Director of Mission and Connection

NorthPark Presbyterian Church
February 23, 2024
Dallas, TX
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Position Overview:

NorthPark Presbyterian Church, a community defined by a spirit of connection and a heart for mission, seeks a Director of Mission and Connection to support and enable mission programs of the church, and to welcome and connect volunteers from within the church and the community with opportunities for service, fellowship, and study.

Casa de Vida, a mission of NorthPark offering respite care to those with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias, is among the range of outreach programs operated by the church that the Director promotes and supports.  The Director also engages with programs operated by other organizations in the community and administers two grant award cycles offered by the church.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and connect members, visitors, and friends in fellowship together and in service to the needs of the community, nation, and world through the missions of the church.
  • Support and enable the church’s mission programs with primary responsibility for overall planning, administration, and communication.
  • Administer programming defined by the Casa de Vida Board, to include identifying and writing grants for funding.
  • Assist the Mission Committee with budgeting, expense management, administration of annual grant award cycles, and special offerings.
  • Promote mission programs and opportunities for service internally and in the wider community.

Relationships: This role reports to the Pastor and collaborates effectively with various standing committees and boards, with other staff members and with volunteers.  The Director also builds and maintains relationships with mission partners to understand community and global needs (i.e. poverty, housing, hunger, issues of justice and equality, etc.), and with organizations and providers specifically serving those with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.

Employment Classification and Hours: The position is full-time, exempt. Usual workdays are Sunday (8 am–1 pm) and Monday – Thursday (8:30 am–4:30 pm). Flexibility required to accommodate meetings and church events occurring outside normal business hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership experience in non-profit projects, programs, or organizations serving those in need; minimum three years’ preferred
  • Committed to an inclusive, welcoming vision of ministry; exudes a natural sense of care and concern for others
  • Track record of networking and building strong relationships to exchange information and work toward shared goals
  • Education and/or experience in social work or related field; certification a plus
  • Broad knowledge and connections in the medical, social, and senior services arenas, including those serving individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Ability to drive projects from conception to completion, both independently and in collaboration with partners and volunteers
  • Excellent administrator with strong organizational and planning skills
  • Effective spoken and written communicator and facilitator, in person and virtually
  • Maintains confidentiality, exercises sound judgement, demonstrates appropriate expressions of care
  • Computer skills including email, word processing, spreadsheets, virtual meeting spaces, and social media
  • Financial skills including budgeting and grant writing
  • Must maintain a valid drivers’ license

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