Job Description

Position Summary:

Connection Ministries is hiring a Ministry Consultant (MC) to equip Christian churches to minister with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Central Indiana. This full-time position reports directly to the Executive Director with office time split between the ministry office in Indianapolis and the candidate's home office in Central Indiana.


The Successful Candidate:

  • is a strong Christian leader with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ,
  • fully supports the beliefs and philosophy of Connection Ministries and its leadership (see https://connection-ministries.org/our-vision-mission/),
  • has a commitment to Jesus Christ that is evident in his/her personal life, family relationships, and ministry,
  • has both experience and enjoys working with adults with IDD.
  • can teach and lead volunteer teams,
  • shares the responsibility with staff and board members for solicitating donations,
  • proficient with business software and technology, or learns quickly,
  • is able to work two – three evenings per week, and
  • has the potential and desire to be included in the ministries’ succession plan.


Position Description:

  • Works onsite with churches in the Connection Ministries Network observing their evening-midweek ministries.
  • Assists the church with ideas and training to help improve the effectiveness of their ministry.
  • Identifies prospective network churches to plant new ministries, as a ministry of that church. They become part of the Church’s weekly ministry during the first year, modeling the various ministry roles.
  • Helps churches recruit volunteer leadership and volunteers through speaking opportunities, meetings, and training.
  • Collaborates with a team of other staff and volunteers to develop written and video resources for volunteer training, blogs, and Bible curricula for adults with IDD.


Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
350-500