Employment Opportunities

Position: Youth Ministries Assistant

Trinity United Methodist Church is seeking an energetic spiritual leader to help plan and facilitate/co-facilitate spiritual growth and service opportunities for youth. This part-time position involves spiritual formation, leading groups on retreats and service projects, planning/organizing youth events, engaging and involving parent and adult volunteers, and administrative work.

Trinity is a historic downtown church that desires to be intentionally intergenerational. With a congregation of approximately 1,500 members, we are passionate about sharing the love of Jesus in downtown Denver.

Responsibilities

Program Ministry

  • Collaborate with Youth Director to plan and co-facilitate or facilitate Sunday School each week
  • Collaborate with Youth Director to plan and co-facilitate monthly Middle School Hang Time on Sunday afternoons (Sept. through May)
  • Collaborate with Youth Director to plan and co-facilitate monthly Senior High Gatherings on Sunday evenings (Sept. through May)
  • Collaborate with Youth Director to plan and co-facilitate fall and winter youth overnight retreats
  • Collaborate with Youth Director to plan and co-facilitate special events
  • Collaborate with other areas, as requested, for intergenerational programming opportunities
  • Invite and encourage youth in their spiritual journey through learning and leadership opportunities, service, etc. 

Relational Ministry

  • Establish a welcoming environment, encourage thinking, welcome questions, and foster discipleship among youth
  • Develop and maintain relationships with youth, parents/guardians, and volunteers
  • Collaborate with Youth Director to encourage and involve parents and adults volunteers
  • Attend youth events occasionally to meet youth in their environment (eg. school concerts, sporting events, areas they are involved in their community and school)

Organizational Ministry

  • Effectively and consistently promote and communicate activities to students, parents/guardians, and congregation (e.g., youth and parent Facebook pages, youth bulletin board, email, mailings, etc.)
  • Maintain youth database; youth registrations, paperwork, mailings, and payments for all events; volunteer sign-ups; youth room; etc.
  • Assist with youth fundraisers, as requested

Qualifications

  • Team-oriented and self-motivated
  • Approachable and welcoming
  • Strong time-management, organizational, and communication skills
  • High emotional intelligence and sense of humor
  • Genuine personal spiritual practice
  • Understand cultural pressures teens are facing and be able to respond with wisdom
  • Social media savvy
  • Appreciation for Wesleyan theology and the values of Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Must complete a successful background check

Position Type

  • Part-time, non-exempt, average 20 hours per week
  • Sundays
    • - Sundays w/o afternoon/evening activities, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • - Sundays w/ afternoon/evening activities, 9:00 a.m.- 2p.m.; 4:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Weekdays
    • - Office time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (can be 2-3 of these days 10-17 hours in the office each week in relation to Sunday activities, weekend retreats, special events)
    • - Occasional Evenings: youth events, special events
  • Retreats and Events
    • - Fall Retreat, Friday late-afternoon to Sunday noon –mid fall
    • - Spring Retreat, Friday late-afternoon to Sunday noon – First weekend in March
    • - Other events, as scheduled

Direct Supervisor

  • Director of Youth Ministries

Compensation

  • $13/hour

Application Process

E-mail resume and cover letter, including experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send via postal mail to:

Trinity United Methodist Church
Attn: Rev. Dr. Donna Dempewolf
1820 Broadway
Denver, CO 80202


 

Position: Child Care Staff

FLSA: Non-exempt

Objective or Purpose of Position: To provide a welcoming, caring and safe environment for the children and families of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome parents and children, call them by name when you can
  • Make sure each child and diaper bag have a name tag and label
  • Perform diaper checks regularly
  • Remain engaged with the children. ABSOLUTELY NO CELL PHONE USE DURING WORKING HOURS
  • Maintain a sanitized environment when changing diapers or assisting Toddlers in the rest room
  • Change crib sheets after usage
  • Wash any toys that have been in a child's mouth
  • Leave room picked up
  • Empty diaper pail and put contents into a black trash bag and leave outside door for custodians

Qualifications:

  • People skills
  • Responsible
  • Previous childcare experience
  • CPR certified (training will be offered for Trinity staff in October)
  • At least age 14

Work Schedule: Varies. (Average 5–8 hours per month). Childcare needed on Sunday mornings, weeknights and for special events.

Salary: Hourly ($12.00)

Subject to:  Interview and Successful background check.

Interested parties should send a resume and letter to Allison Watkins, Director of Children's Ministries, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.