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Missions and Overseas Ministry

Discovery Coordinator

Valor Christian High School
Posted: 04/29/2022
Salary/Range: $45,000 - $55,000 
Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Description:

ROLE SUMMARY

Through building relationships with ministry partners, the Discovery Coordinator will develop, plan, and implement both international and affinity group serving experiences for Valor students. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Discovery and Outreach to deepen Discovery’s impact and Christ-centered service into the lives of Valor students and families. This role will ensure the Discovery teams and program operates well and integrates, complements and supplements the life of the school.

Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ

●        Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity

●        Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work

●        Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service

●        Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

 

Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor Christian High School

●        Accept and uphold Valor’s values and beliefs as found in the Statement of Beliefs, Christian Community Policy, and Valor Culture Document

●        Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment

●        Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission

●        Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work

 

Develop, Plan and Execute Service Opportunities

  • Communicate and meet with affinity group leaders (Campus Chaplains, Life Group, clubs, STEM, etc.) as an advocate for Discovery, the culture of service and the student service hour requirement, in order for these leaders to teach/model biblical service to their affinity group of students
  • Be an advocate and resource for Discovery, the culture of service and student service hour requirements to all students
  • Assist, coordinate and implement the entire team trip process from team determination, to Discovery Night, leader/ student selection, team meetings/ budgets, itineraries, safety and security processes/procedures, fundraising and all details related to the team from infancy to successful completion including long-term follow-up
  • Develop, and at times implement, service opportunities for affinity groups
  • Join with the Director of Discovery and the Discovery team in development of a service culture and mind-set among students, staff/faculty, and parents
  • Develop a wide variety of faith-based service opportunities, including but not limited to International experiences such as:
    • Art focused experiences
    • Academic enhancement experiences
    • Athletically engaged experiences
    • Other affinity-focused service opportunities
  • Develop and plan a multiplicity of faith-based local service opportunities for Life Groups, athletic teams, families and other affinity groups
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with key local churches in service opportunities
  • Develop a broader network of mission-aligned international Discovery service organizations and opportunities
  • Expand the number, locations and types of international service opportunities
    • Identify partners who are aligned with Discovery and who have multiple international locations and engage in new locations
    • Identify potential new partners and help coordinate vision experiences to solidify relationships
  • Assist in development of an increasingly well-defined and structured “What Now” program for helping students, leaders and parents process through their experiences as they are about to return and long after they have returned from the field
  • Assist in the Leaders training and development
  • Be a resource and teach tracking of mission-aligned service hours for both individuals and groups
  • Seek, follow-up, document, create media and interview students/ leaders/ parents to “tell the stories” of Valor students, their families, team leaders and those we serve about how they were impacted through their Discovery experience
  • Recruit and assist in managing and maintaining a solid core of parent/alumni parent volunteers including team parents

 

Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate

●        Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document

●        Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions

●        Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth

●        Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives

●        Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word

●        Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission

●        Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship

●        Be a ‘culture- keeper’

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

●        Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor

●        Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback

●        Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development

●        Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Students
  • Parents
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Athletic Teams
  • Student Experience Department
  • Academics
  • Arts
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Other departments as needed

 

RESULTS

Valor Discovery will permeate the school with a culture of service by providing a wide variety of local, national and international service relationships and opportunities in order to increase ease and availability for students, athletic teams, parents and staff/faculty

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field
  • Previous local outreach experience and relationships preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to build relationships/network

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The same basic physical demands described here are the same for all employees to successfully perform the essential functions of their jobs. Employees must periodically lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and could occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral/depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are varied and include classroom, office, and outdoor events while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is also varied.
POSITION TYPE: C: Year-round schedule. 12-Months Traditional Work Schedule.

HOURS PER WEEK: Full-Time, Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Director of Discovery and Outreach

PAY RANGE: $45,000 – $55,000

START DATE: May 2, 2022 

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