Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Job Description


Title of Position Job Category Direct Supervisor
Special Needs Coordinator Children’s/Youth Executive Administrator

 1. Synopsis of Role
Part-time position (10-15 hrs/wk) to serve Highland Park Community Church by creating a fun and loving environment for the Special Needs Children in our congregation.

2. Principal Responsibilities

  • Maintains positive communication with Children’s/Youth leadership: mentors, group leaders, and volunteers.
  • Plans and implements a yearly Church-wide event for special needs families.
  • Communicate with parents as they drop off their special needs children at Sunday morning services.
  • Designs and Implements Classroom curriculum and activities.
  • Assists in training volunteers.
  • Communicates with volunteers throughout the week.
  • Communicates with special needs families throughout the week.
  • Coordinates volunteers for weekend services and events
  • Attends regular Elementary/Youth staff meetings, and other meetings as required.
  • Performs required administrative tasks in a timely manner

3. Required Skills and Job Complexity

A) Unique Skills and Knowledge

  • Proficiency in meeting task deadlines/timelines
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Love for special needs kids
  • Ability to understand the unique needs of special
    needs kids and their families.
  • Recruiting capable volunteers.

B) Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Present facts in an organized manner
  • Provide detail description of possible solution.
  • Positive attitude and positive approach to
  • Maintains confidentiality

C) Relational Connections

  • Congregation members
  •  Pastoral Staff
  • Office Staff

4. Competencies Critical to this Position

  • Core Competencies
  • Technical Competencies
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proactive
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and initiatives
  • Quick thinker and responder
  • Detail focused

5. Key Performance Measurements

  •  Communicates effectively with the Youth and Children’s leadership.
  • Communicates effectively with special needs families.
  • Communicates effectively with volunteers.
  • Prompt response to critical needs.

This description is not all-inclusive, and other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Please submit your resumes and all inquiries to