Job Summary

All Chapelwood staff members covenant to live by the Staff Values Covenant, which is formulated in the classic Wesleyan format of “do no harm,” “do good,” and “stay in love with God.”

The Hospitality and Outreach Assistant is responsible for identifying and implementing best practices in the area of hospitality and outreach. This person will work closely with the director of hospitality and outreach and other ministry area leaders to identify and execute specific opportunities to reach three specific demographics: those who are casually connected to Chapelwood, those who are not yet connected to Chapelwood, and those who were recently but now no longer connected to Chapelwood.  The H&O ministry will take lead on developing a comprehensive vision for Chapelwood’s Hospitality team that would include recruiting and equipping additional lay leaders to serve.  

Multiple people will be hired to cover several positions in this area.  Various shifts are available.  Must be willing to work with children and possibly work on Sundays.

 The successful candidate will offer the best fit among our 3-C’s of hiring: Competence, Character, and Culture.

Essential functions:

  • Answer all incoming phone calls to the main Chapelwood phone number.
  • Help caller directly when possible, or direct them to the correct person.
  • Answer emails sent to get connected form, or texting program.
  • Have knowledge of all staff, ministries, groups, and events on campus.
  • Follow up on any phone calls, or messages as needed.
  • Have knowledge of Bookstore operations, P&L, ordering, etc.

Competence

Required Skills/Abilities

Candidate should be skilled at:

  1.  Excellent written and verbal communication.
  2. Friendly, helpful and outgoing.
  3. Willingness to reach out to strangers.
  4. Excellent organizational skills.

 Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be able to lift up to 15 pounds.  The job will require stretches of standing combined with longer stretches of sitting.

Education and Experience

An ideal candidate will have:

  1.      A high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  2.      Three to five years of experience preferred.

 Professional and Personal Growth


An ideal candidate

  1.      Must have a willingness to try new things and learn new processes.  
  2.      Creative thinking and problem-solving will be important.

Accountable to

If you think God might be calling you to this position, contact: Bobby Wooley, Director of Hospitality and Outreach

          

Character

  • Is a deeply committed Christian, who lives out his/her faith through actions and word.
  • Has a passion to grow in faith and for others to know Christ 
  • Is trustworthy, with the ability to create a safe place for others, and dependable
  • Is teachable 
  • Is confident in beliefs and self
  •  Is a member of or is willing to become a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church

Culture

  • Enjoys working as a self-motivated member of a dynamic and fast-paced creative team, with the ability to adapt well and handle constant change and challenges
  • Is able to build strong relationships with others
  • Fulfills the expectations of the staff as outlined in the Chapelwood UMC “Staff Values Covenant” (expected behaviors) and the “Staff Responsibilities Covenant” (core responsibilities). This includes being able to demonstrate and communicate the vision of the church.
  • Values empowering and then working alongside lay core teams

Compensation

Chapelwood offers a competitive hourly wage commensurate with education and work experience. Particulars of compensation will be worked out with the successful candidate upon satisfactory completion of financial and criminal background checks.

Contact
If you think God might be calling you to this position, contact: