environments within Family Ministry.
  • Manage the volunteer assimilation process: coordinate volunteer orientations and trainings.
  • Develop relationships with kids and parents through community events, one-on-ones, school events, etc. throughout the week.
  • Oversee all hospitality environments within the nursery/kids area of Family Ministry, as needed. This includes developing, training, and managing hospitality coaches so they can effectively manage hospitality and other volunteer areas.
  • Manage kids and nursery volunteer teams’ expectations, training, development progress and goals, ensuring effective attraction, retention and engagement.
  • Routinely review volunteer recruiting, development and growth procedures to ensure efficiency, productivity and quality within all volunteer groups.
  • Assist in executing large group experiences, events, and trips as needed.
  • Uphold Family Ministry Child Protection Standards and Expectations.
  • Collaborate with Family Ministry teams and share best practices to ensure overall ministry success within each campus.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in early child development or education, communications, family ministry, religious studies, or a combination of the above.
  • Strong understanding of needs, development and training trends for adult volunteers.
  • Highly relational, with the ability to connect well with both children and adults.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of scripture and biblical theology.
  • Experience working within a hospitality and/or volunteer 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.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and ministries on leadership development, events, programming, and other areas.

 

All interested candidates should submit their resumes to HR.

Worship Leader

South Park

This full-time position will share responsibility for creating and facilitating engaging and meaningful Christ-centered worship experience that reflects the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church.

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Additional duties include:

  • Collaborate in the creative design of weekend worship experiences.
  • Lead the congregation in worship on the weekends and other worship gatherings.
  • Provide coaching and guidance of contract and volunteer personnel in worship.
  • Collaborate with supervisors, peers, direct reports and support personnel to achieve common goals.
  • Help to create tracks (vocal or instrumental) and other resources to compliment the worship experience.
  • Participate in vocal and instrumental rehearsals.
  • Recruit, audition, and facilitate the development of all stage personnel.
  • Collaborate in the creation, composition, arrangement and publishing of original Forest Hill Church worship elements.
  • Support the worship/music needs in pastoral functions and special emphases of the church.
  • Provide relief and support to other campus worship teams as needed.

 

Qualified candidates should possess a diverse knowledge of musical styles, ability to lead diverse musical performances that engage large congregations, strong vocal and instrumental ability, strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop others, and strong time management skills. The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience leading adults in worship within a large church, experience in worship music composition and arrangements (both vocally and instrumentally), and experience working with relevant music tracking software. Associates degree or higher education and proficiency in one or more lead musical instruments and competence in a variety of styles of musical performance preferred.

 

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

Weekday Preschool ​​​​Substitute Teachers

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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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.

 

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 Design
  • Worship Intern (South Park)
  • Production (South Park) 
  • Production (Fort Mill)
  • Family Ministry (South Boulevard)
  • Family Ministry (Ballantyne)

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to HR.

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