Job Posting - Director of Sports
Profile of First Friends Church
First Friends Church is located in Canton, Ohio. Our 1,000 member intergenerational church is rooted in the Evangelical Friends tradition and part of the Evangelical Friends Eastern Region denomination. We have a contemporary atmosphere of worship and teaching. As a church, we are committed to making disciples, building quality relationships with Christ and others, and reaching our world through the Holy Spirit’s power. Our vision statement is “Transform the Heart. Transform the Home. Transform the World.” We are committed to “Building mature followers of Jesus in the church and home.” Visit our First Friends website at firstfriends.org to get more information.
Profile of First Friends Sports Ministry
First Friends Sports Ministry has over 50 leagues with offerings that reach all ages: ranging from age five to sixty plus years old. Sports offerings include basketball, volleyball, soccer, flag football, youth baseball, softball, cheerleading, and exercise classes. First Friends Arts Academy also falls under sports ministry umbrella, which consists of classes in dance, drawing, and drama. We offer summer camps for area youth in basketball, volleyball and the Arts. First Friends Church sits on 40 residential acres with 15 acres dedicated to sports fields: three baseball fields, and two soccer fields. Inside the church we have two full size hard wood courts used for basketball and volleyball leagues and an additional dance studio room. There are 4,000 plus participants and coaches in our sports programs per year. Visit our Sports website atfirstfriendssports.com to get a scope of the Ministry.
Personal and Professional Qualifications
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who has these strong, proven personal and professional qualities:
1. Evident love for Jesus with passion and ability to share the Gospel
2. Ability to advance the FFC Sports Ministry through strategic thinking and vision casting with corresponding ability to implement the vision.
3. Strong communication skills - presentational, written, interpersonal and group communication skills and able to interact with all ages
4. Strong administrative/leadership skills - able to manage at a macro and micro levels.
5. Demonstrated coaching and sports ministry experience and corresponding skills.
Contact & Process
Interested candidates should have a college degree and can submit a resume with references and statement of faith. All communication should be sent by e-mail to the Pastor of Administration, Roger Foote. firstname.lastname@example.org